Archive for June 21st, 2019

Closing the gates

Donald Trump’s threats to restrict H-1B visas must be taken seriously but India must not wilt on data storage

You have to hand it to US President Donald Trump and his style of negotiations with countries when it comes to trade that most governments, fearing being locked out…

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‘Kyrgios good guy even if no respect for me,’ says Djokovic

Belgrade Jun 21 APF : Novak Djokovic shrugged off Nick Kyrgios’s characterisation of him as “cringeworthy” and “having an obsession with wanting to be liked” by insisting the firebrand Australian is a “good guy”.

Kyrgios, more often in the headlines for what he says off the court than what he…

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Deepika Padukone’s image caption impresses Ranveer Singh

Mumbai Jun 21: Actress Deepika Padukone’s “shuddh desi” photograph caption has impressed her actor-husband Ranveer Singh.

Deepika on Thursday night shared an image of herself wearing a bright green ensemble and captioned it: “Vishisht aakriti dharan karna (to take on a special shape) wearing @ashishstudio.”

Ranveer, who is…

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Discussing with banks to provide foreign currency loans to exporters: Goyal

New Delhi, June 21 (PTI) Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said the ministry is in dialogue with banks to see ways to extend foreign currency loans to exporters.

Addressing members of the CII here, he said there are ways to resolve the problem of inadequate and expensive credit…

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Jet Airways shares soar another 15.5 pc

New Delhi, Jun 21 (PTI) Shares of Jet Airways zoomed 15.5 per cent Friday, continuing the previous day’s sharp rally.

The scrip witnessed choppy trading, touching a high of Rs 79.75 and a low of Rs 39.10 during the day on the BSE. Intra-day, the…

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Hospital employee held for stealing chain from corpse

Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 21 (PTI) A woman employee of a government medical college hospital here was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing a gold chain from a corpse, police said.

Based on a complaint from the kin of the deceased that the chain weighing 1.5 sovereigns was missing from the body…

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Fresh triple talaq bill introduced in LS, opp members protest

New Delhi, Jun 21 (PTI) The government on Friday introduced the fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha amid vehement protests by opposition members who claimed that it was violative of the Constitution

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019 became the first legislation to be…

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Water to be ferried to Chennai by train from Jolarpet, says CM

Chennai, June 21 (PTI): Water starved Chennai is all set to get some relief as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Friday said 10 million litres would be transported from Jolarpet in Vellore district by train to augment supply.

This initiative will be carried on for six months and Rs…

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Mortal remains of IAF personnel consigned to flames in Punjab, Haryana

Patiala/Palwal, Jun 21 (PTI) Mortal remains of three IAF personnel who died in a plane crash in Arunachal Pradesh earlier this month, were consigned to flames at their native places in Punjab and Haryana Friday.

Flight Lieutenants Mohit Garg (27), Ashish Tanwar (29) and airman Pankaj Sangwan were among…

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