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#NOTMakingDo: Mahindra announces $1m prize for Indians to come up with technologies that already exist elsewhere

A billionaire Indian industrialist has offered $1 million for any Indian who can produce a suitable solution to two of India’s most pressing issues – traffic stress and electricity shortages. Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the giant Mahindra & Mahindra conglomerate, will announce the ‘Rise Prize’ during India’s National Science Day …

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#Arrivals: EU migrants drive up Net Migration to UK

The number of people who settled permanently in the United Kingdom rose to more than 200,000 last year, well above the government’s target for net migration. According to the Office of National Statistics, 212,000 more people settled in the UK than left the country in the year to September 2013, …

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