Congress keeps off Pitroda’s Nyay scheme remarks

New Delhi, April 5 The Congress on Thursday distanced itself from the remarks of party leader Sam Pitroda that the middle class should bear part of the cost of the party’s flagship Nyay scheme, and said the money will be generated by cutting down on wasteful government expenditure as also by mobilising additional resources. Party spokesperson […]

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ED’s supplementary chargesheet mentions ‘Mrs Gandhi’

New Delhi, April 5 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against British national Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AugustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, in which it has mentioned “Mrs Gandhi”, but not named her as an accused in the case, sources said. Sources confirmed that names of […]

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Kerala UDF convenor Behanan suffers heart attack

Kochi, April 5 Kerala’s United Democratic Front Convenor and Congress’ Lok Sabha candidate from Chalakkudy, Benny Behanan, suffered a heart attack on Friday and is admitted to a hospital near here, party leaders said. The 66-year-old underwent an emergency angioplasty and his condition is now stable, a party leader said. He had reached his residence […]

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70mn euros paid to UPA leaders, others: ED’s Agusta charge sheet

New Delhi, April 5 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its fourth supplementary charge sheet has mentioned that kickbacks worth 70 million euros were paid to “important political persons of the ruling party, media persons, defence officials and bureaucrats” in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. The charge sheet filed against British national and […]

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Sunny Friday morning in Delhi, heat wave likely

New Delhi, April 5  It was a sunny Friday morning in the national capital, with the minimum temperature recorded at 20 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, while the maximum is expected to hover around 39 degrees, the weather office said. There is a possibility of heat wave at few places following thunderstorm towards the afternoon.  […]

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‘Smart Compose’ on Gmail to suggest email subjects

San Francisco, April 5 Google’s “Smart Compose” feature on Gmail would now help users with email subject line suggestions, letting them draft their emails even faster. The new ability arrived on Gmail on Thursday, moving us slightly closer to a future where we just use bots to replace our more mundane communications, The Verge reported.  […]

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Chinese college students duped Apple out of $1 mn

San Francisco, April 5  Two Chinese students in the US state of Oregon duped Apple out of nealy $1 million in iPhone replacements and were now undergoing trials in a federal court against criminal charges. The scam began in 2017 when engineering students Yangyang Zhou and Quan Jiang started smuggling fake copies of iPhones from […]

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