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Paws for breath: India's pampered pooches get clean air as people choke on smog

12 Nov 2018

GURUGRAM While most residents of Delhi choked on toxic air this week, the dogs of the city's elite were enjoying ambient music and purified air at a luxury resort for pets. | Video

RPT-Paws for breath: India's pampered pooches get clean air as people choke on smog

10 Nov 2018

GURUGRAM, Nov 9 While most residents of the Indian capital Delhi choked on toxic air this week, the dogs of the city's elite were enjoying ambient music and purified air at a luxury resort for pets.

Miners gouge hills near Delhi ending protection, compounding pollution

09 Nov 2018

SIROHI, India A sandstone quarry near the village of Sirohi, on the outskirts of New Delhi, is a reminder that it's not just fireworks and crop burning that are causing the capital's pollution problems.

RBI governor Urjit Patel could resign on November 19: report

07 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel could resign at the central bank's next board meeting on November 19, online financial publication Moneylife reported on Wednesday, citing sources in touch with the governor.

Flipkart and Amazon not abusing market position in India: CCI

07 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Amazon and its rival in India, the Walmart-owned Flipkart, did not break regulations through their selection of merchants and brands, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said in a ruling late on Tuesday.

Indian government set to turn up heat on central bank governor: sources

07 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI The Indian government intends to keep pressing demands for the country's central bank to relax lending curbs and hand over surplus reserves even if it risks provoking a resignation by the bank's governor, three sources familiar with the government's thinking told Reuters.

India central bank governor could resign on Nov 19 - report

07 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI, Nov 7 Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel could resign at the central bank's next board meeting on November 19, online financial publication Moneylife reported on Wednesday, citing sources in touch with the governor.

India's war on red tape is working, says World Bank

01 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Long known for its bureaucracy, India has made major strides in improving prospects for businesses in the country, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday.

Indian diamond merchant makes gift of 600 cars to staff with Modi's help

26 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped a diamond merchant hand over hundreds of cars as gifts to his employees on Thursday.

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