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Shilpa Jamkhandikar

Bollywood stars return to India's big screens after more than a year

Nov 05 2021

MUMBAI Bollywood stars are returning to India's big screens after more than a year, with the film industry hoping that declining COVID-19 cases and the festival season will bring audiences back to the cinemas.

Bollywood stars, Indian celebrities launch NFTs amid global craze

Oct 25 2021

MUMBAI (Reuters) -Indian celebrities from the world of Bollywood and cricket are increasingly launching digital memorabilia through non-fungible tokens (NFT), hoping to rake in thousands of dollars by cashing in on growing interest in such assets.

Bollywood stars, Indian celebrities launch NFTs amid global craze

Oct 24 2021

* Experts say the entry of celebrities will help NFT marketplace

India merger of Sony, Zee to create TV powerhouse challenging Disney

Sep 25 2021

MUMBAI A merger of India's Zee and a domestic unit of Japan's Sony Group Corp will create a television powerhouse to grab more advertising revenue, challenging top rival Walt Disney Co in a key growth market, industry officials said.

Amazon launches service aggregating video streaming apps in India

Sep 24 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -Amazon.com Inc launched in India on Friday eight global and local streaming services on its video platform, in a move aimed at boosting subscriptions.

Amazon launches bundling service for video streaming apps in India

Sep 23 2021

NEW DELHI, Sept 24 Amazon.com Inc launched in India on Friday a bundling option on its video platform for global and local streaming services, in a move aimed at boosting subscriptions.

Indian states preparing for next COVID wave focus on children

Aug 19 2021

MUMBAI Several Indian states are building facilities with more paediatric beds, plus oxygen, due to concern that children returning to school without being vaccinated will be among the most vulnerable during a third wave of coronavirus infections.

India COVID-19 vaccinations near record, new infections at five-month low

Aug 17 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India administered more than 8.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the past 24 hours, government data showed on Tuesday, close to its all-time record and speeding up a campaign to inoculate all eligible adults by December.

Indian govt tells states to impose local curbs ahead of festivals

Aug 05 2021

MUMBAI (Reuters) -The Indian government has asked state authorities to impose restrictions ahead of festivals across the country, warning that overcrowding could lead to "super spreader" events and a new surge in infections.

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