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Bahl makes additional investment in digital platforms

Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) Serial media entrepreneur Raghav Bahl invested an additional $7.2 million (Rs 50 crore) in his flagship news website ‘The Quint’ and other digital media properties, according to data intelligence platform paper.vc. “According to regulatory filings by Quintillion Media Pvt Ltd, Bahl has invested $7.2 million in[Read More…]

Jolt to TDP as four Rajya Sabha MPs join BJP (Lead)

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) In a major setback to Telugu Desam Party (TDP), four of its six Rajya Sabha members on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. TDP parliamemterians Y.S. Chowdary, C.M. Ramesh, T.G. Venkatesh and G. Mohan Rao also met Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu[Read More…]

NCLT admits insolvency plea against Jet Airways

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Thursday admitted the State Bank of India’s insolvency plea against the now-grounded Jet Airways. The Mumbai bench of the tribunal has directed the Insolvency Resolution Professional (IRP) to make efforts to resolve the matter within three months, given it[Read More…]

Himachal doctors end four-day strike

Shimla, June 20 (IANS) Government doctors in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday ended their four-day two-hour ‘pen down’ strike on the intervention of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur who promised to look into their demands of providing security to them while on duty. The doctors were demanding the arrest of an[Read More…]

30 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal (Lead)

Shimla, June 20 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 40 others injured when an overloaded private mini bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, police said. Passengers were also sitting on its rooftop. The accident occurred[Read More…]

Aletico Madrid signs Marcos Llorente for five years

Madrid, June 20 (IANS) Atletico Madrid announced on Thursday that midfielder Marcos Llorente is set to join the capital side on a five-season contract coming from fellow La Liga club and cross-town rival, Real Madrid. “Our club has reached an agreement with Real Madrid over the transfer of Marcos Llorente,[Read More…]

Marathi must for all boards in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a planned agitation by Marathi litterateurs, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday reiterated that teaching Marathi is mandatory in all the schools in the state affiliated to any Central or state education boards. However, despite this, the government has learnt that some[Read More…]

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