NEW DELHI - India plans to pull its tariff regime closer in line with global norms to prepare for new regional trade pacts being negotiated by advanced economies, the government said on Wednesday.
SRINAGAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Kashmir braces for what could be its second major flood in six months, residents are worried that inadequate flood-control infrastructure in the region could see them facing yet more death and devastation.
MUMBAI - Faced with dwindling business, beef traders called off a month-long strike against a beef ban on Wednesday and decided to mount a legal challenge to the government.
MUMBAI - State Bank of India , the country's largest lender, may offer employee share options, recruit specialists and promote faster - radical changes that promise to shake up a bloated, debt-heavy sector.
NEW DELHI - When it comes to the wrappers of government-supplied condoms, boring is out, attractive is in, but erotic is too much.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Corporate India has made a mockery of an order to appoint women directors by recruiting wives, daughters and even stepmothers, analysts said on Wednesday as the deadline set by regulators for boosting gender diversity in the boardroom passed.
BENGALURU - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will most likely leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 7.50 percent at next week's policy meeting, but reduce it by 25 basis points by the end of June, a Reuters poll found.
KUNAVARAM, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kurra Bhumamma, 26, softly runs a finger on the wings of a silk moth.
MUMBAI - Microwave ovens that cook tandoori bread, smartphones that understand Tamil and washing machines designed to deal with humid, dusty cities: all part of Samsung Electronics' push to conquer India and offset a global slump.
DHAKA - The International Cricket Council (ICC) was left red-faced on Wednesday when its president Mustafa Kamal resigned claiming he was snubbed at the presentation ceremony after Sunday's World Cup final in Melbourne.
Actor Salman Khan’s defence in a decade-old hit-and-run case got a significant boost on Monday after his driver testified in court that it was he, and not the Bollywood star, who was behind the wheel of an SUV that ran over people in 2002.