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More than 30% of all loans below Rs 10 L in 2015-16: National Housing Bank

The incentives for individuals buying a low income house include the credit linked subsidy scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana......»»

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Mondelez abandons pursuit for U.S. chocolate maker Hershey

(Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, said it was no longer pursuing the acquisition of Hershey Co, two months after the U.S. chocolate company turned down its $23 billion cash-and-stock bid......»»

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West Bengal passes resolution to change name to just Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee-led government will now send the resolution to the centre as it requires the clearance of both Houses of Parliament to formally take effect.....»»

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Rajnath Singh to lead all-party delegation to Jammu & Kashmir

Members will visit the Kashmir Valley on 4 September and are expected to hold talks with all stakeholders, including separatists.....»»

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West Bengal blows hot and cold on GST

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee puts on hold the GST ratification after initially deciding to do so, a move analysts claim is a bargaining tactic.....»»

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RBI’s annual report: Raghuram Rajan says India’s growth below potential

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan lists economic growth, curbing inflation, clean-up of bad loans in the banking sector as key ‘work in progress’ areas.....»»

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India, US to review ties during John Kerry’s visit

Officials to track the progress made in ties at India-US strategic and commercial talks, amid growing differences.....»»

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India, Myanmar sign four pacts, agree to cooperate on insurgency

Regional connectivity also in focus, with two pacts on speeding up construction of Asian Trilateral Highway after talks between Narendra Modi, Htin Kyaw.....»»

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Renault Kwid shakes up the big boys of India’s small car market

Maruti Suzuki readying next-gen Alto, Hyundai a new small car, even as Renault launches the more powerful Kwid 1.0.....»»

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By how much have banks passed on the repo rate cut to their customers?

While banks have been quick to reduce deposit rates, they have been tardy about bringing down lending rates.....»»

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Commercial sector: flow of funds falls in first four months of FY17

We will know soon enough whether this slowdown is reflected in the GDP data for the first quarter.....»»

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Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

The actor and writer died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease.....»»

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New models fail to reverse slide in Mahindra’s market share

TUV3OO, KUV1OO, NuvoSport fail to arrest slide in Mahindra’s market share in the utility vehicle segment that stood at 29% in first four months of 2016-17.....»»

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RBI Annual Report 2015-16: Consumption will drive growth this year

RBI is betting on impact of seventh pay commission, healthy monsoon to drive consumption in urban as well as rural India.....»»

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RBI Annual Report 2015-16: Household financial savings rise

Gross financial savings of households in fiscal year 2016 increased to 10.8% of gross national disposable income from 10% in the previous year.....»»

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AUDUSD slid as US rate hike expectation

AUDUSD slid as US rate hike expectation.....»»

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Dollar broadly higher vs. rivals on rate hike hopes

Dollar broadly higher vs. rivals on rate hike hopes.....»»

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Investing.com sentiment index: speculators reduce bullish dollar bets

Investing.com sentiment index: speculators reduce bullish dollar bets.....»»

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Savings scenario

RBI’s new annual report offers further proof that household savings in India are dropping rapidly as a proportion of GDP.....»»

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How industrialized nations skew global trade policy

Concepts advanced by major industrialized countries eventually pave the way for concluding “asymmetrical” agreements.....»»

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The surrogacy bill is dangerous overreach

Ideological bias has trumped economic and ethical logic.....»»

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India’s quiet revolution

The past few months have witnessed a steady onward march of right policy measures that enhance India’s potential growth.....»»

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Monetary policy and public debt

Countries with rising public debt ratios experience slower growth than those where it is falling.....»»

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Winners and losers in the new China

As bureaucrats in Beijing continue creating jobs for bankers and subsidizing start-ups, this is creating some alarming tensions.....»»

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Should equities be a part of every investor’s portfolio?

Starting to invest early for your goals is critical, as any delay in investing can negatively impact your cash flows in a big way.....»»

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A global body to regulate tech advances

The lopsided distribution of technology benefits is a known fact, but regulators are flummoxed with how to deal with the problem.....»»

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REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as financials rally on Fed rate comments

(Corrects spelling of last name in analyst quote, paragraph 12) * Consumer spending rises for fourth straight month in July * Herbalife rises after Icahn quashes reports of stake sale * Indexes up: Dow 0.58 pct, S&P 0.57 pct, Nasdaq 0.4 pct By Yashasw.....»»

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Wall St. gains as data points to budding economy

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Financial and commodity-sector stocks led the S&P 500 higher in a low-volume session on Monday after consumer spending rose for a fourth straight month, pointing to a pick-up in U.S. economic growth. Investors cont.....»»

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Sept 2 bandh by unions will harm people: Mamata Banerjee

Central trade unions have given a call for a countrywide general strike on September 2 to protest against policies of the Centre.....»»

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Mahesh Sharma"s skirt comment forced him to issue a clarification

Sharma's comments, when he was responding to questions on the government's steps for tourist safety in popular destinations.....»»

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Mahesh Sharma: Never "skirts" a controversy; here are other samples

The foot in mouth disease has plagued Sharma on and off, and Saturday's comments seem to indicate a relapse.....»»

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Teesta water sharing deal no more a pressing issue: Bangladesh

The Teesta river is said to be the lifeline of Sikkim, flowing for almost the entire length of the state.....»»

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Chikungunya cases in Delhi jump to 423

Chikungunya is a viral illness and its symptoms are similar to those of dengue.....»»

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CRPF to appoint P V Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador

Being the brand ambassador of force, Sindhu have to hold motivational sessions with troops when she is not playing or practising.....»»

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Bihar flood toll rises to 159, CM Nitish reviews relief work

A total of 631 relief camps are being run in the flood-hit areas in which 3.92 lakh people have taken shelter.....»»

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IT dept to "name & shame" chronic crorepati defaulters

It was decided to name all category of taxpayers who have a default of Rs 1 crore and above by March, 31 i.e end of 2016-17 financial year.....»»

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Have not said anything against Bulandshahr victims: Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader said he had always advocated that Islamic laws should be made applicable to rape cases.....»»

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Kashmir unrest: Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days

Clashes has been reported but there is no casuality, said state police.....»»

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Rajnikanth"s daughter appointed UN Women"s advocate for Gender

On her part, Aishwaryaa said it would be an 'honour' to serve as UN Advocate for Women's Empowerment.....»»

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Vishal Dadlani and Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla booked over Jain monk remarks

Dadlani removed his tweet and apologised, While Poonawala who had supported Dadlani's tweet regarding the monk was trolled on social media.....»»

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Sushma Swaraj meets UN General Assembly President

Peter Thomson also held a meeting with Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya.....»»

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Now auto dealers asked to report transcations above Rs 2 lakh

Directorate of Income Tax S S Rana had said that motor vehicle dealers would have to mandatory quote their PAN number of buyers.....»»

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BJP MP Udit Raj triggers row with beef remarks, clarifies

He said he meant Indian athletes can find a way to excel despite adversities; shouldn't blame circumstances for their failures.....»»

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Aarushi Talwar murder case: High Court grants 3 weeks" parole to Nupur Talwar

Court granted the parole observing that she may be allowed to take care of her ailing mother until her siblings return to the country.....»»

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West Bengal to have its own logo soon: Mamata Banerjee

State needed to have its own identity, said chief minister.....»»

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NIA summons Geelani"s elder son for questioning

Hardline faction of Hurriyat issued a statement terming the questioning as an act of terrifying and maligning the family of its leader.....»»

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Dengue cases climb to nearly 500 in Delhi

Civic bodies, have acknowledged only two death cases so far.....»»

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Dhoni, PepsiCo end their decade-long association

Dhoni, who captains India's one-day and Twenty20 cricket squads, has advertised PepsiCo's soft drinks and Lay's chips.....»»

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Heavy rain lashes Delhi, waterlogging causes traffic chaos

Weatherman has predicted thunderstorm and heavy rain for tomorrow.....»»

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Journos exposing corruption in India vulnerable, says watchdog

27 Journalist has been dead in India since 1992.....»»

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John Kerry arrives in India for 2nd Indo-US strategic dialogue

Terrorism emanating from Pakistan and other important issues, including economic matters like visas, will be discussed in the meet.....»»

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RSS has dropped its khaki shorts after 91 years

New uniform comprising full length dark khaki pants is going to introduced from Dassehra.....»»

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BJP condemns comments against Jain monk

Comments over Jain monk Tarun Sagar was indecent, undignified and petty, said BJP general secretary Anil Jain.....»»

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I-T department to "name and shame" chronic crorepati defaulters

Officials said the policy framework for putting the names of such entities in public domain has been in the making for quite sometime......»»

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Households shy away from deposits to equities and mutual funds

Preliminary estimates by the Reserve Bank of India in its Annual report for 2015-16 showed that the household net financial saving rate increased to 7.7 % ......»»

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Mondelez no longer pursuing merger with Hershey

(Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, said on Monday it was "no longer pursuing" a merger with Hershey Co......»»

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Boeing keeps jetliner prices steady amid slowing sales

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co, which has been dealing with a sharp slowdown in sales of new planes, said on Monday that it would refrain from increasing jetliner prices for the coming year, the first time it has held prices steady since 2009......»»

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Wall St. gains as data points to budding economy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Financial and commodity-sector stocks led the S&P 500 higher in a low-volume session on Monday after consumer spending rose for a fourth straight month, pointing to a pick-up in U.S. economic growth......»»

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Livspace raises Rs100 crore from existing investors

The investment in Livspace comes at a time when venture capital investment in India plummeted 58% in the June quarter over the previous three-month period.....»»

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Apple sends out invites for iPhone 7 launch event

Apple is expected to introduce next-generation versions of the iPhone and Apple Watch at the 7 September event.....»»

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on financials, materials stocks

NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Financial and commodity-sectorstocks led the S&P 500 higher in a low-volume session on Mondayafter consumer spending rose for a fourth straight month,pointing to a pick-up in U.S. economic growth. The Dow Jones industrial ave.....»»

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Wall St. rises on financials, materials stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Financial and commodity-sector stocks led the S&P 500 higher in a low-volume session on Monday after consumer spending rose for a fourth straight month, pointing to a pick-up in U.S. economic growth. The Dow Jones industrial average .....»»

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REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St rises as hawkish Fed boosts financial stocks

(Adds name and corrects spelling of last name in analyst quote,paragraph 8) * Consumer spending rises for fourth straight month in July * Herbalife rises after Icahn quashes reports of stake sale * Indexes up: Dow 0.56 pct, S&P 0.47 pct, Nasdaq 0.21 pc.....»»

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Unless demand and consumption rise, Make in India won"t succeed: Sunil Mathur

Interview with MD & CEO, Siemens India.....»»

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Wall Street gains as data points to budding economy

Besides the outperformance from cyclical sectors, utilities also rose, clawing back from a sell-off in the sector on Friday, which was its largest in four months......»»

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Valeant is sued over Philidor ties, alleged racketeering

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc was sued on Monday by buyers of its drugs, who accused the Canadian company of racketeering by forcing them to pay exorbitant prices......»»

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Rajnath to lead all-party delegation to Kashmir

Members will visit the Valley on 4 Sep and are expected to hold talks with all stakeholders, including separatists.....»»

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MSMEs can gain from ploughing back profits

Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) which plough back profits into the business tend to grow faster, compared with peers that don't. CRISIL's analysis of 3,000 rated MSMEs registered as proprietorships and partnership firms shows that 41 ........»»

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Letters: Lending scenario

With reference to "Changing the lending landscape" (August 29), without doubt, several financial sector reforms, structural and in relation to savings instruments and resources management, initiated in recent years by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ........»»

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Letters: Vibrant bond market

With reference to "Changing lending landscape" (August 29), the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to develop a robust corporate bond market is in line with the international banking trends. A strong and deep bond market will hasten the process of ........»»

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Great expectations

Entrepreneur and investor Mahesh Murthy has been lamenting the high salary expectations of entry-level executives in the start-up world. Last week, he posted a couple of CVs and tweeted: "Storm of CVs from failed start-ups. But arrogance still ........»»

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Of teachers and cab drivers

There's a mini-storm raging in Odisha over the appointment of retired teachers to temporarily fill up vacancies in schools. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan criticised the state government's plan to fill the huge number of vacancies in ........»»

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GMR Infra: New airport deal doesn"t offer much

Possible increase in debt levels to fund the Mopa project restrict gains in company's stock price.....»»

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Airtel: Pre-empting RJio, boosting data user base

New scheme could be sticky while maintaining realisations, but customer response is key.....»»

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Indrajit Gupta: Why leaders need to ask, not tell

We expect our business leaders to set strategy in consultation with teams. But the underlying assumption is that top leaders know what's likely to work best.....»»

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Lull before the storm?

The markets in August have entered into a consolidation phase with the benchmark Nifty 50 oscillating in a range of just 2.2 per cent in August.....»»

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Tata Motors helps Sensex end 2-day drop in subdued trade

Tata Motors rallied the most in 15 months after giving a bullish guidance for Jaguar Land Rover sales.....»»

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8,500 and 8,700 are key Nifty levels to watch

The market has remained range bound and been unable to breakout beyond resistance at 8,700 in the last few sessions.....»»

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Oswals sell part-stake in NDTV for Rs 51 cr

Sale of 9.75% to LTS Investment fund fetches profit of Rs 33 cr for Oswals; says wish to re-focus on core areas.....»»

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Oil prices fall on rising Opec output

Oil prices fell nearly 2 per cent on Monday, snapping two consecutive days of gains, on caution over galloping West Asia crude output and a stronger dollar boosted by speculation of a US rate hike by the year-end.Iraq, which has exported more crude ........»»

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Winners and losers in the new China

Economists too often talk about policy changes in abstract, ignoring the drawbacks that even sensible reforms can bring. For years, analysts have been urging China to shift its economy away from heavy industry and toward services and consumption. ........»»

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Two more gold bond issues listed, premium vanishes

Govt is planning fourth tranche of gold bond issue under sovereign gold bond series in the first half of September.....»»

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Mission to jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft made its closest approach to Jupiter, after launching from Earth over five years ago, in a mission to analyse how the solar system's largest planet was formed and helped set the stage for life on Earth.....»»

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Warned of a crash, start-ups in Silicon Valley narrow their focus

Silicon Valley start-ups were set to face a great reckoning in 2016. Yet the crash hasn't happened.....»»

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Facebook will not become a media company, says Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg said his firm had no ambitions to become a content provider.....»»

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Food and beverage firms exposed to high sugar price risk

The Robobank report states that food & beverage firms will face squeeze in margins.....»»

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Not using smartphones can improve productivity by 26%, says study

It unearthed a correlation between productivity levels & distance between participants and their smartphone.....»»

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China"s 95% electric vehicle start-ups face wipeout

So far, only two ventures have obtained approval to build cars, based on a review of National Development and Reform Commission documents.....»»

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Why Iran"s infra push is good news for India

"If we play our cards well, we stand a good chance to export good volumes of steel for use in the about-to-be-launched infrastructure projects in Iran.".....»»

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Renuka Sugars to sell Brazil plant to pare debt

Brazilian creditors to take 70% haircut, 30% to come from the sale proceed of larger unit of the two.....»»

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Iraq to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail

Iraq depends on oil sales for 95 per cent of its public income.....»»

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India fastest growing market for us: Uber

Uber started its business three years ago in India and is now operating in over 20 cities with thousands of cab drivers.....»»

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More options for settlement under new Sebi norms

The market regulator has settled 60 cases through compounding this year, compared to just 18 last year.....»»

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Zee Entertainment says in talks to sell Ten Sports

After denying any talks of sale, the company said it is in advanced talks to sell the sports business.....»»

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RBI balance sheet up 12.3% at Rs 32.43 lakh cr in 2015-16

During the corresponding period ended the past year, its balance sheet was at Rs 28,89,152 cr.....»»

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Qualcomm: We want to help local phone makers

To help domestic telephone companies to move from assembling to design and building of products.....»»

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia shuts India ops

The bank had made a net loss of Rs 2.44 cr in FY15. The loss brought forward in its balance sheet stood at Rs 34.69 cr.....»»

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Devas moves UK, France courts over Antrix dues

The commercial arm of Isro earns bulk of its foreign revenue from England, France.....»»

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Market bullish on Tata Motors despite drop in profit

Brokerages maintain a buy rating on the company's stock stating that Jaguar Land Rover margins will bounce back in the coming quarters.....»»

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Tata, Nilekani, Kelkar to launch financial inclusion venture

The venture is applying to the Reserve Bank of India for approvals.....»»

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