India Joins Space ‘Super League’ As It Shoots Down a Satellite for the First Time

India’s quest to become a serious space player just took another big step forward, after the country successfully used a missile to shoot down a satellite. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is hoping for re-election next month, said Wednesday that the test, dubbed Mission Shakti, put his country into the space “super league.” “A […]

It Looks Like Trump Has New Trade War Foes: India and Turkey

In the latest maneuver in his war on trade deficits, President Donald Trump announced Monday his intentions to end preferential treatment for India and Turkey that allows billions of dollars’ worth of exports to enter the U.S. duty-free. The biggest beneficiary of the so-called Generalized System of Preferences, India exported $5.6 billion of products to […]

7-Eleven Set to Open in India

The world’s largest convenience store chain is headed to the world’s second most populous country. 7-Eleven plans to open its first stores in India later this year, staking a claim in a country where the retail industry is quickly opening up to international conglomerates. The convenience store chain has struck a deal with the local […]

Markets Hit and Flights Diverted as India-Pakistan Tensions Flare Up

Tensions between India and Pakistan continue to escalate at speed, with both sides reportedly shooting down one another’s air force jets, Indian airspace being temporarily shut to commercial planes north of Delhi, and investors fleeing for safer havens. The current crisis began on February 14 when Pakistan-based militants launched a suicide bombing inside the Indian […]