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Sensex recovers ahead of key macro data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

Sensex recovers ahead of key macro data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

Equities gain over 2% amidst strong global trend The benchmark equity indices gained over 2% each during the morning session on Friday as investors bought shares after the previous day rout that saw the indices close at six-month lows Auto stocks were in the limelight with sector majors like M&M …

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Amway hires Milind Pant as first global CEO

Amway hires Milind Pant as first global CEO

“This is a new position for Amway, a business that has been family run since its beginning in 1959,” Amway said in a statement. Direct selling company Amway has announced Milind Pant as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pant joins Amway which has a revenue of $8.6 billion from Yum! …

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Communal clash in U.P. over Durga idol

Communal clash in U.P. over Durga idol

Six policemen were injured when they tried to intervene in a clash between members of two communities over installing a Durga idol in the Sisaye Salon locality here, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred on Wednesday when some people tried to install the idol of Goddess Durga in the …

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32 infected with Zika in Jaipur

32 infected with Zika in Jaipur

With 32 persons having tested positive for Zika virus infection in Jaipur, the Rajasthan government is on an alert mode to check the spread of the virus. While the child born to a Zika-infected woman here earlier this week was found normal, three new infection cases were detected among the students at …

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High Court nod for release of revised voters’ list

High Court nod for release of revised voters’ list

Court tells Election Commission to rectify anomalies in voters’ list, allows its publication on Friday Directing the Election Commission of India to come out with an action plan to rectify the discrepancies in voters’list of Telangana, the Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday consented to its decision for publication of the …

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Geopolitics and sea power in focus

Geopolitics and sea power in focus

Two-day seminar begins at Indian Naval Academy The fifth edition of the annual Dilli seminar on ‘Geopolitical impact of sea power’ began at the Indian Naval Academy (INA) at Ezhimala here on Thursday. The two-day seminar being attended by several serving senior Naval officers, academicians, and experts began with the …

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Waited too long for Second Turn: MT

Waited too long for Second Turn: MT

Malayalam novelist moves court to get back film rights of ‘Randamoozham’ Tired of waiting for his classic novel to be made into a film, eminent Malayalam writer M.T. Vasudevan Nair decided to ask for the film rights back. He approached the Kozhikode Munsiff court in Kerala, and on Thursday, it …

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Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT makes 16th arrest

Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT makes 16th arrest

Suspect allegedly provided stolen bikes for the gang that killed Gauri Lankesh and three others The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh made its 16th arrest on Thursday. The accused, Vasudev Suryavamshi, 29, was first arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) from Jalgaon …

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Cyclone Titli: 150 Andhra Pradesh fishermen rescued in Odisha

Cyclone Titli: 150 Andhra Pradesh fishermen rescued in Odisha

One hundred and fifty fishermen from Andhra Pradesh stranded at sea when ‘Titli’ struck were rescued in a joint operation by the Odisha Police, Ganjam administration, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and Coast Guard. According to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Ashis Singh, the fishermen …

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