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FinMin asks ministries to furnish R&D funding data

IANS New Delhi The Finance Ministry has asked ministries and departments to furnish data on funds spent by them and their autonomous bodies as well as PSUs on research and development (R&D) after Prime Minister’s Economic Council pointed out gaps between such expenditure not commensurating with growth of GDP. The ministry is referring to a report by PMEAC titled ‘R&D …

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India-ASEAN bilateral trade to reach $300 billion by 2025

IANS New Delhi With India pulling out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), country’s existing engagement with ASEAN is back in focus with an industry study suggesting that India’s bilateral trade with the ASEAN economies would double by 2025 to $300 billion from the current level of $ 142 billion (2018). The study conducted by PHD Research Bureau, PHD …

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Pradhan woos foreign firms to invest in India’s oil, gas sector

Abu Dhabi/New Delhi: India on Monday wooed foreign companies to invest in its oil and gas sector as the world’s third-largest energy consumer is likely to see over USD 100 billion spending in energy infrastructure creation to meet rising demand. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who is on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, showcased investment opportunities, promising political …

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Gold rises Rs 118 on global cues, rupee depreciation

New Delhi: Gold prices on Monday rallied by Rs 118 to Rs 38,678 per 10 gram in the national capital helped by a recovery in global prices and sharp rupee depreciation against the dollar, according to HDFC Securities. On Saturday, the precious metal had closed at Rs 38,560 per 10 gram. HDFC Securities Senior Analyst (Commodities) Tapan Patel said spot …

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Market ends marginally higher; Yes Bank rallies 5%

Mumbai: Domestic equities ended marginally higher after a volatile session on Monday, with banking stocks coming to rescue. Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty fought bouts of volatility triggered by a sharp fall in Asian equities amid escalating political issues in Hong Kong and uncertainty over US-China trade deal. After swinging 266 points during the day, the 30-share Sensex ended 21.47 …

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Menezes physiotherapy centre opens in city PANAJI:   The fully equipped Physiotherapy centre of Menezes polyclinic was inaugurated on November 6, 2019.  Chairman of Cosme Mathias Menezes Memorial Trust Cesar Menezes welcomed the invitees. Dr Deepak Murty (Trustee CMM – Trust) and Dr Aadil Chagla (Neurosurgeon, KEM) inaugurated the Centre.  It was blessed by Fr Joaquim Loiola. Shawn Gracias (Trustee – …

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Codashop announces strategic partnership with Paytm

NT NETWORK Mumbai Codashop, the leading website for game and digital content purchases, has announced a strategic partnership with Paytm, the largest payment gateway in India. Codashop, a world leader in gaming industry payments, enables digital content providers to accept payments for mobile and online games. Through this partnership, which will be available in both, through Paytm app and at …

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Apple dominates smartwatch market with 48% share in Q3

 IANS San Francisco  Continuing its lead over competitors like Samsung and Fitbit, Apple Watch maintained first position as its share in the global smartwatch market reached 48 per cent in the third quarter of this year from 45 per cent in the same quarter last year, according to a report by market research firm Strategy Analytics. Global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive …

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Snowfall in Kashmir damages apple orchards, cripples life

IANS Srinagar Heavy snowfall over the past 36 hours has caused massive damage to apple trees as life was thrown out of gear in the Kashmir Valley for the second day on Friday. The valley remained cut off from the rest of the country since Thursday as both surface and air traffic remained suspended due to snowfall. The Srinagar-Jammu and …

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Andhra to attract Rs 2 lakh cr investment in petroleum sector

IANS Hyderabad Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Resources and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that Andhra Pradesh would get Rs 2 lakh crore investments in the next five years as world leaders in petroleum sector are willing to invest in the east coast. The minister told Chief Minister Y  S Jagan Mohan Reddy at a meeting at the State …

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