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West Asia crucial for our long-term energy security: Talmiz Ahmad

Talmiz Ahmad is a former Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE. In an interview with Aditi Phadnis, he says the disequilibrium in Iraq will continue to prevail. Ahmad......

How tribal factions are causing states across West Asia to unravel

When I was a young lecturer at the University of Oxford’s ChristChurch, the eminent British historian Hugh Trevor-Roper befriended me. In one of our conversations, on being asked......

Why PM Modi needs to engage in West Asia

A new West Asia is emerging and India must engage at the highest level and help shape this change, says Saeed Naqvi ‘Jup raha hai aaj maala ek Hindu ki Arab Barhaman zaade mein shaan e......

India's post-election foreign policy: Looking East, looking West

Experts tell Carnegie Endowment for International Peace that a Narendra Modi government may be Asia oriented, but the US will remain a deep influence. Aziz Haniffa reports. The Carnegie Endowment......

The Saudis, the Iranians and us

Further deterioration of the US-Saudi relationship will have geo-economic and geopolitical effects, says Nitin Pai. West Asia and North Africa are in the throes of a historic geopolitical shift. It......

TaxiForSure to raise $100 mn, to expand to 100 cities

TaxiForSure is also looking to venture into foreign soil and might enter markets such as southeast Asia and West Asia in the next few months. Talks with PE and hedge funds in advanced stage; also......

India keen to diversify oil exports, buy crude from US

Hit by uncertainly over oil supplies from West Asia, India is keen to diversify its imports and wants to buy crude from the US, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said. The new strategy is being......

Is the market's bull run sustainable?

Some oil industry experts believe crude oil prices should remain range-bound with some softness -- but if West Asia is further destabilised, then oil prices may react unpredictably.India’s......

Tata Group setting up Dubai office to boost growth in West Asia

Tata Group is setting up an international nodal office in Dubai to help group companies grow faster in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Tata Sons, the group’s holding company,......

Panasonic to make India a regional hub from next month

Panasonic is making its Indian operations a regional hub with markets like West Asia, Africa and neighbouring countries set to become a part of the new entity with effect from next month. The......

The 'GULF' between Australia and Asia

‘There are indications that confirm that there is a desire among West Asian federations to remove Australia from the AFC’ ‘Arabs are not the only ones that are not convinced with......

Mishra stars in India's easy win over West Indies

Amit Mishra is on roll for sometime now, starting from the Asia Cup game against Pakistan, where he gave away just 28 runs and picked two wickets from his 10 overs. Cut to World Twenty20. -......

East rules west on the field at least in Asia

Japan's record fourth Asian Cup title demonstrated that the east of the continent remains the region's dominant force on the field even if the power in the boardroom has switched to the west.......

Bangladesh, a Test nation still struggling to find footing

Consistency is a word unknown to Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh with team mates. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images In the backdrop of the 2015 ODI World Cup, there is a raging......

India v UAE: Perth prepares for a David and Goliath battle

Virat Kohli (left) speaks with India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during a training session. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images Having demolished Pakistan and South Africa in their first two......
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Crude oil futures jump to 3,359 per barrel

Crude oil futures prices rose 1.85 per cent to Rs 3,359 per barrel today as speculators created positions amid a firm trend in Asia. On the Multi... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/commodities/crude-oil-futures-jump-to-3359-per-barrel/article6962322.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Sensex, Nifty consolidate; HUL, Sun Pharma gain 2%

The Sensex is up 36.68 points at 29417.41 and the Nifty is up 5.00 points at 8927.65. About 1224 shares have advanced, 1083 shares declined, and... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/local-markets/sensex-nifty-consolidate-hul-sun-pharma-gain-2_1321375.html
Axis Bank raises $250 mn via overseas bonds

The country's third largest private lender Axis Bank had on Wednesday announced that it has raised $250 million in Dubai via a bond issue from its... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/banking/axis-bank-raises-250-mn-via-overseas-bonds/article6962194.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Oil prices up in Asia trade despite US inventories rise

SINGAPORE: Oil prices climbed in Asian trade today as signs that a refineries strike in the US is weakening overshadowed a rise in US crude stocks,... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/commodities/oil-prices-up-in-asia-trade-despite-us-inventories-rise/articleshow/46463704.cms
Standard Chartered executive directors to forgo bonus in 2014

Email this Print Standard Chartered Plc, the bank that is undertaking one of its biggest-ever management overhauls to help reverse faltering... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Compnews-298528-Compnewsdet-Standard_Chartered_executive_directors_to_forgo_bonus_in_2014.htm

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