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Fact-check: How accurate were PM Modi's claims in his Independence Day speech?

Share Email<p>As is his usual practice, PM Modi peppered his Independence Day speech with many data points and we fact-check his claims here.<p><b>Claim</b>:<p>PM …


Aun Jaitley: Enough reserves to deal with any undue volatility

The Indian rupee on Tuesday plunged below the 70 level to hit a record low of 70.08/09 busienagainst the dollar as the currencies of emerging markets …

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Nazara Tech all set to enter offline gaming market with InstaSportz

Company’s ₹1,000-crore IPO to hit market soon

Virtual Reality

JioGigaFiber Registrations Open: Price, Preview Offers And All Details Here

JioGigaFiber was initially launched by RIL's chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani at 41st AGM held in the month of July.<p>Today on August 15, …

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Former RBI Governor Rajan on emerging markets during a currency crisis

Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago Booth School of Business professor and former Reserve Bank of India governor, discusses the Turkish currency …

University of Chicago

Here's How You Can Secure Your Data with Blockchain

By following our advice Blockchain will become an ideal platform for companies to store their huge amount of data<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>According to the reports by Transparency …


Uflex Q1 net flat-lines at ₹94.36 crore

The country’s largest flexible packaging materials and solution company, Uflex Ltd, has posted a net profit of ₹94.36 crore for the June quarter, en

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5 Things That Spell Success for Hemp Entrepreneurs

Potential of Hemp can not be ignored as it has proved it's potential worldwide<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Hemp, touted as a “trillion-dollar” crop, is also a ‘blacklisted’ crop. …

Entrepreneurship (India)

Kerala flood situation turns grim, here is how you can help

Rain fury continued unabated in Kerala, where 47 people have died so far, with the Cochin international airport announced shut till Saturday after …


BRIEF-Supreme Infrastructure India To Consider Fund Raising

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Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday as part of India's independence day celebrations.<p>He said India will become the fourth country after Russia, the United States and China to achieve the feat and its astronaut could …


Factbox: Emerging central banks that are hiking interest rates

LONDON (Reuters) - Emerging market economies have seen a steady stream of interest rate rises as central banks are battling to contain inflationary pressures or act to steady their currencies.<p>In July, interest rate rises by major emerging market central banks outstripped rate cuts for the third …

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Anti-tetanus shot: Union Health Ministry asks States to move from TT to Td vaccine

An anti-tetanus shot for adolescents and pregnant women will now provide immunity against diphtheria, too.The Union Health Ministry has written to all

Public Health

3 Steps to Build a World Class Education Brand

With an education brand you manage expectations of not just the students and parents but also the society<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Education is a tricky business. Finding the right …

Entrepreneurship (India)

Registering for Reliance Jio GigaFiber doesn’t make you a Jio broadband customer. Here’s why you should still register

Registering for Reliance Jio GigaFiber is just an expression of interest in getting Jio GigaFiber and doesn’t mean that you will have to buy the …

Business (India)

Heavy monsoon rains kill 44 in southern India, close airport

Torrential monsoon rains have disrupted air and train services in the southern Indian state of Kerala where flooding, landslides, house and road …

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Independence Day speech: Industry welcomes PM Narendra Modi's firm resolve to place India among top economies

<b>New Delhi:</b> Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech as progressive, industry bodies today said his nearly 90 minutes address to the nation from …


India must find unique development path to achieve its manufacturing ambitions

Wednesday was a memorable day for India, as it marked the anniversary of the country's independence from the British Empire in 1947. During the …


Modi visits AIIMS to inquire about Vajpayee’s health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the AIIMS this evening to inquire about the condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who is unde


NPCI blames Cosmos Bank for malware attacks

Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) The National Payments Corp of India (NPCI) on Wednesday held the Cosmos Cooperative Bank ltd's "own IT environment" responsible …

Business (India)

To tackle NPA problem, RBI puts 200 stressed bank accounts under scanner

Some of the accounts include Videocon, Jindal Steel and Power, the official added

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The rupee fell past 70/$ and recovered. But don’t take your seatbelts off just yet

<b>Chaos in emerging markets threatens to take the rupee beyond 70.50 by year-end, and America’s Iran threat is making it worse.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> Pressure on …

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Cosmos Bank ATM hack: NPCI says cyber fraud due to malware attack on bank's IT system

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What is Ayushman Bharat Scheme? Check Eligibility, Benefits Here

Under Ayushman Bharat scheme, the beneficiary will be able to go to public or empaneled private hospitals across the country and get free …


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Apple iPhone X: A comparison of $1,000 smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 device measures 6.4 inches, while the iPhone X is 5.8 inches. Photo: Bloomberg<p>Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled the Galaxy Note …

Galaxy Note

How Diageo wants to change the alcohol industry in India

The alcohol giant is working to get consumers to ‘premiumise’

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Modi showcases economic achievements in I-Day address

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday avoided major economic announcements in his last Independence Day address before …


As rupee hits all-time low of 70/USD, these 6 sectors are seen to benefit the most

The Indian rupee hit 70 to the dollar for the first time on Tuesday, falling 15 paise intraday due to sharp depreciation in Turkish lira after the …

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Given up on 'achche din', people now await 'sachche din': Congress

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modis customary Independence Day speech, the Congress on Wednesday said all the Prime …


On Independence Day, BSF offers sweets to Pakistani Rangers

Border Security Forces (BSF) and Pakistani Rangers exchanged sweets at Wagah-Attari border to mark India's 72nd Independence Day. Officers and …

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