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Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales

Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales

India's auto industry demanded tax cuts and easier access to finance for dealers and buyers at a meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday to discuss the sector's woes, sources said ...

Indian coffee tycoon Siddhartha's body found floating in river

Indian coffee tycoon Siddhartha's body found floating in river

Authorities in Southern India recovered the body of coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha floating in a river on Wednesday, two days after his disappearance sparked speculation he was under intense financial strain.

Veteran Indian playwright and actor Girish Karnad dies aged 81

Veteran Indian playwright and actor Girish Karnad dies aged 81

Renowned Indian actor, playwright and filmmaker Girish Karnad died on Monday after a prolonged illness in the southern city of Bengaluru, his family said. He was 81 years old.

Modi takes oath as Indian premier for second term

Modi takes oath as Indian premier for second term

Narendra Modi was sworn in as prime minister of India for the second time on Thursday after his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scored a landslide victory in general elections.

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community ...

Indian, Australian warships arrive in China for naval parade

Indian, Australian warships arrive in China for naval parade

Warships from India, Australia and several other nations arrived in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao on Sunday to attend a naval parade, part of a goodwill visit as China extends the hand of friendship ...

Afternoon classes in Indian schools unlikely: embassy

Afternoon classes in Indian schools unlikely: embassy

The afternoon system for Indian schools is "unlikely" to be approved by the relevant authorities, the Indian embassy on Thursday said ...

Spotify steps into crowded Indian market

Spotify steps into crowded Indian market

Spotify, the world's most popular paid music streaming service, launched in India on Tuesday, stepping into a price-sensitive market crowded by well-funded local players like JioSaavn and Apple Music.

Priyanka Chopra marries Nick Jonas at royal Indian palace

Priyanka Chopra marries Nick Jonas at royal Indian palace

Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra and US singer Nick Jonas have tied the knot in a Christian wedding ceremony at a palace in India's northern city of Jodhpur.

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourned in southern India on Tuesday after the death of revered 94-year-old political leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi.

Indian expatriate girl dead

Indian expatriate girl dead

Indian expatriate Kripa Susan Abraham (21) passed away in Doha on Tuesday. She was the daughter of Abraham Varghese of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and Susan Thomas of Hamad Medical Corporation, Al Khor.

Indian journalist passes away

Indian journalist passes away

Doha-based Indian journalist Anil Kumar Vijayan (56) passed away following a heart attack on Friday. He left behind his wife Shirley and two sons, Ritwik and Rohit.