ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, India Pakistan on Friday "completely rejected" India's claim to have sent troops across its disputed border in Kashmir to kill suspected militants, as India evacuated villages near the frontier amid concerns about a military escalation.
NEW DELHI India's annual infrastructure output grew 3.2 percent in August, mainly aided by a pick up in the production of fertilisers and cement, government data showed on Friday.
KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistani cinemas have stopped screening Indian films in "solidarity" with the country's armed forces, after an escalation of violence in disputed Kashmir between the nuclear-armed neighbours, theatre owners said on Friday.
NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in India have raided mica mines, arrested traders and begun steps to regulate the underground industry, local officials said, after a Thomson Reuters Foundation expose revealed a cover-up of child deaths in illegal mica mining.
ISLAMABAD A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November has been postponed indefinitely, the Pakistani government said on Friday, amid rising tension between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.
MILAN India's Bharat Petroleum has launched a tender seeking three liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes in total for delivery in October, November and December, trade sources said.
MUMBAI A month into the job, India's new central bank governor will on Monday and Tuesday chair his maiden policy review, which for the first time will see a committee set interest rates, though views are divided on whether there will be any change this time round.
Diversified mining and energy group Vedanta Resources Plc appointed Arun Kumar, deputy chief financial officer, as its CFO.
NEW DELHI Beyond Thursday's raid by Indian special forces into Pakistan's side of divided Kashmir, New Delhi is considering new economic and diplomatic measures to bring pressure to bear on its neighbour, Indian officials said.
UNITED NATIONS Pakistan's U.N. envoy asked the president of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday to informally brief the body on the country's escalating tension with neighbouring India and said she will discuss it with U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday.