Aug 23

Benelli Leoncino vs TRK 502: Real-world Performance Comparison
Benelli Leoncino vs TRK 502: Real-world Performance Comparison

Benelli’s elaborate plan for India includes introducing nine new bikes this year. The most special one yet has to be the Leoncino – a neo-retro styled scrambler from the Italian brand. We’ve already had a go at it and here’s what we think of it. Interestingly, the bike is based on the same platform as the Benelli TRK 502. But

Kia Seltos Launched! Prices Start At Rs 9.69 Lakh
Kia Seltos Launched! Prices Start At Rs 9.69 Lakh

The highly anticipated Kia Seltos has finally been launched in India with prices ranging between Rs 9.69 lakh and Rs 15.99 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India). Absolutely packed with features, it is available in a total of 8 variants with 6 different powertrain options. Here’s a breakdown of the Seltos’ introductory prices below: Tech Line Variant Petrol Diesel HTE Rs

Motorola One Action launched in India at Rs 13,999
Motorola One Action launched in India at Rs 13,999

After launching its latest smartphone in Brazil, Motorola launched its ‘One Action’ in India on Friday for Rs 13,999 and it would go on sale from August 30.The major highlight of the smartphone is a 117 degree ultra-wide angle camera which lets users shoot videos in landscape format while holding the phone vertically. In terms

After Modi biopic Vivek Oberoi to produce movie on Balakot IAF strikes
After Modi biopic Vivek Oberoi to produce movie on Balakot IAF strikes

 Actor Vivek Oberoi, who last played Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a film, will now produce a movie based on the Balakot air strikes to salute the valour of the Indian Air Force (IAF).Titled “Balakot”, the film will be based on the air strikes as well as the capture and subsequent release of IAF Wing

Punjab students get 'golden' chance to pass board exams
Punjab students get ‘golden’ chance to pass board exams

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has decided to give a “golden” chance to the students, who have failed in the Class X or XII examinations in the past 15 years, to reappear in the tests.The decision has been taken to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, as per public

World Anti-Doping Agency suspend India's national dope testing lab
World Anti-Doping Agency suspend India’s national dope testing lab

 The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) here has been suspended for a period of six months by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The development comes as a big blow for the anti-doping movement in the country with less than a year left to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.”This suspension has been imposed due to non-conformities with

First Rafale fighter jet to reach India in September 2019
First Rafale fighter jet to reach India in September 2019

The first Rafale fighter jet will be handed over to India in September, French President Emmanuel Macron said in Paris on Thursday during the course of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to his country.Modi is currently on a three-nation tour and landed in France on Thursday. “We have expressed our condolences for what happened

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office
Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office

 Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar city on Friday after posters issued by the separatists called on people to march to the local United Nations military observer group office, officials said.Restrictions were eased in most areas of Kashmir this week, with barricades being lifted and the movement of people and traffic increasing gradually, but markets remained

Punjab CM seeks Bharat Ratna for hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh
Punjab CM seeks Bharat Ratna for hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking Bharat Ratna – the highest civilian award of the country – for ailing triple Olympic hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior.”Wrote to PM Narendra Modiji, requesting to award Bharat Ratna to Shri Balbir Singh (Sr) for his outstanding performance in hockey,” Amarinder

Amarinder Singh writes to PM for Rs 1,000 cr as special flood relief package
Punjab govt seeks Rs 1,000 cr as special flood relief package

The Punjab government on Wednesday sought Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre as special flood relief package for the loss caused by recent floods in the state.Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to instruct the authorities concerned to waive crop loans of banks or financial institutions availed by the

Ankita Raina crashes out of US Open Qualifying event
Ankita Raina crashes out of US Open Qualifying event

India’s top women’s singles player Ankita Raina crashed out of the women’s singles US Open qualifying event after a hard fought three-set loss to Czech Republic’s Denisa Allertova. The world No 194 went down 7-6(5), 4-6, 2-6 to her Czech rival in a match that lasted two hours and 17 minutes, on Wednesday night.Ankita won

Forbes highest paid actors 2019: Akshay Kumar grab 4th rank
Forbes highest paid actors 2019: Akshay Kumar grab 4th rank

Forbes highest paid actors 2019: National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar has made it to the fourth position on the Forbes magazine’s Worlds Highest-Paid Actors Of 2019 list.According to the list on forbes.com Akshay has raked in $65 million.Hollywood star Dwayne ‘Rock’ Johnson tops the Forbes list of the 10 highest-paid actors, collecting $89.4 million between

INX media case: Chidambaram arrested, spends a quiet night at CBI headquarters
INX media case: Chidambaram arrested, spends a quiet night at CBI headquarters

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram spent a quiet night in the CBI guest house on the ground floor of the agency headquarters after his dramatic arrest from his posh residence in the INX media corruption case, officials said on Thursday.Chidambaram, 73, was kept in the suite 5 of the guest house, they said.It is

'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston sold out, over 50,000 people register
‘Howdy, Modi’ event in Houston sold out, over 50,000 people register

Houston: “Howdy, Modi!”, the community event to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here next month has been sold out with over 50,000 people registering for the programme, the organisers said “Howdy”, short for ‘How do you do?’, is a friendly greeting commonly used in southwestern United States. Over 50,000 supporters have already registered for

Army helicopters airdrop food packets in flood-hit areas of Jalandhar
Army helicopters airdrop food packets in flood-hit areas of Jalandhar

Helicopters of the Army were pressed into service on Wednesday to airdrop food packets in flood-hit villages of Punjab‘s Jalandhar district as they remain inundated because of breaches in the earthen embankments of the Sutlej river.   Following the recent rains and the release of excess water from the Bhakra Dam, the Sutlej river and

SGPC objects to scene in Sacred Games Season 2 for disrespecting Sikhism
SGPC objects to scene in Sacred Games Season 2 for disrespecting Sikhism

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has expressed its displeasure at a scene in web series Sacred Games season 2 being shown on Netflix, in which Saif Ali Khan, playing a Sikh, insults the ‘kara’ he is wearing. In the scene, Saif Ali Khan removes his kara and throws it in the sea. SGPC Chief Secretary

Youth Akali Dal helped Punjab flood affected villages
Youth Akali Dal helped Punjab flood affected villages

Ludhiana: The Youth Akali Dal team led by district President Gurdeep Singh Gosha and Prabhjot Singh Dhaliwal reached Bholewal village near Satluj River, where the swollen Sutlej River breached the Dhussi bundh and inundated fields of village.   The large number of Youth Akali Dal activists repaired the bundh and stopped the water entering the

Indian men's hockey team win Olympic Test Events
Indian men’s hockey team win Olympic Test Events

The Indian men’s hockey team avenged their round robin league-stage loss by defeating New Zealand 5-0 in the final of the Olympic Test Event held here on Wednesday.Captain Harmanpreet Singh (7′) set the ball rolling before Shamsher Singh (18′), Nilakanta Sharma (22′), Gursahibjit Singh (26′) and Mandeep Singh (27′) scored for India at the Oi

Punjab: 20 villages flooded in Jalandhar's Lohian Khas
Punjab: 20 villages flooded in Jalandhar’s Lohian Khas

Around 20 villages were flooded in Lohian Khas following damage to a nearby dam due to incessant rains and overflow of a water channel in the region, district administration informed on Wednesday.Facing a flood-situation, the locals complained of not being provided assistance from the administration.  “We are yet to receive any aid from the government.

Gold touches Rs 38,770 on jewellers' buying; silver plunges Rs 1,100
Gold touches Rs 38,770 on jewellers’ buying; silver plunges Rs 1,100

Gold prices on Tuesday touched a record high of Rs 38,770 per 10 gram in the national capital after gaining Rs 200 on persistent buying from jewellers even as the precious metal lost steam overseas, according to the All India Sarafa Association. Silver, however, plunged Rs 1,100 to Rs 43,900 per kg on reduced offtake