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Need Rs 21,000 crore; cess: Kerala Finance Minister

THE KERALA government will need at least Rs 21,000 crore to reconstruct basic infrastructure following the unprecedented floods that have claimed at least 216 lives since August 8, and will look at...

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ConocoPhillips, Venezuela’s PDVSA reach $2 bln settlement

(Reuters) - U.S. producer ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA have reached a payment agreement on a $2-billion arbitration award, the companies said, suspending a dispute that blocked the state-ru...

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How will China's ageing population meet the costs of social welfare?

China's rapidly ageing population which has touched 241 million, accounting for one-fifth of over 1.4 billion people in the world's most populous country, has sparked a fierce debate on who will fo...

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Five Biggest Challenges New Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan Faces

Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician, today took oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister at the swearing-in ceremony in Islamabad. Pakistan's new government led by their new prime minister faces m...

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Trump asks SEC to let companies file financial reports every six months

US President Donald Trump on Friday said meetings with corporate executives prompted him to ask the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study letting public companies file financial repo...

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2 Of 3 Indians Stunted Due To Malnutrition, Earn 13 Per Cent Less: Report

India has the fourth highest number of stunted people in the workforce in the world, according to a new study by the World Bank. 66 per cent Indians in the workforce are stunted because of childhoo...

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