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Experts are divided on the new surrogacy bill

Indian IVF doctors slam move to ban commercial surrogacy

Leading Indian fertility doctors and surrogate mothers on Thursday (August 25) criticised a move to ban commercial surrogacy, saying it will severely limit options...
Businesses are suffering due to the lack of high-value notes in circulation

India currency ban ‘will lead to two point fall in GDP’

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s shock decision last month to scrap most of India’s currency has been praised as a masterstroke against endemic corruption, but...
Louis Smith

Olympian Smith apologises for mocking Islam

British Olympian Louis Smith has apologised for appearing to mock Islam in a video published by the Sun newspaper. Smith and fellow gymnast Luke Carson...

Great Barrier Reef bleaching visitor worry

SEVERE coral bleaching on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could cost it more than a million visitors a year and huge sums in lost tourism...

FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time admitted that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably...
Romesh Ranganathan wants to be a good family man

Romesh Ranganathan ponders life as a comic

FROM auditioning for the new Mary Poppins film to travelling around America with his mum, few comedians have had a busier year than Romesh...

No secret detention, torture camps in Sri Lanka: President Maithripala Sirisena to Tamils

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday assured the minority Tamil community that his government was not running any secret detention and torture camps in...
Cyrus Mistry

Tata completes purge of ex-chairman Mistry

Indian salt-to-steel giant Tata completed its purge of former chairman Cyrus Mistry on Monday (6) by removing him from the board of the conglomerate’s...

Priti Patel says London “stands together” after terror attack

MP Priti Patel today condemned the horrific terror attack at the heart of London and said the country "stands together" to show that it will...
Narendra Modi has pledged to make income tax figures transparent

India releases income tax data after Piketty criticism

Only about two percent of Indians filed income tax returns in 2013, long-awaited official data showed Friday, highlighting an exceptionally low tax base that...