Archive for May 6th, 2017
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Set up regional hub in New Delhi, Jaitley urges ADB

Yokohama, May 6 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday urged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to set up a regional hub for South Asia in New Delhi so that the majority of proposals could be processed speedily.
Addressing the ADB Board of Governors here, Jaitley said there was need to…

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Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court, dies

Noida, May 6 : Justice Leila Seth, the first woman judge of Delhi High Court who played a major role in the making of the tough anti-rape law five years ago, died in Noida on Friday night. She was 86.
“Justice Leila Seth passed away on Friday night around 10…

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300 girl students taken ill due to chemical leakage in Delhi

New Delhi, May 6 (PTI) Over 300 girl students were hospitalised on Saturday after toxic fumes spread due to chemical leakage at a container depot near two schools in southeast Delhi’s Tughlakabad area

The students of Rani Jhansi School and Government Girls Senior Secondary School, run by the city…

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If anyone can resolve Kashmir problem, it is PM Modi: Mehbooba

Jammu, May 6 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said only Prime Minister Narendra Modi can resolve the Kashmir problem as he has a strong mandate and appealed to him to pull the valley out of morass.

Mufti, whose government is battling spiralling protests in the valley…

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Sonia’s unifying role is unlikely to succeed

As in 2004, Sonia Gandhi is again trying to stitch together an alliance against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

The objective is to field an opposition candidate for the presidential poll where the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is short of a majority in the 1.1 million strong…

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ADW ’17 Season 4 begins in a grand way

New Delhi  May 6 (ANI): Witnessing an amalgamation of national and international designers, the Asian Designer Week ( ADW) Summer Edition Season Four on Friday kick-started with a magnificent affair held at the Talkatora Stadium.
The first day of the mega event had international designers from countries like Nepal and…

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Priyanka Chopra proud of Indian judiciary on Nirbhaya verdict

Mumbai, May 6 : Priyanka Chopra has penned an emotionally touching note after the Supreme Court confirmed the death sentences of all four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang- rape case. The Indian actress says she is “proud” of the justice system.

Priyanka on Friday shared a note, where she said that…

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Emotive connect with Infosys to remain forever: Gopalakrishnan

Hyderabad, May 6 (PTI) Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder and former CEO of Infosys, has said that even though he is no more professionally engaged with the company, the emotional connect will never go away.

The IT veteran’s comments assume significance at a time when there is an ongoing spat…

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US employment up in April, jobless rate falls to 4.4%

Washington, May 6 (IANS) US payroll employment gains expanded at a faster pace in April, and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 per cent, the lowest in a decade, media reports said.
According to data released by the Labour Department on Friday, the total nonfarm payroll employment increased by…

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