Author Archive

Haven’t been approached for YRF film: Taapsee Pannu

Mumbai, Feb 9 has denied media reports that she has been approached for a movie by the Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner. She says as of now, she has only two new projects in her kitty.

“I haven’t signed any YRF film nor have I been approached for any…

Read More

Punjab National Bank’s net down by Rs.723 crore

Chennai, Feb 9   Government-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) closed its third quarter of the current fiscal with a drastic Rs.723.55 crore fall in its net profit.

In regulatory filing in BSE, PNB said it posted a net profit of Rs.51.01 crore for the quarter ended…

Read More

Headley was tasked with recruiting spies from Indian Army

Mumbai, Feb 9 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Tuesday described how he was assigned to gather military intelligence in India and recruit spies from the Indian Army.

On the second day of his deposition through videoconferencing from a US jail before the Special TADA Court…

Read More

Akhilesh writes to Modi for financial help for farmers

Lucknow, Feb 9  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister  has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for early release of Rs.4,741 crore from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) for farmers who suffered hailstorm damage to crops in 2015.
The chief minister has in a letter drawn Modi’s attention to…

Read More

PM, army chief visit Siachen avalanche survivor at hospital

New Delhi, Feb 9  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and army chief General Dalbir Singh visited the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) here to get update on the condition of the soldier who was found alive six days after being buried under an avalanche at Siachen glacier.

The soldier, Lance Naik…

Read More

Separatists call for shutdown on Afzal Guru’s death anniversary

Srinagar, Feb 9  A protest shutdown called by the separatists on the third death anniversary of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Tuesday adversely affected life across the Kashmir Valley as authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city.

Shops, public transport, and other business establishments remained closed here and…

Read More

PCB takes up bilateral India series issue with ICC

Karachi, Feb 9 (PTI) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has taken up the issue of cancellation of bilateral series with India last December, as per an MOU signed between the two boards in 2014 to play six bilateral series, with the ICC.

An official in the board told PTI that…

Read More

US ready to help India to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice

Washington, Feb 9 (PTI) The US has said it is committed to assist India in bringing perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks to justice after Pakistani-American key LeT operative David Coleman Headley in his first deposition told a court that Pakistani terrorists conducted 26/11 strikes after two failed…

Read More

Headley deposes before Mumbai court for second day

Mumbai, Feb 9 (PTI) Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley today continued his deposition for the second consecutive day before a court here.

Headley, appearing from an undisclosed location via video conferencing, continued to spill the beans on LeT involvement with the 26/11 terror attacks.

In his first deposition…

Read More

Shilpa Shetty flags off marathon to promote healthy heart habits

Mumbai, Feb 9  Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra, along with Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar on Sunday flagged off a marathon here aimed at inculcating healthy habits in children so that they can go on to live a life without cardiovascular diseases.

Mumbai-based Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital, in association with Shri…

Read More