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China doing very poorly as a result of trade war, says US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that China is doing very poorly as a result of the trade war and the "longer it goes on, the stronger we get".

Economy News

BS Yediyurappa to visit Delhi to finalise Karnataka cabinet expansion, will hold talks with PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday said he will be in Delhi for the next two days during which he would hold talks with party president Amit Shah and finalise the much awaited expansion of his cabinet.

India News

‘Jammu & Kashmir govt offices to be open from Friday, easing of public curbs to be mulled after days’ namaaz’

Governor Satya Pal Malik directed the resumption of normal functioning of the government secretariat and other offices after a review of the security scenario in the state on Thursday evening.

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Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar passes away

A qualified engineer, Chandrasekhar made his first-class debut at the age of 25 and played in a formidable Tamil Nadu team, which comprised WV Raman, Diwakar Vasu, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Bharath Arun.

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Narendra Modi has good intentions to take India forward, says Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering

"I see new chapters of friendship unfold for the two countries. But for today, I wish the people of India a happy Independence day. We pray for a peaceful and prosperous India," Tshering wrote in a Facebook post.

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No place for mob lynching in Rajasthan, says CM Ashok Gehlot

"Mob lynching is a blot on humanity. We all can feel what the family of the victim would feel. There is no place for any such incident in the state," he said.

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PM Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech gives little hope for betterment of people’s lives, says Mayawati

Criticising Modi's "silence" over poverty, inflation, unemployment and lack of education, Mayawati also flayed him for announcing no "concrete measures" to address these issues besides those of violence, sectarian tension and

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FSSAI mandates safety audit for FBOs dealing in dairy, meat, other products

The regulator has listed six food businesses under high-risk categories -- dairy products, meat and meat products, fish and fish products, egg and egg products, food for infant nutrition and prepared food (catering).

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BJP leaders hail PM Narendra Modi’s speech, applaud him for advocating population control

BJP working president J P Nadda praised Modi's speech and said it was a "very inspiring" speech Nadda, who later unfurled the national flag at the BJP headquarters here.

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Decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 ‘good move’ by Centre: Attorney General KK Venugopal

The apex court will also hear a plea seeking restoration of all communication modes for the media in Kashmir, where restriction have been imposed since August 5, when the government moved to revoke the special status for the

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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch

The cross-border firing started around 7 am in Krishnaghati sector of the district and continued for several hours, prompting strong response from the Indian side, a defence official said.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Identity not tampered with, Governor Satya Pal Malik assures locals

Terming the changes introduced by the Centre "historical", Malik said they will open a new door of development and help various communities promote their languages and cultures in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

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Paytm to invest Rs 750 crore to reach 250 million monthly active users

Paytm currently has a monthly active user base of around 140 million.

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ONGC investing Rs 83,000 crore in 25 projects; cumulative oil, gas gain over 180 MT

Speaking on ONGC's business performance, he said that the company earned the highest ever revenue of Rs 1,09,655 crore in 2018-19, an increase of 29 per cent over the previous fiscal.

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In Independence Day greetings, Putin vows stronger India-Russia ties

It fully meets the interests of peoples of both the countries and goes in line with the task of ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world, Putin added.

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Vidya Sinha: The actor who epitomised progressive working woman in ’70s Hindi cinema

Vidya Sinha, whose father Pratap Rana was a producer, started her showbiz career as a model at the age of 18.

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Indian crew aboard Iranian oil tanker released in Gibraltar

"I am grateful and thankful for my release. And I am grateful to all who have facilitated my release in my legal team," the Indian Captain of the Grace 1 tanker said in a statement.

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Kerala rains: Normalcy returns to flood-hit state; toll mounts to 104

Search operations continued at Kavalappara in Malappuram and Puthumala in Wayanad, where a series of landslides had wiped out two villages last week, to trace those who were feared to have been buried alive.

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CBDT’s procedure for pending angel tax assessment cases to provide safeguard to start-ups: Experts

The Central Board for Direct Taxes' (CBDT) circular with this effect "brings in more safeguard by requiring assessing officers to procure his or her supervisor's consent before starting on any inquiry under the angel tax prov

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NCLAT upholds insolvency proceedings against Sahara Q Shop

It further observed that another group company of Sahara Group namely - Sahara Hospitality has settled the claim before the NCLT in another matter by paying Rs 20 crore.

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Pehlu Khan case: Court picks serious shortcomings in Alwar lynching probe

The court further observed that the accused were identified and charged on the basis of a video but the then investigating officer and Behror SHO, Ramesh Sinsiwar, failed to seize the device used in filming the incident.

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EPFO likely to appoint HSBC AMC, UTI AMC, SBI Mutual Fund as fund mangers

Now the proposal finalised by the FAIC would be placed before the EPFO's apex decision-making body Central Board of Trustees (CBT) headed by Labour Minister on August 21, 2019 for final approval, the source said.

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Will ensure record-time rehabilitation of flood-hit, says Devendra Fadnavis

Various government agencies, including NDRF, SDRF, Navy, IAF, Army, Coast Guard successfully rescued and evacuated over five lakh people from the flood-hit areas of the state in the last 10 to 15 days, Fadnavis said.

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Supreme Court to hear petitions against Article 370 on Friday

A special bench, comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer, will hear the petitions filed by advocate M L Sharma and Executive Editor, Kashmir Times, Anuradha Bhasin.

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Ravi Shastri all set for another stint as India head coach

In 21 Tests since July 2017, under Shastri, India won 13 of them with a victory percentage of 52.38. It's even better in T20Is with 25 wins from 36 games with a win percentage of 69.44. The ODI record takes the cake with 43 w

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BookMyShow bets on partnerships for further growth in sporting events business

BMS, which has listed over 3,500 sporting events on its platform over the last three years, said it has already sold tickets worth about Rs 350 crore this year.

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North eastern states witness over 30 per cent growth in April-July GST collection

Among the north eastern states, Nagaland registered highest growth of 39 per cent at Rs 393 crore during April-July period, the data revealed.

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