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03-Dec-2018

03-Dec-2018 Fatehgarh Sahib

Vocational Training on Poultry Farming at KVK, Fatehgarh Sahib

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Fatehgarh Sahib organized a vocational training on ‘Poultry Farming’ from 26.11.2018 to 03.12.2018 for farmers, farm women and rural youth. Twenty eight farmers belonging to different villages of Districts Fatehgarh Sahib, Patiala and...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

PrettySecrets unveils its new store at Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

PrettySecrets, one of India’s leading fashion lingerie brand has recently opened its flagship store at Rajouri Garden, New Delhi. It’s the very first flagship store with an experiential set up at par with international brands, wherein the customers will get to experience...

03-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Narendra Modi terms minority reservation a betrayal of nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said attempts to provide reservation to minorities amounted to betrayal of the nation and were an insult to framers of the Indian Constitution.Addressing an election rally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he called...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Harsh Vardhan focuses on India's solar power, 'green good deeds'

At the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Monday, Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan reiterated India's solar and public awareness campaigns like Green Good Deeds."This...

03-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan dismisses Pakistan minister's 'googly' remark

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday dismissed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's "googly" remark, saying that the Kartarpur Corridor opening was not a "double game" but a sincere effort in establishing peaceful ties with India."The (ground-breaking)...

03-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Ready to slay Ravana politically : Mamata Banerjee

Taunting the BJP's proposed "Rath Yatra" in West Bengal as "Ravana Yatra", Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her party is ready to slay the demon king "Ravana" through the political process."These are all Ravana yatras....

03-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

KCR scared of Narendra Modi because of corruption : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because of his corruption.Addressing a series of election rallies in Telangana, he also claimed that Modi was running...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Narendra Modi lying over OROP : Ex-Servicemen

A group of retired Army officials on Monday accused the Modi government of spreading lies over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue.Addressing the media, Major General Satbir Singh, Chairman of the Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement and advisor to the United...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Amit Shah attacks Congress over lack of leadership in Rajasthan

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday attacked the Congress on its lack of leadership in Rajasthan and asked why the party was not revealing the name of its "captain" in the state.Attacking Congress President Rahul Gandhi who accused Prime Minister Narendra...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi creating two Indias : Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at Narendra Modi over the fall in crop prices, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the Prime Minister was creating two Indias -- one for corporates and the other for farmers."Modiji is creating two Indias. One India is of Anil Ambani,...

03-Dec-2018 Ludhiana

Natural farming is best alternative for fertilizer based farming

Addressing business heads, entrepreneurs on 40th anniversary celebrations of Ludhiana Management Association in Ludhiana today, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that natural farming was the only available alternative for fertilizers based farming in Punjab, Haryana...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Sarveen Chaudhary gets Smart City Person of the year award

Urban Development and Town and Country Planning Minister Sarveen Chaudhary has been honoured with the Smart City Person of the year award by BW Businesswolrd media group.  The award was presented to her by the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of BW Businesswolrd...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

Republic Day-2019: Chief Secretary chairs preparatory meeting

Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a preparatory meeting for the upcoming Republic Day-2019 celebrations.Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh, Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, Hospitality...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

Div Com for expeditious execution of ongoing mega projects

Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today chaired a meeting of senior officers to review the progress on mega development projects being executed in Jammu.The Div Com took a detailed review of status of work on multi-tier parking at General Bus Stand, development...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

AOIJ, other delegations call on Kewal Krishan Sharma

A delegation of Association of Industries, Jammu (AOIJ) today called on Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma here at his Office Chamber, in presence of Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shailendra Kumar and submitted the memorandum of demands.The...

03-Dec-2018 Srinagar

World Disability Day observed across Kashmir

Number of functions were held today across Kashmir valley to observe the 'World Disability Day'.In Srinagar the main function was organised at GHSS Kothibagh which was presided over by Secretary Social Welfare Farooq Ahmad Lone. Speaking on the occasion he...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

CEC Leh Namgial, MLC Dorjay meet Advisor Kewal Kumar Sharma

Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, (LAHDC) Leh, JamyangTseringNamgial and former Minister Chering Dorjay today met Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma here at Civil Secretariat and discussed several developmental issues...

03-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Yogi Adityanath trying to create Pakistan within India : PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday castigated the BJP leader and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath over his anti- Muslim speeches and attempts to instigate communal violence in the country. In a statement issued to KNO, the party also condemned...

03-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab Cabinet Passes Special Resolution Hailing Kartarpur Corridor

The Punjab Council of Ministers, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday passed a special resolution to set up a Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority for the development and beautification of the area in and around Dera...

03-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

2 IAS officers get additional charge

Punjab Government on Monday gave additional charge of Secretary, Technical Education & Industrial Training and Secretary, Employment Generation & Training to Mr. Gurkirat Kirpal Singh, IAS, Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Punjab,...

03-Dec-2018 Washington

Donald Trump says China to cut tariffs on US cars, markets rise

China has agreed to cut tariffs on cars it imports from the US, President Donald Trump has said, after he negotiated a truce in the trade war with Beijing. The announcement boosted the financial markets."China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars...

03-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Working with Ekta Kapoor is like being with family : Sharman Joshi

Actor Sharman Joshi, who is foraying into the web space with "Baarish - Mood For Some Love", says it is a joyous experience to work with producer Ekta Kapoor and actress Asha Negi."This is going to be my debut in the digital space and I'm absolutely delighted...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Manish Malhotra to launch cosmetic line with European brand

After dressing millions of women in his exquisite creations, couturier Manish Malhotra will now make his presence felt in their vanity cases. The designer has collaborated with premium European make-up brand MyGlamm to launch a new line.The collection is called...

03-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Working towards being the husband of the millennium : Ranveer Singh

Actor Ranveer Singh, who married actress Deepika Padukone last month, says he is working towards being the 'husband of the millennium' after becoming the 'boyfriend of the millennium'.Ranveer interacted with the media at the trailer launch of "Simmba", along...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

State Chief Commissioner Bharat Scouts and Guides meets Governor

I.D. Soni, State Chief Commissioner and Sh. M.M. Joshi, Commissioner, Bharat Scouts and Guides, J&K, met Governor Satya Pal Malik who is also Patron of the J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Soni apprised Governor about the...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

Director Sainik Welfare meets Governor

Harcharan Singh, Director Sainik Welfare (DSW), Jammu, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.DSW briefed Governor about the various ongoing schemes, including the preparation of new target oriented programmes, for promoting the welfare of all...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

LAHDC Leh delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh, led by its Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor,Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation requested Governor to urge the Union Government...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

BJP delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party comprising Sh. Ravinder Raina State President; Ashok Koul, General Secretary (Org) and Sunil Sharma, former Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.The members of the delegation shared...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

Governor participates in celebration of ‘World Disability Day’

Governor Satya Pal Malik participated in a function organized by the Department of School Education to celebrate the ‘World Disability Day’, here today.Khurshid Ganai, Advisor to Governor; BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commissioner...

03-Dec-2018 Jammu

Chairman LC inspects work on New Legislature Complex in Jammu

Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today inspected the ongoing work of New Assembly complex along with various officers.The Chairman directed the officers of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), executing agency...

03-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Advisor B.B Vyas meets public deputations in Srinagar

Advisor to Governor, B.B Vyas, on Monday said that a prompt grievance redressal mechanism has been put in place in view of the ensuing winter and harsh weather conditions so that people do not face any inconvenience viz-a-viz essential services and their deliverance.HoDs...

03-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Stranded aspirants can take Super- 50 test in Kashmir : DSEK

Directorate of School Education Kashmir today said that the candidates of Jammu and Ladakh region, presently stranded in the valley, will be allowed to appear in the super-50 Free Tutorial test for NEET/JEE and   Civil Services exams here.“Chief Education...

03-Dec-2018 Shimla

Union Ministry approves up-gradation of two national highways in HP

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has proposed two national highways of Himachal Pradesh for up-gradation to double lane traffic standards for the World Bank financial assistance.Disclosing this here today, Additional Chief Secretary Manisha...

03-Dec-2018 Jalandhar

Kapil's Lovely Affair with Jalandhar!

'No matter where life takes you, don't forget where you came from' is something Kapil Sharma, the par excellence Comedian and Actor, who reached the pinnacle of stardom with his hit family show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' hasn't seem to forgotten. Kapil recently...

03-Dec-2018

7 Tips to Choosethe Right Doctor for your Medical Needs

Choosing the rightdoctor can be one of the daunting tasks, especially if you’re going to meet a new one. We all know that the relationship of a doctor and patient is quite confidential as doctors are among those professionals with whom a patient interacts openly-...

03-Dec-2018 Srinagar

J&K Governor dispels concerns over PRC rules

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday assured former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah that no changes were being made to the existing Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) rules in the state and asked him not to pay heed to unfounded reports."There...

03-Dec-2018 Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu to meet Pompeo in Brussels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that he will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo later in the day in Brussels to discuss regional issues.A statement issued by Netanyahu's Office said he will depart for Belgium later in the day, adding...

03-Dec-2018 Washington

China agrees to reduce tariffs on US cars : Donald Trump

China has agreed to cut tariffs on cars it imports from the US, President Donald Trump has said, a day after he negotiated a ceasefire in the trade war with Beijing."China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the US. Currently...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Javed Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj among speakers at Jashn-e-Rekhta

The fifth edition of Jashn-e-Rekhta, scheduled to take place here from December 14 to 16 will feature a stellar line-up of authors, artists, singers and personalities from the film industry including Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi and Vishal Bhardwaj.The 2018...

03-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Pandit Jasraj's biography launched in India

"Rasraj: Pandit Jasraj", the first authorised biographical work on Pandit Jasraj, was launched here at the 46th Pandit Motiram and Pandit Maniram Annual Music Festival.The book has been authored by noted writer and poet Sunita Budhiraja. It was launched in the...

03-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Some of the biggest gatekeepers of patriarchy are women : Leena Yadav

Whether it was about focusing on the mental conditioning that creates gender inequality in "Parched" or bringing to notice how technology is creating a generation gap with her latest project "Rajma Chawal", filmmaker Leena Yadav treats all her movies as opinion...

03-Dec-2018 Chennai

My next film is with Kamal Haasan, confirms Kajal Aggarwal

Actress Kajal Aggarwal has confirmed that she will join hands with actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan for the first time in his next project, which is going to be the sequel to his 1996 blockbuster "Indian".At the audio launch of her forthcoming Telugu film "Kavacham",...

03-Dec-2018 Mumbai

There's a quiet side to Ranveer too : Deepika Padukone

Actor Ranveer Singh is a people's person with "irrepressible energy", but there's a quiet side to his persona as well, says his actress wife Deepika Padukone after their "magical" wedding celebrations.In her first interview post their wedding, Deepika spoke...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Arrogance of BJP, TRS made Telangana people cynical : Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of his visit to Telangana, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that the state was born out of "idealism", but in the last four years the "arrogance and corruption" of the BJP and ruling TRS has made the people "cynical"."Telangana was born...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

WhatsApp launches TV campaign in India to fight fake news

Facing flak for the misuse of its platform, WhatsApp on Monday launched its first-ever TV campaign in India as part of its efforts to address the challenge of misinformation and pernicious rumours.The popular messaging platform earlier launched two phases of...

03-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Xi Jinping calls for new era in relations with Argentina

China and Argentina on Sunday signed 30 economic, trade and export agreements after a meeting between their presidents -- Xi Jinping and Mauricio Macri, respectively -- with the Chinese leader calling for "opening a new era" in bilateral relations.After the...

03-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Sonali Bendre beams with joy as she returns to 'motherland'

Actress Sonali Bendre Behl beamed with joy, flashed smiles, gave a thumbs up and joined her hands in reverence for all the love as she arrived here on Monday months after she left for New York to seek treatment of a high grade cancer.Sonali, known for films...

03-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas marry in traditional Hindu ceremony

Actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra married American singer Nick Jonas in a traditional Hindu ceremony here, after three days of wedding celebrations which included a colourful mehendi ceremony, a friendly cricket match and a power-packed 'desi' musical...

03-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Book, docu-drama on Dharmendra's life in works

A book and a docu-drama will encapsulate the journey of his father, legendary actor Dharmendra from his childhood to him becoming a successful hero to his life now, says his actor son Sunny Deol."A docu-drama and a book on papa's life is being worked on....

04-Dec-2018

04-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP will snatch victory from Congress' hands : Minister Modi

Addressing his final rally in Jaipur before Rajasthan goes to the polls on December 7, Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday said the BJP will snatch victory from Congress' hands.Counting various scandals made under the Congress-led UPA tenure, Modi on Tuesday mentioned...

04-Dec-2018 Patiala

Potential Linked Credit Plan for 2019-20 released for District Patiala

Assistant Commissioner (G), Patiala Shri Naman Markan released the Potential Linked Credit Plan for Patiala district for the year 2019-20 prepared by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) at the District level meeting held at District Administrative...

04-Dec-2018 Vijayawada

India has potential to become global aviation hub : M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has the potential to become global aviation hub for MRO (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) in view of the growing aviation business, huge pool of engineering talent and low labour costs. He...

04-Dec-2018 Guwahati

Northeast to focus on bamboo industry: Dr Jitendra Singh

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 said that with the assistance of Centre, Northeast will focus on bamboo...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

Cricketer Suresh Raina calls on DGP

Famous international cricketer  Suresh Raina called on the Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh at Police Headquarters here today.The visiting celebrity had an interaction which was attended by ADGP Headquarters Shri AG Mir, IGP Personnel...

04-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress sowed seeds of rural distress : Arun Jaitley

Days after thousands of farmers held a protest march against the government's "anti-farmer" policies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said inadequate resources by the Congress resulted in rural distress, while the NDA is filling the gap."It was inadequacy...

04-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress attacks Modi for distorting facts

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming the Congress for letting "Kartarpur Sahib go to Pakistan during partition", the party on Tuesday ridiculed Modi for speaking without knowing facts.Campaigning for Bharatiya Janata Party in poll-bound Rajasthan,...

04-Dec-2018 Bhopal

After Sushma Swarj, Uma Bharti not to contest 2019 polls

Close on the heels of Union Minister Sushma Swarj announcing her decision not to contest the next Lok Sabha polls, Central Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said she too would not join the 2019 election fray.Uma Bharti told the media that although she had decided...

04-Dec-2018 Gandhinagar

Dialogue best solution to Ayodhya issue : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said here on Tuesday that a constructive dialogue between the opposing parties was the best solution to the vexed Ram Mandir issue."I believe in dialogue," the spiritual guru told IANS on the sidelines of the first convocation...

04-Dec-2018 Sikar (Rajasthan)

Congress stopping him from hailing 'Bharat Mata': Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that the Congress party is trying to stop him from raising "Bharat Mata ki jai' slogan in election rallies.Addressing a rally here, Modi said the Congress party's "naamdar" (an allusion to Congress President...

04-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Bulandshahr incident planned to hike communal tension : CPI-M

Condemning the Bulandshahr violence in which a police Inspector and a civilian were killed, the CPI-M on Tuesday said it was planned to hike communal tensions ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls."We strongly condemn the brutal killing of police Inspector Subodh Kumar...

04-Dec-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Will remain committed to farmers on loan waiver promise : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that his party will remain committed to its promise of waiving farmers' loans if it comes to power in Rajasthan following the Assembly polls slated for Friday."We will not shift an inch from our promise we made...

04-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati blames UP government for Bulandshahr violence

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the violence in Bulandshahr which claimed two lives, saying the "lawlessness" in the state was a result of its "faulty and wrong policies".In a statement, the four-time...

04-Dec-2018 Pulwama

DDC Pulwama chairs DLRC meeting

The District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar, today chaired a joint meeting of Bankers and Sponsoring agencies to review the progress achieved under the targeted schemes launched by the banks in collaboration with the line departments...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

Div Com reviews progress under NRLM in Jammu Division

Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting of officers to review the progress of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) in Jammu division.The meeting was informed that the main objective of this programme is to organize the poor people into...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

Secretary Education chairs PAC meeting of Samagra Shiksha

Secretary School Education Ajeet Kumar Sahu today directed for setting up of classroom libraries cum Reading Clubs to inculcate book reading habits among the students, besides strengthening the libraries in government schools across the state.“Students will manage...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

Kewal Kumar Sharma listens to public grievances at Jammu

Advisor to Governor Kewal Kumar Sharma today listened to public grievance as scores of delegations and individuals apprised him about their issues and demands.Around 35 delegations comprising 120 people projected issues and developmental requirements and sought...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

CEC Leh, Dorjay call on K Vijay Kumar

Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, (LAHDC) Leh, Jamyang Tsering Namgial and MLC Chering Dorjay today called on Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar.Deputy Chairman LAHDC Leh Gyal P Wangyal, Executive Councillors LAHDC Leh,...

04-Dec-2018 Kargil

Horse Polo tourney concludes at Kargil

Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan today underlined the significance of sports for physical and mental health of the youth. He said that sports  have the potential to foster unity among races, genders, linguistic groups...

04-Dec-2018 Srinagar

G R Sufi assumes office as V-C JK Muslim Wakaf Board

Former Chief Information Commissioner, J&K, G R Sufi today assumed office as Vice-Chairman, J&K Muslim Wakaf BoardAfter the assumption of charge, he took a round of the office complex. He also interacted with the employees of the Board who had come...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

JKSRLM mulls to introduce silkworm rearing trade for SHGs : AR War

Mission Director Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission, Abdul Rashid War Wednesday said that the government will facilitate the Self Help Groups (SHG) to start silk worm rearing as it has high demand in market and can prove as a viable income generating...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

J&K records 97 % immunization in ongoing MR campaign

Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 97 percent immunization of children in the age group of 0.9 to 15 year in the ongoing Measles – Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign.The information was given at a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education,...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

Rohit Kansal constitutes fact-finding committee for JKPCC

Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kansal today constituted a fact finding committee to look into the affairs of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation Limited (JKPCC).Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma, Commissioner Secretary Revenue Shahid Anayatullah,...

04-Dec-2018 Jammu

CEC LAHDC Leh calls on Khurshid Ahamd Ganai

The Chief Executive Councilor (CEC), LAHDC, Leh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal called on the Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahamd Ganai here today.The CEC was accompanied by Deputy Chairman LAHDC Gyal P Wangyal, Executive Councilors Tsering Sandup, Mumtaz Hussain...

04-Dec-2018 Budgam

B B Vyas reviews performance of Revenue Dept

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas today reviewed the working of revenue department including updation of revenue records here at a meeting of district administration.A team of officers led by Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar gave a presentation on Jamabandi,...

04-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Stickers Not To Be Pasted On Fruits And Vegetables- Kahan Singh Pannu

The Food Safety Commissioner Punjab in a letter to all the Food Safety Teams has directed them to spread awareness amongst traders that the fruits and vegetables should not be sold in the market with stickers pasted on them.Giving details, Commissioner KS...

04-Dec-2018 Bilaspur

Jai Ram Thakur announces HRTC sub-depot at Ghumarwin

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced to open HRTC sub-depot at Ghumarwin and upgrade 50-bedded Civil Hospital Ghumarwin to 100 bedded hospital. He made these announcements while addressing a public meeting at Ghumarwin in Bilaspur district today.Jai Ram...

04-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Narendra Modi terms minority reservation act of treason

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said attempts to provide reservation to minorities are betrayal with the nation and an insult to the framers of the Indian Constitution.Addressing an election rally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he called for defeating...

04-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

The shoot of Rabb Da Radio 2 commences

We all have heard and watched so many stories since our childhood, in the form of books and films but very few of them stay with for a longer time. One such story and film is Rabb Da Radio which not only became a part of our lives however, it has given...

05-Dec-2018

05-Dec-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka cabinet expansion on December 22 : Siddaramaiah

The much-awaited cabinet expansion of the six-month-old JD-S-Congress coalition government in Karnataka will take place on December 22, said former Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday."We have arrived at a decision to expand the cabinet on...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

'Come on, kill me': Owaisi's retort to BJP leader

"Come on, kill me. I go around without security" is how AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted to a challenge by a BJP leader to leave his security and fight with him for 15 minutes.T. Raja Singh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Try a press conference, it's fun : Rahul Gandhi to Narendra Modi

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked him to hold a press conference.Gandhi, who on the day campaigned in Telangana for the December 7 Assembly polls, shared pictures of his press conference in Hyderabad...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Yogi's Telangana campaign shows his callousness : Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath showed his callousness by campaigning in Telangana instead of consoling the family of the police officer shot dead by 'gau-rakshaks' in his state."This shows his...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Only BJP can turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said if the BJP comes to power in Telangana, it will rename Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar.Addressing a series of election rallies in support of BJP candidates in the state on the last day of the campaign,...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

'Purging' voter list BJP's old trick to win elections : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday alleged that the BJP has always been deleting "unfavourable" voters' names from the electoral list in order to win the elections and that they are doing it again with an eye on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections."To delete...

05-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Barriers in Indian film industry are honing down : Farhan Akhtar

Film producer Farhan Akhtar, who is gearing up for the release of 'K.G.F: Chapter 1', as a presenter, has said that barriers in Indian films are honing down every day.Farhan Akthar was interacting media at the trailer launch of 'K.G.F: Chapter 1' along with...

05-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Swara Bhasker excited about 'It's Not That Simple' season 2

Actress Swara Bhasker says the second season of web series "It's Not That Simple" will not only be bigger and better, but will also raise some important questions."It's Not That Simple" tells the story of Meera -- a young woman who is trying to find her way...

05-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted as investigation Officer Lehra Police station, Sangrur district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 28,000.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau...

05-Dec-2018 Jammu

Panchayat Polls-2018: 7959 candidates in fray for Phase-VIII, IX

For the final two phases of the extended 9-Phase Panchayat Polls,7959 candidates are in the fray. Voting and counting for the last two phases will be held on 8th and 11th December.According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, for penultimate...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

KCR showing signs of nervousness : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was showing signs of nervousness and exuded confidence that the Congress-led People's Front will win Friday's Assembly elections hands down.Addressing a joint news...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Various Congress candidates in Rajasthan posing as CM : Amit Shah

On the last day of campaigning in Rajasthan, where polls for the 199-member Assembly are due on December 7, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday attacked the Congress saying many of its candidates were posing as future chief minister on their visit to various...

05-Dec-2018 Islamabad

Imran Khan meets US special envoy, promises help for Afghan peace

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad here and reaffirmed Islamabad's "abiding interest" in achieving lasting peace in war-torn Afghanistan.Khalilzad told Khan that "the US...

05-Dec-2018 Kodad (Telangana)

KCR filled coffers of contractors : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao filled the coffers of rich contractors by redesigning irrigation projects.Addressing the last election rally in Telangana, he said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi...

05-Dec-2018 Dausa (Rajasthan)

Rajasthan can't trust confused Congress : Narendra Modi

Winding up his election campaign in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that voters in the state cannot trust the Congress which is a "confused" party that neither has any "strong leadership nor any policy".Addressing a public meeting here...

05-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Downtown-XI beats Administration-XI in friendly T20 cricket match

In a first of its kind sporting event in Srinagar, Downtown XI which comprised cricketers from across the Old Srinagar City Wednesday defeated the Srinagar Administration XI comprising officers from different departments of the district in a T20 cricket...

05-Dec-2018 Kathua

Dwivedi launches Social Forestry Deptt’swinter plantation drive

Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology and Environment, M K Dwivedi, today launched winter plantation drive of Social Forestry Department here at Kishanpur near Chhani in Kathua.The programme was also attended by Director Social Forestry Department Suresh K Gupta,...

05-Dec-2018 Jammu

Govt to develop network of STPs to save water bodies

As a long-term strategy to for conservation of prominent water bodies in the State, including Dal Lake, Jhelum, Chenab and Tawi rivers from pollution hazards, and for the restoration of pristine glory of twin capital cities viz; Jammu and Srinagar, the...

05-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Shaikh Abdullah’s 113th anniversary: NC holds commemorative function

National Conference (NC) on Wednesday held commemorative functions to mark the 113th Birth Anniversary of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah across the State. The main congregational Fateha Khwani was held at Qaid Mazaar at Naseem Bagh in Srinagar. According...

05-Dec-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches Janta TV news channel

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the Himachal edition of Janta TV, a Hindi news channel during a function organised here on Wednesday evening.Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the press is the fourth pillar of the democracy and government...

05-Dec-2018 Srinagar

MD NHB discusses commercial vegetable production in Kashmir

To increase the potential of commercial vegetable production and its marketing at national level a meeting was held at Agriculture complex Lalmandi today under the chairmanship of Ariz Ahmad Managing Director National Horticulture Board (NHB) with Senior...

05-Dec-2018 Pulwama

DDC Pulwama chairs DLRC meeting

The District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar, today chaired a joint meeting of Bankers and Sponsoring agencies to review the progress achieved under the targeted schemes launched by the banks in collaboration with the line departments...

05-Dec-2018 Jammu

Rehana Batul inspects RDD works in Udhampur

Director General, Rural Development Department (RDD) Jammu, Rehana Batul, today visited Tikri and Udhampur blocks of district Udhampur to personally take stock of the houses being constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).She was accompanied by Superintending...

05-Dec-2018 Bhubaneswar

Petroleum Minister invites investors to Odisha

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday requested investors to explore opportunities to enhance investments in Odisha.He urged the investors to explore opportunities for investments in Paradip and Dhamra.He also suggested a plan for a Pipeline...

05-Dec-2018 Sumerpur (Rajasthan)

Sonia's name in diary, Michel will reveal secrets : Narendra Modi

Tomtomming his government's success in the extradition of Christian Michel, a middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the British national, who has taken UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's name, will spill the beans...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

TRS, Congress-led People Front locked in tough battle in Telangana

As curtains drawn on campaigning in Telangana on Wednesday, battle lines are clearly drawn for the first full-fledged Assembly elections in India's youngest state with the ruling TRS and Congress-led People's Front locked in a tough fight.The Bharatiya...

05-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq condemns 'nocturnal raids' by police

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Wednesday condemned the "nocturnal raids" by police in Srinagar city during the separatist-called Human Rights Week.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani,...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi now questioning Patel's vision : Rahul Gandhi

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara went to Pakistan because of the lack of vision of Congress leaders of that time, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Modi was now raising questions about Sardar Vallabhbhai...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Does Congress want to save Agusta middleman : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress party of playing negative politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday rejected charges that extradition of AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel was a diversionary tactic and asked if the opposition wanted to save him.Addressing a...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Comedy is quite difficult to do : Nushrat Bharucha

Actress Nushrat Bharucha of "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" fame has some more comedy films coming up but says they're not easy to do."Comedy actually is quite difficult to do. The timing, the tone, the delivery and the precise expressions are all very crucial, especially...

05-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Salman Khan to be 1st guest on Kapil Sharma's new show

Comedian-actor-producer Kapil Sharma has started shooting for a new edition of "The Kapil Sharma Show" with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as its first celebrity guest.The episode, which will be aired on Sony Entertainment Television, will also feature Salman's brothers Sohail...

05-Dec-2018

'Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse': Brings the comic book to life

For a series and a character that has been rebooted so many times on screen that it is almost impossible to keep track, this film is a breath of fresh air. It brings to life the comic book as it manages to revitalise Spider-man and his universe in an even...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

On a scale of 1 to 10 in happiness, I'm on 12 : Priyanka Chopra

After a "fairytale" wedding with American singer Nick Jonas, actress Priyanka Chopra is beaming with seamless joy."On a scale of 1 to 10 in happiness, I'm on 12," Priyanka told IANS on stage at her wedding reception at the Taj Palace Hotel here on Tuesday...

05-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Proud to share screen with Ranbir, Sanjay : Ronit Roy

Actor Ronit Roy, who has started shooting for the upcoming film "Shamshera", says he is proud to share the screen with actors Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt.Ronit on Wednesday morning tweeted: "As I start shooting for 'Shamshera' on a magnificent set, I feel...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Salman Khan is richest Indian celebrity : Forbes

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is the richest Indian celebrity, according to the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, which he has topped for the third consecutive year. Shah Rukh Khan has fallen out of the top 10 list.The 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List...

05-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Never thought I can be as big as a female singer : Neha Kakkar

As livewire as her songs, Neha Kakkar says she never thought she could make it as big as she has as a female singer in showbiz.Neha, who has lent her power-packed voice to songs like "London thumakda", "Tukur tukur", "Kaala chashma", "Chhote chhote peg"...

05-Dec-2018 Chennai

Rajinikanth's '2.0' set for major China release

Superstar Rajinikanth's "2.0", which has set the cost registers ringing all over, is gearing up for a major China release across 56,000 screens, according to its makers.In a statement, Lyca Productions confirmed the news of the Shankar-directed sci-fi movie's...

05-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Agriculture students of Aryans visit CII Agro Tech

Students of Agriculture Department of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh visited 13th edition of India's premier integrated Agri Fair, CII Agro Tech India 2018, at Parade Ground, Sector 17, Chandigarh to give exposure to biggest confluences of...

05-Dec-2018 Bangalore

Five-Star Euro Ncap For Jaguar’s Electric I-Pace

The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, confirming it as one of the safest vehicles on the road.Jaguar’s first electric performance SUV scored 91% for adult occupant protection, 81% for child occupant protection and...

05-Dec-2018 San Francisco

Facebook temporarily removes post on 'black people problem'

Facebook reportedly pulled down a post by a former employee who accused the social media giant of having "a black people problem", the media reported.According to a report in CNET on Tuesday, the post by Mark Luckie, former strategic partner manager for global...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Learn humility from your mother, Asaduddin Owaisi tells Rahul Gandhi

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday advised Congress President Rahul Gandhi to shed his arrogance, and learn humility and modesty from his mother Sonia Gandhi."If you are dreaming of becoming the Prime Minister, shed your arrogance. It is my humble...

05-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Mandy Takhar’s upcoming film ‘Saak’s’ shoot starts

Relations are the backbone of every person’s life, whether it is with anyone, however, when it comes to that one relation which changes the whole life of a person it is indeed the most special one. A film which will talk about that particular Relation which we...

06-Dec-2018

06-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Fisheye addresses women in advertising with a video on #MeToo

Fisheye Creative Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a disruptive advertising and content agency, today launched a one-minute video supporting the #MeToo movement that has taken the business world by storm. The video pushes the #MeToo campaign to the next level by asking women...

06-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

1 DRO, 13 Tehsildars And 26 Naib Tehsildars Transferred

Punjab Revenue Department has issued transfer/posting orders of 1 District Revenue Officer (DRO), 13 Tehsildars and 26 Naib Tehsildars with immediate effects.Disclosing this here today, an Official Spokesperson said that Amanpal Singh has been transferred as...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

JK Cements employees protest to demand release of salaries

JK Cements Employees Association Thursday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding release of salaries pending for the last four months and implementation of 7th pay commission. Scores of protesting employees of JK Cements assembled in Pratap...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

41 Promoted in Prisons Department

Director General of Police J&K, Dilbag Singh, who also holds the charge of DG Prisons has ordered Insitu-promotion of 41 personnel of Prisons department. The promotions were cleared by the Departmental Promotion Committee which met at Police Headquarters...

06-Dec-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

NIPER scholars bagged IPA Award

Poor solubility of the medicines has been a persisting issue in dosage form development. This hampers their efficacy in the body. This issue of insolubility can be resolved using nanocrystals of medicines generated by several nanonization techniques. Nano-crystals...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

‘Yaadgar Day’ celebrated at GHS Batamaloo

A function ‘Yaadgar Day’ was organized by DIET Srinagar in collaboration with Chief Education Office, Srinagar at GHS Batamaloo.Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo was chief guest on the occasion. Speaking during the event, Director said that...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Saurabh Bhagat chairs JKEDI Steering Committee Meeting

The 118th Steering Committee meeting of Seed Capital Fund Scheme (SCFS) and 62nd meeting of Youth Startup Loan Scheme (YSLS) was held under the Chairmanship of Commissioner Secretary, Labour & Employment Department, Saurabh Bhagat here today.Two Hundred...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Dr Haseeb Drabu ‘bids adieu’ to PDP, says he’s not dissident

Nearly nine months after Mehbooba Mufti in the capacity as Chief Minister of then PDP-BJP government axed him from the post of finance minister over his remark that Kashmir was not a political issue, Dr  Haseeb Drabu on Wednesday formally “bid adieu” to...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Union Home Minister proposes Civil Defence revamp

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called for revamping of the Civil Defence for making the organisation more effective during disasters and peacetime. Addressing the Raising Day function of Civil Defence and Home Guards here today, he said there is no...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Need to strengthen Civil Defence : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday emphasised on the need to revamp Civil Defence for making the organisation more effective both during disasters and peacetime."There is no doubt about the utility of the Civil Defence organisation as it has served...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Those against BJP will be murdered : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the BJP of killing those who oppose the saffron party, irrespective of their religion, while allowing people who support it to live."BJP's message is clear. Those willing to become BJP's slaves will...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

India going through worst phase of its history : Dr Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and president of the regional National Conference (NC), Dr Farooq Abdullah said on Thursday the country is passing through worst period of its history.Addressing party workers during a function to remember Dr Bhimrao...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Extended hand of Congress protecting Michel, alleges BJP

The BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of defending British national Christian Michel in a CBI court in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case and described removal of his counsel Aljo K. Joseph from the party as "drama"."Besides Joseph,...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

Finance Deptt releases cent percent Capital Budget to districts

To give fillip to the developmental activities on the ground and ensure productive utilization of resources, the Finance Department today released well in advance 50% balance allocation of the Capex Budget to the districts for the current fiscal.“Sanction...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

Advisor Kewal Kumar Sharma reviews performance of H&UDD

Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today reviewed the working of Housing & Urban Development Department (H&UDD) here at a high-level meeting.The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner, Housing & Urban Development Department(H&UDD),...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

Dogra Sadar Sabha deputation calls on Advisor B B Vyas

A deputation of Dogra Sadar Sabha led by Gulchain Singh Charak today called on the Advisor to the Governor B.B Vyas and raised several issues related to Numberdars, Ex-serviceman and restoration of Mubarak Mandi Complex.The deputation called for increasing...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

MP Manhas call on Advisor Kewal Kumar Sharma

Member Parliament Rajya Sabha Shamsher Singh Manhas today called on Advisor to Governor Kewal Kumar Sharma here at Civil Secretariat and discussed several developmental issues.Advisor Sharma assured the MP of appropriate deliberations on developmental issues...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

Upper House accords farewell to outgoing MLCs

Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, senior officers and staff of the Council Secretariat today accorded warm send off to four outgoing members of the Upper House on the completion of their term, here today. A grand function was organized...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Dir Tourism holds introductory meet with travel, hospitality sector

Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani Thursday convened an introductory and interactive meeting with the representatives of the travel and hospitality sector associations here at Directorate office.All the heads and representatives of the Valley’s major travel...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

‘Science in Development (SiD-2018)’

A two-day national inter-disciplinary science conference on the theme ‘Science in Development (SiD-2018),’ organized by Department of Environment & Water Management and PG Department of Environmental Science Sri Partap College Srinagar concluded here...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

120 Progressive farmers of Srinagar flagged off for exposure visit

To acquaint farmers with latest technology and agricultural knowhow, a group of 120 progressive farmers of district Srinagar were flagged off for one day exposure visit by Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi.While interacting with the...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

DIPR organizes awareness event on Drug Abuse

Cultural wing of Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) today organized a youth awareness event here at Government High School Khanna Chargal, Bajalta.The objective of the programme was to make the children know about the repercussions of Drug...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Div Com Kashmir reviews preparedness for Republic Day celebrations

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of the valley including Leh and Kargil districts to ensure smooth and colorful conduct of 70th Republic Day functions across the Kashmir Division.The Divisional...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

2 shelter homes for children to come up at Jammu

Two shelter homes under Juvenile Justice System are coming up at Jammu, one for boys and the other for Girls at Christian colony and Shaheedi Chowk here.The proposed shelter homes will be built on six Kanals of land owned by the Social Welfare Department.The...

06-Dec-2018 Jammu

Abdul Majid Bhatt reviews functioning of Cooperative Department

Secretary Cooperatives and Tribal Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhatt, today convened a meeting to take stock of the functioning of Cooperative Department in Jammu Division.Threadbare discussions were held about various issues with the officials of the department to maintain...

06-Dec-2018 Islamabad

India tried to politicize Kartarpur border opening : Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that India gave a "political colour" to his gesture of opening the Kartarpur border and called it "unfortunate".Pakistan opened the Kartarpur border in November to facilitate visa-free pilgrimage by Indian Sikhs...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves order on CBI Director Alok Verma's plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause challenging the government's decision to divest him of his charges.A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Let judiciary do its job on Ram temple : Sanjay Singh

Calling the Ram temple a vote bank politics of the BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said all political parties should respect the judiciary and let it do its job over the Ayodhya dispute.Speaking to IANS, AAP MP Sanjay Singh said all political parties...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi assures student issues will be on national agenda

Taking note of high fees, tough competitions for limited seats and gap in education and employment sectors, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday assured students that his party will put the issues concerning the "nation builders" of future on the national...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Having a kid opened my eyes to a whole new world : Lisa Haydon

Actress-model Lisa Haydon, who became a mother in May 2017, says having a child opened her eyes to a whole new world and way of life. She also says that now is the time when women don't need to have career apprehensions with regard to starting a family."I knew I wasn't...

06-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Chandigarh Lake Club Gets Ready To Raise Curtain On Mlf 2018

The stage is all set for the inauguration of the much awaited 3-day Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2018, with the opening ceremony by Punjab Governor VPS Badnore on Friday at the Lake Club of the City Beautiful.Open to one and all, with free entry to...

06-Dec-2018 Shimla

HP proposes setting up of State Institute of Para-Medical Science

Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar today said that the state government was mulling to open a State Institute of Para Medical Science in the state, for which a proposal would be soon sent for approval of the government of India. The institute would go a long...

06-Dec-2018 Shimla

State to constitute Core Group for landslide mitigation

A meeting was held under the chairpersonship of Additional Chief Secretary (Revenue & Public Works) Manisha Nanda for creation of the core group for landslide mitigation and a detailed project report in this regard to be sent to the National Disaster...

06-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Anything populist will be criticised : Ekta Kapoor

Producer Ekta Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming web series "Apaharan", has answered all her critics by saying that anything populist has always been criticised all over the world.Ekta, along with the ALTBalaji web series' actors Arunoday...

06-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Ali Fazal confirms 'Mirzapur' season 2

"Mirzapur" will have a second season, says actor Ali Fazal.It will happen in 2019, said the actor who plays a gangster in the show.On a possible season 2, Ali said in a statement: "Hopefully early next year. We are hoping to bring you back to the world of 'Mirzapur'....

07-Dec-2018

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Div Com reviews anti encroachment drive along Tawi River

Acting on the directions of High Court, Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today chaired a meeting regarding anti encroachment drive along banks of Tawi river as reflected in Public Interest Litigations filed by Ashish Sharma and another V/s State and...

07-Dec-2018 Kulgam

DEO Kulgam reviews Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls

District Election Officer, Kulgam Dr Shameem Ahmad Wani today chaired a meeting of EROs, AEROs and representatives of political parties to review the progress of special summary revision of electoral rolls.During the meeting, DDC impressed upon the Electoral...

07-Dec-2018 Rajouri

DDC Rajouri reviews progress under CAPEX Budget 2018-19

District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today chaired a meeting to review the physical and financial achievements of various departments under District CAPEX Budget 2018-19.The DDC took sector wise review of the progress of projects undertaken...

07-Dec-2018 Udhampur

DIPR organizes symposium on ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’

The Department of Information and Public Relations, organized a symposium competition on the theme ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ at Government Higher Secondary School, Salmerhi, here today.Principal of the host school, R.S Gandral was the chief guest while District...

07-Dec-2018 Ganderbal

DDC reviews Special Summary Revision of Photo electoral rolls

District Development Commissioner   Dr Piyush Singla today reviewed the progress of special summary revision of photo electoral rolls of two assembly constituencies of the district with reference to 01-01-2019 as qualifying date, here at a meeting.The...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

DC Srinagar visits shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA)

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Friday visited the shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani(RA) at Khanyar here to take stock of arrangements put in place for the annual Urs beginning tomorrow.The DC sought details of arrangements...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Mechanism in place for speedy grievance redressal : B B Vyas

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas, today said that necessary mechanism has been put in place to ensure speedy and and time-bound redressal of the grievances of people.The Advisor was interacting with scores of deputations from different districts of Jammu division...

07-Dec-2018 Rajouri

DC Rajouri flags off Mission Indradhanush Express

Deputy Commission Rajouri, Mohammed Aijaz Asad flagged off mission Indradhanush express, aimed at creating awareness among the people about the significance of vaccination, here today.The DC said that the main aim of mission Indradhanush is to immunize all...

07-Dec-2018 Anantang

DDC Anantnag reviews implementation of Ayushman Bharat

District Development Commissioner Mohammad Younis Malik, today reviewed the progress of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogi Yojna here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by ADDC, Riyaz Ahmad Sofi, ADC Parvaiz Sajad, CMO and other officers Threadbare...

07-Dec-2018 Kupwara

Kupwara: DDC reviews plan for Rurban Cluster Model Village Khumriyal

District Development Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting regarding finalization of Action Plan 2018-19 under Rurban Cluster Model Village Khumriyal.The meeting was informed that Rs 60.62 crore will be spend to develop the cluster in such...

07-Dec-2018 Kargil

CEC Kargil inspects 1.5 MW Sangrah Mini HP

Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan today visited 1.5 MW Sangrah Mini Hydel Project and inspected the current status of power generation at the project.The CEC was accompanied by Councillor Thasgam Abdul Rahim, Councillor Tai...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Abdul Majid Bhat reviews functioning of Cooperative Banks

Secretary Cooperatives and Tribal Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhat today reviewed the functioning of Cooperative Banks of Jammu Division, here at a meeting.Registrar Cooperative Societies informed the Secretary that there are nine Cooperative Banks in the division with...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Workshop on child-centered emergency preparedness

Secretary Disaster Management, Rescue, Relief & Rehabilitation (DMRRR), PHE and I&FC, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today stressed on the need for collective efforts to address vulnerabilities of women and children during disasters.Speaking at ongoing three-day state...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Labour Dept braces up for registration of unorganized workers

Labour and Employment Department is bracing up to start a massive exercise to register unorganized workers from January 1, 2019 in compliance to the Supreme Court directions.In this regard, Commissioner/Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department,...

07-Dec-2018 Kathua

Govt committed to ensure all-round development of State : K K Sharma

Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma today said that the Governor’s administration is committed to ensure all-round development of the state and thrust is being laid on to complete the languishing projects to benefit the people.The Advisor was speaking at a meeting...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Advisor K Vijay Kumar launches Battery Car at Mansar Lake

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today launched the battery operated car here at Mansar Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the Shivaliks.The Eco-friendly service has been introduced by the State Wildlife Protection Department as part of its eco-tourism promotion...

07-Dec-2018 Jammu

Governor celebrates Armed Forces Flag Day

Governor Satya Pal Malik celebrated the Armed Forces Flag Day at a function held at the Raj Bhavan here today. Brig. (Retd.) Harcharan Singh, Director, Rajya Sainik Board pinned a  token Flag on the self of Governor on the occasion. The Governor made contribution...

07-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Panchayat Elections In Punjab On December 30

The State Election Commissioner, Punjab Jagpal Singh Sandhu today announced the schedule for the elections of 13276 Panchayats of the State. With the announcement of the schedule, the 'Model Code of Conduct' has come into force immediately in the State....

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Ask GoI to resolve Kashmir: Mirwaiz to people of India

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday strongly denounced authorities for scuttling the peaceful protest programs of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) with regard to observing the ‘human rights week’, and the massive crackdown on resistance...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

M. Venkaiah Naidu compliments Armed Forces on Armed Forces Flag Day

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has complimented the Armed Forces for their valiant and vigilant contribution to national security on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, here today. He was interacting with the Army Personnel Team led by...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog Launches Global Hackathon On Artificial Intelligence

With the vision to further expand the idea of‘Artificial Intelligence, AI for All’ articulated in the National AI Strategy, NITI Aayog organises hackathons to source sustainable, innovative and technologically-enabled solutions to address various challenges...

07-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Dubai Crown Prince launches world's largest Arabic audio library

Dubai Crown Prince Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the largest Arabic audio library in the world.The Dubai Audio Library, which targets seven million visually impaired people in the Arab world, was an initiative undertaken by the Roads...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

EVMs have mysterious powers in Modi's India : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged his party workers to be vigilant against "EVM tampering" as voting came to an end in Telangana and Rajasthan, cautioning them that "in Modis India, EVMs have mysterious powers"."Congress party workers, be vigilant...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Is Narendra Modi above accountability, asks Congress

The Congress on Friday lambasted BJP President Amit Shah for parrying a media query over Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet to hold a press conference, and asked if Modi and Shah consider themselves above accountability.Asked to respond on Congress President...

07-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti says Governor encroaching on democratic space

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and President of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleged on Friday that Governor Satya Pal Malik is encroaching on democratic space.Addressing a media conference here, Mehbooba Mufti warned of an agitation over alleged...

07-Dec-2018 Ludhiana

Armed Forces Flag Day Celebrated

Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated at Ludhiana today. On this day, our fellow countrymen remember the sacrifices made by our army personnel for our country and donate huge amounts of funds under Armed Forces Flag Day fund for the families of our martyrs,...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Rise Design Art : Create. Transform. Inspire

Rise Design Art presents its first exhibition of one of its kind functional art pieces designed by Sanjay Kumar, called ‘Inception 2019’; the showcase to  go on till 16th December, 2018 at Bombay Arts Society. The limited art pieces have been designed...

07-Dec-2018 Jalandhar

Mobile Van Sensitizes People Against Drug Abuse

To make Jalandhar drug free by awakening the residents about the harmful effects of the drugs, the mobile van of health department sensitized the  people in Adampur on Thursday.Civil Surgeon Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bagga said that the van is being run under...

07-Dec-2018 Kharar

Indus Public School organised Armed Forces Flag Day

Indus Public School celebrated Armed Forces Flag Day to spread awareness among the students about the sacrifices made by the armed forces personnel in protecting and safeguarding the country.Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year on December 7. Students...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

BJP chief vows to take out Bengal Rath Yatra 'democratically'

Hours after the Kolkata High Court declined permission to the BJP from holding a 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal, party chief Amit Shah on Friday vowed to hold the procession democratically after the court permits it.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president,...

07-Dec-2018 Islamabad

We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US

Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the US of "pushing Pakistan away" and said he would never want to have a relation with Washington where his country is treated like a "hired gun"."I would never want to have a relationship where Pakistan is treated like...

07-Dec-2018 Panaji

Suresh Prabhu urges start-ups to boost India's agricultural yield

India's predominantly small agricultural holdings present a unique opportunity for budding start-ups to explore ways and means to increase crop yield from small parcels of farmland using technology, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu said...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Shilpa Shinde to provide expert advice for 'Big Boss 12'

Actress Shilpa Shinde says she is super excited to provide expert advice for the current season of "Big Boss" on a radio channel."I'm super excited to be a part of this show on a radio channel and what better than RED FM. I will be providing expert advice for...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Special effects reason to postpone 'Total Dhamaal' : Javed Jaffrey

Actor Javed Jaffrey, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film "Total Dhamaal", says that the makers postponed the release of the film from December to February next year because of special effects involved in the project.Javed was interacting...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Shilpa Shinde excited to host radio show for first time

Actress Shilpa Shinde says she is super excited to host a show for the first time ever on a radio channel."I'm super excited to host a show for the first time ever on a radio channel and what better than RED FM. Watching these contestants is almost like reliving...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Swara Bhasker excited about 'Flesh'

Actress Swara Bhasker says she is looking forward to tell a dark tale of the human trafficking industry with web series "Flesh"."To associate with brave, bold, relevant and impactful characters and projects is a dream for any passionate actor. I am delighted...

07-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

CGC Landran gets A ranking in national level B-School survey

Chandigarh Business School of Administration, CGC Landran, has been ranked A in Business Standard’s Annual B-School survey 2018. The institution is also the only institute from IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) that has achieved the A ranking, in this...

07-Dec-2018 Shimla

Governor appeals to donate generously towards Armed Forces Flag Day

On the Armed Forces Flag Day, officials of Himachal Pradesh Sainik Welfare Department called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan Shimla, today. Brig S.K. Verma, Director, Sainik Welfare pinned Armed Forces Flag to the Governor. The Governor contributed...

07-Dec-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur urges people to contribute for Armed Flag Day

Brig. S.K. Verma, Director Sainik Welfare pinned the Flag to the Chief Minister on the occasion of Armed Flag Day here today and Chief Minister contributed towards  this noble cause.Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that our valiant soldiers...

07-Dec-2018 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur Inaugurates Lift from Cart Road to The Mall Shimla

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated Lift from the Cart Road to The Mall Shimla to facilitate the general public and tourists. This lift has been constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 6.20 crore.Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Facebook tightens political ads in India ahead of 2019 polls

Facing intense scrutiny over the misuse of its platform globally during elections, Facebook has announced fresh steps to increase ad transparency and defend against foreign interference ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in India.Now anyone who wants to run...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath meets Narendra Modi in Delhi

In the backdrop of violence in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, here.Although what transpired between them was not officially communicated,...

07-Dec-2018 Chennai

'Next Enti' takes Telugu cinema to the next level

Telugu cinema is changing fast. "Baahubali", "Arjun Reddy" and now "Next Enti". Not that I am suggesting the third has a place along with the first two neo-classics. Not by a wide margin. But there is a flush of flavourful forthrightness in the way "Next Enti"...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Dharmendra : The man who saw tomorrow

Had his dreams remained just dreams, Dharmendra could well have been driving a tractor in the verdant fields of Punjab all through the years during which he was, instead, one of the biggest stars of Hindi cinema.Born Dharminder Singh Deol on 8 December 1935...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Neetu Chandra to star in Korean TV show

Actress Neetu Chandra, also a Kukkiwon ambassador of India, will star in a Korean Taekwondo drama titled "Narae".The actress was offered the role by grand master Lee Jeonghee."I'm extremely grateful and thank Grand master Lee Jeonghee. It is because of his sheer...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Kedarnath': Competently crafted but lacks soul

Director Abhishek Kapoor's "Kedarnath" kind of wears its premise on its title. It is sensitive, competently crafted and appears genuinely regional in flavour.It also brings together two opposing worlds of Indian cinema; the narrative of the traditional cinemas...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Kedarnath' is everything that love story should be

It's a pity that revealing the end of a film in a review is considered a spoiler. To me, a spoiler is that film which builds expectations and then dashes them to the ground.That sinking feeling I got while watching "Thugs Of Hindostan" and "2:0" is more than...

08-Dec-2018

08-Dec-2018 Pulwama

DDC Pulwama reviews District Level Action Plan under BBBP

The District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Glulam Mohammad Dar, today chaired a meeting to review District Level Action Plan (DLTF) under BBBP for the year 2018-19.Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama /District Programme officer ICDS, ADC Tral, ADC...

08-Dec-2018 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal reviews implementation of Ayushman Bharat

District Development Commissioner   Dr. Piyush Singla today reviewed the progress of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogi Yojna (PMJAY) here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by ADC, Naseer Ahmad Wani, ACR Nishar Ahmad, SDM Kangan, CMO Ganderbal,...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir Red Cross Society organizes Volunteers awareness programme

In a first, Kashmir Red Cross Society today organized International volunteer cum facilitation day programme at Kothibagh headquarter on Saturday.The programme was organized to highlight the importance of volunteers in combating the eventualities in day...

08-Dec-2018 Shopian

DDC Shopian flagged off students exchange tour programme

District Development Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed today flagged off the first batch of 50 students and 5 Escort teachers for educational tour outside State being held under students exchange programme to enhance the exposure of students and to promote...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

DC Srinagar reviews preparedness for snowfall

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Saturday reviewed the preparedness of different departments vis-à-vis snowfall in the district this winter.The DC was informed that all concerned departments have prepared zone and location-wise action...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

JK Editors forum meets JD Info Kashmir

A delegation of J&K Editors forum today called on Joint Director Information, Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Hakak and discussed various issues pertaining to the media industry in Kashmir.Led by Mohammad Aslam, the delegation discussed issues including problems...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Several media delegations call on Director Information

Several media delegations today called on Director Information and Public Relations Tariq Ahmad Zargar here and discussed the overall media scenario and functioning of the fourth estate in the state.Joint Director (HQ) Jammu Naresh Kumar and other officers of...

08-Dec-2018 Ramban

DC Ramban reviews progress on Special Summary Revision

Deputy Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today reviewed the progress on Special Summary Revision (SSR) in the district.The meeting was attended by ERO, Assembly Constituency- 55 Ramban, ACR, Vevaik Puri, ERO, Assembly Constituency- 56 Banihal, SDM, Zameer Ahmed...

08-Dec-2018 Anantang

DC Anantnag reviews special summary revision of electoral rolls

The Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, Mohammed Younis Malik, who is also the District Election Officer, Anantnag today convened a meeting of AROs & AEROs here to review the progress achieved under the special summary revision of Electoral Rolls – 2018 in...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

National Lok Adalat held across Kashmir

The National Lok Adalat was today held across all the District Court complexes and several of their subordinate courts wherein various pre and post litigation cases pertaining to different matters were taken.In Srinagar, the National Lok Adalat was organized...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Finance Deptt winds up pre-budget consultations

Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary has concluded the extensive and mandatory exercise of pre-budget consultations of Government departments for the next financial year. While winding up this annual process, today he chaired the last and final meeting...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Prof Nirmal Gupta calls on Governor

Former Chairperson, J&K State Social Welfare Advisory Board (JKSSWB) Prof Nirmal Gupta called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.Prof.  Gupta discussed, with the Governor, the issues pertaining to the condition of specially-abled,...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Dr Lone takes stock of facilities at Homes for Blind, Aged

Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone, today visited Government Residential School for Blind at Roop Nagar here to take a first-hand appraisal of facilities being provided to the inmates there.Dr. Lone was accompanied by Mission Director ICDS,...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Preparedness critical for tackling natural disasters : B B Vyas

Advisor to Governor, BB Vyas today said that preparedness is critical for tackling any natural disaster and we have to ensure that we take special measures for specific needs of children and women in the event of any humanitarian emergency, so that our approach...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

MLC Surender Choudhary calls on Governor

MLC Surender Choudhary called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.Surender Choudhary apprised the Governor about various significant issues relating to Nowshehra area. He discussed, with Governor, the issue of special recruitment drive in...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Delegation of JK PWF meets Governor

A delegation of J&K Pensioners Welfare Federation Senior Citizen Civil Society (J&K PWFSCCS) led by its President Sampath Parkash met with Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation appreciated Governor for taking good decisions...

08-Dec-2018 Jammu

Panchayat Polls-2018: JK witnesses 79.9% voting in Phase-VIII

In the Phase-VIII of Panchayat Polls held today, overall poll percentage of 79.9% was witnessed across the State.According to the Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shaleen Kabra, a massive 85.1% polling was witnessed in Jammu division and 49.6% in Kashmir...

08-Dec-2018 Kapurthala

Northern Army Commander visits Sainik School Kapurthala

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command Saturday visited Sainik School, Kapurthala. The Army Commander, an alumni of the school, was received by Brig D Palsokar, Station Commander and the Principal, Colonel...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Human Rights Week: Transporters stage protest against civilian killings

Transporters from Kashmir Valley Saturday staged a peaceful protest against killing spree in Valley.Scores of transporters on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership assembled here in Pratap Park under the banner of Kashmir Transporters Welfare Federation. The protesters...

08-Dec-2018 Poonch

14 dead in Poonch deadly road accident

Fourteen people were killed and several were injured after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell 100 metres into a rocky gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today, the police said. The bus was going from Loran to Poonch, 175 km...

08-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

War Veterans Demand Deidcated Memeorial For WWI Heroes

War veterans on Saturday came together on the Military Literature Festival (MLF) platform to demand for a dedicated war memorial to commemorate  the sacrifices of all the World War I heros.The hitherto unrecognised contribution of valiant Indians, particularly...

08-Dec-2018 Ludhiana

4241 case settle in National Lok Adalat

As per directions issued by National Legal Services Authority, New Delhi and Punjab State Legal Services Authority, S.A.S. Nagar a National Lok Adalat was organized on 08.12.2018 in Judicial Courts, Ludhiana as well as Sub-Divisions Jagraon, Khanna, Samrala,...

08-Dec-2018 Kapurthala

Northern Army Commander Visits Sainik School Kapurthala

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command visited Sainik School, Kapurthala on  08th Dec 2018. The Army Commander, an alumni of the School was received by Brig D Palsokar, Station Commander and the Principal,...

08-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Modi has no shame in using military as personal asset : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using the 2016 surgical strike on terrorist camps for "political capital" and said he has "absolutely no shame in using the military as a personal asset".Gandhi attacked Modi...

08-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Rachel Brosnahan hopes for positive change with #MeToo movement

"The Marvelous Mrs Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan appreciates the conversations started by #MeToo movement, but says there is still a long way to go."There is a lot of change still to come," Brosnahan told IANS when asked about how the world has changed after...

08-Dec-2018 Bathinda

BA benches formed for national lok adalat

On the directions of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), National Lok Adalat relating to pending Civil & Criminal matters including appeals alongwith Pre-litigative cases was held at District Courts, Bathinda. It was informed by Ms. Manila Chugh,...

08-Dec-2018 Fatehgarh Sahib

1403 cases settled in National Lok Adalat

Under the directive of National Legal Services Authority, National Lok Adalat was organized in Fatehgarh Sahib under the guidance and supervision of R. S. Rai, District and Sessions Judge cum Chairman District Legal Services Authority Fatehgarh Sahib. R. S....

08-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress terms ED raids on people linked to Vadra as "blind vendetta"

The Congress on Saturday termed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) searches at the premises of some persons linked to Congress President Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra as "blind vendetta" to settle political scores.Addressing a press conference...

08-Dec-2018 United Nations

UN chief asks world to prevent genocide

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the international community to prevent rather than react to genocide as the crime does not happen overnight."Genocide is deliberate and premeditated and requires serious preparations that take time. Those...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Dharam's unfulfilled dream - of sharing screen space with Dilip Kumar

Two days ago, Dharmendra was in his bungalow in Juhu (these days he spends most of his time on his farm in Lonavala, where he is busy writing poetry in Urdu) and knowing that it was his 83rd birthday on December 8 I asked him if he had any one dream unfullfilled.He...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Badhaai Ho' is special for many reasons : Amit Ravindernath Sharma

"Badhaai Ho" Amit Ravindernath Sharma says he feels blessed to get all the love and appreciation for the film.The film, Chrome Pictures' first production, has been embraced by the audience for its sensitive handling of a subject not often talked about in cinema,...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

There are no limits to how much you like someone : Diljit Dosanjh

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh likes reality TV personality and make-up mogul Kylie Jenner, and says there are no limits when it comes to liking someone.The actor expressed his admiration for Kylie in an episode of "Koffee with Karan" season 6, read a statement.When...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Kedarnath' garners Rs 7.25 cr on opening day

Actress Sara Ali Khan's maiden film "Kedarnath" has garnered Rs 7.25 crore on its opening day, according to its makers.The Abhishek Kapoor directorial, which also features Sushant Singh Rajput, released on Friday."'Kedarnath' has opened on a positive note. The...

08-Dec-2018 Rome

Italy nightclub stampede kills 6

At least six people were killed and dozens injured following a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, authorities said.The stampede happened early Saturday morning at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, about 141 km east of Florence. The...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Richa Chadha wants 'Fukrey 3' to be made

Actress Richa Chadha, who rose to fame with her character of Bholi Punjaban in the Fukrey franchise, became nostalgic as the second instalment of the franchise "Fukrey Returns" completed one year of its release on Saturday.Reminiscing about the film's memories,...

08-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Grateful I got to be part of 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' : Gal Gadot

Actress Gal Gadot is happy about her film "Ralph Breaks the Internet" getting a Golden Globe nomination."Ralph Breaks the Internet" has earned a nomination in Best Animated film category. "Ralph Breaks the Internet", which is a sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph", is...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Speaker Legislative Assembly meets Governor

Actor-comedian Sunil Grover, who is all set with his forthcoming comedy television show "Kanpur Waale Khuranas", was happy that his former colleague Kapil Sharma is getting married.Sunil was interacting with the media at the launch of "Kanpur Waale Khuranas" along...

09-Dec-2018

09-Dec-2018 Srinagar

3 LeT militants killed in Mujjund

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, two of them locals, were killed in an encounter with government forces at Mujgund area on Srinagar-Bandipora road, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The bodies of two locals militants have been handed over to the family for...

09-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

2nd National conference of computer committees of high courts concluded

On the concluding day of the Second National Conference of Computer Committees of High Courts, Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Judge Supreme Court of India, proposed for identifying and developing software to enhance ‘Artificial Intelligence’ for better...

09-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Manpreet Singh Badal Brings Curtains Down On MLF-2018

Bringing the curtains down on Military Literature Festival-2018, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Sunday announced that the State Government would set up a special corpus fund for holding the Festival as an annual event, regardless of which party...

09-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress threatening probe agency officers : Shahnawaz Hussain

A day after the Congress accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misusing investigating agencies, the BJP hit back saying the Congress was threatening probe officers and that there will be action against the corrupt, irrespective of which powerful family...

09-Dec-2018 Kannur (Kerala)

Kannur airport inaugurated

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday inaugurated the Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) and expressed confidence that it will change the fortune of the state with all towns within four hours of drive from an international airport."Kannur Takes...

09-Dec-2018 Guwahati

Assam tea body slam 'chaiwala' Modi

The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refer to himself as a "chaiwala", for not being considerate towards the state's tea garden workers' plight and urged him to implement the promised minimum wage of Rs...

09-Dec-2018 Washington

Chief of Staff John Kelly leaving by year end : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that his Chief of Staff John Kelly will exit the White House by the end of the year.Trump's announcement on Saturday came after it was reported on Friday that Kelly was expected to announce his departure in the coming...

09-Dec-2018 Washington

John Kelly to leave his job at year end : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said the White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year.Trump called Kelly "a great guy," while speaking to reporters at White House on Saturday, Xinhua reported."He's been with me almost two...

09-Dec-2018 Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu, Vladimir Putin agree to arrange security meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to soon arrange a meeting between security delegations of the two countries.The agreement was reached during the earlier phone talks between the two leaders over...

09-Dec-2018 Mumbai

'Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle': Why another weak-willed Jungle Book?

Netflix's big-screen experience of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" is here shrunken in size. And it's not just the size of the screen that's diminished. This adaptation, coming just two years after Jon Favreau's fabulous take on the timeless tale of animals...

09-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Modelling will always be special : Malaika Arora

Actress Malaika Arora, who will be one of the judges for the auditions of models for the forthcoming edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2019, says that she is extremely nostalgic about her modelling days."Modelling will always hold a special place...

09-Dec-2018 Mumbai

I've never come across an imperfect woman : Rapper Badshah

While achieving physical perfection is a key driving force for the young generation in the era of social media scrutiny, rapper and composer Badshah is making subtle statements through his songs on embracing uniqueness rather than seeking perfection.Whether...

09-Dec-2018 Singapore

Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap win at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Bollywood star Salman Khan won the best entertainment host/presenter for "Bigg Boss", and Anurag Kashyap won best direction (fiction) for season one of Netflix's original series "Sacred Games" at the inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards here.Aarti Bajaj also...

09-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Aquaman' has vital message about Earth's health : Jason Momoa

Actor Jason Momoa says his forthcoming film "Aquaman" includes an important environmental message.In the film, Momoa essays Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman, with character duality.Talking about the duality and the vital message, the actor said in a statement: "He...

 

 

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