India pip England in Cuttack run-fest to clinch series

CUTTACK, India Limited overs stalwarts Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni rolled back the years to smash scintillating centuries to help India secure a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second one-day international against England on Thursday.

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Fed's Yellen says unwise to allow U.S. economy to run 'hot'

PALO ALTO, Calif. With monetary policy still modestly accommodative, the U.S. central bank should continue to raise interest rates slowly or risk harm to the recovery the Fed has sought to nurture, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday.

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Protesters in Tamil Nadu urge Modi to allow ancient bull-taming rite of 'jallikattu'

NEW DELHI Protests by thousands of people demanding the resumption of a traditional bull-taming festival have disrupted daily life across the state of Tamil Nadu, forcing its leader to urge intervention by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

19 Jan 2017

India to levy service tax on freight for imports on delivered basis

NEW DELHI Overseas exporters chartering foreign vessels to supply goods to India will have to pay a service tax on freight from Sunday, a government notification said.

Top News, Business 19 Jan 2017

Mexico extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' to U.S. on eve of Trump inauguration

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/NEW YORK Mexico extradited its most notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to New York on Thursday, likely ending a decades-long criminal career that included two jail breaks, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency. | Video

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China extends Hollywood push with $1 billion Paramount investment

NEW YORK Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support as it attempts to grow.

Business, Top News 10:07am IST

Lloyd's of London says India reinsurance branch to open by April

LONDON Lloyd's of London said on Thursday it received final regulatory approval for its reinsurance branch in India and will open in time for April reinsurance renewals.

Top News, Business 19 Jan 2017

India rules out lowering sugar import tax for now - govt source

NEW DELHI India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, has no plan to lower import duty on the sweetener, at least in the near term, a government official said on Thursday.

Business, Top News, Economy 19 Jan 2017

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