Archive for August 9th, 2019

Join hands with Emirates to celebrate and conserve the gentle giants

New Delhi Aug 9:   As the world and India celebrate World Elephant Day on 12 August, Emirates is showcasing its commitment to wildlife conservation and the urgency for protecting these majestic beasts which are a fundamental part of the country’s heritage.
The airline brings this commitment to life in…

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Ministry names 4 domestic auditors to restate IL&FS books

Mumbai Aug 9:  The corporate affairs ministry Thursday proposed to NCLT four auditing firms to restate the accounts of the crippled Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) and some of its subsidiaries to verify fraudulent transactions.

The move comes even as the ministry awaits the NCLT view on…

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Won’t apologise for honest opinion on Kangana: Taapsee

Mumbai Aug 9:  Taapsee Pannu has said that she will not apologise for her “double filter” comment about Kangana Ranaut, for which she has faced flak from the latter’s sister and spokesperson Rangoli Chandel.

The whole argument started when Kangana’s sister Rangoli Chandel attacked Taapsee on Twitter. “Kuch…

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Bharat Ratna for Mukherjee fitting recognition for his service to nation: PM

New Delhi Aug 9:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Bharat Ratna conferred on former president Pranab Mukherjee is a fitting recognition for his service to the nation.

Mukherjee was conferred the highest civilian award by his successor Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday.

“Thank you for leaving no…

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Kerala rains: Kochi International airport suspends operations till Sunday

 Kochi Aug 9:  The Kochi International airport on Friday suspended all operations till Sunday as the runway area in the airport is water logged due to flood, the airport authorities said.

“Kochi Airport closes operations till 1500 hrs of Sunday (11/08/2019),” a statement issued by the Airport said…

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Pranab, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika conferred Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Aug 9 (PTI) Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, on Thursday.

President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee, Hazarika’s son Tej and Vikramjeet Singh…

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