CBI infighting gets murkier

New Delhi: The feud between CBI Director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana turned murkier with the arrest of Devender Kumar, a deputy superintendent of police in the special investigation team headed by Asthana. CBI Director Alok Verma was called to the Prime Minister's Office Sunday where he met...

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Saudi investment forum begins despite pullout over Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia's big investment conference starts Tuesday under the shadow of Jamal Khashoggi's death.

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia kicked off Tuesday a three-day investment conference that has been overshadowed by the withdrawal of dozens of top business and world leaders over the kingdom's role in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey earlier this month. The exodus of executives, including the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Uber and Siemens (SIEGY), has taken the shine off the Future Investment Initiative event hosted by Crown Prince...

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AGP holds protest rally in Guwahati against Citizenship Bill

Members of different organisations hold placards against a Joint Committee hearing on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati.

Guwahati: The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Tuesday staged a massive protest rally here against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, asking the BJP-led government at the Centre to throw the legislation into the dustbin if they respected the historic Assam Accord and the people of the state. AGP President Atul Bora also termed the Assam Accord as the party's "Gita, Bible and Quran" and said that it must be implemented for the sake...

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Bibhu Mohapatra to showcase at Make in Odisha Conclave 2018

Bibhu Mohapatra to showcase at Make in Odisha Conclave 2018 November 13

Bhubaneswar: The forthcoming Make in Odisha Conclave (MIO) 2018, the state government's flagship biennial global investors summit, will see designer Bibhu Mohapatra presenting a fashion show. The event has been scheduled during the valedictory session of MIO on November 13 and will have a fashion show curated by the designer. It will be organised by the Odisha government in association with National Institute of Fashion Technology and other stakeholders. The globally...

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Amritsar train mishap: Sidhu laughs during candle rally

Amritsar: A photo that shows Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu laughing at a candle rally, which was reportedly organised to pray for those who lost their lives in the train mishap on Vijaya Dashami, went viral on social media. Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Sunil Jakhad and Sidhu took part in the procession. Both the leaders are seen in the photograph. Readers reacted harshly to the photograph that shows Sidhu...

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Saudi Arabia's big investment conference starts Tuesday under the shadow of Jamal Khashoggi's death.

Saudi investment forum begins despite pullout over Khashoggi killing

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia kicked off Tuesday a three-day investment conference that has been overshadowed by the withdrawal of dozens of top business and world leaders over the kingdom's role in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey earlier this month. The exodus of executives, including the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Uber and Siemens (SIEGY),...

SC refers to 5-judge Constitution bench plea seeking collegium-like selection process for CEC, ECs.

Constitution Bench to decide on plea for EC collegium

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a Constitution Bench a plea seeking formation of a collegium for appointing the Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjay Krishan Kaul referred the matter to a larger bench as it involved the interpretation of Article 324(2) that...

Members of different organisations hold placards against a Joint Committee hearing on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati.

AGP holds protest rally in Guwahati against Citizenship Bill

Guwahati: The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Tuesday staged a massive protest rally here against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, asking the BJP-led government at the Centre to throw the legislation into the dustbin if they respected the historic Assam Accord and the people of the state. AGP President Atul Bora also termed the Assam Accord as the party's...

Rupee weakens 23 paise to 73.79 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee depreciated 23 paise to 73.79 against the US dollar in early trade Tuesday as the American currency strengthened overseas. Dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers and sustained foreign fund outflows. Besides, domestic equity market opening with losses, also weighed on the rupee, they said. At the...

Bibhu Mohapatra to showcase at Make in Odisha Conclave 2018 November 13

Bibhu Mohapatra to showcase at Make in Odisha Conclave 2018

Bhubaneswar: The forthcoming Make in Odisha Conclave (MIO) 2018, the state government's flagship biennial global investors summit, will see designer Bibhu Mohapatra presenting a fashion show. The event has been scheduled during the valedictory session of MIO on November 13 and will have a fashion show curated by the designer. It will be organised by the Odisha...

Amritsar train mishap: Sidhu laughs during candle rally

Amritsar: A photo that shows Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu laughing at a candle rally, which was reportedly organised to pray for those who lost their lives in the train mishap on Vijaya Dashami, went viral on social media. Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Sunil Jakhad and Sidhu took part in the procession. Both the leaders...

Mystery shrouds over man’s death in Angul

Banarpal: A 40-year-old man died under mysterious circumstances at Nalco Colony in Angul district Tuesday morning. He was identified as Muna Samal. According to reports, Muna had gone to sleep after dinner Monday night. His family members found him in a critical condition Tuesday morning. He had been rushed to Nalco government hospital, where the doctors declared...

Sensex down 300 points over weak macro, negative global cues.

Sensex down 300 points over weak macro, negative global cues

Mumbai: Negative global cues along with an worrying macro-economic situation and mixed start to the corporate earnings season subdued key domestic indices during the afternoon trade session Tuesday. "The weakness in the market is because of the overall negative trend in the market, domestic as well as globally. The quarterly results are mixed adding to the negative...

Priyadarshan-Mohanlal film's shoot to begin on Dec 1

Priyadarshan-Mohanlal film’s shoot to begin on Dec 1

Thiruvananthapuram: After two years, the biggest names in the Malayalam industry -- director Priyadarshan and versatile superstar Mohanlal -- will join hands yet again when the shooting for "Marakkar: the Lion of Arabian Sea" begins at the Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad December 1. The last time the two worked together was for the 2016 film "Oppam", which...

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