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    Digital ecosystem in India still weak: Expert

    Stressing the need for urgent regulatory attention, Bhoi said that risks are hidden in a highly digitalised world New Delhi: Even as the government is vigorously pushing for digitisation of payment in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector, many growing challenges on safety and security of common customers of banks need to be met. Several financial regulators, including Reserve...

    • 5 min ago
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    Maharashtra to relax COVIDd-19 curbs in 25 districts

    Public health minister Rajesh Tope said government is in favour of allowing people taking both doses of vaccine travel in local trains Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Thursday announced relaxation in lockdown in 25 districts including Mumbai and Thane. The decision was taken in a meeting of the Covid Task Force and public health department officers, which was chaired by Chief Minister...

    • 6 min ago
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    Chhattisgarh to declare 15 areas Naxal-free

    We are going to conduct a fresh survey in these villages to reaffirm they are now completely free from Maoist influence, says Dantewada SP Raipur: Fifteen villages in Chhattisgarh's south Bastar district of Dantewada, considered Maoist strongholds till recently, are set to be declared free from Naxal influence on August 15. A survey conducted in these villages six months ago has found that...

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    Lovlina assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo Olympics

    She will now square off against reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey Tokyo: Debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured India of their first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei to enter the semifinals here on Friday. The 23-year-old Assam boxer prevailed 4-1 to make the last-four where she...

    • 29 min ago
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    Deepika seals last-eight berth, ousts former world champion Russian Perova

    Locked 5-5 after the regulation five-setter, the 27-year-old Indian delivered a perfect 10 Tokyo: World number one archer Deepika Kumari held her nerves to pip former world champion Ksenia Perova of the Russian Olympic Committee in a thrilling one-arrow shoot-off to advance to the women's individual quarterfinals of the Olympic Games here on Friday. Locked 5-5 after...

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    Assam says Mizo police still at border, Aizwal seeks Centre's help

    A delegation of Cabinet ministers led by Singhal visited the trouble-torn border areas on Thursday Guwahati: Amidst the simmering tension between Assam and Mizoram, Assamese minister Ashok Singhal on Thursday alleged the Mizoram government had not removed its police from the disputed site while the Mizoram government has sought the intervention of the Central government in...

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    Biocon Biologics, Viatris get FDA nod for biosimilar insulin

    The company is eligible to have exclusivity for 12 months before the FDA can approve another biosimilar interchangeable to Lantus Hyderabad: Biocon Biologics Ltd and Nasdaq-listed Viatris Inc on Thursday said the USFDA has approved Semglee, the interchangeable biosimilar insulin product co-developed by them, for the treatment of diabetes in the US. The approval for the product, which...

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    June Qtr gold demand 4th lowest since 2000

    Gold Council has refrained from giving a yearly estimate of gold demand Chennai: Gold saw the fourth lowest quarterly demand in the domestic market in the June quarter since 2000, while the half-year demand for the metal was below the 10-year average demand. Considering the pandemic situation, the World Gold Council has refrained from giving a yearly estimate of gold demand. A less stringent lockdown...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Prashant Kishor likely to join Congress

    A senior leader who was present in the meeting said that Rahul Gandhi spoke about the possibility of Prashant Kishor joining the Congress New Delhi: Speculations in the Congress are rife over poll strategist Prashant Kishor joining the party. The speculation gained further currency when senior leader Rahul Gandhi shared with the Congress leaders about his meeting with Prashant Kishor recently. He...

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    Mary Kom slams IOC Boxing Task Force for 'poor judging', says can't believe I've lost

    The Indian trailed 4-1 in the opening round with four of the five judges scoring it 10-9 in favour of Valencia New Delhi: Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom on Thursday slammed the International Olympic Committee's Boxing Task Force for "poor judging" in her flyweight (51kg) pre-quarterfinal at the Tokyo Games which she lost despite winning...

    • 14 hrs ago