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Sensex, Nifty log longest rising streak since mid-March

Sensex, Nifty log longest rising streak since mid-March

Saturday, 19 October 2019 | PTI | mumbai

Indian equities rose for the sixth straight session on Friday,  the longest gaining streak since mid-March, boosted by unabated foreign fund inflows and positive Brexit developments. The BSE benchmark Sensex closed 246.32 points or 0.63 per cent higher at 39,298.38. It hit an intra-day high of 39,361.06 and a low of...

Aviation regulator’s nod to 5 firms to manufacture drones

Friday, 18 October 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

In a push to domestic drone manufacturing, India’s civil aviation regulator DGCA has given nod the for companies to manufacture Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). In an interview to IANS, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Director General Arun Kumar said the regulator has given its approval to 5 companies for drone...

Present economic crisis bigger than that of 2008 as slump more protracted now: Goldman Sachs

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

The consumption slump, a major challenge afflicting the economy, cannot be attributed to the NBFC crisis as it predates the first default by infra lender IL&FS, says a brokerage, which has also slashed growth forecast to 6 percent with a downward bias. Many people attribute the deepening slowdown in consumption to...

SIAM supports draft guidelines on authorised vehicle scrapping facility

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Auto industry body SIAM on Thursday said the draft guidelines on authorised vehicle scrapping facility (AVSF) in India will help in setting up of such facilities in an organised manner, while reiterating that the sector is waiting for incentive-based Vehicle Scrappage Policy from the Government. Welcoming the draft guidelines released by...

Mobile call ring-time row: Trai to finalise views in two weeks

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Telecom regulator Trai will finalise, in next two weeks, its views on call ring time — a contentious issue on which old and new operators have locked horns. On the controversial issue of Jio’s latest allegations that rival telcos are fraudulently masking fixed-line as mobile calls for undue enrichment and should...

Housing sales down 25%, new launch dips 45%: PropTiger

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | new delhi

Housing sales declined 25 per cent in nine major cities to 65,799 units during July-September quarter, while new launches fell 45 per cent as consumers sentiments and demand remained subdued, according to property brokerage firm PropTiger. Earlier this month, Anarock and JLL India also reported 18 per cent and one per...

Sell our assets to pay off PMC Bank's dues, Wadhawans write to RBI, agencies

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Promoters of real estate group HDIL, Rakesh and Sarang Wadhawan, who are the prime accused in the PMC Bank scam, have requested the RBI and investigation agencies to sell off their assets, including a yacht, a Rolls Royce and an aircraft, to pay off the bank’s dues. The Wadhawans, who were...

Looking into BSNL issues: Prasad

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | new delhi

Existence of BSNL is in strategic interest of the nation and the government is looking to resolve issues plaguing it, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. The law and telecom minister acknowledged that there are problems in the telecom sector, which are being looked upon by the government. “BSNL is...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer