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Mewat gangrape, beef biryani controversy are trivial issues: CM ML Khattar

Mewat gangrape, beef biryani controversy are trivial issues: CM ML Khattar

Gurgaon(PTI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the Mewat double murder cum gang-rape case and the beef controversy were “trivial issues”. He was speaking to mediapersons on the sidelines of an event ‘Swarna Jayanti’ to mark 50 years of Haryana on November 1. When asked about the beef biryani issue and CBI […]

Uber India appoints journalist Shweta Rajpal Kohli as Head of Public Policy

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Uber India appoints journalist Shweta Rajpal Kohli as Head of Public Policy

NEW DELHI(PTI): Cab-hailing app Uber has appointed former journalist, Shweta Rajpal Kohli as the Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs for its India operations. The appointment comes at a time when the US-based company is focussing on ramping up its business in India, which is its second largest market in terms of number of […]

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Use of race in political party’s name not objectionable: Election Commission of India

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Use of race in political party’s name not objectionable: Election Commission of India

CHENNAI(PTI): The Election Commission (EC) has told the Madras High Court that names of castes are not allowed to be added to the names of political parties, but there was no such bar on the name of a race. The submission was made before a bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice R […]

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Three Guinness World Records set during PM Modi’s birthday events: Union Minister

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Three Guinness World Records set during PM Modi’s birthday events: Union Minister

AHMEDABAD(PTI): Three world records were set at two events held to celebrate the 66th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Navsari in south Gujarat, Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said on Saturday. While one record-most persons (989) lighting earthen lamps within 30 seconds- was set Friday evening, another two feats were achieved today in […]

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Ink thrown at Union Health Minister JP Nadda by angry AIIMS Bhopal students

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Ink thrown at Union Health Minister JP Nadda by angry AIIMS Bhopal students

BHOPAL: Union Health Minister JP Nadda was thrown ink at by AIIMS Bhopal students who were protesting the poor facilities available at the medical institute. According to reports, over almost 50 students were protesting at AIIMS Bhopal. The students wanted to meet the Union Minister to tell him their grievances, but they were not allowed to […]

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He is a lawyer, I am an economist: Subramanian Swamy on why he’d make a better FM than Jaitley

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He is a lawyer, I am an economist: Subramanian Swamy on why he’d make a better FM than Jaitley

NEW DELHI(PTI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy believes he will be a better Finance Minister than the incumbent Arun Jaitley. “I am an economist. He is a lawyer. How can he be better than me?” Swamy, whose antagonism for Jaitley is open, said at an event here today. Swamy was replying to a query on whether […]

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Casinos are now ‘fait accompli’ of Goa govt: Manohar Parrikar

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Casinos are now ‘fait accompli’ of Goa govt: Manohar Parrikar

PANAJIM(PTI): In a major reversal of stand on the casino industry, Union Defence Minister and former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the industry cannot be disturbed as they are the “fait accompli” of the BJP-led state government. Addressing a group of core party workers in Panaji on Saturday in the presence of […]

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Working with Shabana Azmi a learning experience: Ashmit Patel

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Working with Shabana Azmi a learning experience: Ashmit Patel

Mumbai, Sep 17 – Actor Ashmit Patel, who will be seen in Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma, says working with veteran actress Shabana Azmi in the new TV show, is a great learning experience for him. Working with Amma (Shabana Azmi) is like a celebration for me. I am enjoying every bit […]

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Computer programme beats doctors at spotting brain cancer

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Computer programme beats doctors at spotting brain cancer

New York, Sep 17 – A computer programme developed by a team of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist has outperformed physicians in diagnosing brain cancer. The programme was nearly twice as accurate as two neuroradiologists in determining whether abnormal tissue seen on magnetic resonance images (MRI) were dead brain cells caused by radiation, called […]

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Opening day of IRFW ended with some glamour on runway

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Opening day of IRFW ended with some glamour on runway

New Delhi, Sep 17 – The opening day of seventh edition of India Runway Week ended with showstopper Mandana Karimi walking for designers Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh. She oomphed the runway with her confident walk and beautiful smile. Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh presented their collection titled ‘Dhaage’ at the fashion gala. […]

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