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People traverse through the first rains of the season

India to receive normal rains, not surplus, as La Nina chances fade

Earlier this month, the IMD had forecast monsoon rains at 106% or above normal

Related: Skymet lowers monsoon forecast to 'normal'

Monsoon slacks off, surplus wiped off

Monsoon enters weak phase in most parts

OPINION 

COLUMNISTS

A socio-historical perspective of Brexit

Parthasarathi Shome

It was inevitable that Brexit should occur

Why regional consumer brands sell out

Shailesh Dobhal

Many successful regional and local brands trip on household penetration, the unsung hero in FMCG marketing

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Early Budget is welcome

But getting advance estimates of GDP will be a challenge

J&K's siege within

Govt seems to have realised that 'development' is unlikely to work in the absence of a lasting political solution

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Property value can be lowered through revised declaration under IDS

Lower tax on property via revised declaration

Amendments to Income Declaration Scheme allow property value to be calculated from date of acquisition

Technology

Samsung officials at the launch of its first 4G smartphone Samsung Z2 with Tizen OS in New Delhi. Photo: Sanjay Sharma

Samsung launches Z2 at Rs 4,590 to woo feature phone users to switch to smartphone

It has 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), 5MP rear and 0.3MP front camera,1500 mAh battery

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