Aug 13

Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi on Monday
Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi

Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi. In the wake of heavy rainfall and landslides, all schools including private, across Shimla and Mandi districts are closed on Monday. Meanwhile, National Highway 3 (Chandigarh-Manali NH) has also been blocked to avoid any untoward incident. Heavy downpour led to landslides in various parts of the state causing disruption to normal life although respective district administrations were

Sportsperson Health protein greasy food
Sportsperson Health: For young athletes, it’s healthy protein, not greasy food

Turns out, young athletes prefer healthy, nutritional food to greasy food, contrary to popular belief. According to a study conducted by the University of Waterloo, the greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want. The study of 25 travel team players aged 11-15 found they were more motivated by performance, recovery,

72nd Independence Day: Security beefed up in Amritsar

72nd Independence Day: Security beefed up in Amritsar. Ahead of the 72nd Independence Day, security has been beefed up in Amritsar, however, it is a “general alert” and not related to the ‘Referendum 2020’ event scheduled for Sunday, police said. ‘Referendum 2020’ will be held at Trafalgar Square in London. The event is being organised by a United

JSF concluded at MBD Neopolis Mall, 11 lucky winners awarded with gifts

Jalandhar: A 45 days long gala Jalandhar Shopping Festival (JSF) culminated at MBD Neopolis Mall Jalandhar during which four lakh twenty eight thousand seventy five shoppers visited and enjoyed the various activities organized for them at cities best mall. The prize distribution ceremony held on Thursday and multiple winners were awarded. Varinder Babbar resident of

Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir set to return to cricket

Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir, who was out of action due to Tendinitis, is all set make a return after a gap of four and half years. Making the announcement, the 36-year-old said that he has recovered from the illness and is all set to resume cricket.“I am fit and resuming cricket after a long time. My fans prayed for

Doklam row has been turned over: Chinese envoy

Doklam row has been turned over: Chinese envoy. Chinese ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui has said that the Doklam issue has been turned over and that India and China have reached an consensus to look forward. Zhaohui, who visited Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday, told ANI, “That page has already been turned over. We have reached a consensus to look forward. So that’s why the Chinese Prime

Delhi: Protest staged outside British High Commission against 'Referendum 2020'
Delhi: Protest staged outside British High Commission against ‘Referendum 2020’

Delhi: Protest staged outside British High Commission against ‘Referendum 2020’. Scores of people gathered outside the British High Commission in the national capital to protest against the ‘Referendum 2020’ campaign organised by a US-based separatist Sikh organisation that is slated to be held in Londonon August 12. Demonstrators from the Sikh community and civil society under the banner of All

Soy diet may increase bone strength in women
Soy diet may increase bone strength in women

Soy diet may increase bone strength in women. Women undergoing menopause face serious health concerns including osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain. In a new animal study, researchers from the University of Missouri now have discovered that soy protein found in food might counter the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health.

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh's treatment
Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment.  Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the release of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of ailing Asiad Gold medal winner athlete Hakam Singh. The Chief Minister, had earlier tweeted his concern and asked the Deputy Commissioner to visit the 1978 Bangkok Asiad medallist. He has also directed the

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh acquitted in decade-old graft case
Punjab CM calculates misery of people through social media

Narinder Jagga Punjab CM calculates misery of people through social media. However, the credibility of massages on social media is still in controversy, but despite the fact, this source of information has become favourite among the Political leaders. Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh spends one hour daily on social media. He uploads the decision taken

Haryana: 18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak
18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak

18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak. An 18-year-old girl and a policeman escorting her were shot dead by three unidentified bike-borne assailants in a suspected case of honour killing in Haryana‘s Rohtak on Wednesday. The incident took place after the girl, escorted by Sub-Inspector Narender Kumar and a woman police constable, had appeared before the Rohtak court for a

Now visitors will have to pay more to visit Taj Mahal : Government
Now visitors will have to pay more to visit Taj Mahal

Now visitors will have to pay more to visit Taj Mahal. Visitors to Taj Mahal and other monuments will now have to pay extra, as the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) raised the entry fee to visit such historical monuments. While domestic visitors will have to pay an extra Rs 10, the foreign tourist will have to pay Rs 100 more

Karunanidhi Marina beach HC
Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina beach: Madras HC

Ending a political row between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ruled that DMK Chief M Karunanidhi can have a burial site at Chennai’s Marina Beach. “The DMK’s plea for the burial of Kalaignar’s body near Anna memorial has been accepted by the Madras High Court. The court

Army tribute soldiers Srinagar
Army pays tribute to soldiers in Srinagar today

The Army on Wednesday paid tribute to four of the personnel who died during a counter infiltration operation in the Gurez sector in Bandipora district on August 7. Among those who laid down their lives included a Major. At the ceremony, all officers including Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt paid their last respect to

Software ready to stop misuse of official vehicles in Punjab

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, August 7: To keep check on the government vehicles, the Punjab Government has started to record the data of vehicles, run by officers, MLAs, Ministers and Chief Minister. The Government has got prepared software ‘Vehicle Management System (VMS) in this regard. This software will keep vigil on the maintenance, repair expenditure with

Sikh man attack US Harsimrat Badal Sushma Swaraj
Sikh man attacked in US, Harsimrat thanks Swaraj for intervention

Sikh man attacked in US, Harsimrat thanks Swaraj for intervention. In a tweet Harsimrat informed that the Swaraj has asked the Indian Embassy in the USA to take up the issue with the American authorities. “I just received a call from @SushmaSwaraj Ji. She has taken a note of the racial attack and has asked @Sikh man attacked

Health study eye diseases Alzheimer
Study finds link between eye diseases and Alzheimer’s

There is no simple way to detect Alzheimer’s. But now, in a new study, researchers have found that eye conditions provide new lens screening for the disease. A study of 3,877 randomly selected patients found a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma  and Alzheimer’ disease. The results offer

Artisans from across India design ‘Sui Dhaaga’ logo

Artisans from across India design ‘Sui Dhaaga’ logo. Celebrating the rich and diverse culture of India, artisans from all over the country came together to design the logo of Varun Dhawan starrer ‘Sui Dhaaga‘. By creating the logo in as many as 15 different needle art forms from India, Sui Dhaagahopes to create awareness about India’s culture amongst today’s youth and the

Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry's help in 'Patka' matter
Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry’s help in ‘Patka’ matter

Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry’s help in ‘Patka’ matter. Indian wrestler Jashkawar Gill, who failed to make his international debut after the organisers of the World Ranking series tournament in Turkey refused him to take the mat wearing his patka, has sought help from the Sports Ministry in the matter. The young wrestler said that

PM reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Mining

PM reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Mining. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reviewed the progress of key infrastructure sectors of power, renewable energy, petroleum and natural gas, coal, and mining. The two-hour-long review meeting was attended by top officials from infrastructure-related Ministries, NITI Aayog, and Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), read a statement. In a presentation