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August 3, 2021

Sensex crosses 54,000 for first time; Nifty soars past 16,200

Mumbai, August 4 Equity benchmark Sensex rallied over 400 points in early trade on Wednesday and soared past the 54,000 mark, led by gains in index majors Infosys, HDFC and ICICI Bank amid a positive trend in global markets. After scaling its lifetime peak of 54,256.13 in opening trade, the 30-share index was trading 415.33 points or 0.77 per cent higher at 54,238.69 in initial deals. In tandem, the broader NSE Nifty surged 116.10 points or 0.72 per cent to an all-time peak of 16,246.85 in early trade. Tata Steel was the…

Boeing & NASA scrap Starliner test launch to Space Station as they struggle to fix ‘unexpected’ valve problem

Boeing has canceled an unmanned test flight for its Starliner vessel, which was set to visit the International Space Station, delaying the launch before calling it off indefinitely over issues with the craft’s propulsion system. Both the aerospace giant and NASA announced the decision on Tuesday, with the space agency saying an attempt to launch in the morning had to be called off after mission teams detected problems with a valve linked to the Starliner’s propulsion systems. Boeing initially said…

US trying to help India, other countries to produce Covid vaccine: Biden

Washington, August 4 The United States is helping India and other countries to be able to produce the vaccines by themselves, President Joe Biden has said. With a need for several billion doses around the world, the US is committed to providing half a billion, Biden said during a press conference at White House on Tuesday. "We have committed to over a half a billion doses. And we're trying to provide for more and provide for the capacity of countries like India to be able to produce the vaccine themselves. And we're…

ED arrests Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar in money-laundering case

New Delhi, August 4 The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar in connection with a money-laundering case, officials said on Wednesday. Thapar was arrested under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on Tuesday night after the agency carried out raids against him and his linked businesses in Delhi and Mumbai, they said. He is expected to be produced before court on Wednesday where the ED would seek his custody, they added. The ED has been probing an alleged…

RPSC recruitment 2021: Last date to apply for Lecturer post, details here

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) will today, August 4, conclude the application process for recruitment to the post of Lecturer in the state Ayurveda and Indian Medicine Department. Interested and eligible candidates can apply at the official website rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in.In total, the Commission has notified 13 vacancies of Lecturers in 10 different subjects. Candidates are advised to read the recruitment notification for more details.Here’s RPSC Lecturer recruitment 2021 official notification.Eligibility…
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