Archive for July 2nd, 2018

AAP ramps up fight for delhi statehood

New Delhi July 2  Even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday blamed the Lt Governor for the inability to deliver in various spheres, the Aam Aadmi Party announced its plan to ramp up its campaign over its demand for full statehood to Delhi. Addressing a gathering of thousands…

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A progressive maternity law is not enough

New Delhi July 2   A new law to improve maternity benefits for women in India’s workforce and encourage them to further their careers is likely to have the opposite effect, a survey showed.

The law, which makes India the most progressive country after Canada and Norway in enabling women…

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Singh brothers in blame recreation over Fortis mess

New Delhi July 2  After investigating the accounts of ‘Fortis Healthcare Limited’, a legal firm called ‘Luthra & Luthra’, it has been concluded that both Singh Bhai Malwinder Singh and Savinder Singh are responsible for the bad financial management of the company.

The newly-formed Fortis Board, led by Ravi…

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Why India must hold its ground against US on buying oil from Iran

New Delhi July 2 The “2+2 dialogue” scheduled for early July has been indefinitely postponed by the US citing “unavoidable reasons”. A day before the cancellation, Donald Trump accused India of charging tariffs as high as 100 per cent on American products. The meeting was to have been attended…

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Post summer recess, SC to hear Ayodhya, Aadhaar, AAP-Centre tussle

New Delhi, July 2  As the Supreme Court resumes work on Monday after 43 days of summer recess, all eyes are on its hearing on Ayodhya title dispute, the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and power tussle between the Delhi and Central governments.

The Ayodhya issue assumes added significance as it…

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Fortune Hotels debuts in Vellore

Fortune Park Hotels announces the launch of its first hotel in one of India’s Smart Cities – Vellore. ‘Fortune Park, Vellore’ is a first class, full service hotel located in Gandhi Nagar. With a convenient and central location, the hotel is only at a 15 minutes’ drive from Vellore Fort…

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Spain’s World Cup exit not linked to off-field turmoil: Hierro

Moscow, July 2  Spain’s interim head coach Fernando Hierro denied his team has been affected by off-field turbulence following their FIFA World Cup elimination in the pre-quarterfinals on Sunday.

Hosts Russia sent the 2010 champions packing with a 4-3 penalty shootout win after the scores were…

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Spain legend Iniesta retires after ‘saddest day’

Moscow, July 2  A Spain legend Andres Iniesta announced his retirement from international football here on Sunday after their shocking loss to hosts Russia in the pre-quarterfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

“It’s a reality that today is my last match with the national team. At the…

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NASA’s Hubble spots massive cluster of 10 billion-years-old stars

Washington, July 2  NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stunning image of a huge collection of ageing stars, believed to be 10 billion-years-old.

This rich and dense smattering of stars is a massive globular cluster, a gravitationally bound collection of stars that orbits the Milky Way…

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