Archive for May 13th, 2018

Coventry University announces ‘Coventry-India Research Awards’

New Delhi, May 12, 2018. Britain’s Coventry University has announced the “Coventry-India Research Awards”, which are PhD scholarships to support young Indians seeking to study in the University. In a bid to continue its engagement with India, a team of 10 Academics, led by Prof. Richard Dashwood, Deputy…

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Polls in States pose tough challenge to BJP in year ahead

The polls, in Karnataka described as a decisive battle before  elections are held for Lok Sabha in 2019, will only indicate a trend as every State poll to follow in Madhya Pradesh  and Rajasthan  will be equally important. If Karnataka reveals a dismal or bright future for  Congress party, polls…

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Google to roll out ‘Take a Break’ feature for YouTubers

San Francisco, May 13:  Google has rolled out a new series of controls that will allow YouTube users to set limits on their video viewing, and help them set “Take a Break” reminder from browsing the channels for too long, a media report said.

The new feature will enable the…

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Parrikar was considering AYUSH treatment: Minister

Panaji, May 12 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently undergoing advanced treatment for pancreatic cancer in a New York hospital, was in touch with some specialist AYUSH doctors, before his medical condition reached a stage of “emergency” and he had to leave for the US, a…

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Goa Congress demands full-fledged CM

Panaji, May 13 : The Congress in Goa on Sunday again said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah should immediately appoint a full-fledged Chief Minister in place of an ailing Manohar Parrikar.

Parrikar is undergoing advance treatment for pancreatic cancer in a US hospital.

Staging a protest hours…

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One killed, four others injured in Paris knife attack

Paris, May 13 (IANS) A man randomly attacked bystanders with a knife on Saturday night in central Paris, Paris prefecture confirmed.

“Five people in the 2nd district of Paris were attacked by an individual armed with a knife,” Xinhua quoted a tweet by the prefecture as saying.

“One victim died…

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Aishwarya Rai steps out in butterfly gown at Cannes Film Festival

Cannes, May 13 :  Actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a colourful statement with a dramatic ‘butterfly’ gown by Dubai-based designer Michael Cinco for her first red carpet appearance at the 71st Cannes Film Festival here on Saturday.

Aishwarya, who clocks her 17th year at the film…

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PNB scam: RBI declines to share copies of inspection reports

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has declined to share inspection reports for scam-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB), citing RTI clauses that bar disclosure of details which may impede the investigation process or prosecution of offenders among other reasons.

Replying to an RTI query…

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Alia feels happy making people cry through films

Mumbai, May 13 : Actress Alia Bhatt says that she feels really happy when she makes people cry through her films.

Alia was interacting with the media along with her “Raazi” co-star Vicky Kaushal on Saturday here. 

Asked whether she expected a positive response from the audience for her latest…

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Mehbooba follows father but isolated on ceasefire issue

Srinagar, May 13 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti may have tried to follow in the footsteps of her father, the late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, in calling for a ceasefire within the state, but finds herself cornered with leaders from the BJP accusing her of playing politics over…

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