Archive for October 21st, 2017

Counter criticism with logical response: Kamal Haasan on ‘Mersal’

Mumbai, Oct 21 :  Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has come out in support of actor Vijays film “Mersal”, which has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu over references to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Haasan said those opposed to the film must “counter criticism with a logical…

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WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators

San Francisco, Oct 21 :  The administrators on WhatsApp groups will soon be able to choose if other participants can modify the subject of the group, its icon and its description.

According to Wabetainfo.com, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the Facebook-owned messaging platform has submitted…

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Metro services affected on Blue Line due to technical snag

New Delhi, Oct 21 :  Delhi Metro services were disrupted on the Blue Line for over an hour on Saturday as the pantograph of a train got entangled in overhead equipment between Rajiv Chowk and Ramakrishna Ashram station.

The disruption caused problems for many commuters on the day of “Bhai Dooj…

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Yogi Govt. doubles ex-gratia amount for police officials

Lucknow Oct 21 ANI: The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Saturday announced to double the ex-gratia amount for police officials martyred on duty.

Speaking at the Police Commemoration Day Parade in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, “Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to double ex…

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Aadhar card not mandatory to get ration in Jharkhand: Minister

Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (PTI) The Jharkhand government today said Aadhaar card was not mandatory to collect food grains from the public distribution system after a 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation.

Local activists had alleged that the girl died of starvation on September 28 after her family was…

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Lata Mangeshkar shares special message for soldiers ahead of Bhai Dooj

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 21 (ANI): Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has sent out a special video message for Indian soldiers to greet them ahead of the festival of Bhai Dooj.

In the video, which she shared on Friday night on Twitter, Mangeshkar greeted the soldiers and said: “I salute the soldiers…

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Modi to visit Guj on Sunday, inaugurate slew of projects

Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Oct 21 (PTI) Amid the row over the “delay” in announcement of the Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to home state on Sunday where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of a number of projects.

It would be Modi’s third…

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