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Donald Trump announces first real-estate venture in India

Extravagantly bouffant-ed American real estate tycoon and TV star Donald Trump his first Indian venture, a luxury residential complex in Pune, the second largest city in Maharashtra state and one of the fastest-growing metros in the country. The 22-story, twin towers will reportedly house just 44 luxurious apartments, or condominiums …

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India, Pakistan in 20 “Least Peaceful Nations” in the World

Extremism of different kinds has placed India and Pakistan among the top 20 least peaceful nations in the world, according to the 2013 Global Peace Index.  The annual rankings, compiled by the Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace, painted a particularly bleak picture of Pakistan where extremist violence claimed the …

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AirAsia to buy 50 new jets ahead of India launch

AirAsia is planning to buy 50 new aircraft ahead of the launch of its new budget carrier in India. Chief executive Tony Fernandes made the announcement to Reuters just weeks before the Paris Air Show where the carrier is expected to place the potential $5 billion order for the Airbus …

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8-year-old Birmingham girl “murdered for organs” in India

An young British-Punjabi girl was “murdered” by health workers in India in an attempt to “harvest her organs”, according to a report in the Birmingham Mail.  The newspaper quoted Gurkiren Kaur Loyal’s family as saying that the 8-year-old had died after being given a “mystery” injection as whist the youngster …

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Boris calls for more flights between London and India

The UK capital has some ‘catching up to do’, London mayor Boris Johnson has said, calling for more flights connecting the city with India to be an “open and welcoming city for Indians”.  “We need better aviation capacity and more flights between London and India to ensure we are an …

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Air India pilots suspended after taking 40 minute nap

Two Air India pilots have been suspended for taking a kip in business class after leaving their plane on autopilot. Reports say the pilots left the cockpit for 40 minutes on the Bangkok to New Delhi flight, leaving the Boeing 747 in the hands of two flight attendants, rushing back …

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