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    Modi and ‘fake news’

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on April 17, 2018

    ON APRIL 2, India’s minister for information and broadcasting, Smriti Irani, announced measures to curb ‘fake news’....

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    Group accused of gang raping, killing 8-year old girl plead not guilty

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:54pm on April 16, 2018

    Eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Monday to the horrific crime that has sparked revulsion and...

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    Dhaka-Delhi fraternal ties enriched by shared art, culture: Sushma

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on April 16, 2018

    A symbolic Mangal Shobhajatra and a mesmerizing display of dance and music marked the celebration of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year’s Day, by Bangladesh high...

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    No place for young girls

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 16, 2018

    THE child was just eight years old. The beautiful image showing her wide-eyed innocence, a semblance of a smile caught by the camera, is widely...

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    BJP MP Kuldeep held for rape as outrage mounts

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:30pm on April 15, 2018

    Indian police have made another arrest after the alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country, federal investigators...

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    US announces GSP eligibility review of India

    Press Trust of India . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on April 14, 2018

    Based on the market access concerns it has with India, the US on Friday announced eligibility review of India for the Generalized System of Preferences...

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    Anger in India over two rapes puts government in bind

    Reuters | Updated at 06:22pm on April 13, 2018

    Mounting outrage over two rapes, one in the disputed region of Kashmir and another allegedly involving a lawmaker from prime minister Narendra Modi’s party, gripped...

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    India imposes anti-dumping duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on April 13, 2018

    India has imposed anti-dumping duty, up to $2.69 per kilogram, on import of fishing nets from Bangladesh after it slapped similar duty on jute and...

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    Modi to fast as politics gets gutsy

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 09:06pm on April 11, 2018

    India’s prime minister Narendra Modi will lead a day-long fast on Thursday in a tit-for-tat protest against the opposition, whose leaders were caught feasting moments...

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    India’s new beginning with Nepal

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 12, 2018

    IT IS a long-standing tradition that Nepali prime ministers make Delhi the first foreign port of call after taking over...