The rupee Thursday slumped 22 paise to 70.08 against the US dollar in early trade on rising global crude prices and fresh demand for the American currency from importers.
However, the dollar's weakness against some currencies overseas and a higher opening of the domestic equity markets capped the rupee's losses, foprex dealer said.
Fresh dollar demand from banks and importers weighed on the Indian currency, they added.
At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market, the rupee opened on a weake
A Delhi to San Francisco (Boeing 777) flight of Air India caught fire in Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) at the time of repair work on Wednesday night.Air India termed it as a minor incident.The incident took place at the Delhi airport. The fire started during AC repair when the plane was empty. The fire was doused immediately.
A Tokyo court on Thursday granted bail to former Nissan Chief Carlos Ghosn for the second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges.His bail has been set at USD 4.5 million, reported The Japan Times.Ghosn was arrested on April 4 for the fourth time over allegations of misusing the company's funds for personal purposes. Prosecutors alleged that Ghosn had transferred some of Nissan's funds to his personal bank account, causing the automaker a loss of USD five million.The form
Schalke goalkeeper Alexander Nuebel was a bench-warmer at the start of the season, but ahead of this weekend's derby in Dortmund, he looks set to walk in the footsteps of Manuel Neuer.
Nuebel, 22, has been one of the few players to have shone in a dreadful year for Schalke. His performances between the posts have kept relegation at arm's length and reportedly piqued the interest of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.
With Schalke now just one place above the bottom three, Nuebel hopes to restore so
Two women were allegedly raped here by a man, whose wife recorded the incident to blackmail the victims into trafficking, police said Thursday.
According to a complaint, the women, aged 22-23, were held hostage in New Mandi area, where the accused, Sanjiv Lohan, raped them. His wife, Rita Lohan, made a video of the incident and blackmailed them, an officer said.
The women alleged they were raped by other people after they were blackmailed with the video, the officer said.
Both the accused have b
Deutsche Bank has begun the process of providing financial records to the New York state Attorney General in response to a subpoena for documents related to loans made to President Donald Trump and his business, an informed source said.
The United Nations Security Council has scheduled an urgent meeting for Thursday afternoon (local time) to address the situation in Eastern Ukraine.The development comes in the backdrop of Russian President Vladimir Putin signing a decree on Wednesday that would grant individuals residing in certain districts of eastern Ukraine the right to apply for Russian citizenship using a simplified procedure.Following the announcement, Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko had sai
Tesla announced that it has lost $702 million in the last quarter, while the Elon Musk-owned electric car company's revenue was also down 37 per cent compared to the previous quarter, the media reported.
A letter threatening to kill Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat besides attacking several railway stations and temples across the state was received by Railway station master here on Wednesday, said police.The police said that the letter is being investigated and forces have been conducting inspections inside railway stations across the state.Earlier in January, this year, the Gorakhpur police arrested one person who dialled 100 and informed the police that
Key indices nudged higher in early trade on buying demand in index pivotals. At 9:20 IST, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was up 40.12 points or 0.1% at 39,094.80. The Nifty 50 index was up 5.95 points or 0.05% at 11,732.10.
Former Proteas skipper AB de Villiers was undoubtedly the star of the show on Wednesday night as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by 17 runs after being stranded at 81/4 at one stage. While he had the perfect partner in Marcus Stoinis, his 44-ball 82 was the cornerstone of RCB's fourth win in five games this season.
Battling several privacy violations, Facebook has kept aside $3 billion, anticipating a record fine coming from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that involved 87 million users.
It looked like another night where the famed Royal Challengers Bangalore batting line-up was set to disappoint the fans at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium as Kings XI Punjab had reduced them to 81/4 in the 9th over of their innings. But what followed was mayhem as AB de Villiers and Marcus Stoinis took the KXIP bowling to the cleaners and RCB ended with 202 in their 20 overs. The end result was a 17-run win for Virat Kohli's boys.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Vladivostok on Thursday for his first-ever talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the Kremlin press service said.
Kim's armoured train arrived in the city in Russia's Far East on Wednesday and the two were set for a meeting on an island off the coast.
Trading of Nifty 50 index futures on the Singapore stock exchange indicates that the Nifty could fall 25 points at the opening bell. Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki India and Tata Steel will announce their January-March 2019 quarterly earnings today, 25 April 2019.
Andre Russell, the all-rounder was included in the Jason Holder-led West Indies squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, announced on Wednesday.Russell, last played ODI cricket in July 2018. He was recalled into the team for last two ODI matches against England earlier this year, but injury ruled him out of the series.The 30-year old is currently playing in the ongoing edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) and has shown fine form in the tournament, averaging 65.33 with a strike-rate of 217.77.
IPCA Laboratories announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement (SPA) to acquire 100% paid-up share capital of Ramdev Chemical for cash at Rs 108.50 crore. Ramdev Chemical is engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing of advanced drug intermediates, fine chemicals, custom synthesis molecules and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The announcement was made after market hours yesterday, 24 April 2019.