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Air pollution levels in India's capital hit record high
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:58

The Air Quality Index shows that air pollution levels have hit 614 on a scale on which 100 is considered unhealthy News | Euronews RSS

China's sulfur dioxide emissions fell significantly while India's grew over last decade
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:11

Sulfur dioxide is an air pollutant that causes acid rain, haze and many health-related problems. It is produced predominantly when coal is burned to g...

RBI Orders India's Banks to Act on Big Companies' Bad Debt
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:14

India’s central bank is headed for a collision with some of the country’s largest companies, as it steps up pressure on banks to clean up a chroni...

Paradise Papers prompts probe of India's corporates
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 23:21

Crucial financial data leaked from two offshore firms revealing how they help the global rich and powerful move their money abroad have featured names...

India’s prime minister focuses too much on appearances
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:28

THE change in mood is remarkable. Earlier this year Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, had an air of invincibility. His government, although mor...

India’s previously unstoppable ruling party loses momentum
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 13:10

IF SUCCESS is the sweetest revenge then the makers of “Mersal”, a Tamil-language action-romance, must be feeling smug. Supporters of the Hindu nat...

Heavy monsoon rain sparks fear for India's Chennai
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:53

Non-stop rain flooded the city two years ago, killing more than 100 and bringing it to a standstill. BBC News - Asia

India’s courts take the fun out of a Hindu holiday
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 05:51

High spirits, clogged lungsTHERE is a buzz in the air of India’s capital, and not just because Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is barely a wee...

IMF lowers India's 2017 growth projection, blames it on demonetisation and GST
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:34

It also lowered the country's growth for 2018 to 7.4 per cent, 0.3 percentage points less than its previous two projections in July and April. Indi...

India’s prime minister is attacked from an unexpected quarter
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:17

SINCE leading his party to a landslide victory in 2014 Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has romped from strength to strength. His Bharatiya Ja...

India's police 'killings'
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:12

An Indian state government has claimed that it has conducted 433 "encounters" to combat crime. BBC News - Asia

Daily briefing: Searching for clues in Las Vegas, EU’s Catalan quandary, India’s Ramayana red lines
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:30

Mourners at a vigil on Monday night for victims of the Las Vegas shooting © Getty Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Why would a retired acco...

Manmade Ice Structures Seen As Solution To Northern India's Water Crisis
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:47

In northern India’s Ladakh region, in the high Himalayas, volunteers are building manmade ice structures, more than 30 meters (100 feet) tall, that ...

Food deficiencies, tuberculosis India’s most widespread maladies
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 02:32

The two health conditions that affect most Indians are nutritional deficiencies of various kinds, like protein, vitamin, iron and others — about 46%...

A medieval poet bedevils India’s most powerful political party
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:11

He has had 110 years to think about itCALLED to evening prayer, 8,500 schoolboys shuffle in very long lines along a grand arcade built in the shadow o...

Baby rhino brings new hope to India’s Manas National Park
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:37

A baby rhino spotted alongside its mother in Manas National Park, located in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, is an encouraging new sign that t...

WATCH: Rajkummar Rao's Newton is India's official entry to Oscars
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:26

There couldn't be a better day for this piece of news to come. On the day, Rajkummar Rao's Newton hit the screens, the 33-year-old actor revealed that...

Google joins India's digital payments fray
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:46

NEW DELHI: Alphabet Inc's Google has launched a localised payments app for India as it tries to gain a foothold in the country's rapidly-growing digit...

China’s Fosun Pharma to bypass India’s regulatory hurdles after cutting stake in Gland Pharma deal
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:10

Shanghai-based Fosun Pharmaceutical Development Co. announced on Sunday that it has trimmed the size of the stake it wants to buy in India’s Gla...

India’s Prime Minister Modi inaugurates world’s second biggest dam – on his own birthday
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:14

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s biggest dam on Sunday, ignoring warnings from environment groups that hundreds of thousands of ...

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