BSE, NSE get SEBI clearance to launch commodity derivatives from October 1

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India's two leading equity bourses, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and BSE, on Wednesday said they will foray into the commodity derivatives space starting next month. Both these exchanges have received the approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to start commodity futu...

I-T department conducts survey on Jet Airways premises

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The Income Tax department team is conducting survey operation at Naresh Goyal-controlled Jet Airways’ four business premises in New Delhi and Mumbai, said two persons in the know. According to I-T sources, the tax department is probing the airline for falsification of book of accounts, siphoning ...

To prevent BJP-RSS from having ‘field day’, Congress to contest J&K panchayat polls: Mir

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The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress said Wednesday it would contest the upcoming urban local bodies and panchayat polls in the state but added it might review the decision if concerns related to security were not addressed by the state administration. “We cannot allow a field day to the BJ...

Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank to be merged

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced the government’s decision to merge state-owned Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank to create the country’s third-largest lender as part of efforts to revive credit and economic growth. Pointing that bank lending was becoming weak and hurting...

Eye on China: IAF plans to make Andhra its strategic base

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has come up with major plans for Andhra Pradesh to make it a 'strategic base'. Prime among them are IAF's plans to set up a major helicopter training facility at Donakonda in Prakasam district. The other plans put forth before the AP government are establishing a drone ...

Nepal, Bhutan have to be inclined towards India: General Rawat

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ARMY CHIEF General Bipin Rawat said on Sunday that countries like Nepal and Bhutan cannot delink themselves from India as they are more inclined towards India “because of the geography”. He also said the geography does not favour their inclination towards China. Rawat was speaking to the media af...

Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank to be merged

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced the government’s decision to merge state-owned Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank to create the country’s third-largest lender as part of efforts to revive credit and economic growth. Pointing that bank lending was becoming weak and hurting...

Accuser of US high-court nominee Brett Kavanaugh goes public

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A woman who has accused President Donald Trump’s US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual misconduct decades ago is willing to publicly testify before a Senate panel set to vote this week on his nomination, her lawyer said on Monday. Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of tryi...

Narendra Modi to visit parliamentary constituency Varanasi tomorrow for two-day visit, says PMO

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Monday, according to his office. He will reach Varanasi for a two-day visit on Monday afternoon. The prime minister will visit Narur village, where he will interact with children of a primary school, aid...