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  • India: Tour explores country's Jewish history, culture

    India: Tour explores country's Jewish history, culture
    A pastel pink synagogue, a Jewish Indian Shabbat dinner and visits to ancient Jewish cemeteries are among the highlights of Burkat Global’s 3,000 Years of Jewish India tour in early 2015. The 14-day excursion begins in Mumbai, where participants...
  • Emerging markets output growth strongest since March 2013: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Business activity in emerging markets expanded last month at its fastest rate since March 2013, boosted by strong growth in China and India, a survey showed on Monday. HSBC's composite emerging markets index of manufacturing and...
  • Zohra Sehgal, Centurian Bollywood Actress, Dies

    Zohra Sehgal, a veteran Bollywood character actress, who was featured in such English-language films as "Bend It Like Beckham," "The Mystic Masseur" and "Mistress of Spices" as well as Hindi hits like "Hum dil de chuke sanam," "Kal ho naa ho" and...
  • Indian Budget Gives Modest Boost to Digital Economy

    HONG KONG - A couple of new TV channels and a move to expand the Internet into rural areas were among a package of media-related measures unveiled on Thursday by India's finance minister in the first budget of the new BJP government headed by Narendra...
  • Ciudades del mundo sumarán 2.500 millones de personas más para 2050: ONU

    NACIONES UNIDAS (Reuters) - Más de la mitad de las 7.000 millones de personas del mundo viven en áreas urbanas y las principales "mega ciudades", con más de 10 millones de habitantes, son Tokio, Delhi, Shanghái, Ciudad de México y Sao Paulo, según un...
  • 'Siddharth' exposes India's tragic, dark truths

     'Siddharth' exposes India's tragic, dark truths
    Hope is an open wound in "Siddharth," the story of a man's search for his missing son. Taking his inspiration from the firsthand account of a father who was already a year into such a search, writer-director Richie Mehta has made a film of subdued but...
  • India's sewer cleaners keep working despite ban on job

    India's sewer cleaners keep working despite ban on job
    Dharamani Kale emerged from the manhole, sewage clinging to his body. Next to him, Sona Bai gathered filth in a small round basket and carried it on her head to the end of the street. The unpleasant process had started at dawn and would continue for at...
  • Indian government report urges strong steps to contain fiscal deficit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's fiscal situation is worse than it appears, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government said in an economic report on Wednesday that called for tough measures to shore up public finances and reduce inflation. The tone of the...
  • India pays $550 million in oil dues to Iran: sources

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India paid a second instalment of $550 million in oil dues to Iran on Tuesday under an interim deal that has allowed Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds globally, two industry sources said. Asian buyers such as Japan...
  • Naciones BRICS lanzarán nuevos banco de desarrollo la próxima semana: Rusia

    MOSCÚ (Reuters) - Los líderes de las naciones BRICS lanzarán su tan esperado banco de desarrollo en una cumbre la próxima semana y decidirán si la sede estará en Shanghái o Nueva Delhi, dijo el miércoles el ministro de Finanzas ruso, Anton Siluanov. La...
  • India-Canada Co-Production Treaty Takes Effect

    HONG KONG - A bilateral co-production treaty between India and Canada has come into effect. The pact allows films made using the treaty to be considered as local content in both jurisdictions. A signing ceremony will be held on Wednesday (July 9) in...