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16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Advisor Sharma meets Union Minister Hardeep Puri

Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma met the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at New Delhi here today.The  Advisor highlighted several issues pertaining to modification of 50:50 funding under SMART cities project to...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

MLA Hazratbal meets Governor

Asiea Naqash, MLA Hazratbal met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Ms. Naqash briefed Governor about the ongoing schemes in  her Constituency and projected certain demands for its balanced development. Governor urged Ms. Naqash to continue...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

VC IUST calls on Governor

Prof. Mushtaq A. Siddiqi, Vice Chancellor Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the  Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Siddiqi informed Governor about the ongoing academic programmes and initiatives...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

VC BGSBU meets Governor

Prof Javed Musarrat, Vice Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Musarrat apprised Governor about BGSBU’s ongoing academic programmes, available infrastructure, faculty position...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

CEO SMVDSB meets Governor

Simrandeep Singh, CEO, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Board, at the Raj Bhavan  here today.CEO informed Governor about the to-date progress of the Board’s various flagship projects in Katra and the...

16-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Kashmiris have time and again rejected elections : Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said the resistance leadership and the people of Kashmir have time and again  rejected every election thrust on them with a view to dilute the disputed nature of Kashmir and strengthen and legitimise...

16-Nov-2018 Srinagar

JKLF chief condemns ‘ongoing oppression’

“Innocent killings, oppression and suppression, spree of arrests and other acts of tyranny have turned Kashmir into a worst hell. Common people are  being subject to such oppression which can only be termed as worst dictatorship in the name of democracy,”...

16-Nov-2018 Poonch

Six months after his funeral, man returns home in Poonch

It may sound bizarre but that is exactly what has happened in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. A youth presumed dead nearly  six months ago walked back home on Friday.Muhammad Muzamil went missing from his home in Qasab village...

16-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Media playing important role in nation building : Acharya Devvrat

Addressing the media persons on the occasion of foundation day of Indian Journalists Welfare Forum and National Press Day at Haryana Bhawan, Chandigarh today, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that  media has always played an important role in nation building....

16-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Misbranded drugs seized in Jalandhar and Phagwara

The Drug Control team in a surprise check at a medical shop in Dilkusha Market, Jalandhar seized 78 bottles of misbranded drug which is suspected to be spurious/counterfeit, informed KS Pannu, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.Giving details,...

16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Sizzle your taste buds with Cornitos Sizzling Jalapeno Nacho Crisps

Go fiery with Sizzling taste of Cornitos Nacho Crisps-Sizzling Jalapeno flavour. The heat of jalapeno peppers balanced with a fresh rounded flavor will sizzle your taste buds and leave you wanting more.This is surely a treat for the Nacho lovers.Jalapeno...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

Delegations meet Satya Pal Malik

Various delegations in separate meetings met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and apprised him of their issues.Delegation of  the Apprentices of Accounts Clerk Course, Finance Department appealed to the Governor for granting full pay...

16-Nov-2018 Sarabha (Ludhiana)

Sarabha To Be Developed As A Model Village : Bharat Bhushan Ashu

Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu today announced that the state government would develop Sarabha, the ancestral village of Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha, as a “Model village”. He also said that in the next two...

16-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Vedas have power to guide society : Acharya Devvrat

The two-day national conference on the theme "the tradition of Vedic studies in Pubjab and Vedic Social Values" organised by Dayanand Chair for Vedic Studies, Punjab University Chandigarh in association with Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

Dogra Sadar Sabha delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Dogra Sadar Sabha (DSS) led by its President Sh. Gulchain Singh Charak met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation apprised Governor about the history, objectives and ongoing programmes of the Sabha and presented...

16-Nov-2018 Jammu

Priya Sethi meets Governor

Priya Sethi, former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sethi apprised Governor about a range of issues relating to the development of the State in the arena of tourism, culture, education and proactive role required to be...

15-Nov-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Indian Navy completes refit of Maldivian Coast Guard Ship Huravee

Maldivian Coast Guard Ship (MCGS) Huravee successfully completed her refit at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam and the ship was formally handed  over to Major Mohamed Jamshad, Commanding Officer MCGS Huravee in a ceremony organised to commemorate the occasion...

15-Nov-2018 Shimla

Chinese company gives presentation on smart transport system in Shimla

A presentation was made by FDDC and Bureau Group Company Ltd., a Chinese company before the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today regarding providing smart alternative transport system for the Shimla town.The Company detailed about providing smart transport...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

We will not initiate sledging but will retaliate : Virat Kohli

Any series between India and Australia over the past few years has been full of sledging wars and it seems the tradition will continue this time again when the Virat Kohli-led side visit down under for a long tour this winter.Addressing reporters before...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL: Daredevils pin hopes on young guns; release Gambhir, Shami

Making their intentions clear ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month, Delhi Daredevils on Thursday retained a young side comprising the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant while releasing big names like Gautam Gambhir,...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL : Yuvraj Singh shown the door by Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab on Thursday parted ways with local boy and India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh along with eight other players that include Australia's limited overs skipper Aaron Finch, ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month.The Punjab...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Watchman sold out, Congress sharpens Rafale attack against Modi

The Congress on Thursday raised its Rafale 'scam' pitch, accusing Prime Minister Modi of sabotaging country's interest for the sake of his cronies and alleging he fixed a higher benchmark price for the French fighter jets.A day after the Centre conceded...

15-Nov-2018 Singapore

East Asia Summit: India for enhanced multilateral cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for enhanced multilateral cooperation while reiterating India's vision of an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region during the 13th East Asia Summit here."At the East Asia Summit in Singapore, I shared my thoughts...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Chopping, changing over now: Shastri on World Cup squad

As India prepares for the challenging tour to Australia, that includes four Tests, three ODIs and as many T20Is, head coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday said the time for "chopping and changing" in the ODI format is over and the team management will work on...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

BJP's cronyism drove economy to its lowest point : CPI-M

Accusing the Modi government of mismanaging the economy, the CPI-M on Thursday said that corruption and institutionalization of cronyism under the government had driven the Indian economy to hit its lowest point.It said the aggressive pursuit of neo-liberal policy...

15-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee announces new university for Matua community in Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the foundation of a new university for the Matua community here.Matuas are primarily Hindu refugees from Bangladesh and are considered to be Bengal's second most influential scheduled caste...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Healthy fund inflow, cheaper oil lift equity indices

Healthy foreign fund inflows along with low crude oil prices and a strengthened rupee guided the key Indian equity indices to close Thursday's trade session on a positive note.In addition, broadly positive global stock markets enhanced investors' risk-taking...

15-Nov-2018 San Francisco

We disagree with Apple but Android use purely on merit : Facebook

Dismissing a media report that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered his management team to use only Android phones after his tiff with Apple CEO Tim Cook, the social media network on Thursday said the decision to use Android is because it is the most popular operating...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL: Rajasthan Royals retain Steve Smith; release Jaydev Unadkat

Rajasthan Royals on Thursday retained banned former Australian skipper Steve Smith while releasing their costliest buy last season -- pacer Jaydev Unadkat, along with Aussie opener D'Arcy Short, fast-medium bowler Ben Laughlin and South African wicketkeeper-batsman...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Mohalla Assi': Astutely mounted but verbose and clunky

One of the opening frames of the narrative tells us that the film is, "Dedicated to Lord Shiva and the people and culture of Varanasi".Director Chandraprakash Dwivedi's "Mohalla Assi" is loosely based on Dr. Kashi Nath Singh's popular Hindi novel "Kashi...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Content is the new entertainment : Rajkummar Rao

Actor Rajkummar Rao, who has delivered some path-breaking performances since his Bollywood debut, says content is the new entertainment -- whether it is through the web, films or audio -- and that he is glad to be part of such a welcome change.The actor, who...

15-Nov-2018 New York

Weightlifting less than an hour a week may cut stroke risk

Indulging in weightlifting for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 per cent, suggests a new study.Less than an hour of weekly resistance exercise compared with no resistance exercise was associated with a 29 per...

15-Nov-2018 Barwani (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi has Modiphobia : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday took a dig at his Congress counterpart, saying Rahul Gandhi was "afflicted with Modiphobia" and that is why he chants "Modi-Modi".Speaking here at a rally in the poll-bound state, Shah said while the Bharatiya Janata Party...

15-Nov-2018 Raipur

Rajnath Singh jibes at Afridi's remark

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday made light of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi's comment on Kashmir, saying "what he said is right"."They (Pakistani government) are not able to manage Pakistan. How can they manage Kashmir? Kashmir was, is and...

15-Nov-2018 Raipur

Naxalism will end in next three-five years : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday expressed confidence over eliminating naxalism in the coming three-five years and asked Maoists to join the mainstream by surrendering under the rehabilitation policy for them."Naxalism will end in next three to...

15-Nov-2018

'Bohemian Rhapsody': A sugar-coated memento

The film "Bohemian Rhapsody" gets its name from one of the most iconic songs of the unconventional, British rock band Queen and is aptly used to portray the biopic of its lead vocalist Farrokh Bulsara aka Freddie Mercury.The film follows Freddie's life from...

15-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

I often wonder if I'll be employed again : Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne is having a successful run in Hollywood, but there are days when he wonders if he will get employed again. The Oscar-winning actor says he still remembers all the rejections that he faced and that is what keeps him grounded."You never forget...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Shah Rukh Khan, A.R. Rahman meet Twitter CEO

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman met Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey, with Rahman calling it an "inspiring" meeting.Shah Rukh on Wednesday evening shared a photograph with Dorsey. The two are seated in a yogic position...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

Navin Choudhary inspects Seed Multiplication Farm Chinore

Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary, today conducted an extensive tour of Seed Multiplication Farm Chinorehere to personally take stock of the requirement of infrastructure for modernization of the Farm.He was accompanied by Secretary, Agriculture Production...

15-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

‘Rang Panjab’ is the story of Love, Courage and Faith

Punjab has witnessed ups and downs throughout its history. From a glorious past filled with rich cultural heritage to a present mired with drugs and youth going astray, Punjab and its people have seen it all. But just like the history of every nation and place,...

15-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Peace Foundation Chairman Fayaz Bhat called on Governor

The Chairman of Peace Foundation Fayaz Ahmad Bhat called on Hon'ble Governor Satya Pal Malik at Rajbhawan Jammu. Fayaz Ahmad Bhat briefed him about present situation and various activities of the Foundation, all of which are aimed at promoting peace and...

15-Nov-2018 Kargil

Chairman LC Haji Anayat Ali inaugurates Press Club Kargil

Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today urged upon the journalistic fraternity to maintain the principles of objectivity, impartiality and fairness  so that the role of media as the fourth pillar of society in a democratic set up is fulfilled...

15-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai hears public deputations at Srinagar

Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai,Thursday met scores of public delegations and individuals during his weekly public hearing here  today.More than 50 delegations and individuals from various districts of the Valley met the Advisor and apprised...

15-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Saurabh Bhagat reviews functioning of Labor Department

Commissioner Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department, Saurabh Bhagat today chaired a high-level meeting to review the  departmental functioning in Kashmir division.The meeting was attended by Special Secretary incharge winter session, Ajaz...

15-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC flags off Ayushman Bharat Rath in Shopian

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian Dr. Owais Ahmad today flagged off Ayushmaan Bharat Rath under Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan  Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) from Mini secretariat Arhama Shopian to create awareness regarding the scheme among the...

15-Nov-2018 Bandipora

Horticulture Deptt organizes awareness camp-cum-Kissan Mela in Sumbal

The Department of Horticulture Thursday held an awareness-cum-Kissan Mela in Sumbal (Sonawari) Bandipora with an aim to create awareness  among orchardists regarding the use of new technologies in improving the produce besides apprising them of the...

15-Nov-2018

Why Term Insurance Plans are a Must to Have?

Every life insurance company in India is offering term plans for its customers. IRDA has done a good job at regulating the insurance providers which makes all of them safe and also helps the insurance seekers to get policies at competitive rate.However, there...

15-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Include name of Sukhbir Badal in Maur bomb blast probe- Aman Arora

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday demanded to probe the alleged involvement of Sukhbir Singh Badal in Maur bomb blast case. Just before the 2017 assembly elections, when Sukhbir Badal was the home minister of Punjab, a bomb blast took place in the election...

15-Nov-2018 San Francisco

YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries

YouTube Premium, the paid streaming subscription service and YouTube Music Premium is being rolled out to seven new countries, taking the services to 25 and 21 global markets, respectively.Initially launched in June and formarly known as "YouTube Red", YouTube...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

LAHDC Kargil delegation meets Governor

A delegation led by Sh. Feroz  Ahmad Khan, Chairman LAHDC, Kargil, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation requested Governor  for creation of the Post of the Deputy Chairman in LAHDC; sanctioning of additional...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

MLC Ajatshatru Singh meets Governor

Ajatshatru Singh, Member J&K Legislative Council, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Singh informed Governor about several important growth and developmental challenges which face the people of Jammu region and put forth suggestions...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

Governor presses for impactful push to developmental initiatives

Governor Satya Pal Malik has called for prompt and tangible action to give a determined push to the developmental initiatives and improve delivery of  governance at the grassroots level.Speaking at a meeting convened here last evening to take stock of the...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

Several delegations call on Kewal Krishan Sharma

Several delegations today called on the Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma here at his Office Chamber to seek early redress  of their grievances.The delegations including Diploma Engineer Association Jammu besides a number of individuals met the Advisor and...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

Bharat Petroleum rolls out mobile medical van under CSR

Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar and Chief Secretary B.V.R Subrahmanyam jointly flagged-off Mobile Medical Van (MMV)  today.The MMV was provided by the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to treat...

15-Nov-2018 Jammu

B. B. Vyas for bringing vibrancy in Revenue Deptt functioning

Advisor to Governor B. B. Vyas today directed the officers for bringing more vibrancy in the Revenue Department’s  functioning besides directed for fast pacing of digitisation of records and updation of Jamabandis.The Advisor was addressing officers during...

15-Nov-2018 Budgam

DDC Budgam holds public durbar in Khansaheb

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today conducted a public darbar at  Revenue Complex in Tehsil Khansaheb and took the first-hand appraisal of public grievances and demands.During the darbar various public deputations,...

15-Nov-2018 Shimla

Scouts and Guides plays constructive role in society : Jai Ram Thakur

Scouting was contributing to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur...

15-Nov-2018

Major Reasons Why Engineers Opt for MBA

It has been very evident that among all the branches in engineering, students with computer science or Information Technology are mostly preferred by the top MNCs. On the other hand students from mechanical, civil engineering, electrical and electronic...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality 'poor'

It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, weather office said.The MeT has predicted a clear day ahead.According to the System of Air...

15-Nov-2018 Damascus

20 IS militants killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria

At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed over the past 24 hours as a result of US-led airstrikes on the IS-held areas in eastern Syria, a war monitor group reported on Wednesday.The IS militants were killed as the US-led coalition has been...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Pihu' most heartbreaking horror take you'll ever see

If Macaulay Culkin was a little girl who was a far better actor than he, and if Home Alone was a tragic terrifying nervewracking exposition on a 2-year child left all alone in a house filled with electric gadgets and dangerous inclines and a dead parent,...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone get married in Italy

Bollywood stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on Wednesday tied the knot as per Konkani traditions in a dreamy Lake Como setting in Italy amidst a tight circle of family and friends, culminating a six year-long love story in a 'happily ever after'.The ceremony...

14-Nov-2018 Khanna

Hidden in juice packs, Punjab police recover 4 kg heroin

Punjab Police recovered 4-kg of heroin valued at Rs 20 crore in the international market from a woman from Mizoram and her driver accomplice in Khanna district on Wednesday.The recovery was made by the Khanna Police on National Highway No. 1 near Khanna town,...

14-Nov-2018 Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)

Arunachal suffered in absence of robust road connectivity : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh has suffered historically primarily in the absence of robust road connectivity with road density of 25 km per 100 square km area as against an all India average of 142 km per 100 sq km area, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Wednesday.However,...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

BJP slams Rahul, calls his temple visits 'fancy dress hindutava'

The BJP on Wednesday slammed Congress for allegedly spreading "hatred" against the RSS and the "Hindus", and described its President Rahul Gandhi's temple visits as "fancy dress hindutava".The saffron party attacked the Congress by releasing a video clip...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Separatist leader Andrabi chargesheeted for waging war against India

The NIA on Wednesday filed chargesheet against Aasiya Andrabi -- chief of the banned Dukhtaran-e-Millat, a separatist organisation, and her associates Sofi Fehmeeda and Naheeda Nasreen accusing them of waging war against the state and delivering hate speeches...

14-Nov-2018 Chennai

CSK releases 3 players before IPL 2019 aution

Defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Wednesday announced the release of English quick Mark Wood and two uncapped players Kshitiz Sharma and Kanishk Seth from their squad before the auction of players next month.Wood featured...

14-Nov-2018 Guwahati

Citizenship Bill spurring Assam youth to take up arms : Congress

The Congress on Wednesday said that the admission by the Assam's police brass that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 was spurring the youth to take up arms proved the BJP government's failure to protect the state's interest.Director General (Special...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Global markets, caution ahead of state polls subdue equity indices

The key Indian equity indices closed on a flat note on Wednesday, as weak global cues along with investors anxiety ahead of state polls and a mixed macro-economic inflation data points offset gains from lower crude oil prices.Sector-wise, heavy selling pressure...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Priyanka Chopra joins hands with Facebook

Actress Priyanka Chopra has partnered with Facebook India for a live event called #SocialForGood to spread awareness on issues like mental health, cyber bullying and women entrepreneurship.#SocialForGood will be a four hour long live event, which will take place...

14-Nov-2018 Aizawl

Japanese, Indian armies complete joint exercise

The armies of India and Japan on Wednesday completed their joint military exercise, Dharma Guardian -- 2018, at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS) located at Vairengte in Mizoram, officials said.A defence spokesman based in Guwahati said...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

India to be $10 trillion economy by 2035 : Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said Indian economy will quadruple to $10 trillion by 2035 riding on business-friendly policies, structural reforms and transparency in governance."India is growing at a fast rate and will...

14-Nov-2018 Bangalore

Cornitos Grand Nachos Challenge Makes Its Way To Vega City Mall Bangalore

‘Cornitos’, the flagship brand of Greendot Health Foods Pvt. Ltd. hosted the grand Nachos challenge at Vega City Mall in Bangalore. The event saw the coming together of social media winners, food enthusiasts and home cooks to showcase their culinary skills and creativity...

14-Nov-2018 Jammu

Governor directs for making new Medical Colleges functional by next year

Governor Satya Pal Malik today called for expeditious completion of all necessary infrastructural and other facilities to ensure that the 5 new medical colleges in the state start functioning from the next academic session.He also directed for fast-tracking recruitment...

14-Nov-2018 Jammu

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai inaugurates 65th Cooperative week

Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today inaugurated 65th Cooperative Week themed “Inclusive Growth and Good Governance through Cooperatives for Rural Prosperity” here at Cooperative Complex, Bantalab.Among others, Secretary Cooperatives Department Dr....

14-Nov-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur presides over closing ceremony of Lavi fair

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the closing ceremony of the four-day long international Lavi fair at Rampur Bushahr in Shimla district on Wednesday said that fairs and festivals are the inseparable part of the people of the state which highlight...

14-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

‘MAHAFED’ products make their debut in ‘Markfed Bazaar’

The Cooperation and Textiles Minister, Maharashtra, Mr. Subhashji Deshmukh and Cooperation Minister, Punjab,Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today inaugurated the sale of products manufactured by ‘MAHAFED’ (Maharashtra) here at Markfed Bazaar in sector-22.On the...

14-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Markfed to provided Mid-Day Meal

Punjab State Food Commission's Chairman D.P. Reddy said that Markfed is tapped for providing fresh and quality packed food to the children in some schools on trial basis as a pilot project under the Mid Day Meal Scheme. If the scheme is successful, it could...

14-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Brahm Mohindra Hands Over Appointment Letters To 306 New Medical Officers

Achieving yet another milestone in providing the quality health services to the citizens of State, appointment letters to 306 newly recruited MBBS Doctors were today handed over by Brahm Mohindra, Health and Family Welfare Minister in a simple but impressive function...

14-Nov-2018 Kargil

DC Kargil inaugurates awareness cum screening camp on diabetes

Deputy Commissioner (DC) and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Vikas Kundal inaugurated one-day diabetes awareness cum screening camp at New Bus Stand Kargil here today.Chief Medical Officer Kargil Dr Ibrahim Khan, Chief Planning Officer Kargil Tashi Tundup, Deputy CMO Kargil...

14-Nov-2018 Leh

CEC LAHDC allocates deptts to Dy Chairman, Executive Councillors

With an aim to run the Council efficiently, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) LAHDC Jamyang Tsering Namgyal today allocated various departments to the newly appointed Deputy Chairman and Executive Councillors.Deputy Chairman Gyal P Wangyal was assigned the...

14-Nov-2018 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal chairs District Road Safety Committee meeting

In order to mitigate traffic congestion in Ganderbal town, trucks and tippers, shall not be allowed to ply through market road Ganderbal town (Towheed chowk to Beehama road) from 8 AM to 6 PM.The decision was taken in a meeting of District Road Safety Committee...

14-Nov-2018 Pulwama

Director School Education inspects exam centers in Pulwama, Shopian

Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo along with District Development Commissioner Pulwama G M Dar and District Development Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed today paid a surprise visit to various examination centers where 10th and 11th class examinations...

14-Nov-2018 New York

Probiotics can help increase bone density : Study

Treatment with good bacteria widely used in probiotic supplements can strengthen bones, especially in females, finds a study that may develop novel ways of treating bone loss condition osteoporosis.The study showed that healthy mice fed with Lactobacillyus rhamnosus...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Skin care regime during winters for different skin types

Skin tends to become very dry during Winter hence you need extra care to keep the skin moist and supple.Mini Sood Banerjee, Brand Manager at Innisfree India, offers tips on how one should take care of different skin types in winter. * For dry skin: The...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves order on Rafale

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.A bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph, reserved the order...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Rajasthan BJP MP joins Congress

The BJP on Wednesday suffered a jolt in Rajastahn as one of its MPs, Harish Meena, joined the Congress ahead of the assembly elections on December 7.The Dausa MP and former Rajasthan Director General of Police, Meena was formally inducted into the party...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Not a worry that there is no star in ‘Pihu' says Siddharth Roy Kapur

Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming production venture "Pihu", says that there is no worry that the film doesnt feature an established star.Siddharth Roy Kapoor was interacting with media to promote "Pihu"...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Galaxy J6+: Decent choice for Samsung's mid-range loyal customers

In an attempt to fend off competition from Chinese smartphone players in India, Samsung has been aggressively refreshing its mid-range smartphone portfolio in the country.The South Korean company recently refreshed its "J" series and launched Galaxy "J6+"...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Need for stories of more stronger women : Yami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam, who will next be seen in the upcoming film "Uri", says there is a need for stories of more stronger women on the silver screen.Yami is excited to be a part of a real life story based on the armed forces. So much so, that it instantly inspired...

14-Nov-2018 Chennai

Rajinikanth's ‘Petta' confirmed as Pongal 2019 release

Sun Pictures, the makers of superstar Rajinikanths upcoming Tamil action drama "Petta" on Wednesday announced that the film will hit the screens next year during the Pongal festival.Sun Pictures took to Twitter to make the announcement via a special poster,...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Being fit doesn't mean to be size zero : Nushrat Bharucha

Bollywood actress Nushrat Bharucha does not believe in the "size zero" fad. She says the concept of fitness is more beyond having a size zero body type."Being fit does not mean one has to be a size zero. There needs to be a balance and one needs to understand...

14-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

INLD chief expels son Ajay Chautala

Taking a strong stance on the growing family feud within the INLD, party supremo Om Prakash Chautala expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala from the primary membership of the party for "anti-party activities".The expulsion decision was announced by the...

14-Nov-2018 London

Roger Federer routs Thiem to keep chances alive at ATP Finals

Swiss great Roger Federer bounced back quickly from a disappointing loss at the ATP Finals, brushing aside Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-3 here to keep his hopes alive at this elite, year-end event.Two days after a surprising 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 loss Sunday to Japan's Kei...

14-Nov-2018

Why are central bankers obsessed with inflation?

The battle between the Indian government and its central bank is neither new nor unique.Though the ongoing spat between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government can boast of multiple drivers, the most recent, and by all appearances a perennial...

14-Nov-2018

Investment policy: Looking at 2019 and beyond

Given the current economic scenario of India, it would be prudent to have our eyes on the pressing issues that need the attention of the government over the next six years. Policy changes, new policies and an environment that facilitates investment will be...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Google Safety Center with 9-language support now in India

TO help users stay safe online in India, Google on Wednesday expanded its Safety Center to the country in nine languages.The center has a wide range of tools and resources, right from basic security guidelines to information on important topics like data...

14-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

Never quit Telugu industry for Bollywood, says Ileana D'Cruz

Actress Ileana D'Cruz, who has made a comeback to the Telugu industry after six years with the forthcoming film "Amar Akbar Anthony", says she never quit her career in the south to build one in Bollywood.In a group interaction, she told IANS that it wasn't a...

14-Nov-2018 Anantang

Advisor K Vijay Kumar visit SDH Dooru, ReA Hospital in Anantnag

The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru.The Director Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Anantnag informed the Advisor that new building of SDH Dooru, getting constructed at an estimated...

14-Nov-2018 Jammu

MLA Marh Sukhnandan Choudhary meets Governor Satya Pal Malik

Sukhnandan Choudhary, MLA Marh and a former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Choudhary apprised Governor about the developmental scenario in his Constituency and need for speeding up some important developmental projects for the...

14-Nov-2018 Jammu

Chairman J&K Peace Foundation meets Governor

Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Peace Foundation (J&KPF), met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Bhat apprised Governor about the activities being carried out by the J&K Peace Foundation for bringing sustained peace...

14-Nov-2018 Jammu

PHE Daily Wagers meet Governor

A delegation of PHE Daily Wagers led by its President Tanveer Hussain met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation requested Governor to expedite the process for regularization of Casual, Seasonal, Consolidated and other Workers...

14-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Health department organises camp to commemorate World Diabetes Day

The Health department today organised a medical camp at Primary Health Centre Chanapora here to mark the World Diabetes Day commemorated across the world on November 14.Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah inaugurated the camp and inspected...

14-Nov-2018 Anantang

65th All India Cooperative Week-2018 celebrations held at Anantnag

Cooperative department today kick-started 65th All India Cooperative Week – 2018 celebrations here at Maraz Hotel, Anantnag.The programme was attended by members of 55 Cooperative Societies of Anantnag and 36 of Kulgam.In his inaugural address, the Deputy Registrar...

14-Nov-2018 Jammu

Secy RDD for prompt completion of Mission Antyodaya survey

Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, today reviewed the progress on the ongoing survey conducted under Mission Antyodaya here.Expressing satisfaction over the pace of the Antyodaya survey, the Secretary instructed officers to complete...

14-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh Deplores Attempts To Politicise Armed Forces

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday deplored attempts to politicise the defence forces, asserting that the armed forces were meant to report only to their regimental heads and not work at the behest of the political dispensation.The Chief...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Rakul Preet to star with Sidharth Malhotra in 'Marjaavaan'

Actress Rakul Preet Singh has been roped in to feature with her "Aiyaary" co-actor Sidharth Malhotra in the upcoming film "Marjaavaan" directed by Milap Zaveri.An elated Rakul took to Twitter to announce the news and wrote: "Super happy to announce my next in...

14-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Working on 'Hamid' moved me deeply : Rasika Dugal

Actress Rasika Dugal, who will be seen in an upcoming movie titled "Hamid" directed by Aijaz Khan, says working on the film has moved her deeply.Rasika will be seen playing a widow and a mother to a young boy. The film is set against the backdrop of Kashmir....

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Pass anti-trafficking bill, says Kailash Satyarthi on Children's day

Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi says leaders from across the political spectrum should promise that they will pass the anti-trafficking bill in the Rajya Sabha to celebrate Children's day in the true sense as the little ones are...

14-Nov-2018 Washington

Watch NASA's InSight spacecraft land on Mars

As NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on the Red Planet on November 26, people from around the world will be able to watch the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms, including on YouTube, the US space agency...

14-Nov-2018 San Francisco

Facebook blocks more accounts for malicious activities

The Facebook crackdown on accounts engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" on its platform and on Instagram continues."Combined with our takedown last Monday, we have removed 36 Facebook accounts, six Pages and 99 Instagram accounts for coordinated...

14-Nov-2018 Singapore

India best destination for you : Narendra Modi to fintech firms

Stressing that technology today is creating immense opportunities to transform millions of lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said here that there is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India and the nation is "your best destination"."The...

13-Nov-2018 Shimla

GOI agrees to notify upcoming industrial areas in Himachal as DFPs

Chief Secretary B.K Agarwal met Secretary, Food and Processing government of India Pushpa Subramaniam at New Delhi today and discussed various issues related to the food processing industry and urged for immediate intervention regarding approvals of projects.The...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Enjoy being on Twitter, PM Modi tells Jack Dorsey

After meeting Twitter CEO and Co-Founder Jack Dorsey on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he enjoys being on the platform and has made "great friends" there.Complimenting Dorsey for the passion with which he leads the company, Modi said that...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

RBI to pump liquidity worth Rs 12,000 cr on Nov 15

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would inject Rs 12,000 crore into the market by purchasing government securities on November 15, 2018.The decision comes amid concerns of a liquidity crisis in the economy after the financial services company IL&FS reported...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Enjoy giving content-driven films, says John Abraham

Actor John Abraham, who is busy shooting for his forthcoming film 'Batla House', has said that he enjoys giving content-driven films to his audience.John Abraham was interacting with media when he launched brand Hershey's Sofit protein cookies on Tuesday in...

13-Nov-2018 Singapore

7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting concludes in Singapore

The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, led the Indian delegation to the 7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting in Singapore on 12-13 November, 2018. The Minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore Mr. Chan...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Morocco & India agree to assist in Legal & Commercial Matters

Morroco & India yesterday signed an agreement to further mutual legal assistance in Civil & Commercial Courts. Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad and his Moroccan Counterpart Mohammed Auajjar, Minister of...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Advisor K Vijay Kumar reviews winter-preparedness in Srinagar

Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today chaired a high-level meeting here to review the preparedness of the district administration in case of adverse weather situations.The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Actor Alok Nath expelled from CINTAA over sexual harassment allegation

Alok Nath

Bollywood actor Alok Nath, who is alleged to have sexually harassed writer-producer Vinta Nanda 19 years ago, was on Tuesday expelled by the Cine And Television Artistes Association (CINTAA).The association wrote on Twitter, "In view of the various allegations...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

MLA Nagrota Devender Singh Rana meets Governor Satya Pal Malik

Devender Singh Rana, MLA Nagrota met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Rana presented to Governor a copy of the “Project Proposal- Conservation of Heritage Components on Traditional Vaishno Devi Route” and requested Governor who is also the...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

VC JU Prof. Manoj K. Dhar meets Khurshid Ahmad Ganai

Prof. Manoj K. Dhar, Vice Chancellor Jammu University, met Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, here today.Prof. Dhar briefed the Advisor about the status of the ongoing teaching, research programmes and extra- curricular activities in the University.He...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai reviews functioning of Technical Education Deptt

Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today convened a meeting with the officers of Technical Education Department to review the functioning of department besides progress registered under state and centrally sponsored schemes.Secretary, School and Technical...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

Sajid Yehaya Naqash accorded warm send off on his transfer from DIPR

Sajid Yehaya Naqash, Joint Director Information (Headquarters) was today accorded warm send-off from the Directorate of Information on his transferto Handicrafts Department.A modest function was organized at the Conference Hall of the Media Complex Jammu on...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

Farooq Shah for timely completion of languishing PHE, I&FC projects

As many as 417 languishing PHE projects shall be taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 683 crore, while as work on 76 languishing projects in Irrigation & Flood Control sector costing Rs 189 crore would also commence soon.The information was given at...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

Speaker reviews status of Legislature Complex, renovation of MLA hostels

Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Dr Nirmal Singh today chaired a meeting to discuss upgradation and renovation of MLA hostels and progress on New Legislature Complex, Jammu.Principal Secretary Planning Development Department, Rohit Kansal and Commissioner...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

B.B. Vyas for outcome-based redress of public grievances

Advisor to Governor, B.B. Vyas today chaired a meeting of officers from various departments to discuss the issues raised during the Public Grievance Redressal Camp held on November 12 at JK Governor’s Grievance Cell at Church Lane, Sonwar.The meeting was attended...

13-Nov-2018 Budgam

DDC Budgam inaugurates ‘Eat Right India Movement’ awareness camp

The department of FSSAI Budgam in collaboration with Eat Right India Movement, an initiative of MHRD and Family Welfare GoI today organized an awareness camp at Townhall Budgam.Inaugurating the function, the DDC Budgam Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar, who was also...

13-Nov-2018 Leh

CEC inspects Office Complex Leh

The Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC Leh JamyangTsering Namgyal along with Executive Councilors (Agriculture) PhunchokStanzin and Mumtaz Hussain (Minority) made a surprise inspection of various departments at Office Complex Leh today.During the inspection...

13-Nov-2018 Leh

DC Leh chairs Distt Consultative Committee meet

DC, Leh Avny Lavasa today chaired a district level review and District Consultative Committee meeting of the district here today.Addressing the meeting, DC appreciated Lead bank management and all the banks for their contribution in improvement in credit...

13-Nov-2018 Doda

DDC Doda chairs DLRC meet

District Development Commissioner Doda, Anshul Garg today chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of banks and line departments under ACP 2018-19 during the quarter ending September 2018.The meeting was apprised that...

13-Nov-2018 Jammu

Director Agriculture inspects Fertilizer Rake Point Udhampur

In order to ensure and streamline the supply of quality fertilizer to the farmers, an intensive inspection was carried out today at Udhampur by a team of officers led by Director Agriculture, Jammu, H. K. Razdan. While inspecting M/s Manoj Ji & Co,...

13-Nov-2018 Kathua

Arrangements for AB-PMJAY implementation reviewed at Kathua

District Development Commissioner Kathua, Rohit Khajuria, today chaired a meeting here to finalize the arrangements for implementation of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in the district.ADC Basholi, Sanjay Gupta, ADC Billawar, Joginder...

13-Nov-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Shopian, Dr Owais Ahmed today chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of banks and line departments under ACP during the second quarter of the financial year 2018-19.The Meeting was...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sonam Kapoor lists simple ways to deal with #MeToo

Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who believes that the #MeToo movement has been "as eye-opening and devastating as it has been exhilarating", will galvanise people into action and into a redemption of rights long awaited for the disempowered. This, she believes,...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi has admitted to his theft in Rafale deal : Rahul Gandhi

In remarks coming a day after the government had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "admitted to his theft" in the Rafale deal and that changes were made in the...

13-Nov-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI)  rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday.Kohli's deputy Rohit Sharma also remained static...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Nehru's precious legacy is being undermined daily : Sonia Gandhi

Hitting out at the ruling BJP for undermining the legacy of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday called upon people to fight to safeguard countrys democracy.Addressing the launch of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's new edition...

13-Nov-2018 Chennai

CPI-M to be part of DMK-led alliance : Sitaram Yechury

Consolidating the anti-BJP front in Tamil Nadu, the CPI-M on Tuesday said it will be a part of the DMK-led front in the state for the Lok Sabha election next year.This was stated by Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechury after a meeting...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty rebound on lower crude oil price, healthy macro data

India's key equity indices bounced back on Tuesday, gaining one per cent each, as global crude oil prices declined and domestic consumer inflation cooled, boosting investor sentiment.On Tuesday, the benchmark Brent crude price eased to $68.80 a barrel after...

13-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Chief Justice Administers Oath To Justice Rajeev Sharma

The Chief justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court Mr. Justice Krishna Murari, today administered oath of office to Mr. Justice Rajeev Sharma as a Judge of Punjab & Haryana High Court. The oath taking ceremony was held in the High Court Auditorium.Among...

13-Nov-2018 Shimla

Technical Education being given highest priority : Bikram Singh

Industries and Technical Education Minister Bikram Singh Thakur presided over a review meeting of Technical Education, Vocational and Industrial  Training Department here today. He directed the concerned officers to materialise the projects and schemes of...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Woman held alongwith 20 grenades, ammunition from Srinagar outskirts

Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested a woman along with 20 grenades from Lawaypora area in outskirts of Srinagar city."Today evening upon  receipt of reliable information that some OGWs is coming from Baramulla towards Srinagar with ammunition,...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

PDP urges Governor to revive Winter Tuitions in Kashmir

Calling upon the Governor Administration to fully revive the winter tuition introduced in the year 2015, senior PDP leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar said the initiative taken three years back needs the Governor’s overview at present.In a statement issued...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar Mayor calls for various reformative measures in SMC

Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu Tuesday called for reformative measures to make the wings of the Corporation more people-friendly and efficient in delivery.Chairing a meeting with the senior officers of the SMC, representing different...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

India’s Public Institutions Under Threat : Prof. Saifuddin Soz

Senior Congress leader Prof. Saifuddin Soz Tuesday said that “Political observers at the national level feel that it is not people like Amit Shah, Yogi Aditya Nath, and Giri Raj Singh, who fan communal and sectarian narrative on almost all issues relevant for...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Power woes continue to haunt Kashmir populace

Kashmir Valley has been witnessing a huge power crisis even though Jammu Kashmir Chief Secretary last month had directed the Power Development Department to ensure that there is no problem of power in Kashmir during winters. Central, South and North Kashmir...

13-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Kedarnath' trailer dangerously silly

So now we know why the tsunami-like floods occurred in "Kedarnath" in 2013? You see, a young Hindu girl who looks a lot like Sara Ali Khan fell in love with a not-so-young Muslim boy who bears an uncanny resemblance to Sushant Singh Rajput. When her parents...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

What's fishy at Nehru Memorial? A timeline of its making and unmaking

Jawaharlal Nehru, widely regarded as the architect of modern India, had deep affection and regard for literature and scholarship. The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) here bears this out, but has been the subject of much controversy during the Bharatiya...

13-Nov-2018 Paris

Facebook agrees to work with French regulators on hate speech

In a first, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to monitor what steps the social networking giant is taking to combat hate speech, the media reported.Addressing the Internet Governance Forum held in Paris on Monday, French President Emmanuel...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Breakfast and diabetes: What's the connection?

You have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast, as the name implies, is to break the fast between dinner and lunch.It is well-established that starting the day with a wholesome breakfast can benefit everyone. If you have type...

13-Nov-2018 San Francisco

Google probing 'malicious' attack on its internet traffic

After several users complained that they were either unable to access Google services like YouTube on Tuesday, the tech giant confirmed the root cause of this was "external" and under investigation.Internet research firm ThousandEyes, however, claimed that...

13-Nov-2018 Madrid

WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive

The world's most popular freeware instant messaging app confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their stored data and chats on Google Drive will lose their chat histories.WhatsApp, which is owned by tech giant...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Faculty and course members of 58TH NDC course call on the President

The faculty and course members of the 58th Course of the NDC, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, today (November 12, 2018) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the global environment in which we live is...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

India, Morocco sign agreement on combatting crime

India and Morocco on Monday signed an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, a move to strengthen bilateral cooperation and provide strong legal base for extradition of fugitive offenders, a Home Ministry statement said.The pact was signed...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Twitter India launches #PowerOf18 initiative for youth civic engagement

Voting rights emerged as the top response when asked what people would consider the power of turning 18 years old, according to a new survey from Twitter India. With this empowering insight, Twitter is launching today a social initiative called #PowerOf18 aimed...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

'Baazigar' defines my career, says Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

Commonly known as king of romance, but it was his villainous role in film "Baazigar" which garnered superstar Shah Rukh Khan a huge fame and stardom.As duo director Abbas-Mustan directorial film completed 25 years on Monday, Shah Rukh took to Instagram to treat...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi over demonetisation, calls him a 'thief'

Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that demonetisation led to crackdown on shell firms, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said it takes a "thief to know a thief".Gandhi's remarks came after Modi targeted the Congress for criticising...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Coherent response needed for disaster risk management : N.K. Singh

With disasters becoming more frequent and severe, 15th Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh on Monday said there has to be a coherent response in financing of disaster risk management by public, private and multilateral institutions.Speaking at a workshop,...

12-Nov-2018 Chennai

BJP may be a dangerous party if opposition thinks so : Rajinikanth

Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Monday said if the opposition parties feel BJP is dangerous, then it must be so.He told reporters that the demonetisation implementation was wrong.Answering a reporter's query whether the BJP is a dangerous party, Rajinikanth said if the...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

October retail inflation falls to 3.31%, September IIP declines

India's October retail inflation went down to 3.31 per cent, while industrial output growth slipped to 4.5 per cent in September from a rise of 4.66 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday.As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office...

12-Nov-2018 Paris

Canadian intelligence received Khashoggi tape : Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the first Western leader to acknowledge that his country's intelligence received an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said last week that...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Rains lash Kashmir parts, day temperature falls across Valley

Parts of south and north Kashmir received rains on Monday even as weatherman forecast possibility of snow amid fall in day temperature across the Kashmir Valley including this summer capital of the state.The capital city registered the maximum temperature...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addresses people at Khawaja Bahaudin Naqshband (RA)

Mirwaiz Kashmir and chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Umar Farooq on Monday said that the Uswa-e-Hasana (the way of living) of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) has been and will continue to be the best path to follow and walk upon, not only for Muslims but the entire...

12-Nov-2018 Varanasi

We pursue development-oriented politics : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for development-oriented politics and said that the people were now voting on the basis of development and were no longer interested in vote-bank politics.Addressing a gathering at Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency,...

12-Nov-2018 Kolkata

BJP misleading people in name of religion : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP of misleading people in the name of religion before elections and said nobody needs a lesson on Hinduism from the saffron outfit.Taking a swipe at the BJP for trying to consolidate the Hindi-speaking...

12-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Absence of Warner, Smith would weaken Australian side : Mohammed Shami

India pacer Mohammed Shami on Monday said the possible absence of Steve Smith and David Warner would weaken the Australian side, but India would still require a sound plan to achieve success Down Under.Banned Australian captain Smith and vice-captain Warner...

12-Nov-2018 Kabul

Suicide blast near Hazara protests in Kabul kills 6

At least six people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide blast here on Monday near a protest site where hundreds of people, mostly members of the persecuted Shia minority Hazara, were demanding more security in the Hazara-dominated central...

12-Nov-2018 Chennai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni to endorse matrimony platform

Popular cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed brand ambassador of an online matrimonial platform.On associating with BharatMatrimony, Dhoni said he was happy to back a brand that has created "millions of happy marriages".According to Murugavel Janakiraman,...

12-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Indian equities fall as global crude oil price resumes uptrend

India's benchmark equity indices surrendered the opening gains to settle about 1 per cent lower, as global crude oil price resumed its uptrend, fanning inflation concerns.The Brent crude price, a global barometer, rose to $70.97 a barrel, pushing the rupee lower....

12-Nov-2018 Jammu

Kewal Krishan Sharma reviews JK’s power scenario

Advisor to Governor, Kewal Krishan Sharma took a review of the Power Scenario in the State at a meeting convened here this evening.The Advisor was briefed about the overall power scenario and power potential in the state. He enquired about the Power Purchases,...

12-Nov-2018 Jammu

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai chairs 79thSRTC Board of Directors meeting

Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, chaired the 79th meeting of Board of Directors of J&K State Road Corporation (JKSRTC) here today.Principal Secretary Transport Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Managing Director JKSRTC, Manmohan Singh, Director...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

'Khoja Digar' offered at Naqashbandh Sahib (RA) shrine

Khoja Digar', a special prayer, was offered at the Naqashbandh Sahib (RA) shrine in Shaher-e-Khaas with thousands of devotees thronging the revered shrine for the congregational Asar Salah amid chilly weather on Monday.Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz...

12-Nov-2018 Jammu

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai hears public grievances at Jammu

In order to ensure quality education to students from far-off areas, Governors’ Administration is contemplating rationalization of staff and would consider ‘Master’ as district cadre post.The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai said this while interacting...

12-Nov-2018 Srinagar

B B Vyas meets various public delegations in Srinagar

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas, today met scores of public delegations and individuals here at JK Governor's Grievance Cell in Church Lane, Sonwar and listened to their grievances.More than 55 delegations and 23 individuals from various districts of Kashmir Division...

12-Nov-2018 Jammu

K Vijay Kumar reviews renovation, up-gradation works at MA Stadium

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited MA Stadium Jammu to take a review of the ongoing renovation/up-gradation works and development of sports facilities being undertaken under Prime Minister’s Development Project (PMDP).The project is estimated to...

 

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