Archive for April 8th, 2014

Bharti Airtel, MTN in mobile money service in West Africa

New Delhi, April 8: Bharti Airtel Tues declared a cross-border remittal partnership with South Africa’s MTN group to facilitate mobile cash transfer between the 2 West African countries of Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso.

“The landmark partnership can change Mobile cash customers of MTN Ivory Coast and Airtel…

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Have green tea to boost working memory

London, April 8: Have another cup of green tea once reading this, particularly if you’re in workplace. Researchers at University of Basel in Switzerland have found that tea extract enhances the cognitive functions – specifically the memory.

The Swiss findings counsel promising clinical implications for the treatment of cognitive impairments…

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16 killed in Afghan traffic accident

Kabul, April 8: At least sixteen people were killed and twenty others injured  Tuesday once 2 buses collided in Afghanistan, sources aforesaid.

“The traveler buses collided head-on on a road in Shahr-i-Safa district on Kabul-Kandahar main road at around 9.30 a.m. local time, going…

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Film direction not on Akshay Kumar’s mind

Mumbai, April 8: Action star Akshay Kumar is busy producing films, however says he has no interest in donning a director’s hat in the future.

He was present at the trailer launch of the film “Fugly”, that he has created with Ashwini Yardi below their Grazing Goat pictures banner…

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Reconsider transfer of officials, Bengal urges EC

Kolkata, April 8: A day when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee vulnerable to defy the Election Commission’s order for removal of eight officers from poll duty, the regime Tues urged the poll panel to rethink the choice.

“Contending that the removal of the officers would produce law and…

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Retail FDI has never helped farmers: Jaitley

New Delhi, April 8: Nowhere within the world have international retailers enriched farmers or producers, BJP leader Arun Jaitley said Tuesday, advocating the party manifesto’s announcement that it’ll not enable foreign investment in retail.

“While the BJP can encourage FDI in sure sectors, it’s presently against opening…

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Mizoram election deferred

Aizawl, April 8: The election to the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram has been postponed to April 11 due to a three-day shutdown and poll boycott decision by NGOs and students’ bodies, a politician aforesaid Tuesday.

The polling was earlier regular to be command April nine.

“The election…

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Mayawati demands action against BJP for manifesto

New Delhi, April 8: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati Monday demanded that the commission take action against the BJP for cathartic its manifesto on the day of the primary section of Lok Sabha election.

Addressing a rally at Sultanpuri in outer Delhi, that falls below North West (Reserved) constituency…

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Bangladesh opposition leader granted bail

Dhaka, April 8: A high court in Bangladesh Monday granted Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir bail for 6 months in a bombing case.

The bench of Justices Borhanuddin and K.M. Kamrul Kader issued the order Monday, bdnews24.com reported .

The order would…

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Delhi Metro shuts two stations

New Delhi, April 8: The Delhi metro Tuesday shutdown 2 of its stations here because of an expected religious gathering on a controversial land.

The two stations are Jor Bagh and INA, that fall on the Yellow Line, connecting Huda city center to Jahangirpuri.

“As suggested by Delhi Police, the…

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