Make in India: Adani Group may foray into defence manufacturing at Mundra – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Gujarat-based edible oils-to-ports conglomerate Adani Group is quietly evaluating a foray into defence and aerospace production, the latest among big industrial groups eyeing a piece of what many believe to be a sunrise sector under the Modi regime with its accent on big defence spending dovetailed with its ‘Make in India’ drive. A clutch of Adani executives has

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Iran trial to start for US reporter

Jason Rezaian has been in custody in Iran for 10 months The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include “espionage” is due to open. Jason Rezaian, a dual US-Iranian citizen, has been accused of passing information to “hostile governments”. The Washington Post’s editor has described the trial of Jason Rezaian

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Ofgem to investigate pre-pay meters

More than half a million pre-payment energy meters have been forcibly installed in people’s homes over the last six years, according to figures obtained by BBC Radio 5 live. The energy watchdog Ofgem has said it will investigate the practice saying it should only be used as a last resort. Energy suppliers can gain a court order to install a

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Karan Johar celebrates birthday with Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra in London

Posted By: Sheela Das On Monday, 25th May 2015,11:05 The multi-faceted talent of Bollywood Karan Johar has turned 43. But unlike other years when he would throw a grand starry bash in Mumbai, this year KJo decided to spend his special day chilling in the UK. The director-producer celebrated the occasion with some close friends including his ‘Bombay Velvet’ co-star

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Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted

Apple has promoted British designer Jony Ive to the role of chief design officer at the world’s most valuable company, according to reports. Sir Jonathan previously held the role of senior vice president of design and helped design of some of the tech giant’s most popular gadgets. He was knighted in 2012 for his services to design. The move was

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India’s Modi at One Year: ‘Euphoria Phase’ Is Over, Challenges Loom – Wall Street Journal

NEW DELHI—A year after Indian voters handed Narendra Modi a once-in-a-generation mandate for change and economic revival, messy realities are sinking in. The Indian prime minister has swaggered across stages from New York to Paris to Sydney since taking office, helping put the country back on investors’ maps. And as he marks the anniversary of his swearing-in on Tuesday, he

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Greece will ‘keep up debt repayment’

Many Greeks are angry at the EU over the austerity measures Greece intends to keep repaying its debt, a government spokesman said, days after Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis warned it had run out of funds. Gabriel Sakellaridis said Greece would maintain repayments to its EU-IMF creditors for as long as possible. He also rejected the idea of possible capital controls

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‘Sort it’ business secretary tells O2

Business secretary Sajid Javid took to Twitter to express his frustration with phone company O2 Business secretary Sajid Javid has told phone provider O2 to “sort it out” after complaints about users losing signals on their mobiles. Conservative MP Mr Javid tweeted: “No signal @O2. Please sort it out.” People in Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow and parts of Northern Ireland

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