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Another 0.50 % repo hikes in the offing: Analysts

Having been surprised by the repo rate increase on inflation concern, analysts expect new Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan to hike the key rate by another 0.50 percentage points this fiscal.

Mkts continue to rule firm for 4th week; Sensex up 531 pts


Despite last day selling due to RBI’s repo rate hike, the S&P BSE benchmark Sensex continued to rule firm for the 4th consecutive week by surging 531 points to finish the week at 20,263.71 on good buying support after the US Federal Reserve decided to maintain its stimulus.

Gold continues to slide on falling demand, global sell-off


Gold prices slumped further at the domestic bullion market on Saturday due to consistent selling by stockists as well as subdued investment off take amid bearish overseas sentiment.

4 injured after being hit by iron girder of Metro pillar

Four people, travelling atop the cabin of a bus, sustained injuries after being hit by an iron girder attached to a Metro rail pillar on Wednesday evening in Ghatkopar (west).

5, including juvenile, charged with journo’s rape

Less than a month since the gruesome incident, the Mumbai police on Thursday filed a 600-page chargesheet before the Esplanade court against four accused of the gangrape of a 22-year-old photojournali

Rape accused called it ‘inquiry’

Shakti Mills, the crime scene  	— FILE PHOTO

The five accused who raped the 22-year-old photojournalist on August 22, pretended to investigate the girl in a murder case in front of the victim’s colleague who was tied up at a distance.

Bengali’s lawyer alleges detainment

Before the chargesheet against the four accused — who are all majors — along with their juvenile accomplice, arrested for gangraping a young photojournalist in the defunct Shakti Mills compound, could

IB report warns of communal flareups

The latest Intelligence Bureau report received by the state through the Union home ministry has warned about possible communal flareups in Dhule, Miraj, Ichalkaranji, Nanded, Malegaon and Beed.

Rupee falls 46 paise to 62.23 vs USD after RBI raises key rate


The rupee fell 46 paise to close at 62.23 against the dollar on Friday, in line with a sharp decline in local stocks, after a surprise hike in a key lending rate by the RBI.

46% couples in 31-40 age group are infertile: study

India’s first fertility survey — Helping Families — has revealed that as many as 46 per cent of couples in the 31-40 age group are infertile.

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