Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

Virbhadra accuses centre of destabilising Himachal government

Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday accused the centre government of harassing and destablising the state government, alleging...

‘Pakistan’s Saudi-led alliance not against any country’

Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Pakistan remains committed to its policy of non-interference in the conflicts of Muslim countries and the Saudi-led military alliance is...

New liberalised visa regime being implemented: Minister

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the government has started to implement the new liberalised...

Goa to move SC over ban on liquor vends near highways

Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said his government will approach the Supreme Court in two-three months for relief...

India firm on bilateral redressal of issues with Pakistan

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With reports of US President Donald Trump offering to personally get involved to resolve India-Pakistan issues, New Delhi on...

16 militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, April 4 (IANS) At least 16 militants from the Taliban and the Islamic State terror group were killed in clashes in Afghanistan, said...

Tata to launch Nexon compact SUV by year-end

Hyderabad, April 4 (IANS) Tata Motors will be launching Nexon compact SUV by the year-end as part of its strategy to improve its share...

India-UK set up joint fund for green energy

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India and Britain on Tuesday agreed to jointly set up a fund with corpus contributions of 120 million pounds...

Amit Shah to visit Tripura next month

Agartala, April 4 (IANS) To boost the morale of its cadres ahead of next year's assembly elections, BJP President Amit Shah will visit Tripura...

Syrian refugee regional plan remains 91% underfunded: UN

Geneva, April 4 (IANS) Two UN organisations on Tuesday warned of low funding for their ongoing support operations for Syrian refugees.A statement released by...

Wonderla to invest Rs 350 cr in Chennai amusement park

Hyderabad, April 4 (IANS) Leading amusement park operator Wonderla Holidays Ltd will be expanding its footprints with the development of its fourth property in...

High-level Kerala team to identify land for Sabarimala airport

Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) The Kerala government on Tuesday formed a three-member team to identify the land where an airport can be built near...

Five killed in Odisha road accident

Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) At least five persons were killed and several injured on Tuesday when a bus collided with a tractor in Odisha's...

Bengal liquor sellers look to government for solution

Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Liquor sellers who have outlets along highways are looking for a solution from the West Bengal government after the Supreme...

ASUS ROG unveils new gaming laptop

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Tuesday launched a new gaming laptop GX800 at Rs 7,97,990 which is designed to...

Piyush Goyal launches self-help book

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Union Minister of Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal has launched a self-helpbook on establishing a...

Man arrested for sexually assaulting JNU student

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) An Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer has been arrested for sexually assaulting and stalking a Jawaharlal Nehru University student,...

One arrested after rape, murder of girl

Ghaziabad, April 4 (IANS) Two men were involved in the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl here in Uttar Pradesh and one of...

N. Korea slams Japan for distorting history in textbooks

Pyongyang, April 4 (IANS) North Korea on Tuesday denounced Japan for distorting history and instilling false ideas in Japanese children's minds through textbooks for...

Hope UP government will waive farmer loans as promised, Congress

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday hoped the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh will waive off loans of farmers to the...

ED arrests two for defrauding banks, money laundering

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has arrested two persons in separate cases for running shell companies...

Sanction to Aircel-Maxis deal given in normal course: Chidambaram

Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said the approval for Aircel-Maxis transaction was given by him in the...

Kishori Amonkar: An incomparable voice, an eclectic innovator

Medicine's loss was music's gain. She had planned to cure ailments of the body, but fate planned her to instead to minister to the...

Muslim cleric held, 12 pistols seized: Police

Ghaziabad, April 4 (IANS) A Muslim cleric has been arrested for gunrunning and 12 pistols have been seized from him in Muzaffarnagar district of...

Rani Mukerji’s COMEBACK film ‘Hichki’ begins shoot

Rani Mukerji took everyone by storm with her last appearance in the film 'Mardaani' and now the lady is all set to leave a...

May defends UK ties with Saudi Arabia

London, April 4 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her trip to Saudi Arabia, saying its ties with the UK are important...

Centre sanctions 150 cr for Manipur’s hill areas

Imphal, April 4 (IANS) The central government has sanctioned Rs 150 crore for the construction of markets in Manipur's hill areas, officials said on...

European court upholds visa ban on Iranian student

Brussels, April 4 (IANS) The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Tuesday ruled to uphold a visa ban on an Iranian student who applied...

CSC, HP Enterprise merger gives birth to DXC Technology

Bengaluru, April 4 (IANS) US-based Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on Tuesday announced the birth of DXC Technology, an independent, end-to-end IT services company created...

What is the strange rocket button icon doing on Facebook?

New York, April 4 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook recently added a new icon -- that of a rocket -- on selected users' home...

China criticizes ‘anti-China separatist’ Dalai Lama for Arunachal visit

Beijing, April 4 (IANS) Beijing on Tuesday criticised Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama for his visit to Arunachal Pradesh, calling him an "anti-China...

Marshall named ICC Anti-Corruption Unit’s general manager

Dubai, April 4: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Alex Marshall as the new general manager of its Anti-Corruption...

Obesity during pregnancy may up kids’ risk of epilepsy

London, April 4 (IANS) Women who are overweight or obese during their pregnancy may significantly increase the risk for children developing epilepsy, a study...

Changed H-1B visa norms: Computer programmers to feel the heat

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Just a few days before the new season for H-1B visas for skilled workers started, the US authorities have...

Aditya Narayan’s grandmom wants him married

Mumbai, April 4 : Actor-singer Aditya Narayans 95-year-old grandmother is keen to see him get married -- that too to an actress.Aditya, son of...

Dipa starts rehabilitation post knee surgery

New Delhi, April 4: Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Tuesday revealed that she has started her rehabilitation process after going under the knife for...

Ayushmann inspired Avinesh Rekhi to be an actor

Actor Avinesh Rekhi says Ayushmann Khurrana inspired him to get into acting after he saw the "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" star performing in their...

Rajkummar’s Shiva avatar for ‘Behen Hogi Teri’ poster

Mumbai, April 4 : Actor Rajkummar Rao has given a modern twist to Lord Shiva's avatar as the poster of forthcoming film "Behen Hogi...

Yashwant Sinha, BJP MLA held in Jharkhand

Ranchi, April 4 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was arrested on Tuesday along with party legislator Manish Jaiswal and 150-odd supporters in Hazaribagh...

Moto G5 smartphone launched in India

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo brand on Tuesday launched its Moto G5 smartphone in India.Priced at Rs 11,999, consumers can...

Rajasthan denotifies 21 state highways as urban roads

Jaipur, April 4 (IANS) Rajasthan has denotified around 21 state highways as urban roads apparently in a bid to circumvent the Supreme Court order...

Non-BJP parties should unite ahead of next Lok Sabha polls: Lalu

Patna, April 4 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad has appealed to all non-BJP political parties to come together on a platform to counter the...

Government exceeds 2016-17 tax collection target by 18%

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The central government on Tuesday reported a total tax collection of Rs 17.10 lakh crore during 2016-17 -- an...

Defamation case in public matter, not private: Sisodia

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday defended the decision to pay lawyer Ram Jethmalani from the exchequer...

Stop backing militancy, Mehbooba tells Pakistan

Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Pakistan should stop abetting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and let peace return to the state, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti...
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