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Bollywood congratulates Vinesh Phogat for winning gold in Asian Games 2018
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The Bollywood celebrities on Monday congratulated Vinesh Phogat, who created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games 2018. The Indian film fraternities took to their social media account Twitter and con ... read..


 
Few political leaders like former PM Vajpayee will be remembered forever: Azad
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said that only a few people like former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, will be remembered from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, even after their death. The Congress leader ... read..


 
Reliance Jio tops Fortune 'Change The World' list
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has been ranked the top company globally in the Fortune's fourth annual "Change The World" list released on Monday. ... read..


 
Dhruv Pal Godara to captain new team La Pegasus Polo
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Dhruv Pal Godara will lead the new team, La Pegasus Polo, in the 2018-2019 Indian Polo Season, it was announced on Monday. ... read..


 
CS student hangs self during WhatsApp chat with friend
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
A 21-year-old student pursuing a Company Secretary (CS) course committed suicide during a video chat on Whatsapp with her male friend in north Delhi, police said on Monday. The man has been booked for abetment to suicide. ... read..


 
Alliance Air commences flights from Kochi naval air base
New Delhi/Kochi | Monday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
State-run Air India subsidiary -- Alliance Air -- on Monday commenced operations from Kochi naval base -- INS Garuda -- with an ATR-72 aircraft to aide the rescue operations in flood-hit Kerala. ... read..


 
Floodwaters receding, Kerala tells NCMC
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
The Kerala government on Monday informed the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) that the floodwaters in the state had started receding as the rains had abated. ... read..


 
Twitter records 400k tweets on Asiad
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Social media giant Twitter recorded over 400,000 tweets as Indian athletes led by wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat began India's medal rush, by clinching gold medals at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. ... read..


 
AAP student arm to fight Delhi University students election
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) student wing will fight the upcoming elections of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) with an aim to bring about a positive change in student politics of the university, Labour Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday. ... read..


 
Disturbing trends in country can hurt national interests: Manmohan
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday took a veiled dig at the Modi government, saying that some "disturbing trends" witnessed in India over the past few years and perpetrated by certain groups can only hurt national interests. ... read..


 
Japanese Defence Minister calls on PM Modi
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
As the Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday, Modi told the visiting dignitary that he looks forward to visiting Japan later this year, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said. ... read..


 
Amit Shah remembers Vajpayee at prayer meet
New Delhi (India) | August 20, 2018 10:41:41 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit on Monday paid tribute to late Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said, the latter never let the party deviate from the path of its ideology. ... read..


 
Two arrested for attack on Umar Khalid
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 10:41:38 PM IST
The Special Cell of Delhi Police has on Monday arrested both the accused in the connection with attack on Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club of India. ... read..


 
Kerala Floods: Japanese PM, FM extend condolences
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 10:41:38 PM IST
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, along with the Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono, on Monday, extended their condolences over the devastating floods that have ravaged Kerala and parts of Karnataka. ... read..


 
Centre exempts custom duty, IGST for Kerala relief material
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 10:41:31 PM IST
The Central Government is exempting basic custom duty (BCD) and Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) on goods for aid and relief material being imported or dispatched to Kerala, informed Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday. ... read..


 
Centre focuses on supply of food, medicine, restoration of essential services in Kerala
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
As the flood situation in Kerala remained grim, the Centre was focusing on sufficient supply of food, medicine and restoration of essential services like power supply and communication network for the state. Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha, while chairing th ... read..


 
SJM seeks CBI probe into FSSAI notification on fortified foods based on imported, synthetic vitamins
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Monday came under severe criticism from different stakeholders, including medical researchers and industry, for pushing ''undesired fortified foods based on imported and synthetics vitamins,'' th ... read..


 
Gopalkrishna Gandhi receives 24th Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana award
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Former West Bengal Governor and Gandhian thinker Gopalkrishna Gandhi was on Monday conferred with the 24th Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana award. Mr Gandhi, grandson of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, was conferred the award at a function at Jawahar Bhavan b ... read..


 
Australian mission warns of visa scam in Delhi
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Australian High Commission on Monday warned Indians of a visa scam in Delhi wherein over 50 people had been duped of lakhs of rupees. ... read..


 
Bimstec envoys call for early conclusion of FTA
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Ahead of the Bimstec Summit in Nepal this month-end, envoys of the seven-nation regional bloc on Monday called for early conclusion of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among member-nations, which is hanging fire for 13 years. ... read..


 
Venkaiah Naidu urges MPs 'to contribute generously' to Kerala
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 9:41:46 PM IST
The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Venkaiah Naidu and Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan on Monday issued a joint statement appealing to the Members of parliament (MPs) to contribute to the flood-ravaged Kerala. ... read..


 
Vajpayee will be remembered for ages to come: Ramdev
New Delhi (India) | August 20, 2018 9:41:41 PM IST
Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday expressed his condolence on the demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said, such iconic leaders are remembered for ages to come. ... read..


 
Vajpayee was king of everyone's heart: Farooq Abdullah
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 9:41:41 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Monday heaped praises on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee saying that he was the "king of everyone's heart". ... read..


 
Leaders across party line recall greatness of 'Gentle Giant' Vajpayee
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 9:41:34 PM IST
It is great that Atal Bihari Vajpayee has brought together all leaders from different parties in one hall even after his death, remarked Congress party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad while speaking at all party prayer meet for the deceased former Prime Minister ... read..


 
Congress 'misinformed and misled by malicious vested interests': Anil Ambani writes to Rahul
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Expressing his ''deep anguish'' over continued personal attacks on him by the Congress, Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani has written to party president Rahul Gandhi, saying that the Congress was ''misinformed, misdirected and misled by malicious vested ... read..


 
Conferment of award on Gopalkrishna Gandhi reflects Cong resolve to fight divisiveness, hate & bigotry: Sonia
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Former Congress president and chairperson of the Congress parliamentary party Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that conferment of the 24th Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana award on former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi was a reflection of the party's resolve ... read..


 
Rising intolerance & growing incidence of violent crimes harmful to national interest: Manmohan
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Expressing concern over the rising intolerance, communal polarization and growing incidence of violent crimes, including mob lynching, former prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that continuation of such trends was harmful to the national intere ... read..


 
New health warning images for tobacco product packs
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The government on Monday announced to replace the existing health warning images on the packs of cigarettes and other tobacco products with new sets of images for all tobacco product packs, which will be effective from September 1. ... read..


 
Second edition of T10 League will be bigger, says chairman
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Having made its debut in Dubai last year, the second edition of the newly ICC recognised T10 cricket League, starting later this year will be a much bigger tournament, feels league chairman Shaji Ul Mulk. ... read..


 
Can there be affirmative law to protect leprosy patients' rights, SC asks Centre.
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre if it favoured a comprehensive law for affirmative action to protect the rights of leprosy patients necessary to remove stigma resulting in their ostracizing from the society. ... read..


 
India's July domestic air passenger traffic up 21%
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 20.82 per cent in July, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


 
Mercy plea pending before Governor for 2 years: Rajiv's killer to SC
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
A life convict in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case told the Supreme Court on Monday that no decision has been taken by the Tamil Nadu Governor on his mercy petition pending before him for over two years. ... read..


 
Veteran batsman Laxman to publish autobiography in November
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Westland Publications Pvt. Ltd. on Monday announced the acquisition of former Indian cricketer V.V.S. Laxmans autobiography. ... read..


 
As flood water recedes, fear of epidemics looms over Kerala
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
As Kerala continues to battle the worst flood disaster, it faces yet another fear: epidemics. ... read..


 
Why not declare Kerala floods a national calamity: AAP asks Modi
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Delhi's ruling AAP on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not declaring Kerala's devastating floods a national calamity. ... read..


 
SC 'surprised over Punjab spending from CAMPA funds to pay lawyer'
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday frowned over reports that the Punjab government allegedly spent Rs 86 lakh from the Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) funds to pay lawyers' fee to defend a deforestation case before the Nation ... read..


 
Centre declares Kerala floods as 'calamity of severe nature'
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The central government has declared the devastating Kerala floods as a "calamity of severe nature". ... read..


 
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response to industrialist Singhal's plea
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre to respond to Bhushan Steel's erstwhile promoter Neeraj Singhal's plea against his arrest by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). ... read..


 
CJI, SC judges to contribute Rs. 25,000 each towards Kerala relief fund
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
The Chief Justice of India and judges of the Supreme Court are contributing Rs 25,000 each towards Kerala flood relief fund. The money will be deposited in the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund. ... read..


 
Vajpayee Ji changed narrative on Kashmir issue: PM Modi
New Delhi (India) | August 20, 2018 8:11:35 PM IST
Remembering former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his prayer meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that whenever someone cornered India on the Kashmir issue, it was the former who changed the narrative. ... read..


 
Here's the trailer of India's first multilingual film
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 8:11:35 PM IST
The trailer of India's first multilingual film, 'III Smoking Barrels' is out and it highlights some of the biggest issues that the north-eastern states face. ... read..


 
Female genital mutilation case: Hearing to continue on Aug 27
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 8:11:30 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday set August 27 as the date for further hearing in the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) case. ... read..


 
Fortunate that my friendship with Atal Ji lasted for 65 years: Advani
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 8:11:30 PM IST
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Monday said that he considers himself fortunate as his friendship with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee lasted for 65 years. ... read..


 
Kerala needs electricians, carpenters, plumbers: Alphons
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Saying flood relief was running "very well", Union Minister K.J. Alphons said on Monday that Kerala needed thousands of electricians, carpenters and plumbers to repair and rebuild damaged homes and buildings. ... read..


 
SC notice to Centre, states on plea to make sports part of fundamental right
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre, state governments and Union Territories on a PIL seeking directions to make sports a part of the Fundamental Rights as well as promotion of sports education in the country. ... read..


 
Rahul Gandhi launches Seva Dal Young Brigade
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
After its formation nearly a century ago, Congress's cadre based wing and frontal organisation Seva Dal on Monday launched its youth wing, Seva Dal Youth Birgade. In the 74th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress president Rah ... read..


 
Indian Navy provides rescue teams in Kodagu in Karnataka
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The Indian Navy has also deployed its rescue teams in flood affected areas of the Karnataka. Some parts of Karnataka like the district of Kodagu are facing heavy rain leading to landslide and flooding the areas. The Headquarters Karnataka Naval Area (HQK ... read..


 
Two people detained in Umar Khalid attack case
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Delhi Police has detained two suspects over alleged attack on former Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid. The two were held from Haryana by a Delhi Police team on Monday, the sources said. They are said to be the same men who had earlier claim ... read..


 
Shraddha Kapoor ranks no 1 on Instagram leader board
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Shraddha Kapoor who is currently juggling between multiple projects goes ahead of all to top the Instagram Leaderboard as per Sore Trends India. The actress who is quite active on social media bags no 1 position for her constant engagement on Instagram. I ... read..


 
MoveHack 2018: Top 30 teams to be mentored by the likes of Nandan Nilekani, Deep Kalra
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
MoveHack 2018, NITI Aayog's global mobility hackathon with total prize money of more than Rs 2 crore, has received strong interest from across the globe. The hackathon, which was launched on August 1, has so far received more than 7,500 registrations for ... read..


 
Maruti Suzuki launches 2018 Ciaz
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Maruti Suzuki on Monday launched the much awaited 2018 Ciaz with a starting price of Rs 8.19 lakh. Maruti Suzuki claimed that the new engine christened 'K15' has 13 per cent more power (at 103 brake horsepower) and 6 per cent more torque (at 138 Newton ... read..


 
Even in opposition, Vajpayee never compromised on his ideology: Modi
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Paying glowing tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the departed leader spent several years in Opposition but not once did he compromise on his ideology. ''When Atal Ji formed the government for 13 day ... read..


 
Nirav Modi in UK, CBI starts extradition process
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday began the extradition process of fugitive billionaire diamond merchant Nirav Modi from UK. He is accused of Rs 13,000 crore bank loan scam. "We have started his (Nirav Modi) extradition process through ... read..


 
NGT forms panel to decide fate of Vedanta's copper smelter
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday formed an expert committee headed by a retired judge to decide whether to allow Vedanta Limited to open its Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin, which was shut by the Tamil Nadu government on environmental ground ... read..


 
Out of sight but never out of mind: Modi on Vajpayee
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Paying glowing tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the late leader's popularity was so immense that he remained alive in people's memories despite being completely away from the public life for the las ... read..


 
Facebook donates Rs 1.75 crore for Kerala flood victims
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Social networking giant Facebook is donating $250,000 (nearly Rs 1.75 crore) for relief work in Kerala, which has been battered by torrential rains, floods and landslides, leaving over 300 dead amid massive destruction, the company said on Monday. ... read..


 
Unlike now, government, opposition were close in Atal era: Azad
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
In an apparent dig at the Narendra Modi government, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said there was "no distance, as it is today" between the government and the opposition in Vajpayee's era. ... read..


 
Nirav Modi in UK, CBI seeks extradition (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
With the Interpol confirming the presence of fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in the Rs 13,500-crore PNB fraud, in the United Kingdom, the CBI on Monday moved to seek his detention and extradition to India, an official said on Monday. ... read..


 
India needs to improve its wage policies for inclusive growth: ILO
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Monday said that India needs to improve its wage policies to promote "inclusive growth" even as low pay, gender wage gap and informality remain pervasive. ... read..


 
CBI asks Interpol Manchester to detain Nirav Modi: Sources
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 6:41:30 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has requested Interpol Manchester to detain fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is an accused in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, in the United Kingdom, as per sources. ... read..


 
Sidhu didn't visit Pak as Congress leader but as Imran's friend: Jaiveer Shergill
New Delhi (India) | August 20, 2018 6:41:27 PM IST
Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill on Monday said that party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu did not visit Pakistan as Punjab cabinet minister or Congress worker but as a friend of Pakistan new Prime Minister Imran Khan. ... read..


 
Delhi Court grants bail to former HP CM's son in money laundering case
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
A Delhi Court on Monday granted bail to Vikramiditya Singh, son of former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, in a money laundering case. Counsel for Enforcement Directorate (ED) opposed the bail application of Vikramaditya by submitting be ... read..


 
Vajpayee was a true swayamsevak, says Mohan Bhagwat
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be remembered for his exemplary role in nurturing the politics of Sangh Parivar and its values from infant stage. Mr Bhagwat was addressing a prayer meeting organised ... read..


 
With moist eyes Advani pays homage to friend and guide Vajpayee
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
BJP veteran LK Advani on Monday paid rich and emotionally-charged tribute to his long time compatriot and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Monday. "I have addressed many meetings in my life, but I never thought there will be a day when I wi ... read..


 
Makers of 'Tumbbad' release spooky poster
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The makers of 'Tummbad' have released new posters of the film, sending chills down the spine owing to the spooky element of the posters. The teaser of the film will be out on Tuesday. The intriguing posters have piqued the interests of the audience feat ... read..


 
Ahead of 'Home's release, Campa Cola case faces another turn
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
In a recent development, the Campa Cola case which has been ongoing in the court for years has witnessed another turn in the story. Interestingly, ALTBalaji's upcoming web series 'Home' directed by Habib Faisal is loosely based on the infamous case. Havi ... read..


 
IITs to train school students for JEE (Advanced)
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Now, IITs across the country will upskill teachers and train the school students to crack engineering entrance exams besides a free app titled 'IIT - Pal' would be further extended, and be made available along with handholding support through the SWAYAM p ... read..


 
Delhi Cong observes Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The Delhi unit of Congress party on Monday observed the 74th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at Rajiv Bhawan here. On this occasion, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken, along with other senior leaders, offered floral tributes to the ... read..


 
Modi for 'constructive engagement', Pakistan says no dialogue on table (Lead)
New Delhi/Islamabad | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his new Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan that India desires "constructive engagement" with Islamabad but Pakistan quickly clarified that there was no offer of a bilateral dialogue. ... read..


 
SC to hear plea on AFSPA dilution on September 4
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear on September 4 a plea by a group of serving Army officers against the dilution of AFSPA that gives immunity to military personnel from prosecution for their actions in disturbed and insurgency-hit areas. ... read..


 
Study on Army's restructuring to be complete by December
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 6:11:29 PM IST
The biggest ever organisational study to review and transform the Indian Army into a futuristic lethal war fighting machine is expected to be complete by December this year. ... read..


 
India wants constructive engagement with Pakistan, Modi tells Imran
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan expressing Indias commitment to build good neighbourly relations and pursue meaningful and constructive engagement with Islamabad. ... read..


 
Youth commits suicide in Delhi church (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
A 26-year-old youth committed suicide at the Vailankanni Church here, with his family claiming he was forced to take the step due to tension over borrowed money, police said on Monday. ... read..


 
JW Marriott Hotel Pune hires Manuj Ralhan as director of operations
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:45 PM IST
JW Marriott Hotel in Pune on Monday announced appointment of Manuj Ralhan as the recently appointed Director of Operations. ... read..


 
Mobiistar appoints Hardeep Singh Johar as VP, Sales
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:45 PM IST
International smartphone brand Mobiistar on Monday announced appointment of Hardeep Singh Johar as the Vice President for Sales, North and East region. ... read..


 
Alwar lynching case: SC seeks detailed response from Rajasthan govt
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday sought a detailed affidavit from the Rajasthan government giving details of the action taken by them with regard to the incidents of lynching in the state. ... read..


 
Elara Technologies secures USD35 Mn from Citi Singapore
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:42 PM IST
Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based digital real estate marketing and transactions services company and owner of Housing.com, PropTiger.com, and Makaan.com, on Monday announced receiving of credit facility worth USD35 million from Citi Singapo ... read..


 
Need for uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak FM
Islamabad [Pakistan]/ New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:37 PM IST
Pakistan's newly-appointed Foreign Affairs Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday claimed that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi had written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan indicating beginning of a dialogue between the two nations. However, den ... read..


 
KJo refuses 'Dostana 2' speculations
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:34 PM IST
The news about second installment of 2008 hit 'Dostana' being in the pipeline has been doing rounds on the internet for a long time but, it seems the rumour mills got it wrong! ... read..


 
Ramdev hails rescue operations by security forces
New Delhi (India) | August 20, 2018 5:41:31 PM IST
Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday applauded the security forces for their role in rescuing people from the flood-ravaged state of Kerala. ... read..


 
Gender Equity & Water Management program for govt. officials of Telangana inaugurated by Chief Secretary
New Delhi [India] | August 20, 2018 5:41:29 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (NewsVoir): A two-day Management Development Programme on Gender, Equity and Water Management aimed at building the capacity of Engineers in the Department of Irrigation and CAD to chalk out future directions in understanding and ... read..


 
Rich tributes paid to Vajpayee: Atal was a man of decisiveness, says PM
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Glowing tributes were paid to Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee at a special special meeting at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Monday. In his address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Late Vajpayee lived every moment of his life and dedicated ... read..


 
BIMSTEC FTA may be delayed, says Sri Lankan envoy but pushes for soft diplomacy
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Even as there is a push by certain quarters for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) grouping to speed up negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Sri Lanka on Monday said such a process will ta ... read..


 
Modi, Rathore congratulate shooters Deepak Kumar & Lakshya Sheoran for winning medals
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday congratulated shooters Deepak Kumar and Lakshya Sheoran for winning medals at the ongoing 18th Asian Games. ''Deepak Kumar's tenacity and dedication towards shooting hav ... read..


 
Malaika Arora to feature in peppy track in 'Pataakha'
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Bollwood actress and dancer Malaika Arora is all set to bring an item number 'Hello Hello', for Vishal Bhardwaj's next directorial 'Pataakha'. 'Pataakha' is a sibling rivalry movie featuring Sanya Malhotra and TV actress Radhika Madan in the lead roles. ... read..


 
Hrithik Roshan lends his support to Kerala victims, pleads everyone to help
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Superstar Hrithik Roshan has lent his support to the flood victims in Kerala and has pleaded everyone on social media to extend their help. While the state of Kerala has received the worst floods in the century, God's own country is currently in a state ... read..


 
Honey Singh is a trendsetter, genius: Jackky Bhagnani
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
Actor Jackky Bhagnani who has collaborated with music sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh for the first time with 'This Party Is Over Now' from 'Mitron' cannot stop raving about the composer and shared his admiration for him. After delivering two party chartbuste ... read..


 
Makers release first look poster of 'Jabariya Jodi'
New Delhi | Monday, Aug 20 2018 IST
The makers of 'Jabariya Jodi' have presented the first look poster of the film introducing the audience to Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra in a surprise wedding. The vibrant posters feature Sidharth Malhotra as Abhay and Parineeti Chopra as Babli ... read..


 
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