India

Telcos get 10 years to pay India dues, pain not over for Vodafone

Telcos get 10 years to pay India dues, pain not over for Vodafone

Published 01/09/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Heavily indebted Indian telecoms firm Vodafone Idea (VODA.NS) won some reprieve on Tuesday as the country’s top court gave mobile carriers [more…]

India’s top court gives telecom firms 10 years to pay dues to government

India’s top court gives telecom firms 10 years to pay dues to government

Published 01/09/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s top court on Tuesday gave telecom firms 10 years to pay back dues they owe to the federal government after [more…]

Indians seek out fortune tellers to fight COVID-19 blues

Indians seek out fortune tellers to fight COVID-19 blues

Published 28/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In his golden-hued office, decked out with peacock feathers and crystal balls, Indian mystic healer and astrologer Sanjay Sharma is busy [more…]

Haley fuels 2024 presidential speculation with Republican convention speech

Haley fuels 2024 presidential speculation with Republican convention speech

Published 25/08/2020

(Reuters) - Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley may have fired up speculation about a 2024 presidential bid on Monday, delivering a speech at the Republican [more…]

Netflix tools up in South East Asia as Disney+ Indonesia launch sets scene for streaming battle

Netflix tools up in South East Asia as Disney+ Indonesia launch sets scene for streaming battle

Published 17/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S streaming giant Netflix is ramping up its mobile-only subscription plans in Southeast Asia and expanding local content, senior executives told Reuters, [more…]

Facebook faces heat from Indian lawmakers on content practices

Facebook faces heat from Indian lawmakers on content practices

Published 17/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian politicians are trading barbs over a media report that Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) content policies favoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, [more…]

Back to the paddy fields. COVID smashes Indian middle-class dreams

Back to the paddy fields. COVID smashes Indian middle-class dreams

Published 17/08/2020

DUTTA NAGAR, India (Reuters) - Until late March, Ashish Kumar was helping to make plastic boxes for Ferrero Rocher praline chocolates and the plastic spoons [more…]

India to promote manufacturing of some products to boost market share

India to promote manufacturing of some products to boost market share

Published 10/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government plans to promote the manufacturing of selected products, especially lines in which China enjoys a big share in the [more…]

Exclusive: India data-curb plan ‘anathema’, U.S. tech giants plan pushback

Exclusive: India data-curb plan ‘anathema’, U.S. tech giants plan pushback

Published 09/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s plan to regulate “non-personal” data has jolted U.S. tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google, and a group representing them is [more…]

Indian food delivery company introduces ‘period leave’ for employees

Indian food delivery company introduces ‘period leave’ for employees

Published 08/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian food delivery company Zomato said on Saturday it would give female employees up to 10 days of “period leave” per [more…]