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Google brings its shopping service to India, tapping into the country's digital boom  CNBC

Google has launched its shopping aggregator *service* in India, in a bid to take advantage of the country's booming digital economy. The tech giant said Thursday ...

How Britain stole $45 trillion from India  Al Jazeera English

There is a story that is commonly told in Britain that the colonisation of India - as horrible as it may have been - was not of any major economic benefit to Britain ...

Al Jazeera English
India PM Narendra Modi avoids probe over France Rafale jet deal  BBC News

The top court has dismissed demands for a probe into the multi-billion dollar fighter jet deal.

BBC News
Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple  BBC News

Eleven people have died and dozens more have fallen ill after eating rice at a temple in India, police say. About 70 people have been admitted to hospital after ...

BBC News
13 miners feared dead in India after being flooded in illegal mine  CNN

New Delhi (CNN) Thirteen miners are feared dead in India after the shaft of a mine they were illegally digging collapsed and flooded in the remote northeastern ...

India's top court dismisses demands for France jet deal probe  Al Jazeera English

Relief for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Supreme Court says no evidence of 'favouritism' in deal.

Al Jazeera English
India boy travels 280km to meet cricket idol Navjot Singh Sidhu  BBC News

The boy waited for six hours to meet cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu.

BBC News
On Sonia’s turf, PM to showcase Make in India  Times of India

India News: PM's Raebareli visit is likely to counter the opposition's charge by showing how the factory in Sonia Gandhi's constituency has potential to become ...

Times of India
Govt requests for info from Twitter surge  Times of India

India Business News: Twitter provided information in the case of only 11% of the requests made by the government in the first six months of 2018.

Times of India
Time is right to bet big on India: Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman, Blackstone  Economic Times

PE group cofounder not worried by high valuation of Indian cos, may go aggressive on deals in 19.

Economic Times
India's Nuanced Middle East Policy  The Diplomat

The Modi government's recalibration of India's Middle East policy goes underappreciated.

The Diplomat
India's software market to grow 14% in 2018: International Data Corporation  Economic Times

According to the market research firm, applications (in the software market) contributed the bulk of the spending with a 58.8 per cent share, followed by AD&D ...

Economic Times
Video Catches Delivery Man In India Sampling Food He Is Delivering  NPR

A food delivery man in India has been fired after a video that showed him eating a customer's order went viral. The video shows a balding man dressed in a red ...

The Indian Empire at War and India, Empire and the First World War review – a story finally told  The Guardian

The experience of the 1.5 million men who fought in the Indian army during the first world war is at last being recounted, in books by George Morton-Jack and ...

The Guardian
India: Brewing tropical cyclone may strike Andhra Pradesh later this weekend  AccuWeather.com

A deep depression in the Bay of Bengal is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 24 hours and threaten parts of eastern India this weekend.

India’s growth not creating enough jobs: Raghuram Rajan  Economic Times

Former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said the Indian economy is not creating enough jobs and that growth is not benefiting ...

Economic Times
Leopard kills meditating monk in India  CNN

A leopard has killed a Buddhist monk who was meditating in a protected forest reserve in India, according to local officials.

View: For India, the cost of a Narendra Modi victory in 2019 may be too high  Economic Times

By Mihir Sharma Many of us have long argued that, whatever its problems, India is one of the best long-term bets in the world for one simple reason: It has the ...

Economic Times
Nepal bans use of Indian currency notes above Rs 100  Hindustan Times

The Nepal government has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations, a move that could affect Indian tourists ...

Hindustan Times
Standard Chartered cuts India headcount as digital alternatives gain steam  Economic Times

MUMBAI: British lender Standard Chartered Bank has downsized employee strength in the country by 200 as digital banking alternatives gain steam, sources ...

Economic Times
Some decisions go against your wishes: Scindia to India Today on Madhya Pradesh CM choice  India Today

When asked if Congress finds it difficult to get past the old guard and appoint its younger leaders in important roles, Scindia said that's not the case.

India Today
India's Hockey World Cup campaign ends with defeat to Netherlands  India Today

India suffered a 2-1 defeat against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar.

India Today
#MeToo Protesters Call Out Sexual Assault Allegations at India's Kochi-Muziris Biennale  Hyperallergic

Protesters interrupted a Guerilla Girls Q&A to call out the administration's lack of action after a co-curator and significant donor were publicly accused of sexual ...

Indian national jailed over sex assault on US flight  BBC News

A US court has sentenced an Indian man to nine years in jail for sexually assaulting a woman who sat next to him on a US flight in January.

BBC News
India’s Top Central Banker Quits as Government Seeks More Control  The New York Times

Urjit Patel resigned on Monday after the Modi government sought to loosen loan restrictions and spend some of the central bank's cash reserves.

The New York Times
Narendra Modi's jobs problem ahead of India's 2019 elections  Quartz

The spectre of jobless growth is haunting India. Despite being the world's fastest-growing major economy, India's employment rate declined from 43.5% in ...

Now, Myanmar to offer visa on arrival to Indians  Times of India

India News: Myanmar has decided to grant them visa-on-arrival (VoA). Indian passport holders will get VoA at Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw International ...

Times of India
The untold story of how India's sex workers prevented an Aids epidemic  The Guardian

Beating Aids is India's greatest public health achievement. A new book says it wouldn't have happened without women.

The Guardian
India delivery man sacked for eating food sparks sympathy  BBC News

A Zomato delivery driver was filmed eating food meant for customers and resealing the boxes in India.

BBC News
How WhatsApp Fuels Fake News and Violence in India  WIRED

The messaging app owned by Facebook has become a major channel for hate speech and false stories in India. The government is demanding changes.

The India girl who took her dad to the police over a toilet  BBC News

A seven-year-old Indian girl went to the police after her father broke his promise to build her a toilet. Hanifa Zaara told the police in a letter that her father had ...

BBC News
Exclusive: Iran falls to 6th biggest oil supplier to India in November, from 4th in October  Yahoo News

India's monthly oil imports from Iran plunged to their lowest in a year in November with Tehran dropping two places to become only the sixth biggest supplier ...

Yahoo News
Nissan India Opens Bookings For The Kicks SUV  NDTVAuto.com

The SUV gets new dual tone black and brown interior, with matching upholstery, while a host of its cabin features and equipment appear to have been carried ...

India’s long moribund opposition shows signs of life  The Economist

ANTI-INCUMBENCY” has long been an iron rule of Indian elections. Yet that had seemed to change when Narendra Modi led his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ...

The Economist
The 'super-duper' fame and fortune of Virat Kohli, India's biggest sporting star  The Sydney Morning Herald

India's captain is not just the world's best batsman right now. In his home country, he is a phenomenon.

The Sydney Morning Herald
2nd Test, India tour of Australia at Perth, Dec 14-18 2018 | Match Report  ESPN

Join the live report for analysis, colour, stats, graphics and more from the second Test between Australia and India. As usual, you can also follow our ball-by-ball ...

View: India’s Kartarpur headache  Economic Times

Make no mistake: Pakistan may be isolated and cash-strapped, yet it gladly remains a terrorist state. To incite tensions and militancy in Punjab, Pakistan, as the ...

Economic Times
Another 16 call centres linked to CRA scam busted in India: RCMP  Global News

The announcement brings the number of Indian call centres dismantled in relation to the CRA scam to 19 since September.

Global News
Modi’s Party Is Trounced in India’s ‘Semifinal’ Elections  The New York Times

The governing party lost ground in several states, leaving many wondering if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in danger of losing in national voting next year.

The New York Times
KCR makes son TRS working president, to focus on national politics  Times of India

India News: In the recently held assembly polls, KTR was not only re-elected with a mammoth margin, but had also led the party's campaign, much before his ...

Times of India
Cow and happiness ministers ousted in Indian state elections  The Guardian

Voters in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh ditch holders of two unique ministerial jobs.

The Guardian
Modi Could Turn India Into The Land Of Free Money In 2019  Forbes

To win the 2019 elections, Modi needs to turn India into the land of free money. So, he's reining in the independence of The Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

The fight over the Indian baby born in a bank queue  BBC News

He arrived in the world with a bang. His birth in a bank queue made global news. But two-year-old Khazanchi Nath is now at the centre of a bitter fight between ...

BBC News
Adventures in ‘the Most Organized City’ in India  The New York Times

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings her to the Chandigarh, India (no. 43 on the list); it ...

The New York Times
Vijay Mallya can be extradited to India, London court rules  BBC News

Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited from the UK to India where he faces fraud charges, a London court has ruled. The extradition ruling will be ...

BBC News
Indian pace attack a worry for World Cup, says VVS Laxman  Times of India

KOLKATA: With the World Cup just over five months away, VVS Laxman is a bit apprehensive about India's bowling unit. "We have a settled batting unit, but I am ...

Times of India
Geminid meteor shower 2018: All you need to know about it, how to watch from India  India Today

Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: If you are in India, the best time to watch it is from midnight (12 am) to 2 am on December 14 (Friday).

India Today
Australia v India Test cricket: live updates, scores, start time | Day 1  NEWS.com.au

Follow our live coverage of day one of the Second Test in Perth as Australia attempts to level the series. expand for key updates. 'Con job': India hoodwinked by ...

Modi’s India is a living nightmare for Muslims  The Washington Post

Rana Ayyub is an Indian journalist and author of “Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Coverup.” At the crack of dawn on Dec. 5, 1992 , my mother found a poster on the ...

The Washington Post
India has 140 Nuclear Warheads – And More Are Coming  The National Interest Online

“India is estimated to have produced enough military plutonium for 150 to 200 nuclear warheads, but has likely produced only 130 to 140,” according to Hans ...

The National Interest Online
Microsoft Surface Go teased for the Indian market, will be exclusive to Flipkart  India Today

While critics have rendered the market of tablets as mostly useless, certain big names of the industry such as Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are constantly trying ...

India Today
Narendra Modi spent nearly $1 billion on advertisements, foreign trips  Economic Times

Since taking office, Modi has maintained a punishing pace of world travel, meeting some global leaders many times.

Economic Times
Large gangs of out-of-control monkeys run wild in India's parliamentary estate  The Independent

Breaking in through windows, destroying important documents and harassing government officials, troops of foreign actors have invaded India's seats of power, ...

The Independent
Facebook ramps up ad transparency ahead of India's 2019 general elections  CNBC

Advertisers in India who want to run political ads on Facebook will need to confirm their identity and location to prevent abuse of the system ahead of the 2019 ...

Isha Ambani wedding: Beyoncé and Hillary Clinton jet to India for celebration  The Guardian

Days of lavish celebrations are taking place to mark the marriage of the daughter of India's richest man. Guardian staff and agencies. Sun 9 Dec 2018 21.05 EST ...

The Guardian
The Threat of Pseudoscience in India  Undark Magazine

Advocates for scientific rationalism are pushing back against a wave of conspiracies and superstitions being promoted as legitimate science.

Undark Magazine
Australia v India: first Test, day three – as it happened  The Guardian

Over-by-over report: Play continues at Adelaide Oval with India in control. Join Jonathan Howcroft for updates.

The Guardian
The Big, Fat Ambani Wedding Celebrates A Match Among India's Billionaire Elite  Forbes

India's wealthiest clans have traditionally cemented ties through marriage. The Ambani wedding bash, costing millions of dollars, brings two billionaire families ...

Sweeping ocean view, lawns and pool - Ambani-Piramal residence dazzles India - World  The Star Online

MUMBAI (Reuters) - As the celebrations from what many in India are calling the wedding of the year wind down, all eyes are now turning to the multi-million ...

The Star Online
Air India Pilots suggest expansion of network to make it profitable  Economic Times

In a letter to aviation minister Suresh Prabhu, the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) highlighted that the national carrier has increased its network ...

Economic Times
India signs ascension pact to the 30-member Trans Regional Maritime Network  Economic Times

The pact will give India the access to information on ships which pass through the Indian Ocean region that will greatly help the security forces in keeping a tab ...

Economic Times
Anti-India clashes erupt in Indian-controlled Kashmir  The Telegraph

Clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, after Indian troops killed three suspected rebels on the outskirts of Srinagar, ending a nearly ...

The Telegraph
India's Ola, OYO, Zomato, Swiggy, MakeMyTrip face backlash  Quartz

When internet startups first opened for business in India, they seemed like the most lucrative industry to work for. Such was the craze that several educated ...

Yamaha XTZ 125 Off-road Bike Spied In India  Zigwheels.com

Yamaha's small-capacity dual-purpose motorcycle, the XTZ 125, has been spotted testing in India for the first time. The bike was spied in Chakan, Pune The XTZ ...

Powerful tropical cyclone set to slam India, timing here  The Weather Network

We are watching for the formation of the 7th named storm for this season, that could bring flooding rains and damaging winds to southeastern India and northern ...

The Weather Network
Potential tropical cyclone may impact India during mid-December  AccuWeather.com

An area of disturbed weather in the Bay of Bengal may develop into a tropical cyclone later this week and could impact southern India this weekend.

Sikh temple could build bridge between India and Pakistan  The Washington Post

KARTARPUR, Pakistan — Rising above a placid stretch of rice paddies and wheat fields in southern Punjab province is a graceful white-domed temple.

The Washington Post
My journey from India's Silicon Valley to its 'no network' zone  CNN

Jaisalmer, India (CNN Business) We had left from Jaisalmer, a small city in the Western Indian desert state of Rajasthan, that morning. After driving past tents, ...

These are the best tech companies to work for in India  CNBC

Multinational firms like Adobe, Microsoft, SAP and Cisco are leading the way when it comes to attracting India's top tech talents.

Too many shadows on Sun: What's really happening at India's largest pharma company  Economic Times

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, India's largest pharma company and the fifth largest specialty generic company globally, is under a cloud. Its stock tumbled to a ...

Economic Times
India: the next internet frontier  CNN International

India's millions of new internet users will shape the future of the online world.

CNN International
384 tigers killed in India in last 10 years, reveals RTI  Economic Times

NOIDA: A total of 384 tigers have been killed by poachers across the country in the last ten years, which translates to over three a month, a reply under the Right ...

Economic Times
Australia has lost to India at home for the first time in a decade. How does it respond?  ABC News

While India celebrates a breakthrough Test win Down Under, the time for reflection for Australia is short and crucial — but what options are available for the team ...

ABC News
Gandhi statue removed from University of Ghana following protests over 'racist' Indian leader  The Independent

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been pulled down from a university in Ghana after lecturers complained the celebrated Indian independence leader was ...

The Independent
Sri Lanka's disputed PM Mahinda Rajapakse steps down  Times of India

South Asia News: Sri Lanka's strongman leader Mahinda Rajapakse will step down from his disputed position of premier, his son said on Friday, signalling an ...

Times of India
Scale of India's Air Pollution Crisis Revealed in New Data  Bloomberg

Roughly 1.24 million people died in 2017 from India's air pollution, according to The Lancet. The research released Thursday found 13 percent of India's deaths ...

In ‘Digital India,’ Government Hands Out Free Phones to Win Votes  The New York Times

The leaders of one Indian state gave 2.9 million smartphones to residents, then used them to campaign for re-election. Others may copy the model.

The New York Times
Even by the standards of poor countries, India is alarmingly filthy  The Economist

INDIA STINKS. If at this misty time of year its capital, Delhi, smells as if something is burning, that is because many things are: the carcinogenic diesel that ...

The Economist
Indian Oil shares rise 3.10% on share buyback  Livemint

Indian Oil shares rose 3.10%, or ₹4.25, to ₹141.45 apiece on the BSE while the benchmark Sensex closed flat at 35962.93 points.

Rains and Snow in Many Regions Across India  The Weather Channel

Here's our latest weather outlook for India. Monday. An upper-level trough (relatively low-pressure area) will pass over northern India on Monday and bring snow ...

The Weather Channel
Modi's Terrible 24 Hours Boosts India Opponents Before 2019 Vote  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- In a whirlwind 24-hour span, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seen his main opponents seize back momentum ahead of the 2019 ...

India's Dangerous New Curriculum | by Alex Traub  The New York Review of Books

From the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, the Mughal Empire did much to create modern-day India. It consolidated the country into a sovereign political unit, ...

The New York Review of Books
Dirty Picture: Why is Amazon Prime Video in India Self-censoring The Marvelous Mrs Maisel?  News18

This unnecessary censorship of The Marvellous Mrs Maisel is only taking away from the marvellousness of Mrs Maisel.

India, home of the world's tallest statue, announces plan to build a taller one  The Guardian

Uttar Pradesh will build a 221m-high effigy of the Hindu god Ram, dwarfing the current record-holder in Gujarat state.

The Guardian
Worried About China? Multinationals Now Favor India  Wall Street Journal

Chinese shoppers, for a long time flavor of the month for blue-chip consumer companies, now have competition from India.

Wall Street Journal
Top 10 fastest growing cities in the world are in India: Find out which is number 1  Moneycontrol.com

Here are the 10 Indian cities that will have the highest GDP growth YoY.

India's economy just suffered a sharp slowdown  CNN

Gross domestic product expanded 7.1% in the quarter ended September, according to official data. That's a big step down from 8.2% growth in the second ...

Google has acquired one of India’s most popular train-tracking apps  TechCrunch

Google is increasing its efforts in India after it snapped up the team behind popular transportation app “Where is my Train.” The app claims 10 million registered ...

India’s Telecom Regulator Completes Mobile Blockchain Pilot with IBM  Cointelegraph

News. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has completed blockchain pilots with tech giant IBM to improve mobile data records. The trials were ...

‘Tell Everyone We Scalped You!’ How Caste Still Rules in India  The New York Times

THATI, India — When Sardar Singh Jatav set out walking on a muggy night in early September to talk with the men who employed his son, he found them ...

The New York Times
10 reasons why you may not be able to shop from Ali Express, Club Factory and other Chinese e-commerce websites  Gadgets Now

In order to give a boost to Indian companies, India Post may also set up 20 export hubs.

Gadgets Now
India launches 'heaviest' satellite for internet access  BBC News

India's heaviest satellite has gone into orbit on a French rocket to help boost broadband internet services. Weighing about 5,854kg (12,906lb), the GSAT-11 is ...

BBC News
ShareChat: India’s homegrown rival to WhatsApp  BBC News

Romance, fashion and devotion dominate ShareChat, India's fastest growing local social network.

BBC News
Training India's next generation of female pilots  CNN

India has the highest percentage of female commercial pilots in the world. This Rajasthan university is training many of them.

French journalists labelled spies over Indian mining investigation  The Guardian

Two French journalists have been labelled spies and are the subject of a criminal investigation after they tried to report on sand mining in south India – an ...

The Guardian
World’s Oldest Celebrity Chef, an Indian Great-Grandma, Dies at 107  The New York Times

She presided over a spectacularly popular video channel, cooking emu eggs and pizza. Fans also loved her salt-of-the-earth sense of humor.

The New York Times
Anmolpreet stars as India A complete whitewash  Cricbuzz

Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey suffered rare failures as the visitors beat New Zealand A by 3-0.

WhatsApp Is Changing the Way India Talks About Food  The Indian Express

Anil Bandawane, a farmer living outside Pune, India, was fed up with the poor advice he was getting from the government's national hotline for agricultural ...

The Indian Express
Twitter CEO upsets Hindu nationalists during India visit  The Guardian

Twitter's chief executive, Jack Dorsey, has upset Hindu nationalists and some members of the Brahmin caste in India by posing for a picture with a placard ...

The Guardian

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India (IAST: Bhārat), also known as the Republic of India (IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.The Indian subcontinent was home to the urban Indus Valley Civilisation of the 3rd millennium BCE. In the following millennium, the oldest scriptures associated with Hinduism began to be composed. Social stratification, based on caste, emerged in the first millennium BCE, and Buddhism and Jainism arose. Early political consolidations took place under the Maurya and Gupta empires; the later peninsular Middle Kingdoms influenced cultures as far as Southeast Asia. In the medieval era, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, and Islam arrived, and Sikhism emerged, all adding to the region's diverse culture. Much of the north fell to the Delhi Sultanate; the south was united under the Vijayanagara Empire. The economy expanded in the 17th century in the Mughal Empire. In the mid-18th century, the subcontinent came under British East India Company rule, and in the mid-19th under British crown rule. A nationalist movement emerged in the late 19th century, which later, under Mahatma Gandhi, was noted for nonviolent resistance and led to India's independence in 1947.In 2017, the Indian economy was the world's sixth largest by nominal GDP and third largest by purchasing power parity. Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies and is considered a newly industrialised country. However, it continues to face the challenges of poverty, corruption, malnutrition, and inadequate public healthcare. A nuclear weapons state and regional power, it has the second largest standing army in the world and ranks fifth in military expenditure among nations. India is a federal republic governed under a parliamentary system and consists of 29 states and 7 union territories. A pluralistic, multilingual and multi-ethnic society, it is also home to a diversity of wildlife in a variety of protected habitats.