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Archive for May, 2019

RBI extends last cut-off timing for RTGS transaction to 6 pm from today

Friday, May 31, 2019 23:30

RBI extends last cut-off timing for RTGS transaction to 6 pm from today

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Yeddyurappa suffers jolt as BJP drops plan to bring down HDK govt

Friday, May 31, 2019 23:01

The Karnataka BJP leader refused to speculate on possible mid-term assembly elections, and said he has not abandoned his “chief ministerial ambitions completely yet”. He said the party was not in a hurry to grab power and the state unit will continue to function as a responsible opposition party. With ...

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With Shah in MHA, terror, insurgency will be dealt with iron hand

Friday, May 31, 2019 22:41

The leadership change in the high-profile ministry is expected to usher in a certain decisiveness and an iron-handed approach to terror, insurgency and secessionism. Shah, through his career, has come forth as a hardcore nationalist unflinching in his pursuit of whatever he perceives as crucial to national security.

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Washington via Osaka: Jaishankar’s roadmap

Friday, May 31, 2019 22:10

The first task on Jaishankar's plate is to bring the US-India relationship back on track. Modi is deeply invested in this relationship but in the past few months, while the Indian government was in election mode, this has tanked. In the past 24 hours, senior US officials have said that ...

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China, Pakistan, reforms: New def min Rajnath has his plate full

Friday, May 31, 2019 21:47

As the country's new ‘Raksha Mantri', Singh will have his plate full. The myriad challenges range from tackling the collusive threat from China and Pakistan to bolstering India's fledgling defence-industrial base to get out of the strategically-vulnerable position of being the world's largest arms importer.

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Shah at home, Nirmala Sitharaman breaks another glass ceiling as FM

Friday, May 31, 2019 19:31

Shah replaces Rajnath Singh, who was at home through the five years of the Modi government's first term and who now moves to defence in place of Sitharaman. After being the first full-time woman defence minister, Sitharaman has made history again at finance with her diagonal walk across the road ...

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Joblessness at 45-year high, but NSO adds a caveat

Friday, May 31, 2019 19:21

?The leaked report had triggered a major controversy, with the opposition parties slamming the government for its failure to create jobs and withholding the jobs report. The government had said that the report was only a “draft” and not final. The report released on Friday by the National Statistics Office ...

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Big sports events today

Friday, May 31, 2019 18:45

Here are the big sports events lined up for Saturday (June 1) that comprise the ICC World Cup 2019 match between New Zealand vs Sri Lanka while Australia will be up against Afghanistan.

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We are not fair skinned and we’re proud of it!

Friday, May 31, 2019 17:56

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Why Big Four in Modi govt won’t have it easy

Friday, May 31, 2019 17:44

By R JagannathanNarendra Modi clearly does not like anyone trying to second-guess his intentions, least of all media pundits. So, it should come as no surprise that his final choices for key ministries have thrown up many, well, surprises. As speculation tilted towards Amit Shah getting finance, he ended ...

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