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Monthly News August 2015

Three policemen killed, over 30 injured ...

Three policemen killed, over 30 injured in Egypt bombing

Cairo: At least three Egyptian policemen were killed and 33 others injured on Monday when a bomb struck their vehicle north of Cairo, the latest in a series of attacks against the country’s security forces targeted by the dreaded Islamic State terror group. The blast hit the bus carrying the... read more »

Protesters in western Nepal kill police ...

Protesters in western Nepal kill police with spears, axes

Protesters in western Nepal kill police with spears, axesKathmandu, Nepal (CNN)Protesters in western Nepal have killed at least seven police officers as violent clashes broke out over the country’s proposals for a new constitution. Thousands of people had come out onto the streets in... read more »

UN chief ‘appalled’ by Islam...

UN chief ‘appalled’ by Islamic State’s demolition of Palm...

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said on Monday he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria’s ancient Palmyra. IS fighters packed explosives in the Baal Shamin temple and blew up the shrine on Sunday, Syria’s antiquities chief said. Ban also... read more »

Asian shares bounce off 3-year lows but ...

Asian shares bounce off 3-year lows but China’s suffering continues

Volatile global markets showed signs of a respite from the bloodbath on Tuesday, as bargain hunters helped Asian stocks off three-year lows hit on fears that China’s economy was risking a hard landing, with Chinese shares losing another 5%. The MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific... read more »

BSE to Suspend Trading in 17 Companies

New Delhi: BSE has ordered suspension of trading in shares of 17 companies, including Raj Irrigation Pipes & Fittings and Kohinoor Broadcasting Corporation, from August 26 until... read more »

Royal Enfield announces entry into Indonesian market

Royal Enfield, the two-wheeler division of Eicher Motors , on Monday announced its entry into the Indonesian market, with plans to commence retail operations in the Southeast Asian... read more »

Indian Oil stake sale floor price set at Rs 387 a share

The government has set a floor price for the sale of shares in top state-run refiner Indian Oil Corp Ltd at 387 rupees each, the company said, a two percent discount from Friday’s... read more »

Gold surges by Rs.480 to reclaim Rs.27,000 mark

New Delhi: With the wedding and festive season fast approaching, the days of cheaper gold prices seems to be over as the precious metal climbed back to Rs.27,000 mark on Friday. After... read more »

Sensex crashes 1,500 pts: Rs 7 lakh cr wealth wiped out, but it i...

India’s benchmark Sensex took a major pounding on the Dalal Street in early Monday trade, crashing more than 1,000 points, but stock market experts are not painting any bleak picture for local... read more »