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2 October, 2017 9:19 AM DGH refuses commerciality of ONGC's deepest gas find

New Delhi: Upstream oil regulator DGH has refused to review the commerciality of India's deepest gas discovery made by Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on grounds that developing the find poses technological challenges. ONGC plans to invest Rs 21,528.10 crore to develop the ultra deepsea UD-1 discovery in its Bay of Bengal block KG- DWN-98/2 (KG-D5) by 2022-23. The find would 23

1 October, 2017 11:36 AM Pakistan overhauling communications system with help from China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is working on a massive project with China as part of the USD 55-billion CPEC project to develop a communications system which is not routed through India and the US, a media report said today. The roadmap of the Long Term Plan (LTP) for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was developed from November 2013 to December 2015 by officials 43

1 October, 2017 11:22 AM China opens new highway in Tibet close to Arunachal border

Beijing: China on Sunday opened a 409-km new expressway costing about USD 5.8 billion linking Tibet's provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, which is close to Arunachal Pradesh border. The 409-km toll-free expressway has linked the two major cities which are also tourist attractions in Tibet, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The expressway cuts Lhasa-Nyingchi 46

1 October, 2017 6:14 AM India's holdings of American govt securities touch $135.7 billion

In recent months, India has increased its purchase of American government securities and the country is the third largest holder among the BRICS group after China and Brazil. According to the latest data from the US Treasury Department, India's holding of the securities touched $135.7 billion as on July end -- also the highest in a year. WASHINGTON 78

29 September, 2017 2:21 PM Forex reserves drop by USD 262.3 millon to USD 402.246 billion

After touching a record high, the foreign exchange reserves declined marginally by USD 262.3 million to USD 402.246 billion in the week to September 22, due to fall in foreign currency assets, the RBI data showed. In the previous week, the reserves had touched a life time high of USD 402.509 billion after rising by USD 1.782 billion. The foreign currency 52

29 September, 2017 7:45 AM Crown prince's clever post-oil math behind Saudi Arabia's radical change of face

The real weight of public opinion in Saudi Arabia lies among its young people, an Internet generation eager for social change. Or at least, so says one member of that cohort. And Mohammed Bin Salman, the 32-year-old who effectively runs the country in his father’s name, just placed a big bet on his millennial peers. By ending the world’s only ban on women 67

29 September, 2017 3:32 AM India's flagging economy draws dire warnings of recession

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on a euphoric wave of promises to boost India's economy, add millions of jobs and bring "good times" to the developing nation. Three years later, India's economic prospects look decidedly grimmer. India's economic expansion has slowed to its lowest level in three years. Small businesses are struggling 74

29 September, 2017 1:59 AM Arun Jaitley’s response to Yashwant Sinha’s attack: ‘Job applicant at 80’

The political slugfest over the economic slowdown escalated on Thursday, with finance minister Arun Jaitley hitting back at BJP dissident Yashwant Sinha as a “job applicant at 80”. NEW DELHI: The political slugfest over the economic slowdown escalated on Thursday, with finance minister Arun Jaitley hitting back at BJP dissident Yashwant Sinha as a "job applicant 116 1

29 September, 2017 1:58 AM RBI increases foreign investment limits for debt

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday it would raise the foreign investment limits for government bonds by Rs 80 billion (USD 1.22 billion) to Rs 2.5 trillion for the October-December quarter, after current quotas had been almost fully exhausted. The RBI said the limits for long-term investors in government bonds would be raised by Rs 60 billion 69

28 September, 2017 10:46 PM The Last Thing Comet Probe Rosetta Saw

Paris, France: Robotic comet explorer Rosetta sent home a last-gasp photo of her target's rocky facade before crashing into its surface to end a 12-year deep-space odyssey, ground controllers said Thursday. Almost a year to the day since Rosetta's demise on September 30 last year, the European Space Agency (ESA) issued the fuzzy image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 48