AIADMK decides on Sasikala as General Secretary

[Chennai: V K Sasikala pays tribute to late J Jayalalithaa after she was appointed as AIADMK General Secretary through a resolution passed by the party’s General Council, at Poes Garden in Chennai on Thursday. /PTI] Chennai, Dec 29 : Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Thursday passed a resolution that V.K. Sasikala, a close aide of […]

Demonetisation, piracy result in average box office for Bollywood

By Uma Ramasubramanian and Sandeep Sharma Mumbai, Dec 29 : Only eight out of the approximately 230 Hindi films released in 2016 surpassed the glorified Rs 100 crore ($14.5 million) club in India, giving the industry only a total tally of around Rs 2,700 crore, according to industry insiders. This, in a year when the […]

Baijal is new Delhi L-G, AAP hopes for better equation

New Delhi, Dec 29 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday accepted Delhi’s Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung’s resignation and appointed Anil Baijal as his successor. Delhi Tourism and Culture Minister Kapil Mishra welcomed Baijal’s appointment as Delhi’s Lt. Governor and said he was hopeful of cooperation from the new Lt. Governor. “I welcome his (Baijal’s) appointment. […]

Short-covering, strengthened rupee buoy Indian equity markets

Mumbai, Dec 29 : Short-covering on the back of futures and options (F&O) expiry and a rupee appreciation buoyed the Indian equity markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday. Besides, budgetary expectations and value buying enhanced investors’ risk-taking appetite, though negative global cues hampered the upward movement. The key indices traded in the green, […]

AIADMK decides on Sasikala as General Secretary

Chennai, Dec 29 : Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Thursday passed a resolution that V.K. Sasikala, a close aide of the late Chief Minister and party leader J. Jayalalithaa, is the only person fit to become the party’s General Secretary. The party’s General Council passed the resolution at its meeting here earlier in the morning. […]

Hollywood Royalty gone: Celebrities remember Debbie Reynolds

Los Angeles, Dec 29 : A day after her famous daughter Carrie Fisher died, screen legend Debbie Reynolds took her last breath. The Hollywood fraternity is in a state of shock that one of the “last Hollywood royalty” is gone. Reynolds died on Wednesday afternoon after she suffered a stroke. She was rushed to the […]