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 2018-10-20 00:19 

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Retail NBFCs need fresh equity capital to maintain their pace of growth...

Debt-to-equity ratio jumps to 10-year high during FY18 as borrowings account for three-fourth of industry's incremental asset growth...

 2018-10-20 00:17 

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NTPC looks at innovative ways to increase renewable energy penetration...

As tariff of solar and wind power have fallen below Rs 2.5 per unit last year, NTPC is hopeful of supplying cheaper power to its beneficiaries...

 2018-10-20 00:14 

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Soon you can pay cash and get bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies at nearby ATM...

Unocoin sets up its first kiosk where bitcoins, other virtual currencies can be traded using cash...

 2018-10-20 00:06 

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Anil Agarwal's Vedanta firms up shale play, to start exploration soon...

The company will kick off the initial testing for shale by December...

 2018-10-20 00:06 

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Future Consumer plans to roll out products, targets 50% growth by next year...

Company going for tie-ups, plans to roll out products in a host of new categories soon...

 2018-10-20 00:04 

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Google files a patent application for its wind noise filtering technology...

Videos recorded outdoors are susceptible to distortions created by the environment...

 2018-10-20 00:00 

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FPSB India to end global affiliation, licence arrangement by March 2019...

FPSB India is promoted by 44 financial services organisations and is the licensing authority for CFP marks...

 2018-10-19 23:59 

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Shareholders skip IL&FS rights issue, to wait for clarity on board's plans...

IL&FS had required a line of credit by August 15 and wanted to close the rights issue by September 15 to avoid any default...

 2018-10-19 23:59 

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Rana Kapoor proposes peace to retain control over YES Bank's operation...

A YES Bank spokesperson said Kapoor had acted in his role as promoter and not as the bank's MD and CEO...

 2018-10-19 23:59 

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RBI opposes creation of an independent regulator for payments system...

The central bank argued that payments systems are a subset of currency and predominantly controlled by banks in India...

 2018-10-19 22:01 

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News digest: Essar Steel bid, stock markets, crisis-hit NBFCs, and more...

1% for a second straight trading session as stress in the financial sector continued to weigh on investor sentiment...

 2018-10-19 21:26 

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Easier ECB rules: OMCs look to raise $1.4 billion in first tranche...

On October 3, the RBI allowed the OMCs to raise dollars directly from overseas markets without a need for hedging...

 2018-10-19 21:10 

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Stock market falls as NBFCs take a beating; RIL, HDFC, Infosys stocks down...

Foreign portfolio investors sold shares worth Rs 6.2 billion. Even domestic institutional investors turned marginal sellers on Friday...

 2018-10-19 20:52 

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ArcelorMittal emerges as highest bidder for debt-laden Essar Steel...

Vedanta was the second-highest bidder for the debt-ridden company...

 2018-10-19 20:45 

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Foreign exchange reserves see highest fall of $ 5.1 billion in 7 years...

The rupee has been facing intense selling pressure for more than a month now...

 2018-10-19 20:34 

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IFC launches $1 billion masala bond programme in the US and Europe...

First tranche opens on LSE; Centre, RBI had taken steps to promote such bonds to shore up rupee value...

 2018-10-19 20:15 

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Mphasis Q2 net profit up 37% at Rs 2.7 bn on good show in key verticals...

The company said its new deal wins in the quarter stood at $210 million...

 2018-10-19 20:01 

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Vanguard Group sees opportunity for EM currencies as dollar extends rise...

The rupee and Indonesia's rupiah are the worst currencies in Asia this year, weighed by concerns over fiscal deficits and inflation...

 2018-10-19 19:25 

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The innocent men of #MeToo...

Not nearly as many, but a lot of men are looking to learn from their ghosts of Christmas past...

 2018-10-19 19:13 

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Phase Two of #MeToo...

Perhaps the most harrowing account is by Ghazala Wahab of her days at The Asian Age, an ugly cat-and-mouse game of molesting and emotional blackmail inside the editor's cabin...

 2018-10-19 18:59 

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Shekhar Gupta: Courts of divine jurisdiction...

Awful religious practices need to be abolished. But by social and political reformers, not courts...

 2018-10-19 18:51 

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The shape of things to come...

At the end of all that planning, everything should come together perfectly -but rarely does...

 2018-10-19 18:44 

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The story of Nisha...

Nisha was born with ichthyosis, a rare genetic skin condition. Probably for this reason, she was abandoned at birth and spent the first three weeks of her life in an orphanage...

 2018-10-19 18:41 

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Cultural archives go online: Indian art and artisans at the click of mouse...

Two significant cultural archives go online soon in Bengaluru, offering easy access to a treasure trove of the arts and art practices of the country...

 2018-10-19 18:37 

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Why Annapurna Devi chose her musical gift over a celebrity husband...

Dissonant artistic visions drove Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi and her husband, Ravi Shankar, to separation...

 2018-10-19 18:31 

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Lunch with BS: Indu Bhushan on how he landed the top job at Ayushman Bharat...

Elaborating on the challenges, Indu says, 'There are no glitches, but I would have been happier if our greenfield states (such as Bihar and Uttar Pradesh) did well'...

 2018-10-19 18:17 

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Procter & Gamble strikes back at doubters with surprisingly strong sales...

Results are positive for 'beleaguered'; industry, analyst says...

 2018-10-19 18:07 

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Amritsar train accident: 58 dead, 72 injured as train mows down crowd...

On an average, over 45 people die every day on the rail tracks in the country...

 2018-10-19 18:06 

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The unpredictability of Uma Bharati...

Here's why she appeared at a public meeting in the Bundelkhand region of MP after announcing earlier this year that she would not contest any more elections...

 2018-10-19 18:01 

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ArcelorMittal emerges as the highest bidder in the race for Essar Steel...

Essar Steel lenders are likely to put the AecelorMittal proposal for voting early next week, according to ET report...

 2018-10-19 17:47 

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Chennai's Tula has made strides in revitalising desi cotton production...

Over 2,700 litres of clean water go into making one shirt of inorganic cotton. And effluents from dyeing pollute life-giving water sources...

 2018-10-19 17:40 

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Train to Lhasa: A journey on board the world's highest railway system...

On the world's highest railway line, the journey is very nearly the destination. But then, you arrive in Lhasa...

 2018-10-19 17:22 

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In Paris, the art scene is happening; London had better look out...

Paris is certainly being perceived again as a place to do business by international art dealers...

 2018-10-19 16:49 

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CHESS#1323...

Between 1973 and 1974, the legendary Mikhail Tal played 95 straight games without a single loss...

 2018-10-19 16:45 

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Amritsar train accident: Railways issues helpline numbers for information...

These numbers can be used reach for information on the incident -- 01832223171 and 01832564485...

 2018-10-19 16:39 

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Love and the city...

Like food, love - for a city or for the city dweller - can be addictive...

 2018-10-19 16:16 

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To keep its fighters flying, US military learns from commercial airlines...

HAL has repeatedly advised the IAF to stock more spares in its repair establishments...

 2018-10-19 15:30 

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Fintech firms capturing market share from banks; $250-bn revenue at stake...

Banks also face a threat from tech giants such as, Alibaba and Apple...

 2018-10-19 15:28 

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Jet Airways curtails flights to save cash, 20-30 cancellations daily...

Aviation analysts point out to the grounding of planes and poor seat loads as probable reasons for cancellations...

 2018-10-19 15:06 

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Facebook hires former UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg as global affairs head...

Clegg, 51, succeeds Elliot Schrage and will report to Sandberg beginning Monday...

 2018-10-19 14:57 

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Biocon one step closer to Europe nod for biosimilar of breast cancer drug...

Firm obtains positive opinion on approval of Ogivri, a biosimilar to Roche's Herceptin (trastuzumab); final decision by year-end...

 2018-10-19 14:49 

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Insiders using 'front entities' will be subject to more scrutiny by Sebi...

Financial checks, new affordability index on the cards to check malpractices...

 2018-10-19 14:30 

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More than 50 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Amritsar...

A large number of people were watching the Ravan effigy in flames while standing along the railway tracks when the train crushed them...

 2018-10-19 14:20 

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Cost pressures intensify for UltraTech in Q2, analysts foresee price hike...

Realisation improvement remains crucial for profitability, which is expected post festive season...

 2018-10-19 13:41 

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Economy must adjust to recent rate hikes, eye on inflation needed: RBI MPC...

RBI survey says manufacturers foresee hike in input costs, may raise selling prices; crude prices, tightening of financial conditions will impact investment demand, consumption will be sustained...

 2018-10-19 13:23 

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Farmers can sell 25 quintals/day under PM-AASHA, get relief from all taxes...

New guidelines of Centre's procurement plan for farm commodities will offer relief to farmers at a time when prices of major kharif crops have fallen below their state-mandated MSP for 2018-19...

 2018-10-19 12:55 

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ISL 2018-19 Mumbai City FC vs FC Pune City live: Lineups out; Bastos starts...

The teams have faced each other eight times and Pune have won five of those derbies while Mumbai City FC could win only twice...

 2018-10-19 12:40 

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S-400 missile system will further destabilise region: Pak to India...

India and Russia concluded the $ 5 billion S-400 air defence system deal during the visit of President Vladimir Putin...

 2018-10-19 12:21 

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Skullcandy Venue review: Get'em for more than an audio-listening experience...

The earphones' active noise cancellation feature works flawlessly and the difference it brings is noticeable...

 2018-10-19 12:21 

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PKL 2018 Patna Pirates vs Telugu Titans LIVE: Pardeep eyes Super 10 record...

In the second match, Puneri Paltan will lock horns with Jaipur Pink Panthers. Catch Pro Kabaddi League (PKL 2018) season six LIVE updates here...

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