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Religious Tolerance Is Deteriorating In India: Report

Religious Tolerance Is Deteriorating In India: Report
forbes.com — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah speak at a BJP National Executive committee meeting in Bangalore on April 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO/Manjunath KIRAN (Photo credit should read MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images) In a fairly damning report the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, a [...]

Vijay Mallya, 'King Of Good Times,' dethroned by debt

Vijay Mallya, 'King Of Good Times,' dethroned by debt
economictimes.indiatimes.com — NEW DELHI: Three months before he left India with $1.4 billion in unpaid bills hanging over his head, the man who called himself the King of Good Times gave a party for himself.

DBS Looks To Conquer The Indian Market--One Smartphone At A Time

DBS Looks To Conquer The Indian Market--One Smartphone At A Time
forbes.com — People queue inside the DBS bank branch in Singapore on April 2, 2012. Singapore's DBS Group Holdings on April 2 announced plans to buy Indonesia's PT Bank Danamon for Sg$9.1 billion ($7.3 billion USD) to ramp up its business in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read [...]

To Hire A Million People A Month, Look At The Apparel Sector: Report

To Hire A Million People A Month, Look At The Apparel Sector: Report
forbes.com — South Asia will have nearly one million job seekers every month for the next three decades. One area of potential employment for them is the apparel industry, says the World Bank in a new report.

Vijay Mallya, Indian ‘King of Good Times,’ Dethroned by Debt

Vijay Mallya, Indian ‘King of Good Times,’ Dethroned by Debt
nytimes.com — Mr. Mallya, who left India last month, disputes accusations by Indian lawmakers and lenders that he fled the country to avoid bad debts. "I am an international businessman," he said on Twitter. "I travel to and from India frequently. I did not flee from India and neither am I an absconder.

China On The Move

China On The Move
forbes.com — Despite a turbulent quarter for the global economy and capital markets see-sawing amid volatile risk asset sentiment, cross-border M&A proved surprising resilient, with Chinese investors looking to snap up bargains in the United States, while North and Latin American companies looking to Europe for cheap opportunities, according to a new report.

Will India Be Apple's Savior?

Will India Be Apple's Savior?
forbes.com — As Apple Inc. reported its first quarterly revenue drop in 13 years, primarily due to a decline in sales of the iPhone, there was one bright spot for the company--India, where sales were up 56%. But with less than a 2% share of India's smartphone market, Apple still has a long way to go in India.

Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders
forbes.com — There has been a deep and disturbing decline in respect for media globally, says Reporters Without Borders in its 2016 World Press Freedom Index. Europe still has the freest media, followed distantly by Africa, which for the first time overtook the Americas.

India Most Exposed To Natural Hazards

India Most Exposed To Natural Hazards
forbes.com — The number of people facing significant threats from natural hazards is greatest in South Asia, with earthquakes, flooding and severe storms the main perils, while those in sub Saharan africa are the most vulnerable to them and will have the hardest time recovering because of political instability, corruption and availability of infrastructure and resources to rebuild.

Immigrants And Their Billion Dollar Start-Ups

Immigrants And Their Billion Dollar Start-Ups
forbes.com — A new paper by the National Foundation for American Policy, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization says immigrants play a key role in creating new, fast-growing companies, including starting more than half the startups in the U.S. valued at a billion dollars or more.
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May 05, 2016

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May 05, 2016

RT @samdolnick: pretty damning indictment of the modern media in @NYTmag's great story about Ben Rhodes pic.twitter.com/ziMpj2Ynml

May 05, 2016

RT @anniegowen: Was the CIA station chief who presided over bin Laden raid poisoned by ISI? - The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/world/national…

May 05, 2016

Facebook pays $10,000 to 10-year-old Instagram hacker reut.rs/1Oe9Kxn via @ReutersIndia

May 05, 2016

RT @DilliDurAst: So, the Modi govt has been trying to get a foreign country and its nationals to falsely implicate fellow Indians... https:m.indiatoday.in/story/was-pres…/t.co/AebbR5hZfK

May 04, 2016

RT @jbenton: But the Tampa Tribune is also the first major metro daily to be gutted and killed by private equity. niemanlab.org/2016/05/tampa-…


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