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Mayawati pledges to fulfil Kanshi Ram’s dreams

Lucknow, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) National President of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati on Wednesday paid tributes to Kanshi Ram on his 13th death anniversary. She also pledged to fulfil all his dreams. Mayawati wrote while paying homage to Kanshi Ram on Twitter, “BSP paid tributes on Wednesday to ... Read More »

Goa cuts road tax by 50% for all new vehicles

Panaji, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) In a bid to incentivise purchase of new vehicles, the Goa cabinet on Wednesday rolled back road tax by 50 per cent for all new vehicles till December 31, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced here. “We have decided to reduce road tax up to 50 ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Redmi 8 with 5000mAh battery launched in India

Bengaluru, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Refreshing its budget Redmi series, Xiaomi on Wednesday launched the Redmi 8 in India, starting at Rs 7,999. The Redmi 8 has been introduced in two configurations: 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB priced at Rs 7,999 and Rs 8,999, respectively. The company said in a statement that ... Read More »

Tech Mahindra, Cisco launch new 5G-enabled solution

Bengaluru, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) IT major Tech Mahindra Ltd in partnership with networking giant Cisco on Wednesday announced an end-to-end 5G-enabled solution to build wireless and secure “factories of the future”. The solution will provide network infrastructure assessment and consultancy services for factory wireless network, factory to enterprise Software ... Read More »

European Parliament head says ‘no progress’ in Brexit talks 

Meanwhile, UK parliament was suspended, or prorogued, on Tuesday for a short period to launch its new legislative agenda. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s previous suspension of Parliament was ruled as unlawful after critics argued that it was being used to prevent lawmakers from scrutinizing his Brexit plans, forcing parliament to ... Read More »

Militants blow up power pylon in Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Militants blew up a power pylon in Salang district in Afghanistan’s eastern Parwan province and left Kabul in darkness, provincial police spokesman Mohammad Salim Nuri said on Wednesday. “Taliban militants detonated a pylon in Salang district some 70 km north of Kabul early Wednesday and ... Read More »

Goons loot Rs nine lakh from petrol pump in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Unidentified criminals looted Rs nine lakh from a petrol pump situated in the Premnagar area on the outskirts of the city, police said on Wednesday. According to the police, seven bike-borne miscreants held the petrol pump employees at gunpoint and fled with the cash on ... Read More »

Millie Bobby Brown: Fame is not normal

Los Angeles, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) “Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown says she doesn’t think she will ever fully grasp the level of fame she has reached at such a young age. “I don’t think it will ever be a normal thing,” quoted her as saying. “Some days ... Read More »

Theron opens up about wrist injury from action movie

Los Angeles, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Hollywood star Charlize Theron opened up about a hand injury she experienced on the set of “The Old Guard”. “I have now changed my career. Yes, I am a professional bowler,” Theron joked about her hand cast that resembles a bowling hand guard on ... Read More »

Europe’s BSH group sells 1mn washing machines in India

Chennai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) European home appliances manufacturer BSH on Wednesday said that it had sold one millionth washing machine in India. In a statement BSH India said it has sold one millionth washing machine unit in India with major demand from metro cities in South India. BSH entered ... Read More »

Adam Lambert proud of Sam Smith for coming out as non-binary

Los Angeles, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Singer-actor Adam Lambert is saluting singer Sam Smith for coming out as non-binary and insisting the media refers to him as “they” or “them” from now on. The former “American Idol” star empathises with Smith and understands the intense media scrutiny they are under, ... Read More »

Kashmir, Article 370, not to figure in Modi-Xi talks

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Kashmir, and India’s revocation of Article 370, would not be discussed during the second informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as these relate to the Indian Constitution, and are a part of India’s “sovereign function”, sources said here. ... Read More »

CBI gets 2 more months to probe Asthana, Devendra Kumar

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted two months more time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe alleged bribery charges against agency’s former Special Director Rakesh Asthana and its officer Devendra Kumar. Justice Vibhu Bakhru while granting more time to the ... Read More »

SBI cuts interest rates on savings deposits (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday cut interest rate on savings deposits, with a balance of upto Rs 1 lakh, by 25 bps to 3.25 per cent from November 1, and slashed retail & bulk term deposit interest rates by 10 and ... Read More »

Deeg – The Summer Resort of Jat Maharajas

By Shona Adhikari Deeg, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Just a short distance from Mathura lies Deeg, known for its number of forts, palaces, gardens and fountains. It was treated as a summer resort of the Jat Maharajas of Bharatpur. The Jats of Bharatpur are said to have risen to power ... Read More »

India, China to look at more CBMs during Modi-Xi summit

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) With peace and tranquillity along the border a “high priority”, India and China would be looking at additional confidence building measures during the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping at Mahabalipuram, sources said. The summit, from October 11-12, ... Read More »

IICTF 2019 to be organised from 11 to 13 October in New Delhi

In a boost for small and marginalised farmers and cooperative organisations the government has announced that The India International Cooperative Trade Fair which would be organised in New Delhi later this month. The Government maintains that the small farmers and cooperative organisations play vital role in achieving the goal of ... Read More »