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Israel orders troop reinforcements as hostilities ramp up

The Israeli army said in a statement that the chief of staff has called in troop reinforcements in the country’s south as hostilities in Gaza press into a second day. Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has ordered the mobilisation of 5,000 reserve troops to expand the current campaign “and deepen home front defence”. Israel unleashed […]

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Woman with a rare tumour undergoes successful surgery at Chennai hospital

A press release from Kauvery Hospital said the 56-year-old from Salem, was diagnosed with a tumour in the inferior vena cava, the largest vein in the body that passes through the liver Doctors at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai have successfully operated on a 56-year-old woman to remove a rare kind of tumour from a major […]

Budget 2020

Shares of Petronet LNG rise as Nifty drops

Shares of Ltd. gained 1.39 per cent to Rs 244.65 in Tuesday’s trade as of 11:18AM (IST). It hit a high of Rs 244.95 and low of Rs 240.8 during the session. The stock quoted a 52-week high price of Rs 280.0 and a low of Rs 207.4. The return on equity for the stock […]

Budget 2020

CCI orders probe against Tata Motors

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed probe against Tata Motors for alleged abuse of dominant position with respect to dealership agreements. The order has come on two complaints filed against Tata Motors, Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd and Tata Motors Finance Ltd. (opposite parties). The CCI observed that the complainants were […]

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Kerala: Legendary Communist leader K R Gowri Amma passes away

Kerala’s veteran politician and member of the first Communist government headed by E M S Namboodiripad in 1957, K R Gowri Amma died on Tuesday. She was 102 and had been admitted to a private hospital due to age-related ailments. She breathed her last at 7 am on Tuesday while undergoing treatment in the ICU, […]

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Need a reset? The end of pandemic life can be a fresh start

If there was ever a perfect time to make a life change, this is it. Behavioral scientists have long known that times of disruption and trauma also create new opportunities for growth and change. Disruption happens when life knocks us out of our normal routines. It can be moving to a new city, starting a […]

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Bangladesh surprised over Chinese envoy’s comments on Quad

Bangladesh is surprised and shocked over Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming remarks that Bangladesh should not join the “Quad” and that Bangladesh’s relations with China will “substantially be damaged” if it joins it. ET has learnt that the remarks did not go down well in the Bangladesh establishment. Bangladesh as a sovereign country makes […]

Budget 2020

Private sector banks fall behind in passing rate cut benefits to borrowers

Private sector banks failed to match the Reserve Bank of India‘s reduction in the interest rate in the past year to ease the pain inflicted by Covid-19 while their state-owned peers have been generous in extending the benefits to borrowers by reducing more than the central bank. The average fall in lending rates for banks […]