The week in charts: Corporate profit, job reservation, rural housing

The week in charts: Corporate profit, job reservation, rural housing

Posted on: 19 Jul, 07:21 AM

News and developments from the week gone by, through numbers and charts.

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Paris Olympics 2024: Indian breakers wait for their big break

Paris Olympics 2024: Indian breakers wait for their big break

Posted on: 19 Jul, 07:21 AM

Breaking is all set to debut as an Olympic sport at Paris. However, for India's B-Boys and B-Girls, the wait goes on due to a lack of support

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Mint Quick Edit | IDBI Bank’s stake sale: Progress at last

Mint Quick Edit | IDBI Bank’s stake sale: Progress at last

Posted on: 19 Jul, 07:21 AM

RBI's certification of bidders as ‘fit and proper’ paves the way for the government to sell a big equity stake in the bank. This is a shot in the arm for India's languishing disinvestment programme. Can we expect more action?

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On this day: Events on July 19, Apollo 11 and its astronauts enter moon orbit in 1969, Seneca Falls Convention and more

On this day: Events on July 19, Apollo 11 and its astronauts enter moon orbit in 1969, Seneca Falls Convention and more

Posted on: 19 Jul, 07:21 AM

On this day: July 19, 1848 saw the first Convention on women’s rights at Seneca Falls, while in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts orbited the moon before Neil Armstrong’s famous moonwalk on July 20.

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Reliance Industries Q1 results today: Key insights on O2C, telecom performance

Reliance Industries Q1 results today: Key insights on O2C, telecom performance

Posted on: 19 Jul, 07:21 AM

Reliance Industries Ltd. is set to announce its Q1 2024 earnings on July 19. The company’s board will meet to approve the financial results, which will be presented to analysts and the media post-market hours. Key areas to watch include performance in O2C, telecom, and retail segments.

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Adani Ports gets a rating upgrade from ICRA

Adani Ports gets a rating upgrade from ICRA

Posted on: 19 Jul, 02:21 AM

The company's upgrade follows a Bloomberg report that revealed plans to significantly increase investment in its southern India trans-shipment container port to Rs 100 billion. This ambitious move aims to attract some of the world's largest ships, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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New asset class could bring in flexibility with higher ticket size

New asset class could bring in flexibility with higher ticket size

Posted on: 19 Jul, 02:21 AM

Revolutionary new asset class proposed by India's market regulator, offering high-ticket investments between mutual funds and PMS/AIFs. Get ready for a wave of unique investment opportunities with flexible strategies and regulatory oversight. Will this shake up the financial industry? Find out more!

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Xiaomi takes back smartphone crown from Samsung in India

Xiaomi takes back smartphone crown from Samsung in India

Posted on: 19 Jul, 02:21 AM

Xiaomi reclaimed the top spot in India's smartphone market in June, with Samsung in third behind Vivo. Canalys reports Xiaomi at 18% share with 24% growth; Vivo also at 18%; Samsung down 8%. Realme and Oppo followed. Market shipments increased 1% to 36.4 million units. Xiaomi faces an ED probe; vendors launch devices. Management exits, offline expansion, and financing continue.

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Budget 2024: Finance ministry could approve more funds under PMAY-G for six more months through March 2025

Budget 2024: Finance ministry could approve more funds under PMAY-G for six more months through March 2025

Posted on: 19 Jul, 02:21 AM

Government to extend release of funds for rural housing scheme, aiming to complete 3.14 million unfinished houses by March 2025. Shocking revelations of alleged irregularities in West Bengal and Odisha causing delays in completion. Massive push for 'housing for all' goal with plans to construct 20 million more rural houses and 10 million urban houses. Could assistance for beneficiaries be doubled to ₹2 lakh per house? Stay tuned for the explosive announcements in the upcoming budget! Millions of families eagerly await the dream of owning a home.

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India Inc boards make more room for young guns

India Inc boards make more room for young guns

Posted on: 19 Jul, 02:21 AM

Young directors under 40 are rising in Bengalurus India Inc boardrooms, with a 456% increase in independent directors. As of March 31, 2024, they make up 8.2% of 19,686 NSE-listed company directors, up by 239 in a year. Harsh Mariwala, Shailesh Haribhakti, and Monica Agrawal emphasize their digital skills and supply constraints.

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Himanta Sarma warns Jharkhand against 'ghuspaithiye', says Muslim population in Assam has reached 40%

Himanta Sarma warns Jharkhand against 'ghuspaithiye', says Muslim population in Assam has reached 40%

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

In response, Congress reminds Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, also BJP’s Jharkhand election co-incharge, of his time campaigning in minority-dominated areas of Assam during 2024 polls.

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PLI for electronics working well, but the sector isn’t ready for incentives to be withdrawn yet

PLI for electronics working well, but the sector isn’t ready for incentives to be withdrawn yet

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

Experts say that govt’s PLI scheme has done better than previous measures to boost electronics manufacturing in India, but next phase must focus on value addition.

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India & Canada's frosty relations & how Trump shooting has BJP praying for his safety — global media

India & Canada's frosty relations & how Trump shooting has BJP praying for his safety — global media

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

International media argues that tech giants should consider complying with India’s policies, even creating tools like Indian language AI & a case of mass cyanide poisoning in Thailand.

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Army’s proposed 360-degree evaluation isn’t the best move. Take lessons from civil services

Army’s proposed 360-degree evaluation isn’t the best move. Take lessons from civil services

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

While implementing the proposed 360-degree appraisal method, the Army should keep in mind that its existing system isn’t bad, inefficient, corroded or corrupt.

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After Tamil Nadu, Bengal forms 7-member panel to review new criminal laws. Governor questions intent

After Tamil Nadu, Bengal forms 7-member panel to review new criminal laws. Governor questions intent

Posted on: 18 Jul, 04:21 PM

The committee will speak to academic and legal experts, and also seek public opinion to suggest changes in the 3 laws. Panel to submit report within three months.

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The world’s biggest capital cities are heating up – and Asia tops the charts

The world’s biggest capital cities are heating up – and Asia tops the charts

Posted on: 18 Jul, 01:21 AM

The world’s largest capital cities are seeing more extremely hot days than ever, according to a new study, which says the dangerous trend is being driven by scorching temperatures across Asia as the climate crisis worsens.

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India’s T20 World Cup cricket heroes to fly home after being stranded by powerful hurricane

India’s T20 World Cup cricket heroes to fly home after being stranded by powerful hurricane

Posted on: 18 Jul, 01:21 AM

India’s T20 World Cup-winning cricket team will finally be able to fly home Tuesday after being stuck in Barbados due to Hurricane Beryl, a powerful storm churning through the Caribbean.

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Prime minister Modi’s blessing and a Kardashian cameo — here’s what happened at India’s wedding of the year

Prime minister Modi’s blessing and a Kardashian cameo — here’s what happened at India’s wedding of the year

Posted on: 18 Jul, 01:21 AM

India’s wedding of the year concluded Sunday after a star-studded three-day celebration that saw the country’s prime minister arrive to bless the couple.

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Omar Abdullah slams Centre on terror attacks: Who's responsible for deaths?

Omar Abdullah slams Centre on terror attacks: Who's responsible for deaths?

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

Slamming the Centre over the rise in terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah said the government should be held accountable for the attacks.

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4 detained in murder of INDIA bloc leader's father, cops suspect money dispute

4 detained in murder of INDIA bloc leader's father, cops suspect money dispute

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

Four men were detained in connection with the murder of Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) chief Mukesh Sahani's father. Police said the suspects had borrowed money from Jitan Sahani.

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Ajit Pawar's NCP suffers blow in stronghold as four leaders quit party

Ajit Pawar's NCP suffers blow in stronghold as four leaders quit party

Posted on: 17 Jul, 10:21 AM

The development comes following the NCP's disastrous performance in the recent Lok Sabha election and months ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls.

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Hungary accuses EU Commission of cherry picking for downgrading meeting attendance

Hungary accuses EU Commission of cherry picking for downgrading meeting attendance

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

HUNGARY-EU:Hungary accuses EU Commission of cherry picking for downgrading meeting attendance | World News

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Israel launches new Gaza strikes after weekend attack kills scores in safe zone

Israel launches new Gaza strikes after weekend attack kills scores in safe zone

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS:Israel launches new Gaza strikes after weekend attack kills scores in safe zone | World News

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Govt begins trial run of mohalla buses in Delhi

Govt begins trial run of mohalla buses in Delhi

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

The Delhi government is currently operating 100 buses acquired from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to enhance last-mile connectivity. | Latest News Delhi

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Judge removed from long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug and others

Judge removed from long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug and others

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

Judge removed from long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug and others | Hollywood

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UPSC writes to Maha govt over IAS trainee’s certificates

UPSC writes to Maha govt over IAS trainee’s certificates

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

On Monday, the state government initiated a probe against Puja Khedkar following a letter from the UPSC dated July 12

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Jury finishes 2nd day of deliberations without a verdict at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial

Jury finishes 2nd day of deliberations without a verdict at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

Jury finishes 2nd day of deliberations without a verdict at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial | World News

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ASI report links MP’s Bhojshala with temple

ASI report links MP’s Bhojshala with temple

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

ASI submitted a report to Madhya Pradesh high court stating Bhojshala temple-Kamal Maula masjid was built from earlier temples, sparking a religious dispute. | Latest News India

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The Bronx, a steaming symbol of climate inequality in US

The Bronx, a steaming symbol of climate inequality in US

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

The Bronx, a steaming symbol of climate inequality in US

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Encounter in J-K's Doda: 5 security personnel critically injured

Encounter in J-K's Doda: 5 security personnel critically injured

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

Five security personnel critically injured in gunfight with terrorists in J-K's Doda | Latest News India

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Trump officially nominated for president, after picking JD Vance as running mate

Trump officially nominated for president, after picking JD Vance as running mate

Posted on: 16 Jul, 04:21 AM

RNC delegates in Milwaukee vote to make Trump official nominee with JD Vance as running mate

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Israel, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, now Vietnam: Gautam Adani plots a trade coup against China

Israel, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, now Vietnam: Gautam Adani plots a trade coup against China

Posted on: 15 Jul, 08:21 AM

Adani's new mega port in southern India welcomed its first mother ship, signaling the company’s intent to aggressively expand and capture a larger slice of the international maritime trade, an arena currently dominated by China.

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time net shorts in CBOT corn and soybeans -Braun

time net shorts in CBOT corn and soybeans -Braun

Posted on: 15 Jul, 03:21 AM

CBOT-GRAINS/BRAUN (COLUMN):COLUMN-Funds build all-time net shorts in CBOT corn and soybeans -Braun

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Top French League Is Said to Pick Dazn, BeIN Broadcast Deal

Top French League Is Said to Pick Dazn, BeIN Broadcast Deal

Posted on: 15 Jul, 03:21 AM

France’s elite professional football league backed a broadcast deal with Len Blavatnik’s streaming group Dazn Group Ltd. and the Qatari sports broadcaster beIN to screen live matches this season, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Alphabet in Talks to Buy Wiz in $23 Billion Cyber Deal

Alphabet in Talks to Buy Wiz in $23 Billion Cyber Deal

Posted on: 15 Jul, 03:21 AM

Google parent Alphabet Inc. is in talks to acquire cybersecurity startup Wiz Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Google parent in talks to buy cybersecurity startup Wiz for $23 billion

Google parent in talks to buy cybersecurity startup Wiz for $23 billion

Posted on: 15 Jul, 03:21 AM

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Trump Shooting Attempt: Who is 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, shooter behind attack on former Presiden

Trump Shooting Attempt: Who is 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks, shooter behind attack on former Presiden

Posted on: 14 Jul, 10:21 PM

Trump Shooting Attempt: The FBI is investigating the assassination attempt on former President Trump in Pennsylvania. A 20-year-old suspect has been identified. Trump was injured but is stable. The motive of the shooter remains unknown.

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Quant Mutual Fund's AUM reaches all-time high of Rs 94,000 crore

Quant Mutual Fund's AUM reaches all-time high of Rs 94,000 crore

Posted on: 14 Jul, 10:21 PM

Quant MF, under Sebi investigation for front-running, reported record-high AUM and NAV by July 12, 2024, exceeding Rs 94,000 crore. Despite recent outflows, AUM remains robust, conveyed to investors via mail clarifying ongoing Sebi scrutiny.

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Thirst Trap: Water sustainability issues loom over India's booming data centre industry

Thirst Trap: Water sustainability issues loom over India's booming data centre industry

Posted on: 14 Jul, 10:21 PM

India's data centre industry is booming, driven by significant investments from companies like Adani Enterprises. However, this growth raises concerns about the substantial water consumption needed for cooling in water-scarce cities. Operators are adopting alternative cooling technologies like air-cooled chillers to reduce water use. Despite these efforts, India lacks a national policy on data centre water usage. Experts call for sustainable practices to balance industry growth with water conservation.

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Zomato, Swiggy hike platform fee by 20% to Rs 6 per order

Zomato, Swiggy hike platform fee by 20% to Rs 6 per order

Posted on: 14 Jul, 10:21 PM

Food delivery giants Zomato and Swiggy shock customers with a 20% hike in platform fees to Rs 6 in key markets like Bengaluru and Delhi. Both platforms had started with a fee of Rs 2 per order, but increased them through the months.

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Shooting at Trump rally comes at volatile time in American history

Shooting at Trump rally comes at volatile time in American history

Posted on: 14 Jul, 10:21 PM

Former President Donald Trump was injured in an assassination attempt during a Butler, Pennsylvania rally. The shooting occurred at 6:10 p.m., and the Secret Service promptly secured Trump, although a spectator was fatally wounded. The 20-year-old shooter, Thomas Matthew Crooks, was neutralized by snipers. Trump received medical attention and was later transported to New Jersey. President Joe Biden condemned the incident, calling for unity. The FBI's investigation revealed Crooks' conflicting political affiliations. Heightened security marked the upcoming Republican National Convention.

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A 'jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

A 'jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.

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Polyamory not everyone’s cup of tea—It is a Gen Z love upgrade with new bugs, jealousy glitches

Polyamory not everyone’s cup of tea—It is a Gen Z love upgrade with new bugs, jealousy glitches

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Is it just about a commitment-phobic generation or is it cheating by another name?

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'Unacceptable', says BJP after Himachal govt pares back free power scheme, excludes income tax payers

'Unacceptable', says BJP after Himachal govt pares back free power scheme, excludes income tax payers

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Congress had promised 300 free units of electricity before coming to power in 2022. The current scheme offers 125 free units and was launched by the previous BJP-led govt.

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Why is it raining car discounts? XUV700 to Safari, answer isn’t just the end of demand cycle

Why is it raining car discounts? XUV700 to Safari, answer isn’t just the end of demand cycle

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

In mass-market cars, degrowth is in the hatchback and sedan segments where sales have cratered. For instance, sales of Maruti Suzuki’s Alto and S-Presso hatchbacks have slumped this year.

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Donald Trump shot in the ear during campaign, FBI to probe rally

Donald Trump shot in the ear during campaign, FBI to probe rally

Posted on: 14 Jul, 12:21 PM

Shooter dead, 1 rally attendee killed, 2 others injured. Law enforcement officials told reporters they had tentatively identified suspected shooter but were not ready to do so publicly.

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Delhi suffers extreme weather whiplash as heat waves give way to record rain and deadly flash floods

Delhi suffers extreme weather whiplash as heat waves give way to record rain and deadly flash floods

Posted on: 13 Jul, 09:21 PM

Deadly flash flooding due to sudden heavy rains has inundated India’s capital, replacing one of the worst heat waves in Delhi’s history that sent temperatures soaring well above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).

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The short seller that took on Gautam Adani made surprisingly little money

The short seller that took on Gautam Adani made surprisingly little money

Posted on: 13 Jul, 09:21 PM

When Hindenburg Research published a report into Gautam Adani’s sprawling business empire in January 2023, accusing Asia’s then richest man of fraud going back decades, the impact was immediate and explosive: about $100 billion was wiped off the value of his companies.

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Sanctions on Russian oil brought Putin and Modi closer. Now they’re in a nuclear embrace

Sanctions on Russian oil brought Putin and Modi closer. Now they’re in a nuclear embrace

Posted on: 13 Jul, 09:21 PM

The optics of Vladimir Putin personally driving Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi around in a mini electric car at his residence show just how chummy the two leaders have become.

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Russia pledges to discharge Indians fighting for Moscow in Ukraine, New Delhi says

Russia pledges to discharge Indians fighting for Moscow in Ukraine, New Delhi says

Posted on: 13 Jul, 09:21 PM

Russia has promised to discharge Indian nationals who were “misled” into joining its army to fight in Ukraine, India’s foreign secretary said Tuesday.

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India’s ‘godmen’: How a rigid caste system has created a new kind of deity

India’s ‘godmen’: How a rigid caste system has created a new kind of deity

Posted on: 13 Jul, 09:21 PM

The devotees rushed to collect soil from the ground the man had just walked on, thousands thronging to the front of a venue densely crammed with a quarter of a million people, under stifling heat.

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'Don't be nasty towards Smriti Irani': Rahul Gandhi on attack against BJP leader

'Don't be nasty towards Smriti Irani': Rahul Gandhi on attack against BJP leader

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

Smriti Irani, who unseated Rahul Gandhi from the Congress bastion in the 2019 elections, lost the Amethi constituency to the Congress loyalist Kishori Lal Sharma by a huge margin of over 1.65 lakh votes.

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Gangsters involved in Delhi Burger King shooting killed in encounter in Haryana

Gangsters involved in Delhi Burger King shooting killed in encounter in Haryana

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

A joint operation by the Delhi Police Crime Branch and Haryana Police's State Task Force resulted in the deaths of three gangsters, who have been identified as Ashish Kalu, Vicky Ridhana, and Sunny Gujjar.

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Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant Wedding LIVE Updates: Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant are now married

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant Wedding LIVE Updates: Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant are now married

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

Anant and Radhika Wedding Live Updates: The wedding of the decade is finally here. After months of lavish pre-wedding festivities that would make Gatsby blush, Anant Ambani, son of Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani, tied the knot with his sweetheart Radhika Merchant on Friday, July 12. Reality royalty Kim and Khloe Kardashian have already jetted in alongside Bollywood A-listers Priyanka Chopra and global power players like ex-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. Expect more high-profile arrivals as the day unfolds.

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June 25, day Emergency was imposed, to be marked as 'Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas'

June 25, day Emergency was imposed, to be marked as 'Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas'

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the day would commemorate the massive contributions of all those who endured the 'inhuman pains' of the 1975 Emergency.

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How Eknath Shinde-led Mahayuti defeated Opposition in Maharashtra council polls

How Eknath Shinde-led Mahayuti defeated Opposition in Maharashtra council polls

Posted on: 13 Jul, 06:21 AM

While the Mahayuti alliance won all nine out of 11 seats it contested, the MVA won two seats, while NCP (SP) chief Sharad Pawar-backed Jayant Patil lost the elections.

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Ex-Agniveers to get 10% reservation, age relaxations in CISF, BSF, RPF

Ex-Agniveers to get 10% reservation, age relaxations in CISF, BSF, RPF

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Ex-Agniveers will also receive exemptions in physical tests and age relaxations in recruitmentd to constable posts in CISF, BSF, RPF. | Latest News India

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Keeping up with UP | Is it time to rein in self-styled godmen?

Keeping up with UP | Is it time to rein in self-styled godmen?

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

They thrive on spreading superstition maligning the basic concept of religious discourses

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NEET-UG paper leak scam: CBI arrests mastermind Rakesh Ranjan

NEET-UG paper leak scam: CBI arrests mastermind Rakesh Ranjan

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Linked to the paper leak case in Hazaribagh-Patna, Rocky was traced using advanced technology. | Latest News India

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Record-breaking Paolini beats Vekic, to play Krejcikova in final

Record-breaking Paolini beats Vekic, to play Krejcikova in final

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

The 28-year-old becomes the first woman to reach the final at Roland Garros and Wimbledon in the same year since Serena in 2016 | Tennis News

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Supreme Court to hear Arvind Kejriwal's plea against arrest by ED on July 12

Supreme Court to hear Arvind Kejriwal's plea against arrest by ED on July 12

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

The apex court reserved its verdict on Kejriwal's plea on May 17. | Latest News India

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IAS Puja Khedkar row: Centre forms panel to probe ‘candidature claims’

IAS Puja Khedkar row: Centre forms panel to probe ‘candidature claims’

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Puja Khedkar is a 2023-batch IAS officer of the Maharashtra cadre, who secured an All India Rank (AIR) of 841 in the UPSC exam. | Latest News India

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SpiceJet staffer slaps CISF man on camera, airline alleges ‘sexual harassment'

SpiceJet staffer slaps CISF man on camera, airline alleges ‘sexual harassment'

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

SpiceJet employee slapped CISF jawan at Jaipur Airport, arrested and charged under BNS. | Latest News India

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Noida Police reaches out to villages to raise awareness on new laws, address local issues

Noida Police reaches out to villages to raise awareness on new laws, address local issues

Posted on: 12 Jul, 12:21 AM

Noida Police reaches out to villages to raise awareness on new laws, address local issues

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Official employment data masks India's jobs problem, say economists

Official employment data masks India's jobs problem, say economists

Posted on: 11 Jul, 04:21 AM

ndia's employment growth mainly comes from self-employment, unpaid work, and temporary farm hires, which are not equivalent to formal jobs, economists said.

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GDP base year revisions: Advisory committee may consider 2022-23 and 2023-24

GDP base year revisions: Advisory committee may consider 2022-23 and 2023-24

Posted on: 11 Jul, 04:21 AM

Exercise will be time consuming; IIP, CPI, WPI base year revision would be done separately

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India poised to be a superpower by 2047 but...: Top economist Martin Wolf on what could trip country's run

India poised to be a superpower by 2047 but...: Top economist Martin Wolf on what could trip country's run

Posted on: 11 Jul, 04:21 AM

Wolf pointed out that for India to emulate China’s impressive economic growth from the two decades before 2012, it would need to significantly accelerate its GDP growth per head from the current 4.8% to 7.5% annually.

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Piyush Goyal to visit Switzerland to take forward investment commitments under India-EFTA deal

Piyush Goyal to visit Switzerland to take forward investment commitments under India-EFTA deal

Posted on: 11 Jul, 04:21 AM

Union commerce and industry minister says India committed to talks under India-UK FTA; contamination in spices very miniscule

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'No recovery of joining bonus': Labour ministry after resolving employee's layoff-related dispute with Paytm

'No recovery of joining bonus': Labour ministry after resolving employee's layoff-related dispute with Paytm

Posted on: 11 Jul, 04:21 AM

The Paytm representative appeared before the Commissioner on July 10 and agreed not to recover the joining bonus and to pay the notice period payment to the employee.

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Worli BMW hit-and-run case: What changes if Mihir Shah proves he was not drunk?

Worli BMW hit-and-run case: What changes if Mihir Shah proves he was not drunk?

Posted on: 10 Jul, 11:21 PM

Worli BMW hit-and-run case: Mihar Shah denied that he was drunk but admitted that he was behind the wheel at the time of the accident that caused the tragic death of a 45-year-old woman in Mumbai.

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Ravi Bishnoi exhibits fielding brilliance during 3rd T20I against Zimbabwe, stuns Brian Bennett | Watch

Ravi Bishnoi exhibits fielding brilliance during 3rd T20I against Zimbabwe, stuns Brian Bennett | Watch

Posted on: 10 Jul, 11:21 PM

Ravi Bishnoi showed a brilliant piece of fielding by plucking the catch of Brian Bennett with both hands.

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Lava Blaze X 5G launched in India: Check price, specifications and more

Lava Blaze X 5G launched in India: Check price, specifications and more

Posted on: 10 Jul, 11:21 PM

Indian tech company Lava launches Blaze X 5G smartphone with 120Hz AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 6300 processor. Available in 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB RAM variants. Scheduled for July 20 release in Starlight Purple and Titanium Grey colors with Rs. 1,000 discount.

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Sunita Williams, Butch Wilmore still in space but 'confident' of safe return to Earth. What have they been doing on ISS?

Sunita Williams, Butch Wilmore still in space but 'confident' of safe return to Earth. What have they been doing on ISS?

Posted on: 10 Jul, 11:21 PM

Starliner commander Butch Wilmore and pilot Sunita Williams, who are still hovering in space, said they are learning from their experience and are confident that Boeing's Starliner spacecraft will bring them back safely to Earth.

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Fed’s Powell says not ready yet to declare inflation fight over

Fed’s Powell says not ready yet to declare inflation fight over

Posted on: 10 Jul, 11:21 PM

Powell and other Fed officials have said they will not cut interest rates until they have gained even greater confidence that inflation is headed back to the central bank’s 2% target after a breakout surge during the pandemic

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SC judge Sanjiv Khanna recuses from considering review pleas on same-sex marriage

SC judge Sanjiv Khanna recuses from considering review pleas on same-sex marriage

Posted on: 10 Jul, 06:21 PM

Supreme Court judge Sanjiv Khanna has recused himself from considering pleas for review of the apex court's judgement last year, which declined legal recognition to same-sex marriage. Khanna cited personal reasons for his recusal. The recusal would require reconstitution of a fresh five-judge constitution bench by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud for considering the review pleas.

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M&M XUV700 price cut: No link with UP's policy, move was part of plans announced in Feb, Mahindra says

M&M XUV700 price cut: No link with UP's policy, move was part of plans announced in Feb, Mahindra says

Posted on: 10 Jul, 06:21 PM

Mahindra & Mahindra clarified that its recent XUV700 price cut is not linked to Uttar Pradesh's EV policy but is part of a business strategy to lower average prices, outlined in a February analyst meeting. Shares fell as much as 7% on Wednesday. The price cuts stem from material cost savings and strategic planning.

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Budget 2024: For micro, small & medium cos, a major funding boost

Budget 2024: For micro, small & medium cos, a major funding boost

Posted on: 10 Jul, 06:21 PM

The upcoming budget may introduce a scheme to address credit gaps for MSMEs, potentially exceeding ₹10,000 crore. Interventions could include interest subvention and credit guarantees. The aim is to enhance credit access for the sector and promote growth. Stay updated for further developments as the budget approaches.

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Margin squeeze to dent banks' Q1 profits, loan growth may offer silver lining

Margin squeeze to dent banks' Q1 profits, loan growth may offer silver lining

Posted on: 10 Jul, 06:21 PM

Banks' Q1 profits face headwinds: Emkay Global predicts a sluggish 4% growth in pre-provisioning operating profits for the June quarter. This slowdown, affecting private lenders most, is attributed to shrinking margins and rising operational costs.

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EV race: Are hybrid vehicles getting in the faster lane?

EV race: Are hybrid vehicles getting in the faster lane?

Posted on: 10 Jul, 06:21 PM

The Indian car industry is at a crossroads in its journey towards an all-electric future, with the possibility of a hybrid transition. Uttar Pradesh's move to waive registration fees on strong hybrid and plug-in vehicles has sparked debate among automakers about the future of green mobility.

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Why is Modi govt afraid of its own successes? Banking, stock market, GST hold the answer

Why is Modi govt afraid of its own successes? Banking, stock market, GST hold the answer

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Since 2014, the Modi government has been aggressively expanding access to banking services and encouraging participation in the stock market. Simultaneously, it has sought to substantially boost GST revenue.

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TMC's Tajemul part of Bengal's ungovernable belt. Villagers cheer, fear his Taliban-like court

TMC's Tajemul part of Bengal's ungovernable belt. Villagers cheer, fear his Taliban-like court

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

The flogging of a couple by TMC muscleman & Robin Hood figure Tajemul Islam has turned the spotlight on the systematic brutality of ‘insaaf sabhas’ in the lawless interiors of Bengal.

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Modi wraps up visit to Russia with emphasis on peace, inks 9 bilateral agreements

Modi wraps up visit to Russia with emphasis on peace, inks 9 bilateral agreements

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy criticised Modi's hug with Putin as a ‘huge disappointment’ and a ‘blow’ to peace efforts.

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SC to hear plea for return of funds 'involuntarily' remitted to TN govt body by Hindu temples

SC to hear plea for return of funds 'involuntarily' remitted to TN govt body by Hindu temples

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

TN-based trust argues that while law provides for temples to voluntarily contribute surplus funds to Common Good Fund, this has become mandatory in practice, with predetermined amounts.

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Chinese are angry that West isn't outraged enough by Modi meeting Putin

Chinese are angry that West isn't outraged enough by Modi meeting Putin

Posted on: 10 Jul, 08:21 AM

Chinese social media users question why India can maintain business ties with Europe and Russia simultaneously without much scrutiny, while China is severely criticised for similar actions.

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Delhi airport roof collapse kills one, injures others after heavy rains

Delhi airport roof collapse kills one, injures others after heavy rains

Posted on: 09 Jul, 05:21 PM

A man was crushed to death in his car and eight others were injured on Friday after a section of roof at New Delhi’s airport collapsed following heavy rain, the latest high profile infrastructure disaster to dent India’s image.

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India’s Modi lands in Russia for talks with Putin in first visit since start of Ukraine war

India’s Modi lands in Russia for talks with Putin in first visit since start of Ukraine war

Posted on: 09 Jul, 05:21 PM

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia on Monday for his first visit to the country since Moscow began its full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

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Justin Bieber to Mughal jewels: Ambani wedding transfixes India

Justin Bieber to Mughal jewels: Ambani wedding transfixes India

Posted on: 09 Jul, 05:21 PM

In less than a week, Anant Ambani, son of Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, will marry his girlfriend Radhika Merchant.

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‘Huge disappointment:’ Zelensky blasts Modi meeting with Putin the same day Russian attack devastates Ukraine hospital

‘Huge disappointment:’ Zelensky blasts Modi meeting with Putin the same day Russian attack devastates Ukraine hospital

Posted on: 09 Jul, 05:21 PM

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday criticized his Indian counterpart’s visit to Moscow as a “huge disappointment and a devastating blow to peace efforts,” on the same day that a Russian missile strike devastated a children’s hospital in Kyiv.

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PM Modi meets Putin in Moscow as Russian President hosts him for dinner

PM Modi meets Putin in Moscow as Russian President hosts him for dinner

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

PM Modi, who boarded a flight from Delhi at 10.30 am today, arrived at the Vnukovo-II International Airport in Moscow at 5.10 pm. He was received by First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Denis Manturov.

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'Will drag him like he dragged my wife': Man hits out at BMW hit-and-run accused

'Will drag him like he dragged my wife': Man hits out at BMW hit-and-run accused

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

The husband of a 45-year-old woman who was killed in a BMW car hit-and-run incident, said that his wife could have been saved if the driver had pulled the brakes on time.

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Rahul Gandhi urges PM to visit Manipur struck with 'tremendous tragedy'

Rahul Gandhi urges PM to visit Manipur struck with 'tremendous tragedy'

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

Describing what has happened in Manipur as a "tremendous tragedy", Gandhi said it is his third visit to Manipur since the violence began in May last year but witnessed "no improvement in the situation".

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Putin hosts PM Modi in Moscow, says 'you dedicated your life to people'

Putin hosts PM Modi in Moscow, says 'you dedicated your life to people'

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated PM Modi on winning a historic third term and praised him for dedicating his life to the people of India.

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5 jawans killed in J&K's Kathua after terrorists hurl grenade at Army vehicle

5 jawans killed in J&K's Kathua after terrorists hurl grenade at Army vehicle

Posted on: 09 Jul, 02:21 AM

The terrorists attacked the army vehicle in the Machedi area in Billawar from atop a hill. They also hurled grenades at the army vehicle.

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Ton-up Abhishek stars in India's series-levelling win

Ton-up Abhishek stars in India's series-levelling win

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Ton-up Abhishek stars in India's series-levelling win | Crickit

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Why Elon Musk is against getting an MBA: 6 steps to get hired by Musk

Why Elon Musk is against getting an MBA: 6 steps to get hired by Musk

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Elon Musk believes that CEOs can get caught in numbers and spreadsheets, ultimately losing sight of their mission.

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"He took on the spinners really well": Ruturaj Gaikwad on Abhishek Sharma following his maiden ton

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

After playing an unbeaten knock for his side in the second match of the five-match series, star India batter Ruturaj Gaikwad heaped praise on young Abhishek Sharma following his maiden century in the shortest format of the game. | Crickit

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80 tourists visiting Pali waterfall in Goa stranded after incessant rains

80 tourists visiting Pali waterfall in Goa stranded after incessant rains

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

The Goa police said around 50 persons have been rescued so far while around 30 are still to be rescued

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Flood-like situation in north Bengal, rivers hit danger levels in several Bihar districts amid rain

Flood-like situation in north Bengal, rivers hit danger levels in several Bihar districts amid rain

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Flood-like situation in north Bengal, rivers hit danger levels in several Bihar districts amid rain | Latest News India

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Interview: Lawmakers’ duty to enhance people’s faith in Parliament, says Om Birla

Interview: Lawmakers’ duty to enhance people’s faith in Parliament, says Om Birla

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Days after presiding over the first session of the 18th Lok Sabha, Speaker Om Birla speaks to HT about his priorities, expectations, quality of debates, challenges, etc | Latest News India

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Rahul Gandhi to meet displaced people in Assam before going to Manipur tomorrow

Rahul Gandhi to meet displaced people in Assam before going to Manipur tomorrow

Posted on: 07 Jul, 08:21 PM

Over 1,700 residents of Manipur’s Jiribam have taken shelter in the Lakhipur area of Cachar district after fresh violence broke out in their homeland last month | Latest News India

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