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ISRO to launch its Venus mission in 2025, France to take part: CNES

Business Standard - 1 hour 57 min ago
ISRO chairman K Sivan and CNES president Jean-Yves Le Gall held talks and reviewed the areas driving cooperation between France and India in space
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Ensure international roaming service is inactive by default: Trai to telcos

Business Standard - 2 hours 2 min ago
TRAI also outlined a slew of informational measures and disclosures that are required to be made by service providers upfront, to safeguard consumers from bill shocks due to usage of such services
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Iraq hopes US 'reconsiders' embassy closure in Baghdad, warns of danger

Business Standard - 2 hours 7 min ago
Iraq's foreign minister on Wednesday said his country hopes the US will reconsider its decision to close its diplomatic mission in Baghdad
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Centre notifies three labour codes subsuming 25 laws after President's nod

Business Standard - 2 hours 8 min ago
The new labour laws will be made effective by the government later
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India external debt at $554.5 bn by June-end, down $3.9 bn from March: RBI

Business Standard - 2 hours 9 min ago
The share of short-term debt in total external debt declined to 18.9 per cent as on June 30 from 19.1 per cent at end-March
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Business returning to pre-COVID levels: HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri

MoneyControl Business News - 2 hours 11 min ago
Launching the second edition of the bank’s #39;Festive Treats#39; offers, Puri also urged customers to shake off the gloom and return to the buying mode.
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MM raises Rs 1.11 crore by auctioning new version of Thar for COVID-19 relief work

MoneyControl Business News - 2 hours 17 min ago
Mahindra has matched the amount raised at the auction and the total proceeds of Rs 2.22 crores will be donated towards coronavirus pandemic relief work, a release said.
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Financial services becomes next battleground for PhonePe, Amazon and Google

Business Standard - 2 hours 18 min ago
Walmart-owned PhonePe has become the fastest-growing insure-tech distributor in India within just 9 months of the insurance category going live on the digital payments app
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Bihar elections: Will fight polls together with NDA, JD(U), LJP, says BJP

Business Standard - 2 hours 18 min ago
The nomination process for the first phase, under which 71 of the total 243 seats will go to polls, begins on Thursday and ends on October 8.
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Lagarde makes case for aligning ECB's inflation strategy with US Fed

Business Standard - 2 hours 18 min ago
The ECB is widely expected to follow in the footsteps of the Fed, which said last month it would aim for inflation of 2% on average
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M&M raises Rs 1.11 crore by auctioning new Thar for Covid-19 relief work

Business Standard - 2 hours 19 min ago
Domestic auto major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd on Wednesday said it has raised Rs 1.11 crore from online auctioning of the first unit of all-new version of SUV Thar, which is set to be launched on October 2. Mahindra has matched the amount raised at the auction and the total proceeds of Rs 2.22 crores will be donated towards coronavirus pandemic relief work, a release said. The idea of the auction was to harness Thar's iconic status to galvanise the country during this trying time and aid its fight against COVID-19 pandemic, it said. The online auction, which lasted for six days, witnessed almost 5,500 registrations from nearly 550 locations across the country. The auction reserve price was set at Rs 25 lakh, and the winning bid was placed at Rs 1.11 crore, M&M Ltd in the release. The winner has chosen Swades Foundation to receive the entire proceeds from the auction and support COVID-19 relief work, it added. "It is heartening to see the interest and generosity that this auction
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Asian Paints: Investors should look at the stock for long term on dips

Business Standard - 2 hours 22 min ago
In addition to paints, construction chemicals and home decor could add to incremental growth
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US economy plunges record 31.4% in spring but big rebound expected

Business Standard - 2 hours 23 min ago
The US economy plunged at a record rate in the spring but is poised to swing to a record increase in the quarter that just ended
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Govt opening up economy for greater private sector participation: Piyush Goyal

MoneyControl Business News - 2 hours 29 min ago
Piyush Goyal said the government has opened up defence manufacturing for the domestic industry in a much bigger way and coal mining for commercial engagement.
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Govt to borrow Rs 4.34 trillion in second half of FY21: Finance Ministry

Business Standard - 2 hours 29 min ago
The Finance Ministry said the government will borrow Rs 4.34 trillion in the second half of the current fiscal to meet its expenditure requirement amid Covid-19 crisis afflicting the economy
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Amit Shah distributes 200 electric potter wheels to 200 families in Gujarat

Business Standard - 2 hours 32 min ago
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday distributed 200 electric potter wheels and other equipment to 200 families of the marginalised Kumhar community in Gujarat through video conference
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Recycled waste utilisation: Centre, Delhi govt met 12% of target so far

Business Standard - 2 hours 41 min ago
Sixteen central and Delhi government departments and municipal corporations have utilised only 12 percent of recycled products made up of construction and demolition waste against the target set for the financial year 2020-21. These departments, including the Railways, Delhi Development Authority and National Highways Authority of India, were asked to utilise at least 15.8 lakh metric tonnes of recycled products in their projects this year by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. But only 1.92 lakh MT of recycled products, including paver blocks, kerb stones, bricks, aggregates and sand, have been used so far, according to a Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) report submitted to the National Green Tribunal. Last year, the agencies met only 25 percent of the target (16 lakh MT). Around 3,900 tonnes of construction and demolition (C&D) waste is generated per day in Delhi, requiring dedicated handling mechanism and disposal, according to DPCC. There are four facilities in
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In a setback to ONGC, OIL, prices of domestic natural gas slashed by 25%

Business Standard - 2 hours 46 min ago
The government has also reduced the ceiling price for gas produced from deepwater, ultra-deepwater and high pressure, and high-temperature areas by 28 per cent to $4.06 per mmBtu
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Core sector output shrinks for sixth straight month in August, down 8.5%

Business Standard - 2 hours 46 min ago
Refinery production impacted the most, coal production rises after 4-months
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United Nations' atomic watchdog inspects disputed Iranian nuclear site

Business Standard - 2 hours 46 min ago
UN atomic watchdog agency said Wednesday its inspectors have been able to visit the 2nd of two disputed sites where Iran is suspected of having stored or used undeclared nuclear material in the past
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