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Sanjeev Miglani

After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set to dominate Sri Lanka again

Nov 12 2019

COLOMBO One brother is considered a shoo-in for the job of Sri Lanka's president in elections this weekend and another is eyeing the prime minister's post when that election becomes due early next year.

After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set to dominate Sri Lanka again

Nov 12 2019

COLOMBO One brother is considered a shoo-in for the job of Sri Lanka's president in elections this weekend and another is eyeing the prime minister's post when that election becomes due early next year.

Asia trade pact doesn't reflect India's interests, decided not to join: PM Modi

Nov 04 2019

NEW DELHI India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that he could not compromise the interests of farmers and workers at home by joining a China-led regional trade pact after it failed to address Delhi's concerns over market access.

India complains to world aviation body after Pakistan's rebuff to Modi

Oct 29 2019

MONTREAL/NEW DELHI The United Nations' aviation agency has asked Pakistan for more information about an overflight request from India, it said on Tuesday, after Islamabad denied permission to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cross its airspace on an overseas tour.

Grenade attack hits Kashmir ahead of visit by EU lawmakers

Oct 28 2019

NEW DELHI A group of EU lawmakers will visit Indian Kashmir on Tuesday, the first foreign delegation since the special status of the region was revoked, Indian officials said, hours before a grenade attack underlined the volatility of the situation.

India to take more steps to boost consumer demand, growth: chief economic adviser

Oct 18 2019

NEW DELHI India plans to take more steps to boost consumer demand including injecting liquidity through banks and simplifying personal taxes, a top government economic adviser said on Friday, in a bid to raise economic growth from six-year lows.

Indian-born Nobel prize-winner comes from 'family of economists'

Oct 14 2019

NEW DELHI Indian politicians and academics cheered the Nobel economics prize awarded on Monday to Indian-born American Abhijit Banerjee, whose proud mother told visitors crowding into her apartment that he came from "a family of economists". | Video

Indian-born Nobel prize-winner comes from 'family of economists'

Oct 14 2019

NEW DELHI Indian politicians and academics cheered the Nobel economics prize awarded on Monday to Indian-born American Abhijit Banerjee, whose proud mother told visitors crowding into her apartment that he came from "a family of economists". | Video

Indian-born Nobel prize-winner comes from "family of economists"

Oct 14 2019

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 Indian politicians and academics cheered the Nobel economics prize awarded on Monday to Indian-born American Abhijit Banerjee, whose proud mother told visitors crowding into her apartment that he came from "a family of economists".

China, locked in trade war with U.S., agrees to tackle India's trade deficit

Oct 12 2019

MAMALLAPURAM, India, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed at a summit on Saturday to set up a high-level group to tackle India's galloping trade deficit with the world's second-biggest economy, a top Indian diplomat said.

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