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21-Sep-2018 Abu Dhabi

Pakistan edge past Afghanistan in nail-biting Asia Cup tie

Pakistan got themselves prepared for the India challenge on Sunday with a nervy three-wicket win over Afghanistan in a nail-biting Super Four contest of the Asia Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Friday.Chasing a modest 258, Pakistan were in control with...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rekhta Collection: An Inspiration from the Turkish artistry by OBEETEE

OBEETEE, India’s largest luxury carpet maker has launched their contemporary Turkish collection ‘Rekhta Collection’. The collection is a medley of myriad colours, fibres and inspirations synthesized into a unique design palate. The floral and geometrical elements...

21-Sep-2018 Jammu

CWC Jammu reunites lost boy with his parents

With the efforts of district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and help of Aadhar Biometric details, a missing boy has been reunited with his family. Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar in the presence of CWC and officers handed over the boy to his parents,...

21-Sep-2018 Jammu

I&C Directorate hosts workshop on ‘J&K Start-up Policy -2018’

A one day workshop on the ‘J&K Start Up Policy -2018’ was organised today here at the Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Jawahar Lal Nehru Udyog Bhawan.The work shop was attended by staff of Entrepreneur Development Institute and   the...

21-Sep-2018 Rajouri

Several major surgeries conducted at DH Rajouri

Six major surgeries including three Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Gall Bladder stones were performed today here at District Hospital Rajouri.As per the OT schedule surgeries were conducted by a team of doctors headed by Dr. Mushtaq Choudhary laparoscopic...

21-Sep-2018 Ramban

Naat,Qiraat competition held at Khari

As part of the “Khelo India” initiative, the District Administration Ramban today organized inter-school “Naat and Qiraat” recitation competition here at Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Khari.Saima Ashraf student of class 11th of GHSS Khari was...

21-Sep-2018 Srinagar

5056 girls provided Rs 19.86 cr under Marriage Assistance Scheme

Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today reviewed the progress on implementation of the State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS).Under this welfare initiative state government provides financial assistance of Rs 25000 and cost of 5 gm Gold to those...

21-Sep-2018 Bandipora

40-hour long Bandipora encounter ends, 3 more militants killed, toll 5

Three more militants were killed with government forces as the 40-hour long gunfight at Sumlar forests of north Kashmir's Bandipora district ended on Friday late afternoon.SSP Bandipora Zulfikar Azad told GNS that three more militants were killed in the operation.He...

21-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Ashura observed with religious fervor

The police on Friday detained scores of mourners as they tried to take out an Ashura procession in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk even as Ashura processions were taken out in different parts of the Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of 10th Muharram, marking the martyrdom...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

3 cops abducted, killed in Shopian

Three policemen were abducted and killed while a relative of one of the slain cops was set free after abduction in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on early Friday.A police officer said militants abducted three cops from Batgund and Kapren Shopian early on...

21-Sep-2018 Shimla

Governor welcomes Lok Sabha Speaker

Governor Acharya Devvrat accorded warm welcome to Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha on her arrival at Raj Bhavan Shimla today. Dr. Rajiv Bindal, Speaker, Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha was also present on the occasion.  She was on a two day visit to...

21-Sep-2018 Shimla

Governor inaugurates Shimla Festival

The four-day long Shimla Festival opened with colourful start on Thursday evening at the historic Ridge. Governor Acharya Devvrat inaugurated the festival in which local people and tourists participated with enthusiasm.The Governor evinced keen interest...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Court Sentences ASI With 4 Years Jail In Graft Case

A Mohali Court  Has Sentenced An Assistant Sub Inspector (Asi) Anup Singh Of Police Station Zirkapur For 4 Years Rigorous Imprisonment In A Bribery Case.Disclosing This A Spokesperson Of State Vigilance Bureau Said The Accused Asi Was Caught Red-Handed...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Tript Bajwa Calls For Real Estate Companies To Invest In Punjab

The Housing and Urban Development Minister, Punjab, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has exhorted the companies associated with the housing and real estate sector to invest in Punjab and said that Punjab has emerged as the best state to do business after the Captain...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

It is Time to Give Back to Society- OP Soni

Exhorting upon the corporate entities to play a proactive role and take up sustainable initiatives under the Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment Minister, Punjab, Mr. Om Prakash Soni asked the administrators of Ambuja Cement Factory to expand the activities...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Alamgir Flour Mill Incident Leaves Food Safety Teams Aghast

The alarming incident of addition of over 2000 quintals of rotten, foul smelling wheat to normal wheat for production of flour at a mill in Alamgir, Ludhiana forced the Food Safety Commisssionerate to take immediate steps to check the sale of flour ‘unfit...

21-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Government Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert

A spokesman of Punjab government informed that as per information received from Ministry of Earth Sciences, the State is likely to experience widespread rainfall during late 22nd to 24th September, 2018. Many districts in Doaba, Majha and Malwa are very...

21-Sep-2018 Lucknow

5 killed in UP road accident

Five persons were killed and two dozen injured after a bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district on Friday, police said.The bus, which was going from Joya to Sambhal, overturned apparently due to bursting of its rear tyre. It then hit a mini-truck,...

21-Sep-2018 Dodoma (Tanzania)

79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.The MV Nyerere ferry overturned on Thursday between two islands of Ukora and Bugolora in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa,...

21-Sep-2018 Lucknow

3 children drown in UP

Three children drowned in a river in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot town on Friday, police said.The victims were part of a Muharram procession who later went to bathe in the Baghe river.Two other children said to be in critical condition, have been rushed to a...

21-Sep-2018 Bhubaneswar

Cyclone Daye weakens, dumps heavy rain in Odisha

Several parts of Odisha have been experiencing heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms under the impact of cyclonic storm Daye.The cyclone crossed Odisha coast near Gopalpur in the early on Friday.It has caused heavy to very heavy rainfall...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

Militants abduct, kill three policemen in Kashmir

Militants gunned down three policemen on Friday, hours after they were abducted from their homes in south Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.A police officer told IANS that locals discovered their bullet-riddled bodies in a village in the morning, triggering...

21-Sep-2018 Guwahati

6 electrocuted in Assam

Six people were electrocuted in Assam's Nagaon district on Friday, police said.The incident took place at a fishery in Khatowal area."The victims were killed immediately as a high voltage electric wire was in the fishery which might have fallen in it the...

21-Sep-2018 Kerala

Nun rape: Bishop questioning enters Day 3

The Kerala Police began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, for the third consecutive day on Friday, even as demands for his arrest grew.Mulakkal has been accused of repeatedly sexually abusing the nun between 2014 and 2016. Nuns...

21-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Actress' films can't do Rs 500 cr business like Salman's films : Kajol

Actress Kajol, who is busy promoting her forthcoming film "Helicopter Eela", says not a single actress' film can generate business worth Rs 500 crore the way a Salman Khan film can at the box office.Kajol was interacting with the media to promote "Helicopter...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Women leaders can change the world : Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress and philanthropist Shabana Azmi, an active spokesperson for women empowerment, believes having women as leaders can bring about a change."Women leaders can change the world. When women have a seat at the table, they lend their unique perspective...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

"Finding a cure is always less lucrative than finding a treatment." As science and technology grow at an exponential pace, it is pretty obvious that drugs and treatments will remain heavily incentivised.It is an unfortunate reality that our pharmaceutical companies...

21-Sep-2018

A comprehensive history of America's ties with South Asia

American interest in South Asian countries (particularly India) -- which deepened after the British decolonisation in 1947, in search of capitalist opportunities -- has come a long way since such interest was first evinced in the early 18th century.So says historian...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Wealth, career, the purpose of life and fate

Learn a strategic and practical way to create wealth; flick through easily accessible articles with ideas and wisdom that will help readers in their careers; know methods through which anyone can find their purpose; read stories of those being tested by fate...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

A large part of my struggle was because I was a girl : Hard Kaur

Rapper Hard Kaur says that ever since she was a child, she faced a lot of negativity and a large part of her struggle was because she was a girl, especially an Indian.Kaur is one of the seven influences who is part of the fourth edition of Levi's #IshapeMyWorld...

21-Sep-2018

'Pakhi': Amateurishly crafted and tedious to watch

Coming from a National Award winning director and the "Natya Bushan" winner, "Pakhi" is a huge let down.Based on true events akin to the last week's released "Love Sonia", "Pakhi" is the story of Pihu, a 10-year-old girl who is forced to marry an older person....

21-Sep-2018 Mumbai

My wife, my hero: Maniesh Paul

Host-actor Maniesh Paul says his wife Sanyukta has been his constant support since their kindergarten days.While shooting for the 'Shaadi special' episode of "Indian Idol 10", Maniesh revealed that it was his wife who took care of the household when the couple...

21-Sep-2018

'Equalizer 2': An enjoyable vigilante film despite mediocrity

This vigilante film is a sequel to the 2014 released The Equalizer which was originally based on the 1980s Television serial with the same name.It is about a retired CIA agent Robert McCall, who plays a lone ranger delivering justice to the abused, the defenceless...

21-Sep-2018

'Ishqeria': An out-dated and poorly written love story

"Sabko confuse karna band kar do". This harmless dialogue told in a jocular tone in the film, inadvertently sums up the fate of the narrative of this 2 hour film. Purportedly, a college love-story, this film ends up confusing the audience with its constant...

21-Sep-2018 Gurgaon

Valour Promosales LLP is Now India's leading Solar Roof firm

Valour Promosales LLP became a recognized channel partner of Tata Power Solar-India's leading Solar Roof Top Installer-in 2014. Due to hard work and dedication, the firm in a very short span of two years was recognized by Tata Power Solar as their premium channel...

21-Sep-2018 United Nations

UN chief sees multilateral diplomacy under threat

Leading with a plea for implementation of the recent bilateral breakthrough to spare Idlib in Syria, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said his "overriding concern" is for international, multilateral diplomacy."I call on all the parties to implement...

21-Sep-2018 Washington

44 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

At least 44 people were killed when a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.The accident took place on Thursday between two islands in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, which straddles the borders...

21-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Philippines landslide toll reaches 22

The death toll from a landslide in Philippines has reached 22, an official said on Friday.Garry Cabotaje, the spokesman for Naga city government, expressed hope that more survivors will be rescued a day after the tragedy struck the mountainside community."We...

21-Sep-2018 Washington

US shooting : Woman kills three, turns gun on herself

A woman shot dead three persons and injured three more before turning the gun on herself in an attack at a warehouse complex in Maryland in the US, police said.The shooting happened on Thursday at a pharmacy distribution centre in Perryman, near Baltimore,...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

6 held for robbing, assaulting wife, daughter of Delhi HC ex-CJ

Delhi Police on Thursday arrested six persons, including a domestic help, for assaulting, robbing and holding captive the wife and daughter of a former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court here."The accused have been identified as Dinesh, Dheerender, Upender...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ram temple should be constructed without delay : Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Thursday that the Ram temple at Ayodhya should be built without delay and all sections of society should accept the "reality" of the issue.Bhagwat was speaking at an event held to launch "Ayodhya Ka...

20-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati jolts Congress, ties up with Jogi in Chhattisgarh

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday jolted the Congress by announcing an electoral pact with former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi in poll-bound Chhattisgarh.As per the agreement between the two parties, Jogi's Janta Congress Chhattisgarh will contest 55...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

FMs to meet in UN but no Saarc summit: India tells Pakistan

Breaking the ice in ties with Pakistan, India on Thursday agreed for a meeting between Foreign Ministers of the two countries in New York later this month but rejected the request for the holding of a Saarc summit in Islamabad, holding that terror and talks cannot...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Preventive vigilance more effective than punitive one : RBI Governor

RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said that preventive vigilance is the most effective governance mechanism at public sector institutions as opposed to punitive and detective vigilance.Delivering a lecture at the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), he...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Centre, states working to take GDP to $5 tn by 2022 : Narendra Modi

The size of the Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 trillion each, and the various states are competing with each other to help achieve this goal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.In...

20-Sep-2018 Dungarpur (Rajasthan)

Congress won't make false promises like Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his party will not make false promises like putting Rs 15 lakh in every citizen's bank account."You have listened to these false promises... I want to ask you...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

RSS won't accept Muslims : Mayawati

The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said on Thursday.She also slammed the Narendra Modi government's move on the 'triple...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP controlling media : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for "controlling the media" by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker's complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi concocting lies on Rafale, NPAs : Arun Jaitley

Calling him a "clown prince", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of "concocting lies" on the Rafale fighter jets deal and the bad loans of banks. The Congress leader was "polluting" public discourse, Jaitley said.In...

20-Sep-2018 Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh)

Congressmen have forgotten democracy's decorum : Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday accused Congressmen of forgetting the decorum and code of conduct expected in a democracy.Every political party has the right to put across its views in a democratic way, but the Congress leaders...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Defence Minister must go for "misleading" on Rafale : Manish Tewari

The Congress on Thursday demanded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's resignation accusing her of "misleading" the country after former HAL chief T.S. Raju refuted her claim that the defence undertaking did not have the capability to build Rafale fighter...

20-Sep-2018 Jammu

Directorate of I&C holds workshop on ‘J&K Single Window Act-2018’

A one-day workshop on the ‘Single Window’ system was organized today here at the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Jawahar Lal Nehru Udyog Bhawan, Railhead Complex, Jammu.Director, I&C, Jammu, Dr Ravi Shankar Sharma addressed the officers and...

20-Sep-2018 Jammu

DC Jammu holds discussion with rep of political parties

Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today convened a meeting with the representatives of various political parties regarding adherence of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) guidelines and their concerns related to Urban Local Body polls.The DC informed that the...

20-Sep-2018 Shopian

ADC Shopian chairs DLMC Meeting

Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvez Sajad Ganai, today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) to review the effective implementation of the Self-Help Group of Engineers scheme (April –August 2018) here.Superintendent Engineer...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Comm Secy Forests reviews departmental functioning

The Commissioner Secretary Forests, Environment and Ecology, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, today held a detailed review meeting of Territorial Forest Divisions of Kashmir Region.Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir Syed Farooq Ahmad Gillani, IFS made a power point...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Establish Winter Joint Control Rooms : Div Com to DCs

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to establish winter control rooms in their respective districts including Gurez and Tangdhar for the preparedness and arrangements to be made for the cold months so...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Asgar Samoon reviews working of Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries Deptts

Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep husbandry, fisheries and Transport department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today chaired a meeting of officials of Animal, Sheep husbandry and fisheries departments to review their working and status of various projects being implemented...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for Phase-2

The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K Shaleen Kabra today issued notification for the conduct of 2nd Phase of Municipal Polls-2018.The notification has been issued for Srinagar Municipal Corporation (ward No. 18 to 37), Municipal Committee Langate (ward 1...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai meets Union Agriculture Secy

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today met the Union Agriculture Secretary, S. K. Pattnayak here and discussed the progress of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes in the State in the presence of Senior officers of the State and Central Governments.During...

20-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Struggle in Kashmir continuation of Karbala : Yasin Malik

Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Thursday said that the Imam-I-Hussain (RA) represents resilience, courage and steadfastness and identifies with the oppressed not the oppressors.Malik while addressing a Muharram congregation at Basant...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

ASHA representatives from across the country call on Narendra Modi

A group of about 90 ASHA representatives from across the country, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to express their happiness, and thank him for the recent announcement of increase in incentives, and insurance cover.The Prime Minister recalled...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Convention centre in New Delhi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today laid the foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) at Dwarka, New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion the Prime Minister said that the IICC will reflect India’s economic progress, rich...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh launches two portals to strengthen Women Safety

Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh here today launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety. The portal “cybercrime.gov.in” will receive complaints from citizens on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material,...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Japanese Ambassador calls on MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju

The Ambassador of Japan to India, Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu called on the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs,Kiren Rijiju here today. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest including cooperation in infrastructure, bamboo research and application...

20-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

25th Silver Jubilee Pashu Palan Mela Starts at GADVASU

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana inaugurated its 25th Pashu Palan Mela on 20th September 2018. Sh.V.P.Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab was chief guest of the mela whereas Janab Hamid Karzai, former president of Afghanistan...

20-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

Kisan Mela Kicks Off At PAU

Thousands of farmers crowded the Kisan Mela which kicked off at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. The theme of mela is “Manage crop residue efficiently, enhance soil fertility.” The Governor of Punjab Sh V. P. Singh Badnore, who was the chief guest,...

20-Sep-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur Releases magazine ‘Him Nari Shakti’

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today released magazine ‘Him Nari Shakti’ brought out by Loveleen Tharmani.The magazine contains write ups and articles on women empowerment and women achievers of the State.The Chief Minister while appreciating the efforts...

20-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

SEC orders re polling on 53 booths of eight districts

After the reports of wrongdoings in some polling booths of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis, The State Election Commission, Punjab has ordered re polling on 53 polling booths of eight districts. Voters will recast their votes on September 21 in these polling...

20-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Special Programme To Be Launched To Curb Oral Cancer: Brahm Mohindra

“The Punjab Government is all set to launch Special programme to curb oral cancer in the state. If oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective.” This was disclosed by Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, Brahm...

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