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IMF chief says ready to support Pakistan after meeting prime minister Khan

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and assured him that IMF stands ready to support his...

India central bank cuts rates ahead of election

India's central bank cut interest rates Thursday in a move seen as a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of general elections due...

Cummins relieved Karunaratne conscious after blow

Australia's Pat Cummins breathed a sigh of relief after hearing Dimuth Karunaratne was not in any danger after one of his vicious bouncers struck...

New e-commerce rules jolt Amazon.com in India as products vanish

India's revised e-commerce rules caused widespread disruption on Amazon's India website when they kicked in on Friday, forcing the company to take down its key grocery...

Juul plans India e-cigarette entry with new hires, subsidiary

U.S.-based electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc is hoping to launch its products in India by late 2019, a person familiar with the strategy told Reuters,...

India poised to overtake UK in world economy rankings, says PwC

India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019, according to a report by global consultancy firm...

India’s e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 billion by 2022

India's new foreign investment restrictions for its e-commerce sector, which includes giants such as Amazon.com Inc and Walmart-owned Flipkart, could reduce online sales by...

Bangladesh garment workers reject wage hike, walk off job

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers downed tools and walked out of clothing factories Monday, refusing to end a week-long strike over wages and rejecting...

Leicester care home wins top award

A care home in Leicester celebrated a “well-deserved” win at the Great British Care Awards last month. Asra House Residential Care Home, as part of...

India’s tea exports hit 36-year high, reach at 241 mn kg in 2017

India's tea exports have touched a record high in 36 years at 240.7 million kilograms during calendar 2017, Tea Board data said. The previous record was in 1981 when...