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21-May-2018

The artist who makes statues of common man

Art is limited by no boundaries, nor does it have any definition.Only the artist’s commitment makes him adept in his art. Yet when an artist moves away from the traditional art to develop a new art form, then his talent is observed from a freshpoint of view...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Raheja Universal honored at the prestigious ET Realty Convention

Raheja Universal, one of Mumbai’s leading real estate conglomerates was honored and felicitated at the recently held ET Realty Convention in Mumbai. The felicitation ceremony honored Raheja Universal for their commendable work towards the development of the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Yeddy does 'Atal', deals blow to BJP's south strategy

The BJP's efforts to expand in southern states suffered a blow on Saturday with its two-day old government collapsing as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before a trust vote in an assembly where no party has majority.The party now hopes that the...

19-May-2018 kabul

Afghanistan explosions kill 8, injures 43

At least eight people were killed and 43 wounded in three consecutive explosions during a cricket match in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, media reported on Saturday.The blasts occurred around Friday midnight at Jalalabad's Spinghar cricket stadium where...

19-May-2018 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

4 killed in UP hooch tragedy

 Four persons died and more than a dozen fell critically ill on Saturday after consuming illicit liquor here in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Doctors fear the toll may rise.The incident took place in Sichendi where a group of people consumed the adulterated...

19-May-2018 Lucknow

Eight dead in UP road accident

Eight persons were killed and six others injured when a tractor trolley turned turtle in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.The mishap took place in the wee hours on Anoopshahr road when the passengers were on their way to Aligarh.Senior...

18-May-2018 Damascus

11 soldiers killed in Syria's Hama air base explosions

At least 11 soldiers and pro-government fighters were killed on Friday in five explosions that rattled the arms depot in the air base of the central province of Hama, a monitor group reported.Tens of others were wounded and missing as a result of the explosions...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delay in MGNREGA wages, compensation unacceptable : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre, in consultation with states, to prepare an "urgent time bound mandatory programme" to make the payment of wages and compensation to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Equities slump on Karnataka political crisis, high oil prices

The uncertain political environment in Karnataka along with high global crude oil prices and consistent outflow of foreign funds pulled the key Indian equity indices deep in the red on Friday.According to market observers, depreciation in the rupee eroded...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Four killed in house collapses in Tripura

At least four people, including a child and a woman, were killed early on Friday in mud house collapses in two incidents in West Tripura district of Tripura after a downpour, officials said.Parts of Agartala were waterlogged by the heavy rains due to lack...

18-May-2018 New York

New blood test can detect pancreatic cancer in minutes

A new blood test developed by US researchers has shown promise for detecting pancreatic cancer in less than an hour.The test, which is at the proof-of-concept stage, can rapidly screen a drop of blood for biomarkers of pancreatic cancer and provide results...

18-May-2018 Lucknow

9 pilgrims killed in UP

Nine pilgrims headed to 'punyagiri or the mountain of good deeds, were mowed down by a speeding mini-truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district on Friday, police said.The deceased were part of a group of 250, who were walking bare foot towards the Maa Purnagiri...

18-May-2018 Bangalore

Toyota Kirloskar Motor begins delivery of Yaris across India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor today launched its versatile sedan –Yaris in India fueling excitement across country. As one of the most anticipated cars of the year, Yaris boasts of advanced and emotional design, superior comfort, shining ride quality and quietness,...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Cornitos Quinoa Nachos accolades with SIAL China Innovation Awards 2018

The flagship brand of Greendot Health Foods Pvt Ltd, Cornitos recently launched product ‘Quinoa Nachos’ has been awarded Diploma Certification by the prestigious SIAL China Innovation Awards 2018, at SIAL China Show, SNIEC Shanghai, China. It is the largest...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Blue Corner notice issued against Delhi 'godman': CBI to HC

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday apprised the Delhi High Court that an International Blue Corner Notice has been issued against self-styled godman Virendra Dev Dixit, who is on the run.After a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal...

17-May-2018 Mumbai

Equity indices tumble as oil nears $80 per barrel

A further rise in global crude oil prices to around $80 per barrel, along with heavy outflow of foreign funds, eroded the initial gains made by the key equity indices as they eventually ended in the red on Thursday.Accordingly, the key domestic indices...

17-May-2018 Kolkata

Trinamool's all-conquering run in Bengal Panchayat polls, BJP second

The ruling Trinamool Congress looked set for a resounding win bulldozing all political rivals in rural West Bengal on Thursday in the vote count for the three-tier state Panchayat election, with the BJP emerging a distant second in almost all the districts.The...

16-May-2018 Mumbai

Vidya Balan joins Arpan as their Goodwill Ambassador

Mumbai-based leading non-profit organisation working on the issue of Child Sexual Abuse has engaged Bollywood star Vidya Balan as their goodwill ambassador. She had played the role of Durga Rani Singh a survivor of child sexual abuse, in the movie Kahaani 2, where...

16-May-2018 Dubai

Sobha Realty announces the launch of Sobha Creek Vistas Residences

Sobha Realty, the leading premium real estate developer, unveiled the launch of ‘Sobha Creek Vistas’ in Sobha Hartland at an exclusive event of 600 guests yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai The resort-style luxury housing project encompasses 8...

15-May-2018 Varanasi

18 die as under-construction Varanasi flyover collapses

At least 18 persons were killed when a section of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said on Tuesday.Two dozen persons were injured in the tragedy near the Cantonment...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

How Karnataka Dalit, Lingayat cards didn't work for Congress

Two of the major chunks of voters that the Congress was banking on in Karnataka were Dalits and Lingayats and on Tuesday as election results were declared both appeared to have voted in large numbers for the BJP.In fact, the Congress in 2013 rose to power...

15-May-2018 New York

Eat yogurt 'appetizer' to cut down chronic inflammation risk

Relishing yogurt as an "appetizer" may help reduce chronic inflammation -- a key factor associated with bowel disease, arthritis and asthma as well as cardiometabolic diseases, finds a study.The findings showed that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving...

15-May-2018 Bengaluru

All eyes on Governor as Karnataka throws fractured mandate

All eyes were on Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Tuesday after hotly-contested elections threw up a hung Assembly, forcing the BJP and a hurriedly stitched alliance of the Congress and the JD-S to stake claim to form a government.The BJP, which appeared...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Karnataka poll result slumps equity indices, rupee

The Indian equity indices ceded their initial gains to close Tuesday's trade session on a negative note, as uncertainty loomed over government formation in Karnataka.According to analysts, panic selling erupted after the poll results showed that no single...

15-May-2018 kabul

14 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least six Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting broke out in the country's Farah city.Taliban militants launched a major offensive at around 2.40 a.m. from northern and western neighbourhood of...

15-May-2018 Srinagar

2 years on:Anantnag Parliament seat still vacant

It has been over two years, Anantnag Parliament seat is still lying vacant. Not a single political party or any leader is willing to approach people or organize any rally in any part of South Kashmir’s four districts-Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag.Once...

15-May-2018 Bangalore

SBI CARD collaborates with NSDC to support Skill India mission

SBI Card in partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and NSDF formally launched their second skill development project today in the national capital region. Earlier this year, SBI Card had signed an MoU with NSDC for a project to...

15-May-2018 Mumbai

Kartik Aaryan Roped In To Endorse Emami Fair and Handsome!

Undoubtedly, Kartik Aaryan is one hot sensation in B-town today. The actor, who entered the coveted 100 crore club with his last release Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, has not only been flooded with movie offers from top banners but also becoming favourite amongst prominent...

15-May-2018

Gramophone App has an answer for every question of farmers

Information technology has changed a lot in the world. There is a flood of facilities available in every field through the mobile phone. Yet, so far no proper or Visionary effort has been made to resolve the farmers’ agriculture-related problems through this medium....

14-May-2018 Mumbai

PNB scam: CBI chargesheet names Allahabad Bank CEO, 21 others

The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against Allahabad Bank MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian and 21 others, including 11 bank officials, in the over Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case in which diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul...

14-May-2018 New Delhi

Food, fuel prices lift April wholesale, retail inflation rates

A rise in food, fuel, housing and services cost pushed India's annual wholesale and retail inflation rates higher in April.Accordingly, India's wholesale inflation rate rose to 3.18 per cent in April from an increase of 2.47 per cent in the previous month,...

14-May-2018 Kolkata

10 killed, 50 injured in Bengal panchayat poll violence

At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured on Monday in violence during the West Bengal panchayat polls, where around 73 per cent of the electorate had cast their votes at the end of balloting hours at 5 p.m.The State Election Commission said...

13-May-2018 Sirmaur

Seven killed as bus rolls down hill in Himachal

At least seven persons were killed and 12 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, an official said.The private bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town when the accident occurred...

12-May-2018 Nanded (Maharashtra)

10 killed in Maharashtra road accident

At least 10 revellers of a marriage party proceeding from Latur to Nanded were killed and 13 others injured when their tempo crashed into a truck here on Saturday, an official said.According to Nanded Police Control official Bhagwan Ade, the accident took...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Manufacturing sector decelerates India's March industrial output

Lower production of the manufacturing sector, especially of capital goods, decelerated India's industrial output in March to 4.4 per cent from a rise of 7 per cent in February 2018, official data showed on Friday.As per the data released by the Central Statistics...

11-May-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, banking stocks lift equity indices

Amid volatility on derivatives expiry, the key Indian equity indices on Thursday closed with appreciable gains as broadly positive global markets, along with healthy quarterly results and value buying, boosted investors' sentiments.According to market observers,...

10-May-2018 Bangalore

MVJ College of Engineering streaming into Aerospace Engineering

MVJ College of Engineering best known for its quality education, creating environment for progressive learning and development is initiating a new B.E. program in ‘Aerospace Engineering’ from this academic year 2018-19. The institutions has reserved 60 seats...

10-May-2018 Pune

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) Launches a New Rangeof Radial OTR Tires

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is a leading name in the Global Off-Highway Tire Business. It owns three world-renowned brands – Alliance, Galaxy and Primex. Galaxy, the standard bearer brand for application specific, purpose-built tires, has launched its very first...

10-May-2018 Chandigarh

Social Media ‘Queen’ Swati Chauhan is ruling young hearts

Opened up your social media and saw a pretty lady creating ripples with her dance moves and cute expressions? Don’t know who this cute little dame is? Well, this lady is Shimla based Swati Chauhan, who has caught the fancy of the netizens. Swati has become...

09-May-2018 New Delhi

AVON launches new fragrance in India- Eve Duet

Fragrance layering is the latest trend that’s picked up steam in the world  of perfumes and AVON, the global beauty brand, being on the forefront of change and innovation, has roped in acclaimed Hollywood actress Eva Mendes to become the face of its newly...

08-May-2018 Srinagar

High Court hears Katra Municipal Law PIL via video-conferencing

A division bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Srinagar today heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pertaining to prevention of violation of the municipal laws and master plan for Katra city via video-conferencing.The bench comprising Acting Chief...

08-May-2018 Rajouri

Multiple Cloudbursts kill over 110 domestic animals in Rajouri

At least 110 domestic animals including sheep and goats were killed and the power infrastructure also got damaged after multiple cloudbursts struck Thanamandi area of border Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening.Reports reaching GNS said...

08-May-2018 Srinagar

Khanyar Massacre : May 8, 1991, Human Rights body releases report

Chairman, International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Muhammad Ahsan Untoo Tuesday released a report regarding Khanyar Massacre of 1991 in which over 22 innocent civilians were killed by armed forces.The report has quoted various witnesses and it carries...

08-May-2018 Dharamsala

Rain snow brought down temperature in Himachal

The Dhouladhar ranges of Himalayas in Kangra district of Himachal had the fresh and heavy snowfall this morning as the entire Kangra Valley including the famous hill station Dharamshala experiencing the light to moderate rain since yesterday evening. The...

07-May-2018 Mumbai

Global cues, value buying lift Indian equity indices

Broadly positive global cues, along with value buying and expectations of firm quarterly earnings, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Monday.According to market observers, healthy buying was witnessed in automobile, banking and consumer durable stocks.However,...

06-May-2018 Kabul

Explosion kills 15 in Afghanistan

At least 15 people were killed and dozens more injured on Sunday after an explosion ripped through a mosque in Afghanistan's Khost city.The incident took place in the vicinity of Yaqoobi area targeting a mosque where dozens of people had gathered to obtain...

06-May-2018 Islamabad

23 killed in Pakistan coal mine blasts

At least 23 miners were killed and nine others injured in explosions at two coal mines in Pakistan's Balochistan province, an official said on Sunday.The first explosion, triggered by methane gas accumulation, on Saturday afternoon in Marwar, about 45 km...

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