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Monthly Archives: August 2018

#RIP Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee : Live Updates

Former Indian PM Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died aged 93 (He died at 5.05 pm yesterday). He was being treated for age-related illnesses in Delhi’s AIIMS hospital. As you know,  He was one of the founding members of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party

Bathinda youth gets special youth state award

The outstanding achievements of Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of Bathinda city, in technology, sports and other fields have fetched him a state award from the Punjab government. Nineteen-year-old Yashveer is among the 17 persons selected for state awards on the occasion

Oil prices decline on rising US stockpiles

Oil prices went down on Wednesday as official data showed that U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly last week. The West Texas Intermediate for September delivery decreased $2.03 to settle at $65.01 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for October delivery

Depreciating rupee will kill small businesses: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the devalued rupee will lead to increase of oil import bills and small businesses will be killed further post the demonetisation. She also said farmers’ distress will be compounded as the rupee fell further on Thursday

Key Indian equity market indices open in red

Taking a cue from muted global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened lower. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 37,852 points on Tuesday, opened lower at 37,796.01 points. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 37,677.12

Trump ends critical ex-CIA chief’s security access

US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan, denying his critic any access to sensitive information, the White House has said. Brennan had slammed Trump’s performance in July after the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as

Naipaul’s sibling urges people to read his works

Society can best embrace V.S. Naipaul is by reading his works and understanding how he relected on the times, Savi Naipaul Akal, one of the three surviving siblings of late Nobel Prize-winning writer has said. Naipaul, 85, died on August 11. “The best way our