Archive for December 13th, 2017

Winter session of Parliament likely to be stormy

Will the Winter Session of Parliament from the third week of this month be stormy or fruitful? Amid concerns over secure bank deposits as well as deposits in other financial institutions, the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill is being promised by the Government? Will it be introduced before the…

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BJP attacks Congress over coal block allocation

New Delhi, Dec 13 :  The BJP on Wednesday attacked the Congress for allegedly indulging in corrupt practices after a court here found former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda guilty in a coal block allocation case and Delhi Police arrested its MLA in a money laundering case.

Addressing the media here…

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Democratic Congresswomen seek probe into Trump sexual misconduct allegations

Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) A group of 59 Democratic Congresswomen have called on the US House of Representatives to launch a probe into accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.
In a letter to the chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Congresswomen said Americans…

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Rohit strikes third double ton in ODIs as India post 392/4

Mohali, Dec 13 (PTI) Rohit Sharma smashed his third double hundred in one-day internationals to fire India to a mammoth 392 for four in a must-win second game against Sri Lanka here today.

Such was the pace of Rohit’s unbeaten 153-ball 208-run innings that after…

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TN policeman shot dead in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Dec 13 :  An investigation into a gold heist in Chennai claimed the life of a Tamil Nadu Police Inspector who was shot dead on Wednesday by a suspected burglar in Rajasthan who then escaped.
Police sources said S. Periyapandian, 48, was shot by one of the alleged robbers, Nathuram…

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Deadline to link Aadhaar with bank accounts extended till March 31

New Delhi, Dec 13 :  The deadline to link the Aadhaar number with bank accounts has been extended by three months till March 31, the government announced on Wednesday, as the Supreme Court is set to commence hearing from Thursday on its mandatory linking to various schemes.
The deadline was earlier…

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Himachal University to have 100-bed naturopathy and yoga hospital

Shimla, Dec 13 :  Shoolini University in Solan town of Himachal Pradesh has been accorded sanction to set up a 100-bed naturopathy and yoga hospital with a grant of Rs 80 lakh by the central government, it was announced on Wednesday.

The Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy…

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Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a big scam, says Modi

New Delhi, Dec 13 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a blistering attack on the previous Congress- led UPA regime, saying that banks were pressured to give loans worth thousands of crores of rupees to select industrialists in a scam bigger than 2G, coal and Commonwealth Games scams.

Speaking…

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Hope no Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna

gra, Dec 13 (PTI) Social activist Anna Hazare has said he hoped that no Arvind Kejriwal emerged from his movement again.

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Kejriwal had taken part in Hazare’s anti-corruption movement in 2011. Subsequently, he had parted ways with the social…

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Sonam Kapoor was amused over nepotism debate

Mumbai, Dec 13 : Actress Sonam Kapoor says the whole clamour over nepotism in the Hindi film industry this year left her amused because if one goes by the term’s meaning in the dictionary, it is something that happens everywhere.

Sonam, the daughter of veteran actor Anil Kapoor, broke down…

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