Archive for November 16th, 2018

India Inc investment in foreign ventures falls 10% in October

Mumbai, Nov 16 :  Indian companies’ investment in their overseas ventures continued to be less than the year-ago period for the 19th month in a row as it fell 10.5 per cent to $1.76 billion in October, Reserve Bank data showed.

Indian companies had invested $1.96 billion…

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Team India departs for Australia

Mumbai, Nov 16 (PTI) Eyeing a maiden Test series win Down Under, the Indian cricket team left for Australia Friday for a gruelling tour, which will see them play four matches in whites, three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals.

Various members of the team took to Tweeter to share…

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‘Kedarnath’ a genuine attempt to create harmony: Abhishek Kapoor

New Delhi, Nov 16 : Seeing a Muslim porter carrying a Hindu pilgrim on his back — something that speaks a lot about India as a country — left a seed in Abhishek Kapoor’s heart and mind to tell a tale of “harmony” with his forthcoming Hindi film “Kedarnath”.

A firm believer…

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Motorola updates its ‘One Power’ smartphone with Android 9 Pie

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Lenovo-owned Chinese smartphone company Motorola on Friday announced that it has started rolling out the Android 9 Pie software over-the-air (OTA) update to its “One Power” smartphone, replacing Android Oreo.

Android 9 Pie was officially released in August and was initially made…

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65 killed in California wildfires, 631 missing

San Francisco, Nov 16 :  The death toll from the destructive wildfires in California has increased to 65 while 631 people were reported missing, authorities said.

Of the 65 victims, 63 were killed in Northern California’s Camp Fire, deemed as the worst wildfire in the state’s history, while two…

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NDA destroying key institutions, TMC to save country: Mamata

Kolkata, Nov 16 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday slammed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for allegedly destroying key Indian institutions such as the CBI and the RBI.

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) could play a vital role in saving the country from such destructions, the…

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NIIT University (NU) Achieves 100 Percent Undergraduate Placement

New Delhi, Nov. 16:  Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU), has achieved 100% placement of its B Tech programme for 5 years in a row. NU has achieved 100…

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Modi dares Congress to make “outsider” party president

Ambikapur, Nov 16 (PTI) Returning the Congress’ “a chaiwala could become prime minister due to Nehru” barb, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday dared it to make someone “from outside the family” as its chief for him to believe the late leader created a true democratic system.

Modi also charged the…

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Republic’s Sentinel

Last Friday (November 9) marked the 13th death anniversary of former President of India, K R Narayanan. An outstanding scholar and a former vice-chancellor of JNU, he has been hailed as a great president. However, the present ruling dispensation consciously ignored him.

His legacy in defending the idea of…

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