Sensex surges 388 points to end at 20,605

Sensex surges 388 points to end at 20,605

Snapping three days of losses, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange surged 388 points to close at 20,605 on Monday. The Sensex rose on fresh buying by foreign funds, amid lower crude oil prices after a historic deal between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange […]

Rupee up by 37 paise against dollar

Rupee up by 37 paise against dollar

The rupee firmed up by 37 paise to 62 rupees, 50 paise against the dollar in late morning deals today on selling of dollars by banks and exporters on hopes of foreign capital inflows in view of a sharp recovery in the equity market. The rupee resumed higher at 62 rupees, 67 paise per dollar […]

2nd ODI: WI beat India by 2 wickets; level series 1-1

2nd ODI: WI beat India by 2 wickets; level series 1-1

The West Indies defeated India by 2 wickets in the second one day international cricket match at Visakhapatnam last night, to level the 3-match series one-all. Put in to bat, Team India posted 288 for 7 in the stipulated 50 overs. In-form batsman Virat Kohli missed out on a century, as he was out on […]

India-WI 2nd ODI: WI 35 for 2 against target of 289

India-WI 2nd ODI: WI 35 for 2 against target of 289

West Indies were 35 for the loss of 2 wickets against the target of 289 set by India in their 2nd ODI cricket match at Vishakhapatnam when reports last came in. Earlier, India scored 288 for 7 in their stipulated 50 overs. The highlight of the Indian inning was Virat Kohli scoring 99 and Skipper […]

Saritha S Nair’s story on big screen

Saritha S Nair’s story on big screen

The solar scam which shakened the political situation existing in Kerala is going to be portrayed into a movie. The role of Saritha S Nair will be played by actress Pooja in the name of Haritha S Nair. Biju Radhakrishnan will also be essayed in the movie by actor Bhuvan of Kollywood. The title of […]

Magnus Carlsen becomes youngest World Chess champ

Magnus Carlsen becomes youngest World Chess champ

Magnus Carlsen of Norway has become the youngest World Chess champion. The 10th game of the World Championship ended in a draw in Chennai on Friday and Carslen was crowned the Champion. Carlsen got the required half-a-point needed to reach 6.5 points and dethroned Anand. After suffering his third loss in the ninth game on […]

India’s forex reserves up at $283.57 bln as of 15th Nov

India’s forex reserves up at $283.57 bln as of 15th Nov

India’s foreign exchange reserves have risen to 283.57 billion dollars for the week ended November 15. A RBI press release issued in Mumbai said that foreign currency assets, which form the largest chunk of the reserves, rose by 1.465 billion dollars in the week under review. The gold reserves stood unchanged at 21.227 billion dollars […]

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha coast today. K V Prasad, Director of the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur near Odisha coast said, the surface-to-surface Dhanush, a naval variant of India’s indigenously developed ‘Prithvi’ missile, was test fired at around 11.10 am from a location at Bay of […]