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    Week ahead to be choppy, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)
    • Week ahead to be choppy, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)(17:00)
      Markets continued to remain choppy and gained on two trading days, lost on two days and were flat on the fifth day. BSE SENSEX lost 163.83 points or 0.41 per cent to close at 39,452.07 points while NIFTY lost 47.35 points or 0.40 per cent to close at 11,823.30 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose a little more at 0.51 per cent, 0.60 per cent and 0.70 per cent respectively. Dow Jones gained 105.67 points or 0.41 per cent to close at 26,089.61 points.
    The budget and beyond (Column: Active Voice)
    • The budget and beyond (Column: Active Voice)(09:36)
      How does one determine the finances of a country where the growth rate is slowing, banks are sceptical to lend and tightening fiscal space leaves little scope for adventurism? That is the impossible conundrum facing Nirmala Sitharaman, Indias first woman Finance Minister in the Modi governments new Cabinet. It will be interesting to note how she addresses these pertinent issues facing the Indian economy when she rises up in Parliament on July 5 to deliver her Budget address.
    'The Big Bash' of the World Cup 2019 (Column: Close-in)
    • 'The Big Bash' of the World Cup 2019 (Column: Close-in)(08:36)
      England's famous ground, the Old Trafford in Manchester, has been a historic venue for Indian cricket. There have been some wonderful moments and equally depressing ones as well. But, overall, India has come out with some magnificent performances there.
    CCTVs in Maharashtra's Monkey Hill avert railway accident
    • CCTVs in Maharashtra's Monkey Hill avert railway accident(20:18)
      Pune, June 14 (IANS) The cameras installed in the Monkey Hill area in the Bhor Ghat section of the railways between Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra have started paying dividends, with these helping to avert a major accident by recording a landslide on the tracks.
    18 of 'Super 30' students crack IIT-JEE Advance
    • 18 of 'Super 30' students crack IIT-JEE Advance(20:02)
      Patna, June 14 (IANS) Mathematician Anand Kumar's Super 30 has once again achieved a commendable success rate as its 18 out of 30 candidates cracked the JEE Advance for admission to India's IITs.
    • Israel ready to help India in dealing with water shortage(19:58)
      New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) At a time when several parts of India are facing acute water shortage and drought situation, Israel has expressed its keenness to share its experience in dealing with desertification and water management, in which it is a world leader.
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