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Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp's website showed.

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Yashovardhan Birla declared willful defaulter by UCO Bank

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

UCO Bank on Sunday declared Yashovardhan Birla, the Director of Birla Surya Ltd, as a willful defaulter after the company failed to repay loans of Rs 67.65 crore.

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High-powered panel for structural reforms in agriculture: Modi

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a high powered committee, comprising Chief Ministers, to recommend structural reforms in agriculture, while urging the states to contribute in making

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Jammu traders demand abolishing state toll tax at Lakhanpur

Jammu |Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Traders in winter capital Jammu on Saturday demanded that the toll tax collected by Jammu and Kashmir government at Lakhanpur entry point into the state be abolished.

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Now, US-India trade tension hangs over Indian capital markets

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

Indian equity markets could come under pressure over the fresh tension between the US and India over trade as India retaliated with tariffs on 29 American products.

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Make natural calamity criteria for special status: Naveen

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday demanded that natural calamities should be included as a criteria for according Special Category Status to states.

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Western Railway drops 'head-foot' massage proposal

Mumbai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Under fire from various quarters, Western Railway (WR) on Saturday dropped its bizarre proposal to provide 'head and foot' massage services to passengers on trains originating from Indore, an official

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Punjab CM seeks fresh river water tribunal

New Delhi/Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Expressing concern over the water crisis in north India, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support for upgradation of his state's water distributi

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Industry, government finances at graver risk from drought

New Delhi/Mumbai |Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST

Weak monsoons -- long known as a nightmare for farmers -- is no longer just considered a grave risk for agriculture but also for India Inc as well as government finances.

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Geo-political tensions, monsoon's progress to steer equities (Market Outlook) (Lead)

Mumbai |Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Rising geo-political tensions in the Persian Gulf region along with concerns over global economic growth and the pace of monsoon's progress will flare-up volatility in the Indian equity market next we

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TUs seek national fund for unorganised workers

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

Introduction of a comprehensive unemployment insurance scheme, creation of a 'National Fund' for unorganised workers to provide social security and strict enforcement of Minimum Wages Act were among t

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India raises duty on US exports as retaliatory action

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

Hitting back at the Trump administration for withdrawing trade privileges for certain Indian goods, the Indian government on Saturday raised custom duty on various items, including walnut and apples,

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