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  • Winston-Salem’s Velocity Creative Accelerator 4th cohort includes 1 Raleigh, 3 Triad startups 23 Sep 2019 14:23 WINSTON-SALEM – After weeks of mentorship and business development in the Velocity Creative Accelerator, 10 startups are gearing up to pitch their products to a live audience this Thursday in Winston-Salem. They’re developing products and services in a …
  • Tellurian Signs $7.5 Billion U.S. LNG Pact With India’s Petronet 23 Sep 2019 14:16 (Bloomberg) -- India’s Petronet LNG Ltd. signed a $7.5 billion agreement to buy into Tellurian Inc.s proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Louisiana in what could potentially be one of the largest foreign investments in the U.S. to ship shale gas …
  • Helpless Kashmiri families fear for their children: report 23 Sep 2019 14:16 On August 5, India revoked occupied Kashmir’s autonomy, dividing the disputed territory into two regions to be controlled by New Delhi. Additional troops were flown into the disputed valley before the surprise move. In the weeks since the illegal lockdown, …
  • Collapse of US-Taliban talks a blow to Pakistan 23 Sep 2019 14:16 NEW YORK: The collapse of US-Taliban talks is an untimely setback for Pakistan, which had hoped its efforts to bring the militants to the table would be rewarded with an economic boost and American support in its dispute with India over Kashmir. Prime …
  • India, Bangladesh to enhance maritime ties 23 Sep 2019 14:13 The Navy imparts training to Bangladesh at all levels and also provides assistance to hydrography. New Delhi: India will join Bangladesh to celebrate 100 years of 'Bangabandhu,' the founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in 2020 and in 2021, an …
  • India's corporate tax cut to boost smartphone manufacturing -executives 23 Sep 2019 14:10 MUMBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - India’s lower corporate tax rate will help its smartphone industry expand, fuel research and development (R&D) investment and attract higher-value component makers to the world’s second-biggest smartphone market, four top …
  • Demanding reforms, ICAI CA candidates throng national capital in protest against evaluation process 23 Sep 2019 14:08 Agitatting candidates are protesting in front of the ICAI Head Quarters (HQRS) at ITO, New Delhi. Image source: Social Media Students from several parts of the country thronged the national capital on Monday demanding reevaluation in the Institute of …
  • Ogilvy names Rishabha Nayyar as national strategy lead of 82.5 Communications 23 Sep 2019 14:04 New Delhi: WPP owned Ogilvy Group on Monday announced the appointment of Rishabha Nayyar as national strategy lead of its creative agency 82.5 Communications. He will have planning teams across Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi and will report to Kapil Arora, co …
  • Delhi to be developed like Magarpatta City: Anil Baijal 23 Sep 2019 14:02 NEW DELHI: Lieutenant governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Friday said that the Delhi land pooling policy will transform the city in the same manner as Magarpatta was developed in Pune. “There have been delays in planning and bringing in policies to develop …
  • Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro nearly ‘out of stock’ on Amazon, Flipkart 23 Sep 2019 14:02 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The newly-launched Apple iPhone 11 devices have gone out-of-stock in India at both Amazon India and Flipkart in just three days after the pre-booking was opened on September 20. A few last units of iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB) for Rs …
  • Corporate tax cut a positive for automotive industry: ICRA 23 Sep 2019 14:02 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India’s automotive industry is likely to be one of the key beneficiaries of the recent corporate tax cut, credit ratings agency ICRA said on Monday. “Under the current weak demand conditions, OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) …
  • Opera Mini introduces offline file sharing capability 23 Sep 2019 14:02 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Opera Mini browser on Monday said its users in India can now transfer images, videos and audio files between nearby devices at high speeds, without using their mobile data. With the new offline file sharing feature in Opera Mini, …
  • Wish to better World Championships show at Olympics: Kaushik 23 Sep 2019 14:02 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Manish Kaushik capped his senior debut at the World Championships with a bronze medal in his 63-kg lightweight division. The 23-year-old pugilist, who reached New Delhi to a warm reception with the rest of the Indian contingent …
  • Great to see people wanting to be healthy: Sanjeev Kapoor 23 Sep 2019 14:02 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Popular chef Sanjeev Kapoor is happy to see more and more people, especially the younger generation, wanting to be healthy. “It is great to see more and more people, especially younger generation, wanting to be healthy. There are …
  • Sports Minister felicitates boxing medal winners 23 Sep 2019 14:02 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju felicitated Indias boxing stars Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik who won a medal each at the Mens World Boxing Championships. The two medals won by Amit and Manish were the most by India at any …
  • Atotech to Participate in the IPCA Expo in Delhi, India 23 Sep 2019 13:56 Atotech, a worldwide leader in providing specialty chemicals and equipment for the printed circuit board, IC-substrate and semiconductor industries, will participate in this year´s edition of IPCA Expo. The trade fair will be co-located with Electronica …
  • New IPC Report Shows North American PCB Industry Turnaround 23 Sep 2019 13:56 IPC’s 2019 Annual Report on the North American PCB Industry, published last week, shows that the PCB industry in North America has turned a corner. For the first time in five years, domestic PCB production grew in 2018. North America’s PCB market also grew …
  • India, UAE discuss areas of cooperation to strengthen economic ties 23 Sep 2019 13:55 New Delhi: India and the UAE have discussed areas of cooperation in various sectors, including civil aviation and financial, to strengthen economic ties between the two countries. It was discussed during the meeting of the UAE-India High Level Joint Task …
  • INX Media case: Chidambaram tells HC no allegation against him for influencing witnesses 23 Sep 2019 13:55 NEW DELHI: Former finance minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, told the Delhi High Court on Monday that there was no allegation against him about trying to influence anyone related to the matter since 2007. Chidambaram denied …
  • Over two lakh street lights to be set up in New Delhi to light up dark spots: Kejriwal 23 Sep 2019 13:55 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the 'Mukhyamantri Street Light Yojana', a scheme under which over two lakh street lights are to be installed to rid the Capital of dark spots. At a press conference here, Mr. Kejriwal said citizens …
  • Manappuram Finance to raise up to Rs465 cr by issuing bonds 23 Sep 2019 13:52 NEW DELHI : Manappuram Finance on Monday said it will raise up to Rs465 crore by issuing bonds on a private placement basis. The decision was taken by the board of the company at its meeting. "The financial resources and management committee of the …
  • Spicejet takes lease-delivery of its first freighter jet 23 Sep 2019 13:52 MUMBAI: Spicejet's cargo arm SpiceXpress has taken the lease-delivery of its first plane--a 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter. SpiceXpress, the first cargo airline across South Asia, has leased the standard-body freighter from NGF Alpha of Spectre …
  • National Logistics Policy sent to Cabinet for approval 23 Sep 2019 13:52 NEW DELHI: The commerce ministry has sent the proposed National Logistics Policy, aimed at promoting seamless movement of goods across the country and reducing high transaction cost of traders, to the Cabinet for approval, a senior official said on Monday. …
  • House, car destroyed in brazen arson attack in Ipoh 23 Sep 2019 13:48 Mohd Nordin said police are in the midst of arresting the suspects involved in the incident. — Picture by Ahmad Zamzahuri IPOH, Sept 23 — A wooden house at Jalan New Delhi in Buntong here was completely destroyed following an arson attack yesterday. Ipoh …
  • SC to interact with minor Muslim ‘bride’, her husband, father 23 Sep 2019 13:47 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Muslim minor girl, whose marriage was nullified by the Allahabad High Court, her ‘husband’ and the father to be present in the court on October 1 for an interaction. The Bench, headed by Justice N.V. Ramana, …
  • Trouble for Nath as 1984 riots witness deposes before SIT 23 Sep 2019 13:47 New Delhi: In more trouble for senior Congress leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Mukhtyar Singh, a witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to record his statement. Singh arrived at …
  • 'Incognito Mode' may come to Google Maps for bet... 23 Sep 2019 13:43 NEW DELHI: Google Maps may soon have an "Incognito Mode" for better privacy on your location data. The "Incognito Mode" in Google Maps is currently being tested in the Android app, reports XDA Developers. Just like in Google Chrome, …
  • Lose weight and build muscle health: Peanut butt... 23 Sep 2019 13:43 NEW DELHI: Peanut butter, a high-protein spread made from grounded peanuts, is a nutritious and delicious snacking option. A staple in many countries, especially the US, it is finding growing acceptance in India due to increasing health consciousness and …
  • ASUS woos gamers with ROG Phone II for Rs 37,999 23 Sep 2019 13:24 New Delhi, Sep 23 () Taiwanese tech giant Asus on Monday unveiled its 'ROG Phone II India Edition' for Rs 37,999 as it aims to tap into the growing community of gaming enthusiasts in the country who are hooked up to games like PUBG. The second …
  • L&T Finance scrips: Sebi disposes of alleged insider trading case against Factorial Master Fund 23 Sep 2019 13:24 New Delhi, Sep 23 () Markets regulator Sebi on Monday dropped insider trading charges against Cayman Islands-based Factorial Master Fund, in the scrip of L&T Finance Holdings. While annulling the charges against the firm, Sebi said, "The charges …
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina reaches New York to attend UNGA session 23 Sep 2019 13:17 Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept 23 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached New York to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). According to Dhaka Tribune, Hasina, who is on an eight-day official visit to the …
  • Digital NPR to help resolve vital issues: Shah 23 Sep 2019 13:01 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Monday said the National Population Register (NPR) to be prepared under the 2021 census would be digital. “A digital NPR will help in solving several issues, like law and order and gender …
  • Tall boxers no issues, have to work a little more on power: Panghal 23 Sep 2019 13:01 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) 2019 has been a good year for Amit Panghal. He first won the Asian Championships in April — beating Olympic 52kg bronze medallist Hu Jinguan along the way — and now he has become the first Indian to win silver at the World …
  • GST cut a Diwali gift for tourism sector: Patel 23 Sep 2019 13:01 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Referring to recent cuts in the corporate and the goods and services taxes, the Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said here on Monday it was a Diwali gift for the tourism sector and would help boost the economy …
  • Pakistan Has Reactivated Balakot 'Terror Training Camp', Indian Army Chief Claims 23 Sep 2019 12:56 Asia & Pacific 14:49 23.09.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Nearly seven months after the Indian Air Force destroyed an alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed terror training facility in Pakistan’s Balakot region, India’s Army chief said on Monday that the …
  • India’s opportunity at the UN 23 Sep 2019 12:41 When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the UN General Assembly on September 27, his country will find itself in an unfamiliar position. For the first time in some years, India is in the cross hairs of some segments of the international community, …
  • NASSCOM signs MoU with Pearson to skill IT workforce 23 Sep 2019 12:06 By IANS NEW DELHI: NASSCOM FutureSkills has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pearson India, a leading digital learning company, in a bid to provide skill training to current and future working professionals and help improve the quality and …
  • New UK visa rules: Doctors, nurses need not take TOEFL, IELTS exam 23 Sep 2019 12:03 NEW DELHI : Under the new rules, doctors, nurses, dentists and midwives applying for Tier 2 (General) visas for UK will not need to sit for English language tests like TOEFL and IELTS as Occupational English Test (OET) scores are enough for them. Earlier, …
  • We will open a hotel per month and are on track to open 12 hotels by March 31 23 Sep 2019 11:51 Sometimes by cutting taxes, you create a catalyst for growth and your tax collection might end up being much higher than while levying higher taxes on businesses, says Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, Indian Hotels. Excerpts from an interview with ETNOW. How …
  • India to be net exporter of steel for years: Pradhan 23 Sep 2019 11:51 New Delhi, Sep 23 () Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that in the next two-three years, India will be in a position to remain a net exporter of steel for years. The minister was speaking at an event 'Chintan Shivir', organised by …
  • PFI hold People’s Rights Conference in New Delhi 23 Sep 2019 11:45 New Delhi: Popular Front of India is organizing a grand public conference under the banner “People’s Rights Conference” in New Delhi on Sunday 29 September 2019. The conference will start at 1 pm at Indira Gandhi Stadium and will highlight the …
  • Dhoni takes new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk ou... 23 Sep 2019 11:42 RANCHI: After being away from cricket for a while, M.S. Dhoni was out here drawing eyeballs in his new car - a one-of-its-kind Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. The decorated former India captain was seen taking the Jeep for a spin in the city as bystanders …
  • Newgen extends support to 2,800 children through Shikshaantra Plus program in Govt. Primary School in Harkesh Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi 23 Sep 2019 11:26 Newgen Software Technologies Limited and Kinship for Humanitarian Social and Holistic Intervention in India (KHUSHII) came together in the month of August and signed an agreement to implement Shikshaantra Plus program in Govt. Primary School in Harkesh …
  • 'Am I Invited?' Trump Tells Modi He May Show Up at India's First NBA Game in Mumbai 23 Sep 2019 11:20 Asia & Pacific 13:12 23.09.2019(updated 13:13 23.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump said he may visit Mumbai next month for the country's first-ever NBA match during his address at the Howdy, Modi event in Houston …
  • Pakistani Drone Reportedly Violates Indian Airspace, Drops Arms 23 Sep 2019 11:20 Asia & Pacific 13:35 23.09.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in the Indian state of Punjab have alleged that Pakistan recently used a drone to drop weapons in the area. Islamabad has yet to comment on the claims. Indian police claim a …
  • ASIA/INDIA - More than 200 cases of violence against Christians in India in 2019 23 Sep 2019 11:17 New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) - There are over 200 episodes of violence against Christians reported in India in 2019: this is the data sent to Agenzia Fides by the NGO "Alliance Defending Freedom" (ADF) based in New Delhi. In a report by the …
  • Rahul in Wardha, Sonia in Delhi on October 2 padyatra 23 Sep 2019 11:05 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) To counter the BJP on ideological lines, the Congress has announced a massive ‘padyatra’ across the country on October 2 with the party’s interim President Sonia Gandhi leading the charge in Delhi while former Congress President …
  • Corp Tax Cut: PNB Housing Fin's effective tax rate to come down by 8-9 percentage points 23 Sep 2019 10:57 New Delhi, Sep 23 () PNB Housing Finance on Monday said the company's effective tax rate will come down by 8-9 percentage points following the government's decision to slash corporate tax rate. For 2018-19, the effective tax rate of PNB Housing …
  • ICICI Bank to set up 450 new branches this fiscal 23 Sep 2019 10:57 New Delhi, Sep 23 () ICICI Bank on Monday said it will expand its retail network by adding 450 new branches this financial year. Of these, the bank has made 320 branches operational for customers and in the process, it has crossed the milestone of having 5 …
  • India says Pakistan has reactivated militant camps 23 Sep 2019 10:42 NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s army chief says Pakistan has reactivated militant camps in Pakistan-held Kashmir and about 500 militants… NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s army chief says Pakistan has reactivated militant camps in Pakistan-held Kashmir and about 500 …
  • Sisodia flags off ‘Anaemia Mukt’ vans in Delhi 23 Sep 2019 10:33 New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia flagged off ‘Anaemia Mukt’ vans as part of the Anaemia Mukt Bharat, a centre-run programme from the assembly complex on Monday. “These vans will go to every district of Delhi and collect blood samples of …
  • Sensex soars 1,075 points to reclaim 39,000-mark; Nifty ends at 11,603 23 Sep 2019 10:29 NEW DELHI: Equity indices continued its stellar performance on Monday with the benchmark BSE sensex rising over 1,000 points after the government’s surprise move to cut corporate taxes. The 30-share BSE index surged 2,996 points in just two sessions after …
  • Voting underway for assembly bypolls in UP, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Tripura 23 Sep 2019 10:17 New Delhi: Voting for by-elections began on Monday in Dantewada Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh, Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh, Pala in Kerala and Badharghat in Tripura. Serial no. Constituency Major candidates No. of voters (approx) Major parties 1 …
  • PM Imran, President Trump set to meet in New York today 23 Sep 2019 10:16 NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet US President Donald Trump today in New York ahead of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opening on Sept 24. The meeting, which is expected to take place at 10:00 PM PST, comes a day after …
  • Samsung Galaxy M30s: A monster battery that refuses to die 23 Sep 2019 10:07 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Battery is one single pain point in a smartphone user’s life that does not go away. Imagine a mid-range device that refuses to die for days? South Korean giant Samsung has now brought to India a smartphone — Galaxy M30s — which …
  • Petrol, diesel prices surge for 7th straight day 23 Sep 2019 10:07 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices in the country continued to surge for the seventh day on Monday on the back of the ongoing tensions in the Middle East and the US-China trade war. Petrol rates in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were Rs …
  • Indrani, Peter statement can't be credible: P Chidambaram's lawyer to Delhi HC 23 Sep 2019 09:58 New Delhi: Calling CBI's claim that he was a flight risk as "preposterous", senior Congress leader P Chidambaram told the Delhi High Court on Monday morning that there was no possibility of him evading the "process of law" as a …
  • By 2047 RSS’s ‘Sangh’ will become indistinguishable 23 Sep 2019 09:49 New Delhi: Moving forward to strengthen and build an army of its own principles, the right-wing Hindu organization RSS will be become indistinguishable name in the Indian society by 2047. RSS Pracharak Sunil Ambedkar mentions this in his forthcoming book “ …
  • Festive sale: Realme to offer discounts worth Rs 300 crore 23 Sep 2019 09:45 New Delhi: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme is going to offer discounts worth Rs 300 crore during the upcoming festive season sale on Flipkart.com and Realme.com. The annual festival sale for Flipkart, the Big Billion Day (BBD) starting September 30, …
  • Amit Shah moots idea of multipurpose card; says 2021 census to be digital 23 Sep 2019 09:42 NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts. The home minister also said that a mobile app will be used for the …
  • Share market update: Nifty Financial Services index rises; Bajaj Finserv jumps 9% 23 Sep 2019 09:20 NEW DELHI: The Nifty Financial Services index was up with its components trading higher in Monday's afternoon session. Shares of Bajaj Finserv (up 8.79 per cent) , Bajaj Finance (up 8.58 per cent) , Bajaj Holdings & Investment (up 7.33 per cent) …
  • Share market update: Infra stocks jump; NCC surges over 13% 23 Sep 2019 09:20 NEW DELHI: Shares of infrastructure companies were trading with gains in Monday's afternoon session. Shares of NCC (up 13.45 per cent) , Larsen & Toubro (up 9.38 per cent) , Siemens (up 7.55 per cent) and Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (up …
  • Linseed oil ready to join cooking oil category: ICAR 23 Sep 2019 09:18 NEW DELHI: Linseed oil also known as flaxseed oil, which has numerous health benefits, is ready to be used for cooking purpose as government research body ICAR has improved the quality to make it fit for human consumption in both pure as well as blended …
  • Sonia, Manmohan visit Tihar to meet Chidambaram 23 Sep 2019 09:10 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday arrived at Tihar Jail here to meet former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been imprisoned since September 5 in the INX Media case. …
  • Ravi Shankar memorabilia found in Mumbai scrap shop 23 Sep 2019 09:10 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) SMM Ausaja, a film archivist and poster collector, has hit the goldmine in a local scrap shop of Mahim, Mumbai. He has discovered a tattered suitcase that belonged to Pandit Ravi Shankar and his son Shubho, which contains original …
  • More than 2 million get skill certificates 23 Sep 2019 09:10 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In a boost to the skill development programme of the government, more than 2 million candidates across the country have been given certificates under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). According to an official …
  • Delhi Police focus on senior citizens’ welfare 23 Sep 2019 08:41 New Delhi: The Delhi Police has started a unique mission whereby their personnel will visit homes with solitary senior citizens in a door-to-door campaign to check on them and not let them feel left out. The police officials will be collecting all sorts of …
  • PM Imran, President Trump to meet in New York today 23 Sep 2019 08:36 Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to meet US President Donald Trump today in New York City ahead of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opening on September 24. The meeting — expected to take place at 10pm and reported to be the first of …
  • Strength of Supreme Court stands at 34 as four new judges take oath 23 Sep 2019 08:23 Justices Murari and Bhat headed the Punjab and Haryana and Rajasthan high courts respectively. New Delhi: Four new Supreme Court judges took oath of office on Monday, taking the total strength of judges in the apex court to 34. Chief Justice of India …
  • Delhi Transport Minister calls meeting on Odd-Even 23 Sep 2019 08:15 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Monday called a meeting of concerned departments and stakeholders to plan the Odd-Even traffic scheme to be implemented between November 4 and 15 in the national capital. “Have called for …
  • 2 'Howdy, Modi!' - thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader US trip comes at a tense time over New Delhi's crackdown on Kashmir. Reuters, 2019-09-23 12:30:00+08:00 23 Sep 2019 08:00 US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a stage and showered each other with praise on Sunday at a “Howdy, Modi!” rally attended by upward of 50,000 people, a rare mass showing for a foreign leader on American soil. Trump, …
  • Supreme Court gets four new Judges 23 Sep 2019 07:59 New Delhi: Four new judges on Monday took oath as the Supreme Court Judges, increasing the total strength from 31 to 34 as sanctioned under the amended law. The four new judges who sworn in are Chief Justice Krishna Murari of Punjab and Haryana High Court, …
  • 3M and Clean Air Asia Act on Climate Change with New Air Pollution Initiative 23 Sep 2019 07:48 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 23, 2019-- Coinciding with its participation in Climate Week and the United Nations Climate Action Summit, 3M is acting on climate change through a new partnership with Clean Air Asia. 3M will collaborate with the …
  • Thumri Festival opens today in Delhi 23 Sep 2019 07:17 New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) The ninth edition of Thumri Festival, which starts on Monday will see recitals by many eminent Hindustani classical music artists and their disciples. The three-day festival, organised by the Sahitya Kala Parishad, Department …
  • New releases open dull while 'Dream Girl,' 'Chhichhore' hold strong 23 Sep 2019 07:17 New Delhi: The new Hindi film releases of the week opened to unimpressive collections, giving little reason to celebrate. Romantic comedy The Zoya Factor, Sunny Deol’s Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas and Sanjay Dutt’s Prassthanam had made ₹2.30 crore, ₹4.60 crore and …
  • Corporate tax cut: India’s sends up the monetary helicopters but will the gamble work 23 Sep 2019 07:11 By Andy Mukherjee India is making a second big fiscal gamble. The first – a switch from sales to consumption taxes – has failed to achieve revenue targets. The government, which two months ago was trying in desperation to tax everything that moved, has …
  • ‘Went around for 5yrs peddling New Bombay plan' 23 Sep 2019 06:02 INTERVIEW Shirish Patel, Urban Planner Shirish Patel, one of the men who envisaged what is now Navi Mumbai, on the struggle to get the city built, and why ‘builder’ has become an unpleasant word in Mumbai. The renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma has just performed …
  • Government seeks public response regarding draft Delhi Health Bill 23 Sep 2019 05:49 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has sought public opinion on the revised draft of the Delhi Health Bill, which was released earlier on Saturday. The draft states that the new Bill will provide for the registration and regulation of …
  • Odd-even scheme impact to be studied by IIT-Delhi 23 Sep 2019 05:49 By Express News Service NEW DELHI:The impact and effectiveness of the Kejriwal led, Delhi Government’s odd-even campaign is set to be studied and analysed by a team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here, which will be rolled out …
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal to speak on odd-even plan at C40 Climate Summit in Copenhagen 23 Sep 2019 05:49 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is set to speak about his Odd-Even scheme, which was launched to curb pollution rates in the city, at the C40 Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. Kejriwal is scheduled to speak at the …
  • Lack of awareness hurts AAP scheme of free surgeries at Delhi's private hospitals 23 Sep 2019 05:49 Express News Service Shabnam, a 26-year-old homemaker in Delhi’s Burari, didn’t know what hit her when she experienced a sharp burst of pain on the left side of her stomach. Baffled and, need one say, a tad anxious, she confided in her husband. Before long …
  • 'Lick my foot, you look like maid': Delhi woman alleges abuse at bar, FIR filed 23 Sep 2019 05:27 New Delhi: A Delhi woman took to Facebook to narrate a harrowing experience she suffered along with her two friends at an upscale restaurant in south Delhi. The incident happened at Sidecar, a restaurant and bar at M Block market in Greater Kailash Part 2, …
  • New OnePlus devices to debut on 26 September 'Special Event': 5 things to know 23 Sep 2019 04:58 Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is set to launch brand new devices on Thursday. The Pete Lau-led company is expected to launch the yearly successors to its 'flagship killing' devices and a brand new member in the company's lineup—the OnePlus …
  • Petrol price at year-high today, diesel highest in several months 23 Sep 2019 04:51 NEW DELHI : Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise for the seventh consecutive day in India today. The price of petrol was up by 29 paise per litre and that of diesel by 19 paise per litre. If the last seven days are taken into account, then the petrol …
  • The Nadal fan from Delhi who took a set off Federer 23 Sep 2019 04:23 His game still needs vast improvement, but belief is a Sumit Nagal forte, says Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Sumit Nagal in action against Roger Federer at the US Open. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images At first it looked like one of those forehands that …
  • Delhi Woman Beaten To Death By Landlord, His Family On Suspicion Of Theft 23 Sep 2019 03:06 The landlord, his wife, and son, along with their domestic help have been arrested, police said. New Delhi: A man, his family and their domestic help have been arrested for allegedly beating to death their 44-year-old tenant, a widow, on suspicion that she …
  • Centre begins search for new National Medical Panel chairman 23 Sep 2019 01:45 New Delhi: The Centre has started its search for a medical professional with at least 20 years of experience and an ability to “inspire, engage and empower the medical workforce” to head the new National Medical Commission (NMC). With different sets of …
  • A capital plan: The history, and future, of Lutyens’ Delhi 22 Sep 2019 23:44 While the Blocks, designed primarily by architect Herbert Baker, were being built in 1915, Edwin Lutyens pointed out that the view of the Government House or Rashtrapati Bhawan will be obstructed. North and South Block Buildings World War I was a roadblock …
  • Delhi woman beaten to death: For brother who got her the house, all that remains is regret 22 Sep 2019 22:24 Manju Goyal worked as a domestic help in Mehrauli When his sister Manju Goyal was looking for a new house in February, Mahesh Jindal got in touch with Satish Pahwa and asked him to rent his vacant room in Mehrauli to her. On Saturday, as he headed to the …
  • Poetry book on Air Marshal Arjan Singh released in New Delhi 22 Sep 2019 20:58 New Delhi [India], Sept 22 (ANI): A leaflet on Marshal of the Air Force and Mrs Arjan Singh Trust was released by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and ex-IAF Chief Arup Raha here on Sunday. A poetry book titled 'Abhi Kaam Baaki Hai' on Singh was also …
  • Delhi’s pollution fight to get Denmark stage: Kejriwal 22 Sep 2019 20:57 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File Photo) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will share the AAP government’s experience of dealing with Delhi’s critically polluted air, through a series of mitigating measures, during the upcoming C40 World Mayors …
  • Migrant flows to Delhi, Mumbai ebbing 22 Sep 2019 20:56 NEW DELHI : The stories of cities are often shaped by the migrants they attract from other parts of the country and the world. In India too, big cities have acted as large magnets for migrants, with more than half of Mumbai and a little less than half of …
  • Dark Web, bitcoin abet drug peddling in Delhi 22 Sep 2019 20:23 Dark Web is a part of the Internet that isn’t indexed by search engines. It is termed as hotbed of criminal activity. NEW DELHI: International post office has become a soft transit point as it is being exploited by international drug syndicates to pump in …
  • Theft at Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain’s house 22 Sep 2019 19:45 New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Sunday said his house was burgled and all of the floors were searched thoroughly for hours. Jain, who also holds charge of Home, Power, Public Works Department, Industries, Urban Development …
  • Of life in the Indian Army, Rediscovering Delhi’s Stepwells, Indian Stories from America 22 Sep 2019 19:33 What’s life like in the Indian Army? Beyond the medals and awe, there’s a lot of sweat and grime – and back room politics. You can read about this in a new book. You may also read about how ‘baolis’ or step wells met the water requirements of the residents …
  • Diversity drives Unseen Amsterdam as 19 new galleries arrive - The Art Newspaper 22 Sep 2019 18:41 Neo Matloga's Nna le khaitseli ea ka (2019) is on show with Ron Mandos gallery © Neo Matloga, courtesy of Ron Mandos gallery The eighth edition of Unseen, Amsterdam’s annual photography festival, is one of great change. For it is new Artistic Director …
  • Australian Man Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 21 Crore At Delhi Airport 22 Sep 2019 18:41 The drugs seized from the man were handed over to customs officials at the airport. (Representational) New Delhi: An Australian national was arrested at the Delhi airport today for allegedly carrying drugs worth Rs 21 crore, a senior official said. …
  • Delhi Police bust extortion racket, 3 arrested 22 Sep 2019 18:24 New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an extortion racket and arrested three wanted criminals after a brief encounter here, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Anto Alphonse. He said Vicky, 27, resident of Najafgarh, was a key …
  • "Lick My Foot": Woman Alleges Abuse At South Delhi Bar, Case Filed 22 Sep 2019 15:40 The incident happened at Sidecar, a restaurant at M Block market in Greater Kailash Part 2 New Delhi: A woman who went to an upscale restaurant with two of her friends at a posh market in south Delhi narrated on Facebook a harrowing experience they have …
  • Man threatens to jump off 10th floor of Delhi hotel 22 Sep 2019 15:12 New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A man on Sunday climbed to the 10th floor of a hotel in west Delhi and threatened to commit suicide by jumping off. “The man has been attempting to jump off the building of the Signature Hotel. We reached the spot on getting the …