Archive for October, 2017

Birmingham Qur’an: digital exhibition in UAE for the first time

London October 31,2017 : The University of Birmingham is taking a major interactive digital exhibition telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur’an to the UAE for the first time. 

One of the oldest surviving Islamic manuscripts, the Birmingham Qur’an is considered a global treasure. Exhibition visitors will…

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Neha Dhupia to host ‘Vogue BFFs’

Mumbai, Oct 31:  Actress Neha Dhupia has been roped in to host the season two of “Vogue BFFs”. She hopes to make the show “wittier and funnier”.

The first season of the show was hosted by Kamal Sidhu. 

“‘No Filter Neha’ was the first time I got to host an…

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Relevance or irrelevance of UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been in office for seven months and it is time to assess whether he is an asset or a liability for the BJP. After the unexpectedly huge victory of the BJP in March this year winning 312 seats in a house of 403…

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Airtel partners with Celkon to offer 4G smartphones for Rs 1,349

New Delhi, Oct 31:  Bharti Airtel has partnered with mobile phone manufacturer Celkon to offer 4G smartphone to its subscribers at a price of Rs 1,349, a company statement said on Monday.
The partnership is part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative, under which Airtel plans to collaborate…

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Kohli, Mithali top ICC ODI batters’ list

Dubai, Oct 31:  India skipper Virat Kohli and his female counterpart Mithali Raj on Monday rose to the No.1 spot in their respective ICC One-day International (ODI) rankings for batters.

Kohli, who struck two centuries during India’s 2-1 victory in the three-match ODI rubber against…

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Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017: Registration Ends On October 31

NEW DELHI Oct 31 :  The registration for Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar ends tomorrow on the official website. The Puraskar or the award is part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya’ initiative launched in 2014 by the Government of India. The initiative was launched to ensure that all schools in India have…

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Trump’s ex-campaign manager charged with conspiracy against US

Washington, Oct 31 (PTI) President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was today charged with conspiracy against the US and money laundering, a significant development in a special counsel investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Manafort, 68, and his business associate Rick Gates…

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Nitish faction asks EC to expedite JD-U symbol decision

New Delhi, Oct 31: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Monday petitioned the Election Commission (EC) to expedite the decision in the party symbol row with the Sharad Yadav group.

The JD-U delegation, in its fresh petition, based its arguments on the Supreme…

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Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 31 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 142nd birth anniversary saying his momentous service to country can never be forgotten.

“We salute Sardar Patel on his birthday. His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten…

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PM Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on 33rd death anniversary

New Delhi  October 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 33rd death anniversary.

Taking to twitter, Prime Minister Modi said, “Tributes to former Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary (sic).”

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and…

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