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Study: Superbug genes from India found in Arctic

(CNN)Genes detected in antibiotic-resistant superbugs in the High Arctic originated in India, a new study finds. A total of 131 genes associated with resistance to antibiotics were discovered by a team of scientists, with one of the genes first found in New Delhi in 2008.


A massive Chinese phone company that outsmarted Apple in China and India is now heading to the West

Oppo is largely unknown in the West, but it has teased an official UK launch on Tuesday. It's part of a family of other massive smartphone brands such as Vivo and OnePlus. Oppo will find it tough to break in to the UK market, but it does have a reputation for adding cool new features to its smartpho


There’s no stopping fake news in India when the prime minister’s own app spreads it

India’s raging fake news menace has reportedly led to dozens of mob-lynchings over the past few years, besides muddying the country’s politics and turning the heat on popular social media platforms and messaging apps.


How the British did everything to keep Indians away from the civil services—yet failed

Civilian administration had always remained in Indian hands, even under the Mughals, as part of a deliberate policy of assimilation. But the British saw themselves as a superior race and, seeking to impose colonial rule for commercial gain, considered it necessary to man their administration at all


India's main opposition promises universal basic income for poor

India’s main opposition Congress party has said it will implement a variation of a universal basic income (UBI) targeted at the poor if it wins the country’s upcoming national election.


India is Building a Deadly Force of Nuclear-Missile Submarines

On November 4, 2018, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the Arihant, the Indian Navy’s first domestically-built nuclear-powered submarine, completed her first deterrence patrol. The Arihant, which means “Slayer of Enemies” in Sanskrit, uses a uranium-fueled pressurized light-water re


India Replaces Japan To Become Second-Largest Crude Steel Producer

India has replaced Japan as the world’s second-largest steel producing country, while China is the largest producer of crude steel, accounting for more than 51 percent of production, according to World Steel Association.


Samsung’s new Galaxy M devices are designed to win back India

Samsung is unveiling its new Galaxy M Series in India today, in a bid to compete against Chinese rivals like Xiaomi. The two Android handsets, the M10 and M20, both include Samsung’s new “Infinity-V” teardrop display, and are designed to be successors to the A series of handsets. Samsung is clearly


Adani Gas Surges After India Supreme Court Network Ruling Win

(Bloomberg) -- Adani Gas Ltd. surged the most in nearly two months after India’s top court nullified orders restricting its network expansion. Shares jumped as much as 6.8 percent to 94.55 rupees, the biggest intraday gain since Dec. 5, before paring its advance to 3.4 percent as of 12:16 p.m. in Mu


India's Regulators May Soon Release Draft on Crypto Regulations, Local Sources Report

The government of India is reportedly planning to finalize a regulatory framework for digital currencies - which was submitted earlier by a inter-ministerial committee (IMC). Inter-Ministerial Committee Tasked With Drafting Regulatory Guidelines.


Mucky puppies! Adorable dogs found covered in TAR on the streets of India are rescued by volunteers after eight of scrubbing

Eight stray puppies have been rescued by hero volunteers in south-west India after they ended up covered in toxic tar. The puppies were found on the streets of Tirur in India's Kerala state, covered from nose to paws in thick, black tar.


Nokia still growing strong in India. Holding the fourth place in Feature Phone market share

India is the second biggest handset market, just behind China, and the number of shipped phones is growing with each year. Well, according to Counterpoint Research report, overall mobile phone shipments grew 11% with smartphones growing 10% and feature phones 11%. This particular expansion of the In


Call drop: inside the slow, painful commoditisation of India’s mobile-phone business

A man speaks on a mobile phone outside a shop advertising cellphone repair in Mumbai on July 14, 2015. Did Micromax — remember the name? — just pull off the rarest of feats in the mobile-phone business: coming back from the dead?After being knocked out of the top five phone makers’ list as per IDC d


What Mark Mobius Is Looking For In Indian Companies

Investment guru Mark Mobius likes to stick with companies that focus on getting a better return on capital, now perhaps more than ever. “In talking to the management of some companies, I’m so impressed by their frugality. They are so cautious on spending, they have a very cautious view of where to p


Photos: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle flies in new configuration

An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off Jan. 24 in a new, intermediate configuration with two strap-on solid rocket boosters, providing a lift capability between the PSLV’s previous variants with zero or six side-mounted rocket motors.


Private Company Floats 300 Megawatt Solar Tender In India

A privately-owned power distribution company in India has launched a tender to set up 300 megawatts of solar power capacity in the western state of Gujarat. The capacity auctioned shall be used by the distribution company to fulfill its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO).


Bank Of India Moves Closer To Exiting RBI’s PCA Framework

Public sector lender Bank of India, on Monday, reported a large loss at it stepped-up provisions against bad loans. By doing so, the lender has seen its net bad loans drop below the threshold that invites corrective action from the Reserve Bank of India.


Sandesh Jhingan: Stephen Constantine has done a remarkable job in India

After India's defeat to Bahrain in their third Group A game and consequently, their exit from the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, head coach Stephen Constantine announced that he is stepping down.


First Indian film museum opens in home of Bollywood

From silent black-and-white films to colourful blockbusters bursting with song and dance, the evolution of Indian cinema is traced by a new museum in the home of Bollywood. Costing 1.4 billion rupees ($19.6 million), India's first national film museum is spread across a stylish 19th-century bungalow


India's Ambati Rayudu banned from bowling by ICC over suspect action

India's Ambati Rayudu has been banned from bowling in international cricket because of a suspect action. Part-time bowler Rayudu was reported after India's one-day international defeat by Australia on 12 January.