Archive for January 3rd, 2018

ATK, FC Goa match delayed due to accident at Goa airport

Kolkata, Jan 3: The Indian Super League (ISL) match between ATK and FC Goa, slated to take place at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday, has been delayed by at least an hour in the aftermath of a MiG-29K aircraft catching fire after skidding off the runway…

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Nora’s character most difficult to audition: Samir

Mumbai, Jan 3 : Former “Bigg Boss” contestant Nora Fatehi’s character in “My Birthday Song” was most difficult to audition, and she is a surprise package in the forthcoming film, says director Samir Soni.

“Nora’s character was most difficult to audition. It’s very complicated and complex, but her…

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Madhuri flaunts her ‘Samurai’ avatar

Actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene, who celebrated her New Year in Tokyo, got a chance to try the Samurai headgear during her visit to a museum.

Madhuri shared a photograph of herself wearing the headgear on Twitter on Wednesday.

“Tried the Samurai headgear (weighs a ton) and sword. All the warriors…

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RIL to become cash flow-positive: CLSA

Mumbai, Jan 3 : Retaining its “buy” recommendation on the Reliance Industries (RIL) stock, global brokerage firm CLSA on Wednesday said RIL is likely to turn cash flow-positive this fiscal by reaping benefits of its downstream expansion and expects the company to monetise its Jio telecom network.
During 2017-18…

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Samsung’s Lee likely to step down from Boao Forum’s board

Seoul, Jan 3  :  Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong is likely to step down from the board of the Boao Forum by not extending his term which ends in April, industry watchers said on Wednesday.
“Lee’s term is expected to end in April,” a business official said, adding…

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War of words in LS over making Hindi official language at UN

New Delhi, Jan 3 ;  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor traded barbs in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over making Hindi an official language at the United Nations.
Tharoor questioned the need to push it while the Minister called his remark “ignorant”.
Sushma Swaraj, in her…

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Sporadic violence paralyses normal life in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Jan 3 : Sporadic incidents of violence paralysed parts of Maharashtra in a day-long state-wide shutdown called by various Dalit parties on Wednesday amid tight security.

Dalit activists jumped on railway tracks, shouting slogans and waved flags to attempt rail-blockades at various stations in Thane and Palghar…

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Railways to install GPS devices on 2,700 electric locomotives

New Delhi, Jan 3 : In a bid to provide real time train information, the government plans to install GPS devices on over 2,700 electric locomotives by December 2018, Parliament was told on Wednesday.

“Railway Ministry in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is implementing Real-Time Train Information…

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CBI court issues notice to Tejashwi Yadav

Ranchi, Jan 3 :  A special CBI court on Wednesday issued notices to former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and three others over their statements regarding RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s conviction in the fodder scam case.

“The CBI court of Shivapal Singh issued the notices asking why contempt should…

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Bandh: No school buses running in Mumbai, BEST buses attacked

Mumbai, Jan 3 (PTI) Amid call for a shut-down across Maharashtra given by Dalit leaders to protest the violence during the bicentennial celebration of the Bhima-Koregaon battle, civic buses were again targeted in Mumbai today.

Thirteen buses of the civic transport service ‘BEST’ were damaged by protesters in…

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