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Sensex slides further by 149 pts, banking a drag

Published on 26-Sep-2016
The 30-share barometer declined 149.22 points, or 0.52 per cent, to 28,519, with sectoral indices led by realty, banking and auto accounting for much of the losses, falling by up to 0.94 per cent. The index had lost 104.91 points in the previous session on Friday. PTI file photo

Continuing to move south, the BSE Sensex fell over 149 points and the NSE Nifty broke below the 8,800-mark in early trade...

ONGC board approves pact for stake in GSPC gas block

Published on 25-Sep-2016
 ONGC initially was not keen to buy stake in the block as it felt the block had reserves far less than what GSPC was claiming and the asking price for the stake was not commensurate with the returns. Reuters File Photo.

The board of state-owned ONGC has approved signing of a preliminary agreement for buying a stake in Gujarat government firm GSPC's KG basin gas block......

Tata Steel set for trade union talks in UK

Published on 25-Sep-2016
 The company has reportedly called two days of pension talks to try to secure a merger of its European operations with those of ThyssenKrupp. Reuters File Photo.

Indian steel giant Tata Steel is set for what are believed to be crunch talks with trade union representatives of its UK steelworks...

Govt departments, PSUs eye Ola, Uber ride sans 'surge' pricing

Published on 25-Sep-2016
Both Uber and Ola are looking at offering taxi services to government departments at special rates and have registered at the portal of government e-marketplace (GeM). dh file photo

Looking to save on huge taxi bills, government departments and PSUs are now turning to popular ride-hailing apps like Ola and Uber....

RJio says COAI voting norms skewed in favour of 3 operators

Published on 25-Sep-2016
The voting norms of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) would abysmally fall foul of the Competition Law for perpetrating anti-competitive activities, it added. reuters file photo

Reliance Jio today fired a fresh salvo at the cellular operators body COAI alleging that its rules including voting norms...

Karnataka Minister for policy changes in tune with emerging biz

Published on 25-Sep-2016
The Minister was responding to a query on how the Siddaramaiah government would address issues raised by the aggregators. dh file photo

Amid a legal battle against new state norms governing app-based taxi-aggregators, Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge....

GDP growth to top 8 pc on rains, reforms: Panagariya

Published on 25-Sep-2016
Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya. PTI file photo

A good monsoon, reforms and timely decision making at the Centre will definitely push India's growth beyond the 8 per cent...

Govt may create agency to oversee pricing mechanism

Published on 24-Sep-2016
Officials at various forums have been trying to convince people that the GST regime will bring down prices of most of the commodities. DH File Photo.

In the wake of apprehensions that the GST regime may raise inflation and affect the common man, the government may create...

Heavy demand forces govt to shift issue date of gold bonds

Published on 24-Sep-2016

Heavy demand for sovereign gold bonds (SGB), an instrument to wean away people from physical gold, has forced the government...

Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers looks at locations to set up new plant

Published on 24-Sep-2016

Government-owned Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) is looking at alternate options apart from Iran to set up a new overseas plant...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during BJP's National Council Meeting at Kozhikode...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during BJP's National Council Meeting at Kozhikode...

Cyclists take part Cyclothon 2016 held on world car free day in Gurgaon...

Cyclists take part Cyclothon 2016 held on world car free day in Gurgaon...

Artists practice Garba in Ahmedabad...

Artists practice Garba in Ahmedabad...

School students at 'Mother Walk' rally to commemorate the canonization of Mother Teresa in Kolkata

School students at 'Mother Walk' rally to commemorate the canonization of Mother Teresa in Kolkata

Maratha community members hold a protest rally demanding justice for Kopardi rape victim...

Maratha community members hold a protest rally demanding justice for Kopardi rape victim...

An aerial view of the flood hit Edupalaya village in Medak district of Telangana...

An aerial view of the flood hit Edupalaya village in Medak district of Telangana...

Indian and U.S. army soldiers take part in an Indo-US army joint combat exercise in Ranikhet...

Indian and U.S. army soldiers take part in an Indo-US army joint combat exercise in Ranikhet...

St Patrick Church celebrating 175th anniversary in Museum Road, Bengaluru...

St Patrick Church celebrating 175th anniversary in Museum Road, Bengaluru...

Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

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