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L&T bags Oman order


Larsen & Toubro’s overseas subsidiary L&T Oman LLC has bagged a contract from the Sultanate of Oman for construction of the Adam Airbase in Al Dakhiliya Governorate, the company said.

Hathway to raise Rs 150 crore

Cable services firm Hathway Cable and Datacom on Thursday said it plans to raise Rs 150.40 crore through preferential allotment of shares accounting for 2.83 per cent stake to CLSA Global Markets PTE

US body to focus on visas


US investment body comes forward to clear visa issues

Triumph eyes 15% market pie

UK-based Triumph Motor-cycles is targeting 15 per cent market share in the 500cc and above bike category in India as it aims to sell 1,500 units this year.

Maruti to allow voting by minority investors

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Thursday said voting by minority shareholders over its move to let parent Suzuki Motor Corp own and invest in Gujarat plant will likely happen in November instead of Octo

Jadavpur University students to boycott classes till VC resigns

A stalemate prevailed on Thursday in Jadavpur University as the students hardened their stand against the vice-chancellor vowing not to attend classes till he resigns, a day after 35 students were arr

CLT20 KXIP vs HH: Kings XI Punjab win battle of CLT20 debutants

Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel (right) and Glenn Maxwell celebrate a Hobart Hurricanes’ dimissal during their CLT20 — BCCI

Punjab bowlers put up an impressive show

Xi Jinping open-minded and realistic: Dalai Lama

Xi Jinping open-minded and realistic: Dalai Lama

As he engaged in talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping came in for praise from an unlikely quarter exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama — who described him as

Knights face Cape Cobras

Northern Knights’ Bradley-John Watling effects a run-out during their qualifying match against Lahore Lions.

Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa’s Cape Cobra

Tiny galaxy with huge black hole discovered

Astronomers led by an Indian-origin scientist have discovered a monster black hole lurking inside one of the tiniest and densest galaxies ever known located 54 million light years from Earth.

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.