Articles by Rajesh Mahapatra

Disney Sets Up 'Artist Stores' in India

  • 12 October 06
  • The Associated Press
Disney on Wednesday announced plans to set up a chain of exclusive stores in India to sell its branded stationary products, craft and apparel in partnership with a local company.

IMF Faces Criticism Over Reform

  • 20 September 06
  • The Associated Press
Several large developing countries including India and Brazil that voted against an IMF reform plan said Tuesday that they would not give up their campaign to get a bigger voice at the Washington-based financial institution.

India Seeks Closer Ties With Russia

  • 20 March 06
  • The Associated Press
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday sought greater cooperation from Russia in energy, days after Moscow agreed to sell India uranium the country needs to keep one of its main nuclear power plants going.

Soft Drinks Under Fire in India

  • 11 August 03
  • The Associated Press
PepsiCo's Indian arm on Friday filed a petition with the Delhi High Court requesting an independent evaluation of a report which accuses Pepsi and Coca-Cola of selling drinks in India containing dangerous levels of pesticide residue, a company official said Saturday.

In India, Ivanov Makes Pakistan Plea

  • 17 June 03
  • The Associated Press
Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov said that Russia hoped Pakistan would continue to crack down on the Islamic militants who cross into the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir.

Report: India to Lease Nuclear Sub

  • 03 December 02
  • The Associated Press
India's naval chief declined to confirm or deny Monday a report that New Delhi is to lease a nuclear submarine from Russia that would give the South Asian nation a new edge over nuclear rival Pakistan.

Islamic Militants Kill 12 in New Kashmir Violence

  • 17 June 02
  • The Associated Press
India's interior minister on Sunday ruled out immediate dialogue with Pakistan as attacks by suspected Islamic militants killed 12 people throughout the past day in Kashmir, the disputed territory that has brought the two countries to the brink of war.