Archive for April 20th, 2014

Sonia Gandhi bats for son Rahul

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 20: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sat tried to strike an emotional chord here at a public rally and told the gathering that she had given her son Rahul Gandhi to the people of Amethi in 2004.

Canvassing for her son who is seeking re-election to…

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US Dragon spacecraft launched

Washington, April 20: A billboard spacecraft operated by US area company SpaceX blasted off Fri for its third shipment resupply mission to the International space platform (ISS), NASA TV showed.

The unmanned  Dragon spacecraft was launched aboard a Falcon nine rocket at 3.25 p.m. EDT (1925 GMT) from…

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Full state honours for Malaysian Indian leader’s funeral

Kuala Lumpur, April 20: The ceremonial of Malaysian Indian politician Karpal Singh, who was killed in a very a road accident Thursday, will be conducted with full state honours on Sunday, it was declared here.

The cortege is expected to arrive at Dewan Sri Pinang at 7.45 a.m…

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Dubbed for ‘…Spider-Man 2’ due to Jamie Foxx: Vivek Oberoi

Mumbai, April 20: Actor Vivek Oberoi, who has dubbed for Jamie Foxx’s character of Electro within the Hindi version of Hollywood film “The superb Spider-Man 2”, says he agreed to this as he’s an enormous fan of the Oscar-winning actor.

“I am an enormous fan of…

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Doha Bank to buy HSBC Bank Oman business in India

Dubai, April 20: Qatar-based Doha Bank has united to buy HSBC Bank Oman’s business in India that has gross assets of Rs.350 crore ($58 million).

“Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman (HSBC Oman), an indirect 51 p.c owned  subsidiary of HSBC…

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BJP seeks apology from Geelani for ‘mischievous’ claims

New Delhi, April 20: The BJP Saturday wanted an apology from hard-line Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani over his claims that 2 folks had approached him as Narendra Modi’s emissaries, saying such remarks were mischievous and geared toward making confusion among people.

Referring to Geelani’s remarks…

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Jaitley criticises Vadra

New Delhi, April 20: BJP leader Arun Jaitley Sat attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra for his rise within the land business.

Taking a swipe at Vadra in his blog, Jaitley wrote: “Congratulations to Robert Vadra. He has created it to the Wall Street Journal…

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Mamata government shielding scamsters: Rahul Gandhi

Malda, April 20: Claiming that huge scams are happening in West Bengal, Congress vice chairman Rahul Gandhi Saturday launched a critical attack on the Trinamool Congress government within the state accusatory it of protecting scamsters.

“Bigger scams are happening in Bengal. You all realize the Saradha (chit fund) scam, twenty…

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