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You can earn money via Twitter, here's how

After a pilot run with some users, Twitter on Wednesday rolled out its in-stream video ad service to all advertisers in India that will help marketers capture consumers' attention when they are most receptive. According to the micro-blogging site, in-stream video ad campaigns drive positive shifts in key brand metrics for advertisers. The India launch is part of a global roll out in other markets including Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UAE, the UK and the US. Twitter has partnered with several video publishers wherein these content partners would sharing brand-safe videos that audiences would be eager to discover, the company said in a statement.

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Good news for freshers, hiring increases by 15%

The lull in job sector seems to be getting over now as hiring of freshers across the major cities in the country increased around 15 per cent in May 2018

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GST refund drive extended till June 16

The government on Tuesday extended the special fortnight-long drive to process pending GST refunds by two more days till June 16.

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In 365 days PM Modi will give you this gift

With the Department of Telecommunications taking a lot of "progressive steps", the government hopes that within a year it can provide in-flight connectivity within Indian airspace, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Monday.

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Urjit Patel grilled by Parliamentary panel, seeks more powers for RBI

RBI Governor Urjit Patel, who was on Tuesday grilled by parliamentarians over challenges being faced by the banking sector including the huge number and size of bad loans and frauds like the one in Punjab National Bank, sought more powers for the central bank to oversee Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Patel, summoned by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance for questioning in relation to these issues, said that the situation has improved and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken some measures to strengthen the banking system. He appeared along with the Deputy Governors and deposed under the topic "Banking Sector in India issues, challenges and the way forward including Non-Performing Assets in banks and financial institutions".

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Modi magic.. Industrial output up 5%

Higher production of the manufacturing sector, especially of capital goods and consumer durables, accelerated India's industrial output in April by 4.9 per cent from a rise of 4.57 per cent in March 2018.

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Economic shock for PM.. Inflation nears 5%

The combined push of food and fuel prices continued to drive up retail inflation in India in May towards the 5 per cent mark, official data showed on Tuesday.

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Red-faced Modi Govt may now sell 100% in Air-India

In a bid to give a new push to the failed divestment process of Air-India, Government is planning to sell its entire 100 per cent stake in the national carrier to attract buyers. The government is likely to come out with revised guidelines soon. Government is ready to "re-examine" the entire process which may do away with the clause of retaining a minority stake in Air India. The Modi government may not insist on keeping 24 per cent in the company under the revised guidelines, Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg was quoted as saying by news agency Bloomberg. “A certain kind of strategy was offered that didn’t find many takers and therefore something different will have to be done,” said Garg. “There’s no fixed objective that government should have 24 per cent. It can be re-examined,” he added.

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Sensex climbs 209 pts on strong global cues

The BSE Sensex surged 209 points to close at an over four-month high of 35,692.524 today, taking positive leads from the global markets as investors largely welcomed a historic summit between the US and North Korea.

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RBI governor questioned by parliamentary panel; optimistic about NPA crisis

RBI Governor appears before parliamentary panel on finance to discuss various issues including the amount of cash returned post demonetisation.

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