Two Shillong LS seats candidates withdraw nominations

Shillong, March 28 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) candidate Justice Kharbasanti and Kennedy Khyriem, a substitute candidate for outgoing Congress MP Vincent Pala. on Thursday withdrew their nominations from the Shillong parliamentary seat, an election official said. Former Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer T.H.S. Bonney, who filed his nomination[Read More…]

BJP trashes Congress’ ‘MeToo’ charge against Surya

Bengaluru, March 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday trashed Congress’ “MeToo” charge against its candidate Tejasvi Surya in the Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to poll on April 18. “A nervous Congress is indulging in slander as it is afraid of its candidate (B.K. Hariprasad)[Read More…]

Jet delays ECB repayment due to liquidity constraints

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Financially troubled Jet Airways on Thursday said that the repayment of the External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) availed by the company for working capital purposes has been delayed. In a regulatory filing to the BSE, Jet Airways said: “This is to inform you that the repayment of[Read More…]

Super Cup: Chennaiyin to take on Mumbai (Preview)

Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC will take on fellow Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Mumbai City FC in a round of 16 Super Cup tie amid the cloud of almost all I-League teams boycotting the meet, here at the Kalinga Stadium on Friday. On Thursday, East Bengal board members[Read More…]

Congress announces 7 more Gujarat candidates

Gandhinagar March 28 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday announced seven more candidates from Gujarat for the general election. The party has chosen the sitting MLA from Dhoraji, Lalit Vasoya for the seat of Porbandar, a seat believed to be a strong bastion of Vitthal Radadiya and Jayesh Radadiya of the[Read More…]

Navy sailor dies in firing drills onboard INS Gomati

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A 21-year-old Indian Navy sailor Mohan Raj died after he suffered grievous injuries during a firing drill onboard INS Gomati, a government statement said on Thursday. A Board of Inquiry has been ordered. Mohan Raj, Seaman – First Class, suffered injuries “whilst carrying out combat[Read More…]

Jindal varsity-WWF offer course on environmental law

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Law graduates and professionals can now opt for a year-long LLM programme in Environmental Law, Energy and Climate Change, launched recently by Jindal Global Law School and WWF India keeping in view the necessity for such a course. “The theme of environmental law and climate[Read More…]

‘Gone Kesh’: A delicate and brave attempt (Review)

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Gone Kesh”; Director: Qasin Khallow; Cast: Shweta Tripathi, Vipin Sharma, Deepika Amin, Jitendra Kumar; Rating: **1/2 Filmmakers create films to entertain or open the audience’s eyes to new ways of life. Some films are so powerful that they can literally change your world. “Gone Kesh” is[Read More…]

5 criminals held after brief encounter in Rewari

Gurugram, March 28 (IANS) Haryana Police on Thursday arrested five persons of a gang after brief encounter in Rewari allegedly involved in several cases of murder, robbery and kidnapping in the state, a police official said here. K.K. Rao, Inspector General of Special Task Force, said: “The police team nabbed[Read More…]

Tej Pratap: In the shadow of his younger brother

Patna, March 28 (IANS) He may be the elder son of Bihar’s first and powerful political family, but is not its heir apparent as his younger brother has been chosen for the all important role in the politics. And herein lies the pain of Tej Pratap Yadav, 30, elder son[Read More…]

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