Archive for August 5th, 2019

Sensex tanks over 418 points amid Kashmir uncertainty

Mumbai, Aug 5 (PTI) Equity benchmark BSE Sensex tanked over 418 points to close at 36,699.84 on Monday due to intense selling in banking, finance and metal stocks amid weak global cues and political uncertainty over the Kashmir issue.

After cracking over 700 points in day trade, the…

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Shilpa braces for different image in comeback film ‘Nikamma’

Mumbai Aug 5:  Actress Shilpa Shetty-Kundra has revealed that she will be present in a completely new manner in her upcoming film, “Nikamma”, when she makes a comeback after a 13-year sabbatical.

“I will start shooting for the film soon. I am reading up for the film, and…

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Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro go on open sale in India

New Delhi Aug 5:  Xiaomi’s recently launched smartphones under the Redmi sub-brand — Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro — are on open sale in India across and Flipkart starting on Monday.

The devices would also be available across all premium offline stores, the company said in a…

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Bindra an excellent mentor for next-gen athletes: Anil Kapoor

Mumbai Aug 5: Actor Anil Kapoor says Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra is an excellent mentor for the next generation of atheletes.

Anil on Monday shared this tweet by Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog: “Extremely encouraging to see India’s only individual Gold Medalist @Abhinav_Bindra strive to create an…

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Repealing Article 370 a cardinal blunder: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Attacking the government in Rajya Sabha, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said by repealing Article 370 of the Constitution, the government has committed a “cardinal blunder”, a “fatal legal error”.

The former union minister said he strongly feared that…

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Indian Constitution to apply in Jammu and Kashmir: President order

New Delhi Aug 5:  President Ram Nath Kovind in “concurrence” with the “Jammu and Kashmir government” promulgated Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 on Monday which states that provisions of the Indian Constitution are applicable in the state.

The president issued Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order…

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Australia in driver’s seat

Birmingham Aug 5:  England finally saw the back of Steve Smith but only after a second century in his comeback Test saw Australia compile a potentially match-winning lead in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Ashes-holders Australia, bidding to win their first Test series away to England…

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No amount of worry prepares you for motherhood: Lara Dutta

Mumbai Aug 5:  Lara Dutta says no amount of worry can prepare a woman for motherhood, which she describes as one of the greatest adventures of life.

Lara, who has daughter Saira with tennis icon husband Mahesh Bhupathi, said parenthood is an experience one navigates on a “day-to-day…

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Hyundai leads UV segment in July with sale of 16,234 units

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Hyundai Motor India sold over 16,200 units in the utility vehicle segment in July to take a lead over Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) and Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), which have for long dominated the vertical.

Last month, Hyundai sold a total of…

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Imran Khan convenes NSC meeting

Islamabad, Aug 5 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan convened a meeting of the National Security Committee on Sunday to discuss issues pertaining to national security in the wake of developments in the region.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan announced this in…

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