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Aadhaar, hartal, chawl, shaadi included in Oxford dictionary
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Aadhaar, hartal, chawl, shaadi included in Oxford dictionary

Aadhaar, hartal, chawl, dabba, hartal and shaadi are among the 26 new Indian-English words that have made it to the latest edition of the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD).

India Ratings downgrades Vodafone Idea's Rs 3,500 cr debt
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India Ratings downgrades Vodafone Idea's Rs 3,500 cr debt

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has downgraded Vodafone Idea Ltd's (VIL) Rs 3,500 crore long-term issuer rating to 'BBB-' from 'BBB' while maintaining it on rating watch negative.

Sensex ends 226 pts higher, banks gain
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Sensex ends 226 pts higher, banks gain

Sensex gained 226 points on Friday while the broader Nifty closed at 12,248 points led by gains in private banks such as ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and HDFC Bank.

NCDRC's KBC order against Star India, Airtel 'bad in law': SC
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NCDRC's KBC order against Star India, Airtel 'bad in law': SC

The Supreme Court has termed as "bad in law" the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) verdict, directing Star India (P) Ltd and Bharti Airtel Ltd to pay punitive damages of Rs 1 crore for alleged "unfair trade practice" in a contest for the "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC).

NIA chargesheets five JMB ultras in Barpeta case
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NIA chargesheets five JMB ultras in Barpeta case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said that it had filed a chargesheet against five alleged members of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in the Barpeta JMB module case.

69% want tax free income to be hiked to Rs 5 lakh in Budget
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69% want tax free income to be hiked to Rs 5 lakh in Budget

In the run up to the Union Budget on February 1, a survey by LocalCircles has found that 69 per cent of respondents want tax-free income to be increased to Rs 5 lakh.

Ola refuses to penalise driver who abused Delhi rider
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Ola refuses to penalise driver who abused Delhi rider

Ride-hailing major Ola on Friday said that it would not penalise a driver who allegedly accused a rider here of being "anti-national" after overhearing him talking about the poor state of the economy with a friend over phone.

Assam Rifles DG to meet Shah on IPS officer's charge against jawan
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Assam Rifles DG to meet Shah on IPS officer's charge against jawan

A controversy over a woman IPS officer's assault and molestation charges against an Assam Rifles trooper continues to drag on even as the paramilitary force's Director General, Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, is set to meet the Union Home Minister on the matter, sources said on Friday.

ED summons former Tata Trusts executive on Feb 10
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ED summons former Tata Trusts executive on Feb 10

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former Tata Sons director R. Venkataramanan for questioning in the Air Asia investigation.

Tried to be Delhi's elder son in last 5 years: Kejriwal
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Tried to be Delhi's elder son in last 5 years: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he tried to be the elder son of each family in Delhi, evoking an emotional tone ahead of the February 8 Assembly elections.

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