Archive for October 23rd, 2015

Mayawati slams Khattar over Dalit attacks

Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) BSP chief Mayawati on Friday accused the Haryana government and its Chief Minister M.L. Khattar of being insensitive to the attacks on Dalits.

She referred to the torching of a Dalit home in Faridabad in Haryana in which two children died as “shameful”, and said…

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Akshay Kumar spends holiday with his ‘little princess’

Mumbai, Oct 23 It’s family time for Akshay Kumar! The actor, who has been shooting for director duo Sajid-Farhad’s upcoming comedy film “Housefull 3” in London, is now off for a holiday with his wife Twinkle Khanna and his daughter Nitara, who he refers as a “little…

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Trend Micro acquires HP TippingPoint

New Delhi, Oct 23  Security software company Trend Micro International on Friday signed a definitive agreement to acquire HP TippingPoint, a provider of next-generation intrusion prevention systems (NGIPS) and related network security solutions for $300 million.

The acquisition will position Trend Micro as the go-to enterprise security provider…

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South African batsman du Plessis fined

 Chennai, Oct 23 South African batsman Faf du Plessis has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for breaching ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against India here on Thursday, it was announced on Friday.

“Du Plessis was found guilty of showing…

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One should be careful while making statement: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 23 Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh on Friday said ministers and leaders should be “extra careful” while making any statement on any sensitive issue, ensuring whatever they are saying is not “misinterpreted”.

“We can’t get away by saying that (our) statement was misinterpreted. We need to…

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Don’t restrict us in defence manufacturing space, private players say

New Delhi, Oct 23The Indian government has identified six areas that private companies can bid for in the defence manufacturing space under the Make in India drive — which means replacement of the usual system of tenders and lowest bids — but stakeholders are upset that they can’t participate in more…

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Modi has Lord Rama’s blessings, will curb price rise’

Lucknow, Oct 23 Union minister Uma Bharti has said the spiralling prices, especially of pulses and essential commodities, will soon be brought under control.

Speaking at a Dussehra event in her parliamentary constituency of Jhansi on Thursday night, the union water resources minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has Lord…

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Neymar recalled for World Cup qualifier against Argentina

 Rio de Janeiro, Oct 23 Barcelona forward Neymar has been recalled for Brazil’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Peru next month.

Selecao coach Dunga did not hide his delight at the return of his captain but warned the clash against Argentina would not be decided on talent…

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Raai Laxmi teams up with Natty in ‘Bongu’

Chennai, Oct 23Actress Raai Laxmi has been finalised as the leading lady opposite cinematographer-actor Natty aka Natarajan Subramaniam in upcoming Tamil road thriller “Bongu”, which will go on floors this December.

“Laxmi has joined the cast. While she will play the main heroine, actress Pooja Bisht will be seen…

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Toxic Diesel pollutiong national capital

Delhi is a prime example of how a beautiful, green city turns into a lung-choking monster. There was a time when it was compared to Amsterdam for its tree-lined pathways; there has now come a time when it is compared to Detroit for its car-congested thoroughfares. Delhi…

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