Mehbooba never an opportunist daughter: Former PDP minister Javed Mustafa Mir

By Shamshad Ali New Delhi, Jan 22 : The fact that Mehbooba Mufti refused to take oath as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir immmediately after the death of her father, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, proves that she is not poewr-hungry, a former PDP minister has said. “Mehboobaji’s refusal to be sworn in immediately after […]

President condoles Mrinalini Sarabhai’s death

New Delhi, January 22 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday condoled the death of renowned Bharatnatyam dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai, saying the void created by her demise “will be difficult to fill”. “Demise of Mrinalini Sarabhai leaves a void in the world of creativity and performing arts which will be difficult to fill,” he tweeted. “Mrinalini […]

Bloomberg, Business Broadcast News let licensing accord lapse

Mumbai, Jan 22 : Media giants Bloomberg and Business Broadcast News on Friday announced that their media licensing agreement will lapse at the end of the contracted period on March 31, 2016, after seven years of partnership. Both parties have mutually agreed to allow the licensing agreement to lapse, and to pursue their respective new […]

Chandy assures murdered politician’s widow help in CBI probe

Kozhikode, Jan 22 : The widow of a communist leader in Kerala, who was murdered in 2012, claimed on Friday that she has been promised help by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in initiating a CBI probe into the conspiracy behind the killing. “He has assured me that all steps that the state government needs to […]

India to be fastest growing big economy in 2016: UN

New Delhi, Jan 22 : India will be the fastest growing big economy in the world in 2016, a United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 report said on Friday. “India’s economy, which accounts for over 70 percent of South Asia’s GDP, is projected to grow by 7.3 percent in 2016 and 7.5 percent […]