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Tapsee Pannu: I know what it is like for women in Delhi

For Tapsee Pannu the journey in Bollywood so far has been a portrait of courage and unconventionality. “From the time I came into Hindi cinema with Chashme Buddoor I’ve chosen projects not for their commercial viability, but for what I feel was right for me.There are so many fish in the ocean. I had to […]

Burkinis do not pose any threat to public order: French court while suspending ban

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PARIS(REUTERS): A French court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body “burkini” swimsuits imposed by a Mediterranean resort that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners. The Council of State’s ruling against Villeneuve-Loubet is expected to set a precedent for the dozens of other French towns that have also laid down such bans. But […]

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Purported CAG report leak: BJP leader Vijender Gupta possibly in trouble

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DELHI(PTI): Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta may find himself in a trouble after Speaker Ram Niwas Goel referred the matter of alleged leak of CAG purported report on government’s spending on advertisments to the House Privilege Committee. The Speaker’s move comes after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia requested the Chair to take […]

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Are Cabinet decisions being implemented properly? PM Modi asks his ministers

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to know whether the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet have actually been implemented in the manner in which they were intended to be. In the over three-and-a-half-hour-long meeting of the Council of ministers — first after the recent Cabinet reshuffle — top government officials made […]

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After Rio disaster, PM Modi announces ‘Task Force’ to prepare action plan for next three Olympics

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NEW DELHI(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced setting up a Task Force to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games- 2020, 2024, 2028. The Prime Minister made the announcement at the meeting of Council of Ministers on Friday, that a Task Force will be set up to prepare a comprehensive […]

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Alia Bhatt back to shooting ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’

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Looks like Alia Bhatt is in no mood to rest after returning from the hectic Dream Team tour. The actress who was in the US for the tour with Varun Dhawan, Badshah, Parineeti Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Sidharth Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Karan Johar, has decided to begin shooting for her upcoming flick Badrinath Ki […]

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Arun Jaitley to take stock of preparedness for GST roll-out in India

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NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is slated to hold a meeting to take stock of the preparedness for the roll out of the crucial Goods & Services Tax (GST) regime, sources told Zee Business. The meet comes amid expectations that there may be a delay in the implementation of the GST Bill, they said. […]

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Looking forward to visit of Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong, says Narendra Modi

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday he was keenly looking forward to the visit of his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong to India in the near future. He conveyed this to Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam who called on him in New Delhi. Shanmugaratnam briefed the Prime Minister on the […]

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Scorpene submarine data leak: No need to worry about the episode, says Manohar Parrikar

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday played down the Scorpene leak saying its a “not big worry”, but there are few pockets of concerns because the ministry is assuming the worst case scenario. The Defence Minister said that the leaked documents put on the web of ‘The Australian’ newspaper does not include any […]

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Kashmir unrest: Valley’s economy suffers Rs 6,400 crore loss in 49 days

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JAMMU(PTI): The ongoing unrest in Kashmir has led to a whopping Rs 6,400-crore loss to the economy of the Valley, with businesses being badly hit due to curfew and separatist-sponsored strikes. Tourist and other business activities in Kashmir have come to a halt for the past 49 days after protests erupted in Kashmir following the […]

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