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CBI arrests owner of pen maker Rotomac in bank probe

NEW DELHI The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing wrongdoing in the banking sector arrested the owner of pen maker Rotomac Global and his son on Thursday, a spokesman said.

India gives Trudeau list of suspected Sikh separatists in Canada

NEW DELHI India has handed Canada a list of nine people in Canada who are suspected of trying to revive a Sikh separatist movement in the Indian state of Punjab, a state official said on Thursday.

Top News, World 22 Feb 2018

Train shortage, power demand to drive resurgence in India's coal imports

BAMBOLIM, India Caught between logistical bottlenecks and surging demand from power plants, India will likely increase coal imports in 2018, industry executives said, in what would be a setback to the government's plans to cut the country's dependence on foreign supplies.

Business, Top News 22 Feb 2018

Uber will aggressively invest in Southeast Asia, won't let SoftBank rule it - CEO

NEW DELHI Uber Technologies Inc's chief executive pledged to continue investing aggressively in Southeast Asia even though the U.S. ride hailing firm expects to lose money in the fast growing market due to costly battles with rivals such as Grab.

Top News, Business, Tech 22 Feb 2018

NRA chief slams anti-gun 'elites' after Florida school massacre

WASHINGTON The head of the National Rifle Association lashed out at gun control advocates on Thursday, saying Democratic elites are politicizing the latest mass school shooting in the United States to try to erode constitutionally guaranteed gun rights. | Video

World, Top News 12:22am IST

Air strikes hammer Syria's Ghouta for fifth day, U.N. mulling ceasefire resolution

AMMAN Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria's capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the U.N. Security Council considered demanding a 30-day ceasefire across the country to allow emergency aid deliveries and medical evacuations. | Video

Top News, World, Syria 22 Feb 2018

UNICEF deputy director Justin Forsyth resigns after "mistakes"

UNITED NATIONS The deputy director of the United Nations children's agency UNICEF resigned on Thursday, saying he did not want coverage of past mistakes he had made to damage the organisation or other aid bodies.

22 Feb 2018

Women in Barclays investment bank earn half as much on average as men

LONDON Barclays pays women in its international division on average half of what men earn, the British bank said on Thursday, underscoring how major financial firms still have far fewer female employees in senior roles.

22 Feb 2018

Cricket: Australia's David Warner expects smarter South African bowling attack

Australia batsman David Warner says he expects South Africa's bowlers will be smarter against him than they have been in the past when his touring side play four tests against the Proteas in March.

22 Feb 2018

Exclusive: Essar Oil seeks loans from traders as banks fear Russian links

LONDON Indian refiner Essar Oil is looking to raise over $1 billion from trading houses after its new Russian owners could not raise loans from major Western banks due to sanctions on Russia.

Business, Top News 22 Feb 2018