Daily Archive: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

2 Nov 2016

IFFI to honour director Kwon-Taek Im with Lifetime Achievement Award

Renowned South Korean director Kwon-Taek Im will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu announced here on
2 Nov 2016

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists observed

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists observed. The Day is celebrated to spread awareness against the violence and crimes done to journalists and media workers and to bring to justice perpetrators of crimes against
2 Nov 2016

Arnab Goswami resigns as Editor-in-Chief of Times Now

Senior journalist Arnab Goswami has resigned as the Editor-in Chief of Times Now. Goswami was not seen on his prime time show The Newshour in the past couple of days. Sources said that he announced his resignation at
2 Nov 2016

Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index(PMI) at 22-month high

India’s factory activity(PMI) rose for the tenth consecutive month to a 22-month high in October bolstered by a sharp increase in new orders, purchasing activity and output, a private sector survey showed. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index,
2 Nov 2016

M S Dhoni most valued athlete among Indians; Federer globally: Forbes

Team India’s limited-overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni remains the most valued Indian athlete in 2016, despite a drop in his brand value when compared with last year, shows the Forbes Fab 40 list released recently. The annual Forbes Fab 40 list, which
2 Nov 2016

India remain unbeaten in Women’s Asian Champions Trophy

Indian eves continued their impressive performance by registering an emphatic unbeaten 2-0 victory over Malaysia in their third pool match of the 4th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy in Singapore. With this win, India remained at the top of
2 Nov 2016

PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Saur Sujala Yojana’ in Chhattisgarh

Saur Sujala Yojana is launched by Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday in Chhattisgarh that would provide solar powered irrigation pumps to farmers at a subsidized price. Chhattisgarh would be the first state to implement the scheme. “The
2 Nov 2016

Kerala becomes third open defecation-free state in country

Kerala has become the third Open Defecation Free (ODF) state in the country. The announcement was made on the state’s foundation day today. Earlier, Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim had declared themselves Open Defecation Free. Kerala has become an
2 Nov 2016

3 feature films from Malayalam have been selected for Indian Panorama

Three feature films from Malayalam have been selected for the Indian Panorama at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa in November. Roopantharam directed by M.B. Padmakumar, Kaadu Pookkunna Neram directed
2 Nov 2016

Miroslav Klose confirms retirement and joins Germany coaching staff

Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, is ending his playing career and will join Joachim Löw’s coaching staff as he studies for his pro licence, the German football association (DFB) have confirmed. The 38-year-old
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