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With new highs round the corner, expect markets to remain choppy, volatile
  • With new highs round the corner, expect markets to remain choppy, volatile(08:44)

    Markets gained on four of the five trading sessions last week with Wednesday being the sole day of correction. They continued to be volatile and saw benchmark indices making an attempt to make new lifetime highs but failing. BSESENSEX gained 1,293.28 points or 2.20 per cent to close at 60,059.06 points while NIFTY gained 363.15 points or 2.07 per cent to close at 17,895.20 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 2.05 per cent, 2.19 per cent and 2.35 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 2.43 per cent and BSESMALLCAP performed even better gaining 3.95 per cent.

    General Opinion/Commentary
Returning to work post pandemic? Take it as one day at a time: Experts
Boeing Starliner test flight delayed until 2022
Priyanka to kick off UP campaign with Varanasi rally
  • Priyanka to kick off UP campaign with Varanasi rally(08:30)

    Varanasi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Congress will formally launch its election campaign for the 2022 Assembly elections on Sunday with a rally to be addressed by party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Varanasi.

    National
Tiger carcass found floating in UP sanctuary canal
  • Tiger carcass found floating in UP sanctuary canal(08:28)

    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 10 (IANS) The carcass of a male tiger has been found floating in a canal in the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary in Bahraich.

    Environment/Wildlife General SHOWCASE
This women's group in Raj has celebrity clients, including Dutch Queen
  • This women's group in Raj has celebrity clients, including Dutch Queen(08:26)

    Jaipur, Oct 10 (IANS) A small village in Rajasthan, Bhikamkor, is scripting a big-time story of sustainability, courtesy Saheli Women, a non profit organisation operating here, whose impact can be seen with the Queen of the Netherlands and other global celebrities posing for a picture wearing beautiful dresses made by this group.

    DEEP DIVE General
Indian investors in the dark as cryptocurrency ads gather steam
  • Indian investors in the dark as cryptocurrency ads gather steam(08:22)

    New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) "Kya aapke portfolio mein crypto hai?" If you have read such advertising lines recently -- and now watching crypto ads as you surf through IPL 2021, YouTube and various social media platforms -- make sure you hold on to your hard-earned money for a while.

    National Technology
Bengal sounds terror alert during Durga Puja
  • Bengal sounds terror alert during Durga Puja(08:22)

    Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) The state government has sounded a terror alert in the state during the 'pujas' -- an indication that West Bengal is the new terror target.

    National
Bangladeshi American convicted on charge of trying to aid Taliban
  • Bangladeshi American convicted on charge of trying to aid Taliban(08:20)

    New York, Oct 10 (IANS) Bangladeshi American Delowar Mohammed Hossain, who was stopped by US law enforcement as he was about to fly out to join the Taliban, has been convicted on charges of trying to help the terrorist organisation that now controls Afghanistan.

    INDIA ABROAD International South Asia
Three-cornered contest on the cards in Andhra's Badvel by-election
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Minister's son 'evaded' crucial questions
  • Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Minister's son 'evaded' crucial questions(07:30)

    Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 10 (IANS) His inability to respond to pointed questions about the sequence of events on October 3, when a group of farmers were trampled over by a SUV belonging to him, finally led Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, to jail.

    National
Two more detained in Lakhimpur Kheri violence
  • Two more detained in Lakhimpur Kheri violence(07:16)

    Lakhimpur Kheri , Oct 10 (IANS) The Lakhimpur Kheri police has detained the driver of Ankit Das, the nephew of former Congress MP late Akhilesh Das, in connection with the death of four farmers who were mowed down by a vehicle belonging to Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni.

    National
N.Korea quietly marks 76th founding anniversary of ruling party
Hamas 'backs' effort of Egypt, Qatar to end Israeli 'blockade' on Gaza
Israel's active Covid-19 cases below 30,000
  • Israel's active Covid-19 cases below 30,000(04:34)

    Jerusalem, Oct 10 (IANS) The total number of active Covid-19 cases in Israel decreased by 2,713 to 29,155, the state's Ministry of Health has said.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Six die in Bolivian Air Force plane crash
  • Six die in Bolivian Air Force plane crash(04:16)

    La Paz, Oct 10 (IANS) Six people died on Saturday, including four officials from the Bolivian Ministry of Health, after a Bolivian Air Force plane crashed in the Amazon area of Agua Dulce in the Pando department, local police said.

    International
Italy starts offering Covid booster shots to people above 60
  • Italy starts offering Covid booster shots to people above 60(03:18)

    Rome, Oct 10 (IANS) Italy has began administering booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines to people over the age of 60, a day after the procedure was authorised by the Health Ministry.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Zimbabwean man stabs 6 to death, injures 4 others at prayer meeting
IT raids continue on third day in K'taka; Cong cries foul
Situation to normalise in three-four days, Union Minister on coal crisis
JDU gives bypoll ticket to man with criminal background
MoU signed to promote quality material for medicinal plants
  • MoU signed to promote quality material for medicinal plants(00:08)

    New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB) has joined hands with the CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT), in Himachal Pradesh's Palampur, to promote the production of quality planting material of medicinal plants.

    National
NDPP candidate in Nagaland bypoll likely to be elected unopposed
  • NDPP candidate in Nagaland bypoll likely to be elected unopposed(00:06)

    Kohima, Oct 10 (IANS) The ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader S. Keoshu Yimchunger is likely to get elected unopposed in the Shamatore-Chessore Assembly by-elections, as he is the lone candidate in the tribal reserved seat, officials said on Saturday.

    National
Jagapathi Babu hails Telangana's proposed Green Fund
  • Jagapathi Babu hails Telangana's proposed Green Fund(00:00)

    Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Leading actor Jagapathi Babu has welcomed Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's proposal to create a Green Fund, terming it as a very good development.

    National Environment/Wildlife