Sep 28

Indian-American Sikh police officer's funeral on Oct 2
Pall of gloom descends on Sikh police officer’s uncle’s house in Kapurthala

A pall of gloom descended on Kartar Singh‘s house at Dhaliwal Bet village in the district on hearing about the death of his nephew Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, an Indian-American-Sikh police officer who was shot and killed in the US State of Texas.The relatives and villagers assembled at the house of Dhaliwal’s uncle Kartar Singh to

Nation pays tribute to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh

 Leaders, including Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday paid tributes to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary.In a tweet in Hindi, Naidu paid tributes to Bhagat Singh’s courage and sacrifice for the country’s freedom.  “The protection of unity and integrity of the nation will be the true homage

Sachin Tendulkar wishes Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday
Sachin Tendulkar wishes Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday

 Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday extended wishes to veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday.In a video posted on his official Twitter handle, Tendulkar said: “I would like to wish you on your 90th birthday. Honestly speaking, I do not remember the first time I listened to one of your songs.”  

India hits back at Pakistan PM Imran Khan for UNGA 'hate speech'
India hits back at Imran for UNGA ‘hate speech’

India has hit back at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s UNGA address, saying his speech bordered on crudeness and while Islamabad has “ventured to upstream terrorism and downstream hate speech, New Delhi was going ahead with mainstreaming development in Jammu and Kashmir”.Using strong words, Vidisha Maitra, First Secretary Ministry of External Affairs, exercising India’s right

Indian-American Sikh police officer's funeral on Oct 2
Indian-American Sikh police officer killed in line of duty in US

An Indian-American Sikh police officer died after being shot multiple times from behind in a “ruthless, cold-blooded way” during a traffic stop in the US state of Texas, a senior official said Saturday.Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, Sikh Harris County Sheriff’s deputy, was shot while conducting a traffic stop, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.He was in his early

Pakistani officials say outbreak of dengue fever kills 20
Pakistani officials say outbreak of dengue fever kills 20

 Pakistani health officials are battling an outbreak of dengue fever in the South Asian nation, confirming over 10,000 cases and 20 deaths in recent months.More patients with symptoms of dengue fever were arriving Tuesday at hospitals in all major cities, putting a strain on the country’s poor health system. Zafar Mirza, a government adviser on

Sidhu exhorts farmers to make Punjab free from stubble burning
Sidhu exhorts farmers to make Punjab free from stubble burning

Exhorting the farmers to contribute in making Punjab pollution free by shunning the stubble burning and utilizing the hi-tech implants to decompose the stubble in the soil to increase its fertility, the District Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department on Monday organised a Kisan Mela on Rabi Crops at Chappar Chhirri on Monday under Atma Scheme.

Lionel Messi, Rapinoe bag top honours at Best FIFA Football Awards
Lionel Messi, Rapinoe bag top honours at Best FIFA Football Awards

Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi won the men’s best player while US forward Megan Rapinoe took home the women’s award at the Best FIFA Football Awards which took place in a glittering ceremony at Teatro alla Scala, Milan. Messi, who helped Barcelona win La Liga and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, won the player

UP Minister Sunil Bharala calls Sonakshi Sinha a 'Dhan Pashu'
UP Minister Sunil Bharala calls Sonakshi Sinha a ‘Dhan Pashu’

Uttar Pradesh Minister Sunil Bharala has slammed Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha, who was unable to answer a question on ‘Ramayana’ during a popular television quiz show last week.Bharala, who holds a ministerial rank position as Chairman of the Labour Welfare Council, called Sonakshi a ‘Dhan Pashu’ (money animal) and said such people have no time

Jaipur artist Sharad Mathur pens 'Ramcharitmanas' with paintbrush
Jaipur artist Sharad Mathur pens ‘Ramcharitmanas’ with paintbrush

In an unique endeavour, Sharad Mathur, a Jaipur-based artist, has written the “Ramcharitmanas” with a paintbrush in over 3,000 pages and now wishes to donate it to the grand Ram Temple to be built in Ayodhya.”I wanted to offer something unique to Lord Ram, besides prayers. Hence, the idea to write Ramcharitmanas in bigger fonts

PSPCL imposes `100 crore fine in 5 months
PSPCL imposes `100 crore fine in 5 months

Cracking a whip on power pilferers, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has imposed a fine of over `100 crore so far this fiscal. The PSPCL faces a loss of `1,000 crore every year due to power theft, particularly in the politically dominated areas of Malwa and Majha regions. In a drive against power theft,

Veteran Indian cricketer Madhav Apte passes away
Veteran Indian cricketer Madhav Apte passes away

Former Indian Test opener Madhav Apte has passed away. He was 86.Apte, who was about to turn 87 on October 5, breathed his last at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning.From 1952 to 53, he played seven Tests for India in which he scored 542 runs, including one century and three half-centuries

Game of Thrones wins best drama at Emmys 2019
Game of Thrones wins best drama at Emmys 2019

“Game of Thrones” is going out with a bang. The popular fantasy drama was named as the Best Drama Series at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony here.The fantasy sensation has won the award for Outstanding Drama Series for its eighth and final season. The honour marks the show’s fourth win in the category.   

On daughters' day dad drown his 20-day-old twin girls in UP
On daughters’ day dad drown his 20-day-old twin girls in UP

In a shocking incident in Muzaffarnagar’s Bhikki village, a father killed his 20-day-old twin daughters by drowning them in a pond because he could not afford to raise them.The parents of the twins Waseem and Nazma have been arrested for the killing that took place on Sunday. Wasem, who works as daily wager and already

After Howdy Modi event, PM Modi reaches New York
After Howdy Modi event, PM Modi reaches New York

After his hugely successful Houston visit with the Howdy Modi event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on the second leg of his US visit that will see him address the UN General Assembly and the session on Climate Change. “Lending India’s voice to the global discourse PM @narendramodi arrives in #NYC for #UNGA74.

This Punjab man gets masters' degree at 83
This Punjab man gets masters’ degree at 83

By earning a Masters’ degree at the age of 83, Sohan Singh Gill has proved that it is never too late for learning. He received a huge round of applause when he was conferred the degree by a university in Jalandhar at its annual convocation on Wednesday. A native of Daata village of Hoshiarpur, Gill

Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jharkhand

 The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Jharkhand Police have arrested Al Qaeda terrorist Mohhamad Kalimuddin Mujahiri.”Kalimuddin is most wanted terrorist of Al Qaeda. He has been arrested from Tatanagar railway station. He was preparing and motivating the youths for jehad in Indian sub continent.”He used to send the fresh recruits to Pakistan for training,” said M.L.

T20Is: Rohit Sharma needs only 8 runs to regain top spot
T20Is: Rohit Sharma needs only 8 runs to regain top spot

 India vice-captain will renew his battle with skipper Virat Kohli for the top spot in highest run getters’ in T20Is, when the third and final rubber gets underway against South Africa here on Sunday.Rohit is eight runs away from regaining his pole position in the list of most number of runs scored in international T20

BJP to launch mass contact campaign on Article 370
BJP to launch mass contact campaign on Article 370

The BJP has asked its MPs, MLAs and office-bearers in Uttar Pradesh to participate in a massive mass contact campaign to inform people in the state about the Centre’s move to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.The programme will begin on Wednesday which is the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and will

Gaurav Gill's car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC
Gaurav Gill’s car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC

Three people were killed in an accident which took place during the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship on Saturday in Jodhpur.The accident took place 150m from the finishing line of the rally when a motorbike came under the car of ace Indian rallyist Gaurav Gill.  The