“Mahatma Gandhi Synonymous With Simplicity,” Says PM Modi

PM Modi interacts with film personalities at an event to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. New Delhi:  At an event to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he was synonymous with simplicity and his thoughts reverberate far and wide. “Gandhi is synonymous with simplicity. His thoughts reverberate … Read more“Mahatma Gandhi Synonymous With Simplicity,” Says PM Modi

Three held in Gujarat for murder of ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader

The three suspects arrested in Surat on Saturday. (Express photo) A DAY after Kamlesh Tiwari, former working president of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, was killed in Lucknow, three persons, including a cleric, were arrested in Surat on Saturday. While two others were detained, they were freed after questioning. Maulana Mohsin Sheikh (24), Rashid Ahmed … Read moreThree held in Gujarat for murder of ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader

Black School Guard Loses Job For Asking Student To Not Use N-Word

Hundreds of students at Marlon Anderson’s school left their classrooms and marched in his support. When a disruptive student called him the n-word multiple times, Wisconsin high school security assistant Marlon Anderson repeated the epithet while condemning its use. For that, Anderson said, he lost his job. Days after the exchange between the security guard … Read moreBlack School Guard Loses Job For Asking Student To Not Use N-Word

“Scaring People With Income Tax, CBI”: Siddaramaiah Hits Out At BJP

“The central government led by BJP is targeting Congress and its leaders,” Siddaramaiah alleged. Mysore:  Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Saturday accused Chief Minister Yediyurappa of indulging in vendetta politics and said that the central agencies were being misused to target opposition leaders. “BS Yediyurappa, right after taking oath as the Chief Minister, … Read more“Scaring People With Income Tax, CBI”: Siddaramaiah Hits Out At BJP

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Family says conspiracy, demands NIA probe

The Hindu Mahasabha leader was shot at by unidentified men in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI) Alleging a conspiracy behind his killing, Kamlesh Tiwari’s family said that he had made repeated requests for his security to be upgraded — the last one was reportedly sent just a few days ago — but no action was taken. … Read moreKamlesh Tiwari murder: Family says conspiracy, demands NIA probe

India-US Trade Negotiations Going In “Full Speed”: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman expressed hope that India-US trade talks will conclude soon. Washington:  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said negotiations between India and the United States on a trade deal are going on in “full speed” and expressed hope that it will conclude soon. The ongoing trade deal negotiations briefly came up for discussion … Read moreIndia-US Trade Negotiations Going In “Full Speed”: Nirmala Sitharaman

Office realty leasing rises 30%, on track to beat last year high

Mumbai: Robust demand for office spaces has pushed commercial property leasing in the first three quarters of 2019 by 30% from a year ago, taking it closer to entire 2018’s performance and making sure that this year surpasses the peak touched last year. Driven by tech corporates — accounting for about a third of the … Read moreOffice realty leasing rises 30%, on track to beat last year high

Soha Ali Khan on daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu: She loves all festivals

Soha Ali Khan has said that her two-year-old daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu takes a keen interest in celebrating all Indian festivals, be it Holi, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Eid or Ganapati festival. “She (Inaaya) had great fun on Holi and Eid and Raksha Bandhan when we dressed her in new clothes. On Diwali, I will tell … Read moreSoha Ali Khan on daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu: She loves all festivals

BSF officer’s death: ‘If the river is not safe for BSF, it is not safe for fishermen’

Achintya Mondal outside his house in Sirachar village, West Bengal. (Express photo) Sitting in front of his mud-house in the border village of Sirachar, in Murshidabad district, fisherman Bikash Mondal (32) considers himself lucky to be alive. He was one of the three fishermen detained by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on October 17, after … Read moreBSF officer’s death: ‘If the river is not safe for BSF, it is not safe for fishermen’

Will prepare blueprint for companies looking beyond China: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

WASHINGTON: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said she will prepare a blueprint for international companies that are looking beyond China to make India as their preferred investment destination. She said industry leaders who are contemplating getting their businesses out of China are “definitely considering India is the pitch “. Therefore, she said, it … Read moreWill prepare blueprint for companies looking beyond China: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The door opens for Shahbaz Nadeem

Three days ago, Shahbaz Nadeem was at the Alur grounds just outside Bengaluru, turning out for Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. On Saturday, he became India’s 296th Test cricketer, incredibly handed a debut on his home ground. Nadeem was added to the squad late on Friday, after Kuldeep Yadav complained of pain in the … Read moreThe door opens for Shahbaz Nadeem

India To Invest $1.4 Trillion In Infrastructure, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the annual meeting of IMF in Washington. Washington:  As part of its goal to become a $5 trillion economy by 2024, India plans to spend $1.4 trillion on its infrastructure in the next five years, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. Addressing the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund … Read moreIndia To Invest $1.4 Trillion In Infrastructure, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

New technology at brick kilns helps Punjab’s fight against pollution: 70% cut in emissions

At an Induced Draft brick kiln in Sarabha village of Ludhiana. (Express photo: Gurmeet Singh) After grappling for decades with its 2,800-odd polluting brick kilns, Punjab has got most of them to switch to a new technology, thereby cutting emissions by an estimated 70 per cent. After a few initial hiccups, officials of the state … Read moreNew technology at brick kilns helps Punjab’s fight against pollution: 70% cut in emissions

On Air, US Talk Show Host Offers Trump $1 Million To Resign

“The exact opposite is true. The man is constantly for sale,” Bill Maher said on his show. Washington:  Taking his criticism of US President Donald Trump to a new height, American comedian and political commentator, Bill Maher, during Friday’s episode of his talk show, went on to offer a million dollars to him for resigning … Read moreOn Air, US Talk Show Host Offers Trump $1 Million To Resign

Kolkata Theatre Professor, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Arrested

Sudipto Chatterjee had expressed “shock” over the allegations against him. Kolkata:  Renowned Bengali filmmaker and theatre personality Sudipto Chatterjee, accused of rape and sexual assault, has been sent to two-day policy custody by a court in Kolkata, the police said. Sudipto Chatterjee, a well-known drama teacher, was arrested late on Friday after two FIRs by … Read moreKolkata Theatre Professor, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Arrested

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