Archive for August, 2017

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New Delhi Aug 31 : University of Chicago Booth School of Business has launched a programme for senior executives in the sub-continent. The Chicago Booth Accelerated Development Programme – India (ADP – India) is a 10-month executive programme leading to a Certificate of Participation. Initiated in partnership with Northwest Executive Education…

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India needs freedom from noise pollution

Some days ago a person who gives out on hire his Dolby music truck for marriages and other functions used a vacant plot near our house to test his equipment. The heavy dose of bass that he blasted from his truck towards our house made me sick to the core…

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Indian-American Dr. Ajei S Gopal named CEO of US software firm

New York Aug 31 : Ajei Gopal, an IIT Bombay alumnus and software industry veteran, has been named CEO of a leading US company that produces engineering simulation software used for testing product designs across a wide spectrum of industries including rockets and wearable technology.

Gopal, 54 will become the CEO…

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Folk dance and songs from Bengal in German city

Chemnitz Aug 31 : The Tagore Centre, Cultural Wing of the Embassy of India, Berlin had collaborated with the City Administration of Chemnitz for their city festival ‘Chemnitzer Stadfest 2016’ on the 27th of August, 2016 by sponsoring a cultural troupe, who performed folk dance and songs from the state of…

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Indian fashion scene reflects country’s rich diversity

Mumbai  Aug 31  A Made in Assam show, northeastern models, stalls from Arunachal Pradesh, a plus-size show, inspiration from Benaras and textiles from different parts of India — the Winter/Festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) in Mumbai showcased the country’s rich diversity reflected increasingly in the Indian…

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‘Akira’ came at the right time of my career: Sonakshi

New Delhi, Aug 31 (PTI) Sonakshi Sinha will be seen packing punches and doing hardcore action sequences in her upcoming “Akira” and the actress says the film came at the right time in her career as she wanted to push her limits as a performer.

The action-thriller is directed…

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I have a take it easy policy in life: Ranveer Singh

New Delhi Aug 31: Energy, exuberance, effervescence and enthusiasm. Bollywood’s ascendant star Ranveer Singh has emerged synonymous with these adjectives, and he says it’s the “Take it easy” policy that helps him to live each day as if it’s his last.

“I have an immense love for…

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Messi can’t fix all problems: Argentina coach

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 31: Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi cannot be expected to resolve all of Argentina’ s problems on the football pitch, Albiceleste coach Edgardo Bauza has said.

Speaking on Tuesday, ahead of Argentina’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uruguay in Mendoza on Thursday…

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Markets open on higher note on Wednesday morning

Mumbai, Aug 31  The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade.

The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 28,372.25 points touched a high of 28,406.09 points and a low of 28,363.10…

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Haryana CM, ministers, BJP lawmakers pedal to assembly

Chandigarh, Aug 31  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, along with his ministerial colleagues and party legislators from the state, pedalled to the Haryana assembly on the last day of the monsoon session on Wednesday.
Although it was a symbolic gesture, the lawmakers shunning their fuel-guzzling cars should set…

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