Archive for February 6th, 2019

Flood cess’ not from April: Kerala FM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (PTI): The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala Wednesday said it would not impose from this April, the “flood cess” announced in the state budget to mobilise additional revenue.

Replying during the discussion on the state budget in the Assembly, Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac…

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Robert Vadra appears before ED in PMLA case probe

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI) Congress leader Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe case relating to alleged possession of illegal foreign assets.

Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi accompanied him, in a white Toyota Land…

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BIAL inaugurates 3.35 MW rooftop solar power plant

Bangalore, Feb 6 : Bangalore  International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) – today inaugurated its rooftop solar power project. This solar plant will generate 3.35 MW of power for BLR airport and an annual solar generation of around 4.7 million units.

The plant…

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SC notice to lawyer Prashant Bhushan on contempt plea by AG and Centre

New Delhi, PTI, February 2019: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a response from activist and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on contempt pleas by Attorney General K K Venugopal and the Centre for his tweets allegedly criticizing the court over the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI director.


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Hindu temple vandalised in Pak, PM Imran Khan orders swift action

Islamabad/Karachi, Feb 6 (PTI) A Hindu temple was vandalised in Pakistan’s Sindh province by miscreants who set the holy books and idols on fire, drawing a strong reaction from Prime Minister Imran Khan who ordered swift and decisive action against the perpetrators.

The incident happened last week in…

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IIT-Madras gets centre for data science and artificial intelligence

New Delhi-February 6 2019: IIT-Madras gets centre for data science and artificial intelligence
The centre will work on research in deep learning, reinforcement learning, network analysis, interpretable machine learning and domain aware AI. It will also create a portal of curated, India specific data sets that are easy…

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Who will fund the farmer’s Rs one lakh crore income support?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an expert curator as in every budget since his BJP government came to power, you can see the magicians hand in it. Pre-budget announcements such as demonetization and GST virtually devastated the economy with cash strapped economy reeling especially the farm sector, msmes, and…

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Shikha Talsania to be seen in ‘Gormint’

Mumbai Feb 6:  “Veere Di Wedding” actress Shikha Talsania will be making her debut in the digital space with web series “Gormint”.

According to a source close to the actress, Shikha will be seen essaying a “pivotal role” in the Amazon Prime Original Series.

“Manav Kaul and Girish Kulkarni have…

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Jennifer Lawrence is officially engaged to Cooke Maroney

Los Angeles, Feb 6 (PTI) Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney have got engaged after dating for over nine months.

According to PageSix, the 28-year-old Oscar winner was recently seen wearing a massive engagement ring while she was hanging out with the 34-year-old art gallerist in New…

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Sensex jumps over 250 pts; Nifty breaches 11,000 mark

Mumbai, Feb 6 (PTI) BSE benchmark Sensex jumped over 250 points and NSE Nifty breached the 11,000 mark in early trade Wednesday led by gains in IT and metal stocks amid heavy buying by domestic and foreign institutional investors.

The 30-share index was trading 255.89 points, or…

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