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Jul 10, 2014

Raju befriends fellow elephant, still wary of humans

The animal lovers who rescued pachyderm Raju in India are working hard to win his trust after he'd been shackled in spiked-chains for 50 years, which soured his opinion of humans...

Jul 09, 2014

India Predicts Faster Economic Growth

India's economy will improve this fiscal year, the government predicted, as a gradual increase in investment helps revive activity...

Jul 09, 2014

Indian Firms Aim to Raise Capital

The election of a pro-business government in India has encouraged companies to try to sell shares. The federal budget, to be unveiled Thursday, will be the first big indication of how progressive the new administration is...

Jul 09, 2014

Facebook kills 'Lecpetex' botnet, which hit 250,000 computers

Facebook said police in Greece made two arrests last week in connection with a little-known spamming botnet called “Lecpetex,” which used hacked computers to mine the Litecoin virtual currency. As many as 50,000 Facebook accounts were affected, and a... #India #Norway #Facebook

Jul 10, 2014

India Budget Focuses on Jobs, Growth

India's new government said it would overhaul extensive subsidy programs for the poor and roll out a series of more business-friendly measures in an effort to create jobs and boost economic growth... #India #Norway #Facebook

Jul 07, 2014

Investors Budgeting for India Blockbuster

Narendra Modi's first budget as prime minister is a signal event for India investors. There's ample room for disappointment... #India #Narendra Modi

Jul 11, 2014

Infosys Profit Up 22% Last Quarter

India's Infosys said its net profit grew 22% last quarter, as it continued to tighten costs and the improving economies in the U.S and Europe led to more demand for its software and outsourcing services... #Europe #India

Jul 10, 2014

Why Soccer in Brazil Is Better Than Cricket in India

Brazil isn't alone in having a national identity so tied to a single sport. India, for one, could claim to be more obsessed with cricket than Brazil is with soccer, but South American fans have set a high bar in terms of dedication... #Europe #India

Jul 11, 2014

India’s Modi (Barely) Passes His First Big Test on Economic Reform

The new Prime Minister indicated change will come in steps, not all at onc... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party #Narendra Modi #South Asia

Jul 09, 2014

Letter From India: Setting a High Bar for Poverty in India

A new definition of poverty set out in a report shows the percentage of Indians living in abject poverty as falling... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party #Narendra Modi #South Asia