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India slams UK’s new travel rules as ‘discriminatory,’ warns of retaliation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Travelers at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. T. Narayan | Bloomberg | Getty Images India slammed the U.K.’s decision to exclude vaccinated Indian travelers from its new travel guidelines, calling it “discriminatory”......

Covid-19: India health workers’ families fight for compensation

BBC
In March 2020, India’s federal government promised 5m rupees ($68,000; £50,000) to the family of every health worker who died fighting Covid. But a BBC investigation, based in part on Right to Information requests, shows that a lack of data, bureaucratic hurdles and a discriminatory policy have left many of......

India could surpass the UK as the world’s 5th largest stock market by 2024, Goldman says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Investors have been pouring money into India’s stock market, and it could grow to more than $5 trillion to become the fifth largest in the world within three years, according to Goldman Sachs. Indian start-ups have raised $10 billion through......

Amazon investigating kickback allegation at India unit – source

Reuters
Smartphone with Amazon logo is seen in front of displayed Indian flag in this illustration taken, July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has launched an internal investigation in India after a whistleblower alleged an employee had taken kickbacks, a source with......

India plans to resume vaccine exports starting next month.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here India’s health minister said on Monday that the country would resume exports of Covid-19 vaccines, five months after halting shipments during its own devastating wave of infections. The health minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, said that exports would resume starting......

India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

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Antitrust findings latest setback for Google in India Google also leveraged Play Store’s dominance – report Google under antitrust investigation since 2019 NEW DELHI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its “huge financial muscle” to illegally hurt competitors, the......

Ford wakes up badly burnt from its India dream

Reuters
NEW DELHI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – When Ford Motor Co (F.N) built its first factory in India in the mid-1990s, U.S. carmakers believed they were buying into a boom – the next China. The economy had been liberalised in 1991, the government was welcoming investors, and the middle class was......

Inspired India trump insipid England in Oval humdinger

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Cricket – Fourth Test – England v India – The Oval, London, Britain – September 6, 2021 India players celebrate after winning the test match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – India’s world class attack produced a bowling masterclass on a flat deck at The Oval......

Global crypto exchange CrossTower enters India despite policy uncertainty

Reuters
Representation of cryptocurrency Bitcoin is placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration MUMBAI, Sept 6 (Reuters) – U.S.-headquartered digital currency exchange CrossTower has set up a local unit in India and launched a trading platform to capture the growing domestic crypto market even though......

Ruthless India demolish England to go 2-1 up in series

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LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Spinner Ravindra Jadeja combined with his seam bowling team mates to bowl India to an emphatic 157-run victory over England in the fourth test on Monday and put the touring side 2-1 up in the series. Chasing a record victory target of 368, England started......

India reports 42,766 coronavirus cases

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A healthcare worker collects swab from a man for a RT-PCR test after he arrived at a railway station during the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave MUMBAI, Sept 5 (Reuters) – India reported 42,766 new coronavirus infections overnight, the federal health ministry......

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