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    2016 Pakistan is the hottest equity market in South Asia

    The BRICS grouping is passe and the top emerging markets are losing sheen. Brexit has battered stocks world over and currencies across economies are weakening. In times like these, guess what’s working for the global equity markets? Pakistan. The south Asian nation, mostly in the news for terrorism and political violence, has beaten major Asian

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    Nissan Motor India Now Focus On SUV and Crossovers

    MUMBAI: Nissan Motor India is shifting its focus in India to sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers, as the Japanese auto maker looks to throttle up performance in a market where it has so far fallen way short of expectations. Post Tuesday’s launch of the Datsun Redi-GO, a crossover hatchback, Nissan Motor India has at

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    Toyota focus on hybrid vehicle at Delhi Auto Expo

    With the odd-even scheme in the Capital spiking demand for its Camry hybrid sedan amid rising concerns over pollution, Toyota Kirloskar Motor is looking to showcase its prowess in automobiles with alternate fuel technologies at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo. The company which will launch two new vehicles, including the all-new version of MPV Innova,

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    Harsher punishment for child rape convicts in India

    The apex court also said that the Parliament may reconsider the definition of ‘child’ in the Indian Penal Code with context to rape. The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Parliament may consider more stringent punishment for people convicted for rape of children. The court was responding to an appeal demanding castration as a punishment

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    First bullet-train corridor in India

    The government has decided to open up India’s first bullet-train corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad to private train operators paving the way for the private sector in passenger train operations for the first time in the country. As per the decision, Indian Railways will operate the bullet train corridor for five years after it is

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    A four-year-old tribal girl raped by teenager – India

    Ranchi, Jan. 2: A four-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by her teenaged neighbour at a village in Santhal Pargana’s Pakur district, around 450km from the state headquarters, last evening. While police arrested the accused, Shaktiman Koda, alias Kui, aged around 18-19, from his home around 2.30am on Saturday, preliminary medical examination of the girl

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    Pemandu Uber rogol pelanggan didakwa

    NEW DELHI – INDIA. Seorang pemandu teksi Uber didakwa hari ini atas empat tuduhan termasuk rogol dan membahayakan nyawa seorang wanita dalam sebuah kejadian Disember lepas. “Serangan seksual adalah jenayah menjijikkan dan kami lega suspek akan dihukum,” kata Presiden Uber India, Amit Jain. Suspek, Shiv Kumar Yadav didapati bersalah terhadap tuduhan tersebut. Yadav bagaimanapun mengaku

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  • Penduduk tempatan memarahi anggota polis semasa protes berhampiran rumah keluarga mangsa rogol di New Delhi.
    Suspek rogol anak kecil diberkas

    NEW DELHI – INDIA. Dua remaja ditahan semalam kerana disyaki merogol seorang kanak-kanak perempuan berusia dua setengah tahun di kawasan Nihal Vihar, barat Delhi. Menurut polis, kedua-dua suspek berusia 17 tahun dan tinggal di kawasan kejiranan yang sama itu, dikenali keluarga mangsa. “Pada malam Jumaat lalu, mereka mengambil kesempatan menculik mangsa semasa bekalan elektrik di

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    Suspek rogol budak empat tahun ditahan

    New Delhi: Polis semalam menahan suspek utama dalam kejadian rogol kejam membabitkan budak perempuan berusia empat tahun yang dikelar selepas dinoda dan ditinggalkan di landasan kereta api lama. Mangsa yang masih di dalam unit rawatan rapi bermain berhampiran rumah keluarganya di kawasan miskin di New Delhi sebelum dilaporkan hilang, Jumaat lalu. Menurut laporan media, mangsa

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    2.3 million people respond to job ad for 368 positions in India

    LUCKNOW, India — When a northern Indian state announced a few hundred job openings for low-level office workers who run errands and make tea, the response was staggering. About 2.3 million people applied for the 368 jobs with the government of Uttar Pradesh. Hundreds of candidates with doctorates and other advanced degrees applied for the

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