Archive for June, 2018

‘Twitter Media’, a new home for publishers, is here

San Francisco, June 20 :  In an apparent attempt to get close to publishers, Twitter has launched “Twitter Media” — a website dedicated to helping small publishers get the most from its platform.
Kay Madati, Global Vice President and Head of Content Partnerships officially introduced the new site.
“With Facebook disappointing publishers…

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Alia’s ‘Raazi’ mints over Rs 200 cr worldwide

Mumbai, June 20 : Alia Bhatt-starrer “Raazi” has minted over Rs 200 crore worldwide, announced filmmaker Karan Johar, who has co-produced the film.

Karan shared the news on his Twitter account on Wednesday. “A proud film! Rs 207 crore gross worldwide,” Karan tweeted.

The Meghna Gulzar directorial, which minted…

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Rakul’s film with Ajay Devgn is 50 per cent complete

Mumbai, June 20 : Actress Rakul Preet, who last featured in Neeraj Pandey’s “Aiyaary”, says 50 per cent of the shoot of her forthcoming urban romantic comedy film with Ajay Devgn, is complete.

During an interaction with the media on the sidelines of the Femina Miss India grand finale here…

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Martin Scorsese to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Rome Film Fest

Rome, Jun 20 (PTI) Veteran director Martin Scorsese will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Fest.

The announcement was made by director Antonio Monda and Laura Delli Colli, the head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma, the festival organisers said in a statement.

Italian director…

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Bank Of Maharashtra CMD arrested in Rs 3,000 cr fake loans case

Pune, June 20 : In a sudden development, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) here arrested Ravindra P. Marathe, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra, in a case of Rs 3,000 crore fraudulent loans extended to Pune’s DSK Group, an official said here on Wednesday.

The EOW…

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Tripura to execute Smart City project with ADB loan

Agartala, June 20 :  The Tripura government has taken a Rs 500 crore loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Hudco to execute the Rs 1,000 crore Smart City project here, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Wednesday.

“The state government has taken Rs 500 crore as…

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South Korean President to discuss peace moves with PM Modi

New Delhi  June 20 (ANI): South Korea’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Ambassador Enna Park, today expressed confidence that the peace initiative, initiated by President Moon Jae-in, will succeed eventually and bring peace and stability to the tense Korean Peninsula.

Delivering the keynote address at a seminar on “Development of…

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Sitharaman meets martyred jawan’s family in Poonch

Jammu, Jun 20 (PTI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited the family of the soldier who was abducted and killed by terrorists two days ahead of Eid and described him as an inspiration for the nation.

Accompanied by senior Army officers, the minister went to the remote hamlet of Salani…

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Will leave in a month or two, says CEA Subramanian

New Delhi, Jun 20 (PTI) Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian today said he has not yet decided on the exact date of leaving the finance ministry, but it will be in a month or two.

Earlier in the day, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that Subramanian will be leaving the…

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Government to review Air India divestment options

New Delhi, June 20 :  The Central government on Wednesday said that it will review alternative options in place of the recently commenced process of inviting Expression of Interest (EOI) for stake sale which has been called off.

The development comes after no bids were received for the EOI.

However, the…

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