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India PM Narendra Modi unveils 'Make in India' campaign

<b>Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an ambitious campaign which aims to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub.</b><p>It includes plans to cut red tape, develop infrastructure and make it easier for companies to do business.<p>The launch comes on the eve of Mr Modi's first visit to the US as …

Make in India is Modi’s new deal for foreign investors—these numbers explain why it was overdue

India now has a facilitation window of sorts for investors who want to do business in the country, ushering in a new paradigm that is meant to make India’s notorious labyrinth of red tape and bureaucratic hurdles an unhappy memory from the past.<p>A day after India’s triumphant Mars mission and hours …

India

In the throes of Make in India, why is Nokia shutting a factory that once employed 8,000 people?

The year was 2005. Nokia was at the top of its game as a handset manufacturer with total sales of $43.49 billion. And in India—its fourth largest market in the world—the Finnish giant held a staggering 60% share of the mobile phone market. Samsung was a speck in the rearview mirror, with a measly …

India

How Modi Can Deliver on the Promise of ‘Make in India’

The Indian government has launched a “Make in India” campaign to boost manufacturing and jobs — but the key question is: Will companies bite?

Sierra Leone’s Ebola orphans face a situation ‘worse than war’

Tentatively, three young teenagers approach. They have expressionless, hollow eyes. The tallest, a boy, offers a small smile. The two girls barely muster a greeting.<p>They sit tightly together on a bench in the dust. Asked how his parents died, Ibrahim, 16, says “nobody has told us”. “My mother just …

Stopping 'big' riots not enough: Why is PM Modi silent on 'small' communal tensions?

Noted academician Ashutosh Varshney’s <i>Indian Express</i> op-ed, Sparks, no fires: why Modi is likely to oppose instrumental use of riots in politics, …

20 Genius Concealer Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

Life-changing ways to cover pimples, under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1. If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer first, however, you'll remove most …

I have friends who have left me shocked with their communal sentiments: Tanuja Chandra

I am pathologically, immovably obsessed with equality. I’ve known folks of all religions, gay men and women, transgender, beautiful, plain looking, …

Scam in the making State has no account of Rs 71,563 cr spent by it

While the Maharashtra government is supposed to submit utilisation certificates for every rupee spent by it to the CAG, it has not done so for a …

Diwali 2014 buying guide: 5 entry level Windows 8 laptops under Rs 25,000

A lot of you may scoff at the idea of an entry level laptop, which will only allow you to do the most basic of tasks. But for a lot of students, who …

Comet Siding Spring set to have rare near miss with Mars

An extremely rare celestial event will play out on Sunday night, with an ancient comet hurtling narrowly past Mars, prompting observing spacecraft to take evasive action.<p>The comet, called Siding Spring – or more formally as C/2013 A1 – will pass within 140,000km of Mars at a speed of around 56km a …

Fortune.com

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24 Life-Changing Ways to Store Your Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 24 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Lips

Citroën C4 Cactus Airflow 2L: 118 mpg, Compressed-Air Powertrain!

How does one polish a cactus? Remove the needles, of course. That’s what Citroën has done with its funky-French C4 Cactus crossover to create the Airflow 2L concept, which makes its aerodynamic, in-the-succulent debut at the 2014 Paris auto show next week.<p>Citroën shaved this Cactus for one reason: …

Despite problems, Bang Bang was the easiest film: Hrithik

Hrithik Roshan battled health and personal problems during the filming of , but says despite all that it has been the easiest film he has ever …

The Brain

12 Daring Paint Colors You Need to Try Right Now

Designers' favorite unexpected colors.<p>Sometimes the most soulful, satisfying hues are the ones that are completely unexpected. Here, designers share their favorite bold paint colors.

The Biggest IPOs In U.S. History

Alibaba broke records as the biggest IPO on record, pricing its offering at $68 per share on Sept. 18, 2014. The IPO is expected to raise $21.8 billion – valuing the company at $167.6 billion – to overtake Visa and Facebook.

Amitabh Bachchan's Unforgettable Muqaddar Ka Sikandar Moment

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan can play romantic roles, emote feelings of a child on the big screen or be the angry young man. But he says that for any …

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