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Sensex, Nifty turn cautious on mixed global cues

Benchmark equity indices Friday opened on a cautious note amid negative signals from other Asian markets, and mixed macro cues like weakening rupee and easing crude prices. Breaking its three-day winning streak, the 30-share index turned choppy and was trading 25.93 points, or 0.07%, lower at 35,903.71. The NSE Nifty saw similar movement, shedding 5.55 […]

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Rupee rises 14 paise to 71.82 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee Friday depreciated by 14 paise to 71.82 in early trade on the forex market as the American currency strengthened, while the domestic equity market opened on a weak note. Forex traders said strengthening of the US dollar against some currencies overseas and caution ahead of RBI central board meeting under new Governor Shaktikanta […]

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UPSSSC recruitment for 1,953 posts: Admit card released, download here

UPSSC recruitment: Written exams for 1053 vacancies will be conducted on December 22 and December 23, 2018 in two shifts. Candidates can download their UPSSSC recruitment exam admit card from – upsssc.gov.in. UPSSSC recruitment: Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (UPSSC) has released admit cards or hall tickets for the recruitment exam scheduled for December […]

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Haryana: Tough battle in CM, ex-CMs’ hometowns

Khattar, Hooda and Bhajan Lal’s family members have joined the poll campaign for MC polls by holding meetings with their supporters. The December 16 civic body polls in Haryana, which will be held soon after Tuesday’s Assembly election results in five states, are being seen as an early test for the ruling BJP in the […]

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Taming hubris

BJP has work to do to take back narrative — assembly results raise questions on governance record, temple In normal times, what happened on December 11 would have been called routine self-correction in a democratic polity. A competitive democracy abhors interminable incumbency. Indeed, in presidential systems, there are explicit term limits on executive power. No […]

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I&B to drop paid news regulation in draft Bill

The Election Commission of India has certain rules on paid news in place, under which it disqualified Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra for three years in June 2017. After year-long deliberations, the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has decided to drop regulation against paid news in newspapers and magazines from the proposed Press and Registration […]

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Households’ share in savings deposits rise post demonetisation

The household sector has accounted for 60 per cent of deposits with the Indian banking system in recent years. Post demonetisation, Indian households are increasingly shifting their ownership and tenor of deposits, partly incentivised by lower rates of returns on term deposits and alternative avenues of saving which combine the benefits of liquidity and returns, […]

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CBI secures Interpol Red Corner against Mehul Choksi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has managed to secure an Interpol Red Notice against fugitive diamond trader Mehul Choksi, in what is seen as a big boost to its efforts to bring him back to India to face trial in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. Choksi became a citizen of the Caribbean country […]