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Sensex down 90 pts, Nifty below 12,200

Sensex down 90 pts, Nifty below 12,200

21-01-2020 comments

Mumbai (IANS) The benchmark Sensex opened lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India's 2019 growth estimates to 4.8 per cent from 6.1 per cent.

IMF cited a sharper-than-expected slowdown in local demand and…

Govt to decriminalise Income Tax Act, PMLA

Govt to decriminalise Income Tax Act, PMLA

21-01-2020 comments

New Delhi/Chennai (IANS) The NDA government is moving to decriminalise the Income Tax Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) as part of steps towards restoring business confidence.

These are among the steps being taken to catapult…

Heroin worth approx Rs 100 cr seized in Kolkata

Heroin worth approx Rs 100 cr seized in Kolkata

21-01-2020 comments

Kolkata (IANS) In a major drug haul by Kolkata Police, heroin worth between Rs 75 crore to Rs 105 crore in the international market, was seized early on Tuesday and two persons were arrested, a senior officer said.

Acting on a tip off, the…

IMF's Gopinath projects economic recovery for India in 2020-21

IMF's Gopinath projects economic recovery for India in 2020-21

21-01-2020 comments

United Nations (IANS) The International Monetary Fund, which sharply cut India's growth rate, is projecting a recovery in 2020-21, the organisation's Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said on Monday.

The recovery "should come from the…

Sensex slips 120 points in early trade

Sensex slips 120 points in early trade

20-01-2020 comments

Mumbai (IANS) The benchmark Sensex declined 120 points during the early trade on Monday owing to the selling in heavyweights.

Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank and TCS fell over 1 per cent on the NSE. Besides, the market breath was also negative…

India tests submarine-launched ballistic missile

India tests submarine-launched ballistic missile

20-01-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) The test fire of 3,500-kilometre range ballistic missile known as K-4 from a nuclear capable submarine was successful, sources in Defence Research and Development Organsiation (DRDO) said on Sunday.

The missile developed by…

As 'ekadashi' sets in, Nadda to replace Shah by afternoon

As 'ekadashi' sets in, Nadda to replace Shah by afternoon

20-01-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) Just ahead of Delhi election and as the "ekadashi" sets in, the "world's largest political party" - BJP will have a new President on Monday by 2.30 p.m., bringing an end of Amit Shah era. Party Working President Jagat Prakash…

3 terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian, J&K

3 terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian, J&K

20-01-2020 comments

Srinagar (IANS) Three terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday.

One of the terrorists killed has been identified as Adil Sheikh, responsible for looting eight weapons from the…

Delhi court convicts 19 in Bihar shelter home case

Delhi court convicts 19 in Bihar shelter home case

20-01-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) The Saket court in Delhi on Monday convicted 19 accused, including high-profile Brajesh Thakur, in connection with the alleged sexual and physical assaults on girl inmates at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

SC rejects plea on Nirbhaya case convict's juvenile status

SC rejects plea on Nirbhaya case convict's juvenile status

20-01-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition of Nirbhaya case convict Pawan Gupta regarding his alleged juvenile status, pointing out that the plea had already been rejected by subordinate courts.

A bench headed by Justice…

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