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Mumbai: Serious differences emerged on Saturday in the Congress party over the issue of extending support to the Shiv Sena for the post of Mayor after a hung house was thrown up in the recent elections to the country's richest civic body, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation. AICC General Secretary and senior most Congress leader Gurudas Kamat raised "strong objections" to even any discussion of a tie-up ...
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday ruled out an alliance with the Congress Party to achieve a majority in the Brihanmumbai Municipality Corporation (BMC)."BJP won't ally with Congress at any point or at any cost. Whoever wants to go with them, can go, we won't say a single word," Fadnavis said.The chief minister also hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his transparent ...
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Half-centuries by Aditya Tare and Siddhesh Lad coupled with an excellent bowling performance enable Mumbai to defeat defending champions Gujarat by 98 runs in a Group C match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Saturday. Asked to bat first, Mumbai notched up 273/9 in their alotted 50 overs. Tare top scored with 83 runs off 81 balls which included 13 hits to the fence. Lad scored ...
London: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India aspires to be a more open economy and stay away from protectionism. "An aspirational India poised to be more open and less protectionist," Jaitley said in his lecture on 'Transforming India: Vision for the Next Decade' at the London School of Economics, adding that country's "emphasis is on infrastructure and rural sectors." The ...
[India], Feb. 25(ANI): Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that India has nearly lost Kashmir."I have written five columns, I have written it on different dates. But if you read the five columns together you will get that sinking feeling that Kashmir is nearly lost. Many of you may not believe me, but Kashmir is nearly lost today," he said.Chidambaram said that Dalits and minorities ...
[India], Feb 21 (ANI): A day after an Indian-origin engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in Kansas, dozens of people held a candlelight vigil at Mother Teresa's statue here, seeking justice against the hate crime.Number of people gathered here holding placard which stated that, "We do not support politics of hate."Referring the incident very upsetting, Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) leader ...
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh aims to raise its annual bilateral trade with Canada to $5.0 billion by 2022 from the current $2.0 billion, a senior government official said on Saturday. Bangladesh is the second-largest importer of Canadian food grains and other agricultural products in South Asia. Since January 2003, Canada has allowed duty-free access to Bangladeshi products, in particular ready-made ...
[India], Feb. 25(ANI): Malaysian Police said they will conduct a sweep of the terminal at Kuala Lumpur's International Airport, where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother Kim Jong Nam was killed, to check for possible traces of the toxic chemical suspected to have been used in the attack.According to local media reports, the sweep will involve officers from the police's chemical, biological, ...
M.K Stalin, Working President of the DMK, stole the show at the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Saturday. Bringing an end to the political impasse, the Governor had earlier sworn in Sasikala’s pick, Edapadi Palani, as the Chief Minister and scheduled a confidence vote. With 11 MLAs and other senior AIADMK leaders pledging support for the rival O.Paneerselvam camp, there was much anticipation about what ...
Every time a woman is sexually attacked in India, three things happen: various media outlets compete over getting the scoop and describing the incident in the greatest voyeuristic detail, a series of discussions are sparked off about women’s safety in India, and then the debate begins over who is to blame.When the woman in question is famous – an actor in the film industry, for instance – the ...
Citigroup Inc on Friday said that U.S. government and regulatory agencies are investigating the bank's hiring practices. U.S. agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, are looking into whether or not the bank hired candidates "referred by or related to foreign government officials" over other candidates, the filing said. "Citigroup is cooperating with the investigations ...
By Marcy Nicholson and Maytaal Angel NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold reached its highest in 3-1/2 months on Friday as the dollar fell to a one-week low after the new U.S. Treasury chief poured cold water on the "Trumpflation trade" that had boosted the greenback this year. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that any steps U.S. President Donald Trump's administration takes on policy ...
[India], Feb.25 (ANI): Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda recently inaugurated the first-ever cashless cancer hospital at the Guwahati Medical College here in presence of Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.Health standards in the region have come down over the years, and in this regard, the Centre has initiated the establishment of various medical colleges ...
[Germany], Feb 25 (ANI): People experiencing anxiety disorders, we have got some bad news for you.According to a recent study, Mental, social and inherited factors all play a role in anxiety disorders.The journal was published in journal Molecular Psychiatry.A research team from Julius-Maximilians-Universitat Würzburg (JMU) describes a hitherto unknown genetic pathway for developing such diseases. ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman and senior IAS officer Sudhir Kumar was arrested on Friday in connection with the BSSC exam paper leak matter.As many as six people have been arrested so far in connection with the matter.The paper was leaked on February 8, following which the exam was cancelled.Secretary of Bihar Staff Selection Commission Parmeshwar Ram was detained by the Patna Police after ...
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is inviting applications from eligible candidates for 110 permanent posts in Indian Forest Service through a preliminary examination as part of Indian Civil Services. Important Dates: Starting Date to Apply Online: 22-02-2017. Closing Date to Apply Online: 17-03-2017. Last Date for Payment of Fee through Cash: 16-03-2017. Last Date for Payment of ...

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