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China#39;s economy grows by 6.9% in 2017: report

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The GDP growth rate eclipsed the official estimates of around 6.5 per cent and even crossed 6.7 per cent witnessed in 2016, as per the data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first

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The practice turned into a real rescue when someone noticed that two men swimming outside safety flags were in trouble in a three-metre (10-foot) swell, the government said in a statement.

Virat Kohli becomes second India batsman to reach 900-point mark

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The Indian skipper, who recorded his 21st century at Centurion, got to the rare feat in his 65th Test after vaulting from 880 points to 900 points.

New challenge for WhatsApp: Malware that can steal WhatsApp messages found on phones

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The malware can force the affected phone to spy on its surroundings even when the screen is locked

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Which way will the energy prices go?

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Over the past five years, all energy costs have been subject to two unanticipated headwinds. One was the discovery of shale oil which could be recovered quite easily at average costs of around $40 a barrel equivalent. The other was…

Sell DCB Bank, buy Mindtree: Sandeep Wagle

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Sandeep Wagle of powermywealth.com is of the view that one can sell DCB Bank and buy Mindtree.

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Om Metals JV bags order for rehabilitation of Kpong Left Bank Irrigation Project

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Om Metals Infraprojects is in focus after its joint venture (JV) bagged an order worth USD 32 million for rehabilitation and completion of Kpong Left Bank irrigation project. This order has come in from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture…

Raising capital in SREI Equipment; propose to list the company soon: SREI Infra

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SREI Infrastructure Finance is in focus after delivering a good Q3 performance. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sunil Kanoria, VC of SREI Infra spoke about the results and his outlook for the company.

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Maruti to launch new avatar of Swift at Auto Expo; bookings open on Jan 18

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This will be the first major overhaul of the iconic model since its launch in 2005 and will feature a platform change, the one which is also seen on the Baleno.

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Republic Day Parade 2018: All India Radio plans Mann Ki Baat tableau

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It is the flagship programme of AIR, owned by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati and the broadcaster wants to feature it in the parade.

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

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The user associate test-flight of the missile has further boosted indigenous missile capabilities and deterrence strength of the country.

Patanjali signs consent saying it won#39;t #39;denigrate#39; HUL soap brands

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In September last year, HUL took Patanjali to court for airing their premium soap brands - Lux, Dove, Pears and Lifebuoy - which seemed to be disparaging HUL#39;s brands.

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India skipper Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

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Kohli had a blockbuster 2017, amassing runs in both formats of the game and helped India achieve the top spot in the Test rankings.

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Kamala Mills fire: Judicial custody for 4 owners of two pubs

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The four accused, comprising three co-owners of 1 Above pub and a co-owner of Mojo#39;s Bistro, were produced before the Bhoiwada magistrate court in Dadar after their police custody expired.

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Aadhaar 'compulsory' weapon of govt to 'disempower' people: Rahul Gandhi

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The Congress government, which introduced Aadhaar, is opposing the government's stand that it should be compulsory for receiving the benefits of state-sponsored welfare schemes. Congress President Rahul Gandhi today attacked the NDA…

Bitcoin slumps below $10,000, half its peak, as regulatory fears intensify

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Bitcoin skidded below USD 10,000 on Wednesday, halving in value from its peak price, with investors gripped by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that sky-rocketed last year.

Yes Bank to mobilise $1 bn by 2023 for solar projects

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Yes Bank signed five solar energy co-financing Letters of Intent with Tata Power Delhi Distribution, Hero Future Energy, Greenko Group, Amplus Solar and Jakson Group for their solar projects in India to be completed by 2023.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan share dais amid political buzz

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The veteran actors were at a function where the pooja for the film #39;Kizhakku Africavil Raju#39; (Raju in East Africa) was being conducted.

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Bharat Forge sets up RD facility for e-vehicles in Britain

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The Electric Mobility RD centre will be able to tap into the extensive testing facilities at the Mira Technology Park as well as the pool of engineering talents in the British Midlands, a release said.

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Koreas to form unified ice hockey team, march together in Winter Olympics

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The two Koreas will form a combined women#39;s ice hockey team to take part in next month#39;s Winter Olympics in the South, and march together under a unified peninsula flag at the opening ceremony, a joint statement released by Seoul#39…

Wednesday, Jan 17

Defence Minister Sitharaman conducts sortie in Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet

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The flight was a part of the minister#39;s larger agenda to to examine the combat capability and operational preparedness of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Padmavaat could lose upto Rs 35 crore and more than 300 screens with ban in four states

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Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have banned the movie citing law and order issues.

News Live: All 14 types of Rs 10 coin valid, legal tender, says RBI

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This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

TTV Dhinakaran expected to announce new party

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Dhinakaran said that VK Sasikala, his aunt who is serving a jail sentence, has authorised him to take the decision.

Tuesday, Jan 16

Decision on day-night Test soon: BCCI

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Eight out of the 12 Test playing nations have been part of day-night cricket but not top-ranked India.

Pay more for lower berths during festivals: Railway panel

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The committee has also recommended that instead of having flat fares, the railways should increase fares during festive seasons, and reduce them during lean months.

News Live: Bonds slump after RBI warns of high rate risks

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This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

How UIDAI beefed up Aadhaar security after alleged data breach

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has beefed up Aadhaar#39;s security to address privacy concerns around leakage of Aadhaar numbers and data.

Monday, Jan 15

India reclaiming place at growth leader, says IMF

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After a short period of slowdown in the economy, India is reclaiming its place as a growth leader, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) David Lipton said today.

Diesel prices at record Rs 61.74/L, petrol crosses Rs 71/L

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Petrol price rose to Rs 71.18 per litre in Delhi today, while diesel prices soared to their highest level of Rs 61.74 per litre.

News Live: Supreme Court calls CBI, ED probe progress #39;slow#39; in coal scam case

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This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

A dream come true for Capital First, but challenges ahead for Vaidyanathan

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This is the opportunity that Vaidyanathan, an avid long distance runner, had been looking for to go the full hog as far as the banking sector is concerned

Sunday, Jan 14

It#39;s official: #39;Padmavati#39; to release as #39;Padmaavat#39; on January 25

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The movie, which was earlier titled "Padmavati", will now be released with the title change suggested by the censor board. "Padmaavat" will release worldwide on January 25, in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.

India, UK ink pacts on illegal migrants#39; return, sharing intelligence

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The development comes close on heels of India seeking UK#39;s help in early extradition of liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya from Britain to face the law at home in connection with cases of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000…

Saturday, Jan 13

News highlights: Focusing on rail funds from monetisation and not budget, says Piyush Goyal

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This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

IIP soars, retail inflation up: Top economists decode the figures

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In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Abhishek Upadhyay, Senior Economist at ICICI Securities Primary Dealer and DK Joshi, Chief Economist at CRISIL analysed Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and inflation numbers.

HDFC finalises plan to raise Rs 13,200 crore via QIP and preferential issue

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HDFC board has approved to raise Rs 11,301 crore by issuing issuing 6.43 crore shares at Rs 1,726.05 per share to investors.

Enforcement Directorate raids Karti Chidambaram#39;s premises in Delhi, Chennai

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The Enforcement Directorate today conducted searches at multiple premises linked to Karti Chidambaram, the son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel- Maxis case.