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MoUs worth Rs.242,160 crore inked at investors meet: Jayalalithaa

A record investment commitment of Rs.242,160 crore in Tamil Nadu was made by investors at the first Global Investors Meet 2015, said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa here on Thursday.

Delivering the valedictory address at the two-day event, Jayalalithaa said that in a resounding endorsement of…

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Somnath Bharti booked in domestic violence case

Delhi Police on Thursday booked AAP legislator Somnath Bharti on charges of domestic violence months after his wife Lipika Mitra filed a complaint against him alleging domestic abuse.

The former law minister has been named in a First Information Report (FIR) filed under several sections of the Indian Penal code…

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Irani launches national web portal for apprenticeship training

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday launched the national web portal for promotion of a national apprenticeship scheme.

The scheme, which provides opportunities for practical training, is for graduates, diploma holders and 10+2 pass vocational certificate holders.

“The portal will now ensure seamless connectivity with all stakeholders…

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Super-sensitive Ebola test could curb disease spread

Beijing, Sep 10 A new Ebola test which is not only easier to use but also 100 times more sensitive than a test currently in use could help curb the spread of the disease in western Africa, claims a study.

The current outbreak of Ebola affects countries in West Africa…

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Mumbai Metro launches tour packages

Mumbai: Mumbai Metro One Pvt. Ltd., a Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. venture, has launched a combo-tourism package, Mumbai Metro Darshan, that will take tourists on a daylong guided city tour of major destinations and who can avail unlimited metro rides for tours around the (metro) lines.

Costing a nominal Rs…

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Saudi Arabia bans camel slaughter during Haj

The Saudi health ministry has reiterated that the ban on slaughtering camels during Haj would remain in place because of the danger posed by the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, the media reported on Thursday.

Faisal Al-Zahrani, spokesman of the ministry, said the ban covers the entire…

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Silver medal for Indian squash pair

Velavan Senthilkumar and Harshit Jawanda won India a silver medal in squash mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Youth Games here on Thursday.

After defeating Scotland 12-10, 8-11, 11-5 in the semifinal earlier in the day, the Indian duo went down to top seed Malaysians Eain Yow Ng…

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Apple launches new iPhones, iPad, TV – no word on India (Roundup)

San Francisco/New Delhi, Sep 10 Two iPhones with new touch technology, a 13-inch iPad with a stylus and a physical keyboard and an enhanced Apple TV were among the new launches from the Apple stable late on Wednesday at the Bill Graham Auditorium in San Francisco.

But there…

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Mid-morning work break improves health, productivity

Rather than the typical culture of working hard all morning only to take a lunch-hour or mid-afternoon break, a respite earlier in the workday replenishes more resources – energy, concentration and motivation – interesting research has revealed.

The study also found the frequent short breaks are better than longer breaks…

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RSS seeks changes in economic policy Stop aping west

The RSS ridicules the suggestion that it is engaged in “remote control” of the BJP. if the Congress thinks so, that party should know it is itself remote controlled.

Or is the reality different? Do party bosses or bosses outside the party don’t believe in remote control, but a…

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