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Samsung leads India’s premium smartphone market in Q1

New Delhi: Riding on the success of its Galaxy S10 series, Samsung India saw a massive jump in the premium smartphone segment in the first quarter of 2019, clocking 68.9 per cent market share (by volume) and 65.9 per cent (by value), a top company executive said on Monday.

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US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers

Washington: The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the United States for seasonal work through the end of September, a move that reflects how the booming economy has complicated President Donald Trump’s efforts to restrict legal immigration.

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Soon, Jet’s rights for foreign routes to be up for grabs

New Delhi: Amid faint possibility of grounded Jet Airway’s revival anytime soon, the Civil Aviation Ministry is now considering re-allocating the airline’s foreign traffic rights to rival carriers such as Air India, SpiceJet and IndiGo.

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TNS Jewellers honours young windsurfer

PANAJI: TNS Jewellers, which has two stores at Margao and Panaji, has honoured the young and inspiring Katya Coelho, who is a daring and fearless 19-year-old windsurfer from Calangute and reigning national Champion from past 7 years with the title ‘Goa’s Jewel’ and has wished her the best for future endeavours.

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25 US lawmakers urge not to terminate GSP benefits to India

Washington: The US should not terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of the 60-day notice period on Friday, a group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative, warning that companies seeking to expand their exports to India could be hit.

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Finance Ministry to take call on bank recap after Sept

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry will review the capital infusion requirements of PSU banks after September and there will be separate allocation for recapitalisation in the general Budget likely to be presented in July.

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Sugar production may hit 33 million tonne this year

New Delhi: The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) on Friday said that overall sugar production in 2018-19 will be around 33 million tonne, an increase of 500,000 tonne year-on-year, but it would go down next year owing to decrease in plantation and diversion to ethanol production.

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Malabar Gold & Diamonds offers discount on Akshaya Tritiya

Panaji: Malabar Gold and Diamonds, one of the five largest gold and diamond retail chains in the world, is offering a wide range of traditional and trendy collection of jewellery at a discount to its customers on Akshaya Tritiya. The jeweller is offering up to 50 per cent discount on making charge of gold jewellery and upto 20 per cent …

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