Business

Capital gains tax, corporate results trouble Indian equities (Weekly Review)

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) — The capital gains tax claims on foreign funds with retrospective effect and worries over... (more...)

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US seeks clarification over action against Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

Washington, April 25 (IANS) — Expressing concern over Indian action against the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India,... (more...)

Farmer suicides: Is moving from farms to factories the answer? (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Amulya Ganguli The stir against land acquisition took a tragic and macabre turn when a farmer hanged himself during an... (more...)

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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose,... (more...)

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India has up to $1 trillion in gold held by temples. Modi wants them to monetize this vast hidden wealth

Shri Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai. Indian PM Narendra Modi wants temples to monetize their vast hidden wealth of up to... (more...)

UP to set up group to monitor development projects

Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) — Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday ordered for setting up of a three-member... (more...)

UP CM announces ‘One City, One Ticket’ for Noida, Lucknow

Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) — Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday announced a ‘One City, One Ticket’... (more...)

Jaitley holds meet to recast new tax return forms

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) — Finance Minister on Friday met key industry representatives for their inputs on modifying... (more...)

UP ends VAT on solar power appliances

Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) — Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday announced the end of Value Added Tax... (more...)

Uniform rule for all players key to net neutrality: Industry (Roundup)

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) — On the last day fixed to submit suggestions on net neutrality to telecom regulator, the... (more...)

India’s foreign exchange reserves at record high of $343 bn

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) — India’s foreign exchange reserves touched a record high of $343.2 billion for the... (more...)

Jaitley holds meet to recast new tax return forms

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) — Finance Minister on Friday met key industry representatives for their inputs on modifying... (more...)

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Video shows a mom beating school staff after her daughter was stopped from carrying cellphone

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VANCOUVER DESI A viral video of a father brutally beating up a young girl will make you shiver with anger and disgust, and want to…
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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

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End Gang Life: Problems surrounding gun violence run deeper than skin colour or culture

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You are pretty cool for a “brown” girl. Interesting statement or is it the latest pick up line? This is a statement I have been…
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ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Learn to make Indian foods at home

Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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Inspiring stories of South Asian pioneers shaped B.C.’s gift to Indian PM

VANCOUVER DESI Stories of South Asian pioneers who helped shaped the cultural fabric of B.C. will forever remain with Narendra Modi in the form of…
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Indian woman’s debilitating brain tumour turns out to be ‘evil twin’ complete with bone, hair and teeth

WASHINGTON POST Something was wrong with Yamini Karanam. The PhD student had moved from Hyderabad, India, to Indiana to study computer science. But her new…
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Diet Pepsi changes sweeteners in an aspartame-wary world

DUANE D. STANFORD BLOOMBERG PepsiCo Inc. will start selling Diet Pepsi without aspartame later this year, one of the biggest changes to the beverage in…
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Can yoga really give you an orgasm? Well, let’s just call it a yogasm!

MAXINE FRITH THE DAILY TELEGRAPH So, can yoga really give you an orgasm? Besides improving your flexibility, the ancient practice apparently has another, rather unexpected,…
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Dad gets parental rights after donating sperm to woman who used turkey baster to impregnate herself

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