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    Slowing economy: India's exports dip third time this year

    New Delhi, Oct 15 : India's merchandise exports in September declined for the third time in the current financial year, while imports dropped for the fourth consecutive month, signaling that rising protectionism and continuing trade tensions between the US and China along with the spectre of a global slowdown are impacting India's trade prospects as well. Data released by the...

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    Congress slams BJP's demand for Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

    New Delhi, Oct 15 : The Congress on Tuesday questioned the BJP's demand for the Bharat Ratna to be awarded to Hindu Mahasabha founder Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly election. Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari said: "I am shocked that on one hand the BJP is praising Mahatma Gandhi and on the other is demanding Bharat Ratna for Savarkar. In a country...

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    Congress raises I-T raids on workers with Election Commission

    New Delhi, Oct 15 : A Congress delegation on Tuesday met Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and raised the issue of income tax raids on some of its employees last week. Congress leader Kapil Sibal said "The position is such that people of CBDT have been sitting at the homes of our employees from Friday to Sunday. There is no warrant and no papers. What is this? We know that...

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    Happy over Kartarpur corridor; will not allow water to Pakistan: Modi

    Charki Dadri/Kurukshetra (Haryana), Oct 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan. At the same time, he said he was happy the Kartarpur corridor project, linking India with the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, where Guru Nanak Dev breathed his last in Pakistan, is about to be completed. "For 70 years, the water...

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    Manmohan to meet press and eminent personalities in Mumbai

    New Delhi, Oct 15 : In the run up to Maharashtra elections, the Congress is pitching high on slowdown in Indian economy. The party has decided to field former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on October 17 to lend a credible voice against the government's policies on the economic issues. The party has sent an invitation, titled "Words of Wisdom on Indian Economy by Dr....

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    Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained after women's protest

    Srinagar, Oct 15 : A group of Kashmiri women led by former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya staged a protest here on Tuesday against the scrapping of Article 370. The 20-odd women were protesting against the scrapping of Article 370 and 35A on August 5. They were carrying placards which read, 'Kashmiri brides not for...

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    Is Modiji listening to Abhijit Banerjee's warning on economy: Kapil Sibal

    New Delhi, Oct 15: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday asked Narendra Modi to listen to the analysis given by Nobel Prize winner economist Abhijit Banerjee on the economic condition of India and advised the Prime Minister to start working on the economy rather than doing photo-ops. Nobel Prize winner for Economics for his work in fighting global poverty, Abhijit...

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    Martyrs from Haryana are more than soldiers joining Army from Gujarat : Dushyant Chautala attacks BJP on Nationalism

    Chandigarh, Oct 15: Jannayak Janta Party Dushyant Chautala attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party for teaching Nationalism and said the main issue in these elections is unemployment but the number of soldiers from Haryana who has laid down their lives for the security of India's borders are greater than the soldiers who joined...

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    Ajit Doval calls for Equipped security forces at DRDO Conference

    New Delhi, Oct 15: Speaking at the 41st DRDO Directors Conference, NSA Ajit Doval stressed about the need to have modern technology and better-equipped security forces if the country were to be made secure as "you have to be better than adversary". "Either you're better than your adversaries or you're not there at all. In the modern world, technology and...

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    Nobel winner feels no grand theory can explain underdevelopment: Economists

    Kolkata, Oct 15 Successful micro-level field experiments like the one that established a connect between barefoot children, whooping cough and school drop outs in Africa characterise the works of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo who believe there can be no grand theory of underdevelopment, said economists. Banerjee, Dufflo and Michael Kremer were...

    • 15 hrs ago

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