Personal care products harmful for children: Study

Hospitals found that 64,686 children younger than five years of age were treated in US emergency departments for injuries related to personal care products from 2002 through 2016.

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Hiring activity records 11% rise in May driven by IT-software sector: Report

Automobile & ancillary and pharmaceutical industries witnessed a dip of 16 per cent and 6 per cent in hiring, respectively. Demand for entry-level job seekers with an experience of 0-3 years grew by 13 per cent.

Hiring, Hiring activity, IT-software, IT-software sector, Naukri JobSpeak Index, jobs news

भारत में Amazon India ने Microsoft India को पीछे छोड़ा, क्या कहती है ये सर्वे रिपोर्ट

Amazon: ज्यादातर भारतीय बड़ी MNC में काम करना पसंद करते हैं.

Amazon India most attractive employer brand Microsoft India 2nd according to rebr Survey News

Capital outflows into commercial realty up 92 per cent in Q118-Q119: Report

Investors tapped the overseas market to diversify risk and increase their returns, the report by global property consultant Knight Frank said.

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Veerappa Moily asserts doubts over EVM; says referendum should be conducted on use of electronic voting machines

He also emphasised that such a referendum should be conducted on ballot papers and not on electronic voting machines (EVMs) over which he claimed there was a trust deficit.

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Cyclone Vayu weakens, to cross Gujarat coast by night

The cyclone over northeast Arabian Sea has recurved and moved northeastward with a speed of about 13 kmph in the last six hours and weakened into a "deep depression", the India Meteorological Department said.

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Bitcoin use causes huge carbon dioxide emissions: Study

Bitcoin mining has increased rapidly in recent years. Statistics show that it quadrupled in 2018 alone. Consequently, the Bitcoin boom raises the question of whether the cryptocurrency is imposing an additional burden on the

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Ministers from West Bengal greeted with ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans in Lok Sabha

When Union minister of state for environment and forest Supriyo was called to take oath on the first day of the 17th Lok Sabha Monday, BJP members loudly cheered with "Jai Shri Ram".

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Maharashtra spent Rs 4.9K crore on drought relief in 2018-19: Economic survey

The survey stated that annual budget for agriculture and allied activities sectors in 2018-19 in the annual credit plan was Rs 85,464 crore.

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Court acquits Bollywood actor Vidyut Jamwal in 2007 assault case

Vidyut Jamwal and his friend were accused of hitting one Rahul Suri, a resident of Juhu area, with a bottle at a five-star hotel in suburban Santacruz in August 2007.

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17th Lok Sabha: Some familiar faces return to House as new members

Familiar faces include former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav, DMK's top guns Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and T R Balu, senior Congress leader from Goa Francisco Sardinha and former union minister Manish Tewari.

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Pakistan: Local political leader injured in roadside bomb blast

Maulana Gul Dad Khan of the Awami National Party (ANP) was travelling when his vehicle was hit by the roadside blast in the tribal Bajaur district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan.

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Festive atmosphere on the first day of 17th Lok Sabha session

Bihar MPs Gopal Jee Thakur and Ashok Kumar Yadav came in traditional Maithil attire and headgear, while most of the Assam MPs donned the traditional Assamese 'gamocha', considered a symbol of the states's culture.

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Negative growth in 2018-19 Maharashtra crop production: Economic Survey

Agriculture and the allied sector on a whole is expected to grow at 0.4 per cent, a decline when compared to last year's 3.1 per cent rise, the survey further stated.

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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh seeks Amit Shah’s intervention in streetfight between cops and driver in Delhi

The Delhi police has said an enquiry will be conducted into the incident by Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Vijayanta Arya and the Additional DCP and ACP of the district.

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Bharti AXA General Insurance posts Rs 3 crore profit in FY19

Bharti AXA General Insurance achieved healthy top line performance against an overall industry growth of 12.9 per cent and private sector growth of 25 per cent in the financial year ended March 31, 2019.

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This e-commerce giant is India’s most attractive employer brand

The top driver for the Indian workforce while choosing an employer are salary and employee benefits, followed by work-life balance and job security.

The survey further noted that a vast majority (55 per cent) of Indians prefer to work for a large multi-national corporation, while a negligible 9 per cent preferred start-ups. (Reuters File photo) News

Govt says penalise Airtel, Vodafone Idea in Reliance Jio issue; asks TRAI to suggest penalty amount

Trai's recommendation came on a complaint by RJio that over 75 per cent of calls on its network were failing as incumbents were not releasing sufficient number of PoIs.

The regulator stopped short of recommending cancellation of their telecom licences saying it may lead to significant consumer inconvenience. (Representational image) News

Smriti Irani receives longest applause while taking oath as Lok Sabha member

As soon as she was called for oath taking, ruling BJP members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, other union ministers and MPs were seen enthusiastically thumping the desk for a long time.

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Real estate fraud case: Slain liquor baron Ponty Chadha’s son Manpreet gets bail

A magisterial court had denied him bail on June 13, saying thousands of investors were affected and only a few had approached the court.

Chadha is the director of Uppal-Chadha Hi-tech Developers Private Limited. (PTI Photo) News

Reliance Capital sells 10.75 per cent stake in RNAM for Rs 1,450 crore

In two successive offers, Reliance Capital has sold 10.75 per cent of its shareholding in RNAM, aggregating over Rs 1,450 crore and has achieved the minimum public shareholding of 25 per cent in RNAM by reducing the promoter

Reliance Capital expects to reduce its debt by at least Rs 12,000 crore (Website image) News

ICICI Bank to NCLAT: Direct NCLT Allahabad for early hearing on insolvency plea against Jaiprakash Associates

In its plea before the appellate tribunal, ICICI Bank submitted that there has been no progress in its petition filed before the NCLT Allahabad in last nine months.

According to ICICI Bank, JAL owes around Rs 1,296 crore and the bank had approached NCLT to recover the dues News

Pakistan lacked imagination, captain Sarfaraz was confused: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar said none of the Pakistani bowlers managed to exploit the conditions and he never felt an Indian wicket would fall because of the opposition tactics.

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Paris Airshow: Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet

Airline bosses on the long-haul low-cost panel at the Paris Air Forum on Friday differed over whether extended-range narrow-body jets or wider twin-aisles were best suited for their growing industry.

For the business jet version, Airbus was able to lower the cabin altitude below 6,400 feet. (Reuters photo) News

PMAI seeks higher duty on export of iron ore with over 58 per cent Fe content

Export of 58 per cent plus Fe iron ore without value addition need to be discouraged, PMAI said adding that use of technology can also help in meeting the shortfall of required grade for steel making in India.

Iron ore with less than 62 per cent iron content is used for pellet manufacturing. (Representational image) News

Jet Airways shares continue to face massive selling pressure; tumble over 18 per cent

Stock exchanges will impose restrictions on trading in Jet Airways shares from June 28 as part of preventive surveillance measures to curb excessive volatility, according to a circular issued last week.

The cash-starved airline suspended operations in April. (File photo) News
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