Thursday , December 12 2019


India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1

Batting first, India scored 240 for 3 riding on KL Rahul’s 56-ball-91, Rohit Sharma’s 71 off 34 balls and skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 70 off 29 balls. In reply, West Indies managed 173 for 8 in 20 overs with Kieron Pollard scoring 68 off 39 balls. Brief Scores: India 240/3 ... Read More »

Parliament passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019

While introducing the Bill in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, will give a new ray of hope to persons belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have migrated to India after facing persecution on the ... Read More »

World’s First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

Vancouver-based Harbour Air Seaplanes and U.S. electric engine-maker magniX said the flight was the world’s first by an all-electric commercial aircraft.  The Company said the technology would mean significant cost savings for airlines — not to mention zero emissions. It hopes to be using the electric-powered planes to carry passengers ... Read More »

Rohingya genocide claim factually misleading: Aung San Suu Kyi

She called the allegations as an incomplete and misleading factual picture of the situation in Rakhine state. She said that the Myanmar’s security forces responded to the attacks by the insurgent group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) in October 2016 leading to the death of nine police officers and hundreds ... Read More »

ISRO launches RISAT-2BR1 & 9 customer satellites by PSLV-C48

ISRO launched its earth observation satellite, RISAT-2BR1 successfully on PSLV-C48 from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.  The 44.4 metre tall rocket lifted off majestically at 3.25 pm, Wednesday, from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.  All 9 customer satellites ... Read More »

Gujarati family consume poison in Udaipur hotel, 2 dead

Udaipur : A Gujarati family consisting of a couple and their teenage children, which arrived Udaipur on Wednesday noon, consumed poison in their room after checking-in a hotel in Sector 14 area under the Goverdhan Vilas police station limit. The hotel is situated immediately on the entry of Udaipur city ... Read More »

Union Bank of India trades higher on the BSE

Union Bank of India is currently trading at Rs. 54.10, up by 0.20 points or 0.37% from its previous closing of Rs. 53.90 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 53.75 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 55.10 and Rs. 53.75 respectively. So far 335433 shares ... Read More »

Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 tabled in Rajya Sabha

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, has been tabled by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who entered India on or before December ... Read More »

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Rajya Sabha

He said they will continue to enjoy the rights given to them as citizens of the country. Moving the Bill in the Rajya Sabha for consideration and passing, Shah said that a misconception has been created that the legislation is against a particular community, which is not true. He assured the ... Read More »

HDFC Bank surges on inking MoU with Storeking

HDFC Bank is currently trading at Rs. 1252.55, up by 2.80 points or 0.22% from its previous closing of Rs. 1249.75 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 1252.50 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 1254.00 and Rs. 1213.15 respectively. So far 42553 shares were traded ... Read More »

India’s electricity demand drops 4.3% in November: CEA

Central Electricity Authority (CEA) in its latest data has showed that India’s power demand dropped 4.3% in November 2019 from a year ago, representing the fourth straight month of decline, potentially reflecting a worsening industrial slowdown which has stifled overall economic growth. Data showed that electricity demand fell to 94.60 ... Read More »

India’s NBFCs to go for offshore financing in 2020: Fitch

Global rating agency, Fitch Ratings in its latest report has said that India’s non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) will go for offshore financing in 2020 as funding conditions within the local market will continue relatively tight for NBFCs overall, though some improvement since the failure of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services ... Read More »