India confident investors ready for a Fed rate hike

Two years ago India was growing at 5 percent, facing severe deficit and inflation, and the rupee at record lows as the U.S. prepared to taper its stimulus programme. Two years into the term of RBI Governor Rajan, India seems set to confidently face the Fed's first rate rise since 2006.

DLF promoters to sell stake in rental business 9:30am IST

MUMBAI - The promoters of DLF Ltd , India's biggest listed property developer, will sell their 40 per cent stake in the company's rental business to institutional investors, DLF said late on Thursday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally in Banka, Bihar October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Bihar - a test for Modi's reforms, Hindu agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the campaign trail in a state election that could define the rest of his term, promising jobs and development in one of the country's most backward areas, while his right-wing party pushes a Hindu agenda.  Full Article 

Empty Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders are seen at a gas distribution centre at Dujana village in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi October 7, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee
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LPG emerges as accidental bright-spot

Liquefied Petroleum Gas, long a niche product used by the poor to cook and the rich to barbecue, has become a rare bright spot amid a broad commodities rout, riding on the wave of strong economic growth in India and parts of Southeast Asia. The biggest growth market is India, where millions of households are switching from kerosene or wood burners to LPG.  Full Article 

Nobel Peace Prize potential candidates Pope Francis (L) and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon talk during a meeting at the United Nations in New York, September 25, 2015.  REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Nobel Peace Prize countdown

The Pope, Edward Snowden, Angela Merkel, and a newspaper are among the likely contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.   Video 

A boy views an iPad at an Apple shop in the Central Universal Department Store (TsUm) in Moscow, Russia, July 31, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/Files

Apple removes some apps from online store

Apple Inc said on Thursday that it had removed "a few" applications from its App Store, expressing its concern that the security of some users' personal data could be compromised in certain circumstances.  Full Article 

Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp arrives prior to their German Cup (DFB Pokal) final soccer match against VfL Wolfsburg in Berlin, Germany, May 30, 2015. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/Files

Liverpool appoint charismatic Klopp as manager

Liverpool named former Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp as manager on Thursday with the club posting photos of him signing his contract on their official Twitter account.  Full Article | Related Story 

A woman shelters herself from the rain before practicing yoga in Times Square as part of a Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga celebration in New York June 21, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Files

Yoga sequence can't be copyrighted: U.S. court

A U.S. appeals court ruled against a celebrity yogi on Thursday, finding that he is not entitled to copyright protection for a sequence of 26 yoga poses and two breathing exercises that he developed.  Full Article 

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