Archive for December 22nd, 2017

Karbonn ‘K9 Music 4G’ in India for Rs 4,990

New Delhi, Dec 22 : Domestic handset maker Karbonn Mobiles on Friday launched “K9 Music 4G” for Rs 4,990 in the country.
Built for music lovers, “K9 Music” is equipped with dual speakers and comes with an offer of unlimited music download on Saavn app for three months, the company…

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Harrdy Sandhu’s ‘Naah’ hits 50 mn views in 20 days

Mumbai, Dec 22 : Singer Harrdy Sandhu’s single “Naah” which also features actress Nora Fatehi, has been viewed more than 50 million times in a span of just 20 days on social media.

While the video has been viewed more than 50 million times, the audio of “Naah” has 20…

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Expectations vs reality: Bollywood films that fell flat (2017 in Retrospect)

New Delhi, Dec 22 : Big names, extravagant budgets, picturesque locales and brilliant promotions — and yet, insufficient box office collections. The Year 2017 has been a mixed bag for stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Ranbir Kapoor.

While hopes were pinned high on some of their films…

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Trump has put Pak on notice for harbouring terrorists: Pence

Washington, Dec 22 (PTI) US President Donald Trump has put Pakistan on notice for providing safe haven to the Taliban and other militant groups, Vice President Mike Pence has said, warning that the country has much to lose if it does not stop harbouring terrorists on its soil.

Pence’s…

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2G case verdict: NCP hits back at Jaitley

Mumbai, Dec 22 :  Nationalist Congress Party’s Rajya Sabha Member Majeed Memon on Friday hit out at Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his comments after the verdict in the 2G spectrum case was delivered, acquitting all the accused.

Questioning Jaitley’s remark that the Congress considered the verdict as…

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Demonetisation, GST will bring long-term benefits: IMF

New Delhi, Dec 22 :  The disruptive impact of demonetisation announced last year is a temporary phenomenon and the scrapping of the high-value currency would bring “permanent and substantial benefits”, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

In an interview to CNBC TV18, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of Research…

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Vijay Goel gets rap from Naidu in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Dec 22 :  Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday chided Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel for indulging in an argument with the Opposition members.

As Goel read out the government’s listed business for the rest of the session, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal…

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Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

New Delhi, Dec 22 (PTI) Aadhaar registration is required for children availing food under the centrally-sponsored National Nutrition Mission, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar said the use of Aadhaar as identity document for delivery of services or…

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Vijay Rupani stays as Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his deputy

Gandhinagar, Dec 22 :  Vijay Rupani will continue as the Chief Minister of Gujarat and Nitin Patel as his deputy, the BJP announced on Friday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley oversaw a meeting of the party’s newly-elected MLAs.

The legislators unanimously elected Rupani as leader of the BJP’s…

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Screening could prevent a quarter of hip fractures in older women

London December 22, 2017  :  Community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women, according to new research.

A new study, published in The Lancet, has shown that a simple questionnaire, combined with bone mineral density measurements for some, would help identify those at…

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