Archive for October 7th, 2018

Instead of #MeToo, it should be #YouToo for men: Shilpa

Mumbai, Oct 7 (PTI) Actor Shilpa Shetty on Sunday said it is time women spoke about their harassment but not under the hashtag ‘MeToo’ but ‘YouToo’ as it is the men who are at fault.

Shilpa applauded Tanushree Dutta for speaking up about the alleged harassment she faced from Nana…

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Microsoft’s machine learning framework goes open source

San Francisco, Oct 7 (IANS) Global tech giant Microsoft has opened its cross-platform frameworks Infer.NET — a machine learning engine used in Office, Xbox and Azure — for one and all worldwide.
“We’re extremely excited today to open source Infer.NET on GitHub under the permissive MIT license for…

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Keira Knightley says she had mental breakdown and PTSD at 22

Los Angeles, Oct 7 (PTI) Actor Keira Knightley has revealed that she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder at the age of 22.

In an interview for The Hollywood Reporter Awards Chatter podcast, the 33-year-old actor said she struggled with the constant media attention that came after…

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Amalgamation not on cards; focus on internal consolidation: PNB MD

New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) Ruling out possibility of inorganic expansion, Punjab National Bank Managing Director Sunil Mehta said the bank is currently focussed on internal consolidation and making it financially healthy.

With Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi episode getting out of scene, the bank is focussing on growth…

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I’m hoping more voices join me: Tanushree Dutta

Mumbai, Oct 7  : Actress Tanushree Dutta, in the eye of a storm after her renewed allegation of facing harassment by veteran Nana Patekar, says while the entertainment industry is strewn with predators, not many women have so far come out and spoken. She hopes more voices join her.

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Punjab’s day of rallies: Congress, Akalis trade barbs

Chandigarh, Oct 7:  On a day of two big rallies and a protest, the three main players in Punjab politics – the Congress, the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) – traded political barbs against one another on Sunday.
The highlight of the day was the ruling Congress holding…

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Over 12 lakh Rajasthan farmers to get free electricity

Jaipur, Oct 7 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday announced free electricity for farmers up to Rs 10,000, hours before the Election Commission announced schedule for upcoming Assembly elections in the state.
Addressing a public meeting in Ajmer, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Chief…

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At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake: Govt spokesman

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 7 (AFP) A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck just off the northwest coast of Haiti late Saturday, killing at least 11 people and causing damage to buildings in the Caribbean nation, authorities said.

The epicenter of the quake was located about 19 kilometers (12 miles) northwest…

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Naxalism will be eliminated from India in 3 years: Rajnath

Lucknow, Oct 7 (PTI) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said the menace of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) will be wiped out from the country in about three years.

Addressing troops of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) on the occasion of their 26th anniversary celebrations here, Singh said their action should…

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Security stepped up ahead of local body polls in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Oct 7 (PTI) Security forces have intensified checking and area domination as part of an elaborate plan to provide a sense of security for the smooth conduct of local body polls in the Kashmir Valley, officials said Sunday.

The first phase of the polls start Monday.

“An elaborate security…

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