Month: August 2018

Vodafone, Idea complete merger to become India’s largest mobile operator

The merger of Idea Cellular and Vodafone India has been completed, creating India’s biggest telecom service provider with over 408 million subscribers, the two companies said today. A new board has been constituted for the merged entity “Vodafone Idea Ltd’ with 12 directors (including six independent directors) and Kumar Mangalam Birla as its Chairman. The […]

Five Kerala kids Studies to be sponsored by Actress Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha, who has done her bit to aid the relief efforts in flood-hit Kerala by advocating animal rescue operations and helping sponsor education for children, says it is human responsibility to come together during adverse times. Richa, who has been busy shooting for her upcoming biopic “Shakeela”, wanted to do something for Kerala, […]

Sexually abusing 15 kids; Buddhist monk held

Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar suffered a setback after a Buddhist monk Bante Sanghpriya Sujoy was arrested for sexually abusing 15 children at a meditation school in Bodh Gaya. Sources familiar with the case told that all the kids were aged between seven and 13 years. The case had surfaced when one of the victims […]

Relief for Keralites: NHB’s aid for house construction, repair

For repairing and construction of houses in the flood-affected parts of Kerala, the National Housing Bank (NHB) will provide Rs 200 crore of refinancing at a concessional interest rate. Also, need-based top-up loans for repairing houses would be given. Provision for need-based moratorium up to one year and rescheduling installments will also be introduced. In […]