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  1. As Myanmar Weighs Electoral Prospects, Delhi Poll Offers Cautionary TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The debate over which electoral system is best suited to Myanmar seems to have been put on the backburner for now, but it is only a matter of time before the issue resurfaces, potentially ahead of crucial November elections. Those who are waiting in the wings to reignite the debate need not look very far afield for fodder to support a change from Myanmar's current first-past-the-post system.

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  2. RPT-India's Modi passes budget test despite lack of reform dazzleRead the original story

    Sunday | Reuters

    India's reform-minded prime minister, Narendra Modi, appears to have passed a major test with a budget that pleased economists and investors with pledges to spend more on modernising India's ageing roads and railways while keeping borrowing in check. The budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday loosened the reins on public spending to drive growth, but promised lower-than-expected borrowing despite raising the fiscal deficit target.

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  3. Modi govt must take up temple issue in Ayodhya, Mathura, Kashi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Indian Express

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that a Hindu majority is a requisite for maintaining "democracy" and "secularism". He said that the BJP-led Modi government must take up the issue of temple-mosque disputes saying, "who says a mosque can't be demolished".

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  4. For An Author In India's Capital, 'Hope, In Many Ways, Is Fiction'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WGBH

    As a newspaper editor in New Delhi, Raj Kamal Jha has a front row seat to the rapid changes in his hometown. New jobs and a strong economy have made the city a magnet for people across India.

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  5. India's - war hysteria' behind raise in defence budget: Asif : March 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Times

    Talking to newsmen in Sialkot, Asif said India is constantly violating ceasefire along the Line of Control and Working Boundary by resorting to unprovoked firing. The defence minister was of the view that there was a need to control temperature on the Working Boundary for a meaningful dialogue.

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  6. Rahul effect: Cong replaces Gujarat unit chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Former Union minister Bharatsinh Solanki was named the new Gujarat Congress chief on Sunday, starting the reconstitution of state units pending in the party. AICC general secretary Gurudas Kamat said Solanki will replace Arjun Modwadia.

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  7. Railway growth hope for TukiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    Itanagar, March 1: The railway authorities yesterday said Arunachal Pradesh's rail network is set to see unprecedented growth in coming months. During the 29th Statehood Day celebrations here on February 20, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had flagged off two trains - a daily inter-city service to Guwahati and a weekly AC train to New Delhi.

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  8. Anna to attend KMSS conventionRead the original story

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, March 1: The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti 's movement against big dams in the Northeast, seeking land for the landless in Assam and a river-linking project may get a boost with Gandhian activist Anna Hazare deciding to take part in a convention in the state on March 20. Hazare will address members and supporters of the KMSS on the concluding day of a three-day convention at Disao Botua village playground in Upper Assam' Sivasagar district. The convention, beginning on March 18, will discuss issues such as challenges faced by farmers and agriculture, big dams, river linking and politics of water resources in China, India and Bhutan.

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  9. Chuck Chiang: Lessons in investing in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vancouver Sun

    Enter now to enjoy seven days in Australia's wine country, courtesy of Air New Zealand and the Vancouer Sun. David George Gordon, the so-called "Bug Chef" from Seattle will be a guest among the 40-strong collection of local food hawkers.

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  10. J&K to Karnataka, rare storm drenches IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: An unusually potent storm system lashed India over the weekend, bringing copious rain across a large swathe of the country, from J&K to Karnataka, in what Met officials described as a rare occurrence for this time of the year. The system is expected to blow over by Tuesday morning, but not before it drenches most of north and central India, as well as parts of the south, and dumps a few feet of fresh snow in the Himalayas.

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  11. Arun Singh to replace Jaishankar as US envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Arun Singh, India's envoy to Paris, will take over the ambassadorial assignment in Washington DC, replacing S Jaishankar, who was appointed foreign secretary on January 28. Although the appointment, earlier reported by TOI, has not yet been formally announced, it's likely to sail through. An IFS officer of the 1979 batch, Singh has already spent five years in Washington as deputy chief of mission .

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  12. Nitish back in slam-PM modeRead the original story

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    JDU national president Sharad Yadav and chief minister Nitish Kumar at the party workers' meet at Gandhi Maidan on Sunday. Picture by Deepak Kumar Patna, March 1: Chief minister Nitish Kumar today came out all guns blazing against the Prime Minister, setting at rest speculation he might turn soft on the BJP dispensation at the Centre.

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  13. Bill soon to criminalize bribery in pvt sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of India

    The government is considering amendments in domestic laws that would criminalize any attempt to bribe foreign public officials and officials of public international organizations. NEW DELHI: The government is considering amendments in domestic laws that would criminalize any attempt to bribe foreign public officials and officials of public international organizations, and bring in other legislative changes that would make India fully compliant with the UN Convention Against Corruption .

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  14. Rs 2cr con with lure of 'magic' chemicalRead the original story

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 1 : A Nigerian man has been arrested in Delhi on the charge of swindling a woman out of Rs 2 crore on the promise of selling her a chemical to convert black paper strips into US dollar bills. With his arrest, the police claimed to have busted an international gang of cheats who allegedly posed as British nationals and picked mostly women victims through the social media.

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  15. Less cash for Dalits, tribalsRead the original story

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 1: Finance minister Arun Jaitley has slashed the overall allocation for Dalits and tribals in his budget compared with last year's proposals in a trend critics fear could see the "last man" gradually becoming the "lost man". Jaitley yesterday set aside Rs 30,851 crore for Scheduled Castes and Rs 19,980 crore for Scheduled Tribes out of a total plan allocation of Rs 4,65,277 crore for the coming 2015-16 financial year.

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  16. Delhi taps neighbours, one by oneRead the original story

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 1: Foreign secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar today launched Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second dash at an unprecedented outreach to India's neighbours, but his whirlwind tour bears distinct signatures of a government wizened by a cocktail of neighbourhood successes and setbacks nine months in power. Jaishankar landed in Bhutan, held a flurry of meetings, and will leave early tomorrow for Bangladesh, before also visiting Pakistan and Afghanistan and returning home on Wednesday evening.

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  17. Service tax hike upsets exportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March. 1: Exporters are unhappy with the hike in service tax in the budget as the move will make them uncompetitive in the global market.

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  18. Rating discomfort over deficit lagRead the original story

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 1: Rating agencies keeping a close track of India's economic progress have decided not to change the country's credit profile but warned that the relaxed fiscal consolidation plan in the budget was a constraint. Moody's said it remained "credit neutral" on India though the budget delayed the fiscal consolidation road map by a year to three years and relaxed the deficit target for 2015-16 to 3.9 per cent against an earlier promised 3.6 per cent of the gross domestic product .

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  19. Finance news you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NEWS.com.au

    GLOBAL furniture giant Ikea has announced the launch of desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices. THE Australian market looks set to open flat after Wall Street fell modestly following a new estimate of fourth-quarter US economic growth.

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  20. Finance News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story

    Sunday | Yahoo!

    At 0630 AEDT on Monday, the local currency was trading at 78.16 US cents, up from 78.03 cents on Friday. And the Australian share market looks set to open flat after Wall Street fell modestly following a new estimate of fourth-quarter US economic growth that came in better than expected.

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