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RAW and IB chiefs’ tenure extended

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Centre on Friday extended by six months the tenure of A.K. Dhasmana, Secretary, Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW) and Rajiv Jain, Director, Intelligence Bureau (IB). The extensions were approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). Jain’s tenure was to end on December[Read More…]

‘Bigger and better’, Serendipity Arts Festival opens Saturday

Panaji, Dec 14 (IANS) Turning the spotlight on Indias rich tradition of music, dance, theatre, culinary arts, crafts, and visual arts through 90 diverse projects, the third edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival will open on Saturday with the participation of over 1,500 artistes. The multi-disciplinary event, which has carved[Read More…]

Dhinakaran loyalist Senthil Balaji joins DMK

Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu transport minister and a senior member of the T.T.V.Dhinakaran-led Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) V. Senthil Balaji joined the DMK on Friday, the DMK said in a statement. For Balaji, it was homecoming as he had joined the AIADMK after leaving the DMK[Read More…]

India’s software market to grow 14% in 2018: IDC

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Riding on Digital Transformation (DX) initiatives, India’s software market is expected to register an year-on-year (YoY) growth of 14.1 per cent by the end of 2018, a new report by International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Friday. According to IDC’s Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ)[Read More…]

Tejashwi dares Modi to form JPC on Rafale

Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to form a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the purchase of 36 Rafale jet fighters in a ready-to-fly condition from France. “If Modi is honest and his government is holy, why he is[Read More…]

Mumbai Police wrongly reprimands Dulquer

Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) After Mumbai Police showed its disapproval of Dulquer Salmaan trying out “weirdo” stunts on roads, the popular actor said they should have checked some facts first and called himself “not a weirdo”. A video was posted by Mumbai Police’s Twitter handle on Friday. In the video,[Read More…]

‘Magician’ Gehlot makes the cut again (Profile)

Jaipur, Dec 14 (IANS) If not a politician, he would have been a magician. The crafty low-profile Ashok Gehlot emerged the winner in the race for Chief Minister, apparently on the strength of his long experience in politics of Rajasthan which has put the Congress in the saddle of power[Read More…]

Dream11 announces partnership Australia’s BBL

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Dream11, Indias sports gaming platform, on Friday announced athree-year partnership agreement with KFC Big Bash League (BBL), the Australian domesticTwenty20 cricket competition. Dream11 will be the ‘Official Fantasy Game Partner’ of WBBL and BBL across 129 exciting matches until 2021, according to a statement. Commenting[Read More…]

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