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Inflation, fiscal uncertainty induced RBI to hold rates

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   9:08 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) RBI Governor Urjit Patel had recommended keeping the central bank's key interest rate unchanged at 6 per cent citing risks to inflation and uncertainties on the external and fiscal fronts, the minutes of October's monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting released on Wednesday showed. View More..

Fresh attempt to auction mafia don Dawood properties

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   9:02 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Centre has issued advertisements inviting bids for six properties belonging to absconder mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar in south Mumbai and Aurangabad, to be auctioned publicly on e-auction on November 14. View More..

After 5-month wait, farm loans waiver begins in Maharashtra

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   8:14 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Nearly five months after announcing waiver of farm loans, the Maharashtra government kickstarted the process on Wednesday as "Diwali gift" to the state's farmers. Rs 4,000 crore will be distributed among 840,000 beneficiaries in the first phase of the massive Rs 34,000-crore scheme. View More..

U-17 World Cup: Ghana beat Niger to enter quarters

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   8:12 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Ghana won the battle of African rivals, edging 2-0 past Niger in their FIFA U-17 WOrld Cup Round of 16 clash at the DY Patil Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

After five months, farm loans waiver starts in Maharashtra

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   7:42 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) After nearly five months, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday gave a "Diwali gift" to state's farmers by starting the loans waiver process with a sum of Rs 4,000 crore to be distributed among 840,000 beneficiaries in the first phase of the massive Rs 34,000-crore scheme. View More..

Rohit Khurana nervous to play mythological character

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   7:20 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Rohit Khurana, who has been cast in the role of grown-up Shani in mythological show "Karmphal Data Shani", says he is nervous about playing a mythological character for the first time. View More..

Sell-off in banking stocks drag equity indices lower (Roundup)

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   7:10 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A massive sell-off in banking sector stocks over fears of rising non-performing asset (NPA) levels pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Wednesday. View More..

Rahman took around 1,000 auditions for '99 Songs'

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   6:56 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Oscar winning music director A.R. Rahman, who has written and co-produced "99 Songs", says the lead couple of the film were chosen from around 1,000 auditions and the upcoming movie will have 10 to 12 tracks. View More..

Prepared for all fights that come my way: Kangana

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   6:30 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut, in whose name a 'Kanganatoo' hashtag is doing the rounds on social media in the wake of the 'Me too' campaign, says she will continue to speak against gender issues. View More..

Make Diwali prosperous for the underprivileged: Rajkummar

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   6:08 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao has urged Mumbai residents to contribute to share happiness and help brighten the Diwali festivities for the needy. View More..

Stock markets to hold Muhurat trading session on Diwali

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   5:52 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Key Indian equity markets will hold a special "Muhurat" trading session to mark the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday. View More..

UltraTech Cement's consolidated Q2 net profit down 30%

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   5:48 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Aditya Birla group company UltraTech Cement on Wednesday reported a decline of 31.10 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September 30, 2017-18. View More..

Diwali: TV celebs put 'no diet' mode on hold

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   4:52 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) This Diwali, popular TV celebrities like Vivian Dsena, Rashami Desai and Mohammad Nazim among others will put their fitness diets on rest and will binge on sweets and homemade dishes to celebrate the auspicious occasion with their family and friends. View More..

Artificiality in film makes it redundant: Imtiaz Ali

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   4:32 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) October 26 will mark a decade since "Jab We Met" released, but to many Bollywood buffs, it feels as fresh as ever. Director Imtiaz Ali says keeping a movie "pure" is important for it to be remembered. View More..

Jobs in US, UK no longer lure Indians: Indeed survey

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   4:26 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) There has been a sharp decline among Indians seeking jobs in two top destinations -- the United Kingdom by 42 per cent and US by 38 per cent - attributed mainly to the political situations there, a new survey by top global jobs portal Indeed has revealed. View More..

Sell-off in banking stocks drag equity indices lower

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   4:06 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A massive sell-off in banking sector stocks pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Wednesday. View More..

On Om Puri's 67th birth anniversary, friends and family pay tribute

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   3:16 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Fans, friends and family members paid tribute to veteran actor Om Puri, who passed away in January this year, on his 67th birth anniversary on Wednesday. View More..

Vidhu Vinod wants Kashmiris to watch 'Secret Superstar'

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who grew up in Srinagar, says young actress Zaira Wasim who is from Kashmir, has done a fabulous job in "Secret Superstar". He feels the audience there must watch the film to see the kind of talent the Valley has. View More..

Don't know how to dance: Kalki Koechlin

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   2:42 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin, best known for her roles in films like "Dev.D", "Margarita with a Straw" and "Waiting", says she doesnt know dancing and had to do a lot of practice for the song "Nach Basanti" in her upcoming film "Jia aur Jia". View More..

Corporate India cuts gifting budget by 35-40% this Diwali

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   2:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Concerned about slowdown and pressure on balance sheets, corporate India is going slow on Diwali gifts to its associates, networked partners and others, slashing the budget by at least 35-40 per cent, an Assocham survey said on Wednesday. View More..


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