The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 170.49 points or 0.54 per cent higher in the afternoon session.
On similar lines, the NSE Nifty was up by 91.75 points, or 0.94 percent, at 9,885.90.
Terror funding case: NIA raids 12 locations in J and K
The premises searched by the NIA included that of Watali's three close associates, two brothers-in-law and Handwara-based in-laws. The NIA registered the case on May 30, accusing separatist and secessionist leaders of being involved with terrorist groups.
Mumbai: Indian shares rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday, with Infosys Ltd leading the gains after announcing a likely share buyback, while Asian markets rose as tensions between the USA and North Korea eased. With the geopolitical tensions between United States and North Korea coming off the boil, the Asian markets turned to positive which reflected upon the sentiments of Indian investors as well. Coal India shares rise over 4%, Infosys shares rise over 3%, Bharti Airtel shares rise 1.98%.
At 11 AM: BSE Sensex was up by 104 points or 0.33% at 31,875.45 while the wider Nifty was 40 points up or 0.41% at 9,938.15.
Cigarette stocks gained. VST Industries jumped 3 percent, Godfrey Phillips India advanced 6 percent while ITC rose 1 percent.
Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate — BBCI
Labor Senator Sam Dastyari, who defines himself as a "non-practising Muslim", also slammed her actions and praised Senator Brandis for his words.
BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty traded higher. Midcaps continued to gain and metals were trading in the green on Thursday.
Tata Global Beverages soared as much as 8.5 percent after announcing the foray of its water brand "Himalayan" into the US market. The numbers on Wednesday have been the single-biggest gain in more than a month.
Markets remained closed yesterday on account of Independence Day.
Space Station Crew Screams for Ice Cream, SpaceX Delivers
In other words, SpaceX has recovered the first stage during nearly 40% of all 38 Falcon 9 launches over the last 5 years. The cargo will be captured using the station's Canadarm 2 robotic appendage and will then be attached to the rocket.