Archive for November 27th, 2017

Ashok Leyland ties up with Hino Motors for engine technology

Chennai, Nov 27  Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd on Monday said it has entered into a Mutual Cooperation Agreement with Japan’s Hino Motors Ltd for engine technology.

In a statement issued here, Ashok Leyland said under the agreement, it will utilise Hino’s engine technology for Euro-VI…

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Bitcoin value hits record high

London, Nov 27  Bitcoin, the virtual currency on Monday hit record high as it rocketed above $9,000 for the first time and was trading above $9,500 in Asia.

Stock markets around the world have been on a tear this year, but their gains are paltry compared with bitcoin…

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Key Indian equity indices trade lower during afternoon session

Mumbai, Nov 27  The key Indian equity indices on Monday was trading lower in the afternoon session on Monday.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 131.97 points or 0.39 per cent lower, while the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading…

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Essar sells Aegis to CSP for $300 mn

Mumbai, Nov 27  Essar Global on Monday said it has sold the business process outsourcing (BPO) company Aegis to Singapore-based investment firm Capital Square Partners (CSP) for $300 million (approximately Rs 2,000 crore).
According to the Essar Group, the transaction was made by AGC Holdings Limited (AGC) Mauritius…

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Manushi Chhillar offers prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple

Mumbai, Nov 27  Newly-crowned Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar and her family members on Monday offered prayers at the Siddhivinayak Temple at Prabhadevi here, an official said.
“She came here with her family at 5.15 am for ‘darshan’ and spent sometime at the temple premises,” well-known Marathi…

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My son leads regular life, away from limelight: Mandira Bedi

New Delhi, Nov 27  At a time when most celebrity’s children get continuous media attention, actress Mandira Bedi says her son leads a very regular life and is not exposed much to the spotlight. She says he’s not interested in being in front of the camera, but music…

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Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Love Per Square Foot’ to release on Netflix

Mumbai, Nov 27 Global streaming video service Netflix has teamed up with Bollywood producer Ronnie Screwvala to release “Love Per Square Foot”, which features Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar.

The film is being touted as the first mainstream production from India to be made available on the streaming site, read…

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Akshay turns ‘superhero’ for ‘Padman’

Mumbai, Nov 27  Akshay Kumar poses as a superhero in a new poster of his next film “Padman”, which touches upon the issue of sanitary napkins.

Akshay shared the new poster on Twitter. He is seen sporting a white kurta-pyjama and standing on a pile of cotton.

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Ishaan Khatter wins Best Actor award at Turkish film fest

New Delhi, Nov 27 Ishaan Khatter was named the Best Actor for his debut film “Beyond The Clouds” at the International Bosphorus Film Festival in Turkey. The actor dedicated the accolade to his mother and actress Neelima Azeem and Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi.

“This is an absolute honour. My mother…

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Bali volcano alert raised to highest, airport closed

Jakarta, Nov 27  Indonesian authorities on Monday raised the alert level for Bali’s Mount Agung to its highest level over fears of an imminent major eruption and have closed the island’s main airport until Tuesday.

Thick ash started shooting upto 3,400 metres into the air above the…

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