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New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution: chief minister

Sep 13 2019

NEW DELHI India's capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from Nov. 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday, in an effort to help improve air quality that tends to deteriorate sharply in winter months.

RPT-UPDATE 2-India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders

Sep 01 2019

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth.

India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders

Aug 30 2019

NEW DELHI India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth.

UPDATE 2-India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders

Aug 30 2019

* 10 state-owned lenders will be granted additional funds (Adds analyst comments, details on governance reforms)

India announces series of mergers of state-run banks

Aug 30 2019

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth.

India's top ports on alert for attacks from 'Pakistan-trained commandos'

Aug 29 2019

NEW DELHI India's two main ports said on Thursday they had been warned by the coastguard and intelligence officials that Pakistan-trained commandos have entered Indian waters to carry out underwater attacks on port facilities.

Exclusive: India set to outlaw six single-use plastic products on October 2 - sources

Aug 29 2019

NEW DELHI India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on Oct. 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages that rank among the world's most polluted.

India plans extra tax on vegetable oil imports to boost domestic output: sources

Aug 25 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India plans to impose an extra 5% tax on vegetable oil imports within weeks and use the revenue to help boost the country's stagnating oilseed production, two government sources said.

India's summer crop acreage down 2.3%, sowing gap narrows

Aug 23 2019

NEW DELHI Indian farmers have planted summer-sown crops on 97.5 million hectares, down 2.3% year on year, agriculture ministry data showed on Friday, substantially narrowing the sowing gap compared with last year from previous weeks.

Indian court acquits six of killing Muslim dairy farmer in cow vigilante case

Aug 14 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted six men of the killing of a 55-year-old Muslim dairy farmer, citing lack of evidence, raising questions over the prosecution's failure to make its case despite videos of a crowd beating him in the street.

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