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Trump Jr., in India, brushes off 'nonsense' accusations about family's business

Donald Trump Jr., visiting India this week, pushed back against “nonsense” accusations that he is profiting from his father's presidency, saying the family gets no credit “for doing the right thing” and pledging no new foreign business deals.

22 Feb 2018 6:08 am
India: Avaada Power to develop 1.6 GW of solar in Uttar Pradesh

Avaada Power Pvt Ltd, one of India’s leading clean energy companies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Uttar Pradesh (UP) to invest INR 100 billion ($1.55 billion) in the state for 1.6 GW worth of solar PV projects.

22 Feb 2018 6:07 am
India’s Art Market Is Poised for Liftoff—But Haven’t We Heard This Before?

Just over a decade ago, the International Herald Tribune published an article with the triumphant headline, “India’s art market booming.” The boom, however, didn’t last, and the market deflated following the financial crisis. Fast forward to 2018 ...

22 Feb 2018 5:58 am
India in for harsh climate this year due to global warming

Vijayawada: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) member R K Jain underlined the need for proper implementation of 'heat wave action plan' in all States in the country to minimise the impact of heat waves on the people particularly those living in ...

22 Feb 2018 5:57 am
Did the British Empire resist women’s suffrage in India?

These are external links and will open in a new window The US took 144 years to give equal voting rights to women. Suffragettes in UK took nearly a century to win the vote. Women won the vote in some cantons of Switzerland as recently as 1974. But Indian ...

22 Feb 2018 5:55 am
Heinrich Klaasen smashes 69 from 30 balls for South Africa to keep T20I series with India alive

Heinrich Klaasen blasted 69 from 30 balls in his second T20 international as South Africa beat India in Centurion to take the three-match series to a decider. Klaasen, playing for the Proteas with regular wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock nursing a ...

22 Feb 2018 5:53 am
How feasible is Virgin's Hyperloop plan for India?

As per the initial ‘Hyperloop Alpha’ concept paper floated by Musk, Hyperloop is a futuristic mode of transport that is built on elevated or underground vacuum tubes. Inside these tubes, specialised pod-like structures will carry passengers along at ...

22 Feb 2018 5:53 am
Honda Activa 5G: India Launch, Price, Images, Dimensions - 5 Things You Need to Know

We previously reported that Honda 2Wheelers India showcased new Activa 5G scooter at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2018 which is slated to launch in the domestic market soon. The Activa nameplate had been game changing model for the Japanese bike ...

22 Feb 2018 5:52 am
The Beatles in India: Recollections at the opening of a Liverpool exhibition

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi with members of the Beatles at his academy in India, March 1968. Getty Fifty years ago, between 16 and 19 February 1968, the four Beatles and their partners flew to India to learn about meditation from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

22 Feb 2018 5:52 am
Meet Debjani Ghosh, The First Woman To Lead India's Tech Industry In 30 Years

#NotAllMen makes sense to an extent, but men who think that every river they step into is a man's domain will soon know that women too, are equally good, if not better. Just today we reported that Avani Chaturvedi became the first Indian woman to fly a ...

22 Feb 2018 5:52 am
Scenario of Poor Elderly in Rural India

According to the World Bank Report(1994), poor elderly population of India usually faces the problems of earning from assets in old age, because of poor credit and insurance markets and also absence of traditionally extra familial welfare institutions.

22 Feb 2018 5:44 am
Uber CEO says no change in India business after SoftBank deal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc does not expect any change in its India operations following an investment deal with Japan's SoftBank Group, which also has a stake in the U.S. firm's India rival Ola, Uber's chief executive said on Thursday.

22 Feb 2018 5:39 am
India’s Poker Sports League opens bidding for Kolkata Royals sale

If anyone is interested in buying a poker team, now’s the time to do it. India’s Poker Sports League (PSL) has a team for sale, the Kolkata Royal s, and is currently accepting bids. Despite having been close to selling the team twice in the past month ...

22 Feb 2018 5:32 am
India doctors remove world's 'largest brain tumour'

Doctors in India who have removed a 1.8kg (2.2lbs) brain tumour from a 31-year-old man say it could be the largest in the world. The surgery, which lasted seven hours, took place on 14 February at the Nair hospital in the western city of Mumbai. But the ...

22 Feb 2018 5:28 am
India seizes 9 luxury cars of billionaire jeweller in 1.8 bln USD bank fraud

NEW DELHI, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Indian authorities Thursday froze equities and seized nine luxury cars belonging to disgraced billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi and his firms in connection with the country's biggest-ever bank fraud of 1.8 billion U.S. dollars.

22 Feb 2018 5:27 am
India growth has slowed due to structural economic reforms: US

The Economic Report of the President (ERP) that shows a path for continued growth and paints a rosy picture for the American economy, alleges that countries, including India and Brazil - both GATT signatories since 1948 - have been far less open ...

22 Feb 2018 5:25 am
South Africa vs India 2018, 2nd T20I: Things which went wrong for the visitors

The fifties from Heinrich Klaasen and JP Duminy helped South Africa beat India by six wickets in the second T20I of the three-match series at Centurion on Wednesday. After losing the first T20I at the Wanderers by 28 runs, the Proteas produced a spirited ...

22 Feb 2018 5:06 am
Billionaire Jeweler Accused Of India's Biggest Ever Banking Scam -- Who Is Nirav Modi?

Over the last week, billionaire diamond jeweler Nirav Modi has dominated the news in India, accused of orchestrating the biggest banking scam the country has ever witnessed. Once the preferred jeweler of celebrities including Kate Winslet and Naomi Watts ...

22 Feb 2018 3:24 am
Trump Jr is wooing India to make his real estate empire great again!

The question, in gold and serif font, was asked in the full-page advertisement on the front pages of top newspapers in India on Feb. 18, two days before Donald John Trump Jr. arrived in New Delhi. The US president’s son is in India on a week-long visit ...

22 Feb 2018 3:14 am
Donald Trump Jr.’s tour through India is staggeringly corrupt

Donald Trump Jr. arrived in India on Tuesday for a week-long visit, and his trip has already revealed a couple of things. First, it’s clear that the Trump administration is still embroiled in huge conflicts of interest. And second, it’s evident that ...

22 Feb 2018 2:50 am
Goldman Cuts Price Targets for India's State Banks After Fraud

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut its earnings forecasts and price targets for three of India’s state-run lenders, after the biggest banking fraud to hit the nation. Analysts including Rahul Jain lowered this year’s earnings estimate for State Bank of ...

22 Feb 2018 2:08 am
Morning News Call - India, February 22

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22 Feb 2018 1:41 am
Trump Jr. Might Be Too Much Even for India

If you lived in one of India’s largest cities, a startling sight would've greeted you when you picked up your morning newspaper last Monday: Whole front pages had been replaced by an artists’ impression of a skyscraper. There was to be a Trump tower in ...

22 Feb 2018 1:37 am
Trudeau 'assures' India Canada won't support Sikh separatists

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled to the holiest site of Sikhism in northern India on Wednesday where government leaders said he assured them his country won’t support anyone trying to revive a separatist movement in ...

22 Feb 2018 1:02 am
Sri Lanka tri-series: India youngsters in fray

NEW DELHI: Indian cricketers have a long, gruelling season ahead. Apart from the tough away tours to England, Australia and New Zealand, they will play in the 50-overs World Cup in England next year. So, having a bunch of injury-free players for these ...

22 Feb 2018 12:06 am
Explaining Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's Chilly Reception in India

It’s quite extraordinary. For a politician who is deemed to have rock-star-like status, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hardly making any ripples in India. And this is a country where celebrities get front page coverage in newspapers.

21 Feb 2018 11:51 pm
Finally, India’s finance minister and central bank have something to say on the PNB scam

What did India’s finance minister and the central bank do after the country’s biggest banking fraud unraveled on Feb. 14? They went silent. A week later, the two key pillars of Asia’s third-largest economy have finally spoken up. At an event in New ...

21 Feb 2018 11:44 pm
Trump Jr. to give policy speech during India business trip

Donald Trump Junior is in India on a business trip, but with planned speeches with the prime minister. CNBC’s Ron Insana and The Washington Post’s Annie Gowen discuss the vague line between Trump’s businesses and Trump’s White House.Feb.20.2018

21 Feb 2018 11:37 pm
Girl power: 22 Guj girls, 3 boys rank in top 25 in all India CS foundation exam

AHMEDABAD/SURAT/RAJKOT/VADODARA: Girl power swept the company secretaries (CS) foundation exam as 22 girls from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot secured their place among 25 toppers in the All India Rank (AIR). In contrast, only three boys from ...

21 Feb 2018 11:31 pm
Don Jr. Promises Not to Do Anything Corrupt While Shilling Condos In India

Beginning Tuesday, the junior Trump will have a full schedule of meet-and-greets with investors and business leaders throughout India where the Trump family has real estate projects — Mumbai, the New Delhi suburb of Gurgaon and the eastern city of Kolkata.

21 Feb 2018 9:23 pm
China strengthening air defenses with eye on India, says state media

New Delhi (CNN)Border tensions between China and India could again flare-up, say analysts, following a report in Chinese state media detailing the country's build-up of air defense capabilities close to its western frontier. According to a Global Times ...

21 Feb 2018 9:22 pm
After an awkward India visit, will Trudeau learn his lesson?

Sonya Fatah is an assistant professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism. Photo ops have limitations, as Justin Trudeau is learning on his inaugural visit to India as Prime Minister of Canada. Mr. Trudeau may not have thought family photographs shot ...

21 Feb 2018 9:06 pm
India’s Chandrayaan-2 Has More Power Than NASA’s Apollo Missions, But Cheaper

Not everything worthwhile has to be pricey, or so the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wants to prove with its planned Chandrayaan-2 mission to the Moon. Although it’s the second India-led lunar mission, the Chandrayaan-2 would be the first time ...

21 Feb 2018 9:02 pm
Donald Trump Jr. makes embarrassing comments about India while promoting Trump property

While hawking upward of $1 billion in luxury condos in India, Donald Trump Jr. complimented poor people living in the country for their smiles, saying there’s “something unique” about them. Speaking during an event hosted by CNBC’s India affiliate ...

21 Feb 2018 8:53 pm
Report: 3 Israelis held for filming with drone in India

According to the Times of India, three Israeli citizens were detained in India on Wednesday for recording images with a drone without permission near Gadisar Lake in Jaisalmer City. The three Israelis were detained by the police, however, after questioning ...

21 Feb 2018 8:52 pm
The Ethics of Donald Trump Jr.'s India Adventure

Who does Donald Trump Jr. speak for? Does the president’s son speak for the Trump Organization as he promotes luxury apartments in India? Does he speak for himself when he dines with investors in the projects? Does he speak for the Trump administration ...

21 Feb 2018 8:23 pm
Touch of Klaasen as South Africa beat India by six wickets

Centurion (South Africa) (AFP) - For the second time in his short career, Heinrich Klaasen halted India's cricketing juggernaut as South Africa won the second Twenty20 international by six wickets at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Klaasen slammed seven ...

21 Feb 2018 6:12 pm
Exclusive: India's PNB adopts strict SWIFT controls after mega fraud case

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s state-run Punjab National Bank (PNBK.NS) has stepped up its controls on the use of global payments network SWIFT following an alleged $1.77 billion fraud, according to memos issued this month and seen by Reuters. India’s ...

21 Feb 2018 6:04 pm
Will India Let Foreigners Buy More Bonds?

As India’s sovereign bonds suffer their worst selloff in almost two decades, the one group who actually wants to buy them looks likely to remain shut out of most of the market. The Reserve Bank of India is expected to review the cap on foreign investment ...

21 Feb 2018 6:02 pm
India in South Africa 2018 Scoreboard

Feb 21 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of 2nd twenty20 between South Africa and India on Wednesday at Centurion, South Africa South Africa win by 6 wickets India 1st innings Shikhar Dhawan c Farhaan Behardien b JP Duminy 24 Rohit Sharma lbw Junior ...

21 Feb 2018 5:35 pm
Live Cricket Score of South Africa vs India, 2nd T20I

And that's thanks two sensational half-centuries from Heinrich Klaasen and captain JP Duminy. Excellent batsmanship on a day when Chahal - one of South Africa's tormentors finished the day with the worst T20I figures for Indian bowlers. Once again in the ...

21 Feb 2018 5:31 pm
South Africa beats India by 6 wickets to set up decider

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) South Africa beat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to level the three-game series 1-1. South Africa 189-4 in 18.4 overs (Heinrich Klaasen 69; JP Duminy 64 not out; Jaydev Unadkat 2-42) beat ...

21 Feb 2018 5:26 pm
South Africa beats India to set up T20 series decider

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) JP Duminy finished the game with successive sixes as South Africa beat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to set up a series decider. The last game of India’s two-month tour will now settle ...

21 Feb 2018 5:26 pm
South Africa beat India by six wickets in second T20

Centurion (South Africa) (AFP) - South Africa beat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 international at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Scores in brief: India 188-4 in 20 overs (S. Raina 30, M. Pandey 79 not out, M. Dhoni 52 not out; J. Dala 2-28 ...

21 Feb 2018 5:19 pm
Twitter Mocks Justin Trudeau’s Bollywood Outfits During Trip To India

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau arrived in India dressed to impress on a week-long official trip that included meeting top Bollywood stars. While high-profile figures welcomed Trudeau with open arms, many Twitter users mocked his outfit choices.

21 Feb 2018 4:46 pm
India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party

Indian film star Kamal Haasan has launched his new political party in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Mr Haasan, 62, made the announcement in the town of Madurai before crowds of his party supporters. The state has a history of actors-turned-politicians ...

21 Feb 2018 3:07 pm
South Africa bowls first in 2nd T20 vs. India

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) South Africa won the toss and will bowl first in the second Twenty20 against India on Wedesday. India is on the verge of a limited-overs sweep in South Africa, leading the three-game T20 series 1-0 after having won the one-day ...

21 Feb 2018 2:06 pm
China Shows Off Air Force in Direct Challenge to India Military Power in Asia

The Chinese military has published photos of recent air force drills that at least one expert quoted in ruling party media identified Tuesday as a direct message to neighboring India. Tensions between the two Asian powers have once again risen after they ...

21 Feb 2018 1:52 pm
Russian Mazepin will debut new Force India F1 car

(Reuters) - Force India's Russian development driver Nikita Mazepin will be first to drive the Formula One team's new car when testing starts in Barcelona next Monday. Force India published its schedule on Wednesday, with race drivers Frenchman Esteban ...

21 Feb 2018 1:23 pm
Canada downplays rift with India over Sikh issue

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is downplaying reports of a rift between him and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Trudeau and his family are on an eight-day state visit to India, and Modi sent a junior minister to welcome them on Saturday.

21 Feb 2018 11:35 am