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    Delhi's night shelters fill up as cold intensifies

    The cold intensified in Delhi as the nearby hill stations continue to receive snowfall. As of Thursday, India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted the highs and lows of temperature at 21 degree Celsius and 4 degree Celsius, respectively, along with cold wave. The overall air quality index (AQI)

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    'Bombairiya': Serious message lost in this screwball farce (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)

    Cast: Radhika Apte, Akshay Oberoi, Adil Hussain, Siddhanth Kapoor, Ravi Kishen, Shilpa Shukla, Ajinkya Deo, Rating **1/2 "Bombairiya" is a complexly designed film with a plethora of characters and sub plots strewn all over, which makes, holding to the thread of the plot, a bit of challenging

  • Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS after contracting swine flu
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    Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS after contracting swine flu

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has been diagnosed with swine flu and is being treated under the supervision of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria. Shah also took to Twitter to inform the countrymen about his ailment on Wednesday and wrote: "

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    Fortis Healthcare acquires Indian assets of RHT

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare on Wednesday said that it has completed the acquisition of the entire portfolio of RHT Health Trust's Indian assets worth approximately Rs 4,666 crore.

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    RBI slaps Rs 1-cr penalty on Bank of Maharashtra

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on Bank of Maharashtra for deficiencies in regulatory compliance. "This action is based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction

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    Minister defends allocation of microwave spectrum, calls allegations baseless

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Dismissing allegations of wrongdoing and mismanagement in allocating microwave spectrum in 2015, Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said that the DoT (Department of Telecom) had allocated the spectrum to Reliance Jio and Sistema on an administrative basis

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    Arata Zero Chemicals raises seed funding worth Rs 3.5 cr

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Personal care brand Arata Zero Chemicals has raised a Rs 3.5 crore seed funding.

  • Cabinet approves recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India
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    Cabinet approves recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India

    Coal and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced the recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India. Piyush Goyal said, "Cabinet approves recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India to the tune of Rs. 6,000 crores and increase in the authorised capital of Exim Bank from Rs. 10,000

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    5,802 registration for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Sushma Swaraj

    Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the number of registration for the 2019 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas has gone up with the tally at 5,802 registrations, attributing it to shifting the dates to January 21, instead of January 9. The Central government had last

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    Jet's resolution plan under active consideration, scrip falls over 7%

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Financially stressed Jet Airways on Wednesday said that a resolution plan to infuse capital and reduce debt of the company is under active consideration. The revelation comes after reports suggested that a rescue deal has been sealed between the cash-strapped airline and its partner

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    Traders warn government against delay in enforcing new FDI norms

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traders' body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Wednesday urged the government not to accept the demand by e-commerce majors to delay implementing the new foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in e-Commerce, while acceeding to such a delay would result in the government

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    RBI relaxes external commercial borrowing norms

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday announced a new framework for external commercial borrowings (ECBs) and rupee-denominated bonds in a bid to improve ease of doing business. As per the new framework, all eligible borrowers can now raise external commercial borrowings

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    SBI to sell Rs 15,431-cr loan exposure in Essar Steel

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) In a surprise move, State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday put its entire loan exposure of Rs 15,431.44 crore in bankrupt Essar Steel on sale even though the prolonged insolvency case had neared resolution last October. The price is set on the basis of the net present value (NPV

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    Cabinet go-ahead for facilitation of visa arrangements with Maldives

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the agreement on the facilitation of visa arrangements signed between India and the Maldives signed last month. The Visa Facilitation Agreement was signed in December 2018, during the visit of Maldivian President

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    At 35, Siddhanta is world's youngest mountaineer to climb 7 volcanic peaks

    Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Well-known mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta, 35, on Wednesday conquered Antarctica's highest point, Mount Sidley, to become the youngest man in the world to have climbed the seven highest volcanic peaks, besides other summits.

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    Market to rise as Nifty in 'Diamond' formation

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) The classic diamond formation was formed on the Nifty in July, 2018. The breakout from this took the Nifty to a new lifetime high - gaining about 1,100 points. The Nifty top was 11,760.20 points and the level as of January 15 was 10,886.80 points.

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    No talks with Pakistan for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Sushma Swaraj

    Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) Citing terror and border firing, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday ruled out possibility of inviting people from Pakistan for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2019 due in Varanasi between January 21 and 23. Responding to a question, the Minister said: "

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    Anil Kapoor meets PM Modi in Delhi

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Anil Kapoor on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said he was left inspired by their conversation. "I had the opportunity to meet our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modiji today and I stand humbled and inspired in the wake of our conversation

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    Pandya refuses to step out of home, says father

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya's father said on Wednesday that his son has become a social recluse and has refused to step out of his home or attend phone calls ever since he was forced return from the Australia tour due to his controversial comments on a television talk show.

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    CCI slaps Rs 32,724 fine on Baroda chemists' association

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 32,724 on the Chemists and Druggists Association of Baroda (CDAB) for indulging in restrictive trade practices. "The Commission imposed a penalty of Rs 32,724 calculated at the rate of 10 per cent of

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    Omung Kumar B goes back to Modi's roots for biopic

    Gandhinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Omung Kumar B, who is making a movie on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, visited places in Gujarat where the political leader spent his childhood days. As "PM Narendra Modi" gets ready to go on the floors, Omung and his team are travelling through the length

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    Indie and English music in India needs to be nurtured: A.R. Rahman

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Veteran music composer A.R. Rahman says independent and English music have always been the underdogs in India, and that they need to be helped and nurtured in the coming years. Rahman spoke at a press conference of Nexa Music, which saw artistes Uday Benegal, Clinton Cerejo, Anushka

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    I consider my books my ladies: Novoneel Chakraborty

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Author Novoneel Chakraborty says he considers his books his ladies and so, he is "extra possessive" about them. The book and trilogy are very close to my heart... it gave me so much as a storyteller," Chakraborty said in a statement. Chakraborty is known for

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    Ackles has given up 'trying to predict' end of 'Supernatural'

    Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Jensen Ackles has been fighting demons and all things supernatural as Dean Winchester on the show "Supernatural", which is now in its 14th season. Over the past few seasons, Sam (actor Jared Padalecki) and Dean have talked a lot about where they are heading

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    Global cues subdue equity indices, rupee continues to slide

    Sensex and Nifty50 -- ending flat. Globally, investors reacted with caution after the British government lost the Brexit vote in Parliament, triggering a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Teresa May. "The market was range-bound as the impasse over the Brexit deal and continued partial