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Shabaan 16,1436 AH

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Equity markets extended their slide for the second consecutive trading session as profit booking continued on the domestic bourses in the absence of any positive triggers that could lift investor sentiments
Sensex slipped 351.18 points or 1.29 per cent to end the trading session at 26,837.20
US defence secretary Ashton Carter, left, shakes hands with defence minister Manohar Parikkar in New Delhi on  Wednesday. Mr Carter is in India on a three-day visit.	(Photo: AP)
Mr Parrikar, known for his witty one-liners, also took a dig at Pakistan
Deutsche Bank research  report on India says in the event of a repeat of the poor June monsoon turnout, the agricultural sector growth will most likely suffer, but not as much as in the previous decades
The report said that weak rainfall does not have to imply poor inflation outlook