Archive for January 20th, 2018

SIAM expects to release documents on hybrid fuel vehicles in Auto Expo

Kolkata, Jan 20:  Automobile manufacturers body SIAM is hoping to release documents on hybrid and other alternative fuel vehicles during the upcoming auto expo, an official said here on Friday.

“We have submitted a white paper on electric vehicles in December,” the official of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers…

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Pele resting at home, not in hospital: Spokesperson

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 20 :  Brazilian football legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion.

The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football…

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Baby dies at Delhi hospital, kin allege medical negligence

New Delhi, Jan 20 :  In a case of alleged medical negligence, a four-month-old baby died at a city hospital on Friday, after being administered a pain killer injection to provide temporary relief from the pain caused by stitch in the upper lip.

According to the family, the baby…

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New Facebook update to prioritise trustworthy news: Zuckerberg

San Francisco, Jan 20  After tweaking its News Feed to allow users to see more updates from family and friends than posts from businesses, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has now announced to prioritise news that is trustworthy, informative and local.

In a Facebook post on Saturday, Zuckerberg said it’s…

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Delhi Police to ensure security arrangements for ‘Padmaavat’ release

New Delhi, Jan20 Delhi Police on Friday said it has made proper arrangements to maintain law and order in the capital for the release of “Padmaavat” next week in the wake of a bandh call by the Shree Rajput Karni Sena against the film.

Speaking to IANS, Special Commissioner of…

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Message behind ‘Pad Man’ truly inspiring: Malala Yousafzai

Islamabad/London, Jan 20 Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has backed Twinkle Khanna’s film “Pad Man” on menstrual hygiene, saying it imparts an “inspiring” message.

Yousafzai met “Pad Man” producer Twinkle as the latter addressed students at The Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious…

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Vikas Khanna was mocked in US over Indian accent

Mumbai, Jan 20 He has been named the “Hottest Chef of America” by People magazine and has won a Michelin star for his restaurant in New York, but there was a time when people made fun of Vikas Khanna’s accent and threatened to chop his fingers just because of…

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Reliance Jio turns corner, posts net profit of Rs 504 crore in Q3

Mumbai, Jan 20 Reliance Jio, subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) posted net profit of Rs 504 crore for the third quarter of the current fiscal, a company statement said here on Friday. Operational revenue for the third quarter was Rs 6879 crore.

The company had posted a loss of…

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TRAI recommends in-flight mobile calls, Internet services

New Delhi, Jan 20 The Indian telecom regulator on Friday recommended that both Internet access and mobile phone calls should be permitted on board aircraft in Indian airspace.

“The operation of mobile communication on aircraft (MCA) services should be permitted with minimum height restriction of 3,000 metres in Indian…

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Trump ends year as ‘most unpopular’ president

Washington, Jan 20  US President Donald Trump ended his first year in office more unpopular than any President in modern history, various polls have said.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released on Friday found that just 39 per cent of Americans approve of Trump’s performance.


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