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India investigates ‘sexist’ textbook describing body shape

The Indian minister in charge of education has ordered an investigation into a textbook that described the “best” female figure as 36″-24″-36″. Prakash Javadekar told reporters he strongly condemned the “sexist” book and had asked for “appropriate action”. Snapshots of the offending text were widely circulated on social...
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Bank seizure snuffs out hope for quick India shadow bank revival

By Suvashree Ghosh, Rahul Satija and Divya Patil India’s decision to seize control of its fourth-largest private bank at a time when the coronavirus is roiling markets risks prolonging a credit crunch among the nation’s non-traditional financiers. The Yes Bank LtdNSE 2.00 %. takeover last week marked the first instance of...
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