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Pakistan, India Siachen peace talks begin today | AAJ News

Pakistan, India Siachen peace talks begin today | AAJ News | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
Pakistani and Indian defence officials held a fresh round of talks on Monday seeking to end decades of dispute over the Siachen Glacier. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Kayani called for a negotiated end to the ...
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India to buy 8 Korean warships

India to buy 8 Korean warships | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
From the Times of India (via the Maeil Gyeongje): In tune with a growing 'strategic partnership' with South Korea, India is now getting all set to ink a major defence contract with the north-east Asian country for acquisition of ...
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PM admits China has overtaken India in science - India News ...

PM admits China has overtaken India in science - India News ... | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday admitted that China has overtaken India in the arena of science. Speaking at a science congress in Orissa, the PM emphasised that India needed greater investment in the field of ...
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India debut for Ford SUV - 3rd Gen EcoSport to be featured in 11th AutoExpo in Delhi

India debut for Ford SUV - 3rd Gen EcoSport to be featured in 11th AutoExpo in Delhi | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it

Ford Motor Co.'s push to expand its presence in India continues with plans to premiere a new global vehicle at the New Delhi auto show next month.
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Harvard Business School angel network launches in India

Harvard Business School angel network launches in India | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
India now has its first international angel funding organisation after a pair of Harvard alumni launched launched the Harvard Business School Angels of India (HBSAI), according to ...
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The Hindu Editorial: India lost the plot at Durban - "we sent a delegation with no positive mandate" #climatetalks

The Hindu Editorial: India lost the plot at Durban - "we sent a delegation with no positive mandate" #climatetalks | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
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India-China Bhai Bhai revisited: Insightful article by a former Army engineer - but can the trust deficit be overcome ?

India-China Bhai Bhai revisited: Insightful article by a former Army engineer - but can the trust deficit be overcome ? | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
India can offer radical opportunities to China which Beijing might find hard to turn down.
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India rupee continues record slide against dollar - BBC News

India rupee continues record slide against dollar - BBC News | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
BBC NewsIndia rupee continues record slide against dollarBBC NewsIndia's rupee has continued its record slide against the US dollar, falling to a new low as global fiscal fears force traders to safer currency options.
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Coincidence ? Google India gets Income-Tax notice after pushing back on Govt. efforts to 'pre screen' content

Coincidence ? Google India gets Income-Tax notice after pushing back on Govt. efforts to 'pre screen' content | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
IT dept has questioned the practice of paying tax on 'net' income from advertisements, after crediting a sizeable amount to Google Ireland.
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Government Issues Framework Censorship

Government Issues Framework Censorship | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
Amid the furor over government plans to oblige Internet companies and social-media sites to remove material deemed offensive, India Real Time -- tongue firmly in cheek -- has downloaded a secret draft of the government’s proposed new code of conduct.
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Delhi arrests cast light on jihadists' ‘Karachi Project' - Very insightful article by Praveen Swami in #TheHindu

Lashkar commanders, Headley said, ran one Karachi Project, using dozens of cadre recruited from the ranks of Islamist groups in India. He claimed the 26/11 assault team initially included an “Indian, possibly from Maharashtra.” Headley also said another Maharashtra resident, who used the alias Abu Ajmal, trained with him at the Lashkar's intelligence-tradecraft in August 2003.

The second Karachi Project, NIA documents reveal, was run by a retired Pakistani military officer called Abdur Rehman Hashim, also known by the code name ‘Pasha.'

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India, US and Japan to meet with focus on Asia-Pacific

India, US and Japan to meet with focus on Asia-Pacific | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it

Experts have said that China''s increasingly belligerent posture in the South China Sea and the perceived ''decline'' of overall US influence is likely to have driven both India and Japan to sculpt a reformed partnership with the US.

 

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Dalits venture into funding to help community with Rs 500 crore fund - The Economic Times

Dalits venture into funding to help community with Rs 500 crore fund - The Economic Times | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
India's Dalit businessmen are pooling together risk capital to set up a venture capital fund for their brethren, the first initiative of its kind in the country.

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Falling BRICs: India ETFs Down on S&P Credit Warning | ETF Trends

Falling BRICs: India ETFs Down on S&P Credit Warning | ETF Trends | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
ETFs that invest in India fell sharply in early U.S. trading Monday after Standard & Poor's warned that India may be the first of the so-called BRIC countries to lose its investment-grade status. Exchange traded products that ...
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India opens up to foreign stock investors - CNN International (blog)

India opens up to foreign stock investors - CNN International (blog) | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
The Chosun IlboIndia opens up to foreign stock investorsCNN International (blog)(CNN) – India announced plans to allow foreigners to invest directly in domestic companies listed in one of the world's fastest growing economies.
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Kim Jong-il's death: India fears revival of North Korea-Pak nuclear bonding - Economic Times

Kim Jong-il's death: India fears revival of North Korea-Pak nuclear bonding - Economic Times | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
Globe and MailKim Jong-il's death: India fears revival of North Korea-Pak nuclear bondingEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: As "The Great Successor" Kim Jong-un is plunged into a leadership position of the reclusive, nuclear-armed and unstable North Korea...
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India will need 5,057 tonnes of uranium in 12th Plan

India will need 5,057 tonnes of uranium in 12th Plan | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
New Delhi: India would require an estimated 5,057 tonnes of uranium during the 12th Five Year Plan period from 2012-2017, union minister V Narayanasam...
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Rupee slide halts after RBI's intervention - The Times of India

Rupee slide halts after RBI's intervention - The Times of India | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
Rupee gained 74 paise to Rs 52.90 per US$ in opening trade today after the RBI imposed restrictions on forward trading to check the slide of the domestic currency.
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China to set up military base in Indian Ocean

China to set up military base in Indian Ocean | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it
In a move that may cause unease in India, China on Monday announced that it will set up its first military base abroad in the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to 'seek supplies and recuperate' facilities for its Navy.
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Gold: India's 3rd largest import item, ~50% of current a/c deficit, no wonder the rupee is reeling

Gold: India's 3rd largest import item, ~50% of current a/c deficit, no wonder the rupee is reeling | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it

"The $950bn worth of gold held by Indian households is the equivalent of 50 per cent of the country’s nominal GDP in dollar terms. All those gorgeous necklaces and other extravagances weigh 18,000 tonnes, or 11 per cent of the world’s stock, according to the report"

 

"India imports 92 per cent of its gold, making it the third largest of its merchandise imports behind crude oil and capital goods. Gold made up 9.6 per cent of imports so far for the year ending March 2012 – significantly expanding the current account deficit"

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Significant increase in NRI executives lining up for desi jobs - sign of things to come ?

Significant increase in NRI executives lining up for desi jobs - sign of things to come ? | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it

Many senior Indian professionals working across the US, UK and other parts of Europe are looking at the Indian job market as they prepare for a homecoming. These job seekers see tension in the US and European job markets. They believe the future growth is in India. And here, salaries at these senior levels are almost on par with US salaries with cost of living being much lower.

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Common card in offing for multimodal travel across India - IBN Live

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) You can soon use a single card for travelling in buses, trains, metros and ferries across the country besides paying parking and toll fees.
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New NSG regional Hub Fully Operational in Hyderabad

New NSG regional Hub Fully Operational in Hyderabad | iNDIA Ahead | Scoop.it

HYDERABAD: It took just 19 minutes for National Security Guard commandos to rush out of their regional hub at Trimulgherry, 15 minutes to reach the Hakimpet Air Force Base and another 30 minutes to get airborne for their destination.It is the response time in which the NSG commandos get ready to foil a terrorist attack.

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