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 2022-08-17 13:17 

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India supplies nearly 60% of vaccines used worldwide: FM Sitharaman...

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said nearly 60 per cent of all the vaccines used in the world are produced in India and over the decades, the country has made remarkable contribution to vaccinating the world.India today is double dosing e...

 2022-08-17 13:15 

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Elon Musk's tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir...

Elon Musk caused a stir by tweeting that he was buying the English soccer team Manchester United whose current owners are opposed by many fans then saying several hours later that it was a joke.It comes as the billionaire Tesla CEO faces a legal battle in...

 2022-08-17 13:12 

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Microsoft planning to release Windows 11's next big update in Sept: Report...

The company is also adding a new Live Captions accessibility feature with 22H2, which is ideal for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or anyone who wants to caption audio automatically...

 2022-08-17 13:05 

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SC asks Centre to take proactive steps with FIFA to lift AIFF suspension...

The SC on Wednesday asked the Central government to take proactive steps with FIFA to ensure the suspension of the AIFF is lifted and the country gets to host the Under-17 Women Football World Cup...

 2022-08-17 13:04 

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Dubai airport sees air travel surge, expects FIFA World Cup boost: CEO...

Dubai International Airport saw a surge in passengers over the first half of 2022 as pandemic restrictions eased and the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar will further boost traffic to the city-state's second airfield, its chief executive said Wednesda...

 2022-08-17 13:00 

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CCPA fines Flipkart for allowing sale of substandard pressure cookers...

The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) on Wednesday said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 1,00,000 on e-commerce player Flipkart for allowing the sale of substandard domestic pressure cookers on its platform.Speaking to PTI, CCPA Chief Commissione...

 2022-08-17 12:56 

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DGCA asks airlines to strictly enforce Covid-19 protocol amid rise in cases...

Aviation regulator DGCA on Wednesday asked all Indian carriers to strictly enforce COVID-19 protocol, including mask mandate for passengers, in aircraft amid a rise in infections across the country.In a statement, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...

 2022-08-17 12:53 

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What is Talaq-e-Hasan? How is it different from triple talaq?...

How is Talaq-e-Hasan different from Triple Talaq, Khula, Mubaraat and Talaq-e-Ahsan? Why Supreme Court of India state the practice of Talaq-e-Hasan different from Triple Talaq? Read it now...

 2022-08-17 12:52 

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ReNew Power raises $1 billion through ECB for battery-enabled project...

Gurgaon-based ReNew Power has raised a $1-billion project loan through external commercial borrowings, tying up with 12 international banks for the finance....

 2022-08-17 12:51 

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RBI releases discussion paper on charges in payment systems...

Charges for payment services should be reasonable and competitively determined for users while also providing optimal revenue stream for the intermediaries, states the discussion paper...

 2022-08-17 12:44 

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ONGC inks agreement with ExxonMobil for deepwater exploration in India...

The collaboration areas focus on the Krishna Godavari and Cauvery Basins in the eastern offshore and the Kutch-Mumbai region in the western offshore...

 2022-08-17 12:37 

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K L Rahul, Deepak Chahar in focus as India face confident Zimbabwe in ODIs...

The last time India came on a tour of Zimbabwe, in 2016, KL Rahul became the first India batter to make a century on debut and ended the ODI leg as the leading run-getter....

 2022-08-17 12:36 

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Interline agreement: Jetstar passengers can now book seat on IndiGo flights...

Passengers of Australian low-cost airline Jetstar can now book seats on IndiGo flights as an interline agreement between the carriers went live on Wednesday, according to a statement."As demand for air travel continues to recover, Jetstar customers lo...

 2022-08-17 12:33 

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Covid: Delhi sees nearly two-fold rise in hospitalisations in a fortnight...

Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, there has been a nearly two-fold increase in hospitalisations in over a fortnight, with officials saying those with comorbidities are getting admitted to hospitals.Even though the rise in infections ...

 2022-08-17 12:32 

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Global share trade mixed on optimism about economies of US, China...

Global shares were mixed Wednesday as markets looked to strong economic signs out of the US and China as drivers of growth.European shares slid in early trading, while benchmarks finished higher in Japan, China and Australia. Shares fell in South Korea.Fr...

 2022-08-17 12:30 

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Setback for Palaniswami, HC rules in favour of OPS in AIADMK power tussle...

Party asked to maintain status quo of dual power system that existed before June 23...

 2022-08-17 12:28 

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Domestic module manufacturer Vikram Solar gets Sebi nod to launch IPO...

The firm produces solar photo-voltaic modules and is an integrated solar energy solutions provider offering EPC services, and operations and maintenance services...

 2022-08-17 12:23 

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Reliance Jio, Voda step up hiring as 5G related job postings rise 65%...

As India and other countries take firm steps to adopt 5G, the number of job postings by telcos related to 5G increased by 65 per cent last month, from 5,265 job postings in January to 8,667 in July...

 2022-08-17 12:20 

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Govt nods enhancing ECLGS limit to Rs 5 trn for hospitality, allied sectors...

Union Cabinet has approved the enhancement in the limit of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme by Rs 50,000 crore Rs 5 Lakh crore, with the additional amount being earmarked entities in hospitality...

 2022-08-17 12:14 

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Krishna Janmashtami Dahi Handi 2022: Where, when and why?...

Krishna Janmashtami 2022 is round the corner. Where can you celebrate Dahi Handi? How can you celebrate Dahi Handi? What is the history behind Dahi Handi? Read this article to know more...

 2022-08-17 12:08 

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Govt to set up expert groups to explore adoption of common chargers...

The government will set up expert groups to explore the adoption of common chargers for mobile and all portable electronic devices and submit a detailed report in two months, Consumer Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said on Wednesday.Emerging out of t...

 2022-08-17 12:01 

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Top headlines:Airtel makes Rs 8k-cr spectrum payment; ECLGS corpus enhanced...

New entrant Akasa Air is financially strong enough to place an aircraft order in the 18 next months that will be significantly larger than its first, its founder and CEO Vinay Dube said on Wednesday...

 2022-08-17 11:53 

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Tata Group's Trent Ltd enters list of 100 most valued companies in India...

In the past 5 trading sessions alone, the share price of Trent Ltd has jumped 11 per cent. On NSE, Trent rose 4.63 per cent to close at Rs 1,475.30, on Wednesday...

 2022-08-17 11:50 

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Centre grants Z category VIP security cover to industrialist Gautam Adani...

Billionaire industrialist and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has been accorded a 'Z' category VIP security cover of CRPF commandos by the central government, official sources said Wednesday.They said the all-India cover will be on a "paymen...

 2022-08-17 11:42 

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3 CISF commandos dismissed over security breach at NSA's residence...

Three CISF commandos have been dismissed from service and two senior officers of its VIP security unit transferred over a security breach at the residence of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval earlier this year, officials said on Wednesday.Doval i...

 2022-08-17 11:31 

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At 10.1%, Britain's inflation hits 40-year high as food prices soar...

Britain's rate of inflation has surged to a new 40-year high as the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 10.1 per cent on Wednesday, with increasing food costs the biggest driver of the latest hike.According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS),...

 2022-08-17 11:20 

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Norsk Hydro shuts aluminum plant in Slovakia as Europe's power woes deepen...

Aluminum is one of the most energy-intensive metals to produce, and closure of the Slovalco facility adds to growing signs of stress in Europe's industrial economy as power prices surge to record high...

 2022-08-17 11:15 

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No changes in rules for booking tickets for kids, clarifies Railways...

The Railways on Wednesday clarified that there has been no change in the rule concerning booking of tickets for children travelling by train after news reports claimed that those in the age group of one to four years are now being charged adult fares.A ci...

 2022-08-17 11:12 

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India's oil demand to rise by 7.7% in 2023, fastest growing in world: OPEC...

India's demand for petroleum products like petrol and diesel will grow by 7.73 per cent in 2023, the fastest pace in the world, an OPEC report said.India's demand for oil products is projected to rise from 4.77 million barrels per day (bpd) in 202...

 2022-08-17 11:02 

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AI selects RateGain to adjust ticket prices with real-time airfare data...

Air India has selected technology company RateGain to provide its product called 'AirGain' that will assist in dynamically adjusting ticket prices with real-time, accurate and high-quality airfare data, a statement said on Wednesday.Tata Group-own...

 2022-08-17 11:01 

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Rupee posts biggest intraday gain in over a week as equities rally...

The Indian rupee closed higher on Wednesday marking its biggest single-day gain in more than one week spurred by dollar inflows, as improved risk appetite drove a rally in equities....

 2022-08-17 10:59 

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Helter-skelter shelter: Why are Rohingya refugees in the news again?...

No sooner did the union minister Hardeep Puri hail giving Rohingyas a permanent shelter than the MHA denied any such order...

 2022-08-17 10:57 

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CUET 4th phase: Tech glitches continue, many students claim exam cancelled...

Technical glitches continued to mar the fourth phase of the Central University Entrance Test (CUET)-UG on Wednesday with several students claiming that the exam was cancelled at their respective centres.Students from centres including Guru Hargobind Insti...

 2022-08-17 10:45 

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72% Bihar ministers have declared criminal cases against them: ADR...

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) tops the list of the political parties having maximum number of ministers with criminal charges against them....

 2022-08-17 10:44 

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Gautam Adani to address Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore...

Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani will join Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lawrence Wong to address the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore on September 26-27.Some 400 leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors are expected to c...

 2022-08-17 10:34 

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Samsung logs over 50,000 pre-bookings for Galaxy Fold4, Flip4 in India...

Samsung has witnessed a robust demand for its fourth-generation of foldables in India, registering more than 50,000 (5 million) pre-bookings for Galaxy Fold4 and Galaxy Flip4....

 2022-08-17 10:32 

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Gold struggles for direction with firmer dollar, Fed minutes on the radar...

Gold prices were little changed on Wednesday, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar, while investors braced for any guidance on future US interest rate hikes from the minutes of the Federal Reserve's...

 2022-08-17 10:26 

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Akasa Air to add one aircraft every two weeks in next 18 months, says CEO...

Vinay Dube said the airline was well-capitalised to induct 72 aircraft over next 5 years, while mourning the death of Akasa's top backer and ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala who passed away on Sunday...

 2022-08-17 10:17 

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Union Cabinet enhances ECLGS corpus by Rs 50,000 crore to Rs 5 trn...

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved raising the outlay of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECGLS) by Rs 50,000 crore to Rs 5 lakh crore and the additional amount will be earmarked for enterprises in the hospitality and related sectors.In th...

 2022-08-17 10:12 

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1.5% interest subvention on short-term agri loans of up to Rs 3 lakh: Govt...

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved interest subvention of 1.5 per cent on short-term agriculture loans of up to Rs 3 lakh for all financial institutions, a move aimed at ensuring adequate credit flow in the farm sector.The Cabinet, chaired by Prime M...

 2022-08-17 10:10 

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Kejriwal launches 'Make India No. 1' mission to focus on education, health...

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched a national mission to make India the number one country in the world and called on all citizens and political parties to join it.Providing free education and healthcare to citizens,...

 2022-08-17 10:05 

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Haven't given any direction to provide flats to Rohingya migrants: MHA...

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday made it clear that it has not given any direction to provide EWS flats to Rohingya Muslims in Delhi and asked the Arvind Kejriwal government to ensure the illegal foreigners remain at their present location....

 2022-08-17 09:59 

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Indian ship used to move Russian-linked fuel to New York: US tells India...

The U.S. Treasury Department told India thatwithout a destination. In the mid-seas it received the destination so it reached at its course, went to New York," Patra said...

 2022-08-17 09:54 

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Oil slips to six-month low as fears over global recession weigh...

Oil fell on Wednesday to a 6 month low after a brief respite as concerns about the prospect of recession that would weaken demand overshadowed a report showing lower US crude & gasoline stocks...

 2022-08-17 09:50 

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WhatsApp launches native app for Windows, MacOS version coming soon...

WhatsApp is releasing a new native Windows app that does away with the outdated web-based backend, in order to run natively on Windows....

 2022-08-17 09:48 

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Taliban urges international community to cooperate with their leadership...

As the Taliban completed a year of rule in Afghanistan, acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi urged the world leaders as well as the international community to recognise the government....

 2022-08-17 09:45 

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Twin Tower: FIR on 3 former fire officers over NOC to illegal structure...

FIR has been lodged against three former chief fire officers (CFOs) of Gautam Buddh Nagar over alleged irregularities in providing no objection certificate to Supertech's illegal twin towers in Noida....

 2022-08-17 09:45 

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WhatsApp New Feature: How to set Avatar as Profile Photo...

Whatsapp will introduce its new fun feature . Users will be able to set a creative avatar as the profile picture. Read this article to know how you would be able to do it...

 2022-08-17 09:36 

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UTI AMC falls 5% as co denies reports of stake sale to Tata Group...

According to reports, Tata AMC plans to acquire the shares held by four public sector undertakings (PSUs) in the fund house...

 2022-08-17 09:32 

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Apple suppliers to make Apple Watch and MacBook in Vietnam : Nikkei...

Apple Inc's suppliers are in talks to produce Apple Watch and MacBook in Vietnam for the first time, Nikkei Asia reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter...

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