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The Best-Performing Investments of 2010

And the winner is: silver. With a 66% return for investors this year in India, silver has outperformed most asset classes in 2010. A jeweler displays a replica of an Indian 500 rupee currency note made from 10 grams of pure silver. Image Credit: AFP/Getty Images But that doesn’t mean you should... 

Rupee Drops On Weak Shares; Inflation Eyed

At 10:55am, the partially convertible rupee was at Rs 45.30/31 per dollar, 0.15% weaker than its Rs 45.24/25 close on Thursday MUMBAI, Jan 14: The rupee fell on Friday tracking losses in local shares, which raised worries of foreign investors continuing to pull out funds from Asia’s third-largest... 

Bangladesh Keen To Increase Trade With North-East India

SHILLONG/AGARTALA, Jan 12: The Bangladesh government is keen to increase trade, business and connectivity with northeast India, officials said here on Tuesday quoting visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Chief Ministers of northeastern states have also pleaded for more connectivity... 

Air Service Likely To Come To The Rescue Of Imphal- Jiri Passengers, Chopper Service In The Pipeline

Air Service will be a boon to passengers taking this treacherous road. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 13: Helicopter service between Imphal and Jiribam is likely to become a reality very soon with Union Home Ministry and DONER Ministry all set to take up necessary measures in this regard. According... 

Hitherto Untold Stories Of Young Girls And Boys Manning The Parking Lots

Young teenage girls brave the cold and dust to earn their bread. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 13: A monthly salary of Rs 2000 to 3000 for a day-long toil under the scorching summer sun or bitter cold during the winter months is what employees of private parking agencies are getting for... 

Two Different Issues Meet On NH-39, Highway Blocked Over Kunjabihari’s Murder, Lilong Also Blocks Same Stretch

IMPHAL, Jan 13 : Carrying on the protest agitation against the brutal murder of Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BSEM) Chairman, Dr N Kunjabihari, Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39 was blocked today too at Singjamei Naorem Leikai and surrounding areas. The road blockade started in the morning under... 

Night Landing Facilities Set To Put Tulihal In ‘˜Elite Club’

IMPHAL, Jan 13 : Along with the successful landing of a plane at night in Imphal Tulihal Airport during a final trial run today, steps have been taken up for introducing normal night landing  service at the airport from tomorrow. Information received from Air India Limited, Imphal said that trial landing... 

ZU Seeks CM’s Intervention In Neglected Tamenglong

IMPHAL, Jan 13: Highlighting various grievances of Tamenglong district, the Zeliangrong Union (ZU) has sought immediate intervention of the Chief Minister. In a representation addressed to the Chief Minister, the ZU highlighted that Tamenglong College has been suffering from lack of necessary infrastructure...