Archive for October 29th, 2018

Kejriwal blames Centre, Haryana & Pb govt for Delhi’s pollution

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Centre, and the governments of Haryana and Punjab on Monday for the severe air pollution in Delhi, alleging that they were not ready to do anything despite the all-out efforts by the Aam Aadmi Party government.

“The pollution…

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Lion Air plane crashes into sea, 188 on board

Jakarta, Oct 29 (AP) Indonesia’s disaster agency says a Lion Air passenger jet crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from Jakarta and was carrying 188 passengers and crew.

Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho posted photos on Twitter of debris including a crushed smartphone, books, bags and parts of…

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Thick hazy morning in Delhi chokes, air quality deteriorates

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The national capital on Monday was enveloped in a thick blanket of haze with the minimum temperature recorded at 15.5 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, while the air quality continued to deteriorate

“The sky will remain clear throughout the day,” said an India…

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Israeli hotel chain’s global foray begins in India from Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Oct 29 :  The exponential growth of Bengaluru as a major technology hub over the years has lured leading Israeli hospitality chain Dan Hotels to begin its global foray in India from this tech city, a top executive said.

“When we wanted to expand globally, we noticed that Bengaluru, as…

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Invest in India, Modi tells Indian community

Tokyo, Oct 29 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the Indian community in Japan to invest in India to maintain cultural ties with their motherland.

Interacting with the community here, he described them as Ambassadors of India in Japan.

Japan is home to around 27,000 Indians, according to…

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Sensex up 530 points over value buying; banking stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Despite negative global cues and lingering macro economic woes, the key domestic indices — the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 — gained over 1.50 per cent on the back of value buying by investors during the afternoon session on Monday.

All the 19 sectors on…

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More noise than change: Malaika Arora on India’s #MeToo wave

New Delhi, Oct 29 :  The #MeToo movement has entered India, starting a conversation around making the workplace safe for all. But actress Malaika Arora feels there is more noise than actual change at the moment.

“I don’t see too much of a change. I hear people. I think there…

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India to bat vs West Indies in 4th ODI

Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) India won the toss and elected to bat against West Indies in the fourth One-Day International match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Monday.

India made two changes to their team. Skipper Virat Kohli brought back Ravindra Jadeja and Kedar Jadhav in place of leg…

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Aamir’s ‘Thugs Of Hindostan’ look a potpourri of various elements

Mumbai, Oct 29 :  “Thugs Of Hindostan” costume designers Rushi and Manoshi say superstar Aamir Khan’s character Firangi in the film is a potpourri of different elements and identities stolen from the myriad people he meets.

Talking about Aamir’s look in the movie, Rushi said: “Firangi is a potpourri…

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Hindus running out of patience over Ram temple: Giriraj

New Delhi, Oct 29 :  Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on Monday that Hindus are running out of patience due to the delay in constructing a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya and warned that no one can predict what will happen if they lose their patience.

“Had (Jawaharlal) Nehru wanted, the…

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