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View: Big tech needs regulation but government action no solution

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
Some aspects of the internet giants (including Google) should be regulated. Their tax loopholes should be closed. But the reason is less their monopoly power than unanticipated side-effects such as privacy problems and proliferation of hate speech and falsehoods.
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Russia proposes new missile verification regime with US after demise of treaty

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
The United States withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty last year, accusing Moscow of violating it, a charge denied by the Kremlin. Global nuclear arms control architecture has come under further strain since then as the former Cold War foes have been unable to agree on a replacement to New START.
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US Polls 2020: Is Joe Biden remaking the Democratic coalition?

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
On paper, Democrat Joe Biden continues to lead President Donald Trump by a significant margin nationally, but polling suggests the race is tight in key battlegrounds like Florida, Arizona and North Carolina. Some Democrats are worried that Trump's toned-down debate performance last week could push the race closer.
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Third attempt at halting fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh quickly collapses

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
The latest "humanitarian ceasefire" was announced by Washington on Sunday, after truces brokered by Russia and France fell apart over previous weekends. It took less than an hour after the ceasefire was due to begin at 8:00 am (0400 GMT) for the first accusations to be made.
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China to impose sanctions on United States firms over Taiwan arms sales

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense and Raytheon will be sanctioned, the spokesman Zhao Lijian told a news conference in the Chinese capital. He did not say what those sanctions would entail. The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of three weapons systems to Taiwan, including sensors, missiles and artillery that could have a total value of $1.8 billion.
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LJP govt will send Nitish to jail for promoting corruption in seven resolves implementation: Chirag Paswan

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
Continuing with his tirade against Kumar, the LJP president alleged illegal trade in liquor is rampant in the state due to patronage of the bigwigs in the Nitish Kumar's government. "Why doesn't he gets this inquired too?" Chirag asked.
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HC refuses blanket order on plea by Unitech MD to allow physical presence for mediation

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
Justice Vibhu Bakhru said the court was of the view that "no such blanket order can be passed" in this regard.
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Bihar polls: Mayawati asks voters to guard against tactics of rival parties

ET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
In a tweet, the former UP chief minister said, "Preparations for the first phase of the Bihar assembly elections begins today with the end of the election campaign. Therefore, there is an appeal to everyone that they should take care against all kind of conspiracies and tactics of opponents and cast their votes and make the BSP and RLSP coalition successful."
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SEBI bans Birla Pacific Medspa, Yashovardhan Birla, 8 others from securities markets for 2 years

Business News From Hindu - 5 hours 16 min ago
SEBI has barred Birla Pacific Medspa Ltd, Yashovardhan Birla and eight others from the securities market for two years for mis-utilisation of the IPO
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Cotton futures weak at Rs 19,570 per bale in afternoon trade

MoneyControl Business News - 5 hours 16 min ago
In the futures market, cotton for October delivery touched an intraday high of Rs 19,860 and an intraday low of Rs 19,570 per bale on the MCX.
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Govt. may extend soft loans to grain-based distilleries to boost ethanol production

Business News From Hindu - 5 hours 17 min ago
Petroleum and Food Ministries are of the opinion that ethanol production cannot rely solely on sugarcane.
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Govt support in GST cut to help PV segment offset price hike: Tata Motors

Business Standard - 5 hours 22 min ago
The Indian automobile industry leapfrogged to BS VI emission standards from BSIV from April 1 this year
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2020 US elections: Joe Biden leads in Florida, North Carolina, says polls

Business Standard - 5 hours 22 min ago
In the two states, a majority (61 per cent) of those who have already cast their ballots in early voting said they voted for Biden
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Govt may extend soft loans to grain-based units to spur ethanol output

Business Standard - 5 hours 22 min ago
Under the scheme, the government has extended twice the interest subvention that comes up to Rs 4,600 crore for a loan amount of Rs 22,000 crore
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Coronavirus Impact | With vacation rentals empty, European cities see a chance to reclaim housing

MoneyControl Business News - 5 hours 28 min ago
Now that the pandemic has all but cut off the steady flow of visitors, many European cities are seizing an opportunity to push short-term rentals back onto the long-term housing market
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Biocon Biologics bets on insulin glargine ramp-up as it looks overcome a tepid Q2

MoneyControl Business News - 5 hours 32 min ago
Despite the operational challenges posed by Covid-19, Biocon’s biologics division says it is committed to achieve its $1 billion revenue target by the end of FY22.
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Silver futures plunge 1.42% to Rs 61,536 per kg; support seen at Rs 60,500

MoneyControl Business News - 5 hours 42 min ago
In the futures market, silver for December delivery touched an intraday high of Rs 61,892 and a low of Rs 61,251 per kg on the MCX.
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ICICI Bank thanks HDFC Bank#39;s Aditya Puri for being an #39;inspiration#39;

MoneyControl Business News - 5 hours 45 min ago
Aditya Puri, who has led HDFC Bank since inception over 25 years ago, is retiring on Monday after a highly successful career which has made his bank the largest among private sector lenders, displacing ICICI Bank a few years ago.
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India Coronavirus Dispatch: Prison staff fear spurt with returning inmates

Business Standard - 5 hours 45 min ago
Insurance claims of 77 BMC staff rejected, New cases in Mohali dip, and does the annual flu shot make a good vaccine?--news on how the country is coping with the pandemic
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Just Dial shares freeze at 10% upper circuit in a weak market

Business Standard - 5 hours 46 min ago
The stock was trading close to its 52-week high of Rs 646.
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