Daily Archives: September 24, 2019

Rupee slips 7 paise to 71.01 against USD


The Indian rupee on Tuesday dropped 7 paise to close at 71.01 against the US dollar as foreign fund outflows and subdued equities weakened forex market sentiment. However, easing crude oil prices and weaker greenback against rival currencies restricted the rupee fall to some extent. Foreign investors pulled out Rs 828.49 crore from Indian equities on Tuesday, according to exchange ...

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Amitabh Bachchan named Dadasaheb Phalke winner


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was on Tuesday named Dadasaheb Phalke winner, Indian cinema’s highest honour for an artiste. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed the news in a Twitter post. “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to ...

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2 killed, over 100 injured in PoK after earthquake jolts north Pakistan


At least two people were killed and more than 100 others injured in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Tuesday after a 5.8-magnitude quake jolted several cities in the northern parts of the country including capital Islamabad. According to US Geological Survey, the epicentre of quake was near New Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. PoK Minister for Sports, Youth and Culture Chaudhry Mohammad Saeed ...

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