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Sri Lanka crisis: Centre calls another all-party meeting

The Centre has called another all-party meeting under EAM Dr S Jaishankar and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the current crisis in Sri Lanka. The meeting is going to be held on July 19, said Union Parliamentary Affairs minister Pralhad Joshi On July 17, the Congress expressed its extreme disapproval of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

Oppo India
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DRI accuses Oppo India of Rs 4,400 crore duty evasion

NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has accused Oppo India of duty evasion of around Rs 4,400 crore, following searches that were carried out at the offices of the Chinese telecom company’s Indian arm as well as the residences of some key employees. The searches led to the recovery of documents that pointed to alleged […]

Indigo
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IndiGo Flight’s Precautionary Landing In Karachi, All Passengers Safe

An IndiGo aircraft flying from Sharjah to Hyderabad diverted to Pakistan today after the pilot reported a technical defect in the aircraft, the airline has said. The plane made a precautionary landing in Karachi and all the passengers are safe, it said. The Indian low-cost carrier further added that an additional flight will be sent […]

Rupee
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RBI jumps in to keep rupee from crossing key 80 mark

The Reserve Bank of India’s intervention likely saved the rupee from breaching the psychologically critical mark of 80 to a dollar in the spot market after the currency breached the barrier in the offshore and over-the-counter markets after market hours on Thursday, currency traders said. The central bank likely sold more than $1 billion in […]

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India has found a way towards mass electrification swapping batteries

It may not have enough electric vehicles, powerpacks or the capital, but India has found a way towards mass electrification: swapping batteries.  The solution, where empty batteries can be exchanged for charged-up ones, is still in nascent stages in China, the world’s largest EV market, where it is anchored in strong government policy. Elsewhere, it hasn’t quite […]

President
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Emergency  in  Sri Lanka after  president  Gotabaya flees

Sri Lanka’s president fled the country without stepping down Wednesday, plunging a country already reeling from economic chaos into more political turmoil. Protesters demanding a change in leadership then trained their ire on the prime minister and stormed his office. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his wife left aboard an air force plane bound for the […]

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India will surpass China as most populous country in a year: UN

On World Population Day, the United Nations has released a report projecting India to surpass China as the world’s most populous country next year. It further stated that the world population is forecast to reach eight billion by mid-November 2022. Currently, with 4.7 billion Asia is the most populous continent and has 61 per cent […]

Lanka
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‘Stand with people of Sri Lanka’: India as protests grip island nation

Amid the ongoing economic crisis and protests in Sri Lanka, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi, said that India and Sri Lanka are closest neighbours and the two countries share deep civilizational bonds. Arindam Bagchi said that India stands with the people of Sri Lanka and they are following the the recent developments […]

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Petrol will vanish from India after 5 years, Nitin Gadkari claims

Union minister Nitin Gadkari expressed confidence that the use of petrol in vehicles in India will vanish after five years. He further added that green fuel will end the need for petrol. He also claimed that cars and scooters will either be on green hydrogen, ethonal flex fuel, CNG or LNG. Gadkari made the statement […]