Archive for June 1st, 2018


New Delhi June 1  There is a thriving market for stressed assets in India and instead of no takers, we have keen bidders willing to fight to the end

Fearing action under the newly-enacted Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), over 2,100 companies, who had defaulted loan repayments, have…

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Anand draws with Ding Liren, remains joint second

Stavanger (Norway), June 1  World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by rising Chinese star Ding Liren in the third round of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament here.

With the invincible tag around him these days, Ding Liren did not face any real danger from Anand, who…

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Irrfan Khan-starrer ‘Karwaan’ to come out a week earlier on August 3

Mumbai, June 1 Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar-starrer “Karwaan” will now hit the theatres a week earlier.

The film, produced by Ronnie Screwvala in association with ‘Ishka films’, was earlier scheduled to arrive in theatres on August 10 but makers have now decided to release it on…

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Pak Govt to block Musharraf’s national identity card, passport

Islamabad, June 1  The Pakistan government today directed the interior ministry to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, a media report said today.

Complying with a special court’s order, the government took the action to restrict the Dubai-based former…

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Non-food credit growth up to 10.7% for April: RBI

Mumbai, June 1  The Reserve Bank today said non-food credit growth accelerated to 10.7 per cent for April as against 4.5 per cent in the year-ago period, led by retail and the services sector.

The non-food credit grew 10.7 per cent to Rs 76…

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Delhiites wake up to humid morning

New Delhi, Jun 1

 Delhiites today woke up to another humid morning, with the minimum temperature settling 30 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average.

According to the Meteorological (MeT) department, humidity level recorded at 8.30 am was 60 per cent.

The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy…

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Cong allegations of desilting scam foolish: Guj CM

Dhandhuka, June 1  Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today rejected the opposition Congress’ allegations that a “scam” worth Rs 2400 crore has taken place during desilting of water bodies under the state government’s “Sujalam Sufalam” water drive.

Rupani today participated in the Narmada ‘Jal Pujan’ ritual which was held…

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Have to take 2 steps back for a big leap: Rajnath on bypoll

Bhopal, June 1  With the BJP facing reverses in bypolls to Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said one has to take two steps backward before a big leap.

Asked about the BJP’s performance in the by-elections to 11 Assembly and four Lok…

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Stunning upset for BJP in UP, loses both seats

Lucknow, June 1  Uttar Pradesh’s ruling BJP today suffered a stunning electoral upset with the joint opposition candidates posting victories in the bypolls for Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur assembly constituencies.

Rashtriya Lok Dal’s Tabassum Hasan won the Kairana seat by a margin of 44,618 votes, while…

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