Govt can reduce petrol price up to Rs 25 per litre but won#39;t do: P Chidambaram

Govt can reduce petrol price up to Rs 25 per litre but won#39;t do: P Chidambaram

Amid rising criticism over steep hike in fuel prices, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today claimed it was possible to cut up to Rs 25 per litre in petrol prices but the government will not do so. In a series...
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McDonald’s workers make sexual harassment complaints

McDonald’s workers make sexual harassment complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Ten workers at McDonald’s fast food franchises in the US have filed complaints of sexual harassment against the firm. The female workers, one of whom is 15 years old, allege groping, propositions, indecent exposure and lewd.....
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Carney: Brexit has cost households £900

Carney: Brexit has cost households £900

Image copyright Getty Images The Brexit vote has left households £900 worse off, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said. The vote to leave the European Union had lowered growth by “up to 2%”, he told MPs on Tuesday....
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Four years of Narendra Modi: From Jan Dhan Yojana to GST, nine economic policies that defined PM’s tenure

Four years of Narendra Modi: From Jan Dhan Yojana to GST, nine economic policies that defined PM’s tenure

On 25 May 2018, Narendra Modi will complete four years as prime minister. During this time, the Modi government has taken several decisions on economic policy, of which nine are key. Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Opening Plenary during...
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Comcast boosted in battle for Sky

Comcast boosted in battle for Sky

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sky is at the centre of a bidding war US cable TV giant Comcast appears to have gained the upper hand in its battle to take control of Sky. The firm’s £22bn bid for Sky...
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FTSE 100 surges to a fresh record high

FTSE 100 surges to a fresh record high

Image copyright Getty Images London’s main index, the FTSE 100, has surged to a fresh record high for the second time in less than a week. The FTSE 100 index closed over 1% higher at 7,859.17, comfortably above its previous...
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DATA STORY: Indian parents spend the most amount of time on their children#39;s homework

DATA STORY: Indian parents spend the most amount of time on their children#39;s homework

Indian parents manage to spend the most amount of time helping their children with homework, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report. Nearly 62 percent of parents in India on an average spend about 12 hours a week to help...
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Sensex up 126 points on Asian cues, reverses four-session losing streak; Nifty up; Re falls 12 paise

Sensex up 126 points on Asian cues, reverses four-session losing streak; Nifty up; Re falls 12 paise

Mumbai: The markets saw a positive start today as the benchmark Sensex bounced by about 126 points, reversing its four-session losing streak, on the back of a firming trend at other Asian markets. The 30-share barometer recovered 125.65 points, or...
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Growing corporate governance propels talent in India’s legal sector

Growing corporate governance propels talent in India’s legal sector

Anshul Lodha With the implementation of several regulatory changes and rise in the legal proceedings against companies across sectors, India’s requirement for legal professionals has vastly increased. According to the recently published Michael Page India Sa...
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Rail timetables overhaul aims to boost frequency and reliability

Rail timetables overhaul aims to boost frequency and reliability

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Passengers have been urged to plan ahead and check revised timetables A rail timetable overhaul billed as the biggest in the UK has begun – but it may leave some users behind. Govia Thameslink Railway...
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