Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

Sensex sinks 300 pts to close below 35k-mark


The benchmark Sensex slumped 300 points to end at 34,848.30 today on across-the-board selling amid political uncertainty in Karnataka and negative global cues. The broader NSE Nifty too cracked below the 10,600-level. No let-up in selling by foreign funds and surging crude oil prices in global markets dragged down the key indices. Investors remained on the sidelines amid doubts whether ...

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Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi collections reach nearly Rs 60 crore in Week 1


Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi has earned over Rs. 56.95 crore in the first week of its release, reports trade analyst Taran Adarsh. Raazi emerges a winner, does remarkable business in Week #1. It emerged as the fifth highest *Week 1* of 2018,” tweeted Taran Adarsh on Friday. Raazi, which is the story of a Indian spy married to an Pakistani army ...

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BSF jawan, 4 dead after ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K’s Arnia sector


Four civilians and one Border Security Force (BSF) constable died and 12 others injured after Pakistan troopers once again resorted to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir’s n RS Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors on Friday. The attack comes days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s impending visit in the state. Pakistan Rangers heavily shelled villages and Border out Posts (BoPs) ...

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Rs 218 crore allotted to Uttarakhand for disaster relief fund


The central government has allotted Rs 218 crore to Uttarakhand towards its State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) which is used to provide immediate relief to those affected by natural calamities like earthquake, floods, fire etc. In case of Uttarakhand, which is a special category state, the Centre contributes 90% of total SDRF grant allocation, which is usually released in two ...

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Kejriwal seeks PM’s intervention to prevent water crisis in Delhi


Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in ensuring sufficient water supply from Haryana as the national capital stares at a possible water crisis next week. In his letter to the prime minister, Kejriwal said the city has been receiving 1,133 cusecs of water from Haryana since 1996, but recently, for the ...

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9 dead on way to purnagiri temple


DAINIK NATION BUREAU Nine devotees were killed and 12 injured when a speeding dumper rammed into a group of pilgrims on a trek to the Purnagiri Temple in neighbouring Champawat district early today, an official said. The pilgrims hailing from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh were on way to the Purnagiri Temple on foot when they were knocked down by the ...

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SC asks Yedurappa to prove majority on Saturday

DAINIK NATION BUREAU The Supreme Court today ordered that a floor test be held in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm tomorrow to ascertain whether newly appointed BJP Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa enjoys majority in the state. “Let the House decide and the best course would be floor test,” a three judge bench headed by Justice A K Sikri ...

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