Archive for February 2nd, 2018
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1st ODI: Kohli, Rahane lead India to victory

Durban, Feb 2: An unbeaten century from skipper Virat Kohli and steady batting by Ajinkya Rahane propelled India to a six-wicket victory in the first One-Day International against South Africa here on Thursday.

Chasing a target of 270 runs, the Indians crossed the line in 45.3 overs…

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‘Pad Man’ stars hope to break silence on menstruation

Mumbai, Feb 2 : Actors Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor, who feature in the forthcoming movie “Pad Man” — a film highlighting awareness on menstrual hygiene — have collaborated for a video ‘#AbSamjhautaNahin – The Shopping List’, stressing on how the silence around menstruation needs to be broken.

The video, by Culture Machine’s…

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Office 2019 will only work on Windows 10: Microsoft

San Francisco, Feb 2 :  Microsoft has announced that its Office 2019 suite — to be available in the second half of 2018 — will only work on Windows 10 operating system.
“Office 2019 will ship in H2 of 2018. Previews of the new apps and servers will start shipping in the second…

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‘Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se’ nearing completion

Mumbai, Feb 2 : “Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se”, The third instalment of the “Yamla Pagla Deewana” franchise, is nearing completion.

Veteran actor Dharmendra shared a photograph of himself on Twitter and captioned it: “Aapse jude haseen khwaabon ka mere, silsila ye… yun-hi chalta rahe! Yun-hi chalta rahe! Nearing…

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‘Daas Dev’ release shifted to March 9

Mumbai, Feb 2 : The release date for filmmaker Sudhir Mishras “Daas Dev” has been pushed from February 16 to March 9.

Presented by Storm Pictures and produced by Saptarishi Cinevision Production, the film follows a path contrary to the plot of the classic novel “Devdas”. It is a fiercely political…

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Sushma meets Prachanda in Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 2 : Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday here in Nepal held talks with CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

According to MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Sushma Swaraj complemented him on his party’s performance in the last held elections.

The two leaders discussed…

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Equity markets plunge, Sensex slumps over 500 points

Mumbai, Feb 2 : The barometer Sensex of the BSE plunged almost 500 points on Friday as the re-introduction of long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax for investing in equities infused huge volatility in the market.

The Nifty50 too, slipped over 150 points to touch a low of 10,826…

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Key Indian equity indices open in red

Mumbai, Feb 2 :  Key Indian equity indices opened in the negative territory on Friday.

The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded lower by 77.70 points or 0.71 per cent at 10,938.20 points.

The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which…

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Niti Aayog vice chairman backs Budget ’18

New Delhi Feb. 2 (ANI): The vice chairman of Niti Aayog Rajiv Kumar defended, backing the Union Budget that was presented on Thursday, said that it is upto Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to take a call on the suggestions made.

Rajiv Kumar said that ‘It…

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