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  • From opposing free trade agreements to confronting China and questioning Japan- South Korea alliances, he appears set to be charting a course far different from previous administrations. Yet, in other areas, including North Korea, India and Pakistan, Trump appears ready to carry forward well-established U.S. policy. Killing the TPP may open the way for other...

  • Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's tobacco market as government considers further regulations, Reuters reported.

  • *Philip Morris pushing India not to change foreign funding norms. In previously unreported letters from Philip Morris to the trade minister and an influential government think-tank, the U.S.-based company said the "discriminatory" and "protectionist" proposals would represent a blow to its plans to launch new products and make further investments in India.

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 13- Indian budget airline SpiceJet said on Friday it has agreed to acquire 100 new MAX 737 aircraft from Boeing, with an option for 50 more, as part of its expansion plans in the world's fastest growing aviation market. "This is an extremely competitive market," Ajay Singh, SpiceJet's chairman, told a news conference in New Delhi. SpiceJet, which was...

  • NEW DELHI— India's low-cost airline Spicejet plans to buy up to 205 next-generation Boeing planes worth $22 billion in a major deal to expand its domestic and international operations. SpiceJet is India's fourth-largest airline by number of passengers carried with a market share of 12.9 percent. India's booming economy and growing middle class have helped...

  • BANGALORE, India _ Infosys Ltd. on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $547 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. Infosys shares have increased roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Natarajan Chandrasekaran speaks during a news conference in Mumbai.

    India's Tata conglomerate named veteran insider Natarajan Chandrasekaran as the new chairman of its holding company.

  • New Delhi, 2014: Activists of AIDS Healthcare foundation (AHF) protest against trade deals that minimize the supply of affordable generic HIV pills.

    infighting among RCEP participants, particularly India, may plague the pact regardless of the TPP's fate

  • *New Flipkart boss concentrated on "big ticket" items. *Credited with helping company beat Amazon over festive period. MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, Jan 12- Even before he was appointed to run India's biggest e-commerce company, Kalyan Krishnamurthy had signalled a change: as head of sales at Flipkart he focused on profitable "big ticket" items, a shift away from the industry's...

  • MUMBAI/ GANDHINAGAR, India, Jan 12- A three-decade veteran of the Tata conglomerate and front-runner for the top job since the day his predecessor was ousted, Natarajan Chandrasekaran is one of the group's most highly regarded executives and the man behind its best-performing unit. India's largest conglomerate has been badly shaken by a bruising months-long...

  • *Tata Group remains embroiled in legal battle with Mistry. Chandrasekaran, 53, currently chief executive of IT outsourcing giant Tata Consultancy Services, India's most-valuable company with a market capitalisation of $67 billion, will take over as Tata Sons executive chairman on Feb. 21, according to a company statement. Tata Sons, the holding company in a...

  • MUMBAI, Jan 12- India's $100 billion salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group is set to name N. Chandrasekaran, the boss of its software services unit, as the new chairman of its holding company, two sources with direct knowledge said on Thursday. Tata Sons, the holding company in a business empire ranging from Jaguar Land Rover and steel mills to aviation and salt...

  • MUMBAI, Jan 12- India's $100 billion salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons is likely to name a new chairman on Thursday, local media reported, with two television stations saying its software services unit's boss N. Chandrasekaran was poised to take the helm. Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group- a business empire ranging from Jaguar Land Rover and...

  • MUMBAI, Jan 12- India's $100 billion salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons is likely to name a new chairman on Thursday, local media reported, with two television stations saying its software services unit's boss N. Chandrasekaran was the likely candidate. Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group- a business empire ranging from Jaguar Land Rover and...

  • *New Flipkart boss concentrated on "big ticket" items. *Credited with helping company beat Amazon over festive period. MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, Jan 12- Even before he was appointed to run India's biggest e-commerce company, Kalyan Krishnamurthy had signaled a change: as head of sales at Flipkart he focused on profitable "big ticket" items, a shift away from the industry's...

  • *New Flipkart boss concentrated on "big ticket" items. *Credited with helping company beat Amazon over festive period. MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, Jan 12- Even before he was appointed to run India's biggest e-commerce company, Kalyan Krishnamurthy had signalled a change: as head of sales at Flipkart he focused on profitable "big ticket" items, a shift away from the industry's...

  • SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Jan 12- India's SpiceJet is set to seal an order for at least 90 new 737 jets from Boeing, two sources said on Thursday, as the low-cost carrier targets an expansion to tap into the South Asian nation's booming air travel market. The announcement for the 737 MAX aircraft- which includes at least 42 of the narrowbody jets SpiceJet had previously...

  • SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Jan 12- India's SpiceJet is set to seal an order for at least 90 new 737 jets from Boeing, two sources said on Thursday, as the low-cost carrier targets an expansion to tap into India's booming air travel market. An agreement with SpiceJet, which has a current fleet of 40 planes, would be a much-needed boost for Boeing in India, as its rival Airbus has...

  • NEW DELHI— India's foreign minister has demanded an apology from online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. for selling doormats depicting the Indian flag through its Canadian retail website. Amazon sells similar mats showing flags of the U.S., U.K., Canada and other countries. Swaraj ordered the embassy in Canada to take up the matter with Amazon "at the highest level.

  • Passengers use their smartphones at Mumbai Central railway station in Mumbai, India, on January 22, 2016.

    The affordable smartphone space is heating up in India.