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Higher Education in India: A Case for Change

Ahead of the Education Investment Conclave on investment opportunities in the Indian education sector, Supriyo Chaudhuri argues the need for a shift in Indian Higher Education. “India has an examination system, not an education system”: Prime Ministerial Advisor C N R Rao used these words in April 2011 to argue …

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India hikes import duty on Gold Jewellery to 15%

The Indian government has raised import tax on gold jewellery to 15% from 10% in a bid to stem heated demand for the precious metal. The move comes after imports of gold jewellery rose after the government increased duties on import of raw gold, including bars and coins, three times …

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Abused Goddesses: Capturing India’s Contradiction

A powerful advertising campaign in India is hoping to raise awareness about domestic violence by combining images of violence and the country’s venerated Hindu goddesses. The campaign by has already won a slew of awards for advertising agency Taproot which said it wanted to encapsulate the paradox of India; a …

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India hands over Jinnah recordings to Pakistan

All India Radio has handed over to Pakistan recordings of two important speeches by the country’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, a step that was welcomed in Islamabad with much joy, according to Outlook India. The speeches by Jinnah include one recorded by All India Radio in New Delhi on June …

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India: The Story You Never Wanted to Hear

An American university student’s powerful and moving account of a visit to India in 2012 has captured the imagination of the Indian media in the wake of the Mumbai gang rape of a young photojournalist. Michaela Cross, a South Asian Studies student at the University of Chicago, described her trip …

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India’s ONGC buys into Mozambique Offshore Gas Field

Indian oil giant Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has agreed to buy a 10% stake in an offshore gas field in Mozambique from American firm Anadarko Petroleum. The deal for Mozambique’s offshore Area 1 is expected to close around the end of this year, Anadarko said. ONGC faces diminishing …

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