Archive for September 22nd, 2018
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The Steel City of Durgapur gets an icon of style! Fortune now open in Durgapur

New Delhi September 22 Fortune Hotels, member ITC’s hotel group, has flagged off its first hotel in the Steel City – Durgapur. Marking this celebration, the chain’s senior leadership team including Samir MC, Managing Director; Rohit Malhotra, VP – Operations; Dhananjay Saliankar, Head – Sales & Marketing and Kovid Sharma – Head…

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Pro-women, pro-poor

India’s performance in poverty reduction since the early 1990s has been remarkable. A constant criticism has been that while the decline in consumption poverty has been large, the improvement in social indicators like education and mortality has not been as commendable. Absolute poverty declined from 46 per cent in…

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Govt notifies BITS eminence status after two-month delay

New Delhi September 22  The government issued formal orders this week notifying its decision to award Institute of Eminence (IoE) status to Birla Institute of Science and Technology (BITS) after a two-month delay.

As first reported by The Indian Express on July 25, HRD Ministry issued Letters of Intent…

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Rafale deal : We chose Reliance, says Dassault after Francois Hollande’s bombshell

New Delhi September 22 French defense manufacturing giant Dassault Aviation has refuted the claims made by former French President Francois Hollande and said that it was Dassault who selected Anil Dhirubhai Ambani’s Reliance Defence and not the Indian government.

On Friday, Hollande revealed that the choice to select Reliance…

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TechGig Geek Goddess launches its fourth edition with American Express

New Delhi [India], Sept 22: TechGig Geek Goddess, India’s leading coding arena for women, launched its fourth edition in association with American Express, a globally integrated payments company.
The title sponsor for the event will be Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment bank and active investor in India. The…

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What can salad dressing tell us about cancer?

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 22 : Turns out, mutations in the tumor suppressor gene SPOP contribute to cancer by disrupting a process called liquid-liquid phase separation.
Liquid-liquid phase separation is seen often in nature and is the reason why oil and vinegar separate in salad dressing.
SPOP is…

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Surge in FPIs will positively impact rupee: DEA Secy

New Delhi [India], Sep 22: In the wake of a revision in the Know Your Client (KYC) norms and eligibility conditions for Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs), Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said an increase in FPIs would take place, which would have a positive impact on…

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Pompeo warns Iran of ‘action’ over attack on US in Iraq

Washington DC [USA], Sep 22

: United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo has warned Iran of “direct action” for any attacks on Washington in Iraq, even those using proxy forces, against US interests.
In an interview to CNN, Pompeo said, “We have told the Islamic Republic of Iran that…

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