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  • Disease fears hit Pakistan, India flood survivors

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan was rushing Tuesday to treat outbreaks of malaria and dengue in the central province of Punjab, as the death toll in the wake of two weeks of flooding crossed 300. Authorities dispatched medical aid including teams of doctors and...
  • Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket

    KARNAL India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labor shortages are threatening India's bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old practices and adopt technology to...
  • India should be more proactive on Tibet: Dalai Lama aide on eve of China Xi visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India should be more proactive when it comes to the issue of Tibetan autonomy, an aide to the Dalai Lama said, after the spiritual leader was asked to reschedule an event to avoid it clashing with Chinese leader Xi Jinping's visit to...
  • India to decide on diesel deregulation after state polls: oil ministry source

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will decide on whether to end government control of diesel pricing after elections in two states next month, an oil ministry source said. India currently controls prices with subsidies under a scheme originally intended to...
  • Relief for Indian boxers as AIBA recognise new federation

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) has given recognition to a newly-elected national federation in India, paving the way for fighters to compete under their national flag at the Asian Games which starts this week. The Indian...
  • India says to defend China border after standoff ahead of Xi visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India said on Tuesday it would firmly defend its 3,500-km- (2,200-mile-) long border with China after domestic media reported a new face-off on the disputed frontier, just days ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping. More than 200...
  • Diwali fundraiser dinner, Redbird preview, Nobu 20-year anniversary omakase

    Diwali fundraiser dinner, Redbird preview, Nobu 20-year anniversary omakase
    The L.A. Mumbai Sister City Affiliation is celebrating Diwali (India's festival of lights) with a special fundraiser dinner Oct. 12 at the Bombay Cafe. The evening will include food, and wines by Alexana Estate Vineyards and Winery, as well as a dance...
  • India tightens Vietnam defence, oil ties ahead of China Xi's visit

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India extended a $100 million export credit to Vietnam for defence deals and tightened energy ties on Monday, signaling a more confident foreign policy ahead of a visit this week by China's President Xi Jinping. India's new...
  • USAID is incubating start-ups to tackle poverty problems

    With his nifty PowerPoint slides and carefully crafted pitch, Yashraj Khaitan might be mistaken for any other fast-talking, code-savvy Bay Area millennial boasting that he has hit on the idea to solve a vexing world problem. Yet, in Khaitan's case, some...
  • Google launches $105 Android One; eyes low-price smartphone boom

    Google launches $105 Android One; eyes low-price smartphone boom
    NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Google Inc launched in India on Monday a $105 smartphone, the first device from its "Android One" initiative which is aimed at boosting sales in key emerging markets through cheaper prices and better quality software. The...
  • Myanmar's Rohingya stuck in refugee limbo in India

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Kohinoor, a stateless Rohingya Muslim, fled her home in Myanmar after a wave of attacks by majority Buddhists, she hoped for a chance to rebuild her life in a new country. She knew she would have to trek...