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Monthly News August 2015

Sensex, Nifty see relief rally; rupee ga...

Sensex, Nifty see relief rally; rupee gains 50 paise

Oil bounced back from heavy losses today but global oversupply and worries over the severity of the economic slowdown in China, the world’s top commodity consumer, kept prices near 6-1/2-year lows. European equity markets recovered today but Chinese stock markets closed down more than 7... read more »

China stocks sink over 7 per cent as pan...

China stocks sink over 7 per cent as panic selling intensifies

SHANGHAI: China stocks slumped more than 7 percent on Tuesday to their lowest level since December, with panic selling intensifying after the flagship Shanghai Composite Index crashed through the key support level of 3,000 points. Investors stampeded out of shares after a grim “Black... read more »

Cannot believe son is a terrorist: Frenc...

Cannot believe son is a terrorist: French train gunman’s father

The father of a suspected Islamist militant gunman overpowered by passengers, inluding three US citizens, on a high-speed train in France was quoted on Monday, saying he could not believe his son was a terrorist. The Spanish newspaper El Mundo spoke to Mohammed el Khazzani, father of Ayoub el... read more »

Bodies of climbers found after 21 years

Bodies of climbers found after 21 years

Three frozen bodies that have been found on Ecuador’s highest peak may be the remains of French climbers who disappeared in an avalanche 20 years ago, officials said yesterday. The victims discovered by mountain guides on Saturday were still wearing climbers’ backpacks and investigators hope... read more »

UN chief Ban Ki-moon appalled by Islamic State’s ‘barbaric’ attacks in P...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria’s ancient Palmyra. IS fighters packed explosives... read more »

Sensex in red again, falls over 300 pts in volatile mid-day trade

After recouping around 400 points from Monday’s mega fall in morning, the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged back into the negative zone in late morning deals and was down by 326.88 points... read more »

BCCI looking to better it’s public image, says Anurag Thakur

The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is looking to change it’s public image, according to BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur. BCCI, the richest board in the world by far, is... read more »

IPL 2013 spot-fixing’s Lodha Committee office burgled

A month after the Lodha Commission panel suspended the two Indian Premier League (IPL) teams — Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), the office of the Supreme Court... read more »

This ton will give me great confidence: Ajinkya Rahane

COLOMBO: If there was a vote for the ‘Man Friday’ in the Indian team, Ajinkya Rahane will win it hands down. Whatever the conditions, whatever the situation or whatever the demands,... read more »