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    Ajmer Dargah joins 'Save Girl Child' campaign
    • Ajmer Dargah joins 'Save Girl Child' campaign(14:50)
      Pune, June 24 (IANS) The globally-revered Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan has decided to join a Pune gynaecologist's eight-year old 'Save Girl Child' initiative and will strive to make it an international movement, a top shrine official said on Monday.
    Markets will remain volatile, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)
    • Markets will remain volatile, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)(17:26)
      Markets continued to remain choppy and volatile on expected lines. On the very first day of the week, they traded for quite some time in the band of 11,700-750 and once that broke, all hell was let loose. Markets saw significant losses on Monday. For the next three days they gained and once again gave a feeling that the level mentioned above was sacrosanct. While Friday was another bad day at the markets, the level held. The week ended with BSESENSEX losing 257.58 points or 0.65 per cent to close at 39,194.49 points while NIFTY lost 99.20 points or 0.84 per cent to close at 11,724.10 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.77 per cent, 0.77 per cent and 0.86 per cent respectively.
    From merger, govt now looks to de-merge 3 PSU insurers then look for strategic sale
    These female chauffeurs are driving in change in their lives (IANS Special Series)
    • These female chauffeurs are driving in change in their lives (IANS Special Series)(10:06)
      New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Lalita, who has worked as a chauffeur and now trains women to drive professionally, learnt to stand on her feet after acquiring a permanent driving license at 18. Ten years on, her story demonstrates how an NGO and a women-oriented cab service have managed to empower women and hit at deep-seated prejudice against female drivers.