Friday, 30 September, 2022


CCI approves Essar Group’s asset acquisition by ArcelorMittal

New Delhi , September 29 (ANI): The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Thursday said it has approved the acquisition of assets of Essar...

Government lowers borrowing target for 2022-23 by Rs 10,000 crore

New Delhi , September 29 (ANI): The government on Thursday lowered the market borrowing target for the current financial year by Rs 10,000 crore...

India’s current account deficit widens to 2.8 per cent of GDP in April-June

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 29 (ANI): India's current account deficit (CAD) widened to $23.9 billion or 2.8 per cent of the country's gross domestic...

Govt lowers borrowing target for FY23; to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in second half

New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) The government on Thursday slashed its market borrowing target for FY23 by Rs 10,000 crore, indicating buoyant tax...

Rupee recovers from record lows to close at 81.73 against dollar ahead of RBI policy

Mumbai, Sep 29 (PTI) The rupee on Thursday recovered from record lows to settle 20 paise higher at 81.73 against US dollar ahead...

Govt hikes interest rates on some small savings schemes by up to 30 bps

New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) The government on Thursday raised rates on some small savings schemes that do not get income tax benefit...

Global Innovation Index: India enters top 40 for the first time

Geneva , September 29 (ANI): India has made remarkable progress in the global innovation index ranking finding a place in the top 40 for...

Services industry must be competitive, not seek subsidies: Commerce minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi , September 29 (ANI): Services industry must be competitive and not seek subsidies to boost exports, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal...

ED freezes bank accounts of OctaFX in illegal forex trading case

New Delhi , September 29 (ANI): The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) on Thursday said it has frozen the account balance to the tune of...

Indian markets end flat: Sensex down 188 pts, Nifty down 41 points

Mumbai , September 29 (ANI): The benchmark indices on Indian equity markets closed flat on Thursday, due to the selling pressure prevalent in global...

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Long before Mahsa Amini, Iranian cinema has fought hijab in small rebellions

From Abbas Kiarostami to Rakshan Bani-Etemad and Mania Akbari, for Iranian filmmakers it has been a carefully choreographed waltz of rebellion against stifling hijab rules.
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Eye on indebted cooperatives, Maharashtra sets up asset reconstruction firm, 1st state to do so

Maha ARC Ltd, incorporated Monday with initial capital of Rs 111 crore, will restructure firms under financial distress that have direct links to state govt. RBI yet to issue licence.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.