Friday, 20 May, 2022


Rupee slips 7 paise to end at record low of 77.63 per USD

Mumbai, May 20 (PTI) The rupee slipped 7 paise to close at an all-time low of 77.63 against US dollar on Friday, weighed...

Cartelisation going to be a challenge amid global shortage of commodities: FM

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said cartelisation is likely to be a big challenge as the...

India’s forex reserves slump by $2.67 billion; 10th weekly fall

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 20 (ANI): India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $2.676 billion to $593.279 billion for the week ended May 13,...

Forex reserves down by USD 2.676 bn to USD 593.279 bn

Mumbai, May 20 (PTI) The country's foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 2.676 billion to stand at USD 593.279 billion in the week...

India’s FDI inflows rise to all-time high of USD 83.57 bn in 2021-22

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to India rose to a record high of $83.57 billion in the Financial...

JSW Steel increases quantum of pulverised coal purchased from Russia

New Delhi, May 20 (PTI) JSW Steel has increased the quantum of pulverised coal being purchased from Russia to 10-15 per cent of its...

Gold jumps Rs 231; silver rallies Rs 585

New Delhi, May 20 (PTI) Gold in the national capital on Friday jumped Rs 231 to Rs 50,608 per 10 grams in line...

BLADE launches chopper services in Goa

Mumbai, May 20 (PTI) Helicopter transport firm BLADE on Friday announced the launch of its chopper services in Goa, offering rides for local...

RBI board approves Rs 30,307 cr dividend payment to government

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 20 (ANI): The Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India on Friday approved the payment of Rs...

Markets claw back lost ground amid global rebound; post weekly gains

Mumbai, May 20 (PTI) The Sensex surged over 1,500 points while the Nifty reclaimed the 16,000-mark on Friday, reversing the previous session's sharp...

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.