With a Kiss, Netflix Gets Tangled in India’s Religious Tensions
New York Times - 11/23/2020 4:50:00 PM
Nationalist leaders decry scenes in the show “A Suitable Boy” between a Hindu and a Muslim, at a time of rising interfaith conflict and government efforts to control online content.
Is India Letting Cronyism Get Deeper Into Banking?
Washington Post - 11/23/2020 1:44:00 PM
New rules that encourage wannabe J.P. Morgans could take the financial system from mess to disaster within a decade.
India likely to report current account surplus for current fiscal year - adviser
Reuters - 11/23/2020 11:40:00 AM
India is likely to report a current account surplus at the end of the current financial year ending in March 2021, mainly led by a fall in imports, the chief economic adviser at the ministry of finance said on Monday.
Netflix faces boycott calls in India over 'A Suitable Boy' kissing scene
CNN - 11/23/2020 12:06:00 PM
Hong Kong/New Delhi ()Netflix ( NFLX) is facing a backlash in India over a now-infamous kissing scene in one of its shows. "A Suitable Boy," a BBC production that was later acquired by Netflix, is just one of a string of titles focused on India the company is releasing there.
Serum Institute to focus on supplying COVID-19 vaccine to India first
Reuters - 11/23/2020 3:51:00 PM
The Serum Institute of India, the world's largest manufacturer of vaccines by volume, will first focus on supplying AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine to Indians before distributing it to other countries,
Arnab Goswami: India's most loved and loathed TV anchor
BBC - 11/22/2020 1:14:00 AM
Arnab Goswami, arguably India's most controversial TV anchor, became the story when he was arrested recently over a suicide case. He denies the charges and has been granted bail, but the case only adds to his polarising personality,
Nourishing on a grand scale: One chef's effort to feed India
CBS News on MSN.com - 11/22/2020 2:56:03 PM
The Michelin star-winning restaurateur, cookbook author and TV host mobilized an army half a world away to battle hunger with his #FeedIndia initiative, all coordinated from his NYC apartment
India says Pakistani shelling kills soldier in Kashmir
ABC - 11/21/2020 3:41:00 PM
The Indian army says one soldier was killed and another wounded by Pakistani shelling along the highly militarized frontier dividing Kashmir between the two rivals
Elephant trapped in well in India rescued during 12-hour crane operation – video
The Guardian - 11/22/2020 4:25:00 PM
Forest staff and villagers in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu hoisted an elephant out of the bottom of a well in an operation that took more than 12 hours