Archive for August 9th, 2018

Politics shouldn’t be viewed as career: Kangana

Mumbai, Aug 9 : Actress Kangana Ranaut, who is vocal about political and social issues, says she has no plans to join politics.

“I think politics shouldn’t be taken as a career. If somebody like me wants to join politics, then firstly he or she needs to renunciation all pains…

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Had a blast shooting for ‘Kamariya’ with Rajkummar: Nora

Mumbai, Aug 9 : Actress Nora Fatehi says she had a blast shooting for song “Kamariya” with actors Rajkummar Rao, Aparshakti Khurana and Abhishek Banerjee.

The song will feature in the upcoming horror comedy titled “Stree”.

“‘Kamariya’ is a wonderfully composed song. The concept for the video is so fresh and…

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Sensex zooms 137 pts, closes above 38k-mark for first time

Mumbai, Aug 9 (PTI) Benchmark Sensex soared 137 points today to close above the 38,000-mark for the first time, while the broader Nifty too ended at a fresh lifetime high on unabated buying by participants.

ICICI Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging 4.64…

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Lok Sabha briefly adjourned over Rafale row

New Delhi, Aug 9 :  The Lok Sabha was briefly adjourned on Thursday again for a third time over the issue of Rafale jet deal after Congress members created a ruckus.
Soon after the House met at 1 p.m., Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajn asked Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal…

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Rahul accuses PM Modi of marginalizing Dalits

New Delhi , Aug 09 (ANI): Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “neeyat” (intentions) towards Dalits, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed that the former wants to marginalise the weaker sections of the society.

Rahul further while addressing a gathering at the Jantar Mantar, Gandhi took a dig at the…

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Flood situation ‘grave’ in Kerala; 20 dead, 22 dams opened

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (PTI) Heavy rains in Kerala today claimed 20 lives, leaving a trail of destruction across the southern state.

With water levels rising in various dams and reaching almost its maximum capacity, shutters of at least 22 reservoirs in the state have been opened to drain out excess…

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AAP stays away from voting for RS deputy chairman election, slams Cong

New Delhi, Aug 9 (PTI) The Rajya Sabha members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stayed away from voting for the election of the deputy chairman of the Upper House today, slamming the Congress as the “biggest” hurdle in the way of opposition unity.

“We stayed away from voting for…

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The Upward Push

India’s growth rate at around 7 per cent annual makes it a high growth economy. But the inflation rate is just below 5 per cent and is expected to stay there. This then means the interest rate has to be kept at around 7 per cent. The RBI refuses…

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Either get the fees refunded or cancel schools’ affiliations: Commissioner

Punjab August 9 Even after one year, the management of 45 schools across five districts in Punjab have not refunded Rs 15 crore collected as ‘development funds’ from 60,000-odd students.

Now, Commissioner, Jalandhar Division, has issued letters to the District Education Officers (DEOs) of these districts to either…

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