Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.
Have you ever come across intriguing stop signs which ask you to Stop Promising, Stop Posing and Stop Pretending on the streets? Sure, these signs make you stop and think who did that? The mind behind these signs has now been using walls in Delhi and Mumbai streets as a canvas to make socio-political comments […]
Digital transaction has led to a state of financial inclusion in India and is becoming one of the key drivers of overall economic growth. The government has given a push to digital transactions across the board to aid entrepreneurship and growth. Innovations in the Fin-tech industry has led to a shift from conventional salaried jobs […]
The government has given a push to digital transactions across the board to aid entrepreneurship and growth. Innovations in the Fin-tech industry has led to a shift from conventional salaried jobs to self-created ones.
The biggest judicial crisis in independent India remains unresolved, four long days after four of the five seniormost judges in the Supreme Court went public with their concerns that all wasn’t well in the highest court of the land.
Every year there are thousands of people losing their lives due to LPG cylinders catching fire. Probably this is the reason why this video of a Delhi cop demonstrating how to douse off fire caused by the cylinder leak. Police office Sushil Kumar decided to share a video explaining what to do if a […]
For the last eight months, a dream has been taking shape, brick by brick, in Odisha’s Nabarangpur. In July, the district, arguably India’s poorest and the focus of a year-long Express assignment tracking poverty and transformation, will get its first government degree college.
With the Indian government aggressively promoting India as a digital powerhouse backed by technology, India is at the cusp of a huge wave of transformation. From creating specialized mobile apps for making governance better to launching digital lockers and connecting close to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats of the country by next year, the vision of […]
Mumbai, Mar 01 (ANI): Sensex rose sharply on Tuesday a day after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government would stick to its fiscal deficit target. The benchmark Sensex was trading 700 points higher where as Nifty was up by 220 points. Analysts said a commitment by Jaitley in the annual budget to meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.5 percent of the gross domestic product would raise confidence among foreign investors after heavy selling this year. A market expert, Sunil Shah, attributed the sudden jump in stock markets to the government decision to put money in farm sector to revive rural economy. Shah added that the coming monsoon will revive the growth and there will be a demand push because of the thrust given by the government towards the rural economy.
Kolkata, Feb 25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 World Cup trophies reached Kolkata as part of its host city tour. During the event, cheerleaders and performers were seen dancing to hit Bollywood numbers in Kolkata. The 2016 Men’s tournament will be held from March 8-April 3, while the women's tournament will begin on March 15. This is the first time India will host the event.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 321.25 points down to stand at 23,088.93. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed90.85 points down to stand at 7,018.70. Shree Renuka Sugars Ltd and KPIT Technologies Limited were among the top gainers of group A with an increase of 5.26% and 4.67% along with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd and Vakrangee Limited with an increase of 4.27% and 4.20% respectively, while the top losers of group A includesNMDC LTD and MMTC LTD with a decrease of 13.63% and 7.60% along with Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd and Aurobindo Pharma Ltd with a decrease of 6.56% and 5.60% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 203.93 points at 16264.08 while the Banking sector is down 216.18 points at 15676.31 and the Realty sector is down 4.01 points at 1053.67.The Indian currency was down with 0.05% at Rs. 68.54 per dollar.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said President Pranab Mukherjee did not mention anything about the burning issues in the country in his speech while addressing the Parliament on the first day of Budget Session 2016-17. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to change the Indian Republic into RSS's version of 'Fascist Hindu Rashtra'.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the students protesting Hyderabad Central University Rohith Vemula's suicide and the ongoing JNU crisis at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday. While Kejirwal's speech, a man raised slogans such as 'Dalit virodhi Kejriwal' and 'Aarakshan Virodhi Kejriwal'. Pacifying the protestor, Kejriwal said, "I have always supported them."
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 79.64 points up to stand at 23,788.79. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed23.80 points up to stand at 7,234.55. BF Utilities Ltd and Crompton Greaves Ltd were among the top gainers of group A with an increase of 18.64% and 7.04% along with BEML Ltd and RattanIndia Power Limited with an increase of 6.98% and 5.50% respectively, while the top losers of group A includes KEC International Ltd and Religare Enterprises Ltd with a decrease of 4.77% and 4.68% along with Jubilant Life Sciences Limited and Fortis Healthcare Ltd with a decrease of 3.37% and 3.06% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 65.37 points at 16706.20 while the Banking sector is up 79.11 points at 16353.49 and the Realty sector is up 7.70 points at 1084.69. The Indian currency was up with 0.15% at Rs. 68.56 per dollar.
Patna, Feb 19 (ANI): All India Students' Association (AISA) members on Friday blocked the Indore–Rajendra Nagar Express in Patna demanding release of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar. The protestors carried placards opposing the sedition charges against Kumar and raised slogans demanding depoliticisation of the JNU issue. Kumar was arrested last Friday over an event organised on the JNU campus on February 9 against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 267.35 points up to stand at 23,649.22. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 83.30 points up to stand at 7,191.75. ABAN Offshore Ltd and Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd were among the top gainers of group A with an increase of 11.61% and 9.28% along with Shree Cement Ltd and Cox & Kings Limited with an increase of 8.17% and 6.54% respectively, while the top losers of group A includes Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd and Balkrishna Industries Ltd with a decrease of 4.77% and 4.64% along with MMTC Ltd and Bhushan Steel Ltd with a decrease of 4.64% and 4.02% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 74.06 points at 16480.33 while the Banking sector is up146.66 points at 16190.80 and the Realty sector is up 4.11 points at 1075.96. The Indian currency was up with 0.03% at Rs. 68.49 per dollar.
Bengaluru, Kolkata,Feb 18 (ANI): Jadavpur University students on Thursday staged a protest in support of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students, 'fascism' and murder of rationalists in Kolkata. In Bengaluru, members of the Youth Congress took out a march expressing solidarity over brutal attack of ABVP against the students of JNU. One of the protestors also alleged that BJP and ABVP intend to spread hatred among people over the JNU row.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): After the hearing of a public-interest litigation (PIL) against public sector organisation Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO), lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the Supreme Court has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to submit details of all the private companies who have more than Rs 500 crore in outstanding dues. The state-owned HUDCO is mandated with building affordable housing and carrying out urban development.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Monday visited the JNU campus to express solidarity with the protesting students. Taking potshots at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that JNU incident was supported by Hafiz Saeed, he said that Home Minister relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle. He further said that they were not perturbed by some unwarranted elements imposing the label of 'anti-national' on them. Karat added that they are prepared to face everything and are not worried about being labelled anti-national or something.