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24-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Vini Mahajan Orders Inoculation Of Left Out Healthcare Workers, Kin

In order to effectively tackle the onslaught of much-anticipated third Covid wave, Punjab Chief Secretary, Vini Mahajan, on Thursday ordered to immediately inoculate all the remaining healthcare workers and their families, besides stressing on the permanent...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Shraddha Arya relaxes with Rishi Kapoor songs after a long day's shoot

Television actress Shraddha Arya is a diehard Rishi Kapoor fan. After a long day of shoot, the actress relaxes listening to classic melodies featuring the late Bollywood star!Talking about her love for Rishi Kapoor, Shraddha shared: "I have been a big fan of Rishi...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Amyra Dastur urges all to donate to Covid relief

 Amyra Dastur is donating to Covid relief amid the ongoing second wave of the pandemic. The actress is deeply affected by how the pandemic has left people devastated and displaced families across the nation."Covid-19 has devastated so many in our country and...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Kangana Ranaut spends her mornings with her horse 'Lightening'

Actress Kangana Ranaut took to Instagram on Thursday to post a picture with her horse, whom she calls Lightening.In the picture, the actress is seen looking candidly at her brown horse on a paddock field early in the morning. She is dressed in riding attire...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Karishma Tanna shares glimpse of 'just another day'

Actress Karishma Tanna on Thursday shared a glimpse of what just another day looks like for her.Karishma posted a picture on Instagram, where she is seen dressed in a white T-shirt paired with ripped jeans, sneakers and sunglasses."Just another day. Ssup?" she...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Ankita Lokhande: Did you work out today?

Actress Ankita Lokhande is a fitness freak, often posting workout videos. On Thursday morning, Ankita uploaded a new clip showing her exercising in her apartment premises.Dressed in her gym wear, a white T-shirt, black track pants and white shoes, Ankita is...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Khushi Kapoor to sister Janhvi Kapoor: 'Love you sometimes'

The late Sridevi's younger daughter Khushi Kapoor on Thursday afternoon shared a sunkissed picture with her elder sister, actress Jhanvi Kapoor, set against a picturesque sunset background.In the image, the sisters are seen enjoying a sundowner at a plush...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Rasika Dugal has tips on wearing an outfit

Actress Rasika Dugal had some wardrobe tips for fans on Thursday, which she shared on Instagram.Rasika posted an image dressed in a long blue dress, and shared some advice on how to wear an outfit."Essential steps when you wear an outfit: Step 1: (and most important)......

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar, Nupur Sanon's 'Filhall 2' teaser to drop on June 30

The teaser of Akshay Kumar and Nupur Sanon's "Filhall 2" music video is all set to drop on June 30. Akshay shared a first-look poster of the song on Instagram on Thursday afternoon.In the image, Akshay is seen riding a bike dressed in a black shirt, blue...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Twinkle Khanna loves to 'potter around' with her plants

Twinkle Khanna on Thursday afternoon opened up about her green thumb, posting a picture with a money plant at her home."There are stars my eyes and not just on my shirt when I potter around with my plants," she wrote in the caption, and gave the hashtag #greenthumbsup...

24-Jun-2021 Srinagar

Secretary Sports Council inaugurates Cricket Academy, Sports Nursery

Emphasising on the up-gradation of existing and new sports infrastructure, Secretary Sports Council, Nuzhat Gull accompanied by a team of Engineers and officials visited several stadiums and Indoor Sports Complexes to monitor the progress of various ongoing works...

24-Jun-2021 Poonch

DC Poonch Inderjeet reviews performance of Rural Development Department

District Development Commissioner Poonch, Inderjeet, today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Rural Development Department (RDD).During the meeting various issues were discussed which includes completion of PMAY(Gramin) houses, Aadhar seeding of MGNREGA...

24-Jun-2021 Jammu

DC Jammu Anshul Garg listens to public grievances at Dansal

To get first-hand account of the public grievances, Deputy Commissioner, Anshul Garg today visited Block Dansal to attend a public outreach programme in which delegations from different Panchayats, besides scores of individuals apprised him about the problems...

24-Jun-2021 Kupwara

ADC Kupwara reviews District Road Safety Action Plan

Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the implementation of District Road Safety Action Plan (DRSAP) 2021-22. The meeting held threadbare discussion regarding various measures for implementation...

24-Jun-2021 Shopian

DC Shopian asks people to act upon Covid SOPs

While briefing media, today, Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya has appealed people to follow Covid Appropriate Behavior and other guidelines including wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, washing hands properly besides avoiding social...

24-Jun-2021 Srinagar

First survey of migratory nomadic population initiated in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Government has initiated first enumeration and survey of migratory tribal population in higher reaches with an aim to formulate plan for extending benefits to migratory population for their socio-economic upliftment. The survey will serve...

24-Jun-2021 Udhampur

Advisor Baseer Ahmad Khan visits Udhampur

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today conducted an extensive tour of Udhampur District to review the current COVID-19 arrangements in the district and the measures taken by the district administration for mitigation of COVID.During the tour...

24-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Karishma Kotak slays at The Curtly and Karishma Show

Karishma Kotak has started her own youtube channel alongside west indian great Sir Curtly Ambrose. It's called the Curtly and Karishma show. It's an interview sort of chat show where there is in depth analysis of sports and cricket in general. We know Karishma...

23-Jun-2021 Srinagar

Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta chairs 3rd UT-Level Bankers’ Committee meeting

The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired the 3rd UT-Level Bankers’ Committee meeting and reviewed achievements of banks and financial institutions operating in Jammu and Kashmir.Principal Secretary, Revenue Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary,...

23-Jun-2021 Srinagar

DG IMPARD reviews arrangements for upcoming 2-day regional conference

Director General, Institute of Management, Public Administration and Rural Development (IMPARD), Saurabh Bhagat today took stock of all the arrangements to be made for upcoming 2-day regional conference here at SKICC, Srinagar.The participants from all the concerned...

23-Jun-2021 Baramulla

Deputy Registrar CSs Bla assumes charge of several CMSs

The Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies (CSs) Baramulla, Gh Mohi ud Din Kulay today assumed the Charge of several Cooperative Marketing Societies (CMSs).The Dep. Registrar will now look into the affairs of these societies which include Pattan, Tangmarg,...

23-Jun-2021 Bandipora

ADDC reviews progress of PMGSY roads in Bandipora

The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Bandipora Afsar Ali Khan on Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the progress of road construction under PMGSY. The ADDC reviewed the progress of various works and discussed the bottlenecks that hinder...

23-Jun-2021 Kupwara

Progress of ongoing Covid vaccination reviewed at Kupwara

The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone today convened a meeting of concerned health officers to review the progress of on-going Covid vaccination in the district. It was informed in the meeting that 27346 persons have been vaccinated...

23-Jun-2021 Baramulla

Rotary Club organizes Nation Builder Award ceremony at Baramulla

To recognize the performance of teachers who worked selflessly and with utmost dedication especially during the current circumstances, Rotary Club today organized Nation Builders Award Ceremony in Baramulla in which several teachers from across the district...

23-Jun-2021 Bandipora

ADC Bandipora reviews Road Safety Action Plan

In order to provide safer road facilities to the people and to reduce mortality and accident rate, the Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Zahoor Ahmad today convened a meeting of District Road Safety Committee to discuss and formulate ‘Action Plan...

23-Jun-2021 Srinagar

Inam Ul Haq Siddiqui assumes charge as JDI, Kashmir

Inam Ul Haq Siddiqui, today, assumed the charge of Joint Director Information, Kashmir, in presence of his predecessor, Mr Haris Ahmad Handoo and other senior officers of divisional office.Prior to his posting as Joint Director Information, Kashmir (JDI,...

23-Jun-2021 Jammu

J&K Sainik Welfare Department celebrates Raising Day

Sainik Welfare Department Jammu and Kashmir today celebrated its Raising Day where Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer, was the chief guest.On the occasion of the Raising Day, Brig Gurmeet Singh Shan, Director, Sainik Welfare Department J&K...

23-Jun-2021 Jammu

J&K ITCO holds Medical Check -up Camp for Women

Jammu and Kashmir Industrial and Technical Consultancy Organisation Ltd. (JKITCO) today organised a Medical Checkup cum awareness camp on Reproductive and Menstrual Health for Women here at Softek Institute of Information Technology, Shastri Nagar.The camp...

23-Jun-2021 Shimla/New Delhi

Industries Minister Bikram Singh calls on J.P Nadda

Industries Minister Bikram Singh called on BJP National President J.P Nadda at New Delhi on Tuesday evening. He discussed about various developmental issues pertaining to the state and urged to pursue them at Centre for speedy approvals.J.P Nadda assured the Minister...

23-Jun-2021 Ludhiana

Cycle Riders Marked Anti-Drugs Campaign By Cycling

To encourage fitness and create awareness on Anti-Drugs, Police Commissionerate Ludhiana in association with Aas Ehsaas organised Let's Ride Cycle (Anti-Drugs Campaign) in which people from all the age groups enthusiastically came and participated as cycle...

23-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Nikita Rawal turns vegan and it has just changed her energies

Nikita Rawal is looking like a dream. She is probably at her fittest best and that too during the lockdown. There must have been something right that our girl is doing. We tried to dig in and found out that she has turned vegan. Nikita has been working out...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Jacqueline Fernandez: It's time to dance

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is in the mood to dance, going by her Tuesday post on Instagram.Jacqueline's new image shows her lying down and flaunting a beautiful smile at the camera. She is seen wearing a white crop top with a mesh neckline. She kept her look...

22-Jun-2021 Tel Aviv

RedHill's oral pill shows promise against Covid-related pneumonia

Israel-based biopharmaceutical company RedHill Biopharma's new oral pill called Opaganib has been found effective in patients hospitalised with Covid-related pneumonia, results from a clinical trial has shown.The oral opaganib is associated with a reduction in the...

22-Jun-2021 Gurugram

19-year-old beaten to death in Gurugram, 4 arrested

Gurugram police have arrested four persons for allegedly thrashing a 19-year-old college student to death over his relationship with a girl, the police said on Tuesday.According to the police, the victim has been identified as Narender alias Nitin, a resident...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi/Srinagar

Building a Naya J&K

Nearly two years after the revocation of J&K's special status, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is all set to chair the All Party Meeting of J&K leaders in New Delhi. Kashmir based politicians, who remained in power for many years and had opposed the...

22-Jun-2021 Washington

Tropical storm kills 14 people in Alabama

At least 14 people were killed in the US state of Alabama after tropical storm Claudette made landfall with strong winds and heavy rains state Alabama.Claudette had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph on Monday, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory.However,...

22-Jun-2021 Srinagar

All J&K Gupkar alliance leaders to attend PM's all party meet

Mainstream political leaders who are part of the Peoples alliance for Gupkar declaration (PAGD), said on Tuesday that they will be attending the all party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24.The announcement was made by Dr Abdullah after the...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi

AstraZeneca vax linked to rare neurological disorder in India, England

Eleven individuals who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine have developed a rare neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome, clinicians in India and England have reported in two separate studies.The studies, published in the peer-reviewed...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Covid deaths 5-6 times higher, 3rd wave could be worse : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Covid death numbers could be five to six times higher in India, but the focus should be on vaccination, as the second wave was bad, the third wave could be worse.Rahul Gandhi, during his virtual press conference,...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi/Srinagar

Meeting with Modi: Will the 'Gupkar Alliance' come on board?

The virtually defunct alliance of some Kashmir-based mainstream political parties, which has been deserted by two key constituents and has met only once in the last six months, would be deciding in Srinagar on Tuesday whether to attend or boycott the Prime...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi

3rd Covid wave is in our hands, vaccine key solution: VK Paul

NITI Aayog member Dr V. K. Paul on Tuesday said thwarting the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic is in the hands of the people as "it can be stopped if Covid appropriate behaviour is followed, and majority of the people get vaccinated".Paul's remarks came a...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Rakesh Tikait gives '3 T' formula to intensify farmers stir

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is one among those leading the protests on Delhi borders against three farm laws for the last seven months, has given 'Triple T' formula to intensify the agitation.Tikait has said, "Three things are necessary to save the country....

22-Jun-2021 Poonch

DIPR Poonch centre organizes interactive session with Media persons

Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) Centre Poonch today organised an interactive session with  media persons here at its office by following all covid safety protocols.During the meeting, various issues were discussed.  The media persons...

22-Jun-2021 Kishtwar

No room for laxity in post lockdown: Ashok Sharma

Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma today appealed to the people to strictly adhere to the  COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) and stick to guidelines issued by the Government to make the district COVID free.Speaking at the weekly press briefing,...

22-Jun-2021 Mallorca

Fifth-seeded Casper Ruud advances, to face Sandgren in second round

Norway's world No. 15 Casper Ruud moved past the 71st ranked Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-6(4) to reach the second-round at the Mallorca Championships and record his first grass-court victory of the season.The fifth seed here, Ruud broke the Frenchman's serve...

22-Jun-2021 New York

India to share latest US vaccine allocations through COVAX

India will get a share of the 16 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccines that US President Joe Biden is earmarking for Asia in the latest donations to COVAX, the international outfit for jab distribution to developing countries, according to the White House.The...

22-Jun-2021 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Decisions

The State Cabinet in meeting held here today under the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the State. It was decided that inter- state buses including volvos would be started with 50 percent capacity in the State from 1 July,...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Giving quality entertainment is what I believe in : Nikki Tamboli

Nikki Tamboli is flooded with work. From music videos to stunt-based reality shows, the former "Bigg Boss 14" housemate has a lot on her plate. She says being consistent and giving quality entertainment is what Ive always believed in.Nikki said: "Being consistent...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Ishita Dutta talks of her love for gardening

Actress Ishita Dutta says gardening has helped her stay busy during lockdown."I have grown up around a lot of greenery in Jamshedpur. We are very connected to nature and trees. We have a garden of our own at the ancestral house. I try and create my own balcony...

22-Jun-2021 Los Angeles

Fame was so hard to handle when I was young : Sophia Bush

Actress Sophia Bush, who gained massive popularity for playing Brooke Davis in the show "One Tree Hill" said she found handling fame hard as a young person because she was expected to be perfect even though she was still growing up.Bush played Brooke Davis in...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

'Work mode is happy mode' : Rakul Preet Singh

Actress Rakul Preet Singh is back to work and calls it her happy mode. Rakul on Tuesday posted a video on her Instagram Story, where she is seen getting her hair and make-up done.Alongside the image, she wrote: "Work mode is happy mode."The actress did not share...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Positivity has to be a choice we make every day : Shilpa Shetty

Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says the one thing she has learnt from the ups and downs of her life is that positivity has to be a choice. Shilpa posted a picture on Instagram on Tuesday featuring a yoga pose with a quote by Aristotle Onassis, to drive home her...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Rubina Dilaik shares 'Bigg Boss' victory gown for LGBTQIA+ charity

The lime coloured ruffle gown with puffy golden sleeves in intricate shimmer that Rubina Dilaik wore while taking home the "Bigg Boss 14" trophy is up for sale for a cause, alomg with other gowns she wore on the reality show. The gown is up for charity to...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Shruti Haasan steps out of home after three months

Actress Shruti Haasan finally stepped out of home after three months. The actress shared the update on Tuesday, uploading a picture with boyfriend Santanu Hazarika on Instagram Stories."Double masked-vaccinated and super sanitised to step out after three months!"...

22-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Kartik Aaryan is 'Umbrella man'

Known for giving a sprinkle of quirk to humour in his captions, actor Kartik Aaryan struck again on Tuesday.Kartik shared a picture from a photo-shoot on Instagram. In the image, the actor is seen wearing an overcoat paired with a black T-shirt and pants....

22-Jun-2021 Kulgam

Rent Assessment Committee meet held at Kulgam

A meeting of Rent Assessment Committee (RAC) was today convened at Kulgam under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat.During the meeting, the Committee approved 15 rent cases pertaining to various departments.On...

22-Jun-2021 Srinagar

MD ICPS conducts surprise visit to Child Care Homes

The Mission Director  (MD) ICPS, Shabnam Shah Kamili today conducted a surprise  visit to  various child care homes in Srinagar and took stock of facilities being provided to the inmates of these homes.During her visit to the Observation home...

22-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukat) expands organizational structure

Shiromani Akali Dal (United) President and Rajya Sabha Member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa today expanded the organizational structure of the party and released the list of SC, Women Wing and District Presidents.  The list has been released in consultation with...

22-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Vinay Mahajan assumes charge as Senior Vice Chairman PSIDC

The  newly appointed Senior Vice Chairman of the PSIDC Vinay Mahajan today assumed charge at Udyog Bhawan here in the presence of Cabinet Ministers Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Sundar Sham Arora, MLAs Balwinder Singh Ladi, S. Brindermeet Singh Pahra, S.S. Board...

22-Jun-2021 S.A.S. Nagar

Punjab embarks free treatment & testing of Hepatitis B

 Achieving another remarkable feat, Punjab introduced free testing and treatment of Hepatitis B in all Government Health Institutions.Presiding over the statewide launch of the initiative at District Hospital Mohali, Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu informed...

21-Jun-2021 New Delhi/Shimla

Bikram Singh calls on Union MoS Kiren Rijiju

Industries Minister Bikram Singh called on Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju at New Delhi today.Bikram Singh apprised the  Union Minister that the State Government has submitted a detailed project report...

21-Jun-2021 Shimla

Himachal Steel Association contributes towards CM Relief Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 11 lakh by President of Himachal Steel Association Meghraj Garg on behalf of the Association towards Chief  Minister Relief Fund here today.Chief Minister thanked for this philanthropic act and...

21-Jun-2021 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

TDI Infratech hosts rejuvenating Yoga session

On International Yoga Day, TDI Infratech hosted a 'Yoga - Our Mojo' session under experienced Yoga instructor Nancy Rajput at TDI Smart City, Sector 119, Mohali. The session, which saw the participation of 50+ people, was initiated as a step towards a healthy...

21-Jun-2021 Amritsar

Decorated Ex-IPS officer Kunwar Vijay Pratap joins AAP

In a major boost to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), former Inspector General (IG) of the Punjab Police, Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh; who resigned over the sacrilege case probe joined the party in Amritsar on Monday. AAP’s National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister...

21-Jun-2021 Shimla

Divya Himachal Group donates towards CM Covid Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of rupees one lakh by Bureau Chief of Divya Himachal Mast Ram Dalel on behalf of the Divya Himachal Group towards the Chief Minister's Covid Fund, here today.The Chief Minister thanked for this philanthropic...

21-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Vini Mahajan Holds Discussions With Experts To Thwart Third Covid Wave

In order to further ramp up the arrangements and prepare the state to thwart the much-anticipated third Covid wave, Punjab Chief Secretary, Vini Mahajan, on Monday held discussion with an eminent virologist Dr Shahid Jameel, the former head of the advisory...

21-Jun-2021 Srinagar

Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta reviews Execution of Mining Leases in J&K

The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, chaired a meeting to review the execution of mining leases in Jammu and Kashmir.Administrative Secretaries of departments of Mining, Forest, Ecology & Environment, besides Director, Ecology, Environment &...

21-Jun-2021 Srinagar

7th International Yoga Day celebrations held across Valley

7th International Yoga Day celebrations were held across the UTof J&K. The event, orgnanized by Sports Council at TRC received well response by the public. Owing to Covid-19 SOPs, the number of participants was restricted and all the necessary steps...

21-Jun-2021 Jammu

International Yoga Day celebrated across Jammu Division

International Yoga Day-2021 was celebrated today across Jammu Division by holding virtual and actual yoga sessions, webinars and other activities.  Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council celebrated 7th International yoga Day at green field Gandhi Nagar in collaboration...

21-Jun-2021 Kulgam

DC Kulgam Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat inspects several locations

The Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat today inspected several locations in Kulgam Town and took stock of implementation of various COVID-19 related advisories and guidelines which also includes use of face masks, social distancing, rotational...

21-Jun-2021 Bandipora

Rs 200 Cr. for conservation, management of Wullar Lake

Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Monday chaired an officers` meeting convened to  discuss the developmental scenario and the activities being carried out by Wullar/Mansbal Development Authority and Wullar Conservation and Management Authority.The...

21-Jun-2021 San Francisco

Facebook rolls out Clubhouse-rival Live Audio Room

Taking on Clubhouse and Spotify, Facebook on Monday rolled out Live Audio Rooms and podcasts on its platforms for public figures and select users in the US.The social network said that it is also working with creators who will use its audio tools to further...

21-Jun-2021 Toronto

Inflammatory syndrome post-Covid rare but possible in adults

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is rare but possible in adults who recover from Covid-19, say researchers. The condition has, so far, been detected only in children.The researchers from University of Calgary in Canada's Alberta stressed the need for clinicians...

21-Jun-2021 Guwahati

Prominent Assam Cong MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi joins BJP

In an important political development, four-time MLA and prominent Assam tea garden leader Rupjyoti Kurmi, who quit the Congress on Friday, joined the ruling BJP on Monday in presence of chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.Sarma later in a tweet said: "We...

21-Jun-2021 New Delhi

AAP's Punjab CM face will be from Sikh community : Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday announced that the party will contest assembly elections on all seats in Punjab and a person from Sikh community would be the chief ministerial candidate, if the party comes to power.The announcement was made by AAP's...

21-Jun-2021 Washington

Covid infections in US will surge if vax rates lag : Ex-FDA chief

The Delta variant, which currently accounts for at least 10 per cent of all the confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, could spur a surge of infections in the country during fall, if 75 per cent of the country's eligible population is not vaccinated, former...

21-Jun-2021 Halle (Germany)

Ugo Humbert overcomes Russian Andrey Rublevfor Halle title

Frenchman Ugo Humbert overcame fourth-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev 6-3, 7-6 (4) to clinch his maiden ATP 500 title at the Noventi Open here.The world No. 31 is now 3-0 in ATP Tour finals. The Frenchman had lifted trophies at the European Open in Antwerp and the...

21-Jun-2021 Baku

Switzerland's 3-1 win seals Turkey's group-stage exit in Euro 2020

Switzerland snatched a 3-1 victory and will have to wait if they have done enough for their progression as Xherdan Shaqiri scored twice in the last Euro 2020 Group A game late on Sunday.Both sides needed a victory to maintain their minimum chance and ensured a lively...

21-Jun-2021 Tokyo

5.4-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Hokkaido

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture, according to authorities.The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the temblor occurred at 8.08 p.m. on Sunday night, with its epicentre at a latitude of 43.5 degrees...

21-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Farmers to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30

The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has decided to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30 on all the border protest sites as the farmers' agitation against the farm laws passed by the Central government is nearing its seventh month.According to farmers, villagers...

21-Jun-2021 Srinagar

Shri Amarnathji Yatra cancelled in wake of Covid-19 Pandemic

In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, J&K government has decided that Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, annual pilgrimage would be symbolic only however, all the traditional religious rituals shall be performed at the Holy Cave Shrine as per past practice. A threadbare...

21-Jun-2021 Jammu

YS&S celebrates 7th Intl. Day of Yoga at Khel Gaon Nagrota

In connection with the celebration of 7th International Day of Yoga, Department of Youth Services and Sports (YS&S) today organised an impressive function in this regard at Khel Gaon Nagrota here.Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan was the chief...

21-Jun-2021 Srinagar

YS&S department observes 7Th International Yoga Day

The Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) celebrated 7th International Day of Yoga with great fervor and enthusiasm in Botanical Garden at the foot hills of Zabarwan that provided an ideal ambience to the event.The serene atmosphere pervaded every...

21-Jun-2021

Jammu and Kashmir : Rajouri girl becomes Fighter Pilot in IAF

Kashmiri Youth are Achieving heights day by day in all fields as another milestone was achieved by A Girl From Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district becomes Fighter Pilot in Indian Air Force( IAF ).Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha tweeted from...

21-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar begins 'Raksha Bandhan' shoot

Akshay Kumar on Monday announced commencement of his upcoming film "Raksha Bandhan". The film narrates a tale of brother-sister bond, and reunites Akshay with "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" co-star Bhumi Pednekar. Tagging Bhumi on Twitter, Akshay Kumar tweeted: "Growing...

21-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Akshay Kumar teams up with Suniel Shetty's son Ahan for new project

Actor Akshay Kumar is all set to star with Suniel Shetty's son Ahan Shetty in a new project by producer Sajid Nadiadwala. Ahan already has "Tadap" coming up, with Nadiadwala credited as one of the producers of the film. The Milan Luthria directorial casts...

21-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Khloe Kardashian: I've had one nose job

American reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has opened up about going under the knife, saying that she has had a nose job once. During part two of the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" reunion, host Andy Cohen asked Khloe what false claims she has heard the most...

20-Jun-2021 Moga

Moga Police busts Inter-district Gang of Robbers

Senior Superintendent of Police Moga Mr Harmanbir Singh Gill informed that Moga Police has busted the Inter-district Gang of Robbers, which was involved in various criminal activities including murder case committed in the area of Baghapurana Police station.He...

20-Jun-2021 Moga

Moga Police busts Inter-district Gang of Robbers

Senior Superintendent of Police Moga Mr Harmanbir Singh Gill informed that Moga Police has busted the Inter-district Gang of Robbers, which was involved in various criminal activities including murder case committed in the area of Baghapurana Police station.He...

20-Jun-2021 Seoul

This gut bacteria may help fight Covid-19

Certain commensal bacteria that reside in the human intestine produce compounds that can inhibit SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, researchers have found.Previous clinical findings have shown that some patients with moderate to severe Covid-19 have gastro-intestinal...

20-Jun-2021 New York

Alpha, Beta Covid infections less likely to be asymptomatic: Study

While Alpha and Beta Covid variants are associated with higher transmission, patients with these variants show no evidence of higher viral loads in their upper respiratory tracts compared to the control group, a study led by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

20-Jun-2021 Hong Kong

Pfizer Covid vax provides higher antibody levels than Sinovac: Study

People who got Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine showed "substantially higher" levels of antibodies compared to those who received China's Sinovac shots, according to a new study.The study, led by University of Hong Kong (HKU), aims to estimate the incidence of natural...

20-Jun-2021 San Francisco

Google Messages now allow font size changes in conversation threads

Google is rolling out a new option where users can now pinch-to-zoom to change the font size in Google Messages for Android.The functionality is quite straightforward and starts by opening any thread. Pinching out with two fingers increases most text in the...

20-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Superfoods to keep hypertension at bay

Hypertension is one of India's most common lifestyle diseases and often termed as a "silent killer" disease. The condition exhibits no symptoms even if blood pressure reaches a dangerously high level, making a person prone to having a cardiac arrest or stroke.With...

20-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Milkha Singh: The 'Bharat Ratna' of athletics didn't get his due

When I called up Milkha Singh, who was much more than an athletics legend, on the landline phone of his Chandigarh home in the first week of August 2001 to get his reaction on being picked belatedly for the Arjuna Award, he poured his heart out, without being...

20-Jun-2021 Halle (Germany)

Russia's Andrey Rublev enters Halle final, to face Humbert

Russia's Andrey Rublev secured a place in his maiden ATP Tour grasscourt final at the Noventi Open with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili.The fourth-seeded Rublev struck 24 winners past Basilashvili in the one hour and 51 minutes...

20-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Coming Up, 75 PSA Plants To Combat Third Covid Wave: Vini Mahajan

In order to augment the supplies and ensure adequate medical oxygen in all the state healthcare institutions as well as private hospitals, the Punjab Government will set up 75 pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants in all the districts to combat the much-anticipated...

20-Jun-2021 Uri, Baramulla

Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar visits URI

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today visited Uri, Baramulla and chaired a meeting to review the progress of various ongoing developmental works under taken by different departments in the district besides reviewing the Health care facilities...

20-Jun-2021 Jammu

DSEJ hosts Yoga session at Government Model SRML

Directorate Of School Education Jammu in collaboration with Directorate of Samagra Shiksha, today, organized a Yoga session at Government Model SRML (Ranbir) Higher Secondary School Jammu as part of a series of events being conducted to celebrate the 7th International...

20-Jun-2021 Hyderabad

We have a bank of great actresses in the South : Raashii Khanna

Actress Raashii Khanna, who works predominantly in Tamil and Telugu films, feels roles for actresses in the South are no longer just about being pretty.Raashii made her mark with Telugu films such as "Tholi Prema", "Venky Mama" and "World Famous Lover", after...

20-Jun-2021 Mumbai

This pandemic allowed me to do a lot of meditation : Shama Sikander

Actres Shama Sikander says that in these mentally strenuous times of the pandemic, practicing yoga has really helped her.As the world celebrates International Yoga Day on Monday, she emphasised the importance of yoga and how it can help people stay positive."This...

20-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Can Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' reboot Bollywood?

Can Akshay Kumar do a Vijay? Or Ravi Teja? Ever since the Bollywood superstar announced "Bell Bottom" for a theatrical release on July 27, excitement is on the rise. Fans as well as industry watchers have applauded the move. The hope that, pandemic practicalities...

19-Jun-2021 Jammu

DRDO Covid Hospital organizes special Vaccine drive for its staff

On the directions of Principal GMC Hospital Jammu, a special Covid-19 Vaccination drive was today organized in DRDO Covid Hospital, Jammu. A team from Dy. CMO Office was deputed to the DRDO Covid hospital,  and a total 165 healthcare workers including ...

19-Jun-2021 Kishtwar

Fisheries Deptt stocks 4 Lakh Carp fish seeds in Dul Hasti Reservoir

Director Fisheries UT of Jammu & Kashmir, Bashir Ahmed Bhat today stocked about 4 Lakh Carp fish seeds in natural water body i.e Dul Hasti Reservoir, Dool during his two day visit  to District Kishtwar.He was accompanied by Joint Director Fisheries (Central)...

19-Jun-2021 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar Ashok Sharma reviews progress of PMGSY roads, RDD projects

To review the physical and financial status of the works under PMGSY and RDD sector, District Development Commissioner, Ashok Sharma today chaired a series of meetings of the concerned officers  here at the conference Hall DC office Complex Mini secretariat.ADDC...

19-Jun-2021 Udhampur

DC Udhampur Indu Kanwal Chib hosts media interaction meet

Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur Indu Kanwal Chib today convened an interaction meeting with media persons at Conference Hall DC Office Complex.The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Syed Khan; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Viqar...

19-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Milkha wanted to see an Indian win Olympic athletics medal

Sprint king Milkha Singh, who missed an Olympic medal by a whisker 60 years ago, wanted to see an Indian win an Olympic medal in athletics -- a dream that remained unfulfilled. Even in his 70s, Milkha, who passed away at the age of 91 in Chandigarh on Friday...

19-Jun-2021 New York

Study shows grey matter loss post-Covid infection

An analysis of brain scans from people once infected with Covid-19 suggest a consistent pattern in loss of grey matter over time, say researchers. The researchers affiliated with the University of Oxford posted findings ahead of peer review to medRxiv,...

19-Jun-2021 San Francisco

California launches digital Covid vax portal

California has launched a digital platform through which the state's residents can access their Covid-19 vaccination records. The online system, called Digital Covid-19 Vaccine Record portal, means a digital backup to the paper cards from the Centers for Disease...

19-Jun-2021 Lima

27 dead in Peru bus accident

At least 27 people were killed and several injured after a bus overturned in the southern Peruvian region of Ayacucho, according to the police.  The bus fell into a 250-metre ravine on Friday while travelling on the Interoceanic Highway from the Ayacucho...

19-Jun-2021 Geneva

30 to 40 countries unable to give 2nd Covid shots: WHO

Between 30 to 40 countries are unable to provide second doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, especially those expecting jabs from AstraZeneca, officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) said. "We have a huge number of countries currently that have had to suspend...

19-Jun-2021 Kochi

Actress Ayesha Sultana leaves for Lakshadweep to appear before cops

Lakshadweep film personality Ayesha Sultana, on Saturday, left for the island, to appear before the Kavaratti Police which had served her a notice to appear before them on Sunday evening. The complaint was registered by Lakshadweep BJP's unit president Abdul Khader...

19-Jun-2021 Bristol

Need more Test exposure to avoid collapses: Smriti Mandhana

India batter Smriti Mandhana, who had slammed a patient 78 in the first innings against the England women's team in the one-off Test here, said her players need more Test exposure to forge a better understanding among themselves in the closing stages of every...

19-Jun-2021 Brasilia (Brazil)

Copa America: Rodriguez fires Argentina to win over Uruguay

A first-half strike from Guido Rodriguez fired Argentina to a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in their Copa America Group B match here on Friday. rgentina went ahead in the 13th minute when the Real Betis midfielder headed in at the far post after Lionel Messi's...

19-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Milkha Singh: The 'Flying Sikh' no one could catch (Profile)

A glimpse into the stupendous athletics career of legendary Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday aged 91, can be had from this mind boggling fact: his 400 metres Indian national record stood for 38 years and the 400m Asian record for 26 years. In 1960...

19-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Milkha Singh's death an end of era: Amarinder

Describing the death of legendary athlete Milkha Singh with post-Covid complications, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said it was the end of an era and India and Punjab "are poorer". His Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar said that the country has lost...

19-Jun-2021 Srinagar

District Level Implementation Committee clears

In order to take a detailed review of  the implementation of livelihood  generation scheme "MUMKIN", a meeting of District Level Implementation Committee(DLIC) was held under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz...

19-Jun-2021 Kulgam

DDC Kulgam Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat releases statistical handbook

The  District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat  today  released comprehensively informative books in the shape of District Statistical Handbook, with a title 'District at a Glance and Village Amenity Directory' for...

19-Jun-2021 Kulgam

DDC Kulgam Dr. Bilal-Mohi-Ud-Din-Bhat reviews functioning of RDD

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam Dr. Bilal-Mohi-Ud-Din-Bhat today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Rural Development Department (RDD) at the mini-secretariat here.During the meeting, the DDC took a comprehensive review of...

19-Jun-2021 Kupwara

VC DDC Kupwara visits various areas of Lolab, hears public grievances

Vice Chairperson District Development Council (DDC) Kupwara, Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir today visited various areas of Lolab sub division including Sogam, Diver, Dardpora, Hayatpora, Lalpora and Batnard Khurhama to take appraisal of the issues and grievances of...

19-Jun-2021 Shopian

DC Shopian inspects various ongoing developmental projects

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today conducted an extensive tour of various areas of the district to inspect the progress of ongoing development works including the construction of the clock tower and Public Park at main town...

19-Jun-2021 Kupwara

DDC Kupwara Imam Din chairs DLRCC meeting

A meeting of District Level Review cum Consultative Committee (DLRCC) of district Kupwara was convened today under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Imam Din.On the occasion, the DDC directed the banks for earlier disposal...

19-Jun-2021 Ganderbal

DDC Ganderbal Krittika Jyotsna reviews progress under B2V programme

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today chaired a meeting of line departments to review the progress on works approved under Back to Village (B2V) program in the district.The meeting was informed that under, B2V1, 137...

19-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Alankrita Sahai cast as lead in Punjabi film 'Fuffad Ji'

Actress Alankrita Sahai has been roped in to play the leading lady in the Punjabi film "Fuddad Ji". The Pankaj Batra directorial also stars Binnu Dhillon and Gurnam Bhullar.The actress, who has been part of films such as "Love Per Square Foot" and "Namaste England",...

19-Jun-2021 Mumbai

When I am at my best, I am my father's daughter : Urvashi Rautela

Actress Urvashi Rautela says her father Manvar Singh taught her the importance of valuing oneself. Ahead of Father's Day on June 20, Urvashi also shares the kind of bond she shares with her dad."When I'm at my best, I am my father's daughter. It was my father...

19-Jun-2021 Hyderabad

Rashmika Mandanna on 'Dear Comrade' Hindi dub crossing 250mn views

The Hindi dubbed version of the Vijay Deverakonda-starrer Telugu blockbuster "Dear Comrade" has crossed 250 million views on YouTube, and the film's lead actress Rashmika Mandanna is naturally elated."The fact that the Hindi dubbed version of the film has...

19-Jun-2021 Los Angeles

Kourtney the toughest among the sisters to manage : Kris Jenner

Television personality Kris Jenner, who is also the manager of her children's career, says her eldest daughter Kourtney Kardashian, is the toughest to manage.Host Andy Cohen asked Kris during the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" reunion: "Who's the hardest (to...

19-Jun-2021 Mumbai

Sunny Leone has 'no time to be blue'

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone looks pretty in blue in a series of new pictures she posted on Saturday.In the images uploaded on Instagram, Sunny wears high-waisted sky blue pants paired with a matching crop top. She completes the look with blue danglers, white...

19-Jun-2021 Mumbai

It's disorienting to see Mumbai shut : Tahir Raj Bhasin

Bollywood actor Tahir Raj Bhasin is finally back in the city after three months and has resumed work. He has started dubbing for his forthcoming release "Looop Lapeta". The actor says it is disorienting to see a bustling city as Mumbai shut down, and the film...

18-Jun-2021 Chandigarh

Vini Mahajan Orders Completing Flood Control Measures By June 30

Punjab Chief Secretary, Vini Mahajan, on Friday directed the Water Resources Department and all the Deputy Commissioners to complete the ongoing work of cleaning drains and other flood control measures in the state by June 30. She also asked all the DCs to...

18-Jun-2021 New Delhi/Jammu

Lt Governor Chairs Covid Review Meeting

In order to assess the effectiveness of containment measures, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today chaired a Covid review meeting with all Deputy Commissioners, SPs and senior officials of the UT administration through video conferencing.While taking...

18-Jun-2021 Doda

Renovation work on Doda- Bhaderwah -Bani- Basohli Road to start soon

The renovation and repair work on Doda- Bhaderwah -Bani- Basholi Road is going to start soon as the tenders for the same have already been floated,The information was given here at a meeting chaired by District Development Commissioner Doda, Vikas Sharma...

18-Jun-2021 Ganderbal

Annual Kheer Bhawani mela celebrated at Tulmulla, Kashmir

The annual ‘Mela Kheer Bhawani’, one of the significant festivals of Kashmiri Pandits associated with Goddess Ragnya Devi, was today celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety at Tulmulla area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district  amid strict adherence...

18-Jun-2021 Samba

Div Com inspects pace of progress of works in AIIMS- Jammu

Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr Raghav Langer, today visited AIIMS-Jammu construction site at Vijaypur and assessed the development pace besides reviewing important issues pertaining to the executing agencies.During the visit, Deputy Commissioner Samba   Anuradha...

18-Jun-2021 Poonch

DC Poonch Inder Jeet reviews Covid vaccination status

Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Inder Jeet today reviewed Covid-19 mitigation measures in the district here at a meeting.The meeting was attended by SSP Dr. Vinod Kumar, ADC Poonch, Dr.  Basharat Hussain, PO, ICDS, Dr. Mohd. Tanveer , ACD Rajesh Lakhan, CMO,...

18-Jun-2021 Srinagar/Jammu

National Digital Transformation Conclave

Chief Executive Officer, Jammu & Kashmir eGovernance Agency (JaKeGA), Amit Sharma today vowed to cover the last mile-user as a part of mission to bring about digital transformation with the usage of e-Governance tools.This was mentioned by CEO JaKeGA,...

18-Jun-2021 Ramban

ISM, Police Department organise Yoga session at Sanasar

As part of ongoing Yoga week celebrations to mark International Yoga Day, 2021, Department of Indian System of Medicine, AYUSH in-collaboration-with District Police, Ramban organized a Yoga session at Sanasar. Additional  SP, Rajni Sharma, Dy SP Headquarters,...

18-Jun-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur urges party workers to gear up for by-elections

The three-day conclave of Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party has provided an opportunity to the party to ponder on the achievements of the State Government and also gear up for the coming by-elections to the Mandi Parliamentary constituency and Fatehpur...

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