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18-Nov-2017 JaJaipur

Protests continue over 'Padmavati' in Rajasthan

Protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie "Padmavati" continued to rock Rajasthan as protesters blocked entry to the Kumbhalgarh fort in Rajsamand on Saturday while protests were witnessed in some other towns and cities."Hundreds of protesters on Saturday blocked...

18-Nov-2017 Patna

Protests against 'Padmavati' in Bihar

Hundreds of supporters of various Rajput organisations in Bihar on Saturday staged protests against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, demanding a ban on his film "Padmavati" in the state.Shouting slogans and chanting "Jai Shri Ram", the protestors, including women...

18-Nov-2017 Latur (Maharashtra)

Six killed in Maharashtra bus-truck collision

At least six passengers were killed when a local state transport bus collided head-on with an oncoming truck on the Ausa-Nilanga state highway on Saturday, an official said.According to the Latur Police Control, the accident occurred at 3.00 p.m. near the...

18-Nov-2017 Sanya (China)

India's Manushi Chillar wins Miss World crown

India's Manushi Chillar on Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 title at a glittering event here, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international pageant.Priyanka Chopra was the last winner from India in 2000.Chillar, 21, looked emotional as the...

18-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Wreath laying ceremony at Teen Murti Memorial

The wreaths were laid at the Teen Murti Memorial by the Cavalry Officers’ Association (COA) on 18 November 2017. Teen Murti Memorial was instituted in the memory of the Cavalry Officers and Men of the 15th Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade composed of Cavalry...

18-Nov-2017 Ferozepur

Punjab Police Nabs Three Drug Smugglers From Indo-Pak Border

Continuing with its crackdown on drugs trade, the Punjab Police has busted a gang of drug traffickers and smugglers with the arrest of three persons from the Indo-Pak border area in Ferozepur district.Though the main suspect, Manjit Singh @Manna s/o Jarnail Singh...

18-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Angelo Mathews lauds India's pace battery

Former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, who scored 52, on Saturday said India's pace battery comprising Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav are top class, adding that half centuries won't help the islanders' cause."Especially in the last few...

18-Nov-2017 New Delhi

GES to create congenial ecosystem for startups : Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Saturday said the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which is being co-hosted by the United States and India for the first time, is expected to develop a congenial ecosystem for the growth of startups in the country."The...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam Starts

The air illuminates with sanctity and piousness as fervent spirits embrace the outstretched Samagam ground opposite Nirankari Sarovar Complex at Burari Road on the opening day of the 70th Annual Nirankari Sant Samagam, here today. The 3-day Samagam has already...

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Youth Akali Dal held Dharna, burned effigies of Sukhpal Khaira

Youth Akali Dal (YAD) today escalated its campaign for immediate arrest of the leader of the opposition, Sukhpal Singh Khaira by holding a dharna simultaneously in all district headquarters across the state for abetting heroin and arms smuggling, for which...

18-Nov-2017 Jammu

Tourism Deptt showcases Kashmir’s hospitality at Visakhapatnam

The department of tourism J&K participated in the 8th Convention of Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) at Visakhapatnam to promote J&K as a preferred tourist destination.The 3-day annual Convention was inaugurated by the Chief...

18-Nov-2017 Reasi

Naeem Akhtar for expediting work on Reasi-Mahore road

Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today stressed on the officers of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to remove bottlenecks and expedite the construction work of 68 km long main road from Reasi to Mahore.The Minister issued these directions while reviewing...

18-Nov-2017 Kathua

Dr. Nirmal Singh inspects development projects at Billawar

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today visited different parts of Billawar and inspected pace of work on various developmental projects underway in and around his assembly constituency.During his visit to village Ramkot, Dy CM inspected ongoing work of...

18-Nov-2017 Jammu

Several deputations meet Mehbooba Mufti, put up demands

Several deputations met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today, brought their problems into her notice and sought their redressal.A deputation of youth from Pir Panchal area sought Hill Development Council status for the region to pace up its developmental...

18-Nov-2017 Anantang

Sandeep Nayak interacts with progressive farmers at Anantnag

Principal Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Sandeep Nayak today held an interactive meeting with the progressive farmers associated with beekeeping, vegetable and Mushk Budji cultivation here at Dak Bungalow Anantnag.District Development Commissioner...

18-Nov-2017 Palwal

Navy Health Camp organised at Aurangabad

As a part of Navy Week celebrations, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 18 to 20 November 2017 at Aurangabad, Palwal District, Haryana. Through this outreach programme, the Indian Navy aims to bring about awareness...

18-Nov-2017

Annual Day Celebration in AFGJI

Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute celebrated its 32nd Annual Day on 18th November 2017 in The Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park at 1030 hrs. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Air Marshal HN Bhagwat AVSM VM, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, Indian...

18-Nov-2017 Kargil

ADC Kargil reviews winter preparedness, supply position of essentials

 Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Barkat Ali Lone Nizami today convened a meeting of district officers to review the arrangements being put in place by the District Administration for the ensuing winter season.Issues with regard to winter preparedness, stock...

18-Nov-2017 Baramulla

Div Com reviews implementation of CM’s commitments

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting here to review the implementation of Chief Minister’s commitments made by her during a public darbar held last month.District Development commissioner Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash, SSP Mir Imtiyaz...

18-Nov-2017 Udhampur

District Red Cross Society Udhampur organizes awareness camp

An awareness camp was conducted by District Red Cross Society Udhampur for JRC/YRC to be held at Mansar of Zone Babay & Majalta of district Udhampur here on Friday. Regional Secretary Red Cross Society Jammu, R.C Puri was the chief guest while Secretary...

18-Nov-2017 Ramnagar (Udhampur )

JKAACL organizes one-day Dogri seminar at Ramnagar

Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) today organized One Day Dogri Seminar at Rising Pillars School Ramnagar of district Udhampur here today.Renowned Dogri poet, Om Parkash Jandriari presided over the function. Additional Secretary,...

18-Nov-2017 Jammu

JKSSB concludes computer based test for 500 posts

The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board on Saturday concluded the first ever Computer based Written Tests (CBT) for about 500 posts of different departments wherein negative marking was also introduced for the first time.Officials said the examinations...

18-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Thousands participated in militant’s funeral

Thousands of people amid restrictions participated in the last rites of local slain militant at Parimpora area of Srinagar city.   Mugees Ahmed Mir was killed in a brief gun fight at Zakura area in the outskirts of Srinagar city yesterday.  Reports...

18-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Government fails to make Mohra Power House operational

Government has miserably failed to make one of the oldest hydro-electric plants in South Asia, Mohra power house in Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district operational. The power plant is lying defunct since 1992 while authorities claim that restoration...

18-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Five militants and Air Force Commando killed in North Kashmir encounter

 At least five militants and an Indian Air Force Commando were killed in a gunfight that broke out in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday. Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that five militants were killed in the ongoing gunfight....

18-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

No arrests after woman raped in auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh

Despite getting CCTV footage from a gas station of the accused, the Chandigarh Police was on Saturday yet to make any arrest in the gang-rape case of a 22-year-old woman.The victim, who is admitted in a government hospital, was allegedly gang-raped by three...

18-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Can't take law in your hands : Arbaaz Khan

Expressing his thoughts on the "Padmavati" controversy, actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan has said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) decides which film is proper for public consumption, so people should let them decide first, and not take the law into their...

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