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Mukesh Ambani (right) with his son Akash before addressing shareholders in Mumbai

Mobile price wars as Reliance pledges free 4G with Jio

Outside a tiny Reliance store in a trendy Mumbai neighbourhood, residents queued for hours this week for a new SIM card promising free data...
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Modi’s generics-only drugs plan worries health experts and Indian pharma sector

India's plan to bring in a law to ensure doctors prescribe medicines only by their generic names risks proliferating the sale of substandard...

Sri Lanka rupee ends at seven-month low; foreign fund outflow weighs

Sri Lanka’s rupee fell on Wednesday (28) to its seven-month closing low as foreign fund outflows after the central bank cut key monetary policy...

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TIKTOK denied Tuesday (30) sharing Indian users’ data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration...

UK car sector seeks more government help to handle pandemic hit

BRITAIN’S car industry called on the government to introduce additional measures such as a sales tax cut to boost the sector as a third...
Trade mission FCO minister Alok Sharma

Alok Sharma leads UK delegation at Indore’s Global Investors Summit

FOREIGN office minister Alok Sharma is set to lead a British business delegation to the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh this weekend. Indore, the...

Covid-19 crisis to sink global economy in 2020; India’s GDP to shrink 4.5 per...

KEY emerging market economies are taking a severe hit to GDP amid the coronavirus pandemic, with India seeing the first contraction in decades, the...
Tata Steel’s Port Talbot facility

Tata Steel mulls ThyssenKrupp tie-up

German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp on Saturday (July 9) defended merger talks with Indian rival Tata Steel saying the consolidation of the sector in Europe was...

India and UAE ink 14 pacts in key areas including defence and security

In a bid boost to their strategic ties, India and the UAE on Wednesday (25) signed more than a dozen pacts in key areas...
NTPC staff at the launch of the masala bond at the London Stock Exchange

Historic masala bond raises millions for solar power

Nearly 30 masala bonds have been launched at the London Stock Exchange but the one issued on Friday (September 9) by NTPC Ltd, an...