Archive for October 28th, 2015

Simon Katich appointed KKR assistant coach

Kolkata, Oct 28 ,Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday named former Australian batsman Simon Katich as their assistant coach for the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

“The Kolkata Knight Riders are pleased to announce the appointment of former Australian cricketer Simon Katich as the new assistant coach of…

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Nepal gets first woman president

Kathmandu, Oct 28, vice chairman of the ruling CPN-UML, was on Wednesday elected president of Nepal, making her the first woman to occupy the vaunted post.

Bhandari defeated Nepali Congress nominee Kul Bahadur Gurung in the presidential poll to elect the second president of the Himalayan nation, The election…

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Secularism, Communal Harmony, Politics and Music.

It’s fairly a long time since I expressed myself. As you all may have noticed, of late several groups of people belonging to a particular ideology, have claimed themselves to be the custodians of true secularism and democratic values. The latest episode and addition to this is the cancellation…

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Supriya Pathak’s new look not inspired from ‘Ram-Leela’

Mumbai, Oct 28 Veteran actress Supriya Pathak, who is returning to TV after more than a year with “Jaane Kya Hoga Rama Re”, says her role in the forthcoming show is completely different from the character of Dhankor Baa that she played in 2013 film “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela…

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Now, connect with 40,000 artisans online

New Delhi, Oct 28 Jaipur Rugs, a brand of hand-knotted carpets that are created by 40,000 artisans across India, will launch its e-commerce site on November 1.

Customers can now sit in their living rooms and choose the perfect piece for their home décor. www.jaipurrugsco…

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India, Morocco start new chapter of business cooperation

New Delhi, Oct 28 Heralding a new chapter in India’s seven centuries-old relations with Morocco, the Federation of Indian Export Organisations and the Moroccan Centre for Export Promotion (Maroc Export) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here during the ongoing India-Africa Forum Summit.

The MoU will…

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Iran steps up its forces in Syria

Tehran, Oct 28 Iran is increasing its military presence in Syria, a top commander has told Iranian media.

Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, said on Tuesday, Iran was increasing the quality and quantity of its presence in Syria, according to a Tasnim news…

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Pan-Indian cuisine at Modi-hosted dinner for African dignitaries

New Delhi, Oct 28 Heads of state and government and other dignitaries from 54 African countries would be treated to an array of authentic pan-Indian cuisine at a gala dinner to be hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday evening.

The banquet, which will begin at 8…

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Muslim father found humanity among Durga Puja organisers

New Delhi, Oct 28 Amidst misguided efforts to drive a communal wedge in Indian society, a Muslim father seeking urgent financial aid for the treatment of his seven-year-old thalassemic daughter was pleasantly surprised when his appeal found positive response among several Durga Puja committees in the capital – his…

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Indrani Mukerjea admitted to hospital for suspected dengue

Mumbai, Oct 28 Indrani Mukerjea, one of the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was admitted to Sir J.J. Hospital here on Wednesday for treatment of suspected dengue, officials said.

She had been complaining of fever and other dengue-related symptoms for a week, they said.

A…

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