Archive for November 7th, 2017
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Goa government likely to hike spending on education sector

Panaji Nov. 07 : PANAJI: The Goa government is contemplating the possibility of increasing the spending on educational sector to 5-6 per cent of the gross domestic product, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said.

At present the the spending on the sector stands at 3.4 per cent.

Parrikar made this…

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Paytm introduces BHIM UPI for seamless money transfer

New Delhi  Nov 7 (ANI): Digital payment platform Paytm on Tuesday introduced payments using BHIM UPI on its platform, using which users can create their own Paytm BHIM UPI ID on the app, which will be issued by Paytm Payments Bank.

Also, Paytm users can link any of their savings…

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Trump promises to ‘figure it out’ with S Korea’s Moon

Seoul, Nov 7 (AFP) US President Donald Trump arrived in Seoul today vowing to “figure it all out” with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In, despite the two allies’ differences on how to deal with the nuclear-armed North.

As tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons programme have soared, the…

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Google Assistant to identify which song is playing near you

San Francisco, Nov 7: f you have Google Assistant in your smartphone, your virtual secretary can now tell you which song is playing near you — in a bar, a restaurant or at home.
The new update is now rolling out to all Android devices that enable Google Assistant.
After calling…

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I spoke to del Piero before joining ATK: Robbie Keane

Kolkata, Nov 7:  Named skipper of Indian Super League title holder ATK in his first year in the tournament, Irish world cupper and former Tottenham Hotspur striker Robbie Keane on Monday disclosed he had spoken to Italian football great Alessandro del Piero before taking up his latest assignment.

“When you…

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Soldier, three JeM militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 7 :  An Indian Army soldier and three Jaish-e-Muhammad militants, including two Pakistani nationals, were killed overnight in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday.
Sham Sunder of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) was killed in the…

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Padmavati row: Don’t want to make any loose comment, says Vidya Balan

New Delhi November 6 (ANI): Bollywood actor Vidya Balan, who has been busy promoting her upcoming film ‘Tumhari Sulu’, restrained herself from commenting over the ongoing controversy facing Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmavati’.

Speaking exclusively to ANI, the ‘Begum Jaan’ actress said she did not want to make…

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Positive global cues lift equity markets

Mumbai, Nov 7 :  Broadly positive global cues, along with healthy buying support for the capital goods and IT sectors pushed the key indices of the Indian equity markets higher during the morning trade session on Tuesday.

At 9.30 a.m. the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) traded 73…

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PM meets ailing Karunanidhi; DMK says only courtesy call

Chennai, Nov 7 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met ailing DMK supremo M Karunanidhi, a former Tamil Nadu chief minister, even as the regional party indicated that the meeting did not have any political overtones.

This was the first meeting between the two leaders after Modi became the prime…

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