Train passengers to avail insurance cover for premium of Re 1

Train passengers to avail insurance cover for premium of Re 1

Train passengers booking their tickets online through the IRCTC website will be able to opt for travel insurance cover from September for a premium of just Re 1.

Boeing reports first quarterly loss in nearly 7 years
Boeing reports first quarterly loss in nearly 7 years

Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years.

'Brazil, France became NSG members before signing NPT'
'Brazil, France became NSG members before signing NPT'

The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Plenary meeting in Seoul on June 23-24 concluded without a decision on India's membership following a stiff opposition by China and some other countries.

AUTOMOBILES

Maruti to launch LCV Super Carry in India next month
Maruti to launch LCV Super Carry in India next month

Initially, the vehicle will be sold in three cities – Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Ludhiana - priced at Rs 4.03 lakh, Rs 4.11 lakh and Rs 4.01 lakh respectively, MSI said in a statement.

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INDIA

Cops can't probe private defamation case against Rahul Gandhi: Supreme Court
Cops can't probe private defamation case against Rahul Gandhi: Supreme Court

Magistrates cannot ask the police to investigate a private criminal defamation complaint as it is the complainant who needs to prove the case, the Supreme Court today said while prima facie finding fault with a lower court order asking Maharashtra cops to probe the defamation case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.

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HEALTH

NCDs burden in Punjab: experts seek investment in healthcare
NCDs burden in Punjab: experts seek investment in healthcare

With a survey by a leading health sector research organisation indicating a "growth in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) related mortality" in Punjab, experts on Wednesday sought effective surveillance and greater investment in health care.

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JOBS & EDUCATION

E-commerce could create 12 mn jobs over 10 yrs: HSBC
E-commerce could create 12 mn jobs over 10 yrs: HSBC

E-commerce in India is expected to see a significant uptrend in the coming days and could lend a helping hand to the country's job landscape, which needs as many as 80 million new jobs in the next decade, says a report.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 27 Jul )This Week ( 24 Jul - 30 Jul )

SAGITTARIUS After a lot of near misses or false starts, you may finally be about to achieve a cherished goal. The first requirement, though, is to sort out the continuing complications dogging your financial affairs. In matters of… read more