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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Zaporizhzhia N-plant hit; playing with fire, says UN

At least a dozen shells exploded at a large nuclear plant in southern Ukraine on Sunday, Ukrainian and Russian authorities said, damaging equipment in attacks that the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog agency called “extremely disturbing”. Russian and Ukrainian nuclear energy authorities each blamed the other side’s forces for the strikes, the latest to hit the […]

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Twitter India Starts Laying Off Employees; Communications, Marketing Teams Among Hit

Microblogging site Twitter has laid off employees in India across engineering, sales& marketing, and communications teams, according to CNBC-TV18 quoting sources. However, there is no clarity yet on the severance package to employees laid off in India. Twitter India’s communications team has been laid off. A large number of Twitter India’s marketing team has also […]

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Binance-Linked Blockchain Hit By $570 Million Crypto Hack

Binance is the world’s largest crypto exchange. London: A blockchain linked to Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has been hit by a $570 million hack, a Binance spokesperson said on Friday, the latest in a series of hacks to hit the crypto sector this year. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a tweet that […]

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2 Minor Girls Killed After Being Hit By Truck In UP: Cops

Another girl was also injured and was admitted to the hospital, the police said. (Representational) Deoria, Uttar Pradesh: Two minor girls were killed after being hit by a truck late on Tuesday night, police said. The driver has been arrested and the truck has been seized, they said. Superintendent of Police Sankalp Sharma said the […]

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Seven of top-10 firms lose Rs 1.16 lakh cr in mcap; Reliance worst hit

NEW DELHI: The combined market valuation of seven of the 10 most valued firms eroded by Rs 1,16,053.13 crore last week amid an overall bearish trend in equities, with Reliance Industries taking the biggest hit. Last week, the Sensex shed 672 points or 1.15 per cent. While Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, ICICI BankSBI, Bharti Airtel, […]

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Nord Stream Gas Leaks: Russia says Nord Stream likely hit by state-backed ‘terrorism’ | World News

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS: Russia said on Thursday that leaks spewing gas into the Baltic Sea from pipelines to Germany appeared to be the result of state-sponsored “terrorism”, as an EU official said the incident had fundamentally changed the nature of the conflict in Ukraine. The European Union is investigating the cause of the leaks in the Gazprom-led […]

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Durham hit with 10-point penalty for Maddinson’s oversized bat | Cricket News

County Championship side Durham were left to rue a batting mishap on Thursday, however it was not a sloppy shot that cost them dear but the size of Nic Maddinson‘s willow, resulting in a 10-point deduction. Australian Maddinson used a bat that failed a bat-gauge test during Durham’s game against Derbyshire earlier this month. The […]

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Two blasts hit Jammu and Kashmir within hours; no casualty reported | India News

UDHAMPUR/JAMMU: A blast in a bus parked at a stand in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Udhampur city on Thursday morning, the second within a few hours, sent security agencies in a tizzy as they sounded a high alert, sources said. The roof and the backside of the bus were blown away by the blast that occurred […]

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NASA’s Asteroid-Smashing Spacecraft To Hit Target Today At A Speed Faster Than A Bullet

NASA’s DART mission is scientists’ first attempt to change the motion of an asteroid. The mission to deflect an asteroid hurtling towards the Earth to test a planetary defence mechanism will be executed on Monday. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – managed by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory for NASA – is in […]

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Looking to Invest in IPOs? 13 SME IPOs to Hit D-Street This Week; Know Details

IPOs this Week: Despite the volatile market situation, Dalal Street is heading for a busy time as 13 small and medium enterprises (SME) IPOs are approaching the primary market this week. As per BSE data, a total of 34 IPOs have debuted on the stock exchange’s SME platform so far in 2022. This year, the […]

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Ukraine Hit By Russian Shelling Amid UN Spotlight: Report

Reuters was unable to verify either sides’ claims. Shelling hit southern Ukraine late on Saturday while Russia sought to defend its seven-month old war at the United Nations even as it moves to escalate the conflict. Kyiv and Western nations say referendums in territories Russia has seized by force are a sham designed to justify […]

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US traffic deaths in first half of 2022 hit 16-year high

WASHINGTON: US traffic deaths rose 0.5% in the first half of 2022 to 20,175, the highest number killed in the period since 2006, according to an early estimate released by US regulators. Traffic deaths have jumped after pandemic lockdowns ended as more drivers engaged in unsafe behavior. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said […]

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Rattled Taiwan hit by more aftershocks

TAIPEI: Aftershocks struck southeastern Taiwan on Monday, including a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that was felt in the capital Taipei, a day after a more powerful tremor killed one person and injured around 150 others. The latest quake hit around 10 am (0200 GMT), 66 kilometres (41 miles) south-southwest of the coastal city of Hualien at a […]

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India’s forex reserves drop by $2.23bn, hit lowest level in 2 years

MUMBAI: India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves dropped by $2.234 billion to $550.871 billion for the week ended September 9, the lowest level in two years, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed. This is the sixth weekly fall in the country’s forex reserves. The forex reserves had dropped by $7.941 billion during the week […]

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