Month: November 2018

Militants kill 6 Pak soldiers in Balochistan near Iran

Philippines finds interest in jackfruits of Jharkhand

November 30, 2018 9:10 pm

Ranchi: Philippines on Friday evinced interest in collaborating with Jharkhand in the trade of jackfruit, which the state produces in abundance. Philippines is famous for producing coconut, pineapple, banana, rice and sugar cane and also developing cocoa and coffee, Deputy Chief of the country’s embassy, Arvin R D Leon, said. “Jharkhand produces jackfruit in huge […]

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Robert Vadra appears before ED in PMLA case probe

ED summons Robert Vadra in money laundering probe on Bikaner land scam case

November 30, 2018 8:52 pm

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, in connection with its money laundering probe in a land scam case in Rajasthan’s border city of Bikaner, officials said Friday. They added that Vadra was asked to appear before the investigating officer (IO) of the case next week […]

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Punjab beat Delhi by 10 wickets for season's maiden win

Punjab beat Delhi by 10 wickets for season’s maiden win

November 30, 2018 8:35 pm

New Delhi: Punjab pummelled Delhi by 10 wickets for their maiden win of the season here Friday while handing the hosts their first Ranji Trophy loss at home in five years. With Punjab controlling the game from day one, it was only a matter of time before they scored an outright win, fetching seven points. […]

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Militants kill 6 Pak soldiers in Balochistan near Iran

World Cup winning Springbok Drotske shot in robbery

November 30, 2018 8:16 pm

Johannesburg: Former Springbok hooker Naka Drotske was in critical condition in hospital on Friday after being shot during an armed robbery outside the South African capital Pretoria. The 47-year-old, a member of the 1995 World Cup winning squad, was at his brother’s property in Kameeldrift when three men broke into the house on Thursday evening, […]

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Noida park commemorating martyrs, freedom fighters to open on Aug 15

UrbanClap raises $50 mn in funding led by Steadview, Vy Capital

November 30, 2018 7:32 pm

New Delhi: UrbanClap, a managed marketplace for home services, Friday said it has raised USD 50 million in funding led by Steadview Capital and existing investor Vy Capital. Besides, the company is facilitating a secondary sale of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and stocks worth about USD 4 million for its employees and early angels. […]

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Assam man in Pakistan jail

Mumbai youth caught with drugs near Goa’s Calangute beach

November 30, 2018 7:02 pm

Panaji: A Mumbai resident was Friday arrested near North Goa’s Calangute beach for allegedly possessing drugs, a senior police official said. Reagan Raymond Couto (21), a resident of Andheri in Mumbai, was held during a raid after police got information that he would be near Calangute beach to deliver a consignment of drugs, Inspector Jivba […]

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Sacked for fixing, Ejaz Ahmed junior now appointed coach by PCB

Sacked for fixing, Ejaz Ahmed junior now appointed coach by PCB

November 30, 2018 6:55 pm

Karachi: Fired four years ago following allegations of match-fixing, Ejaz Ahmed junior has been controversially appointed head coach of the Pakistan squad for the Asian Emerging Nations Cup, to be held in Karachi and Colombo in December. The Pakistan Cricket Board’s move raised eyebrows but a PCB official insisted Ahmed was already doing coaching in […]

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When an Indian sex worker's tale brought Bill Gates to tears!

When an Indian sex worker’s tale brought Bill Gates to tears!

November 30, 2018 6:49 pm

New Delhi: Bill Gates during one of his several visits to India as part of the AIDS prevention programme of the Gates Foundation couldn’t hold back his tears on hearing the story of a sex worker whose daughter committed suicide after being harassed and ostracised by her schoolmates, says a new book. Ashok Alexander, who […]

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Shah Rukh holding sword, not kirpan in 'Zero' poster: Makers

Shah Rukh holding sword, not kirpan in ‘Zero’ poster: Makers

November 30, 2018 6:43 pm

Mumbai: The makers of “Zero” told the Bombay High Court Friday that lead actor Shah Rukh Khan was holding a sword and not a ‘kirpan’ in the movie’s poster and trailer. A division bench of Justices B P Dharmadhikari and S V Kotwal was hearing a petition filed by advocateAmritpal Singh Khalsa, claiming that the […]

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Amazon Prime Video announces new original series 'Four More Shots Please!'

Amazon Prime Video announces new original series ‘Four More Shots Please!’

November 30, 2018 6:35 pm

Mumbai: Amazon Prime Video Friday announced their upcoming Original series titled “Four More Shots Please!” The series revolves around the lives of four young urban Indian women. In the first season, this 10-part comedy, drama and romance series is anchored in the unceasing friendship between the four women and revolves around their relationships, work-life conflicts, […]

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