Govt targets extra spending of $39.87bn for pandemic relief

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The government sought parliamentary approval on Friday for net extra spending of $39.87 billion in the current financial year ending in March 2022, that would include spending on free foodgrain and rural jobs for pandemic relief.

Sensex falls 764 points amid Omicron fears; Nifty ends below 17,200

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Equity indices plunged on Friday with the benchmark BSE sensex falling over 750 points dragged by financial, FMCG stocks after India detected cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus. The 30-share BSE index fell 765 points or 1.31 per cent to close at 57,696; while the broader NSE Nifty settled 205 points or 1.18 per cent lower at 17,197.

Reliance Communications Q1 profit grows 5.8% at Rs 54 crore

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Telecom operator Reliance Communications today posted 5.8% rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 54 crore for the three-month period ended June 30.

Now, shoot RAW images from your iPhone

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Apple has announced that it will be adding the ability to capture RAW images to iPhones, starting with iOS 10. While the stock iOS camera app doesn’t have the functionality to capture RAW images, iPhone users can use Adobe’s Lightroom app for the same.

Sara: Aanand L Rai helped me regain confidence

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Sara Ali Khan who is all excited for her next ‘Atrangi Re’ recently revealed the failure of her film ‘Love Aaj Kal 2’ had left a scar on his mind but ‘Atrangi Re’ came just after ‘Love Aaj Kal 2’.

Akshay's sweetest b'day wish to a little fan

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Superstar Akshay Kumar had the sweetest reply for a little fan who asked for a birthday wish from him on Twitter.

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NRI dentist in UK faces charges of seducing patient

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An NRI dentist, once the face of Oral B toothpaste and appears on a British TV show, has been accused of seducing a patient on the couch of his dental clinic and marital home, a disciplinary hearing was told.

Indian connection to prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding cake

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Had it not been for the encouragement of her Gujarati husband Kishore Patel, Fiona Cairns may have never made the leap from graphic design to luxury baking.

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