Month: March 2019

Modi obsessed with self-promotion, floundering due to his arrogance: Rahul

Modi obsessed with self-promotion, floundering due to his arrogance: Rahul

March 31, 2019 10:32 pm

New Delhi : As the race for the Lok Sabha polls heats up, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has claimed that Narendra Modi is more a “publicity minister” than a prime minister and he is floundering because of his arrogance. In an interview to PTI, Gandhi said the prime minister’s behaviour betrays a “sense of panic” […]

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18 children hurt as tornado hits China

March 31, 2019 10:18 pm

Beijing: A powerful tornado hit a playground in China’s central Henan province on Sunday, injuring 18 children, official media reported. A video clip carried by official media outlets showed people fleeing as the tornado blew away a trampoline at a scenic spot in Yucheng county at around 3:00 PM (local time). Eighteen children were injured […]

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Iconic Chandan cinema closed for renovation

Iconic Chandan cinema closed for renovation

March 31, 2019 10:09 pm

Mumbai: The iconic single screen theatre Chandan Cinema, located in suburban Juhu, has shutdown its operation with Akshay Kumar’s “Kesari” being the last film to release here. The single-screen theatre has been closed for the renovation and will reopen after three years, owner of the cinema hall, Sameer Joshi, said. A number of single-screen theatres […]

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Hemingway legacy writes unifying chapter for US, Cuba: lawmaker

Hemingway legacy writes unifying chapter for US, Cuba: lawmaker

March 31, 2019 10:04 pm

Havana: Earest Hemingway’s legacy helps to bring Americans and Cubans together, an American congressman said as he opened an archive at the legendary writer’s onetime home in Havana, despite tensions between the two nations. “Hemingway is once again serving to unite Americans and Cubans,” Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern said at the ceremony on Saturday at […]

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PSU bank mergers: BoB, Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank send proposal to govt for approval

BoB is now third largest lender as Dena, Vijaya merger take

March 31, 2019 9:42 pm

Mumbai: State-run Bank of Baroda is catapulting itself for a larger play in the system with the merger of Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank with itself from Monday. The government-forced merger, announced last in September, creates the third largest bank in the country after State Bank of India and HDFC Bank. This is second merger […]

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Amy Jackson expecting first child

Amy Jackson expecting first child

March 31, 2019 9:33 pm

Mumbai: Actor-model Amy Jackson on Sunday announced that she and her fiance, London-based businessman George Panayiotou, are expecting their first child together. Amy took to Instagram to share the news with her fans. “I’ve been waiting to shout it from the roof tops, and today, being Mother’s Day, it couldn’t be a more perfect time… […]

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Warm Sunday in Delhi, maximum temperate at 34.3 degrees Celsius

Warm Sunday in Delhi, maximum temperate at 34.3 degrees Celsius

March 31, 2019 9:25 pm

New Delhi: It was a warm Sunday in the national capital, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.3 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature was recorded at 21 degrees Celsius, three notches above the normal for this time of the year. The humidity level oscillated […]

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Amid poll panel's gag order, Yogi to visit Ayodhya

BJP has two ways of dealing with terrorists — bullet & bomb: Adityanath

March 31, 2019 9:16 pm

Ghaziabad/Greater Noida: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hit out at the Opposition for seeking evidence of the Balakot airstrike, alleging that only two factions were “pained” by the post-Pulwama retaliation — Pakistan and the Opposition. “Pakistan was counting the dead bodies of terrorists. At that time, our Opposition was asking questions about the airstrike. […]

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SP-rank officer to lead CRPF convoys in Kashmir; maximum 40 vehicles at one time

SP-rank officer to lead CRPF convoys in Kashmir; maximum 40 vehicles at one time

March 31, 2019 6:33 pm

New Delhi: CRPF convoys moving to and from the Kashmir Valley will now be commandeered by a higher SP-rank officer and a single motorcade will not have more than 40 vehicles at any point of time, the paramilitary force has ordered in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 troops during a […]

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Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy quits Congress, to join BJP

Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy quits Congress, to join BJP

March 31, 2019 6:30 pm

Hyderabad: In yet another setback to the Congress in Telangana, its senior leader and former MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy Sunday resigned from the party and announced his decision to join the BJP. In his resignation letter sent to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Sudhakar Reddy, a former secretary of AICC, said, “Unfortunately the traditions and values […]

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