According to market observers, easing geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula, along with healthy buying in consumer durables, auto and IT stocks, added to the indices' upward trajectory.
To help "metro newspapers" take their digital subscription business to a new level, Facebook has launched a local news accelerator for news publishers.
IBM recently announced a collaboration with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) to spur emerging technology skills in the domestic telecom industry.
Just after the pre-open session, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index of the BSE traded more than 1,000 points or 2.90 per cent lower from Monday's close.
On the the National Stock Exchange, the wider Nifty50 declined by 275.40 points or 2.50 per cent to close at 10,741.50 points.
Around 10 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded higher by 63.35 points or 0.57 per cent at 11,091.05 points.
According to market observers, optimism around quarterly corporate earnings, along with a surge in banking, capital goods and healthcare stocks, lifted the equity indices to fresh highs.
On Wednesday, the key indices slipped from record highs to close in the red on the back of negative global cues and heavy selling pressure in consumer durables, auto and banking stocks.
Among the respected dignitaries Sports minister Sahid Choudhury, Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha, Parakhhit Murasingh, Samarjit Bhowmik and PWD Chief Engineer Ashit Bhowmik will remain present in the opening ceremony.
The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed above the 10,600-level for the first time at 10,616.85 points (at 3.30 p.m.) -- up 58 points and 0.55 per cent from its previous session's close.
"Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial tweets would hide important information people should be able to see and debate," the company said.
"These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future," a spokesperson wrote in a support note on the company's website.
The social media giant, however, is not asking new users to give their Aadhaar number but just the name as written on their Aadhaar cards.
"The company explained that it could not supply the sample requested by the CNIL since it is located in the US, it considers that it is only subject to the legislation of this (US) country," CNIL posted on its website late on Monday.
The Private Replies feature will let users reply privately to a person within a group. With this feature, you need not leave the group to reply someone.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it is dangerous to breathe when there is too much smog. Smog contains ozone particles, and elevated ozone levels can have a variety of negative effects on your lungs.
18th State Masters Athletics tournament will be held on December 9 at Badharghat stadium. The tournament will start from 9.00 am.
"Our intention was to flood the market with fake Amaq content in order to dilute the credibility of Amaq, a so-called news agency," a Daeshgram hacker was quoted as saying to Newsweek.
Today was the last day of the tournament at Andhra Pradesh as on the last day Madhumita won gold medal in Under 16 Girl’s 200 meter sprint. She took only 26.28 seconds time to secure the first place in the list.
In the under 14 Boy’s High Jump event Abhishek Lagardo secured the gold medal. He jumped over a distance of 1.74 cm. this three-day long tournament will come to an end tomorrow.
Headmistress Nabamita Dey Acharjee thanked to each and everyone for the successful completion of the event. Also on behalf of the school authorities golden girl Dipa Karmakar has been felicitated.
Both Madhumita Deb and coach Bikalpa Rudra Paul was very much pleased on this performance while on behalf of the state athletic association congratulatory message has been conveyed to Madhumita.
In Under 16 Girl’s 100 meter sprint event Madhumita simply made storm at track and field and with 12.33 seconds she moved to the semifinal of the tournament.
"Google, Facebook, Bing and Twitter have all agreed to use the indicators and are investigating and piloting ideas about how to best to use them to surface and display quality journalism," the university said.