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Jute unions seek union minister’s intervention to save industry, livelihood of workers

Kolkata, Jan 18 (PTI) Nine major trade unions have jointly written to Union Textile Minister Piyush Goyal drawing his attention to the crises...

Govt suspends GAIL director Ranganathan after CBI arrest

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The government has suspended E S Ranganathan, Director (Marketing) of GAIL (India) Ltd, after his arrest by the...

Govt to use Supreme Court order to counter Devas enforcements in international fora: FM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The government will use the Supreme Court order calling the 2005 deal between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and...

Rupee slumps 33 paise to 2-week low on high crude prices, rate hike worries

Mumbai, Jan 18 (PTI) Continuing its fall for the third straight session, the rupee on Tuesday slumped by 33 paise to close at...

FM Sitharaman accuses Congress-led UPA govt of ‘fraud’ in entering into 2005 Antrix-Devas deal

Sitharaman's comments came as Devas shareholders pursue Indian assets abroad to recover $1.29 billion that international arbitration tribunals awarded over the contract cancelled in 2011.

Sensex, Nifty tank around 1 pc as global equities sink on rate hike worries

Mumbai, Jan 18 (PTI) Benchmark stock indices Sensex and Nifty plunged by around 1 per cent on Tuesday due to sharp losses in...

Gold declines Rs 23; silver flat

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Gold price in the national capital on Tuesday dipped Rs 23 to Rs 47,814 per 10 grams, in line...

MFI industry seeks higher credit guarantee scheme in budget

Kolkata, Jan 18 (PTI) The microfinance sector has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to increase the limit of credit guarantee scheme in the...

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Coal India committed to meet ‘elevated’ demand of power sector: Official

Kolkata, Jan 18 (PTI) Mining major Coal India Ltd is committed to meet the “elevated” demand of the dry fuel from the power sector,...

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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