Trend blazer

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

No permit to shoot in J&K Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal’s upcoming movie, Raazi is set to be directed by Meghna Gulzar. Based on Harinder Sikka's bestselling novel, Calling Sehmat, the film revolves around a Kashmiri spy (Alia Bhatt) who gets married to a Pakistani Army Officer (Vicky Kaushal). And taking...

Back to the roots

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

The second anniversary of Skill India mission will focus on quality and regional balance On the occasion of World Youth Skills day Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) celebrated the second anniversary of Skill India Mission. 100 GST training centres, 51 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras and 100 Yoga training centres...

Scale the platform

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

Global adventure travel-tech platform Alienadv becomes cash flow positive with a GMV of $2.5Mn. Alienadv achieved this feat within 10 months of setting foot into the market. Bangalore and Frankfurt based travel-tech platform Alienadv announced that it has become cash flow positive within 10 months of launch with a GMV of...

Women in power

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice presented SC, ST and women beneficiaries with allotment letters of temporary COCO outlets at Constitution Club of India, New Delhi. This initiative aims at making a positive difference in the lives of the poor, marginalised and lesser privileged sections of the society as envisioned...

Campaign for public toilets

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

Seeking to instil greater civic sense among people towards proper use of public toilets, the urban development ministry and the SDMC today joined hands to launch a sanitation campaign here. The launch took place at Gyan Bharati Public School at Saket in South Delhi. The Swachh Shauchalaya Campaign seeks to change...

Coast Guard rescues 9 fishermen

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has rescued nine fishermen from a fire-affected boat off the coast from Rom FB Sri Pachivalliamman on major fire. Around 7.30 pm, its vessel ICGS Krishnapatnam received a message from the Marine Police and fisheries authorities regarding sighting of a fishing boat on a fire off...

Corporate Briefs

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Pioneer

BHEL awarded for Excellence in Cost Management For the tenth time Maharatna engineering and manufacturing enterprise, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been awarded the ‘ICAI National Award for Excellence in Cost Management 2016’. The award was presented by Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power,...

Salute toThe Regiment

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 | Mansi Bhansali

The armed forces and gender equality were the focus of SHANTANU and NIKHIL’s collection. By Mansi Bhansali The lights dimmed and one could hear a drumroll in the background. The models, both men and women, in battle fatigues were handed scrolls which they passed on to the audience. The beginning of...

Beats of Punjab

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 | SAURAV KAR

Indeep Bakshi is out with a new foot-tapping number. Saurav Kar chats him up Saturday Saturday, the first number by Indeep Bakshi, proved to be a blockbuster. While the singer cracked many Bollywood hits in between, a new foot-tapping Punjabi number is what his fans were waiting for. And...

Designs on handloom

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 | Team Viva

The skills of artisans and craftspersons were on display at Celebrating Vivaha, says Team Viva A professed aim of Make in India is to give artisans, craftsmen and weavers encouragement. And it was with the intention of supporting them that Tarun Sarda, a high school graduate held an exhibition, Celebrating Vivaha...



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Of 4,862 large dams, only 349 have emergency disaster action plans: CAG

23 Jul 2017 | IANS | New Delhi

Only 349 of 4,862 India's large dams have emergency disaster action plans in place, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's performance report on flood control and management schemes of the Water Resources Ministry has revealed. "Out of 4,862 large dams, emergency action plans or disaster management plans of only 349 dams, which is seven per cent, were prepared (March 2016)...

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Vihaan Drama Works to hold script-writing workshop

28 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | bhopal

The theatre artists are learning about the aspect of theatre that actually creates magic on stage ie ‘the script’. A script writing workshop is being organised by Vihaan Drama Works, Bhopal for the city theatre aspirants...

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