The Narendra Modi government’s economic reform measures leading into Diwali — labour, diesel and coal — have lifted Indian stock markets by 3% in the last week alone. Now expect the trading New Year that begins Thursday to usher in bigger initiatives.
This is not the first time that crackers have been named after a celebrity or famous figure. But unlike on earlier occasions, it is a ‘Modi firecracker wave; that has relegated all others to the sidelines.
About 40 families of an Uttarakhand village along the Mandakini bank are spending sleepless nights nowadays as the river is fast undercutting their land, forcing the village into a constant sink.
A fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling around supermarkets.
This will be the first co-production film venture between the two countries under the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on audio-visual cooperation signed during President Xi Jinping’s India visit in September.
Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.
Foreign companies with units or joint ventures in India may eventually be allowed commercial coal mining in India and dig deep into the mines that that are estimated to contain the world’s fifth largest coal reserves.