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Markets end day's trading in red: Sensex down 310 points at 30,380, Nifty drops below 9,000-mark; Kotak Bank top loser, cracks 6%
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Markets end day's trading in red: Sensex down 310 points at 30,380, Nifty drops below 9,000-mark; Kotak Bank top loser, cracks 6%

Markets surged more than 2 percent in early deals as investors on Dalal Street shrugged off the dire forecasts of virtually no growth in 2020 and took positives from the reports that businesses could see phased opening from 20 April.

More than 32 cr poor receive Rs 29,352 cr aid under Garib Kalyan Yojana; fintech, digital technology in place for swift transfer to beneficiary
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More than 32 cr poor receive Rs 29,352 cr aid under Garib Kalyan Yojana; fintech, digital technology in place for swift transfer to beneficiary

A finance ministry statement on Monday said the swift implementation of the package is being continuously monitored by central and state governments.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nirmala Sitharaman took care of the poor, Shaktikanta Das has taken care of middle class by cutting interest rates
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Nirmala Sitharaman took care of the poor, Shaktikanta Das has taken care of middle class by cutting interest rates

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das in a press conference said these are extraordinary circumstances, and unprecedented measures are required to support the sagging economy as all the economic activities have come to a halt.

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 341 as situation worsens; nearly 146.19 lakh affected in 19 districts
India

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 341 as situation worsens; nearly 146.19 lakh affected in 19 districts

The flood situation in Bihar remained grim with the death toll reaching 341 on Tuesday, an official said.

Italy rattled by 3.6 magnitude earthquake; two dead, 39 injured on Ischia island
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Italy rattled by 3.6 magnitude earthquake; two dead, 39 injured on Ischia island

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Italy's resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season and sending panicked residents and tourists into the streets.

Uttar Pradesh floods: Indian Army steps in for rescue operations; Yogi Adityanath conducts aerial survey
India

Uttar Pradesh floods: Indian Army steps in for rescue operations; Yogi Adityanath conducts aerial survey

The current spell of floods in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 36 lives, prompting authorities to seek the army's help for relief and rescue operations, officials said on Friday.

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72; thousands live under open sky in affected districts
India

Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72; thousands live under open sky in affected districts

Over 73 lakh people have been affected by the Bihar floods. So far, 72 people have died. Unconfirmed reports put the death toll to over 100.

Nepal floods: China announces $1 million assistance; will aid in reconstruction of Hanuman Dhoka
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Nepal floods: China announces $1 million assistance; will aid in reconstruction of Hanuman Dhoka

China announced USD million assistance to flood-hit Nepal as the country's Vice Premier Wang Yang held talks with his Nepalese counterpart on ways to enhance bilateral ties.

China earthquake: Death toll jumps to 19; another quake of 6.6 magnitude injures three in Xinjiang
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China earthquake: Death toll jumps to 19; another quake of 6.6 magnitude injures three in Xinjiang

At least 19 people were killed and about 250 others injured in the powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake that jolted a mountainous region in China's southwest Sichuan province

NDRF to get four new battalions to boost disaster response in northern states
India

NDRF to get four new battalions to boost disaster response in northern states

NDRF will soon have four more battalions totalling about 4,000 personnel for better reaction and effective reach during calamities.

Gujarat floods: State govt announces relief package of Rs 1,500 crore for Banaskantha, Patan districts
India

Gujarat floods: State govt announces relief package of Rs 1,500 crore for Banaskantha, Patan districts

The Gujarat government on Thursday announced a special relief package of Rs 1,500 crore for the flood-affected Banaskantha and Patan districts.

PM Modi announces ex-gratia relief for Assam attack victims
India

PM Modi announces ex-gratia relief for Assam attack victims

Expressing grief over the killings in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to families of the dead.

Cyclone Hudhud aftermath: Tribal families in Odisha yet to receive aid
India

Cyclone Hudhud aftermath: Tribal families in Odisha yet to receive aid

Almost a month after cyclone Hudhud hit Odisha, seven tribal families are yet to receive aid.

16 dead due to floods in Odisha, rivers still above danger mark
India

16 dead due to floods in Odisha, rivers still above danger mark

Major rivers like Rusikulya, Godahada and Vansadhara were flowing below the danger mark.

Cyclone Phailin: Situation 'critical' in two Odisha districts after flooding
India

Cyclone Phailin: Situation 'critical' in two Odisha districts after flooding

Relief and rescue operations have been launched in the affected areas.

Over 50,000 evacuated as Andhra Pradesh prepares for cyclone Phailin
India

Over 50,000 evacuated as Andhra Pradesh prepares for cyclone Phailin

Winds with a speed of 100-160 km per hour are expected to blow in the parts of the East Coast including Orissa by this evening when the cyclone crosses the coast.

Muzaffarnagar riots: All steps for relief taken, UP govt tells SC
India

Muzaffarnagar riots: All steps for relief taken, UP govt tells SC

The Central government also said that there were 26,909 people stranded in Muzaffarnagar and 14,920 in Shamli district. It said that 2,462 people have been arrested.

Uttarakhand floods: All pilgrims rescued from Badrinath, villages still to get relief
India

Uttarakhand floods: All pilgrims rescued from Badrinath, villages still to get relief

Officials said taking relief material to remote villages is a major problem due to poor connectivity.