Archive for April 16th, 2018

Every medium is an opportunity to grow: Sujoy Ghosh

Mumbai, April 16  National Award winning filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who is exploring different mediums — big screen, television and short films — says he enjoys the process of working in multiple platforms as he feels it helps in his creative growth.

Ghosh has made a series of three telefilms titled “Teen Pehliyan…

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US Energy Secretary to meet Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi, April 16 US Energy Secretary Rick Perry is arriving here on Monday to hold bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart Dharmendra Pradhan on enhancing energy cooperation.

His visit comes on the heels of the conclusion of the 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) ministerial here on Thursday that returned…

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UCO bank loan fraud: CBI to question ex-CMD

New Delhi, April 16  The CBI will soon question former Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of UCO Bank Arun Kaul in connection with its ongoing probe into an alleged Rs 737 crore bank loan fraud case, officials said on Sunday.

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official, privy to the…

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First Rohingya family returns to Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, April 16 Myanmar authorities announced on Sunday it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh, despite a UN warning that it is not safe to return.

Some 700,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine state to escape a brutal military campaign that began last…

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Assad says US-led missile strike coupled with lies

Damascus, April 16 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said that the US-led missile strike on Syria was coupled with a campaign of lies at the UN Security Council, according to the state news agency SANA.

The tripartite strike on Syria, the campaign of lies and misdirection at…

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Kejriwal demands death penalty for rape of minors

New Delhi, April 16 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded death penalty for those raping minors and also blasted the BJP for defending its MLA accused of raping a teenager in Uttar Pradesh.

While visiting the Rajghat where Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal’s fast…

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Congress names 218 candidates for Karnataka assembly poll

New Delhi/Bengaluru, April 16  Karnataka’s ruling Congress on Sunday declared 218 candidates for the May 12 assembly elections, withholding names for remaining six seats of the 224-member house.

According to Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik, who released the list in the national capital, the candidates were selected…

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Panic in Kolkata Metro

Kolkata, April 16  There was panic among commuters following repeated sparks and sudden darkness inside a Kolkata Metro Railway rake here on Sunday night.

There were, however, no injuries.

Many passengers got out of the train by breaking the window glasses in a desperate bid to ensure their safety near…

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Cloudy Monday morning in Delhi, rain likely

New Delhi, April 16  It was a cloudy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.4 degrees Celsius, one notch above the seasons average, the weather office said.
“The sky will remain cloudy with chances of rainfall and dust storm within the national capital…

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