Archive for April 5th, 2018

Former ‘Bigg Boss’ contestants star in Indeep’s single

Mumbai, April 5 :  Former “Bigg Boss” contestants Manu Punjabi and Nitibha Kaul have featured in the video of the song “Date to remember” by singer Indeep Bakshi.

The song, which released on Thursday, is also the promo track for the show MTV “A Date To Remember”.

“I had never thought…

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Women have been bending over backward to move forward: Twinkle Khanna

New Delhi, April 5 : Producer, author, entrepreneur and former actress Twinkle Khanna, who received the FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation) Icon Award for Excellence in Conscientious Cinema here on Thursday, says that in order to move forward in life, women have been bending over backward.

Twinkle, who has authored the books…

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World record beacons Paes in Davis Cup tie against China

Tianjin (China), Apr 5 (PTI) Veteran Leander Paes will make yet another attempt to create the Davis Cup record for the most doubles win as India clash with China in their den in a new two-day format for a place in the World Group Play-offs, here from tomorrow…

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After decline, global device shipments to grow in 2018: Gartner

New Delhi, April 5 :  After suffering a decline of three per cent in 2017, global shipments of devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (at over 1.3 per cent) in 2018, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday.

While the performance of shipments…

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RBI holds repo rate at 6% for 4th straight policy review

Mumbai, April 5 :   The RBI on Thursday maintained the status quo on its key short-term lending rate at 6 per cent, along with its ‘neutral’ stance, at the first bi-monthly monetary policy review of the new fiscal, in line with what was being widely expected.

This is the…

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HC refuses stay in Kejriwal defamation case, issues notice

New Delhi, April 5 :  The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay proceedings in a defamation case filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, but issued notice to complainant Pawan Khera, the former Political Secretary of Congress leader Sheila Dikshit.

Justice A.K. Pathak refused interim stay by pointing out…

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MPs seek HRD Minister’s intervention in JNU quota policy

New Delhi, April 5 :  Parliamentarians from across parties on Thursday urged Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar, to intervene in the alleged bypassing of reservation system for SCs, STs and OBCs at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

The letter — signed by more than 30 parliamentarians from the Congress, the Communist…

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Nitish Kumar-led government is anti-Dalit: Manjhi

Patna, April 5 :  Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said the Nitish Kumar-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the state was anti-Dalit as most of the people arrested under prohibition laws were from the community.

“Nitish Kumar ki sarkar Dalit virodhi hai, sharab bandi…

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Salman gets 5-year jail term in blackbuck poaching case, 5 others acquitted

Jodhpur, Apr 5 (PTI) A Jodhpur court on Thursday sentenced Bollywood star Salman Khan to five years in jail for killing two blackbucks in October 1998 but acquitted his colleagues Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre giving benefit of doubt, a prosecution lawyer said

Preparations for sending Salman…

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