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Core sector growth up at 12.1% in October

Thursday, November 30, 2023 23:50

Growth in the country's core sector surged to double digits in October on the back of robust expansion in coal, electricity, cement and steel and sustaining the strength displayed since June. Data released by the ministry of commerce and industry on Thursday showed the core sector spanning coal, crude oil, ...

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In midnight operation before T’gana polls, AP takes over half of dam

Thursday, November 30, 2023 23:47

Andhra Pradesh takes control of half of Nagarjuna Sagar dam on the Krishna river, sparking a dispute with Telangana. Telangana's government files complaint against AP's occupation of the dam with the Krishna River Management Board. AP officials barricade the dam and restrict access to Telangana vehicles. AP allegedly plans and ...

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Have learnt grassroots work from you, woman sarpanch tells PM

Thursday, November 30, 2023 23:42

PM Narendra Modi interacted with beneficiaries of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, including Balveer Kaur, sarpanch of village Rangpur and a farmer from Arnia in Jammu district. Kaur informed the Prime Minister about availing the benefits of multiple government schemes such as Kisan Credit Card scheme, Farm Machinery Bank Scheme, ...

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Tata Tech lists at 1,200, a 140% premium to IPO price

Thursday, November 30, 2023 23:41

Applicants in the Rs 3,043-crore Tata Technologies maiden offering, who got shares of the company at Rs 500 apiece, saw their holding jump more than 2.5 times on Thursday. The stock listed at Rs 1,200, touched a high at Rs 1,400 and closed the day at Rs 1,314 - up ...

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Pak couldn’t explain violation of truce that killed jawan: BSF

Thursday, November 30, 2023 23:27

BSF director general criticizes Pakistani Rangers for ceasefire violation and lack of convincing explanation at flag meeting. He also highlights increased drone activity for smuggling narcotics and weapons from Pakistan. The recent border truce violation occurred along the international border, not the line of control. Despite internal issues in Pakistan, ...

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‘Growth may be more than 6.5% in FY24’

Thursday, November 30, 2023 23:04

Buoyed by the September quarter GDP estimates, the government sees an upside to its 6.5% growth projection for the current financial year as it expects the growth momentum to continue in the second half. Chief economic adviser V Anantha Nageswaran also asserted that going by the tax buoyancy - ratio ...

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Centre approves Rs 1,658 crore recovery plan for Joshimath

Thursday, November 30, 2023 22:38

The Centre approved a Rs 1,658-crore recovery plan for Joshimath in Uttarakhand to make the hill town an excellent example of ecological sustainability. The plan will be implemented in three years, following best practices and sustainability initiatives. The high-level committee, chaired by union home minister Amit Shah, approved the plan ...

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5 red flag signs of pneumonia surge in China

Thursday, November 30, 2023 22:30

China has witnessed a surge in child pneumonia cases, sparking concerns of a new pathogen. WHO attributed it to typical winter infections rather than new pathogens. The high pneumonia prevalence, different from influenza, raises alarms. Pneumonia, causing lung inflammation, impacts the vulnerable. Recognizing red ...

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2023 warmest ever, brace for a hotter 2024

Thursday, November 30, 2023 22:13

Confirming that 2023 is set to be the "warmest year on record", the World Meteorological Organisation on Thursday warned that the coming year may be worse as the El Nino event of this year is likely to "further fuel the heat in 2024". Shattering previous records, global mean temperature till ...

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SC verdict indictment of brazen interference by LDF govt

Thursday, November 30, 2023 21:37

The Supreme Court order quashing the reappointment of Kannur University vice-chancellor Gopinath Ravindran, citing "unwarranted interference made by the state government", has come as a huge blow to the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala. It's the second time the state government faced a setback from SC over the ...

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