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Shooter Jitu Rai dropped from TOP scheme

NEW DELHI: Star shooter Jitu Rai has been dropped from the latest list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). Apart from Rai, fellow shooters Yasha...

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Didi, SoftBank Set Up Taxi-Hailing Joint Venture in Japan

Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. The companies announced the plan Thursday for a service that will use...

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India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

Growth in Asia and the Pacific's developing economies for 2018 and 2019 will remain solid as it continues apace across the region, despite rising tensions between the US and its trading partners, s...

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India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target of 7.3%, accelerate to 7.6% i...

Led by India, South Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economic area despite new trade tensions in Asia and Pacific region, Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report today.

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India to grow at 7.3% this fiscal, is fastest growing economy in Asia: ADB

Led by India, South Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economic area despite new trade tensions in Asia and Pacific region, Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report today. Growth...

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Tax cuts, regulatory forms created new wave for US economic growth: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Thursday claimed that the tax cuts undertaken by his administration more than six months ago and regulatory reforms have unleashed a new wave of economic growth which w...

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