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Indian PM Breathes Hope to Telecom Sector

The Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, seems to have breathed new hope into the country's struggling telecommunications sector, while speaking at the inauguration of India Telecom 2011 in New Delhi, on Wednesday. Dec 7, 2011
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Sarpanch Who Slapped Woman Gets Bail

A sarpanch (village chief) from the Muktsar district of Punjab, who was arrested on Tuesday for slapping a woman, has been released on bail. Dec 7, 2011
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FDI in Retail: All-Party Meeting to End Impasse

The Indian Parliament's winter session is likely to resume soon and the government will try to end an impasse caused by its decision to allow 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector. Dec 6, 2011
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Govt Puts FDI in Retail on Hold, Opposition Insists on Rollback

To break the impasse on Foreign Direct Investment in retail that has stopped the Parliament's winter session, the Central Government has announced that the decision to allow 51 percent FDI in retails has been put on hold. However, the winter session is likely to face trouble, as the Opposition party is demanding a rollback on the decision. Dec 5, 2011
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Up-and-Coming Asian Actors in Hollywood [PHOTOS]

Asian actors have been working in Hollywood for a long time. However, their numbers are few when it comes to leading roles. Check out the slideshow to see up-and-coming Asians in Hollywood. Dec 4, 2011

Maoists Blow up Railway Lines in Jharkhand

Maoists Sunday started a two-day nationwide bandh (shutdown) against the killing of their military commander Kishenji. They blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand. Dec 4, 2011

Top ULFA Leader, Indian Journalist Detained in Myanmar

Top ULFA leader Jivan Moran and an Indian journalist have been detained by authorities in Myanmar. However, there was no information about the detention of ULFA's self-styled commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah as reported by a section of the media, Union Home Secretary R K Singh has said. Dec 4, 2011