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Taiwan reports increasing suicides in 2015

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 17:26

Taipei, Aug 5 (IANS) A total of 3,675 Taiwanese nationals committed suicide last year, an increase of some 4 per cent from the year before, the health and welfare department announced on Friday.

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Internet gateway through Bangladesh boosts speed in northeast

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 17:18

Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) India's third International Internet Gateway (IIG) in Agartala through Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh has accelerated internet connectivity in the mountainous northeastern region, a BSNL official said on Friday.

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Jay Shree Tea & Industries to hive off its sugar business

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 17:12

Kolkata , Aug 5 (IANS) The Jay Shree Tea & Industries, a B.K. Birla Group company, is in a final stage to hive off its sugar business to a wholly owned subsidiary and might dispose of the sugar business later, a top company official said on Friday.

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200 Dubai taxis to carry Kerala tourism ads

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 17:02

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) In a novel advertising outreach effort, Kerala Tourism plans to launch a campaign in Dubai to attract more visitors to "God's Own Country". At least 200 taxis in the Gulf emirate city will carry the message 'A Faraway Land Four Hours Away'.

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Apex body to address Indian gaming industry launched

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 16:16

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With the gaming industry in India promising a tremendous potential, an apex body called the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has been launched to address the needs of the market which is poised to become one of the world's largest.

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Hyundai to increase prices across models

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 16:02

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) on Friday said that it will increase the prices of all models across its entire range from August 16.

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Short covering lifts equity markets

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 15:22

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Short covering, along with positive global indices and a firm rupee lifted the Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon trade session on Friday.

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Royal Bank of Scotland reports over $2 bn loss

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 15:10

Edinburgh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a 2 billion pounds (about $2.8 billion) loss for the first six months of the year, which the chief executive blamed on "legacy issues".

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Vodafone India offers free talk time for interrupted calls

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 14:48

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Vodafone India under its ongoing Vodafone Delights bonanza introduced free 10-minute talk time to customers whose conversation gets interrupted for any reason, a company statement said here on Friday.

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MediaTek announces two new system-on-chips

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 14:40

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek on Friday announced the availability of two new system-on-chips (SoCs) which will connect a smartphone to a diverse set of home features and functions.

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Short covering lifts equity markets

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 14:24

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Short covering, along with positive global indices and a firm rupee lifted the Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Friday.

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Baby Marine Seafood to venture outside Kerala

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 14:18

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Seafood company Baby Marine Group (BMG) said on Friday it has posted a turnover of Rs 4 crore since starting home delivery in Kerala and will be launching an outlet in Bangalore in October.

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