Archive for November, 2017

Facebook pumps $40,000 into Indian fashion start-up

Mumbai, Nov 30 :  CoutLoot, an end-to-end fashion re-commerce platform, has been selected for Facebook’s developer-focused “FbStart” programme, receiving access to $40,000 worth of credits and services from the social networking giant.

Launched last year, “FbStart” helps developers grow their startups by leveraging valuable tools…

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Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan to host award show

Mumbai Nov 30: In a rare joint appearance Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan will co-host the upcoming edition of the Star Screen awards here on December 4.

“A lot of fun segments are lined up for the blockbuster Khan duo. Shah Rukh Khan’s wit and…

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Guys never made me feel I am coming back after 8 yrs: Parthiv

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) A blazing 67 after a polished 42 earned Parthiv Patel plaudits from his skipper Virat Kohli and the comeback man is thankful to the whole team for making him feel wanted in the Indian Test team’s dressing room where he had stepped in after…

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SC orders status quo on SYL canal land

New Delhi, Nov 30 :  The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered status quo on land acquired for the construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal’s stretch in Punjab and appointed the Union Home Secretary, Punjab’s Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police as receivers.

A bench of Justice…

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus over demonetisation

New Delhi, Nov 30  Opposition parties on Wednesday continued their tirade against the government in the Lok Sabha over the demonetisation issue as protests and sloganeering forced Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to adjourn the house for the day.

The opposition led by the Congress and Trinamool Congress (TMC) continued their demand…

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Two more doctors arrested for child trafficking

Kolkata, Nov 30 :  Two more doctors have been arrested here for alleged involvement in the inter-state child trafficking case, a senior CID official said on Wednesday.
Dilip Kumar Ghosh, a BJP candidate in Salt Lake municipal election in 2015, was arrested along with another doctor, Nityananda Biswas, on Tuesday…

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What a ride it’s been: Priyanka on her showbiz journey

Mumbai, Nov 30 : Priyanka Chopra, now a successful actress and producer, reminisced the moment when she clinched the Miss World title 16 years back. She said she had no idea of what she was getting into. Nevertheless, “what a ride it’s been” for her.

Priyanka re-tweeted on Wednesday…

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Football mourns as plane crash kills Brazilian players

La Union (Colombia), Nov 30 (AFP) The football world mourned after a plane carrying a Brazilian team crashed in the mountains in Colombia, killing 71 people but miraculously leaving six survivors, officials said.

Football legends Pele and Maradona as well as current superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo led tributes…

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US wants dialogue between India and Pak to improve cooperation

Washington, Nov 30 (PTI) The US today said that it wants to see dialogue and discussions between India and Pakistan to improve cooperation and bring peace in the region.

“We continue to want to see dialogue and discussion between India and Pakistan to improve cooperation, to improve communication, and improve…

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