Archive for July, 2018

Tamil Nadu to celebrate Kalam’s birthday as Youth Inspiration Day

Chennai, July 31: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday said as a mark of respect to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, her government has selected October fifteen, the previous president’s birthday, as “Youth Inspiration Day”.

Jayalalithaa said she has ordered establishment of ‘Dr. A.P.J. Abdul…

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Malaysian driver Tan Eng Joo wins RFC India title

Morlem (Goa), July 31: Malaysian driver Tan Eng Joo (co-driver Tan Choon Hong) clinched the Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge (RFC) India title, while Kabir Waraich (Yuvraj Tiwana) finished as the highest ranked Indian in third position here on Friday.

With the win, Joo bagged two back-to-back RFC…

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On Rafi’s 35th death anniversary, Rishi Kapoor thanks him

Mumbai, July 31: On the thirty fifth death anniversary of late legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi on Friday, actor Rishi Kapoor has thanked him for being his voice in many movies.

The 62-year-old announce on micro-blogging web site Twitter: “Thank you Rafi sahab for being my playback…

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ITC targets Rs.100,000 crore revenue by 2030

Kolkata, July 31: Leading trade goods company ITC Ltd. has targeted revenue of Rs.100,000 crore by 2030 from its FMCG business.

“We can enter all the segments that qualify beneath the larid FMCG… Our aspiration is to become the leading FMCG player in Bharat,” company chairman Y.C…

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Four Indians abducted in Libya

New Delhi, July 31: Four Indian men, together with 3 who were operating as lecturers, are kidnaped in Sirte in Libya. The Indian government is functioning for their early unleash, the ministry of external affairs said on Friday.

Ministry interpreter Vikas Swarup said the Indian mission in Tripoli came to…

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Chouhan meets Modi

New Delhi, July 31: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, involved in a row over the Vyapam scam in his state, on Friday met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence here.

“The meeting was referred to as to debate the report of NITI (National institution for…

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Facebook’s solar-powered drone to beam internet from the sky

Washington, July 31: Facebook has completed the assembly of its 1st complete solar-powered internet drone which will deliver wireless internet with lasers from the sky in components of the developing world wherever web convenience continues to be a dream.

Mark Zuckerberg has declared the completion of Aquila, Facebook’s…

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Oil prices slip on strong dollar

New York, July 31: Oil costs inched down as a dollar rally weighed on the market.

The West Texas Intermediate for September delivery affected down twenty seven cents to settle at $48.52 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, whereas brant crude for September delivery decreased  seven cents…

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Man arrested for torturing minors to cook dog meat

Lucknow, July 31: An eatery owner in Uttar Pradesh’s greater Noida town has been arrested for torturing 3 minors and forcing them to cook dog meat, police said on Friday.

The 3 kids aged between 5 to eight years were free of his captivity late on Thursday.

The children…

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Modi greets nation on Guru Purnima

New Delhi, July 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Purnima.

“Guru Purnima par hardik shubhkamnayen (hearty greetings on the occasion of Guru Purnima),” an official statement quoted Modi as saying…

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