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    Bankruptcy Board issues standards guidelines for info utilities

    New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has issued guidelines for technical standards to be followed by information utilities, according to an official announcement on Thursday. A Finance Ministry release here said the guidelines for technical standards for various

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    Lucknow's Jitesh Singh Deo wins Mr. India World 2017 title

    Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Jitesh Singh Deo from Lucknow on Thursday bagged the Mr. India World 2017 title. The finale of the gala sponsored by Peter Engand, was held at Bandra Fort here. It was judged by Bollywood's "Queen" Kangana Ranaut, designer Manish Malhotra and tennis player Mahesh

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    Sunjae Sharma to lead Hyatt's India operations

    Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Hyatt Hotels on Thursday announced the appointment of Sunjae Sharma as Vice President of Operations for India. A seasoned hospitality professional, Sharma will lead Hyatt's India operations and will be responsible for executing the company's operational and growth strategy

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    Air India suspends three officials who delayed Delhi-Vijaywada flight

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India has suspended three officials for causing a delay in the departure of Delhi-Vijaywada flight. Accoring to an airline official, the incident occurred on Wednesday morning, when Air India's AI 459 Delhi to Vijaywada flight ferrying 125

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    Tata, GE join hands to manufacture jet engine components

    Mumbai/Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Industrial conglomerates GE and the Tata Group have entered into a pact to manufacture "CFM International LEAP" engine components in India, for the global supply chain, a company statement said on Thursday. According to the statement, the two companies also

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    Watch: Election Commission briefs media after Gujarat phase 2 polls

    The Election Commission of India, on Thursday, said polling during Gujarat assembly elections' second phase, concluded peacefully. Senior Deputy Election Commissioner, Umesh Sinha, said the voting was 'peaceful' barring few minor incidents. He added that 2.23 crore voters cast their ballot

  • Centuries old 'Jama Masjid'in need of urgent repair
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    Centuries old 'Jama Masjid'in need of urgent repair

    The reminder of Mughal architecture and largest mosque in India, Jama Masjid, is in urgent need of repair, with many parts of the grand 361-year-old mosque in shambles. The Masjid has been facing water seepage, which has eroded the structural integrity of the main dome and peeled off layers of sandstone

  • Complaints of model code of conduct violation under examination: EC on Gujarat polls
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    Complaints of model code of conduct violation under examination: EC on Gujarat polls

    Hours after the Election Commission of India was cornered by the Opposition in connection to Prime Minister Modi's alleged road show outside the polling booth, the former assured that the matter will be examined. After casting his ballot, PM Modi walked outside for five minutes and flashed the ink

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    Complete fight card for Vijender's event announced

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The organisers of the title fight between India's star boxer Vijender Singh and Ghana's Ernest Amuzu on Thursday announced the complete fight card for the December 23 event.

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    Batra elected IOA chief

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Narinder Batra defeated his rival Anil Khanna by an overwhelming majority to be elected the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here on Thursday. Batra, who also heads the International Hockey Federation (FIH), garnered 142 votes to be elected IOA chief for a four-year

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    India's first offshore wind projects auction for 5GW in 2018

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India will invite bids for the first time to set up offshore wind power projects in the country with the government planning to auction for 5 gigawatt (GW) of capacity, New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K Singh said on Thursday. Addressing the National Energy Conservation

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    IndiGo to operate Colombo flights from January

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Thursday announced Colombo as its eighth international and 49th overall destination.

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    Disney acquiring Star India from Fox (to go with 'Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox in $52 bn stock deal')

    New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Media giant Disney is acquiring Star India from 21st Century Fox as part of a global $52.4 billion mega-deal announced Thursday. Disney's footprint will expand significantly in India - one of the fastest growing and largest media markets in the world - with Star TV which

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    Cairn strengthens leadership team to drive in next phase of growth

    Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Energy major Cairn has announced the strengthening of its leadership team to realise the company's vision to contribute 50 per cent of India's crude oil and gas production and channelise investments of over $1 billion. According to the oil and gas vertical of Vedanta, the

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    JK Tyre Orange 4x4 Fury starts on Friday

    Dambuk Valley (Arunachal Pradesh), Dec 14 (IANS) As many as 22 drivers along with their co-drivers are all set to participate in the fourth edition of the JK Tyre Orange 4x4 Fury off-roading event, starting on Friday. Hosted in the breathtaking Lower Dirang Valley's quaint village Dambuk, it is

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    Automobile manufacturers to hike prices from January 2018

    Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Automobile companies on Thursday said they will hike the prices of their vehicles effective January 2018. SUV manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) announced that it plans to increase prices of its passenger and commercial vehicles by up to 3 per cent. According to the company

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    35% of businesses registered in GST pay no tax: Jaitley

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Around 4 lakh people contribute 95 per cent of GST collections, while 35 per cent of those who have filed returns mostly paid no tax, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. Admitting that the return compliance burden was a legitimate issue being examined by the GST

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    Day-Night Tests inevitable, says Ganguly

    Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday backed Day-Night Test cricket, saying it is inevitable in the face of the longest version of the game struggling for its existence. It is very simple, a pink ball will be used instead of the red cherry and people will come and watch

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    Only 13% companies used digital to drive both growth, efficiency: Survey

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Only 13 per cent of the companies across the world used digital technologies to drive both growth and efficiency, a survey said on Thursday. The joint survey by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Accenture India revealed that 34 per cent of the companies

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    Virushka's class-apart special invitation is OUT!

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's post wedding celebrations are on. Yes, after the big fat wedding, the couple is all set to host two receptions in India.

  • Nitin Gadkari attends bilateral cooperation meeting, signs MoU with Morocco
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    Nitin Gadkari attends bilateral cooperation meeting, signs MoU with Morocco

    Union Minister of Road and Transport Nitin Gadkari held Indian-Morocco bilateral cooperation meeting with Minister of Equipment, Transport of Kingdom of Morocco Abdelkader Amara on Thursday and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the national capital on Thursday. The meeting was attended by

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    'Dance India Dance' home to Salman, Katrina: Mithun

    Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty, who is seen as grandmaster on "Dance India Dance Season 6", says the dance reality show is like home to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and actress Katrina Kaif. Salman and Katrina will be seen promoting their forthcoming film "Tiger

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    After months in coma, writer-actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora dead

    Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood's multi-faceted talent Neeraj Vora, an actor, writer and director known for his humorous and happy streak on and off the screen, died here early on Thursday, months after being comatose. Vora's younger brother Uttank Vora told IANS that he died at 4 a.m. at an

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    Volkswagen India to increase prices from January 2018

    Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Car manufacturer Volkswagen India on Thursday announced an upward price revision of up to Rs 20,000 across its product range effective from January 2018. Volkswagen Passenger Cars' Director Steffen Knapp said: "The price increase is essential on account of several external

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    Discovery India to launch digital channels in 2018

    New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Discovery Communications India (DCIN) on Thursday announced plans to launch direct-to-consumer, social and mobile-first channels in early 2018. The first two channels to launch will be VEER by Discovery and RISE by TLC in the first quarter of next year. DCIN has partnered with