Archive for May 13th, 2017

Petrol pumps call off proposed Sunday off

Mumbai, May 13 :  All petrol pumps in the country, which had announced a weekly ‘holiday’ from May 14 and work on a single shift from May 15, called off their proposed agitation on Saturday, an official statement said here.

Federation of All Maharashtra Petrol Dealers Association (FAMPEDA) President Uday Lodh…

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Mother’s Day: Showbiz salutes the ‘special’ woman

Mumbai, May 13 : An inspiration, a special person and my world are some of the words that popular celebrities like Raveena Tandon, Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi have used to salute their mothers to mark the occasion of Mothers Day.

Mother’s Day will be celebrated on Sunday this year…

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China Pakistan Economic Corridor to hurt India on sovereignty issues

The recent diplomatic faux by China in withdrawing its ambassador Lou Zhaohui’s statement on the controversial China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is actually symptomatic of a larger geo political malaise on China’s ambitious $46 billion One Belt One Road (OBOR) project involving construction of highways, economic zones, railways…

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Amul to sponsor New Zealand team in Champions trophy

Kolkata, May 13: Gujarat based dairy giant Amul will be the prime sponsor of the New Zealand cricket team in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy that starts on June 1 in England.

“Amul will be the principal sponsors of the New Zealand cricket team for the upcoming Champions Trophy,” R…

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Priyanka Chopra, Adriana Lima get touchy-feely on Miami beach

Los Angeles, May 13 (PTI) Actress Priyanka Chopra and her model friend Adriana Lima flaunted their stunning physique in two piece as they hit the Miami beach.

The “Quantico” actress was spotted cuddling the Brazilian beauty as they soaked up the sun on the beach, reported AceShowbiz.

Adriana showed off…

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Xiaomi sells 4 mn Redmi 3S handsets in just 9 months

New Delhi, May 13 : Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Saturday announced that its smartphone Redmi 3S has become the highest selling smartphone in the online market with four million units gone in just nine months.

Launched in August 2016, the Rs 6,999 Redmi 3S changed the game in the…

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Vijay Mallya’s extradition hearing deferred to June 13

London, May 13 (PTI) The hearing on the issue of embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya’s extradition from the UK has been deferred to June 13, Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said.

The CPS will be arguing on behalf of the Indian authorities when the fugitive businessman’s…

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Milind Soman flags off Cult 10k run in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, May 13 :  Nearly 3,000 fitness enthusiasts took part in the second edition of the Cult 10K run flagged off here on Saturday by model and avid barefoot runner Milind Soman, organisers said.

“It is always great to be doing what I love and it’s even more exciting…

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After his beheading warning to Hurriyat, Zakir Musa quits Hizb

Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) Zakir Musa, who was heading the Hizbul Mujahideen, quit the militant outfit on Saturday after the group refused to back his statement warning that Hurriyat leaders would be beheaded for calling the Kashmir issue “political”.

Musa, who took over the outfit after the killing of Burhan…

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Mishra’s hunger strike is ‘BJP sponsored’: Sisodia

New Delhi  May 13 (ANI): Kapil Mishra’s hunger strike is sponsored by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleged Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia here today.

He levelled the charge when asked that why Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was not coming forth with a clarification on the charges…

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