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IPL 2018 Purple Cap: KXIP#39;s Andrew Tye tops wickets chart, Umesh follows close behind
IPL 2018 Purple Cap: KXIP#39;s Andrew Tye tops wickets chart, Umesh follows close behind A look at the top five wicket takers in the 2018 Indian Premier League season so far. KXIP#39;s Andrew Tye currently holds the Purple Cap with 24 wickets from 13 matches.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 11:45 pm

IPL 2018 Orange Cap: Delhi#39;s Rishabh Pant leads, Kane Williamson in his rear view mirror
IPL 2018 Orange Cap: Delhi#39;s Rishabh Pant leads, Kane Williamson in his rear view mirror Delhi#39;s Rishabh Pant is currently leading the chart with 684 runs from 14 matches. Here are the top five run-scorers in the 2018 Indian Premier League season so far.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 11:45 pm

Problem in bond market is root cause of banking sector crisis, says CAG
Problem in bond market is root cause of banking sector crisis, says CAG Rajiv Mehrishi further said the central bank, in its effort to ensure that banks don#39;t fail, has slowed down giving licences to new banks.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:55 pm

Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth for comments on Cauvery issue
Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth for comments on Cauvery issue "... on seeing the situation here, I think he (Rajinikanth) will change his stand," HD Kumaraswamy told reporters here.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:15 pm

Contradictions in JD(S)-Congress tie-up will help BJP make comeback in Karnataka, win 2019 war
Contradictions in JD(S)-Congress tie-up will help BJP make comeback in Karnataka, win 2019 war The likely consolidation of a section of voters, especially Lingayats, behind the BJP would also help keep the party in pole position in the run-up to the 2019 general elections, its leaders said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:05 pm

Trade Setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell
Trade Setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell Investors are advised to stay cautious but if you are long the keep a stop below 10,550 levels. A slip below this level could see Nifty cracking by 1-2 percent, suggest experts.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:00 pm

Wholesale prices of onions as low as 50 paise per kg in MP
Wholesale prices of onions as low as 50 paise per kg in MP Bhopal Krishi Upaj Mandi Samiti secretary Vinay Prakash Pateria informed that onion was being bought at the wholesale market here at prices ranging from Rs 2 to Rs 6 per kilogram.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:55 pm

South Korea#39;s LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo dies from illness at 73
South Korea#39;s LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo dies from illness at 73 Koo Bon-moo, 73, had been ill for a year, LG Group said in a statement.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:40 pm

DoT seeks reply from Airtel on Apple Watch eSIM service by May 24
DoT seeks reply from Airtel on Apple Watch eSIM service by May 24 The DoT has sought reply within a week from Airtel on a complaint by rival Reliance Jio alleging that the operator flouted norms on activation of eSIM in Apple Watch 3, an official source said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:22 pm

Ahead of swearing-in, Kumaraswamy to meet Sonia, Rahul in Delhi tomorrow
Ahead of swearing-in, Kumaraswamy to meet Sonia, Rahul in Delhi tomorrow Kumaraswamy today met his father and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda at his residence and later visited the hotel where JD(S) MLAs are camping and held a meeting with them.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:18 pm

Former UP chief ministers busy house-hunting, shifting after SC orders
Former UP chief ministers busy house-hunting, shifting after SC orders Rajnath Singh, a local MP, is going to live in his residence, on 200 square metre plot, at 3/206 Vipul Khand in Gomti Nagar, where last minute preparations like white washing and arrangements for security personnel are underway to welcome his family.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:15 pm

Talks with Putin will strengthen India#39;s #39;special and privileged#39; strategic partnership with Russia: PM Modi
Talks with Putin will strengthen India#39;s #39;special and privileged#39; strategic partnership with Russia: PM Modi The aim of the informal summit is to use the friendship and trust between the two countries to create convergence on key global and regional issues.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:07 pm

Alert! Rain, thunderstorm likely on Wednesday in east UP
Alert! Rain, thunderstorm likely on Wednesday in east UP The weather is most likely to remain dry over the state tomorrow and the day after

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:03 pm

China#39;s gold mine at Arunachal Pradesh border may become another flash point with India
China#39;s gold mine at Arunachal Pradesh border may become another flash point with India China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 6:23 pm

Jaiprakash Associates to appeal against NCLT order
Jaiprakash Associates to appeal against NCLT order In a regulatory filing, JAL said that the entire transaction was done at the behest of the banks in normal course of business.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 6:15 pm

Highway building, water bodies construction can go hand in hand: Nitin Gadkari
Highway building, water bodies construction can go hand in hand: Nitin Gadkari A pilot project in drought-prone Buldana district is underway to usges ensuring water, jobs and infrastructure to people, Gadkari reveale earth materials excavated from 202 sites, where ponds and water bodies are being dug and desilted, for 12 highway projects in the district, Gadkari, who holds multiple portfolios, including highways and water resources, told PTI.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 2:08 pm

Petrol, diesel touch all time highs as oil companies hike rates
Petrol, diesel touch all time highs as oil companies hike rates Petrol price today increased by 33 paisa a litre in Delhi -- the highest since the daily price revision came into force in mid-June 2017, and diesel by 26 paisa, according to price notification issued by state-owned oil firms.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 10:57 am

Coal imports by power plants fall 22% in April
Coal imports by power plants fall 22% in April According to latest data compiled by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), coal imports by the power utilities came down to 3.731 million tonnes (MT) in April this year from 4.798 MT in April 2017 mainly due to lower deliveries at imported coal based plants.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 10:57 am

Leather, footwear cos to get funding for brand promotion in global markets
Leather, footwear cos to get funding for brand promotion in global markets "The sector needs to be promoted as it holds huge potential. We have big brands in the leather and footwear sector. The government will provide financial support to carry out brand promotion activities in the international markets," the ministry official said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 10:22 am

AC coach passengers may be charged extra to cover railway station upgrades
AC coach passengers may be charged extra to cover railway station upgrades Indian Railways#39; passenger who travel in an air-conditioned (AC) compartment and chair car may have to pay a user development fee for the upgrading of railway stations, if the proposal on the same gets approved.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 8:41 pm

To use Bandra-Versova Sea Link, Mumbaikars will have to shell out Rs 250 as toll
To use Bandra-Versova Sea Link, Mumbaikars will have to shell out Rs 250 as toll The toll per km on the upcoming sea link is relatively higher as compared to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, which is Rs 12 per km.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 8:23 pm

Travel Insurance: Most underrated but must-have cover
Travel Insurance: Most underrated but must-have cover Travel insurance for a trip to the North East India for 7 days is available for close to Rs 100, which is insignificant when compared to the overall trip expenses.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 5:21 pm

India has no plans to cancel bond auctions despite spike in yields: Finance ministry source
India has no plans to cancel bond auctions despite spike in yields: Finance ministry source The official said the Reserve Bank of India will engage with primary dealers and tweak the bond issuance basket to ensure auctions go smoothly.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 2:55 pm

Dharmendra Pradhan asks Saudi Arabia for stable, moderate oil prices
Dharmendra Pradhan asks Saudi Arabia for stable, moderate oil prices Pradhan conveyed India#39;s concerns when Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih called him last evening "to discuss continued joint cooperation between the two countries and in particular the current oil market situation", an official statement said here.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 2:37 pm

Coaching centres for entrance exams liable to 18% GST: AAR
Coaching centres for entrance exams liable to 18% GST: AAR An application was filed before the Maharashtra bench of the AAR to seek advance ruling on whether the services related to providing the coaching for entrance examination will come under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 2:04 pm

Rise in crude prices poses risk to India#39;s current account deficit: Report
Rise in crude prices poses risk to India#39;s current account deficit: Report "Our commodities team expects oil prices to continue to rise over the course of this summer, before moderating slightly at the end of the year. We recently increased our 2018-19 current account deficit (CAD)forecast to 2.4 percent of GDP (from 2.1 percent of GDP earlier)," Goldman Sachs said in a research note.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 12:30 pm

Indian economy projected to grow 7.6% in 2018-19: UN
Indian economy projected to grow 7.6% in 2018-19: UN The UN World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) as of mid-2018, launched here today, said GDP growth in India is expected to climb to 7.5 and 7.6 percent in fiscal years 2017-18 and 2018-19 respectively. This is a substantial recovery from the 6.7 percent growth India registered in fiscal year 2017.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 8:53 am

Mumbai APMC to get international standard facilities: Subhash Deshmukh
Mumbai APMC to get international standard facilities: Subhash Deshmukh The Maharashtra government will provide international standard facilities for the Mumbai Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Vashi, one of the biggest agricultural wholesale markets in Asia.

Posted on 17 May 2018 | 7:53 pm

India#39;s demographics to boost gold jewellery demand: WGC
India#39;s demographics to boost gold jewellery demand: WGC The gold jewellery demand is likely to face pressure in the long term, however, the country#39;s demographics will offset the trends and boost demand, the World Gold Council (WGC) said in a report today.

Posted on 17 May 2018 | 7:40 pm

US dollar declines against rupee
US dollar declines against rupee The US dollar declined against the rupee at Rs 67.70/71 per dollar and the pound sterling also finished lower at Rs 91.31/33 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market here today.

Posted on 17 May 2018 | 6:03 pm

IPL 2018 Purple Cap: KXIP#39;s Andrew Tye tops wickets chart, Umesh follows close behind
IPL 2018 Purple Cap: KXIP#39;s Andrew Tye tops wickets chart, Umesh follows close behind A look at the top five wicket takers in the 2018 Indian Premier League season so far. KXIP#39;s Andrew Tye currently holds the Purple Cap with 24 wickets from 13 matches.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 11:45 pm

IPL 2018 Orange Cap: Delhi#39;s Rishabh Pant leads, Kane Williamson in his rear view mirror
IPL 2018 Orange Cap: Delhi#39;s Rishabh Pant leads, Kane Williamson in his rear view mirror Delhi#39;s Rishabh Pant is currently leading the chart with 684 runs from 14 matches. Here are the top five run-scorers in the 2018 Indian Premier League season so far.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 11:45 pm

Problem in bond market is root cause of banking sector crisis, says CAG
Problem in bond market is root cause of banking sector crisis, says CAG Rajiv Mehrishi further said the central bank, in its effort to ensure that banks don#39;t fail, has slowed down giving licences to new banks.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:55 pm

Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth for comments on Cauvery issue
Kumaraswamy hits back at Rajinikanth for comments on Cauvery issue "... on seeing the situation here, I think he (Rajinikanth) will change his stand," HD Kumaraswamy told reporters here.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:15 pm

Contradictions in JD(S)-Congress tie-up will help BJP make comeback in Karnataka, win 2019 war
Contradictions in JD(S)-Congress tie-up will help BJP make comeback in Karnataka, win 2019 war The likely consolidation of a section of voters, especially Lingayats, behind the BJP would also help keep the party in pole position in the run-up to the 2019 general elections, its leaders said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:05 pm

Trade Setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell
Trade Setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell Investors are advised to stay cautious but if you are long the keep a stop below 10,550 levels. A slip below this level could see Nifty cracking by 1-2 percent, suggest experts.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:00 pm

Wholesale prices of onions as low as 50 paise per kg in MP
Wholesale prices of onions as low as 50 paise per kg in MP Bhopal Krishi Upaj Mandi Samiti secretary Vinay Prakash Pateria informed that onion was being bought at the wholesale market here at prices ranging from Rs 2 to Rs 6 per kilogram.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:55 pm

South Korea#39;s LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo dies from illness at 73
South Korea#39;s LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo dies from illness at 73 Koo Bon-moo, 73, had been ill for a year, LG Group said in a statement.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:40 pm

DoT seeks reply from Airtel on Apple Watch eSIM service by May 24
DoT seeks reply from Airtel on Apple Watch eSIM service by May 24 The DoT has sought reply within a week from Airtel on a complaint by rival Reliance Jio alleging that the operator flouted norms on activation of eSIM in Apple Watch 3, an official source said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:22 pm

Ahead of swearing-in, Kumaraswamy to meet Sonia, Rahul in Delhi tomorrow
Ahead of swearing-in, Kumaraswamy to meet Sonia, Rahul in Delhi tomorrow Kumaraswamy today met his father and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda at his residence and later visited the hotel where JD(S) MLAs are camping and held a meeting with them.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:18 pm

Former UP chief ministers busy house-hunting, shifting after SC orders
Former UP chief ministers busy house-hunting, shifting after SC orders Rajnath Singh, a local MP, is going to live in his residence, on 200 square metre plot, at 3/206 Vipul Khand in Gomti Nagar, where last minute preparations like white washing and arrangements for security personnel are underway to welcome his family.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:15 pm

Talks with Putin will strengthen India#39;s #39;special and privileged#39; strategic partnership with Russia: PM Modi
Talks with Putin will strengthen India#39;s #39;special and privileged#39; strategic partnership with Russia: PM Modi The aim of the informal summit is to use the friendship and trust between the two countries to create convergence on key global and regional issues.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:07 pm

Alert! Rain, thunderstorm likely on Wednesday in east UP
Alert! Rain, thunderstorm likely on Wednesday in east UP The weather is most likely to remain dry over the state tomorrow and the day after

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:03 pm

China#39;s gold mine at Arunachal Pradesh border may become another flash point with India
China#39;s gold mine at Arunachal Pradesh border may become another flash point with India China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 6:23 pm

Jaiprakash Associates to appeal against NCLT order
Jaiprakash Associates to appeal against NCLT order In a regulatory filing, JAL said that the entire transaction was done at the behest of the banks in normal course of business.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 6:15 pm

Problem in bond market is root cause of banking sector crisis, says CAG
Problem in bond market is root cause of banking sector crisis, says CAG Rajiv Mehrishi further said the central bank, in its effort to ensure that banks don#39;t fail, has slowed down giving licences to new banks.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 8:55 pm

DoT seeks reply from Airtel on Apple Watch eSIM service by May 24
DoT seeks reply from Airtel on Apple Watch eSIM service by May 24 The DoT has sought reply within a week from Airtel on a complaint by rival Reliance Jio alleging that the operator flouted norms on activation of eSIM in Apple Watch 3, an official source said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 7:22 pm

Jaiprakash Associates to appeal against NCLT order
Jaiprakash Associates to appeal against NCLT order In a regulatory filing, JAL said that the entire transaction was done at the behest of the banks in normal course of business.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 6:15 pm

Finmin expects banks to get back over Rs 1 lakh cr with resolution of 12 major NPAs
Finmin expects banks to get back over Rs 1 lakh cr with resolution of 12 major NPAs The Kolkata Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has already approved Vedanta Resources#39;s resolution plan for acquisition of Electrosteel Steels last month.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 6:03 pm

Wilful defaults by PNB#39;s big borrowers rise further to Rs 15,200 cr by April-end
Wilful defaults by PNB#39;s big borrowers rise further to Rs 15,200 cr by April-end Big wilful defaulters are categorised by PNB as those borrowers with loan outstanding of Rs 25 lakh and over.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 5:53 pm

UltraTech to acquire Century Textiles#39; cement business
UltraTech to acquire Century Textiles#39; cement business Century Textiles has three integrated cement units situated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra with a total capacity of 11.4 mtpa (million tonnes per annum) and a grinding unit in West Bengal of 2.0 mtpa.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 5:40 pm

MTNL investing Rs 190 cr to upgrade services; may be allocated 4G spectrum: Manoj Sinha
MTNL investing Rs 190 cr to upgrade services; may be allocated 4G spectrum: Manoj Sinha The telecom firm narrowed its losses to Rs 639.01 crore in the quarter ended December 2017, against Rs 819.96 crore in the same quarter of 2016.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 5:08 pm

Godrej may hike prices of refrigerators, washing machines by 2-3%
Godrej may hike prices of refrigerators, washing machines by 2-3% The company is targeting a 25 per cent revenue growth to nearly Rs 5,000 crore in financial year 2018-19.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 4:35 pm

Jaiprakash Associates posts Q4 net loss at Rs 78.70 crore
Jaiprakash Associates posts Q4 net loss at Rs 78.70 crore For the full 2017-18 fiscal, JAL reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 2,596.62 crore as against net loss of Rs 9,412.59 crore in the previous year.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 4:30 pm

DATA STORY: The royal wedding is a billion dollar boost for the British economy
DATA STORY: The royal wedding is a billion dollar boost for the British economy The royal wedding is nothing short of an economic stimulus.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 4:16 pm

Dabur to invest Rs 250-300 crore in capacity expansion in FY19
Dabur to invest Rs 250-300 crore in capacity expansion in FY19 "We are going in for brownfield expansion to increase capacity this year. We will have approximately Rs 250-300 crore capex (capital expenditure) for the current year going forward in FY19," Dabur India chief financial officer Lalit Malik said at an investor concall following announcement of the company#39;s March-quarter results recently.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 2:54 pm

GST roadblocks hit Patanjali growth in FY18
GST roadblocks hit Patanjali growth in FY18 Haridwar-based firm said it was impacted as it had a window of 10 months only in the last fiscal, as the company took two months to adopt the framework of the GST system, develop infrastructure and supply chain.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 1:55 pm

MTNL investing Rs 190 cr to upgrade services; may be allocated 4G spectrum: Manoj Sinha
MTNL investing Rs 190 cr to upgrade services; may be allocated 4G spectrum: Manoj Sinha The department of telecom (DoT) is "seriously considering" to allot 4G spectrum to state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL), which serves New Delhi and Mumbai, and Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), which serves the rest of the country, he said.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 1:53 pm

Need stringent guidelines for treatment of pharmaceutical waste: Experts
Need stringent guidelines for treatment of pharmaceutical waste: Experts The experts have said that the government urgently needs to adopt an anti-microbial resistance(AMR)-centric approach to waste management by treating active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) as a "critical" chemical contaminant and that the existing laws need to be strengthened to introduce proper environmental standards.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 12:15 pm

Wilful defaults by PNB#39;s big borrowers slip further to Rs 15,200 cr by April-end
Wilful defaults by PNB#39;s big borrowers slip further to Rs 15,200 cr by April-end The bank which posted a record loss of more than Rs 13,400 crore for the last quarter of 2017-18 closed the fiscal with big wilful defaults of Rs 15,171.91 crore, according to the PNB data.

Posted on 20 May 2018 | 11:36 am


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