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Indiabulls Housing sells 100 pc stake in Indiabulls Life

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Indiabulls Housing Finance on Saturday said it has sold its entire shareholding in Indiabulls Life Insurance Company for a cash consideration of Rs 5 lakh to SORIL Holdings and Ventures. The company has sold its 100 per cent shareholding in 'Indiabulls Life Insurance Company Limited', presently a non-operational company with...

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Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | in Sunday Pioneer

LALIT KALA AKADEMI TO COMMEMORATE DHANRAJ BHAGAT'S BIRTH CENTENARY Lalit Kala Akademi will celebrate the birth centenary of renowned Sculptor Prof. Dhanraj Bhagat in a grand manner from December 20 (which happens to be his birthday). The Akademi shall organise year-long events which include Talk shows, Lectures, Workshops and Camps at...

‘I refuse to be a fence sitter’

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | SANGEETA YADAV | in Sunday Pioneer

Talktime| Dia mirza Actor-turned-producer and activist Mirza was recently appointed UN’s Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India. She talks to Sangeeta Yadav about how she was stereotyped, her philanthropy work and Sanjay Dutt’s wife Maanyata in a biopic You will be playing Maanyata’s role in the Sanjay Dutt biopic. How is that shaping...

Bring home some hill peace

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | MEENAKSHI RAO | in Sunday Pioneer

Taking a break into the uncharted is the ultimate rejuvenator, says Meenakshi Rao after wandering into the lush green hilly interiors of the Kangra Valley What would you expect from a hilly stretch that connects two towns of a mountain State — the celebrated Dharamsala with its touristy twin city McLeod...

‘Ashutosh Gowarikar is a great human being’

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

Actor-producer Vishakha Singh tells SHALINI SAKSENA how she prefers to produce films now even though she acted in Fukrey Returns An actor and now a producer. How did this happen? It started off with acting — from 2008-10 when I was totally enamoured with the idea of films and pursued films, I...

‘i want children to return to govt schools’

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | MEENAKSHI RAO | in Sunday Pioneer

Rajat Rialch is leading a small revolution to propel Kangra’s culture. Meenakshi Rao speaks to him Can you lead us through the initiatives you have been taking to boost the local economy? I have hired a wall artist to paint the local Government school. I want the children to return...

Free coaching scheme for SC, STs launched

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Government will now provide free of cost coaching to Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) students preparing for various competitive examinations including the coveted civil service examination. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched “Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana” in a function organised by the Delhi Government...

Delhi Govt to refurbish Mukarba Chowk flyover

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Government has decided to beautify Mukarba Chowk Flyover on GT Karnal Road-Outer Ring Road intersection by carrying out resurfacing of roads, repairing work of footpaths, signages among others. The flyover, which had been constructed by the previous Sheila Dikshit Government, is one of the busiest traffic junctions in the...

KPS GILL Foundation to start national award on his b’day

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | SR | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

KPS GILL Foundation has announced to start ‘KPS Gill National Award' on the occasion of his birthday on December 29. Sanjeev Arora, president of the foundation' said the decision to organise award function are taken in the memory of Padam Shree awarded S Gill. “He demolished terrorism from Punjab which is...

Won’t overlook criminal negligence: CM on Max

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a day after taking strict action against Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh by cancelling its licence, reiterated that the Delhi Government was not against the city’s private hospitals but it would not hesitate to act sternly in cases of criminal negligence and “looting of patients”. He said...



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Himalayan region shows lack of political will: Chipko leader

12 Dec 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

The Chipko Movement leader and noted activist Chandi Prasad Bhatt said that the Himalayan region is experiencing the effects of lack of political will and absence of ground level implementation of various environmental laws. He said this while delivering the second RS Tolia memorial lecture on the occasion of International Mountain Day at the regional science centre of the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST) here on Monday...

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