Category: 2017 In Retrospect

Coronavirus: Pressure mounting on Bollywood superstars

The government of India is tackling the situation pertaining to the deadly Coronavirus in an arguably effective manner. Incidentally, many…

4 years ago

House votes rules to authorise impeachment process against Trump

By Arul Louis New York, Oct 31 (SocialNews.XYZ) A politically fractured House of Representatives voted rules on Thursday to authorise…

5 years ago

Brent jumps 12% after attack at Aramco

Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The global benchmark oil price, the Brent crude, jumped nearly 12 per cent on Monday. This…

5 years ago

Thackeray, Sena MPs to visit Ayodhya on Sunday

Ayodhya, June 15 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya on Sunday along with his 18 party MPs.…

5 years ago

WhatsApp Pay = RIP Paytm, say Twitterati

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Twitterati on Monday went berserk after the news of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg actively working…

5 years ago

Mistakes to avoid while applying make-up

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Make-up can be your best friend or your worst enemy, depending on how you use…

6 years ago

Agnyaathavaasi Review: Where is the Plan B? (Rating: 2.75)

Film: Agnyaathavaasi Language: Telugu Cast:  Pawan Kalyan, Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel, Aadhi Pinisetty, Boman Irani, Kushboo, Parag Tyagi, Rao Ramesh, Sampath…

6 years ago

Year the Railways grappled with accidents, took steps to improve efficiency, agility

By Anand Singh New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a challenging year for Indian Railways as it had to…

6 years ago

Year when Didi gunned for Modi seeking to emerge as face of anti-BJP opposition

By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) Keeping up a strong anti-BJP rhetoric, West Bengal's indefatigable 'Didi' gunned for Prime…

6 years ago

Mandsaur firing brought out anger among farmers

By Saurabh Katkurwar New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Pavitra Singh of Punjab's Mansa is representative of farmers across the country…

6 years ago

Fundamental right to privacy, invalidating triple talaq crowning verdicts of 2017

By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court stood out in 2017 for protecting and advancing the…

6 years ago

E-commerce sector rides on Digital India, note ban

By Fakir Balaji Bengaluru, Dec 30 (IANS) Adopting disruptive technology and riding on the Digital India bandwagon, the e-commerce sector…

6 years ago

Reforms induce bull run in equity markets despite some volatility

By Porisma P. Gogoi and Rohit Vaid Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Economic reforms, coupled with political stability and prospects of…

6 years ago

Year when EC’s integrity came under scanner not once, but twice

By Mohd Asim Khan New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) A neutral Election Commission (EC) is to a democracy what a…

6 years ago

Year that saw oil, gas production switch to revenue-sharing mode

By Biswajit Choudhury New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) While the strategic petroleum sector, including oil and gas, continues to remain…

6 years ago

Opposition parties showed some unity, face formidable challenges

By Prashant Sood and Sidhartha Dutta New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Opposition parties face a daunting task to check the…

6 years ago

A watershed year for Indian badminton

By Gaurav Sharma New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Indian badminton in 2017 continued to move northwards, dishing out one stunning…

6 years ago

The year that ended BJP’s 14-year exile in UP

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh was a parched land for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for…

6 years ago

Surprises and shockers: ‘Baahubali’ sets Rs 500 cr bar for Bollywood

By Radhika Bhirani and Sandeep Sharma Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) The highest earning film in India this year -- "Baahubali…

6 years ago

Tripura: Year that set the stage for a direct Left vs BJP battle

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Dec 29 (IANS) In India's 65-year electoral history, the country's dominant Left party, the CPI-M, has…

6 years ago



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