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Sensex, Nifty end higher; HUL, Coal India down

Updated: Aug 18, 2016 16:24 IST      
Sensex, Nifty end higher; HUL, Coal India down

New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): The market on Thursday ended in green as the Sensex traded up 118.07 points or 0.4 percent at 28123.44.

On the other hand, Nifty traded up 49.20 points or 0.6 percent at 8673.25.

Shares such as NTPC, Adani Ports, Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank and BHEL were top gainers while Coal India, Tata Steel, GAIL and HUL were losers in the Sensex.

India Cements today posted a 16.34 percent jump in standalone net profit to Rs. 43.98 crore in the quarter ended on June 30. The company's net profit during the same quarter a year ago stood at Rs. 37.8 crore, it said in a regulatory filing.

However, total income from operations decreased from Rs. 1,225.7 crore in the year-ago period to Rs. 1205.72 crore in the first quarter of the ongoing fiscal, it said.

The financial results were approved by the company's Board of Directors in a meeting held today.

Tracking a firm trend overseas, gold prices rose by 0.40 percent to Rs. 31,492 per 10 grams in futures market today as traders indulged in built up fresh positions.

Analysts attributed the rise in gold futures to a firm trend overseas where gold climbed as the dollar retreated after minutes from July's Federal Reserve meeting signaled that US interest rates are poised to stay lower for longer. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Gear up for the Asia's largest HR Technology Conference, People Matters TechHR 2017 at Gurgaon, Haryana,. It cannot be a more transformative time for HR - with more and more businesses transforming their business models, their cultural fabric and their world-of-work to adapt to the elements and technologies of the fourth industrial revolution, the need to discuss the impact of such technologies is more than crucial.

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New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI-NewsVoir): As a part of the government of Odisha's initiative to promote self-reliance and economic independence among the visually-impaired women of Gajapati district, a Sanitary Napkin Unit has been proposed to be set up. This unit will be operated and marketed by the self-help group members of 'Persons with Disabilities' in cooperation with ICDS and the district health department. A fundraising campaign is live for the project on the online crowdfunding platform, Ketto. The campaign, which is live till August 25, 2017, has so far raised Rs. 12,000 of the goal of Rs. 9,00,000, with the aid provided by 14 supporters.

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New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Amid reports of an extension of the last date to file for Income Tax returns, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Saturday while denying the same said no such proposal was made.

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SIS IPO opens on July 31, ends on August 2

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 19:46 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): The Security and Intelligence Services (India) Limited is eyeing to raise Rs 3622.50 million through initial public offering (IPO) to be opened on July 31.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): The market regulator, Competition Commission of India and sector regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India should not engage in a standoff on tariff issues but resolve their differences through talks, which can be moderated by the Prime Minister's Office.

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Jabong announces big brand sale; aims at heavy profits

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 18:29 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Leading fashion and lifestyle e-ecommerce platform, Jabong has announced the launch of its biggest fashion festival called the "Big Brand Sale" from 29 to 31 July. The company expects an eight fold increase in its revenue during the event.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): As a part of the Government of Odisha's initiative to promote self-reliance and economic independence among the visually-impaired women of the Gajapati district, a Sanitary Napkin Unit has been proposed to be set up.

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Virgin Atlantic sells 31 percent stake to Air France

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 17:44 IST     

London [UK], July 2 (ANI): Air France has taken a big piece of Britain's second-biggest long-haul airline, Virgin Atlantic.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): ESS Global, a consultancy firm that provides recruitment services for students who wish to study abroad, announces its plans to recruit students from North India for studying abroad by this year-end in bid to maximize its international presence.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): India has approximately 150 million children in primary education, nearly half of which are unable to read well. According to a UNESCO report of September 2016, "India will be half a century late in achieving universal education goals." India's poorest are disproportionately affected by this, which creates entrenched cycles of poverty.

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Integrating prevention and treatment tools to fight diarrhea

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 15:24 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): PATH's Defeat Diarrheal Disease Initiative (DefeatDD) convened thought leaders in New Delhi on July 26, at an event titled, "Defeating diarrhea: integration is the solution," to deliberate on child health in India and the challenges that India faces in tackling diarrhea.

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BRICS Meeting: GST lauded by heads of revenue in China

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 15:06 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): At the recent meeting of the BRICS heads of revenue and tax experts held from July 25 to 27 in Hangzhou, China, India's latest Goods and Services Tax (GST) reforms were appreciated and hailed by the BRICS countries.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Aiming to ease compliance with the recently launched Goods and Services Tax (GST), ClearTax has announced the launch of its GST Suvidha Kendra initiative.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): SumTotal, a Skillsoft group company, and the leading provider of talent management solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as a Hot Software Vendor in the Nucleus Research report, The Eight Hot and Cold Vendors of 2017, recently published by Ian Campbell and Trevor White.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): FCA India on Friday announced the appointment of Raghavendra Kulkarni as the new Head of After sales, effective immediately.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): FlintoClass, a product for preschools to deliver high quality early learning program for kids has announced its achievement of 100 percent growth over the months.

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Lendingkart hires two new VPs to strengthen core leadership

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 12:07 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): In a significant move to enhance the company's core leadership, Lendingkart Group has announced appointment of Utsav Mehrotra, an investment banker with Axis Capital, as Vice President of Capital Markets taking charge of fund raising and marketplace initiatives, and Abhishek Arora, who was heading the seller management and growth vertical at e-commerce unicorn in Middle-East and North Africa (MENA) region - Souq.com, as the Vice President of revenue and operations.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Delhi-based footwear brand Campus Shoes is all set to expand its footprint in the market, as the manufacturer is all set to collaborate with retail giants like Shoppers Stop stores, Avenue Supermart Ltd (D Mart), Metro Shoes and Reliance Footwear.

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Former MD of Dell appointed as COO, Capillary Technologies

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 11:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Capillary Technologies, a customer engagement and commerce platform has announced appointment of Ganesh Lakshminarayanan, the former President and MD of Dell, as the new COO of the company.

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New York [USA], July 28 (ANI): Amid reports of taking over as the new CEO of Uber, Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, while denying the same said she is "fully committed" to the latter.

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