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Business Standard India
Industry sees uptick in sales, profitability by Dec: SurveyIndia Inc expects growth in sales and profitability to pick up by the year-end
Industry sees uptick in sales, profitability by Dec: Survey
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
India Inc expects growth in sales and profitability to pick up by the year-end in sync with an uptick in the big macro picture, according to a survey. However, the survey also noted that private sector remains elusive with regard to pumping in fresh... Read more
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Business Standard India
India to clock GDP growth of 7.5% this fiscal: Deutsche BankIndian economy grew 7.9% in March quarter and recorded a five-year high growth
India to clock GDP growth of 7.5% this fiscal: Deutsche Bank
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Indian economy grew 7.9% in March quarter and recorded a five-year high growth rate of 7.6% for the 2015-16 fiscal The Indian economy is expected to grow 7.5% this financial year, a tad... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sebi cautions public against dealing with PACL assetsSebi has cautioned public at large against dealing with any property where PACL
Sebi cautions public against dealing with PACL assets
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Sebi has cautioned public at large against dealing with any property where PACL and its promoters have interests as the regulator pursues efforts to recover Rs 60,000 crore in the case to refund investors. Besides, the watchdog has said anyone... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's holdings of US govt securities falls to $118 bn in MayIndia has reduced its exposure to American government securities, with holdings
India's holdings of US govt securities falls to $118 bn in May
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
India has reduced its exposure to American government securities, with holdings falling to $118 billion at the end of May -- the lowest level this year -- amid the US economy seeing a mixed growth trend. After hitting a high of $121.6 billion in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Smartphone sales slowed down in June quarter: ReportMarket grew 15% YoY in June quarter, sharply lower from 23% in previous
Smartphone sales slowed down in June quarter
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
: ReportMarket grew 15% YoY in June quarter, sharply lower from 23% in previous quarter and 34% in the same quarter of 2015 Smartphone sales in India have slowed significantly as only one in five mobile... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sushma Swaraj chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy workPhilanthropic organistaion will engaged in supplementing Country's social devel
Sushma Swaraj chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Philanthropic organistaion will engaged in supplementing Country's social development efforts External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday chaired a meeting of the India... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt vows to bring back workers facing 'food crisis' in Saudi Arabian firmDue to low oil prices, companies laid off more than 10,000 foreign workers, lea
Govt vows to bring back workers facing 'food crisis' in Saudi Arabian firm
Business Standard India / Posted 4 minutes ago
Due to low oil prices, companies laid off more than 10,000 foreign workers, leaving many with no money for food India said on Sunday it will send a government minister to... Read more
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Hospitality Net
HNA Sends Letter to NH Hotel Shareholders HNA Group ("HNA") today issued the following letter to NH Hotel Group ("NH Ho
HNA Sends Letter to NH Hotel Shareholders
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 minutes ago
HNA Group ("HNA") today issued the following letter to NH Hotel Group ("NH Hotel") (BME:NHH) shareholders: Dear Fellow Shareholder, Hesperia and Oceanwood, combined holders of at least 21% of the... Read more
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New Kerala
FiveAI to compete Google, Tesla in driverless car sector - newkerala.com #98269FiveAI to compete Google, Tesla in driverless car sector Posted 23 minutes ago
FiveAI to compete Google, Tesla in driverless car sector - newkerala.com #98269
New Kerala / Posted 9 minutes ago
FiveAI to compete Google, Tesla in driverless car sector Posted 23 minutes ago | IANS London, July 31 : It seems that Google and Tesla have a new competitor in their driverless car projects -- FiveAI, a Britain-based startup that is working on a... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
New grants to give homeless help a boostTHE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program
New grants to give homeless help a boost
The Daily Mercury / Posted 13 minutes ago
THE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program to encourage social start-ups and boost support providers helping homeless people. Housing Minister Mick de Brenni said the Dignity First Fund would encourage some of the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh ranks eighth in Happy Planet Index 2016UK-based New Economics Foundation (NEF) released its ‘World Happiness Report’ o
Bangladesh ranks eighth in Happy Planet Index 2016
Bdnews24.com / Posted 13 minutes ago
UK-based New Economics Foundation (NEF) released its ‘World Happiness Report’ on Friday, where it said Bangladesh has scored 38.4 points. Costa Rica tops the index with a score of 44.7 points while Chad at the bottom with 12.8 points. “The Happy... Read more
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dna
Fino Paytech eyes payments bank launch in six monthsHaving bagged a Rs 250-crore investment from BPCL, the first by an oil marketer
Fino Paytech eyes payments bank launch in six months
dna / Posted 22 minutes ago
Having bagged a Rs 250-crore investment from BPCL, the first by an oil marketer in a Payments Bank, Fino Paytech is looking for at least one more round of fund infusion through stake sale before it launches the bank in about 6 months. "We will have... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
New grants to give homeless help a boostTHE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program
New grants to give homeless help a boost
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 24 minutes ago
THE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program to encourage social start-ups and boost support providers helping homeless people. Housing Minister Mick de Brenni said the Dignity First Fund would encourage some of the... Read more
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Queensland Times
New grants to give homeless help a boostTHE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program
New grants to give homeless help a boost
Queensland Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
THE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program to encourage social start-ups and boost support providers helping homeless people. Housing Minister Mick de Brenni said the Dignity First Fund would encourage some of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Boost for first home buyers as Govt lifts caps on Homestart schemeFrom tomorrow the income and house price caps to qualify for the KiwiSaver Home
Boost for first home buyers as Govt lifts caps on Homestart scheme
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 31 minutes ago
From tomorrow the income and house price caps to qualify for the KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme will be lifted. Photo / File First home buyers will be able to earn more and buy more expensive houses but still qualify for a government housing subsidy,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stocks close mostly higher, helped by technology, oilNEW YORK (AP) " Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-e
Stocks close mostly higher, helped by technology, oil
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 31 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) " Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google's parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices. However, the gains were held back by disappointing... Read more
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New York Post
How to rebuild America’s roads with bondsOne area of commonality among the campaign rhetoric heard at the Cleveland and
How to rebuild America’s roads with bonds
New York Post / Posted 32 minutes ago
One area of commonality among the campaign rhetoric heard at the Cleveland and Philadelphia political conventions was the repairing of the crumbling US infrastructure. Anyone who has taken a trip via plane, train or automobile can attest to the fact... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
New grants to give homeless help a boostTHE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program
New grants to give homeless help a boost
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 34 minutes ago
THE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program to encourage social start-ups and boost support providers helping homeless people. Housing Minister Mick de Brenni said the Dignity First Fund would encourage some of the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Groups hail end of right to buy housing policy in ScotlandHOUSING associations have welcomed the end of the right to buy policy in Scotla
Groups hail end of right to buy housing policy in Scotland
EveningTimes Online / Posted 35 minutes ago
HOUSING associations have welcomed the end of the right to buy policy in Scotland after more than 30 years. MSPs voted in 2014 to scrap the scheme, introduced by Margaret Thatcher's government in the 1980s. Right to buy has been blamed for a... Read more
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News Mail
New grants to give homeless help a boostTHE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program
New grants to give homeless help a boost
News Mail / Posted 36 minutes ago
THE Queensland Government has launched a $2 million funding and grants program to encourage social start-ups and boost support providers helping homeless people. Housing Minister Mick de Brenni said the Dignity First Fund would encourage some of the... Read more
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The Economic Times
GST to be simple with 1 pc additional tax removal, say expertsNEW DELHI: With the government dropping the contentious 1 per cent additional i
GST to be simple with 1 pc additional tax removal, say experts
The Economic Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: With the government dropping the contentious 1 per cent additional inter-state tax, the proposed national sales tax or the GST stands simplified with aberrations removed, said tax experts. Ahead of Rajya Sabha considering the biggest... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fayetteville Public Library looks to expand; millage vote Aug. 9FAYETTEVILLE -- Voters will head to the polls Aug. 9 for a special election to
Fayetteville Public Library looks to expand; millage vote Aug. 9
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 49 minutes ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Voters will head to the polls Aug. 9 for a special election to decide whether to raise property taxes in order to help fund a proposed expansion at the library. A referendum to raise the library's current 1 mill property tax levy to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1% tax for water work on ballot in WaldronWaldron residents will vote in an Aug. 9 special election on whether to approve
1% tax for water work on ballot in Waldron
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 50 minutes ago
Waldron residents will vote in an Aug. 9 special election on whether to approve three improvement projects and enact a 1 percent sales tax to pay for them. The ballot is set up to allow residents to vote for or against issuing revenue bonds for each... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Motley Fool: It's a good thing that deflation is rare Q: What's deflation? — J.R., Norfolk, Virginia A: Deflation is the opposite
Motley Fool: It's a good thing that deflation is rare
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 54 minutes ago
Q: What's deflation? — J.R., Norfolk, Virginia A: Deflation is the opposite of inflation, occurring when prices fall over time. It typically happens during a recession and can contribute to... Read more
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Business Standard India
EarlySalary.Com to raise $6mn,eyes expansion to smaller citiesEarlySalary.Com, a fintech startup that offers personal loans, will raise $5-6
EarlySalary.Com to raise $6mn,eyes expansion to smaller cities
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
EarlySalary.Com, a fintech startup that offers personal loans, will raise $5-6 million in the coming months as it looks to expand its presence across cities like Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Jaipur. The Pune-based firm offers loans ranging from Rs... Read more
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Business Standard India
Agents can charge up to Rs 5,000 from people joining NPS onlineIn order to encourage financial agents, popularly called POP, to promote pensio
Agents can charge up to Rs 5,000 from people joining NPS online
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
In order to encourage financial agents, popularly called POP, to promote pension schemes, the PFRDA has allowed them to collect service charges between Rs 5 and Rs 5,000 from subscribers joining NPS via online platform. The eNPS platform has been... Read more
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New Kerala
Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work - newkerala.com #98252Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work Posted 33 minutes ag
Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work - newkerala.com #98252
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work Posted 33 minutes ago | IANS New Delhi, July 31 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday chaired a meeting of the India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), a... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian Navy initiates steps to acquire Predator B Guardian, EMALS - newkerala.com #98243The Predator B Guardian is a naval version for long-range surveillance over wat
Indian Navy initiates steps to acquire Predator B Guardian, EMALS - newkerala.com #98243
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
The Predator B Guardian is a naval version for long-range surveillance over waters while the EMALS is being considered by the Indian Navy for its second indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vishal, due by 2028. EMALS has been adopted by the US Navy as... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Brexit: Why This Market Event is No Reason to PanicMarket volatility often causes panic, but it doesn’t have to. Yes, investors n
Brexit: Why This Market Event is No Reason to Panic
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Market volatility often causes panic, but it doesn’t have to. Yes, investors need to be wary of market swings. And, when disruptors occur — like the recent decision of Great Britain to exit the European Union (or Brexit)— we need to be the calm amid... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Punjab Governor lauded business communityISLAMABAD: Punjab Governor, Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, has recently lauded
Punjab Governor lauded business community
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted an hour ago
ISLAMABAD: Punjab Governor, Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, has recently lauded the contribution made by the business community towards the national development. He then called for an increased economic activity in order to generate additional jobs... Read more
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