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India launches $6.7 billion plan to boost electronics manufacturing

02 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI India launched a $6.65 billion plan on Tuesday to boost electronics manufacturing, saying it would start by offering five global smartphone makers incentives to establish or expand domestic production.

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala in talks on $1 billion stake in Reliance's Jio Platforms: sources

28 May 2020

NEW DELHI/DUBAI/HONG KONG Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala is in talks with Reliance Industries about investing around $1 billion in the Indian conglomerate's Jio platforms, three sources told Reuters.

RPT-India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

27 May 2020

NEW DELHI, May 26 India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google's Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users.

India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

26 May 2020

NEW DELHI India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google's Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users.

KKR to invest $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries' digital unit, its biggest deal in Asia

22 May 2020

NEW DELHI KKR & Co Inc will invest $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms, its biggest investment in Asia to date and bringing the amount of new funds raised by the Indian digital company this month to a massive $10 billion.

India's capital reopens public transport as nearby Chinese-owned factory is hit by outbreak

18 May 2020

NEW DELHI India's capital New Delhi and some other state governments ordered the re-opening of public transport on Monday in a further easing of a nearly two-month coronavirus shutdown.

Outbreak at Chinese-owned factory shows challenges of easing India's lockdown

18 May 2020

NEW DELHI, May 18 Chinese smartphone maker OPPO suspended operations at a recently re-opened plant in India after workers tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said on Monday, underlining the challenges of easing a near two-month nationwide lockdown.

Reliance in $870 million General Atlantic deal as Jio Platforms funding tops $8 billion

17 May 2020

NEW DELHI India's Reliance Industries on Sunday announced U.S. fund General Atlantic will invest 65.98 billion rupees ($870 million) in Jio Platforms, a fourth deal that takes investment in its digital unit to over $8 billion in less than a month.

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