Sensex rises by 140.29 points on Strong foreign portfolio inflows

Mumbai, March 23 -- The Bench Mark Index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rose 140.29 points or 0.37 pc to settle at 38,164.61 in the truncated week under review on Strong foreign portfolio inflows.... Read More

Chennai Oil Market Rates

Chennai, March 23 -- Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 12,500 Gingelly 2600 Ground Nut 1100 Coconut 2850/3186 Vanaspathi 1220/1300 Kernal 4950/5000 Oilcakes Groundn... Read More

Pakistan celebrates National Day with traditional zeal

Islamabad, March 23 -- Pakistan Day 2019 began with a 31-gun salute, here, on Saturday. The change-of-guards ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Dr Allama Iqbal in Lahore. Pakistan Air Force troops... Read More

Christchurch attack survivor not afraid to go back into Al noor mosque

Wellington, March 23 -- A man who survived last Friday's mass shooting says he is not afraid to go back inside the Al Noor Mosque. The restored Al Noor mosque has reopened for prayer this afternoon f... Read More

Ravi Shankar Prasad gets ticket for Patna Sahib parliamentary seat

New Delhi/Patna, March 23 -- The BJP on Saturday announced the name of Union Minister and vocal BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad as its candidate from the much talked about Patna Sahib parliamentary con... Read More

Pound, USD, Yen up; Euro down

Mumbai, March 23 -- Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit on Saturday. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 17.078 19.9592 AUSTRALIAN ... Read More

PM flays 'socialist parties' for forgetting Lohia's principles

New Delhi, March 23 -- Stating that anti-Congressism has been "heart and soul" of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia's political legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused socialist parties and other ... Read More

Srinagar-Leh, Mughal road remain shut, one-way traffic on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, March 23 -- The national highway, the only road linking Ladakh region with Kashmir valley remained closed since December last year though a massive snow clearance operation has been started ... Read More

President administers oath of office to Justice PC Ghose as first Lokpal

New Delhi, March 23 -- President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday administered the oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Chairperson of Lokpal at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.... Read More

BJP to launch Lok Sabha polls campaigning from Saharanpur on Sunday

Saharanpur, March 23 -- Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, one of the star campaigners of BJP, will launch the party campaign for Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh from here on Sunday after ... Read More