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Starbucks rival to launch India's biggest IPO in 3 years next week

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The company behind Cafe Coffee Day, India’s biggest coffee chain, will launch an initial public offering next week, aiming to raise up to $176 million in...

Risking backlash, Modi to push power price hikes

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to tell states to raise electricity prices in return for access to a financial bailout package, a politically contentious move...

Microsoft unveils new smartphones, tablet and fitness tracker

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp unveiled on Tuesday a new line of Lumia smartphones, a new Surface Pro tablet and an updated version of its wearable fitness tracker, Microsoft Band,...

Afghan hospital 'mistakenly struck'; strike decision made within U.S. chain of command – general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The deadly air strike that hit a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was a mistake made within the U.S. chain of command, the American...

Delhi plans to help trafficking victims with training, jobs

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Authorities in the Indian capital plan to set up a programme to help rescued victims of human trafficking through training and work placements,...

IMF sees favourable growth in India, urges structural reforms

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Growth prospects for India remain favourable despite a slowdown in the global economy, but the government should speed up structural reforms and relax supply constraints...

MSF says U.S., Afghan remarks on Kunduz point to war crime

GENEVA (Reuters) – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Tuesday that it was working under the assumption that the deadly bombing of its hospital in the Afghan city of...

Facebook updates Newsfeed to accommodate weak connections

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc updated its Newsfeed feature on Tuesday so that content loads quickly even with weak Internet connections. Source: India News Link: Facebook updates Newsfeed...

Pakistan off-spinner Asif reported for suspect bowling action

REUTERS – Pakistan off-spinner Bilal Asif has been reported for a suspect bowling action following his match-winning performance in Monday’s third one-day international against Zimbabwe in Harare. Source: India...

Neutrino scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Japan’s Takaaki Kajita and Canada’s Arthur B. McDonald won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics for their discovery that neutrinos have mass, the award-giving body said...