Archive for January 19th, 2018

MoU signed for soft skill training to make Odisha ITI students employable

Bhubaneswar Jan 19 : A tripartite MoU was on Friday signed for implementation of a soft skill training programme in some Odisha Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) under which 800 students will be trained over two years.

The agreement was inked by the Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA), Tata STRIVE of Tata…

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Swaraj India hails EC move to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Swaraj India on Friday supported the Election Commission’s (EC) move recommending disqualification of 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators for holding office of profit.

The appointment of legislators as parliamentary secretaries was not just a technical violation of constitutional norms but also a serious…

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India lacks democratic temperament

India has been a democracy for a long time and it seems to be working as we hold elections every five years. The change over of political parties in power also happens smoothly. Our army is non-political and institutions like judiciary, Election Commission, civil service and media active arms…

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We want to get a whitewash against India, says Rabada

Johannesburg, Jan 19 (PTI) Five days before the final Test on a pitch that bore an excessively green tinge, pacer Kagiso Rabada said South Africa are gunning for a whitewash of India, having trampled the visitors in the first two matches.

The hosts have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead…

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Beijing permanent residents down 22,000 in 2017

Beijing, Jan 19 :  The population of Beijing fell 0.1 percent to 21.7 million at the end of 2017 from a year ago, authorities said on Friday.

Of the capital’s residents, 18.77 million lived in urban areas, accounting for 86.5 percent of the total population, Xinhua…

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Tripura gets second passenger bus to Kolkata via Dhaka

Agartala (Tripura)  Jan.19 (ANI): A second passenger bus to Kolkata via Dhaka was started from Agartala, Tripura, to give a boost to the trans-border relationship between India and Bangladesh.

The second bus service has been named Maitre-2.

The buses red in color were flagged off by Tripura…

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Wipro net falls 11% quarterly, 8% yearly for Q3

Bengaluru, Jan 19 :  Global software major Wipro Ltd on Friday reported Rs 1,940 crore net profit for the third quarter of fiscal 2017-18, registering 11.4 per cent sequential decline from Rs 2,190 crore a quarter ago and 8.3 per cent annually from Rs 2,115…

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BSE to launch e-mandate facility to reduce SIP registration time

New Delhi, Jan 19 :  Stock exchange major BSE on Friday said it will introduce e-mandate facility on its Mutual Fund distribution platform — BSE StAR MF — from Saturday in order to reduce the time taken for Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) registration.

“This is completely paperless framework that will reduce the…

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I know film industry better than many: Neha Dhupia

New Delhi, Jan 19 : Actress Neha Dhupia feels she knows the film industry better than many others as she is “pretty much” friends with everyone.

The actress is excited to host “BFFs With Vogue”. The show will premiere on Colors Infinity on Saturday.

“I am excited about it. The thing…

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