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TOPSHOT - Indian beggers who were brought to a shelter after begging on the streets sit inside a dormitory in Hyderabad on November 8, 2017. The southern Indian state of Telangana has banned begging on the streets for a period of two months, ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, in …

India Arresting Hundreds of Beggars to Keep Them Out of Sight for Ivanka Trump Visit

Various media outlets in India are reporting that police in Hyderabad are arresting hundreds of “beggars” and placing them in rehab centers (also referred to as ashrams) so that first daughter Ivanka Trump will not have an uncomfortable experience witnessing the city’s destitute during her visit for next week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

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Report: PG&E Offshoring IT Jobs to India to Cut Wage Costs

In the latest high visibility offshoring of Silicon Valley jobs to India, the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT) reported last month that the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) will offshore about 72 information technology (IT) jobs from San Francisco to India in a restructuring that could slash labor costs by 75 percent.