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Sedha village (Punjab), Sept 20 (ANI): Food Department authorities of Punjab have raided a godown in Sedha village of Ludhiana and seized sugar worth 8.33 million dollars.
Bharat Bhushan, who belonged to Punjab’s Moga district, had taken the godown on rent. When the raiding party asked about the details, he could not furnish the documents [...]
Washington, September 14 (ANI): Actress Kristen Stewart is reportedly so scared of vampires that she keeps a huge stock of garlic at home to keep them at bay.
The ‘Twilight’ star, who plays Bella Swan in the hit vampire series, was said to be so terrified of the mythological blood-sucking creatures that she hangs pouches of [...]
Washington, Sep 12 (ANI): Brit filmmaker Guy Ritchie has revealed that he often forgets the movies he has made.
Ritchie, 41, has directed a number of pictures, including gangster movies ‘Lock, Stock and Two [...]
New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the tragic death of five students following a stampede at a government school located in East Delhi due to rumours of short circuit caused by heavy rain.
According to souses, Dikshit ordered the probe after taking stock of the situation [...]
Patiala, Sep 8 (ANI): Punjab Police has seized around 20,000 sacks of sugar and arrested two persons at Rajpura in Patiala district.
Acting on a tip off, the police sleuths unearthed around 20,000 sacks of sugar, which were illegally hoarded in a sugar mill with an [...]
Mumbai, Sep 8 (ANI): The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) crossed 4,800-points level for the first time in almost 15 months during the early trade on Tuesday.
The Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE also surged by over 122 points in opening trade on Tuesday.
The good trend in the market are said to [...]
Mumbai, Sep 7 (ANI): The Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) gained 325 points to reach 16,014 on Monday.
Markets have surged higher in the second half with the NSE Nifty has surging past the 4750 mark to reach a 52 weeks high and the BSE Sensex has also surged past the 16000 levels.
New Delhi, Aug 31(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Monday reviewed the prices of essential commodities and observed that the major areas of concern were prices of pulses and sugar.
The CCEA has [...]
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (ANI): A fire broke out in the Andhra Pradesh High Court building in the wee hours on Monday.
According to sources, the fire started around 4. am. in the second floor of the court which houses library and lockers of the advocates.
Over 10 fire tenders extinguished the flames after battling it for [...]
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): A University of California, Los Angeles economist has blamed former US President Herbert Hoover’s pro-labour policies for Great Depression in 1929.
“These findings suggest that the recession was three times worse – at a minimum – than it would otherwise have been, because of Hoover,” said Lee E. Ohanian, a UCLA professor [...]
London, August 29 (ANI): A team of physicists and financiers have shown that it is possible to predict when growth in any stock exchange will become unsustainable and the market will crash, by successfully predicting a steep fall in the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Used for the purpose was a model that employed concepts from the physics [...]
London, August 27 (ANI): Michael Jackson’s former wife reportedly tipped cops about how doctor Arnold Klein helped supply the star with powerful drugs.
Debbie Rowe, who used to work as an assistant at Klein’s Beverly Hills clinic, was said to have secretly informed authorities how the singer used aliases to get the drugs from the plastic [...]
London, August 25 (ANI): ‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson’s face has been emblazoned on a shower curtain, which is expected to gain popularity among his female fans.
The young English actor can be seen with his recognisable tousled hair and rugged jawline on the hand-painted curtain.
The black and white curtains sold [...]
Ayodhya, Aug 22 (ANI): Incessant monsoon rains have led to flood, hitting normal life in Ayodhya.
Many rivers of the region like Ghagra and Saryu are flowing above the danger mark, leading to exodus of many people from the region.
The glairing [...]
Mumbai, Aug 21 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex fell by 162 points to below 15,000 levels in opening trade on Friday.
The 30-share index fell to 14,850.51 in the first five minutes of trade. On Thursday, it had gained nearly 202 points.
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) index Nifty fell by 52.55 [...]
Gwalior, Aug 18 (ANI): The food and civil supplies department of the Madhya Pradesh Government has seized illegally stocked sugar from godowns across the state.
Food and civil supplies officials backed by state police have raided sugar mills and godowns across Madhya Pradesh in the last three days.
In the [...]
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal will be leaving on a five-day official visit to India leading a 64-member team on Tuesday afternoon.
Nepal will be accompanied by his spouse Gayatri Nepal, six cabinet ministers including the Foreign, Finance and Energy Ministers, high level government officers, businessmen and journalists.
During his visit, he will [...]
Mumbai / Mathura (Uttar Pradesh): Scores of devotees came out in open to participate in the ‘Dahi Handi’ (curds in a pot) event practised in Maharashtra to mark the festival of Janmashtami, the birth of Hindu God Krishna on Friday.
Exuberant people of all ages came out of their houses, some with [...]
Pune, Aug 14 (ANI): The swine flu scare has triggered panic button across Pune. Civic authorities have ordered the closure of vegetable markets for three days since Thursday.
This move was initiated as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of swine flu after the death of a 70-year-old woman due to H1N1 virus.
Reportedly, the markets [...]