- Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Tuesday that inflation remains too high and needs to fall further or risk more damage to the economy, dismissing criticism of the bank's hawkish policy stance.
- Oil is at the heart of Indian-Iranian relations today.
- The release date for Samsung’s Galaxy S3 arrived back in May, but that doesn’t mean the Korea-based manufacturer is done surprising fans of the device. Samsung has just announced that the Galaxy S3 will be available in three new colors, all of which stay consistent with the nature-based theme that Samsung’s flagship smartphone has features thus far.
- A significant number of these exiles were activists, journalists and Buddhist monks who had protested against the military government.
- Best Buy Co, Aixtron SE, Nokia Corp, Sterlite Industries India, Pluristem Therapeutics, Seadrill and Zynga Inc. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Tuesday.
- Two Tibetan teenagers died after setting themselves on fire outside a monastery in Sichuan province in southwest China on Monday, foreign rights groups said.
- India's economy likely remained in its deepest slump for nine years in the quarter ending in June, but high inflation and polarized politics leave the country's leaders with limited scope to crank up growth.
- International weapons sales by the U.S. tripled last year to reach a record high of $66.3 billion, of which $33.4 billion was pumped in by $33.4 billion sales agreement to Saudi Arabia, according to a new congressional report.
- India and China pressed each other for greater market access for their products from medicines to Bollywood films at a meeting of trade ministers on Monday, seeking to expand commercial ties between the Asian giants as they battle a global downturn.
Coalgate: India’s Prime Minister Says CAG Observations Refutable, Asks Opposition To Debate The IssueIndia's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday rebutted opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s charges against him over the Comptroller and Auditor General's report on the coal block allocation.
- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc plans to open its first Indian store this year, but the maker of the Original Glazed will find it is not alone in its bid to cash in on the $13 billion Western fast food market in Asia's third-largest economy.
- Most Asian markets ended on a negative note last week as disappointing economic reports on China and the euro zone revived concerns over the floundering global economy while the lack of stimulus measures from policymakers also weighed.
- The Committee to Protect Journalists' latest report reveals that speaking truth to power, or just being in the wrong place at the wrong time, still costs hundreds of journalists their lives.
- The Non-Aligned Movement will be meeting in Tehran next week. But who they are, and what they might be doing at the summit, is and will most likely be of little consequence.
- Lead poisoning has been detected in several women who took Ayurvedic medicines during their pregnancy, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of the Congress-led ruling United Progressive Alliance in India, has given a go ahead to the younger Congress brigade to step up the party's retaliatory tactics against the opposition's offensive over a recent report of possible government corruption in the sale of coal concessions to private firms.
- The Indian government has recently fixed a deadline of 30 days for issuing passports after the applications are filed, in an attempt to speed up the process amid rising complaints about the months-long waiting period for the document.
- India approved a $180 million foreign direct investment plan by U.S. media group Walt Disney, part of a new push to clear a backlog of investment proposals as the finance ministry seeks to inject new life into the slowing economy.
- France will abandon some of its discriminatory policies against Roma immigrants and give them greater access to the French job market.