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OPEC cuts output by 750,000 barrels per day for the first time since 2008

OPEC cuts output by 750,000 barrels per day for the first time since 2008

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut production by 750,000 barrels a day, citing a delegation member.

Oil prices climb on OPEC deal, lack of detail caps gains
In run-up to GST, Cabinet approves Rs 2,200-crore Saksham project
In run-up to GST, Cabinet approves Rs 2,200-crore Saksham project

Project Saksham, a new indirect tax network of the Central Board of Excise and Customs...

Unemployment rate highest in  five years in 2015-16: Government data
Unemployment rate highest in five years in 2015-16: Government data

The country's unemployment rate went up to its highest in five years to 5% in 2015-16, the labour ministry’s annual employment-unemployment survey (EUS) for persons aged 15 years and above has revealed.

AUTOMOBILES

Lamborghini Hurracan Avio: In Pictures
Lamborghini Hurracan Avio: In Pictures

Lamborghini has launched the Hurracan Avio special edition at Rs 3.71 crore, ex-showroom. The supercar is limited to only 250 units, which has been inspired by aeronautical engineering.

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HEALTH

WHO for controlled tobacco use to avoid heart ailments
WHO for controlled tobacco use to avoid heart ailments

To decrease the burden of heart-related ailments, which claims over 8 million lives in Southeast Asia, the WHO today asked India and other countries in the region to join hands with non-health sector bodies to control consumption of tobacco and processed foods.

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INSURANCE

LIC Employees Federation urges implementation of SC order
LIC Employees Federation urges implementation of SC order

The All India National Life Insurance Employees Federation has urged the management of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to immediately implement the Supreme Court order to pay 50 per cent back wages to temporary III and IV grade employees, who were asked to be regularised.

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SCIENCE

Climate change jigsaw puzzle: Antarctic pieces missing
Climate change jigsaw puzzle: Antarctic pieces missing

Human-induced changes have caused westerly winds to shift southwards towards the Antarctica, scientists have said in a study published today but rued that a shortage of data about the inhospitable region was hampering their work.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 29 Sep )This Week ( 25 Sep - 01 Oct )

SAGITTARIUS If you've got things to talk about, don't spend too much time going over old ground. You must be practical, on the other hand, and this means that you should pay due deference to the way certain… read more