Investors poorer by Rs 8.5 lakh cr as mkt turmoil continues for 5th day

Investors poorer by Rs 8.5 lakh cr as mkt turmoil continues for 5th day

Monday, 24 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Market turmoil has wiped out Rs 8.47 lakh crore from investor wealth in five days, with the BSE benchmark index tumbling nearly 5 per cent since early last week. The 30-share Sensex Monday tanked 536.58 points or 1.46 per cent to end at 36,305.02, extending its downtrend for the fifth straight...

Former BCCI chief B.N. Dutt dead

Former BCCI chief B.N. Dutt dead

Monday, 24 September 2018 | IANS | Kolkata

Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President B.N. Dutt died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following respiratory ailments, family sources said. Dutt, 92, is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. The veteran cricket administrator was in and out of hospital in the recent past...

Pakistan's one-trick pony act on Kashmir doesn't resonate at UN: Akbaruddin

Pakistan's one-trick pony act on Kashmir doesn't resonate at UN: Akbaruddin

Monday, 24 September 2018 | IANS | United Nations

India will be focusing on a multilateral agenda at the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session that begins on Tuesday and let Pakistan be a "one-trick pony" on Kashmir if it wants to, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has said. The UN works best on the basis of multilateralism and "India's...

Govt to take all measures to ensure liquidity in NBFCs: Jaitley

Govt to take all measures to ensure liquidity in NBFCs: Jaitley

Monday, 24 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Seeking to calm the nerves of worried investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday that the government would take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and mutual funds. The minister's remarks come in the wake of stock markets witnessing sudden and stiff fall in intra-day trade...

Rupee drops 29 paise to 72.49 against US dollar

Rupee drops 29 paise to 72.49 against US dollar

Monday, 24 September 2018 | PTI

The rupee fell sharply by 29 paise to 72.49 against the dollar Monday as the greenback strengthened overseas. Forex dealers said the greenback's strength against other currencies overseas, after reports that China had cancelled upcoming trade talks with the US, weighed on the Indian rupee. They said losses in domestic equities in...

PM to inaugurate Sikkim's first airport

PM to inaugurate Sikkim's first airport

Monday, 24 September 2018 | PTI | Gangtok

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday dedicated Sikkim's first greenfield airport at Pakyong to the nation and said it was a historic day for the hill state as well as the country. With the inauguration of this airport, the country currently has 100 airports, Modi said. "It is a historic day not only...

Ayushman Bharat a PR exercise, will prove to be another jumla: Kejriwal

Ayushman Bharat a PR exercise, will prove to be another jumla: Kejriwal

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal claimed that Ayushman Bharat, the healthcare scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, is a public relation exercise which will prove to be another "jumla" (rhetoric). The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) termed the scheme "another white elephant in the making"...

Deendayal Upadhyaya's dream realised with Ayushman Bharat scheme: Adityanath

Deendayal Upadhyaya's dream realised with Ayushman Bharat scheme: Adityanath

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Gorakhpur

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya's dream to uplift the poor was realised Sunday with the launch of a central government scheme that aims to provide health insurance cover to nearly 50 crore Indians. He was praising the rolling out of the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana...

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