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Telecom shares rise on hopes of government help

9:37am GMT

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI Indian telecom stocks rose on Friday amid hopes that the government would step in to help the ailing sector, a day after two top mobile carriers warned their ability to operate and make profits would depend on relief from the country.

UPDATE 3-Indian telecom shares rise on hopes of government help

9:23am GMT

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI, Nov 15 Indian telecom stocks rose on Friday amid hopes that the government would step in to help the ailing sector, a day after two top mobile carriers warned their ability to operate and make profits would depend on relief from the country.

Vodafone Idea makes £5.6 billion loss after provisions for government dues

5:05am GMT

NEW DELHI Indian mobile carrier Vodafone Idea on Thursday reported the biggest quarterly loss in India's corporate history after making provisions for outstanding government dues.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Vodafone Idea makes $7 bln loss after provisions for govt dues

4:57am GMT

NEW DELHI, Nov 14 Indian mobile carrier Vodafone Idea on Thursday reported the biggest quarterly loss in India's corporate history after making provisions for outstanding government dues.

Haze wraps India's capital again as air quality plummets

11 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI Haze shrouded India's capital city again on Monday, with residents braving dangerous air quality to return to work after a weekend of clearer air and better weather.

IndiGo signs one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

07 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI Top Indian airline IndiGo said on Thursday it signed a one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, letting the Middle Eastern airline get more access to the fast-growing Indian market.

RPT-Activist asks Indian court to order probe into WhatsApp over hacking scandal

05 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI, Nov 5 A right-wing social activist in India filed a petition asking the country's top court to order a probe into Facebook Inc and WhatsApp over revelations that a piece of spyware had exploited vulnerabilities in the popular messaging app to snoop on hundreds of devices.

Activist asks Indian court to order probe into WhatsApp over hacking scandal

05 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI A right-wing social activist in India filed a petition asking the country's top court to order a probe into Facebook Inc and WhatsApp over revelations that a piece of spyware had exploited vulnerabilities in the popular messaging app to snoop on hundreds of devices.

India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach

01 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI India, WhatsApp's biggest market with 400 million users, has asked the Facebook-owned company to explain the nature of a privacy breach on its messaging platform that has affected some users, Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Indian lobby group warns of telecoms catastrophe, Reliance disagrees

30 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India's telecoms sector and leading players Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea will face an "unprecedented crisis" if the government refuses to relax its demand for $13 billion in outstanding dues, a lobby group says.

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