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Indian coal imports rise at the fastest rate in 3-1/2 years

25 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI India's thermal coal imports rose at the fastest pace in three-and-a-half years in the September quarter, spurred by new demand and domestic infrastructure bottlenecks that are threatening government plans to cut foreign supplies.

Indian coal imports rise at the fastest rate in 3-1/2 years

25 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI, Oct 25 India's thermal coal imports rose at the fastest pace in three-and-a-half years in the September quarter, spurred by new demand and domestic infrastructure bottlenecks that are threatening government plans to cut foreign supplies.

Angry mob pelts stones at police at site of Indian rail accident

21 Oct 2018

AMRITSAR, India An angry mob threw stones at police on Sunday near the site of a deadly railway accident in north India, demanding immediate financial compensation for the families of the victims and government jobs for those who lost wage-earners.

Angry mob pelts stones at police at site of Indian rail accident

21 Oct 2018

AMRITSAR, India, Oct 21 An angry mob threw stones at police on Sunday near the site of a deadly railway accident in north India, demanding immediate financial compensation for the families of the victims and government jobs for those who lost wage-earners.

Indian officials exchange blame for train ploughing into festival crowd

21 Oct 2018

AMRITSAR, India India's railway officials and local community leaders traded blame on Saturday over an accident in which a train ran over scores of people gathered on the railway tracks for a festival in the northern city of Amritsar.

Indian officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowd

20 Oct 2018

* India railways have bad safety record due to underinvestment

BP criticises price controls, days after India cuts cost of fuel

15 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI Global oil major BP said on Monday fuel price controls were "not good", days after India asked state-run fuel retailers to shield customers from record-high costs by cutting margins.

BP says price controls "not good", days after India cuts cost of fuel

15 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI, Oct 15 Global oil major BP said on Monday fuel price controls are "not good", days after India asked state-run fuel retailers to shield customers from record-high costs by cutting margins.

Saudi to meet India's oil demand, absorb supply shocks -Falih

15 Oct 2018

NEW DELHI Saudi Arabia is committed to meeting India's rising oil demand and is the "shock absorber" for supply disruptions in the oil market, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday.

Labor strife in India's manufacturing hubs may undermine Modi's jobs push

15 Oct 2018

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI Labor unrest is on the rise at two centers in India where motorcycles and components are manufactured, underlining the problems Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government faces in creating new manufacturing jobs that are sustainable and pay attractive wages.

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