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  • Tuesday, July, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 10:12:39
  • China carries out dramatic rescue of all 29 trapped miners

    Chinese rescuers lifted all the 29 miners trapped in a flooded mine in Sichuan in south western China after a 30-hour operation, apparently taking a cue from a dramatic rescue in Chile last month. Trapped miners were pulled out alive out of the flooded pit one-by-one in the rescue bid beamed live countrywide, a day […]

    Russia offers India joint ventures for uranium mining

    Russia has offered joint ventures in exploration and exploitation of uranium mining within its territory and third countries, as part of moves to ease shortage of fuel for India’s nuclear power plants. “We have offered the Indians participation in the uranium mining projects in the Russian Federation and thirds countries. The controlling stake in the […]

    Ireland agrees for EU-IMF rescue package to avoid bankruptcy

    Ending weeks of opposition to a European Union bailout, heavily-indebted Ireland has agreed finally with the EU and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a multi-billion euro rescue package to avert bankruptcy. Ireland will be the first country to receive financial support from the euro 750 billion (nearly a trillion dollars) financial safety net, spread […]

    Resolution introduced in US Congress backs India’s UNSC bid

    Lauding India’s commitment to global peace and development of the South Asian region, a resolution introduced in the US House of Representatives has appealed to the United Nations to take necessary steps to make New Delhi a permanent member of the Security Council. The resolution by Congressman Gus Bilirakis gives the sense of the House […]

    SC asks how CVC will function in light of criminal case

    Government on Monday placed the file relating to the appointment of P J Thomas as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner in the Supreme Court, which questioned as to how he would function in the post in view of a pending criminal case against him. “Without looking into the file, we are concerned that if a person […]

    Parliament adjourns till noon after uproar over scam charges

    Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon on Monday following uproar over various charges of corruption by members of the opposition and treasury benches. As soon as Speaker Meira Kumar read out obituary references in the Lok Sabha, Opposition members trooped into the well demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe in the alleged […]

    Indian woman gets Shilling Wall Tribute Award in Oz

    An 80-year-old woman has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Shilling Wall Tribute award by the multicultural commission of the Australian state of Victoria for her outstanding contribution to the community through her “tele-cooking” services and an association helping senior citizens. krishna Arora’s name was engraved on Queen Victoria’s Women Centre (QVWC) […]

    Rupee firms up by 14 paise in morning trade

    Moving in line with the equity market the Indian rupee firmed up by 14 paise to 45.15 against the American currency in the morning trade on fresh selling of dollars by banks amidst weak dollar overseas. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic currency resumed slightly higher at 45.24/25 per dollar as against […]

    No word on BSY’s visit to Delhi, to seek Sai Baba’s blessings

    Amid indications that the BJP high command may ask him to step down in the wake of alleged land scams, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday left for Puttaparthi to “seek the blessings” of Sri Satya Sai Baba. There is no official word yet on Yeddyurappa’s visit to Delhi as per the direction […]