Archive for February 19th, 2019
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Pulwama attack masterminded by Jaish, ISI: corps commander

Srinagar, Feb 19 (PTI) The Pulwama suicide bombing was masterminded by Jaish-e-Mohammed and Pakistan’s ISI, a senior Army officer said on Tuesday, five days

after 40 CRPF personnel were killed in one of the deadliest terror attacks in the Valley.

Corps Commander Lt Gen K J S…

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RSS arm sees an enemy in China, wants hot-seller Tik Tok out of Indian phones

New Delhi, Feb 19: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) economic wing —Swadeshi Jagran Manch —called China an enemy state and requested a ban on its social media apps and telecom companies after the neighbouring country again declined to help declare the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief a global terrorist…

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Flipkart bets on alpha-beta tango to sync with FDI norms

New Delhi, Feb 19:  Flipkart is creating a layer of B2B (business-to-business) entities that will act as intermediaries between its wholesale arm and prominent sellers on its platform to comply with foreign investment rules for ecommerce marketplaces, people familiar with the development said.

Flipkart, which Walmart acquired for…

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Abe mum on Trump’s claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Tokyo, Feb 19 : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kept quiet Monday over President Donald Trump’s claim that he had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, but praised him and emphasised he did not deny doing so.

Trump’s assertion Friday that Abe had nominated him for the honour…

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Sensex rebounds over 100 pts; Nifty nears 10,700

Mumbai, Feb 19 (PTI) The BSE benchmark Sensex recovered over 100 points Tuesday, led by strong buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues.
The 30-share index was trading 124.21 points, or 0.35 per cent, at 35,622.65. Similarly, the 50-share NSE Nifty rose…

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BJP backs Thursday’s Odisha bandh called by farmers

Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (PTI) BJP in Odisha Monday said it will extend support to shutdown called in the state by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS), a farmers’ organisation, on Thursday over pension and other demands.

Stating that farmers have the right to express their opinion and stage protest in a…

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Ranveer is extremely perceptive and nuanced, says Zoya Akhtar

New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) Murad in Zoya Akhtar’s “Gully Boy” could not be more different from the flamboyant persona of Ranveer Singh but director Zoya Akhtar says it was not difficult for the actor to play the sensitive rapper character of the film.

Zoya, who first worked with…

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Make the right choice

With many diet plans that one can follow for weight loss, it is important to find out which one will work. Lifestyle coach, Dr Sujata Varalwar shares tips on how to find the correct one

We are all looking for a size zero figure and to achieve that we go…

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