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Sushma Swaraj was extraordinary woman, leader: UNGA President

Sushma Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Govt issues notice to Tiktok, Helo; asks them to answer queries or face ban

When contacted, Tiktok and Helo in a joint statement said they have plans to invest $1 billion over the period of next three years.

Bypoll results are bad news for not just BJP but Congress too

Though Congress cheered NDA's defeat in the Hindi heartland, hopeful that Modi is slowly losing ground, the results bring little for it to celebrate.

Reliance to launch iconic jewelry brand Tiffany & Co in India

A subsidiary of Reliance Industries, Reliance Brands sells luxury labels such as Ermenegildo Zegna, Brooks Brothers and Bally in India.

400 more companies of troops may enter valley

Former CMs Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah & J&K People’s Conference leaders Sajjad Lone, Imran Ansari arrested; Deployment scaled up.

Realme 3 Pro gets software update that will support slow-motion video recording

The company is adding swipe gestures from both sides as part of this revamped navigation mode.

Doordarshan seeks Rahul Gandhi interview amid allegations of bias

After EC rebuke, I&B asks Prasar Bharati to set up panel to ensure model code compliance.

News of an assassination plot is planted whenever PM Modi's popularity declines: Sanjay Nirupam

Rona Wilson, Sudhir Dhawale, lawyer Surendra Gadling, activists Mahesh Raut and Shoma Sen were arrested by the police teams from Mumbai, Nagpur and Delhi.

India, China must respect each other's core concerns: Jaishankar

Jaishankar held extensive talks with his counterpart Wang Yi on the entire gamut of the India-China ties.

India to get 'Realme X' Spider-Man edition next month

The device runs Android 9 Pie, and is powered by a 3,765mAh battery.

DHFL slips 32% on Q4 losses, doubts over survival

DHFL posted biggest ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31.

Raising a stink about wastefulness

Is Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill at 63 metres height as tall as the Taj Mahal?

Illegal structures in north Delhi parks to be razed: Delhi High Court told

It also directed the police to "cooperate and provide necessary force to the DUSIB and the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) to carry out the necessary action".

IAF carries 6,126 people out of Kashmir

The BAT generally comprises special forces personnel of the Pakistani Army and terrorists.

Coffee Day Enterprises surges 12% amid stake sale buzz

ET reported that Coca-Cola has entered exclusive talks to pick up a significant stake in CCD.

DD India to become English news channel, DD News only Hindi

Board members decided the channels would be repositioned soon, and asked DG, Doordarshan, Supriya Sahu, and other top officials to work in this regard, the source added.

View: A rainy-day giveaway from India’s central bank

The booster shot gives India hope, but optimism could fade quickly if there's fumble on the govt's part.

140 office-bearers in Congress quit after Rahul Gandhi remark

There was a flurry of resignations after Congress chief’s comment that no other party leader offered to resign after poll debacle.

View: Modi gets real on the economy

Many would argue that Sitharaman's measures on Friday weren’t bold enough. But that misses the key point.

Sensex rises 157 points; metal, power stocks rally

The index hit an intra-day high of 39,674.22 and a low of 39,319.64.

India, US to discuss Huawei’s role in 5G trials

The US has been pressurising India to ban the Chinese company from its 5G development and deployment on the back of security concerns of Chinese surveillance on these networks.

Earn respect of officials: PM to ministers

A conscious effort to stay off issues that can spark controversies and the need to protect the government’s image are also clear rules of the game under Modi 2.0.

Probe agencies destroying my reputation on daily basis, Chidambaram tells SC

A bench of Justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna extended till Tuesday the protection from arrest granted to Chidambaram in the money laundering case.

Abdullahs request PM Modi not to take ‘precipitous steps’

The meeting took place amid rumours and apprehensions over abrogation of Article 35A of the Constitution.

Sensex, Nifty volatile; weak global cues weigh on sentiment

Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand.

Three journalists held for ‘defamatory’ content on Yogi

The arrests triggered debate over the UP police’s attempts to curb free speech with political parties demanding immediate release of the scribes.

Data localisation must stay in e-commerce rules: Swadeshi Jagran Manch

RSS affiliate backs US line against allowing Huawei for 5G deployment in India.

View: Newsprint duty will hurt our democracy

The government’s hike in customs duty is going to burden all newspapers with higher input cost.

Gold Rate Today: Gold, silver jump on strong spot demand, weak equities

Subdued domestic equity market and weaker rupee also gave a boost the safe-haven metal.

Delhi school allegedly locks 16 kids in basement over non-payment of fees

The girls, aged between 4 and 5 years were punished as their parents had not deposited tuition fees on time.

Pakistan airspace closure reduces Afghan exports to India, says official

Pakistan had fully closed its airspace to all commercial flights late in February after an Indian Air Force carried out aerial airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot on February 26.

Sensex erases early gains, drops 50 points; Nifty below 11,750; Suzlon jumps 11%

At 9:30 am, the BSE Sensex was trading 79 points, or 0.20 per cent, higher at 39,273.

Coca-Cola begins talks to refranchise bottling; exploring deals with independent bottlers

The beverage maker has initiated talks with its existing independent franchise bottlers for the divestment.

London named world's best student city in new rankings

According to the rankings, India's best student city is Bangalore (81st), followed by Mumbai (85th), Delhi at 113 and Chennai at 115 out of a total of 120 cities.

Congress begins party overhaul in Uttar Pradesh

The party will also constitute a 3-member disciplinary committee to examine complaints of indiscipline during elections.

View: India's leap to nationalisation as world jumped over the moon

In 1964, the All India Bank Employees Association launched a campaign to collect a million signatures for nationalisation.

View: Government’s booster package welcome but does not go far enough

Scrapping the tax on foreign portfolio investors announced in the budget drove a lot of them out of India.

CIC split wide open after news travels out of meeting rooms

Information commissioners Yashovardhan Azad and M Sridhar Acharyulu has questioned the motive behind making public their opposition to government's draft RTI rules.

View: How the events of 2016 paved way for eventual abrogation of Article 370

Some roots lie in July 2016, when the Valley erupted following the gunning down of terrorist Burhan Wani.

I will be assassinated like Indira Gandhi, BJP after my life: Arvind Kejriwal

"The BJP would get me murdered by my own PSO (Personal Security Officer) one day like Indira Gandhi. My own security officers report to BJP," Kejriwal said.

"WhatsApp wins India's payment wars!" No. That's fake news.

It changed the Indian messaging landscape in the mid-2010. Seven years and 200 million users later, can WhatsApp play a disruptor - this time in India's hectic digital-payments space?

French envoy rejects reports of Pak pilots training on Rafale in France

French diplomatic sources said no Pakistani pilots ever trained on Rafale jets in France.

Pakistan downplays India's decision not to invite Imran for Modi's inauguration

The government on Monday announced in New Delhi that it has invited leaders from BIMSTEC countries to Prime Minister Modi's inauguration.

After 'Gold' debut, Sunny Kaushal to romance Nushrat Bharucha in 'Hurdang'

Just like his brother Vicky Kaushal, the B-town newbie, Sunny Kaushal is on a roll.

India bids farewell to Sushma Swaraj -- one of its finest leaders in decades

Swaraj died at AIIMS here late Tuesday night at the age of 67 after suffering a massive heart attack.

Budget 2019: The section for whom salary hikes are now meaningless

In the new system, if one's income increases by Re 1 from Rs 2 cr or Rs 5 cr, his tax liability will go up.

Sensex tanks 587 points, Nifty below 10,750: 5 factors that weighed on D-Street

According to analysts, investors are also jittery ahead of the Jackson Hole Symposium.

Will Reddit become next Facebook for millennials in India?

Reddit which hails itself as "the front page of the Internet" was ranked as the fifth most visited website in the US and 13th in the world, according to Alexa Internet.

Delhi court grants bail to Karti's CA in INX Media case

Special judge Sunil Rana granted bail to Bhaskararaman, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on February 16 from a five-star hotel in the heart of the national capital.

Delhi: One in every 5 school students a ‘problematic’ internet user

​A total of 6,291 students studying in classes from VI to XII in 25 schools in the south-east district of Delhi participated in the survey. It was found that 19% of the students were rated at score higher than 60, indicating problematic use of internet.

P Chidambaram: The controversy's child

Chidambaram has been slapped with money laundering and corruption charges in the INX Media case.

Overseas sovereign bond proposal a well-considered decision: Garg

Says borrowing from overseas markets has enormous benefits and the risks are much less

IndiGo drops Pratt for CFM's jet engines in $20 billion order

Amid troubles with Pratt & Whitney’s gear turbofan engines, IndiGo will become the third airline in India to use CFM engines for its neo fleet after Vistara and Air India

'Bahikhaata' Budget angers middle class on social media

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the government aims to increase the present $2.7 trillion economy to $5 trillion by 2025.

Smriti Irani, Kejriwal's sons score over 90% in CBSE 12th boards; parents celebrate on Twitter

Zohr Irani scored a 91%, while Pulkit Kejriwal got a 96.4%.

Board-ordered probe finds financial lapses at CG Power

The allegations came to light after the board of the company disclosed the findings of the investigations to stock exchanges.

Delhi University likely to release first cut-off tonight, competition may get stiffer

The various cut-off lists released by the university would be closely monitored by the aspirants as even a marginal dip in the required score can change the options available.

Law enforcement agencies turn to social media for better outreach

Public service departments are now getting more active on social media platforms including WhatsApp, ShareChat, TikTok for a better redressal and outreach.

Modi's Mission Kashmir: How Shah & Co executed the 'top secret' task

The entire task of Mission Kashmir was handed over to Home Minister Amit Shah, who along with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was reviewing legal implications with a core team.

We already have 65 EV charging stations and we are expanding: Praveer Sinha, Tata Power

The power sector has been going through a lot of challenges but Tata Power had a good Q1.

Chaotic tax overhaul in India is becoming bad news for truckers

Although GST is expected to widen India’s tax net over, it has done short-term damage to the economy at a time when PM Modi needs to accelerate job creation.

Akshay Kumar unveils his first 'kohl-eyed' look from 'Laxmmi Bomb'

The film is set to release on June 5, 2020.

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Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping

Asian investors broadly remain on the sidelines ahead of an expected rate cut from the US Fed.

Android 9 Pie update comes to Redmi 6 Pro, device gets bug fixes for low battery warning

The update brings features like system-wide dark mode and navigation gesture support.

BJP, RSS are not 'God-Ke Lovers' but 'God-Se Lovers': Rahul Gandhi

It all started on Thursday when BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur lauded Godse as a "patriot".

Government to appeal Delhi High Court order extending Vedanta's Rajasthan contract: Oil minister

Vedanta and the government has been quarrelling in the court for more than two years over the terms that would apply during the extended period.

PM Modi not to fly over Pakistan while travelling to Bishkek for SCO meet

India requested Pakistan to let Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace when he travels to Bishkek. Pakistan accorded an "in principle" approval to India's request.

What spooked Sun Pharma stock in Monday’s trade

A total of 93 per cent of revenue of Sun Pharma’s US unit comes from US operations.

Rahul Gandhi refused to forge alliance with AAP for Lok Sabha polls: Arvind Kejriwal

The political circles are rife with news if a Congress-AAP alliance. When asked Kejriwal said, "This they must be saying. We don't know anything."

Hrithik Roshan debuts in China with 'Kaabil' on June 5

The film released on January 25, 2017, in India.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's comments on Modi are his personal opinion: Congress

Mani Shankar Aiyar was back in the news on Tuesday with an article justifying his "neech" jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi two years ago.

Jet Airways extends slide, plunges 12%

Jet Airways has been under severe pressure of late due to its poor financial health, raising serious concerns on its revival.

Housing sales down 11 per cent in Q1; Demand to rise on tax sops: PropTiger

New housing supply fell 47 per cent to 37,852 units in April-June 2019-20 across nine cities due to a liquidity crunch and general elections.

Sexual assault on children corrodes their smile, memories: Delhi court

A Delhi court granted 10 years of rigorous imprisonment to a man convicted of sodomising a four-year old and slapped a fine of Rs 30,000 on him.

UP CM behaving foolishly: Rahul Gandhi on arrest of Kanojia, two others

"The UP CM is behaving foolishly and needs to release the arrested journalists," the Congress president tweeted.

Hysterectomy tops Ayushman claims; red flags raised

The NHA is the implementing body for PM-JAY and had commissioned a working paper titled ‘Patterns of utilisation for hysterectomy: An analysis of early trends from Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)’ in May this year.

INX Media case: P Chidambaram sent to 4-day CBI custody

The Central Bureau of Investigation had sought a five-day custodial interrogation saying there was a need to unearth a larger conspiracy.

Tweet Buster: D-Street split over market direction, auto contra run

Sandip Sabharwal in his tweet said bad news flow often mean a chance to buy good stocks.

All you need to know about buying property in Jammu & Kashmir

Following J&K's reorganisation, people from other states are now eligible to buy property there.

ET Prime: Our new digital offering with a focus on news, analysis for discerning readers

As complex changes rewrite the rules of business ET Prime will decode and curate the most important stories of our time for our large—and rapidly growing— digital readership.

Water supply in 3 key river basins dips

The study released by the government on Wednesday was conducted by CWC in collaboration with ISRO’s National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad

SC asks UP government to "show magnanimity in releasing" freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia

The apex court said that the liberty of citizen is sacrosanct and non-negotiable.

The Internet still can't stop gushing over this mom's reaction to her son's class 10 board result

Union Minister Smriti Irani also lauded her daughter for scoring 82% despite 'the challenges'.

Mobile phone buyers can expect good news from Walmart-Flipkart deal

India’s organised retail business in the offline space is still underpenetrated with the government allowing 51% FDI in multi-brand retail, in partnership with a local player.

Why this good news for workers can actually turn out to be a bad news

Large-scale layoffs at the entry level will hit the poorest of workers. Nearly 78 per cent of all firms are in the small-scale sector, employing under 50 workers.

Netas the newsmakers of 2017 in Delhi High Court

The year also saw the high court ordering re-trial in five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases in which all the accused were acquitted in 1986, saying that they had faced allegations of "horrifying crimes against humanity".

Twinkle Khanna imitates PM Modi's meditation pose; Twitterati is not pleased

PM Modi's Kedarnath pictures took the Internet by storm.

Nipah virus symptoms include fever, muscle pain, drowsiness; can spread through contaminated food

The interval from infection to the onset of symptoms mostly ranges from four to 14 days.

ETMarkets Morning Podcast: Your daily digest of market news, views and cues

Tune in! Here's what may sway your market in today's session on Dalal Street

Consumer bill draft removes healthcare from services

Vocal lobbies had opposed the passage of the bill alleging applicability of the law to healthcare would put doctors at a disadvantage and the fear of litigation would affect patients adversely.

View: India's proposals to amend bankruptcy law are bold and necessary

On Wednesday, the govt said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Modi’s first term.

Oberoi New Delhi Reopens: The favourite of Delhi’s swish set is same yet different

After a Rs 600 crore makeover, the Oberoi in New Delhi opens its doors to subdued aesthetics, an intimate cigar room and a fine-dining restaurant.

Over 67% voting in 7-phase Lok Sabha elections

The 2014 general elections had recorded a turnout of 66.40%.

Pakistan struggles to get traction on Kashmir, links it to Afghanistan

Indian ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s response positioned India as a democracy whose 200 million Muslims were spread beyond the Kashmir Valley.

Plea in Supreme Court for ensuring safety of EVMs after Lok Sabha polls

The petition, which may come up for hearing next week, said that the Chief Election Commissioner be directed to ensure that EVMs are not tampered with during the post polls period.

DHFL rebound started? Stock jumps 10%, but analysts say pain not over

A debt restructuring plan is in the works, and the company looks determined to bounce back.

Most brokerages go gung ho on RIL stock; but some are cautious

Morgan Stanley said it is time to take a relook on the counter.

India objects to US findings on religious freedom in India

India may do some plain speak on this issue during the June 26-27 visit of Pompeo, who had released the report.

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