Archive for August 3rd, 2019
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Vivo starts taking pre-orders for ‘S1’ smartphone in India

New Delhi Aug 3:  Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has started taking pre-orders through offline stores for its ‘S1’ smartphone which will be launched in India on August 7.

The pre-orders for the device would continue till August 7 and the customer needs to pay Rs 2,000 for…

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Mamata declares rural Bengal open defecation free

Kolkata, Aug 3 (PTI) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has declared rural West Bengal as open defecation free (ODF) and said that her government will now focus on solid waste management.

Around 1.35 crore households in rural Bengal have been covered by the ‘Mission Nirmal Bangla’, which aimed at making…

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Isabelle Kaif to make Bollywood debut with Aayush Sharma’s ‘Kwath’

Mumbai  Aug 3: Katrina Kaif’s sister Isabelle is set to make her Bollywood debut with “Kwatha”, opposite Aayush Sharma.

Aayush, who made his Bollywood debut last year with Salman Khan-produced “LoveYatri”, will be playing an army officer in the film.

Isabelle has undergone training for four years at…

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Definitely one day I want to become India coach: Ganguly

Kolkata, Aug 3 (PTI) Former skipper Sourav Ganguly on Friday said he aspires to be India’s cricket coach some time in future but has no interest in the high-profile position at this point.

The hunt is on for the new India coach with incumbent Ravi Shastri’s tenure…

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Pak urges US to “persuade” India to start talks on Kashmir

Islamabad, Aug 3 (PTI) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday urged the US to use its “influence” to “persuade” India to start talks on the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue.

Qureshi’s remarks came after US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India…

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RBI imposes Rs 11 cr fine on seven PSBs for violating norms

Mumbai, Aug 3 (PTI) The Reserve Bank on Friday said it has imposed a collective penalty of Rs 11 crore on seven public sector banks for violating norms on current account opening.

Allahabad Bank and Bank of Maharashtra have been imposed a fine of Rs 2 crore each, Bank of…

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Heavy rains continue to pound Mumbai & suburbs

Mumbai, Aug 4 (PTI) Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and adjoining suburbs on Saturday, leading to water- logging in several areas, which affected normal life.

Water-logging on tracks disrupted the suburban train services to some extent, as locals were running behind schedule by around 15 minutes.

However, flight…

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