Archive for September 6th, 2017

Gadkari entrusted with tough job of cleaning Ganga

Is it possible ever to clean up the Ganga, the mainstream of India, revered by Indians from Kashmir and Ladakh to Kanyakumari, from north down to south from east and north-east to north-western India? Ms. Uma Bharati has been displaced by Mr. Nitin Gadkari as the Cabinet Minister…

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Modi’s ‘New India’ is about silencing dissent: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 6 :  Condemning the murder of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, the Congress on Wednesday said “muzzling the voice of ordinary citizens and silencing dissent” is the slogan of ‘New India’ under the Modi government.

The party said “India is in the throes of a violent clash…

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Rathore’s surprise visit at JN Stadium

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday conducted a surprise inspection at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here, ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup starting on October 6.

Rathore, the 2004 Athens Olympic silver medallist in double trap shooting, urged officials of the…

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India to host Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in 2019

New Delhi, Sep 6 (PTI) India will host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships.

The Executive Board of Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation met today at Gold Coast, Australia and decided to allot the 2019 edition of the competitions to India.

The current edition of the…

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India should take humane view of Rohingya refugees (Comment: Special to IANS)

Given its rich mineral resources, historical and civilisational ties and strategic location, sharing maritime and land borders, Myanmar holds a pivotal position in India’s Act East policy. However, Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have become a serious security concern not only for Myanmar, India and Bangladesh, but for the entire…

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Sanjay Dutt a treat to work with: Puru (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, Sep 6 :  Actor Puru Chibber found his “Bhoomi” co-star Sanjay Dutt humble and a treat to work with.

“Working in a movie like ‘Bhoomi’ was a dream come true. I got to grow as an actor. Sanjay Dutt was a treat to work with. He is humble and…

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Shilpa Shetty turns TV game show producer

Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty has produced her first small screen live game show.

Shilpa shared the show’s poster on Twitter on Wednesday. A caption read: “Car ki tammanna bekaar nahi jayegi! Ab kam se kam paisai mein aunty aapko, har hafte….Ek car dilayegi.” 

The…

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BSNL, Coriant tie up to chart 5G, IoT path

New Delhi, Sep 6 :  State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Wednesday entered into an agreement with US-based networking solutions provider Coriant to chart the path to 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) in India, a company statement said here.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between BSNL…

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ITL aims to sell one lakh tractors in domestic market

Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) International Tractors Ltd (ITL), which sells the country’s third largest tractor brand Sonalika, is eyeing to achieve domestic sales of one lakh units in the current financial year, a top company officials said on Wednesday.

“We sold 70,000 units last year and target to…

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Renault India sees uptrend in demand for Lodgy from fleet segment

Chennai, Sep 6 :  French auto company Renault’s Indian subsidiary, Renault India on Wednesday said it is targeting to close this year selling over 100,000 units in the domestic market while seeing an uptrend in demand for its multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Lodgy from the fleet segment.

Renault India…

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