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David Cameron will QUIT Downing Street after second term if re-elected in May

London (Dailymirror): The Prime Minister said that a “fresh pair of eyes and fresh leadership” would be good for his party after a second term in charge. Prime Minister David Cameron will NOT seek election for a third time if he remains in 10 Downing Street after the upcoming May 7 general election. The Tory […]

Two Jadavpur University students arrested in molestation case

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Two students of Jadapur University were arrested on late evening on Monday in connection with the alleged molestation of a female student of the university. “We have arrested two students of the university – Gourab Masanta, a 3rd year student and Ritamoy Jana, a 4th year student,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (East Suburban Division), […]

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Freedom to change one’s religion is fundamental right, says Vice President Hamid Ansari

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New Delhi(PTI): Amid row over conversions, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said the freedom to change one’s religion or belief is a fundamental right and asserted that no religion should be given an official status. Lauding the Indian approach of secularism “which does not erect a wall of separation of religion and state but […]

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General VK Singh, Hurriyat leaders attend Pakistan Day dinner

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NEW DELHI(ANI): Even though separatist leader Masarat Alam, who was invited for Pakistan National Day celebrations at the High Commission in Delhi refused to attend the event, Minister of state for Foreign Affairs General VK Singh and Congress Leader Mani Shankar Aiyer on Monday attended the Pakistani envoy’s dinner. Singh, former Army Chief, attended the […]

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Shashi Kapoor to be conferred with Dada Saheb Phalke award

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New Delhi(PTI): Yesteryear actor Shashi Kapoor has been selected for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, the highest recognition for film personalities in India. Born in 1938, Kapoor is known for his roles in Namak Halaal, Satyam Shivam Sundaram and Deewar, and has acted in over 100 movies to date. In later years, he also […]

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Ukraine to suspend gas imports from Russia

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Kiev(NERVE): Ukraine will suspend import of Russian natural gas from April 1, the Ukrainian energy minister said on Monday. There is no pressing need for buying gas from Russia, thus we will suspend purchases, Demchyshyn said in Kiev, according to a Xinhua news agency report. The minister explained that starting from next month, Kiev would […]

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Centre to borrow Rs.3.6 lakh crore in first half of 2015-16

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New Delhi(IANS): ┬áThe central government will borrow Rs.3.6 lakh crore (Rs.360,000 crore) in the first half of the 2015-16 fiscal, Finance Secretary Rajeev Mehrishi told reporters here on Monday. The amount borrowed in April-September would be 66.7 percent of the 2015-16 target of Rs.600,000 crore announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his first full […]

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German Bundesliga: Bayern suffer shock home loss; Wolfsburg hold Mainz

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Munich (Reuters):┬áBorussia Moenchengladbach`s Raffael scored in each half to secure a shock 2-0 win at Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich, who suffered their first home league loss of the season on Sunday. The Brazilian beat keeper Manuel Neuer with a half-volley against the run of play and added a second in the 77th on the break […]

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Indian Bank shareholders approve preferential issue

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Chennai(NERVE)- Government-owned mortgage lender Indian Bank on Monday got the shareholders’ approval to raise Rs.280 crore on preferential basis from the central government. In a statement, the bank said at an extra-ordinary general meeting of shareholders held here on Monday, the shareholders gave their nod to issue 1.54 crore equity shares of Rs.10 each at […]

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Indian Bank shareholders approve preferential issue

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” The issue is pursuant to the decision of the government of India to infuse capital funds to the tune of Rs.280 crore in the bank by way of preferential allotment of equity in favour of the government of India, the statement said.” Chennai(NERVE)- Government-owned mortgage lender Indian Bank on Monday got the shareholders’ approval […]

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