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6 October, 2017 9:47 AM ICAN: staunch campaigners for an end to nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, who won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, secured a significant victory in July when the U.N. adopted a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. With the nuclear threat at its most acute in decades, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which on October 6 won the Nobel Peace Prize, is urgently 45

5 October, 2017 12:11 PM Nusli Wadia richest newcomer on Forbes India Rich List

NEW DELHI: Cookies-and-airline tycoon Nusli Wadia is the wealthiest newcomer with a net worth of USD 5.6 billion at the 25th position on the Forbes' richest Indians list that was topped by Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani for the 10th straight year. Though there has been a significant rise in the number of billionaires, but only six could make the cut in the top 100 club on the Forbes 68

5 October, 2017 4:45 AM There is a treasure chest Modi government can unlock and use for investment: Foreign reserves

Clearly, the Indian economy is not at a place where it wants to be. Despite the PM's brave show of defence of his economic policies at the Institute of Company Secretaries of India on Wednesday, the Narendra Modi government finds itself in a chakravyuh that it is unable to fight its way out of. The government is just not being able to attract or make the investments 62

4 October, 2017 4:30 PM Fosun buys 74% in Gland Pharma

Chinese drug firm Fosun Pharma has acquired approximately 74% in Hyderabad-based Gland Pharma at a valuation of not more than $1.09 billion, the company said. Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co. Ltd. had, in July last year, announced plans to acquire 86.08% stake in Gland Pharma for not more than $1.26 billion. However, the Cabinet Committee on Economic 44

4 October, 2017 3:37 PM Reliance Communications (RCom) Applies To Withdraw Towers Spin-Off

Mumbai: Reliance Communications said on Wednesday it had applied to a tribunal to withdraw a plan to spin-off its towers business, as a first step towards renegotiating the deal after ending plans to merge its wireless business with a rival. As part of plans to cut its heavy debt load, RCom had agreed to sell a 51 percent stake in the tower arm to Canada's 57

4 October, 2017 3:07 PM India approves $4.5 billion Line of Credit to Bangladesh

The $4.5 billion Line of Credit was announced during the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India in April.  Dhaka: India on Wednesday approved a massive $4.5 billion Line of Credit to Bangladesh for funding infrastructure projects, including shipping, ports, roads and power. "Witnessed signing of $4.5 billion line of credit line from India to Bangladesh 43

3 October, 2017 12:03 PM WhatsApp Unveils iPhone-Like Emoji Set in Beta Version

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has released a beta version of a new emoji set for Android OS that appears quite similar to Apple's designs. Apart from Apple, Facebook and Twitter have their own custom emoji set within the app. "At a glance, these could be confused for Apple's own emojis. Side-by-side the differences are clear for some emojis 25

3 October, 2017 7:28 AM Hindustan Aeronautics Files Papers To Go Public

Mumbai: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has filed for an initial public offering of shares that will see the government selling a tenth of the military aircraft maker. The government, which fully owns HAL, is seeking to sell about 36.2 million shares in the IPO, according to a company filing with the capital markets regulator. HAL had revenue of 179.52 billion 21

3 October, 2017 7:07 AM State-run Hindustan Aeronautics files for IPO

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has filed for an initial public offering of shares that will see the government selling a tenth of the military aircraft maker. The government, which fully owns HAL, is seeking to sell about 36.2 million shares in the IPO, according to a company filing with the capital markets regulator. HAL had revenue of 179.52 billion 19

2 October, 2017 4:35 PM Ola said to raise $2 billion from SoftBank, Tencent

Ola scored $2 billion in new funding from a group of investors including SoftBank Group Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd., according to a person familiar with the matter, helping to bankroll Uber Technologies Inc.'s fiercest rival in India. Other backers in the ride-hailing startup's latest financing round included a venture capital fund jointly run by Indian 44