Archive for November 22nd, 2018

Alia named India brand ambassador of food delivery platform

New Delhi, Nov 22 : Taking its presence in India a notch higher, food delivery platform Uber Eats announced the appointment of actress Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador. India will be the first country for the brand globally to have appointed a brand ambassador.

“My work hours and plans keep…

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Kovind invites Australians to benefit from India’s growth story

ydney, Nov 22 :  President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday invited Australian companies and investors to step up their business with India taking advantage of the growing opportunities and the conducive atmosphere.

“Business sector after business sector, from aviation to mining to defence production, has had doors thrown open to global…

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Grateful to be part of ‘Chamma chamma’ remake: Elli AvrRam

Mumbai, Nov 22 : Actress Elli AvrRam says she is grateful to be a part of the recreation of “Chamma chamma” and has termed it a “timeless iconic” number.

Elli on Thursday took to Twitter, where she shared a few looks of her from the song, from the 1998 movie “China…

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Germany submits final feasibility report for bullet train

New Delhi, Nov 22 :  Germany on Thursday submitted its final feasibility report for the 435-km high speed rail (bullet train) corridor between Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai to the Indian Railways.

The report was handed over to Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani by German Ambassador to India Martin Ney at the…

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Omar dares Ram Madhav on Pakistan links, BJP leader softens

Srinagar/New Delhi, Nov 22 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday dared BJP leader Ram Madhav to prove his allegations of Pakistani links of his party or apologize, forcing the latter to say he wasn’t questioning anyone’s patriotism.

Ram Madhav, the BJP’s pointsman…

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Farmers march to Mumbai’s Azad Maidan for land rights, drought relief

Mumbai, Nov 22 (PTI) Thousands of farmers demanding compensation for drought and transfer of forest rights to tribals Thursday reached Azad Maidan in south Mumbai, eight

months after a similar protest was held at the venue.

The farmers and tribals who began the two-day march from Thane to Mumbai…

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Delhi’s air quality shows slight improvement with increased wind speed

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) Delhi’s air quality showed a slight improvement Thursday due to increased wind speed and settled in the poor category, authorities said.

The overall air quality index was recorded at 282 which falls in poor category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board…

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No check, little balance

The crisis within the CBI is not simply a civil war within the CBI. It is a deep crisis of the Indian state that at one stroke destroys whatever shards of credibility it had left. This whole saga has the makings of an ominous tragedy. Not a single institution comes…

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