Archive for September, 2017

Great to see Pandya getting full backing from Kohli: Irfan

New Delhi, Sep 30 (PTI) A talented cricketer can only realise his full potential when he has the full backing of the team management and that’s why Irfan Pathan has lauded India captain Virat Kohli for believing in Hardik Pandya’s all-round abilities.

Pandya, who started playing for…

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To keep our country clean is our duty: Anushka Sharma

Mumbai, Sep 30 (PTI) Anushka Sharma, who recently joined the Swachh Bharata Abhiyan, says as a citizen it is everyone’s duty to keep the country clean.

The 29-year-old actor says keeping the surroundings clean will help people live in a healthy environment.

Anushka on Friday joined the…

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RBI to sell government securities worth Rs 10,000 cr

New Delhi, Sep 30:  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced that it will sell government securities worth Rs 10,000 crore through open market operations (OMO).

“Based on the current assessment of prevailing and evolving liquidity conditions, the Reserve Bank has decided to conduct sale of government…

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Modi greets nation on Vijaya Dashmi

New Delhi, Sep 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi.

“Greetings to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashmi,” Modi tweeted.

Vijaya Dashmi, also called Dussehra, marks the culmination of the 10-day long Navratri festival, in which Goddess Durga…

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Sindhis hold anti-Pakistan protest in Canada

Ottawa [Canada], September 30 (ANI): The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) and the Sindhi Association of North America staged a demonstration in front of the Canada Parliament in Ottawa and urged the international community to take cognisance of the enforced disappearances, extrajudicial killings and killings of political activists in Pakistan’s…

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President Kovind conveys condolence to Tom Alter’s family

New Delhi  September 30 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday conveyed his condolence on the demise of Padma Shri awardee and veteran film, television and theatre actor, director and writer Tom Alter, who passed away on late Friday night after battling with stage four skin cancer at age of…

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Mum stampede: Mills gave way to skyscrapers, but infra lagged

Mumbai, Sep 29 (PTI) Once called ‘Giran-gaon’ or the city of (textile) mills, the area around Elphinstone Road and Parel stations in central Mumbai now has a skyline filled with glass-and-concrete towers, housing swanky offices.

But for thousands of office-goers who alight at these two stations…

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Bangladesh arrests three Rohingya with 800,000 meth pills

Cox’s Bazar, Sept 28 (AFP) Bangladesh police has arrested three Rohingya men and a Bangladeshi who were trying to smuggle 800,000 methamphetamine pills into the country from Myanmar, an official said.

The arrests come as Bangladesh struggles to deal with a massive influx of Rohingya Muslims fleeing unrest…

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Pooja Hegde becomes face of new skincare brand

Mumbai, Sep 28: Actress Pooja Hegde, who made her Bollywood debut with Hrithik Roshan starrer “Mohenjo Daro”, has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Hindustan Unilever’ s new skincare brand Citra.

Over the last three decades, Citra has carefully created products using ingredients like the Korean Pink Pearl…

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