13 Nov 2016

GoM recommends heavy fine and ban on celebrities for misleading ads

A Group of Ministers (GoM) has decided that celebrities who are found endorsing products with unrealistic and dodgy claims will not be imprisoned, but instead will face of up to Rs 50 lakh fine and a ban
13 Nov 2016

Maria Sharapova to return as United Nations goodwill ambassador

Maria Sharapova will once again be a UN goodwill ambassador when her doping ban expires in April and she returns to international tennis competition, a UN statement said. The United Nations had suspended Sharapova’s role as goodwill
13 Nov 2016

Pune to host India-China ‘Hand-In-Hand 2016’ Joint Training Exercise

The India-China Joint Training Exercise “Hand -in-Hand 2016” will be held in Pune from November 15 to 27. The exercise is in continuation of the series of joint exercises between India and China. This will be the
13 Nov 2016

IMF approves largest-ever loan for a Middle East nation,Egypt

The IMF has approved a $12bn loan programme for Egypt to restore investor confidence and help revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil. The Washington-based lender’s executive board approved the three-year loan on Friday. Approval
12 Nov 2016

Shah Rukh Khan launched his biography ‘SRK- 25 Years of a Life’

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has had an awe-inspiring journey in Bollywood for 25 years now. While he is known as the ‘Badshah of Bollywood’ today, 25 years ago, he was just a guy who wanted to make
12 Nov 2016

Remembrance Day is being observed around the world on 11 November

Remembrance Day is commemorated on the 11 November each year, and marks the end of World War I in 1918. The intention of the day is to remember the fallen on both sides in the ‘Great war’.
12 Nov 2016

South African spinner Robin Peterson announces retirement from cricket

Former South Africa and County Championship spin bowler Robin Peterson has announced his retirement from cricket with immediate effect. Peterson, 37, last featured for South Africa two years ago and played 15 Tests, 79 one-day internationals and 21
12 Nov 2016

Indian women’s team wins gold at World Carrom Championship

The seventh edition of World Carrom Championship saw the Indian women’s team face off with Sri Lanka in the finals held in Birmingham, UK. The Indian team, comprising S. Appoorwa, Parmila Devi, Kajol Kumari and Tuba Shehar,
12 Nov 2016

8-yr-old Indian Tajamul Islam wins gold in U-8 World Kickboxing C’ship

Eight years old, Tajamul Islam from Bandipora district has become first Kashmiri girl to represent India at World Kickboxing Championship. Early Times learnt that, “Tajamul Islam hailing from the Muslimabad area in Bandipora district is a child
12 Nov 2016

DRDO Conducts the 4th Young Scientists Meet(YSM)

The 4th Young Scientists Meet (YSM), organized by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), New Delhi along with other Delhi based laboratories of the DRDO, commenced here today. DRDO provides a platform to its
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