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 Stories dated 2019-11-21

'Modi Ji Ki Beti' grabs attention at NFDC Film Bazaar
Stimac calls for patience, says I-League as important as ISL
  • Stimac calls for patience, says I-League as important as ISL(16:36)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India national football coach Igor Stimac on Thursday made a surprise appearance at the launch of the 2019/20 season of the I-League that was held in New Delhi. Stimac brought out the I-League trophy at the end of the event after the teams for the new season had been introduced.
Sunny Leone buys stake in IPL Soccer
  • Sunny Leone buys stake in IPL Soccer(16:36)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Sunny Leone has bought a stake in the Leicester Galactos team of IPL Soccer, a celebrity-owned seven-a-side indoor football tournament held in the UK.
Echo Dot with Clock: Introduce grandma to Alexa in Hindi
Mission for full immunisation coverage to kick off Dec 2
Chinese fan in Mumbai to meet 'Vighnaharta Ganesh' actor Nishkarsh Dixit
Huawei Watch GT2 to arrive in India early next month
  • Huawei Watch GT2 to arrive in India early next month(16:26)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Huawei Consumer Business Group India is set to launch its upcoming smartwatch Huawei Watch GT2 with two week-long battery life in the country during the first week of December in two variants which will be priced between Rs 15,000-Rs 20,000.
Twitter users post funny comments on what they will tell their kids
Mamata opposes disinvestment, suggests all party meet
  • Mamata opposes disinvestment, suggests all party meet(16:10)
    Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Opposing disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said it was not a permanent solution and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consult experts and, if need be, call an all-party meeting on the issue.
BPCL ends 5.7% lower after govt stake sale announcement
  • BPCL ends 5.7% lower after govt stake sale announcement(16:06)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In a classic example of a popular investor strategy, 'buy on rumour and sell on news', Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) on Thursday ended 5.7 per cent lower at Rs 513.50 a share on the NSE after the government announced its divestment plans.
18,683 deaths in road accidents in Odisha in 4 years
Twitterati pays tributes to Nobel laureate Raman on death anniv
Bangladesh commemorates Liberation War martyrs
  • Bangladesh commemorates Liberation War martyrs(16:00)
    Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday observed Armed Forces Day paying glowing tributes to the Liberation War martyrs, who laid down their lives for the country's independence in 1971.
'The Panama Papers' offers many lessons to be learnt (Book Excerpts)
Sena-NCP-Congress alliance could be christened 'Maha Vikas Aghadi'
IFFI 2019: Panorama (Feature) Jury head Priyadarshan 'not pleased with content'
JNU row: ABVP demands HRD minister's resignation
  • JNU row: ABVP demands HRD minister's resignation(15:58)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) RSS' students wing ABVP on Thursday demanded the resignation of Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' over the proposed hostel fee hike in JNU.
No more amendments to Motor Vehicles Act: Govt
  • No more amendments to Motor Vehicles Act: Govt(15:54)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The government told the Lok Sabha on Thursday that it has no plans to bring more amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act while confirming that road accidents and fatalities have reduced.
Twitter users flay Pragya's nomination to parliamentary panel
  • Twitter users flay Pragya's nomination to parliamentary panel(15:48)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Twitter users posted humourous and sarcastic comments on Thursday on the nomination of Malegaon blast accused and BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur to a parliamentary committee on defence, recalling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that he won't be able to forgive her after a controversial statement.
Govt earns Rs 577 cr through challans under MVA: Gadkari
  • Govt earns Rs 577 cr through challans under MVA: Gadkari(15:48)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday informed the Lok Sabha that the number of road accidents and fatalities have reduced as well as the government has earned over Rs 577 crore revenue through challans since the implementation of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019.
This holiday season, delight your loved ones with gifts from Portico New York
  • This holiday season, delight your loved ones with gifts from Portico New York(15:48)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With the gifting season upon us, break free from the usual suspects by gifting your loved ones a thoughtful token that they will use and cherish. Portico New York, a premium bedding brand, prides itself on the ability to bring together innovation and creativity, thus elevating every piece of bedding into a valued possession for customers.
Clean air days in Delhi on rise: Javadekar to RS
  • Clean air days in Delhi on rise: Javadekar to RS(15:46)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The air quality in Delhi and nearby areas has repeatedly hit dangerous level after winter started setting in post Diwali but official data shows number of relatively clean air days are on the rise.
BHU Proctor meets students, hopeful of solution
  • BHU Proctor meets students, hopeful of solution(15:38)
    Varanasi, Nov 21 (IANS) The chief proctor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) O.P. Rai on Thursday met the agitating students and tried to convince them to give up their protests over the appointment of a Muslim professor in the Sanskrit Department.
Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka PM
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka PM(15:36)
    Colombo, Nov 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the island country's 23rd Prime Minister in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat here on Thursday.
Rajiv Gandhi assassin Robert Pyas to be released on parole