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Modi announces space mission, health scheme as poll nears

Modi announces space mission, health scheme as poll nears

Narendra Modi used the speech to broadcast his government's achievements, amid concerns about lack of jobs and rising violence against Muslims.

India's Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 mn in cyber attack

India's Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 mn in cyber attack

Cyber criminals hacked the systems of India's Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly 944 million rupees ($13.5 million) through simultaneous withdrawals across 28 countries over the weekend, the bank has told police.

India's Jet Airways says evaluating funding options to meet liquidity needs

India's Jet Airways says evaluating funding options to meet liquidity needs

Indian carrier Jet Airways has said it is considering various options on priority to meet its funding requirements, reaffirming that its revenue-boosting and cost-cutting measures have started to show results.

Hundreds of Sikh separatists rally in London

Hundreds of Sikh separatists rally in London

Hundreds of Sikh separatists and their supporters gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Sunday to demand a referendum on an independent homeland to be carved out of India.

Indian PM confident of bigger win in 2019 elections

Indian PM confident of bigger win in 2019 elections

Narendra Modi told The Times of India in an interview published on Sunday that his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government is committed to improving the lives of all citizens regardless of faith.

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

The coastal state is battered by the annual monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.

Former Bhushan Steel MD arrested in India over alleged fraud

Former Bhushan Steel MD arrested in India over alleged fraud

It is fairly rare for influential industrialists or corporate leaders to be arrested over fraud allegations in India.

Begging is not a crime, a New Delhi court rules

Begging is not a crime, a New Delhi court rules

A court in New Delhi has struck down a law that made begging in the Indian capital a crime, a major victory for campaigners who have long argued that the legislation was being used to harass and intimidate the homeless ...

Swede dreams: Ikea makes big promises with first Indian store

Swede dreams: Ikea makes big promises with first Indian store

Ikea's boss promised Wednesday to meet the ‘needs, frustrations and dreams’ of local consumers with the Swedish firm's first Indian store, its second attempt to break into a vast but difficult market.

Police arrest 10 over latest lynching murder in India

Police arrest 10 over latest lynching murder in India

Indian police said Tuesday that 10 people had been arrested over the murder of a man accused of kidnapping children in the latest lynching linked to rumours circulating on WhatsApp.

Security forces kill 14 Maoist rebels in India

Security forces kill 14 Maoist rebels in India

Indian security forces Monday killed 14 suspected Maoist rebels in a raid deep inside the forests of Chhattisgarh state, as the government intensified its crackdown.

Seven militants, soldier killed in Kashmir gun battles

Seven militants, soldier killed in Kashmir gun battles

At least seven militants and a soldier were killed in gun battles in India-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.