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President Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe to hold elections in July

Mar 18 2018

Zimbabwe’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of former strongman Robert Mugabe’s long rule will take place in July, President Mnangagwa said.

Seehofer says EU 'patronising' eastern members on migrants

Mar 18 2018

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has accused the EU of adopting a patronising stance in talks with eastern European members about the distribution of migrants.

'Britain should consider longer EU exit process if needed'

Mar 18 2018

Britain should consider a limited extension to its exit process from the European Union if needed to ensure details of its future relationship with the bloc are agreed.

EU now in critical phase, says German Chancellor Merkel

Mar 18 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union (EU) is now in a critical phase.

Russia summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

Mar 17 2018

Russia’s foreign ministry summoned Britain’s ambassador to the country, Laurie Bristow, for a meeting on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported.

Rupee closes marginally down at 64.94 against US dollar

Mar 16 2018

The rupee closed marginally down at 64.94 against US dollar due to continued foreign fund outflows, weak trade data and expectations of a rate hike by the US Fed Reserve.

Unexpected euro zone slack could slow inflation rebound: Praet

Mar 16 2018

Europe may be regaining some of its long-lost growth potential, Praet said, a boon for the bloc’s five-year expansion.

Rupee falls 10 paise to 64.93 due to capital outflows

Mar 15 2018

The rupee dropped by 10 paise to close at 64.93 against the US currency due to sustained foreign fund outflows amid growing prospects of rate hike by the US Fed Reserve.

Britain needs tougher law to tackle 'air quality catastrophe'

Mar 15 2018

Britain should introduce new, more ambitious legislation to tackle poor air quality after failing to deal with the problem, lawmakers said.

Irish GDP grew 7.8 percent in 2017, top in the EU again

Mar 15 2018

Ireland’s GDP grew 7.8% in 2017, making it the European Union’s fastest-growing economy for the fourth straight year.

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Provident Housing Ltd enters Goa with Adora de Goa an Integrated Resort distric

Project is expected to deliver a Sales Volume of close to Rs 1000 cr over the next 5 years

Group is entering into a management contract with The Park Hotels



Rare Enterprises Buys 3 Cr Shares At Rs 18.37/Sh


Attracts 26 bidders for 51% stake quoting bids between Rs 8000-10,000 Cr

Firms such as ITC, Patanjali Ayurved, Emami Group and Aion Cap are among the bidders

Bidders are bullish on the sector after Govt raise import duties on certain vegetable oils

The govt announced in the budget a hike in import duty to 30-35%

Businessline Reports


TPG Cap and Manipal Health are eyeing controlling stake in the co

Likely to lead to 2 simultaneous open offers leasing to premium offers to attract investors

Will have to buy at least 26% stake through Voluntary open offer as part of takeover code

A 26% shareholding will automatically trigger the mandatory open offer for additional 20%

Business Standard Reports


TRAI issues show-cause notice to co

Seeks details of non-transparent, discriminatory tariffs to consumers

Have to respond till Mar 25

Action to depend on if tariff reported to regulator or not

Notice first one after TRAI issued tariff order on predatory pricing

Economic Times Reports

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