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Gold tops Rs 30,000 mark, hits two-year high on global cues

New Delhi(PTI):Rallying for the third straight day, gold climbed by Rs 350 to trade above the Rs 30,000-mark at Rs 30,250 per 10 grams, its highest level in almost two years at the bullion market today, largely in tandem with firming trend overseas. Moreover, persistent buying by jewellers’ to meet …

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Now, Centre says it’s difficult to conduct NEET this year

New Delhi: In a U-turn on the conduct of the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET), the Centre on Friday urgently mentioned in the Supreme Court that it will be “very difficult” to hold the common entrance exam for undergraduate medical and dental courses in several States this academic year. Appearing …

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Strong earthquake rattles Vanuatu; no threat of tsunami

WELLINGTON(AP):A strong magnitude-7 earthquake rattled the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu on Friday but authorities said there was no tsunami threat and no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake hit near Malekula Island. It was centred about 200 kilometres northwest of the …

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Xiaomi’s single-brand retail plans: DIPP seeks more information

New Delhi(PTI):The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has sought more information from the Chinese mobile device maker Xiaomi to process the application for opening wholly-owned single-brand retail stores in India. “The DIPP wants some more information from the company as there are some gaps in their application. After getting …

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Kohli refuses to comment on Salman’s appointment

Batting maestro Virat Kohli on Friday said he is in “no position” to make a comment over the appointment of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent at Rio Olympics. Asked if Indian Olympic Association’s decision to name Salman, who is playing the role of …

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Gandhi’s message still relevant in today’s world: Pranab

PORT MORESBY(PTI): Addressing the students and faculty of the University of Papua New Guinea (PNG) here, Mr. Mukherjee said the vision and teachings of the father of the nation “remind humanity of the true values of harmonious co-existence and mutual respect and the need to work together for the equality …

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Demolish Adarsh Society, Bombay HC directs Ministry

MUMBAI:The Bombay High Court on Friday directed that the Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society be demolished, but stayed the same for 12 weeks. A Division Bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice R.G. Ketkar directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and Union of India to demolish the Society. The …

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Revealed: Priyanka Chopra’s dieting mantra!

Priyanka Chopra says she has not joined her Baywatch co-stars in the gym because she does not have to. The 33-year-old actress is appearing in the Baywatch remake with Zac Efron, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Kelly Rohrbach, reported Us magazine. Priyanka Chopra I’m actually not a big fan of working out. I have genetically …

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