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  • PARIS/FRANCE, Aug 25- France and India on Thursday played down the security risk posed by leaked data on French-designed submarines that a source told Reuters was probably stolen by a French former employee and that has raised concerns over a $38 billion contract with Australia. More than 22,000 pages of data about six submarines that France's DCNS is...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 25- A government panel has cleared commercial use of what would be India's first genetically modified food crop, but politicians still have to give final approvals amid wide-spread public opposition. The news of the technical approval comes when U.S. seed maker Monsanto- which dominates the GM cotton market in India- faces heightened government...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 25- A government panel has cleared commercial use of what would be India's first genetically modified food crop, but politicians still have to give final approvals amid wide-spread public opposition. News of the approval comes when U.S. seed maker Monsanto- which dominates the GM cotton market in India- faces heightened government regulation...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 25- India said on Thursday that it sees no immediate security risk from the leak to an Australian newspaper of secret documents detailing the capability of a French-designed submarine being built for its navy. The first is expected to enter service by the end of the year as India seeks to rebuild its dwindling fleet and assert its hegemony over the...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 25- A government panel has cleared commercial use of what would be India's first genetically modified food crop, but the political establishment will still have to give final approvals amid wide-spread public opposition to the technology. News of the approval comes at a time when U.S. seed maker Monsanto- which dominates the GM cotton market in...

  • *Welspun shares fall again, recover to trade flat by midday. CHICAGO/ NEW DELHI, Aug 25- U.S. retailer Bed Bath& Beyond said it ordered an external audit of textiles from Welspun India, putting more pressure on the embattled Indian bedding and towel maker that has seen nearly half its market value wiped out this week. At Thursday's low, Welspun had a market value of 53.55...

  • *Letter marks escalation in long-running feud with India. NEW DELHI, Aug 25- Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running dispute between New Delhi and the world's biggest seed maker. A letter sent by Monsanto's local partner in India, the...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- U.S. retailer Bed Bath& Beyond on Wednesday said it ordered an external audit of textiles from Welspun India, after Target Corp last week accused the Indian manufacturer of passing off cheap sheets as premium Egyptian cotton for two years. It also harms Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to spur global companies to increase...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- U.S. retailer Bed Bath& Beyond on Wednesday said it ordered an external audit of textiles from Welspun India, after Target Corp last week accused the Indian manufacturer of passing off cheap sheets as premium Egyptian cotton for two years. This could compound the woes of Welspun, which supplies to several large U.S. retailers and has seen...

  • People visit on October 28, 2014 the DCNS stand at the Euronaval naval defense equipment fair in le Bourget, south of Paris.

    Detailed plans for submarines built for the Indian navy have been leaked, raising cyber-security concerns, the NYT reports.

  • *Letter marks escalation in long-running feud with India. NEW DELHI, Aug 24- Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running dispute between New Delhi and the world's biggest seed maker. A letter sent by Monsanto's local partner in India, the...

  • *French firm in talks with Australia for $38 bln submarine deal. SYDNEY/ PARIS, Aug 24- French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of "economic warfare" after secrets about its Scorpene submarines being built in India were leaked. India opened an investigation after The Australian newspaper published documents relating to the...

  • PARIS— Sensitive data on submarines designed for India's navy have leaked from a leading French shipbuilder with military customers around the world. Analysts say the leak is a blow to India's navy and could compromise its underwater combat capabilities. India has spent $3.9 billion on six conventionally powered Scorpene submarines built by France's DCNS...

  • SYDNEY/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on Wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities. The leak, which was first reported in The Australian newspaper, contains more than 22,000 pages...

  • India's third-largest telecommunications company Idea Cellular is exploring a strategic deal with rival Vodafone India, CNBC-TV18 reported.

  • SYDNEY/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on Wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities. The massive leak has also raised doubts about the security of DCNS's submarine project in...

  • SYDNEY/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India is investigating damage caused to French Scorpene submarines that are being built in the country, the defense ministry said on Wednesday, after the leak of documents relating to the vessel's combat capabilities. The massive leak has also raised doubts about the security of DCNS's submarine project in Australia where it won a A $50...

  • Fan Bingbing at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2015 in Cannes, France.

    Meet Fan Bingbing and Deepika Padukone, the two Asian actresses who were featured in the Forbes' rankings of the world's best-paid actresses.

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India's defence minister said documents relating to the French Scorpene submarine being built in the country appeared to have been hacked, after an Australian newspaper reported a leak of thousands of pages detailing the vessel's top-secret capability. "I understand there has been a case of hacking, we will find out what has happened," Manohar...

  • MUMBAI, Aug 23- Indian gold refiners just months ago were ramping up capacity and struggling to secure enough ore from miners. Smuggled gold could account for more than a third of demand this year in India- the world's second-biggest buyer of the metal after China- potentially costing the government over $1 billion in lost revenue. If smugglers offer 4 or 5 percent...