Sensex ends 458 pts lower, metal stocks lose heavily(3 minutes ago) Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Indian markets saw a dull day of trade on Monday as investors grew increasingly anxious about the economic impact of China's spreading virus outbreak which has claimed at least 80 lives.
Cotton yield in Pakistan touches record low(4 minutes ago) Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The production of cotton in Pakistan has touched its lowest ever level, which is another indicator of the health of the country's already fragile economy that is considerably dependent on cotton.
Now Mumbai gets it own 'Shaheen Bagh'(9 minutes ago) Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Inspired by the Shaheen Bagh protests in New Delhi, a large group of women have launched a similar style of protests from January 26-27 midnight in south Mumbai early on Monday.
Ranji Trophy: Sarfaraz follows triple ton with unbeaten double (Round Up)(17 minutes ago) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Young Mumbai batter Sarfaraz Khan followed up his triple ton with a sparkling double ton against Himachal Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy round 7 tie at Dharamsala here on Monday. Sarfaraz got to his 2nd successive hundred in just 199 balls as he completely dominated the hosts and remained unbeaten on 226, powering Mumbai to 372/5 at the close of the first day.
Delhi polls: AAP strong, but BJP gaining steadily(21 minutes ago) New Delhi, 27 Jan (IANS) With Delhi Assembly polls edging closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be reducing the gap with the ruling Aam Admi Party (AAP) in terms of voter ratings. The IANS/C-Voter Delhi Tracker data on Monday showed that BJP has yet again improved its overall voter rating position by 2 per cent over the last one week.
Geet Sagar's new song 'Sadak' talks of same sex relationship(28 minutes ago) Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Winner of the first season of "X Factor India", Geet Sagar, who recently unveiled his new song named "Sadak", says his song talks of same-sex relationship and talks of following your passion in a subtle manner.
'Bryant inspired kids in India to play basketball'(18:40) Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Southern California, was instrumental in inspiring kids to take up basketball in India among other places, said a former NBA India official.
Govt signs landmark peace pact with Bodos(18:32) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a step aimed at ushering in peace in the northeast, the Union government entered into a peace agreement on Monday with representatives of Bodo organisations. The move comes following the government's attempts to put an end to the Bodo insurgency demanding a separate state carved out of Assam.
IndiGo profit jumps 168% to Rs 496 crore in Q3(18:28) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Riding high on peak season travel demand and enhanced connectivity, low-cost carrier IndiGo has reported 168 per cent jump in net profit to Rs 496 crore in the quarter ending December 2019.
Shaheen Bagh drama: 'UN team' to 'Guinness record' (IANS Special)(18:24) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A sinister game has come to light where messages containing fake information are used as a tool to woo people to Shaheen Bagh and turn them into a crowd. From a supposed visit by a United Nations team to claiming a Guinness world record or even an imaginary police crackdown on protesters, these messages have been weaponised by the organisers to boost the headcount at the site of anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh.
Andhra Assembly passes resolution for abolishing Council (2nd Lead)(18:24) Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) The Andhra Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution to abolish the state Legislative Council as the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government moved to do away with the upper house of the state legislature, considered as roadblock to pass vital Bills.
Strong disqualification norms in place for Air India bids(18:16) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Disinvestment department DIPAM has put in stringent disqualification norms in the Expression of Interest for the stake sale in Air India that was out on Monday for the bidders while relaxing the criteria for bidding on debt and eligibility to make it an attractive proposition for them to buy the airline.
Congress party's Kerala unit forms disciplinary committee(18:02) Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) The "spare the rod and spoil the child" policy being practiced in the Congress party in Kerala is going to be a thing of the past, with the newly-named office bearers of the state unit deciding to constitute a disciplinary committee at its first meeting here on Monday.
Anti-CAA protests: Dave, Jaising deny receiving PFI funds(18:02) New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Senior advocates Dushyant Dave and Indira Jaising have denied receiving any funds from the Popular Front of India in relation to protests against the newly-enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).