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TikTok vanishes from Google, Apple app stores in India after ban

17 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The Chinese video app TikTok is no longer available in Google and Apple app stores in India after a state court prohibited its downloads, a setback for developer Bytedance Technology's efforts to tap users in a key market.

Indian court refuses to suspend ban order on Chinese app TikTok

16 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI, April 16 An Indian court on Tuesday refused a request by China's Bytedance Technology to suspend a ban on its popular video app TikTok, a lawyer involved in the case said, putting the app's future in one of its key markets in doubt.

India set to see average monsoon rains this year

15 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India is likely to see average monsoon rains this year, the state-run weather office said on Monday, which should support agricultural production and economic growth in Asia's third-biggest economy, where half of the farmland lacks irrigation.

RPT-Indian state court asks government to ban 'inappropriate' video app TikTok

04 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI, April 3 A court in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday asked the federal government to ban Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was "encouraging pornography".

Indian state court asks government to ban 'inappropriate' video app TikTok

03 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI A court in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday asked the federal government to ban Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was "encouraging pornography".

Indian state court asks government to ban 'inappropriate' video app TikTok

03 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI, April 3 A court in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday asked the federal government to ban Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was "encouraging pornography".

Exclusive: Deal for new Sri Lanka oil refinery will take at least a year to finalise - investor

29 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/COLOMBO An agreement to build a proposed $3.85 billion oil refinery in Sri Lanka will take at least a year to be finalized as its main investor, India's Accord Group, says it is yet to recruit partners and conduct an assessment of the plan's viability.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Deal for new Sri Lanka oil refinery will take at least a year to finalise-investor

29 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/COLOMBO, March 28 An agreement to build a proposed $3.85 billion oil refinery in Sri Lanka will take at least a year to be finalized as its main investor, India's Accord Group, says it is yet to recruit partners and conduct an assessment of the plan's viability.

Exclusive: Deal for new Sri Lanka oil refinery will take at least a year to finalize - investor

28 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/COLOMBO An agreement to build a proposed $3.85 billion oil refinery in Sri Lanka will take at least a year to be finalized as its main investor, India's Accord Group, says it is yet to recruit partners and conduct an assessment of the plan's viability.

RPT-India seeks bids for $5 bln in transmission lines to fuel renewables growth

27 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI, March 26 India will launch $5 billion of transmission-line tenders in phases, beginning in June, to route a targeted 175 gigawatts (GW) of power from renewable sources into the country's grid by 2022, the secretary at the ministry of renewable energy said.

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