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    Karnataka to promote start-ups with French collaboration

    Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka has signed an agreement with Business France India to collaborate on promoting start-ups in five areas. "We have identified the five areas of collaboration for promoting start-up ecosystems in both countries," Karnataka IT Minister of State Priyank Kharge

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    UNGA President holding consultations on deadlocked ICJ election

    United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak is holding a series of consultations on Friday on how to deal with the deadlock in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) election in which Dalveer Bhandari of India is facing Britain's Christopher Greenwood. Lajcak's

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    French film 'Los Perros' adjudged best in KIFF

    Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) French celluloid venture "Los Perros" directed by Marcela Said won the award for the best film in the International Competition category of the 23rd Kolkata Internaitonal Film Festival (KIFF) here on Friday. The 94-minute film won the Golden Royal Bengal Tiger Award

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    Pakistan ready to respond to threats on border with India: Army chief

    Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that the military is always ready to respond to any threats across the countrys eastern border with India, including the Line of Control. "There cannot be any let up for our preparedness for response against perpetual

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    Infosys buyback offer to open from November 30

    Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) IT major Infosys on Friday informed that its share buyback offer worth up to Rs 13,000 crore will open from November 30, 2017. According to a BSE filing, the IT major said it has received the observations from the Security and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on its draft letter

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    Climate finance row persists for developing nations

    Bonn, Nov 17 (IANS) With the two-week-long UN Climate Change negotiations meandering through its scheduled closing day here on Friday, climate experts are still quarreling over the flow of climate finance from the developed to the developing world. "How much money will rich nations give to poor

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    Every film is commercial: Sanjay Mishra

    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Mishra, who has acted in movies like "Ankhon Dekhi" and "Golmaal Again", says all the films that are made are commercial as money goes into making them. "Every film is commercial. Big films also meet with failure.

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    PM Modi holds talks with French Minister Jean-Yves Drian

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Drian, in New Delhi. The French Minister is on a two-day-long visit to India for preparing ground for President Emmanuel Macron's proposed visit to India next year. Earlier on Friday, Minister Drian

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    India-France ties not limited to bilateral context: Modi

    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that ties between India and France are not limited to the bilateral context alone but extend to regional and global issues as well. "The Prime Minister said the significance of India-France Strategic Partnership is not limited

  • Moody's rating will uplift investors' confidence in India: Department of Economic Affairs Secy. Subhash Garg
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    Moody's rating will uplift investors' confidence in India: Department of Economic Affairs Secy. Subhash Garg

    Upon being questioned on Moody's rating, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg, on Friday said that investors' confidence will be uplifted with India's upgradation, convincing them to invest in the country. Lauding the Centre's efforts for India's upgradation

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    Air Ambulance Service launched in Guwahati

    The first exclusive air ambulance service was recently launched in Assam's Guwahati city in presence of Assam Transport and Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary along with few other dignitaries.The launching of the air ambulance came as a part of an initiative of a Delhi based company named Flaps

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    Department of Economic Affairs Secy. Subhash Garg downplays criticisms against Moody's rating

    Refuting criticisms that Moody's didn't read country's mood, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg, on Friday said that internationally acknowledged independent agencies such as Moody's, remain unaffected by India's 'politics'. "These are

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    'Kadvi Hawa' not an art film: Ranvir Shorey

    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Ranvir Shorey says that his forthcoming movie "Kadvi Hawa", which deals with the issue of climate change, is not an art film. It is not a masala film or comedy, but that does not mean there are no comic moments. It is a wholesome entertainer," Ranvir told

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    SRK's banner to make series for Netflix

    Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's banner Red Chillies Entertainment has partnered with Netflix to bring out a multilingual series based on the book "Bard of Blood". Penned by young Indian author Bilal Siddiqi, the story will be brought to life as an eight-episode

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    India's October domestic air passenger traffic up 20%

    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic rose to 104.51 lakh in October -- up 20.52 per cent -- from 86.72 lakh reported for the corresponding month of 2016, official data showed on Friday.

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    Moody's ratings upgrade after 13 years extremely encouraging: Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that US credit rating agency Moody's upgrading India's sovereign rating was an extremely encouraging international recognition of the structural reforms undertaken by the government including demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and recapitalization

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    Future growth will help cut Indian government debt: Moody's

    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's sovereign credit rating upgrade by Moody's has been based on the belief that the recent economic reform measures will bolster the country's growth potential leading to a decline in government debt, the US ratings agency said on Friday. Earlier in the day,

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    Punjab, Haryana procure 238 lakh tonne paddy

    Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Agrarian states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 238 lakh tonnes of paddy so far, Food and Supplies Department officials said here on Friday. Punjab has procured over 171.35 lakh tonnes and Haryana over 66.73 lakh tonnes, heading towards a record paddy procurement this

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    ISL: NorthEast United aim cautious start against Jamshedpur

    Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) Caution is the buzzword for NorthEast United FC coach Joao de Deus as his team opens the campaign against Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League encounter at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Saturday. NorthEast United have never made it to the playoffs in the last

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    Jazeera launches Kuwait-Hyderabad flight, to connect 3 more cities

    Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Kuwait's leading low-cost airline Jazeera Airways, which connected to India by launching daily flights to Hyderabad from Friday, will add Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Kochi to its network from January next year. Jazeera Airways CEO Rohit Ramachandran told reporters here that it

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    Draft notification on foreign bank branch conversion to Indian subsidiary

    New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A draft notification was issued on Friday regarding tax exemption for capital gains arising from conversion of the branch of any foreign bank into an Indian subsidiary, inviting comments by stakeholders on the matter. The exemption was introduced in the Union Budget of 2012,

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    Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

    Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan on Friday summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) which it said left two civilians dead. Mohammad Faisal, who heads the South Asia wing in the Foreign Office, summoned

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    India unveil strong 10-member squad for women's Youth World Championship

    Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) India unveiled a strong 10-member contingent to lead the countrys charge in the AIBA Womens Youth World Boxing Championship, starting here on Sunday. Six pugilists from Haryana -- Neetu (48kg), Jyoti (51kg), Sakshi (54kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg), Anupama (81kg) and Neha Yadav (

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    Stage set for JK Tyre National Racing Championship finale

    Greater Noida, Nov 17 (IANS) The 20th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship is poised for a spectacular finish, with Anindith Reddy and Chittesh Mandody looking strong favourites to run away with the Euro JK 17 and LGB 4 titles at the Buddh International Circuit here over the weekend. Defending

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    Bonn climate talks: Row persists over finances for developing nations

    Bonn, Nov 17 (IANS) With the two-week-long UN Climate Change negotiations meandering through its scheduled closing day here on Friday, climate experts are still quarreling over the flow of money from the developed to the developing world for smooth transition to clean energy. "How much money will