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    ONGC, Cairn India demand halving of cess on crude oil

    New Delhi: State-owned ONGC and private sector Cairn India have demanded halving of cess on domestic crude oil production saying their burden has actually gone up after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget exercise aimed at reducing the levy.  Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) paid Rs 4,500 per tonne cess on crude oil it produced from almost all its fields including prime Mumbai High, till February 20 16. In Budget for 2016-17,

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    Fintech sector sees 23 deals worth $184 mn till June this year

    New Delhi: Fintech companies, which are at the intersection of financial services and IT, witnessed 23 deals worth USD 184 million, registering a 28 per cent fall in value terms over the last year’s period , says a report. In the first six months of 2015, the fintech sector had witnessed 34 transactions worth USD 255 million.

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    Myntra acquires fashion e-store Jabong

    Bengaluru: Flipkart Group company Myntra on Tuesday announced its acquisition of e-store Jabong from Global Fashion Group, saying this gave Flipkart pole position in the sector catering to the country’s fashion and lifestyle segment.

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    Airtel’s Wynk Music crosses 25 million downloads

    New Delhi: Wynk Music, a music app from Airtel, on Tuesday announced that it has crossed 25 million downloads on Google Play Store and Apple Store combined since its launch in September last year. The app currently plays over 15 million songs a day to customers.

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    Tottenham will win EPL title soon: Torres

    Melbourne: Spain and Atletico Madrid star striker Fernando Torres believes that Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is doing a “great job”, adding that he is convinced that the club will win the English Premier League title soon. Spurs finished 11 points off the top last season despite being Leicester City‘s closest title rivals for the majority of the campaign.

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    Watch Akshay Kumar shoots on Warship for Rustom

    The highly awaited Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Rustom‘ is just a few days away from its release and has created quite a buzz. Fans have been eagerly waiting for the film since the trailer was released. Akshay Kumar portrays the character of a Navy officer ‘Rustom’ Pavri in the film.

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    New Russian anti-doping body to include IOC, WADA, sports, media reps

    Moscow: The new Russian anti-doping commission will include members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), as well as senior representatives of international sports federations and media, the newly-named head of the commission Vitaly Smirnov has said.

  • India finds promising natural gas hydrates in Bay of Bengal

    Washington: India has discovered large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrates in the Bay of Bengal that has the potential to be tapped, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), which participated in the discovery efforts.

  • The rise and fall of Bollywood sex comedie’s movies

    The disaster that is ‘Great Grand Masti‘ must have come as a rude shock even to the cocksure Indra Kumar. But it all boils down to taking the audiences for granted-a classic Hindi film phenomenon. There is a base to this: the mistaken belief that the lay Indian is so sexually deprived and thus so susceptible to titillation that he or she will gulp down anything sleazy or ribald!

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    Preparing for your dream job? Opt for an in-person interview

    Washington: When it comes to facing a job interview, better go in-person instead of a video-based or other technology-mediated interviews, if you have the options, new research suggests. “We live in a world where we increasingly rely on technology, but this study reminds us that personal interactions should never be underestimated,” said study author Nikki Blacksmith, a doctoral candidate at George Washington University.

  • Check out The love of Katrina Kaifs life is Robert Pattinson

    His brooding looks and mysterious character won hearts as fans went swooning over Twilight superstar Robert Pattinson. And guess who else has been a fan of him all along – Bollywood’s diva Katrina Kaif who recently made a grand entry into social media on her birthday.

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    Non-anonymous trolls on the roll on internet: Study

    London: Researchers studying virtual witch-hunts in digital space have found that non-anonymous online trolls are increasingly becoming the rule rather than the exception — discarding the commonly-held belief that the supposed online anonymity decreases the inhibitions of trolls on the internet.

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    Oppo becomes smartphone market leader in China

    Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is now the leader in the home smartphone market with 23 per cent market share, followed by Huawei with 17.4 per cent and Vivo with 12 per cent, a media report said on Tuesday. Oppo’s market share right now is also more than both Apple and Samsung combined in China. Apple’s share in China has shrunk to 2014 levels at nine per cent and Xiaomi is at