Archive for April, 2017

IITs to have wellness centres to help students de-stress

Mumbai, Apr 29 (PTI) Concerned over the increasing number of “campus suicides”, the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will now have wellness centres to help students deal with mental stress and a “non-academic” induction programme for freshers.

A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of…

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Williamson’s fiery knock propels Hyderabad’s 207/3

Mohali, Apr 29 (PTI) Opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a fluent 77 before Kane Williamson conjured up an unbeaten 54 to propel Sunrisers Hyderabad to a challenging 207 for three against Kings XI Punjab in their IPL match, here today.

Home skipper Glenn Maxwell invited Hyderabad to bat but could hardly…

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HappyMarriages.com – BharatMatrimony’s new guide to a happy marriage

New Delhi  April 29 (ANI): Facing challenges in your relationship? HappyMarriages.com is here to make things better.

Matrimony.com, whose flagship brand is BharatMatrimony, the leading matchmaking service, has officially rolled out www.HappyMarriages.com – an initiative that guides young married couples to enrich their relationship and manage the…

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Big B, Vinod Khanna starrer ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ inspires Harvard book

Mumbai, April 29 :  The evergreen blockbuster “Amar Akbar Anthony” starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor and directed by Manmohan Desai, is now an inspiration for the Harvard University press for a book on Bollywood, Brotherhood and the Nation.

The 1977 blockbuster — an escapist adage on unity and brotherhood…

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Banks need to raise private capital to deal with bad loans: RBI

Mumbai, April 29 :  The mounting problem of bad loans of banks cannot be resolved by their simple recapitalisation and options like raising private capital for state-run banks need to be considered to deal with the issue, the RBI said on Friday.

“I wish to propose that we deal with…

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Kejriwal accepts mistake, says will introspect and correct

New Delhi, April 29 :  Three days after the Aam Aadmi Party was defeated in the Delhi civic polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accepted that he has made mistakes and said “will introspect and course correct”.

“In the last two days, I spoke to many volunteers and voters. The…

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Rajnath briefs PM on Sukma attack, JK package

New Delhi, Apr 29(PTI) Home Minister Rajnath Singh today briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on steps taken in the aftermath of the naxal attack on security forces in Sukma as well as the status of the Rs 80,000-crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir.

In the half…

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Government working on ‘Digi Yatra’ initiative: Jayant Sinha

New Delhi, April 29 :  Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Friday said the central government is working on a new initiative to ease the security and boarding procedure — ‘Digi Yatra’ — which will use Aadhaar card or passport number and a digital mode to verify passengers.

The Minister of State for Civil…

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Indian corporate governance seriously flawed: SEBI

New Delhi, April 28 :  The Indian capital market regulator on Friday voiced serious concern over the standard of corporate governance, saying the country lacked a code of conduct for institutional investors.

“Is the system of corporate governance in the country working satisfactorily…Majority would say no,” Securities and Exchange Board…

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HC dismisses RBI’s plea in Tata-Docomo case

New Delhi, April 28 :  The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the Reserve Bank of India’s application opposing the enforcement of an arbitral award in the Tata-NTT Docomo case.

Justice S. Muralidhar cleared the way for enforcing the $1.17 billion arbitral award by the London Court of…

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