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India probes Softbank-funded Oyo, MakeMyTrip

[MUMBAI] Indian regulators have opened antitrust investigations into hotel-booking giant MakeMyTrip and SoftBank-backed startup Oyo, officials said Wednesday.

Diverse and huge India market a big draw for Singapore startups

INSTEAD of selling solar-powered lights and chargers to recreational hikers, Third Wave Power decided to change tack in 2017, targeting the electricity-hungry rural population of India.

Singapore startups get access to India tech ecosystem with Global Innovation Alliance

SINGAPORE'S technology startups can now get access to India's growing innovation ecosystem through the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) network, which has expanded into Bangalore.

Technology boom transforms how kids in India learn

MUMBAI • From a multibillion-dollar education start-up to wired-up mannequins, technology is helping to revolutionise the way Indian schoolchildren are learning - provided their parents can afford...

Look to India for growth, ESG urges Singapore consumer firms

THE size and structure of India's economy make it an attractive market for Singapore's consumer players, even amid fears of a global downturn.

Entertainment and education sectors beckon

Growing demand among Indian consumers for services and experiences, beyond quality goods, has given rise to business opportunities for lifestyle concepts in areas such as entertainment and...

Companies here showing growing interest in India

Amid slowing in many economies, more Singapore companies are showing interest in the Indian market, as it takes on greater prominence in the global arena.

IMF chief pushes for central banks to issue digital currency

Having central banks issue digital currency can bring about financial inclusivity and better security and consumer protection, as well as allay privacy concerns, International Monetary Fund...

NTU innovation unit partners start-up accelerators to promote opportunities in India

SINGAPORE - Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) innovation and enterprise arm, NTUitive, together with Singapore-headquartered Govin Academy and its India partner, Startup Accelerator India (...

BreadTalk returns to India with outlet in Delhi

Singapore home-grown food company BreadTalk has returned to the Indian market with an outlet in Delhi kicking off sales on Tuesday, a day before its actual opening.

Little India retailers feeling the pinch in run-up to Deepavali

Cash registers in Little India should be ringing non-stop at this time of the year as Deepavali is approaching, but the plunging Indian currency is making customers think twice.