Archive for April 23rd, 2019

JSPL completes first-ever rail order ahead of schedule

New Delhi, Apr 23 (PTI) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Tuesday said it has completed delivery of its one lakh tonne first-ever rail order, which the firm had bagged from the Indian Railways.

In July last year, JSPL had received from the national transporter an order of one…

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Selection thing was running in my mind, says Pant

Jaipur, Apr 23 (PTI) Ignored for the World Cup, Rishabh Pant said the “selection thought was running” in his mind.

Pant made a statement with a blistering 78 off 36 balls and powered Delhi Capitals to a six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League here.

“I…

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SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi for remarks on Rafale verdict

New Delhi Apr 23 PTI:  The Supreme Court Tuesday issued criminal contempt notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his “chowkidar chor” remarks on the Rafale judgment, which the apex court had said were “incorrectly attributed” to it.

The top court said it will hear on April 30 the criminal…

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Film star Sunny Deol joins BJP

New Delhi, April 23 (PTI) Bollywood actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP here on Tuesday in the presence of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
Deol met BJP president Amit Shah at Pune airport briefly last week.

“The way my father (film star Dharmendra) was attached with…

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UP records over 35 pc voter turnout till 1 pm in third phase of LS

Lucknow Apr 23 PTI:  Braving scorching heat, an estimated 35.49 per cent of voters exercised their franchise till 1 pm Tuesday in 10 Lok Sabha seats of Uttar Pradesh even as EVM snags were reported at some booths.

Prominent leaders in the fray in this phase are four members…

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Third phase crucial to BJP and Modi

On 23 April in the third phase of the seven phased general elections, 115 Lok Sabha seats in 12 states and 2 Union Territories are at stake. Since little over half of these seats (65) were won by the BJP and its allies riding the Modi’s wave that include…

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Synthetic peptide may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

Washington Apr 23 PTI: Scientists have developed synthetic peptides that target and inhibit build up of small, toxic proteins which trigger Alzheimer’s disease.

The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may be pave the way for treating the neurodegenerative disorder at an early stage…

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High oil prices an ‘Achilles heel’ for Indian economy: Report

Singapore  Apr 23 PTI :  The surging price of oil is an Achilles heel for the Indian economy, complicating its inflation, current account, fiscal balance and currency outlook, a market report by Singapore’s DBS banking group has said.

“The sharp rally in oil weighed on all asset classes; USD-INR…

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Adele might unveil heartbreak album by end of 2019

New York Apr 23: Singer Adele, who confirmed her split from husband Simon Konecki over the weekend, will channel her break-up sorrow into her new album, which is expected to be out later this year.

“Adele has been writing and working on new material for a while,” a source…

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