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Ashoka University appoints Andre Beteille as chancellor

New Delhi , July 6 Ashoka University has appointed eminent sociologist and writer Andre Beteille as chancellor, a senior varsity official said.

Two units of AMRI Hospital in Dhakuria begin indoor facilities

Kolkata , July 5 Nearly 31 months after it was forced to down shutters following a devastating fire that killed 91 patients and two nurses, the Dhakuria unit of the private healthcare facility AMRI Hospitals reopened its in-patient department Saturday.

India's forex reserves up $856 mn

Mumbai , July 5 India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $856.6 million to $315.77 billion for the week ended June 27, led by a sharp jump in overseas currency assets, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

SC reserves order on Subrata Roy's plea for 40 days parole

New Delhi , July 4 The Supreme Court Friday reserved its order on the plea by Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy seeking the court's nod for selling its three overseas hotels to generate Rs.10,000 crore and for his release on 40 days parole to put through the international transaction.

Tata Motors launches new engine

Gurgaon , July 4 Tata Motors Friday launched a nation-wide campaign here to showcase its new Revotron engine as a prelude to the launch of its new Zest and Bolt cars.

India's business confidence at 3-year high

New Delhi , July 6 Confidence of India Inc. in the economy has risen to the 14-quarter high ahead of the first budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, according to a survey conducted by industry chambers FICCI.

Dubai reveal plans to build world's largest shopping mall

Dubai , July 5 An ambitious "Mall of the World" project boasting of the world's first temperature-controlled city was unveiled in the UAE Saturday, a Dubai Holding statement said.

Expedite Tamil Nadu cable licence: Jayalalithaa

Chennai , July 5 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has again requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the issue of Digital Addressable System (DAS) licence to TACTV.

Swipe Telecom eyes Rs.5 crore monthly turnover in south India

Chennai , July 4 Pune-based Swipe Telecom hopes to log around Rs.5 crore turnover per month in the southern markets while the company has pegged an annual turnover target of around Rs.300 crore, said a senior official.

No hike of LPG, kerosene prices: Ministry

New Delhi , July 4 Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Friday there is no proposal to increase rates of subsidised LPG, kerosene and diesel.