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Pakistan tightens noose around Masood

Pakistan tightens noose around Masood

Pakistan has issued an official order to freeze the assets of and impose a travel ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar after the UN declared him a “global terrorist”.Pakistan-based Azhar is also banned from selling or purchasing arms and ammunition. The UN sanctions committee on the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda on Wednesday announced the designation

OnePlus 7 likely to cost around Rs 40,000: techARC

OnePlus 7 likely to cost around Rs 40,000: techARC

The much-awaited OnePlus 7 may cost Rs 39,500 as with every new flagship launch, OnePlus has consistently increased the price by 12.6 per cent on an average, a study by market research firm techARC claimed on Thursday.The base variant of OnePlus 6 was launched last year at Rs 34,999.The starting price of OnePlus 7 is

Living alone ups risk of mental disorders

Living alone ups risk of mental disorders

Mental health problems are more common in people living alone regardless of age and sex, says a study. “The prevalence of common mental disorders was higher in individuals living alone than in those not living alone in all survey years,” the study noted. For the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, the researchers used

India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

 India and England have retained their top positions in the team rankings for Tests and ODIs, respectively, after the annual update in which series results from 2015-16 are removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent.India’s lead over New Zealand in the ICC Test Team Rankings has narrowed from eight

Sunny Deol offers prayers at Dera Baba Nanak Gurdwara

Sunny Deol offers prayers at Dera Baba Nanak Gurdwara

Actor Sunny Deol, the BJP candidate from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, Thursday offered prayers at the Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak here before hitting the campaign trail.The national film award winner for movies “Ghayal” and “Damini” is pitted against sitting MP and Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar, AAP’s Peter Masih and PDA’s Lal Chand in electoral

CBSE declares Class 12 examination results

CBSE declares Class 12 examination results

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for the Class 12 examination on Thursday.”The results are available on the board’s website and students can check it using their admit card IDs,” a senior official said. The results have been announced within 28 days of the last date of the examination.The Class 12

Priyanka, Nick share a kiss at Billboard Music Awards

Priyanka, Nick share a kiss at Billboard Music Awards

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas shared a kiss with her husband and pop singer Nick Jonas at the Billboard Awards 2019 here.The actress shared an Instagram stories post where she, along with Sophie Turner and Danielle Jonas, is seen enjoying a performance by the Jonas Brothers and also sang along the number “Sucker” with them. Nick

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch

Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on Thursday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, Defence Ministry said.”At about 9.30 a.m. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in Shahpur and Kirni sectors on the LoC in Poonch. They started firing with small arms followed by shelling with mortars,” Lieutenant Colonel

New 'Coolie No.1' gets May 2020, date

New ‘Coolie No.1’ gets May 2020, date

The remake of the 1995 film “Coolie No. 1” is set to hit the screens on May 1 next year.Actor Varun Dhawan will replace veteran Govinda from the original in this remake which will again be directed by his father David Dhawan.”Aaj ka Din, Agle Saal, Aega ‘Coolie No.1’ – Hoga Kamaal! Varun tweeted on

'In summers, Punjab providing winter uniform to schools': Harsimrat

‘In summers, Punjab providing winter uniform to schools’: Harsimrat

DP Correspondent Mansa Union food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday expressed shocked at the fact that the state government was distributing winter uniforms to the government school children when the summer is almost at its peak. She demanded the the Capt Amarinder Singh government to explain why was it happening with poor

Sri Lanka to freeze assets of terrorists involved in Easter bombings

Sri Lanka to freeze assets of terrorists involved in Easter bombings

The Sri Lankan authorities are taking steps to freeze the assets of terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday bomb blasts, a media report said on Thursday.The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is in the process of identifying and compiling the list of assets belonging to those involved in the attacks, police spokesman S P Ruwan Gunasekera

Gadchiroli Blast: 15 troopers, driver killed by Maoists in Maharashtra

15 troopers, driver killed by Maoists in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli Blast: Fifteen C-60 commandos, including a woman, and a driver were killed after a blast triggered by Maoists in Kurkheda here ripped apart two security vehicles on Wednesday, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

Hockey India recommend Sreejesh for Khel Ratna

Hockey India recommend Sreejesh for Khel Ratna

Hockey India has recommended goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while the experienced duo of Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and Akashdeep Singh and womens team player Deepika have been recommended for the Arjuna Award. Hockey India has also recommended R.P. Singh and Sandeep Kaur for the Major Dhyan Chand Award for

Four of Sikh family killed in US shootout

Four of Sikh family killed in US shootout

A Sikh family was found dead at an apartment complex in Ohio where multiple gunshots were fired, reports said on Monday. No suspect has been identified.A man called 911 around 10 pm Sunday, saying he had arrived at the complex in a northern Cincinnati suburb to find four members of his family-three women and a

Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa in public places

Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa in public places

 The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being mulled by the Sri Lankan government in the wake of the Easter terror strikes which claimed over 250 lives.It said that the ban – something similar which the party has proposed

UNGA president praises India’s war on plastic pollution

General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces has praised India’s war on plastic pollution. Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday on the problem of plastic pollution choking the oceans and efforts to combat it, she singled out India for its efforts.”Let me just mention and praise India for its commitment”, she said.India pledged last year

No impact of Fani cyclone in Punjab

EC lifts poll code in Odisha ahead of cyclone Fani

The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday.This will expedite the precautionary measures afoot in Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Gajapati, Ganjam, Khordha, Cuttack and Jajpur,

22 IS militants killed, 2 captured in Afghanistan

Twenty-two Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and two others captured on Tuesday as security forces stormed their hideouts in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, an official statement said. According to the statement, the special operations were launched in the early hours of Tuesday against the hideouts in Khogiani district, reports Xinhua news agency.Four hideouts have been

Airtel launches music streaming app Wynk Tube

Airtel launches music streaming app Wynk Tube

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday launched its new music streaming app Wynk Tube targeting smartphone users in non-metros and small towns.Wynk Tube, which is an extension of Airtel’s over the top (OTT) music streaming app Wynk Music, allows users to stream audio and video of popular tracks within the same interface.Airtel said the app

Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award once again

Asian Games 2018 gold medal-winning Indian boxer Amit Panghal was on Tuesday nominated for Arjuna awards by the Boxing Federation of India.Amit, who claimed the light flyweight (49kg) category gold after defeating reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the Asiad final at Jakarta, was nominated last year as well for the second highest




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