Julie McCarthy

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Indian IT Outsourcers Anxious Over Potential Changes To H1-B Visas

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

President Trump vows to "protect jobs at home." Indian firms say that if there were qualified Americans, Indian nationals wouldn't be needed — that it's a trade dispute, not an immigration issue.

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What Can India Teach Us About Abolishing High-Value Currency?

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The idea of eliminating big bank notes is gaining traction in advanced economies, as governments look for ways to disrupt $2 trillion in illegal money flowing through the global economy every year.

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India Expands Ban On What Politicians May Not Say To Attract Voters

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

India's Supreme Court has ruled on what is allowable speech by politicians to use during elections. The court says speeches by politicians must be shorn of references to religion and caste.

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Unexpected Heroines Of An Indian Box Office Hit: Female Wrestlers

Friday, January 20, 2017

'Dangal" is a Disney film that tells the story of India's Phogat wrestling family. It's broken the record for ticket sales for a Hindi language film. And it's in theaters in the U.S. too.

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Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

Friday, January 13, 2017

Disney and Bollywood teamed up to make the movie 'Dangal,' based on a real-life wrestling success story.

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Indians Divided Over Law Requiring Cinemas To Play National Anthem

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Earlier this month, India's Supreme Court ordered all cinemas to play the national anthem before all movies and for cinema goers to stand as it played.

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Indian Farmers Hit Hard By Government's Currency Restrictions

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Millions of farmers in India are struggling after the government removed two currency notes from circulation. The government stripped the economy of cash to expose tax cheats.

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Can India's Economy Recover In 2017?

Monday, January 02, 2017

In November, India's government declared all high-value currency invalid and withdrew them from circulation. Starved of cash, the economy seized up.

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India Wants To Go Cashless. But It's Easier Said Than Done

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Paper money is scarce as a result of a government edict. But a couple of major obstacles stand in the way of the cashless society.

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Air Pollution Forces People Out Of India's Capital

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

New Delhi's citizens are increasingly voting with their feet and leaving the city in search for less polluted air. India's capital is thought to have some of the world's most polluted air.

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In India, Trump's Business Interests Raise Anticipation And Questions

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Trump Organization maintains more real estate interests in India than anywhere outside North America. But property development in India is prone to political entanglement.

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Trump Brand Carries Cachet In India, And Now More Scrutiny

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Trump name increases the value of a project in India, according to those involved. But now it also brings heightened scrutiny.

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India May Be Overtaking China As Most Polluted Country

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Pollution levels in New Delhi hit record highs this month. The World Health Organization says India's capital isn't the only city with toxic air. Ten of the world's most polluted cities are in India.

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India's Rail Ministry Probes Sunday Train Wreck That Killed Scores

Monday, November 21, 2016

Rescuers search for survivors of the country's deadliest train wreck in recent years. Fourteen carriages of an express train jumped the tracks traveling through the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Crackdown On Black Market Causes Cash Crunch In India

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

People in India are camped out in long lines at banks seeking to exchange high-denomination currency that the government has withdrawn from circulation.

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Indian Currency Ban Sends Country Into Panic

Friday, November 11, 2016

India has declared large denominations — 500 and 1,000 rupee notes — no longer legal tender. The scheme is intended to curb the so-called "black economy" that thrives on unaccounted for cash.

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In India, Couples Exploited By Unregulated Industry Of Surrogacy

Sunday, September 18, 2016

In India, poor women serve as surrogate mothers. They are lured by the financial reward of carrying babies for other parents, but must navigate the perils of an unregulated, lucrative industry.

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Indian Police Injure Thousands Of Kashmiri Protesters With Pellet Guns

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Pellets fired by Indian security forces have injured thousands in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Kashmir Is Inundated By Violence But This Cycle Is Unique

Monday, September 12, 2016

Protests in the Indian-administered region of Kashmir have been especially violent this summer, fueled by social media. Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and has been disputed for decades.

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Mother Teresa Made Him Believe He Could Fly — And He Did

Friday, September 02, 2016

The child, who had contracted polio, was taken in by Mother Teresa when he was 3. What has happened since sounds like a fairy tale.

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