Archive for April 5th, 2018

Logistics index being prepared for states to compete: Prabhu

New Delhi, April 5 : As part of a plan to develop standards in various facets of the logistics sector, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday an index for states to compete in performance on this count is being developed.
With the sector composed of multiple components like railways…

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PM hails Ambedkar’s contribution to maritime sector

New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed Dalit icon B R Ambedkar’s contribution in realising the value of a vibrant maritime sector saying his efforts augured well for the people of India.

The prime minister said the maritime sector in India, with its rich history…

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TN shutdown strike paralyses normal life

Chennai, April 5 :  Normal life was paralysed in Tamil Nadu on Thursday due to a DMK-called shutdown over the Centre’s failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
DMK leader M.K.Stalin led a massive procession comprising members from his party and his allies, on the…

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Salman found guilty in blackbuck poaching case, 5 acquitted

Jodhpur, Apr 5 (PTI) A Jodhpur court today convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan for killing two blackbucks in October 1998 but acquitted his colleagues Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre, a prosecution lawyer said.

A fifth person, Dushyant Singh, a local from the area, has also been acquitted…

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Centre State Relations Deteriorating?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s philosophy of cooperative federalism,  under which the centre devolves more powers to states, especially in terms of financial allocation,  seems to have been put to the acid test, judging by the logjam the nation’s highest legislative body, Parliament has been put into .
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Swimming can help you beat scorching heat this summer

Hyderabad Apr. 5 (ANI): Exercise is important for ones physical and mental health and being fit makes one hale and hearty. With summer setting in, swimming is the best exercise to beat the heat.

Being the best exercise, swimming is the best way to build stamina and reduce weight, while…

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Facebook scandal ‘hit 87 million users’

San Francisco, April 5 :  Facebook believes the data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica — many more than previously disclosed.

The BBC has been told that about 1.1 million of them are UK-based.

The overall figure had been previously quoted…

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Dawood Ibrahim figures in UNSC’s list of terrorists

Islamabad, Apr 5 (PTI) Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, wanted in India as the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts and accused of crimes such as match-fixing and extortion, figured in the UN Security Council’s updated list of terrorists and militant groups.

The list – which has 139…

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Not used body double for my scenes: Suhani Dhanki

Mumbai, April 5 :  Actress Suhani Dhanki, who had no clue about stunts or effective use of combat skills, says a body double was not used for her scenes in the show “Porus”.

“Laachi (her character) is as strong as any of the other actors or even the male counterparts in…

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Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Mumbai, April 5: Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher ahead of the first and an important bi-monthly monetary policy announcement for the new financial year 2018-19 later in the day.

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which…

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