Archive for October, 2017

Pak seeks new US deal after returning 9 military choppers

Islamabad, Oct 31 (PTI) Pakistan is seeking a new deal with the US for acquiring an unspecified number of helicopters for anti-narcotics operations after returning nine military choppers it had received in 2002, a media report said today.

Pakistan today returned five of the nine Huey II helicopters it…

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Post-Doklam, Bhutanese King arrives on four-day India visit

New Delhi, Oct 31 :  Close on the heels of the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in the Doklam region of Bhutan, Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, accompanied by Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuk and Prince Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk, arrived here on Tuesday on a four-day visit to India…

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Kerala volleyball meet in November

Kochi, Oct 31: The inaugural edition of ‘Red Bull Battle for the State’, a volleyball championship in Kerala, will take place here between November 4 and 18, it was announced on Tuesday.

The championship aims to introduce and encourage young players to take up the sport.

Qualifiers for the championship…

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Kangana focused on mental health to overcome obstacles

Mumbai, Oct 31 :  National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut says she worked towards her “mental health” to overcome the hurdles that she faced while working in Bollywood.

“Not belonging to a lineage makes the path to success in my industry automatically harder. I belong to a humble family that has…

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Sitharaman should take inspiration from Indira Gandhi: Naik

Panaji, Oct 31 (PTI) Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik today said that when dealing with Pakistan, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should take a leaf out of Indira Gandhi’s page.

Naik was speaking at a function to mark the death anniversary of the former prime minister here.

“Sitharaman should…

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Microsoft unveils Surface Pro with LTE Advanced

San Francisco, Oct 31 (IANS) In its vision to empower its employees with modern devices, Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled Surface Pro with LTE Advanced that will begin shipping to business customers in December.

“We are at the edge of a major technology shift towards more intelligent computing – one fueled by…

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BJP to fight HP assembly polls under Dhumal: Amit Shah

Solan (HP) October 31 (PTI) BJP president Amit Shah today named former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal the party’s chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming assembly polls.

Shah made the announcement at a public meeting, putting to rest speculation over the party’s choice for the top…

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India, Singapore hold Joint Ministerial Committee meet

New Delhi, Oct 31 :  In tune with New Delhi’s Act East Policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Singapore Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan held the fifth India-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee Meeting here on Tuesday.

“Expanding our strategic partnership,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted…

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Former TDP leader Revanth Reddy joins Congress

New Delhi [India], Oct 31 (ANI): Former Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) working president and legislator Revanth Reddy on Tuesday joined the Congress party.

Revanth who was in Delhi on Tuesday joined Congress in presence of party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

On Saturday, October 28, the former TDP leader tendered…

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Arjun Kanungo shoots video in New York

New York, Oct 31 : Singer Arjun Kanungo, who is known for his tracks “Baaki baatein peene baad”, “Fursat” and “Ek dafaa”, is shooting his next track in New York.

This will be his second single this year. It will be released by Sony Music.

“NYC is my favourite destination and…

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