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Factory collapse in Ludhiana turns into a boon for insurance company

Sukhpreet Singh Ludhiana While the fire incident at a local factory may have created havoc and killing 13 people, but it has resulted in boon for the insurance sector as large number of factory owners who had so far not insured their factories are turning up at the insurance companies in large numbers. According to

Mahindra KUV100 Electric Spied Testing For The First Time

Mahindra KUV100 Electric Spied Testing For The First Time. Mahindra & Mahindra looks poised to flood the market with electric vehicles (EVs) when the boom begins. This has become even more evident after an electric KUV100 was spotted testing for the first time. Mahindra had earlier confirmed that the company will be introducing two new

Skoda Laura Recalled For ABS/ESC Software Update

Skoda has issued a service action alert to recall 663 Laura sedans manufactured between 2009 and 2010. This recall is being done to update the ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) software on the cars. Skoda Laura Recalled For ABS/ESC Software Update. The Czech manufacturer has clarified that the owners of these affected vehicles will be contacted by

Upcoming Electric Cars In India

Upcoming Electric Cars In India. As global warming rises to alarming levels, the government bodies are looking at curbing pollution in whichever way it’s possible, even if it calls for a complete de-fuelation of automobiles. Yes, the government has announced that the Indian automotive market will only have electric vehicles by 2030. And it has

Cyclone Ockhi heading towards TN, Kerala

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) Cyclone Ockhi, lashing parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala with torrential rains and gusty winds, was approaching the Lakshadweep archipelago, a top official at the Ministry of Earth Sciences said today. Madhavan Rajeevan, secretary in the ministry, said the archipelago in the southern part of the Arabian Sea will start

Monk who initiated Ambedkar into Buddhism passes away

Lucknow Nov 30 (PTI) Monk who initiated Ambedkar into Buddhism passes away. Buddhist monk Pragyanand, who was among the seven priests who initiated Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar into Buddhism, breathed his last today following prolonged illness.n The 90-year monk, who was undergoing treatment at the King George’s Medical University since November 26, breathed his

Actor Disha Vakani

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actor Disha Vakani gives birth to a baby girl

Popular television actor Disha Vakani widely recognised as Daya from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, has become a mother in real life. The actor, who tied the knot with Mumbai-based Chartered Accountant Mayur Padia in November 2015, was blessed with a baby girl on Thursday morning. Disha has been continuously working during her pregnancy and

Delhi tops crime chart among 19 major cities

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) Delhi tops crime chart among 19 major cities. Delhi has reported the maximum number of rape cases amongst 19 major cities at 40 per cent, besides the highest crime rate in 2016, according to the data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) today. The national capital has got the dubious

SGFI to launch talent hunt for cricket league

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) SGFI to launch talent hunt for cricket league. The School Games Federation of India (SGFI) today announced the launch of a talent-hunt initiative for promotion of cricket at the grass-root level in the country. The Indian School Players League Talent Hunt (ISPLTH) was launched by SGFI here. The SGFI will deploy

Kopardi rape and murder case: 3 convicts get death sentence

Ahmednagar, Nov 29 (PTI) A sessions court here today awarded death sentence to three men convicted for the brutal Kopardi rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl in Maharashtra’s Kopardi village in 2016. Additional Special Judge Suvarna Kevale awarded the death sentence to Jitendra Babulal Shinde, Santosh Gorakh Bhawal and Nitin Gopinath Bhailume. The judge had

Goa CM launches farmer engagement app ‘Jai Kisaan’

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday launched the Jai Kisaan App, a farmer engagement app packed with features and functions to fulfill the needs of the farmers’ community in India. The Jai Kisan app is a one-stop solution on agricultural information and cultivation, covering crop nutrition, protection, seeds, and diagnostic services. Such services include soil testing

Bhansali appears before parl panel on IT on ‘Padmavati’

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) “Padmavati” director Sanjay Leela Bhansali today appeared before a parliamentary standing committee on information technology to share his views on the controversy surrounding the film. Censor board chief Prasoon Joshi is also scheduled to appear before the panel today, sources said. They said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief

Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana: I’ll be a superstar when I give a 100 crore film

The versatile actor Ayushmann Khurrana stared in two successful movies this year, Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, both of which were highly appreciated for its content and the winsome performances. With a successful debut in Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Vicky Donor’ (2012), the actor has been consistent in giving fine performances in different types of roles.You

J&K CM orders withdrawal of stone-pelting cases against 4,327 youths

Srinagar, Nov 29 (PTI) J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti today ordered the withdrawal of cases of stone-pelting against 4,327 youths.  This follows the recommendation of a high-powered committee headed by Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid which submitted its report to her today, an official spokesman said. “Today’s decision marks the revival of process of

Rahul likely to file nomination on Dec 4 for Cong prez post

New Delhi, Nov 29 (PTI) Rahul likely to file nomination on Dec 4 for Cong prez post. Rahul Gandhi is expected to file nomination for the election to the Congerss president’s post on December 4, party sources said here. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ex-Union minister AK Antony are likely to propose his candidature. The

Maggi fails in UP lab test, Nestle denies charge of using ‘ash’ in Maggi

More than two years after a ban on popular noodles brand Maggi of Nestle India emerged to another case. Popular noodles brand Maggi allegedly failed to pass the lab test. lab test report of Maggi noodles confirmed the presence of ash content higher than the permissible limit in samples, But Nestle refused all the charges of using

Malaysian PM to honour Shabana Azmi

Mumbai, Nov 29 (PTI) Malaysian PM to honour Shabana Azmi. Veteran actor Shabana Azmi is on her way to the Malayasian capital, Kuala Lumpur, where she would be honoured at a business summit by Prime Minister Najib Razak.The 67-year-old actor took to Twitter to express her gratitude. “Off to Kuala Lumpur for The Economic Times Asian

President Kovind congratulates Mirabai Chanu on clinching World Weightlifting C’ship gold

President Kovind congratulates Mirabai Chanu, who became the first Indian woman in over two decades to clinch gold at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA. Taking to Twitter, President Kovind said that India was extremely proud of Chanu, and congratulated Manipur for producing such wonderful sportspersons.“Congratulations Mirabai Chanu for winning a gold medal

Chandigarh gangrape Victim

Chandigarh gangrape: Victim should not have boarded auto when she saw 3 men inside, says Kirron Kher

Member of Parliament Kirron Kher Wednesday said that the 22-year-old woman who was gang raped allegedly by an auto driver and his two accomplices should not have boarded the vehicle when Chandigarh gangrape Victim saw three men already sitting in it. Kher said this when asked about the crime that has shaken Tricity. During a press