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Sensex tracks Asian peers higher; Infosys leads

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Indian shares rose on Thursday tracking Asian markets that hit two-year highs after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a more cautious approach to future rate hikes, but sentiment was subdued ahead of the expiry of monthly derivative contracts.

Indian athlete suspended after meldonium found in room

NEW DELHI An Indian athlete has been slapped with a provisional suspension after vials of the banned metabolic modulator meldonium were found in his hostel room, the country's top anti-doping official said on Thursday.

1:41pm IST

Infosys touts plan to hire Americans in face of visa pressures

SAN FRANCISCO Infosys Ltd, the India-based computer services giant, on Wednesday touted its new strategy to hire and train 10,000 American workers over the next two years at the company's annual leadership meeting in San Francisco.

12:27pm IST

India to pick industry champions as defence buying plan cleared

NEW DELHI India approved on Wednesday a long-awaited policy to boost local defence manufacturing by effectively picking industry champions that would tie up with foreign players to make submarines, fighter jets, helicopters and armoured vehicles.

10:02am IST

Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound, sees balance sheet cuts in 2017

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until it was clear a recent U.S. economic slowdown was temporary, though most said a hike was coming soon, minutes from their last policy meeting showed on Wednesday.

Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides - NYT

WASHINGTON Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday,

World, Top News 8:25am IST

Philippines deploys helicopters in battle to retake city from Islamist rebels

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Troops backed by attack helicopters battled dozens of militants linked to the Islamic State group holed up in a besieged city in the southern Philippines on Thursday after attempts to secure volatile areas met heavy resistance.

12:31pm IST

Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

SINGAPORE A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurity researchers said on Thursday.

Tech, Cyber Crime 10:53am IST

Trump calls North Korea leader 'madman' who cannot be let on the loose - transcript

WASHINGTON In a call last month with the Philippines' president, U.S. President Donald Trump described North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un as a "madman with nuclear weapons" who could not be let on the loose, according to a leaked Philippine transcript of their call.

World, Top News 4:49am IST

Manchester United outclass Ajax to win Europa League on emotional night

STOCKHOLM Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as their team comfortably outclassed Ajax Amsterdam to win an emotional Europa League final 2-0 and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League.

12:05pm IST

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South Africa

South Africa

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Australia

Australia

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West Indies

West Indies

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India

India

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Pakistan

Pakistan

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh

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