Petrol price hiked by 1.06 a litre, diesel 2.094 paise

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Telcos’ hopes on cheaper 700-Mhz spectrum dashed

Telecom Commission approves high base price of Rs 11,485 cr per Mhz for 700-Mhz frequency; no decision taken on proposed

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AskMe sees exit of 650 employees

Sources say company is running out of funds; reports suggest monthly cash burn was more than $6 million           Read

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78.25% voter turnout in fifth phase of West Bengal elections

This is against 82.77 per cent final voting recorded during the 2011 assembly elections in the three districts of Hoogly

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78.25% polled in 5th phase of WB Assembly elections

A voter turnout of 78.25 per cent was reported till 5 PM in the fifth and penultimate stage of the

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Sunrisers Hyderabad posts 194/5 against RCB

Put into bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad posted an imposing 194 for 5 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL match at

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Real Estate Act comes into force tomorrow

The Real Estate Act makes it difficult for promoters and builders to delay projects and gives relief to home-buyers and

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Samsung vs Apple: The musical chair continues

Analysts point to a pattern with Samsung gaining leadership position in the prime segment during Feb-Aug every year. Apple overtakes

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Financial business tops govt agenda in Parliament next week

In the Lok Sabha, discussion on Demand for Grants of the Ministry of Social Justice will resume before the same

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Essar to double CBM production this year

Company to ramp up wells count in Raniganj East block coal fields, seeks to triple output to 2.5 mn scmd

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Shapoorji Pallonji firm aims to treble sales value

Mulls to sell between 400 and 500 apartments this financial year           Read More

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Warren Buffett defends Berkshire’s Coke stake, warns on BNSF

Speaking at Berkshire’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, Buffett said it seemed “spurious” to argue that calories from Coke

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Pollution rose during second phase of odd-even: Study

The second phase of the odd-even scheme, implemented to improve Delhi’s air quality, saw a “rise” of nearly 23 per

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Sanjeev Gupta evaluating bid for more Tata UK assets

Liberty House owner Sanjeev Gupta expects his company to create 150-odd jobs to get the two plants acquired from Tata

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Delhi’s air pollution rises 23% during second odd-even phase

Data indicate that the scheme cannot work in the long term without additional actions, such as improving bus services, curbing

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Mi-17 choppers to spray water over burning forests in Uttarakhand

With major fires blighting around 1,900 hectares of forests in Uttarakhand, the government today decided to press two MI-17 helicopters

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Govt closely monitoring water crisis in drought-hit areas

There are 1.71 million rural habitations in the country. More than 25% of these habitations (4,41,390) are facing drinking water

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Markets to consolidate in the week ahead

Movements in crude oil and foreign fund flows will dictate the trend; corporate earnings and automobile companies will be in

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Auction fails as no bidder turns up for Kingfisher brand

The reserve price for the trademarks was Rs 366.70 crore, less than one-tenth of the price at which it was

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Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover tie the knot

Actress Bipasha Basu and her actor beau Karan Singh Grover tied the knot in a Bengali wedding ceremony here this

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Federal Bank net profit tanks 96 pct to Rs 10 cr in Q4

Federal Bank had posted a net profit of Rs 280.53 crore in the year ago period. (Source: Federal Bank) Private

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Ola, Uber to follow SC order on diesel taxis

“Ola, as a responsible corporate citizen, will respect and abide by the law of the land,” an Ola official told

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At least 27,000 diesel-run taxis to go off the road in Delhi

According to transport department, about 60,000 taxis are registered in the national capital and of them 27,000 are running on

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Shimla considering odd/even scheme?

An European Commission-sponsored study conducted for evaluating green house gas eEmissions in Shimla town has come handy to Shimla Municipal

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Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

Defective sensors might incorrectly think that an adult is a child or classify the seat as empty, thus turning off

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Google doodle marks Claude Shannon’s 100th birthday

In the doodle that is created by artist Nate Swinehart, Claude Shannon is seen juggling in the middle of the

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Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway preliminary Q1 operating profit falls

Warren Buffett said insurance underwriting suffered from hailstorm claims. Railroads have been hurt by declining oil shipments. (Reuters) Warren Buffett

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78.25% polled in West Bengal Assembly elections

A voter turnout of 78.25 per cent was reported till 5 PM in the fifth and penultimate stage of the

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AP CM objects to Union Minister’s remark on special status

The remark of the Union Minister of State for Home, H.P Chaudhury, that Andhra Pradesh does not require special category

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Oculus Rift headset delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

Oculus, which has blamed the delays on an ”unexpected component shortage,” declined to comment on specifics. (Reuters) Virtual reality, oddly

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Rowdy Donald Trump protests portend explosive California primary

Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the

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Real Estate Act comes into force from Sunday

An official statement said that the rules will be made ‘within a maximum period of 6 months’ according to the

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EU to tap into India’s migration problem management 

The European Union (EU) is planning to learn some of the lessons from India on the control and management of

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Britain-Anti-Semitism: Labour Party figure sorry for furor caused by Adolf Hitler comment

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone says he’s sorry for causing a disruption with his claim that Adolf Hitler supported Zionism

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