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Its super hot economy slowing, India will cut taxes and red tape to lure the likes of Apple

This post was originally published on this siteHong Kong (CNN Business) India, until recently the world’s fastest growing major economy, wants to haul itself out of a slowdown by cutting

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Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel

This post was originally published on this siteBeijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing anger. Verna Yu in Hong Kong. Fri 5 Jul 2019

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UPDATE 1-India hikes gold import duty, industry fears smuggling surge

This post was originally published on this site… * Hikes gold, silver import duty to 12.5% from 10%. * Duty hike makes smuggling of gold attractive. * Gold smuggling could rise to 200

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India raises import tariffs, taxes on the super rich as it seeks growth

This post was originally published on this siteNEW DELHI (Reuters) – India raised import tariffs on nearly 75 items including gold and automobile parts in its budget on Friday and increased

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Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing its oil tanker and warns of retaliation

This post was originally published on this siteBEIRUT — Iran accused Britain of “sea piracy” on Thursday and warned of possible retaliation against UK shipping after the British

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Man arrested by armed counter-terror police in London

This post was originally published on this siteArmed police have arrested a man at his home in London following a security service investigation into a potential jihadist plot. The 20-year-old

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Rare Lake of Bubbling Lava Discovered on Remote Antarctic Island

This post was originally published on this siteA huge lake of sizzling hot lava has been discovered in a volcano on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic Ocean. It’s only the

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Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students – UN

This post was originally published on this siteGENEVA (Reuters) – Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a

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How Fake News Could Lead to Real War

This post was originally published on this siteWho really bombed the oil tankers in the Persian Gulf two weeks ago? Was it Iran, as the Trump administration assured us? Or was it Saudi Arabia,

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Budget 2019: Tax Rebate for Buying Electric Cars, Eased Angel Tax Norms, New Space Company for ISRO, More

This post was originally published on this siteIn her maiden union budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman detailed a number of proposals to boost e-mobility, Indian space programme,

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