Gold imports in June quarter dip 25% to $8.43 bn

New Delhi, Jul 15: Gold imports fell by 25 percent to USD 8.43 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal due to sliding prices of the metal in both global and domestic markets. According to the commerce ministry data, gold imports had amounted to USD 11.26 billion in the corresponding quarter of last […]

Sebi proposes to tighten rules for auditors, valuers; seeks feedback

  Mumbai, Jul 15: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is planning to tighten the norms governing auditors, chartered accountants (CAs), company secretaries (CSs), valuers and monitoring agencies that undertake third-party fiduciary assignments under the securities laws. The new rules, once effective, will bring the activities of these entities with regard to listed […]

Pain running a coalition, says Kumaraswamy, Karnataka CM of 54 days

Pain running a coalition, says Kumaraswamy, Karnataka CM of 54 days

HD Kumaraswamy has said he is unhappy being Karnataka’s chief minister, apparently referring to the difficulty in running a coalition government along with the Congress. Kumaraswamy, in a video tweeted by news agency ANI, is seen wiping his eyes as he talks about his “pain”. “You are standing with bouquets to wish me, as one […]

Another tragedy in AP, again killer boat didn’t have licence

RAJAHMUNDRY: The wobbly boat rammed into the underconstruction bridge in Vruddha Goutami branch of Godavari at Pasuvullanka village in East Godavari district on Saturday evening.The bridge was being constructed to link two Lanka villages in Vrudha Goutami branch of Godavari. The tragedy site is five km from the sea mouth.East Godavari collector said that one […]

Pakistan General Election: Grand Democratic Alliance may pose formidable challenge to ruling PPP in Sindh

Islamabad: As the campaign for the 2018 General Elections in Pakistan has entered its final phase, the question remains as to whether the Sindh-based electoral alliance, Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) would clinch enough seats to oust Asif Ali Zardari-led Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) from the Chief Minister’s House.PPP, founded by the late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, […]

Modi attacks Congress on triple talaq, says party only for Muslim men

Azamgarh: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressing at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Poorvanchal Expressway, in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh on July 14, 2018. (Source: PIB Photo via PTI) Accusing the Congress of stalling the triple talaq Bill in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked if the party was “only for Muslim men”. “All […]

Catch big fishes

Catch big fishes

The Jammu and Kashmir government has imposed a ban on the issuance of fresh arms licenses in the state. The decision was taken after the reports about indiscriminate issuance of arms licenses in eight districts of Jammu and Kashmir went viral and it was reported that most of the licenses were fake. The discrepancies were […]