Archive for January 7th, 2019

Air Italy signs commercial interline agreement with Vistara

New Delhi Jan 7 Air Italy and Vistara have signed an interline commercial agreement to offer a single through ticket for all customers offering enhanced connectivity and seamless connections from Italy to a range of Indian domestic destinations with effect from today.

Under the agreement, Air Italy is now able…

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India in crosshairs of an imminent Missile Race

New Delhi Jan 7  New Delhi needs to adopt dual-track policy to stand up to the challenge of more potent Chinese missiles in the neighbourhood as a result of the collapse of the US-Russia treaty on land-based ballistic missiles. While India’s military-industrial complex recalibrates its…

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CAT 2018 results declared, IIT Kanpur alumnus tops

New Delhi Jan 7 The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Calcutta) has declared the results of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 examinations.

Rounak Majumdar from IIT Kanpur has topped the CAT examination with 100 percentile. It is reported that 11 candidates have scored perfect 100 percentile.

Over two lakh candidates…

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Woman acid attack survivor turns saviour for burn victims

Bengaluru, Jan 7 Even 12 years after she survived an acid attack by a jilted lover during a train journey to Delhi from her hometown Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in April 2006, Pragya Singh remains a beacon of hope for scores of such burn victims. The 35-year-old gritty…

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Dhoni, Banijay Asia to create content across genres

Mumbai, Jan 7  Indian cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s entertainment company Dhoni Entertainment private limited has partnered with content creation platform Banijay Asia to create engaging content across various genres.

“Deepak Dhar (who spearheads Banijay Asia) has been introducing disruptive content to the audiences since more than two decades…

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Micromax Infinity N12: Selfie camera shines in this phone

New Delhi, Jan 7  In a list of top smartphone players in the Indian market for the third quarter of 2018, Micromax made a surprise entry after a long hiatus, once again bringing back the domestic handset player into the spotlight.

With a nine per cent share in the overall…

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Agra schools closed due to cold

Agra, Jan 7  District authorities have ordered the closure of all schools on Monday in view of the intense cold wave sweeping Agra region.

District Magistrate N.G. Ravi Kumar said a decision whether to extend the closure would be taken on Monday evening.

Official sources indicated that in view…

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Slow down skin ageing

New Delhi, Jan 7 The health of your skin mirrors the health of your body. With a healthy diet and proper lifestyle, you can delay ageing, say experts.

As a person ages, the skin goes through reduced activity of sebaceous glands which results in dry skin. Also, thinning of epidermis…

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Alok Nath finally breaks his silence – conditionally

Mumbai, Jan 7  Actor Alok Nath, who has been accused of rape by writer-director Vinta Nanda and has been granted anticipatory bail, has surfaced from hiding to speak, albiet conditionally.

“The honourable court and my lawyers have advised me to keep completely silent for now. In fact I’ve…

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Sensex up 240 points on signs of easing trade tension

Mumbai, Jan 7  The Sensex advanced over 240 points on Monday afternoon following Asian markets on signs of an easing trade tension.

Talks between US and China are scheduled to be held on Monday and Tuesday.

Barring the healthcare sector, all the other sectorial stocks traded comfortably in the green…

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