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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) reported a 64 per cent decline in net profit for the December quarter, hurt by lower crude oil prices, missing analysts' estimates.
Wipro on Thursday said it will acquire HealthPlan Services for $460 million (about Rs 3,150 crore), a move that will help the country's third-largest software services firm strengthen its position in
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley is poised to pay $3.2 billion to settle federal and state charges that it misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities that later soured during the
CAIRO (Reuters) - General Motors will resume operations in Egypt on Sunday, the company said on Thursday, after temporarily halting activities earlier in the week due to its inability to source dollar
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to a second term as the agency's managing director, the IMF said in a statement on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic growth
(Reuters) - Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried towa
Latest Lifestyle
Being single on Valentine's Day is not really that bad.
My sibling is getting married in a few months, and today my mother told me the family had decided that, if I didn’t postpone my tattoo until after the wedding, I was no longer invited
Before the bridge was built, Ballard had campaigned for a canal — not to reach Lake Washington but for dredging to deepen Salmon Bay in order to move more lumber off its waterfront.
A couple created a dream garden space, complete with a pizza oven and conversation pit, on a steep, hillside property.
Three wild acres on a sloping hillside feature a 70-foot-deep kettle as the centerpiece. The kettle was created by a receding glacier.
Fragrance is often sacrificed by breeders seeking to create disease-free roses. But Kordes roses, in addition to high marks for being disease resistant, also produce beautiful fragrance and colors.
Gary Necci’s love of hiking in the high alpine meadows at Mount Rainier inspired him to turn a mess of a steep backyard hillside into a tapestry of textural plantings in his West Seattle garden.
Latest Tech
Scientists in the US give an update on the search for gravitational waves - a theory put forward by Albert Einstein over 100 years ago.
The first gravitational wave detection depended on the contributions of nearly 1,000 scientists from countries around the world.
The first direct detection of gravitational waves is without doubt one of the most remarkable breakthroughs of our time, and opens the door to a completely new way to investigate the Universe.
Buying groceries, tracking the kids, and even quizzing them on their homework - it’s all possible on the chat app that wants to be re-programmed.
A prosthetic arm that allows children to design their own Lego accessories wins an innovation award in Paris.
Sir Paul McCartney has composed music for a series of 'audio emojis' on Skype
Unseasonably warm temperatures in Southern Alberta could spell trouble for small critters and the larger carnivores that eat them, according to anima
Latest Health
The Brazilian Health Ministry said the virus was found in the body of a woman, 20, who died from respiratory problems. It was also found in the body of two adults who died from suspected Zika compli
The 52-year-old Indian man refused to believe only women can become pregnant. The situation is reminiscent of the fictional film Junior, where Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a pregnant scientist.
Wigan Infirmary is using technology to improve waiting times, and staff believe it helps make theirs one of the best-performing emergency departments in England.
The syndrome’s growing obscurity turns back the clock to a time parents felt tremendous guilt over their infants’ abrupt demise, and discourages research, Dr. Cutz says
An important milestone has been reached towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean that invasive diagnostic procedures that men currently undergo eventually become a
An FDA-approved drug used for diabetes and obesity may also reduce cocaine dependence, new research indicates. The drug, trade name Byetta, derives from a naturally occurring hormone called glucagon-l
You know that one friend that never worries about weight and seems to stay effortlessly slim? That friend, and others like them might unknowingly possess secrets to helping those who struggle with the
Latest Finance
Sari, Feb 10, IRNA – Governor of Iran Customs Administration Masoud Karbasian said transparency of the customs data gained through e-documentation helped seizure of 11 tons of industrial narcotics.
Moscow, Feb 11, IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei and Governor of Russia's Federal Customs Organization Andrei Bilyanov reviewed ways of expansion of bilateral relations in the area of
Vienna, Feb 11, IRNA- Iran's ambassador to Vienna has said that Iran, as the most powerful and stable country in the region, would continue its move towards boosting its economic power in the post-JC
Moscow, Feb 11, IRNA- The director of a Russian company urged Russian companies to try hard not to miss Iranian post-sanctions market.
Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA- The Director of the International Italian company called Gruppo Pedercini said that steel and aluminum industry has a high employment potential creating at least 3,000 new jobs
Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA - Japanese oil refiners have started oil payments to Iran through the Asian country’s largest lender, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) which has resumed transactions with
Belgrade, Feb 11, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Serbia said Thursday that in times of sanctions, Iran managed to cut dependency on oil sales to a great extent.
Latest Sport
When Lolo Jones retaliated against one critic by posting the person's personal photo on her Twitter as a form of revenge for negative comments, the Olympian's followers did not approve.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is not worried about the speculation that he schemed behind the scenes to get the position of head coach, saying that people spoke negatively even about Jesus.
Versatile forward Tobias Harris is being made available by the Orlando Magic for trade offers with less than two weeks before the trade deadline.
LONDON - Seeking to calm fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director tells The Associated Press that "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide sa
Joe Schmidt has warned that Ireland will be facing a much-improved French side at the Stade de France this Saturday.
Manager Sam Allardyce confirmed Johnson's omission from the squad at his pre-match press conference
“Jose Mourinho, keep playing defence man!” he yelled from the stage at the GQ Awards.
It’s “time to go Massimo” according to a big poster that’s been put up outside Elland Road.
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11 tons of synthetic narcotics seized via customs e-data

Sari, Feb 10, IRNA – Governor of Iran Customs Administration Masoud Karbasian said transparency of the customs data gained through e-documentation helped seizure of 11 tons of industrial narcotics.
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Iran, Russia set to expand customs ties

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