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Sensex may hit 31,000 by Dec-end; Auto, Capital Goods may continue to outperform

Sensex may hit 31,000 by Dec-end; Auto, Capital Goods may continue to outperform

The BSE Midcap and Smallcap index have risen 22.38 per cent and 17.63 per cent, respectively, between April 1 and August

Mission 2019: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to sell India of his 'dreams' to counter PM Modi's 'Idea of India' in campuses
Mission 2019: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to sell India of his 'dreams' to counter PM Modi's 'Idea of India' in campuses

Behind Nitish's move to connect with the youth, there is also pure mathematics. As per the Census 2011 data, there were about

Kashmir unrest: Alternative to pellet guns in the Valley soon, says Rajnath Singh
Kashmir unrest: Alternative to pellet guns in the Valley soon, says Rajnath Singh

More than 95% people of Jammu and Kashmir are interested in bringing normalcy to the state through dialogue and only 5% people are behind the unrest in the Valley, the CM said.

AUTOMOBILES

Mercedes-Benz C250 Review – More power, more efficient
Mercedes-Benz C250 Review – More power, more efficient

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the youngest in its segment in terms of generation-age and has proven to be a successful model in India. The impressive interiors and a sophisticated exterior design along with generous space have ensured consistent demand for the C-Class.

TECHNOLOGY

Vivo launches 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone in India
Vivo launches 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone in India

The device has 16GB of internal memory, expandable up to 128GB via micro-SD card and runs on Funtouch OS 2.5 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and houses 2,000mAh battery.

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INDIA

In rural India, less to eat than 40 years ago
In rural India, less to eat than 40 years ago

As India's 70th year of Independence begins, widespread progress is evident, but in rural India, where 833 million Indians (70 per cent) live, people are consuming fewer nutrients than are required to stay healthy, according to a National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB) survey.

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HEALTH

Obesity may cause eight more types of cancer: Study
Obesity may cause eight more types of cancer: Study

Are you overweight and obese? Be warned, as you may be at an increased risk of developing eight more forms of cancer, including stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, ovary, meningioma -- a type of brain tumour -- thyroid cancer and the blood cancer multiple myeloma, says a review.

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COMMODITIES

Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang
Oil prices fall as market focus returns to global supply overhang

Crude prices edged lower on Thursday as brimming US and Asian fuel inventories returned investors' attention to a large global supply overhang, cutting short a price rally and restricting Brent crude futures to below the $50 a barrel mark.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 25 Aug )This Week ( 21 Aug - 27 Aug )

SAGITTARIUS It's surprising how much your attitudes to money are bound up with fears and feelings about emotional security. I told you yesterday how cash complaints could come between you and a colleague or partner. Now is the… read more