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Air tickets rise 70% in festive season


With a paucity of a minimum of 200 seats in every sector due to non-operation of Kingfisher Airlines, cost of air ticket have skyrocketed by about 70 per cent this festive season.

Industry experts s

Suu Kyi comes on Diwali to light up India connect


The road map for enhanced cooperation between India and Myanmar, especially on the economic front, will be further defined when democracy icon Aung Saan Suu Kyi arrives in New Delhi on Tuesday to touc

Kingfisher leaves employees in dark on Diwali


Around 3,000 employees of the near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines were left in the dark on Diwali after the management failed to pay their May salary, despite its commitment that their dues will be clea

Diwali fails to light up stock markets, Sensex sheds 52 points


The first trading session of Samvat2069 concluded on a weak note as Sensex on Tuesday closed nearly 52 points lower at over one-week low of 18,618.87, the first time since 2007 the BSE benchmark logge

Gold ETFs shine bright


NSE records highest-ever traded value of virtual gold on Dhanteras Gold sales are good even if they are at least 20 to 25 per cent less than last year.

However, the sales are entirely sentiment-orien

10% discount on crackers in state-run shops

State-owned cooperative stores will sell crackers worth Rs 5 crore this year. Over 300 varieties of crackers and 15 different gift boxes will be available in 14 outlets in the city.

Happy over last

Gold up by Rs 70 on festive demand; silver sheds Rs 640


Amid strong festive demand and afirm trend overseas, gold prices rose for the fourth day in a row in the bullion market here today by adding Rs 70 to Rs 31,770 per 10 grams.

However, silver lacked ne

KSRTC workers may go on strike during Diwali

Difficult times are ahead as KSRTC employees’ unions are planning to go on another indefinite strike during Deepavali.

Karnataka Rajya Rasthe Sarige Samsthegala Noukarara Federation has announced th

Delhi firemen get 210 Diwali calls


It was another busy Diwali night for the Delhi fire department that received 210 calls from across the capital till early on Thursday but there was no major incident, an official said.

Obama recalls celebrating Diwali in Mumbai during first India visit


Recalling his fond memories of the Diwali celebrations last year in Mumbai, US President Barack Obama has wished Happy Diwali to millions of Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists celebrating the festival

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