Archive for April 6th, 2017

Closure of Liquor shops on Highways to hit tourism

Nearly 1.5 million people die in road accidents every year. Are all these attributed to drunken driving in town and country as well as highways? If that were true, it would appear to be perfectly justifiable to ban consumption of alcohol all over the country.

But only three of…

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Started digital book club to encourage reading: Sonali Bendre

New Delhi, April 6:  Actress and author Sonali Bendre, who has started a book club on social media, says she did so to encourage the habit of reading.

Sonali, who has already penned a parenting book titled “The Modern Gurukul: My Experiments with Parenting”, has started the book club on…

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Being an actor was never my dream: Parineeti Chopra

Mumbai, April 6 :  Actress Parineeti Chopra, whose next Bollywood outing is “Meri Pyaari Bindu”, says she never dreamt of being in this field.

Parineeti ventured into the Hindi film industry in 2011 with “Ladies vs Ricky Bahl”, and she has featured in movies like “Ishaqzaade”, “Shuddh Desi Romance”, “Hasee Toh…

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Anushka Sharma to endorse toothpaste brand (With Image)

Mumbai, April 6 : Actress Anushka Sharma has been appointed ambassador for toothpaste brand Colgate Active Salt, it was announced on Thursday. She says its blend of modern and traditional approach is something which resonates with her life’s ideology.

“While it is a traditional approach to oral care, it is…

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Liquidity will be factor in Monetary Policy Review in April: RBI

Mumbai, April 6 :  The RBI on Thursday hinted that the fall out of demonetisation, whereby the banking system is flushed with liquidity adding to inflationary pressures, could be a factor in its holding rates in the April policy review.

“With progressive remonetisation, the surplus liquidity in the banking system declined…

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Aiming at double-digit GDP growth: Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi, April 6 :  Asserting that there is enthusiasm in the country’s energy sector, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that by exploring natural resources, India is aiming at double-digit GDP growth.

Speaking at the Global Natural Resources Conclave (GNRC) here, the Minister…

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Shiv Sena threatens to boycott NDA meeting over Gaikwad issue

New Delhi, April 6 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday threatened to boycott the proposed NDA meeting next week if the airlines’ ban on party MP Ravindra Gaikwad is not lifted.

Addressing a press conference in the Parliament premises, Sena leader Sanjay Raut said the government had assured that an amicable…

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India to sign civil nuclear energy agreement with Bangladesh

New Delhi  Apr. 6 (ANI): India will sign an inter-governmental agreement on civil nuclear energy with Bangladesh during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day visit to India beginning Friday.

“We will be entering into an inter-governmental agreement on civil nuclear energy with Bangladesh,” said Ministry of External…

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MPs can’t fulfil duties if there is ban on flying: Mahajan

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Lawmakers cannot fulfil their duties if there is ban on flying, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said today after the Lower House witnessed chaos over the issue of fly ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad.

“I am not a judge and cannot pass judgement…

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SC reserves order on plea against BJP leaders in Ayodhya case

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a petition seeking restoration of conspiracy charges against senior BJP leaders including L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

The apex court will also decide whether the trial of…

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