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Nepal quake death toll becomes highest on record; dozens still missing

KATHMANDU, May 17 (Reuters) – The number of people killed inNepal by two major earthquakes has surpassed 8,500, making thedisaster the deadliest to hit the Himalayan country on record,as rescuers on Sunday searched for dozens of people stillmissing Full News here – Sify.com

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5/11/2015: FRONT PAGE: Record 1.25 lakh crore of bad loans up for sale, only one-fifth sold

Mumbai: The acche din for banks looks a little far away. Struggling with a pile-up of bad loans, banks are still striving to clean up their balance sheets. They cumulatively put on auctions about Rs 1.25 lakh crore of bad loans in 2014-15, highest so… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai […]

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World equities at all-time high after Nasdaq record

By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity markets rode to new all-time highs on Friday, with positive corporate updates in Europe and a post-dotcom-boom peak for the U.S. Nasdaq stoking investor optimism. There were also some Full News here – Sify.com

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4/16/2015: FRONT PAGE: Record sugar output, but Maha farmers bitter as prices crash

Mumbai: It’s known as the land of politically powerful sugar barons and has long been the leading producer of sugarcane in the country. But this year, Maharashtra has turned out the highest sugar output ever in its 55-year history. By May, it’s… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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U.S. has record number of applications for H-1B tech visas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Applications for H-1B visas allowing U.S. businesses to hire foreign workers in science, engineering and computer programming totalled a record 233,000 for fiscal 2016, according to government figures released on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-India raises record $17.6 bln from telecom airwaves auction

* Government raises 1.10 trln rupees, beating 2010 record * Auction proceeds top government expectations by a third * Final allocations pending court approval (Changes sourcing; adds background, analyst quote) By Aman Shah

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3/7/2015: FRONT PAGE: In a first, mutual fund assets hit a record ` 12 lakh cr

Coimbatore: Buoyed by good inflows and strong showing by equity schemes, the assets under management of the mutual fund industry has zoomed past the Rs 12 lakh crore mark or around $ 200 billion for the first time ever in February. Equity schemes alone… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Global stocks pull back further from record highs

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India’s broader NSE index rises to record high

MUMBAI, March 3 (Reuters) – India’s broader NSE index rose to a record high on Tuesday led by gains inReliance Industries after CLSA said the conglomeratecould report a record profit for the Full News here – Sify.com

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Bangladesh’s FX reserves hit record, top $23 bln at end-February

DHAKA, March 1 (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s foreign exchangereserves hit a record $ 23.03 billon at the end of February, thecentral bank said on Sunday, thanks to steady exports andremittances. Full News here – Sify.com

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Record Coal India share sale boosts privatisation drive

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1/11/2015: FRONT PAGE: 4,000 Indian flautists all set to create world record

The banks of the holy Godavari flowing through the historical city of Nashik will be witness to a unique symphony — titled Venunaad — a music concert set to make a Guinness record by presenting 4,000 Indian flautists performing together on a single… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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1/2/2015: FRONT PAGE: Rush for property registrations sees record stamp duty revenue

Mumbai: The rush of buyers in Mumbai to get properties registered before the state’s new ready reckoner regime came into effect on January 1 was so heavy that the online registration system crashed on Wednesday. The website igrmaharashtra.gov.in of the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Rush for property registrations sees record stamp duty revenue

The rush of buyers in Mumbai to get properties registered before the state’s new ready reckoner regime came into effect on January 1 was so heavy that the online registration system crashed on Wednesday. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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IIT-Bombay breaches 1000-job record in 1st phase itself

IIT-Bombay breaches 1000-job record in 1st phase itself MUMBAI: The first phase of placements at IIT-Bombay this year ended on a high note on Friday with a record 1,000-plus students being offered jobs, a significant jump from 898 last year. The scene at other IITs is equally encouraging. At IIT-Madras, 880 … Full News here – […]

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