Archive for July 7th, 2018

Who killed Shujaat Bukhari?

New Delhi July 7  On the evening of June 15, five police officers were engaged in an animated discussion in a heavily wood-panelled room on the second floor of the U-shaped District Police Line in Srinagar. The meeting, chaired by a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) rank officer of…

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Chennai: Cheque handed over to NEET aspirant

Chennai July 7  Days after The Sunday Express carried a report about A Gomathi, a 17-year-old medical aspirant from Chennai, DMK chief M K Stalin met her Friday and handed over a cheque for her education. Talking to The Indian Express, Gomathi said Stalin invited her for a…

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These are the 6 Fighter Jets in the race for an IAF contract. Again

New Delhi July 7 Tragedy and farce hang like spectres over the Indian Air Force’s efforts to procure fighter jets.

The first ended in tragedy, and a deadline of sorts for a second, or third, attempt ends Friday, with six foreign vendors’ responses to a 73-page Request for…

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Advantage Serena as Wimbledon seeds keep falling

London, July 7 Serena Williams’s chances of winning an eighth Wimbledon and 24th Grand Slam title were boosted Friday when Madison Keys became the seventh top 10 seed to be eliminated.

Tenth seed Keys, who had made at least the quarter-finals of her last three majors, lost in…

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France beat Uruguay to reach World Cup semi-finals

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), July 7  France became the first team to reach the World Cup semi-finals as goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann gave them a deserved 2-0 victory over Uruguay on Friday.

It is the first time France have been in the last four since 2006…

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Marathi cinema is bolder than Hindi films, says Akshay Kumar

Mumbai, July 7  Akshay Kumar, who has turned presenter for “Chumbak”, believes Marathi cinema is way ahead of Bollywood when it comes exploring complex stories.

“The content of Marathi cinema is no doubt better than Hindi cinema. Also, they (Marathi cinema) are much bolder. I have seen ‘Balak Palak’ and…

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Cong targets PM over fall in value of Rupee

New Delhi, July 7  The Congress today took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the sharp drop in the value of the Rupee and wondered which of the two — the BJP or the Indian currency — will fall lower.

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari also asked as to who was…

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LG does not agree that services should be under Delhi govt: Kejriwal

New Delhi, July 7  Lt Governor Anil Baijal does not agree that control of the services department should be handed over to the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today, and added that it was the first time in India’s history that the Central government had openly refused…

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