Budget 2020

Sensex drops 134 points; financial stocks drag

Domestic equity benchmark Sensex ended 134 points lower on Friday, dragged by losses in financial stocks amid mixed global cues. After swinging 564.69 points during the day, the 30-share BSE index settled 134.03 points or 0.34% lower at 38,845.82. The NSE Nifty fell 11.15 points or 0.10% to finish at 11,504.95. HDFC Bank was the […]

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Seven-year-old boy dies of snakebite

A seven-year-old boy died of a snakebite at Dongargaon village in Kamalapur taluk of Kalaburagi district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Dhanshetty Waddankeri, a resident of Dongargaon village. He was going to his agriculture field along with his mother when he was bitten by the snake. A letter from the Editor Dear reader, […]

Budget 2020

Government looks to extend faceless assessment scheme to 8 more I-T proceedings

New Delhi: The government has proposed to extend the faceless assessment scheme to almost all proceedings under the income tax law, including for collection and recovery of tax and gathering of information. The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Bill, 2020, introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday proposes to extend […]

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Gujarat: DNA test nails cop who ‘chewed’ bribe money

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | September 24, 2020 5:01:00 am Accused constable Mayur Singh Sodha. On July 21 this year, a team of Gujarat Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) tried to nab a police constable outside Vayor police station in Kutch Bhuj who was allegedly accepting a bribe from a local farmer for not […]

Budget 2020

Palm oil extends losses on weak Dalian, crude prices, rising output woes

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, tracking weakness in rival edible oils on the Dalian exchange and crude prices, while concerns over fresh COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe and rising output also weighed on sentiment. The benchmark palm oil contract for December delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange […]

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Ghulam Nabi Azad meets President Kovind, urges him not to sign farm Bills

Written by Manoj C G | New Delhi | September 24, 2020 2:20:27 am President Ram Nath Kovind meets Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad at Rashtrapati Bhavan (PTI) Two days after 18 opposition parties urged President Ram Nath Kovind to not to give his assent to the two contentious farm-related Bills, passed by Rajya Sabha […]

Budget 2020

E-com sales to reach $38 billion: Redseer

Based on the expected strong festive sales performance, ecommerce is anticipated to grow and reach $38 billion in sales in CY20, upto 40% year-on-year, said RedSeer, a management consulting firm. Sales from the first sale of the festival season to see an increase of 50% over the sales recorded in the corresponding period last year, […]

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Now, it is 1.5 lakh tests

The Department of Microbiology at K.A.P. Viswanatham Government Medical College on Tuesday completed testing 1.5 lakh COVID-19 samples, an achievement officials attributed to team effort. The lab in Tiruchi received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, and began testing for COVID-19 on March 24. The milestone of one lakh tests was […]