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  • Andhra Pradesh: Telangana TDP leader Dayakar Rao said extension in deadline to debate Telangana bill in assembly will be unacceptable
  • Assam: Union minister Oscar Fernandes arrives in Guwahati to attend the closing ceremony of 74th Indian Road Congress
  • Bihar: Maoists blast a panchayat building at Pio village in Giridih district in Jharkhand; no casualties, say police today
  • Chennai: CM urges PM to ensure release of 25 fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy to facilitate fishermen-level talks
  • Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal was hospitalised Wednesday morning due to severe lung congestion, an AAP party member said
  • Gujarat: Two persons killed as miscreants fired at a petrol pump office Tuesday night Botad in Bhavnagar, probe on
  • Haryana: Four persons killed, 13 hurt when maxi cab collided with truck near Dhani Toda village on Bhiwani-Loharu road Tuesday
  • Himachal Pradesh: CM directs officials to stop felling of trees for widening of road from Dharamsala to Bagli, say officials
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar-Jammu national highway closed for all sorts of vehicular traffic today following heavy snowfall
  • Karnataka: First joint session of state legislature in the new year begins at vidhana soudha in central Bangalore
  • Kerala: CM Tuesday demanded apology from AAP leader Kumar Vishwas for his alleged derogatory remarks against nurses from state
  • Kolkata: Govt will set up a puppet museum at Kankurgachi in Kolkata to preserve art of puppetry, announces minister Upen Biswas
  • Madhya Pradesh: A Sagar district court awards 3-years of jail to a head constable for taking bribe from an accused
  • Maharashtra: State Secondary and Higher Secondary School Principals Federation to protest in Pune Jan 27 for their pending demands
  • Mumbai: BJP leader Vinod Tawde demands principal secretary to probe the Jan 18 Malabar Hills stampede, which left 18 dead
  • Northeast: Agartala Municipal Council, oldest municipal body of northeast, Tuesday upgraded as a corporation
  • Odisha: Berhampur police Tuesday arrested 7 members of a gang involved in burglary cases on national highway in Ganjam dist
  • Punjab: AICC expands Punjab poll panel adding five new members, including former law minister Ashwani Kumar
  • Rajasthan: Jaipur administration extends holiday in schools till Class 5 to January 25 due to extreme cold condition
  • Tamil Nadu: CM urges PM to ensure release of 25 fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy to facilitate fishermen-level talks
  • UP East: Uttarakhand assembly Tuesday passed a new Lokayukta Bill modelled on Lokpal of the Centre
  • UP West: Uttarakhand assembly Tuesday passed a new Lokayukta Bill modelled on Lokpal of the Centre
  • West Bengal: Govt will set up a puppet museum at Kankurgachi in Kolkata to preserve art of puppetry, announces minister Upen Biswas
  • Andhra Pradesh: Andhra Pradesh government decides to set up a university like NALSAR University of Law in the capital
  • Assam: Four NDFB militants arrested from Kazigaon in Dhubri dist when they came to collect extortion money from a businessman
  • Bihar: Congress, JD-U, RJD today formally announced their alliance for upcoming bypolls for 10 assembly seats in the state
  • Chennai: CM files defamation case against DMK leader Stalin for allegedly raising slogans against her, Speaker outside Assembly
  • Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally of auto rickshaw drivers at the Ramlila Ground in the city Thursday
  • Gujarat: High Court grants bail to former minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case
  • Haryana: Senior IAS officer Shakuntla Jakhu will be new chief secretary of Haryana, CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced today
  • Himachal Pradesh: CM releases a book, titled A World Within, which is based on travails of coping with parent suffering from dementia
  • Jammu and Kashmir: One person was killed and four injured in a road accident in Srinagar Wednesday, driver arrested, say police
  • Karnataka: Opposition party BJP select nominees to contest the three by-polls in the state to be held on August 21
  • Kerala: During the tenure of former LDF govt, lottery mafias established their dominance in Kerala, alleges finance minister
  • Kolkata: Ashok Leyland today handed over a fleet of 30 front-engined fully flat low-floor single-step-entry buses to WB govt
  • Madhya Pradesh: A Bhopal court sends Vyapam scam accused Sudhir Sharma to judicial custody till August 13
  • Maharashtra: Death toll rises to 15 in landslides at Malin near Pune; over 160 persons trapped under debris, rescue operations on
  • Mumbai: Mumbai-Howrah route affected due to landslides near Igatpuri in Nashik dist; trains running late to and from Mumbai
  • Northeast: INPT, a tribal based party in Tripura, has snapped its over 3 decades old ties with Cong, says INPT general secretary
  • Odisha: Life hit as incessant rains lash many places of Odisha; more rain expected during next 12 hrs, says met dept
  • Punjab: CM Parkash Singh Badal today gave nod for allotting two acres land for setting up DSOI at SAS Nagar in Mohali
  • Rajasthan: State govt assured the House that CM Free Medicine Scheme would not be closed but linked with health insurance scheme
  • Tamil Nadu: CM files defamation case against DMK leader Stalin for allegedly raising slogans against her, Speaker outside Assembly
  • UP East: Govt to operate a special bus service from Aug 8-13 between Delhi and eastern parts of UP in view of Rakshabandhan
  • UP West: Govt to operate a special bus service from Aug 8-13 between Delhi and eastern parts of UP in view of Rakshabandhan
  • West Bengal: Ashok Leyland today handed over a fleet of 30 front-engined fully flat low-floor single-step-entry buses to WB govt
Sensex trades flat; IT, bank stocks down
Sensex trades flat; IT, bank stocks down

IANS

Mumbai, Dec 6: A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was Thursday trading 134 points lower, following selling pressure in information technology (IT), bank and capital goods stocks.

The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 19,475.09 points, was ruling at 19,256.99 points around 1.20 p.m., down 134.87 points or 0.70 percent from its previous close at 19,391.86 points.

The index touched a high of 19,491.60 points and low of 19,186.24 points intra-day. The BSE midcap index was down 2.72 points. However, the smallcap index was higher by 28.50 points.

The wider 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was down 2.70 points or 0.05 percent at 5,873.65 points.

The BSE IT index was down 123.10 points, while the bank index was lower by 97.09 points, followed by capital goods index, down 95.60 points, the media, entertainment and communication (TECk) index, was down 59.88 points and healthcare was down 42.10 points.

However, the consumer durables index was higher by 33.12 points, automobile index was up 10.26 points and realty index increased by 4.24 points.

Among other Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei was up 0.81 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was lower by 0.14 percent. China's Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.13 percent.

 

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