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Posts published in “Day: September 24, 2020”

Tatas, Jubilant eye CCD vending biz

Tata Group, India’s biggest conglomerate, and Jubilant Food-Works (which owns the franchise for Domino’s and Dunkin’ Donuts in India), are weighing a bid for Coffee…

Harley-Davidson cuts short solo India ride

American cult bike maker Harley-Davidson has decided to shut down its India factory as business remains sluggish and sales are hard to come by. The…

Mini Lok Sabha session saw record productivity

Adjourned sine die eight days ahead of its scheduled duration, the curtailed monsoon session of Lok Sabha witnessed a record 167% productivity with several key…

Akademi winner turns labourer to sustain family

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar winner Navnath Gore is trapped by circumstance in the very trials his characters endure in the pages of his award-winning debut…

Congress kicks off campaign against farm bills

Congress on Thursday kicked off its nation-wide campaign against the farm bills passed by Parliament earlier this week and referred to them as “anti-farmer, unconstitutional…

Three-day ‘rail roko’ in Punjab disrupts services

Farmers in Punjab on Thursday began their three-day ‘rail roko’ protest against the recently-passed farm bills, forcing the Railways to suspend several trains to avoid…

UP to name & shame sex offenders

The UP government is planning ‘Operation Durachari’, to be launched soon for naming and shaming habitual offenders in the cases of crime against women. Chief…

Covid-19: Active cases fall but positivity rises

The seven-day rolling average growth rate in active cases of Covid-19 in India has slipped into the negative helped by recoveries exceeding daily new cases…

Top N-scientist Sekhar Basu dies of Covid

Eminent nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu died of Covid-19 in a Kolkata hospital early Thursday, bringing the curtain down on a career that saw him championing…

Investors poorer by Rs 11.31 lakh cr in 6 days

Investors lost a whopping Rs 11,31,815.5 cr in six days of market declines, with concerns over economic recovery sapping risk appetite. Falling for sixth straight…

Remembering Jones: Knocks that made him a star

The news of former Australian cricketer Dean Jones passing away in Mumbai on Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest has left the world stunned. Jones…

Mamata: Each Puja committee to get Rs 50,000

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a grant of Rs 50,000 to each Durga Puja committee in the state. Announcing a slew of…

Centre: Airlines free to set baggage limit

The Centre on Thursday freed airlines to fix their own baggage allowance, thereby allowing more space for competition and addition of another revenue stream. The…

IPL: KL Rahul leads KXIP to 97-run win over RCB

Skipper KL Rahul’s sublime hundred was the highlight of an all-round performance as Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by a whopping 97-run margin…

No, Yogi never made this remark on Muslim women

A video has been doing the rounds where West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee claims than Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said that…

Harley-Davidson discontinues operations in India

The announcement comes two months after Harley unveiled a strategy to shift focus back to more profitable motorcycles and core markets such as the United…

Sonet’s top variant Rs 1.25L costlier than Venue

Kia Sonet GTX+ variant, however, holds an edge over Hyundai Venue SX+ in terms of features. Segment-first seat ventilation, inbuilt air purifier with virus filter,…

‘Package solution needed for UNSC expansion’

China, which has been stonewalling India’s entry into the UN Security Council, on Thursday said there were “enormous divisions” on reforms to expand the premier…

Dean Jones, 59, passes away after cardiac arrest

Former Australian batsman and well-known commentator Dean Jones passed away on Thursday afternoon after a cardiac arrest. Jones was in Mumbai as part of the…

Sushant case: NCB summons to Rakul Preet Singh

The NCB officials are at Rakul Preet Singh’s residence to serve her summons in connection with the drug probe in Sushant Singh Rajput death case.…

PM Modi asks Virat Kohli about Yo-Yo test

Skipper Virat Kohli explained how the Yo-Yo test helped the Indian cricketers achieve high-level fitness when Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him about the mandatory…

Class 12 compartmentnal results by Oct 10: CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will declare the compartment results for Class 12 students on…

Elgar case: SC refuses to hear Sudha’s bail plea

The Supreme Court Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking bail to lawyer and activist Sudha Bharadwaj, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon Bhima case…

Kangana’s latest dig at Maharashtra govt, BMC

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut continued her war of words with the ruling Maharashtra government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday morning after it…

Nepal plans to conduct census in Kalapani areas

After its recent move to include the map showing Lipulekh, Limpiyadhura and Kalapani areas of Pithoragarh in its school textbooks as well as on coins,…

How US presidential election compares to India

The US presidential election is just around the corner. With 214,109,367 registered voters, the election is expected to be a massive affair, it will be…

NCB summons Abigail Pande & Sanam Johar again

After the recent reports of alleged drug peddlar Karamjeet naming almost 20 celebs in the drug nexus, TV couple Abigail Pande and Sanam Johar are…

Will enter politics only if …: Ex- Bihar DGP

“People have been coming to me in large numbers from Begusarai, Sitamarhi, Shahpur and several other districts, telling me that if I wish to enter…