Archive for October 23rd, 2018

CBI official arrested in bribery case produced in court

New Delhi, Oct 23 (PTI) CBI on Tuesday produced before a Delhi court its DSP Devender Kumar, arrested in connection with bribery allegations involving agency’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

The investigating agency sought his custody for 10 days and told Special CBI Judge Santosh Snehi Mann that incriminating documents…

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Xiaomi leads India smartphone shipments in Q3 2018: Counterpoint

New Delhi, Oct 23 :   With a 27 per cent market share, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi dominated India smartphone shipments in the third quarter of this year, Counterpoint Research said on Tuesday.

India smartphone shipments during the July-September period of this year grew 24 per cent sequentially and five per…

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Big B admires efforts of those behind the scenes (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, Oct 23 :  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan admires the efforts made by those who work behind the scenes.

Amitabh tweeted a photograph from the sets of “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.

He wrote: “The brilliance of all the lights in the world shall never be able to replace the hard and tireless work…

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Modi’s handpicked CBI officer caught red-handed: Yechury on Asthana

New Delhi, Oct 23 :  CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose “hand-picked” Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana was “caught red-handed” he said, as the probe agency registered a graft case against one of its own.

“The official patronised by…

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Don’t get carried away by what you see: Model Diva Dhawan tells aspirants

New Delhi, Oct 23 : Supermodel Diva Dhawan, who was born and brought in New York, feels the Indian fashion industry is actively promoting diversity, and says aspiring models should opt for this career without getting carried away by the glitz and glamour that they see.

“I’m just happy that…

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SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers

New Delhi, Oct 23 :  The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals.
On Diwali firecrackers could be burst between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., the court said
A bench of Justice A.K…

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Superfoods, Nuts and Berries Strike a Healthy Diwali Note on Snapdeal

New Delhi, Oct 23:  Snapdeal, India’s largest value-focused e-commerce marketplace, today announced the launch of a ‘Dry Fruits Store’ on its platform.

Snapdeal, India’s largest value-focused e-commerce marketplace, today announced the launch of a ‘Dry Fruits Store’ on its platform.

Packed with proteins, vitamins…

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Quality of education in private colleges a bit superior: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi Oct 23 The quality of education provided at private colleges is “a bit superior” to that imparted at ones run by the state, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Monday, adding the government’s job was to make policies and not run institutes. Speaking at an event to felicitate…

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Mourinho wants extension of Manchester United contract

London, Oct 23 Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho said on Monday he intends to see out his contract with the club and is not considering a move anywhere else.

Mourinho made the declarations while speaking to the press ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League tie which sees Juventus visit Old…

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YouTube launches investment in educational content, creators

San Francisco, Oct 23  Google-owned YouTube has announced an investment of $20 million in educational content and creators to expand its initiative to support people across the world in sharing knowledge and pursuing learning on the platform.

YouTube said on Monday that it was creating a new Learning Fund…

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