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Apple seeks nod to open India stores amid concerns of slowing sales growth

By Himank Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc has applied to set up its own stores in India, one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets, as the iPhone-maker looks…

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India sentences 35 crew of US anti-piracy ship

Chennai (India) (AFP) – An Indian court Monday sentenced 35 sailors, including several from Britain, Estonia & Ukraine, for illegally entering Indian waters carrying weapons aboard a US-operated anti-piracy boat…

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Japan's NEC Corp in talks to buy India's Mphasis: CNBC TV18

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Japan's NEC Corp is in initial talks to acquire Indian IT services firm Mphasis Ltd, majority owned by HP Inc, CNBC TV18 reported on Friday, citing unnamed…

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Facebook fights for free Internet in India, global test-case

By Himank Sharma & Douglas Busvine MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has become a battleground over the right to unrestricted Internet access, with local tech start-ups joining the front line…

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Afghans warned on celebratory gunfire ahead of soccer final

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has warned against celebratory gunfire after the upcoming South Asia soccer final against India, hoping to avoid a repeat of the raucous celebrations…

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India test-fires long range surface-to-air missile developed with Israel

By Sankalp Phartiyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India successfully test-fired on Wednesday a new long range surface-to-air missile capable of countering aerial threats at extended ranges, as Prime Minister Narendra…

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India's Snapdeal to invest in logistics to speed up delivery

By Himank Sharma MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian online marketplace Snapdeal, backed by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp & others, will spend more on logistics & technology to better compete with Flipkart…

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Dreaming of energy security, India pumps desert oil

Barmer (India) (AFP) – The deserts of Rajasthan may be the showcase for India's solar revolution yet the oil explorer that struck gold beneath the same sands insists the country…

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Behind the scenes, Pakistan's military helped revive talks with India

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The quiet involvement of Pakistan's powerful military in its foreign policy this year paved the way for reviving a stalled dialogue with India, officials…

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Behind the scary headlines, 2015 gives reason for optimism

By Joseph D'Urso LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – This year may be remembered for barrel bombs, beheadings & the Bataclan massacre, yet according to a Harvard psychologist, a remarkable long…

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