Archive for February 8th, 2019

Sensex plunges 424 pts; Tata Motors crashes 17 pc

Mumbai, Feb 8 (PTI) BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 424 points Friday led by a sharp selloff in metal and auto stocks amid negative cues from the global markets on renewed concerns over the US-China trade tiff.

The 30-share index cracked 424.61 points, or 1.15 per…

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Priyanka Chopra gets a wax statue at New York Madame Tussauds

New York PTI Feb 8:  Actor Priyanka Chopra is the latest Indian A-lister to get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum here.

The actor shared the news on social media and said her wax figure will also be unveiled in other cities across the world, including London, Sydney…

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TN govt presents 2019-20 budget with no new taxes

Chennai  Feb 8:  The Tamil Nadu government Friday presented the state budget for financial year 2019-20 with no new taxes and said the revenue deficit will reduce in the coming years.

In the budget presented by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who holds the finance portfolio, the government proposed…

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You’re lying about me: Ariana Grande to Grammys producer

Los Angeles Feb 8:  Singer Ariana Grande has rebutted the claims of a Grammys producer and accused him of lying about why she opted out of attending the 2019 award ceremony.

In an interview to an international wire agency, Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich had said that Grande is not performing…

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P Chidambaram appears before ED in money laundering case

New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Former finance minister P Chidambaram appeared before the Enforcement Directorate on Friday in connection with a money laundering probe related to INX Media.

The Congress leader, who was summoned to record his statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), arrived at the agency…

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Sur Jahan is hosted by ICCR in Delhi

New Delhi- 8 February: Sur Jahan is hosted by ICCR in Delhi on Feb 9-10, 2019. The festival is non-ticketed and open to all, to be held at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, Janpath.
Sur Jahan (earlier known as Sufi Sutra) is a World Peace Music Festival developed by…

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TikTok starts taking steps to pacify India’s concerns

New Delhi- February 8-TikTok, which is owned by ByteDance, the most valuable startup in the world, started an online safety campaign in partnership with Cyber Peace Foundation to promote online safety.

TikTok is taking steps to quell the Indian government’s concerns around the content and privacy policies of…

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US approves sale of two missile defence systems for Air India One


WASHINGTON, PTI, February 8: The US has agreed to sell two state-of-the-art m The US has agreed to sell two state-of-the-art missile defense systems to Air India One for an estimated cost of $190 million.

According to the Pentagon, the sale will support…

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