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cvigil mobile app to check violations of model code of conduct

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: To track violations of the model code of conduct and election expenditure, the Election Commission of India has taken the app route for encouraging citizens to lend a helping hand to poll officials in curbing electoral malpractices. cVIGIL mobile app has been launched by the ECI for keeping tabs on those violating

Shimla’s Ice-Skating Rink may breathe its last by 100th anniversary

POOJA SHARMA Shimla Shimla Ice-Skating Rink starts: One of the three natural ice-skating rinks in the world at Shimla may lose its natural status when it completes its century in 2020. This is because of the reason that the shrinking Ice-Staking Rink here is planned to be converted into an artificial one in due course.

Modi’s rallies in Kolkata, Siliguri on April 3

Modi rallies:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two rallies – one at north Bengal’s Siliguri and other at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade Ground — on April 3 ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said on Sunday. “His first public meeting will be in Siliguri at 1 p.m. and then he will attend a

‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ to release on Dec 6

Kartik film releasing date:Kartik Aaryan starrer “Pati Patni Aur Woh”, an adaptation of B.R. Chopra’s 1978 film with the same title, will release on December 6. Kartik on Sunday took to social media to announce the release date of the film. He wrote: “…’Pati Patni AurWoh’ will release on December 6.” Kartik will be seen

Delhi Capitals launch official anthem ‘Roar Machaa’

Official anthem ‘Roar Machaa’:Delhi Daredevils have been re-christened Delhi Capitals, and hours before their opening game in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the JSW and GMR co-owned franchise on Sunday launched their official anthem for the upcoming season of the cash-rich league. The anthem titled “Roar Machaa” has been composed and

Democracy in Arena

Democracy Test:India has over the decades emerged as a leading light in the democratic world on two counts – the masses here have proven their ability to oust well entrenched regimes from power and have demonstrated their wisdom in opting for clean governance, assurance of development and national stability and security. And this has happened

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed new Navy chief

New Navy chief :The government on Saturday appointed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the new Chief of the Naval Staff after incumbent Admiral Sunil Lanba’s term ends on May 31. “The government of India appoints Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) as the next Chief of the

What’ll happen if BJP can’t get a majority of its own

BJP can’t get a majority:Although it is now almost certain that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) – the group of parties led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – will attain a majority in the Lok Sabha in the forthcoming general elections, the question will nevertheless arise whether Narendra Modi will be the Prime Minister

Daughter to take on father in fight for Araku

Daughter vs father Andhra Pradesh:It’s going to be an interesting fight between a veteran tribal leader and his daughter in Araku Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh. The father is a seasoned politician and former union minister Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo, who is contesting as a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate while his daughter,

Congress announces eight LS candidates from TN

Congress announces candidates TN:Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls. The names featured in the party’s list of 34 Lok Sabha seats that was released earlier in the day. The Tamil Nadu candidates include two former state party

Kangana to play Jayalalithaa in biopic ‘Thalaivi’

Kangana play Jayalalithaa: Actress Kangana Ranaut, last seen on screen in “Manikarnika”, will be playing late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual biopic “Thalaivi”, its makers have announced. On the occasion of Kangana’s birthday on Saturday, it was announced through an official statement that she has been roped in to play

Voters in Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Goa most satisfied with PM’s performance

PM satisfied states:Voters in Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Goa are most satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while people in Puducherry, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are the least impressed with his work. While Modi remains the most popular leader in the country in two successive CVOTER-IANS Tracker 2019 opinion polls leaving all his

30 candidates enrolled in India Army on fake documents in 5 years

Enrolled candidates faces Police case Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: As many as 30 candidates have enrolled themselves in Indian Army by using fake documents from year 2014 to 2018. Following the probe, a Police case has been registered against 30 candidates serving in Indian Army. The candidates may lose their jobs also. All 30 candidates

‘Kesari’ collects over Rs 21 crore on opening day

Kesari box office collection:Actors Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer “Kesari” has raked in over Rs 21 crore at the box office on the first day of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Friday tweeted: “‘Kesari’ roars. Sets the box office on (fire)… Emerges the biggest opener of 2019 (so far)… After limited shows

Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway launched

Hockey Coaching launched:In an effort to develop coaches from the grassroot level and enable them to meet the requirements and the ever-growing demands of international hockey, the sport’s governing body in India on Friday launched the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway. The meticulously designed programme aims to provide certification to those candidates who are already

Karnataka Minister Shivalli dies of cardiac arrest

Karnataka Minister dies:Karnataka’s Municipal Administration Minister and Congress leader C.S. Shivalli passed away on Friday at a hospital in Hubballi due to cardiac arrest, a doctor said. He was 57. “He was brought to the hospital on Friday and passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest,” a doctor at the private hospital said, Shivalli

PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

DoT help BSNL:The Prime Ministers’ Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector’s financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial crisis leading to salary default, till a new government takes over in June. The time has been

Goa Congress turns eco-friendly for poll campaign

Goa eco-friendly poll:Bringing an eco-friendly twist to poll campaigning, state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday said that party leaders will cycle to different parts of Goa to canvass for votes for the party, during the first phase of campaigning. Chodankar told IANS that cycling was a cheap, eco-friendly way of connecting with people and

Woman commits suicide at Noida metro station

Woman suicide case Noida :A 28-year-old woman on Friday committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving Delhi Metro train at the Noida Sector 16 station, officials said. Sheetal Shrivastava jumped on the track around 10.45 a.m. When a Metro train was approaching the station headed towards Dwarka Sector 21, Central Industrial Security Force

Ajay Devgn recreates his ‘Phool aur Kaante’ stunt

Ajay recreated stunt:Actor Ajay Devgn has recreated the signature stunt from his debut film “Phool Aur Kaante” in the first look of his upcoming romantic comedy “De De Pyaar De”. Ajay, who floored the audience with a stunt where he balanced on two bikes in the 1991 film, took the fans down the memory lane