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25,000 Indian-origin British doctors to return to India

Nearly 25,000 British doctors of Indian origin are set to return to India within two to four years and some of them are “most likely to join the seven AIIMS-like institutions” proposed to be set up by the central government.

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01/04/10
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PM winds up survey of flood-hit Karnataka, Andhra; announces Rs.2,000 crore (Rs. 20 billion) relief

Hyderabad, Oct 10, 2009. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday wound up his two-day aerial survey of flood devastation in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and granted interim relief of Rs.1,000 crore (Rs.10 billion) to each state.

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‘I announce an interim relief of Rs.1,000 crore for Karnataka. For the 226 precious lives lost in the flash floods and rain havoc, I have already announced compensation of Rs.100,000 to the next of kin of the victims,’ he said ata press conference in Raichur, about 400 km from Karnataka capital Bangalore.

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10/14/09
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Clinton Urges Stronger U.S.-India Ties

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NEW DELHI — With both poetry and prose, the United States pledged Monday to embark on a new era of deeper relations with India — a partnership of what Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton likes to call the world’s largest democracy and its oldest continuously functioning one.

As Mrs. Clinton conjured up a soaring vision of friendship between the two countries in a speech to a university audience here, the Obama administration signed off on a nuts-and-bolts technical agreement that will open the door to lucrative military sales by the United States to India. In addition, India said it had designated two sites where American companies would build nuclear power plants.

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07/22/09
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Clinton’s Challenge in India

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Author:  Evan A. Feigenbaum, Senior Fellow for East, Central, and South Asia

For fifty years until the late 1990s, the United States mostly ignored India, treating it as a South Asian regional power with little weight on the global stage. India’s anemic rate of growth gave it little stake in the global economy. Its nonaligned foreign policy made diplomatic coordination difficult. To the extent Washington focused on India at all, too often its spotlight shined solely on the India-Pakistan relationship: their rivalry, military competition, dueling nuclear weapons programs, and their several wars.

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07/21/09
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