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 2018-01-16 08:06 

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Cane price control: Sugar producers pay the price of reform...

Government-controlled cane prices remain a challenge as the sugar-crushing season gets into full swing...

 2018-01-16 07:57 

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SC directs Maharashtra govt to give Justice Loya's documents to petitioners...

The counsel for the petitioners told the bench that they needed to look into these documents to argue the matter...

 2018-01-16 07:56 

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Federal Bank dips 7% post Q3 results...

The stock dipped 7% to Rs 105 on BSE after the bank's gross and net non-performing assets in December quarter rose sequentially...

 2018-01-16 07:51 

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Why India's AR/VR market is emerging, but is not without issues...

But despite its potential, there are still some major issues that need to be addressed...

 2018-01-16 07:50 

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Now, Ramdev's Patanjali products to be available on Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm...

Ramdev said the online mechanism aims to provide convenient and efficient option along with the extension of the traditional retail market...

 2018-01-16 07:46 

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EV push: Govt may amend Electricity Act to boost charging stations...

Discoms may be allowed to sell electricity directly to charging-station operators or create their own charging-station franchises...

 2018-01-16 07:45 

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Budget 2018 will be Modi govt's biggest challenge in 4 years. Here's why...

the BJP government is more popular in urban areas than it is in the countryside...

 2018-01-16 07:40 

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Absolutely no crisis now in SC, says BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra...

The BCI chairman said he did not know the basis on which a section of media has been coming out with reports that the crisis was far from being resolved...

 2018-01-16 07:28 

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Facebook appears to be copying Snapchat, will Mark Zuckerberg succeed?...

Mark Zuckerberg's company is imitating Snap in trying to focus on interactions with 'friends and family.' But can the media genie be bottled up again?...

 2018-01-16 07:27 

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Bit of politics & rejig later, PM to set off work on Barmer refinery today...

The project is expected to bring in an overall investment of around Rs 700-800 billion in the region...

 2018-01-16 07:25 

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Myanmar and Bangladesh agree on Rohingya deal to return refugees in 2 years...

The agreement, finalised in Myanmar's capital this week, says that the process would be "completed preferably within two years...

 2018-01-16 07:25 

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How Hollywood is cashing in on appetite for branded merchandise in India...

However, homegrown characters and celebrities are struggling to play the game...

 2018-01-16 07:17 

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Farmers selling cheap, so why do fruits and veggies cost you a bomb?...

Foodgrain production in 2016-17 is estimated at 276 million tonnes and in 2017-18 it is targeted at 275 million tonnes...

 2018-01-16 07:16 

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Know why women empowerment in India could still be a distant dream...

Only a fifth of women who are working, decide on their own where to spend their earnings...

 2018-01-16 07:10 

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Attack on couples by khap panchayat absolutely illegal: Supreme Court...

The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap, panchayat, individual or society can question them...

 2018-01-16 06:48 

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BNP Paribas sees value in Indian stocks even as indices hit new highs...

Predicts Sensex will hit 37,500 by 2018-end, as gains from reforms in past 18 months are likely to start flowing in...

 2018-01-16 06:42 

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Opec cuts, global demand propel oil to three-year high of $70...

Brent hit $70.37 a barrel on Monday, its strongest since December, 2014, which marked the beginning of three years in the doldrums for oil prices...

 2018-01-16 06:38 

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Thanks to foreign parents, 60% of children adopted in India are girls...

More girls from India are adopted by foreign parents than boys, data presented in Lok Sabha show...

 2018-01-16 06:32 

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Looking at balanced funds over banks fixed deposits: What you should know...

Those who are in need of regular income should shift their money to short-term debt funds and do systematic withdrawals from them...

 2018-01-16 06:27 

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Budget 2018: Steel industry demands removal of import duty on raw materials...

The raw material has to be necessarily imported because India hardly has any nickel resources, the association said...

 2018-01-16 06:25 

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Fresh trouble for Lalu family: ED summons son-in-law Rahul in PMLA case...

ED has allegedly detected some funds being transferred by Rahul Yadav to his mother-in-law Rabri Devi, the wife of Lalu Prasad...

 2018-01-16 06:24 

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SBI to Sun Pharma: Top 10 stock picks by mutual funds in December...

Interestingly, after several years, two public sector banks (other than the mammoth State Bank of India) emerged as most chased stocks by fund managers...

 2018-01-16 06:22 

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BSE falls 5% as board approves share buyback via open market...

The stock dipped 5% to Rs 931 on NSE after the company announced that its board approved the buyback of shares at a price not exceeding of Rs 1,100 from the open market...

 2018-01-16 06:12 

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SC crisis unresolved, judiciary faces bribery charges: Top 10 developments...

Supreme Court crisis: Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph created an unprecedented storm that is unlikely to die down too soon...

 2018-01-16 06:04 

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Failed innovation? E-cigarettes proving to promote, not deter tobacco use...

The team discovered that any form of tobacco, including e-cigarettes, was associated with future smoking, especially when adolescents used more than one product...

 2018-01-16 06:03 

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Where will global political hotspots be in 2018? It's not all about Trump...

To be sure, an erratic American presidency contributes to unsteadiness around the globe...

 2018-01-16 05:47 

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'Baby Moshe' who lost his parents in 26/11 attacks arrives in Mumbai...

Moshe Holtzberg's parents had moved to Mumbai seven years before the attack to work at the Chabad House....

 2018-01-16 05:47 

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Budget 2018: Jaitley's speech, deficit data to decide rupee's fate in 2018...

How Modi fares in reining in the fiscal deficit while seeking to jump-start activity may determine the currency's direction for the remainder of the year, analysts say...

 2018-01-16 05:46 

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Breast cancer & obesity riskier than you think. Can cause leukaemia too...

Where advances in ALL treatment have raised survival rates to around 90% over the past several decades, the rates for surviving the less well researched AML are more like 65%...

 2018-01-16 05:34 

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Banking Q3 preview: Private banks to outperform PSBs; bad assets to go down...

While large private lenders will still be impacted due to higher provisions, we believe the pain will be relatively lower during the quarter...

 2018-01-16 05:33 

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IT stocks rally; Wipro, TCS, MindTree crosses share buyback price...

Wipro, TCS, HCL Technologies, Tech Mahindra and Infosys from the Nifty IT index were up in the range of 2% to 4% on NSE....

 2018-01-16 05:30 

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Shanghai council raps Apple over slow-down, seeks reply by Thursday...

In late December, Apple apologised for the slow-down of the of old iPhones with older batteries amid lawsuits and consumer outrage...

 2018-01-16 05:11 

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Bitcoin can't save Putin, Kim Jong-un or Maduro from the sanctions squeeze...

All the world's digital tokens are worth only about $700 billion...

 2018-01-16 04:56 

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SC crisis seems to be unresolved, will be settled in 2-3 days: AG Venugopal...

On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened"...

 2018-01-16 04:53 

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Detroit auto show: Global carmakers plan $90 bn investment in electric cars...

However, executives continue to ask: Who will buy all those vehicles?...

 2018-01-16 04:50 

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India enter U-19 World Cup quarterfinals after defeating Papua New Guinea...

Skipper Prithvi Shaw slammed a strokeful fifty while spinner Anukul Roy claimed a maiden five-wicket haul at Bay Oval here to earn India the win...

 2018-01-16 04:46 

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FIR against Amethi Cong leader for portraying Modi as Ravana in a poster...

In the poster Rahul was seen carrying a bow and an arrow, pointing towards Prime Minister Modi...

 2018-01-16 04:36 

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HUL m-cap crosses Rs 3 trillion; hits new high ahead of Q3 results...

The stock hit a new high of Rs 1,388, up 1.6% on BSE ahead of third quarter results on Wednesday, January 17, 2018....

 2018-01-16 04:33 

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US warned Jared Kushner About Wendi Deng Murdoch...

Officials said the businesswoman could be trying to further Beijing's interests, people familiar with the matter say...

 2018-01-16 04:30 

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Skin care or functional food? Zydus Wellness eyes acquisitions in FY19...

With Rs 4897 mn cash in balance sheet and a 94% category share in artificial sweeteners, the company is eyeing the inorganic route to propell growth...

 2018-01-16 04:15 

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India's R&D spending is up but least among all BRICS nations...

As much as 81.3% of R&D expenditure incurred by central government sources came from just eight major scientific agencies...

 2018-01-16 04:15 

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Kamala mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Tulli surrenders in Mumbai...

The deadly fire at the Kamala Mills compound on December 29 last year had claimed 14 lives...

 2018-01-16 04:12 

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6 Rohingya teenagers 'sneak' into Tripura via Bangladesh, arrested: Police...

The six Rohingya muslims were detained by the railway police here, who were moving 'suspiciously9; through the railway station...

 2018-01-16 04:09 

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Army Chief Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan, says will act if terror continues...

The Army chief said any provocative action from Pakistan will lead to a befitting reply...

 2018-01-16 04:05 

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Netanyahu showers praise on Modi; India, Israel pledge to fight terror...

Netanyahu showered praise on Modi saying he is a 'revolutionary' leader who has catapulted India into the future...

 2018-01-16 03:51 

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Kabul attack: Rocket clips security barracks of Indian embassy; all safe...

This incident took place hours after the UNSC delegation left the country after a two-day visit to Kabul...

 2018-01-16 03:45 

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MARKETS LIVE: Sensex trades flat, Nifty holds 10,700; banks drag...

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 2018-01-16 03:45 

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Under Trump, America is shooting itself in the foot, losing on trade: EU...

America is shooting itself in the foot by withdrawing from global leadership on trade: Cecilia Malmstrom...

 2018-01-16 03:39 

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Six 'suspicious' Rohingya Muslims arrested at Tripura railway station...

They confessed to being Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar and had sneaked into India via Bangladesh...

 2018-01-16 03:39 

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In pics: Haitian-Americans protest Donald Trump's 'racism' at Times Square...

Protesters carried Haitian flags and signs with messages including 'peace, love, power, dream'...

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