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India plans to block Tata Sons' arbitration payment to NTT Docomo

India plans to block Tata Sons' arbitration payment to NTT Docomo

In an attempt to block payment worth $1.17 billion arbitration award made by Tata Sons Ltd to NTT Docomo Inc, the Finance Ministry denied an exemption to the Indian foreign exchange act.

Taxman out of control: Jaitley right to call it insubordination
Taxman out of control: Jaitley right to call it insubordination

Arun Jaitley has done well to term the move of senior tax officials in Mumbai ‘an act of insubordination’...

Facebook shares hit record high as it beats estimates again
Facebook shares hit record high as it beats estimates again

Facebook Inc is growing so fast analysts can't keep up.The social networking giant beat market expectations for profit and revenue yet again in latest quarter, pushing up its shares to a record high on Thursday and allowing it to overtake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc Inc as the fifth biggest U.S. company by market capitalization.

AUTOMOBILES

Mercedes rejects claims about 'misleading' self-driving car ads
Mercedes rejects claims about 'misleading' self-driving car ads

Mercedes-Benz has defended an advertising campaign for its new E-Class against allegations that consumers were being misled about the car's self-driving capabilities, the latest backlash by consumer groups in the wake of a fatal Tesla accident.

TECHNOLOGY

Chrome chat app puts Facebook, Skype, WhatsApp all in one window
Chrome chat app puts Facebook, Skype, WhatsApp all in one window

The new web-based service enables users to keep track of their messages and interact with their contacts from different platforms in a single window.

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JOBS & EDUCATION

Delhi High Court dismisses private schools' review plea on fee hike
Delhi High Court dismisses private schools' review plea on fee hike

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a review petition against its earlier order that no private unaided school allotted land by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) shall raise fee without prior sanction of the Education Department.

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BANKING & FINANCE

Bank strike to hit operations on Friday
Bank strike to hit operations on Friday

Banking operations will be impacted across the country on Friday with around 10 lakh bankers of 40 private and state-run banks striking work in protest against the central government's banking policies, a union leader said on Thursday.

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TRAVEL

NZ looks to attract more tourists with Rotorua Mud Festival
NZ looks to attract more tourists with Rotorua Mud Festival

A festival of a different kind is about to be added to the New Zealand international events’ calendar in the form of the Rotorua Mud Festival. Rotorua Lakes Council has launched a new festival celebrating Rotorua’s geothermal and volcanic environment.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 28 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