Harpreet Kaur

Answer roll call

Madhya Pradesh government wants students across state to answer roll call with ‘Jai Hind’

Answer roll call: To instill patriotism in children, the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has decided to make it compulsory for schoolchildren to answer their roll call with Jai Hind. Shah is believed to have said that an advisory will be issued to all private schools. He made the announcement while addressing National Cadet Corps from

Arvind Kejriwal

What Pakistan couldn’t do in 70 years, BJP did in 3 years: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party saying the saffron party is doing what Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) could not do in 70 years. Kejriwal accused the BJP of dividing the nation on communal lines under the garb of patriotism. “Pakistan’s biggest dream is

Cover Punjab terror

Extend central aid to cover Punjab terror

Cover Punjab terror: Punjab wants the Centre to expand the scope of central scheme for assistance to victims of terrorist and communal violence to cover the period of terrorism in the State. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking expansion of the Central scheme to cover the period

Ayurveda lessons back

Research to bring Ayurveda lessons back in spotlight

Ayurveda lessons back: Ayurveda is intrinsically rooted in India’s history, its ancient medical remedies still prized among a sizeable chunk of the population. But from past years Ayurveda graduates are not formally trained and their clinical skills are limited. Two academicians have published a research paper on Ayurveda in a bid to bring the traditional system

IBC Ordinance

IBC Ordinance May Block Independent Bidders Such As JSW Steel, ArcelorMittal

IBC Ordinance: The government’s effort to “prevent unscrupulous, undesirable persons” from bidding for companies in insolvency proceedings may unwittingly encompass “independent” and “innocent” bidders as well, say lawyers. Thereby hurting price discovery and loan recovery. Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in the enthusiasm to expand and be comprehensive about the list of people who

India support Apple

India to support Apple in setting up manufacturing unit : Suresh Prabhu

India support Apple: Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said the Centre will support IPhone maker Apple to set up manufacturing unit in the country and is awaiting a formal proposal from them. “Let us get a good proposal from them…We will be very happy to receive Apple, one of the top brands in the world.

Punjab helps NRI’s connect

Punjab to help NRI’s connect with their roots

Punjab helps NRI’s connect: The Punjab Cabinet approved the “Connect with Your Roots” (CYR) programme to reach out to youngsters of Punjabi origin settled in other countries. ‘Connect with Your Roots’ (CYR), the programme will help young boys and girls of Punjabi origin whose parents, grandparents or great grandparents have settled abroad connect with their ancestral

Georgia fire

Georgia fire: 11 Killed in hotel blaze at Black Sea resort

Georgia fire: A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said on Saturday. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where participants in the Miss Georgia 2017 beauty pageant were having dinner.The victims all died from inhaling fumes

Monaco reclaiming land

World’s 2nd smallest country Monaco reclaiming land from the sea

Monaco reclaiming land: The tiny principality of Monaco is set to expand in size thanks to a project that will reclaim land from the Mediterranean sea. Work has just begun on the development of an ecological neighbourhood of 15 acres in size, which will be called Portier Cove.Monaco is the world’s second smallest country which is


Padmavati: Film industry to hold blackout protest in support of Bhansali’s film

Due to increasing protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film Padmavati, the Indian Films and TV Directors’ Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the film and television industry, are planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the film and “to protect the right to freedom of expression of creative individuals”.Ashoke Pandit of IFTDA

Oxford Street chaos

Oxford Street chaos due to ‘altercation’ between 2 men: Police

The incident at the busy Oxford Circus area here today that sparked a “mass evacuation” and left 16 people injured was caused by an “altercation” between two men, police said, ruling out a terror attack. The Oxford Circus area, one of the busiest shopping zones in the heart of the city, was placed under temporary lockdown

Egypt terror attack

Pakistan condemns Egypt terror attack

Egypt terror attack: Pakistan has condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that killed at least 270 people and injured over 300. “The people and government of Pakistan condemn in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist attack against innocent worshipers at Al-Rawdah mosque in the northern Sinai region of Egypt,” the Pakistan Foreign Ministry

Husband strips wife's lover

Karnataka: Husband strips wife’s lover, ties to a tree and beats him to death

Husband strips wife’s lover: A horrific incident was reported from Yadgiri district, where a man was beaten to death for having a love affair with married woman. Her husband tied up a man with tree and beaten him to death. As well as according to some reports, the woman (Nirmala) was also tied to a tree and

Ludhiana Building collapse

Ludhiana Building collapse: Factory owner Inderjeet Singh Gola appears before court

Ludhiana Building collapse: Inderjeet Singh Gola, owner of the Amarson Polymers factory which collapsed on Monday, was today produced before the court that remanded him on two days police remand. Owner was presented today before the court after one day remand.Police Commissioner RN Dhoke said: “Gola’s remand was required because the police had to recover

Slit man's throat

Teenage boys in school uniform slit man’s throat on Delhi bus

Slit man’s throat: A group of five to six teenagers in school uniforms stabbed a man to death inside a moving bus on Mathura Road in south Delhi on Thursday afternoon after he tried to frisk them on suspicion they had stolen his mobile phone, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday at

Japanese politician brings baby

Japanese politician brings her baby into assembly meeting, asked to leave

Japanese politician brings baby: Japanese politician has stirred debate after she was forbidden from bringing her baby into a council session. Wednesday’s incident was the first time Ms Ogata had attended a municipal assembly plenary session since giving birth to her son seven months ago. Yuka Ogata said she wanted to show how difficult it is

Floating villas Thailand

Floating villas Thailand: Only way to reach the villa is by boat

Floating villas Thailand: The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort aims to be the world’s best floating resort in Thailand. The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort is a fancy boutique hideaway and can be found in very few places in the world. The design concept for the resort is known as “Contemporary Boutique Folk Style.The amazing thing about it is that

Hero Campus Challenge

The Hero Campus Challenge: Over 9000 Students of Business Management, Engineering Colleges Participates

The Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai has emerged victorious in the popular ‘The Hero Campus Challenge’ (THCC), winning a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh along with Pre-Placement Interview (PPI) offers from Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer. The team from NMIMS won the coveted trophy after a gruelling final round of the

'Stop Nationalists’

‘Stop Nationalists’, Gujarat archbishop urges voters to save the country

‘Stop Nationalists’: In the race to the 2017 Gujarat elections, Archbishop Thomas Macwan, of the Archdiocese of Gandhinagar issued a letter calling on people to join hands to defeat “nationalist forces” and prevent them from “taking over the country”. The Archbishop’s letter, dated 21 November 2017, says that “the secular and democratic fabric of our country

Indian cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Indian cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar ties the knot with Nupur Nagar

Indian cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Bhuvneshwar Kumar tied the knot with Nupur Nagar on Thursday. On a day when Zaheer Khan also married Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge, Bhuvneshwar married his longtime friend Nupur in Meerut and the wedding ceremony was attended by many cricketers.Nupur works as an engineer and her’s and Bhuvneshwar’s families lived in the


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