Biography of the Author Neha Poonia

Neha Poonia

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. India's GST takes shine off country's wedding industry
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    India's GST takes shine off country's wedding industry

    Businesses and customers say that while the tax - introduced in July 2017 - has helped formalise the economy, it has come at a heavy price to the ...
  2. Violent storms in India kill at least 86
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    Violent storms in India kill at least 86

    Indian authorities said on Monday (May 14) at least 86 people have been killed and over 100 injured in a fresh wave of violent sandstorms and ...
  3. India faces more challenges on International Day for poverty eradication |Video
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    India faces more challenges on International Day for poverty eradication |Video

    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been marked since 1933. According to the United Nations, India has halved its poverty rate.
  4. Severe water crisis in India as ground water supply dwindles | Video
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    Severe water crisis in India as ground water supply dwindles | Video

    India faces a severe water crisis, with government estimates suggesting 21 cities will exhaust their ground water supply in the next two years.
  5. Millions of Indian students to resit exam after test leaked
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    Millions of Indian students to resit exam after test leaked

    India on Thursday (Mar 29) vowed to strengthen its online security after high school exam papers were leaked ahead of crucial tests, forcing ...
  6. India gains from US-China trade row | Video
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    India gains from US-China trade row | Video

    The US-China trade war has resulted in cheaper Indian products than those produced in the United States, and India is hopeful that Chinese ...
  7. India hikes import tax to protect textile industry | Video
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    India hikes import tax to protect textile industry | Video

    India recently doubled its import tax on textile products, following concerns of cheaper imports from China. Neha Poonia finds out whether the ...
  8. India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperation
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    India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperation

    The leaders of India and southeast Asia agreed on Thursday to boost their maritime ties at a summit in New Delhi, as they seek to balance the ...
  9. IKEA opens its first store in India | Video
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    IKEA opens its first store in India | Video

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA has made a foray into India to offset a decline in demand for its products in developed countries. After a three-week ...
  10. India's Supreme Court legalises passive euthanasia
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    India's Supreme Court legalises passive euthanasia

    Passive euthanasia in exceptional circumstances has been legalised by India's Supreme Court in a landmark verdict, as it ruled that every citizen ...