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  1. China and India torn between silk roads and cocked guns

    Opednews.com - Politics 07.26 / 19:55 opednews.com
    The current stand-off at Doklam, or Donglang, is little more than a sideshow in the bigger picture as South Asia's tectonic plates shift in a direction that makes New Delhi's resistance to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) look increasingly…
  2. Xiaomi, vivo and Oppo see massive gains in India as the smartphone market contracts for the first time

    GSMArena.com - News 07.26 / 19:34 gsmarena.com
    Canalys has outed the numbers for the Indian smartphone market for the second quarter of the year, April to June that is. And for the first time ever, the overall market is contracting, as shipments fell 4% compared to Q2 2016. Just under 27 million smartphones were sold in the subcontinent in Q2 of this year. Samsung leads the pack in market share, with 25%, but its lead is ever more threatened by a bunch of Chinese device makers. Xiaomi, for example, is in second place now, managing…
  3. Pepe Escobar: China's Silk Road Confronts India's Self-Serving Nationalism

    Sott.net - World 07.26 / 19:11 sott.net
    So, once again it's down to a face-off in the Himalayas. Beijing builds a road in the disputed territory of Doklam (if you're Indian) or Donglang (if you're Chinese), in the tri-junction of Sikkim, Tibet and Bhutan, and all hell breaks loose. Or does it? The Global Times blames it on an upsurge of Hindu nationalist fervor, but selected Indian officials prefer to privilege ongoing quiet diplomacy. After all, when Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on…
  4. Binky Felstead’s baby daughter India makes first social appearance

    Evoke.ie - Lifestyle 07.26 / 18:49 www.evoke.ie
    She gave birth a mere six weeks ago but Binky Felstead is back on the social scene with the cutest date ever – her baby daughter India! All eyes were on the adorable tot as she and her stylish mum attended the new collection of luxury lifestyle brand Octavia Hix in Chelsea.  The Made in The post Binky Felstead’s baby daughter India makes first social appearance appeared first on…
  5. DEAL: India’s first securities depository IPO

    Iflr.com - 07.26 / 16:17 iflr.com
    The $800 million deal required specific clarifications from…
  6. Droughts and Blackouts: How Water Shortages Cost India Enough Energy to Power Sri Lanka

    Wri.org - Science 07.26 / 15:09 wri.org
    Droughts and Blackouts: How Water Shortages Cost India Enough Energy to Power Sri LankaAdd Comment|PrintA power plant in India. Flickr/Vikramdeep Singh India is making great strides to aggressively expand its renewable energy capacity. But the country's power sector remains highly reliant on thermoelectric plants, with high demand for water for cooling. That means that droughts, like the one caused last year by weak monsoons, can shut off the power, hampering the economy and…
  7. India's Zoroastrians fighting for survival

    Dw.com - Business 07.26 / 14:42 dw.com
    An Indian government initiative to preserve the minority Parsi community in Mumbai is showing signs of success. To reverse a shrinking birth rate, the project pays couples to have children. Murali Krishnan…
  8. India's Zoroastrians fighting for survival

    Dw.com - Asia 07.26 / 14:42 dw.com
    An Indian government initiative to preserve the minority Parsi community in Mumbai is showing signs of success. To reverse a shrinking birth rate, the project pays couples to have children. Murali Krishnan…
  9. Death toll in building collapse in India rises to 17

    Blogs.abcnews.com - World 07.26 / 13:07 blogs.abcnews.com
    Officials say the death toll in a building collapse in the western Indian city of Mumbai has risen to…
  10. Surprise, Surprise: Multiple websites pushing ‘White Monopoly Capital’ agenda traced back to India

    Thesouthafrican.com - Africa 07.26 / 12:27 thesouthafrican.com
    Kapil Garg is a Gupta puppet and Indian IT guru. But he's not great at covering his tracks... The post Surprise, Surprise: Multiple websites pushing ‘White Monopoly Capital’ agenda traced back to India appeared first on The South…
  11. DSK Benelli 302R launched in India, priced at Rs 3.48 lakh

    Bgr.in - Gadgets 07.26 / 12:26 bgr.in
    Benelli’s partnership with DSK in India looks to be fledgeling as they bring their much-awaited fully faired Benelli 302R sportbike for the enthusiasts. The bike is priced at Rs 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom). The 302R has the underpinnings of Benelli’s most affordable twin cylinder motorcycle in India, the TNT 300. DSK Benelli 302R has a fair amount of equipment especially for a vehicle in the sub-4 lakh price point. It was first showcased two years ago at the EICMA, and caught a lot of eye bal…
  12. Google India launches SMB Heroes initiative to award businesses embracing technology

    Bgr.in - Gadgets 07.26 / 12:26 bgr.in
    In January this year, Google CEO Sundar Pichai launched the Digital Unlocked initiative. In collaboration with the IT Ministry of India and FICCI, the initiative aimed at bringing small and medium businesses of the country online. The initiative essentially offered training in form of opportunities for SMEs in India to attend courses, which were being offered by FICCI and certified from Google and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. The next step of this digital initiative was tools,…
  13. Force India not giving up on catching Red Bull

    ESPN.com - NASCAR 07.26 / 12:25 sports.espn.go.com
    Force India not giving up on catching Red…
  14. Force India not giving up on catching Red Bull

    ESPN.co.uk - Formula One 07.26 / 12:24 espn.co.uk
    Force India not giving up on catching Red…
  15. Critical Sound founder Kasra to tour India in August

    Radioandmusic.com - Music 07.26 / 12:04 radioandmusic.com
    MUMBAI: Founder and bossman at drum n’ bass label Critical Sound, Kasra Mowlavi – better known as Kasra is headed to India next month for a four-city tour. The gigs, scheduled from 17- 20 August will see Kasra travel to Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Pun…
  16. Heavy monsoon rains lash western India

    Presstv.com - Media 07.26 / 12:04 presstv.com
    Large swaths of western India were lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last…
  17. Microsoft India officially launches Kaizala, a group commincation and work management platform

    Wmpoweruser.com - Technology 07.26 / 12:02 wmpoweruser.com
    Kaizala was originally started as a Microsoft Garage project. The Government of Andhra Pradesh was one of the first government organizations in India to use Kaizala for real time governance. Today, more than 30 government departments and over 70,000 users in the AP State Government use Microsoft Kaizala for day-to-day work. Realizing its potential, Microsoft today officially […] Read More: Microsoft India officially launches Kaizala, a group commincation and work management p…
  18. 48 dead as heavy monsoon rains lash western India

    Abc27.com - World 07.26 / 11:34 abc27.com
    NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 48 people have been killed as large swaths of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding o…
  19. Microsoft Kaizala smartphone app for large group communications launched in India

    Bgr.in - Gadgets 07.26 / 11:27 bgr.in
    Microsoft today launched a new smartphone app called Kaizala. Microsoft Kaizala is meant for organizations and businesses to conduct group communications and manage work easily. Microsoft Kaizala is available for both iOS and Android users for free. Additionally, Kaizala Pro, the paid version for enterprises was also launched today. To start using Microsoft Kaizala, one needs to register using their mobile number, which will act as their primary unique ID. It comes with security too as it …
  20. The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.26 / 11:24 latimes.com
    In the early 1980s, India’s national airline, Air India, commissioned a painting from artist Anjolie Ela Menon to add to a collection of contemporary Indian art that hung in its offices and executive lounges around the world. Menon created “Inside Outside,” a series of six panels depicting multi…