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A-G faces charge of shielding ponzi czar

The BJP on Monday brought serious charges against the Orissa advocate general (A-G) Ashok Mohanty saying that the latter colluded with a chit fund czar to shield him against “strong” legal actions.

Rupee ends two-day rally, falls 30 paise

The rupee ended two days of gains to fall by 30 paise to close at 66 against the dollar Monday on demand from importers as the US currency strengthened.

Sensex gains 266 points, ends three-week high


Extending gains for the fourth day, the BSE benchmark Sensex Monday climbed over 266 points to close at nearly three-week high of 18,886.13 on heavy buying in metal, FMCG, oil & gas shares, amid firm global markets.

Jet stock up over 6%


Shares of Jet Airways Monday rose by over six per cent amid report that Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has extended a deadline for regulatory approval that ended on August 31, until end of September.

BJP to oppose govt move to take over gold from temples: Swamy

The BJP will oppose government’s reported move to take into possession the gold belonging to some temples in a bid to mitigate the crisis caused by the yellow metal, Subramanian Swamy, former union minister and BJP leader said here Saturday.

Saxena’s six-for puts India A on course


Veteran Luke Ronchi smashed a quickfire century as New Zealand A recovered from a precarious position to post a respectable 310 against India A on the second day of their three-day match on Thursday.

Resemblance to culprit in Hyderabad blasts as well

The Hyderabad police claimed on Thursday that they found a striking resemblance between two men seen in CCTV footage recovered from the Dilsukhnagar blast site, and Yasin Bhatkal, the Indian Mujahidee

India, Pak hold back-channel talks

Amid the chill in bilateral ties, India and Pakistan have taken a step forward by initiating back-channel talks. The special envoys of the two countries met in Dubai on Thursday.

Rupee sinks to new low of 68.85

The rupee Wednesday collapsed to a lifetime low of 68.85 against the dollar and closed at 68.80, registering its biggest single-day loss of 256 paise, as global oil prices jumped, deepening concerns about the current account deficit and capital outflows.

Won’t ditch you on Telangana: PM


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday made it clear to delegations of the YSRC and the APNGOs that the decision on Telangana is irrevocable and final.

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