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India minister says trade pact differences with U.S. broadly resolved

21 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India's Trade Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday that the broad outline of a trade deal with the United States has been worked out and suggested there could be an announcement soon.

Fields of fire drive Delhi's air quality to unhealthy levels

18 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI When it comes to air quality there are few worse places to live on the planet than New Delhi, and driving north out the Indian capital it is easy to see why, as plumes of smoke rise from the burning farmland lining the expressway.

Tens of thousands to run in New Delhi, one of the world's most heavily polluted cities

17 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI Tens of thousands of runners have signed up for the Indian capital's half marathon and other races on Sunday, officials said, despite the air quality hitting dangerous levels in one of the most heavily polluted cities in the world.

India pursues China-led trade deal despite domestic opposition

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India is pressing ahead with talks to join a China-led free trade pact, officials said on Thursday, despite some domestic producers' concerns that the country could be flooded with cheaper Chinese imports.

UPDATE 1-India pursues China-led trade deal despite domestic opposition

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI, Oct 10 India is pressing ahead with talks to join a China-led free trade pact, officials said on Thursday, despite some domestic producers' concerns that the country could be flooded with cheaper Chinese imports.

India pursues China-led trade deal despite domestic opposition

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India is pressing ahead with talks to join a China-led free trade pact, officials said on Thursday, despite the fears of some domestic producers that the country would be flooded with cheaper Chinese imports.

India protectionist, but U.S. negotiating limited trade deal: Ross

03 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India is among the world's most protectionist countries but the United States is trying to negotiate a limited trade deal with the South Asian nation to resolve their differences, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said on Thursday.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross to hold talks in India amid hopes of trade deal

01 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will be holding talks with Indian leaders this week and three sources in government and industry in New Delhi said there were renewed expectations of a trade deal on farm goods and pharmaceuticals.

India shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products

01 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI, Oct 1 India has held off imposing a blanket ban on single-use plastics to combat pollution, officials said on Tuesday, a measure seen as too disruptive for industry at a time when it is coping with an economic slowdown and job losses.

RPT-After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal

22 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI, Sept 21 The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks said

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