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15 January, 2018 1:54 PM Barbeque-Nation gets SEBI's nod for IPO

Casual dining chain Barbeque- Nation Hospitality has received markets regulator SEBI's approval to raise an estimated Rs 700 crore through initial public offering (IPO). The company had filed its draft papers with SEBI in August last year and obtained "observations" from the regulator on January 5, 2018, the latest update with markets watchdog showed 24

15 January, 2018 9:36 AM Met SC judges, they assured that issues have been resolved, says Bar Council of India

The BCI Chairman also said that political parties should not try and take mileage out of the January 12 press conference The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Monday said its members have met 15 judges of the Supreme Court following the crisis in the apex judiciary and they have assured that the issues have been resolved. “Kahani khatam ho gaya (the story 29

15 January, 2018 8:03 AM Bank of India postpones Rs 3,000 cr QIP plan

New Delhi: State-owned Bank of India (BoI) has deferred the Rs 3,000-crore capital raising plan through private placement of equity shares after the government's move to infuse Rs 2,257 crore capital into it, a top official said. "We have postponed the QIP (Qualified Institutional Placement) as the government decided to infuse Rs 2,257 crore capital 26

14 January, 2018 7:20 PM Orange passports proposal shows BJP’s discriminatory mindset: Rahul Gandhi

“Treating India’s migrant workers like second class citizens is completely unacceptable. This action demonstrates BJP’s discriminatory mindset,” he tweeted, after tagging a news report on a new proposal by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). On Friday, the spokesperson of the MEA announced that the last page of the passport with details such as name of the spouse 16

14 January, 2018 7:21 AM Government's Orange Passport Plan Makes Rahul Gandhi See Red

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has joined issue with the government over the proposed orange cover passports for Indians who wish to emigrate, saying it was "discriminatory". Currently, barring diplomatic and official passports, all Indian passports have blue cover. "Treating India's migrant workers like second class citizens is completely unacceptable 18

13 January, 2018 3:35 PM Won’t accept any change, says Tehran

Iran said on Saturday that it won’t accept any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to pull out of the accord in a few months if European allies did not fix its “terrible flaws”. In a statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency, the Foreign Ministry said Iran “will not accept any change in the deal, neither 37

13 January, 2018 8:59 AM Scientist warns of more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

Looking at the data since 2014, experts see a rise in the number of such instances, a phenomenon which might be attributed to global warming, said former Union Earth Sciences Secretary Shailesh Nayak.   Gandhinagar: Cyclonic turbulence is expected to increase in the Arabian Sea over the coming years, a scientist warned on Friday. Looking at the data since 29

12 January, 2018 7:28 PM ‘No room for organised cockfights’

‘They can be witnessed for fun with without using knives or betting’ HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao has opposed organised cockfights using knives and indulging in betting in huge amounts. There were traditions like cockfights in some parts of the State and ‘jallikattu’ (in Tamil Nadu). However, they need to be balanced with the orders given by courts 29

12 January, 2018 3:13 PM Sarita and Sarjubala stretched

Face tough challenges before winning The rise in competition in women’s boxing was apparent as experienced hands, such as L. Sarita Devi and S. Sarjubala Devi, faced some tough challenges before emerging champions in the National boxing championship at the Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex here on Friday. Former World champion and multiple-time Asian champion 34

11 January, 2018 6:13 PM MP, MLA participate incockfight at Pithapuram

Event part of valedictory of Janmabhoomi programme At a time when a controversy is raging over conducting cockfights in coastal A.P., two people’s representatives participated in the bloodsport at Pithapuram on Thursday. Kakinada MP Thota Narasimham and Pithapuram MLA S.V.S.N. Varma actively took part in the cockfight which was conducted during “Sankranti 27