Archive for January 2nd, 2018

With Gujarat Model demolished BJP looks for new issues

One of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) in the political sphere today are: “Whythe BJP led by PM NarendraModi and Amit Shah changed strategy to use political issues to win the most crucial Gujarat elections and pushed economic issues to the back burner?
The answer is simple: The political…

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DMK to take up firecracker industry issue with Centre

Chennai, Jan 2 :  DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Tuesday said the party’s Rajya Sabha members will raise the issue of “uncertainty” being faced by the firecracker industry.

Raising his voice in support of the industry, Stalin urged the central government to save the sector.

In a tweet Stalin…

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Salman Khan to front ads of edible oil brands

Mumbai, Jan 2 : Superstar Salman Khan will endorse Emami Groups edible oil brands.

He has joined forces with megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the groups’s edible oil business. Emami has three brands in edible oil business – Emami Healthy & Tasty, Himani Best Choice and Rasoi apart from Bake Magic, a…

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IPL: Kirsten, Nehra join RCB coaching department

Bengaluru, Jan 2: Former South African cricketer Gary Kirsten and former India pacer Ashish Nehra have been roped in by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore as their batting and bowling coach, it was announced on Tuesday.

Additionally, the duo will also play the role of mentors…

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India’s spice export grew 24% in April-September 2017

Kochi, Jan 2 :  Spice exports from India during April to September 2017 grew 24 per cent and touched 557,525 tonnes, valued at Rs 8,850.53 crore, as compared to the same period in 2016 when 450,700 tonnes fetched Rs 8,700.15 crore.
In dollar terms, India…

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TVS Motor logs 39% sales growth in Dec 2017

Chennai, Jan 1 :  Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company on Monday said its sales grew by 39 per cent last month.
In a statement issued here, the company said it sold 256,909 units in December 2017 as against 184,944 units sold in December 2016.
Last month…

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Ashok Leyland logs 79% sales growth in December 2017

Chennai, Jan 2 :  Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd on Tuesday said its sales grew by 79 per cent last month.

In a statement issued here, the company said it sold 19,253 vehicles last month, up from 10,731 vehicles sold in December 2016.

For the period April-December…

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When will Bollywood reveal its dirty secrets: Shruti Seth

Mumbai, Jan 2 : If Hollywood took over two decades to speak up against sexual abuse, how much time the Hindi film industry will take to reveal its dirty secrets, wonders actress Shruti Seth.

More than 300 Hollywood actresses, writers and directors including Natalie Portman, Reese Witherspoon, Cate Blanchett, Eva Longoria…

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I love when people ‘stalk’ me: Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai, Jan 2 :  Actress Priyanka Chopra says she doesnt mind being stalked on social media.

Priyanka will be seen as a guest judge on the upcoming talent-based show “India’s Next Superstars”, which will feature filmmakers Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar.

One contestant told Priyanka that she was her…

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IMA calls off strike after NMC Bill sent to select committee

New Delhi, Jan 2 :  The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called off its 12-hour countrywide shutdown of OPD services at all private hospitals in the country, after the government agreed to its demand and sent the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 to a select committee.

“We have called…

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