Archive for February 5th, 2019

Centre asks Bengal govt to initiate disciplinary proceedings ..

New Delhi -PTI Feb 5:  MHA asked the West Bengal government to initiate disciplinary proceedings against the Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar.

The Centre Tuesday asked the West Bengal government to initite disciplinary proceedings against indiscipline and violation of service rules.

In a communication on Tuesday, the home ministry said…

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Ronaldo effect: Chinese fans Real Madrid for Juventus

Shanghai, Feb 5 (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo’s move from Real Madrid has seen Juventus’s popularity rocket in China, up nearly 70 percent by one measure, as top European clubs vie for supremacy in the Asian country.

The Portuguese forward has made his presence felt on the pitch, netting 17…

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Misuse of Central agencies to trap opposition leaders

With the central agencies like Central Bureau of Investigation, Income Tex and Enforce Department unleashing a reign of terror among the leaders of the opposition parties, the BJP led National Democratic Alliance government seems determined to break a broad-based opposition unity that has emerged fearing an electoral setback ahead…

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AR Rahman was ‘starving’ to look thin a day before his Oscar win

Mumbai, Feb 5 (PTI) AR Rahman created history in 2009 by becoming the first ever Indian to win two Academy Awards in a single night but the music composer says on the eve of the ceremony, he was “starving” to look in shape. 

Rahman bagged two Academy Awards, one for…

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SC order is our moral victory: Mamata

Kolkata, Feb 5 (PTI) The Supreme Court’s direction that no coercive steps, including arrest of Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar, will take place during the course of investigation is “our moral victory”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kumar to make himself…

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Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch, targets army camp with rocket launchers

Jammu, Feb 5 (PTI) Pakistani troops Tuesday violated ceasefire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir by firing two rounds of rocket launchers towards an Army camp along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Krishna Ghati sector, an army officer said.

Indian troops did not retaliate to the “deliberate…

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FDI during April-September 2018-19 fell 11 per cent to $22.66 billion

New Delhi Feb  5 PTI:  -Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India has declined 11 per cent to USD 22.66 billion during April-September period of the current fiscal, according to commerce and industry ministry data. The foreign fund inflows during April-September 2017-18 stood at USD 25.35…

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Akshay, Aditya put Vidarbha on top

 Nagpur Feb 5: Left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate scalped the prize wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara in a game-changing spell to complement a splendid rearguard action that put defending champions Vidarbha on top in the Ranji Trophy final against Saurashtra at VCA stadium on Monday.

After a depressing Sunday, it…

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Indian-Americans lead campaign against nomination of Neomi Rao

Washington Feb 5: Two leading Indian-American women have led the Democratic party’s move to oppose the nomination of fellow community legal luminary Neomi Rao for the prestigious and powerful US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, citing her “excuses” for sexual assault and “hostility” to…

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