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2018 in retrospect: Liquidity crunch, affordable housing mark Indian realty’s revival year

The year turned out to be an eventful one for the Indian real estate marked by the improvement in sales and its return to stability after the double blow of GST and demonetisation.

Indian realty, GST, demonetisation, Liquidity crunch, affordable housing, REIT, CLSS

New anti-viral composition effective in combating influenza A viruses

This can be used to develop new medicines with various properties, the team noted.

NASA to continue flying astronauts on Russian Soyuz: Report

Gerstenmaier is the associate administrator for human exploration and operations for NASA.

‘Virtual tumour’ model to offer new treatment against cancer

British scientists have built a novel virtual reality (VR) 3D model of cancer that will help increase the understanding of cancer as well as in the search for new treatment.

4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Sicily

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday hit Sicily around Europe's most active volcano Mount Etna, injuring at least two people, Italian media reported.

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: BMAC to approach Supreme Court if Ram temple ordinance passed

Though the possibility of the Modi government bringing in an ordinance or a legislation on the temple issue was discussed.

Sikkim CM Chamling confident of win in 2019, vows to keep state free from communal forces

He said they have been working to fulfil the ultimate target of happiness and independence of every individual.

Indian research journals: 21,000 publications in 10 years, no global mark

Although the number of Indian research journals has spiralled to over 21,000 in 10 years, they are sadly not making a mark globally, says Subash Lakhotia, a leading academician at the Banaras Hindu University.

Huawei beats Apple to ship over 200 million smartphone units in 2018

Compared to 2017, Huawei sold around 50 million more smartphones this year.

5 herbs for a healthy digestive system

Fennel seeds also help in expelling gas from the digestive system.

Over 2.8 lakh cyber threats loom on Indian companies: Quick Heal

Other key sectors such as manufacturing (17.88 per cent), education (12.56 per cent), and hospitality (9.17 per cent) were also deemed to be at risk.

Samsung likely to launch new Galaxy M series with three smartphones in January

Galaxy M30 may be powered by an Exynos 7885 chip with 4GB RAM, read the listing.

Apple provides Indian government with information on user accounts

Apple requires government and private entities to follow applicable laws and statutes when requesting customer information and data

Jammu temperature: City records season’s coldest night at 3.5 degree Celsius

As a cold wave intensified across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, Jammu city recorded the season's coldest night at 3.5 degrees Celsius, the Met said.

Indonesian tsunami rescue efforts continue as country marks 2004 disaster

The disaster also caused deaths in a dozen other nations around the Indian Ocean, killing around 230,000 people in total.

US government shutdown hurting markets, no agreement in sight yet

Donald Trump once again insisted that Congress must include $5 billion for the wall in its budget but Democrats continue to refuse to do that.

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Banks on nationwide strike on Wednesday, services likely to be affected

Services of banks are likely to be affected on Wednesday due to a nationwide strike call given by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) to protest against bank mergers and pay revision.

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Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion: MP gets first Muslim minister in 15 years

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday expanded his cabinet inducting 28 ministers including Arif Aqueel, the lone Muslim face in the new council of ministers.

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Chhattisgarh Cabinet Expansion: CM Bhupesh Baghel inducts 9 ministers – Check list

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday expanded his Council of Ministers with the induction of nine ministers.

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Petrol price touches new 2018 low in Delhi – Check rates of Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai too here

Petrol price in Delhi fell further on Tuesday to touch a new 2018 low of Rs 69.79 per litre.

Ban on offering prayers at public places in Noida sparks controversy – What we know so far

An order issued by the police in Noida asking mostly multi-national companies to bar their employees from offering prayers in open public spaces in Sector 58, sparked controversy on Tuesday.

Rajiv Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Ludhiana; Punjab CM Amarinder Singh orders strict action

A statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was vandalized in the industrial city of Ludhiana in Punjab on Tuesday allegedly by Shiromani Akali Dal workers following which Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered stri

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan pokes India again on minorities

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday again tried to compare the treatment of minorities in his country and India, saying these communities would be treated as equal citizens in "Naya Pakistan", "unlike what is happ

Imran Khan, Naya Pakistan, Narendra Modi government, minorities in india, pakistan

Delhi Weather: Fog disrupts air, rail traffic; air quality ‘severe’

All departures at the the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) were suspended for over an hour as dense fog delayed 45 flights.

Why B-schools need to engage in collaborative research

A globalised market place, disruptive technological innovations, changing consumption patterns and evolving consumer behavior has led to challenging the existing paradigms.

Wintertime heat melting Greenland’s ice sheet: Scientists

In the paper published in the journal Nature, scientists from the US, Belgium and the Netherlands said the ice sheet in this region is melting at its fastest rate and continued global warming will further accelerate the thawi

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