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Demonetisation bound to boomerang on the BJP

By Praveen Rai The Nov. 8 declaration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demonetise the economy was a bolt from the blue widely hailed by many Indian citizens. The BJP was quick to jump on the bandwagon and call it a ‘masterstroke’ that would redeem the party’s election promise in 2014 to end black money in the country. Demonetisation included ...

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Saudi newspaper says report on huge Aramco stake sale was wrong

Major Saudi Arabian newspaper al-Eqtisadiah retracted a report on Sunday that said state oil giant Saudi Aramco IPO-ARMO.SE planned to sell 49 percent of its shares over the next 10 years. The report published on Saturday was “completely wrong and far from reality” and not based on a verified source, the newspaper said, apologizing for the mistake. The company aims ...

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Uber takes self-driving cars to Arizona after California demands permit

By Heather Somerville and Alexandria Sage | SAN FRANCISCO Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday removed its self-driving test cars from California and put them on trucks bound for Arizona, shuttering the autonomous vehicle project in its home state after a week-long battle with regulators. The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday revoked the registration of 16 cars in ...

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Russian military jet crashes on way to Syria, dozens from Red Army Choir among 92 believed dead

By Polina Devitt and Andrew Osborn | MOSCOW A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday morning with no reports of survivors. The Russian Defence Ministry said one of its TU-154 planes had disappeared from radar screens at ...

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Typhoon Nock-ten intensifies as it approaches Philippines

A powerful typhoon strengthened on Sunday as it approached the central Philippines and authorities issued warnings of Christmas Day destruction as they moved thousands of people to safety. Typhoon Nock-ten was packing maximum sustained winds of 185 kph (115 mph) with gusts up to 255 kph as it moved west over the ocean at 15 kmh, the national disaster agency ...

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How to Give a Sensual Massage She’ll Never Forget [From Her]

What do you think when you think of massage? Slow music, gentle hands, comfort and relaxation? Sounds good and feels good, but…imagine if you are the one doing the massage, touching the silky skin and erotic curves of a woman’s body. Sexy, isn’t it? We could go really deep into this and read about 80 massage therapy styles along with a wide ...

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Under scrutiny, Trump decides to dissolve his foundation

By Emily Stephenson and Melissa Fares U.S President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday he intends to dissolve his charitable foundation, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, which has been under investigation by the New York attorney general. Trump gave no timeline for winding down the foundation, but said in a statement that he wanted “to avoid even the appearance of any ...

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How India lobbied Moody’s for ratings upgrade, but failed

By Aditya Kalra and Rajesh Kumar Singh | NEW DELHI India criticised Moody’s ratings methods and pushed aggressively for an upgrade, documents reviewed by Reuters show, but the U.S.-based agency declined to budge citing concerns over the country’s debt levels and fragile banks. Winning a better credit rating on India’s sovereign debt would have been a much-needed endorsement of Prime ...

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