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Telecom regulator TRAI notifies draft norms to curb annoying calls, texts

New Delhi: Telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday notified the draft regulations to curb pesky calls and text messages by using blockchain technology. TRAI said, "unsolicited commercial communication, or spam, is a major nuisance to telecom subscribers", and to curb the menace, TRAI established a "Do Not

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Amul aims to grow 20 pct; eyes Rs 50,000-crore turnover in FY19

Mumbai: Dairy product giant Amul is aiming to touch a group turnover of close to Rs 50,000 crore in Financial Year 2019 with an estimated growth of 20 per cent this year, an official said. "The Amul brand, which clocked a turnover of over Rs 40,000 crore last financial year, will

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Petrol, Diesel prices continue to rise for 14th consecutive day

New Delhi: Adding 'insult to injury' the fuel companies hiked petrol and diesel prices for a 14th straight day on Sunday. The revised petrol prices in metropolitan cities are- Delhi: Rs 78.12 per litre; Mumbai: 85.93; Kolkata: 80.76 and Chennai: 81.11. Meanwhile, the cost of diesel per litre has been increased to

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London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

London: The possible online threat turned reality on Friday when London police seized bitcoin worth 667,000 dollars from a hacker. The case was described as the first of its kind seizure. Cybercrime detectives seized the bitcoin from Grant West, 26, who was sentenced to 10 years and 8 months in prison

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ED files charge sheet against Nirav Modi, associates in PNB fraud case

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday filed its first charge sheet against diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his associates in the multicrore PNB scam, officials said. They said the about 12,000-page charge sheet or the prosecution complaint has been filed before a special court here under various sections of the

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Tamil Nadu: Protest demanding closure of Sterlite plant turns violent, 9 dead

Chennai: Nine people were killed as police opened fire on protesters who went on a rampage on Wednesday demanding closure of a copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu's port city of Tuticorin, prompting the ruling AIADMK government to issue appeals for calm and a promise to take legal action against

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