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BSE closes points 96.19 up on July 30 New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 96.19 points up to stand at 26,087.42. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 42.70 points up to stand at 7,791.40. Ashok Leyland and HDIL were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.56% and 5.84% along with Indiabulls Real Estate and CESC with an increase of 5.57% and 5.56% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include L&T and Financial Technologies with a decrease of 7.22% and 5.00% along with Pipavav Defence and Havells India with a decrease of 4.05% and 3.60% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 99.54 points at 15,587.74 while the banking sector is up 273.12 points 17,694.51 and the realty sector is up 15.30 points at 1,888.46. The Indian currency is up 0.03% at Rs 60.11 per dollar. 31-Jul-2014
BSE closes points 135.52 down on July 28 New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 135.52 points down to stand at 25,991.23. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 41.75 points down to stand at 7,748.70. Central Bank and Reliance Power were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.02% and 3.80% along with Hindustan Unilever and Glenmark Pharma with an increase of 3.62% and 3.38% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Wockhardt and DLF with a decrease of 8.06% and 5.20% along with IRB Infra and CESC with a decrease of 5.11% and 4.60% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 121.36 points at 15,488.20 while the banking sector is down 121.60 points 17,421.39 and the realty sector is down 51.84 points at 1,873.16. The Indian currency is up 0.03% at Rs 60.12 per dollar. 31-Jul-2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets S New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Kerry visited India to re-energise the bilateral ties and to narrow the differences on various issues. The US envoy also met a delegation of Indian industrialists and held discussions on strengthening business ties between both countries. Kerry will be co-chairing the 5th India-US strategic dialogue with Swaraj. Kerry had earlier met Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. 31-Jul-2014
Israeli army releases footage said to sh Israel mobilised 16,000 additional reservists on Thursday to bolster its forces waging military operations in the Gaza Strip that left more than 100 Palestinians dead in a day. Duration: 00:36 31-Jul-2014
At least 21 bathers drown in rough seas At least 21 bathers have drowned in rough seas off Pakistan_s biggest city Karachi, officials say, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season. Duration: 01:04 31-Jul-2014
Rescuers battle rains after India landsl Rescue workers dig through deep mud and debris in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150. Duration: 00:37 31-Jul-2014
Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag takes charge a New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Thursday took charge as the new Indian Army Chief. Suhag has succeeded Gen Bikram Singh who has been the Army Chief since past 2 years. Singh had earlier visited Amar Jawan Jyoti before demitting office and received the Guard of Honour at New Delhiā€™s India Gate. Singh also congratulated Suhag on taking office. 59-year-old Lt General Suhag, a Gurkha officer who had participated in the 1987 Indian Peace Keeping Force operation in Sri Lanka, will have 30-month tenure. 31-Jul-2014
Kejriwal addresses auto drivers in Delhi New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In a bid to strengthen AAP_s support base in the national capital, party_s National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday addressed a rally of auto drivers at the Ramlila Maidan. Kejriwal said that his government had fulfilled the promises it made to the people of Delhi. He also said that within the time of 49 days, the AAP government was able to improve the system. 31-Jul-2014
'No intact bodies' in grim Air Algerie c French experts sifting through the debris of the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week, killing all 118 on board, are yet to see a single intact body. Duration: 01:04 31-Jul-2014
Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in violence-h Saharanpur, July 31 (ANI): Curfew was on Thursday relaxed for six hours in the violence-hit Saharanpur as the situation is gradually returning to normal. Speaking about the curfew relaxation, Saharanpur DM, Sandhya Tiwari said that they have relaxed the curfew for 6 hours and if the condition is good then they will relax it further. She further said that till now no incidents have been reported. She also added that they are arresting the culprits. 31-Jul-2014
Rajnath visits landslide-hit Malin villa Pune, July 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday visited the landslide-hit Malin village in Pune where rescue operations are underway. Singh said that it was a deadly natural calamity where numerous people lost their homes and lives. Singh further assured that Central government will give all help necessary to State and give proper compensation to the victims. 31-Jul-2014
Women flock local markets in UP ahead of Gorakhpur, July 31 (ANI): Women in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday flocked markets to buy colourful sacred threads, _rakhis_ for their brothers ahead of _Raksha Bandhan_. _Rakhi_ is a symbolic holy thread, which a sister ties on her brother_s wrist as a mark of bonding between them. A shopkeeper, Pradeep Kumar Gupta, said people reeling under the effect of inflation are buying Chinese rakhis as they are affordable. 31-Jul-2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets F New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday. Kerry arrived here on Wednesday to re-energise the bilateral ties and to narrow the differences on various issues. The US Secretary of State will co-chair the 5th India-US strategic dialogue with Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj later today. 31-Jul-2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry visits New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): U S Secretary of State John Kerry visited the elite Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in New Delhi on Thursday ahead of his high-level meetings seeking to boost relations with the new government. He also interacted with the students and teachers in the chemical laboratories at the campus. Kerry arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday to meet Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and other officials, for the Annual Session of Strategic Dialogue, to discuss global trade reforms. This is Kerry_s first engagement with the government of Prime Minister Modi which took power in May promising to put India back on a high growth path. 31-Jul-2014
Pune Landslide: NDRF on rescue operation New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): NDRF deputy inspector general (operations) S S Guleria on Thursday informed that 25 dead bodies have been recovered during the rescue operation in Pune after heavy rain caused landslide in the area. He also added that at least 150 persons are still feared trapped in the affected areas. He also informed that heavy rain is hampering the rescue operation. 31-Jul-2014
Politicos react on US State Secretary Jo New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted over US State Secretary John Kerry_s first visit to India. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that it is a good step from the side of both the governments in order to maintain healthy relations between two nations. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the two nations should raise the issues which have been dormant since a long time. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that it is a good opportunity to hold bilateral talks as both nations_ companionship will improve world economy. 31-Jul-2014
UPSC row: Decision will be satisfactory New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel and Public Grievances Jitendra Singh said on Thursday that the government_s decision on the UPSC row will be a balanced and satisfactory one. UPSC aspirants have been protesting vociferously against the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) examination, which was introduced in 2011, and demanded that it be made easy for rural students. 31-Jul-2014
Politicos react as US drops PM Modi_s na New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted over the religious freedom report for 2013 which was released by US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington DC on Monday, two days before his India visit.US government has for the first time since 2007 dropped all references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 Gujarat communal riots in its annual International Religious Freedom Report. 31-Jul-2014
BJP reacts as US drops PM Modi_s name fr New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The BJP on Thursday reacted over the religious freedom report for 2013 which was released by US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington DC on Monday, two days before his India visit.US government has for the first time since 2007 dropped all references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 Gujarat communal riots in its annual International Religious Freedom Report. 31-Jul-2014
Delhi HC directs to stop e-rickshaw serv New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed to stop the services of e-rickshaw temporarily. Lawyer Sugreev Dubey said that e-rickshaws are plying illegally in Delhi and thus do not follow road rules. He added that the e-rickshaw services have immediately been stopped till the next hearing of the case which is on 14th August. 31-Jul-2014
BJP targets Congress as Natwar Singh say New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The BJP on Thursday reacted sharply on the interview of former Foreign Minister Natwar Singh in which he said Rahul Gandhi didn_t let Sonia to become Prime Minister in 2004. Natwar Singh said Rahul feared she would be killed like his father Rajiv Gandhi and insisted she turn down the post. 31-Jul-2014
Outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh rec New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Thursday received the Guard of Honour at South Block of the Parliament. Singh praised Indian army terming Indian soldiers the best on Earth. Singh will be succeeded by Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the new Army Chief. 31-Jul-2014
BJP holds Parliamentary party meeting; d New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): BJP on Thursday held a parliamentary party meeting. Speaking about the meet, party leader, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior party leader Lal Krishna Advani and newly appointed BJP president Amit Shah were present in the meeting. He said that national President has discussed the upcoming elections and by-elections. 31-Jul-2014
Politicos react as Natwar Singh drops bo New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted on the interview of former Foreign Minister Natwar Singh in which he said Rahul Gandhi didn't let Sonia to become Prime Minister in 2004.Natwar Singh said Rahul feared she would be killed like his father Rajiv Gandhi and insisted she turn down the post. 31-Jul-2014
Bandh called in Bangalore to protest ris Bangalore, July 31 (ANI): A 'bandh' has been called in Bangalore on Thursady to protest the rising crimes against women in the city. The city bore a deserted look as public transport was off the roads and several shops, businesses and restaurants remained closed. Bangalore has been rocked by two shocking crimes recently where minor girls were sexually assaulted, leading to huge protests and a candle light vigil. A massive crowd had gathered on July 19 outside a police station in Bangalore, as the entire city demanded justice for the six-year-old who was allegedly raped inside her school. 31-Jul-2014
Anti-nuclear activist urges M K Stalin t Chennai, July 31 (ANI): Leader of Peoples Movement against Nuclear Energy, S P Udayakumar, met deputy chief of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party, M K Stalin, in Tamil Nadu to discuss various problems faced by villagers because of the working units of Kudankulam nuclear power project. At the meeting held in Chennai, Udayakumar presented a three-point demand to Stalin and said they did not want the work of third and fourth reactors to be implemented. 31-Jul-2014
Prakash Javadekar meets U S special envo New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar, met U S special envoy for climate change, Todd Stern, as the first meeting of the Joint Working Group on combating Climate Change convened in New Delhi. During the conference, Javadekar emphasised that India is ready to fight the climate change, for which it is also willing to share the technologies invented by United States. 31-Jul-2014
Nostalgia of peaceful past grips Kashmir Srinagar, July 31 (ANI): A visit to the circus fair reminded Kashmiris in Srinagar of their peaceful past when such mega events were the order of the day, which now have become mere memories with the shadow of militancy looming large over the picturesque state. Reminiscing about the old days, a visitor, Javaid Ahmad, said that earlier the atmosphere was very safe and peaceful. 31-Jul-2014
Cloudburst kills four in Uttarakhand Tehri, July 31 (ANI): Heavy rains wreaked havoc in Himalayan state of Uttarakhand after cloudburst killed four people and washed away several houses on Thursday. Rescue and rehabilitation work is underway in Tehri district as several people are still feared trapped. The Himalayan state was hit by its heaviest rainfall on record in June 2013, causing lakes and rivers to burst their banks, inundating towns and villages below. 31-Jul-2014
Bus accident kills five in Kashmir Udhampur, July 31 (ANI): A bus plunged into a gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing five people and injuring several others on Thursday. The accident occurred in Dubligali area of the district, when the driver lost control of the bus packed with local passengers. The injured were immediately shifted to a hospital. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Vikas Sharma, said four people died on the spot and one women died on the way to the hospital. 31-Jul-2014
Eager to support India to bolster mutual Mumbai, July 31 (ANI): U S Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, expressed eagerness to support and partner with India to bolster mutual economic ties at en event in Mumbai. Pritzker, who arrived in India on Wednesday, attended the interactive session with industry officials that was organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Pritzker emphasised that throughout the visit, she and her team will continue to emphasise on strategic dialogue, which is a mechanism to reinvigorate, re-energize and strengthen the U.S.-India economic relationship. While addressing the interactive session, she said Unites States is ready to share their best practices and create a business climate in India that is more open for global investment. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce added that the two-way trade between India and America has grown more than five-fold since 2000 to $96 billion, supporting about 45,000 jobs. 31-Jul-2014
Police in Kashmir recover body of Pakist Poonch, July 31 (ANI): The police in Jammu and Kashmir recovered a dead body of a Pakistan national from Poonch district in the state. Assistant Sub-Inspector, Poonch police, Mohammed Shafi Khan, said they recovered the body from the drain near the Line of Control (LOC) at the border. Khan said the police brought the body to the mortuary at night and in the morning they were able to recognise the dead only after they received a call from Pakistan to claim the body. The body will now be sent back to Pakistan. 31-Jul-2014
Government asks NSCN-K to stop illegal t Chumukedima, July 31 (ANI): The issue of illegal taxation, extortion and carrying of arms by cadres dominated the Ceasefire review meeting held between Centre and NSCN (K) at Police Complex in Chumukedima. Chairman of Ceasefire Monitoring Group Major Gen (Retd) N K Singh insisted that NSCN (K) give up extortion activities. He maintained that such actions are against the Ceasefire Ground Rules and also vitiated the peaceful atmosphere. Formed as a splinter group in 1988, NSCN (K) declared ceasefire in April 2001. 31-Jul-2014
Argentina faces default as 'vulture fund Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday. In Buenos Aires, government supporters gathered to voice their discontent against the US hedge funds. Duration: 00:39 31-Jul-2014
Nigerians react to the Ebola outbreak in Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Duration: 00:46 31-Jul-2014
Catalan leader resolute to hold independ The leader of Spain's economically powerful region of Catalonia said Wednesday he was "determined" to press ahead with an independence referendum in November despite opposition from the national government. Duration: 00:48 31-Jul-2014
Dutch say unlikely to reach MH17 site in Dutch police on Wednesday said it was unlikely they would be able to access the site of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine because of ongoing combat. Duration: 00:48 31-Jul-2014
Uganda activists launch court bid to ove Ugandan activists launched a petition Wednesday at the constitutional court seeking to overturn tough anti-gay laws that have been condemned by rights groups as draconian. Duration: 01:07 31-Jul-2014
Band 'Massive Attack' dedicates Lebanon Influential British band Massive Attack dedicated their only Middle East gig to the children of Gaza, openly condemning Israel's "massacre" of the Palestinians Tuesday night. Duration: 00:45 31-Jul-2014
Israeli artillery continues to pound Gaz Israeli bombardments on Wednesday killed "dozens" of Palestinians in Gaza, medics said, on day 23 of the Israel-Hamas conflict. Duration: 00:45 31-Jul-2014
3rd Test: ENG beat IND by 266 runs 3rd Test: ENG beat IND by 266 runs 31-Jul-2014
Neymar hoping for swift return to fitnes Barcelona and Brazil striker Neymar pledges a speedy return from injury and hopes that he can produce the goods for the Spanish giants this season. Duration: 00:33 31-Jul-2014
3rd Test: England eye big win vs India 3rd Test: England eye big win vs India 31-Jul-2014
India fight to save follow-on vs England India fight to save follow-on vs England 31-Jul-2014
Serena Williams back and feeling good af World number one Serena Williams on Monday held her first press conference since dramatically pulling out of a Wimbledon doubles game after suffering from what the WTA described as a "viral illness". Duration: 00:57 31-Jul-2014
French mayor blasts US dad for climbing An American with his two children attempting to break the record for youngest people to climb France's Mont Blanc was forced to turn back after an avalanche caused his 11-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son to slide several meters. Duration: 00:33 31-Jul-2014
Cook, Ballance put England on top Cook, Ballance put England on top 31-Jul-2014
Turkish PM 'scores hat-trick' in footbal Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan scored an improbable three goals in just 15 minutes as he took to the field in a football friendly to mark the opening of a new stadium in Istanbul. Duration: 00:47 31-Jul-2014
KJo laughs off paying Rs.300 crore to tw The rumour mills in Bollywood have been running overtime with the buzz that Karan Johar has paid Salman Khan Rs.150 crore to star in 'Shhuddhi' and the same amount to Aamir Khan for another film. But the filmmaker has laughed it off and trashed the news. 31-Jul-2014
Tiger Shroff ready to play gay on-screen Tiger Shroff, who made his acting debut with 'Heropanti' this year, has kept his doors open to play gay character as well. Watch to know more. 31-Jul-2014
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