Day: February 25, 2019

AIIMS doctors to check Parrikar in Goa: CMO

Panaji :  A team of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi will arrive in Goa on Sunday evening to attend to ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, an official in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said, dismissing rumours that he was in a […]


Delhi govt to raise MSP for wheat, paddy crops

New Delhi :  The Delhi government has finalised a mechanism to raise the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat and paddy crops based on the recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee report, officials said on Sunday. Development Minister Gopal Rai has directed his department to prepare a cabinet note for […]

Militant, police officer killed in encounter in J&K’s Kulgam

Srinagar : A militant and a police officer were killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Turigam area of Kulgam district following information about the presence of […]

Herd mentality not healthy: Pritam on remaking old songs

Mumbai :  Pritam believes a well-recreated song is not a problem but it is unhealthy when the industry follows a “herd mentality” as it degrades the quality of the music produced. Off late, Bollywood has churned out several remixes, with every film having one recreated track. “Anything done well […]

Rupee gains 16 paise against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai :  The rupee firmed 14 paise to 70.98 against the dollar in opening trade Monday after the greenback came under pressure against some currencies amid foreign fund inflows and a higher opening of domestic equity markets. Forex dealers said weakness in the dollar against some other currencies overseas […]

Sensex jumps over 100 pts, Nifty above 10,800 level

Mumbai : Stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade Monday, with the BSE Sensex reclaiming the 36,000-mark by surging over 100 points on heavy foreign fund inflows and increased buying by domestic institutional investors. Asian markets were also trading in the green after US President Donald Trump announced […]

2 arrested for printing fake currency notes in UP

Muzaffarnagar :  Two people have been arrested for allegedly printing fake Indian currency notes in a village in Shamli district during a raid by Delhi Police, officials said Monday. Mehtab and Jabbar were arrested in Bhasani village under the Thana Bhawan police station limits on Sunday, SHO Sandeep Balyan […]

Abhishek Kapoor’s next comedy-drama ‘Sharaabi’

Mumbai  :  Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor has announced his next directorial, “Sharaabi”, a comic drama about a dysfunctional alcoholic. The film will be in collaboration with Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and Pragya Kapoor’s Guy in the Sky Pictures. “Bhushanji and I have been talking of a collaboration for quite some time […]

No report of any violence in Arunachal Pradesh: Police

Itanagar : There was no report of any violence from anywhere in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday even as the indefinite curfew imposed in Itanagar and Naharlagun and the suspension of internet services remained in force, police said.Arunachal Pradesh witnessed massive violence for three days from Friday over the Joint […]

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