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The government may consider reducing customs duty on certain medical devices in the forthcoming budget with an aim to boosting domestic manufacturing of such goods, sources said.

Bihar to implement 10% reservation soon: Nitish Jan 21 2019 | 7 hrs ago

Bihar will soon implement the 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically weak sections in the general category, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday.

Ram Naam Bank' at Kumbh for devotees seeking solace Jan 21 2019 | 7 hrs ago

For almost a century, people from different religions have been writing the name of Lord Ram in a booklet and depositing it in the 'Ram Naam Bank' in search of solace and peace. It is a unique bank with neither ATMs, nor cheque books and its only only 'currency' is Lord Ram.

Lakhs of devotees brave biting cold to take dip in Ganga on Paush Purnima Jan 21 2019 | 7 hrs ago

From Sunday night itself, the Sangam area was buzzing with activity as devotees started arriving even as security forces maintained a close watch on the movement of pilgrims and visitors at the mela venue.

Oracle gears up to launch its first India data centre this year Jan 21 2019 | 7 hrs ago

Buoyed by the high demand in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), telecom and manufacturing sectors in India, Cloud major Oracle is set to launch its first-ever data centre in India later this year, a top global executive told IANS on Monday.

Co-working, tech firms drive office leasing in 2018 to record 47.4 mn sq ft across 9 cities: CBRE Jan 21 2019 | 10 hrs ago

Gross leasing of office space increased 5 per cent during 2018 across nine major cities to touch a record 47.4 million square ft mainly driven by global technology firms and co-working operators, according to property consultant CBRE.

Indians biggest supporters of international aid: WEF global survey Jan 21 2019 | 11 hrs ago

Indians have emerged as the biggest supporters of international aid, with a global public opinion survey putting India on the top when it comes to people expecting their nation to help other countries.

Unpaid work done by women worth 43-times Apple's annual turnover: Oxfam Jan 21 2019 | 11 hrs ago

Unpaid work done by women across the globe amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world's biggest company Apple, an Oxfam study said Monday.

Citizenship bill not be applicable as Nagaland protected under Article 371(A): CM to Rajnath Singh Jan 21 2019 | 12 hrs ago

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying the citizenship bill is not applicable to the state as it is protected under Article 371 (A) of the Constitution.