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India

Alexandra Ulmer

The billionaire, Bollywood and the future of Indian soccer

01 Jul 2020

MUMBAI A storm could be brewing in India's top-flight soccer, a glamorous and acrimonious world that encompasses Asia's richest man, the cream of Bollywood and a self-styled former gangster.

Amid pandemic, investors bet on India's Jio and its giant-killer playbook

04 Jun 2020

MUMBAI From its Silicon Valley-like campus near Mumbai, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Jio telecom carrier is emerging as a winner from changes in the way Indian consumers plug into a digital economy made more urgent by the coronavirus pandemic.

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

22 May 2020

MUMBAI India registered some 6,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, the country's biggest jump in 24 hours, as New Delhi eases a nationwide lockdown and airlines prepare to resume some domestic flights.

Reliance cuts pay of executives in oil-and-gas division - sources, letter

01 May 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

India's Reliance cuts pay of executives in oil-and-gas division - sources, letter

30 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

EXCLUSIVE-India's Reliance cuts pay of execs in oil-and-gas division -sources

30 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, April 30 India's Reliance Industries has imposed an up to 50% pay cut for some top oil-and-gas division employees, six sources told Reuters on Thursday, as the company battles lower fuel consumption and profitability due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Mortality rates drop sharply in parts of India, bucking coronavirus trend

24 Apr 2020

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD, India Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in the number of deaths at a time when funeral parlours were bracing for a surge amid the coronavirus crisis.

Mystery of India's lower death rates seems to defy coronavirus trend

24 Apr 2020

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD, India Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in mortality rates after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to fight the new coronavirus, suggesting there has not been an undetected surge in virus-related deaths.

In Modi's India, virus fallout inflames divisions between Muslims and Hindus

17 Apr 2020

MUMBAI The purple ink stamped on Iqbal Hussain Siddiqui's hand by Indian health workers was supposed to ensure he stayed home under quarantine.

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