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    Foundation stone laid for 'world's biggest cricket stadium'

    Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) Vice President Parimal Nathwani, along with other office bearers today laid foundation stone for the "world's biggest cricket stadium", coming up in Motera area here. The approximate cost for building the stadium is Rs Rs 700 crore. On the occasion, Nathwani announced that the construction of the new stadium, being built in place of the...

    • 29 min ago
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    Post-demonetisation, IMF cuts India's growth to 6.6 per cent

    The IMF today cut India's growth rate for the current fiscal year to 6.6 per cent from its previous estimate of 7.6 per cent due to the "temporary negative consumption shock" of demonetisation, days after the World Bank also decelerated India's growth estimates. "In India, the growth forecast for the current (2016-17) and next fiscal year were trimmed by one...

    • 31 min ago
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    Group led by Akhilesh is SP, entitled to 'Bicycle' symbol: EC

    In a major boost to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Election Commission today recognised the faction headed by him as the Samajwadi Party and alloted the reserved symbol 'Bicycle' to it for contesting the coming Assembly elections. The group led by Akhilesh Yadav is the Samajwadi Party and is entitled to use its name and reserved symbol Bicycle, the...

    • 53 min ago
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    Akhilesh faction gets 'Cycle' symbol of Samajwadi Party

    The Election Commission on Monday granted the disputed 'cycle' symbol of the Samajwadi Party to Akhilesh Yadav's faction. "The group led by Akhilesh is the SP and is entitled to use its name and reserved symbol Bicycle", said EC. The three-member EC, headed by Nasim Zaidi, had heard both the sides on Friday.

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    India 60th in inclusive development index; below China, Pak

    India has been ranked 60th among 79 developing economies, below neighbouring China and Pakistan, in the inclusive development index, according to a WEF report. WEF's 'Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017', released today, said that most countries are missing important opportunities to raise economic growth and reduce inequality at the same time because the growth...

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    Sikka wants to build a 'more confident' Infosys by 2020

    Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka is working on making employees "more confident" and "creatively innovative" as the country's second largest IT firm marches ahead on its pursuit of USD 20-billion in annual revenue by 2020. From its earlier formal attire-only to casuals on weekdays now, it isn't just the dress code that Sikka, Infosys' first non-founding CEO...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Consensus on control over tax payers, GST roll-out deferred to July 1

    In a major breakthrough, the Centre and states today reached a consensus on sharing powers for control over tax payers under GST but the new indirect tax regime will now be rolled out from July 1 instead of previously planned April 1. The consensus was reached after the Centre agreed to the demand of states to go in for horizontal split with regard to tax payers based on...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Railway ministry, Karnataka sign MoU for suburban railway system

    The Karnataka government and the Railways Ministry today signed a memorandum of understanding in what is seen as a step towards realising the city's long standing demand for a suburban railway system to address its notorious traffic congestion. The MoU for the development of suburban railway system in Bengaluru was released by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister...

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    My aim is to equal Sushil's feat of two Olympic medals: Sakshi

    She may be India's first and only woman wrestler to have won an Olympic medal but that does not seem enough for Sakshi Malik as she now aims to equal Sushil Kumar's historic feat of winning two Olympic medals at the 2020 Tokyo Games. "My aim is to equal Sushil Kumar's historic feat by winning an Olympic medal at Tokyo in 2020.

    • 2 hrs ago
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    ATM withdrawal limit up at Rs 10,000; weekly limit stays at 24K

    In a major relief, the Reserve Bank today more than doubled the daily ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 but retained the weekly ceiling at Rs 24,000. RBI however doubled the weekly withdrawal limit from current accounts to Rs 1 lakh from Rs 50,000 - a move which will ease cash position of small traders. "On a review of limits placed on withdrawals from ATMs and current...

    • 2 hrs ago

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