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Jan 28, 2014

India close to buying Japan-made military aircraft

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 (Reuters) – India is set to become the
first country since World War Two to buy a military aircraft
from Japan, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dismantle a ban on
weapons exports that has kept his country’s defence contractors
out of foreign markets.

The two countries are in broad agreement on a deal for the
ShinMaywa Industries amphibious aircraft, which could
amount to as much as $1.65 billion, Indian officials said on
Tuesday.

Jan 28, 2014

India close to buying Japan-made military aircraft in $1.65 bln deal

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 (Reuters) – India is set to become the
first country since World War Two to buy a military aircraft
from Japan, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe end a ban on
weapons exports that has kept his country’s defence contractors
out of foreign markets.

The two countries are in broad agreement on a deal for the
ShinMaywa Industries amphibious aircraft, which could
amount to as much as $1.65 billion, Indian officials said on
Tuesday.

Jan 24, 2014

In India, Abe hopes to conclude Japan’s first defence sale in 40 years

NEW DELHI, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo
Abe visits India this weekend, hoping to wrap up the first
overseas sale of military equipment by Tokyo in nearly four
decades and open up the world’s biggest arms market for his
nation’s defence manufacturers.

Abe’s visit to India will underline growing business and
political ties between the two nations as they close ranks
against mutual rival China, with the initial focus on the sale
of amphibious search and rescue aircraft to India.

Jan 21, 2014

Overdose likely killed Indian minister’s wife: autopsy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An overdose of anti-depressant drugs likely killed the wife of a high-profile Indian federal minister, according to an autopsy released days after she accused him of having an extramarital affair.

Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Junior Human Resource Development Minister and former top U.N. diplomat Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room after she sent out tweets suggesting he was involved with a Pakistan-based journalist.

Jan 21, 2014

Overdose likely cause of death of Indian minister’s wife- autopsy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An overdose of anti-depressant drugs likely caused the death of the wife of a high-profile Indian federal minister, according to the results of an autopsy, days after she accused him of having an affair with a Pakistan-based journalist.

Junior Human Resource Development Minister and a former top U.N. diplomat Shashi Tharoor’s wife was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room as their apparent marital woes spilled out into the open after she sent out tweets that suggested he was involved with the journalist.

Jan 21, 2014

Overdose likely cause of Sunanda Pushkar’s death – autopsy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An overdose of anti-depressant drugs likely caused the death of the wife of union minister Shashi Tharoor, according to the results of an autopsy, days after she accused him of having an affair with a Pakistan-based journalist.

Junior Human Resource Development Minister and a former top U.N. diplomat Tharoor’s wife was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room as their apparent marital woes spilled out into the open after she sent out tweets that suggested he was involved with the journalist.

Jan 19, 2014

Indian minister testifies in probe into wife’s death

NEW DELHI, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Indian government minister
Shashi Tharoor appeared on Sunday before a magistrate probing
the death of his wife days after she accused him of adultery.

In a case that has become an election-year political
embarrassment for the ruling Congress party, Tharoor’s wife was
found dead in a luxury hotel room in New Delhi after sending
tweets that suggested her husband was having an affair with a
Pakistan-based journalist.

Jan 19, 2014

Indian minister pledges cooperation for probe into wife’s death

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian government minister promised to cooperate in a probe into the death of his wife days after she accused him of adultery in a case that has become a political embarrassment for the ruling Congress in an election year.

Shashi Tharoor’s wife was found dead in a luxury hotel room in New Delhi after she went public on Twitter, saying a Pakistan-based journalist had been stalking her husband.

Jan 19, 2014

Shashi Tharoor pledges cooperation for probe into wife’s death

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Union minister Shashi Tharoor promised to cooperate in a probe into the death of his wife days after she accused him of adultery in a case that has become a political embarrassment for the Congress in an election year.

Tharoor’s wife was found dead in a luxury hotel room in New Delhi after she went public on Twitter, saying a Pakistan-based journalist had been stalking her husband.

Jan 19, 2014

Death of Sunanda Pushkar “unnatural” say doctors

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The death of junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife was described as “sudden” and “unnatural” following an autopsy on Saturday, a day after she was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room having earlier accused her husband of adultery.

Police have launched an inquest into the death of Sunanda Pushkar.

Earlier in the week Pushkar had gone public on Twitter saying she wanted to expose a “rip-roaring affair” between her husband and a Pakistan-based journalist.