Saturday, 29 October 2016

[wanabidii] News Digest: Gold, silver glitter on Diwali demand

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Today's Headlines

Gold, silver glitter on Diwali demand
Gold price increased by Rs 160 to Rs 30,750 per 10 grams on the eve of Diwali at the bullion market on Saturday on increased buying by jewellers to meet festive demand along with a firm global trend. Silver recaptured the Rs 43,000-mark per kg by gaining Rs 300 on increased offtake by coin makers and industrial units.

US dollar drops amid new FBI probe on Clinton emails
The US dollar declined against most major currencies on falling expectations for an interest-rate hike by year-end after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a plan to probe new emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Bombay House: A sense of place and tradition
It was built by Sir Dorabji Tata, son of the founder Jamsetji Tata, to deal with the rapid expansion in the group’s activities.

More Business News»

Dead beached whale found to have skull fractures
A blue whale that washed ashore near San Francisco had multiple skull fractures that were consistent with a collision with a ship. The Marine Mammal Center said on Friday that a team including scientists from the California Academy of Sciences and University of California reached the conclusion after studying the carcass.

Antarctica to have world's largest marine reserve
The marine protected area covers 1.6 million square kilometers. There will be a blanket ban on commercial fishing across about 3/4th of that area. The agreement comes after years of diplomatic wrangling and high-level talks between the US and Russia, which has rejected the idea in the past.

This bird stays in the air for 10 months, study finds
A small, dark-feathered bird known as the common swift flies for 10 months on end without ever landing, the longest time spent aloft of any known bird, scientists said Thursday.

More Environment News»

Suicide bombers kill 8 in Nigeria's Maiduguri
Two suicide bombers killed at least eight people on Saturday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency by Islamist Boko Haram militants, the military said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the attacks bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

S Korean presidential aides raided in scandal probe
South Korean prosecutors on Saturday raided the homes and offices of senior advisers to President Park Geun-Hye, as she struggled with a corruption and influence-peddling scandal involving a close family friend.

Trump hails move to re-open Hillary email probe
Donald Trump has said "justice would finally be served" with FBI deciding to re-open its probe into the use of personal email hosted on a private server by former US Secretary of State and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

More World News»

Arctic Sea ice losing its bulwark against warming atmosphere
As the extent of Arctic Sea ice, the vast sheath of frozen seawater floating on the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas, shrinks, its oldest and thickest ice has either thinned or melted away, leaving the sea ice cap more vulnerable to the warming ocean and atmosphere, a Nasa study says.

Heat sensing molecules trigger springtime flowering in plants

New Horizons' last bit of Pluto data reaches Earth
It took more than a year but the last bits of science data from New Horizons' Pluto flyby -- stored on the spacecraft's digital recorders since July 2015 -- arrived safely on Earth this week, Nasa said.

More Science News»

Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus price details revealed, goes up to Rs 92,000
The iPhone 7 Plus 32GB, 128GB and 256GB will cost Rs 72,000, Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000 respectively

Apple slashes prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to Rs 22,000
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.

WhatsApp privacy policy challenged in Delhi High Court: 5 things to know
A public interest litigation in the Delhi High Court (HC) challenges the change in WhatsApp's privacy policy.

More Technology News»

University of Hyderabad to recruit 114 faculty positions
The recruitment process will start from November 1 for the faculty positions of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor, the varsity also known as Hyderabad Central University said in a statement on Saturday.

Money matters! It's high time you earned enough revenue: Modi government to IITs, IIMs
The finance ministry has written to all government departments and ministries, directing them to check on the various autonomous and funded institutes.

HRD to soon take call on compulsory CBSE class X board exam, says Prakash Javadekar
The Union HRD ministry will soon take a call on whether the Class X board examination should be made compulsory for students of CBSE schools. Speaking to reporters after the 64th CABE meeting on Tuesday, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said that many state boards are already conducting Class X exams.

More Education News»

BMC sensitises people on harmful effects of firecrackers

'Gangajal' sale by Dept of Post evokes good response in Maharashtra

Mumbai port plans Rs 225 cr cruise terminal on PPP model

More Mumbai News»

Delhi farmhouse running casino busted, 8 arrested

Mumbai Airport congestion: Why Abhishek Bachchan waits in Jet flight to fly to Chennai
Mumbai's air traffic congestion is now making passengers wait in aircraft to take off from the city. Reason: Flights carrying pilots to Mumbai are often delayed and hence the crew is unable to operate aircraft out of Mumbai in time!

Traffic trauma-showstopper: Dhante-rush halts city
Central Delhi almost ground to a halt on Friday as the huge crowd of Dhanteras shoppers found their ways choked by the ripple effect created by the protest by university students at the Delhi Police Headquarters at ITO.

More Delhi News»

Diwali 2016: More west than east in the Diwali gift hamper

'Govt minting money via wood lobby'

DVS seeks clarity on funding, toll

More Bangalore News»

Woman kills husband
A woman with the help of her paramour allegedly murdered her husband, Srinivas, by hitting him with a boulder on Friday in Shamshabad.

Youth drowns while taking selfie
A 17-year-old intermediate student drowned in IC Reddypalli after he accidentally fell in the water body while taking a selfie in Keesara on Friday.

Water board to take up CSR study
the HMWS&SB has decided to take up 'Corporate Social Responsibility' (CSR) to study behaviour of consumers, infrastructure issues and grievance redress mechanism.

More Hyderabad News»

Puzhal inmate bites live wire in bid to kill himself
Seemingly taking a cue from Swathi murder case accused Ram Kumar's suicide inside Puzhal Central prison last month, a 32-year-old remand prisoner attempted to end his life by biting a live wire on Friday morning. He was rescued and taken to the jail dispensary where he is said to be out of danger.

As usual, parties vie to skip bypolls; BJP, PMK in fray
While political parties are enthusiastic about participating in general and assembly elections in the state, they often give bypolls a miss.

Stalin seeks whitepaper on road projects
The DMK treasurer and leader of the opposition M K Stalin on Friday demanded that the Tamil Nadu government come out with a white paper on the Comprehensive Road Infrastructure Development Programme (CRIDP).

More Chennai News»

Forest department caging lions against central norms, say experts
In shifting aggressive lions to new areas or putting them in zoos to end man-animal conflict, the Gujarat forest department has been violating guidelines laid down by the Union ministry of environment and forests. The guidelines state that man should be prevented from disturbing the big cats if they stray into areas inhabited by human beings.

Online plea for release of 'innocent' lion into the wild
A five-year-old lion from Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary was caged and termed as `man-eater' after it attacked a woman who died in December last year.

HC notice to Rajkot collector for PASA order despite stay
Gujarat high court (HC) has sought an explanation from the Rajkot district collector for passing a detention order under Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act (PASA) against an alleged bootlegger despite a stay granted by the HC.

More Ahmedabad News»

Seminar for administrative professionals
A five-day capacity building programme, for senior administrative professionals, organised by Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad's (MNNIT) School of Management Studies, concluded on Friday.

Rural women mould green idols
"The demand for these idols is so high that we are unable to meet the orders of the customers.

Automobiles, gold top shopping lists
Dhanteras sale

More Allahabad News»

Air India magazine says Jagannath Temple serves non-veg dishes
Air India's in-flight magazine Shubh Yatra has mentioned in one of its article that Sri Jagannath Temple at Puri serves non vegetarian dishes which is wrong.

Delivery boy held for mobile phone theft
A delivery boy of a company, which delivers Amazon products in the city, was arrested by commissionerate police on Friday for replacing costly mobile phones with marble pieces in the packets.

Jewellers announce freebies to woo Dhanteras crowd
Bhubaneswar/ People made a beeline for jewellery shops in the city to buy gold on the occasion of Dhanteras.Jewellery shop owners said there was a brisk sale.

More Bhubaneswar News»

More than 5000 voters in 100 age-bracket in Madhya Pradesh; CM's home turf leads the pack
There are more than 5,000 voters in the 100 age-bracket in Madhya Pradesh and a tehsil in chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s native district has highest number of centenarian voters, according to the 2016 voter-list prepared by Election Commission. Of 5,247 such voters, 183 are from Astha tehsil in Sehore district.

18-year-old girl dragged out of bus, stabbed to death in Madhya Pradesh
An 18-year old girl was dragged out of a running bus and stabbed to death in a marketplace in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh.

Women hail lift of ban on entry in Haji Ali
Supreme Court's decision to allow women to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the famed Haji Ali's Dargah in Mumbai at par with men evoked a mixed reaction from the Muslim women in Bhopal.

More Bhopal News»

Drones not to check open defecation
Yamunanagar Villagers Say Women Would Not Appreciate Such Snooping

Cabbie saves passengers from bus
Cops Rule Out Racism Angle In Attack On Him

Golden jubilee: Kejri invited for function presided by Modi

More Chandigarh News»

Unsubscribe | To manage your newsletter subscription settings, click hereOther Newsletters from TOI :
Breaking News | Top Headlines | Tech | Entertainment | Movie Reviews | Life & Style


Post a Comment