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 2018-09-19 17:48 

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Possession of over 15,000 plots stuck since 2009 to be handed to owners soon, says YEIDA...

The Yamuna Expressway Authority will soon begin handing over to the owners the possession of over 15,000 residential plots which were allotted to them in 2009, officials said Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 17:41 

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Samara-owned Witzig Advisory to acquire Aditya Birla Retail...

Samara Alternative Investment Fund-owned Witzig Advisory Services will fully acquire Aditya Birla Retail Ltd (ABRL), which runs 'more' chain of stores, for an undsclosed sum, according to a regulatory filing....

 2018-09-19 17:37 

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Rafale deal: Will go to people's court, says Ghulam Nabi Azad...

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday attacked the NDA government for not agreeing to a JPC probe into alleged irregulatiries in the Rafale fighter jet deal and said they would now go to the 'people's court'....

 2018-09-19 17:22 

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Maharashtra may hike IMFL duty so as to cut taxes on petrol, diesel: Official...

The Maharashtra government is considering increasing excise duty on Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL), so as to create some fiscal space for slashing the tax on petrol and diesel, an official said Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 17:10 

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Two helicopters of Kingfisher Airlines auctioned for Rs 8.5 crore...

Two helicopters of defunct Kingfisher Airlines were auctioned Wednesday for over Rs 8.5 crore, according to an official....

 2018-09-19 17:10 

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Days after Amazon Pay EMI launch, here is Flipkart Cardless Credit; it's offering up to Rs 60k - All you need to know...

Flipkart said that the credit lending solution is an extension of the Pay Later service that was launched earlier this year...

 2018-09-19 17:02 

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RSS supports reservation, law on atrocities against Dalits...
 2018-09-19 17:01 

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RCom caps borrowing limit to Rs 50,000 crore...

Debt-ridden Reliance Communications said Wednesday its shareholders have approved a cap of Rs 50,000 crore on its borrowing limit....

 2018-09-19 16:53 

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Koregaon-Bhima case cooked up in the name of GN Saibaba: Eminent citizens to SC...

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud was told how a person currently in jail could write or receive letters....

 2018-09-19 16:50 

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Revolutionary leader, writer and feminist Kondapalli Koteswaramma passes away...

Revolutionary leader, writer and feminist Kondapalli Koteswaramma died in the early hours Wednesday, family sources said. Koteswaramma, who suffered a brain hemorrhage last week, had celebrated her 100th birth anniversary recently....

 2018-09-19 16:43 

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Arvind Kejriwal's minister meets Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, discusses strategy for 2019 Lok Sabha polls...

After being released from jail last week, Azad had said he would ensure the Bharatiya Janata Party is routed in the general elections....

 2018-09-19 16:41 

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'Swacch Bharat' hollow slogan as PM Narendra Modi 'blind' to plight of manual scavengers: Rahul Gandhi...

Terming 'Swacch Bharat' a...

 2018-09-19 16:33 

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AgustaWestland chopper deal case: 'No UAE court order to extradite Christian Michel to India'...

There is no order by any UAE court to extradite to India Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, it is learnt, in a twist to the issue of getting the British national to face probe by Indian investigation agencies....

 2018-09-19 16:33 

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Coal import scam: Adani group gets interim relief from DRI...

A bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre restrained the DRI from acting upon or giving effect to the LRs and directed it to file a detailed reply on a plea filed by Adani Enterprises, the flagship of the Adani group....

 2018-09-19 16:17 

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MSME Ministry created 18 lakh entrepreneurs in last 4 years, says Union Minister Giriraj Singh...

About 18 lakh new entrepreneurs were created through various initiatives taken by the MSME Ministry in the last four years, union Minister Giriraj Singh said Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 16:06 

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Manmarziyaan: Authorities order deletion of four scenes - 'Film hurt religious sentiments of Sikh community'...

Authorities Wednesday ordered deletion of four scenes from Anurag Kashyap's...

 2018-09-19 15:41 

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Government appoints four members to local boards of RBI - Check details...

Besides, the government nominates 16 non-official directors to the board. Ten are nominated from different fields, two are government officials and one director each from the four local boards....

 2018-09-19 15:37 

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Modi government appoints MDs, CEOs in ten nationalised banks - Here are names, banks details...

Mrutyunjay Mahapatra and Padmaja Chundru, both deputy managing directors in State Bank of India, have been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of Syndicate Bank and Indian Bank respectively, according to an official order issued Wed...

 2018-09-19 15:28 

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Samara-owned Witzig Advisory to acquire Aditya Birla Retail...

RKN Retail said its board of directors at a meeting held Wednesday approved the sale of its entire 62.19 per cent stake in ABRL to Witzig....

 2018-09-19 15:26 

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15th Finance Commission Chairman NK Singh disowns his own panel's official criticism of Maharashtra...

Fifteenth Finance Commission chairman NK Singh Wednesday officially denied the recent official press comminque by the panel that raised concerns over the performance of Maharashtra on economic and social fronts and blamed it to lopsided interpretation of ...

 2018-09-19 15:18 

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RBI allows Rana Kapoor to continue as Yes Bank MD, CEO till January-end...

The Reserve Bank has allowed Rana Kapoor to continue as Yes Bank MD and CEO till January 31, 2019, the bank said Wednesday in a regulatory filing....

 2018-09-19 15:18 

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat supports early construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya...

The RSS chief said he would not know whether an ordinance on Ram temple could be promulgated as he is not part of the government....

 2018-09-19 15:11 

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ICICI Bank, other related entities have not filed for settlement, says Sebi...

Regulator Sebi clarified on Wednesday that it has not received any settlement application from ICICI Bank or any other entity with respect to the probe into alleged regulatory lapses involving its CEO Chanda Kochhar, her husband and his business dealings....

 2018-09-19 15:06 

The Financial Express

Triple Talaq ordinance: Why no similar penal provisions for Hindu men deserting women, asks opposition...

The Congress said what needed to be done after the Supreme Court quashed this practice was to provide justice to an abandoned Muslim woman and jailing the husband might not serve the purpose....

 2018-09-19 15:04 

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India Russia seek deeper cooperation in Space, Agriculture and Pharma...

Ahead of the 19th India-Russia bilateral annual summit in New Delhi early next month....

 2018-09-19 14:53 

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15th Finance Commission: Maharashtra seeks Rs 50,000 crore for Mumbai region...

In a meeting with the 15th Finance Commission, the Maharashtra government Wednesday sought Rs 50,000 crore as a special support for the Mumbai city and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR)....

 2018-09-19 14:43 

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Good news! Cabinet approves hike in honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers - Here is what they will get per month...

The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month....

 2018-09-19 14:41 

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Big news for Jio Phone users! You can now watch YouTube videos: How to download the app...

While the arrival of YouTube app on Jio Phone brings a relief to the users, there are a few tradeoffs that they will have to make...

 2018-09-19 14:24 

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PIL in Delhi High Court against AAP govt circular seeking Aadhaar and voter details of school students, their family...

The public interest litigation was mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao which allowed it to be listed for hearing on Thursday....

 2018-09-19 14:24 

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WEF lists 22 jobs that will get redundant in five years due to automation, know what to do...

Across various industries surveyed, jobs which are expected to become increasingly redundant over the next five years are mostly routine-based, middle-skilled white-collar roles....

 2018-09-19 14:11 

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High alert! 79 dead in UP due to 'unknown fever' - Medical teams to check spread of unnecessary alarm among people...

An...

 2018-09-19 14:04 

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Rupee's best single-day gain since March: Indian currency rebounds 61 paise to close at 72.37 vs dollar...

The rupee Wednesday rebounded by 61 paise, notching up its best single-day gain since March 2017 to close at 72.37 against the US currency supported by heavy dollar selling by banks and weakness in the greenback in global markets....

 2018-09-19 14:01 

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Gujarat plans more RoRo ferry services, some upto Mumbai...

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday that his government is planning to start seven or eight new RoRo ferry services....

 2018-09-19 13:54 

The Financial Express

Rise in fuel prices: Delhi HC dismisses plea to call for records on fixation of daily rates of petrol, diesel...

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed an application seeking direction to the Centre to produce records on the basis of which daily prices of fuel are being fixed by oil companies....

 2018-09-19 13:53 

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All-new Indian FTR 1200 unveil on October 1: Here's what makes this Scrambler motorcycle unique...

The upcoming Indian FTR 1200 is expected to use the retuned version of the 1133cc, V-twin engine that powers the Indian Scout. The said mill on the Scout is good for developing respective power and torque outputs of 100 hp and 98 Nm....

 2018-09-19 13:47 

The Financial Express

IIT Madras-ONGC tie-up to develop software for monitoring offshore platforms...

Indian Institute of Technology-Madras Wednesday announced its collaboration with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited to develop a software, for monitoring its over 280 fixed offshore platforms besides enhancing operational life and reducing operating ...

 2018-09-19 13:46 

The Financial Express

IBPS Recruitment 2018: Important update for bank jobs aspirants - Check details at www.ibps.in...

To download the card, the candidates can enter the registration number/ roll number and password/ date of birth at the required places on the login page....

 2018-09-19 13:43 

The Financial Express

Kerala floods: Central team to visit state to assess damage...

An inter-ministerial team, headed by a special secretary of the Home Ministry, will visit Kerala for five days beginning Thursday to assess the damage caused by the recent devastating floods, officials said....

 2018-09-19 13:41 

The Financial Express

Two BSF personnel among three dead in highway accident in Jammu and Kashmir, say police...

Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were among three killed Wednesday when a truck carrying the jawans plunged into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said....

 2018-09-19 13:33 

The Financial Express

Hafiz Saeed to approach court to retrieve frozen assets of JuD, FIF...

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed plans to launch next phase of legal battle to retrieve the assets of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its subsidiary Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) after Pakistan's Supreme Court allowed the two outfits to continue the...

 2018-09-19 13:30 

The Financial Express

Private equity investment deal tally touches $12.84 billion in January-August, says report...

Private equity investments worth USD 1.33 billion were announced in August, taking the year-to-date deal value to USD 12.84 billion, says a report....

 2018-09-19 13:29 

The Financial Express

OPSC Recruitment 2018: Jobs alert for Odisha Public Service Commission aspirants - Details of how to apply...

Registration for the recruitment will commence on October 10. The interested candidates can submit their application at the official website of OPSC: opsconline.gov.in....

 2018-09-19 13:28 

The Financial Express

Indian companies get over 5 lakh security alerts daily but 39% go unattended, says Cisco...

Indian companies receive over 5 lakh security alerts a day, but nearly 39 per cent of these go unattended due to lack of required skill sets in organisations, a report by tech giant Cisco said Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 13:27 

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Big win for homebuyers! 2,476 flat owners to get GST refund of Rs 8.2 crore from this infra company, rules NAA...

In a big relief to the home buyers, the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has ordered Gurugram-based infra company to refund over Rs 8.22 crore to 2,476 flat owners....

 2018-09-19 13:24 

The Financial Express

Gujarat Assembly increases MLAs' salary by at least Rs 45,000...

The Gujarat Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday by which the salaries of the MLAs, ministers, speaker, deputy speaker and leader of opposition will go up by at least Rs 45,000 a month....

 2018-09-19 13:21 

The Financial Express

CBSE mulling introducing sign language, braille as subjects for students with special needs...

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is mulling introducing sign language as a subject, computer-based tests, attendance waivers and flexible subject selection options for students with special needs....

 2018-09-19 13:20 

The Financial Express

Will Xiaomi users get rid of ads, promotions on MIUI? Smartphone giant clears the air...

Xiaomi also said that there's a way users can stop these ads to crop up in the ecosystem so that their experience isn't affected...

 2018-09-19 13:13 

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Global tech firms gear up to fight Indian law that requires Facebook, PayPal, others to store user data...

Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user data in the country, arguing it will hurt investment and the business models of foreign and domestic firms....

 2018-09-19 13:12 

The Financial Express

Factors driving the opportunities for door-to-door express logistics providers in tier 2 & 3 markets...

India's logistics industry is currently pegged to grow at 10% per annum according to the ICRA, and reach USD 215 billion in the next two years, according to the Economic Survey....

 2018-09-19 13:10 

The Financial Express

In 3 days, whopping Rs 3.62 lakh crore of investor wealth wiped out; BSE Sensex nears 2-month low...

As the market rout continued for the third straight session Wednesday, investor wealth eroded by Rs 3.62 lakh crore in three trading days....

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