Archive for March 16th, 2019

Grasim gets Rs 5,872 cr tax demand on its mega merger

New Delhi Mar 16 PTI : Aditya Birla Group firm Grasim Industries Saturday said it has received Rs 5,872.13 crore tax demand from the Income Tax department with respect to its merger with Aditya Birla Nuvo and Aditya Birla Financial Services.

“The company has, on March 15, 2019, received…

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Quality education can curb child labour

 Mar  16: One of the most visible sign of backwardness and underdevelopment of a society is existence of child labour. The census 2011 identified more than one crore child labourers in India and 3.5 lakh in Odisha though this is not the correct estimation of the number but there…

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Truce in Kartarpur

India must ensure that Pakistan doesn’t use the corridor to revive pro-Khalistan sentiment in the name of faith

The freedom to practise one’s faith and seek succour at shrines dedicated to it has been a challenge for nation states that are in conflict with each other but…

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Federer, Nadal set up semi-final showdown at Indian Wells

Indian Wells (USA), Mar 16 (AFP) Rafael Nadal withstood the challenge of Russian Karen Khachanov to set up a blockbuster semi-final with Roger Federer at the ATP Indian Wells Masters Friday despite a flare-up of right knee trouble that required mid-match treatment.

World number two Nadal, the…

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Avocado seed extract shows anti-inflammatory activity

New York  Mar 16: Researchers have identified that an extract from avocado seeds exhibited anti-inflammatory properties in a laboratory study.

The team, including Joshua Lambert from Penn State, said that it represents a potential source for novel anti-inflammatory compounds that could be developed as a functional food ingredient…

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Shooting for Mohit Suri’s next ‘Malang’ begins

Mumbai Mar 16: The shooting for director Mohit Suri’s next romantic, action thriller “Malang” has begun.

A tweet: “Aaj se ‘Malang’…” was posted on the film’s official handle.

It will star veteran Anil Kapoor along with Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani and Kunal Kemmu and will release on…

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Modi urges supporters to take ‘main bhi chowkidar’ pledge

New Delhi  Mar 16 PTI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged his supporters to take the ‘main bhai chowkidar’ (I too am watchman) pledge, saying he is not alone in the fight against graft and social evils.

“Your Chowkidar is standing firm & serving the nation. But, I am not…

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