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Archive for September, 2018

Insolvency fear: Debtors pay up Rs 1L cr

Sunday, September 30, 2018 20:44

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Foreign MBBS grads face a hard road to licence

Sunday, September 30, 2018 20:32

?Medical graduates from China, Ukraine, Russia, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and other countries can't practice in India unless they clear the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE). The screening test is conducted by the Medical Council of India twice a year.

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1.5L polio vaccine vials contaminated

Sunday, September 30, 2018 20:16

At least three batches of polio vaccines containing 1.5 lakh vials have been found contaminated with type 2 polio virus. The health ministry and the WHO have stepped up surveillance, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana where the contaminated vaccines were administered to children.

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Ceasefire violations: PM Modi warns Pakistan

Sunday, September 30, 2018 19:54

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday warned that the Indian Army will respond firmly to any ceasefire violation by Pakistan. The Modi government has followed a policy of heavy retaliatory firing on the LoC and the IB in J&K. In recent comments, Army chief General Bipin Rawat had said Pakistan's ...

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Killer Indian roads claim lives of 56 pedestrians daily

Sunday, September 30, 2018 19:44

The number of fatalities shot up from 12,330 in 2014 to 20,457 in 2017 — a jump of nearly 66%. Tamil Nadu reported a maximum number of 3,507 pedestrians killed in road accidents last year, followed by Maharashtra (1,831) and Andhra Pradesh (1,379).

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A message China can’t afford to gloss over

Sunday, September 30, 2018 18:02

By Pankaj MishraVisiting Beijing in August, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's recently elected prime minister, startled his hosts by boldly warning against a “new version of colonialism.” He was referring to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the trillion-dollar infrastructure plan which aims to put the People's Republic at the heart of ...

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Private Equity is all about growth now, not cost-cutting: Stephen Pagliuca

Sunday, September 30, 2018 18:00

Stephen Pagliuca, co-chairman of Bain Capital, feels its India private equity business has reached an inflection point, such as the $1-billion-plus investment in Axis Bank. During his recent trip to mark the fund's tenth anniversary in India, Pagliuca spoke to ET's Arijit Barman about his outlook for India and the ...

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Time for RBI to take control of regulation & supervision

Sunday, September 30, 2018 17:44

It's been two months since the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met and decided to raise the repo rate (at which the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) infuses liquidity) by 25 basis points to 6.25%. The rate hike was then seen as mostly pre-emptive. The economy was chugging along nicely, with ...

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Money and muscle: India ahead in Asia as World Cup looms

Sunday, September 30, 2018 17:41

Even without batting star and regular captain Virat Kohli, India powered their way to the Asia Cup title in Dubai, outlasting Bangladesh by three wickets off the last ball in the final.

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ISL 5: Bengaluru FC make fine start with 1-0 win over Chennaiyin FC

Sunday, September 30, 2018 17:09

Bengaluru FC made a perfect start to their campaign at the fifth Indian Super League, defeating defending champions Chennaiyin FC 1-0 at the Sree Kanteerava stadium here on Sunday.

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