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

'Brace ourselves': Cyclone death toll tops 600 in Africa

Beira, March 23 -- With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies. The confirmed number of people killed i... Read More

Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash

Jakarta, March 23 -- In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer's 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence ... Read More

Momen mourns loss of lives in China

Dhaka, March 23 -- Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has expressed his heartfelt condolences for the loss of valuable lives during an explosion at Yancheng in China. In a message written to Wang Yi,... Read More

Chavit partners with Korean investors to lower infra cost

Manila, March 23 -- Former Ilocos Sur governor Luis "Chavit" Singson is bent on bringing down the prices of building materials in the country as he reported a looming business partnership with Korean ... Read More

Maguindanao village exec slain in ambush

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, March 23 -- Police has launched a manhunt against two men who ambushed and killed a village official of Maguindanao at the vicinity of this town on Saturday morning. In a report to... Read More