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25-Sep-2020 Patna

Tejashwi Yadav seeks rollback of agri Bills, leads 'tractor march'

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday demanded that the Centre shelve the three contentious agriculture-related Bills that have led to agitation by farmers in many state.He said that the protests by farmers were increasing in every state across...

25-Sep-2020 Kolkata

Bengal witnesses sporadic anti-farm Bill protests

As part of the nationwide stir, members of farmers' bodies belonging to the Left parties and West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress staged sporadic protests in various parts of the state demanding withdrawal of the 'anti-people' farm Bills passed recently...

25-Sep-2020 Chennai

Skulls in hand, TN farmers protest against agricultural Bills

Members of some farmers organisations and the two Left parties protested in various parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday against the three farm Bills passed by the Parliament.Led by the Tamil Nadu Farmers' Association President P. Ayyakannu, half-clad farmers, carrying...

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Pak wants to flood J&K with weapons before winter

Ahead of winter, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence has planned to flood Jammu and Kashmir with weapons to create unrest in the Valley, government sources said. To do so, ISI has procured a sizable number of Hexacopters from a Chinese firm associated with...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Urvashi Rautela set to collaborate with Remo D'Souza

Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D Souza and actress Urvashi Rautela have joined hands for a project.The details of the project are still under wraps, but the actress has shared the experience of working with the filmmaker."Working under Remo Sir's vision is indeed a great opportunity...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Rajinikanth remembers SPB : You have been my voice for many years

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth expressed grief at the demise of legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam on Friday, and offered condolences to the family of the late singer."#RIP Balu sir... you have been my voice for many years ... your voice and your memories will...

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Kamal Haasan on SPB: We were knitted together by popular choice

Late playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam and veteran actor Kamal Haasan have been a popular combination of the audience for long. Stating that Balasubrahmanyam is a national voice, Kamal Haasan noted how the departed icon was an artiste who celebrated talent.SP...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

TV stars Paras Chhabra, Gaurav K. Sharma launch production house

Former Bigg Boss contestant Paras Chhabra has turned a producer and will back music, films, web shows and commercials.Paras has joined hands with "Bade Achhe Lagte Hain" actor Gaurav K. Sharma to launch their production house. Their first venture will be a...

25-Sep-2020 Jammu

VC SKUAST- Jammu nominated as Member ICCR General Assembly

On the basis of eminence in the field of culture and education, Professor J. P. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu, has been nominated as a member to the General Assembly of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi.Professor Sharma’s...

25-Sep-2020 Anantnag

2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

Two top commander of Lashker-e-Toiba were killed in an overnight encounter with a joint team of police, army and CRPF in Bijbhera area of south Kashmir, inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said on Friday.“Two top commanders of LeT were killed in the...

25-Sep-2020 Lambi (Sri Mukatsar Sahib)

Declare Punjab 'principal market yard': Sukhbir Singh Badal

SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal has demanded that the whole of Punjab should be declared a 'principal market yard' for agricultural produce to ensure that laws based on the three passed agricultural Bills do not apply in the northern state."This is the...

25-Sep-2020 Chandigarh

Protests by farmers disrupts life in Punjab, Haryana

Cutting across party lines, the day-long statewide protests by farmers evoked a good response in Punjab and Haryana as normal life was disrupted, but in Chandigarh it was almost normal.Rail traffic across Punjab was badly hit as farmers, farm labourers, commission...

25-Sep-2020 Sydney

Aus researchers to begin human trials of DNA Covid-19 vaccine

A research team led by the University of Sydney in Australia will start human trials of a Covid-19 DNA vaccine, the varsity announced on Friday.The gene-based vaccine, developed by Australian biotech company Technovalia and its international vaccine partner...

25-Sep-2020 Shimla/Mandi

MoU signed between HP Police and IIT Mandi

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Himachal Pradesh Police and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today to set up an institutional mechanism to facilitate the Police Personal...

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Dean Jones was my friend for 35 years, will miss him : Kapil Dev

No foreign cricketer has visited India as many times as former Australian batting mainstay Dean Jones - more than 100 times - such was his connection with this country, said legendary Kapil Dev, while recalling his "35-year long association" with one of...

25-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Basheer Ahmad Khan reviews functioning of JKRLM

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Basheer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of JK Rural Livelihood Mission (JKRLM) at SKICC here.On the occasion the Advisor also released e-Coffee Table Book of JK Rural Livelihood Mission.The meeting...

25-Sep-2020 Kathua

DDC Kathua reviews progress of Aadhaar seeding

District Development Commissioner Kathua, O.P Bhagat today chaired a meeting of officers to review the progress in Aadhaar seeding of beneficiaries under various government schemes being implemented in the district.The DDC took detailed review of the progress...

25-Sep-2020 Bandipora

Education Department Bandipora contributes Rs 5 lac to DRCF

The Education Department, Bandipora on Friday contributed an amount of Rs five lakh to the District Red Cross Fund (DRCF) as a goodwill gesture to help the people in distress.The cheque was handed over by Chief Education Officer Bandipora to the Deputy Commissioner...

25-Sep-2020 Baramulla

Director Agriculture inaugurates Hi-Tech Poly house at Baramulla

In order to provide a backup to upscale cropping intensity of vegetable seedlings under controlled conditions, a Hi-tech poly house was today inaugurated by Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi at wagoora, Baramulla.During the inauguration eve,...

25-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Director Horticulture Kashmir reviews implementation of HDPP

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today reviewed the status of implementation of High Density Plantation Programme (HDPP) here.During the meeting, the Director instructed all the Chief Horticulture Officers as well as Private Enterprises to ensure...

25-Sep-2020 Bandipora

NM Volleyball Championship-2020 concludes in Bandipora

Nadim Memorial Volleyball Championship-2020 concluded here, with Aragam Volleyball team winning the title.The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora, Zahoor Ahmad Mir who was also Chief Guest on the occasion distributed prizes among the winners.The...

25-Sep-2020 Anantnag

DDC chairs meeting regarding preservation of water bodies in Anantnag

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, K.K. Sidha today convened a meeting of officers regarding Conservation of water bodies under convergence mode.The meeting discussed identification and preservation of water bodies including springs, ponds and...

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Indian OTT develops its star system

Just a few weeks, ago that filmmaker Shekhar Kapur shared that he was impressed with the amazing new acting talents that the OTT space has been introducing to the world. The audience is with him on this.IANS takes a look at actors who have grabbed maximum...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Tamannah Bhatia opens up on her role in Telugu remake of 'Andhadhun'

Actress Tamannah Bhatia is excited to reprise the role of Tabu in the Telugu remake of the Hindi thriller, "Andhadhun"."I've always been an ardent fan of Tabu's work and it is such an honour to reprise a role played by her. The original film has this psychological...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

NCB grills Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika's ex-manager, Dharma honcho

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday is questioning Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh, Dharma Productions executive producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad and Deepika Padukone's former manager Karishma Prakash in connection with its probe into the drugs case...

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Disha Patani becomes 'beauty' brand ambassador

"Beauty is an integral part of my life, even more since I became a model," says Bollywood actress Disha Patani has been roped in as the beauty brand ambassador of Myntra.Disha will be featuring in a brand campaign that will bring to the table a holistic representation...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Asim Riaz gives new twist to Rafi classic 'Badan pe sitare'

Bigg Boss 13 star Asim Riaz features in a new version of the Mohammad Rafi classic , Badan pe sitare, which was originally picturised on Vyjayanthimala and Shammi Kapoor in the 1969 film, Prince.Sharing a brief video of the new song, Asim posted on Instagram:...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Parineeta Borthakur excited about small screen return

Actress Parineeta Borthakur is excited to return to the television screen with a new show.The actress was last seen in the 2018 TV show "Bepannah". She has now joined the cast of "Gupta Brothers: Chaar Kunware From Ganga Kinare"."I'm excited to return to the...

25-Sep-2020 Bengaluru

Sandalwood Drugs Case: ED gets 5-day custody of Ragini, Sanjjanaa

The special NDPS court in Bengaluru has granted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) five days custody of the Kannada film stars -- Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani -- along with other accused who have been arrested in a drug related case.The ED in its petition...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Utopia: Gruesome pandemic drama

A cult graphic novel seems to hold clues about viruses and other catastrophes that threaten to annihilate humankind. Fancy that as an eerie dose of entertainment in the time of pandemic.Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn writes and executive-produces eight...

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai/New Delhi

NCB to summon Karan Johar soon, claims SAD leader Sirsa

In what looks like more trouble for the biggest names in Bollywood, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) could summon several top actors, directors and producers of tinsel town for questioning. The development comes when Siromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder...

24-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Prime Minister launches the Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi launched the Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Fit India Movement, via virtual conferencing today.Shri Modi interacted with various sports persons, fitness experts and others...

24-Sep-2020 New Delhi

China wants India to vacate key heights before de-escalation on LAC

China is insisting that India vacates strategic heights on the south bank of Pangong Lake ahead of talks on disengagement on the LAC, top Indian Army sources said.During the Corps Commander-level talks, China told India that will not discuss disengagement...

24-Sep-2020 Dubai

KL Rahul's record-breaking ton blows Royal Challengers Bangalore away

Captain K.L. Rahul on Thursday shattered a few IPL records with a blistering 69-ball 132 not out -- the highest individual score by an Indian in the league -- that helped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) crush Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 97 runs here on Thursday...

24-Sep-2020 Dubai

Have to stand in front and take the brunt of it : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday admitted that his mistakes on the field led to a 97-run defeat against Kings XI Punjab at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.Kohli dropped two easy catches of Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul in...

24-Sep-2020 Mangaluru

Kannada TV Anchor in the dock for Mangaluru drugs case

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police of Mangaluru on Thursday reportedly summoned famous Kannada TV anchor, Anushri for her alleged association with choreographer Kishore Aman Shetty.Shetty was arrested last week for alleged possession of MDMA tablets and...

24-Sep-2020 Chandigarh

Weeklong 6th State Level Rozgar Job Fair kick starts

The 6th State Level Job Fair kick started today under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission, the flagship program of the Punjab Government. The Punjab Technical Education and Employment Generation Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi inaugurated this week...

24-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Reduce the gap between Industries and Institutes: Dr Samoon

Principal Secretary School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today said that Skill Development Institutions needs recalibration with the Industrial requirements.The Principal Secretary made these remarks while chairing the meeting of UT screening...

24-Sep-2020 Jammu

ROB organizes photo exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi at Jammu

Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, in collaboration with Department of Information and Public Relations, today organized a two day photo exhibition on completion of yearlong celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi,...

24-Sep-2020

9th Annual General Meeting of CVPPPL held through virtual mode

The 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited was held here on Thursday under the Chairmanship of CVPPPL Chairman, Suresh Kumar.The Annual Account for the year 2019-2020 was also adopted in the AGM.The virtual ...

24-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Baseer Ahmad Khan reviews winter preparedness of PDD

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review the preparedness of Power Development Department with regard to power supply for the upcoming winter season in Kashmir Division.During the meeting, the Advisor directed the officers...

24-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Vikas Kundal inspects development works being executed by JKPCC

Managing Director Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), Vikas Kundal, today inspected various ongoing works being executed by the Corporation.Chief Engineer JKPCC, ND Khawaja and Superintending Engineer JKPCC, Showkat Ahmad Dar accompanied...

24-Sep-2020 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara reviews Skill Development sector

District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review formulation of Action Plan for Skill Development sector here.The DDC stressed upon the concerned officers to get their field machinery activated...

24-Sep-2020 Baramulla

Jan Abhiyan: Awami Muhim programmes held at Anantnag, Baramulla

As part of ongoing Jan Abhiyan programme, AwamiMuhim/ Jan SunwayiMuhim was today organised at Anantnag and Baramulla districts of Kashmir division.During the campaign, the respective District Development Commissioner’s held public darbars which witnessed...

24-Sep-2020 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal inspects macadamization, developmental works at ZaznaMandi

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today visited Zazna Fruit and Vegetable Mandi here to inspect ongoing macadamization and other developmental works approved under languishing scheme.During the visit, the Executive Engineer, Horticulture...

24-Sep-2020 Ramban

DDC Ramban declares open inter-zone district level sports tourney

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ramban, NazimZai Khan today declared open inter zone district level sports tournament here at District Police Lines.The four days sports event is being organized by the Department of Youth Services and Sports Ramban under...

24-Sep-2020 Kathua

DDC Kathua chairs maiden meet of District Skill Committee

District Development Commissioner, O.P Bhagat today chaired first District Skill Committee, here at DC office complex.DEPO Aruna Sharma, District Social Welfare Officer, Abdul Rahim, Functional Manager DIC Sandeep Dubey, District Officer JKSC/ ST/ OBC Corp. ChunniLalVerma, ...

24-Sep-2020 Dera Bassi/S.A.S. Nagar

Dera Bassi building collapse: 4 die, 4 survive

An under construction commercial building in ward number 14  Merra Malli Mohalla  near Ramlila Ground of Dera Bassi sub-division collapsed roof-on, around 09:30 am on Thursday morning during the construction of the first floor of the building...

24-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Team India fitness levels behind others, Virat Kohli tells PM

Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian cricket team, on Thursday admitted that while the fitness standards of the side has improved, they are still behind when compared with other teams in the world.While interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the...

24-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Fraudsters using 'Facebook profile cloning' to dupe people

The fraudsters have devised a new mechanism to dupe people by using their Facebook profiles to coax their friends for money.The modus operandi of the fraudsters involves cloning of the Facebook profile of an individual and then sending 'friend requests'...

24-Sep-2020 London

YouTube expands fact-check on video searches to Europe

Google-owned YouTube on Thursday said it would expand its fact-checking feature to Europe in a bid to fight misinformation related to polls and the pandemic.According to a CNBC report, the fact-checking feature, already launched in the US, Brazil and India, will...

24-Sep-2020 Patna

Pappu Yadav launches party manifesto after filing an affidavit

The Jan Adhikar Party headed by Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Thursday claimed that voters will not allow Gujarati CM in Bihar any longer.Playing the regional pride card, Yadav targeted the coalition government of the JDU and the BJP, alleging that...

24-Sep-2020 Ferozepur

Border Security Force seize 13 kg heroin in Punjab's Ferozepur

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said it had seized 13 kg heroin worth Rs 65 crore in Punjab's Ferozepur district.The recovery was made close to the international border with Pakistan."Vigilant border men are relentlessly thwarting smuggling attempts...

 

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