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All you need to know about the new IPR Policy

NEW DELHI:Finance Minister Arun Jaitley released India’s National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy recently. The Policy which is in compliance with WTO’s (World Trade Organisation) agreement on TRIPS (Trade Related aspects of IPRs), aims to sustain entrepreneurship and boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet scheme ‘Make in India.’ Here are the highlights: The Policy aims […]

Vijender’s WBO title bout postponed to July

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Indian boxing star Vijender Singh’s maiden title bout, scheduled to be held here, has been postponed by a month to July but the trailblazing pugilist on Saturday said he will not take any break from training as it would upset his rhythm. Vijender, who beat Poland’s Andrzej Soldra via Technical Knockout in Bolton on […]

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Motto of ‘good for all’ deep rooted in Indian culture: Modi

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UJJAIN (IANS):Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the motto of “good for all” is deep rooted in Indian culture. “We belong to a tradition where even a bhikshuk (beggar) says, ‘may good happen to the person who gives me and also to the person who does not’,” Mr. Modi said in his address […]

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Maharashtra to knock on President’s door over NEET issue

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Mumbai , PTI:Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde on Saturday said the state government will seek the President’s intervention after the Supreme Court made National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) compulsory for admission to medical and dental colleges. The Union Health Minister JP Nadda had convened a meeting of the Medical Education Ministers of all states which […]

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Suresh Prabhu promises new measures to revamp ‘ailing’ Railways

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NEW DELHI(PTI):Union Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said his ministry is focusing on upgrading facilities for passengers and is set to launch new initiatives that will overhaul the “ailing” Indian Railways. Prabhu was speaking at the inauguration of five new infrastructure facilities at suburban Kanjurmarg railway station– a six-meter wide foot over bridge (FoB) with […]

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Hezbollah blames rebel shelling for death of top commander Badreddine in Syria

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Beirut , Reuters:Hezbollah said on Saturday its top military commander, whose death it announced on Friday, was killed in Syria by Sunni Islamist artillery fire and not by an Israeli air strike as one member of the Lebanese Shi’ite movement had said. “Investigations have showed that the explosion, which targeted one of our bases near […]

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Pebble launches its smartwatch range in India, starting at Rs 5,999

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MUMBAI:Kickstarter sensation and smartwatch pioneer, Pebble Technology Corp. has announced its entry into the Indian market with its range of smartwatches, including the Pebble Classic, Pebble Time, Pebble Time Steel & Pebble Time Round. The range of smartwatches will be exclusively available on Amazon India from May 12 onwards. Pebble Classic is the original and […]

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Look at Abhishek Bachchan gushing about wife Aishwarya’s Cannes outing!

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Mumbai:Actor Abhishek Bachchan has gushed about his wife Aishwarya Rai’s look at the Cannes Film Festival 2016 red carpet. Aishwarya wore a studded champagne coloured couture gown by Kuwait’s designer Ali Younes for her first appearance at the ongoing festival. Sharing a photo on Instagram of the actress from the red carpet, Abhishek, 40, posted, […]

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West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh calls Jadavpur University girls ‘shameless’

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KOLKATA,POOJA MEHTA:West Bengal’s BJP President Dilip Ghosh sparked a major controversy after he termed Jadavpur University girls ‘shameless’ on Saturday. “Jadavpur University girls are shameless. They have filed baseless complaints of molestation. They lean on boys and then complain of molestation. If they are so scared of their self-respect, why do they have to go […]

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Research reveals genetic history of camels

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LONDON(IANS):Use by human societies in primordial trade routes has shaped the genetic diversity of the camel, famously known as the ‘ship of the desert,’ an interesting study of its ancient and modern DNA has found. Single-humped ‘Arabian camels’, properly known as ‘dromedaries’ (Camelus dromedarius), have been fundamental to the development of human societies, providing food […]

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