Archive for January 11th, 2018

Building up unity, solidarity major task: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 11 :  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 52nd death anniversary and said building up unity and solidarity among people is a major task.

“My tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastriji on his death anniversary…

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IIT Kanpur starts service on Hindu sacred texts, says ready for criticism

Lucknow Jan 11 : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has become the first engineering college in India to start a text and audio service related to Hindu sacred texts. The services are being offered on the official portal of the premier college which displays the link www.gitasupersite.iitk.ac…

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Hrithik turns 44, Sussanne calls him her ‘sunshine’

Mumbai, Jan 11 As Hrithik Roshan turned 44 on Wednesday, his former wife Sussanne Khan said he is the sunshine in her life, while a host of stars like Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh sent in good wishes for the “special soul”.

Sussanne took to Instagram to share…

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Government denies any move to discontinue free banking services

New Delhi, Jan 11 

 Describing media reports about discontinuing free banking services in the country from January 20 as being false, the government on Wednesday urged people not to pay heed to such “baseless rumours”.
Media reports had appeared earlier saying all free services of public sector banks would be…

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Modi remembers Lal Bahadur Shastri’s courageous leadership

New Delhi, Jan 11  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 52nd death anniversary saying he will be remembered for his courageous leadership.

“We pay homage to Shastriji on his punya tithi (death anniversary). His impeccable service and courageous leadership…

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Haryana Hammers beat Veer Marathas in PWL

New Delhi, Jan 11: Runners-up of the first two editions of the Pro Wrestling League, Haryana Hammers kicked off their campaign in style by convincingly beating new entrants Veer Marathas 5-2 at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.

Rio Olympics gold medallist Helen Maroulis of the…

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India begins countdown to launch 31 satellites on Friday

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 11  India began countdown early Thursday for launching 31 satellites in a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from its spaceport here, said the space agency.

“The 28-hour countdown began at 5.29 a.m. in the mission control here for the rocket launch at 9…

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Trump pushes for merit-based immigration

Washington, Jan 11 (PTI) With the US mulling reforms to end illegal immigration, President Donald Trump today pushed for a merit-based system to allow only people with “great track record” to enter the country.

He also called for ending the chain migration, the fastest and easiest way to gain…

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Ekta Kapoor’s niece faces nepotism attack

Mumbai, Jan 11: Young actress Anchal Sharma, who is making her big acting debut with the upcoming web series “Haq Se” by Ekta Kapoor, faced questions on nepotism from the media.

During the trailer launch of the show “Haq Se” here on Wednesday, she was asked whether getting an opportunity…

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