Archive for November 2nd, 2017

Farah Khan surprises Akshay, Sajid Khan on show’s set

Mumbai, Nov 2 : Choreographer and filmmaker Farah Khan brought along a “lot of cheer and fun” to the set of “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge”, which is co-judged by her brother and director Sajid Khan and actor Akshay Kumar.

During the shooting of one of its episodes, Farah made…

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SBI deploys Microsoft Office 365 across its network

New York, Nov 2 :  The State Bank of India (SBI) has deployed Microsoft Office 365 to improve communication and collaboration among its workforce.

This is one of the largest deployments of Office 365 in India, spanning SBI’s countrywide network of 23,423 branches, enabling 263,000 employees and servicing…

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There’s stress, excitement: Sagarika on wedding with Zaheer Khan

New Delhi, Nov 2 :  Sagarika Ghatge, known for her role as a hockey player who was dating a cricketer in “Chak De! India”, will soon be getting married to Indian cricket star Zaheer Khan in real life. The actress finds an irony in the whole plot, and says planning a…

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Yami Gautam wants to do dance-based movie

New Delhi, Nov 2 : After the success of “Kaabil”, actress Yami Gautam says she wants to explore the world of a costume drama or be part of a dance-based movie.

Asked about the kind of projects she is looking for, Yami told IANS in an email: “Costume drama or…

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Solar Alliance in pact with European development bank

Gurugram, Nov 2 :  The International Solar Alliance (ISA) here signed an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Thursday to strengthen cooperation in mobilising finance for green energy.

The Joint Financial Partnership Declaration was signed in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and EBRD President…

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Equities close flat; new intra-day highs for Sensex, Nifty50

Mumbai, Nov 2 :  Key Indian equity indices on Thursday provisionally closed on a flat-to-negative note on the back of broadly negative global cues, coupled with heavy selling pressure in automobile, FMCG and oil and gas stocks.

According to market observers, an upsurge in healthcare stocks, with index heavyweights…

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Pak’s ousted PM Sharif returns home from UK to face trial

Islamabad, Nov 2 (PTI) Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today returned home from London to face trial before an anti-graft court tomorrow in the corruption cases spiralling from the Panama Papers scandal.

Sharif, 67, had to step down as the chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz…

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Kejriwal slams LG for Kathputli Colony demolition

New Delhi, Nov 2 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed Lt Governor Anil Baijal for the demolition of Kathputli Colony here and said it was wrong to use DDA and police officials for “such a brutal activity”.

“People’s homes have been brutally demolished. Young girls are in…

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Give government jobs to kin of Rae Bareli dead: Rahul

Rae Bareli, Nov 2 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded a “fair probe” into the boiler explosion at an NTPC plant here which killed 26 people and sought government jobs for the kin of the dead.

After visiting the accident site and meeting the injured and families…

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Shah flags off BJP rally in poll-bound Karnataka

Bengaluru, Nov 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party’s National President Amit Shah on Thursday flagged off the party’s statewide 75-day rally in poll-bound Karnataka at a huge gathering of its leaders and cadres.

Shah, who had landed at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited airport in the morning, was…

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