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Sensex ends at 2-wk-high of 31,814.22 pts on brisk buying across board

Sensex ends at 2-wk-high of 31,814.22 pts on brisk buying across board

Mumbai, Oct 6 (UNI) The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rebounded today by 222.19 points to a two-week-high of 31,814.22, on sustained buying across the board amidst positive cues from Asian peers. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too increased by 91 points to 9,979.70. The Sensex, which had shed by 79 points yesterday, went up this morning by 41 points to 31,633.34 in early trade. It remained in green throughout the day. It registered a day's high at 31,844.28, up by 397 points, before closing at 31,814.22, advancing by 222.19 points as compared to its last close. Buying in sectoral indices like Materials, FMCG, Finance, Health Care and Industrials pushed the Sensex up. Scrips of Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, NTPC, SBI and Hindustan Unilever gained which supported the market sentiment, while Tata Motors DVR, Dr Reddy's Lab and HDFC remained under pressure that capped its further gains, brokers informed. The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index shot up 0.95 per cent. The S&P BSE Small-Cap index moved up 1.09 pc. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex. The market breadth was stronger on BSE, as 1,700 shares rose while 965 others fell and 112 were unchanged. The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 3,673.65 crore, compared with a turnover of Rs 3,348.15 crore registered during the previous trading session. More UNI NV SS SM1708

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Smriti Irani asks Cong to come clean on Bofors, rakes up 'VP Singh bogey'

Smriti Irani asks Cong to come clean on Bofors, rakes up 'VP Singh bogey'

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) The BJP on Wednesday stepped up attack against Congress party on Bofors controversy with the party leader and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti wanting to know why former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi chose to silence his own Minister VP Singh.

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18 Oct 2017 | 8:00 PM
Bofors: CBI to study claims made by Michael Hershman

Bofors: CBI to study claims made by Michael Hershman

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it will consider the facts and circumstances of the Bofors scam, as per the claims of private detective Michael Hershman.

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18 Oct 2017 | 9:19 PM
BJP fields Sukhram's son from Mandi, Dhumal to contest from Sujanpur

BJP fields Sukhram's son from Mandi, Dhumal to contest from Sujanpur

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) The list of candidates released by BJP on Wednesday included the names of senior leaders like former Chief Minister P K Dhumal, who will be contesting from Sujanpur, while Sukhram's son Anil Sharma has been named as party candidate for Mandi.

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18 Oct 2017 | 6:56 PM
IBSA should play its role in shaping global discourse: India

IBSA should play its role in shaping global discourse: India

Durban, Oct 18 (UNI) Expressing its commitment to consolidate and enrich IBSA Forum further, India on Wednesday called the three-country group to play its due role in shaping the global discourse.

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18 Oct 2017 | 7:11 PM
HP polls: Cong releases 1st list of 59 candidates

HP polls: Cong releases 1st list of 59 candidates

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) The Congress on Wednesday released it's first list of candidates for the November 9, Assembly election in Himachal Pradesh with Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh contesting from Arki and AICC secretary Asha Kumar from Dalhousie.

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18 Oct 2017 | 11:42 PM
Taj Mahal can also be demolished like Babri mosque: Azam

Taj Mahal can also be demolished like Babri mosque: Azam

Rampur, Oct 18 (UNI) In fresh controversial statement by Samajwadi Party (SP) General Secretary Azam Khan has stated that there is conspiracy to blow up Taj Mahal with dynamite.

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18 Oct 2017 | 8:57 PM
Delhi Metro runs a specially decorated train with ‘Swacchta’ slogans, Diwali greetings

Delhi Metro runs a specially decorated train with ‘Swacchta’ slogans, Diwali greetings

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, in its endeavor to spread the message of cleanliness and to promote clean and green environment on Wednesday launched a specially decorated train with slogans on ‘Swacchta’ and greetings on the occasion of Diwali.

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18 Oct 2017 | 8:21 PM
HP polls: Cong releases 1st list of 59 candidates

HP polls: Cong releases 1st list of 59 candidates

18 Oct 2017 | 11:42 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) The Congress on Wednesday released it's first list of candidates for the November 9, Assembly election in Himachal Pradesh with Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh contesting from Arki and AICC secretary Asha Kumar from Dalhousie.

Trying to unlock Brexit, Britain's May to make offer on EU citizens

19 Oct 2017 | 4:50 AM

By Elizabeth Piper and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May will promise on Thursday to make it as easy as possible for European Union citizens living in Britain to stay after Brexit, trying to unlock stalled talks that have spurred calls for her to walk away.

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