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Saudis push for nine-month extension of OPEC-led oil cut: sources

Nov 22 2017

Saudi Arabia is lobbying oil ministers to agree for a 9-month extension to OPEC-led supply cuts, as Riyadh seeks to ensure a price-sapping glut is eradicated.

Syrian opposition conference starts after key resignations

Nov 22 2017

A Syrian opposition meeting began in a bid to unify the group’s position ahead of peace talks backed by the UN to end the country’s six-year civil war.

Lebanon's Hariri suspends resignation as PM, easing crisis

Nov 22 2017

Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri suspended his decision to resign as PM at the request of President Michel Aoun to allow for dialogue, easing a major political crisis.

Still battling for independence, Lebanon to mark national day

Nov 21 2017

Lebanon marks its independence with its sovereignty as compromised as ever by the agendas of foreign states that have shaped its history.

Westinghouse discussing group bid for Saudi nuclear tender

Nov 21 2017

Toshiba-owned Westinghouse is in talks with other US-based companies to form a consortium to bid for multi-billion-dollar nuclear tender in Saudi Arabia.

Russia says retreat of Syrian opposition figures good for peace

Nov 21 2017

Moscow believes that resignation of Syrian opposition figures such as Riyad Hijab will help unite Syria’s opposition on a more “constructive platform”.

Lebanon's al-Hariri on twitter: "I am on the way to the airport"

Nov 18 2017

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said late he is on his way to the airport in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi swapping assets for freedom of some held in graft purge

Nov 17 2017

Saudi authorities are striking agreements with those detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to submit assets, cash in return for their freedom.

Iran says biased French stance threatens regional stability

Nov 17 2017

Iran accused France of fuelling tension in the Middle East by taking a “biased” stance on Tehran’s regional policy.

Lebanon's Hariri to fly to Paris within 48 hours - source

Nov 16 2017

Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri is expected to leave Saudi Arabia for France within 48 hours, before flying home to Beirut to officially submit his resignation as PM.

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Will supply prototype delivery trucks got its postal service

Order expected to be for about 180,000 units

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Financial Express Reports 


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Apple has reduced retailers margin by 30%

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Co & BGR infra consortium win Talaipalli coal block mining order

Co, BGR infra consortium coal block order is worth Rs 25,070 Cr

Order to be executed over 25 years with annual revenue of 1000 Cr

SPV between NCC and BGR in the ratio of 51:49 to be formed

Coal production from this block expected to commence from 2019

Peak capacity of 18 mn tonnes to be achieved in 5th year of operation


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Lower prices of some products by 9% to pass on GST rate cut

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