Daily Archive: Monday, October 10, 2016

10 Oct 2016

Hindu can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents

Hindu can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents: Hindu husband can divorce his wife if she tries to separate him from his elderly parents Supreme Court on 6 October 2016 held the decision. The
10 Oct 2016

Russia vetoes UN resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo

Russia vetoed a UN resolution aimed at stopping the bombing of Aleppo on Saturday, prolonging the division and paralysis of the security council in the face of the Syria’s humanitarian disaster. The Russian ambassador to the UN,
10 Oct 2016

PV Sindhu is Vizag Steel’s new brand ambassador

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, the corporate entity of Vizag Steel has roped in badminton champion and Rio silver medallist PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador. R Ramakrishnan, Director and Co-founder Baseline Ventures, said the deal will see
10 Oct 2016

Government extends anti-dumping duty on certain Chinese products

Revenue department has extended anti-dumping duty on import of certain Chinese products, used in garment, footwear and toys manufacturing, for another five years. The anti-dumping duty on ‘narrow woven fabrics hook and loop velcro tapes’ will be charged
10 Oct 2016

Indian shuttler Ruthvika Shivani wins Russian Open title

Indian shuttler Ruthvika Shivani Gadde on Sunday clinched the Russian Open title after defeating Russia’s Evgeniya Kosetskaya (180) in finals of the women’s singles event at the Russian Open Grand Prix here in Vladivostok (Russia). The fourth-seeded player
10 Oct 2016

Sprinter Srabani Nanda wins 24th Ekalavya Award

Sprinter Srabani Nanda has bagged the 24th Ekalavya Award for the year 2016 in recognition of her sporting excellence. She will get a cash award of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation at the Ekalavya Award function. About
10 Oct 2016

India to light up IEA’s global LED programme under UJALA Scheme

The International Energy Agency (IAE) is going to partner with India to implement its Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) initiative globally for energy savings. IAE has been impressed with performance of India’s UJALA programme
10 Oct 2016

Agnieszka Radwanska wins China Open women’s final

Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 to win the China Open in Beijing on Sunday. The third-seeded Pole added to her 2011 victory in the Beijing tournament, notching up her 20th career title and third of 2016.
10 Oct 2016

The Oxford Dictionary included “Aiyoh” and “Aiyah” in its latest edition

The Oxford Dictionary has now included “Aiyoh” and “Aiyah” in its latest addition this September (the OED does four updates every year). The OED is and was the Bible of “correct English” for many children in the
10 Oct 2016

Hubble Space Telescope detects Great Balls of Fire

The Great Balls of Fire (GBF) are mysterious, super-hot blobs of gas which were detected by the Hubble Space Telescope over the weekend. Each as massive as planet Mars and zooming so fast through space that they
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