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Sankalp Phartiyal

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala in talks on $1 billion stake in Reliance's Jio Platforms: sources

28 May 2020

NEW DELHI/DUBAI/HONG KONG Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala is in talks with Reliance Industries about investing around $1 billion in the Indian conglomerate's Jio platforms, three sources told Reuters.

India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

27 May 2020

NEW DELHI India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google's Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users.

RPT-India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

27 May 2020

NEW DELHI, May 26 India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google's Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users.

KKR to invest $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries' digital unit, its biggest deal in Asia

22 May 2020

NEW DELHI KKR & Co Inc will invest $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms, its biggest investment in Asia to date and bringing the amount of new funds raised by the Indian digital company this month to a massive $10 billion.

India's capital reopens public transport as nearby Chinese-owned factory is hit by outbreak

18 May 2020

NEW DELHI India's capital New Delhi and some other state governments ordered the re-opening of public transport on Monday in a further easing of a nearly two-month coronavirus shutdown.

Outbreak at Chinese-owned factory shows challenges of easing India's lockdown

18 May 2020

NEW DELHI, May 18 Chinese smartphone maker OPPO suspended operations at a recently re-opened plant in India after workers tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said on Monday, underlining the challenges of easing a near two-month nationwide lockdown.

Reliance in $870 million General Atlantic deal as Jio Platforms funding tops $8 billion

17 May 2020

NEW DELHI India's Reliance Industries on Sunday announced U.S. fund General Atlantic will invest 65.98 billion rupees ($870 million) in Jio Platforms, a fourth deal that takes investment in its digital unit to over $8 billion in less than a month.

India follows China's lead to widen use of coronavirus tracing app

14 May 2020

NEW DELHI India is aggressively pushing a state-backed contact tracing app to fight the spread of COVID-19, raising fears that the world's second-most populous nation is on its way to Chinese-style methods of high tech social control.

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