Archive for December 2nd, 2017

For a snowy ‘Christmas’, visit these five picturesque destinations

New Delhi  Dec 2 (ANI): While snow on December 25 isn’t guaranteed, but still many communities across the country nevertheless go all out to embrace the season, from horse-drawn sleigh rides past windows aglow with candles, to meet-and-greets with real reindeer.

While Christmas cookies and hot…

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US Senate passes tax rewrite, in major win for Trump

Washington, Dec 2 (AFP) US Senate Republicans narrowly passed landmark tax reform today, a critical step toward delivering a monumental legislative victory for President Donald Trump in his first year in office.

After a marathon session that stretched overnight, the chamber voted 51 to 49 in favour of the nation…

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Infosys appoints Salil Parekh as CEO and MD

Mumbai, Dec 2 :  IT bellwether Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2, 2018, a regulatory filing by the company said here on Saturday.

“We are delighted to have Salil joining as the CEO and MD of Infosys. He…

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Fashion now more competitive: Designer

New Delhi, Dec 2:  Designer Abhinav Mishra, who started his eponymous fashion label in 2009, feels fashion in India has now become a more competitive market.

So, he says it is important for young entrants in the industry to have more knowledge about trends.

“Nowadays, people are more clear about…

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3rd Test: Vijay celebrates century in iconic Griezmann style

New Delhi, Dec 2 :  India opener Murali Vijay celebrated like Atletico Madrid star forward Antonie Griezmann after notching his 11th Test century at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Saturday in the third Test against Sri Lanka.

The Tamil Nadu batsman waved his bat to the stadium and later performed…

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Karan Johar to soon announce next with Sonakshi

Mumbai, Dec 2 :   Filmmaker Karan Johar says he will announce a new film with actress Sonakshi Sinha within the next two weeks.

Their last collaboration was “Ittefaq”, directed by Abhay Chopra and produced by Dharma Productions.

“I am very happy that I worked with Sonakshi and it wasn’t any…

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Rahul targets Modi over high fees in Gujarat’s educational institutions

New Delhi, Dec 2 :  Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the “extraction” of high fees from students by government educational institutes in Gujarat.

Keeping up at his questions in the countdown to the Gujarat Assembly polls, as promised, Gandhi said: “22 salon ka…

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Rains hit Lakshadweep islands, damage houses, uproot trees

Kavaratti/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (PTI) Several houses suffered damage, coconut trees got uprooted and communication lines were disrupted as rains accompanied by strong winds lashed the Lakshadweep islands under the influence of Cyclone Ockhi

Five fishing boats were damaged early Saturday at Kalpeni island as water level rose due to…

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