Archive for February 5th, 2018

Shah attacks Cong for criticising GST and other “failures”

New Delhi, Feb 5 (PTI) Making his maiden speech in Rajya Sabha, BJP chief Amit Shah today tore into the Congress over its criticism of GST, “failure” to tackle unemployment and other issues, as he listed his government’s achievements on various fronts.

Initiating the debate on the Motion of…

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Equity indices decline on weak global cues, LTCG tax worry

Mumbai, Feb 5 :  With disappointment over the reintroduction of the long-term capital gains (LTCG) still looming over the Indian markets, the key equity indices on Monday slid into the negative territory for the fifth consecutive session following weak global cues and selling pressure.

According to market observers, announcements in…

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NASA launches new anti-harassment policy for employees

Washington, Feb 5 Taking a firm stand against workplace harassment, NASA has launched a new campaign for its employees saying that the space agency will not tolerate any kind of harassment.

“Harassment, including sexual harassment, has no place here at NASA and will not be tolerated. It’s not consistent…

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Delhi gurdwaras to go green with solar energy

New Delhi, Feb 5 Gurdwaras in the city will be solar powered for their day-to-day functioning in a bid to conserve energy and take care of Delhi’s environment, President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjit Singh said on Sunday.

The renewable energy wing of…

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I am already stereotyped: Kartik Aaryan

Mumbai, Feb 5  Actor Kartik Aaryan says the youth connects with his kind of films like “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and now “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety “and he doesn’t care” about being stereotyped.

“I am already stereotyped and I don’t care about that,” Kartik told IANS when asked…

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Kareena looks pristine in Anamika Khanna’s design at LFW finale

Mumbai, Feb 5  Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan closed the Summer/ Resort 2018 edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) as a perfect showstopper as she walked the runway for designer Anamika Khanna in a black outfit that was inspired by sari.

“It’s a form of sari drape. We teamed it…

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Indian equity indices plunge on opening, Sensex slips below 35k

Mumbai, Feb 5 The barometer Sensex of the BSE opened over 400 points down on Monday — slipping below the important 35,000-level — as investors continued to book profits.

The other key index — NSE Nifty50 — dropped over 150 points on opening.

According to market observers, negative global cues, along with…

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Singtel to invest Rs 2,649 cr in Bharti Telecom

New Delhi, Feb 5  Bharti Airtel on Monday announced that Singapore Telecommunications Limited would invest Rs 2,649 crore in Bharti Telecom, the promoter company of Airtel through preferential allotment of shares.

With this investment, Singtel’s total stake (along with its affiliates) in Bharti Telecom would increase to 48…

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Red Cross to continue aid to Syrian, Palestinian refugees

Beirut, Feb 5  The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will continue to provide assistance to refugees who are in urgent need of help, IFRC’s Vice Chairman Chen Zhu has said.

Chen made the remarks on Sunday during his visit, accompanied by Chinese Ambassador to…

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US, Argentina considering oil sale restrictions on Venezuela

Buenos Aires, Feb 5 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Argentine counterpart, Jorge Faurie have said here that they are considering imposing oil sale restrictions on Caracas to pressure President Nicolas Maduro and return Venezuela to a “constitutional regime”.

At a joint press conference on Sunday with Faurie…

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