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July 26, 2018 11:14 AM Indian police detain 450 after violent minority protests

MUMBAI: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said. Like other communities in India the Marathas, who make up around 30 percent of the western state's 110 million people, want quotas 86

July 11, 2018 11:00 AM India signals support for legalising gay sex

NEW DELHI: The Indian government Wednesday signalled it would not oppose a move to decriminalise homosexuality, as the country's top court chewed over appeals to overturn a colonial-era ban. Section 377 of the penal code, a relic from 1860s British legislation, bans gay acts as "carnal intercourse against the order of nature" and allows for jail terms 108

May 7, 2018 1:17 PM Manipal: We had to take ‘more risky’ approach over Fortis

MUMBAI: India’s privately-held Manipal Hospitals had to take a “more risky” approach to buy domestic rival Fortis Healthcare Ltd, so that it did not lose out to other suitors, Manipal’s CEO Ranjan Pai told Reuters. Manipal on Sunday sweetened its bid for Fortis, offering to inject 21 billion rupees (RM1.23 billion) to help the ailing hospital operator 58

May 6, 2018 12:18 PM Manipal Hospitals ups the ante, sweetens offer for Fortis

MUMBAI: India’s privately-held Manipal Hospitals sweetened its bid for rival Fortis Healthcare Ltd today, offering to inject 21 billion rupees (RM1.23 billion) to help the ailing hospital operator meet its immediate cash needs. Manipal and its consortium partner TPG Capital are offering 160 rupees per share for the acquisition, according to a letter 21

April 25, 2018 11:58 AM Suitors for India’s Fortis revise bids ahead of committee deliberation

BENGALURU: India’s Manipal Hospitals Enterprises Private Ltd raised its offer for rival Fortis Healthcare Ltd for the second time in a month, now valuing Fortis’ hospital business about 4% more than it had earlier. Several suitors for Fortis revised their offers this week, jostling to make the best bid before an advisory committee, formed by the company 20

April 10, 2018 9:17 AM Indian truck crash kills 18 labourers

NEW DELHI: At least 18 people were killed when a truck packed with labourers overturned on a winding highway in western India on Tuesday, police said. The truck hit a roadside barrier outside Khandala, a hill resort and popular tourist destination 80km inland from Mumbai. "The truck was definitely speeding and flipped over two, three times and crashed 20

April 10, 2018 1:15 AM Bollywood’s Salman Khan thanks fans after jail release

Bollywood actor Salman Khan waves at his fans from a balcony upon his arrival at his home after a court in Jodhpur granted him bail, in Mumbai April 7, 2018. — Reuters picMUMBAI, April 10 — Convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan tweeted “tears of gratitude” to all his fans yesterday in his first remarks since being bailed over a five-year jail sentence 96

April 1, 2018 5:55 AM Building collapse kills 10 in central India

NEW DELHI: A dilapidated four-storey building has collapsed in a central Indian city killing at least 10 people, police said Sunday, the latest such disaster in a country infamous for poor construction and safety standards. Rescue workers retrieved several people left trapped under tonnes of debris after the building collapsed in a crowded neighbourhood 18

March 30, 2018 11:14 AM India's ONGC ordered to pay RM19.8m to Sime Darby, Swiber over claim dispute

PETALING JAYA: The Arbitral Tribunal has ordered India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) to pay US$5.13 million (RM19.8 million) to Sime Darby Bhd's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Sime Darby Engineering Sdn Bhd (SDE) and Swiber Offshore Construction Pte Ltd in relation to a dispute over a field development job in India. However, ONGC filed 49

March 27, 2018 2:42 AM China’s OPPO embraces Xiaomi’s flash sale gambit to grow Indian base

A rickshaw puller speaks on his mobile phone as he waits for customers in front of advertisement billboards belonging to telecom companies in Kolkata February 3, 2014. — Reuters picMUMBAI, March 27 — Chinese smartphone maker OPPO, which has ceded ground to Xiaomi in the Indian market, is looking to take a page out of its Chinese rival’s marketing playbook 44