Archive for August 5th, 2018
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PSG bag 6th straight France Super Cup with 4-0 win over Monaco

Shenzhen (China), Aug 5: With two goals from Angel Di Maria, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on Saturday won the France Super Cup for the sixth consecutive time after beating Monaco 4-0, matching Olympique Lyonnais’ record number eight titles.

PSG also matched another feat only Lyon could boast of until…

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Not averse to projecting Mamata as prime ministerial face: Deve Gowda

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Pitching for a “formidable front” against the BJP, former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda has said he is not averse to projecting TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Opposition’s prime ministerial face for the…

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Maduro says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Caracas, Aug 5 (AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said today he escaped an “assassination” attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went off during a Caracas military parade and dozens of soldiers scuttling for safety.

His government said seven soldiers…

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GST council forms committee to resolve MSMEs issues

New Delhi Aug 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, who on Saturday chaired the 29th Goods and Services Tax (GST) council meeting, announced that a committee has been set up to look after the issues of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Addressing the media following the meeting, Goyal said…

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I am now looking for every opportunity to find joy: Sonali Bendre

New York, Aug 5 (PTI) In a heartwarming post Sonali Bendre today said she is happy and staying positive by looking for joy in every moment.

The 43-year-old actor, who is currently in New York undergoing treatment for high grade cancer, said she does go through moments of…

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Happy Birthday Kajol!

New Delhi  Aug 5(ANI): Bollywood star Kajol is ringing in her 44th birthday on Sunday.
After making her acting debut with ‘Bekhudi’ in 1992, Kajol had her first commercial success with the 1993 thriller ‘Baazigar’.

She rose to prominence by featuring as the female lead in several top-grossing…

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Muzaffarpur shelter home: Governor suspends 7 officials for negligence

Patna  August 5 (ANI): Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday suspended seven Social welfare department officials for not taking timely cognizance of the social audit report by a leading research university situated in Mumbai, which unraveled the Muzaffarpur Shelter home case.

Notably, it was this organization’s report which…

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Love, respect for Indian culture visible in Uzbekistan: Swaraj

Tashkent  Aug 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that love and respect for Indian culture is visible everywhere in Uzbekistan.

Interacting with Uzbek Indologists, Hindi teachers and alumni of ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) and ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme), Swaraj said…

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Article 35-A: Complete shutdown in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 5 (PTI) Life in Kashmir today came to a standstill due to a complete shutdown called by separatists against the legal challenge in the Supreme Court on the validity of Article 35-A, which bars people from outside Jammu and Kashmir from acquiring any immovable property in the…

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