Day: January 10, 2019

Sensex rises over 100 pts on robust FII buying

BSE gets Sebi nod to introduce weekly F&O contracts on S&P BSE BANKEX

January 10, 2019 11:21 pm

New Delhi: The BSE Thursday said it has received markets regulator Sebi’s approval to introduce weekly futures and options contracts on the S&P BSE BANKEX. The BSE will shortly introduce 7 weekly expiry futures and options contracts expiring on Thursday of the week, excluding the monthly expiry, the bourse said in a release. “The lot size of […]

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Negotiations are 'proceeding well' in Afghanistan: Trump

Trump threatens to declare national emergency over border wall

January 10, 2019 11:17 pm

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to declare a national emergency that would pave the way for him to construct a wall along the US-Mexico border without necessary funding approval from the Congress as negotiations on the issue between the administration and opposition Democrats to end a partial government shutdown collapsed. “If we don’t make a deal, I would […]

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SC dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq' ordinance

Ayodhya dispute: Judge who recused from hearing had represented Kalyan Singh

January 10, 2019 11:10 pm

New Delhi: Justice U U Lalit, who recused himself Thursday from the five judge bench of the Supreme Court hearing the politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute in Ayodhya, had represented the then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh who faced contempt proceedings after the disputed structure was demolished. Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for a Muslim party, placed before a five judge Constitution bench headed by Chief […]

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Khelo India: Delhi dominate judo mat; win 3 gold medals

Khelo India: Delhi dominate judo mat; win 3 gold medals

January 10, 2019 11:05 pm

Pune: Delhi judokas proved unstoppable Thursday, winning three of the six gold at stake on the opening day of the event in Khelo India Youth Games 2019 here. Delhi won a total of six medals — three gold, one silver and two bronze. On a day that saw action confined to the Under-17s, the other three gold were shared […]

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Historic steps for Almora during my tenure: Tamta

Sharma urges youth to work hard

January 10, 2019 10:59 pm

Ranchi: Former cricketer Chetan Sharma Thursday urged the youth to work hard and do something good for the nation. Speaking at the ‘Global Skill Summit, 2019’ here, he exhorted the youth to work hard and honestly wherever they work. He also asked the youth not to lose courage. “Good days definitely come after a bad phase,” Sharma said. Sharma said that he […]

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France to tighten online bullying laws after media 'boys' club' scandal

Twitter to bring new dashboard for enhanced political ad transparency in India

January 10, 2019 10:51 pm

New Delhi: In an attempt to bring transparency in political advertisements ahead of general election in India, Twitter Thursday said it will provide a new dashboard showing such expenditures by political parties on its platform. The US-based company is also engaging with various stakeholders, including Election Commission of India (ECI), to verify candidates as well as train parties and election officials on using Twitter and teach them […]

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Firebomb thrown at home of Greek deputy minister

Muslim group sues to block ‘No Boycott of Israel’ measure

January 10, 2019 10:29 pm

College Park: Maryland’s ban on contracting with businesses that boycott Israel tramples on the First Amendment rights of a software engineer who advocates for Palestinians, a Muslim civil rights group claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ federal lawsuit seeks to block the state from enforcing an executive order that Maryland Gov Larry Hogan signed in October 2017. The order requires contractors to certify […]

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Historic steps for Almora during my tenure: Tamta

2-day meet of CEOs to review preparedness for Lok Sabha polls

January 10, 2019 10:28 pm

New Delhi: The Election Commission is holding a two-day meet of Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) to review preparedness for Lok Sabha polls, due for later this year. During the conference beginning Friday, the commission will discuss key issues related to poll preparedness such as updating of electoral rolls, functioning of ERO Net, polling station arrangements and EVM-VVPAT, a statement […]

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Merkel's Athens visit to focus on solidarity, Macedonia

Merkel’s Athens visit to focus on solidarity, Macedonia

January 10, 2019 9:58 pm

Athens: German Chancellor Angela Merkel headed to Greece on Thursday to show post-austerity solidarity with Athens and lend diplomatic support on a name change for neighbouring Macedonia. Merkel, who faced angry anti-austerity protests during her last visit in 2014, was to hold talks with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and address the still thorny issue of an impending name change for Macedonia. The former constituent part of Yugoslavia shares the name of a […]

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Historic steps for Almora during my tenure: Tamta

NCLT admits bankruptcy plea against Noida-based realtor Granite Gate

January 10, 2019 9:48 pm

New Delhi: The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Thursday gave nod to start insolvency proceedings against NCR-based real estate firm Granite Gate Properties, after homebuyers complained about the firm’s inability to complete the project. Admitting the plea of three homebuyers, a two-member bench headed by NCLT President Justice M M Kumar allowed the insolvency plea against Granite Gate Properties, which is developing housing project Lotus […]

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