Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks: White House

Feb 19 2018

The White House said that Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, two days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.

Japan's steel industry urges Trump to make careful trade decision

Feb 19 2018

Japan’s steel industry said the U.S. Commerce Department proposal to President Donald Trump to impose curbs on steel imports violate the principles of free trade.

FICCI asks USTR to remove India from priority watch list

Feb 19 2018

The FICCI has asked the USTR not to keep India on its priority watch list over its IP regime, warning that such a move "may undermine" the spirit of the ongoing dialogue.

Latvian anti-corruption unit says Central bank chief held over bribe

Feb 19 2018

Latvia’s anti-corruption authority said on Monday it had detained central bank governor Ilmars Rimsevics over the weekend for demanding a bribe.

Kremlin says charges over US election tampering prove nothing

Feb 19 2018

The Kremlin said that US charges against 13 Russians and three Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign contained zero proof.

Homegrown-brand Mivi eyes 300% jump in sales in India

Feb 19 2018

With an aim to see a 300 pc jump in its sales, homegrown electronics brand Mivi said it will start manufacturing its products in the country in the next two-four years.

Donald Trump slams Oprah, challenges her for 2020 run

Feb 19 2018

US President Donald Trump has slammed Oprah Winfrey as "very insecure", saying he hopes to see her run for President in 2020 so "she can be exposed and defeated".

Gold flat as equities recovery offsets inflation worries

Feb 19 2018

Gold prices held steady as a wavering dollar and rising equity markets offset rising inflation expectations that have spurred recent safe-haven purchases of the metal.

Gold prices edged up on weaker US dollar

Feb 19 2018

Gold prices edged up on a softer U.S. dollar and as investors bought the yellow metal as a hedge against inflation.

Dollar finds footing after steep fall, holds above 3-year lows

Feb 19 2018

The dollar found some traction following last week’s steep fall and managed to hold above a three-year low against a basket of currencies.

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Jan Domestic Air Passenger Traffic At 1.15 Cr, Up 19.7% YoY

Air India Jan Passenger Load Factor At 84.6% vs 81.8% MoM

Jet Airways Jan Passenger Load Factor At 88.7% vs 88.5% MoM

IndiGo Jan Passenger Load Factor At 89.7% vs 90.8% MoM

SpiceJet Jan Passenger Load Factor At 95.0% vs 95.6% MoM

Air India Jan Market Share At 13.3% vs 13.1% MoM

Jet Airways Jan Market Share At 14.3% vs 14.6% MoM

IndiGo Jan Market Share At 39.7% vs 39.4% MoM

SpiceJet Jan Market Share At 12.6% vs 12.7% MoM

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