Archive for April, 2017

Odisha move to install CCTV cameras, GPS in buses

Bhubaneswar, April 30: The Odisha government is set to create installation of closed circuit tv (CCTV) cameras and world positioning system (GPS) necessary in traveller buses, Commerce and Transport Minister Ramesh Majhi said on Wednesday.

Stating that the transport department has projected to insert 2 sub-rules within the Odisha…

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New land law faces tough challenge from opposition

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Is the Modi Government facing a big dilemma over getting the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill through Parliament to the President’s desk for his assent? Have the recent unseasonal rains followed by one of the biggest earthquakes in Nepal, hitting parts of India, complicated the process of the…

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My style is a lot like Piku: Deepika Padukone

Mumbai, April 29: Actress Deepika Padukone, who is gears up for her future film “Piku” with film industry megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan, says her personal style may be a lot like her titular character Piku’s.

“I’m happy to depart the professionals to do my hair, makeup…

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TVS Motor logs 32 percent growth in net profit

Chennai, April 29: Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd. closed last financial  with 26.8 % growth in total revenue and 32.9 % growth in profit, the corporate said on Wednesday.

In its statement issued here, the corporate said it closed 2014-15 with a complete revenue of…

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C.N.R. Rao, T.K.A. Nair to get top Japanese honours

New Delhi, April 29: Four Indians, as well as leading scientist C.N.R. Rao and former principal secretary to prime minister T.K.A. Nair, are among the eighty five foreign recipients of Spring Imperial Decorations declared by the japanese government on Wednesday.

The Order of the Rising Sun…

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Rs.1,000 minimum pension to continue

New Delhi, April 29: The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the continuation of Rs.1,000 minimum monthly pension for pensioners below the Employees’ Pension theme beyond the financial year 2014-15.

Currently, it’s effective only up to March 2015.

The decision to continue with the pension on perpetual…

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KKR’s Narine banned from bowling off-spinners in IPL

Mumbai, April 29: Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) right-arm spinner Sunil Narine has been banned from bowling off-spinners within the current Indian Premier League (IPL) for a suspected illegal  action, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Wednesday.

He is, however, absolve to bowl…

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Eat fruits before shopping to buy healthy items

New York, April 29: Having a small healthy snack sort of a piece of fruit before looking wouldn’t only facilitate decrease hunger within the market, it’s going to conjointly nudge you to pick healthier things, suggests a new analysis.

The researchers found that those that Ate an apple…

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India visit has led to forward outlook in close ties: Ghani

New Delhi, April 29: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said that India and Afghanistan are sure by a “million ties across the millennia or many millennia” which his visit has resulted during a “forward outlook” within the shut ties.

Ghani, who command talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here…

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Salman pleads not guilty in arms case

Jaipur, April 29: Bollywood actor Salman Khan pleaded “not guilty” on Wednesday in an arms case in a court in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur town.

Salman was in Jodhpur to record his statements below section 313 of CrPC within the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Jodhpur within the 17-year…

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