Karti Chidambaram questioned for 10 hours in INX media case (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, was on Thursday questioned by the ED officials for over 10 hours in a money laundering case related to alleged irregularities in a FIPB

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Sugar production to be 261 lakh tonnes this year: Sugar mills

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

Sugar production this year is going to be 261 lakh tonnes this year, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Thursday after revising its production estimates.

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Chinese conglomerate to set up solar plant in Andhra

Vijayawada |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company, an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group, will set up a mega solar manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of $50 million, it was a

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Subsidies alone will not scale up solar pumps: CEEW

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

A subsidy-led approach alone may not achieve the target of one million solar pumps by 2021 and the government must target marginal farmers, an independent study by the Council on Energy, Environment a

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Trump hails Apple bid to repatriate overseas cash

Washington |Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

US President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed Apple's announcement to repatriate overseas cash as part of a plan to inject $350 billion into the US economy over the next five years.

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Dow closes above 26,000 for first time

New York |Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST

US stocks closed higher with the Dow closing above 26,000 for the first time, following the release of stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings reports.

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Iran to boost power trade with neighbours

Tehran |Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Iran plans to boost electricity trade with its neighbours on northwestern, western and eastern borders in the next five years, media reports said on Thursday.

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Russia, EU sign agreements on new cooperation programmes

Moscow |Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Russia and the European Union (EU) have signed agreements to finance and implement two new cross-border cooperation programmes for the period until 2020, EU Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer said Thu

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Storm Friederike batters Germany

Berlin |Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Storm Friederike brought powerful winds, heavy rain and snowfall to parts of Germany on Thursday, causing at least one fatality and severe disruption to railway lines.

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Coolpad gets $300 mn funding, eyes fresh innings in India

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

After bidding goodbye to its financially-troubled Chinese partner LeEco, smartphone maker Coolpad on Thursday announced it has received a fresh investment of $300 million.

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DU students picket university metro station, give week's time to rollback fare hike

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

About 300 Delhi University (DU) students picketed the Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station on Thursday, restricting the entry of commuters at one of the gates for more than two hours to demand rollback of th

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Karti Chidamabaram appears before ED

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Thursday appeared before ED officials in a money laundering case related to alleged irregularities in a FIPB clearance accorded to INX Medi

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