India to consider Apple's request for incentives with open mind

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India will consider Apple's request for incentives to invest in the country with an "open mind", Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters on Wednesday. "We will very much like Apple to come and have a base in India," Prasad said. Apple has sent a list of demands to the I...

Cabinet approves listing of all 5 state-run general insurance companies

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The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its nod to list all the five state-run general insurance companies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said while addressing the media in New Delhi today. "The Cabinet has decided to approve listing of state run GIC," Jaitley said. The governm...

Samsung Heir Awaits Court Decision On Possible Arrest

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A South Korean court is considering whether to approve the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, one of the country's wealthiest business leaders, on charges of bribery and other offenses. Lee, the only son of Samsung's chairman, did not speak to a crowd of reporters waiting w...

Deepika Padukone appears on The Ellen Degeneres Show

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This calls for a celebration! Not just Priyanka Chopra but now even Deepika Padukone has made her first talk show debut on The Ellen DeGeneres show. We had earlier confirmed the news on the same as a source close to the actress stated, “Team Deepika and team Ellen have agreed to shoot one episode...

91-year-old Congress leader ND Tiwari, son Rohit Shekhar to join BJP today

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Veteran Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Narayan Dutt Tiwari joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah here today.Though the 91-year-old leader is no longer politically much active, his joining the saffron party is being seen as a boost to i...

RBI Governor to appear before finance panel to brief on demonetisation

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel is likely to appear before the Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday. The committee, headed by former union minister and senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily, has called Patel to brief the panel about government's demonetization drive. The se...

RBI Governor to appear before finance panel to brief on demonetisation

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel is likely to appear before the Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday. The committee, headed by former union minister and senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily, has called Patel to brief the panel about government's demonetization drive. The se...

Arms Act case: Jodhpur court to pronounce verdict on Salman Khan today

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A Jodhpur court will on Wednesday pronounce its verdict in a case where actor Salman Khan has been charged under the Arms Act. This is one of the four cases against the actor. While the Rajasthan High Court has acquitted him in two cases of poaching of chinkara, trial in the third case of alleged...

Julian Assange Welcomes Obama's Decision To Commute Manning Sentence

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has welcomed the decision by US President Barack Obama to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, jailed for leaking classified US documents, while calling for an end to a “war on whistleblowers”. “I welcome President Obama’s decision to commute the sentence of M...