Friday, July 19, 2024

July 19, 2024 10:45 AM

Govt to introduce six new bills in monsoon session of Parliament

The Union government will introduce six new bills during the monsoon session of Parliament, which will run from July 22 to August 12, according to a bulletin released by the Lok Sabha Secretariat on Thursday. The Finance Bill, to be presented with t...

July 18, 2024 5:59 PM

Maharashtra: 12 Maoists killed by security forces in Gadchiroli

In an encounter between security forces and Naxal insurgents in Wandoli village, located on the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border, 12 Naxal cadres, including five women, have been killed. One Divisional Committee member, Laxman Atram, in charge of the ...

July 18, 2024 2:23 PM

Why are Bangladesh students protesting against job quotas?

Violence in Bangladesh has killed at least six people and injured hundreds after students took to the streets to demand reforms to a quota system that governs distribution of government jobs. Here are details of the protests and their history: WHAT...

July 18, 2024 12:25 PM

Ukraine rushes to create AI-enabled war drones

In Ukraine, a handful of startups are developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems to help fly a vast fleet of drones, taking warfare into uncharted territory as combatants race to gain a technological edge in battle. Ukraine hopes a rollout of AI...

July 18, 2024 11:29 AM

Bangladesh: one more killed, many injured amid nationwide shutdown

In Bangladesh, a young man was killed in clashes between quota reform protesters and the police in Dhaka early Thursday and many others were injured in different parts of the country. The coordination committee of the Quota Reform Movement on Thursda...

July 18, 2024 10:52 AM

Nifty, Sensex decline amid weak global cues

Indian benchmark indices declined in early trade on Thursday, tracking a sharp slide in Asian markets. The Nifty 50 was down 0.26% to 24,543.80 while the BSE Sensex fell 0.23% to 80,514.25, as of 9:26 a.m. However, both indices soon recouped losses...

July 16, 2024 5:09 PM

Sensex, Nifty end marginally higher

Indian benchmark indices ended with marginal gains on Tuesday, reflecting a cautious approach from investors wary of stocks being overvalued. The Sensex closed 0.06% higher at 80,716.55, while the Nifty gained 0.11% to end at 24,613. Though the ben...

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