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KJP sends emissary to Delhi

In what seems to be a step to speed up the process of merger with the BJP, former Karnataka chief minister B.S.

Bhatkal had lab in Goa to make bombs?

The National Investigation Agency has recovered bomb-making equipment last week from a house at Anjuna village in the state, where Yasin Bhatkal, the alleged co-founder of banned terror group Indian M

Rupee edges up 2 paise to 63.48 vs dollar

The rupee Friday recovered all of its early losses and edged up two paise to end at 63.48 against the dollar as exporters sold the US currency.

NPAs hot up e-auction space


The e-auction of stressed assets of various banks is hotting up with, aiming to undertake over `600 crore worth of e-auctions of the non-performing-assets (NPAs) of various banks in 2013

Rupee rises 46 paise to 63.38 vs dollar


The rupee continued its north bound journey for the fifth straight session, appreciating by 46 paise to close at 63.38 Wednesday after fresh RBI steps to boost foreign fund inflows and hopes of a diplomatic solution in Syria reduced the dollar’s appeal as a safer investment.

Sensex up 727 points


The Sensex Tuesday zoomed by 727 points, biggest single-day gain in over four years, to end just a shade below 20,000-mark on heavy FII buying in bluechips on the back of positive factors like strong rupee, solid trade data and receding concerns about US military attack on Syria.

Maldives votes to elect new President


Voting was held Saturday in Maldives for the second multi-party Presidential elections with long queues of people outside polling stations in this Indian Ocean archipelago, which has seen a series of unsettling political events in the last 18 months.

Markets end higher for second consecutive week

Markets ended higher for the second consecutive week as the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex surged by 650 points to conclude at a three-week high of 19,270.06 on sustained buying mainly in banking, PSU and refinery sectors.

Pro-Telangana stir intensifies; Seemandhra employees attacked

Pro-Telangana forces Saturday pelted stones at police and employees from Andhra-Rayalaseema regions in a bid to thwart a rally organised here by AP Non-Gazetted Officers Association even as the 24-hour bandh called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) disrupted life in the state capital.

Re at two-week high, Sensex above 19,000

Rupee Friday jumped 77 paise to 65.24 and Sensex soared by 290 points to scale the 19,000-mark on continued hopes triggered by new RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s steps to push in more reforms in the financial sector.

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