Archive for January 29th, 2018

Not being fit is limiting for an actor: Parineeti Chopra

Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) Actor Parineeti Chopra says she is happy that the variety of roles being offered to her has increased since she underwent weight loss two years ago.

Taking a break from films in 2016, Chopra spent most of her time working on her physical fitness, and the…

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Clinton mocks Trump at Grammys with ‘Fire and Fury’ recital

Los Angeles, Jan 29 (PTI) Hillary Clinton was a surprise guest at the 2018 Grammy Awards as the Democrat leader read passages from the book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” to mock US President Donald Trump.

Blending comedy and politics at the 60th music gala, the former…

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December-end forex reserves up 14.1%: Economic Survey

New Delhi, Jan 29 : The Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in Parliament on Monday said that foreign exchange reserves grew by 14.1 per cent at the end of December 2017.

The survey presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament showed that foreign exchange reserves during the period under…

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‘Padmaavat’ zooms past Rs 100 cr in opening weekend

Mumbai, Jan 29 : Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” has marched past the Rs 100 crore mark at the box office in its opening weekend, bringing cheer to the Bollywood cash registers despite facing a long period of struggle for release.

According to Viacom18 Motion Pictures, one of the banners behind…

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Modi’s ‘humble request’ to MPs: Pass triple talaq Bill

New Delhi, Jan 29 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a “humble request” to all MPs to rise above party politics and help the government pass the triple talaq Bill and also to ensure healthy debates during the Budget Session so that maximum economic benefits can reach Dalits and…

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‘Sustained debate’ needed over holding simultaneous polls:Prez

New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind today called for a “sustained debate” on holding simultaneous polls for the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies, saying all parties need to arrive at a consensus over the issue.

In his maiden address to the joint sitting of the two…

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Kasganj SP shunted out after communal violence

Lucknow, Jan 29 (PTI) Following communal violence in western Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj, the Yogi Adityanath government today transferred the area Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar Singh to Police Training School in Meerut, officials said.

Piyush Srivastava was appointed as the new Kasganj SP, they added.

Singh was sent to…

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Facebook AI team teaching chatbots how to talk like humans

San Francisco, Jan 29 :  Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) have tested a new approach that teaches bots how to chit-chat like humans.

The team used a special 164,000-utterance data set titled “Persona-Chat” to teach its AI to look for patterns.

“Persona-Chat” consists of more than…

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Chhetri’s birthday to be celebrated as Delhi’s Football Day

New Delhi, Jan 29:  Football Delhi on Sunday announced that India team captain Sunil Chhetri’s birthday on August 3 will henceforth be celebrated as Delhi’s Football Day.

The 33-year-old has represented India 97 times since 2005. He has scored 56 goals for the national team since…

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