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Equity indices shed early gains to trade in red; auto stocks fall

Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) After opening on a positive note, the key Indian equity indices ceded their gains to trade in the negative territory in the afternoon session on Thursday. According to analysts, the indices were weighed down by heavy selling pressure on auto, capital goods and banking stocks. At 12.17 p.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded at 1...

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Key Indian equity indices open in green

Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,547.33 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 35,644.05 points. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 35,631.42 points, up by 84.09 points, or 0.24 per cent. At the National Stock Exchange...

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India urges OPEC to move to responsible oil pricing

Vienna, June 21 (IANS) India on Wednesday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cartel to move to responsible pricing of oil and gas, saying the current prices are posing a threat to fragile world economic growth. Addressing an OPEC seminar here, Indian Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said global trade practices in the hydrocarbons sector are not contributi...

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Boeing delivers Jet Airways first '737 MAX' aircraft

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Aerospace major Boeing on Wednesday said that it has delivered the first of 737 MAX aircraft ordered by Jet Airways. According to the company, Jet Airways will be first Indian carrier to fly the new and improved 737 airplane, which delivers a double-digit improvement in fuel efficiency and improved passenger comfort. This delivery marks the first of 150 ...

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Udaan scheme getting very good response in J&K: Minister

Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The 'Udaan' programme to provide skills training to the educated unemployed youth in Jammu and Kashmir, has received a very good response from the people there, said Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Anant Kumar Hegde on Wednesday. A scheme named Udaan is going on in Kashmir. The state government, Home Ministry and our Ministry are...

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Bank Of Maharashtra CMD arrested in Rs 2,043 cr fake loans case

Pune, June 20 (IANS) In a major swoop, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) here arrested Ravindra P. Marathe, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra, and six others in a case of around Rs 2,043 crore fraudulent loans extended to Pune's DSK Group, an official said here on Wednesday. The EOW has also arrested the public sector bank's Executive Director Rajendra K. Gupta, Zo...

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Value buying, global cues lift equity indices; banking stocks rise

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Domestic cues, such as attractive valuations coupled with expectations of better credit flow from the banking sector, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday after two consecutive sessions of losses. Besides, positive global markets and an appreciation in the Indian rupee supported the indices northward movement. Healthy buying was witnessed in the bankin...

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Shiva, Sarita among 8 Indians to reach Ulaanbaatar Cup quarters

Ulaanbaatar, June 20 (IANS) Star boxers Shiva Thapa (60kg), Vikas Kishan (75kg) and L.Sarita Devi (60kg) were among the prominent names as eight Indians entered the quarter-finals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup here on Wednesday. Ashish (64kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg), Salman Sheikh (52kg) and Etash Khan (56kg) joined Shiva and Vikas in the quarters after clinching contrasting victories. I...

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Steady Tvesa takes first round lead in 7th leg of Hero WPG Tour

Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) Rising golfer Tvesa Malik got off to a good start with a steady even par 72 in the seventh leg of the Hero women's Professional Tour at the Prestige Golfshire course here on Wednesday. Winner of the third leg in Pune, Tvesa, who has been having a terrific season with one win and four other top-5 finishes in six starts, had an eventful start with a bogey followed...

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Bank Of Maharashtra CMD arrested in Rs 3,000 cr fake loans case

Pune, June 20 (IANS) In a sudden development, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) here arrested Ravindra P. Marathe, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra, in a case of Rs 3,000 crore fraudulent loans extended to Pune's DSK Group, an official said here on Wednesday. The EOW has also arrested the bank's Executive Director Rajendra K. Gupta, Zonal Manager Nityanand Deshpan...

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Parab not involved in ketamine trade: Goa BJP

Panaji, June 20 (IANS) Goa's BJP unit has said that Vasudev Parab, holder of a government-allotted industrial plot in the coastal state where a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) raid unearthed a ketamine manufacturing racket, was not involved in its trade. Parab does not have one per cent, even 0.1 per cent involvement in it. He has not committed a crime. The only crime he has co...

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Iran to oppose proposal to raise OPEC crude output

Tehran, June 20 (IANS) Iran will not accept Saudi Arabia's proposal to increase crude output of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Iran's representative to the OPEC was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Iran, along with Venezuela and Iraq, is going to veto the Saudi Arabia's proposal at the June 22 OPEC meeting in Vienna, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili was quoted by Tehran ...

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Oil prices decline ahead of OPEC meeting

New York, June 20 (IANS) Oil prices ended lower on Tuesday as investors were awaiting the upcoming the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting. The West Texas Intermediate for July delivery fell USD 0.78 to settle at USD 65.07 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for August delivery was down USD 0.26 to close at USD 75.08 a barrel on th...

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There should be no distinction between 'good' or 'bad' terrorism: Kovind tells EU

Athens, June 19 (IANS) Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday urged the European Union (EU) nations to not make distinction between good and bad terrorism and called for their partnership in battling terror taking root in the region between then. Addressing a Greek foreign policy think tank on the topic 'India and Europe in a Changing World', Kovind underlined India's commitment to ...

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Haryana gives star ranking to villages

Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Haryana has become the first state in the country to give star ranking to village on the basis of seven social parameters, a minister said on Tuesday. A total of 1,120 villages of Haryana have achieved star ranking under '7-Star Gram Panchayat Rainbow Scheme' launched in January this year by Chief Minister Manohar Lal, state Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Min...

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Dhawan, Vijay move up in ICC Test rankings

Dubai, June 19 (IANS) India openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay moved up the ladder in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen after their twin tons in the first innings of India's one-off five-day game against Afghanistan in Bengaluru last week. Dhawan's knock of 107, during which he became the first player from India to complete a century before lunch on the opening day of a Test match, ...

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Government banks continue to fund coal projects in India: Report

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A majority of government-owned banks and financial institutions continued to fund coal projects in India in 2017, an analysis of energy project lending said on Tuesday. It also reveals that comparatively, private financial companies are investing more in renewable energy projects compared to coal. The report 'Coal vs Renewables Finance Analysis' by the D...

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Get hands on healthy food this yoga day

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The world will celebrate International Yoga Day on Thursday so make sure you are doing your bit with enthusiasm but don't forget to gorge on some healthy made-at-home foods post the session. Sujeet Singh, Executive Chief at Radisson Noida located in Sector 55 lists some recipes that one can easily make at home * Quinoa Avocado Salad * Ingredien...

1 day ago
Get hands on healthy food this yoga day

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The world will celebrate International Yoga Day so make sure you are doing your bit with enthusiasm but don't forget to gorge on some healthy made-at-home foods post the session. Sujeet Singh, Executive Chief at Radisson Noida located in Sector 55 lists some recipes that one can easily make at home * Quinoa Avocado Salad * Ingredients: 3 tabl...

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Weak global cues subdue equity indices; Sensex down over 200 points

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Weak global markets suppressed the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday afternoon with the benchmark 30-scrip Sensex of the BSE losing over 200 points so far. Benchmark global markets were weighed down by signs of a resurgent trade war after US President Donald Trump on Monday reportedly threatened to impose tariffs on additional $200 billion worth of Chinese go...

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