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25-Sep-2020 Patna

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Kolkata

Bengal witnesses sporadic anti-farm Bill protests

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

25-Sep-2020 Chennai

Skulls in hand, TN farmers protest against agricultural Bills

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

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Pak wants to flood J&K with weapons before winter

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Urvashi Rautela set to collaborate with Remo D'Souza

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

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

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

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Jammu

VC SKUAST- Jammu nominated as Member ICCR General Assembly

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

25-Sep-2020 Anantnag

2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

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

25-Sep-2020 Lambi (Sri Mukatsar Sahib)

Declare Punjab 'principal market yard': Sukhbir Singh Badal

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

25-Sep-2020 Chandigarh

Protests by farmers disrupts life in Punjab, Haryana

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

25-Sep-2020 Sydney

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Shimla/Mandi

MoU signed between HP Police and IIT Mandi

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

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Basheer Ahmad Khan reviews functioning of JKRLM

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

25-Sep-2020 Kathua

DDC Kathua reviews progress of Aadhaar seeding

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

25-Sep-2020 Bandipora

Education Department Bandipora contributes Rs 5 lac to DRCF

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

25-Sep-2020 Baramulla

Director Agriculture inaugurates Hi-Tech Poly house at Baramulla

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

25-Sep-2020 Srinagar

Director Horticulture Kashmir reviews implementation of HDPP

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

25-Sep-2020 Bandipora

NM Volleyball Championship-2020 concludes in Bandipora

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

25-Sep-2020 Anantnag

DDC chairs meeting regarding preservation of water bodies in Anantnag

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

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Indian OTT develops its star system

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

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

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

25-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Disha Patani becomes 'beauty' brand ambassador

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Parineeta Borthakur excited about small screen return

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

25-Sep-2020 Bengaluru

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

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Utopia: Gruesome pandemic drama

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

25-Sep-2020 Mumbai/New Delhi

NCB to summon Karan Johar soon, claims SAD leader Sirsa

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

 

 

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