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Sri Lanka scales back Hambantota port deal with China

Sri Lanka's Cabinet today approved the sale to a Chinese firm of a 70 per cent stake in the strategically-located Hambantota port, tweaking the deal after the initial agreement sparked protests.

published on : 26th July 2017

Product review: Dead skin defence

A tad hesitant in the beginning, I decided to give Diamond Plus exfoliating scrub by Shahnaz Husain a try upon a friend’s recommendation.

published on : 22nd July 2017

Sri Lanka's coalition government to face first poll test

The unity government of two major political parties in Sri Lanka is likely to face its first major test when the provincial councils go to polls by the end of the year.

published on : 22nd July 2017

No surprises as Kovind wins right to be President

NDA nominee bags a total of 2,930 votes; cross-voting reported across several states

published on : 21st July 2017

Sri Lankan President signs Office on Missing Persons Act

The Act will help in tracing around 20,000 people who are still missing, eight years after the end of the nearly three-decade-long civil war.

published on : 20th July 2017

Differently-abled to vroom hi-tech wheels

 The motorised wheelchairs developed by the Kerala State Science and Technology Museum were handed over to  to differently-abled persons.

published on : 19th July 2017

Zee Entertainment fully acquires Fly By Wire

In March last year, the company had announced that it will fully acquire charter plane services firm Fly By Wire for a total consideration of Rs 61.25 crore.

published on : 19th July 2017

Gold rises on positive global cues

Gold prices were up by Rs 44 to Rs 28,237 per 10 gram in futures trade today as speculators raised their bets amid firm global trend.

published on : 17th July 2017

3 dead in fire at Honolulu high-rise with no sprinklers 

The 36-floor building near the tourist mecca of Waikiki was built in 1971, before sprinklers were required.

published on : 15th July 2017

Australia in final stages of mulling loan for Adani Enterprises

Adani Enterprises' $4 billion Carmichael coal mine in Australia's north is one of five projects that have been shortlisted for potential government funding.

published on : 14th July 2017

Rains pour worries as vegetable prices soar in Bengaluru

Supplies from outside the state have slowed down while the downpour has damaged crops in neighbouring districts; traders feel prices may come down after a month.

published on : 13th July 2017

RBI’s Mundra urges banks to improve MSME lending

According to Mundra, banks were focusing retail loans in order to reduce exposure to large corporates, but there’s a limit to which it can be of help.​

published on : 12th July 2017

Piramal Enterprises to expand pharma business in US, Europe and Japan

Piramal Enterprises is planning to expand its pharma vertical in global markets such as the US, Europe and Japan with plans to introduce more products going forward.

published on : 12th July 2017

Small and medium enterprises upbeat, see opportunity in GST

The enterprises feel that GST gives them an opportunity to expand their operations across the country.

published on : 10th July 2017

US bombers drill near Korea de-militarised zone in show of force

US bombers carried out a rare live fire drill in South Korea today, flying close to the DMZ in a show of force after Pyongyang's latest missile test, the South's defence ministry said.

published on : 8th July 2017
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