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20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

ASHA representatives from across the country call on Narendra Modi

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

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh launches two portals to strengthen Women Safety

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

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Japanese Ambassador calls on MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju

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

20-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

25th Silver Jubilee Pashu Palan Mela Starts at GADVASU

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

20-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

Kisan Mela Kicks Off At PAU

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

20-Sep-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur Releases magazine ‘Him Nari Shakti’

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

20-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

SEC orders re polling on 53 booths of eight districts

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

20-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

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

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

20-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

PAU Kisan App Launched At Kisan Mela

The PAU KIsan App was launched by the Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of PAU Sh VP SIngh Badnore during the Kisan Mela today. The App has  been introduced by the Directorate of Extension Education, PAU, to address the queries of the farmers, equip...

20-Sep-2018 Jalandhar

DC Galvanizes Ros And Aros For Smooth Counting Process

Patting the Returning Officers (ROs) and Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) for smooth and peaceful conduct of the elections for Zila Parishad and  Panchayat Samiti, the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr. Varinder Kumar Sharma today asked them to pull up...

20-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

Hamid Karzai Calls On Afghan Students Of PAU

In what could be termed as a delightful meeting with Afghan students studying at PAU, the former President of Afghanistan expressed his gratitude to the University authorities and the faculty for maintaining a close association with the Afghan students...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Not always necessary to do issue-based films : Yami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam, who stars in "Batti Gul Meter Chalu", says it is neither necessary nor possible for an actor to do issue-based films all the time.Yami was interacting with the media here on Wednesday at a promotional press conference of the film that releases...

20-Sep-2018

'III Smoking Barrels': Echoing the voice of Far East India

Writer-director Sanjib Dey has a gift for storytelling. His "III Smoking Barrels", an anthology of three stories with Far East India as the backdrop, is a film to treasure. It is an understated portrait of the intriguing and relatively untouched, unexplored and isolated...

20-Sep-2018 Tripunithura (Kerala)

Nun rape : Bishop questioning restarts on Day 2

The Kerala Police on Thursday began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal accused of raping a nun for the second consecutive day.On Wednesday, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, Punjab, was questioned for seven hours near here at the Crime...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

SC to monitor CBI probe in Muzaffarpur rapes case

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to monitor the CBI probe in the case of Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes and sought a status report from the central agency in four weeks. The top court asked the media to exercise caution while reporting the case.A bench...

20-Sep-2018 Lucknow

4 killed in UP accident

Four people were killed and seven others injured when a mini truck rammed into a jeep in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place on the Paraspur-Karnailganj two-lane road.All the injured persons were said to be...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

30 air passengers suffer bleeding, Prabhu orders safety audit plan

At least 30 passengers of a Jet Airways suffered ear and nose bleeding due to low cabin pressure early on Thursday during the aircraft's ascent here, following which the government ordered a safety audit plan for airlines, officials said.Jet Airways later...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

LG G7+ ThinQ: Smart device but not flashy

South Korean tech major LG has always been a darkhorse in the flagship smartphone race in India, in a market that is essentially dominated by the likes of Apple, Google and Samsung -- not to forget top Chinese smartphone player OnePlus.The company's focus...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Samsung launches Galaxy A7 with triple rear camera

Samsung Electronics on Thursday joined the smartphone camera war, launching the affordable Galaxy A7 that comes with a powerful rear triple camera system.The Galaxy A7 -- to be priced below the Rs 30,000 price segment for India -- will be available in select...

20-Sep-2018 Dharamshala

Death toll rose to three in yesterday’s bus accident

In the yesterday’s bus accident of  Luna, in Chamba district  the number of dead has gone up to three.  According to Police another person, who was seriously injured in this accident, died today in Tanda Medical college Hospital, during treatment?...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Receiving Smita Patil award validates my choices : Anushka Sharma

Actress Anushka Sharma who has received the Smita Patil award for best actor, said it validates the choices that she has made so far in her career.Addressing the media here at the 34th edition of the Priyadarshini Academy Global Awards 2018 on Wednesday, Anushka...

20-Sep-2018

Nawazuddin's 'Manto' echoes Guru Dutt's 'Pyaasa'

"Jaane woh kaise log the jinke pyar ko pyar mila..." Echoing the disenchantment of a post-Nehruvian generation trapped between Partition and modernisation, Guru Dutt in "Pyaasa" epitomised the poet's disenchanment with a world he never asked for. "Yeh duniya...

20-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Vishal Bhardwaj 'tempted' to compose song for reality show contestant

Filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj says he is tempted to compose a song, especially for "Indian Idol 10" contestant Salman Ali.During a "shaadi special" episode of the show, Vishal made an appearance with wife Rekha Bhardwaj.Vishal was stunned with the level of talent...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Kritika Kamra found Ahmedabad 'very cool'

Actress Kritika Kamra, who has made her Bollywood debut with the Gujarat-set film "Mitron", says she found Ahmedabad very cool."I was very impressed by the youth in Gujarat. It's a very happening city with very cool crowd... It has some premier colleges. We...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Important for women to become financially independent : Twinkle Khanna

Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna, who has been vocal about several social issues especially those related to gender equality, believes that the best way for a woman to empower herself is through financial independence."We often tell women to speak up for themselves and...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Didn't mean to hurt Sikh community : Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose film "Manmarziyaan" has reportedly upset some Sikhs, says the Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal-starrer is a story of three persons and not Sikhism. He is sorry though the intention was not to hurt the community.According...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Visit of President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India

President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani paid a visit to India on September 19, 2018 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The two leaders reviewed and positively assessed the progress of the multi-faceted India-Afghanistan...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna Rolled Out

The ESI Corporation during its 175th Meeting held yesterday in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment(I/C) has taken some very important decisions towards improvements in its services...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

MSME Insider - Monthly e-Newsletter of Ministry Launched

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises,Giriraj Singh, launched MSME Insider – a monthly e-newsletter of the Ministry here today. Speaking on the occasion,Giriraj Singhsaid that the e-newsletter will...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

India committed to Afghan-led peace process : Narendra Modi

India on Wednesday reiterated its commitment and support to the Afghanistan government's efforts towards an Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled peace and reconciliation process.The two countries also agreed to strengthen their cooperation at various...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress demands urgent probe by CAG into Rafale scam

Continuing its campaign on Rafale deal, a Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General seeking an "urgent probe" into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Modi government."A delegation of Congress leadership has met the CAG...

19-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Anti-government protests in Jharkhand are sponsored : Raghubar Das

Dubbing all anti-government protests across the state as "sponsored", Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has ruled out any resentment among tribals against his government on land issues and said the maoists and other forces are hampering the development works...

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