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India making place for itself as ‘Vishwa Bandhu’ in  divided world: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday once again chose the Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi to spotlight India's growing profile and emergence...

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MeT forecast ‘generally’ dry weather till April 25

Srinagar:  Generally dry weather has been forecast in Jammu and Kashmir till April 25 but afternoon thunder showers along with hailstorm activity has not been ruled out during the time. In view of the forecast, weather department here advised farmers to resume farm operations from today. A meteorological department official here told GNS on Sunday that from April 21-25, generally dry weather with afternoon thundershower with possibility of hailstorm activity at isolated places can't be ruled out. From April 26-28, he said, there is possibility of generally cloudy weather with light to moderate rain and light snow (over higher reaches) with thunder at most places. From April 29-30, generally cloudy weather with light rain with thunder at many places...

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Zomato increases mandatory platform fee to Rs 5

New Delhi: Online food delivery platform Zomato has hiked its platform fee by 25 per cent to Rs 5 per order. Zomato introduced a platform fee of Rs 2 in August last year and later increased it to Rs 3 to improve its margins and become profitable. Buoyed by record food orders on New Year’s Eve, the food delivery platform in January increased its mandatory platform fee to Rs 4 from Rs 3 per order across key markets. The new platform fee is levied on all customers, including Zomato Gold. Meanwhile, the company has suspended Intercity Legends, its inter-city food delivery service. "Enhancements are underway. Please stay tuned as we will be back to serve you soon,” read the message...

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