Archive for November 18th, 2017

“Dirty politics” raises its head in Gujarat

With the release of sex videos of Hardik Patel going viral all over Gujarat, the campaign trail for the upcoming assembly polls in the state has entered into a phase of “dirty politics” where ruling Bhartiya Janata Party is fighting a battle to save its citadel is challenged by young…

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Twinkle Khanna speaks at UN women’s entrepreneurship summit

New York, Nov 18 :  Writer, film producer and former actress Twinkle Khanna participated in a panel discussion on “Sparking Confidence in Girls with Stars of Today”
at the women’s entrepreneurship summit at the United Nations.

“Honoured to be speaking at the Women Entrepreneurs summit at the United Nations,” Twinkle…

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Taapsee trolled for wearing short dress, replies strongly

Mumbai, Nov 18 ; Actress Taapsee Pannu, a keen supporter of women’s empowerment, on Saturday poked fun at a few social media users who trolled her online for wearing a short dress.

Taapsee shared a photograph of herself on Twitter in which she can be seen wearing a black-and…

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Sri Lanka reach 113/2 at tea on day 3

Kolkata, Nov 18 (PTI) Sri Lanka reached 113 for two at tea after bundling out India for 172 on the third day of the opening Test at the Eden Gardens here today.

Brief Score:

India 1st innings: 172 in 59.3 overs (Cheteshwar Pujara 52; S Lakmal 4/26).

Sri…

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From airports to seaports, ITDC cruises along

New Delhi, Nov 18 :  Moving out of airports due to stiff competition from private players, the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) is making a gradual comeback with duty-free outlets at seaports.

Currently operating at 11 seaports across the country, ITDC aims to to cover all the major ports…

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Smaller place, less crowd mar spirit of foreign participation at IITF

New Delhi, Nov 18 :  The ongoing construction activity at the Pragati Maidan fairground has marred the spirit of trade fair this year with lesser stalls and crowds compared to the previous years. However, traders were still hopeful of good sales now that the business days are over and the fair…

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Delhi govt seeks details of works awarded by PWD in last 3 yrs

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) The Delhi government’s finance department has sought details of works, including those of flyovers and roads, awarded by the Public Works Department (PWD) in the last three years.

A format has been issued to the PWD to get the details, which seeks information on…

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NIA visits slain RSS leader’s residence in Ludhiana

New Delhi, Nov 18 : A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Saturday visited the residence of slain RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana and also the area where he was killed last month, an official said.

The 12-member NIA team headed by an Inspector General of Police rank officer…

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Yechury insists on reinforcing CPI-M against Centre’s 4-point attack

Kolkata, Nov 18 :  Accusing the BJP government of launching a “four point attack” to weaken the revolutionary forces in the country, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury insisted on strengthening the party mechanism to make way for a revolutionary movement.

“There has been a four-point attack by the present…

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