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Nepali Cong warns of stalling parliament proceedings over ‘anti-press’ bill

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Nepali Cong warns of stalling parliament proceedings over ‘anti-press’ bill

Kathmandu, May 19 (PTI): The main opposition party in Nepal on Sunday warned of stalling the Parliament proceedings if the government tried to pass a controversial bill that aims to curtail press freedom by imposing strict penalty on media outlets.

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Theresa May pledges ‘new and improved deal’ to save her Brexit plan

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Theresa May pledges ‘new and improved deal’ to save her Brexit plan

London, May 19 (PTI): British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday promised a “new and improved deal” that she hopes will see her controversial Brexit agreement through Parliament when it comes up for a fourth vote in the first week of June.

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Merger impact: BoB looks to rationalise 800-900 branches

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Merger impact: BoB looks to rationalise 800-900 branches

New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): State-owned Bank of BarodaNSE 2.23 % (BoB) is considering the option of rationalising 800-900 branches across the country to improve operational efficiency, following its merger with Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank.

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RBI’s vision document on payment systems to spur digital economy

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Business  /  Comments Off on RBI’s vision document on payment systems to spur digital economy

New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): The RBI’s ‘Payment Systems Vision 2021’ document will act as a catalyst for promoting digital economy and instill confidence among the public, fintech companies say.

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‘John Wick’ director teases more films and TV series

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on ‘John Wick’ director teases more films and TV series

“John Wick” franchise director Chad Stahelski says he wants to helm the fourth film in series on the fictitious deadly assassin. The filmmaker, who directed “John Wick: Chapter 3: Parabellum” in which Keanu Reeves reprised the title role, said he enjoys making these films as there is no limit to the content. “We create our […]

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Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule — Nasa

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule — Nasa

Washington, May 19 (PTI): Nasa has found evidence for a unique mixture of methanol, water ice, and organic molecules on Ultima Thule’s surface — the farthest world ever explored by mankind. The US space agency has published the first profile of Ultima Thule — an ancient relic from the era of planet formation — revealing […]

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Social network more important than language in online debates — Study

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Social network more important than language in online debates — Study

New York, May 19 (PTI): Want to win an argument online? Bolstering your social network may be more helpful than persuasive arguments or witty comebacks, a study has found. Researchers from Cornell University in the US analysed data from a website that hosts debates on a variety of topics. Users can debate each other, comment […]

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Last phase of Lok Sabha polls today

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Last phase of Lok Sabha polls today

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI): The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, one of the most bitterly fought in recent memory, will come to a close on Sunday when polling will be held in 59 constituencies including in Varanasi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to retain the seat.

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Oppn leaders step up coalition talk’s, TDP chief Naidu meets Rahul, others

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Oppn leaders step up coalition talk’s, TDP chief Naidu meets Rahul, others

New Delhi/Lucknow, May 18 (PTI): TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu held a flurry of meetings with opposition leaders, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, BSP’s Mayawati and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav, in an apparent bid to rally support for a non-BJP government at the Centre.

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I will be assassinated by BJP like Indira Gandhi — Kejriwal

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on I will be assassinated by BJP like Indira Gandhi — Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 18 (PTI): Alleging that the BJP was after his life, Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday claimed that he will be assassinated like former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by his personal security officer.

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