Equity benchmark Sensex rallied over 500 points in early trade on Thursday, tracking gains in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, Infosys and SBI, amid positive cues from global markets. The 30-share BSE index was trading 513. 84 points or 1.27 per cent higher at 41,129.98. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty climbed 143.20 points or 1.20 per cent to 12,051.70.
A panel of three appellate judges on Wednesday upheld a lower court order allowing the 2020 head count of every U.S. resident to continue through October. But the panel struck down a provision that had suspended a yearend deadline for turning in figures used to decide how many congressional seat each state gets.
More than 1,200 people have been fined across Noida and Greater Noida, for not wearing face masks at public places, police said on Friday. In a statement, the police also said penalties were levied on owners of over 800 vehicles for various offences, including occupants violating social-distancing norms. Police Commissioner Alok Singh has directed officials to issue challans to those people who are found not adhering to coronavirus protocols in public places, it stated.
Photographer Quintin Lake completes his walk, five years and 10,000km on.