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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Sushant Singh Rajput: Condolences continue coming in


Mumbai: Bollywood continued expressing grief and disbelief over the demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, all of Sunday. The actor was found hanging in his residence by his maid on Sunday morning. Among those who took to social media later on Sunday to express condolences was Salman Khan. "U will be missed ... #RIPSushant," wrote the...

Two Indian High Commission staff in Pakistan missing

Two Indian High Commission staff in Pakistan missing


New Delhi: Two Indian High Commission staff in Pakistan capital Islamabad went missing under mysterious circumstances early Monday and remain untraceable, the media reported citing sources. India has since taken up the matter with Pakistani authorities to ensure their safety. "Two Central Industrial Security Force drivers had gone out for duty in a vehicle but did...

Time to go bold to grow big: PM Modi

Time to go bold to grow big: PM Modi


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that as the country goes through challenging times amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, the government and the industry need to take bold decisions to grow rather than taking a conservative stance. Addressing the 95th annual plenary session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce through video conference, Modi outlined...

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Moves by India, China ease border tensions


New Delhi: India and China are continuing with their diplomatic and military engagements in an effort to reduce border tensions in eastern Ladakh to ensure long-term peace in the area, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. “Both sides are maintaining their military and diplomatic engagements to peacefully resolve the situation at the earliest to ensure peace...

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Modi urges India Inc to turn corona crisis into opportunity


Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged India Inc to come forward and convert the ongoing COVID-19 crisis into a turning point for the industries to make India a self-reliant nation. Addressing the inaugural speech on the 95th annual plenary session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) via video conferencing, the Prime Minister...

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‘Expect 5.5 lakh Covid cases in Delhi by July 31’


New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said that by the July end, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital will mount to over 5.5 lakh and 80,000 beds would be required for those infected. The remarks came a day after Lt. Governor Anil Baijal issued an order striking down...

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Half of India can’t survive more than a month sans income


New Delhi: Almost half of India's population will not be able to survive more than a month without any job or income, just with the help of savings or family support. With a protracted lockdown and dismal economy, job losses are mounting and concerns are going up for families as to how long they can...

Oil giant BP to lay off 10,000 employees globally

Post Date: June 11, 2020

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus pandemic and its severe impact on the oil market, British Petroleum has decided to lay off 10,000 employees from its workforce globally by the end of the year. The total people to be laid off represent 15 per cent of the 70,000 strong global workforce of the oil giant. BP's CEO...

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Another investment in Jio, now ADIA to put in Rs 5,683 crore


Mumbai: In yet another major investment into Jio Platforms, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has announced an investment of Rs 5,683.50 crore by a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). This investment values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore....