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Oil rises near $50; doubts on OPEC plan limit gains

Oil rises near $50; doubts on OPEC plan limit gains

Oil prices jumped more than 1 percent on Thursday, with Brent nearing $50 a barrel on optimism over OPEC's first planned output cut in eight years...

Surgical strikes would receive support from US: Experts
Surgical strikes would receive support from US: Experts

India's surgical strikes across the LoC in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were carried out in self-defence and would receive support from the US but risk further escalation of tensions, top American experts said.

Nearly 1,000 Punjab border villages being evacuated
Nearly 1,000 Punjab border villages being evacuated

Residents of nearly 1,000 villages in Punjab districts bordering Pakistan are being evacuated following escalation of tension between India and Pakistan...

TECHNOLOGY

Yahoo hacked by 'professional' criminals: Researchers
Yahoo hacked by 'professional' criminals: Researchers

The massive theft of Yahoo user data disclosed last week came from "professional" hackers seeking to profit from the breach, according to an analysis by security researchers.

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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.

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TRAVEL

Mehbooba Mufti calls for strengthening travel and tourism industry
Mehbooba Mufti calls for strengthening travel and tourism industry

Asking Tourism Department authorities to promote niche tourism activities in their respective areas, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today called for a fresh roadmap to strengthen the travel and tourism industry in the state.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 30 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