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January 14, 2019 12:13 PM India's Flipkart unit Myntra and Jabong CEO steps down

(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Myntra and Jabong, a unit of Walmart-owned Flipkart, Ananth Narayanan has left the company to pursue external opportunities, Myntra said on Monday. Narayanan is in talks to replace Ajith Mohan as the chief executive officer of video streaming service Hotstar, the Economic Times reported, citing sources 112

January 10, 2019 6:19 AM How India, UAE, Thailand and Bahrain can qualify for round of 16

After four matches of the group stages in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup, all four teams are in with a chance of making the round of 16. Thailand gave themselves a lifeline with a 1-0 win against Bahrain, while hosts UAE's 2-0 win meant India were denied an opportunity to put themselves into the second round. UAE now lead the group, but aren't yet through 82

January 9, 2019 7:26 AM Apple cuts current-quarter production plan for new iPhones by 10 percent: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O), which slashed its quarterly sales forecast last week, has reduced planned production for its three new iPhone models by about 10 percent for the January-March quarter, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Wednesday. That rare forecast cut exposed weakening iPhone demand in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market, where 101

January 8, 2019 1:02 PM India forms panel to deepen digital payments, led by Infosys' Nilekani

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s central bank on Tuesday said it has constituted a panel with Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani as its head in a bid to deepen digital payments in Asia’s third-biggest economy. The five-member panel, which includes a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will identify ways to widen financial inclusion via the use of digital 113

January 8, 2019 7:18 AM Group close to India's ruling party seeks change in patent act after pro-Monsanto court verdict

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A nationalist group close to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party said on Tuesday it would seek a legislative amendment to the rules governing patents, after the country’s top court ruled in favor of Monsanto’s cotton seed patent. The Supreme Court allowed Monsanto to claim patents on its genetically modified cotton seeds in the world’s 65

January 7, 2019 3:30 PM Boy survives horrific injury after bolt pierces skull

A 5-year-old boy somehow escaped a severe brain injury after a water pump explosion caused a metal bolt to pierce his skull, missing his brain by just millimeters. Chhabila Jumar, of Kathariya, India, was reportedly playing in a field near the broken pump while it was being repaired, according to SWNS. At some point, the pump’s fan belt snapped and sent fragments 93

January 5, 2019 5:55 PM 6 school children, bus driver die in road accident in India

NEW DELHI – Police say six school children and their bus driver have been killed as the vehicle rolled down a gorge on a hilly road in northern India. Police officer Rohit Malpani says another 12 children have been hospitalized with injuries as the school bus skidded off the road in Himachal Pradesh state on Saturday. Malpani said three students in age-group 76

January 5, 2019 12:23 PM 'Bribe' offer to cardboard traffic cop results in two men facing charges: report

Two men face charges after allegedly pretending to bribe a cardboard cutout of a traffic cop in Sri Lanka. (Vavuniya Police) Sri Lankan police are apparently no stiffs. Authorities in the island nation just south of India recently arrested two men after a video on Facebook showed them allegedly pretending to bribe a life-size cardboard cutout of a traffic 90

January 5, 2019 8:08 AM Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new 'potential' oil buyers

LONDON (Reuters) - All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers. The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions 74

January 3, 2019 1:20 AM Elizabeth Hurley kicks off 2019 with stunning bikini photo: ‘Best picture of the year so far!’

British actress Elizabeth Hurley kicked off the new year with a stunning bikini photo that many fans are calling the "Best picture of the year so far!" (Reuters) On Monday, the 53-year-old model, actress and swimsuit designer took in the new year by sharing an Instagram photo of herself posing in a low-cut, high-slit plum-colored sequin dress during 86