Archive for January 1st, 2018

Special panel’s role was advisory: CBFC chief on ‘Padmavati’

Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi on Monday said a special panel for the certification of controversial movie “Padmavati” was appointed for an advisory purpose, and that the final decision was always with the censor board.
Joshi’s statement comes in the wake…

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I’m not affected by criticism: Mohun Bagan coach Sen

Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen, who is under the cosh after a string of draws, asserted on Monday that speculation of him being removed from the club does not affect him.

There have been speculation that Sen, who helped Mohun Bagan win the league a few…

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Assam publishes part draft of NRC, 1.9 crore names in list

Guwahati, Jan 1:  The Assam government has published the part draft of the much-awaited National Register of Citizens (NRC) which includes names of 1.9 crore people of total 3.29 crore applicants in the state, an official said.
Registrar General of India (RGI), Sailesh said this while addressing…

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SBI cuts base rate to 8.65% to benefit retail borrowers

Mumbai, Jan 1 :  State-run State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced a hefty reduction in its lending base rate from the New Year by 30 basis points (bps), to 8.65 per cent per annum.

With this reduction from the earlier base rate of 8.95 per cent…

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CRPF camp attack: counter op ends, 3rd militant’s body recovered

Srinagar, Jan 1 (PTI) The counter-operation launched by security forces against the militants who attacked a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir ended Monday following the recovery of the body of another militant, the police said

Finally, the operation has concluded with the recovery of the…

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After joining BJP, Ishrat bats for women’s right

Howrah  January 01 (ANI): Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan, who has recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Sunday said that she would work for women’s right in the future.

Talking to ANI, Ishrat said, “I was a victim of triple talaq. From lower court to upper court…

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