Miscellaneous

Mumbai, Mar 1: Equity benchmark indices traded firm during early hours on Monday on the back upbeat global sentiment and India getting technically out of recession with Q3 GDP data showing 0.4 per cent growth.

Washington, Feb 27: Facebook has doubled down on its efforts to take on the growing Chinese short-video making platform TikTok, this time by launching a new app for creating and sharing raps.

New Delhi, Feb 26: Extending its losses the BSE Sensex declined over 1,500 points in line with global selloff.

New Delhi, Feb 25: The four-hour long trading halt on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has raised several questions among the investors and brokers who may have to face huge losses as a result of the glitch. One major question is why did the disaster recovery site not come to the rescue when it was needed the most.

Mumbai, Feb 24: Equity benchmark indices jumped by nearly 2 per cent on Wednesday with banking and financial stocks gaining substantial ground. The BSE S&P Sensex closed 1,030 points or 2.07 per cent higher at 50,782 while the Nifty 50 advanced by 274 points or 1.86 per cent to 14,982. At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), trading in all segments remained halted for several hours due to a

Geneva, Feb 24: Poorer countries will most likely "bear the brunt of hundreds of thousands of needless deaths" due to inequalities in access to COVID-19 vaccines.

New Delhi, Feb 22: As petrol and diesel prices soar to record high levels, and petrol nearing the Rs 100 mark across metro cities, around 51 per cent Indians are cutting on their other expenses to manage their spending on fuel prices, showed a survey by Local Circles.

New Delhi, Feb 20: Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Friday launched a new scheme by which an applicant can leverage the DigiLocker platform of the Government of India while applying for passport-related services from anywhere in India.

New Delhi, Feb 19: Facing intense scrutiny over alleged data sharing with Facebook via new privacy policy, WhatsApp has reiterated that personal messages will always be end-to-end encrypted and the company can't read or listen to them.

Nashville, Feb 13: It won't be a dog's life for a Tennessee canine whose owner recently died.