Apple plans to start selling online in India next month

Apple Inc. is poised to open an online store for the first time in the fast-growing smartphone market of India next month, according to a person with knowledge of... Read more »

India’s rural poor may lose out as drones map village land

Indian women and children bundle grain stalks after harvest. A nationwide programme to map residential land in rural India using drones may marginalise lower-caste communities and women. A government plan... Read more »

Dip in palm oil sales to India, China temporary setback, says FGV

FGV is confident the lower demand for palm oil is a temporary setback. The double-whammy to palm oil demand from a trade spat with India and the coronavirus in... Read more »

RM5.7 billion of palm oil in the crossfire in Malaysia-India spat

About 2 million tonnes of Malaysian palm oil products worth RM5.7 billion may need new buyers in the wake of import restrictions by India. A brewing diplomatic spat between... Read more »

Vodafone India’s shares plunge almost 40%, future in doubt

Shares in Vodafone’s Indian unit plunged almost 40% on Friday after officials rejected its appeal against paying US$4 billion in back fees, raising questions about the British giant’s future... Read more »

India proposes incentives to woo Apple, Samsung suppliers

Foxconn, the largest assembler of Apple handsets, is ramping up manufacturing of iPhones in India.\ India is considering a plan to offer subsidised loans to mobile handset manufacturers in... Read more »

Walmart cuts a third of India executives, plans more

Walmart Inc is preparing to wind up its physical presence in India and has fired a third of its top executives there, said a local media report. The world’s... Read more »

Netflix price cuts are heating up India’s streaming war

MUMBAI: Netflix Inc and its rivals are facing a price war in India as a jump in the cost of watching video on mobile phones threatens to slow demand... Read more »

India’s next government needs to ax its banks

For the past two years, growth in money supply, as measured by M3, has lagged GDP growth; the M3-to-GDP ratio has declined sharply from 85% to below 80%. India,... Read more »

China and India are making a greener Earth

Intensive farming in Java, Indonesia helps to drive global greening Human efforts are producing a greener Earth. But the news is not all good, because some of the greening... Read more »