One of the biggest critics of the demonetisation step announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and in the face of another major step to be taken regarding the economy of the nation, she has once again spoken out in protest.
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With the new track 'Pyar Ho', the leading pair is set to show their sizzling and fiery chemistry which has grabbed everyone's attention. The...
A special CBI court on Wednesday allowed Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea to officially file a complaint against Byculla Prison officials after she was allegedly beaten and threatened with sexual assault following prison riots.
The death of a 45-year-old woman prisoner Manju Govind Shette triggered protests in the Byculla Prison, and Indrani was among the 200 inmates of the women's prison that were booked for rioting.
Indrani appeared in court on Wednesday after she submitting an application...
The general expectations from a Salman Khan movie are pretty stagnant and basic. The movie will have some mindblowing action, chartbuster masala songs, Salman's bare-chested body, few classic dialogues, a beautiful damsel in distress and massive box office collections. The audience and the critics don't expect more than this. 'Tubelight' was exactly none of it and maybe this didn't go too well with anyone because of some solid preconceived notions about a typical 'Salman Khan Film'.
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Loan growth in the country is expected to pick up to 15 per cent in 2017-18, from 9.1 per cent in the previous fiscal, as demonetisation shock fades, says a report.According to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report, loan growth in the country is now at a historic low and is expected to bottom out."Our BofAML liquidity model forecasts that loan growth will pick up to 15 per cent from 9.1 per cent in 2016-17 as the demonetisation shock works itself out," BofAML said in a note.
The report further...
In its attempt to become power surplus and increase the share of renewable energy, the Bihar government has planned to set up a nuclear plant of around 3,000 MW capacity at Rajauli in Nawada district, a senior minister said today.
"We have embarked on the growth path. We want to be self-reliant in the power sector. Apart from the other sources of energy, we have also planned to set up nearly 3,000 MW of nuclear capacity in Bihar," Industries Minister Jai Kumar Singh said.
Singh was speaking...
[caption id="attachment_187141" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Rs 90 crore in the international market, which was smuggled from Pakistan, along the International Border in Ferozepur sector of Punjab.[/caption]
BSF on Friday seized 18 kg of contraband suspected to be heroin worth Rs 90 crore in the international market, which was smuggled from Pakistan, along the International Border in Ferozepur sector of Punjab.
The value of seized drug is Rs 90 crore in the international market, a BSF spokesman said.
At about 0515 hours on Friday, suspicious movement of Pakistani miscreants was observed near International Border (IB) ahead of Border Security Fence in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Karnail Singh Wala in Ferozepur Sector, Border Security Force (BSF) DIG R S Kataria Deputy Inspector General (DIG) said.
A search operation ahead of Border Security fence was carried out by a BSF party and 18 packets (approximately 18 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be heroin, Pakistan made plastic pipe and a pair shoes were recovered in between International Border and Border Security Fence, he said.
Keeping in view the vulnerability of border due to harvesting season and heightened activities of smugglers on border, Anil Paliwal, Inspector General of BSF Punjab Frontier has issued operational guidelines to all the Sectors under Punjab Frontier for further strengthening the border domination so as to effectively check activities of anti-national Elements on Punjab border with Pakistan, the DIG said.
R K Thapa, BSF DIG of Ferozepur sector has directed Field Commanders to maintain extra vigil on border to thwart theattempts of anti-national elements.
Tactical Operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of the smugglers, Kataria said.