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February 24, 2011


Asia Inflation Concerns Rise
Tens of thousands of people protested rising food prices in India and inflation rates jumped in Singapore and Vietnam, underscoring how food costs represent an increasingly difficult challenge for some Asian governments.

Gadhafi Flails as Libya Splinters
Forces loyal to strongman Col. Moammar Gadhafi imposed rough order in Libya's increasingly fearful capital, witnesses said, that stood in sharp contrast to rebel gains in much of the rest of the oil-rich country.

ICICI Bank to Raise Rates
India's ICICI Bank said it will hike its key lending rate and some of its deposit rates with effect from Thursday.

India Arrests Two in Games Probe
India arrested two officials involved in organizing last year's Commonwealth Games, in the government's most serious move yet as it probes allegations of corruption in the event's planning.

New Zealand Expands Rescue Efforts
An influx of police and rescue workers bolstered efforts in Christchurch to find the 300 people who remain missing after a devastating earthquake.
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Motorola's Xoom Starts Tablet Wars
Motorola is launching its Xoom tablet on Feb. 24, and it's the first real competitor to Apple's hit iPad, writes Walt Mossberg. That is partly because it is the first iPad challenger to run Honeycomb, an elegant new version of Google's Android operating system designed especially for tablets.

Gadhafi Flails as Libya Splinters
Forces loyal to strongman Col. Moammar Gadhafi imposed rough order in Libya's increasingly fearful capital, witnesses said, that stood in sharp contrast to rebel gains in much of the rest of the oil-rich country.

Rising Oil Prices Threaten Recovery
A sustained and significant rise in oil prices could derail the U.S. economic recovery by stirring inflation and putting the brakes on spending.

Bahrain's Opposition Outlines Demands
Bahrain freed 308 political prisoners and pardoned two other men, as opposition groups outlined a series of potential demands that included the introduction of a constitutional monarchy and the dissolution of the current government.

MindTree Gets Contracts Worth Over $70 Million
India's MindTree said it received two outsourcing contracts worth a total of more than $70 million from a European technology company and a U.S. bank, a sign that the software exporter is returning to a growth path.
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Dharavi: From Slum to Art Hub
Sandwiched between two suburban railway lines ? Mahim and Sion ? Dharavi is known as one of the city?s poorest and most squalid areas. But, below the surface, its identity is as diverse as its people. Its newest hat is that of art district.

Who is India’s Common Man?
The phrase aam aadmi, or 'common man,' has wide political currency in India, with parties across the political spectrum using it, and will likely be uttered many times in the coming weeks as India discusses its next budget. But who exactly is this person?

Taming Deficit Won’t be a Cakewalk
The tricky task of shrinking India's yawning fiscal deficit may be haunting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ahead of his budget presentation on Monday after a one-off bounty from a telecoms bandwidth auction made the job so much easier this year.

India Digest: 2G Spectrum Scam: JPC to have 30 Members
Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

India This Evening: CWG Scam: Kalmadi Aides, Bhanot and Verma Arrested
Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
 

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