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13-Aug-2020 New Delhi

PM unveils 'transparent taxation', rights charter for taxpayers

To further digitise the Income Tax Department's functioning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the 'transparent taxation' platform among other reforms.Consequently, the move brings into effect faceless assessment of taxpayers, faceless appeals...

13-Aug-2020 RTI disposal rate remains unaffected by COVID: Jitendra Singh

RTI disposal rate remains unaffected by COVID: Jitendra Singh

The Right to Information (RTI) disposal rate remained unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic and during certain intervals of time, the disposal rate was even higher than usual, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday.The Minister was hitting back...

13-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Post-370: Stones still hurled but their edges have blunt in Kashmir

Last year while most people were still processing the ramifications of the revocation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, hundreds of masked youth swarmed the streets in Anchar, a small neighbourhood in downtown Srinagar, waving Islamic flags and hurling...

13-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Recovery rate from Covid-19 infection crosses 70% in India

The government on Thursday stated that 70.77 per cent people infected of deadly coronavirus have recovered and left hospital and quarantine centres. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stated that 66,999 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in the...

13-Aug-2020 Pulwama

LeT hideouts busted in Kashmir

The police in Jammu and Kashmir have busted two hideouts of the proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar e Taiba in South Kashmir's Pulwama district and recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition, officials said.Based on credible inputs about presence...

13-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Yuvraj pays tribute to 'greatest left-handed legends'

Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday paid tribute to "the greatest left-handed legends" of cricket on the occasion of International Left Handers' Day.Yuvraj tweeted a collage consisting of former West Indies captain Brian Lara, his former skipper Sourav...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Equities end flat, banking, healthcare stocks fall

The Indian stock market ended on a flat-to-negative note on Thursday, weighed down by selling in banking, healthcare and telecom stocks.A largely negative trend in the global markets also reflected on the domestic indices, analysts said.However, healthy...

13-Aug-2020 Belgrade

Will play at US Open : Novak Djokovic

Tennis star Novak Djokovic confirmed on Thursday that he will take part in the US Open, which is slated to be the first Grand Slam tournament since the resumption of the sport after the coronavirus outbreak."I'm happy to confirm that I'll participate at #CincyTennis...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

‘Sadak 2' music composer denies plagiarism charges

Music composer Suniljeet has hit back at plagiarism accusations, saying that his song, Ishq kamaal, in the upcoming film, Sadak 2, is his original composition.Soon after the trailer launch of "Sadak 2" on Wednesday, music producer Shezan Saleem, aka JO-G,...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Sushant case : Kangana Ranaut demands CBI probe ahead of SC hearing

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has shared a video demanding CBI probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. The video was published on social media on Thursday, ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the petition by Rhea Chakraborty, seeking transfer of the...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Gunjan Saxena: Set-piece biopic manages to regale

We will gloss over veracity of facts, particularly the presentation of Indian Air Force, and keep the scope of this review to discussing cinematic elements. Factuality has never been a strong point with mainstream Bollywood, after all.Gunjan Saxena's life...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Kriti Sanon: Sushant's loved ones deserve closure

Actress Kriti Sanon has demanded a CBI probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, saying his loved ones deserve closure."I pray that the truth comes out SOON.. His family, his friends, fans and all loved ones deserve this closure," Kriti wrote on Instagram...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Kirti Kulhari : ‘Mission Mangal' gave me recognition among kids

Actress Kirti Kulhari says working in the film, Mission Mangal, gave her recognition among children. The actress adds that the box office success the 2019 Independence Day release is hard to forget, too."The 200 crore business it did is hard to forget! I think...

13-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Diljit Dosanjh's clash with Alexa goes viral

Punjabi singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has posted a hilarious new video that captures his struggle with Alexa. In the video, he requests the virtual assistant to play one of his songs, Clash, but she is unable to understand him.The Instagram video that has gone...

13-Aug-2020 Shimla

Bilaspur district bags first prize in HP Good Governance Index

The Bilaspur district has bagged first prize of Rs. 50 lakh in Himachal Pradesh District Good Governance Index annual report-2019 by scoring 75.8 percent in the index comprising of seven themes, 18 focus subjects and 45 indicators whereas Mandi district...

13-Aug-2020 Shimla

NCC Academy to be set up at Mandi : Jai Ram Thakur

The Centre has given its approval to convert three companies into battalions besides sanctioning two more NCC battalions for the State. Which would benefit about 4500 students of the State.This was stated by Chief Minister while interacting with Group Commander...

13-Aug-2020 Jalandhar

DC Orders Sampling All Symptomatic And Persons With Co-Morbidities

In order to initiate early treatment of symptomatic persons and those suffering from co-morbidities to minimise the loss of lives due to Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori directed the Health Officials to conduct COVID test of all symptomatic...

13-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Prevent dumping, encroachments on wetlands: Div Com to DCs

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting of concerned officers on conservation of Hokarsar, Wular and Kreentcho-Chandhara wetlands.During the meeting, the Div Com reviewed the progress made viz a viz to demarcation, land transfer,...

13-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar strengthens grievance redressal mechanism

It is being informed to general public that the office of Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar has strengthened the grievance redressal mechanism for solving their genuine issues and problems in a time bound manner.The public is being intimated...

13-Aug-2020 Baramulla

DLSA Launches Plantation Drive at Baramulla

In a significant move towards preservation and restoration of our depleting environment, District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) today launched a plantation drive in Baramulla. Drive was kick started by Secretary DLSA Faizan-ul-Haq Iqbal who planted a...

13-Aug-2020 Ramban

PCCF launches plantation under JK Green Drive at Nashri

Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF), J&K, Dr. Mohit Gera today launched massive plantation drive through ‘Seed Ball’(SB)(Mud Coated Seed Balls) at Nashri area of district Ramban to intensify ongoing ‘JK Green Drive’ initiated by the J&K Forest...

13-Aug-2020 Ganderbal

Modalities for FPO discussed at Ganderbal

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee to discuss the modalities for the implementation of the Central Scheme “Formation and Promotion of Farmer Producer Organization (FPO)”...

13-Aug-2020 Pulwama

Full Dress Rehearsal held in Pulwama

In connection with independence -Day celebration, full dress rehearsal was today held at District Police Line Pulwama where Additional Deputy Commissioner, Altaf Ahmad Khan   hoisted  National Flag and took salute at the march past comprising...

13-Aug-2020 Bandipora

Full dress rehearsal held at Bandipora

In connection with the celebration of 74th Independence Day, full-dress rehearsal was held at S.K. Sports Stadium Bandipora where Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Zahoor Ahmad Mir unfurled the national flag, inspected the parade and took salute...

13-Aug-2020 Ganderbal

Full dress rehearsal held at Ganderbal

Full dress rehearsal was held in the district Ganderbal in connection with the forthcoming Independence-day-2020.Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal Farooq Ahmad Baba unfurled the tricolor, took the salute at the march-past.The march-past was presented...

13-Aug-2020 Kupwara

Full Dress Rehearsal held at Kupwara

Full Dress Rehearsal on Independence Day-2020 celebration was today held here at District Police Lines Kupwara. The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC),  Nazir Ahmad Lone unfurled the National Flag and took salute on March-past comprising contingents...

13-Aug-2020 Kulgam

Full dress rehearsal held at Kulgam

In connection with the celebrations of 74th independence day, a full dress rehearsal was held at  district police lines Kulgam in which ADDC Kulgam, Riyaz Ahmad Sofi unfurled the national flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the march past.The...

13-Aug-2020 Shopian

Full-dress rehearsal held at Shopian

A full-dress rehearsal for the Independence Day-2020 celebration was held at District Police Lines Shopian, where Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Dr. Sheikh Abdul Aziz unfurled the tri-colour. He also inspected the parade and took  salute...

13-Aug-2020 Baramulla

Full Dress Rehearsal held at Baramulla

Ahead of 74th Independence day celebrations, full dress rehearsal was held today at District headquarter Baramulla where Assistant Commissioner Revenue Mohammad Rafiq Lone unfurled the national flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the march past.The...

13-Aug-2020 Budgam

Full dress Rehearsal held at Budgam

Like other parts of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, a Full dress Rehearsal parade in connection with ensuing Independence Celebration 2020 was held at the Sports Stadium Budgam here today .Additional Deputy Commissioner (I/c) Dr. Mohamad Ashraf   unfurled...

13-Aug-2020 Anantnag

Full-dress rehearsal held at Anantnag

Like other parts of UT, a full dress rehearsal was held at GDC Boys Anantnag today .Additional Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Mr. Gh. Hassan sheikh unfurled the national flag and took salute at the parade. The contingents of CRPF, J&K Police, IRP, F&ES,...

13-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Full dress rehearsal held at S.K Stadium

In connection with the celebrations of Independence Day- 2020, a full dress  rehearsal was held today at S.K Stadium in Srinagar where Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole hoisted the national flag and took salute at the March past. He...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Sony SAB launches Funhit Me Jaari, a new short format sketch comedy

Sony SAB is back with a yet another rib-tickling shot-format sketch comedy ‘Funhit Me Jaari’. Led by Bharti Singh and Krushna Abhishek, the show will leave the viewers in splits  as the two present a funny parody on various topics from across the globe....

12-Aug-2020 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches nutritional immunity boosting Him Haldi Dudh

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched Nutritional Immunity Boosting ‘Him Haldi Dudh (Turmeric Latte)’ manufactured by MILKFED and also distributed incentive to the Milk Producers of Mandi, Shimla and Kullu district under the National Programme for Diary...

12-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Don't chart separate vaccine procurement pathways, states urged

The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 met for the first time on Wednesday to deliberate on logistics, procurement and administration of the coronavirus vaccine.Three vaccine candidates are in different stages of human clinical...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Mumbai fishermen net a whale shark

Late on Tuesday night, a fishing trawler in the Arabian Sea accidentally netted a big catch around 40-50 kms off Colaba.A giant dotted whale shark got entangled in the fishing nets and desperately struggled to set itself free, but failed, said one of the...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

ED seizes mobiles, electronic gadgets of Rhea, kin

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the money laundering case in connection with late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has seized the mobile phones of his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, and her father Indrajit, sources said on...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Big B gets emotional on mother's birth anniversary

Amitabh Bachchan paid a pictorial tribute to his late mother on her birth anniversary, and remembered her with a silent prayer in his heart.The cine icon used his official blog to share pictures of his mother, Teji Bachchan, from different walks of life."In...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Why is Bollywood quiet on Sushant? TV star Shilpa Raizada asks

Shilpa Raizada

Ever since actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his home in Mumbai on June 14, the media, social media and Bollywood lovers in general have been vocally expressing their views on the tragedy.On social media, #Justiceforsushant has been trending...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Sushant fans troll Sadak 2 trailer, with apologies to Sanjay Dutt

The trailer of the upcoming Mahesh Bhatt directorial, Sadak 2, was released on Wednesday morning and within a few hours, the number of dislikes on the video widely surpassed the number of likes on it. Interestingly, many netizens are trolling the trailer...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Rashid Khan has got all the tricks in his bag: Brett Lee

Former Australian pacer Brett Lee feels Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan will be the one to look out for in this year's edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which starts from August 18.CPL will be the first major T20 league to begin during the ongoing...

12-Aug-2020 Baramulla

Navin Choudhary visits Vegetable Cluster Baramulla

Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Navin Choudhary today maintained that area under vegetable cultivation should be increased as it has a great potential in Kashmir valley and it will prove a game changer in the economic sustainability of...

12-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Commissioner SMC initiates long pending Bemina Drainage Project

Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Gazanfar Ali today reviewed Muharam ul Haram arrangements at Khomeini Chowk and several other adjoining Shia dominated areas. The Commissioner on the occasion visited Imambara to take stock of sanitation, functioning...

12-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Install all procured ventilators by August-15: Div Com to DCs

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a weekly Covid-19 review meeting with all Deputy Commissioners, Health Officers and other concerned.While taking review of preparations, the Div Com directed DCs to ensure installation of all newly...

12-Aug-2020 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Launches Rs. 92 Crore ‘Punjab Smart Connect Scheme’

Punjab on Wednesday took a major digital leap forward with the state-wide launch of its Rs 92 crore `Punjab Smart Connect Scheme’ by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, who personally handed over smart phones to six Class XII students in a symbolic gesture.Simultaneous...

12-Aug-2020 Chandigarh

COVA Mobile App reaches to more than 50 Lac users: Vini Mahajan

With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, it becomes important to digitally manage the data collected at various points in this ecosystem and derive a meaningful information and accordingly take decisions.Punjab Government had been front runner in COVID-19...

12-Aug-2020

Common Misconceptions about Online Gambling

Online casinos have been around for over two decades, but there have been many misconceptions about them, mostly perpetuated by those who have never played in online casinos before. But this isn’t surprising as everything new and exciting also causes a slight...

12-Aug-2020 Pulwama

Top Hizbul commander Azad Lalhari killed in J&K encounter

Top Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Azad Lalhari was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said."In the initial firing, two soldiers were injured. One of the injured succumbed to his...

12-Aug-2020 Pulwama

Pulwama Gunfight: Hizb Commander Azaad Lalhari killed

Hizbul Commander Azaad Lalhari were killed in Kamrazipora village of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, Police said.Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Commander Azaad Lalhari of Pulwahma was killed at Kamrazipora Operation...

11-Aug-2020 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Decisions

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over Cabinet Meeting at Shimla  on 11 August 2020.The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur gave its approval to appoint 2322 workers in Jal Shakti...

11-Aug-2020 Shimla

Muskan Jindal calls on CM

22 year old Muskan Jindal securing 87th rank in examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission for All India Civil Services-2019 called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today.Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of Muskan Jindal for cracking...

11-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Narendra Singh Tomar launches Krishi Megh

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare,  Narendra Singh Tomar today virtually launched the Krishi Megh (National Agricultural Research & Education System -Cloud Infrastructure and Services) along with the KVC ALUNET (Krishi Vishwavidyalaya...

11-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launches Swachh Bharat Mission Academy

Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the Swachh Bharat Mission Academy at an event here today as part of the ongoing week-long behaviour change campaign ‘Gandagi Mukt Bharat’. Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched SBM Academy...

11-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Containment, contact tracing key to Covid mgmt : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a review meeting with Chief Ministers or representatives of 10 states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to effective management of the virus...

11-Aug-2020 Jaipur

Will try to win hearts of rebel MLAs: Ashok Gehlot

After the resolution of the crisis arising out of rebellion by Congress MLAs owing allegiance to Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said that he would try to know their grievances and then try to win them over.Gehlot was speaking...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Poster parodying 'Sadak 2' goes viral

A parody poster of the original poster of the forthcoming Mahesh Bhatt directorial, Sadak 2, has gone viral on social media.Titled "Sadak Chap 2", the poster features three donkeys standing on a road leading to a mountain. The poster spoofs a similar original...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Bhumi Pednekar: I believe in repeating clothes

Actress Bhumi Pednekar believes in repeating her clothes. She adds that she also believes in sharing her wardrobe with her sister."I believe in repeating clothes. I repeat clothes all the time. I don't think that people might see me wearing the same clothes...

11-Aug-2020 Washington

Children unlikely to catch coronavirus : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his assertion that children are "essentially immune" from COVID-19, despite a new report which said nearly 100,000 kids tested were infected with the virus by the end of July.On Monday, the new report from the...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Sushant case : Ex-manager Shruti questioned for 3rd time

Bollywood actors Sushant Singh Rajput's and Rhea Chakraborty's former Manager Shruti Modi was questioned for the third time by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for over five hours on Tuesday, officials said.According to top ED officials, Shruti appeared before...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Ranveer Singh flaunts pensive look in new selfie

Ranveer Singh

Bollywood livewire star Ranveer Singh is in a pensive mood this Tuesday. At least, his new selfie would suggest as much.Ranveer's latest selfie on Instagram has the actor sporting long hair and a manicured beard on his dead-serious face. The actor captioned the...

11-Aug-2020 Moscow

Russia Covid mass vaccination from Jan 1, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine that Russia registered on Tuesday is expected to enter into civilian circulation on January 1, 2021, the media reported, citing the registration certificate.Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said that teachers and medical workers...

11-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Indian health experts take Russian Covid vaccine with pinch of salt

Cautiously welcoming the news of Russia registering the world's first Covid-19 vaccine, Indian health experts on Tuesday stressed that it would be too early to say if it is safe or not as the vaccine was tested on very few volunteers.The clinical trials of the...

11-Aug-2020 Lahore

Pak need to take advantage of Stokes' absence : Ramiz Raja

Former batsman Ramiz Raja feels that Pakistan should take advantage of all-rounder Ben Stokes' absence from the England squad for the remainder of the ongoing Test series. The hosts lead the three-Test series 1-0 following their three-wicket win in Manchester...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Rhea Chakraborty called Aamir Khan once, superstar SMSed thrice

More details are emerging from Rhea Chakraborty's call records which show that the girlfriend of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was also in touch with several celebrities like superstar Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Aditya Roy...

11-Aug-2020 Kupwara

Hizbul terror module busted in Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on the basis of a specific intelligence input busted a terror module of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) in North Kashmir's Kupwara on Monday night and arrested a terrorist with four of his associates.Police said acting on...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Bipasha Basu has a personal photographer at home

Actress Bipasha Basu has a personal photographer at home. No prizes for guessing, it is her hubby Karan Singh Grover.Along with an Instagram post with a string of pictures featuring her, Bipasha wrote: "My personal photographer at home @iamksgofficial Me=Poser."The...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Sidharth Shukla used to break matkis as a child on Janmashtami

Bigg Boss 13 winner and television star Sidharth Shukla has recalled his childhood memories of celebrating Janmashtami. Sidharth took to social media on Tuesday to take a journey down the memory lane.He also expressed why he feels bad for today's children."Back...

11-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Sanjay Dutt asks fans not to 'unnecessarily speculate' about his health

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was hospitalised in the weekend due to breathing problem and chest discomfort, has conveyed to fans that he is taking a break. Dutt, 61, said he needs the break for medical treatment and urged fans not to pay attention to any other...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Pawan Kotwal launches 1st Census of Water Bodies in J&K

Financial Commissioner Revenue, Dr Pawan Kotwal, today launched 1st Census of Water Bodies of Jammu and Kashmir during a function which was attended by Director Planning and Tehsildars of District Srinagar and Budgam.The Census of Water Bodies will capture information...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Arun Kumar Mehta chairs 11th BoDs meeting of JKIDFC

In its 11th Board of Directors meet held here under the chairmanship of Financial Commissioner Finance, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, the Jammu & Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC) approved 92 developmental projects worth Rs 521.82...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Intensive Red Zone Testing Strategy being prepared

The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting to take stock of the efforts toward mitigating COVID-19 pandemic and review the related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies.Administrative Secretaries of departments of Health...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Delegation led by former MLA Ganderbal calls upon Div Com

A delegation led by former MLA Ganderbal, Ishfaq Jabbar today called upon the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole and raised various local issues with him.The delegation demanded restoration of Sindh Extension Canal breach, at MalshahiBagh,...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Div Com reviews Muharram arrangements

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting of officers to review arrangements for the ensuing holy month of Muharram-ul- Haram.The Div Com urged people to maintain proper social distancing protocol and adherence to all...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Sharma for providing a friendly eco system to entrepreneurs

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor KK Sharma today directed for framing a comprehensive mechanism for promoting Small, Medium and Large scale industrial sector in Jammu and Kashmir so that a friendly ecosystem is provided to the entrepreneurs and industrial scenario...

11-Aug-2020 Udhampur

I- Day arrangements 2020 finalized at Udhampur

The arrangements for Independence Day function were finalized here at a meeting of officers of different departments chaired by Additional Commissioner, Nagendra Singh Jamwal.It was decided in the meeting that the main function would be held at Government...

11-Aug-2020 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora reviews progress of 69 major developmental projects

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Tuesday convened a meeting of concerned engineers to review the pace and progress of 69 ongoing development projects in the district costing Rs 265 Crore.The meeting was informed that the 69...

11-Aug-2020 Bandipora

DC Bandipora inspects proposed site for JNV at Brar

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad today visited the proposed site for the construction of Jawahar Navodiya Vidyalaya (JNV) at Brar Bandipora and inspected the initial works.The DC inspected the work on the construction of approach road to the...

11-Aug-2020 Ramban

DC Ramban flags off group of PRI, ULB members to Kashmir

Deputy Commissioner, Nazim Zai Khan today flagged off a group comprising representatives of PRI and Urban Local Bodies for Kashmir to participate in a state level function.Others present on the occasion were ADC, Ashok Sharma; ACD, Zameer Ahmed Rishu; and DPO,...

11-Aug-2020 Kathua

DC Kathua reviews progress under Jal Jeevan Mission

District Development Commissioner, O.P Bhagat, today reviewed the progress under District Jal Jeevan Mission, here at a meeting.Speaking at the meeting, the DDC reiterated the target of providing tap water supply connection to all households of the district by...

11-Aug-2020 Doda

DC Doda flags off group of PRI, ULB members to Kashmir

District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode, today flagged off a group of Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies members for a 3-day tour to Kashmir.The DDC informed that during the 3 day tour the elected representatives would get an opportunity to interact...

11-Aug-2020 Pulwama

DLSA Pulwama launched Plantation drive

District Legal Service Authority in collaboration with Forest Division Pulwama today launched a week long plantation drive at New Court Complex here.The drive was inaugurated by Chairman DLSA Mohammad Ibrahim Wani in presence of Secretary DLSA, Khursheed ul Islam,...

11-Aug-2020 Budgam

DDC Budgam finalises Independence Day arrangements

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Mirza today chaired a meeting to finalise arrangements put in place for smooth celebration of Independence Day 2020.On the Occasion, DDC informed that the main function will be held at Sports Stadium Budgam...

11-Aug-2020 Kupwara

DC Kupwara reviews progress of Rapid Sampling

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of Health Officers to review the progress of Rapid Sampling for COVID-19 containment in the district.The DC on the occasion directed the concerned Medical Officers to intensify the sampling...

11-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Director Horticulture Kashmir reviews functioning of the department

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today reviewed the functioning of department here.The meeting discussed progress of developmental activities and advisory, guidance provided to fruit growers vis-à-vis spray schedule and pesticides that are to be...

10-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Darshan Kumaar : Took me years to understand how industry functions

Actor Darshan Kumaar says insiders do have an edge over outsiders in Bollywood, but nothing can outshine talent."Obviously, insiders, who know the industry from their childhood and whose fathers are stars or producers, have been stars over outsiders, who come...

10-Aug-2020 Jammu

Pakistan resorts to firing, shelling on J&K LoC

Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district, continuing its series of ceasefire violations.Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Devender Anand said, at about 10.15 a.m. Pakistan...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' postponed to Christmas 2021

Aamir Khan fans will have to wait for yet another year to pass before they can catch their superstar on the screen.Aamir's next release, "Laal Singh Chaddha", was set for a Christmas 2020 release, but the film will now arrive on Christmas 2021, owing to the...

10-Aug-2020 New Delhi

J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha meets President, Vice-President

Three days after taking over as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha on Monday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu here.The meetings were first ones Sinha had with the two after taking charge of...

10-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Rhea Chakraborty moves fresh plea in SC, says media trial unfair

In the Sushant Singh Rajput case, the late actor's girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty has moved a fresh plea in the Supreme Court, complaining that the media was unfairly holding a trial and pronouncing her guilty.She also urged the top court to ensure...

10-Aug-2020 Washington

NASA probe spots Martian night sky pulsing in UV light

New data from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has shown vast areas of the Martian night sky pulsing in ultraviolet light.However, do not expect the future Mars astronauts to see them with naked eyes as ultraviolet light is invisible to the human eye but detectable...

10-Aug-2020 Srinagar

J&K was run like a Ponzi scheme : B.V.R. Subrahmanyam

Governance in Jammu & Kashmir was "badly managed and broken", and there was no system, no rule and no process, J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam has said.The whole political system was captured by feudalism, and Kashmir remained untouched at a time...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

India will win medals in double digits in Tokyo: Deepa Malik

Para sports in India have been taken rapid strides in the last few years and Deepa Malik, India's first ever woman Paralympic medallist, is confident that the country will win medals in double digits at the Tokyo Paralympics next year.She said this on paddler...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Radhika Madan shares Govinda vibes

A bit of Govinda seems to have brushed off on Radhika Madan, going by her latest social media post.In a new picture Radhika has posted on Instagram, she is busy with her mobile phone. For a caption to the picture, Radhika wrote the lyrics of the popular...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Armaan Malik : 'Mithoon is always seeking the rawest, most real take'

Singer Armaan Malik is a huge fan of composer Mithoon, and his unique way of working.The two have collaborated for the first time for the song "Mera intezaar karna" in the soon-to-release film, "Khuda Haafiz". The love balled is written and composed by Mithoon,...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Vicky Kaushal turns Superman in latest picture

Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kaushal has turned Superman in his latest social media picture.Vicky's new Instagram picture has him jumping into bed. The picture has been captured in a way that the actor seems to be flying in the air."Ki karaa, petrol khatam hi nahi...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

When Madhuri started her journey in Bollywood

Actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene went down memory lane and shared how she was bitten by the acting bug."This day back in 1984 I started my journey in Bollywood with Abodh. Join me as I look back at some of the scenes - I've had the privilege of working with some very...

10-Aug-2020 Chandigarh

Sero survey in Haryana to monitor transmission trends

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said a sero survey is being carried out with an aim to gauge the penetration of Covid-19 and to monitor its transmission trends.Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rajeev Arora said the findings of the study would be...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Equity indices trim gains, healthcare stocks surge

The key Indian equity indices shed major gains made earlier in the day on Monday, while the BSE Sensex closed 141 points higher.Healthy buying was witnessed in healthcare and industrial stocks. The BSE Healthcare index rose 4.69 per cent and the Industrials...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Nora Fatehi's look in 'Pachtaoge' female version out

The female version of the Arijit Singh hit, Pachtaoge, is ready to release. Dancing sensation Nora Fatehi, who starred in the music video of the original number last year, will be seen in the new version, too. The female version of "Pachtaoge" is sung by...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Mika Singh explores 'emotions of mystery' in his new music

Singer Mika Singh is set to explore mystery through his music in an upcoming series." ‘Dangerous' explores the emotions of mystery. It has all elements that make a good thriller. It was the perfect project for me to produce," Mika said."All of us who have worked...

10-Aug-2020 Hyderabad

Jagat Prakash Nadda slams Telangana govt for poor COVID management

BJP President J.P. Nadda on Monday slammed the Telangana government for its poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption and failure to fulfill its promises.He alleged that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government was in deep slumber. "Development...

10-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Defence infra of PSUs, OFB to be modernised : Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri  Rajnath Singh launched the initiatives of a number of modernisation and up-gradation of facilities as also new infrastructure creation by Defence PSUs and OFB, through digital link here today, as part of...

10-Aug-2020 Chandigarh

Amarinder Singh Rejects Bajwa’s Vindictiveness Charge

Rejecting outright his charges of vindictiveness in the withdrawal of Pratap Singh Bajwa’s security by the Punjab Government, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said it was a routine exercise based on a periodic review of his threat assessment, as...

10-Aug-2020 Chandigarh

NABARD accords sanction for Transformation of PACS as MSCs

The Cooperation Minister, Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, today presided over a high level meeting of the department to discuss issues related to Cooperative sector in the State.The detailed deliberations were held regarding the Primary Agriculture Cooperative...

10-Aug-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

Punjab ramps up viral testing of COVID-19 to 20,000 tests per day

Countering the surge in Covid cases upfront, Punjab Government has upgraded the viral testing of COVID-19 in the State to 20, 000 tests per day, informed Mr.O.P Soni, Medical Education & Research Minister Punjab after inaugurating Corona labs at Punjab Biotechnology...

10-Aug-2020 Jalandhar

OP Soni Dedicates Covid-19 Viral Testing Lab To People

Ramping up the testing capacity of Covid-19 in Punjab for effectively dealing with the surge in Covid Cases in Jalandhar, the Punjab Medical Education & Research Minister Mr OP Soni on Monday inaugurated Covid-19 Viral Testing lab, established in the premises...

10-Aug-2020 Jalandhar

DC Directs Officials To Minimize Pendency In E-Court Management System

Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori today said that in order to facilitate the people, the officials must ensure to minimize the pendency of the court cases.Chairing a meeting at the District Administrative Complex, the Deputy Commissioner said that the Punjab...

10-Aug-2020 Bishnah (Jammu)

NGO,Third Eye Anti Crime Team Sanitizes Panchayat Kool Pachail

Third Eye Anti Crime Team, formed to help the poor people in the society, has emerged as the messiah for the people of the villages in this difficult time. The members of the organization are doing sanitation work in different villages of Bishnah block and...

10-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Div Com reviews progress on Z- MORH/ Zojila tunnels

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting to review pace and progress made on Z- Morh and Zojila tunnels connecting Kashmir with the Ladakh region.At the outset, Executive Director, NHIDCL, gave a detailed PowerPoint Presentation...

10-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Samoon inaugurates online IMPACT training under Samagra Shiksha

A massive online Integrated Multidisciplinary Professional Advancement Course for Teachers (IMPACT) training programme commenced here today under Samagra Shiksha, with its formal e-inauguration by Principal Secretary School Education, Dr. Asgar Samoon.Based...

10-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Navin Choudhary reviews functioning of JKHPMC

Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Navin K Choudhary, today reviewed the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Horticulture Produce Marketing Corporation (JKHPMC) Limited.Director, Horticulture Kashmir, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat and Managing Director, JKHPMC,...

10-Aug-2020 Jammu

Div Com Jammu reviews arrangements for Muharram

Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today discussed the arrangements for Muharram here at a meeting of officers and representatives of religious organizations, including Shia Federation, Anjuman-e-Imamia and Anjuman-e-Haidery.Submitting the list of programmes...

10-Aug-2020 Kishtwar

Independence Day: Kishtwar admin finalizes arrangements

District administration Kishtwar today finalized the   arrangements for the celebration of Independence Day 2020, here at a meeting chaired by District Development Commissioner, Rajinder Singh Tara.It was decided that this year the venue for the celebration...

10-Aug-2020 Bandipora

DC Bandipora convenes DLCC to finalize AAP under BADP

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Monday convened a meeting of District Level Consultation Committee to finalize the Annual Action Plan under Border Area Development Programme (BADP)  2020-21,  and 4 year Mid Term Plan for 2020-21...

10-Aug-2020 Bandipora

90-Kms road length to be macadamized this year: DC Bandipora

With the start of macadamisation work, District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Monday said that the district administration has set a target to macadamize 90 kilometres of roads in the district.The DDC said this while inaugurating...

10-Aug-2020 Baramulla

DC Baramulla reviews Muharram arrangements

In connection with the upcoming Muharram ul Haraam, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today chaired a meeting here to review the arrangements put in place for its smooth celebration.On the occasion, a comprehensive discussion on the subject was...

10-Aug-2020 Pulwama

DDC Pulwama chairs DLMC regarding FPO Scheme

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama Dr. Raghav Langer today reviewed the formation and promotion of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) scheme.DDC said that the Central Government has initiated the formation and promotion of Farmer Producer Organizations...

10-Aug-2020 Kulgam

DDC Kulgam calls for cent percent saturation under KCC scheme

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today chaired a meeting of Officers and Bankers to review the progress made under Kisan Credit Card (Atma Nirbar) scheme in the district.On the occasion, the DDC directed for cent percent...

10-Aug-2020 Jammu

Director AHD tours far off areas of Ramban, Kishtwar

Director Animal Husbandry Jammu, Vivek Sharma, conducted a field tour to far off places of Ramban & Kishtwar districts.During her first leg of tour, she inspected veterinary dispensary Chanderkot and reviewed the various departmental activities going on in...

10-Aug-2020 Shopian

DLSA Shopian launches week long ‘Plantation Drive’

District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Shopian, today lunched a week-long “Plantation drive” at District Court Complex here.The drive was inaugurated by Chairman District Legal Services Authority Shopian in presence of Secretary District Legal Services Authority...

10-Aug-2020 Shopian

I- Day arrangements finalized at Shopian

The district Administration Shopian today finalised the arrangements for smooth celebration of Independence Day 2020.The meeting conducted under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Dr. Sheikh Abdul Aziz was informed that the main...

10-Aug-2020 Kulgam

DDC kick starts Poster distribution campaign in Kulgam

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today kick started a poster distribution campaign in the district to create awareness among masses on COVID-19.Under this campaign, posters will be pasted and distributed in all parts...

10-Aug-2020 Kupwara

Arrangements finalised for I-Day celebration at Kupwara

The District Administration Kupwara today finalised the arrangements for smooth conduct of Independence Day Celebration 2020 during a review meeting here.The review meeting conducted under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kupwara,...

10-Aug-2020 Kupwara

Pandit community rejects fake news regarding Waterkhani Temple

A group of 13 Kashmiri Pandits headed by Rakesh today called upon Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg and apprised him about the fake news that has been viral on facebook regarding demolition of Temple at Waterkhani Kupwara.The pandit group condemned...

09-Aug-2020 Mumbai

ED grills Rhea's brother; both to be quizzed again on Monday

Continuing its probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has grilled Showik Chakraborty, brother of actress Rhea Chakraborty, for the second time in connection with their financial transactions.Showik, who went to the ED office around...

09-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Bigg Boss 2020 : Salman shoots for promo in Panvel

Superstar Salman Khan is all set to come up with the fourteenth season of the controversial reality TV show, Bigg Boss.Makers on Saturday unveiled the show's first promo, in which we can see host Salman Khan doing farming at his farmhouse in Panvel."Lockdown laya...

09-Aug-2020 Sullah (Kangra)

Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates PHC building at Daroh of Rs. 57.07 lakh

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today dedicated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth over Rs. 80 crore in Sullah Vidhan Sabha area of Kangra district today.Chief Minister inaugurated PHC building at Daroh (level-II) in District Kangra constructed...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

India records 64K+ cases in 1 day, tally now at 21,53,011

India, the third-worst COVID-hit country globally, recorded a single-day spike of 64,399 coronavirus cases, pushing its total tally to 21,53,011.Out of the total 21,53,011 cases, 6,28,747 are active cases, 14,80,884 have recovered from the deadly virus while...

09-Aug-2020 Bengaluru

Every citizen must fight the Covid war: Experts

With the government easing more restrictions under Unlock3.0 to further revive the economy since August 1, the war against the Coronavirus pandemic has to be fought by each and every citizen across the country, according to health experts, including epidemiologists."As...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

The Beauty of Bandhani

A vibrant, colourful and exuberant fashion trend seems to have emerged in these uncertain times; the confinement of Covid-19 has seen the resurgence of tie and dye. Judging by social media feeds in the last few months you have either baked banana bread...

09-Aug-2020 Manchester

Woakes England's most under-valued cricketer : Naseer Hussain

Former England captain Naseer Hussain feels Chris Woakes is the most under-valued England cricketer and he would have the all-rounder in the side for the second Test against Pakistan over veteran James Anderson.Woakes stormed back to form with the bat as he...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Evacuation of stranded Indians to continue : Hardeep Singh Puri

In the aftermath of the Air India Express plane crash that killed 18 people, Union Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) for evacuating stranded Indians across the globe amid the pandemic will continue...

09-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Markets to trade in broad range

Markets continued their volatile movement in the week gone by and manged to close with gains for the week. BSESENSEX gained 433.68 points or 1.15 per cent to close at 38,040.57 points while NIFTY gained 140.60 points or 1.27 per cent to close at 11,214.05 points....

09-Aug-2020 Vijayawada

10 dead in Andhra Pradesh Covid centre fire, govt sets up probe panel

At least 10 patients were killed and several others injured in a fire at a hotel functioning as a Covid care facility early on Sunday, Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Alla Nani said.The government has set up a committee to inquire into the incident, said...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Punjab a new headache for Congress amid Rajasthan crisis

With crisis still looming large in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Congress is now facing a tough time to contain the feud in Punjab where two Rajya Sabha MPs -- Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo -- have openly targeted the state government led...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Sustainability is all about developing consciousness : Dia Mirza

 Dia Mirza

Bollywood actress Dia Mirza says sustainability is all about "developing a consciousness". It is nothing but a reminder to everyone that all life is connected, she adds.IANSlife spoke to the actress who shares her take on sustainable fashion and her fashion preferences....

09-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Kartik Aaryan wants to patent his new hairstyle

Kartik Aaryan

Not only for his looks and acting, actor Kartik Aaryan is also quite famous for his voluminous hair. And it seems he has made the best use of lockdown by growing his hair and beard.Taking to Instagram, Kartik posted a picture of his messy hair and wrote:...

09-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Bipasha Basu: Thrillers make for a perfect canvas for an actor

Bipasha Basu

Actress Bipasha Basu loves to do thriller projects as they give her a chance to emote so much, ranging from drama, action, romance to fear."Thrillers make for a perfect canvas for an actor - there's so much to emote, be it drama, action, romance, fear and that's...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Vaani Kapoor: Fear is the biggest roadblock

Vaani Kapoor

Actress Vaani Kapoor says she is working at busting fear."I am working very hard on myself to not live in fear, and that (fear) is one thing that everybody needs to disown," Vaani told IANS.She calls fear a roadblock. "Fear is our biggest enemy and it's the...

09-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Sufi music has the power to heal : Harshdeep Kaur

Harshdeep Kaur

"Sufi music has a peculiar magic to it. It metamorphoses one to a distant world, and the lyrics tend to touch the heart in the most peculiar way. Most importantly, it has the power to heal," says singer Harshdeep Kaur.Kaur, who sings in multiple Indian languages...

09-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Disha Salian's alleged last party video goes viral

Disha Salian

An undated video of Disha Salian, the former manager of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has found its way on the internet, and shows her in good spirits, enjoying a house party with friends.It is said that the video was allegedly taken hours before her...

09-Aug-2020 Jammu

DSEJ organises national webinar on Vedic Mathematics

Directorate of School Education Jammu, Saturday, organized a National Webinar to acquaint the Teachers of Jammu and Kashmir about the Vedic Mathematics and its utility for students.The online educational event was held in collaboration with National Council of Teacher...

09-Aug-2020 Udhampur

DDC Udhampur reviews RDD sector achievements

District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr. Piyush Singla, today reviewed the Panchayat wise progress of works, payments made to labourers and other progress indicators under MGNREGA, besides expenditure incurred under other rural sector schemes, here at...

09-Aug-2020 Poonch

DC Poonch presents ex gratia to NoKs of cross border shelling victim

Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Rahul Yadav visited Mankote tehsil of district Poonch and provided ex gratia relief of Rs 1 Lakh to the next of the Kin of cross border shelling victim during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan.The DDC was accompanied by Senior...

08-Aug-2020 Thiruvananthapuram

Idukki landslide: 18 dead, search resumes for 50 missing

A massive search operation using man and machine, is underway on Saturday to find 50 odd people reported missing after a landslide in Kerala's Idukki district.Since the Thursday midnight tragedy struck Rajamalai, 18 people have lost their lives while more...

08-Aug-2020 New Delhi

India reports 61,537 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

A total of 61,537 new coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours in India, which took the overall caseload to 20,88,611, while the death toll increased to 42,518 with 933 fresh fatalities, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.The...

08-Aug-2020

'China's BRI ultimate instrument of economic blackmail'

For the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), determined to shape the world in its own image without a shot being fired, the Cold War never ended 30 years ago as it aims to make China the number one global power, says a scholarly new work that traces how the party...

08-Aug-2020 New Delhi

NASA maps Beirut blast damage in high-precision image

NASA in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of Singapore on Saturday released a detailed high-res image that maps the devastating explosion in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, that killed over 150 people and is estimated to have caused billions of...

08-Aug-2020 Los Angeles

Jennifer Aniston: You're never going to get rid of 'Friends'

Jennifer Aniston

The much-awaited Friends reunion may have been deferred twice already owing to the Covid pandemic, but actress Jennifer Aniston promises the delay gives the cast and crew time to make the experience even more special for fans."It's going to be super. You...

08-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Lt Governor Sinha praises Health Workers, Frontline Corona Warriors

Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today lauded the unwavering efforts shown by the Health Workers and Frontline Corona Warriors for the significant role played by them in the containment and management of COVID-19 pandemic in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.“To...

08-Aug-2020 Muzaffarpur

No relief for flood-hit, say Bihar villagers

Nearly 16 of the 38 districts in Bihar have been inundated with people rendered homeless and struggling to get food. Although the water levels in the Bagmati river at Bharthua in Muzaffarpur district and the Gandak river in Dharfari village have receded the...

08-Aug-2020 Agra

Massive python rescued from playground in Agra

An eight-foot long Indian rock python was rescued by the Wildlife SOS Rapid Response Unit from a playground beside the Central Hindi Institute's residential hostel in Khandari, Agra. After being kept under observation for a few hours, the python was released...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Vidyut Jammwal reveals secret of his upper body strength

Vidyut Jammwal

Action star and fitness enthusiast Vidyut Jammwal has revealed the secret of his upper body strength.Vidyut has uploaded a video of him performing Kalari Dand (part of the martial art, Kalaripayattu) on his YouTube channel, and said that he wanted to introduce...

08-Aug-2020 Srinagar

Weapons shortage a big issue for militants in J&K : Dilbag Singh

Militants in Jammu and Kashmir have been facing a shortage of weapons despite Pakistan's attempts to provide arms to various terrorist organisations active in the valley, Director General of Police (Jammu and Kashmir) Dilbag Singh said on completion of one year...

08-Aug-2020 Nagpur

Will abide by what SC rules on Sushant probe, says Maha govt

Though the Maharashtra government opposes a CBI probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, it will abide by the Supreme Court's decision in the matter, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Saturday.In a significant statement, Deshmukh told media persons that...

08-Aug-2020 Los Angeles

Arnold Schwarzenegger, daughter Christina take a bike spin

Action star Arnold Schwarzenegger recently headed out for a spin on the bike with his youngest daughter Christina.The 73-year-old actor sported a casual look for the outing in his Brentwood neighbourhood here, reports dailymail.co.uk. He wore a black graphic...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Juhi Chawla ‘amused by the fun stuff fans send'

Actress Juhi Chawla sure knows how to amuse herself.She took to Instagram to share a meme from her 2019 film "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga", and wrote: "If matchmaking was my way. I get amused by the fun stuff my team or fans send across. I've been enjoying...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Badshah denies involvement in fake social media followers scam

	Badshah

Rapper Badshah has denied any involvement in the fake social media followers scam, which is being investigated by the Mumbai Police.The rapper issued a statement on Saturday evening, where he mentioned that he has categorically denied all allegations levelled...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Anshul Chauhan co-stars with Divyenndu Sharma in crime series

Budding actress Anshul Chauhan has often impressed playing strong character roles in films and shows. She is now all set to co-star with Divyenndu Sharma in a new web series.The web series "Bicchoo Ka Khel" is a crime thriller, and Anshul essays Rashmi Chaubey,...

08-Aug-2020 Udhampur

424 PMAGY works proposed for 31 villages of district Udhampur

District administration Udhampur has identified 424 works under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) for execution in 31 villages having maximum SC population.PMAGY scheme is meant for empowerment and Socio- economic uplift of Scheduled Castes by filling...

08-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Payal Dev composes her first monsoon song

Payal Dev

Singer-composer Payal Dev is set to release her first monsoon song.Titled "Baarish", the song is "a beautiful journey", Payal says, adding that she is "super excited about this".On  how she worked on the song, the "Tum hi aana" composer shared: "I was brainstorming...

08-Aug-2020 Sopore

Advisor Baseer Ahmad Khan visits Sopore, meets public delegations

As part of public outreach programme initiated by the Jammu and Kashmir administration, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today visited Sopore and met  various delegations and individuals who apprised him of their grievances and demands...

08-Aug-2020 Jammu

Div Com reviews Independence Day arrangements in Jammu division

Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today reviewed the arrangements for Independence Day 2020 celebration in the districts, here at a meeting with the Deputy  Commissioners of Jammu division through video conference.The Deputy Commissioners apprised the...

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