Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

Sensex posts 2nd-biggest fall this year; bse tumbles more than 500 points


The BSE Sensex crashed 560 points while the broader NSE Nifty closed much below the key 11,500-mark Friday after the government thwarted hopes of tax relief for FPIs. Lacklustre earnings, slowing consumption and already pricey valuations further kept a lid on buying sentiment, traders said. Led by a sell-off in auto and banking stocks, the 30-share Sensex cracked 560.45 points ...

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8 including 7 children dead in lightning strike in Bihar


Eight persons, seven of them children aged 15 years or below, were killed while as many were injured when lightning struck them in this central Bihar district Friday afternoon, an official said. According to Sub Divisional Officer, Sadar, Nawada, Anu Kumar, the children were residents of Dhanpur Musahari village falling under Kalichak police station area and had taken shelter under ...

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Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to amend RTI Act


The Centre introduced a bill in Lok Sabha on Friday to amend the RTI Act, seeking to give the government powers to fix salaries, tenures and other terms and conditions of employment of information commissioners amid vehement protests by opposition members. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh tabled the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, asserting ...

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Govt. approves eit exam for docs after MBBS completion

The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the new National Medical Commission Bill-2013, which replaced the Medical Education Regulatory Medical Council of India, which has already been dissolved. In the new law the provision of exit test is being done to ensure the quality of the doctors. After completing the MBBS course, a Common Examination of the National Exit Test ...

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