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EPFO gives nod to hike investment in exchange traded funds to 15%

EPFO gives nod to hike investment in exchange traded funds to 15%

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has approved hike in investment limit in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent, from the existing 10 per cent, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said today.

Poor show by banks, private investors challenge for economy: Arun Jaitley
Poor show by banks, private investors challenge for economy: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that poor performance by private investors and banks still remains a challenge for the Indian economy.

People must save Ganga river, insult to it equal to 'rashtra droh': Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath
People must save Ganga river, insult to it equal to 'rashtra droh': Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said the Ganga river, which is a symbol of 'Sanatan Sanskriti', is everyone's mother and insult to it is equal to 'rashtra droh' (treachery).

Uttar Pradesh: After Saharanpur violence & crackdown on slaughterhouses, is BJP's Dalit outreach under threat?
Uttar Pradesh: After Saharanpur violence & crackdown on slaughterhouses, is BJP's Dalit outreach under threat?

There is a long way to go before Uttar Pradesh can become Uttam Pradesh, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised after his party's massive victory in the assembly elections.

Shoaib Malik refers to Mohammed Shami's religion in Twitter video, faces massive backlash
Shoaib Malik refers to Mohammed Shami's religion in Twitter video, faces massive backlash

Former Pakistan captain and all-rounder Shoaib Malik faced a massive backlash on micro-blogging website Twitter after he referred to Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami's religion in a video

Sun Pharma warns that sales could decline next year
Sun Pharma warns that sales could decline next year

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India’s largest drugmaker, warned investors that sales could decline in the coming year amid downward pressure on generic-drug prices in the U.S. and regulatory issues at one of its biggest factories.

 G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US: officials
 G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US: officials

Under Trump, who once called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China, Washington has resisted intense pressure from its partners to commit to respecting the 2015 global accord on curbing carbon emissions.

TECHNOLOGY

Apple opens first official store in South East Asia
Apple opens first official store in South East Asia

Merchandise such as the iPhone and MacBook were strategically placed on display across the spacious first floor, while the upper level acted as a classroom for customers to participate in hands-on sessions. Hundreds of shoppers camped out in anticipation of the launch, while more than a thousand thronged the store soon after the doors opened.

SCIENCE

NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter
NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter

The findings from the first data-collection pass, which flew within about 4,200 kilometres of Jupiter's swirling cloud tops on August 27 last year, appear in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 27 May )This Week ( 21 May - 03 Jun )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more