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Indian gang rape victim dies in Singapore hospital

An Indian woman whose gang rape in New Delhi triggered violent protests has died of her injuries on Saturday in a Singapore hospital.

Africa to weigh on Bharti Airtel’s earnings near term

The loss-making African operation of Bharti Airtel is expected to dent near-term earnings of India's biggest mobile operator.

Delhi Games chief arrested as telecoms case widens

Indian police arrested the former chief organiser of the Delhi Commonwealth Games on Monday as part of a crackdown on corruption.

Vodafone pushes deeper into India with Essar deal

Vodafone will buy out Indian partner Essar in a $5-billion deal that ratchets up its exposure to a mobile market that has proved challenging.

Bharti moves closer to $9bn Zain Africa deal

Bharti Airtel looks set to wrap up its $9-billion deal to buy most of Kuwaiti telecom group Zain's African assets.

Bharti ties up Zain deal funds as talks deadline nears

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.

Bharti: Africa’s potential makes Zain deal value fair

Bharti Airtel said $9-billion was not a high price for Kuwaiti telecom Zain's African assets given the growth opportunities.

Bharti confirms $10,7bn bid for Zain

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.

Bharti denies agreement reached with MTN

Indian cellphone company Bharti Airtel denied it had reached an agreement with MTN on a multibillion-dollar share and cash swap.

India offers Bharti $1bn loan for MTN, sources claim

State Bank of India has offered a loan of up to -billion to Bharti Airtel to partly fund the Indian telecoms firm's planned stake buy in MTN.

India’s Bharti, MTN restart merger talks

MTN and India's Bharti Airtel have revived merger talks to create a -billion telecoms giant spanning Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Ambani feud puts pressure on MTN deal

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.

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