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Iran discovers gas field near Gulf: State media

Iran discovers gas field near Gulf: State media

Monday, 14 October 2019 | AFP | Tehran

Iran has discovered a gas field near the Gulf with enough reserves to supply the capital for 16 years, state media reported on Sunday. The Eram field contained 19 trillion cubic feet (538 billion cubic metres) of natural gas, the National Iranian Oil Company said, cited by official news agency...

India still fast-growing economy with lot of potential: World Bank economist

India still fast-growing economy with lot of potential: World Bank economist

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PTI | Washington

India has been relatively hit hard by the recent global slowdown resulting in its projected growth dropping to 6.0 per cent in 2019, but it's still a fast-growing economy with a lot of potential, a top World Bank economist said on Sunday. "It's still a fast-growing economy. So even with the...

Concerns of PMC’s customers will be addressed: Sitharaman

Concerns of PMC’s customers will be addressed: Sitharaman

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Assuring account holders of troubled Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank of support, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that she has spoken to the RBI governor, who assured that customers’ concerns will be taken on top priority. The bank was put under “directions” by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)...

More companies back away from Facebook’s Libra coin

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AFP | San Francisco

Facebook’s digital currency alliance lost more companies on Friday amid heavy criticism from regulators around the world on the planned Libra global cryptocurrency. Credit card giants Visa and Mastercard, online marketplace eBay and digital payments firm Stripe each announced they had changed their minds about being founding members of the Libra...

Boeing splits CEO, chairman role amid MAX crisis

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | AFP | New York

Boeing unveiled a shift to its leadership structure on Friday as it manages the 737 MAX crisis, announcing that Dennis Muilenburg will remain chief executive but step down as chairman. The company said splitting the roles would allow Muilenburg to focus full time on running the company “as it works...

Choksi cheated Punjab & Sind Bank of Rs 441 m

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

The public sector Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB) has revealed around Rs 441 million loan exposure to the absconding diamantaire Mehul Chinubhai Choksi, here on Saturday. This is the first time the 111-year-old bank has come clean on the default perpetrated by Choksi, who has now settled as a citizen of...

Banks’ credit growth rate slows to 8.8%, shows RBI data

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

Indian banks’ credit growth rate, for the first time this fiscal, slowed to single digit at 8.8 per cent to Rs 97.71 lakh crore during the fortnight to September 27, according to the Reserve Bank of India supplementary data. During the same period, deposits climbed 9.4 per cent. Outstanding loans rose...

Telecom Infra revenue potential may touch Rs 31K cr by 2023: Study

Sunday, 13 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Indian telecom infrastructure’s revenue potential is expected to reach Rs 21,500-Rs 31,000 crore by 2023, as latest information technology developments are driving demand for new business models, an EY study released on Friday evening said.   However, in order to catch up with the revenue potential the sector will need investment in...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer