MUMBAI Sept 24: A fluctuating rupee, and introduction of various regulations to bring in transparency and accountability, are making real estate more lucrative for non-resident Indians (NRIs), experts say. Rupee is hovering near 73 against the US dollar since the past one week. Continue reading “Fluctuating Rupee Makes Real Estate More Lucrative For NRIs”
KATHMANDU Aug 10: Dozens of Indian pilgrims in Nepal left for Simikot from Nepalgunj on 10 commercial flights as the Kailash-Mansarovar route was re-opened for travellers following improvement in weather conditions. Continue reading “Kailash-Mansarovar yatra resumes as weather improves”
BENGALURU: The Supreme Court refused to stay a central government order that requires 85 per cent of a cigarette packet to be covered with pictorial and text warnings about the harmful effects of smoking, on Monday, Express News Service reported. Continue reading “Pictorial warnings on cigarette packets affect only new smokers”
FINLAND July 19: Much before the Assam Government had announced Rs 50 lakh as cash award for athlete Hima Das, India’s latest sensation on the tracks, for winning a gold medal in an IAAF track event abroad (the first by an Indian), a small group of Indians living in Finland had made up their mind to award Rs 1 lakh to Assam-born Hima. Continue reading “Indians in Finland award Assam’s Hima Das Rs 1 lakh”
THIRUVANANHAPURAM July 18: Kerala police have issued a lookout notice against Ajith Kumar, the admin of ‘Glassile Nurayum Plattile Kariyum (GNPC)’, a drinkers’ cyber whatsapp group.
The notice has been issued to all airports in the State. The Nemom police had filed a non-bailable case against Ajith Kumar. Continue reading “Lookout notice against GNPC admin”
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM July 11: Criminal offences were registered on Tuesday against a Facebook group for allegedly promoting alcohol consumption in Kerala, the first case of its kind in the state, officials said. Continue reading “Kerala Facebook group GNPC promoted liquor consumption among children, charged”
MELBOURNE July 11: Two Indian-origin children were killed while their parents suffered serious injuries when their car met with an accident in this Australian city, according to a media report. Continue reading “2 Malayalee children killed in car crash in Australia”
Noida July 10: South Korean consumer electronics major Samsung on Monday inaugurated the world’s largest mobile phone factory here which will double its annual handset production capacity to 120 million units by 2020.
The facility was inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Continue reading “Samsung opens world’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida”