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Bangladesh floods: Rivers in Meghna basin rise

Surma river registered an increase in water level at all the three points, Sylhet, Kanaighat and Sunamganj, where it is monitored. The Meghna river also showed an increase in water level at Bhairab Bazar, Baidyar Bazar and Meghna bridge.  In the Ganges basin, water level increased at 16 points while …

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Flood situation in Bangladesh improves as rivers recede

Northern and Central parts of Bangladesh have been severely affected by the ongoing floods. According to the latest bulletin issued by the Flood Forecast and Warning Centre (FFWC) at 9 a.m. on Sunday, only five rivers in the country were flowing above danger level. Since the last bulletin on Saturday, …

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Sensex tumbles over 300 points in opening trade

The BSE Sensex was trading 304 points or 0.81 per cent lower at 37,303; while the NSE Nifty was down 77 points or 0.70 per cent at 10,996.     In the previous session, the 30-share Sensex ended 129 points or 0.34 per cent lower at 37,607, while the NSE …

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Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – June, 2020

The Labour Bureau, an attached office of the M/o Labour and Employment, has been compiling Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers every month on the basis of the retail prices of selected items collected from 289 markets spread over 78 industrially important centres in the country. The index is compiled for …

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BSE Sensex falls 335 points; Nifty tumbles to 11,150

The 30-share BSE benchmark ended 335.06 points or 0.88 per cent lower at 37,736.07; while the NSE Nifty tumbled 100.70 points or 0.90 per cent to 11,102.15. IndusInd Bank was the top laggard in the Sensex pack, falling over 5 per cent, followed by HDFC, Axis Bank, PowerGrid, SBI, Bajaj …

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Bloodbath on Dalal Street: Sensex Plunges Over 1,000 Points

The S&P BSE Sensex sunk as much as 1,037.36 points and the Nifty50 hit 10,138.60 level, 321.5 points below its previous close. The domestic equity markets caught on to the global fever as both the equity benchmarks cracked in the opening trade. The S&P BSE Sensex sunk as much as 1,037.36 …

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Sensex falls over 200 points on weak macro cues

The 30-share index dropped 207.03 points, or 0.54 per cent, to 37,644.97. The gauge had gained 207.10 points in the previous session on Tuesday. Financial markets were shut yesterday on account of Independence Day. The NSE Nifty fell below the 11,400-mark, shedding 58.15 points, or 0.50 per cent, to 11,376.95. …

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Sensex falls over 200 points, Nifty slips below 11,300 mark

The repo rate, at which the central bank lends to other banks, now stands at 6.5 per cent. Moreover, fall in Asian stocks on renewed US-China trade war concerns influenced the sentiment here, brokers said. The 30-share index dropped 248.42 points, or 0.66 per cent, to 37,273.20. The gauge had …

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Sensex suffers more losses, slides 214 points on global cues

Unabated capital outflows by foreign funds and profit-booking by retail investors too dampened sentiments. There was caution among investors ahead of the May month derivatives expiry on Thursday. The 30-share index, which had lost 216.24 points in the previous session, drifted down by 214.13 points, or 0.61 per cent, to …

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Sensex slumps 61 points in opening trade

Asian shares drifted lower after US President Donald Trump said he was not satisfied with bilateral trade talks with China that occurred last week. Meanwhile, China announced on Tuesday that it would reduce tariffs on some vehicles to 15 per cent from as much as 25 per cent. Tariffs on …

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Sensex falls over 100 points on weak global cues

The 30-share index, after opening 103.41 points higher, turned negative on profit-booking to quote 118.75 points, or 0.34 per cent, lower at 34,984.39. The gauge had lost 73.28 points in the previous session. The 50-share NSE Nifty also turned negative and shed 33.06 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 10,646.05 …

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Sensex Rises 100 Points, Nifty Above 10,100

The BSE Sensex gained as much as 100 points on Tuesday morning, reversing losses earlier in the session, despite weakness in other Asian markets. The 50-scrip NSE benchmark index, Nifty, rose 29 points to hit an intraday high of 10,123. Gains were led by IT and energy stocks, with the …

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Unique Points That Are Purely Japanese

Anyone who has been to Japan would tell you that it is a unique country – a seamless blend of old traditions and new cutting-edge technologies. Picturesque natural landscapes can be reached just a short train ride from sprawling cities, providing visitors with the best of both worlds. The distinct …

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