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A global touch to Kannur Beach Run

The fourth edition of the annual Kannur Beach Run (KBR) organised by the North Malabar Chamber of Commerce (NMCC) was held on the Payyambalam beach on Sunday. "We are happy to inform that this year’s KBR was a success beyond our expectations," said NMCC president Vinod Narayanan. First time For the first time we had […]

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Sensex, Nifty end marginally higher amid mixed global cues

In the Sensex pack, Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, Infosys, ICICI Bank, TCS, SBI, Reliance Industries, ONGC, Axis Bank and NTPC rose up to 2.66 per cent. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Equity indices ended marginally higher on Wednesday after a see-saw session, tracking mixed cues from the global markets amid geopolitical uncertainties. After swinging nearly 200 points, […]

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Indices lose nearly 2% on global cues

Auto, IT, financial sectors among top losers; U.S.- China tensions send jitters among investors Weak global cues amid concerns of a global slowdown led to the Indian benchmark indices shedding nearly 2% on Friday with heavyweights from the auto, financials and information technology sectors losing heavy ground. The 30-share Sensex lost 689.60 points, or 1.89%, […]

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Malaysia’s Lashkar arrest points to its global footprint

Aveek Sen on how the Lashkar-e-Tayiba looks at the world while focusing on India and Afghanistan. On Wednesday, October 31, Malaysia arrested its first Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative, pointing to a worrying spread of a terrorist outfit whose main area of operation, at least in public perception, has been India and Afghanistan. Here’s a backgrounder on the […]

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‘Structural reforms making India resilient to global shocks’

Reforms in taxation, bankruptcy aid in maintaining robust growth, says Garg Structural reforms in areas like taxation and bankruptcy are helping the Indian economy in building resilience to global shocks and maintain a robust growth rate despite challenges, Economic Affairs Secretary S. C. Garg has said. He also expressed the hope that the prudent policy […]

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Global sea level may rise 50 feet by 2300: Study

New York: Owing to continuous emissions of greenhouse gases, increased global average sea-level is likely to rise by nearly 8 feet by the year 2100 and 50 feet by 2300, as per a new study. According to the researchers from Rutgers University, under moderate emissions, central estimates of global average sea-level range from 1.4 to […]

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Modi inaugurates Global Mobility Summit, Ban Ki-Moon visits Delhi Mohalla clinic, and other news in pictures

Modi inaugurates Global Mobility Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, September 7, 2018, inaugurated the Global Mobility Summit, in New Delhi besides launching the national strategy for overhauling mobility, especially public transportation. The Narendra Modi government is looking at setting up a unified transport authority for seamless movement of freight across the country’s rail, […]

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Isuzu plans to make India a global hub

Japanese automobile manufacturer Isuzu Motors is planning to make India one of its global manufacturing hubs for exports markets. The company, which has sizeable manufacturing operations in Thailand, outside Japan, is planning to shift some production, mainly to its plant at Sri City In Andhra Pradesh, a top official said. Exploring new markets “We are […]