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  • Goldman Sachs, Indian Oil Corporation

    Goldman, Citigroup among 5 bankers selected for IOC stake sale

    The government has selected five merchant bankers, including Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, to manage the government's 3 per cent stake sale in IOC which could fetch about Rs.6,000 crore to the exchequer. The other bankers who have been selected by the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) for managing the stake sale are Deutsche Equities, SBI Capital Markets and ICICI Securities, sources said. As many as 10 merchant bankers had made presentations before the DIPAM on

    Business | May 26, 2017
  • 25 days of 'Baahubali 2', film continues its golden run

    It's been 25 days since the release of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, and the film is continuing its phenomenal run in cinemas across the country, feel trade pundits. Having amassed over Rs 1500 crore and still counting, Baahubali 2 has crushed all existing box office records. "The film in unstoppable in Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In the three states, it has done record business, surpassing all previous records. In Tamil Nadu, it has even beaten the record

    Southern Cinema | May 23, 2017
  • EPL: Harry Kane wins Golden Boot as Tottenham Hotspur demolish Hull City

    Harry Kane’s struck a second hat-trick on the trot as Tottenham Hotspur crushed relegated Hull City 7-1 in their final English Premier League game of the season, with the Spurs striker ending the season with an impressive tally of 29 goals. With second-place secured before the tie, the Lilywhites could have been excused for taking it easy in a game which was essentially a dead-rubber.  But, considering Kane was in the running for the Golden Boot along with Everton striker Romelu

    Sports | May 21, 2017
  • gold, bullion market, silver

    Gold hits demand bump, slides Rs 100, silver holds out

    Gold's hat-trick of gains came to a halt as the prices softened by Rs 100 to Rs 29,100 per 10 grams today, hurt by local demand weakness, even as the metal paced up overseas. In contrast, silver climbed further by Rs 50 to Rs 39,200 per kg, driven by industrial units and coin makers. A decline in demand from local jewellers and retailers pushed down gold prices, but a firm trend overseas kept the fall here to a

    Business | May 20, 2017
  • Compound archers claim men's team gold at World Cup Stage I

    The Indian men's compund archery team on Saturday won the gold medal at the World Cup Stage-I, beating Colombia in the final here. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz. The Indians grabbed a slender lead in the opening set by clinching it 58-57 and built on it in the next three to emerge triumphant. The Colombians did manage to tie the

    Sports | May 20, 2017
  • Arun Jaitley

    Services to have 4-slab GST rates; healthcare, education exempted; no decision on gold

    In a move which is expected to bring prices down from the current levels, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday decided on a four-slab tax rate for services along with the novel concept of input credit for goods used. The Council concluded its two-day meeting here with the decision to apply the same four tax rate slabs for services as for goods, exempting, however, healthcare and educational services from the purview of the GST.

    Business | May 19, 2017
  • Bajrang Punia, World Wrestling Championship, Asian Wrestling Championship, Wrestling

    Asian gold medalist Bajrang Punia sets sights on World Championship

    Bajrang Punia has come of age having finally won a gold medal at a major international event and the wrestler is eager to keep the juggernaut rolling at the World Wrestling Championship later this year. Coming back from a long injury lay-off, Bajrang became the lone Indian wrestler to bag a yellow metal at the recently-concluded Asian Wrestling Championship in the Capital and put an end to the gold drought in his career. “I am an Asian champion now. A gold is

    Sports | May 17, 2017
  • EVM

    Why India stands out as a gold standard in electronic voting

    It may come as a surprise but electronic voting is not the prevailing choice among the world's democracies, though most forward-looking nations are aspiring to go electronic to cast ballots. Today, only about a two dozen nations have adopted electronic voting. Yet, on this landscape India is undoubtedly a world leader. In 2014, more than half a billion people cast their votes on electronic voting machines, a world record!  A whopping 1.4 million individual electronic voting machines

    India | May 14, 2017
  • Bajrang Punia, Asian Wrestling Championship, Wrestling, Lee Seungchul

    Bajrang Punia wins gold at Asian Wrestling Championship

    Bajrang Punia won the first gold medal for India at the Asian Wrestling Championship by defeating Lee Seungchul of South Korea in the final of the men's 65 kg Freestyle division here on Saturday. Bajrang staged a superb comeback after conceding the lead to dominate the second and final round and script a comprehensive 6-2 win. Sarita added to cheers for the sizeable home crowd as she took silver in the women's 58-kilogram category earlier in the day. Sarita lost 0-6 to Aisuluu

    Sports | May 13, 2017
  • Bajrang Punia, Sarita, Asian Wrestling Championship, Wrestling,

    Asian Wrestling Championship: Bajrang, Sarita enter gold medal round

    Bajrang Punia and Sarita entered the gold medal rounds of their respective weight categories after posting impressive victories on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championship, here on Saturday. Both Bajrang (men's 65kg) and Sarita (women's 58kg) have ensured at least a silver medal each for the country. The Indian women wrestlers have registered their best ever performance in the Asian Championship in this edition with five medals, including three silver so far. In the 2003 edition, India had won a total

    Sports | May 13, 2017


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