Sensex recovers 141 pts, snaps 3-day downtrend

Sensex recovers 141 pts, snaps 3-day downtrend

Mumbai: Snapping its three-day losing streak, the BSE Sensex today recovered by over 141 points on value-buying by domestic investors in IT, banking, FMCG and oil and gas stocks amid firming trend on Asian bourses. Also, a slide in crude oil prices boosted sentiments. However, investors appeared cautious ahead of the expiry of derivative contracts for […]

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun ‘bump stocks’

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun ‘bump stocks’

Washington:  Facing anger over the deadly school shooting in Florida, President Donald Trump has directed the Justice Department to consider banning bump stocks, the controversial device that turns semi-automatic rifles into fully automatic weapons capable of firing hundreds of rounds a minute. Trump yesterday said he signed a memorandum directing the Attorney General Jeff Sessions to […]

Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Uri sector, injure 3 civilians

Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Uri sector, injure 3 civilians

Srinagar:Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring three civilians, police said today. “Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Churanda in the Silikote area of Hajipeer sector of Uri,” a police official said. Three civilians sustained injuries in the firing, he said, adding that […]

SC likely to hear Priya Varrier’s plea today

SC likely to hear Priya Varrier’s plea today

New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday is likely to hear Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier’s plea seeking quashing of FIRs and all other criminal proceedings initiated against her in connection with the viral song scene from her upcoming movie. Yesterday, the actress had filed a plea in the Apex Court over […]

Changing with time is our society’s strength: PM Modi

Changing with time is our society’s strength: PM Modi

Shravanabelagola (Karnataka): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the greatest strength of the Indian society is changing with times and adapting accordingly to new contexts. Addressing a gathering at 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav of Bhagawan Bahubali here Prime Minister Modi also hailed saints and seers for bringing a positive difference in it. “Our saints and seers […]

PM Modi ‘robbed India’: Rahul on PNB fraud case

PM Modi ‘robbed India’: Rahul on PNB fraud case

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday fired yet another salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asserting that he has “robbed India”. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi through a poem said that first it was Lalit Modi then Vijay Mallya and now Nirav Modi, who have eloped the country. He alleged that the whole scenario […]

PILs in SC for strict population control measures

PILs in SC for strict population control measures

New Delhi: Three separate petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to ensure strict population control measures by adopting a two-child policy and reward or punish those who adhere or fail to follow it. The petitions, filed by advocates Anuj Saxena, Prathvi Raj Chauhan and Priya Sharma, claimed that […]

Sensex drops 195 pts, Nifty below 10,400

Sensex drops 195 pts, Nifty below 10,400

Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped 195 points or 0.57 per cent in afternoon trade due to increased selling in bluechips led by Tata Steel , SBI and Larsen & Toubro. Metals, industrials, banks, financials, telecom, realty, FMCG and oil&gas stocks declined. The BSE Sensex trading down 194.17 points or 0.57 per cent at 33,816.59 186.29 […]