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Category: Global Economy :: India and Global Economy
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 12:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why BJP's landslide victory in UP will not spur reforms 23.3.2017 Rediff: Columns
If the Modi government's approach to economic policy making is any indication, expectations of a sudden spurt in economic reforms after the assembly election results appear to be grossly misplaced.
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Way to get back on board 23.3.2017 Hindu: Opinion
An Indian rethink on the Belt & Road Initiative may require a Chinese compromise
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Alibaba plays politics with new cross-border e-commerce initiative in Malaysia 22.3.2017 techCrunch
 Alibaba is planting another flagpost in Southeast Asia. Unlike its $1 billion acquisition of Lazada last year, the Chinese giant is making political moves after it announced a joint partnership with Malaysia’s government to facilitate international e-commerce in the country. Often overshadowed by India and China, Southeast Asia’s digital economy is tipped for major growth over… Read ...
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What's in a brand name? 22.3.2017 Rediff: Columns
Brands names are always critical, but -- as Ambi Parameswaran has discovered -- finding the right one for the Indian consumer requires something special.
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Healthcare, metal stocks drag Sensex down 52 points 21.3.2017 Hindu: Letters
The Sensex and Nifty erased their initial gains due to heavy selling in healthcare, metal, auto and power stocks amid firm Asian cues. At 10.30 a.m., the 30-share BSE index Sensex was down 52.36 p...
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The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 1 21.3.2017 TechCrunch
 Today was Y Combinator’s 24th Demo Day, where the accelerator shows off its fresh companies to investors. International, AI, and hardware products were the emergent themes of the 52 companies that launched. “The international tour seemed to work” says YC President Sam Altman, who helped put on ‘Startup School’ events across the globe to boost the… Read ...
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Russia - Sound, fury, but not much clout 21.3.2017 Hindu: Home
As it courts Pakistan and wades into Afghan diplomacy, the question is whether Russia is truly a world power
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Sound, fury, but not much clout 20.3.2017 Hindu: Lead
As it courts Pakistan and wades into Afghan diplomacy, the question is whether Russia is truly a world power
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European shares slip from 15-month high as oils, banks fall 20.3.2017 HBL: Stock Markets
European shares retreated slightly from 15-month highs on Monday with lower crude prices weighing on oil stocks and Deutsche Bank dragging banks lower one day before the start of its 8 billion-euro c...
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Idea Cellular tanks 9% on merger deal with Vodafone 20.3.2017 HBL: Home
Shares of Idea Cellular today plunged over 6 per cent after the company announced its merger with Vodafone India to create the country’s largest mobile telephony services player. The stock was trad...
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China to take part in Brahmaputra festival 19.3.2017 Hindu: International
Five-day event begins on March 31
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UN asks Afghanistan to tackle threats posed by terror groups 19.3.2017 Hindu: International
A UNSC resolution has called on Afghanistan to tackle the “threats” posed by the Taliban, al-Qaeda, ISIS affiliates and other terrorist groups which threaten the security and stability of the war-tor...
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Bharara was probing Trump cabinet member when fired: report 18.3.2017 Hindu: International
ProPublica, however, in its investigative report has not concluded that Mr. Bharara was fired because of this investigation against Mr. Price.
India, Russia ink deal for maintenance of Sukhoi jets 17.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
India, Russia ink deal for maintenance of Sukhoi jets
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Trump admin’s negative attitude to H-1B visa is unviable: Mexican leader 16.3.2017 Hindu: News
Expressing solidarity with India, Mexico on Thursday said that the economic policies of the current U.S. administration are “unviable”. Manuel Cavazos Lerma, a senior lawmaker from Mexico said that a...
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An exit from Brexit? 15.3.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
A second independence referendum for Scotland would open up a new bunch of questions
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Pirates hijack oil tanker off Somalia's coast, officials say 15.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, several officials said Tuesday, the first such seizure of a large commercial vessel on the crucial global trade route since 2012.

The reported seizure Monday of the Aris 13 came as a surprise to the global shipping industry as patrols...

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‘Early visit of PM Modi to the U.S. would have a positive impact’ 15.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The former Foreign Secretary says he remains optimistic about India-U.S. ties and that India should reject China’s territorial claims
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Pirates hijack freighter off Somalia's coast, officials say 14.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The reported seizure of the Aris 13 came as a surprise to the global shipping industry as patrols by the navies of NATO countries, as well as China, India and Iran, had suppressed Somali pirate hijackings for several years.
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Ceasefire violation: Trade centre damaged in Pakistan shelling, cross-LoC business on hold 14.3.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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