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    India enters recession, worst among major economies

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 08:00pm on November 27, 2020

    India’s economy contracted 7.5 per cent between July and September, performing the poorest among major advanced and emerging economies and entering a technical recession for...

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    IPL-winning Indian cricketer held over gold watches

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 04:04pm on November 13, 2020

    Two days after winning the Indian Premier League with the Mumbai Indians, cricketer Krunal Pandya was stopped by airport customs carrying gold and luxury watches,...

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    India anti-trust watchdog probes Google’s payment app

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:16pm on November 10, 2020

    India’s anti-trust watchdog has ordered a probe into Google’s payments app over allegations the tech giant is abusing its market dominance. The Competition Commission of...

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    Corporate India tainted by caste discrimination

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:13am on November 07, 2020

    A winner of industry awards, Snehapoo Padavattan should have raced up India’s corporate ladder. There was just one problem. She belongs to the country’s lowest...

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    Indian TV anchor Arnab Goswami’s arrest sparks outrage from govt

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:34am on November 05, 2020

    A controversial Indian TV news anchor known for inflammatory right-wing rhetoric was arrested Wednesday in connection with the suicide of a designer who worked on...

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    Reliance to push on with retail deal in battle with Amazon

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:50pm on October 26, 2020

    Indian conglomerate Reliance has dismissed Amazon’s push to delay its acquisition of domestic retail giant Future Group, despite an arbitration panel suspending the deal following...

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    Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt says ‘victorious’ in cancer fight

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:32pm on October 21, 2020

    Sanjay Dutt, one of Bollywood’s top stars, said Wednesday he had emerged ‘victorious’ after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. ‘Today, on the occasion...

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    Deepika Padukone questioned in drugs probe

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 04:10pm on September 26, 2020

    Indian police hauled in Bollywood megastar Deepika Padukone for questioning on Saturday in an escalating drugs probe following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput....

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    SPB, singer of 40,000 Indian film songs, dies at 74

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 04:54pm on September 25, 2020

    SP Balasubrahmanyam, whose prolific output as a singer included around 40,000 songs in 16 Indian languages, died Friday aged 74 after a prolonged battle with...

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    Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones dies of heart attack

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 05:28pm on September 24, 2020

    Former Australia cricketer and commentator Dean Jones died at 59 on Wednesday in Mumbai due to a cardiac arrest, reports PTI. Jones was part of...