Archive for September 15th, 2017

Rise in Oil prices hit economy hard

Critical to any business is stability especially in prices to enable easy planning and execution. When there is volatility in Rupee exchange rate, exporters or importers usually demand stability in exchange rate rather than volatile rates even if there is sharp depreciation. It is no different when it came to…

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Hyderabad gets India’s first Centre for Animal Law

 Hyderabad Sep 15:  The Nalsar University of Law inaugurated country’s first Centre for Animal Law in the city on Friday wherein students can conduct research and advocate animal protection rights.

The centre was inaugurated by union minister for women and child welfare, Maneka Gandhi, who is also an environmentalist…

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Panama verdict: Pakistan SC nixes Sharifs’ review petitions

Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) In a massive setback to Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by the deposed Prime Minister and his children against the July 28 Panama Papers judgement. The ruling PML-N party called the verdict a “disappointment”.
A five-judge…

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I’m not a man-hater: Kangana Ranaut

Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, often caught in controversies due to her outspoken nature, says she is not a man-hater, and that she hopes to see a society which does not need feminism.

The National Award-winning actress was present here at the Jagran Cinema Summit…

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Govt saved Rs 57,000 cr through DBT scheme, says Prasad

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) The government saved Rs 57,000 crore, “pocketed” earlier by middlemen, through the use of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in various public schemes, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.

Scores of schemes like MGNREGA have been linked to DBT, under which the receivables are…

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Equities close flat, IT stocks extend gains

Mumbai, Sep 15 :  Key Indian equity indices — the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 — provisionally closed on a flat note on Friday as investors booked profits in banking, capital goods, FMCG and healthcare sectors.

According to market observers, healthy buying witnessed in IT, Teck (technology, media and entertainment) and oil and…

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I have maintained my integrity as an artiste: Tisca Chopra

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) Tisca Chopra says she has always picked projects in which she believes and is proud to maintain her integrity as an actor.

The 43-year-old actor, whose performances in films such as “Taare Zameen Par”, “Firaaq”, “Ankur Arora Murder Case” and “Qissa” have been…

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Google to launch second-gen Pixel phones on October 4

San Francisco, Sep 15 :  Google’s second-generation Pixel phones would be officially unveiled on October 4, the company has revealed.

A new video and website launched by Google asks smartphone owners to “stay tuned for more on October 4.”

“This date lines up with last year’s announcement of…

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Engineers’ role in nation-building crucial: Naqvi

New Delhi, Sep 15 :   Stressing that technology is the tool for transformation, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said engineers play a crucial role in nation-building.

Addressing a seminar organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers on the occasion of Engineers Day, Naqvi said Indian engineers…

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