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  • Bayer fails to block generic cancer drug in India's top court

    German drugmaker Bayer has failed in a last-ditch attempt to block the sale of a cheap generic version of its cancer drug Nexavar in India, after the country's Supreme Court ruled against it on Friday. The decision, which upholds earlier rulings, will be...
  • India, wise up and clear the air

    India, wise up and clear the air
    What's the world's most polluted city? If you guessed Beijing, you're wrong. It's New Delhi, according to a World Health Organization study released this year. India disputes the results, claiming New Delhi's air is no dirtier than Beijing's (and much...
  • Russia, India to assemble 400 choppers a year in India

    Russia and India have agreed to assemble 400 twin-engined helicopters a year in India, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said after summit talks between President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rogozin said the deal related to the...
  • Modi to Putin: Russia to stay India's top defense partner

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India's top defense supplier, even though New Delhi's options had improved since the end of the Cold War. Modi spoke after a one-day summit that...
  • Highlights: India and Russia deepen energy, defense ties during Putin's Delhi visit

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin got straight down to talks on Thursday on boosting nuclear and defense cooperation at a summit aimed at reviving an old friendship that has faded over the years. Putin's one-day...
  • Uber says will tighten driver background checks in India after ban

    Uber, the popular U.S. cab-hailing company banned in New Delhi, said it will carry out a review of its India operations and beef up driver screening as it seeks to reach an agreement with the government to restart services. The federal government asked...
  • Persecution of India's sexual minorities surges after court ruling: activists

    By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - There has been a surge in crimes against India's sexual minorities, including rape, assault, blackmail and harassment, since the country's top court reinstated a ban on gay sex a year ago, activists...
  • Outcast Russia turns to Cold War ally India for new billions in trade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to India on Thursday for a one-day summit during which billions of dollars' worth of economic agreements were signed on energy, precious stones and military equipment and India pledged to retain Russia as its most...
  • In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

    Recent commitments by the world's major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of polluters, including India, Brazil, Canada and Australia. Representatives of...
  • Russia agrees with India to construct 12 nuclear reactors

    Russia's state-owned Rosatom said it would supply 12 nuclear energy reactors for India over 20 years, under an agreement aimed at boosting nuclear energy cooperation signed by the two countries during a summit in New Delhi on Thursday. A 1,000-megawatt...
  • Exclusive: Crimean leader in New Delhi during Putin visit

    The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, arrived for unofficial talks in New Delhi on Thursday as President Vladimir Putin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a summit. Sergey Aksyonov met a Mumbai businessman to discuss...