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Innovative field research in India helped Banerjee & Duflo win Nobel Prize for Economics

The studies of remedial tutoring eventually provided arguments for large-scale support programmes that have now reached more than five million Indian children, the RSAS website said.

Economy News

Adani Transmission acquires arm of REC Transmission Projects

This project is primarily being constructed to strengthen the transmission system for relieving over loadings observed in Gujarat intra-state system due to renewable energy injections in Bhuj. "

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PM 2.5 level crosses 100 in Kolkata, environmentalists concerned

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB), however, allayed fears, contending that the sudden rise in pollution level can be attributed to the retreat of monsoon.

The sudden change in weather over the past three days, moisture setting in the air and retreat of monsoon are some of the reasons that led to the rise in pollution level. (Representational image) News

Former Tripura chief engineer arrested over Rs 600 crore PWD scam

The trio has been charged with fraudulence, corruption, criminal breach of trust and suppression of evidence, he said.

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Stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and western UP: SC asks govt to file status report

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi touched the 301 mark by 10 pm on Sunday and during night, the air quality had plunged to the "very poor" category in all the parts of the national capital.

The bench asked the MoEF, which is the nodal ministry for implementation of the report of the sub-committee on stubble burning, to file a status report within two weeks. News

New BJP president by December, says Amit Shah

It is widely believed in the BJP circles that its working president J P Nadda will replace Shah at the helm.

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Corruption in police system responsible for increasing crime in Delhi: AAP responds to BJP

The Delhi police comes under the Union home ministry and the ruling AAP has often said it wants the control over the force.

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RBI imposes Rs 1 crore fine on Lakshmi Vilas Bank, Rs 75 lakh on Syndicate Bank for violating norms

This action is based on the deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers, RBI said for the banks.

A monetary penalty of Rs 75 lakh has been imposed on Syndicate Bank for non-compliance with the directions issued by RBI on frauds classification and reporting News

Don’t agree with RSS chief’s ‘Hindu Rashtra’ comment: Mayawati

The report, under the chairmanship of Justice Rajinder Sachar, details the 'Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India'.

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Any attempt to change constitution will lead to bloodshed: Siddaramaiah

The Congress leader said Ambedkar not only stood by the Dalits but also all those who were exploited, suffered due to casteism and were denied opportunities.

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Grace marks row: Congress demands resignation of Higher Education minister

Chennithala demanded a judicial probe into the decision to provide more marks through adalats.

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Connected music, immersive sports, Holographic karaoke hog limelight at Indian Mobile Congress

Ericsson also demonstrated immersive sports that allows audiences to experience live sporting events.

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Jio unveils AI-powered video call assistant

The AI video bot will come with multilingual capabilities to enable brands to communicate with customers in a language of their choice, the statement said.

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Expect Paytm Mall biz to break even in a year: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm's losses for 2018-19 had nearly tripled to Rs 4,217.20 crore from Rs 1,604.34 crore in the year-ago period, as per reports.

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Sunil Mittal, Mukesh Ambani give India Mobile Congress a miss

A key annual event for the Indian telecom industry, the three-day extravaganza that will go on till October 16 with 5G in spotlight, has received 25,000 registrations and is expected to see footfalls of about one lakh people,

Prakash said 500 companies, 250 startups and 110 foreign buyers are participating in the flagship event. (Twitter image) News

Sourav Ganguly gears up for BCCI challenge, says it’s time to set Indian cricket board’s image

The former India captain would be at helm for a mere nine months but he said it's a great opportunity to do "something good".

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SBI re-enters top-10 most valued firms list; replaces Bajaj Finance

Shares of SBI closed flat at Rs 255.45, up 0.37 per cent, while those of Bajaj Finance fell 2.37 per cent to Rs 3,881.65.

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BSE to suspend trading in Manpasand Beverages, Binani Industries, 14 others from Nov 4

With regard to Cosboard Industries, NR International and Real Growth Commercial Enterprises, BSE said these companies have submitted the financial results but "not paid the applicable fines".

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Hong Kong protesters take violence to new ‘life-threatening’ level, say police

Anyone attempting to split China in any part of the country will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones,” Xi said in a meeting on Sunday with leaders in Nepal, where he was visiting, according to China’s state broadcas

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Total, Reliance unlikely to bid for BPCL; BP wants to see whats on offer

The government is looking at selling its 53.29 per cent stake in BPCL to a strategic investor in the biggest privatisation bid in the history of India.

Total, Reliance, BPCL, Reliance Industries, industry news

Delhi HC to hear Congress leader Shivakumar’s bail plea on Tuesday

The court listed the plea for hearing on Tuesday and asked the registry to place on record the additional status report once it is filed.

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Ayodhya: SC directs UP govt to provide security “forthwith” to state Waqf Board Chairperson

The letter on the security threat was written by Sriram Panchu, one of the mediators besides former apex court judge F M I Kalifulla and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

Ayodhya, SC, up government, supreme court, Waqf Board, india news

Kerala-based CSB Bank gets Sebi’s go-ahead for IPO

The bank is one of India's oldest with a history of over 98 years and has a strong base in Kerala along with significant presence in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, according to the prospectus.

CSB Bank, sebi, IPO, Catholic Syrian Bank, market news

HUL Q2 standalone net profit rises 21.18 per cent to Rs 1,848 crore

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,525 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, HUL said in a filing to BSE.

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Hello Kashmir: Kashmiris delighted as post-paid mobile connections restored

The peak season is gone but we are hopeful of minimising the losses if there is some business this winter," Masroor Ahmad, a hotelier, said.

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Indian economy structurally, fundamentally strong: MoS Finance

The Union minister further exuded confidence that India would achieve the target of becoming USD 5 trillion economy by 2024-25.

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