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Does screen time really affect medical students' surgery skills?

Surgeons respond after a professor claimed medical students are losing the dexterity to stitch up patients.

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Leicester helicopter crash: Foxes will face Cardiff on Saturday following death of owner

Leicester City's Premier League match at Cardiff on Saturday will go ahead following the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash.

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Lewis Hamilton on 2018 F1 world title: 'Let's dance. I know how to get by you'

Following his fifth F1 world win Lewis Hamilton talks about his growth as a person, his spirituality and the stand-out moments in 2018.

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Carabao Cup: Nigel Clough says guiding Burton into last eight is 'special'

Burton boss Nigel Clough says it is "special" to have guided League One Burton to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup for the first time.

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India vs West Indies: India's predicted XI for 5th ODI - Hosts set to tinker with bowling attack

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Supreme Court asks Centre for details on Rafale pricing in sealed cover

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Supreme Court asks Centre for details on Rafale pricing in sealed cover

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Statue of Unity inauguration LIVE: PM Modi credits Sardar Patel for nation's unity

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Watch: Heartbreaking video Doordarshan staffer recorded as Naxals attacked him

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Watch: Heartbreaking video Doordarshan staffer recorded as Naxals attacked him

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Govt invokes never-used before Section 7 to make RBI fall in line

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Govt invokes never-used before Section 7 to make RBI fall in line

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PM Modi inaugurates Statue of Unity: Why you should visit it this winter

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Hashimpura massacre: 16 ex-cops get life term for killing 42 people in 1987

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Hashimpura massacre: 16 ex-cops get life term for killing 42 people in 1987

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Nick Jonas made the first move, says Priyanka Chopra

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Nick Jonas made the first move, says Priyanka Chopra

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Pakistan Supreme Court frees Aasia Bibi, a Christian on death row for blasphemy

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Pakistan Supreme Court frees Aasia Bibi, a Christian on death row for blasphemy

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Nehru to Modi, Statue of Unity sculptor Ram Sutar impressed them all

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Nehru to Modi, Statue of Unity sculptor Ram Sutar impressed them all

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Why Rohit Sharma asked fans not to cheer for him during Mumbai ODI

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Why Rohit Sharma asked fans not to cheer for him during Mumbai ODI

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Statue of Unity: How it compares with other renowned statues

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Statue of Unity: How it compares with other renowned statues

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Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal wedding on December 12 in Mumbai

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Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal wedding on December 12 in Mumbai

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Tech Mahindra gains 8% as margins impress in Q2

The stock moved higher by 8% to Rs 741 on the BSE after the company's Ebitda margins in September quarter expanded 240bps at 18.8%

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Rafale deal: SC asks Centre to file affidavit on pricing within 10 days

The court also asked the Centre to share information which can be brought in the public domain with the petitioners

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What ails Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved?

According to a recent IIFL report, sales of Patanjali products have halved from two year earlier levels.

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What ails Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved?

According to a recent IIFL report, sales of Patanjali products have halved from two year earlier levels.

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'Investors may get an opportunity to buy banks, NBFCs at lower levels'

Saravana Kumar, chief investment officer at LIC Mutual Fund tells Puneet Wadhwa that investors should focus on large-cap schemes in these uncertain times

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Govt may have invoked never-used powers in talks with RBI Governor

The RBI has received letters from the government seeking Governor Urjit Patel's views on issues ranging from the authority's handling of weak state-run lenders to tight liquidity

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RBI Governor Urjit Patel may resign on rift with govt, reports say

The 10-year benchmark bond yield rose to 7.87% from its previous close of 7.83%

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PM Modi unveils 'Statue of Unity', says lakhs of farmers helped build it

The Rs 23.89 billion monument is a tribute to Patel who played a major role in integrating the princely states into the Indian Union after the partition of 1947

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Market sentiment may take a hit again if Urjit Patel resigns, say analysts

Government officials have recently called for the RBI to relax its lending restrictions on some banks, and the government has also been trying to trim the RBI's regulatory powers.

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Cummins India surges 14% as Q2 earnings beat estimates

The stock surged 14% to Rs 769 on the BSE after the company reported a better-than-expected 39% Y-o-Y jumped in net profit at Rs 2.12 billion in September quarter, on back of higher revenue.

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Dr Reddy's slips 7% following 8 USFDA observations for Duvvada plant

The stock slipped 7% to Rs 2,425 on the BSE after the pharmaceutical company said US health regulator issued eight observations after inspecting its formulations plant at Duvvada, Visakhapatnam.

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How are US sanctions affecting Iran? This Dubai hotel has the answer

The restaurant occupies the first floor of an old building in Deira, Dubai's original commercial center and for decades the heart of the Iranian business community

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Coal India extends fall as share sale begins

The stock was down 4% to Rs 265, extending its previous day's 4% decline on the BSE after the company's OFS of its equity shares began at price of Rs 266 per share today.

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RTI confirms Rajan sent PM Modi list of bank defaulters in February 2015

Asked what action was taken after receiving Rajan's list of NPA defaulters suspected of fraud, the PMO replied that this information does not fall within the scope of RTI

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Statue of Unity could have paid for 2 IITs, 5 IIMs and many agri projects

The construction cost could have been used to irrigate 40,192 hectares of land, cover repair, renovation & restoration of 162 minor irrigation schemes and the construction of 425 small check-dams

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Ten years of Bitcoin: How it started and what the future might hold

With Bitcoin, we have seen extraordinary hype, with astronomical price booms and busts, and thousands of spin-off cryptocurrencies and private blockchains that are all just variations of the original

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Global Markets: Asia stocks crawl up after a merciless October for global equities

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled away from 20-month lows on Wednesday, thanks to a rebound on Wall Street, although investors remained cautious after an October month that saw sharp downturns across global equity markets.

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MARKETS LIVE: Indices edge higher, Nifty above 10,200; Infosys up 3%

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MARKETS LIVE: Indices edge higher, Nifty above 10,200; Infosys up 3%

Catch all the live market action here

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Sabarimala: Ban on women fails four key tests of constitutional morality

Excluding menstruating women from the shrine also violates Article 17 -- the Constitutional provision prohibiting untouchability

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BS Primer: What is liquidity and why does it matter?

When you are busy investing in high-return generating assets, don't forget to consider the liquidity aspect.

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Tata Steel-ThyssenKrupp merger: EU starts in-depth investigation

The two are major integrated producers of flat carbon steel and electrical steel, with significant production facilities in the European Economic Area (EEA), in particular in Germany, the Netherlands

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SC order on broadcasting sector tariffs a big win for consumers: Trai Chief

The order will provide consumers choice of channels, transparency and better service quality, RS Sharma said

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FinMin raises liquidity concerns, RBI says cash crunch not severe

After the meeting, no government official commented on anything even as Urjit Patel and his colleagues left North Block through a different exit point

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Apple introduces its most powerful iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini

The new iPad Pro models will be available later this year in India

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Boston Consulting Group top recruiter at IIM-A summer placements cluster 1

The institute saw a pool of about 50 recruiters participating in the process

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Jet Airways to start direct Mumbai-Manchester flights from November 5

Besides Mumbai-Manchester, the airline would operate flights on the Pune-Singapore route starting from December 1

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Tech Mahindra Q2 : Profit at 27% YoY beats street estimates

Revenue growth however missed the estimates at Rs 86.30 billion up 13.5% Year on year (YoY), up 4.3% quarter on quarter

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Govt to sell 3% stake in Coal India for Rs 266 per share on Wednesday

Sebi norms stipulate that the govt may hold a maximum of 75% in any public sector undertaking and had set an earlier deadline for Coal India which expired in August this year

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India Inc foreign borrowing halves to $41.71 bn in Sept, Jio gets $500 mn

Of the $1.71 billion raised in previous month, $1.21 billion was through automatic route while $500 million came in via approval route

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PKL 2018: Dabang Delhi vs Puneri Paltnb, Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls

Both matches will be telecast on Hotstar and Star Sports network

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Tension brews within civil service caste system as IPS cadres get ambitious

Although it's early days, trends seem to indicate that young IPS officers are now eyeing plum positions in other cadres

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Government vs RBI: All you need to know about Section 7 of the RBI Act

The government has written to the RBI hinting it may invoke Section 7 of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934 - a provision that has never been used since the inception of the law

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ISL 2018-19: When and where to watch two-time winners ATK vs Bengaluru FC

Bengaluru sit in third spot after three matches while ATK in the fifth spot with seven points from five games

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Tech Mahindra gains 8% as margins impress in Q2

The stock moved higher by 8% to Rs 741 on the BSE after the company's Ebitda margins in September quarter expanded 240bps at 18.8%

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Asia Bibi blasphemy case: Pak SC overturns Christian woman's death sentence

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar overturned the conviction by the Lahore High Court that had sentenced Asia Bibi, a mother of four, to death in 2010

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ISL 2018-19: Resurgent ATK face formidable Bengaluru FC challenge

ATK and Bengaluru have faced each other twice and the Sunil Chhetri-led team won on both occasions

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Rafale deal: SC asks Centre to file affidavit on pricing within 10 days

The court also asked the Centre to share information which can be brought in the public domain with the petitioners

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What ails Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved?

According to a recent IIFL report, sales of Patanjali products have halved from two year earlier levels.

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'Investors may get an opportunity to buy banks, NBFCs at lower levels'

Saravana Kumar, chief investment officer at LIC Mutual Fund tells Puneet Wadhwa that investors should focus on large-cap schemes in these uncertain times

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Govt may have invoked never-used powers in talks with RBI Governor

The RBI has received letters from the government seeking Governor Urjit Patel's views on issues ranging from the authority's handling of weak state-run lenders to tight liquidity

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RBI Governor Urjit Patel may resign on rift with govt, reports say

The 10-year benchmark bond yield rose to 7.87% from its previous close of 7.83%

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PM Modi unveils 'Statue of Unity', says lakhs of farmers helped build it

The Rs 23.89 billion monument is a tribute to Patel who played a major role in integrating the princely states into the Indian Union after the partition of 1947

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Market sentiment may take a hit again if Urjit Patel resigns, say analysts

Government officials have recently called for the RBI to relax its lending restrictions on some banks, and the government has also been trying to trim the RBI's regulatory powers.

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NDCP: Committees set up to address telcos' concerns, says Telecom Secy

She was responding to a question on the action plan of DoT to achieve targets set by the government under National Digital Communications Policy 2018

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Cummins India surges 14% as Q2 earnings beat estimates

The stock surged 14% to Rs 769 on the BSE after the company reported a better-than-expected 39% Y-o-Y jumped in net profit at Rs 2.12 billion in September quarter, on back of higher revenue.

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Statue of Unity: An open letter to Sardar Patel by activist Medha Patkar

Your generation was aware of two vices - corruption and communalism. The spirit behind your then sermons is needed today

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Facebook shares rise 3.1%, give Zuckerberg time to pursue new initiatives

Earlier this year, the company said revenue growth rates would decline in the third and fourth quarters, sending shares plummeting

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US sanctions on Iran: Not only India, many other US allies may seek waivers

America's two closest allies in Asia are ahead of the curve: Both scaled back their purchases of Iranian crude to zero recently, but that may not last

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Rupee falls 38 paise to 74.06 over strengthening US dollar, RBI-govt rift

A stable crude oil prices, however, restricted the rupee fall to some extent, forex traders said

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Dr Reddy's slips 7% following 8 USFDA observations for Duvvada plant

The stock slipped 7% to Rs 2,425 on the BSE after the pharmaceutical company said US health regulator issued eight observations after inspecting its formulations plant at Duvvada, Visakhapatnam.

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Bank of Japan holds monetary policy rates, cuts inflation forecast

Caught between heightening external risks to growth and the mounting demerits of prolonged easing, the BOJ is set to keep policy steady for some time, analysts say

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Sardar Patel unified India in 70 days through bloodless revolution: Rajnath

He said the first home minister of the country had inculcated the spirit of nationalism across India and always believed in taking everyone along in the march towards progress

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Ball tempering row: Australian cricket's 'culture' has returned to haunt

An independent review of Cricket Australia's culture was released, concluding that "winning without counting the costs" has been an entrenched habit of the Australian team for decades

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How are US sanctions affecting Iran? This Dubai hotel has the answer

The restaurant occupies the first floor of an old building in Deira, Dubai's original commercial center and for decades the heart of the Iranian business community

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Sardar Patel was synonymous with trust and integrity, writes PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, offering a special tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, says the great unifier was also responsible for building India's great cooperative sector

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Coal India extends fall as share sale begins

The stock was down 4% to Rs 265, extending its previous day's 4% decline on the BSE after the company's OFS of its equity shares began at price of Rs 266 per share today.

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RTI confirms Rajan sent PM Modi list of bank defaulters in February 2015

Asked what action was taken after receiving Rajan's list of NPA defaulters suspected of fraud, the PMO replied that this information does not fall within the scope of RTI

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Possible seabed position of crashed Lion Air jet located: Indonesia

The 2-month-old Boeing plane plunged into the Java Sea on Monday just minutes after takeoff from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board

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Right to be forgotten: How to protect privacy in times of blockchain

At its core, blockchain is a database that is jointly managed by a distributed set of participants

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The Faces of Change in the Midterm Elections

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On Politics: Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order

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A Weekend at Witch Camp

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Word + Quiz: jamboree

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Pittsburgh, Venice, Whitey Bulger: Your Wednesday Briefing

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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Scary Movie’ and ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

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Baby Antonio: 5 Pounds, 12 Ounces and Homeless From Birth

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Hartman Scores Twice as Predators Beat Golden Knights 4-1

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Rescue Workers Search for Missing After Typhoon Strikes Philippines

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Amid Scrutiny, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Shaped Trump’s Pittsburgh Response

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In California, the Search for a Missing 800-Pound Hammer Continues

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Quotation of the Day: Move Would Have Widespread Ramifications for Many American Families

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Review: In ‘Days of Rage,’ the Revolution Will Be Trivialized

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Review: Remembering What Was and Wasn’t in ‘Good Grief’

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Samsung Reaps Record Profit, but Tougher Times Could Come

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Penguins and Islanders Honor Victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

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Corrections: October 31, 2018

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36 Teenagers Show Us Their Generation

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Thomas Campbell, Ex-Director of the Met, Is Hired to Lead San Francisco Museums

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Sugar stocks gain as ISMA lowers production estimate for 2018-19 season

Dhampur Sugar, Balrampur Chini, Dalmia Bharat Sugar, Uttam Sugar, Triveni Engineering & Industries, Dwarikesh Sugar and Thiru Arooran were up 3% to 10% on the BSE.

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Lenders to take 56% haircut in the dirty dozen companies under IBC process

Banks to get back around Rs 1,146 bn against Rs 2,564 bn debt

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Amazon's Bezos breaks Zuckerberg's record, loses $19.2 bn over 2 days

Technology stocks led Monday's declines, with the Nasdaq Composite Index sliding to its lowest since April

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MARKETS LIVE: Indices edge lower, Nifty below 10,250 mark; RIL slips 2.5%

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MARKETS LIVE: Indices edge lower, Nifty below 10,250 mark; RIL slips 2.5%

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Better roads, less corruption: Why electing a woman MLA makes more sense

While the study found about 10% of women legislators had pending charges, this was about 32% for men

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Vistara bets on upmarket strategy with high fares, superior service policy

Vistara says its strategy is starting to bear some fruit

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CAD, rupee woes: India increases size of currency swap with Japan to $75 bn

Technically called the bilateral currency-swap agreement, this facility will enable India to save up to $75 billion on tap when the need arises

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BPCL reports sharp decline in Q2 profit, slips 48% to Rs 12.19 bn

The company had earned a net profit of Rs 23.5740 billion in the same quarter a year ago

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GTPL Hathway bags Rs 12.45 bn project to connect gram panchayats in Gujarat

GTPL Hathway and Polycab Wires Private Limited, India's largest wire and cable company, are the consortium partners

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Govt mulls duty hike on aluminium after industry raises alarm over dumping

The industry has also urged the government to consider imposing minimum import price and some kind of quota on the imports for the user industry

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Gadkari to lay foundation of Rs 18 bn dry dock at Cochin Shipyard on Tue

The commercial ship building industry in India is worth Rs 32 billion and focuses primarily on small-medium sized offshore vessels and cargo/bulk carriers

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