Archive for July 21st, 2018

Rupee hits all-time low of 69.12 against US dollar

New Delhi July 21  Continuing its slide for the third session, the rupee on Friday collapsed to a life-time low of 69.12 against the US dollar after the Chinese central bank weakened its daily reference rate for the yuan by the most in two years.

The yuan dropped…

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Jobs and votes

New Delhi July 21 I have long believed, and with some conviction based on reality, that Indian voters, like their counterparts in other democracies, vote with their feet. The origin of the phrase, “voting with your feet”, is with Charles Tiebout, a US economist who died at the age of…

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Anti-Sikh riots was “biggest lynching” incident: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi July 21  Countering the opposition attack on the BJP-led government over instances of mob lynching, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the 1984 anti-Sikh riot was “biggest” such incident.

Speaking on the lynching incidents, one of the issues cited by the opposition to attack the government…

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5 platforms which will help you to sell your property within minutes

New Delhi [India], July 21 : Gone are the days when selling property was a tedious task altogether.
Slowly and gradually with time there has been an increase in the demand of much alike services in the sector.
Today People prefer platforms which have instant valuation, real-time analytics and virtual…

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Still births are caused by secondhand smoke

Washington DC, [USA] July 21 : In developing countries around the world especially in Asia, secondhand smoke causes thousands of still births every year.
Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of still birth, congenital malformations, low birth-weight and respiratory illnesses.
In a recent study, researchers found that…

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‘Sanju’ becomes fifth highest grossing Bollywood film

Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] July 21 : Bollywood biopic ‘Sanju’, based on the life of Sanjay Dutt, recently became the fifth highest grossing Hindi film.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to announce the news.
He wrote, “#Sanju continues to woo audience… Is now the FIFTH…

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Kazakh figure skater stabbed to death

Almaty [Kazakhstan], July 21 : Kazakhstani figure skater Denis Ten, who was the first-ever to win a bronze medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, was stabbed to death by unknown miscreants here on Friday.
Ten was involved in a dispute when two men attempted to steal his car mirrors…

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British man exposed to Novichok discharged

London [UK], Jul 21

: A British man, who was undergoing medical treatment after he was exposed to a Soviet-era nerve agent, was discharged from the Salisbury District Hospital on Friday, according to an official.
On June 30, Charlie Rowley (45) and his partner, Dawn Sturgess (44) were admitted to…

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