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Bajaj Finance drops by 4.45 pc to Rs 3,203.60

Mumbai/uni: Bajaj Finance on Wednesday was the major loser in the 30 scrips of BSE with its shares sliding to 4.45 percent to Rs 3,203.60.

SpiceJet facilitates insurance of passengers for COVID-19 hospitalisation starting at Rs. 443

Gurugram/IBNS: Airlines major SpiceJet has facilitated insurance cover for COVID-19 hospitalisation which can be availed by its passengers – a first-of-its-kind initiative by an airline in India.

Cabinet approves the proposal to extend the EPF contribution 24% for another three months from June to August

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval for extending the contribution both 12% employees' share and 12% employers' share under Employees Provident Fund, totaling 24% for another 3 months from June to August, 2020, as part of the package announced by the Government under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)/ Aatmanirbhar Bharat in the light of COVID-19, a Pandemic.

Indian Market: Sensex down 345.51 points

Mumbai/UNI: The benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange on Wednesday slipped 345.51 points to settle at 36,329.01 following selling in realty, auto, technology, consumer durable and power stocks amid negative global peers.

Indian Rupee slips 8 paise against USD

Mumbai/UNI: The Rupee on Wednesday dropped eight paise to finish at 75.01 against the US Dollar on rising demand for the American currency by bankers and importers, dealers at the Forex Market said.

Bharti AXA Life offers novel solution to secure health and life in COVID-19 times

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharti AXA Life Insurance has launched an inclusive protection solution, Health and Life Secure, with triple benefits of life cover, hospitalization and critical illness amid COVID19.

Infosys flies back 200 employees, their family members from US in special chartered flight

Bengaluru/IBNS: IT major Infosys flew back some of its employees and their family members in a special chartered flight, who were stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic and visa issues.

Indian Market: Sensex up by 187.24 pts

Mumbai/UNI: Extending gains for the fifth consecutive session on Tuesday, the BSE sensex rallied by 187.24 points to 36,674.52 following gains in IT, Finance, Bankex and Technology stocks.

Maruti Suzuki partners with Axis Bank for easy finance solutions

Mumbai/IBNS: Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), a major carmaker, on Tuesday announced its collaboration with Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank to offer easy financing solutions to potential car buyers.

Indian Rupee down by 26 paise against USD

Mumbai/UNI: The Rupee on Tuesday tumbled down by 26 paise to end negative at 74.93 against the US Dollar on rising demand for US Dollar by bankers and importers, dealers at the Forex Market said.

Essar Ports registers cargo handling of 11.23 MT for quater ended June 2020

Mumbai/UNI: Essar Ports on Tuesday said that company has recorded an impressive cargo handling of 11.23 million tonnes (MT) for the quartrer ended June 30,2020, with June 2020 cargo growing by 75 pc compared to the April tonnage.

PAN-IIT alumni foundation to host global e-conclave for a systemic response on nation re-building

New Delhi/IBNS: The PanIIT Alumni Reach for India Foundation, part of the Pan IIT Alumni,  is hosting a ‘PanIIT Global e Conclave 2020’ spread across three weekends starting July 4.

Godrej Consumer Products expects mixed demand trends across geographies in first quarter of FY21

Mumbai/IBNS: Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), part of the Godrej Group, has come out with an overall summary of its operating performance and demand trends seen during the first quarter of Financial Year 2021 (Q1FY21), a quarter that bore the brunt of the pandemic crisis.

Adani Transmission to acquire of Alipurduar Transmission

Mumbai/UNI: Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) has signed definitive agreements with Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) for acquiring Alipurduar Transmission Ltd in a manner consistent with Transmission Service Agreement and applicable consents.

Tyre manufactures CEAT launches GoSafe S95 Face Masks

Mumbai/UNI: Foraying into personal protective equipment (PPE) business, Tyre major, CEAT Tyres has launched GoSafe S95 face masks to fight COVID-19 challenge.