NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged farmers to boost lentils and oilseeds output to cut expensive imports but skirted the issue of rural distress that has turned peasants against his one-year-old government.
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TOKYO - Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing prospects the Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates later this year and concerns that financial woes could engulf Spain in addition to Greece.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Charter Communications Inc, seeking to remake the U.S. cable television industry by acquiring larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion, will try to skirt the regulatory obstacles that helped sink Comcast Corp's earlier bid for Time Warner Cable. | Video
MUMBAI - Indian shares fell for a second consecutive session on Tuesday to their lowest close in 1-1/2 weeks as caution ahead of results of major companies such as Tata Motors Ltd and uncertainty about Greece's fiscal woes prompted investors to trim positions.
SINGAPORE - Gold held near a two-week trough early on Wednesday after sliding almost 2 percent in the previous session as strong U.S. data suggested the Federal Reserve may be on course to raise interest rates this year.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Tuesday it has started to detain imports from India of corn for feeding livestock to allow for testing of aflatoxins.
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