Bank Staff Gear Up for 2-day Nationwide Strike from Tomorrow, Services Likely to be Affected

Bank Staff Gear Up for 2-day Nationwide Strike from Tomorrow, Services Likely to be Affected

Mumbai: Citizens could face a harrowing in the next two days as over a million bank employees in various state-run banks across the country are set to go on a strike from Wednesday to protest a nominal two per cent wage hike offered by the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA). Workers at State Bank of India’ branch main branch in Mumbai’s Fort area will hold a demonstartion on Tuesday as well. In the wage negotiation meeting held on May 5, IBA made a propositions to offer two per cent hike in…

Read More

IPL 2018: Shane Watson’s Heroics Take Chennai Super Kings to Third IPL Title

IPL 2018: Shane Watson's Heroics Take Chennai Super Kings to Third IPL Title

Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings completed a fairytale comeback to the Indian Premier League by clinching their third title after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in the final on Sunday, in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium. Australian all-rounder Shane Watson played a knock for the ages as he launched a vicious attack on the well-oiled Sunrisers bowling machinery to take the Yellow brigade home with 9 balls to spare. Chasing a fairly tough target of 179 runs to win the IPL for the first time since 2011, the Chennai…

Read More

If Bhavesh Joshi Was Made in the 90s, Anil Kapoor Would Have Been a Good Fit: Harshvardhan

If Bhavesh Joshi Was Made in the 90s, Anil Kapoor Would Have Been a Good Fit

Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, son of veteran actor Anil Kapoor, says his father would have been a perfect fit for the character of a common man-turned-superhero in Bhavesh Joshi Superhero had the movie been made in the 1990s. “I think if ‘Bhavesh Joshi’ was made in the 1990s, dad would have been a very good fit for the role. He could have done it really well. Bhavesh is a young guy with lot of energy, very extrovert like how dad is. “But yes, in the second half of the film, the…

Read More

James Bond 25: You Won’t Believe How Many Millions Daniel Craig is Set to Earn This Time

James Bond 25: You Won't Believe How Many Millions Daniel Craig is Set to Earn This Time

After months of speculation, actor Daniel Craig’s comeback as James Bond for a fifth and final 007 movie has been confirmed. Having reportedly earned 37 million pounds for the last Bond film Spectre, Craig is once again set to get a mammoth pay package for his role as the popular MI6 agent in the 25th installment of the franchise. According to a report in Mirror, Craig will pocket a cool 50 million pounds for a new movie. The film is likely to run for around two hours and 20 minutes,…

Read More

After 20 Years of Marriage Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia Call It Quits.

After 20 Years of Marriage Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia Call It Quits.

Mumbai: Actor Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia have announced they are parting ways after nearly 20 years of marriage. The former couple announced their separation via a joint statement. “After a 20-year-long beautiful journey filled with love and beautiful memories, we would like to share, that all journeys have different paths. We feel that it is time for us to move on to different destinations henceforth. We have always been solid when it has come to us, we will continue to be solid for each other and our loved ones,…

Read More

NALCO double its Net Profit

Bhubaneswar, On achieving the global benchmark of low cost producer in Bauxite Mining and Alumina making, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, Government of India, has proved its mettle by registering high in terms of both physical and financial performances. According to the audited financial results for 2017-18, taken on record by the Board of Directors in a meeting held here on 26th May 2018, during the FY 2017-18, NALCO has registered more than 100% growth i.e., Rs. 1342.19 crore against Rs. 669 crore…

Read More

Keep Distance of 6 Inches When Together: Pakistani Varsity to Male and Female Students

Islamabad: A Pakistani university has asked male and female students to maintain a distance of six inches when together, causing an uproar in social media against the varsity’s notification. The Islamabad-based Bahria University last week issued the notification to students at all three of its campuses in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Dawn newspaper reported. A copy of the notification outlining dress code received major backlash after it went viral on social media, it said. “All the heads of departments and security are to ensure that male and female students sit/stand…

Read More

Pak Borrows $1 Billion from Chinese Banks to Avoid Forex Crisis: Report

Pak Borrows $1 Billion from Chinese Banks to Avoid Forex Crisis: Report

Islamabad: Pakistan has once again turned to its all-weather ally China for help in averting a foreign currency crisis by borrowing $1 billion from Chinese banks in April on “good, competitive rates, according to a media report on Wednesday. In an interview with The Financial Times, the State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa confirmed the loans were made by Beijing-backed banks on good rates. “The money strengthens the financial, political and military ties between the two countries,” the top Pakistani banker was quoted as saying by the newspaper. “Chinese…

Read More

Transgender Teen Wins Battle in US to Use Men’s Bathrooms

Transgender Teen Wins Battle in US to Use Men's Bathrooms

Washington: A US federal court ruled On Wednesday in favor of a transgender teenager who fought for years to use the men’s bathrooms at his high school in Virginia. In February, President Donald Trump’s administration overturned rules set by his predecessor Barack Obama requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms matching the gender with which they identify, rather than the one on their birth certificate. Following that decision, the US Supreme Court in March sent Gavin Grimm’s case back to a lower court for reconsideration.…

Read More

Donald Trump Can’t Block Twitter Followers, US Court Says It is Unconstitutional

Donald Trump Can’t Block Twitter Followers, US Court Says It is Unconstitutional

New York: A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users because doing so violates their rights under the First Amendment of the Constitution. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan came in response to a lawsuit filed against Trump in July by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and several Twitter users. Trump was a prolific tweeter from his @RealDonaldTrump account before becoming president and since has used it to promote his agenda,…

Read More