Category: Breaking News

Bank Strike on 26 December 2018

Bank Strike on 26 December 2018: 10 lakh employees to protest against Bank of Baroda-Dena Bank-Vijaya Bank merger, hit services Bank Strike on 26 December 2018: Services in most of the banks, including private lenders, will be hit on Thursday (December 26) due to a strike called by around one million employees of various banks. The bank employees are protesting...

More than half a dozen dead, more feared buried under debris

Boulder, debris fall during work on an all-weather road project on Rudraprayag-Gaurikund highway More than half a dozen persons are feared dead after a boulder and debris fell on workers on the Rudraprayag-Gaurikund highway on Friday. According to initial reports from local sources, seven laborers reportedly died while three sustained serious injuries. More than a dozen laborers are feared...

RRBs expected to release CBT results today

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), which had earlier released the result of the first Computer Based Test (CBT) held for selection to the posts of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician, is expected to release the revised result on Thursday afternoon. This will end the wait for about 36 lakh candidates who appeared for posts of railway ALP and...

Popular You Tuber Danish Zehen dies in a car accident

Danish Zehen, a well-known face of YouTube and a famous YouTube user, has passed away in a road accident while he was returning from marriage on Thursday morning. Unfortunately, his car met with an accident near Vashi in Mumbai The actor had gone to Kurla to attend the wedding and on his way, he met with the accident. He...

RBI Governor Urjit Patel quits

Citing personal reason, Urjit Patel, Governor Reserve Bank of India, has resigned. His resignation would take effect immediately, Urjit Patel said in his statement. He took charge on September 4, 2016, as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India. His tenure would have ended in September 2019. Full statement given by him is: “On account of personal reasons,...

Former US president George Bush, head of political dynasty, dead at 94

George Bush — the upper-crust war hero-turned-oilman and diplomat who steered America through the end of the Cold War as president and led a political dynasty that saw his son win the White House — died Friday. He was 94. George W. Bush called his father a “man of the highest character and the best dad a son or...

ICC’s judgement on PCB’s compensation claim against BCCI is absurd: Najam Sethi

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has termed the ICC’s decision to dismiss the country’s compensation claim against the BCCI for not honoring a bilateral MoU as “vague and absurd”. Terming the decision a “politically motivated” one, Sethi, who convinced the PCB to file the compensation case against the BCCI, said Pakistan was forced to lose a...

At least 17 dead, 16 injured in two separate accidents in Uttarakhand

14 dead as bus falls into gorge, three killed in a car mishap At least 17 persons died and 16 persons were injured in two separate road accidents in the state on Sunday. While 14 persons died and 14 were injured in a bus mishap in Uttarkashi district, three persons died and two were injured in a car mishap...

Grenade attack in Amritsar, three killed

Amritsar Blast: At least three people were killed and many were injured in a bomb blast at Rajasansi village near Amritsar on this Sunday afternoon. Three persons were killed and several others injured in a grenade attack on a religious ceremony at Rajasansi village on this Sunday afternoon, police said. The incident took palace when around 200 people were...

Ad guru Alyque Padamsee dies at 90

Veteran ad maker and theatre personality Alyque Padamsee died Saturday at the age of 90. Padamsee was the former Chief Executive of advertising firm Lintas in India and helped it to become one of the top creative agencies in the country. He later became the regional coordinator for Lintas in South Asia. He will be best remembered for iconic...