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Global flux fails to affect India’s FDI, says Nirmala Sitharaman - Asian Age
Union minister of state for commerce and industry Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that several measures taken by the government to improve the ease of doing business and relax foreign investment norms in several sectors have led to a spike in global ...
Mulayam Singh Yadav warns party leaders on ‘bad results’ - Asian Age
Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday, warned party leaders and workers that if the official candidates lost the elections of the UP Legislative Council through the local bodies, the party workers would be shown the door from the party.
Lessons for India in Barack Obama’s State of the Union - Asian Age
US President Barack Obama calls on reporters to ask a question in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House. — AFP Consider these excerpts from US President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address: “...democracy does require basic ...
Collapsing coffins mar Cuba funerals - Asian Age
As deacon at a Cuban cemetery, Miguel Pons has the difficult task of consoling the bereaved — and calming their anger when the coffins break. Besides officiating the funeral services at his chapel in Havana’s picturesque Christopher Columbus graveyard ...
David Headley testifies on LeT’s 26/11 plot, details ISI role - Asian Age
Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Tayyaba terrorist Dawood Salim Gilani alias David Coleman Headley on Monday testified before a Mumbai special court through video conferencing as an approver, and for the first time revealed the direct involvement of Pakistan ...
Hiring private buses bad in election year, says Shiv Sena - Asian Age
With Tata and Ashok Leyland having told BEST that it will take 14 to 21 months to build new buses, BEST has now suggested hiring private buses with conductors and drivers, which has not gone down well with the Shiv Sena. The Sena is of the view that this ...
BEST to get loans on performance - Asian Age
Performance-based grants will be given to the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST), declared the BMC standing committee chairman Yashodhodar Phanse on Monday . He also promised a loan of Rs 100 crore after the BMC proposed a loan of only Rs 10 ...
Eating fish during pregnancy leads to smarter children? - wwv.asianage.com
Moms-to-be, take note! Eating fish every week during pregnancy may improve your offspri-ng’s IQ and decrease their risk of developing some of the early signs of autism, a new study has claimed. Experts studied about 2,000 mothers and their children ...
South Africa’s open secret - wwv.asianage.com
People participate in Secret Sunrise, a new craze in which participants gather outdoors in the morning to express themselves to a soundtrack played through headphones. (Photo: AFP) As dawn breaks over a Johannesburg park, some 300 people dance in silence ...
Kajol tipped for place on Prasar board - dc.asianage.com
Bollywood actress Kajol is all set to join the Prasar Bharati board as a part-time member, with a committee headed by vice-president Hamid Ansari choosing her for the position from a list of eminent names. Besides Kajol, the committee also picked Shashi ...
Ambiguity ends on Pakistan role: Kiren Rijiju - dc.asianage.com
India will tell Pakistan to act swiftly against the Mumbai terror attack accused, especially against Pakistani “state actors” and JuD chief and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed after David Coleman Headley spilled the beans on the direct role of Pakistan ...
Over 100 fined for travelling on footboards - dc.asianage.com
In a six-day drive, more than 100 people were nabbed by the Central Railway (CR) for standing on the footboard and travelling after commuters failed to follow rules despite advertisement by the railways on platforms and in newspapers. The CR’s Railway ...
Skill development suggestions pour in for budget - Asian Age
Demands for skill development in sectors like tourism in Konkan, veterinary services in rural Maharashtra and horticulture in Nashik, and Sangli and the health sector are likely to reflect in the forthcoming state budget. The state government has focused ...
Chief Minister wife in trouble over miracle gift? - Asian Age
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s wife Amruta received flak from rationalists for accepting necklace (chanting beads) apparently pulled out from thin air by self-declared godman Guruvanand Swami at a function in Pune. However, she clarified that she did ...
Government to unveil 5 major policies - Asian Age
The government of Maharashtra is set to unveil five major policy initiatives aimed at attracting massive investments in several sectors during the Make in India week, a flagship event to showcase most innovative products and manufacturing processes that ...