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 Stories dated 2019-10-12

RBI fixes coop banks' daily reporting system post PMC fraud
  • RBI fixes coop banks' daily reporting system post PMC fraud(00:20)
    Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Friday has changed the daily reporting system at cooperative banks after the collapse of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank following the unearthing of over Rs 4,000 crore fraud there.
Police rule out political angle in Murshidabad murders
  • Police rule out political angle in Murshidabad murders(00:10)
    Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The police on Friday detained two persons and ruled out any political angle in the killings of three members of a family in Murshidabad district's Jiaganj, saying "it seems to be a case of personal enmity."

 Stories dated 2019-10-11

Modi, Xi express concern over terrorism, radicalisation
  • Modi, Xi express concern over terrorism, radicalisation(23:52)
    Mahabalipuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping had detailed discussions on Friday on varied issues, including terrorism, increasing radicalisation, enhancing bilateral trade between the two nations and investments, among others, said Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.
Infosys mulls re-pricing digital services
  • Infosys mulls re-pricing digital services(23:48)
    Bengaluru, Oct 11 (IANS) Software vendor Infosys is mulling to re-price digital services upwards in view of its high value business potential, an executive said on Friday.
India's forex reserves rise by $4.23 bn
Dutee shatters her own 100m national record
  • Dutee shatters her own 100m national record(23:40)
    Ranchi, Oct 11 (IANS) Dutee Chand on Friday broke her own 100m national record, clocking 11.22 seconds in the semifinal before winning gold in the event at the ongoing National Open Athletics Championships here.
Kohli's ability to find gaps puts pressure on opposition: VVS
Kohli-Jadeja stand put India in driver's seat: Mayank
  • Kohli-Jadeja stand put India in driver's seat: Mayank(23:12)
    Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India opener Mayank Agarwal said on Friday that captain Virat Kohli's double century and his fifth wicket stand with Ravindra Jadeja has put India in the driver's seat in the ongoing second Test against South Africa here.
Karnataka's legendary saxophonist Gopalnath passes away
Aug factory output at 81-month low, manufacturing shrinks (Roundup)
  • Has Dalrymple stirred fresh controversy with Marwari remark?(22:54)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Scottish historian and award winning author William Dalrymple recreated his latest work, "The Anarchy" at the launch of a seven-city book tour here, contending that the East India Company (EIC), which later morphed into the British Raj, was the "greatest corporate coup in history". But, has he stirred a controversy by contending that this was fuelled by the Marwari businessmen of Bengal?
Unnao rape survivor's car crash: No murder charge on Sengar
Environment to NRC highlights of Kolkata Durga carnival
  • Environment to NRC highlights of Kolkata Durga carnival(22:42)
    Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) Highlighting communal harmony, the National Register for Citizens and environmental issues as also other varied themes, 75 community puja organisers took part in a colourful parade of their award-winning idols in the annual Kolkata Durga carnival here on Friday on way to the immersion in the Hooghly river.
Maha, Haryana sitting MLAs assets rose manifold: ADR
  • Maha, Haryana sitting MLAs assets rose manifold: ADR(22:32)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The assets of sitting legislators in Haryana in five years have increased on an average of 245 per cent and in Maharashtra on an average of 158 per cent, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a non government organisation, said in its report on Friday ahead of upcoming assembly polls on October 21 in both the states.
Historic fall in India vehicles sales enters 11th month (Roundup)
  • Historic fall in India vehicles sales enters 11th month (Roundup)(22:16)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Despite a 135 basis point interest rate cut since February and a number of measures announced by the Central government, including a sharp corporate tax cut, domestic vehicle sales plummeted for the 11th straight month in September.
Sonowal orders probe into power plant incident in Assam
Sonia, Pawar to share stage in Maharashtra
  • Sonia, Pawar to share stage in Maharashtra(21:58)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) With less than 10 days to go for Maharashtra assembly eletions, the Congress big guns are yet to hit the campaign trail. Now, the party is contemplating a joint rally of Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to galvanise the cadre in the state.
Crorepati taxpayers grew 20% in AY 2018-19: Tax data
  • Crorepati taxpayers grew 20% in AY 2018-19: Tax data(21:56)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) In what suggests growing inequality in the society with the rich getting richer, the total number of individual taxpayers filing more than Rs 1 crore income grew by 20 per cent in assessment year (AY) 2018-19 to 97,689.
Kamal Haasan's wish of veshti-clad PM come partly true
Club Factory raises $100 mn in Series-D funding
  • Club Factory raises $100 mn in Series-D funding(21:54)
    New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) E-commerce player Club Factory said on Friday that it has raised $100 million in a Series-D round funding led by leading venture capital firm Qiming Venture Partners. The other investors include Bertelsmann and IDG Capital.
Naidu left behind financial mess, says Jagan government
  • Naidu left behind financial mess, says Jagan government(21:54)
    Amaravati, Oct 11 (IANS) With the State Bank of India raising concerns about Andhra Pradesh's rising outstanding debts and sovereign guarantees, the state's Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party government on Friday blamed previous Chandrababu Naidu regime for the financial mess.
Govt already switched Rs 40,109 cr securities in FY 20: RBI
Modi, Xi hold extensive tete-a-tete over dinner
  • Modi, Xi hold extensive tete-a-tete over dinner(21:36)
    Mahabalipuram, Oct 11 (IANS) Hopes of a slew of Confidence Building Measures to take relations forward and smoothen the ruffles in ties appeared imminent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping continued their one-on-one tete-a-tete over dinner on Friday, much beyond the scheduled time.