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Neha Arora

India puts back Taj Mahal reopening citing COVID-19 risks

06 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/AGRA India has withdrawn a planned reopening of the Taj Mahal, citing the risk of new coronavirus infections spreading in Agra from visitors flocking to see the 17th century monument to love.

India to reopen Taj Mahal with social distancing, masks

05 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI, July 5 Visitors to the Taj Mahal will have to wear masks at all times, keep their distance and not touch its glistening marble surfaces when India's 17th-century monument to love reopens on Monday after a three-month COVID-19 shutdown.

World's e-waste 'unsustainable', says U.N. report citing China, India and U.S.

02 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/GENEVA Across the river from Delhi's Red Fort, the grim neighbourhood of Seelampur lives off what consumers in the modern world throw away - their broken or obsolete electronic and electrical goods.

India's auto and pharma sectors not ready to wean off China

26 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI Days after a border clash with China this month in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, New Delhi told firms to find ways to cut imports from China. But two big industries, automobiles and pharmaceuticals, say this is easier said than done.

India's auto and pharma sectors not ready to wean off China

25 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI Days after a border clash with China this month in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, New Delhi told firms to find ways to cut imports from China. But two big industries, automobiles and pharmaceuticals, say this is easier said than done.

Boycott of Chinese goods may not be feasible, Indian exporters say

25 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI A boycott of goods from China may not be feasible as India is dependent on such imports, although New Delhi should try to cut its dependence on them, India's top export promotion grouping said on Thursday.

Exclusive: India plans extra tariffs, trade barriers on 300 imported products - sources

18 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI India plans to impose higher trade barriers and raise import duties on around 300 products from China and elsewhere, two government officials said, as part of an effort to protect domestic businesses.

Delhi health minister in hospital as infections surge in India

16 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI The health minister in Delhi's state government checked into hospital with high fever and was being tested for coronavirus on Tuesday as India reported more than 10,500 new infections that are threatening to overwhelm hospitals.

India asks oil and gas producers to use more local steel in infrastructure

16 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI India has asked domestic oil and gas companies to raise the share of domestically manufactured steel they use in future infrastructure projects worth billions of dollars to cut its dependence on imports, boost the economy and create jobs.

U.S. probe into India's digital tax not a move of aggression, says Indian government source

03 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI The U.S. government's move to launch a trade investigation into a digital services tax adopted by several countries including India should not be construed as a move of aggression against New Delhi, a senior Indian government source said on Wednesday.

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