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As YouTube marks 10th year, Facebook emerges as threat

It’s 10 years to the day since the first clip (“Me at the Zoo”) was uploaded on YouTube, and the service — now owned by Google Inc — has dominated online video-sharing ever since.

For China’s phone-makers, India is big battle ground

China’s smartphone makers are drafting in cricket teams and Bollywood stars to conquer India, their largest overseas market and a key testing ground for their international expansion, as they try to r

Can butchers put ‘foreign’ Jersey cows at steak?

Battling a beef ban that has threatened their livelihoods, Muslim traders in India are seeking permission to slaughter foreign-origin Jersey cows they think will not be as sacred to the country’s majo

Bank credit cost may rise soon

India’s banks could see their lending-related costs rise by up to a fifth as a recent rule change means they must make bigger provisions for restructured debt, crimping their profits at a time when co

HSBC board to take a call on shifting base out of UK

HSBC, Europe’s biggest bank, has ordered a review into whether it should move its headquarters out of Britain and potentially back to its former home in Hong Kong, threatening London’s reputation as a

Comcast board may drop time warner merger plans

Comcast Corp’s board was meeting late on Thursday to finalise plans to abandon its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable Inc, according to a person directly familiar with the matter.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe will pitch for a bigger security role

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send a clear message to the United States when he visits Washington next week: Japan is ready to take more responsibility for security on the world stage.

Foreign banks should achieve priority lending targets by 2019 - RBI

Medium enterprises and renewable energy will form part of the priority sector

Overseas banks with fewer than 20 branches will move to a so-called priority sector target of 40 per cent

Infosys Q4 profit up 3.5 percent; lags estimates

Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter (Representational Image)

Infosys, which provides IT services to clients like Apple Inc, Volkswagen AG and Walmart Stores Inc, posted 30.97 billion rupees in net profit in the March quarter

EU force against traffickers?

Italy says 200K migrants may arrive by sea this year

“An insult should be true to bite Facts are heavy, fantasies light — A truth is heavier than a lie Hush, my darling, don’t you cry…”

Earlier this month it was announced that Amaravati will be the new capital of what some have disparagingly called, “the rump state of Andhra Pradesh”. This will not be just any old capital city.