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Nivedita Bhattacharjee

India's coronavirus infections spike again after dip

10:00am EDT

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU, India India's coronavirus infections surged again on Wednesday, a day after falling to their lowest figure in almost a month.

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources

Sep 16 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Walmart Inc-controlled Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

How India's Silicon Valley saw its COVID-19 success come undone

Aug 25 2020

By Sachin Ravikumar, Derek Francis and Nivedita Bhattacharjee

India's Reliance seen emerging as bigger threat for U.S. firms like Amazon, Walmart

Jul 16 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU A $20 billion fund raising spree may take India's Reliance closer to its dream of becoming a digital giant, further threatening the ambitious plans U.S. companies like Amazon, Walmart and Zoom have for India.

India's Cipla set to undercut rivals with generic remdesivir -sources

Jul 08 2020

BENGALURU, July 8 Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has priced its generic version of Remdesivir, Cipremi, at 4,000 rupees ($53.34) per 100 mg vial, according to several sources, making it among the lowest priced versions of the COVID-19 treatment available so far globally.

E-tailers in India to consider listing of 'country of origin' label on products

Jun 24 2020

NEW DELHI E-commerce players in India such as Amazon's local unit and Walmart's Flipkart will consider asking sellers on their platforms to list the country of origin on products, three sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Indian start-ups get creative as coronavirus crisis fuels funding crunch

May 10 2020

BENGALURU Samik Sarkar was managing to eke a profit out of his online apparel store before the coronavirus crisis hit India, forcing the 36-year old to reinvent his business overnight.

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Saudi King Salman assails Iran in United Nations debut

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz took aim at Iran during his debut on Wednesday at the annual United Nations meeting of world leaders, calling for a united front to contain Riyadh's rival and stop it from getting weapons of mass destruction.