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    Indian Sporting Leagues: Game Changers

    By Aaryan Sharma Cricket in India, as the most popularly watched sport is slowly but surely gaining competition as other sports have sprung up and grabbed on the opportunity to make themselves more recognized professionally in India. The Pro Kabaddi League – No one expected a game that has its roots and foothold in the rural parts of India...

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    TOP GUN: Frantic Skies Over The Japanese/Chinese Senkaku Islands

    Issue 23

    There’ve been some exciting developments in and around those two hotly contested islands in the South China Sea (the Senkaku Islands). It went something like this: last Saturday, China announced that any aircraft flying their newly designated Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) above the islands, claimed by both Japan & China, must file flight plans and identify themselves to...

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    Perspective: Federal Reserve Pumps Easy Cash Into India

    Issue 18

    By Saubhagya Raizada Something strange happened on September 19th – something I had never contemplated or learnt in my 3 years of Applied Economics. The BSE Sensex surged over 750 points and the Indian rupee pulled back below 63 per dollar after the U.S. Federal Reserve stunned markets and decided not to taper (reduce) its asset-buying program. The asset...

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    96 Year Old Cardiologist

    Issue 7

    Dr Sivaramakrishna Padmavati was the first women cardiologist in India, and at 96, she is the oldest practicing cardiologist in the world. She works 9 hours a day, 5 days a week and swims daily in summer – not bad right. I definitely want to know what she does. She set up the first cardiology clinic in India, and...

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