French and Indian defense officials are to hold fresh talks Tuesday on the purchase of 36 Rafale jets, with hopes drawn-out negotiations on the multibillion-dollar deal are close to concluding, an official said.
India's central bank aggressively cut interest rates on Tuesday in a bid to kick-start economic growth, following a sharp drop in inflation.
Indonesia on Tuesday unveiled more stimulus measures to woo desperately needed investment, in its latest bid to boost the sliding rupiah and breathe new life into the slowing economy.
India successfully launched Monday its first high-tech telescopes into space to study the stars, as New Delhi seeks to take another major step in its ambitious and low-cost space program.
India cleared on Tuesday a US$2.5 billion deal to buy 37 military helicopters from aviation giant Boeing, on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States.
Three years ago India was the weakling of the emerging markets clan, politically stagnant and struggling to grow -- but as gloom engulfs other developing economies, the subcontinent is enjoying a moment in the sun.
Millions of India's workers have vowed to go on strike on Wednesday against right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "anti-labour" economic policies.
An Australian court blocked an Indian-backed project to build what could be one of the world's biggest coal mines, which environmentalists say threatens the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.
India's central bank kept its key interest rate on hold Tuesday as analysts had expected, resisting government pressure for a fourth cut of the year.
India's wholesale inflation fell for a seventh consecutive month, but the pace of the drop slowed as fuel and food prices rose, government data showed on Monday.