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Ambrane India ropes in Boxer Vijender Singh as brand ambassador

New Delhi, Jul 21 (UNI) Leading IT brands in computer peripherals Ambrane India today roped in boxing fame Vijender Singh as it new brand ambassador.
Speaking on the association, the three times Olympian and recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award Mr Singh said, "I am thrilled to associate with the homegrown brand Ambrane India, it embodies the values, the ideas and the direction that every Indian brand must take in the 21st century. I myself am very passionate about technology, and Ambrane stems out as a brand that differentiates through a compelling story which actually is quite similar to my growth story.”
Gaurav Dureja, Director, Ambrane India said, “We are very excited to have Vijender Singh on board, who is also a popular youth icon apart from being a trendsetter in the sports arena.”
He also said, “The association is a natural fit and it also resonates the brands commitment towards the sport which is synonym to our business.”
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Ramjas row: FIR on rape threat to Gurmehar Kaur

Ramjas row: FIR on rape threat to Gurmehar Kaur

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) A day after the Delhi Commission for Women forwarded a complaint of Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur on alleged rape threat, Delhi police today filed an FIR in connection with the incident.

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28 Feb 2017 | 2:38 PM
11 killed, 32 injured as private bus falls off from culvert

11 killed, 32 injured as private bus falls off from culvert

Vijayawada, Feb 28 (UNI) In a ghastly road accident, 11 people were killed and 32 passengers were injured, some of them seriously, when the private travel bus, in which they were travelling, fell down from a culvert at Nandigama town, about 40 kms from here in the wee hours of today.

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28 Feb 2017 | 12:48 PM
GST to be implemented from July 1: Shaktikanta Das

GST to be implemented from July 1: Shaktikanta Das

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) Stating that there would be a huge quantum of growth impulse in the economy post Goods and Services Tax (GST), Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said that it would be implemented from July 1, 2017 as the centre and states have agreed to come on board.

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28 Feb 2017 | 2:54 PM
India, World Bank sign $63 mn financing agreement for “Tejaswini”

India, World Bank sign $63 mn financing agreement for “Tejaswini”

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) India and World Bank have signed a financing agreement for International Development Association (IDA) credit of 63 million dollars for the “Tejaswini” Socio-Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project”.

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28 Feb 2017 | 4:01 PM
Bomb found ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Imphal today

Bomb found ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Imphal today

Imphal, Feb 28 (UNI) : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Manipur here today to address a public meeting at Hapta Kangjeibung.

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28 Feb 2017 | 11:51 AM
Nationwide strike bring banking services to a halt

Nationwide strike bring banking services to a halt

Chennai, Feb 28 (UNI) Banking services across the country were hit as about 10 lakh employees and officers in all public sector banks including SBI, all old generation private banks, foreign banks, Regional Rural Banks and Cooperative banks participated in the one-day nation-wide strike called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), a umbrella forum represented by five workmen unions and officers' associations ( AIBEA, AIBOC, NCBE, AIBOA, BEFI, INBEF, INBOC, NOBW and NOBO) over their demands.

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28 Feb 2017 | 12:23 PM
India to grow at 7 pc in 2016-17: OECD

India to grow at 7 pc in 2016-17: OECD

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) Recommending a slew of economic and tax reform measures to adopt, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has projected India's economy will grow at seven per cent in the current financial year and rise gradually to 7.

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28 Feb 2017 | 2:40 PM

OECD signs MoU with CII for policy research

28 Feb 2017 | 4:16 PM

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) Aiming to work on areas of common interest that include economic, social, governance and environmental policy, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard.

Meru reduces taxi fare to Rs 16 per km

Meru reduces taxi fare to Rs 16 per km

27 Feb 2017 | 4:14 PM

New Delhi, Feb 27 (UNI) Cab services provider Meru today announced major reduction in its Radio Taxi category fares to Rs 16 per km on all NOW rides booked via Meru App in Delhi NCR from the existing government approved rates of Rs 23 per Km for day time and Rs 28.

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