Bengal BJP chief changes residence after new threat alert

Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh’s residence was changed on Thursday to make room for new security arrangements, following inputs regarding a life-threatening attack on him by some “foreign agents”. The leader, who currently has Y-plus category security, however, said he has not received any formal[Read More…]

16 retail fashion brands commit to sustainability

By Puja Gupta Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Sixteen retail fashion brands have signed the Su.Re (sustainability resolution) project launched by the Textile Ministry, IMG Reliance and Clothing Manufacturers Association Of India (CMAI). Textile Minister Smriti Irani launched the project, in association with the UN, on Thursday at the Lakme Fashion[Read More…]

Why is Congress afraid over PC’s arrrest, asks Joshi

Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Questioning why Congress was ‘afraid’ over its heavyweight leader P Chidambaram’s arrest, Union Coal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said the Congress should not worry about its leader if he has committed no wrong. Joshi also affirmed that the law would take its[Read More…]

5 linked to Pak terror-funding racket brought to Bhopal

Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) Five persons arrested from Satna in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday evening for alleged links with a terror funding racket managed by Pakistani operatives were brought to Bhopal on Thursday evening for interrogation by Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS). Madhya Pradesh Police officials said three arrested persons, Balram Singh,[Read More…]

PKL 7: All-round Bengal Warriors beat Patna Pirates 35-26

Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced an all-round performance in the only match of Pro Kabaddi League on Thursday to beat former champions Patna Pirates 35-26 in front of a packed audience at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here. Raider Maninder Singh, with a Super 10 (10 raid points), and[Read More…]

Zomato CEO taunts NRAI President, latter rebuts (Lead)

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) After a couple of letters from Zomato failed to pacify Rahul Singh, President of the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), to stop the #logout campaign, Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal took to Twitter on Thursday in a bid to embarrass him for the “Gold” programme[Read More…]

IndusFood adds two new verticals, sets $1.5 bn target

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The organisers of Indian F&B sourcing show, IndusFood, have set a target of $1.5 billion in its 2020 edition with the addition of two new verticals “Indusfood-Tech and Indusfood-Chem”. According to the Trade Promotion Council of India, the move will now establish Indusfood as “a[Read More…]

Prasad reveals why Jonty didn’t make the cut in list of 3

Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) India’s chairman of selectors M.S.K. Prasad on Thursday cleared the air on why South African fielding great Jonty Rhodes had to leave empty-handed despite applying for the post of fielding coach as R. Sridhar was retained. “R. Sridhar is one of the best fielding coaches in[Read More…]

Five die in Ghaziabad while cleaning sewer

Ghaziabad, Aug 22 (IANS) At least five persons working for a water drainage project died of asphyxiation while cleaning a sewer here on Thursday. According to sources, they were not wearing any safety equipment. The incident took place in Krishna Colony. When one of the workers did not come out[Read More…]

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