Archive for October 23rd, 2017

‘Abu Dhabi Week’ to make its debut in India

New Delhi, Oct 23:  In a bid to promote trade and tourism to the United Arab Emirates, the Abu Dhabi government’s Department of Culture and Tourism has organised the first-ever “Abu Dhabi Week” in India.

The week-long initiative to showcase the emirate’s tourism, cultural heritage, art…

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Jio to change from a hunter to farmer by 2018: Fitch Ratings

New Delhi, Oct 23 :  The new entrant in the telecom industry, Reliance Jio, is expected to shift its approach from a hunter to a farmer by 2018, said Nitin Soni, Director at Fitch Ratings.

“Right now they are hunting for a larger subscriber base, they already have about 139 million…

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Siraj, Iyer included for NZ T20Is, Vijay returns for Lanka Tests (Lead)

Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj and Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer are the fresh inclusions in the India squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) against New Zealand, starting November 1.

Veteran Ashish Nehra has been picked only for the first T20I in New Delhi, which is slated…

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Kaspersky Lab launches its Global Transparency Initiative

Mumbai Oct.23 (ANI): Kaspersky Lab is announcing the launch of its Global Transparency Initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyber threats, regardless of their origin or purpose.

With this initiative, Kaspersky Lab will engage the broader information security community and other stakeholders in validating…

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Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Kapur to judge films on violence against women

Mumbai, Oct 23 : Celebrities including Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Kapoor, Feroz Abbas Khan are on board as jury members to judge a film contest which involves movies on the theme of ending violence against women and girls.

The digital film contest ran from May 30 to September 15, and the stars…

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Will work as a team with FTII students: Anupam Kher

Melbourne, Oct 23 (PTI) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who was recently appointed as the new chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), says he is ready to work with the students and hear them before taking any steps.

Kher says though it is too early for him to…

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Demonetisation, GST may impact wedding season business by 10-15%: Assocham

New Delhi, Oct 23 :   Demonetisation, along with recently introduced Goods and Service Tax (GST), may impact the business of upcoming wedding season, staring November, by 10-15 per cent, industry chamber Assocham said here on Monday.

Wedding services like marriage garden/marriage hall booking, tent booking, confectionery services and photography…

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Take call on playing national anthem in cinema, SC tells Centre

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to take a call on regulating the playing and singing of the national anthem in public places including cinema halls.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it was needless to say that the Centre…

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Government’s muscular approach over Kashmir has failed: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Oct 23 :  Former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that with the appointment of an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, the government has admitted that its “muscular approach” has failed in the state.

“From no-talks to talks-with-all-stakeholders is a major victory for…

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Pak firing continues for 3rd day, six schools shut

Srinagar, Oct 23 (PTI) Intermittent exchange of fire between Indian army personnel and Pakistani troops continued for the third day on Monday in the Uri sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, forcing the authorities to shut down schools in the affected areas

An army official said…

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