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New UN development goals will drive nations 'nuts:' Indian economist

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian economist and member of a key government panel which formulates policy on social issues slammed the United Nations' new development goals on Tuesday, saying that having so many goals and targets would drive governments "nuts".

Mystery deaths in India recruitment scam pressure Modi's party

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The deaths of a number of witnesses in a massive fraud case surrounding cheating at college and government jobs has become the latest source of discomfort for India's ruling party, already on the defensive over influence trafficking allegations.

Google Launches Urban Innovation Team

Living in an urban setup like New Delhi, New York has its own advantages and disadvantages. While the growth, the speed is

Nobel laureates urge donors to boost education funds ahead of global meet

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - International donors must boost aid to developing nations to ensure that millions of the world's poorest and marginalized children can go to school, a group of Nobel laureates said on Monday, ahead of a global conference on financing for education.

India's $100 billion solar push draws foreign firms as locals take backseat

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's $100 billion push into solar energy over the next decade will be driven by foreign players as uncompetitive local manufacturers fall by the wayside, no longer protected by government restrictions on the sector.

'Pee Buddy' Helps Women Who Lack Access To Clean Toilets Relieve Themselves Standing Up

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

When it comes to urination, especially when bathroom conditions are less than ideal, it’s hard to deny that men simply have it easier. But a Delhi startup is aiming to level the playing field by giving Indian women a new option for relieving themselves. Show More Summary

Artist-in-Residence Bharti Kher's 'Not All Who Wander Are Lost' debuts on Museum facade

last weekArts : Artdaily

Born and raised in England before moving to New Delhi, artist Bharti Kher knows something about living amid transience. The concept of home, culture, and identity preoccupy her as an artist who is known for her hybrid cast sculptures and paintings. Show More Summary

One-Third Of World Doesn't Have A Toilet. Here's What It Will Take To Change That.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF released Tuesday. Show More Summary

Sujata Singh Talks Illustration In India, Blue Chip Companies Investing In Art

Sujata Singh (no relation) is an illustrator and artist, based in New Delhi. She illustrated around 20 children’s books including The Puffin Book of Classic Indian Tales for Children and The Puffin Treasury of Modern Indian Stories, both published by Penguin India. Sujata was educated in Khartoum, Sudan, Central School of Art [...]

International Yoga Day And What It Means For India

International Yoga Day, June 21, was celebrated across the world in cities that included New York, Paris, Beijing, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Seoul. In Delhi, India fashioned a spectacular that might be about more than spiritual growth. It happened on King’s Road, or Rajpath; a wide avenue that majestically slopes down [...]

Sony Xperia Z3+ launches in India for ?55,900 ($870)

Sony has launched its latest flagship, the Xperia Z3+, at an event in New Delhi for ?55,900 ($870). The device is available in retail stores from today, with most major outlets already featuring signage promoting the phone. The Xperia...Show More Summary

A New Era For India-Latin America Relations?

Throughout the last half-century, New Delhi has actively pursued robust relationships with the United States, the European Union, the Middle East, China, Southeast Asia and even Africa, with varying degrees of success. Yet, Latin America has been conspicuously absent from this list, reflecting the region’s relative insignificance in New Delhi’s [...]

India’s sugar exports may double

India’s sugarcane farmers are preparing to harvest the third-biggest crop ever. ||| New Delhi - Sugar exports from India may double as farmers prepare to harvest the third-biggest crop ever, extending the country’s surplus for a sixth year. Show More Summary

Largest Ducati Store In The World Marks Ducati's Return To India

last weekVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Ducati’s quest to become a bigger presence in the Indian market got off to a rousing start when the company officially announced the opening of the Ducati Store in New Delhi, India, considered as the largest Ducati Store in the world. Show More Summary

People’s War in India Clippings 24/6/2015

Centre agrees to Maharashtra demand to let CRPF stay in Naxal district NEW DELHI: Giving into the demands of Maharashtra, the NDA government is learnt to have decided not to replace CRPF from the Naxal hotbed of Gadchiroli. UPA government had proposed to replace 5 battalions of CRPF with ITBP, another central force [...]

China Eastern $761 San Francisco or LAX to New Delhi

China Eastern has a low fare to New Delhi, India at $761 round trip for limited dates from September into 2016. From San Francisco, there are only a few dates each month until January 2016 when more dates are offered for departures at $761 low fare. Show More Summary

Indian cricket tycoon declares 'war,' rattles Modi government

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Pressure is growing on India's foreign minister and a top member of the ruling party over help they gave to a disgraced cricket tycoon, as the first major scandal to touch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government begins to threaten his reform agenda.

Hindu nationalist jibe at Muslim vice-president disturbs Modi's yoga calm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government has apologized to the country's Muslim vice-president after comments by a senior member of the Hindu nationalist ruling party triggered allegations that sectarianism had tainted a mass event to celebrate World Yoga Day.

SoftBank, partners eye $20 billion investment in Indian solar projects

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Corp, together with Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan's Foxconn, will invest about $20 billion in solar projects in India, in one of the biggest investment pledges to date in the country's renewable energy sector.

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