Indian equities trade in red; metal, auto stocks lag

Mumbai, July 20 : Despite positive global cues, the Indian equity markets erased their morning gains to trade in the red during the mid-afternoon session on Thursday, as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in metal, auto and IT stocks. At 12.50 p.m., the wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded at 9,874.05 points […]

Heavy rain in Delhi leads to waterlogging, traffic jams

New Delhi, July 20 : People in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) got relief from the sweltering heat on Thursday but early morning heavy rain caused waterlogging in many key roads and residential areas, sparking traffic snarls during peak hours. The Delhi Traffic Police helpline received over 70 complaints of waterlogging, while many […]

LS adjourned twice after opposition ruckus

New Delhi, July 20 : Opposition parties created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Thursday over farmers issues forcing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to adjourn the House twice during the Question Hour. The Speaker adjourned the House till 12 noon as the opposition leaders continued their sloganeering. Earlier the House was briefly adjourned for 20 […]

Senator McCain diagnosed with brain tumour

Washington, July 20 : US Senator John McCain, a former presidential hopeful, was diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, after undergoing a surgery to remove a blood clot, the media reported. The 80-year-old Arizona Senator underwent the blood clot removal surgery on July 14 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. […]

Trump Jr. to testify over Russian election meddling

Washington, July 20 : Donald Trump Jr., the US President’s eldest son, is slated to testify before a Senate judiciary committee on July 26 over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the media reported. Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul J. Manafort will also testify alongside Trump Jr. whereas the President’s son-in-law and senior […]

Government rules out separate law for mob lynching

New Delhi, July 19 : The government onn Wednesday ruled a separate law to tackle mob lynching incidents. “The state governments can take action against person or persons involved in such incidents under existing laws. I don’t think there is a need for a separate law,” Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir […]