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Sensex climbs 73 pts, Nifty tops 9,800-mark

Sensex climbs 73 pts, Nifty tops 9,800-mark

The benchmark Sensex advanced over 73 points and the Nifty reclaimed the 9,800 level as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data due today amid a mixed trend in Asia.The 30-share index went up 73.03 points, or 0.23 per cent, at 31,820.12. The gauge gained 386.45 points in the previous two sessions to

Kejriwal blames LG, PM as chikungunya toll climbs to 3

New Delhi: Amid mounting criticism overspread of vector-borne diseases in the city, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today sought to pass the buck, saying the Delhi government was “incapable of even buying a pen” as he and his Cabinet colleagues stand “fully stripped of powers.” Kejriwal, who returned from Punjab yesterday, said Lt Governor Najeeb Jung

Youth killed in fresh clashes in Valley, toll climbs to 73

Srinagar: A youth was killed today in fresh clashes between protestors and security forces in Anantnag district, taking the death toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir to 73 even as normal life remained disrupted for the 60th consecutive day. Naseer Ahmad Mir was killed in the security forces’ action to chase away a large number

Curfew remains in force, death toll climbs to 56

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in entireSrinagar district and Anantnag town today to thwart the separatists’ plan to stage a two-day sit-in in the city centre even as the death toll in the ongoing unrest climbed to 56 in the Valley with the death of a youth injured in firing. “Curfew has been imposed in entire

Bihar flood toll climbs to 89, over 33 lakh people hit

Patna: The flood-related death toll in Bihar rose to 89 with 25 casualties being reported today as 33 lakh people in 14 districts remain affected. The Disaster Management Department said in a statement that Saran is the latest district to be hit by the deluge. Purnia district has reported maximum number of deaths (26), followed

Curfew remains in force, toll in Kashmir violence climbs to 34

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in someparts of Kashmir Valley, including Pampore and Kupwara towns, while restrictions on movement of people were imposed in the rest of the Valley today as the death toll in clashes between protestors and security forces climbed to 34. Authorities confirmed death of seven more persons in the clashes that

Toll in Kashmir violence climbs to 24, curfew remains in force

Srinagar: Curfew today remained in force inmany parts of the Valley including pockets of Srinagar city and Pulwama district as authorities braced for more protests on the fourth day of militant commander Burhan Wani’s killing even as the toll in the violent clashes between protestors and security forces climbed to 24. A youth injured yesterday

Kashmir continues to be on boil, 5 more deaths take toll to 20

Srinagar: Kashmir continued to be on the boil with five more people, including a cop, getting killed in violence today, raising the death toll to 20, even as curfew- like restrictions were in place and Mobile internet services remained suspended. Amarnath Yatra also remained suspended for the second day owing to the unrest in the

More than 200 dead in IS-claimed Baghdad blast: officials

Baghdad: At least 213 people were killed in Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, officials said, making it one of the deadliest ever militant attacks in Iraq. The suicide car bombing, which ripped through a crowded shopping area and sparked infernos in nearby buildings, also wounded more than 200 people, security and

VB arrests one more, 24 in police net so far

Chandigarh: Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), which is probing recruitment scam in Local Bodies Department (Municipal Corporations and Committees), arrested one more person, taking the total number of arrests to 24.  According to sources, Dilbaag Singh of Nihal Singh Wala in Moga was arrested by VB on Monday, and the accused was yet to be produced