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It’ll be cool to have “Charlie’s Angels” in India: Anushka

Mumbai: Anushka Sharma feels it will beinteresting if films on the lines of “Charlie’s Angels” with actresses doing action sequences are made in Bollywood. The “NH 10” star, who plays the role of a wrestler in her upcoming film “Sultan” said to have an all female cast in an action project would be interesting. “Wrestling

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Tatas, Starbucks say cheers to partnership beyond India

Stattle/Mumbai: Tatas and Starbucks on Monday announced a host of new initiatives, including the inclusion of single-origin coffee from India in its outlets abroad, bring the brand to Vistara airlines and take Himalayan mineral water to Asia Pacific markets. “For the first time, Starbucks will offer a single-origin coffee from India in the US, giving

Trump rakes up Clinton’s Indian donations issue

Washington: Attacking his Democratic rivalHillary Clinton over donations to her family foundation, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has alleged that she received funds from Indian political leaders and institutions to vote for the Indo-US civil nuclear deal. Released by the Trump campaign in form of a 35-page booklet, none of these allegations are new

Nokia appoints Sanjay Malik India head

Mumbai: Nokia today announced theappointment of Sanjay Malik as the head of Indian market, effective August 1. Malik is currently Head of Network Implementation (NI) at Nokia Global Services and is credited with efficiently driving growth and delivering strong performance both in terms of revenue and operational efficiency, the company said in a statement here.

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Uber rolls out upfront fares in India, US

New Delhi: Cab-hailing app Uber today said it will now present its riders in the US and in some parts of India with ‘upfront fare’, making it easier for customers to see how much they will have to pay for a ride. The fare will be calculated on the basis of expected travel time, distance,

India is biggest threat to Pakistan: Bajwa

Islamabad: India poses the “biggest threat”to Pakistan which has forced the country to make its defence mechanism ‘India-specific’, a top Pakistan army official has said. Pakistan Army spokesperson Asim Bajwa said that efforts are going on to engage India. However, the long-standing issue of Kashmir is the cause of tensions between the two nations, he

SAP Labs launches start-up accelerator in India

Bengaluru: Enterprise application software behemoth SAP Labs India on Thursday launched accelerator program SAP Start-up Studio, aimed at providing mentoring, infrastructure and technology support to early-stage start-ups. “India is home to the fastest growing ecosystem of start-ups and one of the most fertile grounds for new businesses. The aim of SAP Start-up Studio is to

Team from India to participate in NASA competition

Houston: A team of 13 Indian engineeringstudents, including four girls, will participate in NASA’s prestigious global competition to build and design remotely operated vehicles from scratch. The team named ‘Screwdrivers’ from Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management, Mumbai, will compete against 40 other teams from countries like China, Scotland, Russia, USA, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, Norway,

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India offers fully-funded courses to Commonwealth citizens

London: India has started fully-funded training courses for Commonwealth citizens across a range of areas, including rural development, renewable energy and IT, under a programme that aims to build capacity in member countries. The courses are sponsored by India and delivered by institutions through the Indian Technical and Economic (ITEC) Programme. ITEC is part of the

China,India can join hands to tackle urban pollution

Shanghai: China is ready to share advancedtechnology, experiences, as well as ‘green’ practices with India to counter the effects of environmental degradation, such as air pollution, caused by the economic development of cities, a top Shanghai foreign affairs official has said. “It is a fact that environmental pollution is a challenge for cities around the

India puts into orbit Cartosat, 19 other satellites

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Wednesday morning successfully put into orbit its own Cartosat earth observation satellite and 19 other satellites, including one belonging to the Google company Terra Bella. With this India successfully completed yet another multiple satellite launches in a single rocket mission. “The PSLV rocket has done its job. We have current

‘India has given the world the gift of Yoga’

Chandigarh: Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan said that India has given the world a precious gift of yoga. Dr Harsh Vardhan was speaking in a programme organised on the occasion of International Yoga Day at Rohtak on Tuesday where more than 5,000 persons performed Yoga. Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the

India hold edge going into series-deciding third T20

Harare: A rejuvenated India will have theirnose ahead when they lock horns with Zimbabwe, left bruised and battered after a 10-wicket thrashing, in the series-deciding third and final Twenty20 International here tomorrow. India entered the series on the back of a 3-0 whitewash of Zimbabwe in the preceding ODI series, but suffered a shocking two-run

Sardar, Rupinder return to India squad for Six Nations tourney

New Delhi: India skipper Sardar Singh and the experienced duo of Rupinder Pal Singh and Birender Lakra were named in the 18-man squad for the Six Nations Invitational Hockey tournament to be held in Valencia, Spain, from June 27. Sardar was rested in India’s silver medal winning Champions Trophy campaign, where goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh led

Rahul travels out of India on ‘short visit’

New Delhi: A day after his 46th birthday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he was going out of the country on a short visit. He did not disclose his destination. “Travelling out of the country for a few days on a short visit. Thanks again to all who met and wished me

Rajan’s ‘structural changes’ to benefit economy: India Inc 

New Delhi: Concerned that RBI GovernorRaghuram Rajan is leaving at a “tumultuous” time, India Inc today said global factors are posing multiple risks to India’s economic stability, even as it hoped the structural changes by the apex bank chief will yield positive results going forward. Industry body Assocham expressed hope that Rajan will be persuaded

PM, 57 ministers to spread across India for Yoga Day events 

New Delhi: As many as 57 Union ministerswill spread across the country on Tuesday for the 2nd International Yoga Day programmes, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the ancient Indian physical exercise in Chandigarh. The Ministers will be leading various programmes hosted by the government across the country during the mega event, including ten of

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Breaking: Zimbabwe beat India by two runs

Harare: Zimbabwe shocked India and emerged victorious in the first T20 match of the three match series played here on Saturday.  The hosts emerged victorious by two runs. After being put in to bat, Hamilton Masakadza and Chamu Chibhabha gave Zimbabwe a solid start but both fell in quick succession courtesy some tight bowling from Jasprit Bumrah.

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India, S Korea launch platform to promote investments

New Delhi: India and South Korea today launched a platform to promote and facilitate investments from the east Asian country. The platform ‘Korea Plus’ was launched by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her South Korean counterpart Joo Hyunghwan. “It is a special initiative to promote and facilitate Korean Investments in India,” the commerce

Gutsy India settle for silver in Champions Trophy

London: The Indian hockey team settled fora silver medal in its best ever Champions Trophy performance after the spirited side went down 1-3 to world champions Australia in a controversy-marred summit clash penalty shootout here. Only Harmanpreet Singh was able to score in the shootout, while SK Uthappa, SV Sunil and Surender Kumar all hit