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Twitter bans Indian actress for violating hate and abuse rules

May 04 2021

NEW DELHI Twitter Inc on Tuesday said it has banned leading Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, known for her ardent support of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing her of violating its rules on hateful conduct and abusive behaviour.

India's daily COVID-19 cases pass 400,000 as second wave worsens

May 01 2021

NEW DELHI India recorded more than 400,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time on Saturday as it battles a devastating second wave, and the country's massive new vaccination drive was hampered in some areas by shortages of the shots. | Video

Amazon commits $250 million for India's small businesses as traders question practices

Apr 15 2021

NEW DELHI Amazon.com Inc on Thursday announced a $250 million venture fund for India, focused on bringing the country's small businesses online, as the company comes under fire from local retailers.

Exclusive: Wistron shakes up India structure, management after factory troubles - sources

Apr 15 2021

NEW DELHI Wistron Corp, the Taiwanese assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, has restructured its internal setup and management ranks in India, two sources said, after an investigation last year into violence at one of its plants.

India's Infosys falls over 5% on profit miss, attrition worries

Apr 15 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Infosys Ltd shares fell as much as 5.5% on Thursday, a day after the Indian software services firm reported quarterly net profit below analysts' estimates and on worries that a spike in voluntary attrition could squeeze margins.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-India's Infosys upbeat on revenue forecast due to strong digital services demand

Apr 14 2021

NEW DELHI, April 14 Indian software services firm Infosys on Wednesday forecast annual revenue growth of 12% to 14% in constant currency terms for the year to end March 2022, buoyed by client demand for its digital services amid the coronavirus pandemic.

RBI orders MobiKwik to probe alleged data leak: source

Apr 01 2021

NEW DELHI India's central bank has ordered digital payments firm MobiKwik to probe allegations that data of its 110 million users was breached, and warned that the company will face fines if lapses are found, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

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