Archive for May 11th, 2017

“I have come to terms with my sacking” Comey tells FBI agents

Washington, May 11 (PTI) Amidst a raging political storm over his abrupt dismissal, FBI chief James Comey today told his colleagues that the US President had the right to sack him for any reason “or for no reason at all” and that he had come to terms with it.

Read More

Xiaomi unveils its first offline store ‘Mi Home’ in India

Bengaluru, May 11 :  In a bid to reach out to its customers directly, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled its first offline store in India named “Mi Home”.

Located at Phoenix Market City in Whitefield here, the store that showcases some of the flagship products including Mi 5 and…

Read More

HCL net up 21% in Q4; projects flat growth in FY18

New Delhi, May 11 :  Global software major HCL Technologies Ltd, which posted double-digit net profit and revenue growth for the fourth quarter (Q4) and fiscal 2016-17, on Thursday projected flat revenue growth for fiscal 2017-18 in dollar terms.

“Revenue for fiscal 2017-18 (FY 2018) is expected…

Read More

Revenue Secretary reviews IT preparedness for GST roll-out

New Delhi  May 11 (ANI): Union Revenue Secretary Dr. Hasmukh Adhia on Thursday expressed his satisfaction with the preparation for the roll-out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, 2017.

He was holding a detailed review of income tax preparedness for GST system at the Goods and…

Read More

We let ourselves down in the last game, says KKR coach Kallis

Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach Jacques Kallis on Thursday admitted that his team was not up to the mark in the previous match against Kings XI Punjab which they lost by 14 runs.

Chasing a modest target of 168 runs for a win during last…

Read More

Yuki shocks top seed to make semis of Karshi Challenger

Karshi (Uzbekistan), May 11 (PTI) Yuki Bhambri shocked top seed and world number 96 Sergiy Stakhovsky to breeze into the singles semifinals of the Karshi ATP Challenger, here today.

It was first win over a top-100 player this season for the 273-ranked Indian, who outplayed the Ukrainian 6…

Read More

Use of CBI as political tool undermines its integrity

Central Bureau of Investigation, a premier investigating agency of India will have its hands full in the next nine months with large number of cases involving senior political leaders of India falling in its lap. In addition it also has to follow up corruption cases involving present Chief Minister of…

Read More

It’s too early for a memoir from me: Vidya Balan

Mumbai, May 11 :  Actress Vidya Balan says she wants to gather more experiences in life before sitting down to write her memoir.

The actress also said that writing a memoir requires certain amount of discipline, which she lacks.

“I think it is too early for a memoir from me. I…

Read More

Sidhu in comedy show: HC raises propriety, jurisdiction issues

Chandigarh, May 11 :  The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday observed that Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s appearance on a popular TV comedy show has propriety issues but added that it is not clear if the high court had the jurisdiction to adjudge such a matter.


Read More

J&K govt shuts schools along LoC in Rajouri after shelling

Jammu, May 11 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir government today shut schools along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district after Pakistan violated the ceasefire and shelled civilian areas, killing a woman.

An order to close schools has been issued by the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM)of Nowshera tehsil…

Read More