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Demonetisation and the subsequent dip in consumption resulted in a dip in the countrys EXIM container trade volume growth for the January-March this year, a report said on Tuesday.


Total housing credit growth moderated to 16 per cent in the financial year 2016-17 due to lack of new project launches and as investors deferred their home purchase decisions, according to rating agency Icra.

NSEL scam, probe into NSE co-location issue among others to be discussed
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The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi) board will meet on Wednesday to discuss the actions taken so far against brokers allegedly involved in the Rs5,600 crore NSEL scam along with the status of the ongoing probe into the NSE co-location issue.


Two more farmers allegedly committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh in the last 24 hours due to distress over debts, taking the number of such deaths in the state to 17 since June 8, police said today.


Twenty two persons were detained by the police, hours before the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here, over apprehensions that there may be an attempt to block his convoy or create some other kind of disturbance.


Ram Nath Kovind believes that if the president of the country can be criticised, there is no reason why members of the judiciary cannot be pulled up.


Scores of Muslim men and women will participate in the mega International Yoga Day event here tomorrow performing along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi various yoga asanas at the sprawling Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced a terror threat during his recent visit here for inauguration of the Kochi Metro Rail project, Kerala police chief T P Senkumar indicated today.

Amulya Ganguli

A few months earlier, Narendra Modi and Donald Trump would have had more in common than at present. They would have been of the same mind, for instance, in their castigation of Islamic terrorism. More than any other US president, Trump has been severely critical of the threat posed by the jehadis, which made one of his spokespersons name Pakistan as a country which might be placed on the list of those whose citizens were being forbidden to enter America.

Amulya Ganguli

Rajnath Singh has seen the light, but will his party and the Parivar see it? “Our party is not telling anyone what to eat, what to wear,” the Union home minister has said in an interview. The reason, he explained, is the country’s “pluralism”, adding that “we understand the reality that there is cultural diversity”.

Nearly a quarter century after the serial Mumbai blasts that killed 257 people and grievously injured 713 others in 1993, justice has been delivered at last. A special TADA court has found Abu Salem and four of his accomplices guilty. The quantum of punishment will be announced on June 19. That was the first of the terror attacks that this country suffered. This was the handiwork of the Daud Ibrahim gang of which Abu Salem was a leading member.