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Slow networks in India preventing Apple from full bloom Cook

Slow networks in India preventing Apple from full bloom: Cook

NEW YORK: India presents a “really great opportunity” for Apple but slow networks and the informal retail structure there is preventing the tech giant from realizing its full potential, its… Read more »

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

China commends India’s GDP growth; says keen to invest more

MOSCOW: China has complimented India for “doing a good job” in maintaining an impressive growth rate despite a global slowdown and is keen on working together to push for reforms… Read more »

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Air India grappling with Dreamliner woes

NEW DELHI: Facing frequent technical problems in its Dreamliner fleet, Air India has found itself in a spot as absence of contractual provisions is hindering the national carrier’s efforts to… Read more »

Afghanistan

Afghanistan prefers India to Pak for trade ties: report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan feels it has potentially lost a great opportunity to build strategic trade ties with regional economies owing to Afghanistan’s preference for a trilateral agreement with India and Iran… Read more »

Mallya's business model could be at faultJaitley

Mallya’s business model could be at fault: Jaitley

WASHINGTON: Questioning the “business model” of long-grounded Kingfisher Airlines for Vijay Mallya’s mounting woes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the airline sector as such is doing well in India… Read more »

No climate of intolerance in India Jaitley

No climate of intolerance in India: Jaitley

WASHINGTON: There could be “stray” incidents of people on either side of the political spectrum making irresponsible statements but this could not be generalized as prevalence of a climate of… Read more »

Time ripe for reevaluation of fiscal policy Jaitley at G20

Time ripe for reevaluation of fiscal policy: Jaitley at G20

WASHINGTON: Emphasizing the need for globally coordinated policy decisions to remedy the global economic turbulence, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the time is ripe for a reevaluation of… Read more »

Growth can surpass 7.5 pc if monsoon forecast comes true FM

Growth can surpass 7.5 pc if monsoon forecast comes true: FM

WASHINGTON: India may grow faster than 7.5 per cent GDP growth rate it recorded last year if predictions of above-average monsoon rainfall come true, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said…. Read more »

India world's largest remittance recipient in 2015 World Bank

India world’s largest remittance recipient in 2015: World Bank

WASHINGTON: India was the world’s largest recipient of remittances from abroad in 2015 despite experiencing a USD 1 billion drop from the previous year, the first decline in its remittances… Read more »

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Trouble for Cameron after his tax records go public

LONDON: In an unprecedented decision, David Cameron has released his tax records to defuse the growing anger over his father’s offshore business that threatened his premiership, but the bold move… Read more »

Sanjeev Gupta

Indian-origin Sanjeev Gupta takes charge of Tata’s Scottish plants

LONDON: Indian-origin businessman and founder of the Liberty Group Sanjeev Gupta has formally taken charge of Tata Steel’s loss making plants in Scotland. Gupta, who has also expressed an interest… Read more »

India in talks

India in talks with US to buy 100 drones

WASHINGTON: India is in talks with the US for possible procurement of about 100 latest drones – both armed and surveillance versions -worth USD 2 billion to bolster its arsenal… Read more »

Ajay and Atul Gupta

Guptas leave South Africa amid furor

JOHANNESBURG: Two brothers of South Africa’s beleaguered Gupta family have quietly left the country, a media report said, amid growing calls for a probe into the Indian-origin business barons’ alleged… Read more »

Ajay Banga

‘Hope US will soon have a woman leader’

NEW YORK: MasterCard’s India-born CEO Ajay Banga has expressed hope that the US will soon have a woman leading the country, underscoring that the world today needs more women heading… Read more »

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin to endorse Skill India campaign

NEW DELHI: Government has roped in cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to endorse the ‘I Support Skill India’ campaign, in an attempt to reach out to the youth and build awareness… Read more »

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Indian mining tycoon sells London home

LONDON: Indian-origin industrialist Pramod Agarwal has put up his lavish home in central London for sale as a result of a slump in the mining industry. The founder of the… Read more »

Korn Ferry Hay Group bullish on India; to support 100 startups

Korn Ferry Hay Group bullish on India; to support 100 startups

GURGAON: Bullish on India, US-based global management consultancy giant Korn Ferry Hay Group has embarked on an ambitious plan to support for free 100 startups from the country that have… Read more »

Finmeccanica's ex-boss jailed for graft in Indian chopper deal

Finmeccanica’s ex-boss jailed for graft in Indian chopper deal

MILAN/NEW DELHI: Italian defense and aerospace major Finmeccanica’s former chief Giuseppe Orsi has been sentenced by the Milan appeals court to 4.5 years in jail for false accounting and corruption… Read more »

British govt to help secure a buyer for Tata Steel's UK biz

British govt to help secure a buyer for Tata Steel’s UK biz

LONDON: Amid fears that 15,000 jobs may be lost, the UK today said it will appoint independent advisors once the sale of Tata Steel’s UK business commences and, along with… Read more »

Jaitley asks Australia's Super,Future funds to invest in India

Jaitley asks Australia’s Super, Future funds to invest in India

SYDNEY: Promising better returns, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday invited Australia’s sovereign wealth funds and pension funds to invest in India. During a bilateral meeting with Australian Treasurer… Read more »