Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A very big day for us, says Abhijit Banerjee's alma mater

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Calling it a very big day for the institution, the South Point High School here on Monday rejoiced at its alumnus Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee getting the coveted Nobel Prize for Economics.... read..

#AbhijitBanerjee trends on Twitter, users go gaga over Indian-origin economist winning Nobel Prize

General News | October 15, 2019 1:11:44 AM IST
Twitterverse was filled with congratulatory messages for Indian-origin economist and academic Prof Abhijit Banerjee, who bagged the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.... read..

5 Punjab cops in jail for militancy-era crimes to be freed

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Centre has accepted the Punjab government's request for grant of special remission and release of five state police personnel undergoing sentence in different jails on charges of offences committed during the period of militancy, a Home Ministry state... read..

Jio MAMI screening for Neena Gupta-starrer 'The Last Color' on Oct 18

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:06 AM IST
Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna's debut directorial feature "The Last Color" will be screened at the ongoing 21st Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star. The film featuring Neena Gupta deals with taboo surrounding widows in India.... read..

Ishita Ganguly joins cast of supernatural show 'Laal Ishq'

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Actress Ishita Ganguly has been roped in for the supernatural show "Laal Ishq".... read..

BJP raising NRC issue in Delhi to divert attention: AAP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Demanding a white paper on the number of crime cases solved by the Delhi Police, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said the BJP is raising the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue for the capital to divert attention from the rising crime graph of t... read..

'Overjoyed' Mamata congratulates Banerjee for winning Nobel

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
An "overjoyed" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee for winning the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics.... read..

Moody's downgrades Indiabulls after RBI's merger rejection

|Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Global credit rating agency Moody's has downgraded the corporate family rating (CFR) and the foreign-currency senior secured rating of Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited to B2 from Ba2, after the Reserve Bank of India rejected its proposed merger with Lak... read..

Pallavi Joshi: My next film 'Painful Pride' is important and sensitive

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Actress Pallavi Joshi says her upcoming release, "Painful Pride", is an important and sensitive film.... read..

Tamil politician booked for justifying Rajiv's killing

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Actor-director-turned politician Seeman was booked by Tamil Nadu police on Monday for justifying the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.... read..

Vahbiz Dorabjee sheds 13 kilos for web series

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Actress Vahbiz Dorabjee has lost 13 kilos for her role in a new web series.... read..

All you need to know about Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight po... read..

New service rules to hold key for IAS, IPS officers in J&K

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
All eyes of the IAS and IPS fraternity are now set on new service rules that will come into existence with the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories on October 31.... read..

'Maha-connections' of Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
As Indians all over the world were thrilled as renowned Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee was on Monday named, along with his French wife Esther Duflo and fellow US professor Michael Kremer, the recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics - it... read..

Abhijit Banerjee becomes 10th Indian, Indian-origin person to win Nobel Prize, read about the other 9

New Delhi | October 15, 2019 2:41:31 AM IST
Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee on Monday won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, becoming the tenth Indian or a person of Indian origin to win the prestigious global award.... read..

J-K: Two unidentified terrorists kill truck driver in Shopian

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2019 10:41:34 PM IST
Two unknown terrorists including one from Pakistan on Monday attacked and killed a truck driver in Shopian district.... read..

Chiranjeevi calls on Andhra Pradesh CM

Amaravati |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Telugu superstar and former Union Minister K. Chiranjeevi on Monday called on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.... read..

Open critique by FM spouse brings smile to Cong, leaves BJP red-faced

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
A scathing article on the state of economy by none other than Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's husband has turned out to be the political hot potato, all the more so, as it came ahead of two Assembly elections just a week away.... read..

President Kovind congratulates Abhijeet Banerjee for Economics Nobel

New Delhi | October 14, 2019 10:11:40 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday congratulated Indian-origin economist Professor Abhijit Banerjee on winning the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.... read..

Proud moment: Farhan Akhtar, Dia Mirza congratulate Prof Abhijit Banerjee on winning Nobel Prize

Bollywood | October 14, 2019 10:11:38 PM IST
"Proud moment for us," said Farhan Akhtar as he congratulated Prof Abhijit Banerjee who shares the Nobel Prize 2019 in Economics with his French-American wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.... read..

Manmohan Singh congratulates Abhijit Banerjee, his wife for winning Nobel, lauds path-breaking work

New Delhi | October 14, 2019 10:11:36 PM IST
Former prime minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Monday congratulated Indian-origin economist and academic Professor Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo on jointly winning the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences and termed their work as 'pa... read..

Centre should investigate if there was any deal between Praful Patel and Iqbal Mirchi: Prithviraj Chavan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2019 10:11:34 PM IST
Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said the NDA government should investigate if there was any deal between NCP leader Praful Patel with Iqbal Mirchi, who was a close aide of fugitive gangster Dawood I... read..

PMJAY benefited over 50 lakh patients across country

New Delhi | October 14, 2019 10:41:36 PM IST
In a significant achievement, the world's largest fully government-funded health insurance scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) has given benefit to over 50 lakh patients in their treatment so far.... read..

Raj civic polls: Gehlot govt to go for indirect elections

Jaipur |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to go for indirect polls during the civic unit elections scheduled to be held in November.... read..

Anne Hathaway enjoys low-key baby shower

Los Angeles |Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Actress Anne Hathaway was pleasantly surprised when her friends and family hosted a baby shower for her.... read..

Cement foundation's major water resource management in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), which recently bagged the annual National Water Mission Awards by the Centre, has scripted many success stories in Rajasthan in the field of water resource management.... read..

Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee wins Nobel Prize in Economics for study on poverty

Stockholm |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty", it was announced on Monday.... read..

Justin Bieber crafts neckpiece for wife Hailey

Washington D.C. | October 14, 2019 9:41:39 PM IST
Newly-married couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are certainly enjoying married life.... read..

BJP going upwards at supersonic speed, Congress coming down at same rate: Rajnath Singh

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2019 9:41:38 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday affirmed that BJP is going upwards at supersonic speed while Congress is coming downwards at the same velocity.... read..

George Clooney's sister-in-law jailed for 3 weeks for drink driving, other violations

Hollywood | October 14, 2019 9:41:36 PM IST
Hollywood star George Clooney's sister-in-law Tala Alamuddin Le Tallec was on Monday sentenced to three weeks in jail and fined USD 6,400 in a traffic court in Singapore for various traffic offences, including drink driving.... read..

Centre to release 5 Punjab Police personnel undergoing sentence in different jails

New Delhi | October 14, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
The Central government on Monday accepted the request of Congress-led Punjab government for grant of special remission and release of five Punjab Police personnel undergoing sentence in different jails in the state for the offences committed during milita... read..

5.8-magnitude quake jolts Pakistan

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday, although there were no reports of casualties or injuries.... read..

Karan Johar: I have always paid male and female stars equally

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Filmmaker Karan Johar says there are many verticals that need to be observed while paying male and female stars, but he has always paid them equally.... read..

Indian youth prefer job stability over salary: Study

Bengaluru |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
A survey on Monday revealed that job security, followed by a healthy work-life balance, drives Indian youth to opt for banking and government jobs.... read..

Elton John calls Michael Jackson 'mentally ill'

London |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Legendary singer Elton John has called late pop icon Michael Jackson "mentally ill" in his upcoming memoir.... read..

Taking all measures to maintain law and order, says J-K DGP Dilbag Singh

New Delhi | October 14, 2019 9:11:35 PM IST
After postpaid mobile services were resumed in the remaining parts of Jammu and Kashmir today, Director-General of Police Dilbag Singh on Monday stated that the administration is taking all measures to maintain law and order in the area.... read..

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' sets out on a new journey in Season 3 trailer

Washington D.C. | October 14, 2019 9:11:32 PM IST
The wait is getting shorter as the trailer of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 3 has finally landed!... read..

JMB aims to spread terror in India: NIA chief (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Indicating that Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is a threat to the nation, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Y.C. Modi on Monday said the terror group has been attempting to expand its operations across India and a list of 125 sus... read..

Mau : 7 died, 15 injured in house collapse following cylinder blast

Mau (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2019 9:41:30 AM IST
Seven people died while at least 15 were injured after a two-storey building collapsed following a cylinder blast at a home in Mohammadabad here on Monday morning.... read..

SA's Maharaj ruled out of 3rd Test, uncapped Linde to replace

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 1:15:06 AM IST
South African left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj has been ruled out of the upcoming third and final Test against India at Ranchi due to a shoulder injury, Cricket South Africa announced announced on Sunday.... read..

Rahul Gandhi's involvement in state polls means BJP will win 100 per cent: Yogi

Hingoli (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2019 2:11:32 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made a scathing attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and said his "involvement in state Assembly polls means BJP is going to win the elections 100 per cent".... read..

We enjoy freedom living in India, says Tibetan leader in exile Dalai Lama

Una (Himachal Pradesh) | October 14, 2019 2:41:32 AM IST
Tibetan leader in exile, Dalai Lama on Sunday said he "enjoys freedom by living in India".... read..

TMC, BJP trade fire over Jiaganj murders

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party continued to fight verbal battle over the Jiaganj triple murders, with a Bengal Minister accusing the BJP of doing politics and the BJP hitting back by reiterating the demand for a CBI probe, her... read..

Delhi's dengue cases reduced to half in 2019: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that his government's anti-dengue drive has resulted in a reduction in the number of dengue cases to 467 till now, as compared to 830 cases last year.... read..

Janhvi Kapoor wants female versions of 'Kabir Singh', 'Joker'

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Actress Janhvi Kapoor says there should be more roles that portray the uninhibited side of women -- like female versions of "Kabir Singh" or "Joker".... read..

Jihadi terrorism tops among 287 cases in NIA hands

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday said it has registered a total of 287 cases till September end and the highest number of the cases -- 110 -- are related to jihadi terrorism.... read..

Rakul Preet: My role in 'Marjaavaan' is like Rekha ji's in 'Muqaddar Ka Sikandar'

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Actress Rakul Preet Singh insists she is not disappointed or miffed with producers over the length of her role in her upcoming release, "Marjaavaan".... read..

Monitor radical elements in jails: MHA to police chiefs (IANS Special)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Centre has directed state police chiefs to carry out a detailed study on activities of radical elements in various jails to monitor and counter spread of radicalization inside prisons. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also asked police heads to ... read..

Top Army commanders review security situation in J-K

General News | October 14, 2019 10:41:42 PM IST
Top commanders of the Indian Army met on Monday and reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of the country.... read..

'Dolittle' Trailer: Robert Downey Jr embarks on an adventure with animals

Washington D.C | October 14, 2019 9:11:36 AM IST
After charming the Box Office with Marvel Cinematic Universe Film (MCU) 'Avenger's: Endgame' actor Robert Downey Jr is back to impress fans with his upcoming film 'DOlittle.... read..

Women's Cricket event prize money receives major boost

Dubai | October 14, 2019 10:41:40 PM IST
The prize money for International Cricket Council (ICC) women's events will be increased by USD 2.6 million. The increase follows a rise in the revenue generated by the sport, a proportion of which is assigned to prize money.... read..
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