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India and US play chicken at World Trade Organisation

India and US play chicken at World Trade Organisation

India is hopeful of an amicable resolution to the trade dispute with the US on the import of American poultry...

Amazon gets permission from UK to explore drone deliveries
Amazon gets permission from UK to explore drone deliveries

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has entered into a partnership with the British government to speed up the process for allowing small drones to makes deliveries.

Japan knife attack: 19 killed, 25 wounded in care center rampage
Japan knife attack: 19 killed, 25 wounded in care center rampage

Japan knife attack: At least 19 people were killed in Japan when a knife-wielding man went on a rampage...

AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen begins deliveries of Ameo in India
Volkswagen begins deliveries of Ameo in India

German auto maker Volkswagen today said it has commenced the deliveries of its first sub 4 meter sedan Ameo, in India. The bookings for the car, which would be manufactured at the company's Pune plant, began on May 12.

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INDIA

Internal differences in BJP delaying passage of GST bill: Jairam Ramesh
Internal differences in BJP delaying passage of GST bill: Jairam Ramesh

Congress today blamed "internal differences" within BJP for the non-passage of GST Bill and said it is insisting on an 18 per cent cap on the proposed indirect tax regime to ward off the inflationary effects the reform measure could have on the poor of the country. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the party's protest over the passage of a private member's bill granting special status to Andhra Pradesh was not aimed at "scuttling" the GST Bill.

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HEALTH

Need to amend Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 to promote e-pharmacy in India
Need to amend Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 to promote e-pharmacy in India

With the advent of e-pharmacy, there is a need to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 as it does not differentiate between offline and online pharmacies. The government is seized of the issue and is working towards amending the existing law to develop a framework where the consumers are benefitted.

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JOBS & EDUCATION

CBSE clarifies on NEET-II paper
CBSE clarifies on NEET-II paper

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday said the material seized by the Uttarakhand Police from the persons involved in cheating were provided to the education board, adding that the same was matched by the board with the original question paper of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)-II and found that the seized material is entirely different from the original question paper of the entrance test.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 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