Aug 07

Hockey legend Sandeep Singh set to starts political innings
Hockey legend Sandeep Singh set to starts political innings

Ludhiana: Former Captain of Indian Hockey team and officer in Haryana Police, Sandeep Singh is set to join Politics and likely to contest Vidhan Sabha elections in Haryana. Popularly known as “Soorma” Sandeep Singh who is also Arjuna Awardee confirmed that he will be joining politics in next few months and may contest Vidhan Sabha

Registrations open for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019
Registrations open for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019

Procam International on Wednesday announced that the registrations for the 15th edition of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon scheduled for October 20 are now open.The start line of this IAAF Gold Label race is expected to echo the sounds of 35,000 tapping feet across five categories — Half Marathon (21.097 km), Great Delhi Run (5 km),

Veteran filmmaker, Hrithik's grandfather J.Om Prakash dead
Veteran filmmaker, Hrithik’s grandfather J.Om Prakash dead

 Veteran film director and actor Hrithik Roshan’s maternal grandfather J. Om Prakash breathed his last at his residence here on Wednesday morning. He was 93. Sharing the news of his uncle’s demise, actor Deepak Parashar tweeted: “My dearest uncle Mr J. Om Prakash passed away about an hour ago. So saddened as he joins his

With Sushma Swaraj's death, I lost my elder sister: Harsimrat Kaur Badal
With Sushma Swaraj’s death, I lost my elder sister: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday said that with the demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the country has lost a great leader and she lost an elder sister.”Today, India lost a great leader, the world lost an exemplary human being and I lost an elder sister,” she tweeted. “The void left

Marry ‘gori’ Kashmiri girl now: BJP MLA Vikram Saini to party workers

In a shocking incident, BJP MLA Vikram Saini from Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district has stated that party workers were excited over the scrapping of Article 370 as it would now enable them to marry ‘gori’ (fair) Kashmiri girls.He said bachelors in BJP were now welcome to go to Kashmir, buy plots of land and get

Haryana declares 2-day state mourning for Sushma Swaraj
Haryana declares 2-day state mourning for Sushma Swaraj

Haryana declares 2-day state mourning for Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday. The Haryana government declared a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect for senior BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away a day ago.”The state government has decided to observe a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect

'Undivided' India is real terror, says banner in Islamabad
‘Undivided’ India is real terror, says banner in Islamabad

In the wake of revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir by the Modi government, several controversial banners had appeared here in Pakistan with pictures and inflammatory messages, one of which said: ‘Akhand Bharat Real Terror’ (that roughly translates into: “The ideology of Undivided India is actual terrorism”), Dawn newspaper reported on Wednesday.’Akhand Bharat’

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal CMs remember Sushma Swaraj
Punjab, Haryana, Himachal CMs remember Sushma Swaraj

The Punjab and Haryana Chief Ministers on Wednesday expressed grief over the demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Shocked to learn of the sudden demise of Swaraj, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.”I will always remember her as a dynamic and sensitive leader with the ability to empathise with the common people. Will

Kia Seltos Fuel Efficiency Figures Revealed
Kia Seltos Fuel Efficiency Figures Revealed

The final production-spec details of the upcoming Kia Seltos are about to be revealed with the launch scheduled for 22 August 2019. We already knew what powertrain options are on offer but now we also know their claimed mileage figures. Kia will be offering the Seltos compact SUV with three BS6 engines, each mated to a 6-speed

Man arrested on narco charges in Punjab shoots self dead inside police station
Man arrested on narco charges in Punjab shoots self dead inside police station

 Ludhiana:  A man arrested on drug charges allegedly shot himself dead on Tuesday inside a police station in Punjab’s Samrala, about 40 Km from here, police said.Nardeep Singh alias Soni was arrested on Monday under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, police said. During questioning on Tuesday investigation officer ASI Gurjar Singh went

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of WWII atomic bombing

 Hiroshima on Tuesday marked the 74th anniversary of its atomic bombing by the US at the end of World War II in 1945, with the city’s Mayor urging the Japanese government to join a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons.A moment of silence was observed at 8.15 a.m., the exact time on August 6, 1945, when

Uttarakhand school van falls into gorge, 8 children killed

Uttarakhand school van falls into gorge. Eight children were killed and 10 injured Tuesday when their school van fell into a deep gorge in U’khand New Tehri, officials said.The incident occurred on the Pratap Nagar-Kangsali-Madan Negi motor road when the van was on its way to Madannegi, Tehri District Magistrate V Shanmugam said. Two children

Unnao rape survivor's lawyer to be airlifted to Delhi
Unnao rape survivor’s lawyer to be airlifted to Delhi

 Mahendra Singh, the lawyer of the Unnao rape survivor, will be airlifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday morning.According to a statement issued by Aeromed Air ambulances, the lawyer and his attendant will be airlifted before noon.The Unnao rape survivor was airlifted in an air ambulance late on Monday and

On Friendship Day, Captain Amarinder Singh gets nostalgic, recalls Army days
On Friendship Day, Captain Amarinder Singh gets nostalgic, recalls Army days

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh  became nostalgic and recalled his days in the Indian Army. Alongside a black-and-white photograph with a friend from his army days, Singh tweeted, “There is no greater bond than the one made in the Indian Army. Grateful to have had the friendship and company of the nation’s best. Cheers to

Gambhir slams Bedi, Chauhan after Saini's dream India debut
Gambhir slams Bedi, Chauhan after Saini’s dream India debut

After Navdeep Saini starred in his debut match against the West Indies, former India opener Gautam Gambhir slammed Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) members Bishen Singh Bedi and Chetan Chauhan for objecting his call to bring in Saini in the Delhi Ranji team.Saini had an impressive outing in his first international appearance on Saturday

ISRO shares Earth's images captured by Chandrayaan-2
ISRO shares Earth’s images captured by Chandrayaan-2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday took to micro-blogging platform Twitter and shared the first pictures of Earth captured by the LI4 camera installed in Chandrayaan-2.In a series of tweets along with the images of Earth from space, ISRO said, “#ISRO First set of beautiful images of the Earth captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander.

India offers Pakistan to take slain soldiers bodies
India offers Pakistan to take slain soldiers bodies

The Indian Army on Sunday offered its Pakistani counterparts to take the dead bodies of its soldiers who were killed in a foiled infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir.”The Pakistan Army has been offered to approach with white flag and take the dead bodies lying on the Indian side for last rites,” Indian Army sources

Bangladesh Floods claim 108 lives

Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have claimed at least 108 lives in Bangladesh, a disaster official said on Sunday.The senior official of the country’s National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRCC) told Xinhua news agency that “the floods caused the deaths of 108 people in

RBI imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on PNB for delay in reporting fraud in Kingfisher Airlines account
RBI imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on PNB for delay in reporting fraud in Kingfisher Airlines account

State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said the RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on it for delay in reporting of fraud in the account of Kingfisher Airlines.”RBI observed from the fraud monitoring report-1 submitted by Punjab National Bank on July, 10 2018 that the bank had delayed the reporting of

Pakistani arrested near Indo-Pak border in Punjab's Ferozepur
Pakistani arrested near Indo-Pak border in Punjab’s Ferozepur

A 38-year-old Pakistani national was arrested near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur district, an official said Saturday.Yakub, a resident of Kamalia village in Tobha Tek Singh district in Pakistan, was found to be roaming under suspicious circumstances on Friday night near Border Out Post (BOP) Donald Rai Dina Nath and was arrested by Border