Daily Archives: September 27, 2019

Award for good samaritans who help tourists from next year: Tourism Minister


The government will award good samaritans who help tourists caught in difficult situations as part of its National Tourism Awards, Minister Prahlad Patel said on Friday. Speaking at a press conference after the National Tourism Awards were announced, he said this special category award will begin from next year. “From next year onwards there will be a new category in ...

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Google turns 21, marks birthday with special doodle


Search giant Google turned 21 on Friday and it celebrated the occasion with a special doodle that showed a 90s era desktop computer flashing its old logo on the screen. Google is a US-based multi-national technology bellwether that specialises in Internet-related services and products, which include an eponymous search engine, online advertising technologies and cloud computing. The colourful doodle, in ...

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Swiss-based EST Group plans to invest USD 250 mn into Indian startups


Swiss-based EST Group on Friday said it is planning to invest USD 250 million (around Rs 1,770 crore) in next 18 months into Indian startups that are focused on fintech applications and related business models. The group is very bullish about India market and believes that when markets are slow they provide new opportunities, its chief executive officer and director ...

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Salman Khan skips hearing in Black Buck poaching case

Actor Salman Khan on Friday did not appear before a local court here in connection with the blackbuck poaching case. Khan’s counsel moved two applications in the court, one for his exemption from the court on Friday and the other for permanent exemption from personal appearance. The court accepted the application for exemption from appearing today and posted the matter ...

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Two pilots killed in Army chopper crash in Bhutan


A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed in eastern Bhutan Friday afternoon, killing both the pilots, official sources said. The single-engine helicopter was on its way from Khirmu in Arunanchal Pradesh to Yonphula in Bhutan and went out of radio and visual contact soon after 1 pm. Both the pilots – one Indian and the other from Royal Bhutanese ...

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