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  • Major currencies up

    Mumbai: Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers cheques buying and selling rates per units on Thursday. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 17.7776 20.8418 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 44.0504 50.9706 BANGLADESH TAKA 0.783582 0.920095 BAHRAIN DINAR 177.0268 202.8094 CANADIAN...

  • Rupee falls 18 paise against USD

    Mumbai, Aug 29 (UNI) The Rupee on Thursday lost further by 18 paise to 71.95 against the US Dollar in early trade amid weak domestic equity market and persistent foreign fund outflows, the dealers at the Forex Market said. Pessimism over US-China trade talks also put pressure on the domestic...

  • Sensex down 279.35 pts

    Mumbai, Sensex down 279.35 pts The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday slipped by 279.35 points to 37,172.49 in early trade on heavy selling in banking stocks ahead August month derivatives expiry amid weak cues from other Asian markets. The Nifty of National Stock...

  • NIA raids at five places in Coimbatore NIA raids at five places in Coimbatore

    Chennai: Sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing an Islamic State-inspired module, conducted raids at the houses of five people in Coimbatore. NIA sources said the raids, which began early in the morning, ended around noon. No arrests were made during the raids...

  • Three of family killed in UP road mishap

    Gonda,Three members of a family were killed when their motorcycle was hit by an unidentified vehicle in the Katra Bazar area of this district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. The accident occurred near Ranjit Purwa village on Wednesday when Rakesh (30), hailing from Tamanchepur...

  • UP to invoke NSA to curb rumour-mongering, mob violence against child lifters

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has resorted to made way for invocation of National Security Act (NSA) against those involved in cases of rumour-mongering about child-lifters and mob violence after rise in such incidents in the state. More than 100 such cases have been reported in the state...

  • Pak breaks truce along LoC in Poonch's Mendhar Rajouri

    Jammu: Pakistani Army on Thursday yet again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation for the fifth consecutive day along the Line of Control in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. 'This morning at about 1130 hours Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms...

  • Dharmendra Pradhan to hold talks with Russian Energy Minister today

    Moscow: Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will hold a meeting with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, here on Thursday. The sides are expected to discuss the enhancement of energy cooperation between Russia and India, including the investments in the Arctic and...

  • Pakistan carries out successful test of Ghaznavi ballistic missile

    Islamabad: Despite UN chief Antonio Guterres' appeal to Pakistan to take steps to defuse tension with India, Islamabad late night on Wednesday carried out successful test launch of Ghaznavi surface-to-surface ballistic missile which is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to 290...

  • Sugar rates steady in Kolhapur market

    Kolhapur: The prices of M 30 and S 30 grades of sugar rates remained steady in Kolhapur sugar market on Wednesday to Rs 3,280/3,300 and Rs 3,180/3,200 per quintal respectively. There was no trading in the Kolhapur gur market and Sangli turmeric futures market while turmeric spot rate...

  • UN aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru

    Geneva: A new initiative under the aegis of UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has been launched over this past weekend to promote the well-being of children and youth in Lima's refugee and migrant communities...

  • Tibetans at crossroads: Should Dalai Lama give up 'freedom movement' ?

    Beijing, Tibetan culture and people are definitely part of 'bigger Chinese culture' and the 'freedom movement' must be given up, pro-Chinese two youth Tibetan leaders have said here. 'First, the Tibetan people are all part of bigger Tibetan culture,' said La Xian Jia, Deputy Director...

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