Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

Sensex tumbles 268 pts; Tata Motors tanks 9 pc


Benchmark equity index Sensex slumped 268 points on Wednesday, dragged by losses in ITC, HDFC, L&T and ICICI Bank as investors remained wary of an economic slowdown. After plunging 305 points, the 30-share Sensex settled 267.64 points, or 0.72 per cent, lower at 37,060.37. It hit an intra-day high of 37,406.55 and a low of 37,022.52. The broader NSE Nifty ...

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President Trump to discuss Kashmir with PM Modi at G7 summit

US President Donald Trump has said that he would discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the situation in Kashmir and help ease the Indo-Pak tensions when they meet at the G7 Summit in France this weekend. Speaking to reporters at the White House on Tuesday while welcoming visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump said he was happy to try and ...

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Three killed as chopper crashes in rain-hit Uttarkashi


A helicopter engaged in relief and rescue operations in the rain-ravaged Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand crashed on Wednesday killing three persons on board including two crew members. A private helicopter with three persons on board crashed near Moldi in the rain-hit Uttarkashi district after getting entangled in cables, Uttarakhand’s Director General of Police (Law and Order) Ashok Kumar said. The ...

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SC refuses urgent listing of Chidambaram’s petition

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is facing threat of arrest, failed twice Wednesday to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court which refused to grant him urgent hearing on his plea seeking protection from arrest in the INX media scam cases. Chidambaram, who was home minister and finance minister in the UPA government from 2004-2014, has sought a stay ...

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