Worker at Cairn Energy oil facility in India
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Decision due on Indian oil deal

A panel of India's ministers are meeting to consider the long-delayed sale of Cairn Energy's Indian assets to mining giant Vedanta.

The deal is worth almost $10bn (£6bn). It was first signed nine months ago, but has struggled to win regulatory approval.

A deadline for a decision has been set for this week. Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi.

  • 27 May 2011