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18-Feb-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur flags off Electric Bus

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today flagged off the electric bus for Shimla town from State Vidhan Sabha Complex today.Interacting with the media after the flagging off ceremony Chief Minister said that fifty such buses would ply in Shimla town. He said that...

18-Feb-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches seven citizen Centric Services

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched seven citizen centric services of Shimla Municipal Corporation developed by the Information Technology Department under e-District Project, which is an Integrated Portal for delivery of citizen services here today. The...

17-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Haven't replaced Sidhu on 'The Kapil Sharma Show : Archana Puran Singh

Actress Archana Puran Singh has shot for two episodes of "The Kapil Sharma Show", but has denied that she did so as a "permanent" replacement for cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been ousted from the show after a controversial comment...

17-Feb-2019 Dhaka

8 killed in Bangladesh slum fire

As many as eight people were killed and many others injured in a fire that engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's southeastern seaport city Chattogram, some 292 km away from here, on Sunday.According to officials, some 200 thatched houses were gutted, rendering...

17-Feb-2019 Chennai

Rajinikanth not to contest in Lok Sabha polls

Amid dragging speculation whether he will take the plunge or not, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he will not contest the coming Lok Sabha elections nor will he support any political party.In a statement on a letterhead of his fan club Rajini...

17-Feb-2019 Bhadrak (Odisha)

No development in Odisha despite stable government : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday alleged that Odisha had failed to develop under Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik despite the state having a stable government for years."There is no doubt that Odisha has seen a stable government. But, I fail to understand...

17-Feb-2019 Islamabad

India yet to tell us about MFN status withdrawal : Pakistan

Pakistan said on Sunday that it has not yet been informed by India on withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Islamabad in the wake of a bloody suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir.Abdul Razak Dawood, adviser to the Pakistan's Prime Minister on Commerce,...

17-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Don't attack innocent Kashmiris : CPI-M

The CPI-M on Sunday urged people not to attack innocent Kashmiris in the wake of the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir."The CPI-M expresses serious concern at the attacks on students and people belonging to Kashmir which have taken place...

17-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Jobless growth turning into job-loss growth : Manmohan Singh

Pointing to domestic challenges like agrarian crisis, declining employment opportunities and prevalence of divisive forces, former prime minister Manmohan Singh here on Sunday painted a grim picture of the Indian economy and said the jobless growth was fast turning...

17-Feb-2019 Hazaribagh

Narendra Modi inaugurates 3 medical colleges in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated three medical colleges in the state and laid the foundation stone for the Women's Engineering College in Ramgarh district.The three medical colleges inaugurated by Modi are located in Dumka, Palamau and Hazaribagh....

17-Feb-2019 Bhadrak (Odisha)

Sacrifice of CRPF troopers will not go in vain : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the sacrifice of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers will not go in vain."The security personnel have been given full freedom to take steps so that the sacrifice of the jawans in Pulwama will not...

17-Feb-2019 Begusarai (Bihar)

There is fire im my heart over Kashmir suicide bombing : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was "fire" in his heart over the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers."Jo aag aapke dil mein hai, wahi aag mere dial mein bhi hai" (I feel the same fire im my heart...

17-Feb-2019 Begusarai (Bihar)

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Patna Metro Rail

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation of the much-awaited Patna Metro Rail through video conferencing from Begusarai in Bihar.Modi also opened the city's gas distribution at Patna and the Patna River Front Development's first phase.The...

17-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Safety and security of JK students studying outside the state reviewed

Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today reviewed the safety and security of the students from Jammu & Kashmir studying in different colleges and universities outside the State with the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Mr. Baseer Ahmad Khan.The...

17-Feb-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur performs Bhoomi Pujan of Gayatri Chetna Kendra at Gusan

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today performed 'Bhoomi Pujan' of Gayatri Chetna Kendra in Gusan village near Mehli here today. Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister said that Gayatri Parivar was doing a commendable service in inculcating values and tradition...

17-Feb-2019 Shimla

5th BOD of Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam held

A committee would be constituted for better coordination between different departments of the State to ensure effective framing and implementation of various Skill development programmes in the State. This was decided in the meeting 5th meeting of the...

17-Feb-2019 Shimla

SSWC&MA approves 16 proposals for setting up new industrial units

6th meeting of the State Single Window Clearance & Monitoring Authority (SSWC&MA) was held on under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here yesterday evening, in which the Authority approved 16 proposals for setting up new industrial...

17-Feb-2019 Pundari (Kaithal)

It’s high time to shift towards natural farming : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat has underlined that farmer’s of the nation need to shift towards natural farming in a big way not only to double their income but also to maintain the soil fertility, environment and water for the generations to come.He was speaking as...

16-Feb-2019 Noida

iTV Network Glitters at ENBA 2018, Won Top Accolades

iTV network, one of India’s leading news network, once again shines at the 11th edition of The Exchange4media News Broadcasters’ Awards (ENBA 2018) by winning top honors, iTV network channels- India News and NewsX has won accolades in different categories....

16-Feb-2019 Jandro (Kangra)

Jai Ram Thakur pays last respect to martyr Tilak Raj

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur  paying last respect to Shri Tilak Raj a CRPF personnel martyred in the Pulwama terror attack at village Jandro in Jawali area of Kangra district today.With hands folded in reverence and head bowed in respect, Chief Minister...

16-Feb-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates new MCH block in Kamla Nehru Hospital

The State Government would ensure that the Kamla Nehru Mother and Child Hospital would be development as the premier health institute for mother and child health care in the State for which this institute would be equipped with latest equipments and other...

16-Feb-2019 Chandigarh

Punjab Government Transfers 11 IAS & 66 PCS

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/ Posting orders of 11 IAS and 66 PCS with immediate effect. Disclosing this here today, an official spokesperson said that amongst the IAS officers Mr. Kulwant Singh has been transferred as Additional Deputy Commissioner...

16-Feb-2019 Sultanpur Lodhi (Kapurthala)

Work On Permanent Bridge In Mand Area Starts

In its commitment to the people of Sultanpur Lodhi to ensure a permanent bridge on Beas in Mand area, the construction work was started on Saturday in the presence of Local MLA Mr Navtej Singh Cheema.Thanking the Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh...

16-Feb-2019 Abuja

Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria ahead of presidential election

At least 66 people were killed on Friday by unidentified gunmen in Nigeria's Kaduna state, on the eve of the country's presidential election, officials said.State government spokesman Samuel Aruwan said in a statement that eight settlements were attacked,...

16-Feb-2019 Harare

Over 60 feared dead in Zimbabwe gold mine flooding

Over 60 gold miners are believed to have died in two mining shafts after a nearby dam burst in Zimbabwe's Mashonaland West province, authorities have said.The number of illegal miners who could have been trapped was estimated at between 60 and 70, Xinhua...

16-Feb-2019 Mumbai

Emphasis on opening weekend biz damaging art of cinema: Swara Bhasker

 Actress Swara Bhasker says the constant emphasis on a films box office collection is damaging the art of cinema."The whole system of emphasising the opening weekend business of a film is damaging the art of cinema. I believe there is no connection between the...

16-Feb-2019 Mumbai

My hubby Karan a dream co-star: Bipasha Basu

Actress Bipasha Basu enjoys working with actor and husband Karan Singh Grover, and says he is a dream co-star."Karan is a dream co-star. He is a wonderful spontaneous actor and a live-wire on set. He can make any boring day exciting on set. He keeps the energy...

16-Feb-2019 Mumbai

Navjot Singh Sidhu no longer part of "The Kapil Sharma Show"

Following uproar over his remarks letting of Pakistan after the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir by Jaish-e-Mohammad militant that claimed 49 lives, Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been dropped from the popular "The Kapil Sharma Show" on television.According...

16-Feb-2019

Kashmir insurgency: Need to win hearts and minds

One of the most disturbing aspects of the February 14 terror attack in Pulwama was that the suicide bomber was a local, Adil Ahmad Dar, who lived in a village near the Jammu-Srinagar highway where the attack took place.Although indoctrinated as a fidayeen...

16-Feb-2019 Mumbai

Big B to give Rs 5 lakh to each slain CRPF trooper's family

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be donating Rs 5 lakh each to the families of 49 CRPF troppers who died in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.In the worst ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, a Jaish-e-Mohammad...

16-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Start intense STF drive to stop ration pilferage : Div Com to DCs

In order to stop hoarding, profiteering and black marketing across the Kashmir valley, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan directed all deputy commissioners  (DCs) and FCS&CA department to start intense drive with recently constituted...

16-Feb-2019 Jammu

Dr Jitendra meets Governor

Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Dr. Singh discussed various important  issues including prevailing law and order situation in Jammu. They hoped...

16-Feb-2019 Jammu

Governor reviews law & order situation

Governor Satya Pal Malik convened a high level meeting at the Raj Bhavan today and reviewed the present law and order situation in the State in the aftermath of a major terror  attack on a CRPF convoy and martyring its personnel at Lethpora Awantipora village...

16-Feb-2019 Pulwama

How CRPF troopers got trapped

The Valentine’s Day isn’t a very popular event among the forces, yet for over 2,500 men of CRPF’s 76th Battalion returning from leave to join duty in Srinagar, the bus ride from Jammu starting as early as 2.33 am was to be memorable — which turned most tragic...

16-Feb-2019 Yavatmal (Maharashtra)

Terror groups can't hide, will be punished : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday here said terror groups who perpetrated the Pulwama attack that left 49 CRPF troopers dead, cannot hide and "will be punished" as the security forces have been given a "free hand" to tackle the inevitable.Paying tributes...

16-Feb-2019 Ludhiana

Development Projects Worth Rs 570 Crore Launched For Ludhiana

Cabinet Minister for Local Government department Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu today said that the Capt Amarinder Singh led Punjab government is committed for carrying out overall development of the state and moving forward in this direction, development projects worth...

16-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Curfew continues in Jammu for second consecutive day

The curfew has been imposed for the second consecutive day on Saturday in Jammu city after the eruption of violence, following a bandh call given by the Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry against Pulwama suicide bombing on a CRPF convoy on Thursday.The...

16-Feb-2019 Bengaluru

Indus students wins Gold in national level Karate championship

An educated mind in a fit body is what Indus International School Bangalore (IISB) focuses on, ensuring to offer a holistic development to its students. Staying true to its ideology of providing whole-education not at the cost of academic rigor, Indus International...

15-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Sushil Chandra takes over as new Election Commissioner

Sushil Chandra has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India today on 15th of February 2019 and joins the Commission with Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Shri Ashok Lavasa.Born on 15th May 1957 Shri...

15-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu Chairs Board of Trade Meeting

Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, chaired a meeting of the Board of Trade (BOT) today at VigyanBhawan. The meeting was attended by Commerce Secretary, Secretary DPIIT, DGFT, Secretaries and other senior officials of key line...

15-Feb-2019 New Delhi

High Level Delegation to Visit Saudi Arabia

A High-level delegation, led by NITI Aayog CEO Shri Amitabh Kant, will be visiting Saudi Arabia from 16th to 17th February 2019 to participate in extensive discussions with the Saudi Centre for International Strategic Partnerships (SCISP) in Riyadh.The...

15-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Finance Commission meets the Ministry of Power

The Fifteenth Finance Commission had a meeting with the Ministry of Power in New Delhi today. The meeting was chaired by the Minister for Power, Shri R. K. Singh along with the Chairman of the Finance Commission Shri N.K. Singh. Members of the Commission...

15-Feb-2019 Pulwama

Pulwama attack: NIA, NSG, JK police, CRPF busy in high-level probe

Admitting that the Lethpora, Pulwama was the deadliest attack in the past three-decades of militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, top security officials revealed today that multi-level probe was being conducted into the incident with NIA, NSG, JK police and the CRPF...

15-Feb-2019 Srinagar

Will eradicate militancy from Kashmir soil : Rajnath Singh

Urging people of Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of India to maintain peace and communal brotherhood, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that New Delhi will not tolerate militancy and will eliminate the “terror” soon. He also said that there were some...

15-Feb-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Foundation Day Celebrated at NIPER, SAS Nagar

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ enacted by the act of Parliament (NIPER Act 1998) under the aegis of Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Department of Pharmaceuticals,...

15-Feb-2019 Chandigarh

From London to investing in Yaara Ve, Bally

Recently, a real Estate tycoon in London Bally Singh Kakar decides to venture into Punjabi film industry, with a conscious effort and vision behind the move. He is all set to release his first Punjabi film ‘Yaara Ve’.Yaara Ve which is all set to hit the Punjabi...

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