Archive for November 11th, 2017

‘Heirloom Collection’: Shawls that one can preserve

New Delhi  Nov 11 (ANI): The national capital on Thursday witnessed an exclusive collection of Kashmir Shawls, product of exemplary skill and artistry, applied to one of the world’s most delicate fibers – Pashmina.

Endorsed by Sara Abdullah Pilot, this exclusive collection, titled ‘Heirloom Collection’, was by Varuna Anand, founder…

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Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife

Islamabad, Nov 11 (PTI) Pakistan today said it will allow convicted Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife, months after India had requested Islamabad to grant a visa to his mother on humanitarian grounds.

“The Government of Pakistan has decided to arrange a meeting of Commander Kulbhushan…

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Why not working ‘Make in India’ initiative

Three years back, the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on an ambitious ‘Make in India’ programme to boost the country’s economy and for generation of employment.

The government had also sought to kill many birds with one stone, as the initiative was to…

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LG to Sisodia: Send proposal for ‘Schools of Excellence’

New Delhi, Nov 11: Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, in a letter to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, on Friday sought the proposal for opening “Schools of Excellence”.

“Proposal for opening of ‘Schools of Excellence’ (which would have an ambience and environment like the private schools) has never been received…

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‘Fukrey Returns’ with its trailer on November 13

New Delhi  November 11 (ANI): After releasing its teaser and posters, the ‘Fukrey’ gang is back with a bang to unveil its trailer on November 13.

The makers have released quirky video clips to reveal the launch date of the trailer.

This time they are going wilder, crazier, and more…

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Alibaba’ Singles Day fest fetches $12bn in two hours

Shanghai, Nov 11 :  Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Saturday announced the sale of about $12 billion worth goods within two hours of launch of its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.
“Nearly $11.9 billion worth of total Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) (sales in dollar value of goods sold over…

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Halle Berry a fan of Indian film industry: Dia Mirza

Mumbai, Nov 11 : Actress-producer Dia Mirza feels lucky to have shared the stage with Oscar-winning Hollywood star Halle Berry, and says she was glad to see the former James Bond girl’s admiration for Indian cinema.

The Indian actress met Berry during a closed door event here. Dia…

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Pakistan Army violates ceasefire on LoC

Jammu, Nov 11:  The Pakistani Army has violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, defence sources said. No casualty or damage was reported from the Indian side.
Using mortars, automatics and small arms they targeted Indian positions as they resorted to unprovoked and heavy firing in…

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Mumbai BEST goes green, introduces electric buses

Mumbai  Nov. 11 (ANI): With the objective to cut down the fuel cost and provide environment-friendly solution, the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has introduced emission-free electric buses.

Four buses have been added to the fleet on Thursday.

Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray inaugurated the eco-friendly…

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No odd-even unless you justify its necessity: NGT

New Delhi, Nov 11 (PTI) Uncertainty prevailed over the implementation of the odd-even car rationing scheme as the National Green Tribunal today questioned the rationale behind Delhi government’s decision to roll it out for five days next week, saying the scheme “cannot be imposed like this”.

The NGT…

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