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  • July oilmeal exports plunge 86 pct y/y - trade body

    July oilmeal exports plunge 86 pct y/y - trade body

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    MUMBAI, Aug 6 (Reuters) - India's oilmeal exports in July plunged 86 percent from a year earlier to 18,410 tonnes as south Asian countries trimmed purchases of expensive Indian rapeseed meal and soymeal, a trade body said on Thursday.Exports of rapeseed meal fell 90…

  • Khobragade episode 'painful period' for bilateral ties: US

    Khobragade episode 'painful period' for bilateral ties: US

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    Washington: Describing the Devyani Khobragade episode as a "painful period" in Indo-US ties, the US has said the incident has led to "important learnings" and there is a determination to avoid such instances.US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha…

  • 29 killed, 25 hurt in MP twin train derailment

    29 killed, 25 hurt in MP twin train derailment

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    Twenty-nine people were killed as two express trains derailed within minutes of each other on flooded tracks while crossing a railway bridge in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh in the dead of night and plunged into the swollen Machak river. There were conflicting versions on…

  • Militant captured in Kashmir a Pakistani

    Militant captured in Kashmir a Pakistani

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    Jammu: A militant captured on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir after an ambush on a BSF convoy is a Pakistani, police sources said.The young militant, identified as Qasim Khan, is from the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist group and hails from Gujranwala in Pakistan, the sources…

  • Follow the example of Kalam and not Owaisi, VHP urges Muslim youths

    Follow the example of Kalam and not Owaisi, VHP urges Muslim youths

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    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today urged the Muslim youth to follow the example of former President APJ Abdul Kalam and said those who attended the funeral of Yakub Memon were "sympathisers" and "followers" of a terrorist."The Muslim youth should follow the example of…

  • India likely to bring in rules to make mills export sugar stocks

    India likely to bring in rules to make mills export sugar stocks

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    India is likely to bring in rules to make it compulsory for sugar mills to export millions of tonnes of surplus supplies to support local prices, sources said, in a move that could quell growing anger among farmers but add to a glut on global…

  • Coal imports drop for first time in 15 months

    Coal imports drop for first time in 15 months

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    India's coal imports fell 11 percent to 19.3 million tonnes in July from a year earlier - the sharpest and the first drop in more than a year - as local supplies rose and money losing power generators held up purchases, commodities trader mjunction said.…

  • Congress must allow house to function: Jaitley

    Congress must allow house to function: Jaitley

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    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said there were "various important issues to be discussed in parliament", and the Congress must allow the house to function."When more and more parties want to discuss issues (concerning the country), the Congress should also…

  • Did not help Lalit Modi to get travel documents: Sushma Swaraj

    Did not help Lalit Modi to get travel documents: Sushma Swaraj

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    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she never helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi in getting travel documents from the British authorities.The minister told the Rajya Sabha the she has been waiting since last two weeks to make her stand…

  • Sonia rejects Govt offer, insists on resignations

    Sonia rejects Govt offer, insists on resignations

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    New Delhi: A combative Sonia Gandhi today rejected government's offer of Prime Minister's intervention on Lalitgate and Vyapam issues in Parliament to break the impasse, insisting that those responsible for "gross wrongdoings" should first resign.Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress President said he…

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