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King Dollar Frowns at State Bank of India Move : IIndia News - India Update | WSJ

    February 1, 2011 Afghan Officials Probed Over Bank Investigators probing massive fraud that nearly brought down Afghanistan's largest bank have found the lender avoided scrutiny for years by giving clandestine loans, bribes and other payoffs to senior government officials. Posco Clears Hurdle in India India's environment minister approved plans by South Korean steelmaker Posco to proceed with a $12 billion steel plant in what would be the largest-ever foreign investment in India. Aditya Birla to Buy Columbian Chemicals Diversified Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire U.S.-based Columbian Chemicals for $875 million, enlarging its production capacity and expanding its market to the Americas and Europe. India Urges Leniency for Its Students The government of India is urging the United States to show leniency toward Indian students who were enrolled at a "sham university" in California

Russia's Medvedev in Indian Arms Push : India News- India Update | WSJ

December 21, 2010 -- 12:00 p.m. IST Russia's Medvedev in Indian Arms Push Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrives Tuesday in India on a two-day trip aimed at solidifying Moscow's role as New Delhi's largest arms supplier in the face of increased competition from the United States and Europe. Police In U.K. Arrest 12 in Terror Probe U.K. police arrested 12 men in a large-scale counterterrorism operation described as "absolutely necessary" for public safety. Nuclear Pact Adds Backers Two more GOP senators signaled that they would back Start, moving the nuclear arms treaty with Russia within reach of ratification. India's Singh Set to Face Grilling Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered to appear before a parliamentary committee in the latest bid to contain the fallout of a telecom scandal. N. Korea Backs Down, Holds Its Fire North Korea said it "did not feel any need to retaliate" after a Sou

U.S. General Sets Afghan War Goal: WSJ India News - India Update

December 7, 2010 -- 12:00 p.m. IST U.S. General Sets Afghan War Goal The measure of success in the Afghan war, the U.S.-led coalition's day-to-day commander said, will be whether Afghan civilians decide to join public service despite Taliban intimidation. Pillai: The Real Radia Tapes Are Coming Indian Home Secretary G.K. Pillai said in an interview to the Wall Street Journal that the Niira Radia tapes that have been leaked to the Indian media barely scratch the surface of the stuff that will be at the heart of the government's investigation. U.K. Police Seek Assange Interview The lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he is working with police to arrange an interview in connection with Swedish sexual-abuse allegations, as a bank closed an account funding his legal defense. France, India Sign Nuclear Pacts French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced he signed agreements that pave the way for France's sale of billions of d

U.S. Envoy Tells of India Battle 'Doctrine'. India News - India Update : WSJ

December 3, 2010  U.S. Envoy Tells of India Battle 'Doctrine' India's army has a strategy to rapidly respond to a terrorist attack emanating from Pakistan without triggering a nuclear war, the U.S. ambassador wrote in a leaked cable. Career Journal: What ICICI Looks for in Employees ICICI Bank hires thousands of people every year. Most are expected to share a common DNA, the firm's human resources chief tells Shefali Anand. India Court Orders Handover of Tapes India's Supreme Court ordered the government to hand over tapes of conversations between a high-powered lobbyist and some of India's best-known journalists. World Cup Headed to Russia and Qatar Soccer's world governing body awarded the 2018 Cup to Russia and the 2022 Cup to Qatar, leaving fans in England and the U.S. disappointed. U.S. Sees Greater North Korea Threat The Obama administration told the United Nations nuclear watchdog that North Korea like