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MoU signed with Gates Foundation for improving India's livestock sector

MoU signed with Gates Foundation for improving India's livestock sector

New Delhi: The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for sustainably improving India's livestock sector to support the nation's food and nutritional security.The MoU aims to protect...

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Global cues lift equity indices; realty stocks rally

Global cues lift equity indices; realty stocks rally

Mumbai: Positive global cues emanating from the US buoyed India's key stock indices during the afternoon trade session on Thursday.Accordingly, both key indices - S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 - rose after the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged.Initially, the Indian equity benchma...

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Over 3 Cr taxpayers successfully complete transactions: Infosys

Over 3 Cr taxpayers successfully complete transactions: Infosys

Bengaluru: Under fire from the Union finance ministry, Infosys on Thursday shared updates on the progress it is making on the Income Tax E-Filing Portal. It claimed that over 3 crore taxpayers have successfully completed transactions and as many as 1.5 crore Income Tax Returns were filed without any...

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After cutting billionaires Jack Ma & Pony Ma to size China clips Didi founder Cheng's wings

After cutting billionaires Jack Ma & Pony Ma to size China clips Didi founder Cheng's wings

New Delhi: After cutting Alibaba founder Jack Ma and Internet behemoth Tencent founder Pony Ma to size, Communist China is now clipping the wings of high-flying Will Cheng, the founder of taxi-hailing giant Didi.Cheng, 38, is the youngest entrepreneur heading one of China's biggest tech companies.In...

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TN signs 24 MoUs with investment outlay of Rs 2,120 cr

TN signs 24 MoUs with investment outlay of Rs 2,120 cr

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday signed 24 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for various industrial projects involving an investment of Rs 2,120.54 crore.The MoUs when fructify into actual projects, they can provide employment opportunities to 41,695 persons.The MoUs were signed at T...

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New TN export policy targets $100 bn exports by 2030

New TN export policy targets $100 bn exports by 2030

Chennai: Targeting an export revenue of $100 billion by 2030, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin released the state Export Promotion Policy here on Wednesday.Speaking at the Tamil Nadu Exports Conclave, Stalin said the state should regain the glory of international trade it enjoyed in ancient tim...

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HP's new 11-inch tablet comes with flipping webcam

HP's new 11-inch tablet comes with flipping webcam

San Francisco: HP has announced a new 11-inch tablet that comes equipped with a 13MP rotatable camera that can flip around the short edge of the display to work as a webcam.According to The Verge, HP claims it is a first for a tablet and also makes it the highest resolution front-facing camera to bo...

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CPCL launches work on 9 MMTPA refinery in Tamil Nadu

CPCL launches work on 9 MMTPA refinery in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL) on Wednesday said that work has begun of the Rs 31,580 crore, 9 million metric ton per annum (MMTPA) grassroot refinery at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu.According to CPCL, the refinery is being installed along with the IOCL and is expected to be complet...

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Microsoft launches Surface Duo 2 with better performance, cameras

Microsoft launches Surface Duo 2 with better performance, cameras

San Francisco: Tech giant Microsoft has launched its second folding smartphone -- the Surface Duo 2 along with the next-generation Surface devices.Available in glacier or a new obsidian, Surface Duo 2 starts at $1499.99 and is available for pre-order in select markets."Surface Duo 2 brings new and i...

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Air India CMD Bansal appointed Civil Aviation Secretary

Air India CMD Bansal appointed Civil Aviation Secretary

New Delhi: Air India's Chairman and Managing Director Rajiv Bansal was on Wednesday named the new Union Civil Aviation Secretary.He will succeed Pradeep Singh Kharola, who retires this month-end.A statement from the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet said: "Rajiv Bansal (IAS:1988:NL) appointed as...

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