Spotlight On Public Sector Stocks As BHEL, PFC and REC Hit Record High Levels

Railway stocks got a boost as they will reap the fruits of government’s enhanced expenditure.(File) New Delhi: Shares of public sector companies are on the rise. Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL), Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC rose to their record high levels today in a market that otherwise ended flat. Last week, Ircon International and […]

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China’s daily Covid cases hit record high

SHANGHAI: China on Wednesday reported the highest number of daily Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic began nearly three years ago, official data showed. Excluding imported cases, the number of new local cases was 31,444 on Nov. 23, of which 3,927 were symptomatic and 27,517 were asymptomatic, health authorities said on Thursday. That […]

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FIFA World Cup gets underway with stakes high for host Qatar | Football News

AL KHOR (Qatar): The World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Sunday with the Muslim nation, which faced a barrage of criticism over its treatment of foreign workers, LGBT rights and social restrictions, staking its reputation on delivering a smooth tournament. Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived at the stadium flanked by FIFA […]

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Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta On Delhi Murder; Shradha Walkar, Aftab Poonawala

Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta was addressing a seminar. Pune: Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta on Saturday flagged rising cybercrimes across the country. Invoking the murder of Mumbai woman Shraddha Walkar by her live-in partner, who allegedly chopped her body up into 35 pieces and dumped them in the forests of […]

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Yellow Metal Rises to a Three-Month High; Check Gold Prices In Hyderabad, and Other Cities

Gold trading, on Tuesday, was close to a three-month high. The reason – a recent comment by a Federal Reserve official that has given hope to the expectations that the US central bank would prefer a less aggressive approach to the hiked rates. Gold futures today traded at Rs 52,864 as of 11:43 AM, up […]

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High Alert After Saudi Arabia Warns Of Imminent Iranian Attack: Report

The protests in Iran have been going on since September, after the death of Mahsa Amini. Saudi Arabia has shared intelligence with American officials, warning of an attack from Iran on targets in the kingdom and Erbil in Iraq, according to a report in Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The planned attacks are aimed at taking […]

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T20 World Cup: Pakistan-born wannabe fighter pilot Sikandar Raza flies high for Zimbabwe | Cricket News

PERTH: Sikandar Raza failed a test for Pakistan’s air force but was flying high on Thursday after playing a central role in Zimbabwe’s shock Twenty20 World Cup win over the country of his birth. The 36-year-old all-rounder was born in Pakistan and had wanted to be a pilot, but he was rejected and his family […]

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Australia inflation races to 32-year high, sounds rates alarm

SYDNEY: Australian inflation raced to a 32-year high last quarter as the cost of home building and gas surged, a shock result that stoked pressure for a return to more aggressive rate hikes by the country’s central bank. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Wednesday showed the consumer price index (CPI) jumped […]

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ICICI Bank Stock Surges, Hits Record High on Robust Q2 Results; What Should Investors Do?

ICICI Bank shares continued their northward journey with the stock hitting a fresh record high of Rs 942.7 apiece on the BSE in Tuesday’s opening session after the bank delivered a strong results for the second quarter ended September 2022 or Q2 FY23. In the past five days, the counter has given a positive return […]

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Bowlers beware! High totals loom in T20 World Cup | Cricket News

If the bigger boundaries at most grounds have lifted the spirits of bowlers converging on Australia for the T20 World Cupthey do well to temper their optimism with a flood of runs predicted by some from the tournament’s Super 12 stage. Cricket’s shortest format is unapologetically batter-biased and bowlers, often cast as cannon-fodder, derive nearly […]

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High Court Asks Probe Team To File Status Report

Receptionist Ankita Bhandari (19) was allegedly killed by the owner of a resort last month in September. Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Ankita Bhandari murder case to file a status report along with the case diary. A single bench of Justice Sanjay Kumar Mishra passed […]

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High Court To Hear Plea Challenging Verdict In Gyanvapi Case On Wednesday

The mosque committee has now filed a revision petition in the high court. (File) Prayagraj, UP: The Allahabad High Court will hear on Wednesday the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee’s petition challenging the Varanasi district court’s September 12 order rejecting its application against the maintainability of a plea seeking daily worship of Hindu deities whose idols […]

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Budget 2023 To Address Twin Problems Of High Inflation, Slowing Growth: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the Budget 2023 will be carefully structured to address the dual challenges of high inflation and slowing growth. She also said the Indian economy is expected to grow 7 per cent in the current financial year 2022-23. “Specifics (of the next Budget) may be difficult at this stage because […]

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Plea In Supreme Court Over Pending Bail Applications In Patna High Court

The matter will be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday October 10. New Delhi: A Bihar-based lawyer approached the Supreme Court raising grievances related to the low case disposal rate of the Patna High Court and urged the top court to issue directions to appoint 5 ad hoc judges dedicated exclusively for deciding the […]

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Bombay High Court Grants Maharashtra Ex-Minister Anil Deshmukh Bail In Money Laundering Case

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh. (File) Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in an alleged money laundering case. Justice N J Jamadar pronounced the order. Earlier, the Supreme Court had directed the High Court to […]

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Delhi Police On High Alert As Crackdown Intensifies On Popular Front Of India

Police activity has amplified in different areas of Delhi following crackdown on PFI. (Representational New Delhi: After the Centre’s ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) for five years, Delhi Police is on high alert in order to maintain law and order situation. Police activity has amplified in different areas of Delhi. Deputy Commissioner […]

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Bombay High Court Reserves Order On Maharashtra Ex-Minister ANil Deshmukh’s Bail Plea

Additional Solicitor General said Anil Deshmukh was accused of serious offences of corruption. (File) Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday reserved its judgment on the bail plea of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case. A single-judge bench of Justice N J Jamadar closed […]

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Demand For Queen’s Favourite Corgi Dogs Hits New High After Her Death

One of the small herding dogs now sells for over $2,678 for the first time. London: Prices for corgis, the dogs beloved by the late Queen Elizabeth II, have doubled to new highs since the monarch’s funeral last week, the UK’s largest pet marketplace said Monday. Pets4Homes told AFP it was currently experiencing “over ten […]

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Principal Vacancies, Dropout Rate High In Delhi State Schools: Child Rights Body NCPCR

Child Rights body NCPCR)released a report on its observations regarding the Delhi government schools. New Delhi: Weeks after an international daily praised the AAP-led Delhi government’s education model, the apex child rights body NCPCR has pointed out lacunas like a high number of vacant posts of principals, pupil to teacher ratio and dropout rate. Titled […]

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Bombay High Court To Civic Body BMC

The High Court said that “cash-rich” BMC should spend its money for the public good. Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to prepare a roadmap to repair 20 worst pothole-ridden roads in Mumbai by next week. Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Dipankar Dutta-led division bench came down heavily on […]

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