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Economy turning around, inflation moderating: Jaitley

With GDP numbers showing an uptick, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the economy is turning around, investor confidence is improving and inflation is moderating as a result of the recent government decisions to relax FDI norms and push manufacturing. PTI photo

With GDP numbers showing an uptick, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the economy is turning around, investor confidence is improving...

India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into 'smart city'

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe look on during signing of an agreement at State Guest House in Kyoto on Saturday. PTI Photo

Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will be developed into a 'smart city' by using the experience...

Sadananda Gowda's son seeks anticipatory bail in rape case

Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Saturday moved a court for anticipatory bail in a rape and cheating case filed against him by Kannada actress Maithreyi. PTI photo

Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Saturday moved a court for anticipatory bail in a rape and cheating ...

Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82/litre; diesel rate hiked by 50p

Petrol price was today cut by Rs 1.82 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month, but diesel rates were hiked by 50 paise per litre. Reuters photo

Petrol price was today cut by Rs 1.82 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month, but diesel rates were hiked by 50 paise per litre...

VB sexual harassment: police complaint lodged, 3 suspended

The Visva Bharati university authorities today lodged a police complaint in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of a girl student and suspended three accused students. Reuters photo for representation purpose

The Visva Bharati university authorities today lodged a police complaint in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of a girl student...

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Credit for GDP uptick should go to UPA govt: Chidambaram

Taking credit for the uptick in domestic economy, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the 5.7 per cent growth in the first quarter vindicates UPA government's projection that revival would take place in the beginning of 2014-15 as a result of measures taken in the previous fiscal. PTI file photo

Taking credit for the uptick in domestic economy, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the 5.7 per cent growth in the first quarter...

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Delay in Metro Phase I makes JICA think twice on funding Phase II

Hurdles may be ahead for Namma Metro. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), one of the prominent funding agencies for Phase I of the mega project, may think twice on investing in Phase II due to delay in completion of Phase I. / PTI file photo

Hurdles may be ahead for Namma Metro. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), one of the prominent funding agencies ...

Sports

Indian spinners restrict England to 227

India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) leaps after catching England's Eoin Morgan (2nd R) for 10 runs during the third one-day international cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England. Reuters photo

Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI

England pace spearhead James Anderson, who had an ugly spat with...

Sri Lanka overpower Pakistan to win ODI series

Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit...

Paes-Stepanek in third round of US Open

Defending champions Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek progressed to...

Shuttler Sindhu in Worlds semis, assured of bronze

Leading Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu created history Friday...

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Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as the National President of BSP for...

Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as the National President of BSP for...

Protesters set a police vehicle on fire in Ukhrul on Saturday demanding immediate solution to...

Protesters set a police vehicle on fire in Ukhrul on Saturday demanding immediate solution to...

Traffic chaos in Surat on Saturday...

Traffic chaos in Surat on Saturday...

A 98-metre long under construction bridge collapses over a stream of Bagmati and Lakhani rivers...

A 98-metre long under construction bridge collapses over a stream of Bagmati and Lakhani rivers...

Sukumar, a Bangalore airport customs officer supporter of Hubli Tigers seen during KPL Match...

Sukumar, a Bangalore airport customs officer supporter of Hubli Tigers seen during KPL Match...

Clay Ganpati referees the Brazilian and Argentine undeers (mouse) have been installed by a family...

Clay Ganpati referees the Brazilian and Argentine undeers (mouse) have been installed by a family...

Hindu devotees light incense and offer prayers to a snake on Nag Panchami festival in Jammu...

Hindu devotees light incense and offer prayers to a snake on Nag Panchami festival in Jammu...

A Hindu devotee whisper her wishes into the ear of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god...

A Hindu devotee whisper her wishes into the ear of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god...

England's Morgan leaves the field after being dismissed for 10 runs during the ODI against India ...

England's Morgan leaves the field after being dismissed for 10 runs during the ODI against India ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi ...

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