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India jails three for life after shocking child rape and murder

10 Jun 2019

PATHANKOT, India A court in north India jailed three men for life on Monday over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl that stirred nationwide outrage and religious rivalries.

Planned base price of India's 5G spectrum too high: telecom lobby

04 Jun 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India's top telecom lobby said the government's proposed base price for the auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G networks is too high as India outlined plans to launch the sale process this year.

UPDATE 1-Planned base price of India's 5G spectrum too high - telecom lobby

04 Jun 2019

* 5G seen as central for emerging technologies (Adds comments from Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, details on pricing)

Planned base price of India's 5G spectrum too high - telecom lobby

04 Jun 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, June 4 India's top telecom lobby said on Tuesday that the government's proposed base price for the auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G networks is too high, as India outlined plans to launch the sale process later this year.

Indian industry seeks tax rate cut in budget as growth slows

03 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) urged the government on Monday to cut the corporate tax rate to 25% from the current range above 30% when its budget for the year ending March 31, 2020 is presented next month.

Indian industry seeks tax rate cut in state budget as growth slows

03 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI, June 3 The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) urged the government on Monday to cut the corporate tax rate to 25% from the current range above 30% when its budget for the year ending March 31, 2020 is presented next month.

Indian growth rate drops behind China to lowest in more than four years

31 May 2019

NEW DELHI India's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than four years in the January-March period, falling behind China's pace for the first time in nearly two years and raising the prospect of fiscal stimulus and a rate cut.

Torrent of bad news hits Sitharaman on first day as India finance minister

31 May 2019

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday surprised markets by naming Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the defence minister, as the next finance minister on a day data showed that Asia's third biggest economy grew at its slowest pace in 17 quarters.

India's economy seen limping behind China entering Modi's second term

30 May 2019

NEW DELHI India probably lost its spot as the fastest growing major economy to China in the January-March quarter as a chill in domestic and global consumer demand hit manufacturers and service providers.

Indian finance minister Jaitley tells Modi he wants to step aside due to ill health

29 May 2019

NEW DELHI Arun Jaitley, India's finance minister, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to give him a ministerial position in the new government due to ongoing health problems.

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