Daily Archives: July 30, 2019

Sensex ends in the red dragged by bank, auto stocks


The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday fell over 289.13 points to close at 37,397.24 due to heavy selling mainly in banking, auto and oil & gas stocks as tepid corporate earnings and auto sector woes weighed on investors’ sentiment. Besides, sustained foreign fund outflows continued to spook domestic equity market. The 50-share NSE Nifty too dropped 103.80 points to settle at ...

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Fire in Janakpuri building, over 70 people rescued


More than 70 persons were evacuated after a fire broke out in a building that houses several coaching centres in west Delhi’s Janakpuri on Tuesday, said a senior officer from the Delhi Fire Service. A call about the fire was received around 11.50 am and three firetenders were rushed to the spot. The fir was brought under control by 12.05 ...

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Lok Sabha Passes the Code on Wages Bill, 2019


The Lok Sabha today passed The Code on Wages Bill, 2019. While opening the discussion for consideration and passing of the Bill,  Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar said that it is a historic Bill which aims to transform the old and obsolete labour laws into more accountable and transparent ones which is need ...

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Triple talaq bill passed by Parliament


Parliament on Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the contentious legislation was passed by Rajya Sabha following non-aligned BJD extending support and NDA constituents JD-U and AIADMK walking out. Lok Sabha had passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill last week and with Rajya Sabha now approving it, the practice ...

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