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ANZ slashes forecast for India's GDP growth in 2019/20 to 6.2%

19 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) slashed its forecast for India's economic growth to 6.2% in the financial year ending next March from a previous estimate of 6.5%, warning it would be tough for authorities to engineer a turnaround.

CORRECTED-ANZ slashes forecast for India's GDP growth in 2019/20 to 6.2%

19 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI, Aug 16 The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) slashed its forecast for India's economic growth to 6.2% in the financial year ending next March from a previous estimate of 6.5%, warning it would be tough for authorities to engineer a turnaround.

India's July WPI inflation slows to more than two-year low as economy falters

14 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India's annual wholesale price inflation in July eased to a 25-month low of 1.08%, indicating manufacturers are losing their power to raise prices as an economic slowdown deepens.

India July retail inflation stays low enough to allow a fifth rate cut

13 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India's retail inflation rate eased slightly in July, staying below the central bank's 4% medium-term target for a 12th straight month, strengthening views that there will be a policy rate cut in October.

India to hold state assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir soon - Modi

08 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the people of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday that elections would be held soon in the state for the local assembly, two days after government's decision to end special status for the state and split it into two union territories.

India to hold state assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir soon: Modi

08 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the people of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday that elections would be held soon in the state for the local assembly, two days after government's decision to end special status for the state and split it into two union territories.

India to hold state assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir soon: Modi

08 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the people of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday that elections would be held soon in the state for the local assembly, two days after government's decision to end special status for the state and split it into two union territories.

India may exempt foreign portfolio investors from higher taxes: sources

08 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India is likely to exempt foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from an increase in taxes in this year's budget approved by parliament, two government officials told Reuters, in comments that prompted a rally in stock markets.

UPDATE 1-India may exempt foreign portfolio investors from higher taxes - sources

08 Aug 2019

* Govt may exempt FPIs from higher taxes introduced for the rich

Displaced Hindus from Kashmir eye return after India's scrapping of special status

06 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI Indian Hindus forced out of Muslim-majority Kashmir decades ago are jubilant at the government's decision to allow all citizens the right to settle there, with many considering an eventual return home if conditions are secure.

World News

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.