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Yearly News 2015

NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afgh...

NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afghan Forces

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: NATO said Wednesday its special forces have reached Kunduz to support Afghan troops after the Taliban seized the northern city, repelled a counter-attack and advanced on the airport to shore up their biggest victory in 14 years. Heavy fighting was underway near the outlying... read more »

Hajj Stampede: Saudi Arabia police say 1...

Hajj Stampede: Saudi Arabia police say 1,100 photos of dead are from start ...

Saudi Arabia today said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster near Mecca. Officials in India and Pakistan said a day earlier that Saudi officials gave their diplomats some... read more »

Crude oil futures plunge Rs 68 on weak A...

Crude oil futures plunge Rs 68 on weak Asian cues

NEW DELHI: Crude oil futures fell sharply by Rs 68 to Rs 2,990 per barrel on Thursday as speculators reduced bets amid a weakening trend in Asian trade. At Multi Commodity Exchange, crude for delivery in October month contracts dropped Rs 68 or 2.22 per cent to Rs 2,990 per barrel in 187 lots.... read more »

Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up t...

Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore

Idea Cellular said its shareholders have approved to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through issue of non-convertible securities on private placement basis in one or more tranches The company, which held its 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, said all the items of business contained in the... read more »

Antrix told to pay Devas $672 million

The International Court of Arbitration upheld the Deutsche Telekom-funded Devas’s argument that the cancellation of the deal six years after an agreement in this regard was arbitrary An... read more »

Global stocks touch two-year low

In Dublin, the ISEQ index of Irish shares was down a hefty 2.68pc to 6055.96. That rout meant only a hand full of names escaped the general slide lower – among them Aminex. Datalex... read more »

India Up 16 Places to 55th on Global Competitiveness Index

Geneva: In a big jump, India has moved up 16 positions to rank 55th on a global index of the world’s most competitive economies, where Switzerland remains on top. The jump in... read more »

Government slashes natural gas prices by 16% to $4.24 per unit

The government has cut natural gas prices by 16% to $4.24 per unit for the six-month period, beginning October 1. Natural gas prices, according to a formula approved by the government in... read more »

Nippon Life to hike stake in life insurance, mutual fund business...

MUMBAI: Bullish on growth prospects of his group’s financial services businesses, industrialist Anil Ambani on Wednesday said Japanese major Nippon Life is in an advanced stage of talks to... read more »