Date archive forDecember, 2018
By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Here’s how gut bacteria can curb harmful effects of high BP

London: To a large extent our well-being depends on what bacterial guests in our digestive tract consume as researchers have found that beneficial gut microbes can produce from dietary fibre a fatty acid called More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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India’s external debt fell to $510.4 bn at end-September

Mumbai: India’s external debt in the first-half of this fiscal fell 3.6 per cent by $19.3 billion to $510.4 billion owing to a decrease in commercial borrowings, non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits and valuation More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Bihar to have CISF like force to protect businessmen, industrialists

Patna: Following the killing of several business persons in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced on Monday that a Bihar Industrial Security Force (BISF) will be set up on the lines of the CISF. Nitish Kumar More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Non-subsidised LPG rate cut by Rs 120.50/cylinder, subsidised by Rs 5.91

New Delhi: Passing on a new year gift of reduction in global gas prices to consumers, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday announced a major cut of Rs 120.50 in the rates of non-subsidised LPG cylinders. Actual More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Gandhi family shares deep friendship with Michel: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Accusing the Gandhi family of having a “time-tested and deep” friendship with arrested British national Christian James Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Don’t need RBI’s reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday made it clear that the government does not need RBI’s reserves to bridge the widening fiscal deficit as the Lok Sabha voted the Supplementary Demands for More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Now Congress agrees for debate on Rafale issue, Speaker to decide date

New Delhi: The Congress, which has been demanding a Joint Parliamentary Probe (JPC) probe on the Rafale fighter jet deal since the beginning of the Winter Session of Parliament, on Monday said that it was ready More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Speaking for terrorists political compulsion for Mehbooba: Governor

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Monday that speaking for terrorists was a political compulsion for PDP leader and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The Governor said if anything wrong More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Dhaka to reinforce ties with India, NE states: Hasina

Agartala: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said her government will further reinforce its ties with Tripura, other northeastern states and with India as a whole, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Petrol touches new low for 2018, below Rs 69 in Delhi

New Delhi: Petrol prices on Monday declined to their lowest levels of 2018 across the four metro cities, with the fuel being sold at Rs 68.84 per litre in the national capital. The decline in domestic fuel prices More...