The move comes a few days after the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) scrapped the membership of Karvy Stock Broking and declared it a defaulter.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 25.74 points or 0.06 per cent higher at 44,285.48.
Even as a new private consortium has taken over the conservancy works in the city, source segregation at houses remains a distant dream.
All candidates under the differently-abled category and children of servicemen received seats in medical colleges across the State on the third day of counselling at Jawaharlal Nehru Outdoor Stadium...
The key Indian equity indices settled on a positive note on Friday after a volatile trade session, with the BSE Sensex ending over 280 points higher.
The counselling was held at Jawaharlal Nehru Outdoor Stadium on Wednesday from 9 am. And the testing was done as a precautionary measure, said the DME officials.
BSE bankex, finance, telecom, realty, metal, energy and auto indices tanked up to 2.75 per cent, while consumer durables, power, utilities and FMCG finished with modest gains.
The Nifty50 closed at 12,938.25, higher by 64.05 points or 0.5 per cent from its previous close.
Sensex ended at a record closing level of 43,952.71, higher by 314.73 points or 0.72 per cent from its previous close of 43,637.98.
Healthy buying was witnessed in banking, finance and capital goods stocks, while IT and healthcare stocks witnessed a selloff.