Archive for December 11th, 2017

Movies best medium to educate children: Raveena Tandon

New Delhi, Dec 11 : Actress Raveena Tandon believes films can be a learning experience for children.

Raveena, who who was here for the inauguration of the third edition of Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFFCY) on Monday, said in a statement: “It is something that is to…

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Positive global cues, IT stocks lift equity indices

Mumbai, Dec 11 :  Key Indian equity indices extended their gains for the third consecutive session on Monday as positive global cues, alongwith healthy buying in auto, IT and healthcare stocks, lifted market sentiment.

On a closing basis, the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) edged higher by 56…

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Manmohan seeks Modi’s apology for ‘falsehood and canards’

New Delhi, Dec 11 : A “deeply pained and anguished” former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading “falsehood and canards” in a desperate bid to win the Gujarat election and asked him to “apologize to the nation”.

In an unusually hard-hitting statement, Manmohan…

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Nervous BJP using communal card to polarise electorate: Jignesh

Vadgam (Guj), Dec 11 (PTI) The fear of defeat has forced the BJP to abandon the pretence of development and use the “communal card” to polarise the electorate, Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said here today.

Mevani is contesting as an Independent candidate from north Gujarat’s Vadgam constituency with support…

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Congress confident of Rahul, anticipates bright future for party

New Delhi  Dec 11 (ANI): Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday expressed happiness on elevation of Rahul Gandhi as party president and said the latter has shown a lot of mettle over a period of time and will be able to execute his responsibility well

Azad said the entire…

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Increase social security pension in budget: Experts to FM

New Delhi, Dec 11 (PTI) Economists today suggested a range of measures, including increasing social security pension, to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as part of pre- budget consultations.

“The amount (for social security pension) has been Rs 200 per month. This is totally unacceptable. There is no reason to keep…

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Artistes have a role in highlighting gender issues: Aamir Khan

New Delhi, Dec 11 (PTI) As sexual harassment scandals rock Hollywood, superstar Aamir Khan says creative people have an important role to play in changing mindsets on gender issues.

The actor, whose recent films “Dangal” and “Secret Superstar” focused on female empowerment, also believes that the issues are directly linked…

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Top firms not hiring women as cyber security officers: Report

San Francisco, Dec 11 : When it comes to jobs in the growing cyber security industry, there is a huge gender crisis, with men holding 87 per cent of the chief information security officer (CISO) roles at Fortune 500 companies, a new report revealed on Monday.

According to the global market…

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Delhi witness star-studded evening at ‘Da-Bangg Tour’

New Delhi Dec.  11 (ANI): The national capital on Sunday saw a star-studded evening at ‘Da-Bangg The Tour’ with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan winning the hearts, where he was welcomed by the crowd with swaying mobile phone torches in the air.

Actresses Daisy Shah and Sonakshi Sinha performed…

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