India: Sensex climbs 330 pts, Nifty crosses 8300 mark on global rally

The benchmark Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex rose for the third day ending about 330 points higher on buying in banking, FMCG and auto stocks amid firming trends in global markets.

Indian debt fetches $19 bn in 2014

In a record high, foreign investors have purchased Indian debt securities worth USD 19 billion this year, which marked a 20 per cent jump from the previous year and even saw the so-called ‘junk’ bonds being lapped up aggressively despite poor corporate and sovereign ratings.

Pakistan: About 311 Thar children died in 11 months

A latest report prepared by the provincial government vis-à-vis the drought situation in Thar shows that 311 children under five years of age have died between December, 2013 and November this year, it emerged on Sunday.

India says won't sacrifice growth at climate talks

India will not sign any deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions at UN climate talks in Lima that threatens its growth or undermines its fight against poverty, the environment minister said Friday.

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