Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 passed in Lok Sabha

The proposed legislation ensures effective regulation of surrogacy, prohibit commercial surrogacy and allow altruistic surrogacy to the needy Indian infertile couples. NEW DELHI: The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 was on Wednesday passed in Lok Sabha. The Bill proposes to regulate surrogacy in India by establishing National Surrogacy Board at the central level and, State Surrogacy Boards and Appropriate Authorities in the States and Union Territories. The proposed legislation ensures effective regulation of surrogacy, prohibit commercial surrogacy and allow altruistic surrogacy to the needy Indian infertile couples. Once the Bill is…

‘There’s Nothing to Deny’ Says Harshvardhan Rane Confirming His Relationship With Kim Sharma

Diffusing all rumours about his relationship, finally, Sanam Teri Kasam fame Harshvardhan Rane confirmed his relationship with Mohabbatein fame Kim Sharma. Letting the cat out of the bag recently, Harshvardhan told a leading newspaper about dating the actress, in an interview, and gushed about how supportive she has been of him. Talking about his love life in an interview with HT, Harshvardhan tried to give a vague image of his personal life before he finally opened up. Calling himself an open person and a private person in the same breath, the actor quipped, “I will say I…

RBI to Scale up Securities Purchase on Remaining Two OMO Auctions in December

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said on review of the evolving liquidity conditions, it has decided to scale up the amounts to be purchased in the remaining two OMO (Open Market Operation) auctions scheduled in December 2018 to Rs 15,000 each. “Consequently, the total injection of durable liquidity for the month of December 2018 would amount to Rs 500 billion (Rs 50,000 crore),” the Central bank said in a statement. The decision comes amid concerns of a liquidity crisis in the economy after the default by IL&FS…

Prohibitory Orders Extended in Sabarimala Till Midnight of Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram: The Pathanamthitta Magistrate Court has extended the prohibitory orders in Sabarimala Temple till the midnight of Saturday, December 22, reported ANI on Wednesday. The decision has been taken based on the reports by the District Police Chief and Executive magistrates in Pamba and Sannidhanam. Earlier this week, Ayyappa Dharma Sena leader Rahul Easwar was arrested on Monday, days after a local court revoked his bail in a case related to violent protests at Sabarimala. A team of police personnel took Easwar into custody from a rest house in Palakkad, recorded his arrest…

Sara Ali Khan Looks Subtle Yet Stylish in Monochrome Polka Dotted Tube Dress While Promoting Simmba,

Sara Ali Khan was recently seen in her big Bollywood debut, Kedarnath, opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. She is now gearing up for her next release, Simmba along with Ranveer Singh. The young actor is leaving no stones unturned in promoting her upcoming film. Even before the release of her debut film, Sara gained a lot of popularity. Every time the paparazzi spots her, she is seen in her best avatar. Whether it is her gym look or promotion look, Sara looks lovely in every outfit she dons. Recently, Sara was spotted in a black and white polka…

Goa Liberation Day: CM Manohar Parrikar Wishes Goans; Here’s All You Need to Know About Portuguese Conquest

Remembering Goa Liberation Day, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday extended out his greetings to Goans on this memorable day. The ailing Chief Minsiter said in a tweet, “On this memorable day, let us recall the valiant efforts of our freedom fighters who fought against oppression, and the remarkable role played by the Indian Army in liberating Goa from Portuguese rule. On this day, let us resolve, rededicate ourselves and united to keep our state clean and tidy, and to achieve progress and development in all spheres.” On the eve…

‘I Wasn’t The PM Who Was Afraid of Talking to Press’: Manmohan Singh’s Jibe at PM Modi

New Delhi: In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling him a “silent prime minister”, his predecessor and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that he was never afraid of talking to the media and rather interacted with the press very regularly Speaking at the launch of his 6-volume book series called ‘Changing India’, Singh said, “I certainly would like to say that I was not the prime minister who was afraid of talking to the press. I met the press regularly and on every foreign trip that I undertook,…

IPL 2019 Player Auction: ‘Paltan Ab Aeega Maza’, Here’s How Jubilant Yuvraj Singh Acknowledged Mumbai Indian’s Move

IPL 2019 Player Auction: The Indian Premier League 2019 player auction had a lot of drama during the bidding wars between the eight participating franchises on the 60 players who got roped in. Several uncapped players earned big as the teams broke their bank for them. Whereas, big names like Brendon McCullum, Dale Steyn found no buyers. Meanwhile, in the first round of the auction, the veteran India cricketer Yuvraj Singh also went unsold as no franchise looked interested to brought him in. But, at the last instance, the tables got turned…

IPL 2019 Player Auction: Prayas Gears Up To Share Dressing Room With Icon Kohli

The biggest and surprising outcome of the IPL 2019 player auction is Prayas Ray Barman, who fetched a fetched huge amount in the event. The 16-year-old is bought by Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 1.5 crore. The 16-year-old leg-spinner, who was Bengal’s top wicket-taker in his debut season in the Vijay Hazare Trophy never thought he would be picked at such a price. “The feeling has not sunk in. But I’m getting a flood of calls, with several in waiting. Never expected I will be picked,” Prayas told PTI.…

IPL 2019 Player Auction: ‘I Was Hoping To Get a Rs 20 Lakh Bid’ Says Varun Chakaravarthy After Bagging Rs 8.4 Crore Deal From Kings XI Punjab

IPL 2019 Player Auction:  The mystery spinner Varun Chakaravarthy is the biggest outcome of the IPL 2019 auction, which was held in Jaipur on Tuesday. The 27-year-old from Chennai was an unknown quantity until he turned heads with his performances in the Tamil Nadu Premier League and the Vijay Hazare Trophy, earlier this year. The architect-turned cricketer said getting a buyer for a base price of Rs 20 lakh was the only thing on his mind. “I am over the moon… I never expected this (to be picked up for such a…