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 2023-02-05 08:26 

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Tata Motors to operationalise Ford's Sanand unit in Gujarat in 12-18 months...

Tata Motors is looking to commence operations at the Gujarat-based manufacturing plant it acquired from Ford, over the next 12-18 months to scale up its production capacity, according to its head of passenger vehicle business.The automaker earlier this mo...

 2023-02-05 08:25 

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Telangana cabinet approves state Budget 2023-24; to be presented on Monday...

The Telangana cabinet on Sunday approved the state budget for the fiscal year 2023-24, which is likely to be presented on February 6.According to official sources, the Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at Pragati Bha...

 2023-02-05 08:21 

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United on Adani, but divided on alliance: Oppn's fragile equations...

Keeping their differences aside, even the BRS and AAP attended the Opposition's meeting convened on Friday to work out a strategy to corner the government in Parliament...

 2023-02-05 08:19 

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Guv withholding appointment of 244 school principals: Manish Sisodia...

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday accused Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena of withholding appointments of 244 principals on "flimsy grounds".This comes a day after Saxena approved 126 posts of principals and deputy education offic...

 2023-02-05 08:08 

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Govt not to impose import duty on cars brought in for testing: Minister...

Cut in import duty from 252% to zero will put India in global business of car testing, says Mahendra Nath Pandey, minister of heavy industries...

 2023-02-05 07:38 

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In a 'special gesture' British PM Rishi Sunak joins UK-India NSA dialogue...

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in a "special gesture" briefly joined a meeting here between India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his UK counterpart Tim Barrow and assured his government's full support to deepen bilateral st...

 2023-02-05 07:36 

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G20 meeting in Patna slated in early March postponed to June: Official...

A G20 meeting in Patna which was earlier slated to take place early March has now been planned to be held in June, according to a senior official.India assumed the presidency of the influential bloc on December 1. Over 200 meetings are planned to be hoste...

 2023-02-05 07:33 

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Ceat looks for opportunities as world seeks alternative to China: Official...

With the world looking for an alternative to China for sourcing tyres, Ceat Ltd is planning to cash in on the opportunity based on its 'value brand' positioning despite slowdown in many economies, according to company Executive Director, Finance &...

 2023-02-05 07:32 

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ONGC to ramp up exploration for oil, gas; looks for collaborations...

India's top oil and gas producer ONGC is pivoting a four-pronged strategy of ramping up exploration efforts, quickly bringing discovered resources to production, raising recovery from existing fields and increasing collaborations with experts to rever...

 2023-02-05 07:29 

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Twitter sued by advisory firm for not paying $1.9 mn as Musk deal fees...

An advisory firm Innisfree M&A Incorporated has sued Twitter for failing to pay it $1.9 million for services the firm rendered for the $44 billion deal by Elon Musk....

 2023-02-05 07:04 

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Gizmore eyes Rs 200 crore business from smartwatches next fiscal...

Smart devices and accessories maker Gizmore is planning to scale up production of smartwatches by about two and half times to 15 lakh per annum, as it looks to generate business of around Rs 200 crore in the next financial year, a top official of the comp...

 2023-02-05 07:01 

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HM Amit Shah to address two election rallies in Tripura on Monday...

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address two election rallies in Tripura on Monday, a senior party leader said.Shah is scheduled to land at MBB Airport here on Sunday at 11.30 pm.On Monday, Shah will address two election rallies at Khowai in Khowai dist...

 2023-02-05 06:55 

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Govt to hike dearness allowance for 100 mn employees, pensioners to 42%...

The central government is likely to increase dearness allowance (DA) for its over one crore employees and pensioners by four percentage points to 42 per cent from existing 38 per cent as per the agreed formula for the purpose.The dearness allowance for em...

 2023-02-05 06:51 

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Re-examine your theory on housing loan: Chidambaram to Finance Secy...

Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram on Sunday urged Finance Secretary T V Somanathan to "re-examine his theory" that a housing loan is not a saving.Somanathan, in an interview to The Hindu while talking about the old t...

 2023-02-05 06:34 

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Amid backlog, Now Indians can apply for US visa from other countries...

Earlier, the US had launched initiatives like including scheduling special interviews for first time applicants and increasing strength of consular staff...

 2023-02-05 06:18 

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From savings to spending: What new IT rules tell us about govt's intentions...

The new IT regime will be the default one but those tax payers wanting to continue with the old one can still do so...

 2023-02-05 06:15 

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Union Budget gives larger wings to regional connectivity scheme UDAN...

'Fifty additional airports, heliports, water aerodromes and advanced landing grounds will be revived for improving regional air connectivity'...

 2023-02-05 06:14 

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Former Pakistan prez Pervez Musharraf passes away after prolonged illness...

Musharraf was sick for the past couple of months. He was 79 years old...

 2023-02-05 06:12 

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Higher capex, infra push, green initiatives to push demand for bank funds...

However Sitharaman declined to elaborate on the proposed amendments when queried by the media as the Parliament session is on...

 2023-02-05 06:12 

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Higher investment limit in saving schemes to help sr citizens, middle class...

The decision to raise the investment ceilings in small savings schemes is aimed at benefiting senior citizens and the middle class who park funds in safe government deposit schemes offering higher returns than banks, Finance Secretary TV Somanathan has sa...

 2023-02-05 06:00 

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National capital records minimum temperature of 9.8 degrees Celsius: IMD...

The minimum temperature in the national capital on Sunday settled at 9.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the India Meteorological Department said.The relative humidity recorded at 8:30 am was 88 per cent, the IMD said.The weather ...

 2023-02-05 05:53 

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India reports 113 new coronavirus cases; active tally rise to 1,817...

India logged 113 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases increased to 1,817, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.The death toll stands at 5,30,745, the data updated at 8 am stated.The Covid case tally stood at 4.46 cro...

 2023-02-05 05:51 

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Bridge collapses after landslide in Himachal's Chamba, traffic halted...

According to State Emergency Operation Centre officials, the incident took place at Loona area of Bharmour village in the outskirts of Chamba district...

 2023-02-05 05:48 

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Govt set to ban 138 betting apps, 94 loan apps with Chinese links: Report...

The communication was issued to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) by the Union Home Ministry...

 2023-02-05 05:43 

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Prime Minister Modi pays tributes to Sant Ravidas on birth anniversary...

Sant Ravidas belonged to the bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century and his hymns are included in the Guru Granth Sahib...

 2023-02-05 05:41 

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Godrej Properties adds 15 land parcels with sales potential of Rs 27,500 cr...

Seeking to expand business amid strong housing demand, realty firm Godrej Properties has acquired 15 land parcels so far this fiscal with sales potential of Rs 27,500 crore and looks to add more land by March to construct new projects.In an interview with...

 2023-02-05 05:38 

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IREDA, WAPCOS to hit capital markets next fiscal: DIPAM Secy Tuhin Pandey...

The government is targeting to launch the initial public offering (IPO) of clean energy lender IREDA and state-owned engineering consultancy firm WAPCOS in the next fiscal, DIPAM Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey said.The proceeds from the stake sales would fo...

 2023-02-05 05:14 

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Oil's new map: How India turns Russian crude into fuel for the West...

The Asian nation's importance is expected to expand after fresh European Union sanctions on Russian petroleum exports take effect Sunday...

 2023-02-05 04:58 

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Uttar Pradesh set free 1,236 old, infirm prisoners in past one year...

According to the government spokesman, at least 196 prisoners, sentenced to jail up to 10 years, were released before time under the 'Amrit Mahotsava' scheme...

 2023-02-05 04:55 

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Lucknow airport prepares for massive rush due to GIS-23, G20 meet...

The airport from February 10 to 15 will witness a large number of chartered flights bringing in scores of VVIPs arriving here during this period for the Global Investors' Summit and G20 event...

 2023-02-05 04:53 

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Earthquake of 3.1 magnitude with depth of 5 kms hits Telangana's Nizamabad...

An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale struck 120 km Northwest of Nizamabad on Sunday, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).The quake occured in the state at a depth of 5 kilometres, at a latitude of 19.43 and a longitude of ...

 2023-02-05 04:51 

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3 more members of banned PFI arrested in MP for 'conspiracy against govt'...

The Madhya Pradesh Police have arrested three members of the banned outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) on charges of conspiring against the government and indulging in unlawful activities, an official said on Sunday.With this, the police have taken into ...

 2023-02-05 04:51 

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Tipra Motha's demand of Greater Tipraland not possible: CM Manik Saha...

Asserting that fulfilling the demand of Greater Tipraland by the Tipra Motha will not be possible, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha said the opposition party was trying to create division between tribals and non-tribals in the state.Addressing the BJP...

 2023-02-05 04:38 

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Nine of top-10 firms add Rs 1.88 trn in market-cap; ITC biggest gainer...

Nine of the 10 most valued firms together added Rs 1.88 lakh crore in market valuation last week, with ITC emerging as the biggest gainer.The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex jumped 1,510.98 points or 2.54 per cent last week.Barring Reliance Industries Limit...

 2023-02-05 04:15 

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Amartya Sen-Visva Bharati land row turns into political slugfest in WB...

A political hullabaloo erupted over this observation of Sen, ignoring his supplementary observations on this point...

 2023-02-05 04:10 

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Groundnut oil bullish but other edibles slip in absence of support: Experts...

According to Desai groundnut oil prices are seeing an upward trend because groundnut is in short supply for crushing...

 2023-02-05 04:07 

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Environmentalists concerned over reducing snow cover, rising temp in Shimla...

Harsh winters with heavy snowfalls beginning in December itself, covering Shimla in a white mantle of snow till March-end or even early April have become a thing of the past now.The Himachal Pradesh capital, which used to be draped in white and attract to...

 2023-02-05 04:03 

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After Mhadei diversion, Rs 5,300 cr grant to K'taka raises hackles in Goa...

Referring to these remarks, Goa Forward Party MLA Vijai Sardesai had said, 'Amit Shah's remarks on Mhadei diversion is like a 'bomb explosion' on the people of the state'...

 2023-02-05 04:01 

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SpaceX may attempt Starship rocket launch in March, says Elon Musk...

Since last year, SpaceX has been looking to launch the pivotal demonstration flight of its next-generation deep-space transportation system as it aims to fly NASA astronauts to the moon...

 2023-02-05 03:59 

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'We are not at war': Muslim leaders keen on continuing dialogue with RSS...

Jamat e Islami Hind, whose representative met RSS leaders, said, 'we are of the opinion that the dialogue should continue with the RSS as they hold influence on the government'...

 2023-02-05 02:33 

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PM Modi to virtually address participants of Jaipur Mahakhel today...

Jaipur Mahakhel has been organised in Jaipur by Lok Sabha MP from Jaipur Rural, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore since 2017...

 2023-02-05 02:31 

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Nearly 200 soldiers freed in latest Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap: Officials...

Yermak also said that Russia returned to Ukraine the bodies of two British voluntary aid workers, and a volunteer soldier from Ukraine's International Legion...

 2023-02-05 02:29 

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PT Usha alleges illegal encroachment at her athletics school in Kerala...

'It is a growing institution, so many athletes are being trained there and this is not the first time such an incident has taken place'...

 2023-02-05 02:26 

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India is hugely exciting market and major focus for Apple: Tim Cook...

Apple witnessed a quarterly revenue record in India for October to December, with double-digit year-over-year growth...

 2023-02-05 02:10 

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J-K land subsidence: GSI team visits Doda after 19 houses develop cracks...

Earlier in December the people in Doda started witnessing cracks in their residences...

 2023-02-05 02:06 

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US trying to recover parts of Chinese spy balloon after shooting it down...

After shooting down a Chinese surveillance balloon in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday afternoon, the Pentagon said it has launched a mission to recover all the equipment from the debris.At the direction of President Joe Bide...

 2023-02-05 02:00 

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Finance Secy T V Somanathan terms Adani Group row as 'storm in the tea cup'...

'Foreign reserves grew to USD 8 billion. FPOs (follow-on public offers) come and go'...

 2023-02-05 01:57 

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Modi privatising all public sectors to help big people, says Congress...

Rao further said that the shareholders are coming down and people are asking in Parliament to put a Joint Parliamentary Committee and urge the Chief Justice to enquire about it...

 2023-02-05 01:55 

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PM to inaugurate HAL's new helicopter manufacturing factory in Karnataka...

Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Tumakuru Industrial Township...

 2023-02-05 01:52 

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Sri Lankan coal company requests over $12 million amid power cuts fear...

Chairman of the Lanka Coal Company Shehan Sumanasekara told media on Saturday that he has asked the money from Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera...

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