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Rupee Gains 39 Paise Against Dollar Amid Plunging Crude Prices

The rupee gained 39 paise to 70.30 paise against the US dollar in early trade on Monday between plunging crude oil prices. Weakness in the American currency and a positive opening of domestic equity markets lifted the rupee, traders were stated as saying in the PTI report. On Thursday, the rupee had closed at 70.69 …

Feud Not Over, Centre To Push Governance Changes In Next RBI Meet

The government needs to discuss changes to the Reserve Bank of India’s governance structure at a board meeting next month, comprising setting up some oversight panels, Economic Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg told ET Now. Garg, who is a government nominee for the RBI board, told another television channel, CNBC-TV18, that the administration will ask for …

J&K

Senior PDP leader Vikas Bhatti, Swarnkaar Sangh district president Ashutosh Kapoor and Purani Mandi Shopkeepers’ Association president Rakesh Jandial, combined with their supporters, joined the BJP Sunday in the presence of party state president Ravinder Raina in a function held at the party headquarter here. BJP state general secretary YudhvirSethi, state secretary Ajay Pargal and …

Two Maoists Killed In Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

Two Maoists were murdered and a police personnel was injured in encounters in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district today, the police said. The gun-battles took place when teams of police’s District Reserve Guard (DRG) of and Special Task Force (STF) were out on anti-Maoist operations in Gangaloor and Maddedregions. Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told PTI …

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav says the controversy over Shahabuddin's bail created by BJP, media

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday told CNN-News 18 that the controversy over former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin getting bail has been made by the BJP and the media and the matter should be decided only by the courts. He declined to comment on the action that the Nitish Kumar government …

NSA Ajit Doval, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hold India-Ch

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will get the 21st round of border talks in China’s southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, officials said. Besides the border argument, the two senior officials at the picturesque Dujiangyan city would also review the progress made in bilateral ties since the Wuhan Summit between …

J&K

SUSPECTED MILITANTS abducted and murdered a former Special Police Officer (SPO) of J&K Police in Shopian district of South Kashmir Friday evening. Police sources said The Indian Express that the bullet-riddled body of the former SPO, identified as Basharat Ahmad, was found in Nikloora area. A police statement issued late Friday night said that three …

navjot Singh Sidhu to visit Pakistan for Kartarpur Border corridor ceremon

Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry proposed on Friday that Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu would visit the country to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Border corridor, according to a media report on Friday. Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the groundbreaking ceremony of the help at the crossing on the Pakistan side …

After Amritsar blast, MHA seeks NIA probe on J&K students held from Jalandhar

While Punjab Police claims to have stopped the grenade attack on Nirankari Satsang Bhawan in Amritsar on Sunday as the handiwork of ISI-backed Khalistani forces in Pakistan, the Centre had, after the attack, ordered a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into last month’s arrest of three Kashmiri students from an engineering college in …

Will Telangana Congress chief get re-elect

Voters who came back the YSR Congress and Telugu Desam party in the 2014 elections are likely to be the deciding factor in Huzurnagar constituency, from where Telangana Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy is seeking re-election. YSRC, which has made up not to contest the December seven Telangana Assembly election, and TDP candidates polled more …

SC expresses concern after the probe found Unitech bosses leading ‘luxurious life’ in Tihar Jail

The Supreme Court Thursday expressed critical concern over media reports that prohibited items like LED TV, crates of mineral water, badminton rackets were found in the Tihar Jail cell of Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra and his brother Ajay. “Is it parallel system running in jail?” the apex court said. The issue came to light after …

Bhima Koregaon violence

The Bombay High Court on Thursday further extended the interim safeguarding from arrest to human rights activist Gautam Navlakha, civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde, and activist Stan Swamy till December 14 in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case. The trio was before granted the relief on November which ended yesterday. While referring to an …