Archive for November 8th, 2017

Chennai event kickstarts “Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit” Series

Chennai, Nov 08: FICCI has partnered with NITI Aayog to organize five interactive entrepreneurial events as a part of “Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) Series”. These events will bring together industry leaders, start-ups, serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors as well as enablers of the innovation ecosystem…

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Every one of my medals is a story of struggle: Mary Kom

New Delhi, Nov 8 (PTI) Every medal is a story of struggle, says the indomitable M C Mary Kom, who considers her fifth Asian Championship gold medal special as it came despite the many roles she has had to play outside the ring in the past one year.

Mary Kom…

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India Inc’s responses mixed on demonetisation anniversary

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India Inc. on Wednesday expressed mixed responses on the first anniversary of demonetisation.

The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (Assocham) said its stand on demonetisation — “short term pain, long term gain” — stood correct.

“Indeed, initially the informal and small scale industries as well as…

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Pet Festival comes back with 4th edition

New Delhi, Nov 8 :  Pet Festival, a two-day event, is back with its fourth edition in the capital supported by some of the Bollywood celebrities like Malaika Arora Khan and Dino Morea.

Powered by Dogsee, the pet festival is coming back with its 2017 edition in Delhi on December…

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan unveils ‘Banjarey’

Mumbai, Nov 8 : Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan on Wednesday unveiled his new romantic single “Banjarey”, with actress Neetu Chandra featuring in its video.

The music video of the song, composed by Anupama Raag, released on the Times Music YouTube channel.

Khan said in a statement: “Having worked with…

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When SRK backed out of a film starring Dilip Kumar and Big B!

Mumbai, Nov 8 (PTI) Director Subhash Ghai had planned an ambitious war film with three of the biggest Bollywood superstars — Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan — but he had to shelve it.

The director said he had even a title for the film, which was to be called…

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Congress institutionalised corruption, says Javadekar

Bengaluru, Nov 8 :  Attacking the Congress for observing Wednesday, marking the completion of one year of demonetisation, as a “black day”, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the party had “institutionalised black money”.
“Congress had institutionalised corruption and supported black money, while we (Bharatiya Janata Party) are bringing honesty and transparency…

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Stalin scotches speculation on DMK tying up with BJP

Madurai, Nov 8 :  Scotching speculation that DMK was getting close to BJP, M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said the “dream” of some people of such a possibility cannot be realised and warned the Modi government that DMK will not be cowed down by any threats in its opposition to the…

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Ryan student who wanted exams postponed killed Pradhuman: CB

New Delhi, Nov 8 : In a dramatic twist to the murder of a Class 2 student of Ryan International School in Gurugram, the CBI on Wednesday said the horrific crime was committed by a 16-year-old student of the same school who wanted to delay upcoming exams.

CBI spokesperson…

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Note ban a decisive battle people fought against black money: PM

New Delhi, Nov 8 (PTI) Demonetisation was a “decisive battle” 125 crore Indians fought against black money and won, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today even as the BJP celebrated the first anniversary of the exercise as ‘anti- black money day’ and the opposition observed a ‘black day’.

Modi also…

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