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Alexandra Ulmer

The billionaire, Bollywood and the future of Indian soccer

Jun 30 2020

MUMBAI A storm could be brewing in India's top-flight soccer, a glamorous and acrimonious world that encompasses Asia's richest man, the cream of Bollywood and a self-styled former gangster.

Amid pandemic, investors bet on India's Jio and its giant-killer playbook

Jun 03 2020

MUMBAI From its Silicon Valley-like campus near Mumbai, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Jio telecom carrier is emerging as a winner from changes in the way Indian consumers plug into a digital economy made more urgent by the coronavirus pandemic.

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

May 22 2020

MUMBAI India registered some 6,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, the country's biggest jump in 24 hours, as New Delhi eases a nationwide lockdown and airlines prepare to resume some domestic flights.

Reliance cuts pay of executives in oil-and-gas division - sources, letter

May 01 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

India's Reliance cuts pay of executives in oil-and-gas division - sources, letter

Apr 30 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

India's Reliance cuts pay of execs in oil-and-gas division -sources, letter

Apr 30 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, April 30 India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Mortality rates drop sharply in parts of India, bucking coronavirus trend

Apr 24 2020

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD, India Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in the number of deaths at a time when funeral parlours were bracing for a surge amid the coronavirus crisis.

Mystery of India's lower death rates seems to defy coronavirus trend

Apr 24 2020

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In Modi's India, virus fallout inflames divisions between Muslims and Hindus

Apr 17 2020

MUMBAI The purple ink stamped on Iqbal Hussain Siddiqui's hand by Indian health workers was supposed to ensure he stayed home under quarantine.

World News

As UAE hails Israel accord, silence from Saudi Arabia

As media and people in the United Arab Emirates hailed the Gulf state's deal to normalise relations with Israel as a diplomatic victory that helps the Palestinians, silence reigned in Saudi Arabia, longtime figurehead of regional policy towards Israel.