Kajal Choudhary

Kartarpur corridor stretches beyond Lok Sabha polls

Kartarpur corridor stretches beyond Lok Sabha polls

Not long ago when Indian and Pakistan agreed to join hands for building a corridor that would connect Kartarpur gurdwara in Pakistan to the Punjab hinterland in Dera Baba Nanak, there was a huge uproar over the credit claim. As Pakistan silently conceded, to the comfort of its political dispensation, to India’s long-standing demand, back

ISRO plans to launch radar imaging satellite in May

India is planning to launch its radar imaging satellite RISAT 2BR1 sometime towards the end of May 2019 on one of the variants of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket, sources said on Tuesday. The PSLV rocket is expected to fly on May 22 carrying RISAT 2BR1, officials of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

Supreme Court rules against 63 Moons-NSEL merger

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against the government decision to merge 63 Moons with crisis ridden and loss making National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL).The apex court allowed an appeal against a Bombay High Court order that upheld the merger decision. “We have allowed the appeal,” said a bench of Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and

I am not gay, clarifies James Faulkner

I am not gay, clarifies James Faulkner

Australian pacer James Faulkner, who spread widespread speculation that he is in a same-sex relationship with a social media post, has clarified that he is not gay.On Monday night, Faulkner had shared a post on Instagram saying he was having “dinner with the boyfriend” and adding a hashtag of “together for five years” alongside a

Indian Navy on high alert for cyclone Fani

As the cyclone storm Fani was intensifying into a ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ over the south-east and adjoining south-west Bay of Bengal, the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) is on high alert to render necessary humanitarian assistance, a Navy spokesperson said on Tuesday.Indian Naval ships at Visakhapatnam and Chennai are on stand-by to proceed to the most

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended the names of Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.Current number one wrestler Punia recently stamped his authority on Asia after he won the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an, China. Punia had last year won the gold medal in the 65-kg freestyle

BJP candidate Sunny Deol files nomination from Gurdaspur

BJP candidate Sunny Deol files nomination from Gurdaspur

Actor and BJP candidate Sunny Deol Monday filed his nomination papers from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab. After paying obeisance at the Golden Temple and Durgiana Temple in Amritsar in the morning, Deol filed his nomination in Gurdaspur. Deol was accompanied by his brother and actor Bobby Deol.Punjab BJP chief and Rajya Sabha

Woman gifts 5 pet dogs to Sri Lanka Army for explosive-detection training after blasts

Woman gifts 5 pet dogs to Sri Lanka Army for explosive-detection training after blasts

 A woman in Sri Lanka has gifted her five German Shepherd dogs to the Army for explosive detection training in the wake of the massive Easter Sunday bombings. Dr Shiru Wijemanne, a lecturer in an international open university, gifted the canines to be used for emergencies, Colombo Page reported. The five German Shepherd dogs of

Bollywood celebrities vote in Maharashtra

Bollywood celebrities including Rekha, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Urmila Matondkar, Shankar Mahadevan, Paresh Rawal and Ravi Kishan on Monday voted in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra. Matondkar, the Congress MP candidate from Mumbai North seat, cast her ballot at polling booth number 190 in Bandra. Veteran actress Rekha,

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined for breach of conduct

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined 15 per cent of his match fees for breach of code of conduct during a match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here.Rohit, after being adjudged LBW during the second innings on Sunday when his side was chasing

Sunny Deol prays at Golden Temple before filing nomination

Sunny Deol prays at Golden Temple before filing nomination

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) candidate for the Gurdaspur parliamentary seat, on Monday offered prayers at the Golden Temple here ahead of filing his nomination papers. Sporting a blue turban and a blue shirt, Deol, who himself is a Sikh, entered the shrine complex with folded hands, accompanied by his supporters. He

‘Avengers: Endgame’ rewrites record books in India

 The star-studded film “Avengers: Endgame”, which has Hollywood biggies like Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth suiting up as the world’s favourite superheroes, minted a “historic” total of Rs 104.50 crore (net box office collection) in India in just two days.It released in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu across 2,845 screens

New to Amritsar, Hardeep Puri hits the ground running

 He may be new to the Sikh holy city of Amritsar and to the heat and dust of the politics of the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, but Union Minister Hardeep Puri has hit the ground campaigning for the May 19 election to this seat.On Sunday morning, Puri, accompanied by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha

Sikh leader Indumeet Singh demands Punjabi department at KU

Srinagar  :  Sikh Leader Indumeet Singh on Sunday demanded establishment of Punjabi Department  at Kashmir  University  for the Students particularly for Punjabi students. In a statement  Indumeet  said that in Kashmir University there are departments for every subject but Punjabi department is not established. “This is long pending demand of Punjabi students of Kashmir to

India's first case: Man fined for spitting pan masala

India’s first case: Man fined for spitting pan masala

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has fined a man for spitting pan masala at a public place in what it claims is the first case of its kind in the country.The AMC has fined Mahesh Kumar from Ahmedabad’s eastern suburb of Naroda Rs 100. He was caught spitting on CCTV near the Sardar Patel Statue

Rajasthan Royals thanks fans for unflinching support

Rajasthan Royals thanks fans for unflinching support

 Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals has thanked fans for their unflinching support throughout the home games they played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in this edition of the tournament.Royals signed off their home leg on a winning note as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets on Saturday night.In a

2 suspects wanted in Sri Lanka bombings arrested

2 suspects wanted in Sri Lanka bombings arrested

Two suspects, wanted over the April 21 Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, were arrested on Sunday, police said. The two men were identified as Mohammad Iwuhaim Saadiq Abdul Haq and Mohammad Iwuhaim Shahid Abdul Haq, reports the Daily Mirror. According to the police, the suspects were arrested in Nawalapitiya town, Central Province.They will be

Father Anthony case: Congress and Punjab Police hand in glove

Father Anthony case: Congress and Punjab Police hand in glove

A month after the case, SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday blamed the Congress and the police in Father Anthony Madassery’s Rs 6.65 crore misappropriation and said that the two were hand-in-gloves with each other. The SAD leader while responding to a query on no headway in Father Anthony’s case said that the state

Imran Khan meets China's Xi Jinping in Beijing

Imran Khan meets China’s Xi Jinping in Beijing

Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday met Chinese President Xi Jinping here for bilateral talks.The meeting took place at the Great Hall of the People. Khan was received by Xi upon arrival at the venue, reports The News International.The two countries are expected to sign the Free Trade Agreement after the bilateral talks

Amarinder concerned over Canada's support to separatists

Amarinder concerned over Canada’s support to separatists

Expressing concern over the Canadian government’s “covert and overt” support to the hardliners operating from its soil to create disturbances in India, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the Central government to ask the global community to join India in cracking down on this grave threat to its peace and security.”The appointment of




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