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India’s first theme park opens its gates
The opening of an Indian theme park marks a first in a 1.2bn-strong market where the likes of Disney and Universal Studios have feared to tread
Bombay blow for Ambani's Reliance groups
Shares in companies owned by Indian billionaire Anil Ambani were expected to come under pressure after the Bombay Stock Exchange knocked Reliance Communications, the flagship of the tycoon\'s business
Sahara tipped to buy Grosvenor House
The Indian conglomerate run by industrialist Subrata Roy has been tipped as a leading bidder to buy the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane from Royal Bank of Scotland for about £500m
Several injured in Bangalore blast
Sixteen people are injured on Wednesday in a blast in the Indian city of Bangalore apparently caused by an improvised explosive device, police say
Olympic Village sold to consortium for 557m
The Olympic Village has been sold to a Qatari-backed consortium for £557m, in a deal that sets out the long-term development of one of the key assets of the Olympic Park in east London.
Hollywood taps Indian stars for films
India’s most celebrated star is debuting in a Hollywood feature this year – ‘The Great Gatsby’ – as the US industry makes a broader push into emerging markets
Bin Laden tracked down through al-Qaeda courier
The raid that resulted in Osama bin Laden’s death in a gun battle about 50km from Islamabad lasted just 40 minutes, but followed years of frustrating near-misses, dead ends and grinding intelligence
India hits back at China in passports war
New Delhi has waded into an international dispute over a new map in Beijing travel documents, condemning the inclusion of disputed territory
Indian gang rape victim dies
23-year-old medical student, severely beaten, raped for almost an hour and thrown out of a bus in New Delhi, had been airlifted to Singapore for specialist treatment
Knighthood for Sants seen as bold move
The knighting of Hector Sants - a banker-turned regulator-turned banker again - marks a bold departure from the policy of recent years of not ennobling anyone with a connection to the financial
India and China end Himalayan stand-off
The two countries simultaneously withdrew troops after an agreement between border commanders, defusing a three-week face off
Stop paying Congress their salaries
From Mr Douglas Krauze.
Delhi bus rape accused plead not guilty
Five suspects deny charges over gang rape and murder that provoked public outcry about violence against women in India
US warns China and Japan on exchange rates
The US warned China and Japan not to manipulate their exchange rates in a report that could raise tension in global currency politics.
Indian Premier League faces brand battle
While the zippy three-hour version of cricket has won big sponsorship packages and built a $2.9bn brand many of the leading teams are lossmaking
Error wipes $60bn off India shares
India’s National Stock Exchange – Asia’s fourth largest bourse – falls 16 per cent in a matter of minutes after the input of 59 erroneous orders
Downgrade: good news for UK
At last some good news for the UK. Moody\'s has stripped the country of its triple A rating. Similar moves by the bond raters in the past have actually turned out to be somewhere between non-events to
BofA opens probe after intern death
Bank of America Merrill Lynch said it had launched an investigation into its working practices after the death of a young intern in London last week.
BG set to strike $20bn deal in India
In its first such deal in India, the oil and gas company will sign a contract to supply liquefied natural gas to the state of Gujarat for 20 years
Coats shortfall threatens loss for PPF
The shortfall at the pension scheme of Coats, the threads and zips manufacturer, may be £400m or higher.
Microfinance warns of collapse over credit freeze
India\'s microfinance industry has warned it is being pushed to the brink of collapse, as a result of a bank freeze on credit to microlenders triggered by a political crackdown.
Choice of oil geologist signals BHP's future
BHP Billiton\'s decision to pick as it new chief executive a geologist with a history in the oil industry highlights not only the challenges facing the world\'s biggest resources group by market value,
Indian police accused of fatal delay
Interview on national television likely to reinforce widespread perception that India’s police, especially those assigned to street patrols, are indifferent and unprofessional
Why are banks being let off the hook?
From Prof Cornelius Hurley.
Asian shares rise on global outlook
Wednesday 02.30 GMT. Asian stocks rose for a third day on an improving global economic outlook as German investor confidence brightened and the Japanese yen resumed its decline.
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