MUMBAI - An unprecedented ban on India's largest property developer from tapping capital markets has fuelled expectations of tougher penalties ahead, as the country's regulators feel emboldened to take on even companies long sheltered by political connections.
NEW DELHI - India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more "pain" if it continued to violate a ceasefire on their disputed border in Kashmir and said it was up to Islamabad to create the conditions for a resumption of peace talks.
BAGHDAD - Coalition air strikes killed around 25 Islamic State fighters on Wednesday near the northern Iraqi city of Baiji, residents told Reuters.
MUMBAI - DLF Ltd on Wednesday appealed for interim relief from the securities regulator order last week barring India's biggest listed property company from tapping capital markets for three years, the company's lawyers said.
HONG KONG - About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city's Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.
BEIJING - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will travel to China this month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, marking what will be the leader's first foreign trip since being sworn in September after a protracted election stalemate.
VATICAN CITY - After winning praise around the world for his fresh and open style, the honeymoon period seems to be over for Pope Francis.
NEW DELHI - Air quality in New Delhi will deteriorate to "severe" levels this week when Indians set off firecrackers to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights, a government scientist said, leaving many at risk of respiratory problems.
"Sonali Cable" could have provided insight into what it takes to start and defend a business, and it nibbles at the no-doubt interesting drama of big media companies that swallow little ones, but in the end, it’s just a big 404.