Dec 01

IS claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack
IS claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack

 The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibilty for the Friday’s terror attack at London Bridge where two people were killed and three others injured.The extremist group’s Amaq news agency on Saturday said the 28-year-old attacker Usman Khan was one of Islamic State’s fighters, reported metro.co.uk.Without providing any evidence, Islamic State said that the attack was

Kartarpur corridor Army chief Bajwa's brainchild will hurt India: Pak minister
Kartarpur corridor Army chief Bajwa’s brainchild will hurt India: Pak minister

The opening of the historic Kartarpur corridor was the brainchild of Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and it will hurt India for ever, a top pakistani minister claimed on Saturday, contradicted his government’s assertion that the idea behind the initiative was of Prime Minister Imran Khan.On November 9, Prime Minister Khan inaugurated the Kartarpur

Govt extends mandatory FASTag roll out date to Dec 15
Govt extends mandatory FASTag roll out date to Dec 15

 The government on Friday announced extending the date to December 15 for making FASTag mandatory for toll payments on national highways.The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had earlier announced that from December 1, toll payments on highways would be accepted through FASTags only.  “To facilitate sufficient lead time to citizens to obtain FASTag, it

Australian cricketer Steve Smith quickest to score 7,000 Test runs
Australian cricketer Steve Smith quickest to score 7,000 Test runs

Australian cricketer Steve Smith has added yet another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest batsman in the world to score 7,000 Test runs.Smith achieved the feat on Day 2 of the second and final Test against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday.The 30-year-old achieved the milestone in just 126 Test innings and

Rafi’s patriotic song ‘Aye Watan’ on Russian cadets’ lips go viral

 A video of Russian military cadets singing the famous Hindi patriotic song “Aye watan, aye watan, hamko teri Kasam Teri raahon mein jaan tak loota jaayenge” from the movie ‘Shaheed’, has gone viral on Twitter.Sung by Mohammad Rafi “Aye Watan” was released in 1965. Ae Watan , Ae Watan , Humko Teri Kasam…Teri Rahoo Mei

Rohit Shetty, Ajay Devgn to be back with 'Golmaal FIVE'
Rohit Shetty, Ajay Devgn to be back with ‘Golmaal FIVE’

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty and actor Ajay Devgn will be adding another chapter to the “Golmaal” series by reuniting for fifth installment of the franchise.They have confirmed their return for fifth part, which has been titled “Golmaal FIVE”.”Rohit and I have discussed and are committed to doing our next installment of ‘Golmaal’. The franchise is not

Punjab CM asks Centre not to reduce firearms per license
Punjab CM asks Centre not to reduce firearms per license

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Centre not to reduce the number of firearms permissible on a licence from three to one in Punjab in view of the sensitive location and troubled history of the state. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the chief minister sought a review of the proposal of

2 killed, 3 injured in London terrorist attack
2 killed, 3 injured in London terrorist attack

Two people were stabbed to death and three others injured in a “terrorist” attack at London Bridge on Friday, police said.The incident began at an event at Fishmonger’s Hall at 1.58 p.m. on Friday. The suspect was shot dead by police within five minutes after being confronted by the officers, London Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida

Punjab and Haryana High Court gets six judges
Punjab and Haryana High Court gets six judges

Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha on Thursday administered the oath of office to six additional judges of the High Court, comprising a couple.They are Ashok Kumar Verma, Sant Parkash, Meenakshi I. Mehta, Karamjit Singh, Vivek Puri and Archana Puri.Among them, the Puris — Vivek and Archana — are a married

Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies
Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies

Researchers have found that early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants.One of the long-term health complications that young adults born prematurely may have is unique heart characteristics.These can include smaller heart chambers, relatively higher blood pressure, and a disproportionate increase in muscle mass in

Ludhiana court discharges CM Amarinder in City Centre case

 A court here on Wednesday discharged Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and all other accused in the alleged Rs 1,140 crore Ludhiana City Centre scam. Sessions judge Gurbir Singh accepted the closure report presented by the state vigilance bureau and discharged all the 31 accused.The charges against us have been rejected, Amarinder Singh told reporters

Andhra Pradesh man kills wife for posting TikTok videos

 Andhra Pradesh police have arrested a man who killed his wife for posting videos on social media app TikTok despite his objections.According to police, Siddala Chinna Nasaraiah strangulated his wife Gorrapati Suvartha (19) and later burnt her body in a cremation ground in Potluru village of Savalyapuram block in Guntur district.  Though the incident occurred

Lionel Messi scores in 700th match to guide Barca to victory
Lionel Messi scores in 700th match to guide Barca to victory

 Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in his 700th appearance for the Catalan giants to ensure they finish top of Champions League Group F. It also guaranteed that the Catalan club will be among the top seeds in the 2018-2019 Champions League knockout stage.Luis Suarez put the hosts up 1-0

Gobind Singh Longowal re-elected SGPC chief

 Gobind Singh Longowal on Wednesday was re-elected as president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) during its annual general house meeting here on Wednesday.He will head the apex gurdwara body for the third time in a row after being elected as its chief for the first time in November 2017. Longowal’s name was proposed

Parineeti Chopra makes a comeback on badminton court after injury

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who is playing the role of ace shuttler Saina Nehwal in the upcoming biopic titled “Saina”, has made a comeback on the badminton court after suffering a neck injury.“Yes, this is accurate information. I’m a 100 per cent fit now and I can’t wait to step into the badminton court and play

India's PSLV rocket lifts-off with Cartosat-3 and 13 US satellites
India’s PSLV rocket lifts-off with Cartosat-3 and 13 US satellites

 India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL (PSLV-XL) rocket carrying advanced earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 US nano satellites lifted off from the second launch pad of the rocket port here on Wednesday.At about 9.28 a.m. the 44.4 metre tall, weighing 320 ton rocket blasted off from the second launch pad at the country’s rocket port

Parliament passes Bill to protect rights of transgenders

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a Bill on protection of rights of transgenders after a motion to refer it to a Select Committee of the Upper House was defeated. The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill on August 5 this year.The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, seeks to provide a mechanism for

Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar quit after 4 days in office
Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar quit after 4 days in office

In a major embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday quit, hours after Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar also submitted his resignation, four days after they were sworn-in early morning of November 23. “Ajit Pawar handed in his resignation this morning. So we don’t have the requisite numbers to

Tributes paid to martyrs on 11th anniversary of 26/11 attack
Tributes paid to martyrs on 11th anniversary of 26/11 attack

Floral tributes were paid on Tuesday to those who laid down their lives while fighting Pakistani terrorists who had attacked Mumbai on this day 11 years ago. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was among the dignitaries who paid homage at the 26/11 police memorial site at Mumbai Police Gymkhana in south Mumbai.“I pay homage to

Sikh man donates 900 sq ft plot for mosque in UP
Sikh man donates 900 sq ft plot for mosque in UP

 A Sikh man has donated a piece of land for a mosque in Purkazi in Muzaffarnagar district to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. Sukhpal Singh Bedi (70), is a social activist. He handed over the documents for the 900 sq ft plot to Nagar Panchayat Chairman Zahir Farooqui.Bedi said he wanted