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26-Apr-2017 Panaji

I began hating work while on sabbatical : Suniel Shetty

Actor Suniel Shetty, who has been away from the limelight for over three years now, says his preoccupation with attending to his ailing father Veerappa Shetty made him take a sabbatical from showbiz.It was only after Shetty senior's death earlier this year...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Process of building a character is magical : Kirti Kulhari

Actress Kirti Kulhari, who shot to fame with "Pink", is now playing the protagonist in National Film Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's forthcoming film "Indu Sarkar". She says as a performer, building a character is an interesting process.She plays...

26-Apr-2017 New York

Eating less salt may not lower your BP, says study

Contrary to popular belief, consuming less sodium may not lead to lower blood pressure in the long term, show results of a new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years."We saw no evidence that a diet lower in sodium had any long-term beneficial...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

'Raag Desh' an incredible movie-making experience : Kunal Kapoor

Actor Kunal Kapoor, who will be seen in National Award-winning filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's next "Raag desh - Birth of a Nation" says it has been an incredible movie-making experience."This has been such an incredible movie-making experience! And such a huge...

26-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Mamata having BJP phobia : Amit Shah

Taking a swipe at Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said she has been suffering from "BJP phobia" and claimed that her constant criticism of his party was indicative of its rise in Bengal."Mamata Banerjee is having...

26-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Action being taken against cow vigilantes : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday asserted that action is being taken against cow vigilantes and the party maintains that no one should take the law into their own hands."Our message is loud and clear. Everyone must adhere to law and...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Shraddha Kapoor 'honoured' to play Saina Nehwal in biopic

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who will be seen playing Saina Nehwal in an upcoming biopic directed by Amole Gupte, says she is really honoured to essay the role of the Indian badminton star in the film.Shraddha on Wednesday took to Twitter to make the announcement....

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi, Sri Lankan PM hold talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held talks on bilateral issues with his visiting Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe here."Held comprehensive talks with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe on ways to strengthen India-Sri Lanka ties for the benefit of...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Arijit Singh's voice fills us with love : Shraddha Kapoor

Actress Shraddha Kapoor has praised singer Arijit Singh and says his voice fills everyone up with love.Shraddha on Tuesday took to Twitter to wish Singh on his 30th birthday.Happy birthday to the man whose voice gives us all goosebumps and fills us up with love....

26-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Perform Or Close Shop, Punjab CM Warns Pvt. Medical, Dental Colleges

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on private medical and dental colleges engaged in the business of making money at the cost of the future of the students, warning them to either perform or close shop.The Chief Minister...

26-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Wanted Gangster Arrested In Nabha Jail Break Case

In a major breakthrough, the Organized Crime Intelligence Unit (OCIU) of Intelligence Wing of Punjab Police has arrested a wanted gangster involved in Nabha Jail Break Case namely Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi son of Buta Singh, resident of Village Ulak, P.S....

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Dy CM pays homage to martyrs of Samba

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that it is imperative to honor the martyrs who have laid down their lives for safeguarding the country’s integrity.He said it imbibes a sense of patriotism and linkage to one’s country besides also instilling...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Narendra Modi chairs PRAGATI meet

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the 18th interaction through PRAGATI, the Information and communications technology (ICT) based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.Chief Secretary J&K, B R Sharma...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

4thCourt Meeting of CUJ Held, Governor inaugurates KV at CUJ

The fourth Court meeting of Central University of Jammu was held today at its Main Campus, Raya Suchani (Bagala), Samba, to deliberate on the various developmental activities in the university since the last Court meeting held on 15th June 2015. The meeting...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Int Taekwondo silver medallist Mansha Bashir calls on CM

Mansha Bashir, a Kashmiri girl who recently bagged the silver medal in an international Taekwondo  competition at Bangkok, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The Chief Minister wished her well and asked her to continue  her progress...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Deputations meet Chief Minister, put up demands, seek redressal

Several deputations today met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here and brought many of their issues into her notice and sought their redressal.A deputation of Gujjar community led by former Vice Chancellor, Masud Choudhary demanded setting up of a Tribal...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

SIC organizes seminar on RTI

State Information Commission (SIC) today organized a one day seminar on J&K Right to Information Act 2009 at conference hall, JKTDC, TRC Jammu.The seminar was inaugurated by Chief Secretary, B R Sharma and was attended by Chief Information Commissioner...

26-Apr-2017 Reasi

Miscreants will be dealt with sternly : Ajay Nanda

Minister of State for Finance and Planning Ajay Nanda today said that nomads would be provided all sort of support in ensuring their uninterrupted seasonal movement from one station to another.The Minister was chairing a high level meeting with police and civil...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Abdul Rehman Veeri reviews functioning of Relief Organization

Minister for Revenue, Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri today reviewed the functioning of Relief Organization here at a high level meeting.The meeting was attended by Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (M)...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

SABLO delegation meets Governor

A delegation of the Shri Amarnathji Barfani Langars Organisation (SABLO) led by its President Sh.Vijay Thakur, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation presented a number of issues relating to the management of Yatra 2017...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

3 mega AMRUT projects take off in Srinagar city

The much awaited mega drainage scheme under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) took off here today with the launching of three major schemes for Srinagar city.The projects include drainage scheme for Indra Nagar area, Lal Chowk...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

SABLO delegation meets Dr. S.P Vaid

Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid today assured full protection to Langers operating during Shri Amarnathji Yatra, mostly in Baltal and Pahalgam base camps of the cave shrine at Kashmir Himalayas.Interacting with a delegation of Shri Amarnathji Baba Langer...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Dr. S.P Vaid reviews darbar move arrangements, law and order situation

Director General of Police, Dr. S.P Vaid today discussed overall security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed arrangements put in place for smooth movement of Darbar Move from the winter capital to Srinagar.In a video interaction with the senior officers...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

One Day Workshop on DBT of Fertilizer Subsidy held

One Day Workshop on DBT of Fertilizer Subsidy for the wholesale dealers organized by Directorate of Agriculture, Jammu was inaugurated by H. K. Razdan, Joint Director Agriculture (Extension), Jammu here today.Speaking on the occasion Mr Razdan said that...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Div Com reviews plan for rationalization of street vendors in Srinagar

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review the plan for rationalization of street vendors in the Srinagar City.Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Commissioner SMC, VC SDA, EE R&B, SSP Srinagar, SSP Traffic, Deputy Director...

26-Apr-2017 Jammu

Secretary Tourism discusses Floriculture plan outlay for Jammu

Secretary Tourism and Floriculture, Farooq A Shah today discussed the plan outlay for Floriculture Development in Jammu here at a meeting. The meeting was attended by Director Floriculture Jammu, Deputy Director planning and Executive Engineer Floriculture Jammu.The...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Student protests refusing to die down

Student protests against a police crackdown on Degree College Pulwama on April 15 are refusing to die down despite the call from the Kashmir University Students’ Union (KUSU) asking students to resume their classes.Student protests and subsequent clashes erupted...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Government invokes Indian Telegraph Act

The state Home department headed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has ordered ban on internet services in Kashmir Valley for  one month, sources said.“Internet services in Kashmir Valley shall not be permitted to be transmitted for a period of one month,”...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

My wife loves me in glasses, says Akshay Oberoi

Actor Akshay Oberoi says nerdy is the new cool, adding that his wife loves to see him in glasses."I think glasses look really cool. My wife specifically loves when I wear glasses," Akshay, who is married to Jyothi Vynatheya, said in a statement. The "Pizza"...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

BJP rejects EVM tampering allegations

Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday dismissed allegations of EVM tampering, saying that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party failed to understand the mood of the nation.As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) looked to sweep the Delhi civic polls, Naidu said people...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Will renew Delhi politics with positivity : Manoj Tiwari

People in Delhi have suffered because of negative politics that hit a new low in the last two and half years, and the time has come for some positivism, says city BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.In a wide-ranging interview with IANS on the eve of Delhi civic poll results,...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Facebook rolls out local camera effects designed for India

In line with its mission to make the world open and connected, Facebook on Wednesday hosted an interactive showcase of its family products and apps and rolled out local camera effects designed for India.Sharing latest numbers, Facebook also said it now...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Sri Lankan PM meets Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday here called upon visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe."Visit of a special partner. Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe arrives in Delhi on April 25, meets EAM Sushma Swaraj today (Wednesday)," External...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Parineeti Chopra doesn't need auto tune for singing

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who has lent her voice for "Maana ke hum yaar nahin" in the forthcoming film "Meri Pyaari Bindu", says the song has no auto tune.Parineeti, who will be essaying the role of an aspiring singer in "Meri Pyaari Bindu", shared a short video...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Mizoram to soon boast MCG-sized cricket stadium : Lal Thanhawla

The first step was a Supreme Court panel recommending that all the northeastern states are entitled to full affiliation and voting rights in the Indian cricket board. Now, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, whose love for sports is not new, has unveiled...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Deputation calls on Syed Ali Geelani

A deputation called Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani and briefed him about the latest developments and consequent result arising out of some serious situations.During their interaction with incarcerated leader, deputation quoting reliable...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

BJP win due to EVM tampering : Manish Sisodia

AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday alleged widespread tampering of EVMs to favour the BJP and said there was "no reason" for the people of Delhi to favour the BJP.Addressing the media after the BJP was set to sweep the...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

BJP's civic poll win a vote in favour of Modi : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said the party's win in the Delhi civic polls was a vote in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three years in power and a vote against the "negative politics" of the AAP.Addressing the media after the Bharatiya...

26-Apr-2017 Yerevan

Future technologies will reshape geopolitics : Hamid Ansari

Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said upcoming technologies like manufacturing of robotics and improved cost-efficiency in renewable energy will reshape geopolitics."Every two years, for example, solar installation rates are doubling, and photovoltaic-module...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

No plans to tax agriculture income, Centre cannot : Arun Jaitley

The government has no plans to impose any tax on agricultural income, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday, putting to rest recent speculations on a politically sensitive issue."I categorically state that the Central government has no plan to...

26-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

Hyderabad's Nizam was a visionary President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday described the last Nizam of Hyderabad State Mir Osman Ali Khan as a visionary, who founded Osmania University 100 years ago.Inaugurating the centenary celebrations of the university, the President said the Nizam had a dream...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Kejriwal's quest for power behind AAP loss : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday blamed his former protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals quest for power behind the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) debacle in the Delhi civic polls.As the counting of votes polled in the April 23 elections progressed,...

26-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Delhi verdict an endorsement of Modi's leadership : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said the party's win in the Delhi civic polls was a vote in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three years in power and a vote against the "negative politics" of the AAP.Shah termed the party's resounding win in...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, AAP alleges EVM tampering

The BJP was on Wednesday set to retain the three municipal corporations in the national capital for the third term in a row, handing a humiliating defeat to the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP and the Congress.As per the Delhi State Election Commission, the Bharatiya...

26-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BJP to discuss Centre-stakeholder dialogue in Kashmir : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday said the party will discuss the possibility of a dialogue between the Centre and all stakeholders to bring order to the troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir.Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Congress did not campaign the way it should have : Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday said the Congress did not campaign aggressively to win the civic polls and added that she had not been invited to campaign for party candidates."We are going through a bad time. Congress...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Civic polls a beginning for Swaraj India : Yogendra Yadav

The municipal elections in Delhi were "foundational elections" for the Swaraj India Party and leaders have "zero expectations" of winning any seat, party chief Yogendra Yadav said on Wednesday."We have zero expectations. But anything we get above that is...

26-Apr-2017 Gondia (Maharashtra)

Two killed as trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border

Two persons were killed when a trainer aircraft of a private aviation academy crashed into a river on Maharashtra's border with Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.Pilot Ranjan Gunta and student pilot Himani died when the National Flying Training Institute...

26-Apr-2017

Is it Cold War-II already?

The April 13 Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) strike by the United States on ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan has triggered suggestions that a second round of the Cold War is set to begin. Particularly as the new US President, Donald Trump, seems to be brash, abrasive...

26-Apr-2017

Connecting the dots : The BJP, Hindutva and fringe organisations

The rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from two seats in 1984 to a staggering 282 in 2014 may be seen as the growing appeal of its ideology -- Hindutva -- among the masses, but this compelling work of extraordinary research provides enough evidence...

26-Apr-2017

'Mohe pir paayo, Nizamuddin Auliya...': The saint and his grace

The bit in the headline is from one of the subcontinent's best-known qawwalis honouring one of its most venerated Sufi saints but its true worth is seldom realised. In it, the singer is addressing his own mother as he praises his spiritual master, who was...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Friendship is fundamental foundation of our relationship : Bipasha Basu

Actress Bipasha Basu, who is about to complete one year of marital bliss with her actor husband Karan Singh Grover, says the key fundamental foundation of their relationship is friendship.Bipasha and Karan tied the knot in April 2016. The "No Entry" actor took...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Handwoven dupattas a staple in women's wardrobe : Gaurang Shah

Designer Gaurang Shah, who has styled the likes of Sharmila Tagore and Vidya Balan, has come up with Dupatta Festival to celebrate the art of this ensemble. He says that handwoven dupattas have become a staple in a woman's wardrobe."A dupatta is one of the most...

26-Apr-2017 Hyderabad

K. Vishwanath's 12 handpicked films to be released as a disc

Actor Pawan Kalyan and filmmaker Trivikram on Wednesday announced they will facilitate the release of 12 handpicked moviesof veteran filmmaker K. Vishwanath as a limited edition disc in honour of his Dada Saheb Phalke Award.Pawan Kalyan and Trivikram met and...

26-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

CGC Jhanjeri organized Grand Fashion Show

Chandigarh Group of Colleges Jhanjeri organized Fashion Show at its campus. The event was attended by fashion designers Neha and Honey Sekho of London Fashion Week fame. Other Designers including Bhumika Sharma, Sukhpreet, Simranjit Kaur and model Inder Pal Virk....

26-Apr-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Infosys organised a workshop on Android & Big Data at Indo Global

Workshop organised at Indo Global Colleges on Android & Big Data. Key note speakers at the moment were Gaganpreet, Marketing head, Solitaire Infosys Pvt.Ltd. While speaking at the moment he informed students that Android is a versatile application which is...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Kailash Kher celebrates musical journey of 'Kailasa'

Celebrated singer Padma Shri Kailash Kher celebrated the music journey of his band "Kailasha" in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis among many iconic personalities from the world of music and films.Talking on the occasion on Tuesday night,...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

TV shows are stuck in a rut : Soni Razdan

Actress-filmmaker Soni Razdan, who has been in the industry for over three decades, feels that Indian films are moving ahead with new ideas but this can't be said about the country's TV shows.The wife of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and mother of actress Alia Bhatt is returning...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Will celebrate 5 years of cancer-free life soon : Manisha Koirala

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who made her debut with Subhash Ghai's "Saudagar" informed media that she will be celebrating 5 years of her cancer-free life soon."I will soon complete 5 years of cancer-free life, which I will be celebrating," said Manisha...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

More Green Heroes for brighter future : Abhishek Bachchan

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who was present at the Green Heroes Film Festival happening here expressed his concern over our environment and said that having more Green Heroes will ensure a bright future."The greatest joy after watching these wonderful films...

25-Apr-2017 Agra

Record 1,000 metre-long offered on 362nd urs of Shah Jahan

A record 1,000-metre-long ceremonial chadar was offered on Tuesday at the graves of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his Empress Mumtaz Mahal on the 362nd Urs of the builder of the immortal memorial to love here.While one end of the chadar was at the southern...

25-Apr-2017 Siliguri

Amit Shah launches BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari

BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday lunched at a tribal's house, and knocked on the doors of the locals here as part of an intensive booth-level mass contact programme in Naxalabari block -- the cradle of the 50-year-old Maoist movement in India -- in northern...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 47th Foundation Day of HUDCO

The Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 47th Foundation Day of Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO) today and said that HUDCO is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Decides To Ban Use Of Plastic In Punjab

The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environment.A notification to this effect will be issued after a formal approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken on Tuesday at the Local Government...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

2 PPS Officers Transferred

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/Posting of 2 PPS officers with immediate effect. Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that Mr. Amarjit Singh has been posted as SP, Headquarters, Railways, Patiala and Mr. Balwinder Singh, has...

25-Apr-2017 Islamabad

14 killed in Pakistan land mine blast

At least 14 persons were killed when a passenger van hit a land mine in Kurram agency in Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.Local authorities said the van ran over the anti-tank mine on the roadside when it was travelling in Godar area of Kurram agency,...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Fiscal deficit to be reduced to 3 per cent by 2019 : NITI Aayog

The NITI Aayog on Tuesday said it has proposed to reduce the fiscal deficit be brought down to three per cent of the GDP by 2018-19.It has also set the target for the revenue deficit to be reduced to 0.9 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2019-20.The...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Need to tax agricultural income : NITI member

Noted economist and NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy on Tuesday said there was a need to expand the tax base by bringing agricultural income under the tax ambit.He said there was also a need to eliminate exemptions on personal income tax.Talking to reporters...

25-Apr-2017 Cooch Behar (West Bengal)

Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to look for alternative options to Teesta deal

Claiming that a water sharing deal on Teesta river with Bangladesh may jeopardise the daily lives of North Bengal residents, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would have no problems in providing water to the neighbouring country provided...

25-Apr-2017 Siliguri

Bengal not letting central schemes percolate down : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday alleged that the West Bengal government was not letting the benefits of central developmental schemes percolate down to the grassroots."The Bengal government is not letting (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi ji's schemes to percolate...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Khadi gives employment to people : Rajesh Pratap Singh

Ace fashion designer Rajesh Pratap Singh, known for using handloom in his creations, says a product like Khadi gives employment to a lot of people and thus, should be encouraged.Earlier this month, the designer was seen giving makeovers to youngsters using...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi, Nepal PM discuss bilateral ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed India-Nepal ties with his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda over telephone."The Prime Ministers discussed recent developments in India-Nepal relations, including the recently concluded highly...

25-Apr-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Interactive wall climbing course launched in Thane

An interactive wall climbing course with ropes has been launched in this suburb of India's financial capital Mumabi to engage children in interesting physical activities instead of their going into gaming arcades and amusement parks.The facility launched...

25-Apr-2017 Cooch Behar (West Bengal)

Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over Aadhar-like system for cows

Continuing her tirade against the Modi government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the move to have an Aadhaar-like identity system for cows."Just see... Now cows need Aadhar cards. Then what cards will be needed for children who need...

25-Apr-2017 Agartala

Centre not against tribal laws : P.P. Chaudhary

The Modi government is not against tribal customary laws but also favours a Uniform Civil Code (UCC), Union Minister P.P. Chaudhary said on Tuesday."The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)-led government is not against traditional or customary laws of the tribals...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Global cues, rupee lift equities; Nifty above 9,300 points

Positive global cues along with a strengthened rupee lifted the NSE Nifty to its new record high of over 9,300 points and the BSE Sensex to its highest closing level in almost three weeks.The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) touched a...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

India, Armenia sign 3 agreements

India and Armenia on Tuesday signed three agreements after Vice President Hamid Ansari held a bilateral meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Yerevan."Vice President reviews entire gamut of bilateral relationship with Prime Minister of Armenia;...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Chhattisgarh CM, BJP had deal with Maoists : Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday stirred a controversy by reiterating that Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and the BJP had a "deal and understanding" with the Maoists in the state.He called for talks with all stakeholders to bring Maoist...

25-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Majid Majidi shoots at CST Station

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi was spotted shooting at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Station here for his upcoming film "Beyond The Clouds".The Oscar nominated filmmaker was shooting a special film sequence, read a statement from the makers of the film....

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