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Fortis board picks Asian healthcare giant to take over ailing hospital chain

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has recognised and given sanction to passive euthanasia and "living will"
A fuel nozzle hangs attached to an Airbus SAS A319 aircraft | Lewin/Bloomberg

Jet fuel and natural gas to be among the first petroleum products to come under GST

GST on jet fuel will ease the task of payment for airlines but may not necessarily pave way for monetary gains.
Sensex

Reliance touches $100 billion market cap mark again after 11 years

RIL first crossed the mark in October 2007 when the rupee was at 39.5 to a dollar.
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Hit hard by cheap green energy at home, US coal miners find a friend in India

The affair, however, may be short-lived as India aspires to cut out all imports of thermal coal.
According to the forecast, rupee will reach 67.5 per dollar by end of September and 67 by end of 2018 I Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Looks like rupee will buck doomsday predictions, recover by year-end

Fresh estimate comes amid fears the Indian currency may slip to a record low of 72 against the dollar before 2019.
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The rupee is slipping, and India may wage a (trade) war to check its fall

Import tariffs and the diaspora are among the weapons India is likely to use to help the rupee, economists say.
fuel prices

India has given markets free rein on fuel price, but investors are wary as 2019 nears

Delhi has, so far, resisted the temptation to give relief to consumers and is keeping a close watch on its fiscal deficit goal.
US-China

Veteran investor Mark Mobius predicts worldwide financial crisis

Mobius says end of cheap money will cause a squeeze for many of the companies dependent on them.
Vistara to soon start its first international flight by the next half of the year | Commons

19 new aircraft from Boeing and Airbus to add more wings to Vistara

Vistara, the Singapore Airlines-Tata venture, that operates in one of the world’s most expensive aviation markets is all set to begin its international flights operation.
Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani among 400 bidders for India’s latest city-gas licenses auction

Evaluation of bids in ninth round of auctions will run from 12 to 18 July, licenses expected to be awarded by October.

On Camera

Artist concept of the solar system. | Photo: NASA

Millenials love discussing Mercury retrograde on Instagram, but scoff at jyotish predictions

If you’re a millennial and everything is going wrong at work, in love, and in life — it’s probably just Mercury retrograde, which began in June and ends mid-July.

Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
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It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.