Billionaire Adani to buy Holcim’s cement business in India for $10.5 billion | Business and Economics News

The Swiss building materials company Holcim Ltd. agreed to sell its Indian business to local billionaire Gautam Adani, currently Asia’s richest person, a further step in CEO Jan Jenisch’s shift away from traditional cement. The company will sell its 63% stake in Mumbai-listed Ambuja Cements Ltd. to Adani Group, it said in a statement on … Read more

India ready to export wheat to needy countries despite ban

India says it will keep a window open to export wheat to food-deficit countries at government level despite an export ban announced on Friday By ASHOK SHARMA Associated Press 16 May 2022, 00:38 • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW DELHI – India said on Sunday it would keep a … Read more

India ready to export wheat to needy countries despite ban

India says it will keep a window open to export wheat to food-deficit countries at government level despite an export ban announced on Friday By ASHOK SHARMA Associated Press 16 May 2022, 00:38 • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW DELHI – India said on Sunday it would keep a … Read more

Indian police arrest two after deadly fire in New Delhi | News

Two people suspected of flouting fire safety rules arrested in connection with the massive fire at a four-storey commercial building in the Indian capital. Police have arrested two people in connection with a massive fire at a four-story commercial building in the Indian capital that has killed at least 27 people, police and firefighters said. … Read more

Andrew Symonds dead at 46: Cricket star dies in car crash

The cricketing world is in shock after former Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds died overnight aged just 46. The cricketing world is in mourning after the death of former Australian star Andrew Symonds on Saturday night. He was 46 years old. the Mail-Mail reports that Symonds was involved in a car accident outside Townsville, where … Read more

Modi’s ‘civilizationalism’ could be another potential flashpoint

By James M. Dorsey When Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, he laid the foundation for a critical mass of world leaders who, like him, think in civilizational rather than national terms. In the minds of these leaders, the stakes in Ukraine go far beyond the future of a former Soviet republic or the overhaul … Read more

Andrew Symonds dead at 46: Cricket star dies in car crash

The cricketing world is in shock after former Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds died overnight aged just 46. The cricketing world is in mourning after the death of former Australian star Andrew Symonds on Saturday night. He was 46 years old. the Mail-Mail reports that Symonds was involved in a car accident outside Townsville, where … Read more

Supreme Court order on sedition law a major step forward

By Harihar Swarup In a batch of petitions challenging the sedition law, contained in Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court issued a set of interim directions on Wednesday. Things came to a head because the central government, instead of defending the constitutionality of the provision, offered to reconsider the law allegedly … Read more