India working towards becoming $5 trillion economy by 2025
India working towards becoming $5 trillion economy by 2025


ATHENS: There is a huge potential for India and Greece to collaborate in areas like infrastructure, supply chain, energy and services, President Ram Nath Kovind has said as he highlighted investment opportunities in India which is striving to become a US $5 trillion economy and the world’s third largest consumer market by 2025. Kovind, the

VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over S Korea VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over S Korea

Nizhny Novgorod: A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea side here today. Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game from the spot after Viktor Claesson was upended by South Korean substitute Kim Min-woo Kim in the

SAD to give memos to DCs for cutting tax on petrol and diesel SAD to give memos to DCs for cutting tax on petrol and diesel

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will launch a statewide drive to put pressure on the Punjab government to reduce its share of the taxes on petrol and diesel so as to reduce the price by at least Rs 10 per liter. Announcing this here on Monday, party spokesperson Harcharan Bains said a decision to this

'Hichki' gets standing ovation at Shanghai film fest ‘Hichki’ gets standing ovation at Shanghai film fest

Director Siddharth Malhotra, whose film “Hichki” received a standing ovation at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), says it was an honour. Malhotra on Monday shared a few images of the film’s screening over social media, and captioned it: “What an honour and an overwhelming feeling when your work gets a standing ovation from a foreign audience who

Ranbir an inspiration for the coming generation says Paresh Rawal Ranbir an inspiration for the coming generation says Paresh Rawal

While Ranbir Kapoor has been vocal about how inspiring it has been to work with Paresh Rawal in “Sanju”, the veteran actor believes the young star is an inspiration for the new generation. Ranbir and Paresh bring alive the father-son bond of Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Dutt on-screen in “Sanju”, a biopic directed by Rajkumar Hirani.Praising Ranbir,

Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him
Majithia, Cheema blast Khaira, demand sedition case against him

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Monday demanded that appropriate legal action under the anti- sedition laws be taken against the AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for his open support to the initiatives aimed at dismemberment of the country. The Akali leaders

CM urges PM to settle Rs. 31000 cr food account
CM urges PM to settle Rs. 31000 cr food account

New Delhi/Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the settlement of Rs.31,000 crore of food account on the procurement of wheat and paddy, which was wrongly taken over by the erstwhile state government instead of being adjusted between the state and the Central

Sangrur girl tops AIIMS MBBS entrance exam-18
Sangrur girl tops AIIMS MBBS entrance exam-18

Sangrur – Eliza Bansal, 17, resident of Lehragaga and student of DAV Senior Secondary Public School, Lehragaga, on Monday brought laurels to the town by securing first position in the MBBS entrance examination2018 of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. She obtained the first position with 00 percentile.Eliza’s father Vijay Kumar is a

Why we can't stop eating junk food decoded
Why we can’t stop eating junk food decoded

BERLIN: Foods that are rich in both fats and carbohydrates have a particularly strong influence on our brain’s reward system, say scientists who explain why we cannot keep our hands off unhealthy junk foods like french fries and candy bars. Both fatty and carbohydrate-rich foods activate the reward system in the brain, albeit via different signalling

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies
Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Now the group of Ministers will review the act on unauthorised colonies across the State. Although the act Special Provisions for Regularization Authorized Colony had been passed during the budget Session, but it received no response from the People. To know the views on this issue, the minister for Housing, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies
Punjab government’s green signal to Panchayat Elections

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All is set to conduct the Panchayat Elections, which are due in July and August. Next week the department of Panchayat and rural Development will submit letter of intent to the Punjab State Election Commission (PSEC). But it may takes near about two month to complete the process of voter lists, reservation of

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Mercedes-Benz Showcases EQA Prototype; To Rival Tesla’s Upcoming Compact Car

Mercedes-Benz has given us a glimpse into its electric future through a video showcasing a working prototype of the EQA electric car concept. The EQA features two electric motors – one at either axles – with a combined power output of 270PS. The motors are powered by a 60kWh battery pack which is good enough for

New SsangYong Korando Spied; Could Be The Second-Gen XUV500

New SsangYong Korando Spied; Could Be The Second-Gen XUV500. Mahindra-owned South Korean carmaker, SsangYong, has started testing the fourth-gen Korando SUV, which is expected to debut in Europe next year. The Korando is to Ssangyong what the XUV500 is to Mahindra – both are mid-size SUVs in their respective product portfolios. VIEW JUNE OFFERS Now,

Clash Of Segments: Honda Amaze vs Maruti Baleno – Which Car To Buy?

Clash Of Segments: Honda Amaze vs Maruti Baleno – Which Car To Buy? The 2018 Honda Amaze, which is priced between Rs 5.60 lakh and Rs 9 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India), not only takes on sub-4m sedans and SUVs but also premium hatchbacks such as the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz and the Hyundai Elite i20.

Weekly Wrap-Up: New Ertiga Spied, Swift & Vitara Brezza Tested, Tigor Buzz Launched & More

New launches Sport Edition Volkswagen Polo, Vento & Ameo: Don’t expect a brand-new mass-market Volkswagen to come anytime before 2020, since that’s when we expect the first product based on VW Group’s new MQB A0 IN platform to come to the market. Until then, there are going to be some minor product updates like this

108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship. A total of 108 migrants from Pakistan received Indian citizenship here in Rajasthan on Sunday. Jodhpur District collector Ravi Kumar Surpur distributed the citizenship certificates to the former Pakistanis. Most of these migrant-turned-Indian citizens were teary eyed when they got the certificates. The surroundings of the Town Hall

Kangana Ranaut becomes face of Vogue Wedding Show 2018
Kangana Ranaut becomes face of Vogue Wedding Show 2018

Kangana Ranaut becomes face of Vogue Wedding Show 2018. Actress Kangana Ranaut has been roped in as the face of the forthcoming sixth edition of The Vogue Wedding Show (VWS). “It’s totally incredible to be the face of the sixth edition of the Vogue Wedding Show. I had a great time shooting with all the

Punjab cities, towns to be open defecation free by June 30

Punjab cities, towns to be open defecation free by June 30. All cities and towns of Punjab are all set to achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by June 30, an official spokesman said today.So far 120 cities have achieved the status of being Open Defecation Free whereas the rest of the 47 cities/towns would

Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in Nagaland ambush

Two Assam Rifles jawans were killed while four were injured in an ambush by suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) terrorists in Nagaland’s Mon district bordering Myanmar. A gunfight broke out between the Assam Rifles jawans and suspected NSCN-K yesterday afternoon. The incident took place when the jawans were on their way to collect

Amritsar: 7 killed as SUV rams into a stationary truck

Amritsar: 7 killed as SUV rams into a stationary truck. Seven persons were killed and a child was injured when their SUV rammed into a stationary truck on the national highway here today, police said. The accident occurred near Khalchian on the highway, they said. Among the dead were three women and two children, police