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14-Apr-2021 Chennai

Glenn Maxwell's knock was the difference : Virat Kohli

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli paid compliments to Glenn Maxwell saying that his team's No. 4 batsman was the difference in Wednesday's victory over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).Maxwell's 59 off 41 balls helped RCB make 149 for eight which...

14-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Dr Harsh Vardhan announces launch of `Aahaar Kranti’

Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhanhas launched“AahaarKranti”, a mission dedicated to spreading awareness about nutrition and accessible to all locally available nutritious food, fruits,...

14-Apr-2021 Jaipur

Rajasthan imposes 6 pm to 6 am curfew in all cities from April 16-30

Looking at the alarming surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state in the past few days, the Rajasthan government on Wednesday announced to impose night curfew in all the cities between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. from April 16-30.All markets, work places and...

14-Apr-2021 London

AstraZeneca's drug Tagrisso approved in China in early lung cancer

British drugmaker AstraZeneca on Wednesday said its drug Tagrisso has been approved in China for treatment of some patients with early stage lung cancer.China's National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) approved the drug as an adjuvant therapy for early-stage...

14-Apr-2021 Bengaluru

Bengaluru police bust Andhra based network, seize 141 kgs of marijuana

Bengaluru police has arrested two persons and seized 141.250 kg marijuana valued at around Rs 84.60 lakh from them, the Koramangala police said here on Wednesday.According to the police, the arrested are Chaddakrishnan aka Santhosh, 22 years, resident of Visakhapatnam,...

14-Apr-2021 New York

Moderna Covid jab efficacy marginally drops to 90% in US trial

Updated results from an ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial in the US have shown Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine to be 90 per cent effective against all cases of the disease, and greater than 95 per cent against severe cases.While the updated cases show continued strong...

14-Apr-2021 New Delhi

'15-day' lockdown must to break deadly chain of transmission

As India witnesses an unprecedented surge in Covid caseloads, voices for a short-duration national lockdown or in severely-hit states/UTs grew louder on Wednesday and experts urged the Centre to immediately plan and execute a 15-day lockdown to break the...

14-Apr-2021 Los Angeles

Chrissy Teigen calls little Luna her 'dream daughter'

Model Chrissy Teigen penned a note on daughter Luna's fifth birthday, calling her a "dream daughter", and tagging the little girl as a "prop" to her and her husband John Legend.Teigen posted a string of pictures from her vacation on Instagram on Wednesday...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Shama Sikander stars in music video 'Hawa karda'

ctress Shama Sikander will be seen in the music video "Hawa karda" and the track is set to reach the audience on April 15. The song stars Shama alongside Gaurav Bajaj.The track is sung by Afsana Khan and Sahil Syndicate. The music is by Geet and the lyrics...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Rashmika's parents 'almost couldn't believe' she'd work with Big B

South actress Rashmika Mandanna, who will sharing screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in the film "Goodbye", says her family almost could not believe the news that she had bagged the film."Amitabh Bachchan -- the name brings in so much respect. When my parents...

14-Apr-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur pays tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur paid floral tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution and first Law Minister of India Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary by garlanding his statue at Ambedkar Chowk here today.While interacting with electronic...

14-Apr-2021 Hoshiarpur

Decks Cleared For Medical College At Hoshiarpur : O P Soni

Punjab Medical Education and Research Minister OP Soni today announced that the construction of Hoshiarpur medical college would start soon as the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to lay the foundation stone this Rs. 375 crore prestigious project in first...

14-Apr-2021 Singapore

Why are some Covid-19 survivors at risk of blood clot?

People who have recovered from Covid-19, especially those with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, may be at risk of developing blood clots due to a lingering and overactive immune response, according to a study.The study, led by researchers from the Nanyang...

14-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Babar Azam ends Kohli's reign as No.1 ODI batsman

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has climbed to the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) rankings for ODI batsmen, thus ending his India counterpart Virat Kohli's nearly three and a half year reign at the top of the rankings.Babar's player of the...

14-Apr-2021 Shimla

Bandaru Dattatreya offers tribute to Father of Indian Constitution

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya offered floral tributes to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the Father of the Indian Constitution, on his 130th birth anniversary at Ambedkar Chowk, Chaura Maidan here today. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur also paid tribute to Dr. Ambedkar on...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Ranveer Singh to star in Shankar's adaptation of 'Anniyan'

Tamil hit machine Shankar directs Bollywood star Ranveer Singh in the official adaptation of his 2005 Tamil blockbuster "Anniyan", which stars Vikram. The film is slated to go on the floors in Mid 2022.The yet-untitled project is being announced around the...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Rahul Vaidya-Disha Parmar's video 'Madhanya' to release on April 18

Celebrity couple Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar have shared the first poster of their upcoming music video "Madhanyaa on social media. The music video will premiere on April 18.The poster sees the singer and the actress-model, dressed as bride and groom, in a romantic...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Shilpa Shinde, Darshana Banik join cast of 'Boondi Raita'

"Bigg Boss 11" winner Shilpa Shinde and Bengali actress Darshana Banik have joined cast of the forthcoming comic family drama "Boondi Raita"."When I heard the story of the film, I found it interesting. I play Bobby, a bubbly and middle-class Punjabi girl....

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Neha Kakkar excited to hear Ramleela stories live on 'Indian Idol'

Singer Neha Kakkar, who is a judge on the music reality show "Indian Idol 12", is excited about the upcoming Ramnavmi Special on the show.In the episode, top contestants will sing songs magnifying the festival mood.They will narrate the story of Ramleela through...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Katrina Kaif has just herself for company

Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, who tested Covid positive earlier this month, is currently enjoying her own company, going by her social media post on Wednesday.Katrina posted a picture on Instagram, where she is seen posing for the camera lens dressed in an oversized...

14-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Shefali Shah opens up on what terrifies her

Actress Shefali Shah, who took her acting to the next level with the International Emmy-winning series "Delhi Crime", says she tackles self-doubt every day."It's every single day I go to work. For me, it gets difficult to get out of the vanity van because I...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Singing is my second love after acting : Sara Khan

TV star Sara Khan opens up on her love for singing, saying that the vocation is her second love after acting."I have always been fond of singing. It's my second love after acting. I am so glad that my fans have loved my renditions. I hope to do a lot more...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Boman Irani, Arshad Warsi to host 'LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse'

Actors Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi are all set to host in the upcoming digital reality comedy show "LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse".Boman shared: "The Indian audience loves comedy, and with an entirely unique format with 10 popular Indian comedians, this show is power-packed...

14-Apr-2021 Thiruvananthapuram

Prithviraj Sukumaran drops 'Kuruthi' poster on Vishu

Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran released the poster of his upcoming socio-political thriller "Kuruthi" on the occasion of Vishu on Wednesday.The poster shows the actor giving an intense look to the camera, with other characters of the film surrounding. The...

14-Apr-2021 Mumbai

AR Rahman presents '99 Songs' special digital concert

Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman has released the 99 Songs Special Concert -- a digital show chronicling the music of his upcoming film "99 Songs". He says the initial idea was to perform in every city and college."My initial idea was that I should go to every city,...

14-Apr-2021 Nawanshahr

Use Of Drone To Check Illegal Mining In Nawanshahr

In order to eliminate illegal mining in the State, all-out efforts are being made by the government to check such mining activities as immediate cognizance is taken by the Police and Mining Department jointly.RN Dhoke, ED Mining, Punjab had directed Khanna...

13-Apr-2021 Chennai

Suryakumar Yadav bats fearlessly, that's what we want: Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Sharma praised Suryakumar Yadav for his fearless batting even though the Mumbai Indians skipper considered the pitch at the MA Chidambaram tough for batsmen to play strokes from the word go."I think Yadav is carrying that form that he had when he played...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Sushil Chandra takes over as the 24th CEC of India

Sushil Chandra today assumed charge as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of India, succeeding Shri Sunil Arora. Shri Arora demitted the office on 12th April, 2021 after completing his tenure.Shri Chandra has been serving in the Commission as Election Commissioner...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

All you need to know about the Sputnik V Covid jab

As Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical major Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (DRL) announces it has received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to import Sputnik V vaccine in India for restricted use in emergencies, here are a few things that...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi/Moscow

RDIF sets target of 50m doses a month for Sputnik in India

More than 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine will be produced in India in a month over the summer in partnership with five Indian companies, Kirill Dmitriev, the CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), said on Tuesday.Over 850 million doses of Sputnik...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

India plans to allow select foreign produced Covid vaccines

Amid the exponential surge in Covid-19 cases, India is mulling to allow vaccines manufactured in countries like the US, the UK, Japan or which are listed in the WHO's emergency use listing.The aim is to augment the basket of vaccines available for fighting...

13-Apr-2021 Handwara

Al-Badr terror module busted by J&K Police, 5 held

A module of terror outfit Al-Badr was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara on Tuesday and two terrorists and three of their associates held, police said.Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition was also recovered, officials said on Tuesday.Police...

13-Apr-2021 Thiruvananthapuram

Sunny Leone heads to Kerala to begin shoot of 'Shero'

Sunny Leone returns to Kerala to start the shoot of her upcoming film, the psychological thriller "Shero". The actress was in Kerala recently, to shoot for the reality TV show "MTV Splitsvilla"."I am elated to be back to Kerala to shoot for the first schedule...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

India permits use of Sputnik-V vax in emergency situations

After Covishield and Covaxin, India on Tuesday granted permission to inject the third Covid-19 vaccine 'Gam-COVID-Vac' combined vector vaccine, popularly called Sputnik-V, in emergency situations.The Drugs Controller General India (DCGI) gave its nod for the...

13-Apr-2021 New York

Covid pandemic linked to 6 unhealthy eating behaviours

A new research into the lingering impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has revealed correlations to six unhealthy eating behaviours.The study found six key themes of eating behaviour changes -- mindless eating and snacking; increased food consumption; generalized...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Still hooked to 'kadhas' to beat Covid-19? Let's burst the myths

The past one year has been extremely difficult for people. While the pandemic brought much-needed focus on health and hygiene, it also created a lot of confusion among people about what is good for health and what is not. A steep rise in demand for immunity-boosting...

13-Apr-2021 Palghar (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra: 10 Covid patients die, VVMC denies oxygen shortage

In a shocking tragedy on Gudi Padva, at least 10 Covid-19 patients have died in two private hospital in the Vasai town due to alleged shortage of medical oxygen, here on Tuesday.While confirming the fatalities that occurred at the Vinayak Hospital and Riddhi...

13-Apr-2021 London

New insect species from Kosovo named after coronavirus

A team of scientists have named a small caddisfly -- native to a national park in Kosovo -- after the Coronavirus pandemic.The Potamophylax coronavirus was collected near a stream in the Bjeshket e Nemuna National Park in Kosovo by the team led by Professor...

13-Apr-2021 Amaravati

Chennai South Korean Consul General calls on Andhra CM

Kwon Young Seup, Consul General of the Republic of South Korea at the Chennai Consulate met with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and held discussions on cooperation and development of the state.Reddy and Young deliberated on Korean cooperation...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories gets authorisation for Sputnik V in India

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. has announced that it has received the permission from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to import the Sputnik vaccine into India for restricted use in emergency situations.This is as per the provisions of the New...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Inflation, falling IP, declining rupee in NDA rule: P. Chidambaram

A month ahead of the BJP-led NDA government completing seven years, the Congress has attacked the government over economic issues, which it says are looming in the country.Former Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram crticising the government said in a statement,...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Sanya Malhotra flaunts perfect skin in latest photo-op

Actress Sanya Malhotra shared a new picture on social media on Tuesday and she looks every inch stunning in the post.In the Instagram image, Sanya is dressed in an ivory crochet dress with a plunging neckline. The actress is seen flaunting her curly hair and...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Yami Gautam urges everyone to 'go natural'

Actress Yami Gautam is utilising Tuesday for self care, going by her social media post.Yami posted a picture on Instagram stories, where she is seen wearing a hair mask."Homemade pack for hair -- Kinda day #gonatural," Yami wrote on the image.Speaking about...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Evelyn Sharma celebrates '10 years in entertainment'

Actress Evelyn Sharma took to Instagram on Tuesday to celebrate completing 10 years in showbiz.The actor posted a video of all her films and called her journey a "crazy ride". She says that while she is eagerly waiting to do more work, the idea of making films...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Madhuri Dixit Nene looks 'pretty in pink' in new photo-op

Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene ups her style quotient in a pretty pink lehenga, in her new Instagram post on Tuesday.In the Instagram photo-op, Madhuri is seen posing in a light and dark pink zari lehenga. She completed her look with dark pink lips, drop diamond...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Was not serious about my career before 'Bigg Boss' : Arshi Khan

Actress Arshi Khan, who rose to fame with her stint in the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss", says she was not serious about her career before the show.The actress says that the show was a complete game changer and marks a turning point in her career."I...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Sharad Kelkar shares first look of 'Deja Vu'

Actor Sharad Kelkar on the occasion of Gudi Padwa on Tuesday shared the first look of his first solo lead film "Deja Vu".Sharad posted the look on Instagram. In the image, the actor is seen looking away from the camera. He sports a crew cut."On the auspicious...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

New 'Acharya' poster unveiled on Ugadi

The poster of Chiranjeevis new film "Acharya" was unveiled on Tuesday, on the occasion of Udagi. The film will see the Telugu superstar co-starring with his son, actor Ram Charan. In the poster, Ram Charan strikes a romantic dance pose with Pooja Hegde.In...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

'RRR' makers launch new poster on Ugadi

On the occasion of Ugadi, the makers of "RRR " unveiled the new poster of the film on Tuesday. Wishing fans a Happy New Year, the team took to social media to share the new poster.The poster features the film's lead actors Ram Charan and Jr NTR and it seems...

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Not against melodies being recreated aesthetically : Anu Malik

Composer-singer Anu Malik said while he supports the recreation of old songs, it needs to be done aesthetically. He feels if old songs are revived well, they can be a huge hit among the youth."It is not a bad idea to recreate old songs if they are aesthetically done....

13-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Won't compare if singers are bigger than actors : Rahul Vaidya

Ever since singer Rahul Vaidya proposed to his girlfriend, model-actress Disha Parmar, on "Bigg Boss 14", their fans have been excited to know when the duo will take the relationship to its next level.A few days back, Rahul and Disha raised expectations of...

13-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Cross connections: North and South stars in mutual promotion spree

With films from different industries in India releasing in multiple languages, stars are setting their eyes on not just releasing but also promoting films with big tie-ups across different film industries.As part of a strong promotional move, actors are promoting...

13-Apr-2021 Barnala

Congress Gets Huge Boost In Barnala

The Congress party today got a huge boost in Barnala when influenced by the visionary ideology and development oriented policies of senior Congress leader and Ex-MLA Kewal Singh Dhillon, more than five dozen doyens (including BJP leaders) of several reputed...

13-Apr-2021 Ludhiana

VK Singh Reviews Covid19 Measures Being Undertaken In Ludhiana

VK Singh, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India today reviewed the Covid19 measures being undertaken by District Administration Ludhiana and showed satisfaction. He chaired a meeting regarding Covid19 at Bachat Bhawan, here, that was...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Dr Harsh Vardhan chairs ICMR’s One Health Symposium

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare chaired ICMR’s International Symposium titled ‘One Health in India: Research informing biosafety, preparedness and response’ through video conference today.He launched a special issue of ICMR’s...

12-Apr-2021 Chennai

Bat fearlessly like Deepak Hooda : KL Rahul to teammates

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A relieved Punjab Kings skipper K.L. Rahul called on his batsmen to bat fearlessly just like Deepak Hooda after his team managed to see off a resilient Rajasthan Royals led by Sanju Samson.Rahul, who himself made 91 off 50 deliveries, breathed a sigh of...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Second half of the knock was my best in IPL : Sanju Samson

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Sanju Samson wanted to keep the coin from the toss as a souvenir since Monday's match against Punjab Kings was his captaincy debut. However, the match referee did not allow him to do so. All that the new Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper would be able to carry...

12-Apr-2021 Chennai

Sanju Samson's ton on IPL captaincy debut goes in vain as Punjab win

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Sanju Samson (119 off 63 balls) scored a hundred on his Indian Premier League (IPL) captaincy debut but couldn't take Rajasthan Royals (RR) past the finish line, getting dismissed off the last of the match as his team lost to Punjab Kings (PK) by four runs...

12-Apr-2021 Kolkata

Narendra Modi reaches out to weaker sections at Bengal rally

In an effort to reach out to the Scheduled Castes and Matuas that constitute more than 15 percent of the electorate of the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured justice to all refugees, Matua and Namasudra and at the same time criticised the Trinamool...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

WB, other poll-bound states see Covid cases zoom amid electioneering

West Bengal, which is midway through its poll process, as well as Tamil Nadu, Assam, and the Union Territory of Puducherry, where voting has concluded, witnessed a massive surge in Covid cases since the Assembly elections were announced by the Election Commission...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Big-hitting Gayle becomes first to hit 350 sixes in IPL

When Punjab Kings batsman Chris Gayle hoisted Rajasthan Royals' Ben Stokes for a six in his first over, he became the first batsman in Indian Premier League history to hit 350 sixes.Interestingly, no other batsman has even got 250 sixes with AB de Villiers...

12-Apr-2021 Hyderabad

Yet to receive SEC communication on Sputnik V approval : DRL

Amid reports that the subject expert committee (SEC) has approved Dr. Reddy's Laboratories' (DRL) application for the Russian vaccine candidate Sputnik V to tackle Coronavirus pandemic, the city-based company is yet to receive official communication about...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

With no sign of return to cabinet, Sidhu's future in limbo

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's return to the Punjab cabinet hangs in balance as there is no indication of this happening from Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, despite the efforts of the Congress leadership and General Secretary in-charge Harish Rawat.Captain...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

RDIF awaiting SEC recommendation for Sputnik approval in India

The Russian Direct Investment Fund said on Monday it is "awaiting imminently" the recommendation by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of India's Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to approve the use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

India set to get third vaccine as expert panel clears Sputnik

A government expert panel has given its nod to emergency use authorisation of Russian-made Covid vaccine, Sputnik-V, in India, Union Health Ministry sources said.After the Drug Controller General of India gives assent to the Subject Expert Committee's...

12-Apr-2021 Gandhinagar

Make remdesivir available to every patients, HC to Gujarat govt

The Gujarat High Court on Monday pulled up the state government for having such a system that put entire control of remdesivir injections under one agency, asking why was the crucial anti-Covid medicine not made available for everybody.It also suggested...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Payal Ghosh essays different shades in 'Red'

Actress Payal Ghosh, who came under the spotlight a while back after accusing filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for sexual harassment, is gearing up for her next titled "Red". In the film, she plays a college girl and a housewife.As a college girl, she essays the role...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Was confused when I made by debut in showbiz : Tanya Sharma

Actress Tanya Sharma, who will be seen in "Sasural Simar Ka 2", admits being confused at the start of her career."I feel blessed that I could achieve what I have in showbiz. At the time I was making my debut in the entertainment industry, I was kind of confused...

12-Apr-2021 Seoul

No link between Covid-19 vaccinations and deaths: S Korea

South Korea's health authorities on Monday said there is no causal relation between Covid-19 vaccines and 11 reported deaths after vaccinations, assuring the public of the safety of the vaccines.An investigation was concluded on 11 out of 47 people who died...

12-Apr-2021 Jammu

Online registration of Amarnath yatra to begin from April 15

The online registration of pilgrims for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2021 is going to commence on April 15 for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes.This year's 56-day Yatra shall commence simultaneously on both the routes from June 28 and culminate on RakshaBandhan,...

12-Apr-2021 New York

Novel personalised cancer vaccine safe : Study

A new personalised cancer vaccine, developed by the US researchers, is safe and beneficial for patients with different cancers, including lung and bladder, results of phase I clinical trials have shown."While immunotherapy has revolutionised the treatment...

12-Apr-2021 New York

Antibody reaction traced to blood clots linked to AstraZeneca jabs

After reports of blood clots experienced by some people after receiving the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine triggered safety concerns, new research published in a leading medical journal suggests that a rare antibody reaction was found in a few people who got...

12-Apr-2021 Jagamarla (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra Pradesh police arrest 10 treasure hunters for hammering Nandi idol

Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor police arrested 10 persons for stealing and destroying a Nandi idol from a temple in a Dalit colony in Jagamarla village, believing that diamonds were embedded inside it.Police arrested M. Venkata Chalapathi (43), K. Srinivasulu (34),...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal reviews Covid situation in Delhi, makes 3 requests

With exponential surge in Covid-19 cases in the national capital especially in the last few days, the Delhi Government has stepped up its efforts to combat the new wave of coronavirus. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a review meeting with health officials...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Is new Kashmir becoming a national sports hub?

While inaugurating the first Water Sports Centre adopted by his Ministry in Kashmir last week, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju announced that the Government of India was developing as many as 100 Khelo India Centres across...

12-Apr-2021 Chandigarh

Punjab CM gets second jab of vaccination

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday got the second dose of the coronavirus virus vaccine.He appealed again to all eligible to come forward to get themselves vaccinated 'for their own protection and that of their families and society'.A day earlier,...

12-Apr-2021 New Delhi

'Jallianwala Bagh propelled the Mahatma to assume centre stage'

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre propelled Mahatma Gandhi to assume centre stage and encouraged him to launch his non-violent movement, says Nonica Datta, an Associate Professor of History at JNU in a new introduction to her late father V.N. Datta's book, "Jallianwala...

12-Apr-2021 Jakarta

Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reach 177

The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 177 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.The cyclone related deaths in the province...

12-Apr-2021 Jakarta

6.1-magnitude quake kills 8 in Indonesia

At least eight people were killed and 39 others injured when an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Java province, the National Disaster Management Agency said.The agency's spokesman Raditya Jati said on Sunday 1,189 houses...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Taapsee Pannu starts week with cricket practice

Actress Taapsee Pannu kickstarted her week on Monday with cricket practice for her upcoming film "Shabaash Mithu" .In her new Instagram image, the actress is seen practicing her batting skills on a cricket pitch. She is in full cricket gear, wearing a helmet,...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Fatima Sana Shaikh opens up on 'Ajeeb Daastaans' role

Fatima Sana Shaikh will soon be seen in the anthology "Ajeeb Daastaans". She stars alongside Jaideep Ahlawat Armaan Rahlan in the Shashank Khaitan-directed segment, which is the first story of the four-story anthology that looks at love and relationships from...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

B. Praak to appear on Sargun Mehta, Ravi Dubey's 'Udaariyaan'

Punjabi singer B. Praak will soon be seen on the actor-producer duo Sargun Mehta and Ravi Dubey's show "Udaariyaan". The singer will be part of the Baisaakhi celebration episode of the show.The show is inspired from Punjabi film "Surkhi Bindi", and will soon...

12-Apr-2021 Hyderabad

Aditi Rao Hydari reveals her first look in 'Maha Samudram'

Actress Aditi Rao Hydari on Monday revealed her first look in the upcoming Telugu film "Maha Samudram". The actress plays the character of Maha in the bilingual film.Introducing her character, which looked like a simple yet emotionally strong woman, Aditi's...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Salman Khan launches Hindi teaser of 'Major'

The teaser of "Major", starring Telugu actor Adivi Sesh as 26/11 martyr Sandeep Unnikrishnan, was launched in three languages by three big stars on Monday. Salman Khan launched the Hindi teaser. Mahesh Babu, who also produces the film, launched the Telugu...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Gauahar Khan talks about 'crazy' life after wedding

Actor Gauahar Khan took to social media, on Monday, to share an appreciation post for her husband Zaid Darbar.The couple got married on December 25, in Mumbai, last year. Soon after marriage, they faced a tough time, with Gauahar's father, who was unwell for...

12-Apr-2021 Los Angeles

Proud to be part of 'Mission: Impossible' series : Michelle Monaghan

Actress Michelle Monaghan is proud to be part of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise.The actress played Julia Meade, wife of Tom Cruise's super spy protagonist Ethan Hunt, in three films of the series -- "Mission: Impossible III", "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost...

12-Apr-2021 Patiala

MLA Meet Hayer meets unemployed teachers who were beaten by the police

Unemployed youths protesting outside Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's residence in Patiala were brutally beaten by the police on Sunday. AAP MLA from Barnala and Youth Wing president Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer on Monday met the injured and said that...

12-Apr-2021 Hoshiarpur

Surinder Kumar Shinda Elected As New Mayor Of Hoshiarpur

Four-time Councillor Surinder Kumar Shinda on Monday sworn in as the Mayor of the Hoshiarpur Municipal Corporation in the presence of Industries & Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora and Food & Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu. Councillor from...

12-Apr-2021 Bhawanigarh/Sangrur

Sukhjit Kaur elected as president of MC Bhawanigarh

With the dedicated efforts of Punjab school education and PWD minister Vijay Inder Singla, the councillors of Bhawanigarh Municipal Committee unanimously elected Sukhjit Kaur Ghabdia as president and Monica Mittal as Vice president. Both the elected councillors...

12-Apr-2021 Jalandhar

LPU signs MoU to impart French Language and Culture at its Campus

Promoting cultural diversity, LPU has signed an MoU with Alliance Française Chandigarh (AFC) to impart French Language and Culture at its campus. Recognized by the French Embassy in India, Alliance Française de Chandigarh has played a pioneering role in promoting...

11-Apr-2021 Raipur

Quarantine for travelers without-ve report in Chhattisgarh

Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has sent senior officials to Hyderabad and Maharashtra to ensure smooth supply of Remdesivir, a key anti-viral drug in the fight against Covid-19. The state government has also made mandatory to produce RT-PCR negative report...

11-Apr-2021 Chennai

We failed to execute plans while bowling: David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner said that the team failed to execute their plans while bowling and ended up conceding too many runs towards the end of the Kolkata Knight Riders (SRH) innings on Sunday.SRH lost to KKR by 10 runs in their first Indian...

11-Apr-2021 Chennai

The way top order guys batted was magnificient : Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan was all praise for his top order batsmen after their 10-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their first game of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL)."Today was quite magnificent the way the guys at the top...

11-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Covid spike: India prohibits exports of remdesivir

In wake of the recent surge in Covid-19 cases, India on Sunday prohibited the exports of remdesivir injections and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) till the situation improves.The decision was taken considering a sudden spike in demand for remdesivir,...

11-Apr-2021 New Delhi

65% Covid patients less than 45 yrs, not 35, Kejriwal clarifies

Hours after stating that around 65 per cent of new Covid-19 cases in Delhi are among people aged below 35 years, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday clarified that it should be 45 years and he had mistakenly said 35."Imp correction - By mistake, I said...

11-Apr-2021 Shopian

3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

Three terrorists were gunned down on Sunday during an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district.While congratulating the police and other security forces for showing patience during the operation, the Kashmir...

11-Apr-2021 Srinagar

12 militants killed in 72 hours in Kashmir : Dilbagh Singh

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have killed 12 militants during the last 72 hours in four encounters in the Valley, Dilbagh Singh, director general of police (DGP) said."The slain militants belonged to Al-Badr, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Ansar Ghazwatul Hind...

11-Apr-2021 Srinagar

The Kashmiri Spring

ArrayIt's a wonderful World. Amidst the toings and froings of the Covid chaos, one good thing that has emerged is the luxury of time. Most days have gone by, reflecting the previous and a rough blueprint of the one to come. There is so much more of it to soak...

11-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Combining local favourites with global taste

Hard Rock Cafe has always been popular among music lovers for its Rock 'n' Roll theme and outstanding in-house gigs. Bringing forth the idea of 'good food and good music', it has launched a new menu.The global player slotted in at the prime spot of Kolkata...

11-Apr-2021 Etawah(Uttar Pradesh)

12 killed as truck falls into gorge in UP

At least 12 people were killed and 43 others were injured after a DCM truck in which they were travelling fell into a 25-feet deep gorge at Chakkarnagar road near Udi crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district on Saturday.SSP Brijesh Kumar Singh said that...

11-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Shreya Ghoshal shares surprise baby shower pictures

Singer Shreya Ghoshal took to Instagram, on Sunday, to post a series of pictures from her virtual baby shower.The singer is glowing in the pictures and sports a 'Mom To Be' sash. She is holding a 'Mommy to be' card as well. In front of her, Shreya has a plate...

11-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Important to stay relevant as an artiste : Mona Patel

Australian singer-songwriter Mona Patel, who recently released her latest track Take Me Home, says that being active on social media is very important nowadays."I believe that it's important to stay relevant as an artiste, hence, having a social media presence...

11-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Cameron Diaz opens up on friendship with Drew Barrymore

Cameron Diaz said one of her greatest moments in life is the friendship she shares with Drew Barrymore.Talking about the "Charlie's Angels" reunion, Barrymore, on her show "The Drew Barrymore Show" said: "As long as the fans love it, I want more from us we can...

11-Apr-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur reviews Covid-19 situation in State

All the SoPs and guidelines issued by the Centre and State Governments regarding to check the spread of coronavirus must be enforced strictly in the State, so contain spread of the virus. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding...

10-Apr-2021 Stockholm(Sweden)

Elli AvrRam on returning home: Missed spending time with family

Swedish-Greek actress Elli AvrRam, who is currently back home in Sweden after two years in time for her mother's birthday, says the things she missed the most were her mother's cooking and chitchatting with her grandmother. Elli told IANS she missed being home all...

10-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Taapsee's mantra: Suit up, smile up, show up

Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu on Saturday shared a mantra in life that she follows. "Suit up... smile up.... show up," she wrote as caption on Instagram, with a picture where she is dressed in burnt orange pants paired with a white shirt and a blazer. The actress...

10-Apr-2021

Kumar Sanu and Jatin Pandit to reunite for two new songs

Playback singer Kumar Sanu and composer Jatin Pandit are collaborating after a long time, to launch two new songs. "I have had a beautiful and a musical life. Music affects the way I think, live and work. At this point in my life, I want to create music for myself...

10-Apr-2021

Poster of Ashnoor Kaur's debut web show 'Pari Hun Mein' launched

The poster of the upcoming web series "Pari Hun Mein", toplined by Ashnoor Kaur and Delnaaz Irani, is out. The series marks the digital debut of "Patiala Babes" fame actress Ashnoor. "I'm extremely excited for the launch as we all have put in all the hard...

10-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Did Mika Singh propose to Bhoomi Trivedi on TV?

Singer Mika Singh has 'proposed' to singer Bhoomi Trivedi, that too on national television! In an upcoming episode of the music reality show "Indian Pro Music League" (IPML), the Punjab Lions trio of Mika Singh, Asees Kaur and Rupali Jagga perform Sajid-Wajid's...

10-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Sonakshi 'is all dressed up and nowhere to go'

Actress Sonakshi Sinha looks quite the diva in her new Instagram post on Saturday, but the lockdown-like situation owing to a resurgent spate of Covid means she is all dressed up with nowhere to go. In the snapshot, Sonakshi wears an off-shoulder, fitted embellished...

10-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Hello Charlie: Mindless monkey mayhem

Take a good guy with no brain and a bad guy in a gorilla suit, pack them off in a truck and what do you get? A miserable excuse for mirthless slapstick, in a film that rambles down the road to nowhere. "Hello Charlie" is one of those 'fun films' where you...

10-Apr-2021 Hyderabad

I like surprising myself with different roles : Rashmika Mandanna

Actress Rashmika Mandanna, who has had a series of blockbusters in the Telugu industry, recently entered the Hindi entertainment scene with the music video of "Top tucker", sung by Uchana Amit, Jonita Gandhi, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Badshah. Even before her Bollywood...

10-Apr-2021 Raikot

DC Launches Covid Vaccination Camp In Raikot

In a move to push the vaccination drive in the rural belt of the district by involving the panchayat heads and members, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Saturday inaugurated a Covid inoculation camp in the Raikot sub-division.Terming the important...

10-Apr-2021 S.A.S. Nagar

842 cases disposed in National Lok Adalat

As per schedule of National Legal Services Authority, New Delhi and under the instructions of Justice Ajay Tiwari, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court and Executive Chairman, Punjab State Legal Services Authority, National Lok Adalat organized on 10.04.2020...

09-Apr-2021 New Delhi

India-Netherlands Virtual Summit

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi and H.E Mr. Mark Rutte,Prime Minister of the Netherlands held a Virtual Summit today. It was the first high level Summit attended by PM Rutte after the general elections held in March 2021. Prime Minister Modi congratulated...

09-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Gopal Rai accuses FCI of not procuring crop on MSP in Delhi

Delhi Agriculture Minister Gopal Rai on Friday accused the Food Corporation of India (FCI) of not procuring farmers wheat crop on Minimum Support Price (MSP).Rai, who had conducted an inspection at the Narela mandi, also slammed the FCI officials for not attending...

09-Apr-2021 Gurugram

Now GMDA, FMDA to receive EDC payments

In a bid to raise the income of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced on Friday that from now the money earned from External Development Charges (EDC) will be deposited in the GMDA....

09-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Rafale row: India cheated to tune of Rs 21,000 crore, alleges Congress

The Congress on Friday questioned the Narendra Modi-led government over the explosive revelations made by a French news portal in the Rafale deal alleging that there was 'massive corruption' and 'loss to public exchequer of at least Rs 21,075 crore.The remarks...

09-Apr-2021 Los Angeles

Catherine Zeta-Jones: My dream is to only eat desserts

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones works hard to maintain her fitness and figure at 51, and only eats "real food". However, her dream is to indulge in desserts."I only actually eat real food because I have to right now. My dream is to only eat desserts, ever. It's...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Marathi films always gave importance to literature : Bhargavi Chirmuley

Actress Bhargavi Chirmuley says the Marathi film industry has always given a lot of importance to literature, which in turn helps actors grow."Since literature has been given a lot of importance in the Marathi industry, I feel it really contributes in the evolution...

09-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Peltzman Effect: Why Covid cases are soaring after jabs

An increasing number of people, including doctors, are testing positive from the Covid-19 infections even after taking both doses of vaccinated. The reason could be an increase in the risk-taking behaviour, prompted by the rollout of vaccines against the...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Vaccine shortage : Mumbai scrapes the bottom for jabs

The country's financial capital reeled under a massive shortage of the Covid-19 vaccines, with several government and private inoculation centres downing shutters temporarily, here on Friday.The city's biggest centre at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) had barely...

09-Apr-2021 Canberra

'Nothing off table to redress Aus vax shortfall'

Australia's Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly on Friday declared that "nothing is off the table" in order to make up for a shortfall in Covid-19 vaccines.Kelly urged Australians to remain confident in the country's coronavirus vaccine rollout after use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford...

09-Apr-2021 Shamli (Uttar Pradesh)

3 UP women given anti-rabies vax instead of Covid jab

A probe has been ordered in the shocking incident in which three women were allegedly administered anti-rabies injections instead of the Covid vaccine at a government hospital in Shamli district.Three women -- Saroj, 70, Anarkali, 72 and Satyavati, 60,...

09-Apr-2021 Srinagar

AGuH chief among 2 killed in Pulwama encounter

Chief of proscribed terror outfit Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) was among the two militants killed during an encounter at Tral in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, officials said."AGuH chief terrorist Imtiyaz Shah killed in Tral encounter. IGP Kashmir...

09-Apr-2021 Shimla

11th to 14th April to be celebrated as Teeka Utsav : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister today held virtual meeting with the Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, Chief Medial Officers, Principals and Medial Superintendents of all Medical Colleges of the State to review the situation in the State, keeping in view the...

09-Apr-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases Vikrami Samvat Calendar

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today released Vikrami Samvat Calendar brought out by Himachal Sanskriti Academy here today.Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the Academy and said that the Hindu New Year would commence from 13th April, 2021 and this Calendar...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Emotionally draining to play psychiatrist : Sandeepa Dhar

Actress Sandeepa Dhar says playing a psychiatrist in the web series "Bisaat" was an emotionally draining experience.The eight-part-web series is directed by Vikram Bhatt and also stars "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2" actor Omkar Kapoor."It was very intense shooting for...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Darshan Raval, Tulsi Kumar unite for new single 'Is qadar'

Singers Darshan Raval teams up with Tulsi Kumar again for a new romantic single, "Is qadar'. This is their second track after "Tere naal". The song, released on Thursday, is composed by Sachet-Parampara on lyrics by Sayeed Qadri."Is Qadar has everything that...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Janhvi Kapoor creates waves in hologram monokini

Actress Janhvi Kapoor on Thursday evening posted fresh snapshots of her holiday in Maldives, posing by the sea at sunset in a hologram monokini."Iridescence," she wrote as caption for the image, which has over three lakh likes on the photo-sharing website.Earlier...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Sobhita Dhulipala unveils her look in 'Major'

Actress Sobhita Dhulipala on Friday unveiled her look in the upcoming film "Major". She plays Pramoda, an NRI hostage trapped during the tragic 26/11 Mumbai attacks, in the Adivi Sesh-starrer.Introducing her character on Instagram with an image, Sobhita captioned:...

09-Apr-2021 Los Angeles

Singer Kehlani on her privilege after coming out as lesbian

American singer-songwriter Kehlani has spoken of the privilege she has after opening up about her sexuality last year. Kelani was discussing her experience of being a queer artiste working in mainstream music."I have a lot of privilege (as a) cisgender-presenting,...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Anupria Goenka loves working with newcomers with a voice

Actress Anupria Goenka loves working with newcomers who have a distinct voice, and it is the reason she agreed to star in one of the films of an untitled upcoming anthology, set to release on OTT. The film also features Girish Kulkarni.The actress is part of...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Sonam Kapoor posts birthday message for 'behen' Swara Bhasker

Actress Sonam Kapoor took to Instagram to wish actress Swara Bhaskar a Happy Birthday on Friday.Sonam posted a couple of pictures from her wedding, where she is posing with Swara. In one of the pictures, the two actresses flaunt the mehendi on their hands while...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Huma Qureshi says 'Maharani' role let her explore many layers

Actress Huma Qureshi is gearing up for the release of her series "Maharani". Opening up on her role of Rani Bharti in the show, she claimed it was a character that let her explore many layers as a performer."It's not often that you get to portray a character...

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Manoj Bajpayee happy with 'Silence... Can You Hear It?' response

Actor Manoj Bajpayee is happy with the response his latest release "Silence... Can You Hear It?" has received. He attributes the reception to the cast and crew."We shot the film in lockdown. It was a difficult and risky time for everyone during the pandemic....

09-Apr-2021 Mumbai

The Big Bull: Big bore

Forget comparisons. Even if you willingly dismiss the idea of sizing up "The Big Bull" against "Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story", Abhishek Bachchan's new film is a washout from the word go.The comparison crops up because this film, like Hansal Mehta's impeccable...

09-Apr-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur virtually launches Chalo Chamba Campaign-2021

Chief Minister today virtually launched ‘Chalo Chamba Campaign-2021’ from Shimla by inauguration of Exhibition on ‘Swarnim Himachal’, launching ‘Chalo Chamba Logo and ‘Chalo Chamba’ Mobile App. He also launched Road Signages to promote ‘Chalo Chamba’. These...

09-Apr-2021 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decisions

The Meeting of State Cabinet held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the State. While expressing concern over the sharp surge in Covid-19 cases in the State, the Cabinet decided to close...

09-Apr-2021 Shimla

Bandaru Dattatreya releases Research Journal of St. Bede’s College

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya released new Managing Edition of 12-year old journal, ‘Journal of Research: The Bede Athenaeum'- published by St. Bede’s College Shimla which is an official publication of St. Bede’s Educational Society, Shimla, at Raj Bhavan today.While...

09-Apr-2021 Amritsar

Three Shooters of GNDU selected in Indian Team

It is a proudly and happiest moment for us to note that three of Guru Nanak Dev University Shooters are selected to represent the Country in Olympic Games to take place at Tokyo in 2021 said Dr. Sukhdev Singh, Director Sports, GNDU Amritsar. He further...

09-Apr-2021 Panchkula

Workshop and Admissions open 2021 by MS Asian Film Academy

MS Asian Entertainment Pvt.Ltd. (MS Groupe) is a joint venture and founders of the Company are Mayyank Sharrma and Sanjali Suri Malhotra . MS Groupe caters into various verticals like MS Asian Movies Studio, MS Asian Music Studio, MS Asian Film Academy,...

08-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal dedicates Hansdiha-Godda New Line in Jharkhand

Ensuring all round progress of Jharkhand, Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal today dedicated Hansdiha-Godda New Line to the Nation and flagged off Godda- New Delhi Humsafar special...

08-Apr-2021 Shimla

PM holds video conference with states over Covid-19 situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today presided over the Video Conference with the Chief Ministers, Lt. Governors and Administrators of the States to review the emerging situation of COVID-19 and progress in Vaccination in the country. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur...

08-Apr-2021 Chandigarh/New Delhi

Centre Rejects Punjab’s Demand Regarding Direct Benefit Transfer

The Centre has declined the demand of Punjab Government regarding DBT scheme for wheat procurement.This was stated here by a Group of Ministers from Punjab, who called on Union Food & Civil Supplies Minister Mr. Piyush Goyal to get the decision of DBT...

08-Apr-2021 Chandigarh

Messiah of Humanity 'Dr. S. P Singh Oberoi

A businessman turned philanthropist who is lovingly referred to as 'The Savior Singh' by the people. The man who donates all his income, all his life, towards the welfare of people. He ensured not even one soul in the entire state of Punjab slept hungry...

08-Apr-2021 Ludhiana

Umeed 2021 Job Fair Held Successfully At SBS Campus

‘UMEED’ – the Annual Job Fair of Synetic Business School (SBS College) was organized with full enthusiasm at SBS Campus on Chandigarh Road, here, following complete COVID-19 protocols. Candidates were divided in slots and interviews were conducted in batches...

08-Apr-2021 New Delhi

India largest Covid vaccine buyer but where are the jabs?

Amid the tussle between the state governments and the Centre over the supply and shortage of Covid vaccines, the truth is that India has been the largest buyer of Covid jabs in the world with pre-booking of 1.6 billion doses.According to a recent analysis...

08-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Narendra Modi hails social service by Sikhs, calls for proper research

Hailing the social service by Sikh community and Gurudwaras all over the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed the need to do "proper research and documentation" on this aspect of the Sikh tradition.The Prime Minister expressed his views while...

08-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Narendra Modi takes 2nd jab, says vax can defeat Covid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine here at the city's premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), giving a message to the people that "vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the...

08-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Oil refueling is no less than an exam : Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the fuel prices and said that he should also discuss it and not just the exams."Getting your vehicle refueled is no less than an exam due to higher central government...

08-Apr-2021 Jakarta

Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 138

The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 138, the National Disaster Management Agency said.The agency's head Doni Monardo said that the deaths were reported...

08-Apr-2021 Washington

Moderna vax has more side effects than Pfizer/BioNTech: Study

In a first, a new study has pointed out that those taking the Moderna vaccine have reported more side effects than people who get the Pfizer/BioNTech jabs.The study, published in the journal JAMA, analysed reports collected via a Centers for Disease Control...

08-Apr-2021 Geneva

AstraZeneca, blood clots link 'plausible but not confirmed' : WHO

A causal link between the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and the rare occurrence of blood clots with low platelets is "considered plausible but not confirmed," the World Health Organization (WHO) said.Earlier on the day, the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

08-Apr-2021 Mangaluru (Karnataka)

2 held at Mangaluru airport, gold worth Rs 1.3 cr recovered

Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Wednesday arrested two persons in two separate cases and recovered 2.8 kg gold valued at around Rs 1.3 crore from their possession.The arrested persons have been identified as Muhamad Ashraf and...

08-Apr-2021 Shimla

UD Minister Suresh Bhardwaj releases souvenir 'Samaj Kalyan'

Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj today released the sixth edition of 'Samaj Kalyan', a souvenir published by the Rashtriya Vikas Sanstha Shimla.Suresh Bhardwaj congratulated the Sanstha for the publication of the souvenir. He said that organisation...

08-Apr-2021 Washington

NASA's Odyssey spacecraft marks 20 years of mapping Mars

Do you know that a NASA spacecraft launched 20 years ago is still working at the Red Planet?For two decades, the longest-lived spacecraft at the Red Planet, 2001 Mars Odyssey, has helped locate water ice, assess landing sites, and study the planet's mysterious...

08-Apr-2021 Bijnor (UP)

5 killed in explosion in illegal cracker unit in UP

Five persons were killed and four others were critically injured in an explosion in an illegal cracker factory in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh.The incident took place on Thursday afternoon in Bakshiwala area in the house of one Yusuf, who was running...

08-Apr-2021 Washington

NASA's OSIRIS-REx completes last flyover of asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has completed its last flyover of Bennu and is now slowly drifting away from the asteroid, the US space agency has said.The flyover was completed at around 6 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, but the mission team will have to wait a few more...

08-Apr-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur distributes BP monitors to Police personnel

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur distributed Blood Pressure Monitors, provided by the State Bank of India as part of social responsibility to the Police personnel of the State here today.Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Chief Minister appreciated this...

08-Apr-2021 Shimla

Indian Foreign Service officer Muskan Jindal calls on Governor

Indian Foreign Service officer Muskan Jindal who hails from Baddi of Solan district called on Governor Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. She is undergoing a State Attachment Course organized by HP Institute of Public Administration, Fairlawn, Shimla...

08-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Dr Amar Singh MP meets Chairman NHAI

Dr Amar Singh MP Shri Fatehgarh Sahib met the Chairman National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) Mr Sukhbir Singh (IAS) and put across various demands being raised by farmers whose lands are being acquired for new greenfield Sirhind-Mohali and Ludhiana...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Janhvi Kapoor vacays in Maldives, posts pictures

Actress Janhvi Kapoor is currently holidaying in Maldives and on Thursday she took to Instagram to post a few of her vacation pictures.In the pictures, Janhvi can be seen posing near an infinity pool. She poses with a plate full of food in a snapshot and just...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Kangana Ranaut talks about being an 'ultranationalist'

Actress Kangana Ranaut took to social media on Thursday to talk about her love for India.She wrote about how you are an 'ultranationalist' if you try to work for the well-being of the country and its people.Posting a picture of herself in a yellow sari, she...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Alaya F says mom Pooja Bedi is 'an extremely positive person'

Her mom, actress Pooja Bedi, has never really minced words when it comes to sharing her thoughts. However, budding actress Alaya F says when it comes to sharing knowledge and experiences about the industry, she and her mom have always had positive conversations.She...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Nikita Dutta banked on mom for her retro look in 'The Big Bull'

Actress Nikita Dutta is gearing for the release of her film "The Big Bull" on OTT. The film which is based in the eighties and the nineties, gave her the chance to go back in time and build her character accordingly.She plays Priya Shah, wife of Abhishek's character...

08-Apr-2021 Colombo

Ex-SL beauty queen arrested after pageant fiasco

Caroline Jurie, the 2019 winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka who tried to seize the crown of this year's winner Pushpika De Silva leading to a brawl on stage, has been arrested over the incident, local media reported on Thursday.Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana confirmed...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

I still get nervous before first day of shoot : Emraan Hashmi

Actor Emraan Hashmi says despite his years in the industry, he is very apprehensive before starting a new film. The actor says that he is nervous about matching up to the demands of his character."With each film I hope I can match up and portray my character...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Hiten Tejwani, Anushka Sen to star in web-show 'Swaanng'

Television actors Hiten Tejwani, Anushka Sen, Mansi Srivastava, Alan Kapoor and Anurag Sharma will headline the cast of upcoming crime thriller web show "Swaanng"."Swaanng" revolves around two sisters who stumble upon a shocking secret that rocks their idyllic...

08-Apr-2021 Hyderabad

Akhil Akkineni unveils 'Agent' first look, title on b'day

Telugu actor Akhil Akkineni on Thursday treated hi s fans to the title and his first look in the film "Agent", on the occasion of his birthday.This is the first time that Akhil and director Surender Reddy of "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy" fame have collaborated...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Sandeepa Dhar, Omkar Kapoor in Vikram Bhatt's new show 'Bisaat'

Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt released the trailer of his upcoming web series "Bisaat" on Thursday. The eight-episode series directed by Bhatt stars Sandeepa Dhar and Omkar Kapoor, and explores the life of a psychiatrist who goes the extra mile to help her patients but...

08-Apr-2021 Mumbai

9X Tashan presents 9X Tashan Song Stories

After the super success of Lockdown Special and Yaaran Da Podcast, super hit Punjabi music channel 9X Tashan has launched yet another entertaining Podcast show called 9X Tashan Song Stories! On the Show, acclaimed Punjabi musician will reveal the unknown stories...

08-Apr-2021 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur participates in high level meeting chaired by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the high level meeting to commemorate 400th birth anniversary (Prakash Parv) of Hind Ki Chadar Shri Guru Teg Bahadur today through video conferencing, which was also attended by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from Shimla...

08-Apr-2021 Chandigarh

Media Promoters among the top PR agency in Chandigarh

Amit Garg

Media Promoters is a top name in Brand Management and Public Relations firms in North India It’s headquartered is in Chandigarh. The company has a pan India network and caters to a wide and varied array of corporate companies. We are proud to claim that Media...

07-Apr-2021 Srinagar

Meet The First Kashmiri vloger girl "Faizul Manzoor"

YouTube Vloggers are people who posts regular videos on social media about themselves or their lives. There are various  amazing vloggers here but a 19 year old girl Faizul Manzoor is the first Kashmiri youtube vloger.Hails from Barzulla area of Srinagar...

07-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches Tribal Health Collaborative ‘Anamaya’

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare along with Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs launched ‘Anamaya’, the Tribal Health Collaborative through video conference today. A multi-stakeholder initiative supported by...

07-Apr-2021 Mussanah (Oman)

Nethra Kumanan, 49er team continue to lead in Olympic qualifier

Top Indian sailor Nethra Kumanan's lead at the top dwindled but she continued to hold her position in the Laser Radial event on Day 4 of the Mussanah Open Championship 2021  -- an Asian qualifying event for the Tokyo Olympics.The team of KC Ganapathy...

07-Apr-2021 Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh Orders Ban On Political Gatherings In Punjab

As Covid cases continue to remain high in the state, Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday ordered a total ban on political gatherings till April 30 and said that violators, including political leaders, will be booked under the DMA...

07-Apr-2021 Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh Sets Target Of 2 Lakh Vaccinations Per Day

With Covid positivity and Case Fatality Rate (CFR) rates in Punjab hitting 7.7% and 2% respectively in the last week, Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday directed the health department to further increase the vaccination drive and...

07-Apr-2021 Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh Sanctions Rs.130 Cr For Flood Protection Works

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sanctioned Rs.130 crore for execution of various flood protection works across the state and directed the irrigation and revenue departments to ensure their completion before the onset of the monsoon...

07-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Diana Penty reveals 'cool' trick to deal with lockdown, curfews

Actress Diana Penty on Wednesday revealed her stressbuster, when it comes to dealing with lockdown and curfews, along with a throwback image she has posted in dark blue swimwear."And this is how I'm taking on curfews, lockdowns and this mad, mad heat... too...

07-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Aamna Sharif opens up on OTT debut in 'Damaged 3'

TV star Aamna Sharif is excited about her OTT debut with the third season of the popular web series "Damaged"."As an actor, I'm innately driven towards strong characters that add value to the narrative of a story. The 'Damaged' franchise has presented interesting...

07-Apr-2021 Los Angeles

Shailene Woodley on why she signed legal drama 'The Mauritanian'

Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has shared the reason she said yes to the film "The Mauritanian".The upcoming legal drama, , based on true events, delves into the life of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, an innocent man captured by the US government. Imprisoned for years...

07-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Comfort defines fashion sense : Amruta Khanvilkar

Actress Amruta Khanvilkar, who is loved by the fashion police, says she likes to experiment with her wardrobe but not at the cost of comfort."I think comfort and trying out differently inspire my fashion sense," Amruta tells IANS, adding: "I have been working...

07-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Salman Khan unveils cover of Kabir Bedi's memoir

Actor Kabir Bedi launched the book cover of his forthcoming memoir "Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life Of An Actor". The cover was digitally launched by actor Salman Khan on Facebook on Wednesday.In his interaction with Salman, Bedi narrated a series...

07-Apr-2021 Rome

Link between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots clear: EMA official

There is a causal link between the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and very rare cases of blood clots, although it remains unclear what the connection is and the possible causes are likewise still unknown, a senior European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

07-Apr-2021 London

AstraZeneca's UK vaccine trial on kids comes to a halt

A trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on children in the UK has been paused even as the country's medicines regulator probes a possible link of the vaccine with rare blood clots in adults, the media reported.The trial, which started in February,...

07-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Girl aged 12 with 5 kg tumour gets new life after surgery

A 12-year-old girl from Delhi got a new lease of life by a team of doctors of City based Sir Ganga Ram Hospital who removed two football-sized tumours weighing 5 kg from her stomach which she was carrying for the past few years.The girl, whose name is...

07-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Heart health is the first step to health

As per global reports by the World Health Organization, heart-related ailments have remained the leading cause of mortality at the global level for the last 20 years.India is leading the race, as research reports suggest that mortality from cardiovascular...

07-Apr-2021 Srinagar

Don't carry live coverage of encounter sites: J&K Police

Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday asked media persons not to carry any live coverage of encounter sites or any other law and order situation.IGP (Kashmir Zone), Vijay Kumar has enjoined upon media persons not to interfere in professional and bona fide...

07-Apr-2021 Lucknow

Mukhtar Ansari: Gangster-turned-politician with Robinhood image

He is a five-term legislator who wields undeniable political clout in his constituency, Mau. He has won five consecutive elections -- two of them as an independent -- and his absence from his constituency apparently makes him stronger because he has won...

07-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Sara Ali Khan roped in as beauty brand ambassador

Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan has been roped as the brand ambassador of personal care brand Mamaearth. She will be endorsing their hair care range."Since I was a kid, my mother has been using onion oil, rice water, Amla juice, etc on my hair. These kitchen recipes...

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