Archive for April 9th, 2018

Jaitley undergoes dialysis before kidney transplant

New Delhi, April 9 Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing dialysis at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ahead of a kidney transplant surgery that may take place in the next few days, a hospital official said on Sunday.

“Jaitleyji would be on dialysis for some days…

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Jaya Bachchan turns 70, spends ‘quiet’ time with family

Mumbai, April 9  Veteran Bollywood actress and politician Jaya Bachchan on Monday turned 70. She rang in her birthday with the love and togetherness of her family members.

Her husband and megastar Amitabh Bachchan posted about the midnight celebrations on his blog.

“At the stroke of the midnight hour, the…

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Anubhav Sinha casts ensemble of 12 actors for next

New Delhi, April 9  Bollywood director Anubhav Sinha is bringing together 12 well-known names together for his next film “Abhi To Party Shuru Hui Hai”, backed by Sony Pictures Networks Productions (SPNP).

The cast includes Saurabh Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi, Vinay Pathak, Pavan Malhotra, Divya Dutta, Kumud Mishra, Manoj Pahwa…

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Reliance Energy geared to meet Mumbai power demand with PPAs

Mumbai, April 9 Power distribution company (discom) Reliance Energy on Sunday said it has made adequate arrangements to meet the additional power demand of the city during summer by signing long-term power purchase agreements.

Reliance Energy, which supplies to 30 lakh consumers across the city’s suburbs, said the…

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CBI questions ICICI MD’s brother-in-law, NuPower directors

Mumbai, April 9 The CBI on Sunday questioned Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, and two directors of NuPower Renewables Pvt Ltd in connection with a case relating to Rs 3,250 crore loan to the Videocon Group in 2012.

Umanath Vainkut Nayak…

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Trump slams Washington Post over John Kelly report

Washington, April 9  US President Donald Trump has slammed a Washington Post report on John Kelly’s struggles in the administration and denied that the White House chief of staff was suffering from diminished credibility and influence.

“Story on John Kelly isn’t true, just another hit job!” Trump tweeted…

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Stormy Daniels’ lawyer files renewed motion to depose Trump

Washington, April 9  Stormy Daniels’ lawyer has filed a renewed motion to depose Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen over a $130,000 payment made to the porn star as part of a nondisclosure agreement over her alleged affair with the US President.

Michael Avenatti, the adult-film…

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BJP finalises 72 candidates for Karnataka polls

New Delhi, April 9  The BJP on Sunday released the first list of 72 candidates to contest in the May 12 elections in Karnataka to select the state’s 224-member assembly.

“The central election committee of the party has decided the first 72 names for the ensuing Karnataka legislative…

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Rainy Monday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, April 9

It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 20.2 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

“The sky will remain cloudy with chances of rainfall and drizzle throughout the day within the National Capital Region. The rainfall in…

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Shutdown in Kerala over SC/ST Act dilution

Thiruvananthapuram, April 9  Normal life across Kerala was paralysed on Monday following a shutdown in the state called by 30 Dalit organisations to protest against the dilution of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

A similar shutdown took place in the state on April 2 as…

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