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Tata Motors Group’s wholesales take a hit

July sales slide 5% on JLR’s poor show Poor sales at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in July dragged down the overall wholesale sales performance of the Tata Motors Group by 5% in July despite a strong showing by the group’s commercial vehicles division. “The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in July 2018, including JLR, were […]

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Turkish currency’s freefall rocks world markets, euro

Lira’s worst drop since 2001 hits global stocks, emerging markets; yen, bonds gain A plunge in the Turkish lira rocked global equities and emerging markets on Friday and fear of further fallout sent investors scurrying for safety in assets like the yen and U.S. government bonds. European shares and a gauge of global equity markets […]

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Don’t put mentally ill in vagrants’ homes: WBHRC

225 such inmates lodged in 6 shelters The West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) has learnt that a number of people suffering from mental illness have been placed in vagrants’ homes run by the West Bengal government, and recommended that such persons be provided medical intervention. In its recommendation, the WBHRC directed the West Bengal […]

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Best of friends, worthy rivals

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M. Karunanidhi’s touching eulogy, of December 24, 1987, to his “dear friend Dr. MGR” (M.G. Ramachandran) was both poignant and gracious. The two had been the best of friends and collaborators until they reached the pinnacle of fame, wealth and power. The high point of their cooperation came in 1969 […]

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Exam without invigilators in Brahmavar college

19 students of the college opt for the novel initiative The Crossland College at Brahmavar in Udupi district launched an initiative to allow students to opt for writing college examinations without invigilators for BA and B.Com courses on Thursday and Friday. It would be held again on Saturday also. This initiative is only for 19 […]