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West Asia talks in Poland: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls conference a union against Iran’s aggressive policy
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West Asia talks in Poland: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls conference a union against Iran’s aggressive policy

Iran took the spotlight at a Middle East security conference hosted by the US and Poland that highlighted deep divisions between the US and some of its allies

Toll rises to 52 after two boats carrying migrants from Yemen to Djibouti capsize; 16 people rescued
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Toll rises to 52 after two boats carrying migrants from Yemen to Djibouti capsize; 16 people rescued

The death toll from the sinking of two boats carrying migrants to Yemen from Djibouti rose to 52 on Thursday, the UN migration agency said

A 48-team FIFA World Cup in Qatar only possible if host country agrees, according to an official
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A 48-team FIFA World Cup in Qatar only possible if host country agrees, according to an official

Any decision by FIFA to increase the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams will only be made in agreement with hosts Qatar, a senior Gulf tournament organiser said on Wednesday.

Petrol, diesel prices rise for sixth straight day on weak rupee, rising crude; economic slowdown dims fuel demand outlook
Business

Petrol, diesel prices rise for sixth straight day on weak rupee, rising crude; economic slowdown dims fuel demand outlook

Following the price revision on Tuesday, petrol was sold in Delhi at Rs 70.41 per litre, Mumbai Rs 76.05, Chennai Rs 72.52 and Kolkata Rs 73.08 a litre, according to data available on Indian Oil Corporation website.

Schindler wants to make India its manufacturing and R&D hub; plans to invest in digitisation, data analytics
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Schindler wants to make India its manufacturing and R&D hub; plans to invest in digitisation, data analytics

Schindler, which is present in the country since the past 20 years, also plans to invest significantly in digitisation and data analytics.

Rice exports to pick up in 2019 after demand from Middle East, other markets: Study
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Rice exports to pick up in 2019 after demand from Middle East, other markets: Study

Overall rice export volumes have improved and by September-end shipments were valued at $6.87 billion compared to $5.8 billion in the same period of 2017.

Winsome’s Jatin Mehta and Raghuram Rajan’s 2015 list of frauds to PMO: More questions come up
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Winsome’s Jatin Mehta and Raghuram Rajan’s 2015 list of frauds to PMO: More questions come up

Fraudsters have contributed to a significant chunk of the bad assets of banks, mainly the state-run ones which constitute 70 percent of the assets of Indian banking system.

OYO expands global presence with Sri Lanka foray; hospitality firm to strengthen presence in South Asian mkt
Business

OYO expands global presence with Sri Lanka foray; hospitality firm to strengthen presence in South Asian mkt

Currently, OYO has presence in seven countries including India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the UK and the UAE.

Coimbatore airport creates history by transporting 15 tonne machinery to Guwahati in IL-76 aircraft
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Coimbatore airport creates history by transporting 15 tonne machinery to Guwahati in IL-76 aircraft

The IL-76 aircraft was brought in from a Middle-East country specifically to transport the machinery from Coimbatore airport to Guwahati.

OYO raises $100 million from Singapore-based Grab's arm A1 Holding; eyes expansion in Southeast Asia
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OYO raises $100 million from Singapore-based Grab's arm A1 Holding; eyes expansion in Southeast Asia

In October this year, OYO said it had forayed into Indonesia and also confirmed an investment of over $100 million in the country as part of its expansion in Southeast Asia.

Afghanistan cricket team to train in Chennai for one month ahead of busy international schedule
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Afghanistan cricket team to train in Chennai for one month ahead of busy international schedule

A total of 36 players is here and big names like Rashid Khan, Mujeebur Rahman and Mohammed Shehzad, who are busy with the T10 League in the Middle East.

India tops as Asia's most investment savvy economy: Standard Chartered study
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India tops as Asia's most investment savvy economy: Standard Chartered study

India is Asia's most investment savvy economy and more than two-thirds of the country's affluent class prefer to use various investment products

PepsiCo reports double-digit organic revenue growth in India, Asia, Middle East and North Africa markets
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PepsiCo reports double-digit organic revenue growth in India, Asia, Middle East and North Africa markets

Global food and beverages major PepsiCo has reported 'strong double-digit organic revenue growth' in the third quarter of 2018 from India and other AMENA zone markets including China, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Pakistan will prefer destabilised Afghanistan to a strong state, says US Congressional report
India

Pakistan will prefer destabilised Afghanistan to a strong state, says US Congressional report

However, the report asserted that Islamabad may also anticipate that improved relations with Kabul could limit India's influence in the region.

SpiceJet to launch dedicated air cargo services from 18 September, low-cost airline looks to boost revenue
Business

SpiceJet to launch dedicated air cargo services from 18 September, low-cost airline looks to boost revenue

Air cargo traffic in India is expected to grow by 60 percent in the next five years, SpiceJet said

Marico aims up to 10% volume growth, healthy market share gains in five years on account of strategic investments
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Marico aims up to 10% volume growth, healthy market share gains in five years on account of strategic investments

Marico has also plans for strategic investments in its core foreign markets such as -- Bangladesh, Vietnam, Middle East and North Africa and South Africa, coupled with expansion in adjacent markets.

Donald Trump warns countries against trading with Iran after Washington reimpose sanctions
India

Donald Trump warns countries against trading with Iran after Washington reimpose sanctions

Donald Trump warned the world against doing business with Iran as Washington reimposed the sanctions on the Islamic republic, triggering a mix of anger, fear and defiance in Tehran

Pakistani troops to receive training at Russian military institutes in move aimed at boosting bilateral defence ties
World

Pakistani troops to receive training at Russian military institutes in move aimed at boosting bilateral defence ties

The agreement was signed on Tuesday at the conclusion of the first meeting of Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Consultative Committee (JMCC), according to Pakistan's defence ministry.

India to send twenty boys and girls at Junior NBA World Championship in Florida
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India to send twenty boys and girls at Junior NBA World Championship in Florida

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the rosters of the 32 teams that will compete at the Jr. NBA World Championship.