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Tax cut on fuel by Centre only ‘partial’, don’t expect states to slash rates, says TN FM

Chennai, May 22 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday described the Centre reducing taxes on petroleum products as 'partial' and said "it...

Being between ‘devil and deep sea’: Chidambaram on states’ situation after govt’s excise cut on fuel

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI) Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday wondered whether the states can afford to give up revenue from VAT...

PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for next of kin of those killed in accident in UP’s Siddharthnagar

New Delhi , May 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from the Prime Minister's National...

Locals loot oil after tanker overturns on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway

Palghar, May 22 (PTI) A tanker carrying edible oil overturned on the busy Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway here in Maharashtra, disrupting traffic movement on the road...

Job opening in Power Grid Corporation, check details

New Delhi , May 22 (ANI): Power Grid Corporation of India Limited invited applications from law graduates to join as Assistant Officer Trainee (Law)....

37 staffers of Aligarh meat export unit held for animal cruelty, Environment Quality Act violation

Aligarh (UP), May 22 (PTI) Thirty-seven employees of a leading meat export unit in Aligarh were arrested for alleged animal cruelty and violation of...

IAF deploys choppers to rescue flood-affected people in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) , May 22 (ANI): Indian Air Force on Sunday continued its relief efforts in flood-affected areas of Assam with the help of...

Delhi records minimum temperature of 23.1 degrees Celsius

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI) The national capital on Sunday recorded a minimum temperature of 23.1 degrees Celsius, three notches below the average and...

MP: Angry over brother not attending mother’s funeral, woman attacks her 10-yr-old nephew with knife

Bhopal, May 22 (PTI) A 10-year-old boy was severely injured after his aunt allegedly attacked him with a knife, apparently being angry over her...

Odisha autorickshaw driver returns gold necklace worth Rs 1.6 lakh to passenger

Berhampur (Odisha), May 22 (PTI) A 35-year-old autorickshaw driver in Odisha's Ganjam district has won accolades for returning a gold necklace worth around...

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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