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India To Build 44 Roads Near Border With China

India, which for years has neglected infrastructure along its borders, will spend U.S. $2.9 billion (206 billion rupees) to build dozens of roads along the frontier with China, as Beijing pushes ahead ...

19 Jan 2019 12:16 am
Monkey freed from under the hood of car in India

Jan. 18 (UPI) --A monkey was rescued from under the hood of a car on an Indian highway and the unusual incident was caught on video. The video shows the car stopped Friday on the Vododara-Ahmedabad Ex...

18 Jan 2019 5:11 pm
Asia's richest man to take on Amazon boss Jeff Bezos in India's booming e-commerce sector

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, is set to take on Amazon's Jeff Bezos in India as the billionaire magnate launches his own rival e-commerce venture in the world's second most populous country. Reli...

18 Jan 2019 2:35 pm
India promotes Ice hockey for the youth in the Himalayas

India hosted Ice hockey tournament with Tibet to popularize the sport with young people in the Himalayan region and to boost tourism.

18 Jan 2019 1:52 pm
India's Wipro Expects Small Rise in IT Services Revenue in Quarter

(Reuters) - Indian software services provider Wipro Ltd on Friday forecast a small rise in revenue growth from IT services for the quarter to March after beating third quarter profit estimates. Althou...

18 Jan 2019 12:59 pm
India's Reliance jumps as results show consumer business thriving

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in India’s Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) rose on Friday, following record quarterly numbers that showed the conglomerate’s strategy to diversify beyond refining and ...

18 Jan 2019 11:26 am
Australia v India: MS Dhoni half-century guides tourists to ODI series win

MS Dhoni scored a third successive half century to guide India to a seven-wicket win against Australia and clinch the one-day international series 2-1. Dhoni, who was dropped first ball, hit an unbeat...

18 Jan 2019 11:02 am
MS Dhoni leads the chase as India claim ODI series victory over Australia

India condemned Australia to their seventh consecutive one-day international series defeat after clinching a dramatic seven-wicket victory in Melbourne. With the series level at one match apiece, MS D...

18 Jan 2019 10:26 am
India's richest man to battle Amazon, Walmart in e-commerce

Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani announced details of a new online shopping platform Friday that will see his oil-to-telecoms conglomerate take on Amazon and Walmart in India's burgeoning e-commerce m...

18 Jan 2019 10:24 am
India's Wipro third-quarter profit beats estimates

(Reuters) - Indian software services provider Wipro Ltd reported a better than expected rise in third-quarter profit on Friday, and forecast slightly higher sequential revenue growth from IT services ...

18 Jan 2019 9:37 am
India's Sun Pharma asks regulator to examine media report

(Reuters) - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (SUN.NS) on Friday asked India’s capital markets regulator to look into a media report about an alleged complaint by a whistleblower that led to a sell-of...

18 Jan 2019 9:36 am
Dhoni leads way for India as Australia's World Cup plans take a hit

India capped a dominant tour and highlighted Australia's World Cup issues with a series clinching seven-wicket victory in the deciding third one-day international at the MCG on Friday night. Having di...

18 Jan 2019 9:24 am
India beats Australia by 7 wickets in 3rd ODI, wins series

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal took a record 6-42 to propel India to a seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day cricket international and a 2-1 win in the three-ma...

18 Jan 2019 9:14 am
Chahal, Dhoni Script India's ODI Series Victory in Australia

MELBOURNE — Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored his third successive half century to guide India to a seven-wicket victory in the series-deciding third one-day international against Australia a...

18 Jan 2019 9:02 am
India's Wipro third-quarter profit surges 30 percent

(Reuters) - Indian software services provider Wipro Ltd reported a 30 percent jump in third-quarter profit on Friday, beating analyst estimates and helped by higher revenue from its IT services. Net p...

18 Jan 2019 8:34 am
MS Dohni guides India home to complete ODI series win in Australia

MS Dhoni put in another winning innings as India secured a seven-wickets victory at the MCG. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images MS Dhoni consigned Australia to yet another ODI series defeat, del...

18 Jan 2019 8:31 am
Listen: Tense finish as India look to clinch ODI series win over Australia

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18 Jan 2019 8:09 am
Swine flu kills 40 in western India

At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western Indian state popular with foreigners, authorities said Friday. Last ye...

18 Jan 2019 7:59 am
India gold demand lags on price surge; all eyes on Lunar New Year

MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold demand turned fragile this week in India as local prices jumped to their highest level in 2-1/2-years, while traders in major buying centres in Asia pinned hopes ...

18 Jan 2019 7:58 am
AP Photos: Celebrating south India’s bull taming festivals

MADURAI, India — As drums beat and the crowd cheers, a man leaps onto the back of a large bull and hangs tightly to its hump as the animal bucks and jumps. If he can hold on to the bull for three jump...

18 Jan 2019 7:11 am
AP Photos: Celebrating south India's bull taming festivals

As drums beat and the crowd cheers, a man leaps onto the back of a large bull and hangs tightly to its hump as the animal bucks and jumps. If he can hold on to the bull for three jumps or for 30 ...

18 Jan 2019 7:07 am
Asia's Richest Man Outlines Plan to Take on Amazon in India

Reliance Industries Ltd. will roll out its online shopping platform to 1.2 million retailers and store-owners in western India, sketching out an ambitious plan to take on Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart I...

18 Jan 2019 6:53 am
Movie Review: Why Cheat India

Soumik Sen’s drama starring Emraan Hashmi is a rough-at-the-edges but surprisingly perceptive look at the dysfunctional education system in India and the losing battle that millions of students ...

18 Jan 2019 6:36 am
Competition Commission of India orders DP, Maersk units to withdraw some notices to clients at Mumbai port

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s antitrust watchdog has ordered Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk and Dubai’s DP World to withdraw certain customer advisories which it said could hamper growth of ...

18 Jan 2019 6:01 am
India watchdog orders DP, Maersk units to withdraw some notices to clients at Mumbai port

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s antitrust watchdog has ordered Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk and Dubai’s DP World to withdraw certain customer advisories which it said could hamper growth of the country’ ...

18 Jan 2019 5:57 am
Modi's pre-election handouts to cost India billions, breach fiscal targets - sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A series of vote-catching measures planned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1 trillion rupees ($14 ...

18 Jan 2019 5:25 am
Modi's pre-election handouts to cost India billions, breach fiscal targets: sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A series of vote-catching measures planned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1 trillion rupees ($14 billion) ...

18 Jan 2019 5:17 am
Michael Vaughan meets Ravi Shastri: 'Virat Kohli can save Test cricket in India - every kid wants to be him'

Michael Vaughan has spent the winter commentating for Fox Sports in Australia covering the Australia-India series. He sat down with India coach Ravi Shastri at the MCG this week to talk Virat Kohli, t...

18 Jan 2019 5:14 am
Listen: Australia v India - third ODI

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18 Jan 2019 4:49 am
India’s Farmers Threatened by Swelling Numbers of Stray Cows

As Sitabh Malik prepares to harvest his winter crop and plant wheat, he is apprehensive. The 36-year-old spends much of the day patrolling his farm in Abupur village in Uttar Pradesh state to chase st...

18 Jan 2019 3:30 am
Global Rally Skips India Stocks as Sun Pharmaceuticals Plunges

Indian equities missed a global stocks rally as plunge in shares of the nation’s biggest drugmaker dragged the key indexes lower. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 0.2 percent to 36,320.74 as of 11 ...

18 Jan 2019 3:26 am
India's Sun Pharma tumbles on report of fresh allegations by whistleblower

(Reuters) - Shares of India’s Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (SUN.NS) slumped over 13 percent on Friday to near six-year low, after a media report of a complaint by a whistleblower raised fresh con...

18 Jan 2019 3:03 am
India Signals Readiness to Put Growth Ahead of Fiscal Discipline

India’s government signaled it’s ready to sacrifice fiscal discipline to stoke economic growth, as it prepares to unveil its last spending plan next month before a general election. “It entirely depen...

18 Jan 2019 2:22 am
Two more women barred from flashpoint Sabarimala temple in India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA (AFP) - Hindu devotees barred on Wednesday (Jan 16) two more women from entering one of India's holiest temples, police said, two weeks after two others made history and spar...

18 Jan 2019 1:37 am
India wins toss, bowls in 3rd ODI vs. Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — India won the toss and elected to bowl Friday in the deciding third one-day cricket international against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia won the first ...

18 Jan 2019 12:11 am
Australia v India: third one-day international – live!

This old ground loves a final and that is, in essence, what we have here today with these two sides coming into this rubber with one win apiece. Australia went close to wrapping it up in two but Kohli ...

17 Jan 2019 11:16 pm
Manmohan Singh: India’s ‘accidental PM’ biopic causes stir

Manmohan Singh was one of India's longest serving prime ministers and widely regarded as the architect of the country's economic reforms. But critics say a new Bollywood biopic months before a general ...

17 Jan 2019 9:44 pm
Ravi Shastri meets Michael Vaughan: 'Virat Kohli can save Test cricket in India - every kid wants to be him'

Michael Vaughan has spent the winter commentating for Fox Sports in Australia covering the Australia-India series. He sat down with India coach Ravi Shastri at the MCG this week to talk Virat Kohli, t...

17 Jan 2019 8:34 pm
Fast Asia Open: Japan CPI, India bank loans

Morgan Stanley dealt a blow to Wall Street bulls at the end of a previously positive bank earnings season, missing profit forecasts as its trading business fell sharply behind rivals during a volatile ...

17 Jan 2019 8:26 pm
Tattoo artist heading to India to help victims of acid attacks and those living with vitiligo

Amber Gotzmeister is a tattoo artist at Good Geisha cosmetic Tattoo shop in Kensington Market. She is heading to India this week, for her second trip to help victims of acid attacks or those living wi...

17 Jan 2019 8:25 pm
Hindu festival in India soaked in faith and politics

One of Hinduism's biggest religious congregations began this week with the achievement of a historic milestone. Dozens of transgender ascetics bathed at the holy confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and my...

17 Jan 2019 8:10 pm
Manager Who Dodged Global Crisis Sees 20-Year Bull Run in India

In his two-decade career as an asset manager, Pankaj Murarka hasn’t shied from calling time on Indian stocks. At the first signs of the financial crisis, he took cover when many others thought the cou...

17 Jan 2019 4:30 pm
Microsoft helps police shut down fake tech-support centers in India

Microsoft has been working with police in India to shut down fake tech-support centers in the country that are scamming victims in the US and Canada. On Tuesday and Wednesday, police in the Indian cap...

17 Jan 2019 3:39 pm
Apax Eyes India’s Growth Potential, Sun Banks $1.87 Billion for Fund VII

Good day. Emerging markets have lost some of their luster among invetors over the past year. But global buyout firm Apax Partners still sees sparkle coming from at least one emerging market. At a rece...

17 Jan 2019 2:47 pm
Crews retrieve body from India mine shaft; 14 still missing

Jan. 17 (UPI) --Crews in India said they've recovered the body of one of the miners trapped in an illegal mine, officials said Thursday. But 14 are still unaccounted for. Twenty miners initially went ...

17 Jan 2019 2:09 pm
Israeli security chief visits India, flying over Saudi Arabia

As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being ...

17 Jan 2019 2:06 pm
Ram Rahim Singh: India guru jailed for life over journalist's murder

An Indian guru has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a journalist who exposed sexual abuse of women at his sect. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the 51-year-old Dera Sacha Sauda leader, is alrea...

17 Jan 2019 1:32 pm
India ruling party president will be discharged in a day or two

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The chief of India’s ruling party, Amit Shah, will be discharged from hospital in a day or two after a bout of swine flu, a party spokesman said on Thursday. It is not clear how ...

17 Jan 2019 11:42 am
India's Reliance Industries third-quarter profit rises, beats estimate

(Reuters) - Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RELI.NS) on Thursday posted a 8.8 percent rise in third-quarter profit, beating analyst estimates, driven by growth in its petrochemicals busin...

17 Jan 2019 10:38 am
Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India after deportations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim families have left India for Bangladesh since seven Rohingya men were deported to their home country Myanmar in October, community leaders said on Thu...

17 Jan 2019 10:37 am