NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 93 points, or 0.79 per cent, lower at 11,725, indicating a negative start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks that may buzz during the day: SBI: Morgan Stanley has raised its price target on State Bank of India by 14 per cent to Rs 375 citing better performances of its subsidiaries — mutual fund, life insurance and cards businesses. Bharti Infratel: Bharti Infratel is said to be hesitant about going ahead with the Indus Towers merger plan. Sources said it has sought to extend the process by two months in view of the uncertainty over the survival of Vodafone Idea. IDBI Bank: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s RARE Equity, HDFC Life Insurance and ICICI Prudential Life Insurance have been shortlisted from amongst a list of suitors who have submitted proposals to acquire a significant stake in IDBI Federal Life Insurance. Vodafone Idea: Vodafone Idea has called on the government to allow it to pay adjusted gross revenue … [Read more...] about Stocks in the news: SBI, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, HUL, Apollo Tyres, IDBI Bank
Breaking a self-imposed red-line exactly a year ago, India with its Mirage-2000 fighters conducted pre-dawn air strikes to bomb a major Jaish-e-Mohammed facility at Balakot on February 26, 12 days after the Pulwama terror attack claimed 40 CRPF troopers. IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria tells Rajat Pandit that the strikes delivered an unequivocal stern message to Pakistan. Excerpts: Q: What did India achieve through the Balakot air strikes, given that the JeM facility is back in action and Pakistan has not stopped aiding cross-border terror? A: The air strikes against the JeM training camp at Balakot delivered a clear message from the Indian government that Pakistan’s policy of perpetrating cross-border attacks on Indian soil will no longer be acceptable. These strikes were the most significant air action by the IAF in over four decades, with our fighters penetrating deep into Pakistani airspace, executing a precise attack on the terror camp and returning … [Read more...] about Balakot most significant Indian air action in four decades: IAF chief
Varanasi: A man was held taking exam in place of some other candidate during the common entrance examination (CEE), held under the second phase of army recruitment process at Army Public School in Cantonment area on Sunday. The exam was conducted by the Army Recruitment Office Varanasi. During the exam, Corps of Military Police (CMP) caught one Anand Singh for appearing in place of Ram Niwas Chauhan. Inspector, Cantt police station Rakesh Kumar said that after Chauhan cleared the initial tests for army recruitment process, he sent a proxy candidate Anand Singh, a Ghazipur native and diploma holder of electric trade to appear for the CEE. A fake Aadhar card of Chauhan was also recovered from the possession of Anand. The local Military Intelligence (MI) team and Cantt police also reached there. In the basis of the information given by Anand they launched a search for Chauhan. According to the police, when Chauhan, who was in Sadar area, noticed the police heading towards him he tried to … [Read more...] about Army recruitment test: One held with fake Aadhaar card
“From nowhere he was attacked by some miscreants, that too without any provocation,” she said. “They picked up a sharp iron piece (which looked like a part of a drilling machine) and pushed it into his head. He was stunned and was rushed to the hospital with the help of some locals.” … [Read more...] about An Ordeal with Iron, Then a Miracle: The Man Who Had a Drill Pushed into His Head as Violence Raged in Delhi
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automotive forum, with the participation of industry associations and Government representatives from Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka.As SIAM claims, the objective of this forum is to further trade and establish a strong automotive industry in the South Asian Region. Also, this forum would widen and deepen the relationship between the automotive industries in all the five South Asian countries, claims the organisation.SIAM has proposed this during the first meeting held between the associations of all the five countries. The associations that participated in the meeting included Bangladesh Automobiles Assemblers & Manufacturers Association (BAAMA), Automobiles Association of Nepal (NADA), Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association (MAMDA) and Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA).Read also Auto sales remains in red in January with overall market ending on a negative note for the fiscal: SIAM … [Read more...] about SIAM proposes to set up South Asian automotive forum