Federal prosecutors brought charges on Thursday against dozens of people accused of taking part in a giant international crime ring that relied on Indian telephone call centers to bilk thousands of Americans out of more than $300 million.

While service calls routed to phone banks in India have become a frequent annoyance for American consumers — as well as comic inspiration for late-night television hosts — the Justice Department revealed a darker side to the operations in an 81-page indictment unsealed in federal court in Houston.

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Time For Truth: (The New York Times) – U.S. Indicts Dozens in $300 Million Indian Call Center Scheme

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The trust that runs Mumbai’s Haji Ali mosque told the Supreme Court it will rescind a ban on women entering the shrine as ordered by the high court.

The high court in August said the ban “violated the constitution” and was discriminatory towards women.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the global economic economy remained treacherous as he attended a summit of BRICS leaders in India on Sunday.

“The global economy is still going through a treacherous recovery,” Xi said in a statement at the summit in the coastal state of Goa.

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China’s president has said the long-term prospects of the Brics countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are still positive despite a precarious global economy.

President Xi Jinping said the Brics countries were among those currently enduring slower economic growth.
But he stressed that the potential and strength of the group was “unchanged”.

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By Jeong In-seo, New Delhi correspondent, AsiaToday – The Indian government has launched a specialized ‘terminator train’ to combat dengue and chinkungunya that are still rampant in India.

Chikungunya and dengue are febrile diseases which are transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. They causes fever reaching up to 40 °C. Other symptoms include sever joint pain, headache, muscle pain, and rash.

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Time For Truth: (Huffington Post) – India Launches "Terminator Train" to Battle Mosquitoes

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