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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 01, 2018, 07:04 PM(IST)

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This is how increase in repo, reverse repo rate will affect your loan EMIs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday again hiked the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.50% in its bi-monthly monetary policy review, further increasing the woes of home loan borrowers.

Imran Khan invites Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Aamir Khan and Navjot Singh Sidhu  to oath ceremony

Imran Khan's political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has invited ex-Indian cricketers to Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony in August, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday.

Chinese Muslims to now pledge allegiance to Communist Party, wear GPS device before Hajj pilgrimage

Over 11,000 Chinese Muslims belonging to the Xinjian region will begin their journey on the annual Hajj pilgrimage. However, they will first have to pledge their allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party as well as to the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and national unity, reports said on Wednesday. 

US policy on Zimbabwe hinges on transparency of election

US policy on Zimbabwe will depend on the transparency of this week's election, US lawmaker Karen Bass told reporters in Harare, after the release of the National Democratic Institute's (NDI) preliminary report on the election.

Jet Airways employees told to take up to 25 per cent pay cut

Jet Airways has informed its members of staff to take up to 25 per cent pay cut on the back of increasing fuel price and falling rupees.

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