India: Political Pulse & Road to Reforms

U.N. chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar


TOKYO/YANGON The arrest of two Reuters journalists in Yangon this week was a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the international community must do all it can to get them released, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. | Video


Hospital operator Shalby's shares fall on trading debut after $80 million IPO

10:21am IST

MUMBAI Shares of Indian hospital operator Shalby Ltd fell as much as 3 percent in early trade on market debut after the company's 5.1 billion rupee ($80 million) initial public offering last week.


India raises import tax on some electrical, electronics items

1:23pm IST

NEW DELHI India has raised import tax on some electrical and electronics items such as mobile phones, television sets, digital cameras and microwave ovens to up to 20 percent, a government statement issued late on Thursday said.


Most Asian FX restrained by cautious sentiment, rupee rallies

12:38pm IST

Most emerging Asian currencies traded in narrow ranges on Friday, restrained by weak equity markets and a lack of fresh catalysts though the Indian rupee rose on signs the country's ruling party could win a key state election.


U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom

8:52am IST

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. | Video