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India’s forex reserves up $960 mn to $280.17 bn


India’s foreign exchange reserves shot up by $960.2 million to $280.17 billion on the back of a healthy rise in currency assets in the week ended July 26, Reserve Bank said Friday.

Gold futures up 0.82% on global cues


Gold prices rose by 0.82 per cent to Rs 27,858 per 10 grams in futures trade Monday as speculators created fresh positions, taking positive cues from overseas markets.

Sensex up 173 points in early trade

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark sensex surged over 173 points in early trade Tuesday extending gains for the fourth straight session on sustained buying by funds amid a firm trend on other Asian bourses.

Sensex up 98 points on FDI liberalisation

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark sensex Wednesday rose by nearly 98 points led by gains in bluechips, including HUL, NTPC and Wipro, buoyed by government’s decision to liberalise FDI norms in a dozen sectors.

Rivers on rise as heavy rains lash UP


With heavy rainfall lashing various parts of Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours, water level in major rivers including Ganga, Sharda and Ghaghra, continued to rise, putting the authorities on alert.

12 new ministers inducted in UP government

In the first expansion of his ministry after coming to power, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today inducted 12 new ministers, including Vinod Kumar Singh who was dropped after he allegedly manhandled the chief medical officer in Gonda.

UP CM outlines development agenda;Rs 23K cr for state highways

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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced a slew of measures for development of infrastructure including setting up of two new airports and a Rs 23,000 crore package to upgrade state highways.

Ambedkar statue desecrated in UP

A statue of Dr B.R. Ambedkar was found desecrated in a village here leading to tension in the area this morning, police said.

17-yr-old girl gangraped by BSP MLA's son, two others

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three persons, including a BSP MLA's son, police said on Saturday.

The FIR, based on the complaint of the victim, was registered on Friday

UP: 6th, biggest, poll phase on Tuesday


As elections inch to a close in Uttar Pradesh, the stage is all set for the sixth and the biggest phase of elections in the state.

The sixth phase of elections on Tuesday will be held in 68 Assembly

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