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New era for India as BJP wins poll; Slow car sales growth dents Europe recovery hopes; How drones lift the realty market

1 New era for India as BJP wins poll (BBC) The opposition Hindu nationalist BJP party has promised “good times ahead” as early results suggest it is on course for a landslide victory. The scale of the predicted victory is … Continue reading

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As economic pain bites, Europe may ease climate rules; Likelihood of a carbon bubble; China manufacturing shrinks; India’s seven-year rule on death of married women

1 As economic pain bites, Europe may ease climate rules (Stephen Castle in The New York Times) For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules on emissions, mandating more use of renewable … Continue reading

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Young, educated and jobless in Europe; China rethinks one-child policy; The basic income movement; Forbes is for sale; Stunning debut for Freelancer.com

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Oakland to lay off workers; America isn’t a corporation; Austerity deepens European crisis; India media under fire; India PM: Reformer who never was

1 Oakland to lay off workers. (San Francisco Chronicle) In a drastic move to prepare for the loss of millions of dollars in state redevelopment funds this year, Oakland will hand layoff notices to 1,500 city employees next week, and … Continue reading

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Corn for ethanol up 280%; In Egypt, power hinges on men; Fiat boss fears for Europe’s future; Skyscrapers and financial crashes; Kodak moment passes

1 Corn use for ethanol goes up 280% (San Francisco Chronicle) Ethanol refiners have increased their consumption of corn 280% since 2005. The fuel additive took more than 40% of the total US crop last year, pushing up corn prices … Continue reading

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