Archive for December 6th, 2018

British High Commission seeks consular access to Michel

New Delhi, Dec 6 :  The British High Commission on Thursday sought consular access to Christian Michel, who was extradited from the United Arab Emirates. The CBI said it had received the request.

The agency said Michel was being questioned “round the clock”. “The CBI has a lot of material to…

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Having a kid opened my eyes to a whole new world: Lisa Haydon

New Delhi, Dec 6 :  Actress-model Lisa Haydon, who became a mother in May 2017, says having a child opened her eyes to a whole new world and way of life. She also says that now is the time when women don’t need to have career apprehensions with regard…

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Priyanka Chopra’s investment in Bumble aimed at social impact

New Delhi, Dec 6 : Actress Priyanka Chopra’s maiden venture as an investor in social and dating application Bumble, which has been launched in India, aims at bringing social change and women empowerment by letting only the woman make the first move in heterosexual matches.

India is the first country…

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Alstom India to double metro train plant capacity at Sri City in AP

Chennai, Dec 6 :  In a bid to meet Montreal Metro and Mumbai Metro orders for trains, Alstom India will be doubling its capacity at its plant in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh, near here, said a top company official on Thursday.

Alain Spohr, Managing Director for India and South Asia…

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Sensex drops 500 points, Nifty at 10,623

Mumbai, Dec 6 :  The S&P BSE Sensex dropped over 500 points during the afternoon session of the trade on Thursday.

All the sectoral indices on the BSE and NSE traded in the red.

At 2.54 p.m., the S&P BSE Sensex traded 500.83 points…

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Xiaomi leads India wearables market in Q3 2018: IDC

New Delhi, Dec 6 :  Riding on the success of its Mi Band 3 fitness tracker, Xiaomi has maintained its leadership in the country’s wearables market with a 41 per cent market share in the third quarter of this year, the International Data Corp (IDC) said on Thursday.

GOQii continues…

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Rajasthan, Telangana will vote on Friday

Jaipur/Hyderabad, Dec 6 :  Rajasthan and Telangana will go to the polls on Friday in a high-stakes battle, the results of which along with those in three other states can be a pointer to which way the wind is blowing ahead of next year’s general elections.

The BJP…

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Onus of what to read should be left to readers, not publishers: Kumar Vishwas

New Delhi, Dec 6 :  Against the backdrop of an increasing tendency among the mainstream Indian publishers to give preference to what they feel will sell more in the market, poet-politician Kumar Vishwas said on Thursday that publishers should confine themselves to the management of the business instead of regulating…

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Railways create history by converting diesel locomotive to electric traction

New Delhi, Dec 6 :  Keeping with the Railways’ mission of 100 per cent electrification and de-carbonisation, Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, has converted a diesel locomotive to run on electric traction at almost twice the power, an official said on Thursday.

“Indian Railways has created history by first-ever…

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Anything populist will be criticised: Ekta Kapoor

Mumbai, Dec 6 :  Producer Ekta Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming web series “Apaharan”, has answered all her critics by saying that anything populist has always been criticised all over the world.

Ekta, along with the ALTBalaji web series’ actors Arunoday Singh, Nidhi Singh and…

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