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Visitors from Pakistan will have to take polio vaccine: India

Visitors from Pakistan will have to take polio vaccine: India | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
Vaccine should be taken six weeks before departure to India but not more than a year before the trip
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S: All persons traveling from Pakistan to India will have to take an oral Polio vaccine.

 

S: Take in befor 6 weeks of arival and within the last year

 

S: 63 cases of polio were recorded in pakistan this year so India wants to assure there is a minimum amount of cases in their country

 

ntk: Taliban has imposed a ban on Polio vaccinatioin until US drone strikes stop, so far 260,000 children have not been vaccinated.

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India at crossroads

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How has India risen from poverty?

 

E: economy grows at about 9% a year

 

E: 70% of population still makes 2 or less dollars a day

 

P: Moved from socialst gov. to Capoitolist gov.

 

S: By 2020 experts say India will have 12% of the worlds grads

 

S: Public schools are corrupt

 

S: 70% of the populaion is still illiterate

 

S: More families are sendeing their kids to private school

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Delhi swears in new chief minister

Delhi swears in new chief minister | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of a new anti-corruption party in India, is sworn in as Delhi's chief minister at the city's Ramlila Ground.
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India P: Kejriwal wants to rid city of political corruption P: pledges not to take or give any bribe himself S: thousands of peole came to see him sworn in P: AAP party won 28 of 70 assembly seats S: plans to end culture privileges and uses public transport S: he is like the people cheif
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Roaring trade of Pakistan's street dentists

Roaring trade of Pakistan's street dentists | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
The BBC's Saba Eitizaz, in Islamabad reports on the roaring trade carried out by Pakistan's 13,000 illegal and unqualified street dentists.
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S: 78% of Pakistanis do not have access to simple health care

 

S: private care is unafordable for most

 

S: over 13,000 illegal dentist are on the streets of Pakistan

 

S: Pakistan has no health insurance system

 

S: taking care of teeth is an unafortable luxery for most

 

S: roadside medical services are a thriving buisness

 

S: The authorities have initiated several crackdowns on illegal street medical venders

 

S: the use of unclean equitment can lead to hepatitis and serious infections

 

 

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Pakistan bars mobile phone service in 58 cities

Pakistan bars mobile phone service in 58 cities | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
The mobile phone services will remain suspended for a day as a security measure for Eid Miladun Nabi gatherings and processions
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S: Pakistan suspended phone service in 58 cities on Friday

 

S: Will stay suspended in major cities of Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan's capital Friday

 

S: From 8 am to 10 pm

 

P: Phone service was suspended for security measures

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India lifts freeze on Nokia factory

India lifts freeze on Nokia factory | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
An Indian court accepts an appeal by Finnish phone maker Nokia to release its local factory, removing a hurdle to Nokia's sale of its mobile business to Microsoft.
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E: Nokia was ordered to deposit 22.5bn rupees in an acount as a condition of lifting the freeze.

 

E: The plant is due to transfer to Microsoft as part of the US tech giant's $7.2bn purchase of Nokia's mobile unit.

 

E: In March, Indian tax authorities served Nokia with a tax demand for 20.8bn rupees for five fiscal years from 2006-07.

 

ntk: Nokia is among several foreign firms facing tax issues in India, including IBM, Royal Dutch Shell, Vodafone and LG Electronics.

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India E: Nokia was ordered to deposit 22.5bn rupees in an acount as a condition of lifting the freeze. E: The plant is due to transfer to Microsoft as part of the US tech giant's $7.2bn purchase of Nokia's mobile unit. E: In March, Indian tax authorities served Nokia with a tax demand for 20.8bn rupees for five fiscal years from 2006-07. ntk: Nokia is among several foreign firms facing tax issues in India, including IBM, Royal Dutch Shell, Vodafone and LG Electronics.
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India lifts freeze on Nokia factory

India lifts freeze on Nokia factory | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
An Indian court accepts an appeal by Finnish phone maker Nokia to release its local factory, removing a hurdle to Nokia's sale of its mobile business to Microsoft.
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India E: Nokia was ordered to deposit 22.5bn rupees in an acount as a condition of lifting the freeze. E: The plant is due to transfer to Microsoft as part of the US tech giant's $7.2bn purchase of Nokia's mobile unit. E: In March, Indian tax authorities served Nokia with a tax demand for 20.8bn rupees for five fiscal years from 2006-07. ntk: Nokia is among several foreign firms facing tax issues in India, including IBM, Royal Dutch Shell, Vodafone and LG Electronics.
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Nic Crocitto's curator insight, January 14, 2014 10:36 AM

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E: Nokia was ordered to deposit 22.5bn rupees in an acount as a condition of lifting the freeze.

 

E: The plant is due to transfer to Microsoft as part of the US tech giant's $7.2bn purchase of Nokia's mobile unit.

 

E: In March, Indian tax authorities served Nokia with a tax demand for 20.8bn rupees for five fiscal years from 2006-07.

 

ntk: Nokia is among several foreign firms facing tax issues in India, including IBM, Royal Dutch Shell, Vodafone and LG Electronics.

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Deadly fire engulfs India train

Deadly fire engulfs India train | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
At least 26 people, including two children, die after a fire breaks out on a train in Andhra Pradesh, India - with many trapped inside the inferno.
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India S: a deadly train fire kill 26 people and 2 children ntk: may of been caused by an electrical short ntk: 60 people were traped in the cart ntk: some escaped through broken windows S: the fire happened at night and was quoted as being "chaos" S: there is no exact number on victims yet ntk: accidents are common on India's rails S: last year 47 people were killed in a fire on a passenger train P: this may cause more regulations and safety procations on Indias rails.
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Invasion of the Drones?

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Why does Pakistan have a problem with drones?

 

S: record videos, take pic, or make heat maps

 

S: in 2011 a drone killed a US citizen in Yemen

 

S: drones can be used to see what anyone is doing

 

P:  Obama administration has violated Awlaki's 5th Amendment 

 

S: both American and Pakistanies beleive they lose their right to privacy with drones

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Pakistanis seek friendship with India: Fahmida Riaz

Pakistanis seek friendship with India: Fahmida Riaz | Pakistan & India- Nic Crocitto | Scoop.it
Leading Pakistani woman writer says her country is grappling with terrorism, religious fundamentalism and unemployment, and does not want to jeopardise ties with India
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S: Political parties and people in Pakistan wanted friendly ties with India.

 

P: Riaz said: 'Pakistan's returning officers were arbitrary in rejecting his nomination forms. Wrong a crime.

 

ntk: India has a special place in Riaz's heart, she spent seven years there in the 1980's.

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