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Brisk selling drags Sensex down by 57.09 pts

Mumbai, Apr 21 (UNI) The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) fell in a highly voloatile session today by 57.09 points to end negative at 29,365.20 due to brisk selling in select stocks such as FMCG, Metals and Health Care amid weak global cues.
The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) also declined by 17.00 points to 9,119.40.
Key benchmark indices edged higher on positive cues from Asian peers. After hovering in a narrow range in a positive terrain till early afternoon, indices slipped into the red to hit intrday low in afternoon trade.
After sliding to intraday low in afternoon trade, the key benchmark indices trimmed losses in mid-afternoon trade. Stocks traded in negative zone in late trade.
The Sensex gained 161.95 points to touch the day's high of 29,584.34 at the onset of the session The index fell 162.97 points to the day's low of 29,259.42 in mid-afternoon trade, The Nifty rose 47.25 points to hit the day's high of 9,183.65 at the onset of the session, The index fell 47.65 points to the day's low of 9,088.75 in mid-afternoon trade.
The BSE Mid-Cap index went up by 0.02 per cent. The BSE Small-Cap index advanced by 0.25 pc. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex.
The market breadth once again turned positive from negative in late trade on the BSE, as 1,449 shares rose while 1,422 other fell and 143 were unchanged.
The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 3,751.19 crore, compared with a turnover of Rs 4,028.59 crore registered during the previous trading session.
Among Asian stocks, Shanghai shares post their worst week in 2017 as tighter regulatory scrutiny and concerns over the broader economic outlook dampened investors' risk appetite.
The blue-chip, CSI300 index, rose 0.2 per cent to 3,466.79, while the Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 3,173.15 points.
European shares fell as French stocks came under pre-election pressure.
US stocks closed higher yesterday on rising expectations for first-quarter corporate profits.
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Cabinet approves MoU b/w India, Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India

Cabinet approves MoU b/w India, Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India

New Delhi, Jun 28 (UNI) The Union Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

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28 Jun 2017 | 9:32 PM
Cabinet approves recommendations of 7th CPC on allowances

Cabinet approves recommendations of 7th CPC on allowances

New Delhi, Jun 28 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the recommendations of the 7th CPC on allowances with some modifications.

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28 Jun 2017 | 10:05 PM
China holds India responsible for 'stand off 'in Sikkim sector; No reaction from Defence Ministry

China holds India responsible for 'stand off 'in Sikkim sector; No reaction from Defence Ministry

New Delhi/Beijing, June 28 (UNI) China today held India responsible for the on-going stand off in the Sikkim sector and also for the closure of the Nathu La pass after Indian troops reportedly halted a Chinese road project in the region.

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28 Jun 2017 | 9:38 PM
Cabinet approves hike in allowances for central govt staff from July 1

Cabinet approves hike in allowances for central govt staff from July 1

New Delhi, Jun 28 (UNI) The Union Cabinet today approved the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for higher allowances, including House Rent Allowance (HRA) which will benefit about 47 lakh central government employees and defence personnel.

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28 Jun 2017 | 8:10 PM
Heavy rains lash Delhi

Heavy rains lash Delhi

New Delhi, Jun 28 (UNI) Heavy rains today lashed the national capital bringing a sigh of relief from the humid weather.

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28 Jun 2017 | 10:18 PM
PM to attend 150th birth anniversary of Shrimad Rajchandraji tomorrow

PM to attend 150th birth anniversary of Shrimad Rajchandraji tomorrow

Mumbai, Jun 28 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend tomorrow the 150th birth anniversary of spiritual luminary Shrimad Rajchandaji, who was also spiritual guide of Mahatma Gandhi, at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

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28 Jun 2017 | 11:11 PM
Pankaja Munde visits martyred Sandip Jadhav's house

Pankaja Munde visits martyred Sandip Jadhav's house

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jun 28 (UNI) Maharashtra Women & Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde today visited martyred Sandip Jadhav's house at village Kelgaon in Sillod taluka of the district and consoled his bereaved family members.

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28 Jun 2017 | 11:36 PM
Yogi orders strict traffic rules in UP

Yogi orders strict traffic rules in UP

28 Jun 2017 | 11:49 PM

Lucknow, Jun 28 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to include traffic rule safety norms in school curriculum as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to act strongly against drink and drive and the bikers’ gangs which have created nuisance on the city roads.

JPCC celebrates 26th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

21 May 2017 | 6:22 PM

Ranchi, May 21 (UNI) The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee today paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna late Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary which was celebrated by the party as ‘Shahdat Diwas’.

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