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Fiscal deficit nears 83% of full-year target in end-Sept

This makes it tough for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to stick to his budgetary target of 4.1 per cent fiscal deficit in the current financial year ending March 31.   / DH Photo

A day after the Centre took measures to cut public expenses, official data showed India's fiscal deficit or the gap between government's ...

Karnataka Bank Q2 net at Rs 88.46 cr

Private sector lender Karnataka Bank on Friday reported three-fold jump in net profit at Rs 88.46 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. It...

WTO suggests 3 scenarios to resolve impasse

With India sticking to its tough stand at WTO, the multilateral trade body today suggested three scenarios to resolve the impasse over trade facilitation agreement and food security issues. Reuters file photo

With India sticking to its tough stand at WTO, the multilateral trade body today suggested three scenarios to resolve the impasse...

GDP growth to be in 5.5-5.9% range: Jaitley

Declining prices of crude oil and food will help lower inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today and expressed confidence that economic growth in the current fiscal will be in the 5.5-5.9 per cent range. DH file photo. For representation purpose

Declining prices of crude oil and food will help lower inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today and expressed confidence...

Fiscal deficit in Apr-Sept touches 83 pc of full year target

India's fiscal deficit has touched 83 per cent of the full-year target in September-end, a phenomenon which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attributed to rising tax refunds in the first half of the current fiscal. DH file photo

India's fiscal deficit has touched 83 per cent of the full-year target in September-end, a phenomenon which Finance Minister...

Nokia all set to suspend operations at Chennai plant tomorrow

Eight years after it came into being as one of the world's largest mobile manufacturing facilities, Finnish telecom major Nokia's Chennai plant is all set to suspend operations from tomorrow due to its exclusion from the Microsoft-Nokia deal. Reuters file photo

Eight years after it came into being as one of the world's largest mobile manufacturing facilities, Finnish telecom major Nokia's...

Starting tomorrow, ATM use over 5 times/month will attract fee

Using ATMs to withdraw money or for other purposes like balance enquiry beyond five times in a month will attract a levy of Rs 20 per transaction from tomorrow. DH file photo

Using ATMs to withdraw money or for other purposes like balance enquiry beyond five times in a month will attract a levy of Rs 20...

US growth, Japan stimulus lift Sensex, Nifty to new peaks

Indian stocks today galloped to new highs with benchmark Sensex surging 519.50 points to 27,865.83 and Nifty soaring 153 points to cross the 8,300 mark tracking a strong global rally on robust US economic growth and a surprise ramping up of Japan's monetary easing programme. Reuters file photo

Indian stocks today galloped to new highs with benchmark Sensex surging 519.50 points to 27,865.83 and Nifty soaring 153 points to cross...

Gold prices plunge by Rs 600 on weak global cues

Gold prices plunged by Rs 600 to Rs 26,500 per 10 grams in the national capital today after the precious metal slumped to the lowest level since 2010 in global markets as the strengthening dollar eroded demand for the commodity. AP file photo

Gold prices plunged by Rs 600 to Rs 26,500 per 10 grams in the national capital today after the precious metal slumped to the...

Competition commission okays Adani-Lanco power plant deal

File photo DH. For representational purpose only.

Fair trade watchdog, Competition Commission of India (CCI), has approved Adani Power's Rs.6,000 crore purchase of Lanco Infratech's ...

World Bank aid for power projects in northeast

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The World Bank would provide a major share of Rs.8,150 crore for improving power transmission system in six northeastern states, officials said Friday.

US body probes India's trade policies under Modi

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched an investigation to examine

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched an investigation to examine "significant changes" to India's trade and ...

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

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Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

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Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

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Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

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