Nov 09

Captain Amarinder Singh appeals for calm ahead of Ayodhya verdict
Captain Amarinder Singh appeals for calm ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Hours before the Supreme Court was expected to deliver its verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday reviewed the state’s law and order situation and appealed to the people to remain calm under all circumstances.The Chief Minister discussed the situation with Director General of Police Dinkar

PM Modi pays obeisance at Punjab's historical Sikh shrine
PM Modi pays obeisance at Punjab’s historical Sikh shrine

 Ahead of inaugurating the historic Kartarpur Corridor, a first in seven decades between India and Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid obeisance at a highly revered Sikh shrine here.Wearing a scarf, Modi spent time at the Gurdwara Ber Sahib located along the banks of the holy ‘Bein’, which is connected with many events

Implement SC order on stubble burning: Punjab CM
Implement SC order on stubble burning: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered the Agriculture Department to work out the modalities for implementation of the Supreme Court order on providing financial assistance to small and marginal farmers in order to check paddy straw burning.At the same time, the Chief Minister also ordered stringent action against those found violating the ban

Amazon, Xiaomi more devices failed in a hacking competition
Amazon, Xiaomi more devices failed in a hacking competition

 A dual-member team of white-hat hackers by the name of Fluoroacetate, hacked Amazon Echo speakers, Xiaomi Mi9, Samsung and Sony smart TVs at the Pwn2Own hacking contest here.Team Fluoroacetate, comprising of members Amat Cama and Richard Zhu collected a bounty of $1,45,000 during the first day of the event, after successfully hacking these devices, Android

5 Things To Know About The Toyota Raize
5 Things To Know About The Toyota Raize

Toyota recently added a new model to its portfolio – an SUV called the Raize. While it is only offered in Japan currently, it could be introduced in other markets as well. Here are the five things you need to know about the Raize: Alert Me When Launched It’s Small The Toyota Raize is a sub-4

If Indian pilgrims can visit Pakistan, why not tennis players: PTF

 The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has filed an appeal against International Tennis Federation’s decision of shifting the Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie from Islamabad to a neutral venue in which it has stated that if thousands of Indian Sikh pilgrims can visit Pakistan, then what went wrong for a 10-member tennis team.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will

Aushmann Khurrana registers career-best opening with 'Bala'
‘Bala’ Movie Review: Bald is gold for Ayushmann

“Bala”; Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam, Bhumi Pednekar Direction: Amar Kaushik Rating: ***&1/2 (three and a half stars) Bollywood’s Mr Disruptor is at it again, rewriting the rules of what the Hindi mainstream hero can dare to do on screen.Only a couple of months ago, Ayushmann Khurrana was “Dream Girl”, the phone ‘sexpert’ who aces

NRI offers help in generating power from stubble in Punjab
NRI offers help in generating power from stubble in Punjab

To address the problem of the stubble burning, an India born NRI businessman has proposed to set up 1,000 MW biomass energy generating plants in his home state Punjab.The US-based Chiranjeev Kathuria told IANS here on Friday that his company New Generation Power International has plans to invest in 4,000 MW in power projects in

2019 Hyundai i20 Active Introduced; Prices Start At Rs 7.74 Lakh
2019 Hyundai i20 Active Introduced; Prices Start At Rs 7.74 Lakh

Hyundai has replaced the Earth Brown colour with Stardust paint option. The refreshed i20 Active is powered by the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel engines. It now gets a wireless phone charger as well. The i20 Active is priced between Rs 7.74 lakh and Rs 9.93 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Hyundai is expected to introduce

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap knocked out of China Open
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap knocked out of China Open

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the China Open badminton after suffering a straight-game defeat against Denmark’s Victor Axelsen here on Thursday.Kashyap, ranked 25 in the world, ran out of steam after a decent start against seventh seed Axelsen and went down 13-21 19-21 in the men’s singles second-round, that lasted 43 minutes. This is

Passport must for Kartarpur Indian pilgrims: ISPR chief
Passport must for Kartarpur Indian pilgrims: ISPR chief

 Indian Sikh pilgrims would require a passport to visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan’s Punjab province via the Kartarpur Corridor which will be inaugurated on Saturday ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, ISPR chief Major General Asif Ghafoor said here.“As we have a security link,

After Sindhu, Saina Nehwal too exits in 1st round of China Open
After Sindhu, Saina Nehwal too exits in 1st round of China Open

 Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the ongoing China Open after suffering a shock straight-games defeat to China’s Yan Yan Cai in her first round contest on Wednesday.Eighth-seed Saina lost to World No. 22 Cai 9-21, 12-21 in just 24 minutes to bow out of the competition.Meanwhile, her husband Parupalli Kashyap moved into the

Smoking cigarettes may increase depression risk: Study
Smoking cigarettes may increase depression risk: Study

 If you are a regular smoker, quit now as researchers have found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia.”Individuals with mental illness are often overlooked in our efforts to reduce smoking prevalence, leading to health inequalities,” said study lead author Robyn Wootton from the University of Bristol.”Our work shows that

2 soldiers held for leaking border details to Pakistan
2 soldiers held for leaking border details to Pakistan

 Two Indian soldiers have been taken into custody from the Jodhpur railway station on charges of sharing crucial information with a Pakistan-based woman ISI agent.According to officials, both the jawans were going to their village from Pokhran when intelligence officials took them into custody from Jodhpur railway station on Tuesday.The officials confirmed that the jawans

Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pak's Kartarpur video apart from Bhindranwale, Amrik Khalsa
Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pak’s Kartarpur video apart from Bhindranwale, Amrik Khalsa

A video song released by Pakistan government prior to the opening of the Kartarpur corridor has run into a controversy for featuring Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu apart from slain Khalistani separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale amongst other leaders.The Kartarpur corridor, connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur in India to the Darbar Sahib Gurdwara

Kartarpur: Hoardings hailing Navjot Singh Sidhu, Imran Khan surface in Amritsar
Kartarpur: Hoardings hailing Navjot Singh Sidhu, Imran Khan surface in Amritsar

Kartarpur: ‘Hoardings of Congress’ Amritsar legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan mysteriously surfaced in Amritsar, describing them as ‘real heroes’ for playing a crucial role in linking the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan with the Indian territory.  “Kartarpur Sahib da langah khulwaon vale asli hero. Assi Punjabi hik te thok ke

Punjab Police freeze assets worth Rs 3.90 crore of eight drug peddlers
Punjab Police freeze assets worth Rs 3.90 crore of eight drug peddlers

The Punjab Police on Tuesday said assets worth Rs 3.90 crore of eight Tarn Taran-based drug peddlers were frozen under relevant sections of the NDPS Act.All movable and immovable assets of the peddlers were frozen immediately after police received a clearance from the Union Department of Revenue–the competent authority in this case– an official spokesperson

1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims leave for Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan
1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims leave for Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan

 A total 1,303 Indian Sikh pilgrims on Tuesday left for Pakistan via Attari border to participate in celebrations to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.The pilgrimage, organised by the Shriomani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the body that manages Sikh shrines in India, will conclude on November 14.The devotees will visit Sikh

Audi Q5, Q7 Prices Slashed By Up To Rs 6 Lakh!
Audi Q5, Q7 Prices Slashed By Up To Rs 6 Lakh!

Audi first introduced its Q range of SUVs in India in 2009. With prices starting at Rs 49.99 lakh, the Q5 is now more affordable by Rs 5.81 lakh. While the Q7 petrol is now cheaper by Rs 4.83 lakh, the diesel variant costs Rs 6.02 lakh less than before. Ten years ago, Audi brought

Another early exit: P V Sindhu bows out of China Open Fuzhou
Another early exit: P V Sindhu bows out of China Open Fuzhou

World Champion P V Sindhu suffered a shock defeat to lower-ranked Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei in the opening round to be ousted from the USD 700,000 China Open here on Tuesday.World No.6 Sindhu, who made early exits in China, Korea and Denmark, lost 13-21 21-18 19-21 to world No.42 Pai in a 74-minute women’s