Archive for January 27th, 2018

Kejriwal should provide jobs to kin of Bawana fire tragedy: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 27 :  The women’s wing of the Delhi Congress on Saturday staged a protest outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence demanding government jobs for the kin of the Bawana fire victims and also to ensure that female workers in factories are not paid below the minimum…

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I saw Khilji as a challenge: Ranveer on ‘Padmaavat’

Mumbai, Jan 27 Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who has registered his biggest opening day collection with “Padmaavat”, says most people had told him that a hero shouldn’t play the anti-hero.

“Padmaavat”, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, registered opening day collections of Rs 19 crore net, according to producers…

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Ratan Tata invests in medtech startup Axio

New Delhi, Jan 27 Axio Biosolutions has raised $7.4 million in a Series B funding round led by Ratan Tata’s RNT Capital along with existing investors Accel Partners and IDG Ventures India, a company statement said here on Friday.

The company plans to use the funds for expansion…

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Small Finance and Payments banks to offer Atal Pension Yojana

New Delhi, Jan 27 The Central government on Friday said “Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks” will offer social security scheme Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to their subscribers.

“To strengthen the existing channels of APY distribution, it is felt that these new Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks will provide…

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Trump to ask for $716 bn for 2019 defence budget

Washington, Jan 27

US President Donald Trump is expected to ask for $716 billion for defence spending in the 2019 budget to be unveiled in February, the American media has reported.

The figure will represent a seven per cent increase over the 2018 budget, which was yet to be passed…

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Pakistan, Indonesia agree to work for Afghan peace

Islamabad, Jan 27  Visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain have agreed to work together for peace in the war-shattered Afghanistan.

Widodo, who arrived in Pakistan on a two-day state visit on Friday, held talks with Hussain and proposed a joint role of religious…

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109 migrants found crammed inside Mexican truck

Mexico City, Jan 27 Mexican authorities have discovered 109 migrants showing signs of dehydration and suffocation crammed inside a truck in Tamaulipas, an official report said.

The migrants were trying to reach the US, and according to their statement, “we were taken by human traffickers from the state of Chiapas…

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One killed, many injured in communal clash in UP on R-Day

Lucknow, Jan 27 One person was killed and another critically injured as two communities clashed on Republic Day in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, police said.

The incident took place when a “Tiranga Yatra” in the form of a bike rally was taken out by the Akhil Bharatiya…

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