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19-Sep-2018 Pyongyang

Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong-un sign summit agreement in Pyongyang

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed an agreement at the end of their summit talks here on Wednesday.The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the North's state guesthouse Paekhwawon and broadcast live in Seoul.Details...

19-Sep-2018 Jerusalem

Israel 'regrets' Russian aircrew death in Syria : Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Tuesday Russian President Vladimir Putin to convey Israel's condolences to the death of Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces during an Israeli airstrike.The phone talk came after Syrian air defense missiles...

19-Sep-2018 Jaipur

Latest EVMs to be used in Rajasthan polls : CEC Prakash Rawat

In a first, a total for 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan will use EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs in 200 Assembly constituencies, which will help conduct Assembly election in a smooth and transparent manner, a top Election Commission official...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal felicitates Diviji Sharan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday felicitated and handed over Rs 1-crore cheque to Divij Sharan, who won India a gold medal in the mens doubles tennis event at the 18th Asian Games, an official said."Sharan made Delhi and India proud by achieving...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

M. Venkaiah Naidu reconstitutes 8 Parliamentary panels

Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday reconstituted eight department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees that are serviced by the upper house of Parliament, an official release said.Reconstituted with effect from September 1, the tenure of...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

President launches logo, web portal for Mahatma's birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday launched a logo and web portal for the upcoming celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi."The portal - gandhi.gov.in - is participatory in nature and all participating organisations will be able to upload...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

No proposal to downsize Indian Army : Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there is "no proposal" before her to downsize the Indian Army.Interacting with women journalists at the Indian Women Press Corps here, she said a government-appointed committee had suggested steps to make Army...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Some JNU forces anti-India, waging war against it : Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday alleged that some forces in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are openly waging a war against the country and said that she would not hesitate in calling them "anti-India"."I feel sad for so many things...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ajay Maken away for treatment, has not resigned : Congress

Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Tuesday left for medical treatment abroad, triggering speculation that he has resigned. The party denied that he had quit."Makenji has not resigned. He has gone on leave for some medical check-ups," Delhi Congress spokesperson...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

RSS doesn't ask members to work for a political party : Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Tuesday that his organisation never asks 'swayamsewaks' to work for any particular political party but suggests that they support those who work for national interests.On the second day of the "Bhavishya ka Bharat - an RSS...

18-Sep-2018 Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)

Modi a 'chowkidar' who lets in thieves : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a 'chowkidar' who opens the door and lets thieves in.Addressing a public meeting in this Andhra Pradesh town, he said that if Modi was a real 'chowkidar' he would have sacked...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia inpects under-construction campus

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inspected the under-construction integrated campus of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the national capital, an official said.The campus is coming up in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi.Sisodia...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manoj Tiwari doing 'drama' by breaking sealing : AAP

The AAP on Tuesday slammed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for doing "drama" by breaking the lock of a sealed property and demanded that he resign for corruption in municipal corporations in the national capital."The drama done by Manoj Tiwari on Sunday is...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

RSS doesn't interfere in government policies, functioning : Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said that the Sangh has its views on national issues but it does not interfere in the government's policies and functioning.On the second day of the "Bhavishya ka Bharat - an RSS perspective" conclave,...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Probe PMO, Jaitley role in Mallya escape : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government for its "collaboration" in letting Vijay Mallya flee the country, the Congress on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not act against...

18-Sep-2018 Bengaluru

Union Home Minister chairs Southern Zonal Council Meeting in Bengaluru

The 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council was held under the Chairmanship the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Bengaluru today.  The meeting was attended by the Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Puducherry; Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu;...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

S.S. Ahluwalia launches C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS)

S.S. Ahluwalia, Hon’ble Minister of State for Electronics and IT launches C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS) for enhancing Good Governance. C-DAC Information Media Server is a dedicated computer appliance having specialized application software to provide...

18-Sep-2018 Shimla

Private universities to adopt zero budget natural farming system model

The private universities of the State, who have their separate Department of Agriculture, will also adopt the model of zero budget natural farming system and train the students about this method of agriculture on the call of Governor Acharya Devvrat. This...

18-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand needs NRC : Raghubar Das

With BJP deciding to focus on identity issues in the coming elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das says there is need for a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in his state also to check infiltration from Bangladesh because Hindus have become a...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Fake FIR by Prakash part of BJP's nefarious design : Saurabh Bhardwaj

The AAP on Tuesday alleged that the "fake FIR by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash" and the subsequent chargesheet by the "BJP-controlled Delhi Police" is aimed at maligning the Delhi government "which will fall flat in the court like previous cases".In a statement,...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Modi compromised national security in Rafale deal : A.K. Antony

Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "gravely compromising national security and defence preparedness" by reducing to 36 the number of Rafale fighter jets purchased from France."In 2000, the Indian Air Force...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Will simultaneous polls save costs? EC not sure

Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat says the issue whether simultaneous polls will help cut costs will need a systematic study before it can be established.However, he feels that apprehensions aired by some political parties over one-nation, one-poll were...

18-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Didn't expect Arjuna award this year : Hima Das

Despite her golden run in international athletics this season, teenaged sprint sensation Hima Das said she did not expect her name to be nominated for this year's Arjuna award.The 18-year-old Assamese athlete was among the 20 sportspersons recommended for the...

18-Sep-2018 Dehradun

Class 10 student gang raped in Dehradun boarding school

The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang rape by senior students in August, police said.Four students of the school...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Changed Mallya LOC as no sufficient evidence for arrest : CBI

The first lookout circular (LOC) against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya for his detention at airports was changed as there was "no sufficient ground" for his arrest, a CBI source said on Tuesday."As he was a sitting member of Parliament and there was...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

ED raids 11 places, seizes Rs 29 lakh hawala money

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it had raided 11 places in Delhi and Mumbai in connection with an international hawala racket involving Rs 700 crore and seized Rs 29 lakh.The financial probe agency said that searches were carried out at...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Harassment of poor on pretext of SC order unfortunate : Manoj Tiwari

Hours after the Delhi Police booked city BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for illegally breaking the lock of a sealed house on Tuesday, he said harassing the poor people on the pretext of the Supreme Court order is "unfortunate" and it was a "conspiracy" to defame the...

18-Sep-2018 Hyderabad/Patna

7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case

Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar.The police revealed that T. Maruthi Rao, the...

18-Sep-2018 Washington

I want to hear all sides of accusations against Kavanaugh : Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he wants to listen to all parties regarding the accusation of sexual assault levelled against Brett Kavanaugh, his nominee for the empty Supreme Court seat."We want to go through a full process...and hear everybody out,"...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

FIR registered against Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari

Police on Tuesday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party chief Manoj Tiwari for illegally breaking the lock of a sealed house."An FIR has been registered against Manoj Tiwari on the complaint by Deputy Director MCD,...

18-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines

The death toll in the Philippines due to super typhoon Mangkhut increased to 74 on Tuesday as rescue teams continued to search for dozens of people buried in an abandoned mine due to landslides.According to the latest figures provided by the National Police,...

18-Sep-2018 Islamabad

Teacher, 3 students electrocuted in Pakistan

A teacher and three students were electrocuted at a private school in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, the police said.The incident occurred during morning assembly at a school in Mansehra city. The four were hoisting the national flag...

18-Sep-2018 Nairobi

12 dead babies found in boxes, plastic bags in Kenya

Twelve dead babies have been found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital, prompting an investigation on the orders of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.Sonko said he went to the Pumwani Maternity Hospital on Monday after he received reports of negligence."During...

18-Sep-2018 Kolkata

People deserve to know what happened to Netaji : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945."On this day in 2015, our government declassified the #NetajiFiles. What happened to...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rewari gang-rape: Rahul says PM's silence is unacceptable

Six days after the Rewari gang-rape, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his "silence is unacceptable" and added "India hangs its head in shame as another one of its daughters is brutally gang-raped"."India...

18-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Indian women will relate to 'Cheater Mohan': Kanika Kapoor

Singer Kanika Kapoor says modern-day Indian women will relate to her song "Cheater Mohan"."'Cheater Mohan' is a song that I would personally love to hear as an audience on a fun night out," Kanika said in a statement.In the song, "Cheater Mohan" calls out heartbreakers...

18-Sep-2018

Beyond romance and roses: Writing and living the modern marriage

There is a temple in Thiruvidanthai in Tamil Nadu where Hindu deity Vishnu is regarded as "Nithyakalyana Perumal", or the Eternal bridegroom. The temple is the "ultimate failsafe" for Hindu Tamils seeking matrimony as people of all genders and ages participate...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Dharmendra feels bad for 'poor star sons'

Superstar Dharmendra, who has often shared screen space with his children and actors Sunny and Bobby, says that "poor" star sons often face a lot of criticism from people.The octogenarian Bollywood veteran has backed his sons' films like "Betaab", "Ghayal" and...

18-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Nice to meet Manto's family : Rasika Dugal

Actress Rasika Dugal, who plays Saadat Hasan Manto's wife in the forthcoming film "Manto", is hosting the late Urdu writer's daughters in India. She says that it is nice to finally get to meet the family.Manto has three daughters, who live in Lahore. They have...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Opinionated women not easily accepted in our country: Jwala Gutta

She remembers the time when some of her seniors gave statements that she can't play badminton but that made Jwala Gutta more determined and she went on to win both Junior and Senior Nationals in the same year.The former Badminton player Jwala Gutta says...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Women should speak for themselves : Sunny Leone

From being an adult star to playing the lead role in Bollywood films, actress Sunny Leone aka Karanjit Kaur, who fought several hardships throughout her career, believes women should stand up for their rights."Women should speak up for themselves. They should...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Always liked to be ahead of time : Shilpa Shetty

Actress Shilpa Shetty says that she always liked to be ahead of time.She made her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Baazigar" in 1993. After featuring in many films, the "Dhadkan" actress made India proud by winning the British reality television...

18-Sep-2018 Jaipur

Salman Khan inaugurates Umang centre in Jaipur

The special children of Umang, a Jaipur-based NGO, had a whale of a time as Bollywood superstar Salman Khan officially inaugurated the centre on Tuesday.After unveiling the plaque, Salman met the children with great warmth and affection as they continually...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JK KVIB’s month-long Khadi Exhibition begins at Kashmir Haat

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) today started a month-long national-level Khadi Exhibition-cum-Sale at Kashmir Haat here for the promotion of Khadi and Village Industries (V.I) products.In all, over 200 stalls of Khadi and Village...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

PCCF chairs meeting regarding handing over of markings to SFC

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Suresh Chugh, today took a detailed joint meeting of Territorial Forest and J&K State Forest Corporation regarding handing over of markings to SFC for the year 2018-19.The Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir...

18-Sep-2018 Jammu

‘SAUBHAGYA RATH’ flagged off from EMRE-III, Jammu

Electric, M&RE, Division-III , on achieving 100% household electrification in the area falling under its jurisdiction under the ‘Saubhagya' scheme, today launched ‘Saubhagya Rath’ which was flagged off by the Chief Engineer, EMRE-Wing   Er. Sudhir...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Dir Tourism interacts with US Embassy Vice Consul

Director tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani today had an interaction with Vice Consul at US Embassy at New Delhi, Katrina Dix, to improve communication ties with the embassy, so that American nationals visiting the State can be helped quickly in case they face any...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Khurshid Shah, Farooq Shah review status of World Bank funded projects

Commissioner Secretary PWD Khurshid Ahmad Shah and Secretary Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR) Farooq Ahmad Shah today held a meeting to review the status of World Bank funded projects in the State.The meeting was attended by Development...

18-Sep-2018 Bandipora

B B Vyas visits Bandipora, takes stock of ongoing developmental works

Advisor to the Governor, B B Vyas today directed officials to ensure inclusive and grassroots level development especially in hard areas of the state.Vyas conducted an extensive tour of Bandipora today to get first-hand appraisal of developmental projects in...

18-Sep-2018 Kupwara

NABARD organizes workshop on DEDS, other schemes in Kupwara

National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), today organized a workshop at Kupwara on Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) and other Centrally Sponsored Schemes promoted by NABARD as a Nodal agency in district Kupwara.Additional District...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Rohit Kansal reviews works at Jagti migrant camp

Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal and Secretary Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation Farooq Ahmad Shah today held a meeting with Relief Commissioner Migrants M L Raina regarding renovation and repair of migrant flats at Jagti.The meeting which...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon chairs meet to discuss Poultry Policy

The Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to discuss the draft poultry policy and measures to be taken to uplift the poultry industry in the state.The meeting was attended...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Zanskar, other deputations meet Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

Deputations and individuals from across the Valley met the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here today and brought their issues into his notice.A deputation from Zanskar demanded upgradation of infrastructure and tourism promotion in the area.Deputations...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Zanskar, other deputations meet Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

Deputations and individuals from across the Valley met the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai here today and brought their issues into his notice.A deputation from Zanskar demanded upgradation of infrastructure and tourism promotion in the area.Deputations...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

DG BSF meets Governor

K.K. Sharma, Director General, Border Security Force, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.DG briefed Governor about functioning of the BSF in Jammu and Kashmir and about various issues connected with internal and external security, particularly...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

GOC 14 Corps briefs Governor

Lt. Gen. Y.K. Joshi, GOC 14 Corps, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Lt. Gen briefed Governor regarding the situation along the LoC and LAC which fall within the Area of Responsibility of this Corps.Governor held detailed discussion...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Commissioner Secy GAD briefs Governor

Hilal Ahmad Parray, Commissioner Secretary, General Administration Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Parray briefed Governor about various important issues relating to the   service matters of the government departments...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Principal Sec Health and Medical Education briefs Governor

Atal Dulloo, Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Dullo briefed Governor about several important administrative matters relating to the Health and Medical Education Department...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Atal Dulloo visits Government Dental College Srinagar

Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today visited Government Dental College and Hospital here and took stock of patient care and academic scenario in the College.He was accompanied by College Principal Prof. Riyaz Farooq and Medical...

18-Sep-2018 Leh

Implementation of FS&S Act reviewed in Leh

Commissioner Food Safety, J&K, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar today convened a meeting to take a detailed review of the implementation of Food Safety & Standards (FS&S) Act in Leh district to ensure availability of safe, hygienic and wholesome food to the public.The...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Saurabh Bhagat for effective implementation of Labour laws

Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment, Saurabh Bhagat, today ordered a cross-verified survey of the commercial establishments registered with the department for effective implementation of labour laws and better revenue realization.“A fresh survey attested...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Role of women pivotal to societal emancipation: Dr Farooq Lone

Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, Tuesday said that contribution of women is pivotal for progress and prosperity of any society.The Secretary said this while speaking at a one-day orientation-cum-training programme organized by Resource...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Chief Secretary chairs 110th FAC meeting

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Tuesday in its 110th meeting, cleared 5 proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions.The proposals cleared today include use...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Govt rolls out maiden ‘JK Start-Up Policy-2018’

The Industries & Commerce Department today formally rolled out the maiden “J&K Start-up Policy-2018” for the state. The Policy was approved by the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik last week.Giving details, Principal...

18-Sep-2018 Jammu

JDU leadership visits Kathua as part of election campaign

The leaders and activists including Women Wing  leaders led by Janta Dal (United) JD (U) J&K State President G M Shaheen today conducted a tour to Kathua District as part of its ULB and Panchayat elections campaign and appealed various sections...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

‘APHC (M) team in Geneva to participate in ongoing UNHRC session’

A crucial meeting of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) was held on Tuesday which was presided over by chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, at the amalgam’s Rajbagh headquarters.The meeting, according to a statement issued to GNS, said that the APHC (M) team,...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Syed Ali Geelani chairs amalgam’s Majlis-e-Shoora meet

All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) convened an extraordinary meeting of Majlis-e-Shoora, presided over by its chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, at his Hyderpora residence. The meeting discussed the prevailing political situation with reference to the ongoing...

18-Sep-2018 Pulwama

CRPF trooper injured in militant attack at Newa, Pulwama

A paramilitary CRPF man was injured in a militant attack at Newa area of Pulwama in south Kashmir late last night. Superintendent of Police (SP) Pulwama, Chandan Kholi told GNS that militants lobbed a grenade and followed it with firing on CRPF camp at...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Prakash Javadekar presents Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar conferred the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 – 18 at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi today. This Puraskar was launched as a follow up to the Swachh Vidyalaya Initiative started...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ‘All India Pension Adalat’

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the ‘Pension Adalat’ here today, organised by the Department...

18-Sep-2018 Varanasi

Narendra Modi inaugurates key development projects in Varanasi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today inaugurated and laid the Foundation Stone for several important development projects, at a public gathering in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.Among the projects inaugurated are the Integrated Power Development...

18-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Nursing students up the ante over classmate’s arrest

Nearly a hundred nursing students from various colleges of the Valley on Tuesday staged a demonstration in the capital city against the continued detention of their classmate who has been arrested on charges of aiding militants.Reports reaching news gathering...

18-Sep-2018 Amritsar

EESL’s UJALA appliances now available at Head Post Office Amritsar

Makhan Singh, Sr.Superintendent of Post Offices Amritsar Division has launched the UJALA scheme at Amritsar Head Post office on 18.09.2018 along with Sh Nitin Bhatt RM EESL. As the Department of Posts has entered in an agreement with EESL”s UJALA for the distribution...

18-Sep-2018 Jalandhar

Mega Pension Adalat Organized By The District Administration

Around 10 pensioners of the state and the central government today took benefit of the mega pension adalat organized by the district administration here at the District Administrative Complex.Inaugurating the adalat, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder...

18-Sep-2018 Sirhind/Fatehgarh Sahib

Spurious Milk factory sealed

A joint team of food safety and diary department on a tip off conducted a raid at a house in Fateh enclave of Sirhind town and recovered 80 Kg. spurious milk being prepared by using Malto Dextrin powder, and Soybean oil. The factory was being run in the...

18-Sep-2018 Shimla

Governor releases souvenir Shobhla Kulut

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released a souvenir titled “Shobhla Kulut” at Raj Bhavan published by Kullu Students Welfare Association, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.The Governor said that Kullu was culturally the most vibrant district with rich and diverse...

17-Sep-2018 Chennai

Chola issues unlisted NCDs in tenors 3-5 years for INR 1056.90 crore to ADB

Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited (Chola), a leading financial services provider in India, today announced that it has issued unlisted Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) in tenors of 3 to 5 years for INR 1056.90 crore (USD 150 Million) to Asian Development...

17-Sep-2018 Jammu

DGP chairs Darbar at Jammu; compliments & rewords Police personnel

On his maiden visit to the Jammu after taking over as the Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh, IPS chaired a darbar of the police personnel at Police Auditorium, Gulshan Ground, Jammu. The darbar was attended by IGP Jammu Dr. S.D Singh Jamwal,...

17-Sep-2018 Jammu

FC Revenue reviews progress of DILRMP

Financial Commissioner, Revenue,  Dr. Pawan Kotwal today inspected the Central Record Room, Jammu to review the implementation of Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) in the the State.Commissioner Survey & Land Records, J&K,...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO notifies scheme for Kashmiri migrant voters

The State’s Election Office today said that with the amendments in J&K Representation of People Act-1957 and J&K Conduct of Election Rules-1965, the names of Kashmiri Migrants continue to be enrolled in the Electoral Rolls of Assembly Constituencies...

17-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch discusses activities for Municipal Election

Deputy Commissioner Rahul Yadav (District Election Officer) today chaired a meeting of officers designated as Nodal Officers for different activities in the district for smooth conduct of Municipal Elections 2018.The meeting was attended by ADDC Abdul Hameed,...

17-Sep-2018 Ramban

DEO Ramban reviews preparedness for Municipal elections

District Election Officer (DEO) Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today reviewed the preparedness for Urban Local Bodies (Municipal and Panchayat Elections) 2018 here at a meeting of civil and police   officers.The meeting discussed in detail the requirement...

17-Sep-2018 Jammu

Director Agriculture reviews arrangements for Paddy Procurement

The agriculture department today finalized modalities for the procurement of Paddy after Kharif Season harvest here at a meeting chaired by Director Agriculture, H. K. Razdan.The meeting stressed upon smooth and timely procurement of paddy by the Food Corporation...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Govt notifies revised SOPs for State Disaster Relief Fund

The Governor’s Administration today accorded sanction to the adoption of revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).According to the order issued by GAD, State Executive Committee (SEC) will place funds at the disposal...

17-Sep-2018 Kargil

Mission Director ICDS reviews status of schemes in Kargil

State Mission Director, Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme, VirJeeHangloo has asked District Programme Officer ICDS Kargil to ensure effective implementation of ICDS Schemes in the district so that maximum population is benefited.He was speaking...

17-Sep-2018 Budgam

DEO Budgam reviews preparedness for upcoming Municipal Body elections

The District Election Officer, Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting of ROs, AROs and nodal officers to review preparedness for the upcoming Municipal Body elections here today.The DEO said as the dates for the upcoming...

17-Sep-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri reviews arrangements for ULB Polls

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting of officers to review preparedness for the Urban Local Bodies Elections.The meeting was attended by Addl. Deputy Commissioner Sher Singh, ADC Sunderbani Gurmukh Singh, and CEO RDA Dr....

17-Sep-2018 Reasi

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Reasi concludes Vocational Training Programme

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) concluded four day long vocational training programme on “Entrepreneurship development in organic vegetables growing” here today at village...

17-Sep-2018 Reasi

Blood donation camp held at world’s highest railway bridge

To mark the Engineers’ Day, a   blood donation camp was organized by the Chenab Bridge Undertaking. The camp was organized here at the world’s highest railway bridge project.The camp was conducted in collaboration with Blood Transfusion Department,...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

State Judiciary donates Rs 60 lakhfor Kerala flood relief fund

An amount of Rs. 60,27,926/ has been donated by the Judges of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Judicial Officers and staff of the High Court and the Subordinate Courts of the State for the flood victims of Kerala.The contribution has been sent to...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir Journalists Association delegation calls on Secy Information

A delegation of Kashmir Journalists Association (KJA) led byMoazzam Mohammad called on the Secretary Information Sarmad Hafeez here today and sought redress of various issues faced by the journalists working in Kashmir.Director Information, Tariq Ahmad...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JK makes major headway towards ‘Ease of Doing Business’

In a landmark initiative aimed at easing flow of investment through business ventures in the State, the Governor’s Administration today approved ‘J&K Single Window (Industrial Investment and Business Facilitation) Act-2018’.The Act has been approved...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Workers are architects of Modern India : Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment,  Santosh Kumar Gangwar greeted everybody on Vishwakarma Jayanti and said that workers of the country are architects of modern India. He gave away 28 Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) shared by 139 individuals...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal inaugurates the first ever India tourism Mart 2018

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated the ‘first ever’ India Tourism Mart (ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, Shri K J Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi today....

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

India-Morocco Tourism Bilateral meeting held in New Delhi today

A bilateral meeting on Tourism Cooperation between India and Morocco led by the Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy, Kingdom of Morocco,Mohamed Sajid and the Minister of State for Tourism (IC), Government of India, K. J. Alphons,...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rashtriya Poshan Maah celebrated at CCRAS

Ministry of AYUSH and Central Council of Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), all 25 Clinical Research Institutes of CCRAS are conducting various health care activities during the Rashtriya Poshan Maah being observed in the month of September, 2018. Three...

17-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at Haibowal Police station Ludhiana red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 3,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Gurwinder Singh ...

17-Sep-2018 Zirkapur

Captain Amarinder Singh Flays Badals For Fanning Communal Hatred

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today lashed out at the Badals for fanning communal hatred, warning that nobody involved in the sacrilege cases would be spared, howsoever powerful they might be.Talking to media persons after inaugurating a private...

17-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

Food Safety Team Seal Flour Mill in Ludhiana

On a tip off, a special team deputed by Commissionerate of Food and Drug Administration, Punjab conducted a raid at Bhagwati Flour Mill at village Alamgir in district Ludhiana.The joint team of Food Safety Officers and Dairy Development officers from Sangrur...

17-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab Transfers Two PPS Officer

The Punjab Government today issued transfer and posting order of 2 PPS officer in the state on administrative grounds with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman of the Punjab Government said that Mr. Harbhajan Singh, PPS has...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

JRL called shutdown brings life to a grinding halt in Kashmir

A complete shutdown was observed on Monday across the Valley and parts of Chenab valley in response to the call given by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the killing of militants and civilians at the hands of government forces.Reports reaching...

17-Sep-2018 Faridkot

Punjab Governor Resounds Stubble Management At Faridkot Kisan Mela

The participation of the Hon’ble Governor of Punjab, Shri V.P. Singh Badnore in the series of PAU Kisan Melas ahead of the Rabi season has come as a booster to the scientists of the University and the farming community in the state.  While applauding...

17-Sep-2018 Amritsar

A captivating success of PAU kisan mela at Amritsar

A mammoth gathering of farmers was witnessed at the kisan mela organized by Punjab Agricultural University(PAU) at Nag Kalan Jahangir regional research station.The theme of the mela was ‘Save mother earth; stop stubble burning’. The subject experts of...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Delegation of MLA and MLCs meet Governor

 A delegation comprising  Sham Lal Choudhary, MLA Suchetgarh; Surinder Choudhary and Vikram Randhawa, MLCs, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation extended warm greetings to Malik on his appointment as Governor J&K...

17-Sep-2018 Shimla

Govt. ensuring quality health services to people : Jai Ram Thakur

Providing quality health services to the people of the State nearer to their homes was the main objective of the State Government, stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after inaugurating the free multi-speciality health camp organised by the State Health...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Chairperson KVIC meets Governor

Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat, Chairperson, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (North Zone), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, met Governor  Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and extended her compliments to Sh. Malik on his appointment...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Director NIT calls on Governor

Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, accompanied by Dr. Nisar Ahmed Mir, Registrar, NIT, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Sehgal briefed Governor about the ongoing academic programmes...

17-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Delegation from Ladakh meets Governor

A delegation from Ladakh led by Thupstan Chhewang, Member Parliament, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation extended warm greetings to Malik on his appointment as Governor J&K.The delegation apprised Governor about...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Prachi Tehlan's new pool pictures are just too hot to handle

Just when Monday was starting to get to our heads, Internet got blessed with some totally hot pictures of none other than, Prachi Tehlan. Sizzling Prachi Tehlan has raised the temperature on Instagram with her just too hot to handle latest pool pictures from...

17-Sep-2018 Dharamshala

Army Jawan killed two others before killing himself in Dharamshala

An army Jawan killed two others colleagues before killing himself I ast night Dharamshala army area near Mecleodganj.Badri Singha DSP HP Police in Dharamshala briefed the media ,” The report of incident  registered at Police Station  Mcleodganj...

17-Sep-2018 Jammu

Hope Pakistan changes attitude towards India : Rajnath Singh

Launching two smart fencing pilot projects along the international border with Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday expressed the hope that there will be a change in the attitude of the new government in Islamabad towards India."I don't think that there...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh in J&K to inaugurate 'smart' border fence, to visit IB

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to inaugurate two pilot projects of "smart" border fencing built under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme.He will also visit the forward areas near...

17-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi kicks off MP poll campaign

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived here for a roadshow as part of his election campaign in Madhya Pradesh.He was received at the Bhopal's Raja Bhoj Airport by Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia and other...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Imran Khan propped up by Pakistan Army : V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday said that Pakistan is still virtually being ruled by its Army as new Prime Minister Imran Khan has been propped up by it."After all, if a person is propped up by the Army, the Army still rules," Singh...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court to examine veracity of material against five accused

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will examine the veracity of material against five activists arrested for their alleged links with the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist).Directing the hearing on Wednesday, the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra...

17-Sep-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains ATP rankings top spot

Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.The Spaniard continued to lead the rankings despite his forced...

17-Sep-2018 Rajouri

10 injured as bus hits Army camp's wall

Ten people were injured on Monday when a mini bus hit the boundary wall of an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.Police said the bus went out of the driver's control in Gurdan area, leading to the accident."Ten passengers were injured. All...

17-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Typhoon Mangkhut toll in Philippines increases to 65

The death toll from super typhoon Mangkhut has increased to 65 in the Philippines while 64 people were injured and 43 remain missing, police said on Monday.The Philippines National Police (PNP) said 54 of the fatalities were from the Cordillera Administrative...

17-Sep-2018 Dharamshala

Soldier kills 2 colleagues, himself in Himachal Pradesh

A soldier allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues before killing himself in the cantonment area of Dharamshala early on Monday, police said.Jasbir Singh, a soldier of the 18 Sikh Regiment, shot dead two fellow soldiers, Hardeep Singh and Harpal Singh,...

17-Sep-2018 Visakhapatnam

Fire destroys 2 cinema theatres in Vizag

Two cinema theatres were gutted in a huge fire here on Monday, police said. There were no casualties.A short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire in the Kanya and Sree Kanya theatres located in the same building at Gajuwaka area.According to the...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Working towards releasing 'Manto' in Pakistan : Nandita Das

Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das says she is working towards releasing "Manto" in Pakistan soon.Das on Sunday shared the coverage of "Manto" and tweeted: "'Manto' coverage from across the border, we are working towards releasing the film in Pakistan soon!""Manto", co-produced...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Salman Khan proud to introduce Nutan's granddaughter on big screen

Superstar Salman Khan says that he is proud to introduce late actress Nutan's granddaughter and actor Mohnish Bahl's daughter Pranutan in Bollywood.Salman, who has previously launched fresh faces like Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Warina Haussain and his brother-in-law...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Heartening to see audiences loving our short film : Divya Dutta

Guneet Mongas short film, "Plus Minus", crossed over 10 million views in three days and its actress Divya Dutta is happy to see audiences loving it with a big heart.The film titled "Plus Minus" has been directed by Jyoti Kapur Das. It also stars YouTube sensation...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

I always wanted to be a Mani Ratnam heroine : Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi Rao Hydari, who has collaborated with filmmaker Mani Ratnam for the second time, says she always wanted to be a Mani Ratnam heroine.The actress, who started her acting journey in 2006 with the film "Prajapathi", had previously worked with Ratnam in "Kaatru...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Ronit Roy honoured to be part of 'Thugs Of Hindostan'

Actor Ronit Roy will be seen featuring in the upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". He says he is honoured to be a small part of the film."Wow! I am so honoured to be a small part of this magnum opus," Ronit tweeted on Monday morning.The film stars Amitabh Bachchan,...

17-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Eliza Dushku married Peter Palandjian in August

"True Lies" actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she tied the knot with Peter Palandjian in August.Dushku and Palandjian, the 54-year-old CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, got married in a courtyard at the Boston Public Library, reports eonline.com.Sharing...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

When Rasika 'betrayed' Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actress Rasika Dugal says that her "Manto" co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui felt betrayed as she got paid for working in the forthcoming film.Celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Gurdas Maan and Javed Akhtar didn't charge a penny for "Manto".Asked if she also worked for...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Rohit Shetty to talk on understanding audience's pulse

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has made commercially successful films like "Singham" and "Chennai Express", will be talking about understanding the pulse of the audience to make mainstream cinema at the Jagran Cinema Summit here on Friday."The Jagran Cinema Summit...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Iktarfa' a gift for people who love unconditionally : Palash Sen

Band Euphoria's frontman Palash Sen, who is directing a new short film titled "Iktarfa" on the digital platform, says it is a gift to people who love "unconditionally".Talking about his film, Palash said: "'Iktarfa' is a story and a song that has been with...

17-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kinshuk Vaidya growing hair to play Arjun

Actor Kinshuk Vaidya is growing his hair to play Arjun in the upcoming show "KarnSangini", which is set against the backdrop of the Mahabharat."KarnSangini", a fictional story, is the tale of Karn and his sangini, Uruvi."I am very excited to play the role...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Planning doesn't work in 'Bigg Boss' house : Hiten Tejwani

Actor Hiten Tejwani, who was a part of the 11th season of controversial TV reality show "Bigg Boss", does not believe in the allegations of the show being scripted."'Bigg Boss' is not at all scripted. Though sometimes it seems that fights between the contestants...

17-Sep-2018 Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Sendo partners with DHL eCommerce for domestic delivery in Vietnam

DHL eCommerce, a division of the world's leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), announced its partnership with Sendo, Vietnam's #1 local e-commerce platform. The successful integration between the two companies means sellers on Sendo...

17-Sep-2018 Hongkong

Asia MMA Awards Hail King and Queen of the Cage

ONE Championship's dual-belted king Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen and Road FC's dominant atomweight queen Ham Seo-Hee were handed their crowns as the inaugural Asia MMA Awards' Male and Female Fighters of the Year on Friday as the leading lights of mixed...

17-Sep-2018 Singapore

DHL eCommerce launches Cash on Delivery for cross border e-commerce

Cash is still king in Southeast Asia, with over 73% of the population still unbanked[1] and inaccessible to e-commerce retailers since they do not have access to credit cards or internet banking services. DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group,...

17-Sep-2018 Washington

15 killed as Florence pounds US East Coast

At least 15 people have been killed in North Carolina and South Carolina in the United States as a result of Hurricane Florence which is downgraded to a tropical storm.The weakened Florence is still battering the region with heavy rain on Sunday, causing...

17-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

33 Philippine miners dead in typhoon-triggered landslides

At least 33 miners were confirmed dead and 29 others missing in the mining town of Itogon in the northern Philippine Benguet province due to typhoon-triggered landslides, authorities said on Sunday.Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said in local radio interviews...

17-Sep-2018 Jammu

Rajnath Singh leaves for J&K to inaugurate 'smart' border fence

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday left for Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate two pilot projects of "smart" border fencing built under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme.The two projects, each covering a 5.5 km-border...

17-Sep-2018 Islamabad

Pakistan to present mini-budget on Tuesday : Imran Khan

Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Finance Minister Asad Umer will present the Mini-Budget on Tuesday.During his meeting with the owners of Pakistani media outlets in the southern port city of Karachi, Imran Khan called for austerity measures...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Prakash Javadekar inaugurates 3,400 test practice centres for students

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday inaugurated a network of more than 3,406 test practice centres (TPCs) for students to familiarise themselves with changed pattern of competitive exams to be conducted by the National...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Nobody becomes EC without political approach : Akhilesh Yadav

 Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that nobody becomes an Election Commissioner "without political approach"."People don't get appointed there (Election Commission) without political approach. Since I too have been a Chief Minister, I know...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

People won't forgive if we accept Nitish back : Tejashwi Yadav

Tejashwi Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that the people will not forgive his party if it accepted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar back into the Grand Alliance."Nitish Kumar has no credibility. There is no guarantee that he will not ditch...

16-Sep-2018 Istanbul (Turkey)

Indian women boxers shine at Turkish event

Indian women pugilists put up a stellar display at the 32nd Ahmet Comert boxing tournament here, sweeping seven medals in as many categories, including three golds, two silver and two bronze.While Mary Kom won the gold and the junior women boxers created history...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Disha Patani has a 'chill buddy'

Disha Patani

Actress Disha Patani says at times, it might get stressful to cope with the given pressure and so, she has a chill buddy."As actors, we are constantly under the spotlight. We are prone to crazy work schedules and are constantly scrutinised for our actions. It...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

I don't overthink about expectations : Ssharad Malhotra

Actor Ssharad Malhotra, who has joined the cast of the show "Musakaan", says he doesn't overthink about expectations from the audience but continues working to the "fullest of my potential".Popularity also means a lot of responsibilities. How does he cope...

16-Sep-2018 Toronto

To win top TIFF award is surreal : Radhika Madan

Actress Radhika Madan, whose debut film "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota", won a top award at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that concluded here on Sunday, said it was a surreal moment and couldn't have asked for more.The film, which was India's...

16-Sep-2018 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Second Flight Test of MPATGM Successful

Indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range today. All the mission objectives have been met. The two missions on 15 and 16 September 2018 have been successfully...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Paryatan Parv by M/o Tourism inaugurated by Rajnath Singh

The ‘Paryatan Parv’ by the Ministry of Tourism was inaugurated by Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, in presence of Shri K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism, Smt. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and other dignitaries from participating...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal slams Manoj Tiwari for breaking 'sealed' lock

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the city's BJP President Manoj Tiwari for breaking a sealed property's lock in his constituency and said the BJP has ruined Delhi."They themselves seal properties in the morning and break the lock in...

16-Sep-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Will bring bill on crime against women : Pappu Yadav

Pappu Yadav

Jan Adhikar Party chief and expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav on Sunday said here that he will bring a private member's bill in the next Parliament session regarding crime against women."I will bring a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to ensure freedom of...

16-Sep-2018 Rewari/Mahendragarh

Rewari gang rape : Main accused elusive, two others held

Three persons accused in the gang-rape of a board examination topper last week continued to elude Haryana Police on Sunday as two others were arrested in the case and Rewari SP Rajesh Duggal wasreplaced by Rahul Sharma.Even as police said they were raiding...

16-Sep-2018 Kathua

Three killed in Kathua accident

Three persons were killed on Sunday when a minibus hit a motorcycle they were riding in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The accident occurred at Kattal Chowk in Hiranagar tehsil.The deceased -- a man driving the two-wheeler and a woman and...

16-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Training Program for PA/PS of Legislators of Six States conclude

A Two and a half days intensive training program of Personal Assistant and Secretaries of BJP legislators of six north Indian states, namely Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Delhi, Uttrakhand which was being held at BJP Punjab office at Chandigarh...

16-Sep-2018 Kishtwar

DC launches 'Swachtta hi Sewa" Campaign at Kishtwar

Deputy Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana today launched a fortnight long Swachta Hi Sewa (Cleanliness is Service) campaign here from Government Higher Secondary School (Boys).Speaking at the launch, Rana said that the mission towards cleanliness gained currency...

16-Sep-2018 Kishtwar

DC Kishtwar listens to public issues at Bounjwah

District Development Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana, today chaired a Public Grievance Redress Camp here at Nali village Bounjwah to have the first-hand appraisal of public issues.A team of senior officers of line departments accompanied the DC at the camp attended...

16-Sep-2018 Jammu

MP flags off Sambo Team for Nationals

Member Parliament Shamsher Singh Manhas today flagged off the selected Players of Sambo for Nationals."Senior National Sambo Championship" for Boys and Girls is being held at Patli-Putra Stadium in Patna from September 18.The team of players would be accompanied...

16-Sep-2018 Jalandhar

Henry, DC And MC Commissioner Pays Obeisance At Sodal Temple

Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar  Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Jalandhar Mr. Diperva Lakra along with former Punjab Minister Mr. Avtar Henry today reviewed the ongoing preparations for the upcoming fair at Sri Sidh Baba...

16-Sep-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch listens to pubic grievances at Bufliaz

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today listened to public grievances here at Bufliaz.He interacted with the public, assessed their problems and redressed several issues on the spot in presence of SDM Surankote, Tehsildar Bufliaz, and other police...

16-Sep-2018 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal visits Regional Transformer Repair workshop

District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla, today visited newly constructed Regional Transformer Repair workshop at Old Power House premises here.The transformer workshop has been established with an estimated cost of Rs. 114.16 lakh which...

16-Sep-2018 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora finalises special development plan for Tulail

District Development Commissioner Bandipora Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today finalised special sectoral development plan for remote forward area of Tulail in Gurez.The developmental plan was finalized at a meeting convened by the DDC to take a holistic review...

16-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Comm Secy FCS&CA visits Kupwara, takes Stock of Supplies

Commissioner Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Dr Abdul Rashid today visited Kulangam granary, FSD Bumhama and border areas of Kupwara to check the border dumping position.Director FCS&CA Kashmir, Assistant Director FCS&CA...

16-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Panchayat Polls-2018: CEO announces schedule

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Panchayat Elections in the State.“The elections to 316 Blocks in 4490 Panchayat Halqas comprising of 35096 Panch Constituencies will be held from 17...

16-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Oxytocin sale to be regulated in Punjab

Aiming to put a check on misuse of Oxytocin, the State government has devised stringent measures to regulate Oxytocin sale in Punjab, informed KS Pannu Commissioner Food and Drug Administration Punjab.He informed that Government of India has mandated via a...

16-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati slams Bhim Army chief, wants more seats in alliances

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday took on Bhim Army leader Chandra Shekhar aka Ravana, saying she can "never have a relation with these sort of people".The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also made it clear that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) must be given...

16-Sep-2018 Bhubaneswar

Dharmendra Pradhan suggests Odisha reduce tax on fuel

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday suggested the Odisha government reduce taxes on fuel to provide relief to the people of the state."The Odisha government, which was collecting an annual tax revenue of about Rs 3,000 crore from fuel in...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Has BJP found free crude oil source : P. Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday took a dig at the BJPs claim that fuel prices will be brought down soon, saying the saffron party must have found a source of free crude oil."Government says will not cut fuel prices. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

16-Sep-2018 Kochi

Sachin Tendulkar exists Kerala Blasters

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has ended his association with Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC), the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit said in a statement on Sunday."Sachin has been a great support and we thank him for his immense contribution to KBFC. He will...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Never wanted to be an actor : Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor, who is currently busy shooting for "India's Most Wanted", says that he never wanted to be an actor and instead wanted to be become a director.Arjun was on Saavn's new podcast "Take 2 with Anupama and Rajeev" along with actor Rajkummar Rao, where...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

'Pink' gave me a sense of direction : Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu says "Pink" not only gave her an audience, but also a sense of direction."Two years of 'Pink'! The movie that not just gave me an audience but a sense of direction. What a journey it has been since then! Grateful. Proud to be the 'Pink'...

16-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Kailash Kher calls Prasoon Joshi 'best human being'

Singer-composer Kailash Kher has praised Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief and lyricist Prasoon Joshi, calling him the "best human being".He said that his association with Joshi on the Swachh Bharat anthem was a milestone.Kailash also wished Joshi on...

16-Sep-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Blood Donation Camp at NIPER, SAS Nagar

On auspicious occasion of “Ganesh Festival 2018” as per practice in NIPER, SAS Nagar Students’ Organizing Committee (Ganesh Festival 2018) organized a blood camp. The blood camp was held today on September 16, 2018 from 09.00 am to 01.00 p.m. at NBC (National...

16-Sep-2018 Poonch

Shehnaz provides funds for construction of advocate chambers

Dr Shehnaz Ganai today provided funds out of  the construction of a place within the District court Complex in Poonch for the lawyers to facilitate them to attend to the litigant issues. The demand for the construction of appropriate place for the...

16-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jack Black's tryst with magic

Actor Jack Black had fun learning magic tricks from magician David Kwong for gothic fantasy-based thriller "The House with a Clock In Its Walls".In "The House with a Clock In Its Walls", Black will be seen playing a wizard. To ensure he got the character right,...

16-Sep-2018

Sandeep Jauhar's 'Heart' is in the right place, has the right pace

Dedicated to the beating heart, Dr. Sandeep Jauhar's latest book 'Heart - A history' provides a thumping tribute to the protagonists -- some legendary some unsung -- of medicine, who over the years have innovated and persevered to find cures for cardiac ailments...

16-Sep-2018 Mahendragarh (Haryana)

Topper gang-rape: No arrests so far

Haryana Police continued the hunt for the culprits involved in the gang-rape of a board topper, with no arrests made even four days after the gruesome crime.Police sources said on Sunday that raids were being conducted at various locations to arrest the three...

16-Sep-2018 Washington

Toll in US storm increases to 13

The death toll from tropical storm Florence that made landfall in the US east coast, has increased to 13, with authorities warning of continued rains and flooding.Of the 13 victims, nine died on Friday night, while the rest were killed on Saturday, according...

16-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Philippine typhoon toll increases to 25

The death toll due to typhoon Mangkhut slamming the Philippines rose to 25 on Sunday while dozens were still reported missing, authorities said.Presidential adviser Francis Tolentino confirmed these figures in Cagayan province, where the season's most powerful...

16-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand CM's 'padyatra' to spread cleanliness awareness

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das embarked on a 'padyatra' here on Sunday in an effort to spread cleanliness awareness among the people.The Chief Minister reached the city's Argora roundabout earlier in the day and spoke to shop owners and others.He then swept...

16-Sep-2018 Itanagar

Arunachal didn't get proper hand-holding from Centre : Pema Khandu

Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday rued that Arunachal Pradesh did not receive proper hand-holding from the Central government ever since the time it was granted statehood."Arunachal should develop at their own pace safeguards to ensure their well-being,"...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Pondicherry opens its door to ayesha flagship store

Pondicherry’s prime location, Mission Street is now home to its native accessory brand; ayesha accessories recently opened their flagship store in Pondicherry and is all about mixing old and new elements into the space, in terms of interiors as well as the collection.ayesha...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Kohli's captaincy not thoughtful, if not mindless

These days there is little time to celebrate or brood after a cricket series. After a long tour of England, some key India players, who play in all three formats of the game, are in the Gulf to play the Asia Cup.On return, they are up against the West Indies...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim's career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually...

15-Sep-2018 Kulgam

Five militants killed in Qazigund encounter

Five militants were killed in a gunfight at Chowgam area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday.Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Chowgam, Qazigund late last night.A police...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

LOC against Mallya was not changed by an officer individually: CBI

The CBI on Saturday defended its Joint Director A.K. Sharma saying the 'look out circular notice' against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya was not changed "individually" but the decision was taken at the "appropriate level".The Central Bureau of Investigation...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has become people's movement : Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday described the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBM) as "the most successful" scheme of the Modi government which has become a "people's movement".The Minister said SBM has witnessed a "phenomenal increase" in rural sanitation...

15-Sep-2018 Belagavi (Karnataka)

Disruptive technology poses challenges to lawyers : Ram Nath Kovind

With the time span between innovation and its application shrinking, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called upon lawyers to respond quickly as disruptive technology threw up challenges for the legal fraternity."As time span between innovation and application...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Haryana CM should resign : Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday demanded Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar resign following reports of the state police had refused to file an FIR and launch an investigation in a gangrape case.Kejriwal said the police showed lack...

15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Amit Shah dares TRS to name a Dalit as CM candidate

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday kicked off party's campaign for ensuing Assembly elections by daring the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to name a Dalit as its chief ministerial candidate.Sounding the poll bugle at a public...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Kashmiris’ blood spilled ruthlessly : Yasin Malik

Addiction for human blood and impunity from punishment has turned Indian forces inhuman. Qazigund and Kulgam carnage is a glaring example of this inhumanness,” said the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday.“From Handwara...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Fire damages famous Pamposh hotel in Srinagar

At least four firefighters were injured while trying to douse off flames at a prominent hotel in this capital city on Saturday.Reports reaching news gathering agency Global News Service said that around 1:30 pm today, fire raged from the attic of the six-storey...

15-Sep-2018 Anantnag

24-year-old Youth Killed, 20 other injured in Anantnag clashes

A 24-year-old youth was killed and at least twenty other persons suffered injuries in government forces action during clashes near encounter site in Qazigund area of south Kashmir.Reports reaching GNS said that youth took to streets soon after the news...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Swachchta hi Sewa : Health Minister J P Nadda offers Shramdaan

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare offered shramdaan along with senior officers of the Health Ministry and staff members at Nirman Bhawan, here today. The Health Minister along with officers and staff viewed the live telecast of the...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Textiles Minister Participates in Swachhta Hi Sewa Campaign

Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani participated in a cleanliness drive under the Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign in the neighbourhood of  Okhla industrial area here today. The Swachhata campaign, which will continue from 15th September to 2ndOctober...

15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

TRS owes explanation for imposing election : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the TRS owes an explanation to the people for imposing additional poll expenditure on Telangana by going for early elections to the state Assembly.He wanted to know why the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) imposed...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Alliance cycle will be run jointly : Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday threw hints that the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh could include the Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections."Today there is electric cycle... there are cycles having many pedals you can see...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses CBI Gujarat officer of helping Mallya escape

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused CBI Joint Director A.K.Sharma, who is also a Gujarat IPS officer, of helping fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to escape from the country.He said Sharma, who was posted in the CBI in 2015, was also "in charge...

15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

No alliance with TRS in Telangana : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday ruled out any alliance with the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) for the coming Assembly polls in the state and said the TRS owed an explanation to the people for imposing additional expenditure by going...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched "Swachhata Hi Seva" (cleanliness is service) movement by interacting with common people and personalities from diverse fields through video conferencing at 17 locations and said the country has achieved more...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

There is more to life than Instagram and selfies : Shahid Kapoor

Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is quite active on social media, urged people not to make virtual reality their "everything" as he feels there is more to life than that.In an interactive session of the India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2018 on Saturday here, the...

15-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Sunil Grover is excited to work with Salman Khan

Comedian-actor Sunil Grover says Salman Khan is an inspirational figure, and he is excited to work with the superstar in "Bharat"."I have grown up watching his films. So when the opportunity came my way, I was a little nervous about it because he is a superstar and...

15-Sep-2018 Washington

Donald Trump tells aides to move ahead with $200 bn China tariffs

US President Donald Trump is urging his administration to move ahead with slapping tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, according to an official.However, the timing of an announcement remains unclear, CNN quoted spokeswoman Lindsay Walters as saying...

15-Sep-2018 Reasi

Div Com reviews preparedness for Navratra Festival-2018

Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for Navratra Festival, being organized by Tourism Department at holy township Katra- the base camp for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.The festival would start from October...

15-Sep-2018 Jammu

Inter Polytechnic debate competition to celebrate Engineers’ Day

As a tribute to one of the first and finest engineers of India, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, an  Inter Polytechnic Debate Competition MANTHAN - 2018 on topic “Skill based Education is the Key to Success” to celebrate Engineers’ Day Government was...

15-Sep-2018 Samba

Hirdesh Kumar reviews progress of power sector schemes in Samba

To review the progress of ongoing works under centrally sponsored power sector schemes, being executed to ensure 100% electrification to all left  over households, a high level meeting was held at DC office, Samba under the Chairmanship of Commissioner/Secretary,...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO announces schedule

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Urban Local Bodies Elections in the  State.“The elections to 2 Municipal Corporations, 3 Municipal Councils and 72 Municipal Committees in the State...

15-Sep-2018 Shimla

State level Red Cross Fair to be organised on 3 November in Shimla

The State level Red Cross fair will be organised at Ridge, Shimla on 3 November, 2018. Governor Acharya Devvrat will inaugurate this fair while Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will preside over the closing ceremony.Chairperson of the HP Red State Red Cross...

15-Sep-2018 Landran

Aarisha and Sanjeev win Miss and Mr Fresher 2018 titles

Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran hosted Jashan 2K18, its Freshers’ party welcoming the new batch of students in campus. The event saw enthusiastic participation from freshers, senior students, faculty and management of the institution. The Miss and Mr...

15-Sep-2018 Bathinda

DC Bathinda visits Guru Gobind Singh Refinery

Praneet Bhardwaj, DC, Bathinda visited the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery today and met with the Senior Management of HMEL. Mr. A S Basu, Head of Refinery Operations, HMEL, welcomed him and apprised him about the significance of the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery Infrastructure...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Sonam Wangchuk meets Governor

Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer, innovator and education reformist, hailing  from Ladakh and Ms. Gitanjali, Founding CEO Himalayan Institute of Advanced Learning (HIAL),  met Governor  Satya Pal Malik  at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Wangcuk...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Union Secretary Housing and Urban Affairs meets Governor

Durga Shankar Mishra, Union Secretary Housing and Urban Affairs, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Sh. Mishra discussed various programmes underway in the State under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ and to the date status of...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Delegation of former ministers meet Governor

A delegation comprising Abdul Rahim Rather, Nasir Aslam Sogami and Sh. Firoz Khan-all former Ministers, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and extended warm greetings to Sh. Malik on his appointment as Governor of J&K. The delegation...

15-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Governor launches “Swachhata Hi Seva”

Governor, Satya Pal Malik launched the “Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS)” Programme for J&K, a fortnight long program (till 2nd October) for public awareness and involvement of community, in a function held at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre. ...

15-Sep-2018 Kathua

Hirdesh reviews power sector schemes in Kathua

Commissioner/Secretary Power Development Department, Hirdesh Kumar, today convened a meeting of officers in Kathua to review the progress of various schemes and programmes in power sector.The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer, EM&RE, Sudhir Gupta, Chief Engineer S&O...

 

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