NEW DELHI Indian conglomerate Adani Group has started building the country's first transshipment port, conceived 25 years ago, and the government will construct another $4-billion facility nearby to create a shipping hub rivalling Chinese facilities in the region.
MUMBAI India is looking to import pulses from Myanmar and African nations to counter a domestic shortfall of 7.6 million tonnes that has driven local prices of key pulses like chickpea to a record high, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said.
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LONDON A study of one million people has found that physical inactivity costs the global economy $67.5 billion a year in healthcare and productivity losses, but an hour a day of exercise could eliminate most of that.
HONG KONG/MUMBAI Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has agreed to buy Gland Pharma - backed by KKR & Co LP - for about $1.4 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, in India's largest inbound acquisition this year.
NEW DELHI The Indian government on Wednesday made crucial ammendments to its goods and services tax bill in a move to enlist the support of opposition parties as well as state governments.
NEW DELHI India signed a contract on Wednesday to buy four maritime spy planes from Boeing Co for about $1 billion, defence and industry sources said, aiming to bolster the navy as it tries to check China's presence in the Indian Ocean.
SYDNEY A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing, the Australian agency in charge of the search said on Thursday.
CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian activist who helped to set up a human rights group campaigning for the eradication of manual scavenging, a euphemism for disposing of faeces by hand, was awarded Asia's equivalent of the Nobel prize on Wednesday.
CHICAGO Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world.
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