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Patent pressures 7.5.2015 Hindu: Home
In its 2015 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Rights, the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has retained India in its “Priority Watch List”, noting however that bil...
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Better estimation or overestimation? 6.5.2015 HBL: Home
The use of a larger corporate database does not convincingly explain the spurt in growth
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Australia doesn’t want to take sides on Kashmir: Foreign Minister 6.5.2015 Hindu: News
Australia on Wednesday said it does not want to take sides on disputes like Kashmir issue and asked India and Pakistan to bilaterally resolve their differences through peaceful means. Aus...
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My budget’s eleven 6.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
The next fiscal year’s budget announcement is round the corner and much is being said these days in the business and economic circles to guide the government on where to focus and how to spend its resources in the coming year. Not that budgetary announcements in Pakistan mean much in terms of absolute numbers, since these allocations are invariably readjusted during the year to suit ...
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Nepal quake survivors face threat from human traffickers supplying sex trade 5.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Criminal networks using cover of rescue effort to target poor rural communities in country from which an estimated 15,000 girls are trafficked a year, warn NGOs Tens of thousands of young women from regions devastated by the earthquake in Nepal are being targeted by human traffickers supplying a network of brothels across south Asia, campaigners in Kathmandu and affected areas say. The 7.8-magnitude quake, which killed more than 7,000 people, has devastated poor rural communities, with hundreds of thousands losing their homes and possessions. Girls and young women in these communities have long been targeted by traffickers, who abduct them and force them into sex ...
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India to sign port deal with Iran, ignoring US warning against haste 5.5.2015 CNN-IBN: India
India will push ahead this week with plans to build a port in southeast Iran, two sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen to develop trade ties with Central Asia and prepared to fend off US pressure not to rush into any deals with Iran.
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Time for Modi to lead from the front 5.5.2015 Rediff: News
The PM needs to tap into his latent support base among the aspirational classes, while keeping the loony fringe at bay to stop or reverse the change in the political atmosphere
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Arab world at a crossroads 5.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
The successful conclusion of the Iran-USA nuclear covenant has added insult to injury to the House of Saud and Israel. It has been the most significant development in bilateral relations since the Iranian revolution. Notwithstanding the dominance of clergy in domestic affairs, Iran’s foreign policy has always been the outcome of real-politik. Unlike our self-obsession as a fortress of ...
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Swiss Economy Minister to visit India 4.5.2015 Hindu: Home
Swiss Economic Affairs Minister Johann N. Schneider Ammann will be on a two-day visit to India from May 15. The visit — the first of a Swiss Cabinet Minister since the Modi Government joined offic...
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India asked for trade with Kabul via Karachi port 4.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
NEW DELHI - Refusing to sign a motor vehicle agreement and to open up the road link for India and Afghanistan, Pakistan has asked India to carry out trade via the Karachi port, Indian media quoting officials said on Sunday. Indian reports said that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani told the Pakistani leadership that if they do not open up the road to India, they will deny Pakistan access to Central ...
U.S. is discovering that Africa is open for business 4.5.2015 Star Tribune: Business
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Is Russia Headed Towards Nuclear Disarmament? 3.5.2015 Truthout - All Articles
Is Russia stepping up its game regarding the disarmament of nuclear weapons? This was the news last week when Russia  sent a letter to a Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Conference, describing the steps Russia has taken to fulfill the aims of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). The NPT is widely considered one of the most encompassing arms treaties of all time. It has been signed by 190 states, excluding only Israel, North Korea, India, Pakistan and South Sudan. It stipulates that member states restrict weapons trade, use nuclear technology only for energy needs and cease the manufacturing of nuclear arsenal. In the letter to the conference, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin  assured members that , “We have reduced our nuclear weapons stockpiles to minimal levels, thereby making a considerable contribution to the process of comprehensive and complete disarmament.” Putin went on to write that Russia, “plan[s] to continue this work, as well as maintain the balance between the development of peaceful ...
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US keeps China, Pakistan on intellectual rights watch list 2.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday kept China, Pakistan and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights (IPR), hurting the economy. In its annual Special 301 Report, the Commerce Department's US Trade Representative said there were now 13 trading partners on its Priority Watch List, three more than its previous report. Ecuador and ...
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Can the Modi Sarkar go pro-consumer? 1.5.2015 HBL: Opinion
It needs a cause; consumers need a champion. So why not focus on the neglected Indian consumer?
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SAARC should focus on sustainable tourism development: Sri Lanka envoy 1.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'SAARC should focus on sustainable tourism development: Sri Lanka envoy' at newkerala.com.
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Extra two minutes walking can add years to your life 1.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'Extra two minutes walking can add years to your life' at newkerala.com.
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Is Australian coal-lobby blocking uranium deal with India? 1.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'Is Australian coal-lobby blocking uranium deal with India?' at newkerala.com.
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US names India, China as partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights, hurt economy 1.5.2015 CNN-IBN Top Stories
China, the second-largest US trading partner, remained on the list despite certain improvements, including an intellectual property law reform effort.
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Message loud and clear 1.5.2015 Hindu: Home
With an explicit signal to Pakistan to open up its trade access for Afgha...
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On IPR 30.4.2015 HBL: Opinion
Your edit, ‘For a new IPR regime’ (April 30) throws light on the stringent patenting laws creating unfavourable trade conditions. The government would do well to align the laws with the in...
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