Archive for January 4th, 2019

Sensex jumps 181 pts; PSU banks rally

Mumbai, Jan 4 (PTI) The BSE benchmark Sensex jumped 181 points Friday while the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 10,700-mark, driven by robust buying in banking, metal and pharma stocks amid positive global cues and a strengthening rupee.

After swinging over 350 points intra-day, the 30-share Sensex…

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Hyatt Centric Brand Expands in India With Opening of Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa

CHICAGO, United States  Jan 04:  Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the rebranding of Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim to Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa, marking the brand’s second hotel in India. Located in prime destinations across the world including New York, Miami, Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago, the Hyatt Centric…

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This primrose plant compound could combat eye cancer

New York, Jan 4 (IANS) A compound extracted from the Christmas berry primrose plant could be effective in slowing down the spread of eye cancer, suggests a study.

Uveal melanoma (UM) is a cancer (melanoma) of the eye involving the iris, ciliary body, or choroid (collectively referred to as the…

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On Nirupa Roy’s 87th birth anniversary, Javed Akhtar pays tribute

Mumbai, Jan 4 :   On the 87th birth anniversary of late legendary actress Nirupa Roy on Friday, veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar said she is the most iconic on-screen mother that Bollywood has seen.

In the forthcoming episode of Zee Bollywood’s “Classic Legends Season 5”, Akhtar paid tribute…

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BJD to protest for higher MSP for paddy

New Delhi, Jan 4 : All MPs and MLAs of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will stage a one-day ‘dharna’ here on Tuesday to demand higher MSP for paddy.

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik will also join the protest at Talkatora Stadium to demand Minimum Support Price (MSP…

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Modi inaugurates eight projects in Manipur

Imphal Jan 4 :   Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated eight projects during his one-hour visit to Manipur on Friday.

He also laid the foundation stones of four other projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,500 crore.

Despite a boycott call given by some insurgent…

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Cong stopped Rafale deal as it ‘didn’t get the money’: Nirmala

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) Hitting back at the Congress on the Rafale fighter jet deal, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday alleged that the party had stopped the deal when it was in power as it “didn’t get the money” and ignored national security.

Replying to a debate…

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No job losses due to merger of public sector banks: FM

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said in Lok Sabha that there would be no loss of jobs due to merger of public sector banks.

Earlier this week, the Cabinet approved merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda.

Jaitley said that…

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‘Gully Boy’ trailer out on January 9

Mumbai, Jan 4 :  Actor Ranveer Singh on Friday took on a hip-hop style to announce that the trailer of his upcoming movie “Gully Boy” will release on January 9.

The actor treated his fans by sharing on social media a one-minute video in which he can be seen…

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Upbeat Gujarat face resurgent Bengaluru in PKL-6 final (Preview)

Mumbai, Jan 4 :  Gujarat Fortunegiants will look to tighten all screws in their second successive attempt at glory when they face a resurgent Bengaluru Bulls in the summit clash of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 6 at the NSCI Stadium here on Saturday.

The PKL-6 final will interestingly…

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