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Nivedita Bhattacharjee

Big brands bet on World Cup fever in India, where cricket is 'religion'

Jun 28 2019

BENGALURU Indian advertisers are on track to spend more than $400 million during this year's ICC Cricket World Cup, looking to cash in on a mania that is smashing viewing records in the world's biggest market for the sport.

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, 'smart' homes

Jun 24 2019

BENGALURU When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of mind".

Alexa, how can I fly to Mumbai?

Jun 20 2019

BENGALURU/PARIS/SINGAPORE When Karan Mehrotra booked a flight from Delhi to Guwahati, he did not go to a travel agent or an airline website.

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon

Jun 12 2019

BENGALURU India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon.

India's Jet Airways sees management exodus as rescue hopes dim

May 14 2019

BENGALURU The chief executive and two other senior figures at Jet Airways have quit, the Indian company said on Tuesday, further eroding any hopes of a rescue of the debt-laden carrier that grounded operations last month.

Yes Bank shares sink after shock quarterly loss, rising bad loans

Apr 30 2019

BENGALURU Investors sold out of Indian lender Yes Bank Ltd on Tuesday after rising bad loans triggered its first quarterly loss and brokerage Macquarie Research set a rare double-downgrade on the company's stock.

UPDATE 2-India's Yes Bank shares sink after shock quarterly loss, rising bad loans

Apr 30 2019

* Macquarie Research double-downgrades stock to 'underperform'

Bollywood plays starring role in Modi's re-election bid

Apr 10 2019

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Early this year, a dozen of Bollywood's biggest names took a private jet from India's film capital of Mumbai to New Delhi for a private audience with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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