Kamal Haasan says GST should be thrown into wastebasket

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Hassan on Sunday said the goods and services tax (GST) has adversely affected all sectors and it should be thrown into a wastebasket. Speaking to reporters here on the second day of his tour in Erode district, the Makkal Needhi Maiam founder said though demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes was right, it had […]

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‘Padmaavat’ box-office collection sixth week: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film becomes year’s first blockbuster

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial historical saga ‘Padmaavat’ created a storm at the box-office when it finally released after many hurdles on January 25, 2018. According to a report on BoxOfficeIndia.com, the film earned Rs 4 crore in the sixth week of its theatrical run. With this the film has collected Rs 279.84 crore, making it […]

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19 startups backed by Ratan Tata

19 startups backed by Ratan Tata Putting his faith in fresh talent across various industries, former Tata Sons chairman Ratan N Tata has invested in over 30 startups in his personal capacity. Among these, there are several technology-based startups too. Here’s a list of 19 technology startups that have secured funding from one of the […]

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At Solar Meet Attended By Macron, PM Modi’s 10-Point Action Plan

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron co-hosted the first edition of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit at Rashtrapati Bhavan today, the spotlight was on India which is being viewed as a key player in tapping solar energy. PM Modi has presented a 10-point action plan to make affordable solar technology […]

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In Lahore, Student Hurls Shoe At Nawaz Sharif

A shoe was hurled at Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif by a religious extremist today during a function at an Islamic seminary in Lahore. The incident took place a day after religious extremist blackened the face of Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif with ink when he was addressing his party’s worker’s convention in his […]

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Xi Jinping Can Be President For Life As China Parliament Ends Term Limits

China’s Xi Jinping on Sunday secured a path to rule indefinitely as parliament abolished presidential term limits, handing him almost total authority to pursue a vision of transforming the nation into an economic and military superpower. The move reverses the era of “collective” leadership and orderly succession that was promoted by late paramount leader Deng […]

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