Disney, Reliance plan London meeting for India media merger talks-sources

Disney, Reliance plan London meeting for India media merger talks-sources

A screen shows the logo and a ticker symbol for The Walt Disney Company on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights NEW DELHI, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) and U.S. giant Walt Disney (DIS.N) […]

WHO expresses concern over detention of health workers in Gaza

WHO expresses concern over detention of health workers in Gaza

An emergency worker sits in an ambulance stopped by Israeli military vehicles during a raid, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Jenin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on December 12, 2023. Reuters/Ranine Sawafta obtain licensing rights GENEVA, Dec 12 (Reuters) – The head of the World Health Organization […]

India’s top court upholds end of special status for Kashmir, orders polls

India’s top court upholds end of special status for Kashmir, orders polls

[1/2]A police officer stands guard along the banks of Dal Lake near the venue of the G20 tourism working group meeting in Srinagar May 24, 2023. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Court upholds decision on Jammu and Kashmir special status Decision sets stage for elections in Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Modi hails judgement […]

WHO says it is almost impossible to improve Gaza’s ‘catastrophic’ health situation

WHO says it is almost impossible to improve Gaza’s ‘catastrophic’ health situation

A woman sits with children outside, as displaced Palestinians who fled their homes due to Israeli attacks take shelter in a camp in Rafah, amid ongoing clashes between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in the southern Gaza Strip on December 6, 2023. Have taken. Reuters/Ibrahim Abu Mustafa/file photo obtain licensing rights Countries have […]

India’s Russian oil imports seen rising on lower prices – official

India’s Russian oil imports seen rising on lower prices – official

A view shows a pressure gauge near oil pump jacks outside Almetyevsk in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia June 4, 2023. REUTERS/Alexander Manzyuk/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights NEW DELHI, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Easing global oil prices would help India boost imports from Russia, a senior government official said on Friday, as a lower than […]

FBI chief to visit India next week after US raised foiled murder plot

FBI chief to visit India next week after US raised foiled murder plot

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray speaks during the Anti-Defamation League’s “Never is Now” summit at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., November 10, 2022. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon Acquire Licensing Rights NEW DELHI, Dec 7 (Reuters) – FBI Director Christopher Wray will visit India next week, […]

India, De Beers seek clarity, flexibility on G7’s Russian diamond ban

India, De Beers seek clarity, flexibility on G7’s Russian diamond ban

Cut diamonds are seen at T. Diamonds on the diamond exchange in Antwerp, as the G7 weighs a ban on Russian diamond imports to reduce revenues for Moscow’s war in Ukraine, Antwerp, Belgium, October 30, 2023. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights India seeks more flexibility for timeline of G7’s plan De Beers: channelling G7’s […]

Tata Motors lobbies India not to lower EV import taxes as Tesla looms-sources

Tata Motors lobbies India not to lower EV import taxes as Tesla looms-sources

Tesla eyes India, market leader Tata wary-sources Tata pushing Indian officials to not lower EV taxes Tata worried about committed investment if taxes lowered NEW DELHI, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Tata Motors (TAMO.NS) is pressing Indian officials not to lower import taxes of 100% on electric vehicles and to protect domestic industry and its investors, […]

India’s TV18 Broadcast to merge with Network18 in $1.2 bln deal

India’s TV18 Broadcast to merge with Network18 in $1.2 bln deal

A van of media group Network18 is parked outside the Indian parliament in New Delhi July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights BENGALURU, Dec 6 (Reuters) – India’s TV18 Broadcast (TVEB.NS) will merge with Network18 Media & Investments (NEFI.NS) in a $1.2 billion deal that will help the Reliance-owned companies expand their reach […]

India’s Paytm to curtail low-value personal loans after cenbank clampdown

India’s Paytm to curtail low-value personal loans after cenbank clampdown

A smartphone with the Paytm logo is placed on a laptop in this illustration taken on July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights BENGALURU, Dec 6 (Reuters) – India’s Paytm (PAYT.NS) will issue fewer sub-50,000-rupee (about $600) personal loans, the digital payments firm said on Wednesday, weeks after the central bank tightened rules […]