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 2018-06-24 02:31 

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Delhi University admissions: Second cut-off to be released on June 25...

According to an official, over 15,000 applications were approved by colleges affiliated to the university within three days...

 2018-06-24 01:40 

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Panaya pain haunts Infosys; Parekh assures stronger due diligence in AGM...

Why is the company selling Panaya? Infosys is not a loss-making company, says Sadananda Shastri, a veteran shareholder and a regular at Infosys AGMs...

 2018-06-24 01:40 

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15th Finance Commission: Panchayats likely to enjoy more financial powers...

The 15th Finance Commission may ignore some ToRs not mandated by the Constitution in its final devolution formula...

 2018-06-24 01:38 

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India makes a mark at Cannes Lions 2018, but still a long way to go...

Two Grand Prix trophies bagged for the first time, but the Lions scorecard down to 21 from 40 last year...

 2018-06-24 01:37 

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Ahead of LS polls, Bihar CM hints at tweak in strict liquor prohibition law...

Prohibition has hit the vote-base of the JD (U), which claims to enjoy the support of the Mahadalits...

 2018-06-24 01:36 

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$60 a barrel ideal oil price for India as it will bring investments: HPCL...

The decision by Opec came after major consumers like the United States, China and India urged the oil producing lobby to raise the supply of crude oil to avert an oil deficit...

 2018-06-24 01:36 

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UAE's VAT law a good model for India's GST...

It could be argued that considering the vast differences in size, economic maturity and diversity of the two countries, it is unfair to compare their tax regimes...

 2018-06-24 01:35 

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Boom and gloom at Cannes...

India's poor metals tally takes the shine off Grand Prix glory...

 2018-06-24 01:34 

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India pares restriction-free food exports to Maldives amid tension in ties...

India's overall exports to Maldives stood at $217 mn in 2017-18 as compared to the $197 mn in the previous year...

 2018-06-24 01:33 

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Walk the talk on maritime security...

To become a major player in the world in the next 20 years, India must create greater capabilities at sea...

 2018-06-24 01:31 

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Elections without money impractical: Authors of Costs of Democracy...

From the perspective of the BJP, one of the ancillary benefits of demonetisation was to disadvantage smaller, regional parties who might have an outsize reliance on cash, said the authors...

 2018-06-24 01:31 

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Centre to meet states on July 29 to curb surge in food prices...

The meeting has been convened by the union food and consumer ministry with state food and civil supplies ministers...

 2018-06-24 01:31 

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How Geeli Mitti is building sustainable houses using natural materials...

Founded in 2015, Geeli Mitti Farms was meant to be a place where people go back to their roots and reconnect with themselves and with nature...

 2018-06-24 00:55 

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Soap brand Santoor brightens Wipro's Rs 8.6 billion lighting business...

Outside of India, Wipro has already forayed into neighbouring Sri Lankan market for its lighting business...

 2018-06-23 20:30 

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Toni Kroos hits a stunning late winner as 10-man Germany beat Sweden 2-1...

Kroos thundered in a phenomenal shot at the dying moments of the match helping World Cup holders Germany come back from the brink of elimination with a hard-earned victory against Sweden...

 2018-06-23 19:22 

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American IPOs set for busiest week in three years...

Ten listings this past week, led by a slew of health-care deals, was the busiest since November, according to data compiled by Bloomberg...

 2018-06-23 19:17 

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US faces 'unprecedented threat' from China on tech takeover...

The National Intelligence Council's analysis, produced in April, described the Thousand Talents Plan as 'China's flagship talent programme and probably the largest in terms of funding.'...

 2018-06-23 19:00 

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News digest: Infosys AGM, airlines raise luggage fee, and more...

The 65th edition of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity ended on a high note on Friday with India taking home 21 Lions, including two Grand Prix trophies...

 2018-06-23 18:50 

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Ask banks to fast-track crop loan disbursal: Maha CM Fadnavis to Centre...

In the letter to Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, he said said it is the peak time for kharif crops and the Centre is required to intervene and help farmers....

 2018-06-23 18:46 

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CB-CID sleuths in Tuticorin to probe violence, police firing...

The officials inspected the collectorate where government vehicles were torched, and the Sterlite quarters, where two-wheelers were set ablaze, police said....

 2018-06-23 18:44 

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Gujarat govt to provide grid-linked solar panels to over 12,000 farmers...

The grid-connected solar panels are being provided to farmers under a scheme called Suryashakti Kisan Yojna...

 2018-06-23 18:18 

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On the eve of Turkey's election, only Erdogan gets TV time...

Muharrem Ince, a 54-year-old former physics teacher, addressed what his CHP party claimed was a crowd of 4 million in the Maltepe district on the Asian side of the Bosporus...

 2018-06-23 18:06 

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Saudi Arabia denies hosting pirated sports channel...

UEFA has threatened action over beoutQ's airing on Riyadh-based satellite provider Arabsat of the soccer tournament taking place in Russia, as well as the Champions and Europa Leagues...

 2018-06-23 17:53 

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OPEC and its allies agree to oil supply boost in victory for Saudis, Russia...

Group will add as much as 700,000 barrels per day of crude to the market...

 2018-06-23 17:36 

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A day care and a dog rescue benefit: On Facebook, they were political ads...

The new rules are meant to illuminate the sometimes shadowy world of politics on social media and help prevent fraud and abuse by organisations like Russia's Internet Research Agency...

 2018-06-23 17:23 

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Investing: Hold on to good mid- and small-cap stocks...

A market correction is a good time to reassess the quality of your portfolio and purge the poor quality names from it...

 2018-06-23 17:15 

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Uber impact drives surge in 'non-employer' business...

Nationally, the number of these businesses rose two per cent in 2016 to 24.8 million across all industries...

 2018-06-23 17:10 

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Car manufacturer Daimler gets 1st investor complaint over 'dieselgate'...

The affected vehicles involved VW's own-brand cars, but also those made by Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Seat...

 2018-06-23 17:03 

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Foxconn chairman Terry Gou sees biggest challenge in US-China trade war...

Foxconn, which is China's largest private employer and has about a million on its payroll, is sensitive to any escalation in the trade dispute that impacts...

 2018-06-23 16:47 

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Can a bar of soap transmit infection?...

Occasional studies since then have documented the presence of environmental bacteria on bar soap, but none have shown bar soap to be a source of infection...

 2018-06-23 16:37 

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Normalisation of 'plus-size' may undermine the efforts to tackle obesity...

Analysis of data from almost 23,460 people who are overweight or obese revealed that weight misperception has increased in England...

 2018-06-23 16:36 

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Opec, Russia to raise oil output, Saudi pledges 'measurable' supply boost...

Opec and non-Opec said in their statement that they would raise supply by returning to 100 per cent compliance with previously agreed output cuts, after months of underproduction...

 2018-06-23 16:33 

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A common virus may play role in triggering Alzheimer's disease: Study...

The study, published Thursday in the journal Neuron, found that viruses interact with genes linked to Alzheimer's and may play a role in how Alzheimer's develops and progresses...

 2018-06-23 16:22 

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Class X student held for stabbing junior to death in Vadodara school toilet...

The body of the 14-year-old boy was found dead with multiple stab wounds in the washroom of the school yesterday...

 2018-06-23 16:17 

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Missionary school head, 2 others arrested in Jharkhand gangrape case...

Father Alfonso, against whom an FIR was registered for aiding and abetting the crime, was, however, let off on personal bond after preliminary interrogation...

 2018-06-23 16:16 

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Want to re-contest elections: Pervez Musharraf after resigning from APML...

'If Nawaz Sharif has the freedom to move in and outside the country, why can I not have it?' he said....

 2018-06-23 16:10 

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EU to respond to any US auto tariff move, says official amid trade war...

Donald Trump on Friday threatened to impose a 20 per cent tariff on all imports of EU-assembled cars, a month after his administration launched an investigation into whether auto imports p...

 2018-06-23 16:10 

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BMW, Audi dealers brace for 'scary' trump tariffs on imported cars...

Trump's rhetoric against cars made in Germany, Japan and Mexico was common on the campaign trail and continued early on in his presidency...

 2018-06-23 16:07 

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Inside a heist of US chip designs, as China bids for tech power...

China has ambitious plans to overhaul its economy and compete head to head with the United States and other nations in the technology of tomorrow...

 2018-06-23 16:07 

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Mufti Noor Wali Mahsud to replace Fazlullah as chief of Pakistani Taliban...

Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and was killed earlier this month in a US drone strike...

 2018-06-23 16:02 

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Congress leaders on same frequency as terrorists, says Amit Shah in Jammu...

BJP president Amit Shah today said his party will never allow the separation of Jammu and Kashmir from the rest of the country, as he lashed at Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz for being on the same frequency as the terrorists."Mr S...

 2018-06-23 15:59 

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How to safeguard your spinal cord from injury. Tips from an expert...

Fit & Proper: Your weekly health guide...

 2018-06-23 15:57 

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Biocon receives USFDA report on closure of inspection for Bengaluru unit...

Biocon said that it is committed to global standards of quality and compliance in a BSE filing after receiving the Establishment Inspection Report...

 2018-06-23 15:42 

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Fifa World Cup 2018 Germany vs Sweden: When and where to watch for free...

Germany were hot contenders to become the first team in 56 years to retain the World Cup...

 2018-06-23 15:41 

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Xiaomi spells out IPO details, aims to raise up to $6.1 bn in Hong Kong IPO...

Xiaomi has secured Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and CLSA as joint sponsors, joint global coordinators, joint bookrunners and joint lead managers of the Global Offering...

 2018-06-23 15:35 

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Draw line or face Rising Kashmir editor's fate: BJP MLA to journalists...

Lal Singh has warned Kashmiri journalists to draw a line between reporting facts and supporting terrorists...

 2018-06-23 15:33 

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Iraq bombs meeting of Islamic State leaders in Syria, kills 45 jihadists...

F-16 fighter jets destroyed three houses on Friday which were connected by a trench in the town of Hajin, where the IS leaders were meeting...

 2018-06-23 15:23 

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India crush arch-rival Pakistan 4-0 in Hockey Champions Trophy opener...

India, eyeing its maiden Champions Trophy title, will play reigning Olympic champions Argentina in their next round-robin league match on Sunday...

 2018-06-23 14:59 

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Why parents are bringing their children on treacherous treks to US border...

Critics, including Trump, have long said that allowing migrants to go free while their immigration cases are pending encourages parents to enter the United States with children...

 2018-06-23 14:53 

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Chatterbox: Of Congress' iftaar party, BJP's search for Rajasthan president...

In poll-bound Rajasthan, considered crucial for the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) there is no state president...

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