Archive for May 14th, 2019

Sanjiv Puri steps into Deveshwar’s shoes at ITC

New Delhi / Mumbai  May 14 : ITC Ltd, India’s largest cigarette maker, on Monday named managing director Sanjiv Puri, 56, as its chairman. He will take over the legacy of Y.C. Deveshwar, the company’s longest serving chairman who died on 11 May.

Puri was set to take over…

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Modi govt compromised national security by reducing Rafale jets: Cong

New Delhi, May 14 (PTI) The Congress on Tuesday accused the Modi government of compromising and overruling national security by reducing the purchase of the Rafale fighter aircraft to save money.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala hit out at the BJP after Union minister Nitin Gadkari reportedly admitted that the…

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AIMIM chief backs Haasan’s remarks on Nathuram Godse

Hyderabad, May 14 (PTI) AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Tuesday came out in support of Makkal Needhi Maiyam founder Kamal Haasan’s remarks on Nathuram Godse and asked what else should a person who killed Mahatma Gandhi be called, if not a terrorist.

“The one who killed Mahatma Gandhi, whom we…

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Rahul taunts Modi over claim on cloud cover during air strikes

Neemuch (MP), May 14 (PTI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that cloud cover “helped” IAF planes evade Pakistani radars during the Balakot air strikes.

Addressing an election rally here ahead of the fourth and last phase of Lok Sabha…

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Gurgaon Builder stoops to hooliganism to protect vested interests.

Delhi (NCR)  May 14, 2019. Residents of ‘Tatvam Villas Complex’ on Sohna Road face virtual “House Arrest” after the builder resorted to blocking the main gate of the complex by deputing hired goons in the garb of “Security Men’. Women and children fear assault and confined to their home fearing…

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Nothing can stop these Shooting Stars

Education Times explores the hardships and challenges faced by the first-generation learners from economically weak and underprivileged backgrounds, who went to modest schools but gave an exemplary performance

Their struggles became their strengths and built their resilience. Enduring hardships, both social and economic, these students set an example by…

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A.R. Rahman has iftar dinner at Cannes

Cannes  May 14:  Grammy and Oscar-winning musician A.R. Rahman broke his Ramadan fast and had his iftar dinner here.

Rahman is here to promote his directorial “Le Musk” (India’s first virtual reality film) presented by Intel at the Cannes Film Festival. He took to Instagram, where he…

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Hotstar Breaks Viewership Records During IPL 2019, Armed With New Streaming Tech

Hotstar, the video streaming platform owned by Disney, has set a new global record for viewership during the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament. Hotstar says it had 18.6 million concurrent viewers streaming the final between Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians. This was the…

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US, Russia test tense ties as Pompeo visits Putin

Sochi, May 14 (AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control…

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