Organisation: Indian government
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Facebook’s instant messaging app, WhatsApp, is mulling a foray into digital payment services in India, its first such offering globally, and has advertised to hire a digital transactions lead in the country.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
THOUGH it has never held a less-than-prominent place in modern western thinking, the turbulent political and social events of the past few years, perhaps exemplified most clearly of all by the tragic and horrific attack on the Charlie Hebdo office, have moved the issue of Free Speech — and by extension, freedom of expression — to the very forefront of our consciousness.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016
Sun, 27 Nov, 2016
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
The Indian government plans to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India's surrogacy services under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
Apple’s Tim Cook outlined his vision for his company in India in a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday where they also discussed cyber security and data encryption.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Limerick City’s St Patrick’s Day parade grand marshal, Myles Breen, summed it up well: “What an audience.”
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
The visit by Narendra Modi, the business reforming prime minister who was elected last year, will be first by an Indian prime minister since 1956.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
Rebels using rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons have ambushed a military convoy in India’s insurgency-hit north east, killing at least 21 soldiers and wounding 14 others.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
The doctor who conducted sterilisation procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but insisted he didn’t do anything wrong — even though he said he used to perform up to 10 times more surgeries a day than allowed.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
So what’s the best away to scare monkeys away from an urban city? Why ape them of course!
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
India’s new government introduced a reform-minded budget today, focusing on promoting manufacturing and infrastructure and expanding the tax base.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
The diplomatic spat between India and the United States flared up again today, with India asking the American Embassy to remove one of its officers despite the US allowing an indicted Indian diplomat to return home.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2014
The Indian government must take swift action to challenge a Supreme Court decision banning gay sex, its law minister has said.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2013
South African asks court to change bail so he can have loud sex
Wed, 16 Oct, 2013
An immense, powerful cyclone that lashed the Indian coast, forcing 500,000 people to evacuate and causing widespread damage.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2013
As he recalls the attack that killed his best friend and left him grievously wounded, the young IT operator still can’t fathom the depravity they encountered after a night out at a Delhi shopping centre.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
The death toll from monsoon rains in Northern India has reached 570, according to the latest figures from the Indian Government.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
Five men accused in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus have arrived at a special fast-track court for the start of their trial.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, has called on the Indian government to take immediate action to protect women.
Sun, 30 Dec, 2012
India’s top court has ordered a state government to explain the arrest of two women for a comment one of them posted on Facebook.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
The family of Savita Halappanavar has put further pressure on the Indian government to encourage Ireland to open an independent inquiry into her death.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2012
India has executed the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
The father of Savita Halappanavar has urged Taoiseach Enda Kenny to change the country’s abortion laws.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2012
The father of a pregnant Indian woman who died after being refused an abortion in Ireland has urged the country’s prime minister to change the country’s abortion laws.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2012
The Indian ambassador to Ireland, Debashish Chakravarti, has said he expects to meet with the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore later today - to discuss the death of Savita Halappanavar.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
India’s exterior affairs minister is monitoring Ireland’s response to the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar — as her heartbroken husband warned the “whole Indian community” will react if actions are “inadequate”.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
A political cartoonist jailed on sedition charges for drawings that mocked corruption in the Indian government has been released on bail.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2012
GOOGLE and Facebook yesterday fought in the Delhi High Court to quash criminal charges that they are responsible for obscene online content.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
More than two thirds of Indian milk is contaminated with substances ranging from salt to detergent.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2012
A BRITISH police chief apologised after it emerged that the father of a student blasted to death on St Stephen’s Day found out about his son’s murder on Facebook.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011
The European Union’s highest court will rule today on a challenge by US airlines to an airport carbon pollution charge.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
A boycott threat could be looming over the London 2012 Olympics.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
CHILLED equipment developed by the Dublin wing of the temperature-control machinery group Ingersoll Rand is helping India to cut its food waste, through the enhanced transport of bananas.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2011
Somali pirates holding South Korean hostages have demanded that the South Korean government release pirate prisoners and pay compensation for a commando raid that killed several pirates earlier this year.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2011
Indian investigators say they have arrested the chief organiser of last year’s scandal-plagued Commonwealth Games as part of a corruption probe.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2011
Prosecutors have charged India’s former telecommunications minister, two other officials and six company executives with fraud and forgery in a scandal estimated to have cost the country billions of euro.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011
Suspected rebels sprayed bullets on a bus carrying Indian paramilitary soldiers in a remote forest area in the north-east, killing eight and wounding another 11 soldiers, police said today.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2011
An Indian appeals court has upheld the conviction and death sentence for the only surviving gunman from the 2008 attacks on Mumbai, which killed 166 people and derailed peace talks with neighbouring Pakistan.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011