Indian stock market hits historic high, Sensex crosses 79,000; Nifty breaks 24,000 barrier

Today marked a historic day for India's stock markets as the BSE Sensex surged past the 79,000 mark and the NSE Nifty breached 24,000 for the first time, setting new records in mid-day trading.The Sensex soared 470.71 points to reach 79,159.89, while the Nifty rose by 164.10 points to stand at 24,0