Future this month had told Indian exchanges it was unable to pay ₹3,500 crore to its lenders on Dec 31 as it could not sell small stores.
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BSE SENSEX, NSE NIFTY SURGE NEARLY 3%
MARKETS ended a five-week losing streak with Nifty and Sensex climbing nearly 3% each on the back of a short covering rally across global markets after China cut a key interest rate to spur home demand .
Police probe Vieira incident after Everton’s win over Palace
NEWCASTLE manager Eddie Howe has warned pitch invasions could lead to a “potential tragedy” as British police opened an investigation into an “altercation” involving Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira and an Everton fan.
UKRAINE ORDERS END TO DEFENCE OF MARIUPOL
UKRAINE on Friday ordered its remaining troops holed up in Mariupol’s besieged Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms after nearly three months of desperate resistance.
Biden opens Asia trip with global issues, tech on agenda
US PRESIDENT Joe Biden arrived in South Korea Friday on his first Asia trip as the leader of the United States, aiming to cement economic and security ties with regional allies despite growing fears of a North Korean nuclear test.
Gyanvapi mosque sees spurt in footfall for Friday prayer
THE Friday prayer at Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, the first after the May 16 court order sealing the wuzu khana (pond), passed off peacefully amid tight security arrangements by the district administration and alternative arrangement of water for wuzu (ritual washing before prayers) by the mosque management committee.
TOUR OF DUTY ENTRY IN FORCES LIKELY BY MAY-END
THE entire process of recruitment at the soldier level is set to undergo a sea change as the Department of Military Affairs is busy giving final touches to the Tour of Duty (ToD) proposal to address manpower scarcity in the forces.
Heatwave gives way to thundershower
A heatwave seared Delhi on Friday before thundershowers and gusty winds brought some respite towards the evening.
Police deliberately killed gang-rape suspects: Panel
A Supreme Court-appointed panel that probed the alleged encounter killing of four persons in the gang-rape and murder of a young veterinarian in Hyderabad in 2019, tore into the police version of the events, saying it was “concocted”, adding the suspects were “deliberately fired upon with an intent to cause their death”.
Why no roads after Chola kings in Delhi? JNU V-C
INDIA is a “civilisation state” and reducing it to “a civic nation bound by a Constitution disregards its history, ancient heritage, culture and civilization”, JNU Vice-Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit said at an international seminar on Friday.
SIDHU SHARES BARRACK WITH 10 INMATES IN PATIALA JAIL
Amazon: Make RIL party to FRL hearing
THE senior counsel for Amazon, whose application for interim relief is being heard by the Delhi HC, reportedly asked for Reliance to be made a party to the hearing, which involves the e-commerce giant praying against Future Retail's alleged alienation of its assets and seeking status quo.
TN orders fire safety audit at govt hospitals
THE State government on Thursday ordered a fire safety audit in all government hospitals, a day after a major fire broke out at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.
DVAC begins probe into dairy dept's 236 'illegal appointments'
THE Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption has began a probe into alleged irregularities in the appointment of 236 people in eight district milk producers' unions in the first six months of 2021.
Government likely to launch IPO of LIC on May 4
Buildings razed, school kids swelter outdoors
Government school children in Athiyur village attend lessons under tarpaulin sheets despite the scorching heat in Vellore
IIT-M cluster grows to 55, Chennai ups vigil
THE Chennai Corporation said there is no other major Covid19 cluster in the city apart from that at IIT-M where 55 people have tested positive.
₹250 cr in first phase to fight flood
The govt has allocated 250 crore to widen Adyar and Kosathalaiyar
Covid cluster in IIT-Mas 12 students turn positive, over 1.5K to be tested
Infection source not yet known; one infectee in hosp; samples sent for genome sequencing
CAME HOPING FOR BETTER LIFE
IT is not easy to meet residents of the Mandapam refugee camp for Sri Lankan Tamils.
Traffic police organise safety awareness drive
Vepery traffic police use cartoon characters to raise awareness on road safety