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Eager to support India to bolster mutual economic growth, says U S commerce secretary

Mumbai, July 31 (ANI): U S Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, expressed eagerness to support and partner with India to bolster mutual economic ties at en event in Mumbai. Pritzker, who arrived in India on Wednesday, attended the interactive session with industry officials that was organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Pritzker emphasised that throughout the visit, she and her team will continue to emphasise on strategic dialogue, which is a mechanism to reinvigorate, re-energize and strengthen the U.S.-India economic relationship. While addressing the interactive session, she said Unites States is ready to share their best practices and create a business climate in India that is more open for global investment. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce added that the two-way trade between India and America has grown more than five-fold since 2000 to $96 billion, supporting about 45,000 jobs. Jul 31, 2014
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Government asks NSCN-K to stop illegal taxation and extortion during ceasefire review meet

Chumukedima, July 31 (ANI): The issue of illegal taxation, extortion and carrying of arms by cadres dominated the Ceasefire review meeting held between Centre and NSCN (K) at Police Complex in Chumukedima. Chairman of Ceasefire Monitoring Group Major Gen (Retd) N K Singh insisted that NSCN (K) give up extortion activities. He maintained that such actions are against the Ceasefire Ground Rules and also vitiated the peaceful atmosphere. Formed as a splinter group in 1988, NSCN (K) declared ceasefire in April 2001. Jul 31, 2014
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Argentina faces default as 'vulture fund' talks fail

Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday. In Buenos Aires, government supporters gathered to voice their discontent against the US hedge funds. Duration: 00:39 Jul 31, 2014
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Nigerians react to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Duration: 00:46 Jul 31, 2014