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Climate pressures lead to rise in 'new-age orphans' in India's delta

SANDESHKHALI, India, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - E leven-year old Srijita Bhangi sits in the waiting room of the jetty boat that connects her island home in Khulna to the mainland Sundarbans, near India's border with Bangladesh.

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UPDATE 1-Casino reorganises Latam operations as Brazil lags

* Exito buying half Casino's GPA voting shares, all of Libertad

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UPDATE 2-Lotte founder's mental capacity in dispute as succession battle heats up

* Lotte Group, controlled by younger son, questions founder's mental capacity

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Chinese potatoes to chip in as water shortages hit staple crops

BEIJING, July 30 - Once seen as food for the poor, the humble potato is being pushed in China as a tasty, nutritious part of any meal as the world's most populous country struggles with water shortages and looks for alternatives to the traditional rice and noodles.

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UPDATE 1-Diageo signals turnaround after another flat year

* Calls FY '16 "transition year" followed by growth through FY '19

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RBI to hold rates on Aug 4, some see cut by year-end - Reuters poll

BENGALURU - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unlikely to loosen policy before October, particularly with retail inflation at an eight-month high after food prices spiked, a Reuters poll of economists found.