MUMBAI India's drive to bring transparency to bullion trading, along with the rise of branded gold jewellery, could help major retailers raise their share of the world's second-biggest gold market to 40 percent by 2020, the World Gold Council (WGC) said.
MUMBAI Vijay Mallya, the Indian liquor and aviation tycoon, was charged on Tuesday with conspiracy and fraud connected to a 9 billion rupee ($132 million) loan granted by a government-owned bank, a spokesman for the Central Bureau of Investigation said.
MUMBAI An initial public offering of shares in Indian stock exchange BSE Ltd to raise up to 12.43 billion rupees ($182.42 million) was fully subscribed on the second day of the sale, stock exchange data showed.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Covering elections in Uttar Pradesh, seen as the country's key battleground state, is generally a test for journalists for its intrigue and drama.
ISLAMABAD Pakistan successfully tested a new nuclear capable surface-to-surface missile on Tuesday that is able to deliver multiple warheads and evade radar detection, the army's media wing said.
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain's exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a shot at amending them.
BEIJING/WASHINGTON China said on Tuesday it had "irrefutable" sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend "international territories" in the strategic waterway.
LOS ANGELES Romantic musical "La La Land" became the movie to beat in the Academy Awards on Tuesday after earning 14 nominations in a diverse list that swept aside fears of another #OscarsSoWhite controversy at the industry's highest honors.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Five teams have qualified to compete in a $30 million Google-backed competition to land and operate robotic spacecraft on the surface of the moon, the XPrize Foundation said on Tuesday.
MUMBAI Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecoms network operator, reported its lowest profit in four years as competition from a new rival hit revenues that were also affected by a cash crunch, after the central government scrapped high-value banknotes.