Pak denies envoy access to Sikh pilgrims in Lahore
Pak denies envoy access to Sikh pilgrims in Lahore


New Delhi – For the second time in three months, Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria has been denied entry into Gurdwara Panja Sahib. This is despite Bisaria having an official permit from the Ministry of Foreign affairs in Islamabad to visit the holy place. As a protest, India on Saturday summoned Pakistan’s Deputy

Tearful Neymar finds his spark just in time for Brazil Tearful Neymar finds his spark just in time for Brazil

SAINT PETERSBURG: It took until virtually the last kick after 96 minutes of frustration, but Neymar and Brazil have lift-off at the World Cup.For most of a sunny afternoon in Saint Petersburg, the world’s most expensive player battled against his own lack of match sharpness, an inspired Keylor Navas in the Costa Rica goal and

Living in mountains limits bone growth Living in mountains limits bone growth

LONDON: Living in high altitude regions can limit bone growth, causing people have shorter limbs, say scientists who conducted a study in Himalayan populations. High altitude is a particularly challenging environment – the terrain is physically challenging and the land has a relatively poor crop yield, so food can be sparse.Most importantly, oxygen levels are

Punjabi youths in US jails: Harsimrat seeks Sushma's intervention Punjabi youths in US jails: Harsimrat seeks Sushma’s intervention

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday urged Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of identifying Punjabis detained at Oregon detention centre in the United States as well as intervening with her US counterparts to ensure they received consular as well as legalaccess.In a statement here, Harsimrat

American dream landing Punjabi youths in US jails American dream landing Punjabi youths in US jails

Washington – Chasing the American dream, Bunty Singh (not his real name) illegally entered the US after crisscrossing several countries, but landed in an immigration detention centre in New Mexico where he has been languishing for the last 16 months. Hailing from a middle-class family of Jalandhar, Singh, whose father is in Punjab Police and mother a

I was as low as I believe I could’ve gotten: Johnny Depp

I was as low as I believe I could’ve gotten: Johnny Depp. Actor Johnny Depp, whose life has been marred by several problems and issues including legal troubles, financial woes and a tumultuous, shrouded personal life, says there was a point when he was as low as he could have gotten. “I was as low

Manje Bistre 2: Know who has replaced Sonam opposite Gippy
Manje Bistre 2: Know who has replaced Sonam opposite Gippy

After the release of ‘Carry On Jatta 2’, Gippy Grewal has been keeping his fans busy by posting various pictures and videos from the shooting of ‘Manje Bistre 2’. The movie is slated to hit the theaters next year, but the shoot in Canada has already begun and the stars of the film keep on updating the

Giants India firm favourites in inaugural Kabaddi Master Dubai
Giants India firm favourites in inaugural Kabaddi Master Dubai

DUBAI: Giants India will start firm favourites when they lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game of the inaugural six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 here tomorrow. The tournament will provide an excellent opportunity for Asian countries India, Pakistan, Iran and Korea to get battle-ready for the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, starting

Denmark, Australia grind out a 1-1 draw in Group C tie
Denmark, Australia grind out a 1-1 draw in Group C tie

SAMARA: Australia held Denmark 1-1 in a Group C game here on Thursday to keep alive their chances of making it to the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup.Australia, who had lost 1-2 to France in their opening match, got their goal from a penalty conversion by captain Mile Jedinak in the 38th minute after

Stories of refugees heartbreaking, says Priyanka Chopra
Stories of refugees heartbreaking, says Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who visited the Rohingya refugee camps earlier this year, says stories shared by refugee children were heartbreaking. As Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, she hopes to protect their rights. Priyanka has been actively involved with Unicef for the past twelve years. The actress, who is currently in the US, posted on social media a heartfelt

Can grandparents' exposure to plastic chemical cause Autism in kids?
Can grandparents’ exposure to plastic chemical cause Autism in kids?

NEW YORK: Your exposure to a plastic chemical can affect the communications skills of your grandchildren, says a study over mice that found a link between early exposure to the chemical and the risk of autism. Bisphenol A is an endocrine disrupting chemical used in consumer products such as water bottles, dental composites among others and

Pressure on Messi against Croatia after Ronaldo scores again

Pressure on Messi against Croatia after Ronaldo scores again. Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday’s pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing. France will be looking for a second World Cup Group C win

Tricity gears up for International Yoga Day

Chandigarh – Thousands of people are expected to participate in yoga events, which is to be organised at various places on the eve of 4th International Yoga Day across Chandigarh on Thursday. A large amount of people from Tricity are going to participate in the events and initiatives organised by the government, various NGO’s, schools, educational

MS Dhoni's wife Sakshi cites threat to life, applied for arms licence
MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi cites threat to life, applied for arms licence

MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi has applied for arms licence citing threat to her life.  India’s World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former Indian cricket team skipper got his own license in 2010 and now, according the sources, Sakshi has applied for either a pistol or a .32 revolver. It is further states that Dhoni’s wife

Just 25 percent adults use Internet in India
Just 25 percent adults use Internet in India

SAN FRANCISCO: Despite talk of Digital India, only one in four in the country reported using the Internet in 2017, which is among the lowest in the world, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Centre. South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 per cent of adults reporting

Cristiano Ronaldo delivers again as Portugal down Morocco
Cristiano Ronaldo delivers again as Portugal down Morocco

MOSCOW: Cristiano Ronaldo followed up his opening game heroics at the World Cup with the only goal in a 1-0 win for Portugal against Morocco as the European champions edged closer to the last 16. The Real Madrid star struck in the fourth minute in Mos – cow to surpass Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskas as Europe’s all-time leading

Happy Raikoti's Nikke Nikke Khwab is about mother-son relation
Happy Raikoti’s Nikke Nikke Khwab is about mother-son relation

Popular Punjabi lyricist and singer Happy Raikoti is know for his lyrics. He has won the heart of the Punjabi people with penned songs sung by the most famous singers. Now the singer is came up with new song titled ‘Nikke Nikke Khawab’ and he described it as love between mother and son. He has

Nick Jonas’ Ex girlfriend reacts to his relationship with Priyanka Chopra
Nick Jonas’ Ex girlfriend reacts to his relationship with Priyanka Chopra

Nick Jonas’ Ex girlfriend reacts to his relationship with Priyanka Chopra. Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her love affair with American singer Nick Jonas has been making headlines for a long time now. The rumours of the two dating started right from their first meet at MET Gala event in 2017. Their relationship once again

FIFA WC: Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal

FIFA WC: Colombia face Japan, Poland to meet Senegal. Colombia will look to kick start their campaign at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup on a winning note when they cross swords with struggling Japanese side here at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk on Tuesday. Going into the clash, Colombia will aim

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest man

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of USD 141.9 billion, the Forbes World’s Billionaires list showed on Monday. Bezos’ wealth has grown more than USD 5 billion since June 1 to beat Bill Gates, the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, who is the