Climate change: India, Brazil, South Africa and China ask developed countries to substantially scale up financial support

India, Brazil, South Africa and China Tuesday asked developed countries to "substantially" scale up their financial support and fulfil their commitments of mobilising USD 100 billion per annum by 2020 for developing nations.

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Pakistan says ‘substantive progress’ in talks with IMF on bailout

The International Monetary Fund delegation led by Harald Finger visited Pakistan from November 7-20 and held extensive talks with officials after Pakistan formally applied the bailout package, the Finance Ministry said in a s

Pakistan, Pakistan bailout, IMF delegation, Chinese financial support, pakistan energy prices, pakistan taxes, world news

Tech giant Google to expand ‘Neighbourly’ app pan-India – It aims to help people source local information

Tech giant Google will roll out its 'Neighbourly' app, which aims to help people source local information from their neighbours, across India starting Wednesday.

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Record! China’s northwestern Qinghai Province receives biggest early winter snow in 57 years

China's northwestern Qinghai Province has witnessed record precipitation in the last 57 years as continuous snow swept the region since the beginning of November, a media report said Tuesday.

World News

Air India reverts Captain Arvind Kathpalia to executive director post

Air India's former director for operations Capt Arvind Kathpalia, who lost the post early this month for twice failing to clear alcohol tests before operating a flight, has been reverted to the position of executive director

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Japan’s KDDI to avail Jio’s VoLTE international roaming services in India

Mobile operator Reliance Jio Tuesday said Japan-based KDDI Corporation has become the first service provider to avail its VoLTE-based international roaming services in India.

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Most of central government dept websites lack transparency: CIC audit

Most of the central government department websites lack in suo-motu disclosure of public information under a mandatory provision of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, according to an official report released Tuesday.

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Sky-rocketing Delhi-Mumbai airfares due to runway work? Indian Railways comes to the rescue, here’s how

A closed runway at the Delhi airport has prompted the railways to increase coaches in its trains between Mumbai and Delhi to attract flyers as airfare skyrocketed by 86 per cent since the closure on November 15

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EPFO payroll data: Job creation more than doubled to 9.73 lakh in Sept, the highest monthly addition since Sept 2017

Job creation more than doubled to 9.73 lakh in September, the highest monthly addition since September 2017, compared to 4.11 lakh in the same month last year, according to the EPFO payroll data released Tuesday.

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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore wants Karan Johar to direct his biopic

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Tuesday said if there is ever a biopic on him he would want Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar to direct the film.

Entertainment News

Jet Airways ‘in active discussions with various investors’: CEO

Jet Airways Tuesday said it was in active discussion with various investors to secure sustainable financing.

Industry News

Don’t elect even a single Congress candidate: PM Narendra Modi to voters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked people to vote "intelligently" in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, ensuring that "not even a single Congress candidate" is elected.

Elections News

Bosch to invest 100 million euros over next 4 years

Over the last few years, beyond mobility solutions have gained 35 per cent and have contributed greatly to the Bosch Group's turnover, a top company official said Tuesday.

Industry News

Expert panel on RBI’s capital framework to be set up soon, say sources

The RBI board will soon set up a high-level committee for examining the Economic Capital Framework (ECF) to determine the appropriate levels of reserve the central bank should hold, official sources said Tuesday.

Economy News

Delisting: Sebi allows promoters to make counter offer

Markets regulator Sebi has allowed promoters to make counter offer to shareholders of companies that are planning to delist from stock exchanges, a move aimed at plugging loopholes in the current method.

Economy News

Kotak, L&T, NBCC, 2 others submit EoI to take over bankrupt Jaypee Infratech

Five companies -- NBCC, Kotak Investment, L&T Infrastructure, Singapore-based Cube Highways and Suraksha group -- have shown interest in taking over debt-ridden Jaypee Infratech, which is facing bankruptcy proceedings in NCLT

Markets News

China develops small multi-rotor drone that can climb to 5,000 meters

China has developed a small-size multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which can climb up to 5,000 metres, the China Helicopter Research and Development Institute (CHRDI) said on Tuesday.

Industry News

Indian OTT market may reach whopping $5 billon by 2023, says a BCG report

The country's over-the-top (OTT) market is estimated to reach USD 5 billion by 2023, driven by rising affluence, increasing data penetration in rural markets and adoption across demographic segments including women and older

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Price cap on drugs and medical devices helped patients save around Rs 15,000 crore

Capping prices of medicines and medical devices, including stents and knee implants, has helped patients save around Rs 15,000 crore, the government said Tuesday.

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Income Tax Dept does away with mandatory quoting of father’s name for PAN applications – All you need to know

The income tax department Tuesday said quoting of father's name in PAN application forms will not be mandatory in cases where mother of the applicant is a single parent.

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Modi government’s electrification scheme contributed to people’s ease of living, education, income – What this study reveals

A research body linked to the BJP Tuesday said the Union government's scheme to connect all houses with electricity has made positive contributions to people's lives in a host of fields, including ease of living, education, i

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Amitabh Bachchan pays off loans of 1398 UP farmers – What the megastar revealed in his blog

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has claimed that he has helped 1398 farmers from Uttar Pradesh by paying off their loans.

Entertainment News

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sparks online storm among Indian users – Know about the viral pic, caption behind the outrage

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sparked an outrage among Indian users after a picture of him holding a poster with message "smash Brahminical patriarchy" went viral on the micro-blogging platform.

Industry News

Amitabh Bachchan pays off loans of 1398 UP farmers

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has claimed that he has helped 1398 farmers from Uttar Pradesh by paying off their loans.

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