Archive for November 17th, 2017

PAAS leaders in Delhi to meet Congress, finalise support

Gandhinagar/New Delhi, Nov 17 :  Senior Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders, minus Hardik Patel, are meeting All India Congress Committee (AICC) members in New Delhi on Friday to discuss their demand for reservation, and possibly finalise an alliance ahead of the Gujarat elections.
The PAAS leaders, who were invited…

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Mahesh Bhatt inspired me to play Neela: Sayantani Ghosh

Mumbai, Nov 17 : Actress Sayantani Ghosh, who plays a step-mother in Mahesh Bhatt’s “Naamkarann”, says the filmmaker convinced her to take up the role.

“I remember that initially I was very doubtful to take up this character. Later Bhatt saheb inspired me. He actually told me that if…

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RCOM-GCX sends ‘Cease & Desist’ notice to competitors

New Delhi, Nov 17 :  Integrated telecommunications service provider RCOM-Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) on Friday said it has sent a ‘Cease & Desist notice and/or injunction to a number of competitors in India, after learning from its enterprise customers that these competitors are carrying out an illegal and malicious…

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MP govt aims to generate jobs, promote small-scale industries: CM

Bhopal  November 17 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday said the government is working towards generating more employment and to promote small scale industries.

Addressing the media at the MSME-Self-Employment Convention, the Chief Minister said, “Madhya Pradesh Government’s goal is to generate more…

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Allegations relating to Rafale deal shameful: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 17 (PTI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today that allegations relating to the procurement deal for 36 Rafale fighter jet were “shameful” and that such bickering was a “disservice” to the armed forces.

Her remarks came a day after the Congress accused the prime minister of changing…

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Deposit Rs 50 lakh bank guarantee: NGT to builders

New Delhi, Nov 17: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday ordered 10 builders in Faridabad district of Haryana to deposit bank guarantee of Rs 50 lakh each within three days for building faulty sewage treatment plants (STPs).

If they fail to do so, their bank accounts would be attached…

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Khadi not just cloth, but a movement: Neeta Lulla

Mumbai, Nov 17:  Ace designer Neeta Lulla, who is using Khadi for the film “Manikarnika”, believes the handspun fabric is a movement that should be taken forward as a campaign idea.

Lulla, along with designers Ritu Beri and Nachiket Barve, hosted a Khadi Designer Conference at the World Trade Centre…

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Facebook, Google join ‘The Trust Project’ to fight fake news

San Francisco, Nov 17 :  In their bid to fight fake news and help readers identify trustworthy news sources, Facebook, Google, Twitter and several media organisations have joined the non-partisan “The Trust Project”.

“The Trust Project” is led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman of Santa Clara University’s Markkula…

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Nehru a visionary who chose to be a democrat when he could be a dictator

Why BJP is so keen to target first Prime Minister of India Jawahar Lal Nehru who chose to be a democrat when he could have been a dictator. I am mentioning this because big dadies of the non-aligned movement became dictators  after having started as popular leaders. This according…

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FPM course: IIMB introduces reservation

Bengaluru Nov 17: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) takes a step ahead to welcome students from diverse background by mandating reservation in its Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) from 2018-19 academic year.

The move had been welcomed by the alumni network which had been pushing the idea since…

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