Business and Economy

Tuesday, July 14, 2020WPI inflation falls 1.81 pc in June, but food prices rise

New Delhi, Jul 14: The wholesale price-based inflation declined 1.81 per cent in June due to decline in prices of fuel and power, even as food articles remained expensive.

The rate of deflation in May was 3.21 per cent.

"The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI (Wholesale Price Index), stood at (-1.81 per cent) (provisional) for the month of June, 2020, as compared to 2.02 per cen


Tuesday, July 14, 2020Sensex drops over 300 points, finance, banking stocks plunge

Mumbai, July 14: The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex falling over 300 points.

The domestic indices declined in line with the fall in the Asian markets. Heavy selling was witnessed in banking and finance stocks.

Around 10.16 a.m., Sensex was trading at 36,359.28, lower by 334.41, or 0.91 per cent from the previous close of 36,693.69.

It o


Monday, July 13, 2020Our doors are open for Pilot and his MLAs, says Surjewala

Jaipur, July 13: Senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Monday said that the party has kept its doors open for Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and his MLAs.

Addressing the media in Jaipur, Surjewala said, "Pilot should tell us when he will come to attend the CLP (Congress Legislature Party) meeting. We have kept our doors open for Pilot and his MLAs. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Ga


Monday, July 13, 2020#Market_Review || Sensex up 300 points, Nifty above 10,800

Mumbai, July 13: The key Indian equity indices rose on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 300 points, tracking gains in the Asian indices. The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also was trading above the 10,800-mark.

Healthy buying was witnessed in IT, oil and gas and FMCG stocks.

Around 10.15 a.m. Sensex was trading at 36,906.45, higher by 312.12 points or 0.85 per


Saturday, July 11, 2020Sensex surges by 572.91 pts during week

Mumbai Jun 11: Extending rally for the fourth consecutive week, the BSE Sensex zoomed up by 572.91 points or 1.59 per cent at 36,594.33 on strong global peers as investors focused on the prospect of economic recovery and progress on potential coronavirus drugs.

The Nifty gained 160.70 points or 1.51 per cent to settle at 10,768.05.

Though the market remained volatile during the week, it man


Saturday, July 11, 2020CSC facilitates workers' employment for BRO projects in J&K

New Delhi: The Common Services Centers (CSC) has helped placement of around 75 skilled and semi-skilled workers from the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir with the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under the Ministry of Defence.

In a statement, CSC said that the workers were sourced through its Gramin Naukri Kendras and registered on the CSC Gramin Naukri Portal and will be engaged in road cons


Saturday, July 11, 2020Fuel prices again on longer pause, unchanged for four days

New Delhi, July 11: Auto fuel prices have again gone for a longer pause with oil marketing companies keeping the pump prices of petrol and diesel unchanged for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday.

In the National Capital, petrol is still priced at Rs 80.43 a litre while diesel prices remain a tad higher at Rs 80.78 a litre.

After keeping priced unchanged for previous seven days the oil c



Jammu: On 10 Jul 2020, Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the line of control (LoC) in Nowshera Sector, District Rajouri (J&K). Own troops responded strongly to the enemy fire. In the incident, Havildar Sambur Gurung was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries.

Havildar Sambur Gurung was a brave, highly motivated and a sincere soldier. The nation will a


Friday, July 10, 2020#MarketReview || Equity indices trim losses amid weak global cues

Mumbai, July 10: The key Indian equity market pared major initial losses on Friday, tracking a decline in the Asian markets.

Around 10.20 a.m., the BSE Sensex was trading at 36,679.85, lower by 57.84 points or 0.16 per cent from the previous close of 36,737.69.

It had opened at 36,555.13 and has so far touched an intra-day high of 36,748.89 and a low of 36,526.22.

The Nifty50 on the Nati


Friday, July 10, 2020Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for third consecutive day

New Delhi, July 10: Oil marketing companies kept retail prices of petrol and diesel unchanged for the third consecutive day on Friday.

In Delhi, petrol is priced at Rs 80.43 a litre while diesel was a tad higher at Rs 80.78 a litre.

After keeping prices of auto fuel unchanged for previous seven days, the oil companies had increased the price of diesel by 25 paisa a litre in Delhi on Tuesday