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Imran Khan reiterates support for Afghanistan peace process in call with Ashraf Ghani

The two leaders spoke on Wednesday as the Doha-based Taliban’s Political Commission (TPC) arrived in Islamabad on a three-day visit and met foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

Fwire

Castrol Activ & Network18 along with Ayushmann Khurrana urge youth to #ProtectIndiasEngine; catalyse change for India’s mechanics

#ProtectIndiasEngine is a national initiative to support the mechanic community launched by Castrol Activ and Network 18, and endorsed by actor Ayushmann Khurrana

Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI to use any means necessary to revive growth, preserve financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das

All-out efforts are needed to mitigate the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the RBI will use any instrument necessary to revive growth and preserve financial stability, according to the minutes of the central bank's policy meeting

India

CBSE denies claims of board exam paper leak; authority approaches Delhi Police, appeals to parents not to panic

CBSE has approached Delhi Police against fake news about exam papers leak being spread on social media and advised parents and students not to believe them and panic

Fwire

COA's proposed amendments in conflict of interest clause will allow former players to perform multiple roles

In its 11th and final status report submitted to Supreme Court on Monday, the CoA proposed amendments to Rule 38 in the BCCI constitution allowing former players to have multiple roles.

Business

IL&FS crisis: Cash-strapped infrastructure lender says on course to clear Rs 20,000 cr debt

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which has an outstanding debt of Rs 94,216 crore, said on Wednesday the board has taken various steps to address over Rs 20,000 crore of its debt pile over the past nine months

Sports

Indian weightlifter Swati Singh returns to adverse analytical finding for morphine, under IWF dope radar

However, Swati does not face any ban until it is proved she committed an anti-doping rule violation.

Business

US-China trade tensions may lead to dumping of Chinese goods in India: India Ratings

The rise in US-China trade tensions could lead to dumping of Chinese goods and weaker flow of foreign investment from the United States to emerging markets, including India, Ind-Ra said Friday

First Cricket News

India's GS Lakshmi becomes first woman ICC match referee, set to take charge with immediate effect

Lakshmi, 51, who first officiated as a match referee in domestic women’s cricket in 2008-09, has overseen three women’s ODI matches and three women’s T20I matches.

Business

FDI during April-December in current fiscal falls 7% to $33.49 bn: Commerce ministry data

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India contracted by 7 percent to $33.49 billion during April-December in the current fiscal, according to commerce and industry ministry data

First Cricket News

India vs New Zealand: Trent Boult admits mistake in reading Napier pitch, says Black Caps aim to disrupt visitors' top order

Trent Boult said an opening batting partnership will be crucial for the hosts. Both Martin Guptill and Colin Munro were dismissed cheaply by Mohammed Shami in his first two overs.

Business

Dealers in national capital to shut petrol pumps on 22 October in protest against Delhi govt's refusal to cut VAT

Delhi Petrol Dealers Association (DPDA) on Monday said all 400-odd petrol pumps in the national capital will remain closed on 22 October in protest against the Delhi government's refusal to cut VAT on petrol and diesel.

India

Raghubar Das refutes Swami Agnivesh's claim that attack on him was 'pre-planned', says he was not informed of Jharkhand visit

Refuting Swami Agnivesh's claim that the attack on him in Jharkhand last month was "pre-planned", chief minister Raghubar Das today said he or the state authorities had no information about the social activist's visit to the state.

Business

India's GDP growth story intact despite challenges, economy to grow at 7.5% this fiscal: Industry body FICCI

FICCI termed the slowing down of the industrial output in May to 3.2 percent and the inching up of the retail inflation in June to 5 percent as short-term challenges

Business

Atos and Airbus Defence and Space ally for cyber security solutions

Airbus Defence and Space and Atos have agreed to join forces in response to the growing demand for cyber security solutions.

Business

HP Helion CloudSystem 9.0 now available

HP has announced general availability of HP Helion CloudSystem 9.0, its integrated enterprise cloud solution, and a new HP ConvergedSystem 700 platform, a workload optimized infrastructure purpose-built for HP Helion CloudSystem 9.0.

Business

Accenture launches the Accenture Connected Analytics Experience

Accenture is launching the Accenture Connected Analytics Experience, an immersive and collaborative analytics capability that makes data more accessible and engaging, helping insight-driven businesses make faster, more informed decisions.

Business

Commvault expands capabilities of its Endpoint Data Protection Solution Set

With the expansion of capabilities within its Endpoint Data Protection Solution Set, Commvault offers businesses an enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) solution that provides a smart complement, and/or alternative, to existing solutions by adhering to corporate data management best practices so that sensitive data remains secure in compliance with business requirements.

Business

Dimension Data, EMC ally for hybrid cloud solutions

Dimension Data and EMC announced the Catalyst Alliance, a strategic market development initiative designed to speed the adoption of hybrid cloud as a platform for transformation for the mid-size enterprise.

Business

Ashok Leyland selects Dassault Systèmes’ vehicle development solutions

Ashok Leyland adopted “Modular, Glocal and Secure” and “Target Zero Defect,” two of Dassault Systèmes’ industry solution experiences tailored to address the business challenges of transportation and mobility companies.