Archive for August, 2017

Telugu filmmaker Bapu is dead

Chennai, Aug 31: Renowned Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu died here at his residence Sunday, his family said. He was 80.

“He passed away following a cardiac arrest. He was struggling with illness for the last few months,” Bapu’s brother Sattiraju Shankar Narayana told.

Born Dec 15…

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‘Petrol price cuts a boost for less polluting cars’

New Delhi, Aug 31: The narrowing gap between petrol and diesel prices will hopefully push people towards less polluting petrol-run cars, citizens in the national capital say.

“The multiple petrol price cuts this month are a big relief for us middle class car-owners, especially now with prices going…

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BJP leaders object to Sushil Modi’s projection in Bihar

Patna, Aug 31: A day after union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that the Bihar assembly polls in 2015 would be fought under the leadership of Sushil Kumar Modi, senior BJP leaders Sunday objected to his projection as the party’s face.

Radha Mohan Singh Saturday said Sushil Modi…

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BJP criticises Sheila Dikshit over VC’s appointment

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31: The BJP Sunday criticised Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit for signing an order appointing the new vice-chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University despite having resigned from the governor’s post.

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) state unit president V. Muraleedharan said here it was most unfortunate for a…

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BJP to keep tab on MLAs in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 31: BJP’s Delhi unit president Satish Upadhyay has said the party will keep a tab on the work of its legislators and councillors in the state to bring in greater accountability.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will seek details of the money spent by MLAs and…

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Dhoni puts England in to bat

Nottingham, Aug 30: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won the toss and elected to field in the third One-Day International (ODI) against England at Trent Bridge here Saturday.

India lead the five-match series 1-0.

The squads:

England: Alastair Cook (captain), Alex Hales, Ian Bell, Joe Root…

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PM condoles historian Bipan Chandra’s death

New Delhi, Aug 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sat expressed grief over the death of noted historian Bipan Chandra, who was thought-about to be an authority on Mahatma Gandhi.

“The prime minister expresses grief on the death of noted historian Bipan Chandra. He extends his condolences to Chandra’s…

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Maybe I’ll go bald for a film: Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai, Aug 30: Priyanka Chopra, who has managed to pull off different looks in her over decade-long show career, has sported a bald seek for her forthcoming film “Mary Kom”. The actress, who did not really shave off her head, says she could considering going bald if a complete…

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Good response to Jan Dhan scheme in Agra

Agra, Aug 30: Long queues were seen at banks in Agra to open accounts below the new Jan Dhan theme and the response from the “under-privileged” section of the society was shocking, an officers aforesaid Sat.

P.N. Agarwal, a banking research worker said: “This (Jan Dhan scheme) clearly…

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Eight killed in Afghan suicide attack

Kabul, Aug 30: At least eight people were killed and forty one injured  Saturday during a suicide attack at the workplace of National directorate for Security (NDS) in Afganistan’s capital Jalalabad.

“Six terrorists attacked the NDS workplace at 5.00 a.m. that triggered a firece gun battle,” Xinhua…

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