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Sudarshan Varadhan

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala

Jun 08 2019

NEW DELHI India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual.

Vedanta seeks international arbitration to settle Zambia dispute

May 31 2019

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Global mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources said on Friday it was seeking international arbitration over Zambia's appointment of a provisional liquidator to run the company's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business.

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document

May 29 2019

NEW DELHI The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according to two people and documents reviewed by Reuters.

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

May 22 2019

THOOTHUKUDI, India A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are still running high.

RPT-A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

May 21 2019

* No officer arrested or charged in connection with shootings

Adani stocks cheer incumbency wave in India, Australia

May 20 2019

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Shares in various Adani Group companies, including those of flagship Adani Enterprises Ltd, surged on Monday after exit polls predicted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would return to power, even as Australian poll results also spelled good news for the Indian conglomerate.

Indian zinc miner sees output rebounding in 2019-20 financial year

May 01 2019

NEW DELHI India's Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) (HZL), the world's second largest zinc miner, expects its output to grow in 2019/20 after a drop in the previous financial year, a senior executive said, a move that could put pressure on global prices.

Indian police raid houses in southern state a week after Sri Lanka bombings

Apr 29 2019

NEW DELHI Indian police said on Sunday they raided the houses of three suspects in connection with a case concerning 15 people who left India to join the militant Islamic State group, a week after bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250.

Indian court moves to lift ban on Chinese video app TikTok

Apr 24 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian state court on Wednesday moved to lift a ban on popular video app TikTok in the country, two lawyers involved in the case said, in a boost for its developer Beijing Bytedance Technology Co.

India's copper exports fell 70 percent in 2018/19 - trade body

Apr 24 2019

NEW DELHI The value of India's copper products exports declined 70 percent in the year ended in March 2019 primarily due to the shutdown of Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter, an industry association said on Wednesday.

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