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decision to expand the role of the Private Sector in Oil and Gas Exploration, the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today gave its approval to the Marginal Fields Policy (MFP), for development of hydrocarbon discoveries made by National Oil Companies; Oil Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) and Oil India Limited. (OIL), Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said toda...
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for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Wednesday opened lower and was trading at 25,798.09 points some 30 minutes after the opening bell.The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was, however, trading higher at 7,817.35 points, with a gain of 31.50 points or 0.40 percent.The 30-share Sensex opened at 25,846.27 points, against th...
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dived for a third consecutive day on Wednesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index reversing sharp early losses before closing 0.2 percent lower at 3,160.17 points.The Shenzhen Component Index dipped 1.06 percent to finish at 10,054.80 points, and the ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, lost 1.82 percent to close at 1,855.03 points, Xinhua reported.Total turnov...
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Migrants protest outside the Eastern railway station in Budapest, Hungary, September 2, 2015. (Reuters photo)BUDAPEST(Hungary): Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other wealthy European Union countries."What we want? Peace! What we need? Peace...
Source : Times Of India | 10 Hour(s) AgoCategory : Headlines
yuan firmed at the open on Wednesday, after sources with knowledge of the matter said a day earlier that China's central bank plans to tighten rules on trading of currency forwards from October.The move is aimed at curbing speculation and volatility after a surprise depreciation in August.The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.3619 per dollar prior to the market open, firmer than th...
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Medical researchers called today for detailed, thoughtful debate on future use of new genetic technology that has the potential to create "designer babies". The technology, called CRISPR-Cas9, allows scientists to edit virtually any gene they target, including in human embryos, enabling them to find and change or replace genetic defects. Describing CRISPR as "game-changing", the Wellcome Trust glo...
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Aimed at girl children who drop out of schools for lack of toilets, auto giant Toyota Motor Corporation today inaugurated its sanitation project under which 500 units of facilities have been constructed in various cities including Varanasi The sanitation facilities in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Parliamentary constituency was inaugurated by Company Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada. The company has c...
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Jinping on Wednesday conferred medals on 30 Chinese and foreign veterans and civilians who fought for China in World War II, ahead of the country's grand V-Day celebrations.Xi, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, said that all the national heroes, including those who fought in World War II, are the "backbone" of the Chinese nation and their deeds and spirit are the great driving forc...
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cricket captain Michael Clarke has withdrawn from a lucrative domestic Twenty20 contract as he reassesses whether he will ever play the sport again.Clarke retired from all international cricket after Australia lost the Ashes to England last month, with Alastair Cook's side wrapping up a series victory after the fourth test before Australia won the final match in London."Right now for me, I just th...
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A man allegedly stole a high-end bike worth Rs 5.7 lakh from a two-wheeler showroom in Banjara Hills area here yesterday after taking it out for a test drive.A 30-year-old Tahir Ali, who filled the proforma for a test-drive, took away the 750 cc Harley Davidson--Street 750 model motorbike, Banjara Hills police said here today.Based on complaint lodged by the showroom, a case was booked under Secti...
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Israel complained to the United Nations about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside those of full member states at the world body's headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the UN by the Palestinian Authority."Currently, only member states' flags fly at UN headquarters. While the 193-nation assembly overwhelmingly approved the de facto recognition of the sovereign state o...
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Mahesh Babu's latest Telugu offering "Srimanthudu" has grossed Rs.154 crore in its 25-day-run so far at the ticket windows worldwide."'Srimanthudu' gallops at the worldwide box office grossing Rs.154 crore in just 25 days! It continues its soaring success becoming the second highest grossing Telugu release this year after 'Baahubali'," read a statement from Eros International, which distributed th...
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