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A master of social media, election campaign, Modi could gloss over his many failures

Swearing ferocious vengeance against Pakistan, Modi has had to resort to dubious claims about destroyed terrorist camps and hundreds of dead Pakistanis in order to appear a man of his word.

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Facebook spent $22.6 million to keep Mark Zuckerberg safe

Zuckerberg also received $2.6 million for personal use of private jets, which the company said was part of his overall security program.

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Europe’s risk of paralysis in slowdown puts Germany on the spot

For German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a key challenge was fending off pressure, including by France and the IMF, for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to ease off its annual push for a balanced budget and do more to

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Why India’s rise to the superpower status is hardly guaranteed

Modi wisely began his term with talk of “Make in India,” his shorthand for reviving India’s anemic manufacturing sector. That task has been left undone because it would have required fundamental changes to how labor and

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996 Work Culture: अलीबाबा के जैक मा ने हर दिन 12 घंटे काम के लिए कहा, सोशल साइट्स पर तीखी आलोचना

चीन के सबसे बड़े ई-कॉमर्स प्लेटफॉर्म अलीबाबा के फाउंडर और चीन के सबसे अमीर शख्स जैक मा

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Tencent not the only stock rallying in Asia; here are others

Technology stocks have been at the forefront of the rally in Asian stocks this year, yet there’s more driving the sector than just Tencent Holdings Ltd. Don’t get us wrong, Tencent has been a great story thus far. The sto

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US-China trade deal should comply with multilateral rules to avoid economic risks for Asian nations, says IMF

IMF Asia-Pacific Deputy Director Jonathan Ostry said the fund’s research shows that if China agrees to buy an additional $50 billion in goods from the U.S., the spillover effect of the possible diversion on Australia will b

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Asia’s equity rally can end as soon as second quarter, says expert

For some investors, it’s not a question of if the rally will come to an end, but rather when, and that could be as soon as the second quarter.

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Pound analysts are not optimistic despite six months ‘Brextension’

Sterling was up 0.5 percent for the week as of Friday afternoon in London, but remains close to the $1.31 level it has traded around over the past few weeks.

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Instead of 25 bps, central banks should be flexible on size of interest rate moves, says Shaktikanta Das

The Reserve Bank has delivered two back-to-back rate hikes of 25 basis points each this year to boost growth in Asia’s third-largest economy.

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$2 trillion wipeout waiting to happen behind debt markets rally, say experts

Behind the rally in global debt markets lurks a disaster just waiting to happen. At least, that’s what some long-time market watchers are warning.

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gives US until end of year to strike nuclear deal

Kim said he doesn’t have to be fixated on a summit to obtain sanctions relief.

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Future direction of China’s growth glimpsed in historic town’s revamp

President Xi Jinping has given himself more wiggle room by lowering the annual growth target to a range of 6 to 6.5 percent this yea

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Facebook board adds PayPal’s Peggy Alford as Hastings, Bowles exit

Alford has been senior vice president, core markets, at PayPal since March.

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Donald Trump says US ‘Must Win’ race to develop 5G infrastructure

President Donald Trump said the US will cut regulations and free up spectrum for 5G technology amid tight competition with China and other nations to develop the next generation of telecommunications infrastructure. “The ra

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Uber has a new growth story for IPO, just not a profitable one

When Uber filed its prospectus on Thursday, the soon-to-be-public company offered the world a bunch of new details on its plans for food delivery.

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma draws controversy by lauding overtime work culture

Representatives for Alibaba didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Amazon’s growth is slowing, confirms CEO Jeff Bezos

The company has made a big push into home furnishings, launching private label brands intended to compete with the likes of Wayfair Inc. and West Elm.

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Tesla’s growth story needs a new charge

Negative working capital can be a nice source of free short-term financing. But it comes with risks, especially if sales take a hit and/or suppliers tighten their terms.

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YouTube found a new metric and it’s a far cry from its old business model

YouTube, like other parts of Alphabet Inc.'s Google, uses these corporate metrics as goal posts for most business and technical decisions

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वैकेंसी घटाने से सरकारी बैंकों को फायदा, मर्जर से सुधरेंगे हालात: RBI रिसर्च रिपोर्ट

भारतीय बैंकों के सामने पूंजी का संकट खड़ा है. ऐसे में उन्हें बचाने के लिए सभी कोशिशें क

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IBC delays posing challenges for bidders with tight funding; 68% cases exceed deadline

Almost 68 percent of cases under the insolvency process had exceeded the 270-day deadline allowed as of Dec. 31, with some of the cases going beyond 500 days, ICRA said in a January report.

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After US- China trade war cools, Japan braces for its clash with Trump

Those deals have left U.S. farmers, including beef and pork producers, at risk of losing their 22 percent share of Japan’s food import market to rivals with lower tariffs.

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Disney Plus could arrive on Apple TV despite rival service, unlike Netflix

Disney didn’t make announcements about other platforms because they “haven’t made deals with all of them yet.”

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Climbing oil prices put inflation outlook at risk

The low headline print gave Governor Shaktikanta Das and the rate-setting panel the space to cut rates by 25 basis points each in February and April to support the economy.

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Facebook steps up efforts to halt spread of fake news

Facebook’s executives for years have said they’re uncomfortable choosing what’s true and false.

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What you tell Amazon’s Alexa is no secret; thousands of workers are listening to you

Amazon.com Inc. employs thousands of people around the world to help improve the Alexa digital assistant powering its line of Echo speakers.

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