Archive for December 9th, 2017

India look to extend dominance over Sri Lanka in ODIs (Preview)

Dharamsala, Dec 9 :  India will aim to extend their dominance sans regular skipper Virat Kohli when they face Sri Lanka in the opener of the three-match One-day International rubber at the HPCA Stadium here on Sunday.

Kohli had asked for a break ahead of the challenging tour to…

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EC must address queries related to working of EVMs: Omar

Srinagar, Dec 9 (PTI) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today asked the Election Commission to address the queries being raised on the trustworthiness of the electronic voting machines (EVMs).

“I’ve been extremely sceptical of EVM related conspiracy theories but I’m beginning to question my unwavering…

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Women get less opportunities in comedy roles: Richa Chadha

Mumbai, Dec 9 : Actress Richa Chadha, who has featured in quirky films like “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye”, “Fukrey” and the latest “Fukrey Returns”, says female actors do not get many opportunities in humourous roles.

Richa, who also hosted a comedy show on television titled “Queens of Comedy”, told IANS: “I…

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Shahid Kapoor thanks Kangana for supporting ‘Padmavati’

Mumbai, Dec 9 : Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays one of the three key characters in “Padmavati”, has thanked his “Rangoon” co-star Kangana Ranaut for extending her support to the controversial film, and said creative people shouldn’t be scared.

Shahid, who was present at the Reebok Fit To Fight…

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Microsoft issues patch for bug in Windows Malware Protection Engine

San Francisco, Dec 9 :  Microsoft has released a security patch to fix a flaw in its Windows Malware Protection Engine that, if left untreated, can exploit a memory corruption error in the malware scanning tool and hack your system.

The bug in Malware Protection Engine was discovered by the UK…

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Congress’ Gujarat manifesto one of ‘fiscal impossibility’: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 9 :  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday slammed the Congress party’s Gujarat poll manifesto as one of “fiscal impossibility” and its hope of winning as a “political improbability”.

“Having no model of development, the Congress Party manifesto is one of fiscal impossibility,” Jaitley said.

Jaitley in…

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Guj polls: 30.31 pc voter turnout till noon

Ahmedabad, Dec 9 (PTI) Over 30 per cent voter turnout was recorded till noon today during the polling on 89 seats of Saurashtra and south Gujarat regions in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat assembly polls.

As per the latest data released by the Election Commission, 30.31 per…

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BJP working hard to revive Ram Temple issue

With Supreme Court fixing next hearing in Ramjanambhoomi-Babri mosque dispute case on February 8 next year, the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party is pinning hopes on a favourable verdict that will help them in next general elections. In the absence of any other issue in case of unfavourable verdict BJP…

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Millennium Alliance Calls Indian Social Enterprises for Global Scale-Up

Mumbai Dec 7 :  At the 9thSankalp Global Summit, the Millennium Alliance called for applications to its’ Global Grant for Indian social enterprises. An exclusive session titled ‘Millennium Alliance global grant: Indian Innovations for Global Impact’ was organized at the summit with close to 50 social enterprises interested in taking their…

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Said no to ‘Soorma’ two-three times: Diljit Dosanjh

Chandigarh, Dec 9

Clad in the uniform of the Indian Hockey team, actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh showed off his sports skills on field here while shooting for the upcoming biopic “Soorma” — a film that he initially said no “two-three times”.

Diljit, who will be seen as former Indian hockey…

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