French Open: Wawrinka thrashes Murray as big match falls flat

By: Reuters | September 28, 2020 10:38:15 am Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka celebrates winning his first round match against Britain’s Andy Murray (Source: Reuters) What was billed as an opening-day classic between two old warriors turned into a damp squib as Stan Wawrinka crushed Andy Murray 6-1 6-3 6-2 at the French Open on Sunday. The […]

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Sensex rallies over 300 pts in early trade; Reliance Ind up 2%

Reliance Industries was the top gainer in the Sensex pack. Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 300 points in early trade on Wednesday, tracking gains in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, Infosys and HDFC twins amid positive domestic and global cues. The 30-share index was trading 324.27 points or 0.86% higher at 38,058.35, and the NSE Nifty rose […]

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Delhi: Green light to smart traffic signals that can auto correct, withstand rain & heat

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 28, 2020) NEW DELHI: The archaic traffic signals may soon be a thing of the past as Delhi Police is all set to replace them with hi-tech LED automated ones. The ambitious project, which has been given the go-ahead by police commissioner SN Shrivastava, would be completed in […]

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Government will review all vaccines before inking purchase pacts: Official

Mumbai | New Delhi: The Indian government will review efficacy data from all companies working on vaccines before offering a purchase contract, said an official aware of vaccine distribution discussions. The government will purchase vaccines at least for essential workers, the official said. This comes after chief executive of Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar […]

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Google Pay, Visa partner for card-based payments with tokenisation

New Delhi: Google Pay on Monday announced the rollout of tokenisation across its platform that will enable users to safely transact with their debit or credit cards. Through tokenisation, Google Pay Android users can use their debit or credit card to make payments through a secure digital token attached to their phone without having to […]

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Sebi imposes Rs 1 crore fine on Rana Kapoor for disclosure lapses

Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India(Sebi) has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on Rana Kapoor, former MD& CEO of Yes Bank for not disclosing encumbrance on the bank’s shares. The disclosure violation pertains to a promoter entity, Morgan Credits Private Ltd raising Rs 950 crore from Reliance Mutual Fund through unlisted […]

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KKR to invest ₹5,500 crore in Reliance Retail Ventures for 1.28% stake

Investment values Reliance Retail at a pre-money equity value of ₹4.21 lakh crore Investment firm KKR has decided to invest ₹5,550 crore in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), for a 1.28% stake, RIL said in a filing with stock exchanges. This investment values Reliance Retail at a pre-money […]

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Tagore stirs enthusiasm in party men

New AICC incharge for Telangana Congress Manickam Tagore seems to have brought a lot of enthusiasm given the participation of party leaders in the meetings and the response to the serious day-long business. During a series of meetings with senior party leaders and later District Congress Committee (DCC) presidents, Mr. Tagore instilled some kind of […]