Analysis-Why a Murder Plot Will Not Turn the US Away From India

[ad_1] By Simon Lewis, David Brunnstrom and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A brazen murder-for-hire plot against a U.S. citizen, which authorities say was directed by an Indian government official, outwardly seems like a development that could upend the fragile new U.S.-India partnership. But the countries – each eager for an ally to counterbalance a … Read more

How Alleged India Plots to Kill Sikh Separatists in the US and Canada Unfolded

[ad_1] By Luc Cohen and Krishn Kaushik NEW YORK/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The alleged plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on U.S. soil began in May, with a text message between what the American indictment says was an Indian security official and an alleged drugs trafficker. “Save my name,” the official wrote to a man … Read more

French Ministers Head to Indo-Pacific, Australia in Diplomatic Push

[ad_1] PARIS (Reuters) – France’s defence and foreign ministers travel to the Indo-Pacific next week as part of a diplomatic offensive to strengthen political and military ties, and rebuild its relationship with key partner Australia. France, with overseas territories in the Pacific and Indian Ocean and 7,000 troops stationed there, considers itself an Indo-Pacific power. … Read more

Cognizant Ropes in JLL for Sale of Its World’s Largest Facility: Sources

[ad_1] BENGALURU (Reuters) – Software services giant Cognizant has appointed real estate management firm JLL as an adviser to find buyers for leasehold land tied to its globally largest facility by area located in Chennai, according to three people familiar with the matter. The move to exit its Siruseri, Chennai facility comes after Cognizant in … Read more

India’s Tata Technologies Soars 140% in Pre-Open Debut Trade

[ad_1] BENGALURU (Reuters) – Shares of India’s Tata Technologies surged 140% in their trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at 486.80 billion rupees ($5.84 billion). The stock debuted at 1,200 rupees in pre-open trade, compared with its initial public offer (IPO) price of 500 rupees. This is the first Tata Group company to go … Read more

India Needs to Take Canada’s Allegations Seriously, Trudeau Says After US Case

[ad_1] OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. allegations that an Indian government official directed an unsuccessful plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on U.S. soil underscores the need for India to take similar allegations by Canada seriously, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday. The U.S. Justice Department said earlier on Wednesday that a 52-year-old man … Read more

Rescued Indian Tunnel Workers Stayed Hopeful Through Ordeal

[ad_1] CHINYALISAUR, India (Reuters) – Hope that they would be rescued soon kept many of the workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in India strong through their ordeal, some of the men said on Wednesday, hours after they were pulled out of 17-days of confinement. All 41 men, low-wage workers from some of India’s poorest … Read more

India Forms Committee to Look Into Security Concerns Raised by US

[ad_1] NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has set up a committee to look into security concerns raised by the United States, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The statement comes days after the White House confirmed U.S. authorities thwarted a plot to kill a Sikh separatist earlier this year and warned India about concerns of … Read more

Analysis-After Munger’s Death, Berkshire Succession Comes Into Focus

[ad_1] (Reuters) – The death of Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger heralds the end of an era, leaving Warren Buffett as the conglomerate’s lone investing legend and shining the spotlight on managers who have largely operated in their shadow. Few companies have been so closely associated with their leaders as Berkshire has with Buffett and Munger, … Read more

Sri Lanka Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal With Creditor Nations

[ad_1] COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka has been informed that a debt-restructuring agreement with creditor nations has been reached but is yet to receive a letter of confirmation from the official creditor committee, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday. Sri Lanka, mired in its worst financial crisis in decades, has been trying to reach restructuring … Read more