Narendra Modi became fairer after eating mushrooms from Taiwan

Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s culinary choices on Tuesday and claimed that the prime minister eats imported mushrooms from Taiwan. Thakore went onto say that Modi used to be as dark as him in terms of complexion, but the mushrooms have made him fair now. He further

Dip in temperature raises heat in hosiery industry

ARJUN SHARMA Ludhiana: With the first showers of the winter season taking place, smile on the faces of hosiery owners is back. Hosiery industry of Ludhiana had been in depression period for some past years. Each and every year the winters are delayed which causes disappointment among the hosiery industry of Ludhiana. Every year stocks

Google introduces 3 new photography apps

San Francisco, Dec 12, Google has introduced three photography apps which are part of a new series that it has dubbed as photography “appsperiments”. “We’re launching the first installment of a series of photography appsperiments: Usable and useful mobile photography experiences built on experimental technology.Our ‘appsperimental’ approach was inspired in part by ‘Motion Stills’,” the

Sarabjit murder case: Pak jail superintendent record statement

A Pakistani jail superintendent today recorded his statement before an additional district and sessions judge Lahore in the murder case of Indian national Sarabjit Singh who was killed by fellow prisoners in 2013.  Two Pakistani death row prisoners – Amir Sarfraz alias Tamba and Mudassar – in May 2013 had attacked Sarabjit (49) in the

Centre calls all party meet to discuss strategy for winter session

Parliament Winter Session will be held from December 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018. Ananth Kumar, Parliamentary Affairs Minister has called an all party meeting on December 14 in Parliament Library to prepare the strategy for the Winter Session of Parliament. Meanwhile, the Opposition leaders will also be holding a separate meeting, a day ahead of

High-voltage campaign for second phase Gujarat polls

Campaign for second phase Gujarat polls: The high-decibel campaigning for the second and final phase of the Gujarat assembly elections will be concluded this evening. During the last day of the campaigning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled from Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam via sea plane. Prime Minister Modi tweeted that his government is

SGPC meeting at Doraha

The meeting of Shiromani Gurdwara parbandhak committee has started under President of SGPC Gobind Singh Longowal in the historic Gurdwara Sri Katana Sahib at doraha District Khanna on Tuesday. This meeting is attended by Executive Committee members, including SGPC office bearers. It is supposed that many important issues will be considered in this meeting by the

7 convicts of Bahadur Singh murder case sent to jail
7 convicts of Bahadur Singh murder case sent to jail

7 convicts of Bahadur Singh murder case sent to jail: The seven accused of killing Baba Budha Dal’s Nihang Singh have been sent to jail. DSP Tappa Achchuru Ram Sharma said on the intervening night of August 21-22, some persons shot dead Jathedar Bahadur Singh and escaped with arms.A case was registered at police station Rourke

Avalanche hits LoC post 3 soldiers missing
Avalanche hits LoC post, 3 soldiers missing

Avalanche hits LoC post, 3 soldiers missing: Srinagar, Three soldiers of the Indian Army went missing on Tuesday after an avalanche hit their post on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Bandipora district.“Three army jawans went missing at Mani Post Bagtoor Gurez reportedly due to a snow avalanche,” a police officer said.A rescue

Rahul Gandhi questions PM on ‘graft’; calls Modi ‘maun-saheb’

Rahul Gandhi questions PM on ‘graft’; calls Modi ‘maun-saheb’. President-elect of the Congress Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of corruption, saying he was waiting to hear from the latter on the issue.“The list is long,” tweeted Gandhi, while referring to the alleged scams related to the Gujarat State Petroleum

2023 World Cup
India to host Champions Trophy in 2021, 2023 World Cup

2023 World Cup: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Monday, in its Special General Meeting, confirmed that India will be hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup on 2023 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2021.This is for the first time India would be hosting an ODI World Cup completely. India has previously co-hosted

If Mumbai & Karachi can trade with each other, why can’t Amritsar and Lahore’, says Sidhu

Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu press out his disappointment over the current scenario of trade relations between Amritsar and Lahore on the last day of the annual Punjab International Trade Expo (PITEX) Monday. If Mumbai-Karachi can trade with each other, why Amritsar and Lahore can’t, said Sidhu.12th edition of the fair and this was

Neech remark
Neech remark: Ramdev says wrong to discriminate on basis of caste

Neech remark: In the wake of Congress leader’s ‘neech’ (a low life) remark against the Prime Minister, which has triggered a caste row, Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said God has created everyone equal and there should be no discrimination on the basis of caste.“We all are children of one God then how can caste

Most awaited marriage of the year of Virat and Anushka
Most awaited marriage of the year of Virat and Anushka

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are now officially Mr. and Mrs. Kohli.  The most gorgeous celebrity couple got married in a very private affair in a resort in the province of Sienna, Italy with just their near and dear. Although the internet was abuzz with rumours of their wedding, Anushka and Virat remained tight-lipped. The security arrangements were

Sukhbir Singh Badal to meet Governor regarding Punjab’s current situation

SAD-BJP leaders including former Deputy CM of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal, Daljit Singh Cheema, Ranjit Brahmpura and Vijay Sampla reached Governor V.P Badnore’s Office to have a talk on the situation of State and the working of ruling

Rahul Gandhi declared Congress party President

Rahul Gandhi has been declared as Congress party President with the deadline to withdraw nomination for internal polls ending at 3 pm. Rahul may officially take charge on December 16 when his mother and longest-serving party president Sonia Gandhi formally hands over the baton to him, marking a generational shift in the grand old party. The Congress’ Central Election Authority chairman Mullapally

NHM employees protest against Haryana government

NHM employees protest against Haryana government : National Health Mission employees are protesting against Haryana government for indefinite period. The state health department on Saturday terminated the contracts of as many as 500 contractual employees. Employees are demanding implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report and framing of service bylaws, besides other things.  According to

Himachal's tragic road accident
Six die in a tragic road accident in Himachal

Himachal’s tragic road accident: Six people died when a boulder crushed the car in which they were travelling in Rampur of Himachal Pradesh late on Sunday. The incident took place when the Maruti 800 was travelling along the Satluj river and turned turtle into the gorge due to the force of the boulder. The victims included

Congress party President: Rahul Gandhi likely to take charge
Formal announcement of Congress party President by 3 pm today, Rahul likely to take charge

Rahul Gandhi is likely to assume the reins of the Congress on December 16, marking a generational shift in the grand old party when his mother and its longest-serving president would formally hand over the baton to him.While pageantry would herald the dawn of a new era in the party which has ruled the country

PM Modi wishes Pranab Mukherjee on birthday
PM Modi wishes Pranab Mukherjee on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wished former President Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday and said he prayed for his long and healthy life. Pranab Mukherjee turned 82 today. “Spoke to Pranab Da and wished him on his birthday. His impeccable service endears him to every Indian. I pray for Pranab Da’s long and healthy life,” the