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Mukherjee invites New Zealand to join Make in India initiative 30.4.2016 Hindu: International
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday invited New Zealand investors and entrepreneurs to participate in the “Make in India” initiative.“New Zealand has made tremendous progress in dairy development,...
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Mukherjee invites New Zealand to join 'Make in India' initiative 30.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
Auckland, April 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday invited New Zealand investors and entrepreneurs to participate in the "Make in India" initiative.
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Jaishankar, Blinken discussed advancing civil-nuke cooperation 30.4.2016 Hindu: Home
"They discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues including U.S.-India efforts to advance our civil-nuclear cooperation and to increase bilateral trade and investment," an official told PTI.
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The U.S. just labeled Switzerland an internet piracy haven 30.4.2016 Boing Boing
Switzerland is a haven for internet piracy, the Obama Administration's global trade rep says. The European nation famous for Swiss Alps, Swiss Cheese, Fondue, and being a long-term U.S. political ally since WWII is now on America's annual intellectual property shitlist. “The Office of the United States Trade Representative [USTR] has published its annual Special 301 Report calling out other nations for failing to live up to U.S. IP enforcement standards,” reports Andy at TorrentFreak . “This year, European ally Switzerland has been placed on the Watch List for protecting file-sharers and playing host to many pirate sites.” The yearly report highlights countries around the world which, says the USTR, aren't doing enough to protect the intellectual property rights of American companies. China, Russia, India and Ukraine are on the Priority List again this year. But just like when USTR added U.S. ally Canada a few years ago, there's another friendly nation on the list this year: Switzerland. “Generally ...
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Rise of the aerostate: U.S. legacy airlines scramble as Persian Gulf rivals emerge 30.4.2016 Washington Post
The supersonic growth of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways has triggered a lobbying, legal and political battle in Washington and Brussels unmatched for its rancor, even for the raucous business of international aviation. 
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The Bison Is Poised To Become The U.S. National Mammal 30.4.2016 NPR News
Legislation adopting the bison as the U.S. national mammal passed the House and Senate this week. Now it's waiting for President Obama's signature.
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‘India should consider a less-ambitious deal’ 30.4.2016 Hindu: News
India and the EU should consider a less-ambitious free trade agreement if necessary, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, vice chair of the Delegation for Relations with India, said. She was speaking to journalis...
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Fed affords RBI wiggle room 30.4.2016 Hindu: Editorial
The U.S. Federal Reserve has left interest rates unchanged for a third straight meeting, citing a moderation in economic growth in the world’s largest economy. The Federal Open Market Committee will ...
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Technology, innovation redefining U.S.-India relations: Richard Verma 29.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
Pennsylvania, Apr. 29 : United States Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, has said technology and innovation is redefining relations between Washington and New Delhi.
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California lawmakers reject John Wayne Day over racist statements 29.4.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Legislators defeat official ode to actor after several Democrats described statements he made about racial minorities

What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie star has exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.

The state Assembly defeated the official ode to John Wayne Thursday after several legislators described statements he made about racial minorities and his support for the anti-communist House Un-American Activities Committee and John Birch Society.

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More tigers poached in India so far this year than in 2015 29.4.2016 Guardian: Environment

Conservationists say census figures are ‘worrying’ and cast doubts on the country’s anti-poaching efforts

More tigers have been killed in India already this year than in the whole of 2015, a census showed Friday, raising doubts about the country’s anti-poaching efforts.

The Wildlife Protection Society of India, a conservation charity, said 28 of the endangered beasts had been poached by 26 April, three more than last year.

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Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day 29.4.2016 AP National
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments Thursday....
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U.S. welcomes India’s interest in joining APEC 29.4.2016 Hindu: News
Earlier this month, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told a New York audience that India wants to join APEC.
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‘India not competing with China in the Pacific’ 29.4.2016 Hindu: News
The first ever state visit by an Indian head of state to Papua New Guinea began on Thursday with remarks by President Pranab Mukherjee brushing aside a suggestion that India was in competition with C...
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China’s robot revolution 28.4.2016 Financial Times US
Across China, factories are replacing humans with robots in a new automation-driven industrial revolution. And the effects will be felt around the world
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The United States of Trumperica 28.4.2016 Hindu: Opinion
The march of Donald Trump towards securing the Republican presidential nomination has assumed an air of inevitability. The billionaire property mogul and Grand Old Party frontrunner scored a major vi...
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U.S. cites 11 countries for lax copyright protection 27.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • China, Russia and India are among 11 countries targeted by the Obama administration for leaving American producers of music, movies and other copyrighted material open to rampant piracy. The U.S. is placing the 11 countries on a “priority watch list” that subjects them to extra scrutiny and could lead to sanctions if the U.S. brings cases to the World Trade Organization. Also on the list again are Algeria, Argentina, Chile, Indonesia, Kuwait, Thailand, Ukraine and Venezuela. Ecuador...
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US targets 11 countries for lax copyright protection 27.4.2016 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- China, Russia and India are among 11 countries targeted by the Obama administration for leaving American producers of music, movies and other copyrighted material open to rampant piracy....
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Sensitise States, don’t intimidate them 26.4.2016 Hindu: Opinion
A proposal by the Centre to enter into investment agreements with States as an optional arrangement may further sour fragile Centre-State relations
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Colombo justifies move on trade pacts 26.4.2016 Hindu: International
The Sri Lankan government on Monday strongly justified its move to ink bilateral and regional trade agreements.Alluding to opposition in certain quarters to the proposed Economic and Technology Coope...
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