- News Magazine No 347: December 22, 2014 - Subcontinent, 15:23 UTC, 16:23 UTC
- Iran warns extra-regional recon aircraft near borders
- Central African Republic clashes kill 20
- Kurdish fighters push deeper into Iraq’s northwestern town of Sinjar
- Afghan forces launch operation in areas bordering Pakistan
- UN keeping trapped CAR Muslims from leaving: HRW
- Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe sacks more ministers
- Spain Princess Christina to stand trial for fraud
- Gunmen kill Saudi police officer in Qatif
- Terrorists, Israeli regime can’t solve regional problems: Larijani
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.
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.
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 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.