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Rupee Plunges To Historic Low Of 65.72

The rupee tumbled to an all-time intra-day low of 65.72 per dollar on heavy month-end demand of the US currency from importers and banks amid sharp fall in the local equity market.

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PM Asks Moily To Slash Oil Imports By $25 Bn In 2013-14

Oil minister Veerappa Moily said on Tuesday, 27 August that the Prime Minister has asked him to save $25 billion on oil imports in the current fiscal year, to help the country narrow its current account deficit (CAD).

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What’s In A Number?

In Gurgaon, Mary Karkatia has a problem. She cannot prove she exists — legally. Mary does not have a birth certificate, a passport, a voter ID card, a PAN card or any other government document. She was born in an obscure village near Ranchi and her birth was never registered. Most of her family are now dead. Working as a domestic help, Mary has accumulated more than Rs 2 lakh in savings with her employer. But she cannot open a bank account because she has no documentation that can meet a bank's KYC (know-your-customer) norms.

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Deeply Committed To Make A Difference, Says Parag Agarwal, Founder of JanaJal

Parag Agarwal, Founder & CMD of JanaJal discusses the company's growth and its future plans during the government's efforts to provide safe drinking water to people by 2024.

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