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22-May-2018 New Delhi

“BSF is the first wall of Defence”: Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh presented the Police Medals for Gallantry and Meritorious Services to the BSF personnel at an Investiture Ceremony held here today. Out of the 14 Police Medals for Gallantry, four were awarded posthumously.Speaking on...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

J P Nadda reviews Nipah Virus cases in Kerala

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare,J P Nadda is closely monitoringthe situation arising out of reported cases and deaths due to Nipah Virus in Kerala. He has reviewed it with Secretary (HFW) Ms. Preeti Sudan and DG (ICMR) Dr.BalramBhargavaand...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Civic Reception Hosted in Honour of the President in Shimla

The President of India,Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a civic reception hosted for him by the Government of Himachal Pradesh in Shimla today (May 22, 2018).Speaking on the occasion, the President praised Himachal Pradesh as an important centre for culture, tourism...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Centre will come up with solution to fuel price increase : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday assured that the government will come up with a solution in three-four days to keep a check on increasing fuel prices in the country."We are taking increase in fuel prices very seriously... oil prices have increased...

22-May-2018 Lucknow

SP patronised criminals, we're hounding them out : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday lashed out at the Samajwadi Party (SP) and accused it of patronising criminals and communal forces when in power in the state.Addressing an election rally in Kairana, ahead of the May 28 Lok Sabha bypoll,...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Government wants to appoint officers of RSS' choice : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised the government's proposal of allocating cadres and services to candidates selected under civil service examinations only after completion of foundation course, saying it wanted to appoint officers of "RSS's...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use : Virat Kohli

Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge responsibility, Virat told...

22-May-2018 Bengaluru

Kumaraswamy visits Karnataka temples ahead of swearing-in

A day ahead of his swearing-in, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday visited the Hindu holy towns of Dharmasthala and Sringeri to pray for the success of the Congress-(JD-S) coalition government.The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader...

22-May-2018 Mumbai

I work towards breaking patterns of my body : Sonakshi Sinha

Actress Sonakshi Sinha says her goal is to consistently push her limits to be the best version of herself."My goal is to consistently push my limits to be the best version of myself everyday. I have never been (like) this before. Now that I'm here, I only want...

22-May-2018 Jammu

Enhance monitoring to achieve transparency : Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura

Minister for Revenue, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today asked the authorities to beef up monitoring mechanism as it is imperative to achieve transparency and accountability in working of the Department.He was speaking at a high-level meeting chaired to review the...

22-May-2018 Katra

Sat Sharma welcomes cleanliness initiatives in Katra town

Minister for Housing & Urban Development   Sat Sharma has hailed Civic authorities for achieving major breakthrough in maintaining cleanliness in holy Katra town   after it launched a proactive campaign for door to door collection of waste...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Tassaduq Mufti for preserving aesthetics of Hazratbal Shrine

Terming Hazratbal shrine as the symbol of spiritual soul of Kashmir, the Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti stressed for preserving aesthetic values of the Shrine in its beautiful setting and unique architecture.The Minister visited the Shrine to take...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Ramesh Arora chairs DRSC-IV meet, reviews functioning of PDD, PDC

A meeting of Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of Legislative Council was held under the chairmanship of MLC Ramesh Arora here today to review the overall functioning of Power Development Department (PDD).Legislators, Ali Mohammad Dar, Saif-ud-Din...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash Visits Hazratbal Shrine

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today visited Hazratbal shrine to review the progress on various components of Rs 45 crore Hazratbal Beautification Project.The Minister also visited...

22-May-2018 Kathua

International Biodiversity day celebrated

Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Rajiv Jasrotia today called for streamlining collective efforts to preserve the rich biodiversity of the State.The Minister was speaking at a function to mark International Day for Biological Diversity at Govt. Degree...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Abdul Ghani Kohli attends event organized by BMVSS in New York

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli has said that Bhagwan Mahaveer ViklangSahayata Samiti (BMVSS), also known as Jaipur Foot is doing a tremendous job for his humanitarian works and has given a much-needed boost to the self-esteem...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Belgian Ambassador calls on Chief Minister

The Ambassador of Belgium to India, Mr. Jan Luykx, who is on a visit to Kashmir Valley, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.During the meeting, Mr. Luykx exhibited keen interest in several social and economic initiatives being taken by...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Belgian Ambassador calls on Governor

Jan Luykx, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, accompanied by Mr. Alexis Bossuyt, Counsellor Investment & Trade called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Ambassador discussed with Governor various matters of common interest to India and...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Delegation led by MLC Ganaie meets Governor

A 13 member delegation from Poonch led by Dr. Shehnaz Ganaie, MLC, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.The delegation requested the Governor to support the time-bound completion of Poonch Campus of the Jammu University so that the students...

22-May-2018 Baramulla

MLA Baramulla reviews progress of developmental works

Member Legislative Assembly Baramulla, Javed Hassan Baig, today chaired a meeting to review the progress of various developmental projects underway in the constituency.The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, Joint Director...

22-May-2018 Kupwara

DC Kupwara chairs aspirational district meet

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today convened a meeting under the Aspirational Districts programme to review the implementation of social security schemes in the district.The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Chief Medical...

22-May-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik released from jail condemns Army’s ‘Iftari operation’

Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik was released from police custody on Tuesday, a party spokesperson said.In a statement issued to GNS, a JKLF spokesperson said for the last three years, Malik has been in and out of jails.He said...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Ram Nath Kovind presents a brick to Sanjeev Rana for Martyr Memorial

President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented a “Brick” to Sanjeev Rana of Bilaspur for construction of Martyr Memorial under ‘Ek Eint Shaheehdon ke Naam’ pogramme during the Civic Reception organised here today.It is worth mentioning that the state government...

22-May-2018 Chandigarh

Cash Component Of Crop Loan For Cotton Farmers Revised To Rs. 14000

The Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, while taking an immediate note of the news item published in news paper on the issue of loan limit cut, sent a team of officers to District Bathinda to review the situation and to take immediate...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Savita Kovind interacts with children of Dhalli school

First lady of the country and wife of the President of India Savita Kovind visited the institute for the Children with Special Ability, Dhalli (Shimla) to encourage and appreciate the children studying in the School.During her visit, she interacted with the...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Ram Nath Kovind and Acharya Devvrat takes a walk along Mall road

President Ram Nath Kovind and Governor Acharya Devvrat took a walk along the Mall road on Tuesday evening. They also had a walk on the historic Ridge Maidan where the President paid his tributes to the father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi at his statute.They had tea...

22-May-2018 Shimla

State government organises Civic Reception in honour of President

The State Government organized Civic Reception in honour of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind at hotel Peterhoff, here today. He was accompanied by his wife and first lady of the country Smt. Savita Kovind. He thanked the State Government and people of the...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Must have Matt Lip shades from AVON Simply Pretty

In another addition to the Avon simply pretty Range, Avon launches MATTE LIPSTICK, lip color range for subtle finishing of beautiful lips.The uncomplicated choice for the smart young women, who believe in simplicity and being beauty confident. The Avon...

22-May-2018 Bishnah

Cleaniness Drive under "Clean Jammu Clean Tawi" held at Bishnah

Today a Cleaniness drive Under Programe Clean Jammu Clean Tawi Was Lauched by J&K Police in the Bishnah town. Swach Abhiyan Cleaniness Drive organized in the supervision SSP And SP (Hq) Jammu.J&K Police along with today Municpal Committee Bishnah And...

22-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Progressive Fish Farmer Raj Kumar Sets Example For The Debit Ridden Farmers

Progressive fish farmer Raj Kumar Tangori is serving as a torch bearer and paving a way for those farmers, who are facing financial crisis. He started the fish farming in the year 2001 and at present his annual income amounts to Rs 15 lakh. He has continuously expanded...

22-May-2018 Shimla

Spread awareness about Biodiversity : Vipin Singh Parmar

Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Board (HPSBB) organized Biodiversity Day here today on the occasion of “International Day for Biodiversity”. Health and Family Welfare Minister Vipin Singh Parmar presided over the function.Speaking on the occasion Vipin Singh...

22-May-2018 Mumbai

Chandrashekar to take a leap with Dev Joshi

Television actor, Karan Sharma in various roles will now be seen in a prominent role in Chandrashekar in a leap role. Ayaan Zubair Rahmani was seen playing the childhood of Chandrashekar, Dev Joshi as a grown up and now Karan Sharma the eldest. His character will...

22-May-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Assistant Lineman Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an assistant lineman of PSPCL red handed and registered a bribery case against a medical officer and ward servant of civil hospital  Ferozepur city.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau...

22-May-2018 Ludhiana

PPCB And MP Launch Compostable Bags In Ludhiana

Continuing its relentless efforts to aware the general public to use starchable compostable biodegradable carry bags in the place of plastic carry bags, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) along with Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu on Tuesday launched...

22-May-2018 Chandigarh

Matter Of Prisoners Fleeing From Ludhiana Central Jail

The Jail Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has ordered the suspension of 4 officers in the matter pertaining to the fleeing of 2 prisoners from the Ludhiana Central Jail recently. The minister took the action after an enquiry ordered into the...

22-May-2018 Amritsar

DGP Law And Order Inaugurates Hitech Naka In Amritsar Rural

A first of its kind HIGH TECH NAKA on BEAS river between Jalandhar & Amritsar, planned and executed by District Police Amritsar Rural, was inaugurated by Sh Hardeep Singh Dhillon, IPS, DGP Law & Order. This HIGH TECH NAKA has AUTOMATIC NUMBER PLATE...

22-May-2018 Rupnagar

Rseti Showing Positive Results In Rupnagar District : Gurneet Tej

For empowering the unemployed youth of the district, several training programmes are bring run by Rural Self-Employment Training Institute (RSETI) that are showing good results. Deputy Commissioner Gurneet Tej reviewed various training programmes under RSETI.During...

22-May-2018 Jalandhar

Capitol Hospital launches latest PET/CT Scanner

Capitol Hospital Jalandhar is adding one of the finest technologies for Cancer detection and care with the introduction of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging facility. The latest PET/CT scanner, Discovery IQ system from GE Healthcare, enables both outstanding...

21-May-2018 Tangmarg

Hotel Workers Throw Garbage Towards Forest Area At Gulmarg Kashmir

Despite directions by Jammu and Kashmir High Court to safeguard the tourist resorts  government has failed to provide adequate disposal systems for solid and liquid waste.Sources Said” that to make things worse, Hotels, Restaurants,Shops and commercial...

21-May-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Informal Summit between India and Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin held their first informal Summit in the city of Sochi in the Russian Federation on May 21, 2018.  The Summit provided an occasion for both leaders to deepen their friendship and to exchange views...

21-May-2018 Geneva

J P Nadda leads Indian Delegation at World Health Assembly

“India is firmly committed to achieving universal health coverage for its citizens as has been articulated in our National Health Policy 2017.” This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare during his addresses at the Plenary...

21-May-2018 Goa

INSV Tarini completes historic Circumnavigation

Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini (INSV Tarini) entered Goa harbour and came alongside the INS Mandovi jetty on completion of a historic global circumnavigation voyage on 21 May 18. The all-women crew of Tarini was received at the jetty by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman,...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension

BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired at 1040 hours today from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, Odisha as part of service life extension programme. The life extension test firing of BrahMos was conducted from a Static Inclined...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

ECI holds round table conference with former CECs/ECs

Election Commission of India today held a round table conference with former CECs/ECs. The consultation meeting was attended by former CECs S/Shri M.S.Gill, J.M.Lyngdoh, T.S.Krishna Murthy, B.B.Tandon, Dr. S.Y.Quraishi, V.S. Sampath, H.R. Bramha, Dr. Nasim Zaidi...

21-May-2018 Guruvayur, Kerala

We must not neglect classical Indian art forms: Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must not neglect classical Indian art forms. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the revival ceremony of ancient Dance Drama “Ashtapadiyattam” which is “Gita Govindam” written...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Amid shutdown, Govt restrictions paralyse normal life in Valley

Normal life remained paralysed in Kashmir on Monday due to a shutdown call and Eidgah march issued to commemorate the anniversaries of Molvi Farooq, Gani Lone and Hawal massacre victims by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).In many parts of Valley especially...

21-May-2018 Kozhikode/New Delhi

Nipah kills three in Kerala, Centre take steps to tackle virus

After three lives lost to Nipah virus (NiV) and eight battling the disease in Kerala's Kozhikode district, both the state and the Central governments on Monday took comprehensive measures to contain the outbreak of the rare virus. Doctors say it is just another...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't preach to us about democracy, Amit Shah tells Congress

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress for "preaching lessons on democracy" after B.S. Yeddyurappa formed government in Karnataka on being invited first by Governor Vajubhai Vala, reminding it how it formed the government in Goa in 1980 despite...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Nothing undemocratic in BJP staking claim in Karnataka : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that being the single-largest party in Karnataka Assembly, it was his party's responsibility to stake claim to form the government and there was nothing "undemocratic or unethical" in it.He said if the Congress and...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Congress, JD-S to give stable Karnataka : H.D. Kumaraswamy

Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday he was confident that the yet-to-be sworn in coalition government with the Congress in Karnataka will be stable.Kumaraswamy, who will be sworn-in as Karnataka Chief Minister on Wednesday, was...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Karnataka politics, oil prices depress equity market

The formation of a non-BJP government in Karnataka, along with weakness in global indices and rising crude oil prices, pulled the key Indian equity indices to close in the negative territory for the fifth consecutive session on Monday.According to market...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Fuel prices sky rocket: Chambers tell government to cut excise duties

With transport fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview...

21-May-2018 Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh)

Naxalism is losing ground: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Naxalism is shrinking and losing ground although it still poses a challenge.Singh, who was inspecting the passing out parade of the 261 Bastariya Battalion here in Chhattisgarh, also said that the casualties...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Father taught me to love and respect all : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary saying it was he who taught him to love and respect all beings.Rahul Gandhi in a tweet on Monday said: "My father taught me that...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Nothing official yet : Sania Mirza on biopic

Tennis ace Sania Mirza says nothing has been finalised yet about a biopic on her life.There have been talks about a film being made on her life and there was also buzz that Rohit Shetty would be helming the project.Asked about it, Sania told IANS over phone:...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Doing remake of an iconic song is nerve racking : Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi

Actress Nora Fatehi, who will be seen in the recreated version of Sushmita Sen's song "Dilbar" in "Satyameva Jayate", says working on a remake of an iconic number is "nerve racking"."Dilbar" was originally picturised on Sushmita and Sanjay Kapoor in the film...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Nora Fatehi excited about 'Dilbar' remake with John

Nora Fatehi

Actress Nora Fatehi will be seen sharing the screen space with actor John Abraham in the film "Batla House" for a song.Nora will be seen dancing on the 1990's recreated version of "Dilbar", which was picturised on actors Sushmita Sen and Sanjay Kapoor for the...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

8 kg abdominal mass (cancer) removed from patient at Star hospitals

In a rare and complicated surgery, Dr Mir Sammiullah at Star Hospital has successfully extricated an abdominal tumour from a 70 year-old man from Pulwama.The tumour, weighing a whopping 8.4 kg, is the largest of its kind,” said Dr Samiullah head of gastrointestinal...

21-May-2018 Budgam

Tosamaidan forest area turns into open field

The picturesque Tosamaidan here in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district has been completely disfigured by unscrupulous elements while those who are at the helm of affairs in the Forest Department are allegedly unaware about the loot of green gold that is going...

21-May-2018 Baramulla

11 years on, Baramulla candidates awaiting selection list

Hundreds of unemployed candidates from this north Kashmir district had submitted applications for various Class IV posts for which interviews were held in many phases, some even eleven years ago. The candidates, however, are still awaiting the final list which...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Disallowing Eidgah march shows govt’s defeat : JRL

The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has strongly condemned the government decision of imposing strict restrictions in downtown Srinagar and other parts of city terming it as an acceptance of defeat.Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar’s old city...

21-May-2018 Jammu

Creating job opportunity is our top priority : Abdul Rehman Veeri

Creating job opportunity for unemployed youth of the state is the top priority of the government. This was stated by Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj,  Abdul Rehman Veeri today while distributing the placement certificates to the seventy...

21-May-2018 Udhampur

Annual Plan 2018-19 worth Rs 184.20 cr approved by DDB Udhampur

The District Development  Board, which met here today under the chairmanship of  Minister for Forest, Ecology & Environment  Rajiv Jasrotia, approved  annual plan of Rs.184.20 crore   for district Udhampur.Union Minister...

21-May-2018 Jammu

Mehbooba Mufti conducts whirlwind tour of Jammu projects

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today conducted a whirlwind tour of Jammu city and adjoining areas to inspect the pace of work on several developmental projects undertaken in the winter capital.Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta accompanied the Chief Minister...

21-May-2018 Jammu

Governing Council for Gurukul meets

The 24th meeting of Governing Council for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul, Charan Paduka, Katra, was held here in which a number of important decisions were taken for developing this institution as a centre of excellence.The Governing Council discussed a...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Joint House Panel for augmenting infra in Govt health institutions

The Joint House Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council constituted to look into the alleged medical negligence by doctors into the death of son of sitting MLC, Ramesh Arora in Government Medical College, Jammu met here today under the chairmanship...

21-May-2018 Jammu

WWA launches Clean Jammu–Clean Tawi campaign

Emphasizing the need for maintaining environment free from pollution of any kind, Minister for Housing and Urban Development Department Sat Sharma today said that cleanliness drive would be speeded up and made a regular feature.The Minister was addressing a gathering...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Engineering Graduates call on Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari

A delegation of State Joint Action Committee of Engineering Graduates today called on Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari.The delegation thanked the government and minister for taking a historic decision for granting...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Naeem Akhtar welcomes empowerment of engineers

Continuing with the systemic reforms to bring transparency and efficacy in the administration, Minister for Public Works and Culture, Naeem Akhtar, today said the latest amendments in the ‘Book of Financial Powers’ will empower the officers to speed up implementation...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

VC, SMVDU meets Governor N.N. Vohra

Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan today.Prof. Jain briefed the Governor about the progress achieved in the past months in the academic, administrative...

21-May-2018 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora chairs DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, Monday chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the performance of banks during 2017-18 fiscal. MLA Bandipora Usman Majid was also present in the meeting.The meeting...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Div Com reviews Mela Kheer Bhawani arrangements

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the arrangements for Mela Kheer Bhawani at Tulmulla Ganderbal.Threadbare discussions were held about lodging, STP work, construction of pre-fab sheds, repairing of dormitory and...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Govt committed to shift CUK to Ganderbal : Div Com

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting to review the modalities for completing shifting of Central University of Kashmir (CUK) to Ganderbal.The meeting was informed that the CMO and DIET buildings in Ganderbal have already been...

21-May-2018 Srinagar

Justice Yaqoob Mir sworn in as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir senior most judge of J&K High Court who was appointed as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court by President of India was today administered oath of Office as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court by Governor of Meghalaya Ganga...

21-May-2018

The artist who makes statues of common man

Art is limited by no boundaries, nor does it have any definition.Only the artist’s commitment makes him adept in his art. Yet when an artist moves away from the traditional art to develop a new art form, then his talent is observed from a freshpoint of view...

21-May-2018 Shimla

President interacts with CM and Cabinet Ministers at Retreat

President of India Ram Nath Kovind had interaction with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his Cabinet colleagues over a cup of tea at The Retreat near Mashobra today.Speaker H.P.Vidhan Sabha Dr. Rajeev Bindal, Irrigation and Public Health Minister Mahender Singh,...

21-May-2018 Shimla

CM's new initiative for smooth traffic during President visit

Keeping in view the current visit of President of India to the State Capital, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has taken a new initiative of using tempo travellers for travelling to attend Presidents functions at various places in the town along-with his Cabinet...

21-May-2018 Chandigarh

Smart Ration Card Scheme to be launched in June- Bharat Bhushan Ashu

Bharat Bhushan Ashu

Smart Ration Card Scheme, the Aadhaar enabled Public Distribution System is all set to be launched in June, informed Bharat Bhushan Ashu, the Food & Civil Supplies Minister Punjab.To minimize diversion, leakage, pilferage and to bring transparency in the...

21-May-2018 Solan

Ram Nath Kovind presents gold medals to meritorious students

President of India Ram Nath Kovind presided over the 9th Convocation of Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry at Nauni in district Solan today. He was accompanied by Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.The President presented...

21-May-2018 Jammu

NGO,Third Eye Anti Crime Team organises Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Expressing concern over the increasing filth in the Bishnah town. NGO, Anti Crime along with J&K Police today Started Cleaniness drive in Bishnah Town covering Main Bazar Market and various School's.Chairman Gupta along with SHO Rajesh Sharma,EO NAC Bishnah,RJ...

21-May-2018 Mumbai

Raheja Universal honored at the prestigious ET Realty Convention

Raheja Universal, one of Mumbai’s leading real estate conglomerates was honored and felicitated at the recently held ET Realty Convention in Mumbai. The felicitation ceremony honored Raheja Universal for their commendable work towards the development of the...

21-May-2018 Ludhiana

NABARD Holds Seminar On World Honey Day

To create awareness about beekeeping and uses of its products including honey, NABARD Punjab Regional Office celebratedWorld Honey Bee Day (WHBD) in Seminar hall at Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute, (PAMETI) Ludhiana. The...

21-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Jatin & Manpreet heads Gian Jyoti Global School as Head Boy and Head Girl

The Investiture Ceremony of Gian Jyoti global School for the academic session 2018-19 was held today in the school premises. The head boy, head girl, house captains, vice house captains and the discipline marshals from each house were elected on the occasion....

20-May-2018 New Delhi

Today's generation of filmmakers say things boldly, openly : Gulzar

His own brand of cinema was about human relationships entangled in social issues, but veteran writer-filmmaker Gulzar believes the present generation of movie makers have more courage to express things in an open and bolder way. In a discussion titled 'Kal...

20-May-2018 Los Angeles

Being a producer allowed me to be more accountable : Vin Diesel

Actor Vin Diesel says being a producer allowed him to be more accountable for the overall film."Being a producer allowed me to be more accountable for the overall picture. All of our characters shine so well," Diesel said in a statement to IANS."That's a testament...

20-May-2018 Mumbai

Being sincere towards people gives me satisfaction : Jackie Shroff

With several films in the pipeline and one releasing in June, veteran actor Jackie Shroff is living one of the busiest phases of his life since the last few months. He says the equation with his directors, co-actors and level of sincerity, gives him the satisfaction...

20-May-2018 Bengaluru

Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on Wednesday

Janata Dal-Secular's (JD-S) legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday said he will take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23 here in the presence of several national leaders."I've deferred taking oath to Wednesday on the advise of the Congress...

20-May-2018 London

This royal wedding stood for change, hope : Priyanka Chopra

Internationally acclaimed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who made heads turn with her chic lilac dress suit at actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding on Saturday, says the day will be remembered as it stood for change and hope.Taking to Instagram with an...

20-May-2018 New Delhi

Petrol, diesel in Delhi hit record highs

State-run Indian Oil Corp on Sunday raised transport fuel to record highs in Delhi on the seventh day of resuming the daily price change system, following a temporary suspension that lasted 20 days.The price of petrol in Delhi touched a record high of Rs 76.24...

20-May-2018 kabul

4 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan air strikes

At least four Taliban insurgents were killed following an Afghan Special Operations Forces-related air strikes in the southern province of Zabul, officials said on Sunday."The strikes were conducted against militants of Taliban terrorist outfit in Shahjoy...

20-May-2018 Chandigarh

Goverment Will Setup Colleges For Fashion Technology : Sundar Sham Arora

Famous models of national repute took the stage by storm this evening to showcase the 52 hands-on beautiful collections created by the graduating fashion design students of Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) Mohali. The occasion was ‘Anukama...

20-May-2018 Srinagar

KVIC celebrated World Honey Bee Day in Kashmir

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) today celebrated World Honey Bee Day in Kashmir Region.The main function was organised at Government High School, Dab Ganderbal where Honey bottles were distributed among 300 School Children. Besides Essay and...

20-May-2018 Shimla

Dinner hosted at Raj Bhawan in honour of President

Acharya Devvrat, Governor hosted a Dinner in the honour of Ram Nath Kovind, President of India at Raj Bhawan today. The President accompanied by his wife, the first lady Savita Kovind and daughter Ms Swati. Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister and his wife Dr. Sadhna...

20-May-2018 Pune

Chennai Super Kings outplay Kings XI Punjab by five wickets

Chennai Super Kings knocked out Kings XI Punjab from the play-offs race of the Indian Premier League (IPL), outplaying them in the last league match by five wickets here on Sunday.In order to qualify for the play-offs, Punjab had to win this game by 53 runs...

20-May-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Daredevils (DD) knock out Mumbai Indians from IPL play-offs

Delhi Daredevils (DD) rode a strong bowling display to notch up an 11-run victory and eliminate Mumbai Indians from the race for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Sunday.Chasing a target of 175 runs in what was a must-win...

20-May-2018 Vietnam

Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Danang, Vietnam

As part of ongoing operational deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asia and North West Pacific region, three Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Flag Officer...

20-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Ram Nath Kovind graces 7th convocation of IISER, Mohali

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the 7th convocation of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali today in Mohali, Punjab.Speaking on the occasion, the President said that though a young institution,...

20-May-2018 Jammu

Dy CM Kavinder Gupta addresses series of public meetings

Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta today hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for showing keen interest in the development of Jammu and Kashmir and providing liberal funding for execution of numerous mega projects in the state.Addressing series of meetings...

20-May-2018 Jammu

Molvi Imran Raza Ansari reviews performance of Higher Education Deptt

Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Higher Education, Imran Raza Ansari today called upon educationists and academicians to work jointly to raise the quality of education in the state.Reviewing performance of Higher Education Department...

20-May-2018 Ludhiana

Special Camps For Differently-Abled From June 4 To 14

In order to extend helping hand to the persons with disability in Ludhiana, Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu has come forward and announced to hold special camps for them in all legislative constituencies of the district from June 4 to 14.In...

20-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Nurses week concluded at RGI with Blood Donation Camp

Rattan Professional Education College organized a Blood Donation Camp Valedictory Ceremony of International Nurses Week. Team of PGI Doctors and technicians accomplished the task. The Blood Donation Camp was inaugurated by Chief Guest Monika Lamba, Chief Judicial...

20-May-2018 Shimla

Good governance-A hallmark of State Government

Good governance is one of the top priorities of the State Government. Himachal Pradesh is the first State to pioneer the District Good Governance Index for measuring governance performance on seven themes, eighteen focus subjects and forty five indicators...

20-May-2018 Chandigarh

All canals will get fresh water up to tails in next 24 hours : OP Soni

The Environment Minister, Punjab, OP Soni has said that the situation in the river Beas due to the Molasses spillover from the Sugar Mill of kirri Afghana, is being constantly monitored by the Punjab Government.Mr. Soni said that the Punjab Pollution Control...

20-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

AICTE selects Aryans for Saansad Aadarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi has selected Aryans College of Engineering (ACE), Rajpura, Near Chandigarh for Saansad Aadarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) - an initiative by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.AICTE has allotted Jansua...

19-May-2018 Hyderabad

Venkaiah Naidu calls for increased investments in agriculture

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has suggested to the Central and various State Governments to increase investments in agriculture and allied sectors to make farming viable and attractive. He was interacting with Scientists, Faculty Members...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Rahul's new theory is to see victory in defeats : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for celebrating B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation in Karnataka as a "victory", saying the mandate was to get rid of Siddaramaiah and claimed that such coalition will not last long."If...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Ceasefire in J&K not for militants : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that the ceasefire announced by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan does not apply to militants."Don't take the ceasefire decision in a wrong way," Shah said while speaking at the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Need for transparency in appointment of judges : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that there was "need for transparency" in the appointment of judges and the "autonomy of the judiciary should be respected".Replying to questions at the daylong India TV Conclave on 'Four years of Modi...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Yeddy does 'Atal', deals blow to BJP's south strategy

The BJP's efforts to expand in southern states suffered a blow on Saturday with its two-day old government collapsing as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before a trust vote in an assembly where no party has majority.The party now hopes that the...

19-May-2018 Jaipur

Democracy finally won in Karnataka : Sachin Pilot

The resignation of newly-elected Karnataka Chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday ahead of the floor test is a big victory of democracy in India, said Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday."With this win, there also comes a defeat of the Bharatiya...

19-May-2018 Bengaluru

Invited to form government, oath-taking on Monday : H.D. Kumaraswamy

JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has invited him to form a government in the state, following the resignation of B.S.Yeddyurappa-led BJP regime ahead of its trust vote."The swearing-in ceremony will take...

19-May-2018 Hyderabad

We are peaking at the right time : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik feels the team is peaking at the right time after making the playoffs by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in a must-win IPL game here."I think all eight teams strive for the play-off spots, so happy to reach there. Things...

19-May-2018 Srinagar/Jammu/Leh

Shun violence, join mainstream India: Modi to 'misguided' Kashmiri youth

On a day-long Jammu and Kashmir visit to inaugurate developmental projects, two days after the government announced an unconditional Ramadan ceasefire in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked "misguided" Kashmiri youth to join "mainstream"...

19-May-2018 Bengaluru

BJP loses Karnataka as B.S. Yeddyurappa quits before trust vote

In an anti-climax to the hectic political developments since the split verdict in May 12 Karanataka Assembly polls, the BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before the trust vote, as he did not have the numbers...

19-May-2018 Chandigarh

KMP expressway to be completed in June : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway will be inaugurated soon after the construction work is completed in June.Khattar said that the construction work on KMP Expressway should have been completed...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Take lessons for 2019 from Karnataka defeat, Mayawati tells BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday condemned BJP for the use of "inappropriate methods" to form their governments in various states and said that the party should take lessons from their defeat in Karnataka for next year's general elections.She...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Hope BJP-RSS learnt lesson from Karnataka : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP and the RSS following resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, saying hopefully they got a lesson that institutions and will of the country cannot be disrespected.Gandhi addressed the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP attempts to subvert democracy failed in Karnataka : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s attempts to "subvert democracy" has "miserably failed" in Karnataka.Kejriwal's comment came after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before facing...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Yeddyurappa's resignation victory of democracy: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated former Prime Minister and JD-S chief H.D. Deve Gowda, his son H.D. Kumaraswamy and the Congress after B.S. Yeddyurappa quit as Karnataka Chief Minister before facing a crucial trust vote...

19-May-2018 Mumbai

Hope you fly strong : Kajol to Riddhi Sen

Actress Kajol has wished her "Eela" co-star Riddhi Sen on his 20th birthday on Saturday and said he should fly strong, straight and true always in his career.Kajol tweeted a selfie along with Riddhi and captioned it: "Happy birthday Riddhi Sen. Last day on our...

19-May-2018 Moscow

Iran n-deal not perfect but better than no agreement : Angela Merkel

The European Union (EU) has no intention to abandon the Iran nuclear deal after the US withdrawal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said."Although this agreement is not perfect, it is better than no agreement," Merkel said on Friday at a televised press...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't know how I survived: Shama Sikander on bipolar disorder struggle

Actress Shama Sikander, who in 2016 had openly spoken about her struggle with bipolar disorder and how she had once even attempted suicide, says talking about it was the toughest thing she has ever done. When she looks back, she wonders how she overcame it.Asked...

19-May-2018

'Deadpool 2' is the best super-hero film since 'Logan'

AIf we can overlook the excessive gore ,including a scene of violence where the subversive superheroic hero is ripped into two halves, "Deadpool 2" provides more fun zones in its speedened narrative ambit, for the uninitiated and the initiated, than any...

19-May-2018 United Nations

Guterres working hard to make UN great again : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was working hard to "Make the United Nations Great Again and lauded his UN envoy Nikki Haley for doing a fantastic job at the world body.Guterres met Trump in the White House on Friday...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Live telecast will bring fairness to floor test : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Senior counsel and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing in the Supreme Court for the Congress and the JD-S, said on Saturday that the live telecast during floor test in the Karnataka Assembly will bring fairness to the trust vote."The first and...

19-May-2018

'Khajoor Pe Atke' laughs at death

It was John Donne who warned Death not to be proud. In our popular arts we tend to get intimidated by Death, we sing and recite poems about how powerful Death can be. We are scared.But guess what? Lord Yama can be quite funny too, specially in the way he...

19-May-2018 kabul

Afghanistan explosions kill 8, injures 43

At least eight people were killed and 43 wounded in three consecutive explosions during a cricket match in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, media reported on Saturday.The blasts occurred around Friday midnight at Jalalabad's Spinghar cricket stadium where...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Thank god for Supreme Court : P. Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday condemned the BJP for trying to derail the trust vote in Karnataka Assembly and expressed his gratitude to the Supreme Court for ordering a floor test.He also appreciated the apex court's decision to allow live telecast...

19-May-2018 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

4 killed in UP hooch tragedy

 Four persons died and more than a dozen fell critically ill on Saturday after consuming illicit liquor here in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Doctors fear the toll may rise.The incident took place in Sichendi where a group of people consumed the adulterated...

19-May-2018 Lucknow

Eight dead in UP road accident

Eight persons were killed and six others injured when a tractor trolley turned turtle in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.The mishap took place in the wee hours on Anoopshahr road when the passengers were on their way to Aligarh.Senior...

19-May-2018 London

Priyanka Chopra sports lilac ensemble for Royal Wedding

Internationally acclaimed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra looked ravishing in a lilac hued outfit as she attended her friend and actress Meghan Markle's wedding at the St. George's Chapel on Saturday.Priyanka, 35, was seen sporting a single breasted blazer paired with...

19-May-2018 Mumbai

Good vs evil fight in storytelling has caused harm : Sudhir Mishra

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is unhappy with the portrayal of villains in films and says the good vs evil fight has caused great harm."Bad films cause great harm when they portray villians only as foul mouthed, sneering, lecherous types. Real villians are often sweet...

19-May-2018 Birmingham

UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films : Sargun Mehta

Actress Sargun Mehta, who has starred in Punjabi films like "Love Punjab" and "Angrej", says the UK is one of the biggest markets for the genre.She had attended the first edition of BritAsia Punjabi Film Awards, presented by Metatron Global Fund, here on May...

19-May-2018 Mumbai

'Race 3' singer excited about Salman grooving to her song

Singer Rimi Nique says its a dream come true to have superstar Salman Khan grooving to her "Saasein hui dhuan dhuan" song from the upcoming film "Race 3".On the baging the song, the singer said in a statement: "It happened very suddenly. I was travelling and...

19-May-2018 Mumbai

Have no right to compete with Salman's magnitude : Karan Johar

Filmmaker and producer Karan Johar said the makers of "Lust Stories" have no right to compete with the magnitude of Salman Khan as his forthcoming movie "Race 3" which is also releasing on June 15.Karan Johar, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming...

19-May-2018 Mumbai

Deconstructed myself for my character in 'Parmanu': John Abraham

Actor and producer John Abraham has said he had to deconstruct himself to play the character of junior bureaucrat in his forthcoming film "Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran".John, who is busy promoting his film, said this while interacting with the media on Friday...

19-May-2018 Chandigarh

AAP announces names of state youth wing office bearers

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday announced office bearers of its youth wing in Punjab.  In a press release issued by the party, AAP state co-president Dr. Balbir Singh said that the appointments are done after the consultations with the senior leaders...

19-May-2018 Shimla

Take necessary measures for revival of Hydro Power Sector : ACS

Necessary directions were issued to Directorate of Energy to set up a Power Sale Control Room to monitor real time generation and to increase revenue of the State Government. Further it was discussed that it would be appropriate that monitoring of all Projects...

19-May-2018 Ludhiana

Sidhwan Canal To Be Developed As Picnic Spot- Bharat Bhushan Ashu

With an aim to develop Sidhwan Canal which is known as Lifeline of city 'a picnic spot', Food, Civil Supply, and Consumers Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu and Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu have taken new initiative and started seeking...

19-May-2018 Jammu

PM attends 6th convocation of SKUAST-J

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has stressed the need for bridging the gap between lab and the field to attain optimum results in agriculture.Addressing the 6th convocation of Sher i Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST-J), Jammu...

19-May-2018 Jammu

6th SKUAST-J Convocation held

The 6th Convocation of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) was held  at Baba Jitto Auditorium of the University today at which Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi was the Chief Guest. Governor N.N....

19-May-2018 Srinagar

‘JKLF protest march foiled, leaders, activists arrested’

“Despite stringent curfew, restrictions and other oppressive measures by police and Indian forces, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders and activists managed to reach and gather near Budshah Chowk Lal Chowk today,” a JKLF statement issued to GNS said.It...

19-May-2018 Srinagar

North Kashmir encounter: One more militant killed, toll 4

One more militant has been killed in an ongoing operation at Brinjal forest area of Rajwar, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, taking death toll of militants to four.An army official told GNS that one more militant was killed in the operation.As...

19-May-2018 Srinagar

Govt foils JRL march amid strike on PM's visit

Amid a complete shutdown in Valley, authorities on Saturday foiled a march to Lal Chowk called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to State.The summer capital Srinagar particularly the areas around...

19-May-2018 Jammu

Mohammad Khalil Bandh inspects Seed Multiplication Farm at Chinore

Minister for Agriculture, Mohammad Khalil Bandh today inspected and reviewed the achievements at Seed Multiplication Farm Chinore during his visit to the border area of Gajansoo-Marh.The Minister was accompanied by Vice-Chairman J&K Agro Industries Development...

19-May-2018 Srinagar

APHC decries restrictions, arrests on PM Modi's visit

All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) while decrying the restrictions, arrests and curbs a head of Modi’s visit, said that state administration imposed curfew like restrictions and curbs and in its crackdown on resistance leaders, arrested or placed them...

19-May-2018 Srinagar

Democracy defeated BJP in Karnataka : Ghulam Ahmad Mir

Reacting to the resignation of B.S. Yeddyrappa before facing a trust vote in Karnataka Assembly, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir today described it as the victory of India Democracy, saying that the Nation needs to rise to the...

19-May-2018 Jammu

Secretary Tourism inspects mega projects in Jammu

In his maiden visit to Jammu after taking over the charge of Secretary to Government, Tourism Department,  Rigzian Sampheal, inspected various ongoing mega tourism  projects here today.Secretary Tourism toured the proposed site of development...

19-May-2018 Rajouri

Dr Kotwal reviews progress on Rajouri GMC project

The Principal Secretary to the government Health and Medical Education Department Dr Pawan Kotwal today reviewed the pace of progress on Govt Medical College campus and associated projects.Rs 139 Crore project comprising Rs 69 Cr Academic block, Rs 40 Cr...

19-May-2018 Leh

Narendra Modi on day’s visit to J&K

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi formally kickstarted commencement of work on the mega Zojila tunnel project here today.Governor, N N Vohra; Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti; Union Minister for Roads & Highways, Nitin Gadkari; Deputy Chief Minister, Kanvinder...

19-May-2018 Leh

Dy CM highlights Kushok Bakula Rinpochey’s contributions to humanity

Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta today said that luminaries like Kushok Bakula Rinpoche were the great sons of the soil who not only illuminated the time they lived in but also continue to remain as inspirations for humanity in this era.The Deputy CM was...

19-May-2018 Anantang

DDC Anantnag reviews implementation of CM’s commitments, dev scenario

District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik, today chaired a meeting to review the status of directions passed by Chief Minister during her public outreach programme and overall developmental scenario in the district.Taking a detailed stock...

19-May-2018 Srinagar

Case registered against three persons for cheating Bank

A case has been registered against three persons for obtaining loan from J&K Bank by producing fake documents.Crime Branch Kashmir received a communication from J&K Bank Zonal Office Srinagar, which reveals that one Farooq Ahmad Pandith S/O Ab....

19-May-2018 Ganderbal

ADC Ganderbal reviews SSB exam arrangements

Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari, today chaired a meeting to review preparations for Service Selection Board (SSB) examination for general line teachers scheduled on May 20 in the district.The meeting was attended by SDM Kangan,...

19-May-2018 Kulgam

DDC Kulgam chairs Rent Assessment Committee meet

District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Sajad Hussain, chaired a meeting of Rent Assessment Committee (RAC) here today and approved 14 cases pertaining to various departments.During the meeting, DDC held a detailed discussion with officers of different departments...

19-May-2018 Kulgam

RTI ensures greater transparency, accountability : DDC Kulgam

District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Sajad Hussain, today convened a meeting of heads of all departments with an objective to sensitize them about Right to Information Act, its implications, and mode of answering the applications under it.During the meeting,...

19-May-2018 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews power arrangements for Ramadan

District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, today convened a meeting with the officials of the PDD to review arrangements for uninterrupted power supply during the holy month of Ramadan.The meeting was attended by SE, Electric Sopore (Baramulla),...

19-May-2018 Chandigarh

CM's Dream Project Gets Wing : Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh is fully committed to improve the lot of ground water situation so as to provide clean and potable drinking water to the people.”Disclosing this here today, the Local Government...

19-May-2018 Chandigarh

Carry On Jatta 2’s new song Gabru is a treat for all the Bhangra lovers

The most awaited comedy caper of 2018 ‘Carry On Jatta 2’ is all set to release now. The soundtrack of film is already creating a buzz these days. All three songs of Carry On Jatta 2 ‘title track’, ‘Bhangra Pa Layie’, and ‘Kurta Chadra’ are huge hits. Continuing...

19-May-2018 Dharot/Seraj (Mandi)

Development of Rural areas is top priority : Jai Ram Thakur

The State Government has allocated Rs. 200 crore for proper maintenance and metteling of roads in the State till now so as to facilitate the commuters. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing a public meeting at Dharot in Seraj...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog’s three day Venture Capital Symposium 2018 begins

NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. Following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, 20 of the biggest French venture...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari meets Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs

Taking ahead the bilateral relations between India & Republic of Indonesia, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping,  Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation met General (Retd.) Luhut Binser...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

CSK must improve : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Despondent after the loss to Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Friday, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni asserted that his team need to pick up their socks in the knockout stages.Needing 163 runs for a win,...

18-May-2018 Damascus

11 soldiers killed in Syria's Hama air base explosions

At least 11 soldiers and pro-government fighters were killed on Friday in five explosions that rattled the arms depot in the air base of the central province of Hama, a monitor group reported.Tens of others were wounded and missing as a result of the explosions...

18-May-2018 Jaipur

Why two laws in country with one Constitution : Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot on Friday questioned Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to ask B.S. Yeddyurappa of the BJP -- the single-largest party in the new Assembly -- to form the government in the southern state."One country,...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delay in MGNREGA wages, compensation unacceptable : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre, in consultation with states, to prepare an "urgent time bound mandatory programme" to make the payment of wages and compensation to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog invites French investments in India

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday urged French investors to invest in India not only to target one billion people but to build solutions here for the seven billion-strong global market.He exhorted them to utilise their funds more effectively by investing...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Dream come true to play for Mumbai Indians : Hardik Pandya

Asserting that Mumbai Indians will reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said on Friday that it is a dream come true for him to represent the reigning IPL champions.Mumbai have a star-studded coaching staff which includes...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Equities slump on Karnataka political crisis, high oil prices

The uncertain political environment in Karnataka along with high global crude oil prices and consistent outflow of foreign funds pulled the key Indian equity indices deep in the red on Friday.According to market observers, depreciation in the rupee eroded...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

I'm a Salman Khan fan : Upen Patel

Model-actor Upen Patel says he is a Salman Khan fan and loved the trailer of the superstar's upcoming film "Race 3". "I loved the trailer of 'Race 3'. I am a Salman Khan Fan, so obviously I loved it. I am also a fan of 'Race 3' and the trailer is looking very stylish...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP will be defeated in floor test : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

The Congress on Friday said the BJP will be defeated in Saturday's floor test in Karnataka and that BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa exhibited his desperation in becoming the Chief Minister after a split verdict in the state."Today is a historic day, we want...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Congress murdering mandate in Karnataka : Sambit Patra

The BJP on Friday hit out at the Congress for "rejoicing" the Supreme Court's verdict over Karnataka, saying those who had sought to impeach the Chief Justice of India are now "murdering the mandate" after being rejected by the people of state."The Congress...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Would love to see Prince Harry in slim-cut bandhgala : Manish Malhotra

Indian designer Manish Malhotra feels Prince Harry would look dapper in a slim-cut bandhgala.Prince Harry will marry actress Meghan Markle on Saturday.If Malhotra had to dress the couple, what would he have picked?"I would style Meghan in one of my signature...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

My daughter has been my life's greatest teacher : Lara Dutta

Actress Lara Dutta, who has a daughter named Saira, says the six-year-old has been her lifes greatest teacher.Lara was interacting with media along with her husband, professional tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, at the launch of Pediasure's new flavour here on...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Four killed in house collapses in Tripura

At least four people, including a child and a woman, were killed early on Friday in mud house collapses in two incidents in West Tripura district of Tripura after a downpour, officials said.Parts of Agartala were waterlogged by the heavy rains due to lack...

18-May-2018 New York

New blood test can detect pancreatic cancer in minutes

A new blood test developed by US researchers has shown promise for detecting pancreatic cancer in less than an hour.The test, which is at the proof-of-concept stage, can rapidly screen a drop of blood for biomarkers of pancreatic cancer and provide results...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Disha Patani a fan of Priyanka Chopra

Actress Disha Patani, who will share screen space with Priyanka Chopra in the upcoming film "Bharat", says she is a big fan of the actor.Priyanka on Friday welcomed Disha on board for the film."Welcome Disha Patani to 'Bharat'. This is lovely! Bareilly is representing!"...

18-May-2018 Chennai/New Delhi

Lovers of malted grain can raise their glass to Indianised cocktails

Innovative cocktails like the one made with chilli and rasam powder, as also discounts and freebies would mark this years World Whisky Day falling on May 19, senior hotel industry officials in three metros said.World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Congress limited to Punjab, Puducherry, Parivar : Biplab Kumar Deb

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had rightly predicted that after the Karnataka election, the Congress would be limited to three "Ps" - Punjab, Puducherry and Parivar, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said."Modi's prophecy has come true," Deb said in...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Historic interim order by Supreme Court : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Senior counsel and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Congress and the JD-S on Friday, said the Supreme Court order to go for a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 p.m on Saturday was a "historic interim order"."This is an historic...

18-May-2018 New Delhi/Bengaluru

Supreme Court order vindicates Congress' stand : Rahul Gandhi

The Congress on Friday hailed the Supreme Court order for a floor test in the new Karnataka Assembly on Saturday, with party President Rahul Gandhi saying that it vindicated the party's stand that Governor Vajubhai Vala acted "unconstitutionally"."The Supreme...

18-May-2018 Mumbai

Reema Lagoo was an actress with depth : Mahesh Bhatt

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt remembered late veteran actress Reema Lagoo on her death anniversary on Friday, saying she was an exceptional person and an actor with great emotional depth."Reemaji began her journey with me with 'Aashiqui'. She was an exceptional person...

18-May-2018 Cannes

Sridevi posthumously honoured at 71st Cannes Film Festival

Iconic actress Sridevi was posthumously honoured at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who received the award on her behalf, says he felt honoured.Sridevi was honoured with the TITAN Reginald F. Lewis Film Icon Award, which celebrates women...

18-May-2018 Bengaluru

Confident of winning Karnataka Assembly floor test : B.S. Yeddyurappa

After the Supreme Court ordered a Karnataka Assembly floor test on Saturday, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Friday said he is confident of winning the required majority."We welcome the Supreme Court order of floor test at 4 p.m. on Saturday. We are confident...

18-May-2018

'Happy Dreams': In the murky shadows of China's glittering skylines

The story of Happy and Wufu in Jia Pingwa's "Happy Dreams" could be the story of any one of the rag pickers one would encounter in any Indian metro.It is, in a way, a universal, but often neglected story of hundreds and thousands of migrants who bid goodbye...

18-May-2018 Lucknow

9 pilgrims killed in UP

Nine pilgrims headed to 'punyagiri or the mountain of good deeds, were mowed down by a speeding mini-truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district on Friday, police said.The deceased were part of a group of 250, who were walking bare foot towards the Maa Purnagiri...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Haji Anayat Ali reviews functioning of Council Secretariat

Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, today chaired a meeting here to take a detailed stock of Council Secretariat functioning.Secretary Legislative Council, Abdul Majid Bhat, Special Secretary, Council, Mohammad Ashraf Wani besides other senior officers...

18-May-2018 Jammu

MLA lays foundation of link roads in Chenani Constituency

Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Chenani Dina Nath Bhagat today laid the foundation of two link roads from Mantalai to Ghomshadu and Barkunda to Kharwa in Chenani Constituency.The 10 kilometer and 5.8 kilometers link roads would be constructed under PMGSY...

18-May-2018 Udhampur

World Museum Day celebrated at Udhampur

The District Administration, Udhampur in collaboration with Department of Achieves, Archaeology, INTACH (Jammu Chapter), and other line departments and stakeholders organized an impressive function hereat Bhartiya College of Education to mark the International...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir accorded farewell

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir was given full court farewell reference by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar upon his elevation as Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya.Justice Alok Aradhe, Acting Chief Justice High Court of J&K, Justice Ali...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Sudden blockade of internet on PM's visit angers Kashmir

In wake of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kashmir visit, authorities snapped all types of mobile internet services across Valley.The internet services including 2G/3G/4G were snapped at midnight, affecting thousands of people in Kashmir.A number...

18-May-2018 Bangalore

Toyota Kirloskar Motor begins delivery of Yaris across India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor today launched its versatile sedan –Yaris in India fueling excitement across country. As one of the most anticipated cars of the year, Yaris boasts of advanced and emotional design, superior comfort, shining ride quality and quietness,...

18-May-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs ASI For Taking Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI (826/Tarntaran) Angrej Singh posted at Police Station Sarai Amanat...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir not administrative issue but political : Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday stressed that the problem in Kashmir was not  administrative in nature related to roads, inaugurating of tunnels, power projects or jobs,  that it can be addressed thus nor was...

18-May-2018 Kupwara

Three militants killed in north Kashmir gunfight

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Army on Friday claimed to have killed three militants in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.An army official told news agency GNS that soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be...

18-May-2018 Budgam

Protest in Budgam against massacre in Palestine

Anjumna Shari Shian Friday organized a massive protest demonstration against massacre of innocent people of Palestine by Israeli Fascist Forces in Central Kashmir’s Budgam.Hundreds of people participated in the protest demonstration that was led by Anjuman Shari...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Congress holds protest demonstration against BJP-RSS ‘manipulation’

Strongly condemning the hypocrisy and erosion of democratic institutions on the part of BJP RSS in the country, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Friday held protest demonstration in Srinagar emphasizing President of India to recall Karnataka Governor...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Authorities disallow Geelani from offering Friday prayers

Hurriyat Conference  chairman Syed Ali Geelani, who continues to be under house arrest, was again not allowed to offer Friday prayers,” said a spokesman of the Hurriyat. Hurriyat while flaying the administration, said it is a brazen interference in religious...

18-May-2018 Jammu

Five persons including BSF man killed in Pakistan firing

Five persons including a Border Security Forces man were killed after Pakistani troops on Friday fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.Twelve persons, including a BSF officer, were...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

JRL protest against massacre in Palestine

“Failure of the international community in resolving disputes and stopping massacres of innocent people in Palestine, Kashmir and other disputed lands can only be termed as worst kind of apathy. Israeli terrorism against Palestinian people and the help it is...

18-May-2018 Srinagar

Red alert sounded in Srinagar ahead of Modi’s visit

A multi-tier security setup has been put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu Kashmir on Saturday amid alert sounded in capital city Srinagar and high degree of vigilance at vital installations.All entry and exit points into...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Daredevils Beats Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 34 runs

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) march to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table was halted by bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils, who romped home by 34 runs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday.Having already qualified for the play-offs, second-placed...

18-May-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur reviews progress of Smart City Project Dharamshala

A meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to review the progress on Smart City Project Dharamshala.Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Rs. 2100 crore mega project for Dharamshala town would not...

18-May-2018 Shimla

Governor Acharya Devvrat releases book on Social Equality

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released book titled ‘Social Equality’ written by Shri Sanjay Gaur and Shri Dinesh Dixit at Raj Bhawan, Shimla. The book primarily focusses on social equality, which is still debatable in India even in 21st century.The Governor...

18-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Indo Global awarded for Best Placement Coordinator by IKGPTU

TiE Employment  Drive 2018  held at IKG PTU Mohali Campus  which was coordinated by Indo Global . Students from various University campus & various affiliated colleges participated in the drive which consisted of aptitude, written ...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Cornitos Quinoa Nachos accolades with SIAL China Innovation Awards 2018

The flagship brand of Greendot Health Foods Pvt Ltd, Cornitos recently launched product ‘Quinoa Nachos’ has been awarded Diploma Certification by the prestigious SIAL China Innovation Awards 2018, at SIAL China Show, SNIEC Shanghai, China. It is the largest...

18-May-2018 Chandigarh

Security Deposit of Kirri Afgana Sugar mill confiscated

Punjab Environment Minister O.P. Soni has ordered the seizure of security deposit worth Rs 25 lakh of the Chaddha Sugar Mill of Kirri Afgana (Near Beas). He also ordered the sealing of the Mill, from where Sheera leakage into the Beas reportedly caused the...

 

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