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Committee of Creditors to vote on compliant resolution plan as per amended CIRP regulations

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
In a major amendment to the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) regulations, the committee of creditors (CoC) can now vote on all compliant resolution plans simultaneously, according to a notification by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) on Friday.
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Microsoft's foray in Indian social media is long due, say experts

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
Under CEO Satya Nadella’s leadership, Microsoft has refocused business to the Cloud and led an aggressive acquisition strategy using cash to buy both big as well as small firms.
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Twitter begins labelling government officials involved in foreign affairs, state-backed media

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
The new policy will start with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the U.S., U.K., Russia, China and France - whose Twitter feeds will be labeled as “government accounts.” State-backed media organizations and their top editors will also get “state-affiliated media” labels.
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Formalise conditions, wages of ASHA and Anganwadi workers: House panel on labour

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
A platform of workers under schemes such as Anganwadi, ASHA and national health mission had given a call for a two-day nationwide strike demanding safety, insurance, risk allowance and fixed wages. ASHA workers in Bihar, Karnataka and Maharashtra have been protesting for the last few days citing delayed payment and pending dues of promised incentives.
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View: Ayodhya should pave the way for 'Ayuddha' — peace forever among communities

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
The larger national consensus over Ayodhya can’t be missed. There were some questions, but only about ‘how’ they were done, not about ‘why’ they were done.
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Only 5,000 out of 24 lakh registered skilled migrants got jobs in 116 districts

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
This grim scenario is reportedly due to the offer of low wages not in keeping with the skills of the job-seeker, the job not being of the standard of the skill possessed, and some near impossible conditionalities put up by the prospective employer.
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View: Why did China’s ambassador engage publicly with Indian interlocutors?

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
Such an initiative would make sense if official level negotiations were on a productive track and Beijing felt that the ambassador could do a public relations exercise. If, however, these negotiations are not proceeding well and the risk of a stalemate is real, such a public intervention cannot serve China’s interests.
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PM Modi, other leaders condole loss of lives in Kerala plane crash tragedy

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
The Dubai-Calicut Air India Express flight with 191 passengers and crew skidded off the tabletop runway and fell into a 50 feet valley breaking into two portions while landing on Friday evening, police sources said.
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Naga talks: Prime minister's office has invited us, says apex body of Naga tribes Naga Hoho

ET News - 2 hours 5 min ago
In the memorandum Hoho has alleged that the Governor of Nagaland, who is also the Interlocutor to the Indo-Naga Peace Talks, R N Ravi, is functioning in an “autocratic manner” .
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The spy who loved humanity

Business Standard - 2 hours 14 min ago
A new biography of Klaus Fuchs, the celebrated physicist who passed nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union, forces readers to rethink their idea of what constitutes treason
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India's consumer confidence plummets to record low in July: RBI survey

Business Standard - 2 hours 23 min ago
Sentiment had been steadily falling since the government imposed the world's biggest pandemic lockdown in late March and collapsed further in July to reach 53.8, the RBI said
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Rahul Gandhi says landslide in Kerala's Idukki district a terrible tragedy

Business Standard - 2 hours 26 min ago
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday condoled the death of those killed in the landslide in Kerala's Idukki district
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Banks may not have to pay service tax for facilitating international trade

Business Standard - 2 hours 28 min ago
To facilitate trade, Indian banks provide services to exporters by sending the export documents to the bank of the importer abroad and collect payment
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Not Stalin, people will decide who assumes power, says Tamil Nadu CM

Business Standard - 2 hours 29 min ago
The people of Tamil Nadu will decide who should come to power in 2021 and not DMK president M K Stalin, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here on Friday
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Air India plane tragedy: President, PM express grief, condole loss of lives

Business Standard - 2 hours 38 min ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and enquired about the situation
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Workers return to new environment as companies reimagine workspaces

Business Standard - 2 hours 39 min ago
The manufacturing sector is reimagining workspaces to infuse confidence in workers
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One-time loan recast: Tricky road lies ahead for Kamath panel, say experts

Business Standard - 2 hours 56 min ago
Govt appoints four more members; norms in 30 days after recommendations
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AI plane overshot runway in rainy conditions, slipped into slope: Puri

Business Standard - 3 hours 4 min ago
He said the Kerala police has reported 11 deaths so far in the accident.
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