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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...
Arun Jaitley

H-1B visas: Jaitley stresses Indians’ role in US

INDIA'S finance minister Arun Jaitley has raised the issue of H-1B visas with US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross as he highlighted the role of...

Sri Lanka’s economy recovered in first-quarter but faces slump after April bombings

Sri Lanka’s economy grew at its fastest pace in nearly a year from January to March, before the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on April...

Demonetisation shows “boldness” of Modi: French foreign minister

France has appreciated demonetisation in India, terming it as a “bold” decision which “shows how determined” prime minister Narendra Modi is to combat tax...
Report called Britain's banking sector 'elitist'

Investment banks urged to improve diversity in recruitment

Britain’s top investment banks have been urged by campaigners to stop being “elitist” and hire more staff from diverse backgrounds.They have called for City...

Sri Lanka shares finish at over five-month high, while rupee flat

Sri Lankan shares rose for a fourth straight session to hit their highest close in over five months on Friday (26), led by a...
Vijay Mallya (Image courtesy: World Economic Forum/Wikimedia)

UB Group: Mallya in “full control” even after moving to UK

EVEN after relocating to the UK, beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya remains in “full control”, his UB group’s holding firm United Breweries Holdings Ltd (UBHL)...

Sri Lanka budget for 2019 passes

Sri Lanka's budget for 2019 was approved on Friday (5) after the government of prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe foiled a joint attempt from president Maithripala Sirisena and main...
Dassault Rafale jet fighter

Reliance and Dassault declare defence partnership

INDIA’S Reliance Group and France’s Dassault have signed a lucrative defence partnership as part of a fighter jet deal agreed between the two nations...
Vodafone looking to be the market leader in India

Vodafone says in Indian merger talks with Idea Cellular

Vodafone said on Monday it was in talks to merge its Indian operations with rival Idea Cellular in an all-share deal that would create...