Archive for November 12th, 2017

Am I a suspect in present India

Looking at the growing  climate of  intolerance in the country, a feeling has started growing in my heart if I am also a suspect. I  am a born Saraswat Brahmin, but by conviction has been a non-believer. I do not visit places of worship nor do I offer daily…

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We’ll make World Cup despite setback, says Italy coach

Stockholm, Nov 12 (AFP) Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura insisted Saturday that the four-time champions will still make the 2018 World Cup finals despite a 1-0 loss to Sweden in the first leg of their play-off.

Substitute Jakob Johansson grabbed the only goal of a scrappy game…

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Union Cabinet approves creation of National Testing Agency

 New Delh Nov 12: In an effort to relieve the CBSE, AICTE and other agencies from responsibility of conducting entrance examinations, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday cleared a proposal for creation of a National Testing Agency (NTA). The aim is to bring in high…

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Libyan PM demands cease-fire in Benghazi

Tripoli, Nov 12 (IANS) Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Saturday demanded immediate cease-fire in the eastern city of Benghazi, condemning shelling on the city.
“The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord strongly condemns the shelling on public and private areas in the city…

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Travelling to Peru? Here are things that make it unique

New Delhi Nov 12 (ANI): Planning a trip to Peru?

Here are some experiences you should not miss!

• Five star hotel on the shores of Lake Titicaca: The scenic view produced by the highlands and the highest navigable lake in the world makes a perfect destination for visitors. Its surroundings…

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I deserve to be in a Khan-starrer, says actress Neetu Chandra

Mumbai, Nov 12 : Actress Neetu Chandra says that with her potential, she deserves to be in a film opposite any of the three superstar Khans of Bollywood.

Neetu started her career in Bollywood with the Priyadarshan movie “Garam Masala”. She then featured in films like “Traffic Signal”, “Oye Lucky! Lucky…

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Coal India’s net profit falls about 40% in Q2

Kolkata, Nov 12 : Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Saturday reported close to 40 percent fall in its consolidated net profit to Rs 368.88 crore in the quarter ended September 30, 2017 as compared to Rs. 612.44 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal.
Its revenue from operations for…

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Modi leaves for Philippines

New Delhi, Nov 12 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for a three-day visit to the Philippines during the course of which he will attend this year’s India-Asean Summit and the East Asia Summit.
“Embarking on tour of constructive engagements. PM @narendramodi departs for Philippines to…

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‘Vikas nahin, Cong paglaa gayi hai’: Javadekar hits back at Rahul

Ahmedabad  November 12 (ANI): Union Minister of Ministry of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Sunday gave it back to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his ‘Vikas paagal ho gaya hai’ assertion in the same vein and said it was not ‘vikas’ but the grand old party that had…

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Swaraj India slams Delhi government moves on pollution

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Swaraj India party on Saturday hit out at Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party government’s knee-jerk reactions to tackle the pollution menace instead of taking long term institutional measures.

“I am not, in principle, opposed to odd-even scheme as and when it…

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