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Sensex tumbles 554 points on weak cues from US, European markets

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Due to selling pressure at the fag end of the session due to negative cues from European and US markets, the benchmark Sensex for Indian equities markets fell 554 points Tuesday. Metal, pharma, and IT stocks saw heavy selling. Maruti Suzuki fell more than four percent. UltraTech Cement fell 3.54 percent. Reliance Industries, ...

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Japan and France will hold security talks amid China’s increasing assertiveness in Indo-Pacific

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The French and Japanese foreign and defense ministers will meet virtually every Thursday to discuss security in light of China’s increasing assertiveness within the Indo-Pacific region. According to Kyodo News, the Indo-Pacific region is where China’s rise has caused concern in many countries. This will be the top of the ...

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Cambodian, Singaporean Foreign Ministers vow to strengthen ASEAN’s centrality, unity, resilience

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The Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, and Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Foreign Minister, have reaffirmed the commitment to ASEAN’s centrality and unity, according to a statement released by the Cambodian foreign ministry on Tuesday. According to the statement, the two ministers had a phone conversation last Thursday during which they also ...

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J-K: 30 civilians trapped in avalanches close to Tangdhar pass are rescued by the Army

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Between fresh snowfall, two avalanches and fresh snowfall, the Indian Army (GREF), and General Reserve Engineer Force(GREF) rescued 30 civilians who were stuck on Chowkibal Tangdhar road (NH-701), during the night of Monday and Tuesday. According to the Army’s Public Relation Officer (PRO), Srinagar two rescue teams consisting of avalanche ...

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Abu Dhabi tanker explosion: Jaishankar calls such acts ‘unacceptable’ and expresses solidarity to UAE

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Two Indian nationals were killed in Abu Dhabi explosions. Dr S Jaishankar, the External Affairs Miniser, expressed solidarity with the UAE during a call with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Foreign Minister. Jaishankar took to Twitter to inform that the Indian Embassy is working with UAE authorities in ...

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UP elections: Apna Dal eyes 36 seats; decision likely after meet with BJP today


The Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are less than a month away. On Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party will host a second round meeting with its alliance partner Apna Dal in order to discuss seat sharing. The first meeting was held earlier that day with Dharmendra Pradhan (Union Minister) who is ...

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CM Sarma hosts an all-party meeting to discuss the Assam-Meghalaya Border Issue


Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Chief Minister, met with representatives from all political parties regarding the Assam-Meghalaya Border issue at State Guest House in Koinadhara on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Ranoj and Ashok Pegu, Assam ministers, and Debabrata Saikia, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly. During the meeting ...

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Wealth of 10 richest person doubled while incomes of 99 per cent people declined during pandemic

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According to an Oxfam International report, the world’s 10 richest men have more than doubled their fortunes to $700 billion to $1.5 billion — at a rate $15,000 per second or $1.3 trillion per day– in the first two years following a pandemic that saw the incomes of 99 percent ...

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HDFC Bank shares dip 1.53 per cent after Q3 results

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Share price of HDFC Bank dropped by over one-and-a-half per cent on Monday after the company announced its third quarter results for the current financial year. HDFC Bank share closed at Rs 1521.55 at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday, which is 1.53 per cent lower from its previous ...

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Japan to develop comprehensive relations with Russia, including on energy: Japanese PM

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The Japanese government intends to continue negotiations with Russia to resolve the territorial issue and conclude a peace treaty, as well as to comprehensively develop relations with Moscow, including the cooperation in the energy sector, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday. “In order to meet the national interests, ...

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