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  • Panacea Biotec gets USFDA nod to launch Prasugrel tablets
  • Apex court stays recruitment process of 12000 non-teaching staff in Tripura
  • Pressure on as Xi's 'Belt and Road' enshrined in Chinese party charter
  • Sensex up by 100.62 pts
  • Asian Paints rises by 4.10 pc to Rs 1220.50
  • Reliance Nippon Life Q2 individual new business up by 3 percent
  • Reference rate fixed at 64.9256 against USD
  • FM ARUN JAITLEY ANNOUNCES ROAD AHEAD FOR COUNTRY'S ECONOMY
  • US visit: Shivraj Singh Chouhan focuses on integral humanism, urges not to misuse nature
  • Madras HC bans use of pictures of living persons in banners, hoardings
  • 5 get police custody in murder case in Mah
  • MARKET-SUGAR-KOLHAPUR
  • DMK to observe first anniversary of demonetisation on Nov 8 as black day
  • 749 farmers committed suicide in Marathwada: Official Sources
  • House owner shot dead in Begusarai
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Who's in? Who's out? China's Communist Party Central Committee

Who's in? Who's out? China's Communist Party Central Committee

24 Oct 2017 | 4:50 PM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday announced a new Central Committee, the largest of its elite ruling bodies, at the closing session of the 19th Communist Party Congress, a course-setting leadership reshuffle held every five years.

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Pressure on as Xi's 'Belt and Road' enshrined in Chinese party charter

24 Oct 2017 | 4:45 PM

SHANGHAI, Oct 24 (Reuters) Chinese President Xi Jinping's vast "Belt and Road" infrastructure project was unexpectedly included in the ruling Communist Party's constitution on Tuesday, giving it greater policy heft and added pressure to succeed.

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ASEAN to step up measures to combat terrorism

ASEAN to step up measures to combat terrorism

24 Oct 2017 | 4:40 PM

Clark (The Philippines), Oct 24 (UNI) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations have agreed to step up counter-terrorism measures to prevent pro-Islamic State (IS) militants from gaining ground in Southeast Asia.

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US visit: Shivraj Singh Chouhan focuses on integral humanism, urges not to misuse nature

24 Oct 2017 | 4:32 PM

Washington, Oct 24 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged the comity of nations, including the United States, that it must do all it can to save the world from dangers posed by climate change.

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Day 2: CM Chouhan seeks business investments in Madhya Pradesh

24 Oct 2017 | 4:22 PM

Washington, Oct 24 (UNI) Citing new investor-friendly industrial policy, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has invited US businessmen and corporate giants to come and invest his central state.

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Kenya opposition chief: people should stay home, not protest during polls

24 Oct 2017 | 4:05 PM

NAIROBI, Oct 24 (Reuters) Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga told a BBC interviewer that he was not calling for protests during repeat presidential elections scheduled for Thursday, but that he wanted supporters to stay at home and boycott the vote.

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China, Southeast Asia aim to build trust with sea drills, Singapore says

24 Oct 2017 | 4:04 PM

CLARK, Philippines, Oct 24 (Reuters) China and Southeast Asian navies aim to hold an inaugural joint maritime exercise next year, Singapore's defence minister said on Tuesday, as they try to build trust amid conflicting claims over the South China Sea.

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Euro zone business remained strong as prices rise sharply -PMI

24 Oct 2017 | 3:37 PM

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) Private sector growth across the euro zone slowed more sharply than predicted this month, a survey showed on Tuesday, but activity remained strong even though firms increased prices at the steepest rate in over six years.

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China to increase cross-province power transmission in southwest

24 Oct 2017 | 3:37 PM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) China plans to connect the power grids of the southwestern provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou and increase the power transmission capacity of Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces, the state planner said on Tuesday.

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UK lawmakers ask Facebook for data on any Russian-linked activity around Brexit vote

24 Oct 2017 | 3:37 PM

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) A British parliamentary committee has written to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to request information on any paid-for activity by Russian-linked Facebook accounts around the 2016 EU referendum and the 2017 election, it said on Tuesday.

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Mugabe would have rejected WHO role, says spokesman after its U-turn

24 Oct 2017 | 3:36 PM

HARARE, Oct 24 (Reuters) Robert Mugabe would have rejected the role of World Health Organization goodwill envoy had he been formally asked, his spokesman said on Tuesday, days after state media cheered the Zimbabwean president's appointment.

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Kenyan crowd marches on election board office in Odinga stronghold town

24 Oct 2017 | 3:06 PM

NAIROBI, Oct 24 (Reuters) Around 2,000 Kenyans marched towards the election board offices in the city of Kisumu on Tuesday, witnesses said, responding to a call from opposition leader Raila Odinga for protests against an imminent election.

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China's Communist Party elects new Central Committee in leadership transition

24 Oct 2017 | 3:04 PM

Beijing, Oct 24 (UNI) China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday unveiled a new leadership, electing the Central Committee to lead the party for the next five years.

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Apple supplier AMS soars as earnings drive European shares

24 Oct 2017 | 2:57 PM

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) Shares of Apple suppliers were boosted on Tuesday by robust results from chipmaker AMS as earnings drove strong European share price moves while regional and country benchmarks remained muted.

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Harry Potter still casting his spell over Bloomsbury revenues

24 Oct 2017 | 2:56 PM

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) Harry Potter is continuing to work his magic for publisher Bloomsbury 20 years after his debut, with special editions of his first adventure helping revenue rise 15 percent.

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Who's in? Who's out? China's Communist Party Central Committee

24 Oct 2017 | 2:56 PM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday announced a new Central Committee, the largest of its elite ruling bodies, at the closing session of the 19th Communist Party Congress, a course-setting leadership reshuffle held every five years.

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World wine output set to fall to lowest since 1961 -OIV

24 Oct 2017 | 2:45 PM

PARIS, Oct 24 (Reuters) Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world's largest production area, international wine body OIV said on Tuesday.

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Deadly air strike hits Syrian govt-held Deir al-Zor -state TV, monitor

24 Oct 2017 | 2:43 PM

BEIRUT, Oct 24 (Reuters) An air raid in the government-held Qusur district of Deir al-Zor city in eastern Syria killed more than a dozen people, Syrian state television and a war monitor said on Monday.

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Catalan leader can't solve crisis by calling elections - Justice Minister

24 Oct 2017 | 2:03 PM

MADRID, Oct 24 (Reuters) Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont cannot solve its political crisis with Madrid just by calling regional elections, Spain's Justice Minister said on Tuesday.

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Labour shortage tops Czech firms' worries

24 Oct 2017 | 2:00 PM

PRAGUE, Oct 24 (Reuters) A labour shortage is the biggest barrier to growth for Czech firms, a monthly survey showed on Tuesday, marking the first time in almost a decade that a lack of workers is manufacturers' main concern.

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China Sept fuel exports to North Korea sink, coal imports down from year ago

24 Oct 2017 | 1:56 PM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) China's fuel exports to North Korea fell sharply in September from a year earlier while imports of iron ore and lead concentrate sank after the United Nations' latest sanctions, customs data showed on Tuesday.

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Rihanna creations help lift Puma sportswear sales

24 Oct 2017 | 1:33 PM

BERLIN, Oct 24 (Reuters) A new collection from singer Rihanna helped drive sales growth at German sportswear company Puma, which last week raised its outlook for 2017 sales and operating earnings.

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Incoming New Zealand govt to review central bank objectives

24 Oct 2017 | 1:23 PM

WELLINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) New Zealand's new government plans to review and reform the Central Bank Act to possibly include employment, alongside inflation, as a dual target, Labour Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday.

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China to increase cross-province power transmission in southwestern country

24 Oct 2017 | 1:23 PM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) China plans to connect the power grids of the southwestern provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou and increase the power transmission capacity of Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Saudi Arabia's PIF prjects to create over 20,000 jobs by 2020 - MD

24 Oct 2017 | 1:22 PM

RIYADH, Oct 24 (Reuters) Saudi Arabia' Public Investment Fund (PIF), the country's main sovereign wealth fund, expects to create over 20,000 jobs by 2020 through its projects, the fund's managing director said on Tuesday.

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Catalonia crisis cannot be solved by elections alone - Justice Minister

24 Oct 2017 | 1:21 PM

MADRID, Oct 24 (Reuters) The political crisis in Catalonia cannot by solved simply by calling regional elections, the Spanish Justice Minister said during a radio interview on Tuesday.

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Nikkei's record win streak hits 16 days as large caps draw buyers

24 Oct 2017 | 1:21 PM

TOKYO, Oct 24 (Reuters) Japan's Nikkei share average extended its record winning streak to 16 days on Tuesday, supported by buying of large-cap stocks, while Yaskawa Electric tumbled after disappointing investors with tepid profit forecasts.

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Oil prices inch up, support from drop in southern Iraq exports

24 Oct 2017 | 12:41 PM

TOKYO, Oct 24 (Reuters) Oil prices inched up on Tuesday, getting support from a decline in oil exports from OPEC's second-biggest producer Iraq and a projected extended fall in U.

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Hong Kong signals may drop plan for third board for new economy firms

24 Oct 2017 | 12:41 PM

HONG KONG, Oct 24 (Reuters) A cloud of uncertainty hangs over Hong Kong's plan to float a new listing board to lure technology startups, with the government asking regulators to review their plans and put in place "adequate safeguards" for investors first.

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China coal imports from Russia in Sept rise 83 pct y/y

24 Oct 2017 | 12:41 PM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) China's September coal imports from Russia soared 83 percent from a year ago while arrivals from Australia rose 33.

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