Volatility in Indian equity market among lowest: SEBI Chairman

Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Global capital markets which have been volatile in the current year are likely to remain volatile. The volatility in Indian equity market at 12 per cent, during the current fiscal upto mid-December, is among the lowest compared to major developed and emerging markets, Securities and Exchange[Read More…]

Former BJP ally joins Congress-led UPA

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a jolt to the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, its former ally in Bihar, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), which quit the NDA 10 days ago, joined the Congress-led UPA on Thursday and declared it will contest the elections as part of[Read More…]

LS adjourned for day after passing two Bills (Second Lead)

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after witnessing continuous disruptions by the Congress on Rafale fighter jets deal. However, before the final adjournment, the lower House managed to pass Consumer Protection Bill 2018 and the the National Trust for Welfare of[Read More…]

Delhi court grants interim bail to Lalu in IRCTC case

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A Delhi court on Thursday granted interim bail to former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad till January 19 in two separate cases related to the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract. Lalu Prasad appeared before Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj through video conferencing. The court directed the Central[Read More…]

IAF chief is lying, says Moily, then retracts

New Delhi, Dec 20 IANS) Senior Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily on Thursday stoked a new row when he attacked Indian Air Force (IAF) chief B.S. Dhanoa for defending the Rafale fighter jet deal saying he was “lying and suppressing the truth”. Moily said that before Prime Minister Narendra Modi[Read More…]

TCL lays foundation for its manufacturing facility in Tirupati

Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) Dec 20 (IANS) China-based global consumer electronics brand TCL on Thursday said it has started the construction of its first smart integrated manufacturing industrial park in an overseas market here in Andhra Pradesh. TCL said the industrial park is scheduled to commence manufacturing in the fourth quarter[Read More…]

Lok Sabha to discuss triple talaq bill on December 27

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018, commonly known as triple talaq bill, will be discussed in the Lok Sabha on December 27. The Bill — which is aimed to protect the rights of married Muslim women and prohibit divorce by pronouncing[Read More…]

Food delivery start-up Swiggy raises $ 1bn from venture funds

Bengaluru: Leading food ordering and delivery start-up Swiggy has raised $1 billion (Rs 7,000 crore) venture funds from existing investors led by Naspers, to strengthen its technology and hire talent, it said on Thursday. “Swiggy will use the funds to bring more quality food brands closer to consumers and address[Read More…]

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