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All parties to give objections on Motor bill, says Nitin Gadkari

The Opposition parties have been alleging that the provisions in the bill aimed at ushering in multi-fold hike in fine for violations are too harsh and need a relook.

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AstraZeneca, Merck strike deal to advance cancer treatments

Merck will pay AstraZeneca up to $8.5 billion (7.2 billion euros) under the deal struck to develop and commercialise two blockbuster drugs.

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Maruti Suzuki Q1 net profit grows 4.4 per cent to Rs 1,556 crore

Net sales of India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India rose 16.7 per cent to Rs 17,132 crore for the quarter under review as against Rs 14,654 crore a year earlier.

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Gold climbs to Rs 29,450 on global cues, silver tops Rs 39,000

Gold prices surged by Rs 230 to trade at six-week high of Rs 29,450 per ten grams at the bullion market today, taking positive leads from global markets amid increased buying by local jewellers.

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RBI to cut repo rate by 25 basis points on August 2, says HSBC

Inflation in India has fallen dramatically, and though the excessively low level it witnessed this fiscal is not sustainable, according to the global financial services major.

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Xiaomi best-selling smartphone under Rs 10000 category in India

Xiaomi toppled Samsung in the best-seller slot for smartphone models in the under Rs 10,000 segment in the second quarter of 2017.

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ONGC intensifies exploration of gas in Tripura

The state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has stepped up exploration activities in Tripura to unearth more gas to set up a fertilizer plant and to augment power generation.

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Europe seeks to set global trade rules after Trump steps back

The European Union has an opportunity to become the top setter of common business standards in a series of new deals.

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Seven years on, land acquisition begins for India-Bangladesh rail line

Land acquisition for a 15 km India-Bangladesh railway line has finally begun in both countries, more than seven-and-a-half-years after the Rs 963 crore project was finalised.

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LG Electronics Q2 profit held back by mobiles

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said continued losses in its mobile unit limited growth in second-quarter profit to 13.6 percent, as the firm prepares to release a handset in the next quarter.

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Axis Bank acquires FreeCharge for Rs 385 crore

India's seventh-biggest lender by assets, Axis Bank Ltd, acquires payments wallet FreeCharge for Rs 385 crore in an all cash deal.

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Foxconn to invest $10 billion in LCD manufacturing plant in US

A day after President Trump announced that Apple would build 'big' plants in the United States, the Taiwanese technology giant has made the anouncement, which will create 13,000 new jobs.

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Exide Industries Q1 net profit down 3.6 per cent at Rs 189 crore

The battery manufacturer's total income grew by 4.8 per cent to Rs 2,389.57 crore during the quarter under review as against Rs 2,279.93 crore in the year-ago period.

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Sensex surges 260 points; Nifty above 10,100 mark

The benchmark BSE Sensex marked a fresh high of 32,643 in the late morning session with a buying spree, especially in financials, banks, realty, and IT stocks.

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Businesses blindsided by unclear GST rules

Ambiguous rules under the new, multi-rate sales tax that went into effect on July 1 have left firms confused on how to price their products.

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Samsung Electronics expects continued chip boom after record second quarter profit

The world's biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full year.

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Samsung's Q2 net profit hits record high

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics reported a second quarter net profit of $9 billion, up 89 per cent year-on-year, the company said in a statement here.

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HCL Tech Q1 Net grows 6.1 per cent to Rs 2,171 crore; shares rise over 3 per cent

Consolidated revenues grew 7.2 per cent to Rs 12,149 crore in April-June 2017 as against Rs 11,336 crore in the same quarter of 2016-17.

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Rupee surges 21 paise against dollar after no rate hike by US Federal Reserve

Increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks amid a higher opening in the domestic equity market lifted the domestic currency, dealers said.

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Sensex at new peak of 32,533 on fund inflow

Reflecting the overall trend, all the sectoral indices led by realty, bank, IT, technology and power were trading in the positive zone, with gains of up to 1.93 per cent.

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Datsun India launches redi-GO for Rs 3.57 lakh

Datsun India on Wednesday launched its newest offering, redi-GO, priced at Rs 3,57,333 (ex-showroom Delhi).

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