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Vivo Y17 with 5,000 mAh battery launched in India at Rs 17,990

NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has expanded its smartphone series with the launch of its latest mid-range smartphone. The company has launched the Vivo Y17 which was recently certified ...

25 Apr 2019 3:19 am
BUZZ-India's UltraTech Cement breaks key resistance; may test 4,600 -Technicals

** Shares of UltraTech Cement Ltd breaks above a resistance at 4,417.73 rupees, gain as much as 3.7 pct ** The resistance was identified as the 86.4 pct Fibonacci retracement level of the ...

25 Apr 2019 3:13 am
Huawei P30 Lite goes on sale for the first time in India via Amazon

Huawei P30 Lite is now available in India. As announced by the company, the smartphone can be purchased on e-commerce website Amazon starting today. The handset is an affordable model of Huawei ...

25 Apr 2019 2:10 am
Morning News Call - India, April 25

To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH 5:15 pm: Axis Bank to announce ...

25 Apr 2019 1:53 am
India’s Secret Stimulus Is a Bad Sign

Andy Mukherjee is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering industrial companies and financial services. He previously was a columnist for Reuters Breakingviews. He has also worked for the Straits Times, ...

25 Apr 2019 1:09 am
Bullet train: Bids invited for India’s first undersea tunnel

A high-speed bullet train travels past a rapeseed or canola field in Haian, Jiangsu province VADODARA: The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has issued tender for India’s ...

24 Apr 2019 11:49 pm
India gang-rape victim's record compensation could help others, say activists

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A move by India’s top court to order record compensation for a Muslim woman gang raped during religious riots more than 15 years ago could help other victims ...

24 Apr 2019 10:57 pm
Rahul Gandhi: Can India's Congress leader unseat PM Modi?

India's main opposition leader Rahul Gandhi was all but written off after his crushing defeat in the last elections. But he has energised a struggling Congress party and increasingly set the agenda ...

24 Apr 2019 10:13 pm
Homeowners in India Roll Up Sleeves to Complete Unfinished Flats

Lalit Vazirani, a computer programmer from Mumbai, never reckoned on having to turn amateur property developer. Yet here he is, a decade after putting down a deposit for an apartment near the city’s ...

24 Apr 2019 8:30 pm
Tik Tok: India lifts download ban on Chinese video app

TikTok, the Chinese social media platform pulled from app stores in India over claims it made children vulnerable to pornographic and other inappropriate content, will be available for download again ...

24 Apr 2019 7:36 pm
India needs change: It must pursue economic policies that have borne fruit across the world

What can one say about the abysmal performance of NDA during its governing tenure of five years? The functioning of BJP-led NDA has indeed been disastrous, but it would be hard to say that ...

24 Apr 2019 7:00 pm
Jio overtakes Airtel to become India's No.2 telecom company

NEW DELHI: Nearly two-and-a-half years after launching mobile phone services, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio has overtaken Bharti Airtel's subscriber base to emerge as the second-largest telecom ...

24 Apr 2019 6:53 pm
Activists: India Gang-Rape Victim's Record Compensation Could Help Others

A move by India's top court to order record compensation for a Muslim woman gang raped during religious riots more than 15 years ago could help other victims win justice, her lawyer and activists said ...

24 Apr 2019 5:35 pm
This dance production is a tribute to India

Bengaluru rasikas are in for a novel treat. Students and dancers from Nitya Narthana Priya Dance Academy and Shivapriya School of Dance are gearing up to perform a special dance production titled ...

24 Apr 2019 5:00 pm
Blackstone buys majority stake in India's Essel Propack

Mumbai — New York-based private equity fund Blackstone Group said April 22 it is paying up to $462 million to buy Indian specialty packaging company Essel Propack Ltd., the world's largest maker of ...

24 Apr 2019 4:59 pm
Agusta accused Michel’s family takes his case to UN, alleges torture and arbitrary detention in India

LONDON: The barristers’ chambers representing AgustaWestland helicopter scam accused Christian Michel’s family has filed a petition of complaint with the United Nations requesting an ...

24 Apr 2019 4:28 pm
India to stay away from Belt Forum as China tries to build influence

BEIJING: China is using the three-day Belt and Road Forum, which opens on Thursday, to exert its political muscle and establish itself as a rallying point for international business exchanges.

24 Apr 2019 4:24 pm
Boeing axes 210 orders after India's Jet stops flying

(Reuters) - Boeing Co removed 210 aircraft from its order backlog and took an impairment charge over customer financing losses on Wednesday following the near-collapse of India’s Jet Airways. The ...

24 Apr 2019 4:23 pm
A lesson in religious tolerance from ancient India

The Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath, India, erected by Emperor Ashoka. Photograph: The Art Archive/Alamy Your editorial on religious freedom and the massacre in Sri Lanka (23 April) suggests: “The ...

24 Apr 2019 3:43 pm
PU Chitra wins third gold for India at Asian Athletics Championships

DOHA: PU Chitra defended her 1500m title to give India its third gold medal while Ajay Kumar Saroj and Dutee Chand won a silver and a bronze in men's 1500m and women's 200m respectively on the ...

24 Apr 2019 3:07 pm
India alleges P&G kept more than $35 million in tax benefits - source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian tax authorities have alleged U.S. consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble did not pass on more than $35 million in tax benefits which were meant to have gone to its ...

24 Apr 2019 2:18 pm
Entries invited for pan-India annual art competition

The eighth annual pan-India inter school drawing competition 2019 titled ‘Perception’ is being held online. Organized by the Council for Fair Business Practices (CFBP) with Niki Hingad Art ...

24 Apr 2019 2:08 pm
WeWork India, others offer jobs to Jet Airways employees

NEW DELHI: US-based co-working operator WeWork on Wednesday said it will offer job opportunities to Jet Airways employees, who were affected by the recent suspension of operations. Running into a ...

24 Apr 2019 1:44 pm
China to hold 2nd BRF meet on Thursday; India to give it a miss

BEIJING: China will hold its 2nd Belt and Road Forum (BRF) from Thursday to showcase its trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) without India's presence for the second consecutive time ...

24 Apr 2019 1:39 pm
India alleges P&G kept more than $35 million in tax benefits: source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian tax authorities have alleged U.S. consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble did not pass on more than $35 million in tax benefits which were meant to have gone to its ...

24 Apr 2019 1:34 pm
Spotify Sued by India’s Oldest Label, Will Remove Catalog From Platform

Just weeks after Spotify launched in India without securing rights from Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, it is being sued by the country’s oldest record label, Saregama, and will remove that ...

24 Apr 2019 1:23 pm
Mercedes-Benz India opens two new showrooms in Nagpur

NEW DELHI: German global automobile marque Mercedes Benz on Wednesday announced the inauguration of two state-of-the art outlets in Nagpur in partnership with Garnet Motors. The showroom and ...

24 Apr 2019 1:11 pm
India Court Lifts Ban on Bytedance's TikTok Video-Sharing App

(Bloomberg) -- A court in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu overturned a ban on TikTok video-sharing app after accepting its maker Bytedance Ltd.’s petition for interim relief. The app will now ...

24 Apr 2019 1:01 pm
Madras high court lifts TikTok ban in India, in boost to ByteDance

The Madras high court on Wednesday moved to lift a ban on popular video app TikTok in India, two lawyers involved in the case said, in a boost for its developer Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. ...

24 Apr 2019 12:26 pm
India is well equipped going into the World Cup: Rahul Dravid

Former skipper Rahul Dravid reckons India have a well-equipped squad going into the 2019 ICC World Cup and believes that the Men in Blue have the right combination. Despite a recent 2-3 loss to ...

24 Apr 2019 11:56 am
India's copper exports fell 70 percent in 2018/19 - trade body

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The value of India’s copper products exports declined 70 percent in the year ended in March 2019 primarily due to the shutdown of Vedanta Ltd’s copper smelter, an ...

24 Apr 2019 8:48 am
India internet clampdown will not stop misinformation

As nearly 900 million Indians engage in voting over seven weeks to select the country's next government, social media companies are under pressure to try to control fake news and misinformation.

24 Apr 2019 8:43 am
India's copper exports fell 70 pct in 2018/19 - trade body

NEW DELHI, April 24 (Reuters) - The value of India’s copper products exports declined 70 percent in the year ended in March 2019 primarily due to the shutdown of Vedanta Ltd’s copper smelter, an ...

24 Apr 2019 8:40 am
From India to Ireland: a week of Extinction Rebellion actions

I am part of XR [Extinction Rebellion] Bhopal. The group is still in a very early phase and is working mostly on educating people about climate issues. On the evening of 15 April 2019 some school ...

24 Apr 2019 8:30 am
Priyanka Chopra stands out in a bright yellow ensemble as she lands in India for her brother Siddarth's wedding

She wed Nick Jonas in an elaborate three-day ceremony in India. And Priyanka Chopra returned to her native Mumbai to attend her brother Siddarth's wedding on Wednesday. The actress, 36, stood out in ...

24 Apr 2019 8:21 am
Triumph Speed Twin launched in India at Rs 9.46 lakh

NEW DELHI: Triumph Motorcycles launched the 2019 Speed Twin in India on Wednesday at Rs 9.46 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Manufacturers confirmed that the booking for the modern classic has begun ...

24 Apr 2019 7:51 am
India c.bank steps up liquidity management to make rate cuts count

MUMBAI, April 24 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India’s surprise announcement of new open market purchases of government bonds is a sign the central bank is stepping up efforts to increase the ...

24 Apr 2019 7:50 am
India's one-man voting booth in the jungle

Indian officials traveled nearly 45 miles through lion-infested jungle this week to ensure a 69-year-old holy man got his change to take part in the world's biggest democratic exercise. Michelle ...

24 Apr 2019 6:00 am
Normal Monsoon for India; Coastal Maharashtra May Get Below-Normal Rain: New Report

While India as a whole is set to get normal rain, some regions are forecast to receive below-normal rainfall. These include parts of the west coast of peninsular India (including Maharashtra's ...

24 Apr 2019 5:56 am
TikTok ban in India LIVE updates: Madras HC to decide on interim ban on the app today

TikTok, the social media app owned by Chinese company ByteDance, will have its fate decided in India today. The Madras High Court (HC) was ordered by the Supreme Court of India (SC), on 22 April, to ...

24 Apr 2019 5:50 am
Swings in India's Rupee Is Making It Difficult to Hedge Currency

The success of the Indian central bank’s currency-swap auctions is leading to exaggerated moves in the onshore forwards market, making it harder for companies to hedge their foreign-currency ...

24 Apr 2019 5:35 am
Volatility 101: Should Bhagyanagar India (NSE:BHAGYNAGAR) Shares Have Dropped 36%?

It's easy to match the overall market return by buying an index fund. But if you buy individual stocks, you can do both better or worse than that. Investors in Bhagyanagar India Limited (NSE ...

24 Apr 2019 5:20 am
Earthquake rattles Nepal, north-east India and Tibet

KATHMANDU (DPA, AFP) - Nepal was struck by a magnitude-5.2 earthquake early on Wednesday (April 24), the country's seismological centre said, on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the major quake ...

24 Apr 2019 4:44 am
Cyber threat: India witnessed 1.4 lakh account hacking attempts every hour in 2018

BENGALURU: In 2018, India reported about 1.4 lakh account takeover (ATO) login attempts every hour from people using stolen or generated username and password, a latest cyber security report has ...

24 Apr 2019 4:37 am
Sri Lankan greats back India to reach World Cup semis

MUMBAI: Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas hasn't aged. Or so it seems. Mentoring a bunch of budding cricketers under the hot sun in Mumbai, Vaas displayed limitless energy.

24 Apr 2019 4:16 am
With Iran and trade rifts, India feels brushed aside by Trump

President Donald Trump may count Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi among his international allies, but New Delhi is smarting over unexpected US decisions it sees as ignoring the interests of an ...

24 Apr 2019 4:06 am
Cricket - India's Dhoni to rest before World Cup if back trouble worsens

(Reuters) - India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not hesitate to take time off before World Cup if his niggling back problem worsens during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), the stumper ...

24 Apr 2019 3:47 am
India is No. 2 among countries with most deaths caused by poor food choices

A recent study published in the journal ‘Lancet’ on diet-related death rates in the world places India (1,573,595) at second place, only after China (3,128,516), with the most number of deaths ...

24 Apr 2019 3:33 am
US decision to end Iran oil sanctions waiver won't affect India's investments in Chabahar port

NEW DELHI: US’ decision to end the Iran oil sanctions waiver will not affect India’s investments in Chahbahar port in Iran. The revocation of the “significant reductions exemption” (SRE ...

24 Apr 2019 3:31 am
Managing Macros | India in a better place now to tackle rising crude prices

The possibility of sustained higher crude oil prices invariably raises a number of macroeconomic concerns in India. In 2018, higher oil prices, for instance, led to significant volatility in the ...

24 Apr 2019 3:30 am