Archive for July 16th, 2019

WB govt issues notification for 10 pc reservation in state jobs

Los Angeles Jul 16:  Latin music superstar Maluma is in negotiations to feature alongside pop diva Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson in romantic comedy “Marry Me”.

If things work out, the Colombian-born singer, whose real name is Juan Luis Londono Arias, will play the fiance to Lopez’s pop…

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Will decide on Sidhu’s resignation Wednesday: Punjab CM

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter.

The chief minister said he has some meetings lined up in Delhi and will return to Chandigarh on Wednesday.

“I…

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Clinical trial of TB vaccine for adults begins

New Delhi Jul 16: A vaccine trial to prevent occurrence of tuberculosis among close contacts of a TB patient who are at high risk of contracting the disease was launched on Monday by Indian Council of Medical Research.

The Phase III trial is being conducted to come up with the…

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I’m attacked for taking on B’wood biggies: Kangana

New Delhi Jul 16:  Bollywood’s queen of controversies Kangana Ranaut on Monday said her ugly outburst at a news agency journalist at an event in Mumbai last week happened because she was “fed up” with a section of journalists ganging up against her for speaking up against certain Bollywood…

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Zuma confirms initiating newspaper, TV channel ideas with Guptas

Johannesburg, Jul 16 (PTI) Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma has said that he initiated the idea that led to the controversial Indian-origin Gupta family establishing their media empire, which has since collapsed.

Zuma said he had conceived the idea of having an “alternative media” in South Africa because…

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Naidu accepts Neeraj Shekhar’s resignation

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday said he has accepted the resignation of Samajwadi Party leader Neeraj Shekhar after being satisfied that the same was voluntary and genuine.

When the House met for the day, Naidu mentioned that he had received a letter from…

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Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till noon

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) Rajya Sabha proceedings were Tuesday adjourned for an hour following vociferous protests by Tamil parties led by the AIADMK against holding of recruitment exam for postmen only in English and Hindi language.

Soon after listed papers were laid on table of the House, AIADMK members…

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DU admissions: Over 5700 students enrolled after 4th cut-off

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) Over 5700 students have taken admission in the Delhi University after the fourth cut-off list was announced on Saturday, officials said.

According to the DU, the total number of admissions till Monday stands at 58,558 after 1577 withdrawals.

After the third cut-off…

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