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Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities in the fifth weekend of demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, ignoring calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg this week.

Mexico targets 50 percent jump in oil output, Pemex revival Dec 16 2018 | 5 hrs ago

Mexico aims to lift oil and gas production by almost 50 percent in the next six years, and in January will agree on infrastructure and drilling contracts to develop 20 fields, the head of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos said.

Global stock markets likely to strengthen in next 6 months: UBS Dec 16 2018 | 6 hrs ago

Global equity markets are more likely to advance than fall in the next six months amid low risk of recession and attractive valuations, UBS Global Wealth Management has said.

OPEC has shown it can reach deal despite splits: Iran oil minister Dec 16 2018 | 7 hrs ago

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh praised OPEC on Saturday for what he said was the producer group’s ability to reach agreement despite intense internal political differences.

No need of JPC on Rafale after apex court verdict: Akhilesh Dec 15 2018

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that his party has given up its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal after Supreme Court verdict in the matter.

Vedanta's Sterlite Copper hails NGT order allowing resuming Tuticorin unit operations Dec 15 2018

Sterlite Copper, a subsidiary of Vedanta Ltd, Saturday welcomed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing the company to resume operations at its unit at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

Draft National Education Policy ready: Javadekar Dec 15 2018

A panel tasked with preparing the new National Education Policy (NEP) has completed its work, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said here Saturday.

National security is a punching bag for Congress: PM Modi Dec 15 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday hit out at the Congress party, saying national security and defence sector were either a punching bag or a funding source for it.

Chidambaram takes dig at Jaitley on Rafale deal comments Dec 15 2018

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Saturday took a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for saying that the NDA government got the Rafale aircraft deal at a cheaper price, questioning if it was so, why did it not buy seven squadrons instead of two.