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Pakistan is finalising preparations to host the second round of landmark peace talks between Afghan government officials and the Taliban later this week.
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Merck & Co Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its full-year earnings forecast as demand for its diabetes and cancer drugs increased.
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The SC today asked the CBI's Director and Joint Director to meet West Bengal's police chief and resolve the issue of its demand for more hands from the state police to probe the multi-crore rupee chit fund scam cases.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, July 27, 2015
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CBI assured that all cases including the Vyapam scam being probed by it would be investigated 'with right spirit' and with efforts to do so expeditiously.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, July 27, 2015
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ED, probing the money trail of multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, would issue the seventh attachment order within 10 days, an official of the agency said.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The Lok Sabha was on Monday adjourned till noon as the opposition created a ruckus over the Lalit Modi issue and the Vyapam scam.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Asian shares were firm on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve said it saw the economy and jobs continuing to strengthen, helping lift the dollar.
From: The Economic Times | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Shares of Indian metal companies have slipped into a bear market on concern the slowdown in the Chinese economy would drag down prices further.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Any shift in Ezhava votes could hit Marxists badly before even helping BJP win a seat.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The rules are clear — if investors from Mauritius are taxed in India, so will be the ones coming from Singapore.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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India companies’ dividend payout has consistently increased over the past three years to an all-time high of 33 per cent in 2014-15
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Defence expo gets a new 150-acre Goa address A 150-acre permanent complex is being built in Goa to host the show which attracts top firms from the US, Russia, Israel and Europe, defence ministry officials said.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The Rs 550-crore initial public offer of Syngene, a research arm of Biocon, was subscribed 32 times on the final day of the offer
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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US stocks finished higher after US Fed left its key interest rate unchanged and said the economy and job market continued to strengthen.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Apple, Samsung lose ground in shrinking tablet market | Facebook profit falls 9%Tablet computer sales fell in the second quarter of 2015, with market leaders Apple and Samsung losing ground to other vendors, a survey showed.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Force Motors has caught the fancy of traders of late. The shares rose 45 per cent in seven trading sessions after the company’s conference call with investors and analysts.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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SC bench to hear Yakub Memon's last-ditch petition | Prez rejects mercy petitionA three-judge bench of the SC will hear a last-ditch petition at 2.30 AM seeking a stay on the hanging of Yakub Memon scheduled in another five hours.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Gold prices are at risk of falling to as low as $1,050 per ounce, Goldman Sachs global head of commodities research Jeffrey Currie said in an interview.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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11 terror mails in Kashmir run from Pakistan: US This crucial information is part of a 78-page response by the US Department of Justice to a detailed request that home ministry had made to them.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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US short-term interest-rate futures contracts pared losses after the Federal Reserve said it needed to see further improvement in the labor market
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The US economy and job market continue to strengthen, leaving the door open for a possible interest rate hike when central bank policymakers next meet in September.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Congress, AIADMK and Left parties have filed dissent notes on the report of Rajya Sabha Select Committee citing several reasons for not supporting the Constitution Amendment Bill for rolling out GST in its current form.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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"We are in the final stages of drafting the national IPR policy. We expect it to be finalised in the next 3-4 months," Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, said.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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SC's verdict dismissing Yakub Memon's plea against death warrant sends a stern message that perpetrators of terror acts will not be spared, Ujjwal Nikam, said.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Whirlpool received eight incident reports from customers, including one who reported second degree burns to the back and arm.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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RBS recommends buying five-year Greek bonds in the expectation that the European Central Bank will buy up Greek bonds under its quantitative easing programme.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The High Court has started conducting final hearing on appeals by convicts including former minister Mayaben Kodnani and VHP's Babu Bajrangi in the Naroda Patiya case.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Delhi government today put up posters of APJ Abdul Kalam along with his inspirational quotes as tribute to the former President.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The issue was discussed at a meeting between Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Chairman and Managing Director of SREI Infra Hemanth Kanoria.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Rome's Fiumicino airport resumed full operations after smoke from a forest fire on Wednesday forced Italy's busiest hub to suspend takeoffs and restrict landings.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The Assam government said it will electrify 782 tea estates in a phased manner as part of its plans to roll out a slew of people-centric measures in coming days.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Yahoo is trying to make that happen with Livetext, a new app that seeks to make video calling as private as texting.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Cameron hailed rapidly growing trade with Vietnam during the first visit by a British Prime Minister to the communist country, as a number of key business deals were signed.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Barclays has applied for a new UK banking licence to comply with new rules requiring it to separate its domestic retail banking arm.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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SC disagreed with Justice Kurian that correct procedure was not followed by the three senior-most judges of the apex court in dismissing the curative petition of Yakub.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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President rejects mercy petition for Yakub Memon | Security tightened in MumbaiThe mercy petition of Memon, facing gallows in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, was rejected tonight by President after govt advised him such a course.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The two-metre-long piece of wreckage, which seemed to be part of a wing, was found by people cleaning up a beach.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Munich gave its approval for plaques for individual Holocaust victims to be installed throughout the German city but upheld a ban on Europe's biggest memorial project.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das today met the industry sector to ensure benefits to the "targeted communities" under its corporate social responsibility.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Brazil's currency, the real, rose after five sessions of losses as a recovery in Chinese stocks supported appetite for emerging markets in general.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the Centre over the transfer of two bureaucrats, saying the steps were taken without 'consulting' the AAP government.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Greece's stock market will not reopen on Thursday and may not open on Friday either due to technical issues at local banks.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The government was also contemplating installing CCTV cameras which have in-built Global Positioning System (GPS) and WiFi in buses to ensure women's safety.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Contracts to buy previously owned US houses unexpectedly fell in June, suggesting some cooling in home resales activity after recent hefty gains.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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"While BJP wanted Afzal Guru to be hanged, Congress was not in favour," senior advocate T R Andhyarujina submitted before a bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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SC dismissed the curative petition against the commutation of death penalty into life imprisonment of the convicts in case, granting a fresh lease of life to them.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Barclays' new chairman sought to stamp his mark on the bank on Wednesday by accelerating the sale of assets and cost cutting after the group produced a 12 percent increase in second-quarter profits.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Govt gives nod for changes in anti-hijacking lawThe government approved amendments to anti-hijacking law that provides for death penalty even if ground handling staff and airport personnel are killed during such acts.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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GlaxoSmithKline gained 3.5% after flagging up dozens of new drugs in development as demand for new HIV medicines helped it beat quarterly profit forecasts.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal today said Army and Paramilitary forces are meant for "bigger operations" and hailed the state police for its performance.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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