Archive for October 26th, 2015

PwC India opens subsidiary in Bangladesh

Kolkata, Oct 26 ,The Indian division of multinational professional services network PwC on Monday said it has opened a subsidiary in the Bangladesh capital as a step to increase its global footprint.

Banker and economic analyst Mamun Rashid will be partner in-charge of PwC in Dhaka.

In a statement…

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Sushma thanks Pakistan after Geeta’s return

New Delhi, Oct 26 , Expressing joy and happiness over Geeta’s return to India from Pakistan after over a decade, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday thanked the Pakistan government and the NGO who took care of the deaf and mute girl.

“I thank government of Pakistan and the…

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Muharram: The month of mourning, sacrifices

New Delhi, Oct 26 Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, begins with mourning processions all over the world. Muslims of shia sect, in black attire, participate in the gatherings in which the sacrifices of Hussein and his companions are commemorated.

Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, was martyred…

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Dhoni climbs two places in latest ODI rankings

Dubai, Oct 26 India might have lost the One-Day international (ODI) series against South Africa but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has climbed up two rungs to the sixth place in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batsmen rankings released on Monday.

Dhoni now holds an 11-point advantage over…

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Won’t work in Bollywood for the sake of it: Sabyasachi Mukherjee

New Delhi, Oct 26 He has lent his creativity in fashion to films like “Black”, “Guzaarish” and “Paa”, but ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee says he won’t delve into the designing for movies “for the sake of it”.

“I’m not doing any Bollywood projects right now because I have…

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Angry Indian Goddesses’ wins award at Rome Film Festival

Mumbai, Oct 26 Pan Nalin’s film “Angry Indian Goddesses” bagged an Audience Choice Award at the Rome Film Festival. The filmmaker is elated about the win.

The honour, titled BNL People’s Choice Award, is bestowed on a movie which the viewing audience chooses as the best amongst the…

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Maruti Suzuki to export new Baleno to Japan

Kolkata, Oct 26 In a first-ever move, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSIL) will start exporting its newly-launched premium hatchback Baleno to Japan next year onwards, the company said here on Monday.

“The car (to be exported to Japan) will have the same features as the one rolled out…

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Rahul Gandhi takes jibe at Modi, says PM eats imported pulses

Patna, Oct 26 Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the high prices of pulses in the country, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he (Modi) was consuming imported pulses while the poor were avoiding these due to the high cost.

“The soaring prices of pulses…

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Pakistan mission reception for Geeta cancelled

New Delhi, Oct 26 The reception at the Pakistan high commission here for Geeta — a hearing and speech impaired woman who returned to India after more than a decade being stranded in Pakistan — has been cancelled in the wake of the major quake that jolted south Asia.

“In view of…

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Mafia don Chhota Rajan arrested in Indonesia

Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 26 Mafia don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan — former aide and strongman-turned-foe of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim — has been arrested by the Indonesian police in the tourist resort of Bali, top CBI officials said on Monday.

CBI director Anil Kumar Sinha confirmed the nabbing…

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