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Last updated: Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:16:04 AM

Tuna catch on decline in Indian Ocean, says study
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) Overkill as well as rising temperatures in the western Indian Ocean is driving down the numbers of the world's most valuable fish, the tuna, suggests research conducted by an international team of scientists, including those from the Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:32:04 PM

Baby bear orphaned in MP, brought to Agra
Agra, Feb 22 (IANS) A 10-week-old baby bear, orphaned by poachers in Madhya Pradesh, was on Wednesday brought to the Agra bear centre, India's biggest.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:28:04 PM

Odisha committed to all-round development of people: Governor
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) Odisha Governor S.C. Jamir on Wednesday said the state government is committed to ensuring all-round development of all sections of people on non-negotiable basis.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:26:04 PM

SBI ATM dispenses fake notes, culprits identified
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) An SBI ATM here dispensed fake 2,000 rupee notes, and police said on Wednesday that they had identified the culprits.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:26:03 PM

Confident Kohli says India not bothered about Australia
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) India cricket captain Virat Kohli sounded confident as he on Wednesday said that his side is not bothered about Australia and is instead focussed on delivering up to its potential in the four-match Test series, starting here on Thursday.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:20:03 PM

'Underdog' Australia will give tough fight: Smith
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) Despite admitting that his team will start the upcoming four-Test series against India as underdogs, Australia captain Steven Smith asserted on Wednesday that the visitors are confident of giving a tough fight to the hosts.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:18:04 PM

Gopi, Kheta Ram primed for IDBI Marathon
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Thonakal Gopi and Kheta Ram are set for the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Marathon at the Jawaharlal Stadium, to be held here on Sunday.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:16:05 PM

Andhra doctor rescued in Libya after 18 months
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A doctor from Eluru in Andhra Pradesh who had been kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Libya in 2015 has been rescued and is being brought back to India, the government said. The doctor's family in India is overjoyed at news of his rescue.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:16:04 PM

'Demonetisation to spark VC interest in Indian fintech firms'
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) The increase in digital payments by Indians following the demonetisation of old notes is expected to interest venture capital funds to invest in firms operating in the payments and mobile wallet sectors, consultancy firm KPMG said.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:10:05 PM

Enough cash, decision on NPAs vital for growth: Assocham
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Sufficient cash in both rural areas and cities, along with some bold and pragmatic decisions on issues like bank' non-performing assets (NPAs) will be key drivers for reverting to eight per cent growth of the Indian economy, a leading industry lobby said here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:10:04 PM

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