Enormous potential for growth in ties with India, says US

"As it relates to our trade relationship, the secretary (of state) has said this as well when we were in India: that we see a lot of opportunity for growth in our relationship. We see enormous potential," State Department Spo

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Mindtree shareholders approve Rs 20 per share special dividend

At the end of June 2019, L&T had 60.06 per cent stake, while founders held about 13.3 per cent stake.

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Tomato prices rise Rs 60-80/kg in Delhi-NCR due to rains

The national capital region gets tomato supplies from neighbouring states like Haryana, Punjab and hilly states.

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RBI rejects proposed appointment of ex-interim CEO, other on Religare’s board

Religare had approved to appoint Ashwani Mehta as the non-executive non-independent director of the company on November 20, 2018.

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CPI, NCP, TMC may lose national party status – Here’s why

The CPI, BSP and NCP were facing the prospects of losing their national party status after their dismal performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as well.

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Need to tap foreign capital to accelerate growth to 8%: CEA K V Subramanian

On the merger in the public sector banks, Subramanian said they are being done based on synergies, and policy is to exploit economies of scale.

Achieving USD 5-trillion economy by 2024-25 is possible although the goal is slightly stretched, he said. (Representational image) News

Rajasthan govt to enact laws against mob lynching, honour killing: Ashok Gehlot

Referring to Modi's counsel to party leaders for "shunning arrogance" in the wake of the BJP's Indore MLA attacking a municipal official with a cricket bat, Gehlot said the prime minister's "tone and tenor of talking has chan

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2,500 drugs samples out of 76,000 examined found substandard in 2018-19

Answering a query in the Upper House, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey said the figures were provided by the drugs controllers of various states and Union Territories.

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No change in income-tax return forms, only utility software updated: CBDT

The CBDT also said that more than 85 lakh taxpayers have filed returns in ITR-1 till date by using the said utility, which had also undergone update later.

It also said that over 1.38 crore entities have already filed their income-tax returns till now. (Representational image) News

Jet Airways: Lenders plan to call bids for asset sale by Saturday

The National Company Law Tribunal had on June 20 admitted the insolvency petition filed by the lenders against Jet Airways, and directed resolution professional to try to finish the process within three months.

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Flood situation worsens in Assam, Bihar

The flood situation in Manas National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is also critical as vast stretches in them have been inundated and animals are moving towards the neighbouring highlands.

Flood-affected villagers transport their belongings to a safer place from their flooded village in Bihar (PTI Photo) News

More Indians becoming obese, number of undernourished in India decline: UN report

The report said that the impacts of economic slowdowns on food security and nutrition are demonstrated in Haiti, Nepal and the Niger.

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Congress-BJP political ‘dogfight’ intensifies in Madhya Pradesh

After the BJP's barb over the transfer of police sniffer dogs, Congress minister Verma had slammed the saffron outfit.

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No plan to completely ban petrol, diesel vehicles: Dharmendra Pradhan

Conventional energy sources of coal and oil constitute more than 80 per cent of India's energy basket and the demand for energy will continue to grow as the country's economy expands further.

Pradhan said transport remains the most demanding sector for oil and such a wide base of automobiles will need a combination of fuels. (Twitter photo) News

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF MD

The relinquishment of my responsibilities as Managing Director announced previously will remain in effect until then," Lagarde said in a statement. David Lipton remains the IMF Acting Managing Director in the interim period.

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India’s partition a ‘miscarriage’ of history: Jitendra Singh

Article 35A empowers the state assembly to define 'permanent residents' for bestowing special rights and privileges on them These two parties are themselves not sincere in their stand vis-a-vis these two articles, he said.

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Mumbai building collapses: Four killed, over 40 feared trapped

The former Union minister said it was time for Mumbaikars to seek an explanation from the government for this recurring problem.

Some part of the building was left standing after the collapse. (ANI photo) News

Ex-IRS officer who led raids in Vellore appointed as special expenditure observer for poll in LS seat

This was perhaps the first time that the election to a Lok Sabha constituency was cancelled over use of money power.

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222 lions died in Gir forest region in 2017-19

In his speech on budgetary demands for Forest department, Vasava said the state government has allocated Rs 123 crore this year for conservation of lions.

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Tata Power ties up with NTT Com-Netmagic to set up 50 MW solar project

The power will be supplied through open access under a long-term power purchase agreement, said the statement.

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Another super over should decide winner instead of boundaries: Sachin Tendulkar

Like in football, when teams go into extra time, nothing else matters," Tendulkar told 100mb.

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Oil India signs contract for 12 oil blocks; Vedanta 10, ONGC 8

The winners of Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) Round II and III, which closed earlier this year, signed exploration and production contracts with the government at a function here Tuesday.

Oil India Ltd signed up for the 12 out of 32 oil and gas exploration blocks it won in the twin rounds that ran parallelly because OALP-II was delayed. (Representational Image) News

Madhya Pradesh government, varsities sign MoUs with Cambridge Assessment English

On the occasion, CAE Global Network Deputy Director Liam Vint said, "We are delighted universities in MP are taking steps to implement international standards of English. English language skills are key to graduate employabil

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Sebi provides new format for compliance report on corporate governance

In a circular, the regulator prescribed new format for disclosures to be made on quarterly basis, annual basis for the whole of financial year and within six months from end of financial year that can be submitted along with

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NSE to exclude DHFL shares from equity derivatives segment from September 27

The housing finance firm had said the developments in past few quarters threaten its ability to continue as a going-concern.

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NDMC chairman Naresh Kumar transferred, appointed as Arunachal chief secretary

Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer, will succeed Satya Gopal as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Secretary.

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Anusuiya Uikey, Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appointed governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh

A communique was issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan after President Ram Nath Kovind cleared their files for the gubernatorial post.

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