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Indian father and son battle for billion-dollar empire

Vijaypat Singhania thought he was keeping his billion-dollar Indian textile empire in the family when he gifted control of the Raymond Group to his son Gautam three years ago.
January 02, 2019
It is the second time since November that border officers have used tear gas during an attempted mass migrant crossing in the San Diego area.
January 02, 2019
The shattered community was hosting a pop concert when the waves crashed ashore last month, at night and without warning.
January 02, 2019
At a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June the two signed a vaguely worded pledge on denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
January 02, 2019
Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java
December 23, 2018
At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.
November 25, 2018
The death toll in northern California's so-called "Camp Fire" rose to 87, officials said late Saturday, adding that the blaze was almost fully under control.
November 25, 2018
Twelve people have been killed in a suspected Islamist attack in northern Mozambique, with thousands of villagers fleeing the area into neighbouring Tanzania, police sources said.
November 25, 2018
After years of low, low prices, fed by near-zero interest rates in a convalescing economy, Americans are waking up to costlier consumer living.
November 11, 2018
Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised for further growth in 2020.
November 11, 2018
The farmers' sense of insecurity is compounded by losing their original lands after Turkey’s 1974 invasion of Cyprus, which came in response to a Greece-sponsored military coup.
October 30, 2018
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of central New Zealand Tuesday, where British royals Meghan and Harry are on tour, but officials said it caused no major damage.
October 30, 2018
Thousands of camera traps have helped conservationists track Nepal’s wild tiger population
October 30, 2018
The Boeing-737 MAX, which went into service just months ago, crashed into the Java Sea moments after it had asked to return to Jakarta on Monday.
October 30, 2018
London's powerhouse financial district fretted over a brain drain when the country voted for Brexit, but its leading players are now convinced of one thing: the City will win.
October 22, 2018
With a moon rock, a chunk of Mount Everest and the chance to stroll with Gandhi, the President's House in Delhi is lifting the veil on its treasures in its new museum.
October 22, 2018
The monster storm was 340 kilometers (210 miles) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, packing top sustained winds of 230 kilometers per hour.
October 22, 2018
After remaining flat for three years, total global CO2 emissions in 2017 rose by 1.4 percent, dashing hopes that they had peaked.
October 18, 2018
The laboratory was closed on October 1 after 83 years, leaving 420 workers jobless.
October 18, 2018
Trump has downplayed the possibility of action against Saudi Arabia, which he has repeatedly praised as a major customer for the US weapons industry.
October 18, 2018
Florida's Panama City, along with the smaller resort of Mexico Beach, were left particularly devastated, with thousands of homes and businesses destroyed.
October 16, 2018
Exhausted diplomats in Brussels have taken to calling this stage of the Brexit negotiations "The Tunnel".
October 14, 2018
The death toll in a bomb attack on an Afghan election rally has risen to at least 22 people, officials said Sunday, as the country braces for more violence ahead of the October 20 poll.
October 14, 2018
Volunteers are cheering up children across Palu with songs and games as the youngsters come to grips with a city hollowed out and twisted by nature.
October 09, 2018
The first rains from Michael already started to soak the Florida Keys on Monday. Up to four inches were expected to fall through Tuesday.
October 09, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin is looking to seal a $5-bn deal to sell the S-400 air defence system to India.
October 04, 2018
Operatives from Russia's GRU arm carried out various "reckless and indiscriminate" high-profile online attacks, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a statement.
October 04, 2018
The quake-tsunami that struck Sulawesi has left a devastating toll on the region's children, aid workers said.
October 04, 2018
More than 9,000 people have been displaced by the Padma in just five years, as the main tributary of the Ganges encroaches further and further inland.
October 04, 2018
Desperate survivors turned to looting shops for basics like food, water and fuel as police looked on, unwilling or unable to intervene.
October 01, 2018