Archive for December 14th, 2017

Priyanka Chopra to deliver inspirational lecture in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 14 : Bollywood star and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra will deliver an inspirational talk on ‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Chasing a Dream’ as part of The Penguin Annual Lecture 2017 here on December 26.

Penguin Random House India has invited the globally popular celebrity, who has had…

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When in San Francisco, visit these markets for perfect holiday gift

New Delhi Dec 14 (ANI): Finding the perfect holiday gift can be one of the most exciting, if not challenging, parts of the entire holiday season. If you’re fortunate enough to live in or visit San Francisco, there are several unique holiday markets where shopping for the holidays becomes…

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EC has become Modi’s ‘captive puppet’: Congress

New Delhi, Dec 14 : The Congress on Thursday accused the Election Commission of becoming a “captive puppet” in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who it said was brazenly breaking rules in a final bid to save the BJP’s “sinking ship” in Gujarat.
Charging the poll panel with…

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President on two-day visit to UP from tomorrow

New Delhi Dec.14 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind, will visit Lucknow and Allahabad on December 15 and 16.

On December 15, he will commence his engagements by paying tribute at the mortal remains of Boudh Bikshu Bhadant Pragyanandji in Lucknow.

Later in the day, he will grace the seventh…

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Avalanche warning for some districts in HP, J K

Chandigarh, Dec 14 (PTI) A medium danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche prone districts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.

City-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued a medium danger avalanche warning valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 PM today.

The…

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Hero MotoSports Team Rally banking on lighter bikes at Dakar

New Delhi, Dec 14 : With its newly customised lighter bikes this time around, Hero MotoSports Team Rally aims to make it count at the Dakar Rally, scheduled to be held in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina in January.

Team manager Wolfgang Fischer on Thursday called the new ‘Hero RR 450′ rally…

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Guj polls: Over 29 pc polling till noon, PM votes at Sabarmati

Ahmedabad, Dec 14 (PTI) An over 29 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling today for the 93 seats in the second phase in north and central Gujarat regions during which Prime Minister Naredra Modi also cast his ballot.

“A voter turnout of 29…

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Free entrance exams coaching for SC students in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 14:  The Delhi government has approved free entrance coaching to Scheduled Caste (SC) students for various competitive examinations, a statement said on Wednesday.

A monthly stipend of Rs 2,500 per student will be paid for attending the classes, the statement said, adding coaching will be provided…

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Russians spent less than 1 pound on ads during Brexit: Facebook

London, Dec 14 :  Downplaying claims that Kremlin-backed groups helped swing the Brexit vote in 2016, Facebook has told EU investigators that less than one pound was spent by Russians on ads posted on its platform during the referendum, The Telegraph reported on Thursday.

On the other hand, Twitter disclosed…

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Double ton against Sri Lanka in 2014 very close to me: Rohit

Mohali, Dec 14 :  India skipper Rohit Sharma (208 not out), who slammed his third double ton to pilot India to a mammoth 392 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, said the innings which he played against Sri Lanka in 2014 was very close to him.

Rohit played a brilliant knock of…

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