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Consumer gold demand in India set to recover in 2021: WGC Report

Consumer gold demand in India set to recover in 2021: WGC Report

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Demand for gold among Indian consumers is likely to recover in 2021 on the back of the lower import duty among other announcements made in the Union Budget for FY22, said a World Gold Council (WGC) report.Apart from reducing the import duty on gold, the government also propo...

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Shareholders of Prime Focus challenge price of open offer made by promoters, the Namit Malhotra Family

Shareholders of Prime Focus challenge price of open offer made by promoters, the Namit Malhotra Family

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Shareholders of Prime Focus including Reliance Media Works Financial Services Private Limited, which holds significant equity stake in Prime Focus have challenged the low valuation of Rs. 44.15 per share offered to the retail and public shareholders of Prime Focus under the ...

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NSE impacted by technical glitch; intra-day trading affected

NSE impacted by technical glitch; intra-day trading affected

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Trading on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) was stalled during the intra-day session on Wednesday due to a technical glitch.Accordingly, the technical glitch impacted intra-day trading on futures and cash segments.The glitch occurred as rates on NSE stopped updating a...

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Vedanta Nand Ghar bags the "CSR Shining Star Award"

Vedanta Nand Ghar bags the

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Vedanta Limited has been conferred with the "CSR Shining Star Award" under the category of Child Development for Nand Ghar, Vedanta Group's flagship corporate social responsibility project.The recognition was given by Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari in an awar...

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Home loan demand rising in mid, high-range segments

Home loan demand rising in mid, high-range segments

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Demand for home loans in the mid and high-range segments is on the rise, showed a survey by Magicbricks.It showed that that nearly 38 per cent consumers want to take a home loan ranging between Rs 30 lakh and Rs 1 crore.A total of around 46 per cent of the consumer preferenc...

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Fuel price relief as oilcos spare petrol, diesel from price hike

Fuel price relief as oilcos spare petrol, diesel from price hike

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Oil marketing companies on Wednesday gave momentary relief to consumers from skyrocketing fuel prices by keeping retail price of petrol and diesel unchanged.Accordingly, the price of petrol continued to be at Rs 90.93 a litre and diesel Rs 81.32 a litre in the capital.Elsewh...

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Sensex up 400 points; banking, finance stocks rise

Sensex up 400 points; banking, finance stocks rise

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Wednesday, with the BSE Sensex gaining around 400 points.Around 10.10 a.m., Sensex was trading at 50,149.60, higher by 398.19 points or 0.80 per cent from its previous close of 49,751.41.It opened at 49,763.94 and has t...

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19 women in UP chosen to drive state buses

19 women in UP chosen to drive state buses

Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) For the first time, several women have been short-listed to drive the buses run by the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation.S.P. Singh, principal of the UPSRTC Model Driving Training and Research Institute in Kanpur, the only one in the state to train bus drivers...

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Foodgrain production rose over 18% in past 5 years: Tomar

Foodgrain production rose over 18% in past 5 years: Tomar

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that the production of foodgrains in the country surged over 18 per cent in the past five years with a rise in productivity by 15 per cent.He reiterated that India registered a positive grow...

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Govt launches NUDM, several other digital initiatives

Govt launches NUDM, several other digital initiatives

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday launched the National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) and several other digital initiatives with an aim to transform urban governance.Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, said that the NUDM will create an ideal space to harness...

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