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ASUS launches Zenfone 3S Max smartphone in India

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 14:28

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) As an addition to its ZenFone 3 Series, Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer ASUS on Tuesday launched Zenfone 3S Max that comes with a massive 5,000mAh battery.

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Profit booking pulls Indian equities lower

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:58

Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Profit booking, coupled with negative global cues and a weak rupee, pulled the Indian equities markets lower during the mid-afternoon trade session on Tuesday.

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CBDT signs 4 unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:08

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into four unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) pertaining to the manufacturing, financial and information technology sectors.

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Eliminate customs duty on gold to curb smuggling: Panagariya

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:08

New York, Feb 7 (IANS) Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya says that he would suggest eliminating customs duty on gold to curb smuggling and thereby reduce its potential as a vehicle for parking black money.

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35 minerals discovered in Vietnam

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:26

Hanoi, Feb 7 (IANS) About 35 minerals with varying reserves, including fuel, metals, construction materials, precious and semi-precious gemstones, and liquid minerals have been discovered in Vietnam's coastal areas, the media reported on Tuesday.

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Connaught Place shuts down over new traffic plan

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:18

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Delhi's upscale Connaught Place business hub remained closed in the first half of Tuesday in protest against a new traffic and parking plan for the heritage marketplace.

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Apple beats Xiaomi in China, Oppo leads

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 11:48

Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) Shipping 44.9 million iPhones to China, Apple has beaten Xiaomi, touted as the 'Apple' of China that shipped 41.5 million smartphones and slipped to fifth spot, market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed.

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Despite dismal record, Jharkhand readies for Global Investors Summit

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 11:34

Ranchi, Feb 7 (IANS) Despite a dismal track record in implementing projects -- 74 of 125 MoUs have fallen through since 2005 -- Jharkhand is readying for its first Global Investors Summit on February 16-17, with the opposition Congress charging the Raghubar Das-led BJP government of spending "more than Rs 100 crore" on the event.

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Tokyo shares fall on stronger yen

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:04

Tokyo, Feb 7 (IANS) Tokyo shares fell on Tuesday morning on the yen's rise against the US dollar as well as some other major currencies.

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New Zealand central bank head to step down

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:04

Wellington, Feb 7 (IANS) The head of New Zealand's central bank on Tuesday announced that he will step down in September and would not seek a second term, the media reported.

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