Archive for June 28th, 2018

NIMHANS mental health courses on cellphones

New Delhi, June 27 :  Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday launched NIMHANS Digital Academy to train mental health professionals through virtual classrooms, saying the government will see if mental health disorders can be screened at primary health centres under Ayushman Bharat.

“We must match speed, skill and scale to…

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Acer launches new ‘Nitro 5’ gaming laptop in India

Bengaluru, June 28 :  Taiwanese electronics brand Acer on Thursday launched its all new “Nitro 5” gaming laptop, with improved specifications, for Rs 65,999 for the AMD-based model and Rs 72,999 for the 6-Core Intel processor-based variant.

“The new ‘Nitro 5’ has been developed for gamers…

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I always feel so welcome in India: Brett Lee

New Delhi, June 28 :  Former Australian pacer Brett Lee, who is a popular face on Indian television, wants One-day international (ODI) cricket to return to the days when totals in the range of 250-280 were considered competitive. And for that to happen in today’s “batsmen friendly” game…

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We want to bring Artificial Intelligence to aam aadmi: Lenovo

New Delhi, June 28 : With Artificial Intelligence (AI) catching the imagination of all and sundry but its implementation being largely restricted to a few global giants, Chinese technology major Lenovo says it has put in place a system that allows even organisations with limited means to leverage the power of…

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Bollywood has a bit of a narrow door: Sukhmani Sadana

New Delhi, June 28 : Actress Sukhmani Sadana, who will be seen in Netflix’s “Sacred Games” along with actors Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, says the digital world has opened doors for those who are not getting an entry into showbiz through the “narrow door” of Bollywood…

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I’m not agent of any political party: Richa

Mumbai, June 28 : Actress Richa Chadha, who doesn’t fear sharing her opinion on various issues on social media, says she is not an agent of any political party.

During an appearance on Firstpost.com’s “Social Media Star”, Richa was asked about her thoughts on being branded as an…

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The New Panama Papers leak poses new challenges for BJP govt

The Modi government seems to be piling up insurmountable problems in the run up to the 2019 elections in May next year. First the spiralling crude prices, fiscal deficit and current account deficit widening, increased tariffs by the United States on a huge list of Indian product imports, the Karnataka…

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Congress accuses BJP of taking political gains from surgical strike

New Delhi , June 28 (ANI): A day after the video of September 2016 surgical strikes was released, the Congress party came down heavily on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and accused them of scoring political points using the footage of Indian Army’s action against terror launch pads in Pakistan…

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Rains bring relief for Delhiites

New Delhi, June 28 (PTI) Early morning rains brought the mercury level down in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 24.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average.

According to a MeT department official, 20.4 mm rainfall was recorded in the city. Humidity…

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Sushil Modi fires fresh corruption salvo at Tejashwi

Patna, Jun 28 (PTI) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today fired a fresh corruption salvo at RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav alleging him of serving as the “handling and storage agent” of a leading steel company in the country.

Addressing a press conference here, Sushil also alleged that Yadav…

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