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Japan plans $265bn stimulus to ailing economy

Japan's prime minister announces a 28tn yen ($265bn; £200bn) stimulus package, but will it be enough to get the sluggish economy moving?

27 July 2016
Karishma Vaswani Asia business correspondent

Why India needs to remember 'forgotten' fallen of world wars

A new campaign is using marigold as a symbol to revive the memory of 160,000 Indian soldiers who died in world wars, writes the BBC's Justin Rowlatt.

17 July 2016
Justin Rowlatt South Asia correspondent

Reassessing India's 'forgotten prime minister'

An authoritative biography of PV Narasimha Rao argues that India's 10th prime minister was the real architect of economic reforms, writes Soutik Biswas.

25 July 2016
Soutik Biswas Delhi correspondent

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