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Sensex ends higher on Gujarat exit polls boost

(Reuters) – Indian shares ended higher on Friday, led by banks, as early surveys forecast a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party in the key Gujarat...

ArcelorMittal to make auto steel in India in 3 years as car output booms: official

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s state steel company will start producing automotive steel in a $1 billion partnership with ArcelorMittal in three years, a top government official said, helping...

India raises import tax on some electrical, electronics items

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has raised import tax on some electrical and electronics items such as mobile phones, television sets, digital cameras and microwave ovens to up to...

Most Asian FX restrained by cautious sentiment, rupee rallies

(Reuters) – Most emerging Asian currencies traded in narrow ranges on Friday, restrained by weak equity markets and a lack of fresh catalysts though the Indian rupee rose on...

Supreme Court extends deadline on Aadhaar linkage amid legal challenges

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Friday passed interim orders extending the linking of the country’s biometric ID program to welfare schemes to March 31, as it...

Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia should introduce a law forcing religious leaders to report child abuse, including Catholic priests told of abuse in the confessional, said a report on Friday...

Australian child abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession, voluntary celibacy for clergy

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia should introduce a law forcing religious leaders to report child abuse, including Catholic priests who are told of abuse in the confessional, according to a...

U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up...

Analysis: Net neutrality repeal gives U.S. Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission vote on Thursday to roll back net neutrality rules could galvanize young voters, a move Democrats hope will send millennials to...

Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Andhra Pradesh

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s X research division said on Thursday that the Andhra Pradesh state government would buy its newly developed technology that has the potential to...