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4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

India's new government spells out - Modi-nomics' in first budget

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley poses as he leaves his office to present the federal budget for the 2014/15 fiscal year, in New Delhi on July 10, 2014.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Shikha Dalmia on Gold and Gods in Modern India

It's an hour after opening time at a posh jewelry store in New Delhi. The scene is unusually sedate.

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Daily Times

More than 800,000 flee operation against terrorists in N Waziristan : July 10, 2014,

PESHAWAR: More than 800,000 people have fled a major military offensive against the Taliban in a tribal area, officials said Wednesday.

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The Times of India

Journalist's 81-yr-old widow was raped before murder

The body of Rekha Duggal was recovered around 9.30pm on Monday from the second-floor flat of her four-storey building in south Delhi's posh Greater Kailash II area.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Close Modi aide chosen India's ruling party chief

Amit Shah was unanimously chosen as the BJP's new president at a meeting of party leaders Wednesday in New Delhi.

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The Baltimore Sun

Rape and murder of 13-year-old spark debate in junta-ruled Thailand

The rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train in Thailand have prompted a nationwide call for stricter enforcement of rape laws and a weekend rally that will defy military restrictions on public gatherings.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bellingham Herald

India budget to test new government's mettle

Commuters hang by doors of a crowded local train in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Reuters

India's onion crisis: shortages after the best-ever harvest

Indian farmer Ranganath Watpade made a killing last year by putting off selling his onions until four months after he harvested them.

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News24

.com | India police - 2nd autopsy of gang-raped girls

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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CNews

Elephant 'cried' when it was saved in Indian city

An elephant saved from an abusive life of begging on an Indian city street cried when it was rescued after 50 years, an animal rights group says.

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The Baltimore Sun

India asks UN team on Kashmir to leave Delhi premises

India has asked a United Nations military observer group on Kashmir to vacate a government-provided bungalow in New Delhi, in a toughening stance against a mission that Indians have long opposed.

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Reuters

Britain's Hague plugs Eurofighter on visit to India

Britain's foreign secretary lobbied India on Tuesday to buy Eurofighter military aircraft, suggesting that London has not yet abandoned hope of ousting France's Rafale from a multi-billion-dollar combat jet order.

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New India rail minister seeks foreign investment

An Indian man walks in front of a train as a motorcycle being transported is kept on a platform at the Secunderabad railway station in Hyderabad, India, Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Star Tribune

Britain to place statue of Indian freedom fighter Gandhi in London's Parliament Square

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced plans for a statue of India's pacifist freedom fighter Mohandas K. Gandhi to be placed in London's Parliament Square.

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AlertNet

Could Modi's election ease South Asian water tensions?

A farmer plants rice saplings in a paddy field against the backdrop of pre-monsoon clouds in the northern Indian city of Amritsar on June 13, 2013.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Indian Express

With pan-India approach, Gowda unlikely to follow his predecessors

If there is one thing the Railway Ministers during UPA I and II are remembered for, it's the special attention they showered on their respective home-states and constituencies while announcing new railways projects.

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The New Zealand Herald

Early signs India free trade deal back on: Groser

Trade Minister Tim Groser says a free trade deal with India appears to be back on the agenda.

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The Indian Express

Businessman rescued, - abductor' shot dead in Rohtak encounter

An operation to rescue an abducted businessman on Monday evening went awry after the suspected abductors and a team of the Delhi Police exchanged fire in a busy marketplace in Rohtak, Haryana.

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India Auto News

India's fastest train trial run ends successfully

A semi high speed train built at an estimated cost of INR 15 crores has come as a blessing to tourists visiting the Taj Mahal.

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The Indian Express

Iraq crisis: 84 Indian construction workers return from Iraq

"We had the contact number of Indian embassy officials in Iraq and they came for our rescue," said one construction worker.

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