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President Pranab Mukherjee along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcoming President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan, during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: V. Sudershan Chinese President Xi Jinping today hoped to take the strategic and cooperative partnerhip with I... »

PM raises issue of Chinese incursions with Xi Jinping

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Sensex surges 326 points; realty, consumer durables stocks steal the show

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Modi, Xi get down to business in Ahmedabad, sign three pacts

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Kerala proposes ‘mini-Budget’ to raise ₹2,000 cr

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‘Modi’fied Plan Panel

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Amul in talks with Galactika to enter Russian market

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Monsoon readying to withdraw from North-West

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For the 5th year in a row, surplus seen in sugar output

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Innovation, only source of competitive advantage, says PepsiCo’s Shivakumar

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Xi-Modi 'spin' world attention to the banks of Sabarmati

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Can Mayank Pareek bring Maruti magic to Tata Motors?

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Work in progress for guidelines on wilful defaulters, says SEBI chief

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