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New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution: chief minister

13 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI India's capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from Nov. 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday, in an effort to help improve air quality that tends to deteriorate sharply in winter months.

RPT-UPDATE 2-India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders

02 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth.

India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders

30 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth.

UPDATE 2-India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders

30 Aug 2019

* 10 state-owned lenders will be granted additional funds (Adds analyst comments, details on governance reforms)

India announces series of mergers of state-run banks

30 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth.

India's top ports on alert for attacks from 'Pakistan-trained commandos'

29 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India's two main ports said on Thursday they had been warned by the coastguard and intelligence officials that Pakistan-trained commandos have entered Indian waters to carry out underwater attacks on port facilities.

Exclusive: India set to outlaw six single-use plastic products on October 2 - sources

29 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on Oct. 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages that rank among the world's most polluted.

India plans extra tax on vegetable oil imports to boost domestic output: sources

26 Aug 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India plans to impose an extra 5% tax on vegetable oil imports within weeks and use the revenue to help boost the country's stagnating oilseed production, two government sources said.

India's summer crop acreage down 2.3%, sowing gap narrows

23 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI Indian farmers have planted summer-sown crops on 97.5 million hectares, down 2.3% year on year, agriculture ministry data showed on Friday, substantially narrowing the sowing gap compared with last year from previous weeks.

Indian court acquits 6 of killing Muslim dairy farmer in cow vigilante case

14 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted six men of the killing of a 55-year-old Muslim dairy farmer, citing lack of evidence, raising questions over the prosecution's failure to make its case despite videos of a crowd beating him in the street.

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