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Sensex scales new closing high of 40,302

Extending its gains for the seventh consecutive session, the 30-share Sensex settled 136.93 points, or 0.34 per cent, higher at 40,301.96. The index also hit its lifetime intra-day high of 40,483.21. The broader NSE Nifty too advanced 50.70 points, or 0.43 per cent, to close at 11,941.30. Top gainers in ... Read More »

Do’s and Don’ts during smog & pollution situation

The toxic levels of air pollution is directly affecting our respiratory system, putting people at a higher risk for asthma and lung inflammation.  Adding to the severity, the changing weather conditions have locked the pollutants in the air and made the situation worse in and around Delhi.  Doctors are warning ... Read More »

PM Modi attends 14th East Asia Summit

East Asia Summit is a leaders led platform, where discussions are held on various developments in the region.  It is also a confidence building mechanism in the region.  The agenda for this edition of the summit is to review the future direction of East Asia Summit co-operation and exchange views ... Read More »

PM Modi meets Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

The leaders discussed ways to enhance bilateral ties, and defence co-operation.  The leaders greeted each other with great warmth, reflecting the close ties shared by the two nations.  The discussion prepared ground for India-Japan 2+2 Dialogue and Annual Summit.  Prime Minister Modi said that he is eagerly looking forward to ... Read More »

PM Modi to attend RCEP Summit in Thailand

RCEP will be game changer deal if it happens, but India has , quite rightly so, raised its concerns and demanded that any deal that goes through should be beneficial to all and not heavily loaded in any ones favour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to steer Indias ... Read More »

Mali: At least 53 security personnel killed in terrorist attack

Officials also said that the death toll remained provisional as the process of identification was still going on. Meanwhile Malian Army also undertook a combing operation on the ground with support from international forces including U.N. peacekeepers. The attack follows after the jihadist raids in late September that underscored the ... Read More »

Pollution breaks all records in Capital Delhi and NCR

It seems, that light rain in Delhi and NCR on Saturday night and Sunday morning has made the condition worse. According to latest reports, the Delhi air quality index reached upto 999 on Sunday morning, falling into ‘Severe’ category. Similar weather condition is being witnessed in cities in neighbouring states. ... Read More »

J&K Lieutenant-Governor reviews development projects

J&K Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu, has said that good governance and efficient administration are vital for hassle-free and smooth public service delivery mechanism. He said that a well-defined citizen’s charter and viable grievance redressal mechanism are the cornerstones of a welfare administration. Lt Governor made these remarks in a ... Read More »

India-Bangladesh Friendship Dialogue concludes in Cox’s Bazar

Speaking at the concluding function Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr A.K.Abdul Momen sought Indian cooperation to resolve the Rohingya crisis. Delivering the key note address on the first day of dialogue on Friday, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav said that India believed in the dictum of together we grow. He ... Read More »

PM Modi: ASEAN integral part of Act East Policy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India’s Act East policy is an important part of our Indo-Pacific vision & ASEAN lies at the core of it. Speaking while co-chairing the 16th ASEAN-India Summit with Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, PM Modi said the Line of Credit of 1 billion ... Read More »

US Treasury Secy, RBI Governor discuss economy, regulatory issues

Mnuchin along with United States Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster, Consul General in Mumbai David J. Ranz and other officials visited Reserve Bank of India Mumbai and held discussions with Shaktikanta Das and other senior RBI officials. On Friday, Mnuchin held talks with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the seventh ... Read More »