The air quality in the national capital remained in the 'very poor' category on December 8 with the minimum temperature settling at 8.7 degrees Celsius and a thin layer of smog affecting visibility.The air quality index (AQI) is expected to remain in the higher-end of the 'very poor' category on December 9 because of cold weather and calm winds allowing accumulation of pollutants.According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall AQI of the capital on Sunday was docked at 377.Close An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category. related news Will win most of the 15 seats in bypolls, say Karnataka BJP leaders Anaj Mandi fire: Firemen were not aware about presence of people inside factory PM Modi stresses on role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe, secure … [Read more...] about Delhi-NCR’s air quality likely to remain in ‘very poor’ category on Monday
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VST Tillers Tractors share price fell 2 percent intraday on December 6 after the company reported weak sales in November.The company’s tractor sales were down 10 percent at 568 units against 628 units, while it sold 1,238 power tillers in the month compared to 2,108 units sold, YoY.On month-on-month basis, the company's tractor sales were down 50 percent from 857 units, while power tillers sales were up 12 percent from 1,104 units.Close The share touched its 52-week high of Rs 1,648 and 52-week low Rs 901.05 on February 8, 2019 and August 6, 2019, respectively. related news D-Street Buzz: Banks bleed led by YES Bank, RBL Bank, SBI; Omaxe tanks 20% Shakti Pumps shares fall 3% after CARE revises credit rating Andhra Bank share price falls 3% after RBI imposes Rs 25 lakh penalty The stock is trading 34.09 percent below its 52-week high and 20.54 percent above its 52-week low.At 1128 hours, VST Tillers Tractors was quoting at Rs 1,086.15, down Rs 7.75, or 0.71 … [Read more...] about VST Tillers Tractors share price slips 2% on weak November data
The passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Parliament will mark the definitive victory of Mohammed Ali Jinnah's thinking over that of Mahatma Gandhi's, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on December 8, asserting that the exercise of granting citizenship on the basis of religion will reduce India to a "Hindutva version of Pakistan".The former Union minister also alleged that the BJP government wants to single out "one community" and refuses to grant its members asylum from oppression on the same conditions as other communities.In an interview to PTI, Tharoor said even if the bill is passed by both the Houses of Parliament, he is confident that no bench of the Supreme Court will allow such a "blatant violation" of the fundamental tenets of India's Constitution to go unchecked.Close "It is a shameless performance by a government which as recently as last year, refused to entertain any discussion on developing a National Asylum policy, which I had proposed in a Private … [Read more...] about Granting citizenship on basis of religion will reduce India to ‘Hindutva version of Pakistan’: Shashi Tharoor
Most of us have seen banners, hoardings, advertisements in newspapers, television and the internet saying, 'Secure your family’s future with Rs 1 crore life cover at just Rs x per month'.Well, it does sound like a great opportunity to get life cover at nominal prices. But is Rs 1 crore life cover sufficient?Coming across such term insurance ads promoting the magical number of Rs 1 crore, we may think that it is wonderful. A large financial cover that takes care of the family at such a nominal amount, the premium amount turns out to be what we normally spend on tea/coffee every month, does seem exciting.Close However, before you buy that Rs 1 crore life cover, stop and consider this: Is a cover of Rs 1 crore really enough for me?Mahavir ChopraHead - Health & Accident Life Insurance|coverfox.com IRDAI’s circular: The regulator steps in to ensure enhanced health insurance coverageBolster your term insurance cover with ridersCan NRIs purchase life insurance in India?On … [Read more...] about Viewpoint | Is life cover of Rs 1 crore enough?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet top government officials, including the Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and members from his economic advisory council around 6:30 pm on Friday to review the current economic scenario.The Prime Minister later in the evening met Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley, Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Adhia and AN Jha, Expenditure Secretary.Along with a team of bureaucrats and economists, Modi may work out a strategy to bolster market’s confidence and improve the macroeconomic scenario.Close The meeting is expected to be extended to Saturday as well. related news Bank of Japan to consider offering bleaker view on output as trade war bites: Sources Rupee settles 9 paise up at 71.20 against US dollar Rupee near day's low, trades at 71.40 per dollar Despite robust GDP growth and falling inflation, India is facing the threat of a widening twin deficit—current account and fiscal deficit—led by … [Read more...] about PM Modi to take stock of rupee, fuel price concerns at economic review meet