Tag Archives: India

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China softens tactics in global hunt for corruption fugitives

By Elizabeth Piper, Sarah Young & Paul Ingrassia LONDON (Reuters) – China has changed tactics in its global man-hunt for fugitives wanted at home for corruption, after complaints from countries…

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India's Modi attacked by party elders after big poll loss

By Andrew MacAskill & Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing a mutiny from senior members of his Bharatiya Janata Party for the…

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Indian PM Visit Sparks Insurance Deal Bonanza

Some of the City's biggest insurers will this week outline their commitment to participating in India's growth story by reaffirming expansion plans during a UK visit by the head of…

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FTSE advances, boosted by banks

By Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) – UK shares advanced on Monday as the prospect of a higher interest rate environment boosted banks following Friday's stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data. Financial companies…

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PM: EU Vote Biggest Decision Of Our Lifetimes

Britain faces one of the biggest political decisions of a lifetime in deciding whether to remain in the European Union, David Cameron will say in a speech outlining the case…

Passengers wait to leave Egypt, Russian inspectors en route

CAIRO (AP) — International passengers departing Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh continued to line up for flights on Sunday, as the first of three teams of Russian inspectors…

UK steelmakers call for immediate EU action on Chinese imports

By Maytaal Angel LONDON (Reuters) – British steelmakers called for business minister Sajid Javid to insist on immediate action against Chinese steel 'dumping' when he meets European Union economy &…

India's ruling party accepts loss in crucial state elections

PATNA, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party conceded defeat Sunday in a crucial election in one of India's most populous states. By midday, India's…

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Rarely seen blue whale carcass washes ashore near beach

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A 78-foot long dead blue whale weighing over 100 tons washed ashore this week north of Gold Beach. The Register-Guard reports (http://goo.gl/G680ZQ ) researchers are…

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Rescue Flight U-Turns Leave Thousands Stranded

Thousands of British passengers could be stranded in Sharm El Sheikh over the weekend after a day of chaos that saw rescue planes performing U-turns in mid-air. The first planes…