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The decision comes ahead of a crucial BRICS summit being hosted by China in September, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend.
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'Baseless propaganda to divert attention from Kashmir', said Pak.
Switzerland topped the list.
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Modi's drive to build a defence industrial base in India.
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There are several other ways to isolate Pakistan.
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Reportedly, China has reiterated its opposition to India's NSG entry.
The last year saw certain historical decisions taken at the global level that could put countries on not only the path to sustainable development, but also help in addressing climate change on a "war...
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The Kannada language film has already won a slew of awards at international festivals, aside from a National Award earlier this year.
The OECD nations have drawn a ring of fire around the issue of international taxation and are willing to go to any lengths, including threatening poor countries with cuts in Overseas Development Assistance (ODA), to ensure that their norm-setting monopoly -- which is directly opposed to the interests of poor countries -- remains unchallenged.
You are probably aware that loopholes in the international financial system let corporations and wealthy individuals get out of paying their fair share of taxes. You might even know that there are some significant reforms taking place to try and close the gaps in the system. But did you know that these reforms aren’t being discussed in a global forum where everyone can participate? This year, BRICS countries are in a unique position to show leadership on a proposal that developing countries have been demanding for years.
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Marginalizing civil society and public opinion can have disastrous consequences. For BRICS to succeed and be true to its promise of providing an alternative to the current world order based on the primacy of the West, it needs to engage with all stakeholders and promote transparency. India can use its position as BRICS chair this year to do just that.
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K.V. Kamath, former CEO of ICICI Bank, India's largest private bank by assets, has been named as the first head of a new development bank being set up by the BRICS group of emerging market economies....
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The BSE Sensex fell for the third straight session on Thursday, closing at its lowest level in near 6-1/2 months on continued selling by foreign investors due to worries over retrospective taxes and a...
The country's economy is likely to clock 8% growth in the next financial year and 8.3% in 2016-17, says a report. "India is the only BRIC country, where growth will accelerate, to 8% in FY16 and 8.3%...