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Medicos, staff protest bomb threat in Imphal medical institute

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 14:32

Imphal April 27 (IANS) Medical students and employees of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, on Wednesday staged a sit-in protest against the lobbing of a Chinese-made hand grenade at the Out Patient Department two days ago.

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India's rating at risk from government debt levels: Moody's

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 14:04

Hong Kong, April 27 (IANS) American credit rating agency Moody's on Wednesday retained India's outlook at 'positive' saying the country's history of double-digit inflation, high government debt levels, weak infrastructure and a complex regulatory regime have constrained its credit profile.

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Indian IT services revenue to grow 11-13 percent: Moody's

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:42

Bengaluru, April 27 (IANS) The resilient Indian IT services sector's revenue growth would stabilise at 11-13 percent annually, with the bottoming out of the slowdown over the past 18 months, said global credit rating agency Moody's on Wednesday.

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NHAI to build Rs.100-crore elevated corridor in Sonprayag

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:36

Dehradun, April 27 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is set to construct an elevated corridor at the cost of Rs.100 crore in Uttarakhand that will offer a big relief to pilgrims undertaking Char Dham Yatra.

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New Zealand's $5 named best banknote of 2015

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:06

Wellington, April 27 (IANS) New Zealand's five dollar note has been named the banknote of 2015 -- a "clear winner" among nearly 40 eligible designs from a record 20 countries, it was reported on Wednesday.

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Is India ready for the 'thinnest' laptop age? (Tech Trend Feature)

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:06

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Gone are the days when laptops were marketed as fastest, smartest, biggest or best on the list. Being skinny is the new buzzword and the global computer and laptop giant -- while re-jigging their notebook portfolios for the premium segment -- have joined the race to shed weight and go thin in recent months.

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Biocon net up 79 percent in Q4

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:00

Bengaluru, April 27 (IANS) Biotech major Biocon has posted profit of Rs.361 crore for the fourth quarter (January-April) of 2015-16, registering a whopping 79 percent growth year-on-year (YoY) from Rs.201 crore in the like period a year ago.

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Venezuela introduces two-day work week

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:46

Caracas, April 27 (IANS) Venezuelan has imposed a two-day work week for public sector workers as a temporary measure to help it overcome a serious energy crisis.

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China aims to boost robot output

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:10

Beijing, April 27 (IANS) China plans to triple its annual production of robots used in the manufacturing sector to 100,000 in five years, a media report said on Wednesday.

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Tripura government's sops to set up industrial units

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:18

Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Tripura is offering sops, including increase of capital investment subsidy from 30 percent to 35 percent, to promote industries based on raw material available in the state.

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Global headwinds subdue equity markets

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:52

Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Caution ahead of key international monetary policy meets, coupled with negative Asian indices, depressed the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.

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Apple sales fall after 13 years

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:36

Washington, April 27 (IANS) Hit by a slower growth in its flagship iPhone, iPad and Mac sales globally, Apple announced revenue drop for the first time since 2003 as the tech giant released earning reports for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2016 that ended on March 26.

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Apple sales fall after 13 years

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:26

Washington, April 27 (IANS) US tech giant Apple posted its first drop in quarterly revenue in 13 years and its decline in iPhone sales for the first time in history.

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