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Post demerger, Sintex Industries will predominantly carry the textile and spinning business, Samir Joshipura, Group CEO of Sintex told CNBC-TV18.
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Twenty-four patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite found in areas with heavy scrub vegetation, have died in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Friday
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington was on the verge of suspending talks with Russia on a cease-fire agreement in Syria, as a devastating bombardment of the city of Aleppo by Russian an
The Hillary Clinton campaign is meeting with swing-state leaders of Eastern European descent, encouraging ethnic debate watch parties and phone banks, and scheduling conference calls with Clinton alli
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Takeaway.com, the online food ordering service, said on Friday its shares had been priced at 23 euros each in its initial public offering, giving it a market capitalization of 99
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back at critics who compared him to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, saying that he would be “happy to slaughter” the Philippines’ drug users like Hitler killed mill
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the case of Oregon band "The Slants," which is fighting to trademark its "offensive" name. The band's request was declined after concerns were raised
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Canada puts stunning end to World Cup with two late goals

It was a familiar sight, Canada’s best hockey players standing with their arms draped around each other’s shoulders as their anthem played and their flag rose to the rafters to honor their suprema
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Dodgers rookie Julio Urias makes case to Dave Roberts

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EPFO to invest Rs 13,000 cr in ETFs in FY17; unions protest move

The Labour Ministry raised the limit of investments by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) in the Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in 2016-17 to 10 percent of its investible deposits from
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Govt aims 3,000 Jan Aushadhi Kendras this fiscal

This was informed at the Consultative Committee meeting of Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry held, an official statement said.
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Odisha govt approves 2 projects worth Rs 224 crore

The proposals, which got the nod of the Single Window Clearance Authority headed by Chief Secretary A P Padhi at a meeting here today, were earlier submitted by Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative
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Govt starts process of appointing new RBI Deputy Governor

The Reserve Bank has currently three Deputy Governors as against the requirement of four.
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BRIEF-Axactor buys ALTOR Group, enters German market

* Will pay enterprise value of 34.1 million euros ($38.25 million) for 100 pct of shares in ALTOR Group which will be settled in cash
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BRIEF-Repco Home Finance to consider issue of NCDs worth up to 1 bln rupees

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C.D.C. Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Countries in Southeast Asia

The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited 11 countries and was not as urgent as those issued earlier this year regarding Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Disney Springs: Princesses set for month of royal meetings

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Universal Orlando unveils virtual reality Halloween show

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As you enter the dark set — an old library from the 1700s filled with ancient artifacts — at Universal Orlando Resort’s new Halloween experience, it’s obvious youR
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Busch Gardens welcomes another baby gorilla

The gorilla population at Busch Gardens has gotten a little bit bigger. Oliver, a western lowland gorilla, was born at the Tampa theme park on Aug. 18. 

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UK weather sees one of the hottest Septembers on record and the sun will keep shining next week

A wet summer and warm September have produced prime conditions for Trebah Garden, near Falmouth, Cornwall, which resembled a Monet painting when photographed today.
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Airbnb offering fans the chance to spend the night at Abbey Road Studios

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Los Angeles International Airport unveils $148M connector

LOS ANGELES - Passengers moving from some domestic terminals to the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport can now avoid a long walk and security re-screening thanks to a new conn
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Third parking garage in the works for Disney Springs

A third parking garage is in the works for Disney Springs.

The Reedy Creek Improvement District on Wednesday authorized its staff to pursue some conceptual architectural and engineering desi

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Disney World's Yacht and Beach Club plans convention space expansion

Walt Disney World's Yacht & Beach Club Resort plans to expand its convention space with an additional 25,000 square feet.

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