Archive for February 10th, 2019
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Pak PM Imran to meet IMF chief in Dubai for bailout package

Islamabad, Feb 10 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai on Sunday to discuss the conditions of the bailout package for his cash-strapped country.

Khan is paying a day-long trip to the UAE to take part in the 7th edition of…

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Australia can defend World Cup title: Ponting

Melbourne Feb 10:  Former captain Ricky Ponting on Sunday said Australia can defend the World Cup which begins later this year in England.

“Absolutely,” Ponting was quoted as saying by the ICC on Sunday when asked if he thought Australia could defend their title. 

Ponting, who is also Australia’s…

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‘World’s largest seed’ centre of attraction at Kumbh

Allahabad PTI  Feb 10:  An exhibition by the Ministry of Environment, which among other things displays a double coconut palm seed weighing a whopping 30 kg, is attracting eyeballs at the Kumbh Mela, the largest congregation in the world.

A Botanical Survey of India (BSI) scientist has claimed that the…

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Was told I only belonged to commercial cinema: Madhuri Dixit Nene

Mumbai, Feb 10 (PTI) In her 35th year in Hindi film industry, Madhuri Dixit Nene is content, for she has done films of “all kinds” despite being told that she would be suitable for only commercial cinema and would fail in others.

The actor has featured in blockbusters like “Hum…

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All households to soon have clean cooking fuel: Pradhan

Greater Noida (UP), Feb 10 (PTI) ?After catapulting LPG coverage by about 40 per cent in just 55 months, the government will soon make available clean cooking fuel to all households, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Sunday.

Speaking at the Petrotech 2019 conference here on the outskirts of Delhi, he…

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UP Congress workers plan grand welcome for Priyanka, Rahul

Lucknow, Feb 10 (PTI) Enthused by the appointment of new leaders to steer them into the coming Lok Sabha election, Congressmen have planned a grand welcome to the party’s general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and others when they arrive in the state capital…

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Modi slams Naidu, says he has failed to use Central funds

Guntur (AP), Feb 10 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday launched a scathing attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu, saying he has made a “U-turn” on promises of development to the state and only trying to replicate NDA government’s schemes

“Our government gave…

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