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Rs 9.2 lakh crore new notes in system: Patel tells MPs’ panel

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Rs 9.2 lakh crore new notes in system: Patel tells MPs’ panel

Governor Urjit Patel

New Delhi, Jan. 18: Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday told a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance that Rs 9.2 lakh crore of new currency notes have been put in circulation since the high-value currency notes were demonetised on November 8. “When asked how much had been remonetised, he (Patel) replied that […]

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SMEs positive on business outlook, job growth in India: Facebook

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on SMEs positive on business outlook, job growth in India: Facebook

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India maintain a positive outlook on the future in terms of business confidence and employment growth, a Facebook survey revealed on Wednesday. Among the businesses surveyed in the country, 48 per cent of SMEs are positive about the current state and 62 per cent […]

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Diamonds in Nagaland? Very likely, say scientists

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Frontpage  /  Comments Off on Diamonds in Nagaland? Very likely, say scientists

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The northeastern border state of Nagaland, recently projected by a geologist as a promising place to prospect for gold, may be springing another glittering surprise. The “ophiolite” rocks of the state, that is a part of the Indo-Myanmar ranges, may potentially hold “microdiamonds” — diamonds of small size, less than one millimetre — according to […]

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Making Indian Craft Desirable for Today’s Generation: Designer Anita Dongre

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Making Indian Craft Desirable for Today’s Generation: Designer Anita Dongre

Durga Chakravarty She caters to a range of fashionistas with her multiple labels, each of which exude Indian elements. Popular designer Anita Dongre says sustaining craft in the country, which has a rich cultural heritage, must hold utmost importance in the fashion world today. “We have always worked with handloom textiles. Sustaining craft is the […]

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Stem Cell Treatment Could Be a Proven Therapy for Diabetes, Autism

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Chirayu Padhiar Stem cell therapy has turned out to be a ray of hope for most patients who are trying to find a cure for incurable diseases. Researchers and experts believe India has been at the top in the development of stem cell treatment followed by several other countries like China and Japan. However, due […]

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Sporting Gijon coach Abelardo resigns

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Sporting Gijon coach Abelardo resigns

Madrid, Jan.18: Abelardo Fernandez became the eighth coach in the Spanish La Liga to lose his job this football season when he tendered his resignation from Sporting Gijon. Abelardo, who resigned late on Tuesday night, leaves the club in the wake of Sunday’s painful 2-3 home defeat to Eibar, which leaves Sporting third from bottom […]

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Bayern Munich’s Xabi Alonso to retire by end of season: Report

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Berlin, Jan.18: Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso will conclude his football career by the end of this season when his contract expires with German football champions Bayern Munich. At the end of Bayern’s recent winter camp, Alonso, 35, told the club’s management that he did not want to renew his contract, German magazine Sport Bild said […]

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Telangana to pressurise Centre for 12 percent Muslim quota: CM

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Telangana to pressurise Centre for 12 percent Muslim quota: CM

Hyderabad, Jan. 18: Telangana will soon bring in a legislation to provide 12 percent reservations to Muslims and bring pressure on the Union Government to include the law in Constitution’s 9th schedule as was done in case of Tamil Nadu, said Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday. Reiterating his commitment to provide quota to […]

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Mining begins in accident-hit Jharkhand ECL mine

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Ranchi, Jan. 18: With rescue operation still halted, mining activity has been resumed at the Lalmatia mine of Eastern Coalfield Limited (ECL) in Jharkhand where 18 persons were killed in a December 30 accident, an official said on Wednesday. Five people are still trapped in the mine where mining was resumed last week by ECL […]

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Now, Congress wants action against Modi, BJP poll symbol cancellation

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Now, Congress wants action against Modi, BJP poll symbol cancellation

New Delhi, Jan. 18: The Congress on Wednesday approached the Election Commission with a complaint and demanded stern action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for violation of the pre-poll Model Code of Conduct for invoking “Bhagwan Ram” and “Hanuman” at an event. It also demanded that the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) poll […]

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