Go Green this 29th National Energy Conservation Day
Go Green this 29th National Energy Conservation Day


National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated in India on 14th December to raise awareness about global warming and climate change and to encourage a conscious effort to save energy resources. Each individual should include energy conservation in their behaviour to make the energy conservation plan more efficient. The motto is to create awareness in public about the value

Delhi court adjourns hearing in Nirbhaya rape case till Dec 18 Delhi court adjourns hearing in Nirbhaya rape case till Dec 18

A Delhi court on Friday said that it will hear a petition filed by Nirbhaya’s parents seeking immediate execution of the four death-row convicts only after the Supreme Court takes a call on the review petition filed by one of them. Additional Session Judge Satish Kumar Arora adjourned the hearing on the petition seeking issuance

'PM anti-national, sold interest of nation', alleges Sidhu Navjot Singh Sidhu has not drawn his salary after resignation as Minister: Govt Official

Punjab Vidhan Sabha  Secretary Lakhanpal Mishra said that Congress leader and MLA from Amritsar East constituency,  Navjot Singh Sidhu has never asked for his salary and allowances after he resigned as Cabinet Minister in the Punjab government in July.However, concerned officials in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha said that Sidhu would now draw his salary as

Arjun Kapoor starts food biz startup with aim to improve gender parity Arjun Kapoor starts food biz startup with aim to improve gender parity

Actor Arjun Kapoor has become an entrepreneur, investing in an emerging food delivery startup and said the focus is to bring a positive social change towards gender parity in society.The startup, foodcloud.in, is looking to reach out to outstanding stay-at-home women cooks and empower them as entrepreneurs through the platform, a release said.“Our startup is

“Will not implement CAB in Punjab,” declares Captain Amarinder Singh “Will not implement CAB in Punjab,” declares Captain Amarinder Singh

Terming the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) as a direct assault on India’s secular character, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his government would not allow the legislation to be implemented in his state.Asserting his commitment to the protection of the Constitutional ethos of the country, Captain Amarinder said the Congress, which has

'One Nation One Ration Card' to be effective nationwide from June
‘One Nation One Ration Card’ to be effective nationwide from June: Paswan

The government’s ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ initiative that will largely cover migrant labourers and daily wagers will come into force across the country from June 1, 2020, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday.Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail their entitled food grains under the National Food Security Act

Priyanka Chopra receives UNICEF's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award
Priyanka Chopra receives UNICEF’s Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award

Priyanka Chopra has been honoured with UNICEF’s Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award.The India star was named the 2019 recipient of the Humanitarian Award by the United Nations Children’s Fund in June this year and received the award at the Snowflake Ball here Tuesday night.”Giving back is no longer a choice. Giving back has to be a

Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer to release on May 8, 2020
Shakuntala Devi – Human Computer to release on May 8, 2020

“Shakuntala Devi – Human Computer”, the biopic on the math genius is set to hit the screens on May 8 next year, actor Vidya Balan announced on Thursday. The actor took to social media to share the news.“Get ready to be enamoured by her wit, charm & of course, genius! Watch the video to know

Confirmed: Tata Altroz To Be Launched On January 22, 2020

The Altroz was officially unveiled on December 3 in its production form. It is Tata’s first product to be based on the new ALFA ARC platform. At launch, it will be offered with two BS6-compliant engine options. Features including cruise control, ambient lighting and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Expected to be priced between Rs

India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1
India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1

India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win the third T20 International and also the three-match series by 2-1 margin.Batting first, India scored 240 for 3 riding on KL Rahul’s 56-ball-91, Rohit Sharma’s 71 off 34 balls and skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 70 off 29 balls.In reply, West Indies managed 173 for 8 in

Minimum temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana
Minimum temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana

The minimum temperatures, which had been hovering below normal at most places during the past few days, rose by a few notches across Punjab and Haryana on Thursday, the meteorological department said.Many parts in the two states including their common capital Chandigarh received light to moderate rain, an official of the Met department said.Amritsar, Ludhiana,

Unnao rape victim dies day after being set afire
Unnao rape victim dies day after being set afire

The 23-year-old Unnao rape victim who was airlifted to Delhi and admitted to Safdarjung Hospital with 90 per cent burns after being set on fire has died, hospital sources said.After battling for life for almost 40 hours, the woman died following a cardiac arrest at 11.40 pm on Friday night, they said.“Despite our best efforts,

Vodafone Idea will shut in absence of govt relief: Birla
Vodafone Idea will shut in absence of govt relief: Birla

Vodafone Idea will have to be closed down if the government doesn’t provide relief that the company has sought, its chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla said on Friday. “We will have to shut shop,” Birla said on a query about the course of action for the company going ahead in the absence of government relief.He was

Six Indians killed in ceramic factory blast in Sudan
Six Indians killed in ceramic factory blast in Sudan

 Six Indians were killed in Tuesday’s LPG tanker blast in a ceramic factory in Sudan while eight were undergoing treatment in hospital and 11 were either unidentified or missing, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Sudan, citing reports, suggested that 18 Indians were among the 23 people killed in

Punjab, Haryana record below normal minimum temperatures
Punjab, Haryana record below normal minimum temperatures

Parts of Haryana and Punjab recorded below normal minimum temperatures on Friday with Hisar registering the coldest at 4 degrees Celsius. Hisar’s minimum temperature was five degrees below normal.Narnaul reeled at a low of 5.5 degrees Celsius while Ambala’s minimum temperature settled at 8.6 degrees Celsius. Karnal recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius.

Salman Khan isn't affected by his stardom: Sonakshi
Salman Khan isn’t affected by his stardom: Sonakshi

Sonakshi Sinha says while working on the third installment of “Dabangg” franchise, she observed and learned how superstar Salman Khan never let his stardom go to his head.Reflecting on her journey in Bollywood which started with “Dabangg” in 2010, Sonakshi said one key takeaway for her after working with Salman was how to treat success

Punjab CM seeks investment by Japanese companies
Punjab CM seeks investment by Japanese companies

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Japanese Ambassador to India, Satoshi Suzuki, to impress upon companies in his country to set up ventures in the upcoming mega industrial parks at Rajpura and Bathinda.The Japanese envoy called on Amarinder Singh after attending the Progressive Punjab Investors’ Summit 2019 here which began on Thursday.  The

Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes
Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes

Researchers have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health when they consumed all of their meals over a span of just 10 hours, or less over a period of 12 weeks.The study published in the journal cell Metabolism, reported a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, improved

Punjab ‘misleading’ on Sutlej-Yamuna link canal issue: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here on Thursday accused Punjab of “misleading” on the Sutlej-Yamuna link canal despite the apex court ruling in their favour. He said this during a review meeting on the canal issue.  “Even though the Supreme Court has given its decision on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal in Haryana’s favour,

Bollywood Celebs react after Hyderabad encounter
Bollywood Celebs react after Hyderabad encounter

Hyderabad encounter : The country, on Friday morning, woke up to a “bolt from the blue” announcement in the brutal gang rape and murder case of Hyderabad’s young veterinarian, where all the four accused have been shot dead in an ‘encounter’ by the Telangana Police.The accused were killed when they allegedly tried to escape from