New Delhi (Sputinik): A consortium of state-funded Indian banks has filed a fresh plea in the UK High Court seeking the full disclosure of assets owned by Vijay Mallya, an Indian liquor baron on the run. Mallya faces criminal charges in India for...
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New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian government on Tuesday categorically rejected US President Donald Trump’s assertion that he had been approached by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mediate on the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan.
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New Delhi (Sputnik): Years after his country remained tight-lipped and in denial mode about Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts, Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed it was his country’s spy agency, the ISI, which ultimately facilitated the efforts of...
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Despite its hopes of reaching 100 million subscribers in India, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) remains a relatively niche product in the country. Most estimates put its subscriber base in India somewhere between 1 million and 2 million.The company's biggest...
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New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said he will not allow the jailed chief of the Pakistan Muslim League and his predecessor Nawaz Sharif access to air-conditioning and television in prison.
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New Delhi (Sputnik) The Indian foreign ministry has responded to the claim and said “no such request has been made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to US President Donald Trump”.
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A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost...
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India's weather agency said Monday it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations.
Luckin continues to expand at jaw-dropping speed as it announced plans to open shop overseas for the first time. On Monday, the Starbucks challenger from China said it has signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a joint venture with...
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New Delhi (Sputnik): Three persons have been arrested in the Indian capital city of New Delhi for allegedly abducting and robbing Canadian-origin Indian Airlines pilot Mohammad Mehdi Mool nine days ago, police said.
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New Delhi (Sputnik): A multi-storey building was up in flames in India's commercial city of Mumbai on Monday afternoon with many people feared trapped on the third and fourth floors of the Telephone Exchange complex.
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Activists have accused the RSS of inciting hatred against non-Hindus and seeking a purely Hindu state. The group positions itself as a cultural organisation but not a political one.
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New Delhi (Sputnik): An interministerial panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies in India and imposing fines and penalties for carrying out any activities connected with virtual currencies.
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And you thought this deal was dead.
As Moscow moves to mass-produce the Su-57 in much larger quantities than previously expected, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is cautiously signaling its interest in Russia’s...
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In India, politicians are generally perceived to be corrupt and marred in scandals. Yet, prime minister Narendra Modi has managed to break that perception and emerged as one of the most admired people in the world.
Ranked the sixth most admired...
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India’s solar capacity addition target of 100 gigawatts (GW) is expected to face serious challenges if the current sluggish growth in rooftop solar is not addressed. Of the overall target, 40 GW is proposed to come from the rooftop solar segment....
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This is the first in a series of Q&As tracing the journeys of startups that have become household names in India.
At 11 am on July 12, 2012, UrbanLadder.com went live. The furniture retail portal had a catalogue of just around 25 items, the...
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ByteDance has finally woken up to India’s security concerns after the country’s law enforcement began to bite.
Yesterday (July 21), the Chinese internet technology firm said it is in the process of setting up a data centre in India for...