Archive for May 6th, 2018

NASA’s InSight spacecraft blasts off to Mars

Washington, May 5 (IANS) NASA’s InSight mission to study the deep interior of Mars blasted off to the Red Planet on Saturday aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base.
“Humanity’s next mission to Mars has left the pad! NASAInSight…

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Kashmir University teacher, militants trapped in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) A Kashmir University assistant professor who went missing last week is reportedly trapped along with militants in an ongoing gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, police said.
Muhammad Rafi Bhat, an assistant professor in the sociology department of Kashmir University went missing…

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Rita Ora to release girl power anthem

Los Angeles, May 6 :  Singer Rita Ora has joined forces with rapper Cardi B and fellow singers Charli XCX and Bebe Rexha for a new girl power anthem.

Ora revealed the all-star line-up for her forthcoming single, appropriately named “Girls”, on social media when she shared a photograph…

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Gadkari announces Rs 5,500 cr for Hyderabad regional ring road

Hyderabad, May 6:  Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday announced sanctioning of Rs 5,500 crore for laying regional ring road around Hyderabad.

The 363 km proposed ring road is expected to ease the traffic problem in and around the city.

The minister also announced Rs…

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Geo-political risks, ongoing Q4 results to steer equity indices

Mumbai, May 6 :  Geo-political risks, coupled with the ongoing quarterly results season and macro-economic data points, are expected to influence the trajectory of key Indian equity indices next week, analysts opined.

According to market observers, even the upcoming state assembly election in Karnataka, along with crude oil price…

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Fortis Shareholders approve buy out of RHT Health Trust’s assets

Mumbai, May 6:  Fortis Healthcare on Saturday said that its shareholders have approved a resolution to acquire the “assets of RHT Health Trust”.

According to a BSE filing, the company said that 98.328 per cent voted for the resolution.

Earlier, the company had entered into an agreements with RHT…

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Rajasthan CM calls for strengthening radar system

Jaipur, May 6 :  Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has called for strengthening the state’s radar system so that timely alerts can be issued for natural calamities.

The Chief Minister’s directions came on Saturday when she presided over a review meeting to monitor the rehabilitation works in Alwar, Dholpur…

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PM Modi to address four rallies in Karnataka today

Bengaluru May 06 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address four rallies in Karnataka ahead of the upcoming state legislative assembly elections.

In the last leg of his campaigning for May 12 polls, the Prime Minister will visit Karnataka’s Chitradurga, Raichur, JamaKhandi and Hubli area.

Apart from…

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