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13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Equity indices extend losses ahead of US Fed policy outcome

Continuing with losses for the second day in a row, the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday gave up all their morning gains to end a volatile trade session in the red as investors booked profits in metals, capital goods and banking stocks.According to market...

13-Dec-2017 Jandiala Guru

Memorible Annual Day Celebration of St. Soldier School

The Annual Day of St. Soldier Elite Convent School, Jandiala Guru is a moment of celebration where each and every child gets an opportunity to participate on the stage. It is a Joyous occasion, which we all look forward to.  For teachers it is a great...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Playing the role of a Goddess is challenging

BIG Magic’s mythological show Shaktipeeth ke Bhairav has been engaging the audiences with its riveting concept that revolves around the 52 shaktipeeths around India. The show since its launch has been a visual treat for its viewers and has managed to build...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

'BPO scheme creates over 10K jobs, to result in indirect jobs also'

Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that 76 operational units under the India BPO Promotion Scheme initially created over 10,000 direct jobs and will create indirect employment 3-4 times this figure."The BPOs have provided...

13-Dec-2017 Mohali

Rohit Sharma records third double-ton in ODIs

 India skipper Rohit Sharma (208 not out), who piloted India to a mammoth 392 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, became the first cricketer to score three double hundred in the One-Day International (ODI).Coming into the match, the Mumbaikar was the only batsman...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Salman Khan battles wolves in 'Tiger Zinda Hai'

Superstar Salman Khan will be seen battling a pack of wolves in "Tiger Zinda Hai". Director Ali Abbas Zafar says that it is a very dramatic sequence in the forthcoming film."Tiger's encounter with a pack of wolves marks one of the most important chapters in the...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Gujarat will give BJP a shock : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday brushed aside a question on whether a Congress loss in Gujarat will be a referendum on him and insisted that the election outcome will be "shocking" for the BJP."Gujarat will this time throw a surprising result....

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Saif Ali Khan keen to pen comedy, horror or political satire

Actor Saif Ali Khan, whose sister Soha Ali Khan has debuted as an author, says he would like to write something in the comedy, horror or political satire space.At the launch of Soha's book "The perils of Being Moderately Famous" here on Tuesday, Saif was asked...

13-Dec-2017 Ahmedabad

Narendra Modi has helped me the most, don't hate him : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped him "the most" and he does not hate him."Modiji has helped me the most... How can I hate him," Rahul Gandhi said in an interview to Gujarati news channel GSTV.He was asked...

13-Dec-2017 Ahmedabad

Not undergone any makeover, BJP distorted my image : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi maintained he has not undergone any 'makeover' and accused the BJP of tarnishing his image.In an interview to Gujarati news channel GSTV, Rahul Gandhi also said the BJP is not scared of him but of the voice of the people...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Navy to induct first Scorpene-class submarine on Thursday

 The first of the indigenous Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari, will be commissioned in the Indian Navy on Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, Navy officials said on Wednesday.Commissioning of this submarine...

13-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala seeks Rs 1,843 cr from Centre for Ockhi damage

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday his government has sought Rs 1,843 crore from the Centre to mitigate the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi."This was one of the worst disasters that struck the state. The Centre has been very supportive...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Ashutosh Rana doesn't believe in glorifying his struggles

Ashutosh Rana, an alumnus of the National School of Drama, says people struggle to get the big ticket to the film industry but he isn't among those who like to "glorify" the difficult phase in life.His latest project - "Test Drive", presented by Royal Stag Barrel...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Raju Singh Rathore defines Ranbir Kapoor’s stardom

When everyone else prefers to keep the followers updated about their whereabouts, Ranbir Kapoor goes against the tide to maintain his stardom. The Barfi star has always preferred to keep a low profile and that’s the...

13-Dec-2017 Sanaa

Airstrikes on rebel prison in Yemen kill 35

At least 35 people were killed and 90 injured in the Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition airstrikes on a detention centre in the Yemeni capital, an official said.The bombings, which took place on Tuesday evening, targeted a military barrack used as a prison...

13-Dec-2017 Bhubaneswar

Nearly 60,000 mobile phones distributed to farmers in Odisha

The Odisha government has distributed around 60,000 free mobile phones among farmers so far to help them access information related to agriculture activities and market information, Cooperation Minister S.N. Patro said on Wednesday.In a written reply to...

13-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

No rollback on power subsidy to industry : Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ruled out any rollback on the decision to provide power to the industry at a subsidised rate of Rs five per unit.The decision has already been taken by the state government and ratified by the Cabinet, he said,...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Shock awaits BJP in Gujarat : Rahul Gandhi

The Gujarat election result will be "shocking" for the BJP, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, maintaining he didn't return Prime Minister Narendra Modi's verbal barbs targeting him and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh because he...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Rohit Shetty, Sunil Grover to co-host awards show

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty and actor-comedian Sunil Grover have been roped in to host the upcoming Zee Cine Awards 2018."Apart from direction, I also like hosting shows. This year I will be hosting the prestigious Zee Cine Awards 2018," Rohit, who is currently being...

13-Dec-2017 Beijing

India's Wassenaar's membership won't change our stand on NSG : China

China on Wednesday hinted that India's entry into the Wassenaar Arrangement will not necessarily pave the way for its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).The Foreign Ministry said that different multilateral export control regimes had different...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Your money is safe in banks, says Narendra Modi on FRDI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought to allay the fears of bank account holders, saying their deposits in banks will be safe and their interests would not be harmed in any way.Addressing the Ficci annual general meeting, he said rumours were being...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

BJP attacks Congress over coal block allocation

 The BJP on Wednesday attacked the Congress for allegedly indulging in corrupt practices after a court here found former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda guilty in a coal block allocation case and Delhi Police arrested its MLA in a money laundering case.Addressing...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

MCDs allowing illegal construction : Dilip Pandey

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday alleged that BJP-led MCDs were allowing unauthorized construction in the city -- if bribes were paid.AAP Leader Dilip Pandey told the media that the AAP had filed a petition against the South Delhi Municipal Corporation...

13-Dec-2017 Bhubaneswar

Naveen Patnaik launches Social Media Grievance Handling Mechanism

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, whose social media following has been rising steadily, on Wednesday launched an innovative Social Media Grievance Handling Mechanism that the state government hopes will rejuvenate the government-public interface.The government...

13-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Sonam Kapoor was amused over nepotism debate

 Actress Sonam Kapoor says the whole clamour over nepotism in the Hindi film industry this year left her amused because if one goes by the term's meaning in the dictionary, it is something that happens everywhere.Sonam, the daughter of veteran actor Anil Kapoor,...

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