Archive for October 12th, 2017

Crisis of slowdown in economy linked with NPA of Banks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its economic forecast for India for the 2017 and 2018 financial years  to 6.7% and 7.4% respectively from the one made earlier this year as India’s economy is slowing down despite the global economy picking up steam.

The IMF forecast…

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Pollution, plastic waste leading to environment degradation

With the best intentions in the world and focus on clean India on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, October 2, and several days around it, how is it that it has lost its primacy so soon? The Prime Minister went to Gujarat and spent a lot of energy by joining groups…

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Shraddha Shashidhar to represent India at Miss Universe

Mumbai, Oct 12 :  Shraddha Shashidhar, who hails from Bengaluru, was crowned Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva – Miss Universe India 2017 by actor Shahid Kapoor here. She will compete at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant on November 26 in the US.

Shahid crowned Shraddha the winner of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva – Miss…

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It feels great to be a part of ‘Race 3’ team: Bobby Deol

Mumbai, Oct 12 (PTI) Bobby Deol has joined the cast of Salman Khan’s “Race 3” and the actor is excited about the project.

Bobby, who made a comeback to big screen with recently released film “Poster Boys”, took to Twitter to thank Ramesh Taurani for welcoming him to the…

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Panneerselvam meets PM, denies differences with CM

New Delhi, Oct 12 :  Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering speculation of differences between him and Chief Minister K. Palaniswamy, but he asserted that they were working unitedly.

“There are no hard feelings in me. And there will be no hard…

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Cong demands CBI probe into Jay Shah row

Panaji, Oct 12 (PTI) The Congress today demanded an inquiry by the CBI into a media report alleging that the turnover of a firm of BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay grew manifold after the saffron party came to power in 2014.

The charge has been rejected by the…

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Talwars acquitted, get benefit of doubt in Aarushi murder case

Lucknow, Oct 12 :  Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were on Thursday acquitted in the double murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in 2008 by the Allahabad High Court which gave them the benefit of doubt, but left questions unanswered about who killed them.

The couple had…

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U-17 World Cup: Honduras blank New Caledonia to stay alive

Guwahati, Oct 11 (IANS) Honduras kept their chances alive with a 5-0 humiliation of New Caledonia in their Group E match of the U-17 FIFA World Cup at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Wednesday.

Carlos Mejia (25th, 42nd minutes) and Patrick Palacios (51st, 88th) struck a…

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Was scared of losing stardom with ‘Dangal’: Aamir

New Delhi, Oct 12:  Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he was scared of losing out his fan-following when he was offered the role of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in “Dangal” as he had to play an old and fat man.

“I do get scared (of losing stardom). When I…

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Cabinet approves change in status of international marine body

New Delhi, Oct 12:  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) to change its status from an NGO to Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO).

An official release said the move will foster “safe, economic and efficient movement of…

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