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Report shines light on human rights, labour abuses in India’s leather industry

By Drew McLachlan  A new report has highlighted the hazardous conditions in some of India’s leather industries, with some 2.5 million workers said to endure unacceptable working conditions that...
Ikea

Ikea unveils ambitious India plans

IKEA is sharpening its India focus as it plans to double sourcing products from the Indian market to €600 million by 2020, the home...

India’s Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Microsoft, eBay and Tencent

India's top e-commerce company Flipkart announced Monday it had raised $1.4 billion in a record funding round that shores up the online retail giant...
Amazon and Flipkart for dominance in India

Amazon battles home-grown Flipkart for dominance in India

With 100 million new internet users every year, Amazon is betting big on India, but a major new investment in homegrown rival Flipkart means...
India offers 10 billion investment - Modi and Hasina

India offers $10 billion investment and $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide $5 billion in loans, including $500 million...

Will shortage of Darjeeling tea hit Britain?

A spate of poor growing conditions is souring the fortunes of tea farmers in Darjeeling – though a senior figure in the industry has cast doubt on...

Taj Mansingh to finally go under hammer, Le Meridien licence cancelled

Two years after the Centre cleared the decks for its auction, Taj Mansingh Hotel will finally go under the hammer, the NDMC on Thursday...

Food and drink giants plot fightback as India looks to tighten rules

Several food and drink multinationals and trade groups met in recent weeks to discuss how to lobby more effectively against Indian proposals for higher...

 ‘India and China should jointly bid for oil and gas fields’

China and India should jointly bid for contracts to acquire overseas oil and gas fields to reduce competition and strengthen cooperation in investments in energy technologies,...

Indian foreign investors top UAE property market

Indians have emerged the top foreign property investors in Dubai, spending over $3.2 billion last year alone, according to the Dubai Land Department.The total...