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NRI from Ludhiana
NRI from Ludhiana to dine with Trudeau on Feb 22

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has invited a Ludhiana born NRI and his wife for dinner reception celebrating Canada-India ties at New Delhi on February 22. Sherjang Singh Rana, president and CEO, Punjab Insurance Inc and his wife Hapreet Kaur Rana are household names in the insurance sector in Canada. Punjab Insurance, which was created

Ex-Playboy model claims having affair with Trump

New York, Feb 17, A former Playboy model claimed that she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006 and has also described the US President’s alleged system for concealing affairs, a media report said. The New Yorker in the report on Friday said that Trump met Karen McDougal in June 2006 after he taped

Strong earthquake hits Mexico
Strong earthquake hits Mexico

Strong earthquake hits Mexico: A powerful earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday as people fled out of buildings in capital Mexico City when the ground was shaking.According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake was measured 7.5 on the Richter scale 4 km south of Pinotepa de Don Luis with the epicenter at a depth

New bank policy of Modi govt creates panic among NRIs
New bank policy of Modi govt creates panic among NRIs

New bank policy of Modi govt creates panic among NRIs Jalandhar – While NRIs were yet to recovered from the effects of demonetisation, the Union government’s decision to make linking Aadhar mandatory with bank accounts and talks of new ‘Insolvency and bankruptcy policy’ has created panic among the NRIs. The Modi government is going to bring

Apple acknowledges serious iOS bug, to fix it soon

San Francisco, Feb 16, Apple has admitted that the iOS 11.2.5 has a serious bug which is capable of crashing apps and Apple devices via iMessage, saying that it was working on to fix it. The vulnerability was discovered earlier this week and involves sending an Indian language character (in Telugu) to devices that crashes

Sardar says he's not done yet, eyes 2020 Olympics for parting shot
Sardar says he’s not done yet, eyes 2020 Olympics for parting shot

NEW DELHI: He might be standing at the twilight of his career, but former hockey captain Sardar Singh is not done yet and wants to give himself a chance till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before deciding on his illustrious career. Talismanic midfielder Sardar, of late, has been in and out of the team as the

17 killed in Florida school shooting, ex-student arrested
17 killed in Florida school shooting, ex-student arrested

At least 17 students and teachers were killed as a heavily-armed 19-year-old went on a shooting spree outside and inside his former high school in Florida state in the US, authorities said. The shooter was arrested an hour later.The horrific violence unfolded on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, which ironically was voted

Oli to be appointed Nepal PM
Oli to be appointed Nepal PM

Chairman of the CPN-UML K.P. Oli will become the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal with incumbent Sher Bhahadur Deuba set to resign from the post on Thursday. Deuba is going to announce his resignation during a national address and submit his resignation to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari.His resignation comes 69 days after the Federal and

Most Internet scam victims are young people: Report

Beijing, Feb 15, China’s younger generation may be more Internet savvy than the older people, but they still account for most of the victims of Internet scams, according to an anti-fraud website. More than 70 per cent of 24,260 Internet fraud reports received by the website, operated jointly by China’s software security firm Qihoo 360

Florida high school shooting kills 17
Florida high school shooting kills 17

Florida high school shooting: At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in a school shooting on Wednesday in the US state of Florida. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told the press that 12 were killed in the school building, two were killed outside the building, one on a road nearby and two

Iran President
Iran President to come on three-day India visit

Iran President Hassan Rouhani will come on a three-day visit to India starting Thursday at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday. Modi and Rouhani will hold a bilateral meeting here on Saturday, during the course of which both sides would review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and

Trump-Pence honour African
Trump, Pence honour African-American military personnel

Trump-Pence honour African-American military personnel. United States President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday highlighted the contributions from African-American military personnel throughout the country’s history to commemorate the Black History Month.Delivering remarks during a reception at the White House, President Trump cited the administration’s theme for the annual observance, “African-Americans in Times of War”, and

pilots blamed Russian passenger
Pilots blamed for Russian passenger jet crash

Pilots blamed Russian passenger: The pilots of the Russian airliner, which crashed on February 11, have been blamed for the accident. According to the investigators, the pilots failed to switch on a heating unit, which led the speed sensors to ice up and provide wrong information.“A factor in the development of a special situation in the flight could be the

India's advent on world stage must be welcomed, says EU MP
India’s advent on world stage must be welcomed, says EU MP

India’s advent on world stage must be welcomed, says EU MP: Responsible democracies of the world and groupings like the European Union should invest in India’s rise in Asia and welcome New Delhi‘s advent on the world stage, a Member of the European Parliament has said. In an article for EP Today, Fulvio Martusciello, Member of

Ashok Malhotra honored as 'Publishing Icon' at international Congress
Ashok Malhotra honored as ‘Publishing Icon’ at international Congress

Ashok Kumar Malhotra has been honoured as the ‘Publishing Icon’ at International Publisher’s Congress 2018 11th February, 2018: Ashok Kumar Malhotra Founder of the MBD Group, a first generation entrepreneur and a pioneer of the publishing industry was honoured with the title of ‘Publishing Icon’ at the International Publishers Congress 2018. This time, IPA (International Publishers

One dead, 22 injured in Austrian train collision
One dead, 22 injured in Austrian train collision

One dead, 22 injured in Austrian train collision:  One person was killed and 22 others were hurt in a train collision in the central Austrian state of Styria on Monday, media reported.The two passenger trains collided in the Niklasdorf municipality near the town of Leoben around midday, for reasons yet unknown, reports Xinhua.They were supposed to

India Nepal
India, Nepal celebrate 70 years of ‘diplomatic ties’

India Nepal: The Indian Cultural Centre, Embassy of India in Kathmandu has showcased the Odissi dance recitals at a cultural event which was organized to celebrate ’70 years of diplomatic ties between India and Nepal’ and ‘Maha Shivaratri Festival’ at Nepal Army Auditorium.According to the local media reports, the event, organised on February 10, featured the most versatile 10-member Odissi dance troupe led by Dr. Sujata Mishra from Odissa. The students and artists of Indian

Pak activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest
Pak activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest

Pakistan’s well known human rights lawyer and social activist Asma Jahangir died here today of cardiac arrest. She was 66.”Asma suffered heart attack today morning and she was rushed to Hameed Latif Hospital Lahore where she breathed her last. Doctors tried to save her life but couldn’t,” senior lawyer Adeel Raja said.As the news of her

Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE
Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed via video-conferencing the foundation stone laying ceremony of a temple in the UAE while attending a community event here.According to Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Modi witnessed laying of the foundation stone for the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai

Zimbabwe first lady relinquishes parliamentary seat
Zimbabwe first lady relinquishes parliamentary seat

Zimbabwean first lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has relinquished her Chirumanzu-Zibagwe parliamentary seat to concentrate on her new role, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday.Addressing thousands of ZANU-PF supporters in the constituency that is in the president’s home province of Midlands, Mnangagwa said his wife would now concentrate on her new role as the first lady of