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Well-prepared to fend off Chinese competition in India: Samsung official

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Stressing that there has not been any significant loss of its market share owing to the rise of Chinese smartphone brands in India, a top Samsung executive has said the company is well prepared to fend off challenges from its competitors. India being the second largest smartphone market and the fastest growing globally, we have extremely aggressive plans for the ...

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Arvind to head KPMG Management Consulting practice

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Professional services firm KPMG in India on Wednesday said Arvind Gupta has been appointed its Partner and Head of Management Consulting effective from April 2018. According to the firm, Gupta has 25 years of experience in management consulting and professional services. His functional expertise includes corporate and business strategy, M&A operation...

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Modi, Dutch PM to hold bilateral summit on Thursday

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral summit with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte here on Thursday during which all issues of interest between the India and the Netherlands will be discussed. The meeting will be held soon after Rutte's arrival here on Thursday morning on a two-day visit to India. The Dutch leader's visit comes within a year ...

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NASA probe to 'touch' the Sun will carry 1.1 mn names

Washington, May 23 (IANS) When NASA's s Parker Solar Probe, humanity's first mission to touch a star, launches on July 31, it will carry more than scientific instruments on this historic journey -- it will also hold more than 1.1 million names submitted by the public to go to the Sun, NASA has said. Back in March, NASA invited people around the world to submit their names online to be pl...

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Son held for killing parents for marrying 'Facebook' girlfriend

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A married man -- the only son of his parents -- killed both with the help of his two accomplices in south Delhi to get hold of their property and to marry his Facebook girlfriend, following which he and one co-accused were arrested, police said on Tuesday. Abdul Rehman, a Jamia Nagar resident and main accused, along with Nadeem Khan, 32, of west Delhi's Nangloi w...

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PNB retirees urges confidence building measures by government

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Pensioners and Retirees Association of the multi-crore fraud-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) has called upon the central government to initiate confidence building exercise as recent developments have demoralised bankers and underminned the importance of state-owned lenders in the country's economy. The demand comes after the investigating agencies probing the...

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Maharashtra Maoists massacre: 8 innocent villagers killed, allege kin

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), May 22 (IANS) Residents of a village in this Maoist-affected Maharashtra district on Tuesday alleged that at least innocent eight youth, including five girls, may have been felled by police bullets in the country's biggest anti-Maoist operation here last month. The villagers of Gattepalli have demanded a judicial probe into the April 22-23 operation and action ...

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Kenya's Keitany returns to action at New York Mini 10km race

Nairobi, May 22 (IANS) World marathon record holder Mary Keitany of Kenya will return to action on June 9 in New York just two months after failing to improve on her mark at the London Marathon. Keitany is the reigning champion for the New York Mini 10K and hopes she has returned to her best after suffering fatigue for pushing too fast her quest for the world marathon record in London on...

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Taliban kill 12 policemen in Afghanistan

Kabul, May 22 (IANS) At least 12 police personnel have been killed in clashes with Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. Hundreds of Taliban militants launched coordinated attacks on Monday night, triggering heavy gunfights lasting for hours. Fifteen other people were injured, Xinhua news agency reported citing a provincial government spokesman....

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Government looking at steps to control fuel prices: Pradhan

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The government is considering ways to keep rising transport fuel prices in check, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday, even as petrol and diesel prices in Delhi and Mumbai crossed previous highs. The price of petrol per litre in Delhi on Monday under the dynamic pricing regime touched a record high of Rs 76.57, having -- already on Sunday -- beat...

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Fund outflows, high oil prices weaken further rupee

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) The formation of a non-BJP government in Karnataka, along with a persistent outflow of foreign funds from the country's equity and debt markets and high crude oil prices further weakened the Indian rupee on Monday. Accordingly, the Indian rupee weakened by 12 paise against the US dollar to 68.12-13 on Monday, from its previous close at 68.01 per greenback. L...

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Fearing poor exam result, Rajasthan student plans own abduction, recovered

Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Fearing a poor exam result, a Class X student from Udaipur in Rajasthan choreographed his own abduction for ransom, but was outsmarted by police which recovered him and finally reunited with his family on Monday. The teenager had gone missing for two days from his house, and was found travelling on a train when he was caught. Interestingly, the boy used an a...

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Moon heads to US to discuss Trump-Kim summit

Seoul, May 21 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in headed to Washington on Monday on an apparent mission to help broker a nuclear deal between the US and North Korea ahead of their first-ever summit in June. Moon's trip followed his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the border village of Panmunjom on April 27. He will hold talks with US President Donald Trump o...

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Fuel prices sky rocket: Chambers tell government to cut excise duties

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With transport fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The price of petrol per litre in Delhi on Monday under the dynamic pric...

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Pune women's 'car tribute' to Sridevi floors Boney, Janhvi

Pune/Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) A group of three die-hard fans of the late actress Sridevi managed to floor her husband Boney Kapoor and actress-daughter Janhvi at their home here in Andheri and returned with sweet memories of a lifetime. Pune-based Paridhi Bhati, 26, Bhavana Varma, 33, Tonu Sojatia, 29, were specially invited by the Kapoor family for tea and for a 'darshan' of their car, a H...

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Cut excise duty, bring automobile fuels under GST, chambers urge government

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With transport fuel prices in Delhi touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The price of petrol per litre in Delhi on Monday under the dynamic pricing regime ...

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Ficci for urgent excise duty cuts on fuel

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With transport fuel prices in Delhi crossing previous highs, industry chamber Ficci on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. The price of petrol per litre in Delhi on Monday under the dynamic pricing regime touched a record high of Rs 76.57, having -- already on Sunday -- beaten the previous high of Rs 76.06 in the city on Septem...

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Galaxy Note 9 to have Bixby 2.0: Samsung

San Francisco, May 21 (IANS) South Korean electronics giant Samsung has confirmed that its flagship Galaxy Note 9 would have a new version of company's Airtificial Intelligence (AI)-powered assistant Bixby 2.0. Speaking to The Korea Herald, Gray G. Lee, Head of the AI Centre Under Samsung Research, revealed that the Galaxy Note 9 will be the launch device for Bixby 2.0, Forbes reported.<...

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NIA files charge sheets in Shiv Sena's Punjab leaders killings

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed two separate charge sheets against 15 accused in connection with killings of Shiv Sena's Punjab leaders Durga Gupta and Satpal Sharma, an offcial said on Sunday. Sharma and his son Ramesh Sharma were killed on February 25, 2017 while Gupta was murdered on April 23, 2016. The charge sheets were filed in th...

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Petrol, diesel in Delhi hit record highs

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corp on Sunday raised transport fuel to record highs in Delhi on the seventh day of resuming the daily price change system, following a temporary suspension that lasted 20 days. The price of petrol in Delhi touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre under the dynamic pricing regime beating the previous high of Rs 76.06 in the city on Septemb...

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