Equity indices recover from 5-week lows, global cues lift sentiments

Mumbai, Aug 14 : Broadly positive global cues, coupled with healthy buying in consumer durables, metals and automobile stocks, lifted the key Indian equity indices from their five-week lows to trade with gains during the mid-afternoon session on Monday. According to market observers, a strong rupee and individual index heavyweights like Tata Steel, Adani Ports, […]

Beijing-Islamabad friendship stronger than steel: Chinese leader

Islamabad, Aug 14 : Pakistan on Monday celebrated its 71st Independence Day, with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang saying the Beijing-Islamabad friendship “is stronger than steel and sweeter than honey”. Wang, who attended the flag hoisting ceremony at Islamabad’s Convention Centre, said China and Pakistan had stood by each other in difficult times and “this […]

Met predicts heavy rains in Himachal, may hamper rescue operations

Shimla, Aug 14 : Several parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Mandi district where a massive mudslide claimed 46 lives, may experience heavy rainfall on Monday, a weather official warned. It may hamper the rescue operation that continued on the second day on Monday. “There are chances of heavy rainfall in Mandi and Kangra districts,” Manmohan […]

Sahara’s Aamby Valley up for auction at Rs 37K cr

Mumbai, Aug 14 : In a major setback to the Subrata Roy-owned Sahara Group, the Bombay High Court on Monday put up its prestigious Aamby Valley property in Maharashtra for a public auction. The Official Liquidator (OL) for the Aamby Valley City in Lonavala has put up a reserve price of Rs 37,392 crore, as […]

Victim in Virginia melee wept for social justice, her boss says

By Bernie Woodall Undated, Aug 13 : Heather Heyer came to downtown Charlottesville with her friends to make a stand against white nationalists who converged on the Virginia college town to demand the city keep a statue honoring a Confederate war hero, her boss said today. The 32-year-old paralegal wanted to send a clear message […]

Rajnath assures permanent solution without compromising Kashmir identity

New Delhi, Aug 13 : The government is working towards a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue without compromising on the identity of the people there, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday, alluding to fears that the attempts were being made to revoke the special status of the troubled state. Addressing India TV’s conclave […]