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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...

All-party meet fails to break Sabarimala impasse; duty-bound to implement SC order, says Kerala govt

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram– An all-party meeting on the Sabarimala issue here Thursday saw the Kerala government sticking to its stand of being “duty-bound” to implement the Supreme Court order allowing the entry of women of all ages into the Lord Ayyappa temple, leading to a walkout by opposition parties. The opposition parties made a demand for putting...

PM Modi unveils ‘Statue of Unity’

The 182-meter high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honor of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel dedicated to the nation Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 182-meter high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honor of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and dedicated it to the nation. Built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river, the imposing...

Supreme Court asks Centre to submit details of pricing of 36 Rafale fighter

The Centre must bring details of the decision-making process of the deal into the public domain, except those that are confidential and have strategic importance: SC The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre for pricing details of the 36 Rafale fighter jets India is buying from France in a sealed cover within 10 days but agreed that “strategic...

Sardar Patel: New India’s crisis man

The real tribute to Sardar Patel would be to resolve to contribute in the making of a New India inspired by the spirit of unification made possible by Sardar Patel History has often proved that every crisis would find its own man. India had its crisis man in Sardar Patel in the aftermath of our country’s Independence, when a great crisis...

Sania, Shoaib blessed with baby boy

Tennis star Sania Mirza and her Pakistani cricketer husband Shoaib Malik were blessed with a baby boy on Tuesday. Sania delivered the child early Tuesday morning, here and both mother and child were well. Shoaib tweeted: “Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah. Thank you for the wishes...

Verma was collecting documents relating to Rafale ‘scam’, forcibly sent on leave: Rahul

CBI Chief Alok Verma was collecting documents relating to the Rafale scam. He was forcibly sent on leave: Rahul Gandhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Wednesday alleged that CBI Director Alok Verma was forcibly sent on leave as he was collecting documents relating to the Rafale ‘scam’. CBI Director Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana have been “divested of all powers” amid...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi summons warring CBI bosses

No let-up in the feud as agency arrests its DSP who fabricated accused’s statement Amid the escalating row between CBI Director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi summoned both to discuss the goings-on that has brought much disrepute to India’s premier investigating agency. But there was no thaw in the internecine war as the...

15 die on bloody Sunday in J&K

7 civilians killed in the blast, 3 terrorists, 2 Pak intruders neutralized, 3 jawans martyred The State of Jammu & Kashmir witnessed a ‘bloody’ Sunday with 15 deaths reported from different parts of the State in incidents of firing, explosion, and attack by the Border Action Team (BAT) of Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani...

Artiste ‘Ravan’ saves 8 but loses his life

Ravan at the Ram Leela at Joda Phatak was among those killed in the train accident The man who played the character of demon king Ravan at the Ram Leela at Joda Phatak was among those killed in the train accident. After he enacted the role of Ravan, Dalbir Singh, in his twenties, was watching the burning of an...