US dollar ticks up on strong payroll growth

New York, Oct 4 (IANS) The US dollar rose substantially on better-than-expected payroll growth in September in the US. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.26 per cent to 95.7619 on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. In late New York trading, the euro decreased[Read More…]

Denise definitely grounded me more: Charlie Sheen

Los Angeles, Oct 4 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen says his former wife Denise Richards has definitely grounded him more. “She’s definitely grounded me more, although when I met her, I was pretty straight and pretty narrow. But it… she certainly helps solidify a much greater desire for responsibility and for,[Read More…]

US stocks trade higher on solid jobs data

New York, Oct 4 (IANS) US stocks traded on an upbeat note on Wednesday as investors cheered the newly-released strong jobs data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 149.16 points, or 0.56 per cent, to 26,923.10. The S&P 500 was up 12.52 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 2,935.95, Xinhua[Read More…]

KLM announces 99 hours of discounts on tickets

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Dutch passenger carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which completes 99 years of operations on October 7, is offering discounts on ticket purchases to Amsterdam and across its network for 99 hours, the airline said on Wednesday. “KLM in India will treat its customers in true[Read More…]

EC bars Telangana from distributing sarees during Bathukamma

Hyderabad, Oct 3 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (EC) on Wednesday barred TRS government in Telangana from distributing free sarees among poor women on the occasion of Bathukamma festival. The poll panel communicated to the state Chief Electoral Officer that the state government is not permitted to distribute the[Read More…]

NHRC to probe students’ deaths in Bengal

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday said it will send its team to West Bengal’s Dinajpur town for an inquiry into the deaths of two students during clashes in their school two weeks back. The two students from Darivit High School, Islampur in north[Read More…]

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