India's economic growth expectedly eased in the quarter through December, data showed on Monday, adding pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration to expedite stalled reforms in the upcoming parliament session.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India introduced rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the Web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses.
The top U.S. military officer is due to discuss North Korea's latest satellite launch with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts this week, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen military ties among the three countries, U.S. defense officials said. Full Article
India's top private hospitals, seizing on a shortage of critical-care doctors, are expanding into the remote management of intensive care units around the country and, starting this month, in Bangladesh too. Apollo Hospitals Enterprise and Fortis will this year expand their network of electronic intensive care units, scaling up operations thanks to advances in communications technology. Read | Video
One of the main themes in Asia's oil products markets is the rise of Chinese fuel exports, so much so that the decline in shipments from India barely gets mentioned. India has been a fairly major player in Asia's market for refined products, but changing dynamics of the local fuel market mean selling fuel at home has become as profitable as shipping it out, writes Clyde Russell. Column
For years the WHO has talked about streamlining its complex structure, governance and financing to make it more efficient. Critics say the organisation needs deep reforms to allow it to show clear leadership in promoting health and to respond decisively to disease emergencies that may span many countries. But progress has been painfully slow. Full Report
A special investigation team set up in Pakistan to probe a deadly assault on Pathankot air base last month found no evidence implicating the leader of the group India blamed for the attack, Pakistani security officials said on Monday. Full Article
Wall Street villains are having their big moment on both television and the big screen. Full Article