Varun Dhawan to get his first Madame Tussauds wax figure

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan’s first ever wax figure will be the fourth from India to join Madame Tussauds Hong Kong with those of Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi and Amitabh Bachchan currently on display. He will unveil it in the first quarter of 2018. “Huge honour. Can’t wait to come there and stare down my wax… Continue reading Varun Dhawan to get his first Madame Tussauds wax figure

Thousands of Mahatmas can’t bring ‘swachhta’, 1.25 bn Indians can: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that issues such as cleanliness and hygiene should not be politicised and asserted that even 1,000 Mahatma Gandhis could not achieve the goal of a ‘clean India’ without the participation of 1.25 billion Indians. Addressing a gathering here to mark three years of the Swachh Bharat mission, he… Continue reading Thousands of Mahatmas can’t bring ‘swachhta’, 1.25 bn Indians can: PM Modi

Modi, Amit Shah among first to cast votes in poll to elect 14th President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah were among the first to cast their votes in Parliament shortly after polling to elect India’s 14th President began on Monday morning. Modi, clad in a beige colour sleeveless jacket over a white kurta-pyjama, reached the Parliament premises early to vote. It is also the first… Continue reading Modi, Amit Shah among first to cast votes in poll to elect 14th President

Smaller cities see big gains: Home prices on the rise despite note ban

Financial News Demonetisation did not choke the real estate sector, according to data released by the National Housing Board (NHB). As many as 26 of 50 urban hubs across the country have shown a moderate upturn in housing prices between December 2016 and March 2017, an NHB index has said. The list covering metros, state… Continue reading Smaller cities see big gains: Home prices on the rise despite note ban

Modi in Israel: PM hugs his way into international relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trademark hug was again at display on Tuesday when he clasped his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in a warm embrace at the Ben Gurion airport here, not once but thrice. In what has become a keenly-watched ritual, Modi has notably embraced most of the foreign leaders whom he has met over… Continue reading Modi in Israel: PM hugs his way into international relations

Modi-Trump meet: India, US name Pakistan, demand action on 26/11, Pathankot

Financial News India and the US today vowed to strengthen cooperation against terror outfits like Jaish-e- Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Taiba and D-Company, while urging Pakistan to ensure that its soil is not used for terror strikes against other nations. In a joint statement released after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump, the two… Continue reading Modi-Trump meet: India, US name Pakistan, demand action on 26/11, Pathankot