Following legal notice, Congress to settle dues of Kerala contractor

Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 : The Congress in Kerala has agreed to settle the outstanding dues of RS 2.8 crore of a contractor who built the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies at Neyyar Dam here. The move came after the contractor sent a legal notice to party President Sonia Gandhi. Despite several requests by Heather […]

Pakistan lobbying to stop India’s NSG bid

Islamabad, June 8 : Pakistan is lobbying “effectively and pro-actively” in all member countries of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) over India’s efforts to join the 48-member exclusive club, Pakistan’s top foreign affairs advisor has said. The advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, told the Senate that Pakistan’s “efforts towards non-discriminatory […]

US companies to invest $45 bn more in India: John Chambers

Washington, June 8 : Members of the US-India Business Council have already invested $28 billion in India since September 2014 and investment of another $45 billion is in the pipeline, council Chairman John Chambers told Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. “In September 2014, the USIBC members indicated an investment figure of $41 billion that was […]

Filmmakers seek apology from Nihalani

Mumbai, June 8 : The Indian Films and Television Directors Association on Wednesday asked censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani to apologize after he accused Anurag Kashyap of taking money from the AAP to make “Udta Punjab”. The Association, led by president Ashoke Pandit, demanded the apology after Nihalani suggested that Kashyap might have taken money […]

Yoga can help to overcome health disorders: Minister

New Delhi, June 8 : Yoga provides an effective way to overcome health disorders, a minister said on Wednesday. “Most modern day health problems are because of faulty lifestyle and yoga is an efficacious means to overcome these disorders,” Minister of State for AYUSH (Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Shripad […]

Nihalani censored ‘Udta Punjab’ on BJP’s order: Kejriwal

New Delhi, June 8 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday accused censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani of censoring Bollywood film “Udta Punjab” on the BJP’s direction. “Pahlaj Nihalani’s statement (linking co-producer Anurag Kashyap with the AAP) makes it amply clear he has stopped the film on BJP’s instructions,” the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) […]