An Indian woman whose gang rape in New Delhi triggered violent protests has died of her injuries on Saturday in a Singapore hospital.
The loss-making African operation of Bharti Airtel is expected to dent near-term earnings of India's biggest mobile operator.
Bharti Airtel looks set to wrap up its $9-billion deal to buy most of Kuwaiti telecom group Zain's African assets.
Bharti Airtel said it had tied up the entire financing requirement of $8,3-billion for its planned buy of Kuwaiti telecom Zain's African assets.
India's Bharti Airtel launched its third attempt to gain a foothold in Africa, entering $10,7-billion talks to buy most of telecom Zain's assets.
Indian cellphone company Bharti Airtel denied it had reached an agreement with MTN on a multibillion-dollar share and cash swap.
A fresh row between India's warring billionaire Ambani brothers could delay, but not kill, a tie-up of Reliance Communications and South Africa's MTN.