Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Sri Lanka Parliament to convene on Tuesday for first time after PM Ranil Wickremesinghe#39;s reinstatement

Sri Lanka Parliament to convene on Tuesday for first time after PM Ranil Wickremesinghe#39;s reinstatement
Sri Lanka Parliament to convene on Tuesday for first time after PM Ranil Wickremesinghe#39;s reinstatement
Sri Lanka Parliament to convene on Tuesday for first time after PM Ranil Wickremesinghe#39;s reinstatement Sirisena, whose controversial actions plunged the island nation into an unprecedented political turmoil for nearly two months, reinstated Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister on Sunday, after sacking him on October 26 and appointing ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place and also dissolving Parliament, some 20 months early.

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Won#39;t let PM sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul Gandhi

Won#39;t let PM sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul Gandhi
Won#39;t let PM sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul Gandhi
Won#39;t let PM sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul Gandhi In a stinging attack on what he described as crony capitalism, Gandhi said the government has turned a blind eye to the loans given to 15 top industrialists of the country, including Anil Ambani, but has made no effort to alleviate the woes of the farmers in the last four years.

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Nobody thought Congress leaders will get convicted: PM Narendra Modi on riots

Nobody thought Congress leaders will get convicted: PM Narendra Modi on riots
Nobody thought Congress leaders will get convicted: PM Narendra Modi on riots
Nobody thought Congress leaders will get convicted: PM Narendra Modi on riots "Four years ago, nobody ever thought of Congress leaders getting convicted in the 1984 Sikh massacre and that people (victims) would get justice," the PM said.

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Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel#39;s resignation as RBI Guv

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel#39;s resignation as RBI Guv
Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel#39;s resignation as RBI Guv
Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel#39;s resignation as RBI Guv Responding to criticism over surprise resignation of Patel as RBI Governor earlier this month, he said there were cordial discussions at the meeting of the RBI board over issues such as the appropriate size of reserves the central bank must hold.

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Huawei says it has secured over 25 commercial 5G contracts: China

Huawei says it has secured over 25 commercial 5G contracts: China
Huawei says it has secured over 25 commercial 5G contracts: China
Huawei says it has secured over 25 commercial 5G contracts: China Rotating chairman Ken Hu, speaking at a press conference at the company#39;s headquarters in Shenzhen, also said Huawei expects revenue to exceed $100 billion this year.

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D-Street Buzz: PSU banks gain led by Union Bank, PNB; Zee Entertainment falls 5%

D-Street Buzz: PSU banks gain led by Union Bank, PNB; Zee Entertainment falls 5%
D-Street Buzz: PSU banks gain led by Union Bank, PNB; Zee Entertainment falls 5%
D-Street Buzz: PSU banks gain led by Union Bank, PNB; Zee Entertainment falls 5% The breadth of the market favoured the declines with 805 stocks advancing and 841 declining while 412 remained unchanged. On the BSE, 1161 stocks advanced, 1120 declined and 150 remained unchanged.

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Paddy procurement in Chhattisgarh to resume in full swing buoyed by MSP hike

Paddy procurement in Chhattisgarh to resume in full swing buoyed by MSP hike
Paddy procurement in Chhattisgarh to resume in full swing buoyed by MSP hike
Paddy procurement in Chhattisgarh to resume in full swing buoyed by MSP hike The state is expected to even surpass the procurement target of 55 lakh tonnes of rice set for this year as farmers from the neighbouring states Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha are keen to sell their produce in Chhattisgarh taking advantage of the higher support price, the official added.

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