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India may sweeten offers for China, Japan, others at RCEP but opposes 'early harvest'

India may sweeten offers for China, Japan, others at RCEP but opposes 'early harvest'

Scrapping trade lines hinges on reciprocity

Setback for Indian Navy? Scorpene submarines data leaked
Setback for Indian Navy? Scorpene submarines data leaked

France's DCNS has suffered a major data leak pertaining to combat...

Access Internet via kirana store hotspots courtesy Facebook; here's how
Access Internet via kirana store hotspots courtesy Facebook; here's how

Consumers can buy affordable data packages from their local internet service provider to access internet via the hotspots set up in places such as kirana stores

TECHNOLOGY

Mobile broadband important in India for customer loyalty
Mobile broadband important in India for customer loyalty

Mobile broadband experience is important in India and Brazil for winning loyalty of smartphone customers, a global study by telecom gear firm Ericsson has said.

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INDIA

Congress accuses PM Narendra Modi of not fulfilling promises of development
Congress accuses PM Narendra Modi of not fulfilling promises of development

The Congress on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks at the BJP workshop of state core committee members, noting that it was a promise of development, growth and jobs which had brought him to power and not a promise of nationalism.

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JOBS & EDUCATION

Upper age limit for Civil Services Exam to be axed soon: Sources
Upper age limit for Civil Services Exam to be axed soon: Sources

The Civil Services examination held by UPSC every year is one of the most sought after exam. Every year UPSC recieves about 11,00,000 applications but the success ratio is as low as 0.1-0.3%. While the exam requires rigorous practice and stratergy, the only good part is the relaxed age limit.

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SCIENCE

'Cotton swabs can identify distant relatives'
'Cotton swabs can identify distant relatives'

A simple swab sample can accurately confirm relatedness between two individuals as distant as second cousins, a technique which could be used to identify disaster victims in mass floods, scientists say.

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LIFESTYLE

Deepika Padukone on Forbes' list of world's highest paid actresses
Deepika Padukone on Forbes' list of world's highest paid actresses

Leading Indian actress Deepika Padukone has made her debut among the world's top 10 highest paid actresses with earnings of $10 million dollars in a list alongside Hollywood heavyweights Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and "Friends" star Jennifer Anniston.

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COMMODITIES

Ind-Ra upticks GDP forecast to 7.8%; growth on but not speedy
Ind-Ra upticks GDP forecast to 7.8%; growth on but not speedy

Ind-Ra has revised India's economic growth forecast to 7.8 per cent for the ongoing fiscal on better monsoon, but said the economy is just "chugging along" despite the euphoria emerging after the formation Modi government at the Centre.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 24 Aug )This Week ( 21 Aug - 27 Aug )

SAGITTARIUS The more you pull in one direction, the more somebody, or something, will pull in the other. This is an inevitable consequence of the Moon's position in a part of your horoscope known to cause splits, differences… read more