The Indian economy is booming, but most Indians fail to benefit from it. Prime minister Narendra Modi has pledged to get millions more people into work, and for that he needs foreign investment. On his US visit Modi courted potential investors.
Rescuers in India have been searching through for survivors after a train came of the tracks in the northeast of the country. India's woefully underfunded railway system is a death trap, killing 15,000 every year.
An attempt to amend a provision in the Indian constitution that allows only long-term residents of Kashmir to own land has sparked a controversy. Muslim groups consider it a bid to alter the state's demography.
The Zambian government places attracting foreign investment at the top of its development agenda. Critics say investors are only interested in making profits and not the country's development. Glory Mushinge reports.
When India and Pakistan became independent 70 years ago, they were at the same level of development, with both equally poor and wretched. But the economic gap between them is growing.
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