Tata shake-up may distract group from restructuring efforts

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI The surprise removal of Tata Sons' chairman Cyrus Mistry and his advisory team, and the temporary return of family patriarch Ratan Tata, may distract the salt-to-software conglomerate from its efforts to trim debt and reshape some of its businesses.

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U.S. judge approves $14.7 billion deal in VW diesel scandal

WASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved one of the biggest corporate settlements on record, Volkswagen AG's $14.7 billion deal arising from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back polluting cars in mid-November. | Video

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Exclusive - Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three

DORAL, Fla. U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. | Video

World, Top News, Syria 8:23am IST

U.S. locks in duties on certain Indian steel pipes

WASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday voted to lock in duties on imports of welded stainless pressure pipe from India as it affirmed the goods were harming the U.S. industry.

Top News, Business 25 Oct 2016

Economic gender parity nearly two centuries off, WEF finds

ZURICH Progress in closing the global workplace gender gap is slowing dramatically, according to a World Economic Forum study, with a notable exception in Rwanda, a country still emerging from the aftermath of genocide that has become the world's leader on equal pay.

Top News, Business 8:32am IST

Indian e-tailer Flipkart's CFO resigns

MUMBAI India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart said on Tuesday its chief financial officer would leave the company at the end of this year.

Business, Top News 25 Oct 2016

Exclusive - U.S. House to vote on Iran Sanctions Act renewal as soon as November

WASHINGTON The Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorisation of the Iran Sanctions Act, congressional aides told Reuters on Tuesday, setting up a potential showdown with the White House and Senate.

World, Top News 3:57am IST

Workers wield sledgehammers to tear down Calais 'Jungle'

CALAIS, France French workers began demolishing the "Jungle" shanty town in Calais on Tuesday, wielding sledgehammers to tear down makeshift dwellings as their former residents - migrants seeking entry to Britain - were moved out. | Video

World, Top News 12:42am IST

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