Polling to zila parishads, panchayat samitis underway in Punjab

Sep 19 2018 | 18 mins ago

Polling to the zila parishads and panchayat samitis began in Punjab morning amid tight security arrangements.

Rupee recovers 28 paise against US dollar in early trade

Sep 19 2018 | 24 mins ago

Rupee rebounded from its all-time low by rising 28 paise to 72.70 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

Sushma assured she will write to Pak on Kartarpur Sahib, claims Sidhu; faces fresh flak

Sep 18 2018

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu drew fresh flak Tuesday on his Islamabad visit and remarks on Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara corridor, even as he claimed that India was ready to write to Pakistan seeking access for pilgrims to the Sikh shrine across the border.

Stock investors lose Rs 2.72 lakh cr in two days of market fall

Sep 18 2018

Stock investors became poorer by Rs 2.72 lakh crore in two days of market fall which saw the BSE benchmark index diving almost 800 points.

Prabhu calls for collective action to revitalise WTO without undermining core principles

Sep 18 2018

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has called for collective action to revitalise the World Trade Organisation (WTO) without undermining its core principles of consensus building, inclusiveness and transparency, an official statement said.

Sebi fines Premium Industries Rs 7 lakh for SCORES violation

Sep 18 2018

Markets regulator Sebi Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 6.7 lakh on Premium Industries for failing to obtain authentication with its online complaint redressal system along with redressing investor grievances within the stipulated time.

Sebi cuts IPO listing time to 3 days

Sep 18 2018

To boost fund raising from markets, regulator Sebi has decided to reduce the time to list shares on stock exchange after initial public offerings to three days from six days.

Amazon India eyes more than 50 FCs in 13 states by year end

Sep 18 2018

E-commerce giant Amazon India will end 2018 with more than 50 Fulfilment Centres in 13 states across the country with a combined storage space of close to 20 million cubic feet,a senior company executive said.

PM's silence on gangrape unacceptable; shameful govt leaves India's women unprotected: Rahul

Sep 18 2018

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the gangrape of a 19-year-old board exam topper in Haryana was "unacceptable", adding that it was shameful on the part of the government to leave the country's women unprotected and allow rapists to walk free.

Centre to hold workshop for effective implementation of Street Vendors Act

Sep 18 2018

The central government will hold a review workshop with the urban development ministers of all states in next three months for effective implementation of the Street Vendors Act, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.