The market ended lower on Tuesday dragged by the banking, metals, pharma and oil and gas stocks, while buying in the auto and IT names limited the losses.
Reena Jaitley, prior to this appointment, has served as the nominee director/chairperson of Punjab State Forest Development Corporation. Syamchand Ghosh is an educationist and social worker.
Markets were closed for the Diwali vacation since Thursday. How investors react on Monday would depend on what they see as a priority.
ONGC And IL&FS had teamed up with the Government of Tripura to establish the special purpose vehicle, OTPC for optimum utilisation of gas in Tripura.
The banking sector continues to dominate the show with ICICI Bank registering the new highs on Monday following the robust earnings quarterly.
ONGC was the top gainer, followed by SBI, Sun Pharma, HDFC, Asian Paints, Dr Reddy’s and Bajaj Finserv.
Television channels showed a large crowd of people waiting for Ritul Saikia and as soon as he arrived emotions ran free.
ONGC official Ritul Saikia, who was abducted by Ulfa (I) militants on April 21 was released on Friday
ONGC employee Ritul Saikia's reported release had come under a cloud with no concrete information available.
Paresh Barua assured abducted ONGC official Ritul Saikia would be home in four days, after Himanta Biswa Sarma's appeal.
Ulfa leader Paresh Barua waxes eloquent on Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma saying he is a bold and courageous leader.
The two other employees, Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi were rescued by security forces after an encounter with the abductors on April 24 in the district when they were on their way to Myanmar.
The police also arrested two others for providing logistical support to the militants.
Meanwhile, residents of Titabor in Jorhat district and some groups have demanded information on Ritul within 24 hours failing which they would disrupt ONGC's work at Borholla drilling site.
ONGC said a complaint has already been lodged with the local police and higher officials have reached the site. No demand for ransom or anything else has been received so far.
The West Bengal cabinet on Tuesday approved giving 13.49 acres at Ashoknagar in North 24 Parganas district to ONGC for further oil exploration, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
While producers will continue to be barred from participating in such auctions, affiliates would be allowed to bid, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told reporters here.
The inlet gas terminal where the fire broke out was cordoned off and the plant secured, an ONGC official said.
A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.PTI Photo
Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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