Feb 19

Modi remembers Chhatrapati Shivaji on birth anniversary
Modi remembers Chhatrapati Shivaji on birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji on his birth anniversary describing him as a “warrior for truth and justice”.”I bow to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti. A warrior for truth and justice, he is revered as an ideal ruler, devout patriot and is particularly respected by the poor and

Punjab IGP arrested in 2015 firing case
Punjab IGP arrested in 2015 firing case

Punjab IGP arrested in 2015 firing case. The special investigation team (SIT) of the Punjab Police here on Monday arrested Inspector General (IG) of Police Parampal Singh Umaranangal in connection with the Behbal Kalan firing in the Faridkot district in October 2015. In recent months, Umaranangal was called by the SIT for questioning about the

All Indian Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes
All Indian Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes

All Indian Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes. The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) on Monday announced a ban on Pakistani artistes in the country, saying they will resort to strong action against anyone who collaborates with talent from Pakistan.The announcement comes in the aftermath of the February 14 terror attack on

Punjab budget: Petrol, diesel rates slashed
Punjab budget: Petrol, diesel rates slashed

The Punjab government on Monday slashed the rates of petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Re 1, respectively in the annual budget presented for the state.The reduced rates will be applicable from midnight, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said.”Starting midnight (today), petrol and diesel will be cheaper in Punjab. With the reduction, the diesel

Pakistani who plotted suicide bombing killed: Police
Pakistani who plotted suicide bombing killed: Police

Pakistani who plotted suicide bombing killed: Police. Security forces on Monday shot dead a Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) who masterminded the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir killing 49 troopers, police sources said. Kamran, a JeM commander, was killed in a gunfight barely 10 km from the spot in Pulwama

Punjab MLAs to donate month's salary to families of CRPF martyrs
Punjab MLAs to donate month’s salary to families of CRPF martyrs

 Punjab Assembly on Monday resolved to donate one month’s salary of each legislator to the next of kin of CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack. A resolution to give one month salary by each MLA was adopted unanimously by the Punjab Assembly here.The resolution was moved by Congress legislator Parminder Singh Pinki. Forty CRPF

'Total Dhamaal' won't release in Pakistan
‘Total Dhamaal’ won’t release in Pakistan

Actor-producer Ajay Devgn on Monday announced that his forthcoming film “Total Dhamaal” will not release in Pakistan. The decision comes after the Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF troopers last week. “In light of the current situation, the team of ‘Total Dhamaal’ has decided to not release the film in Pakistan,”

Singapore-based BIGO announces $100 mn investment in India

 Singapore-based social media platform BIGO Technology on Monday announced an investment of over $100 million to expand its business in India in the next three years, creating nearly 1,000 jobs.As part of the investment, the internet company will start a regional centre by the end of this year in the country that will create employment

Ford Aspire CNG Launched; Prices Start At Rs 6.27 Lakh

The Ford Aspire CNG has been launched in the country with prices starting from Rs 6.27 lakh (ex-showroom). The CNG version is only available in the Aspire’s base-spec Ambiente and Trend Plusvariants. It will not be offered in other variants, namely Trend, Titanium and top-spec Titanium Plus. Ford has said that the CNG kit will be not be fitted from

Pulwama tremors
Pulwama unleashes alarming tremors

TERROR VIOLENCE IN THE VALLEY ASSUMES NEW NARRATIVE RINGING ALARM BELLS AJAY BHARDWAJ Chandigarh While investigations by the NIA are in progress, a stark feature emerging out of it is that terrorist violence in the Kashmir Valley has taken a more vicious form. The narrative of terrorist violence seems to be changing. Because, it is

Alarmed Jalandhar Kashmiri students
Alarmed but we are safe in Jalandhar say Kashmiri students

Kashmiri students concerned over reports of harassment from northern states Kusum Arora Jalandhar Four-days after the worst ever terror attack claiming the lives of 40 CRPF jawans in Pulwama in the valley, Kashmiri students, who were being targeted elsewhere in the country said that they were safe in Punjab. On February 14th, a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide

Covering of Imran pictures in India regrettable: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it will take up with the BCCI the “regrettable” removal of pictures of its former players at a couple of venues in India, owing to the Pulwama terror attack, during an ICC meeting next month.In a statement issued late Sunday night, the PCB’s Managing Director Wasim Khan said the

Fresh alert at Retreat on the Wagah border
Fresh alert at Retreat on the Wagah border

Harkirt Singh Attari-Wagah In the aftermath of Thursday’s terror strike at Pulwama in the Kashmir Valley, the Border Security Force (BSF) has stepped up security at the joint check post (JCP) and the integrated check post (ICP) on the border with Pakistan.”We have always been alert at the JCP and the ICP and all along

India loses army major, 3 soldiers in Pulwama gunfight

 A major and three soldiers, besides a civilian, were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district barely 10 km away from the suicide attack spot, police said on Monday.”Five people were killed in the gunfight that took place on Sunday night in Pinglena village,’ an officer said.The victims include an Army officer,

In Jaimal Singh we lost a brave soldier, a jolly human being: Commandant RK Singh
In Jaimal Singh we lost a brave soldier, a jolly human being: Commandant RK Singh

Kusum Arora Jalandhar Remembering driver Jaimal Singh, who was driving the ill fated bus, which was blown up by a suicide bomber in Pulwama on Thursday, Commandant RK Singh from 114 Battalion CRPF, Lidhran Camp, Jalandhar said, “We lost a brave soldier, an energetic and a jolly human being.” Commandant RK Singh said that the

Army in a fix to deploy specialised crowd control vehicle in valley

Kusum Arora Jalandhar Alarmed over the massive mass protests by violent crowd of stone pelters in the valley, particularly South Kashmir, the Indian Army under unified command was in a fix to introduce a Rs 70 lakh specialised ‘Vehicle Mounted Laser Dazzler for Crowd Control’ (VMLD) manufactured by Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC) Delhi.

Hyundai Creta LED Tail Lamps Revealed In New Pics

2019 Hyundai Creta now gets LED tail lamps from SX variant onwards. The Creta SX(O) Executive is the new top variant; priced at Rs 14.14 lakh and Rs 15.63 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for petrol and diesel, respectively. Attracts a premium of Rs 28,000 over the SX(O) variant. Gets ventilated front seats over the SX(O) variant.

Diljit Dosanjh donates Rs 300,000 to martyrs' kin
Diljit Dosanjh donates Rs 3,00,000 to martyrs’ kin

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has donated Rs 300,000 to the wives of the CRPF troopers who died in the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Diljit on Sunday shared a snapshot of his donation receipt to the CRPF Wives Welfare Association. Alongside that, he wrote: “Our soldiers protect the country and the citizens of the

Boxing: Solanki, Tanwar enter quarters of Strandja Memorial
Boxing: Solanki, Tanwar enter quarters of Strandja Memorial

Commonwealth Games medal-winning duo of Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Naman Tanwar (91kg) entered the quarterfinals of the 70th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament with contrasting wins in Sofia, Bulgaria.Gold Coast CWG gold-winner Solanki, taking to the ring within 24 hours of his first-round win, defeated Kazakhstan’s Anvar Muzaparov 3-2 in a hard-fought contest on Saturday night.

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won’t contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Rajinikanth said in a statement here that the water crisis was a major issue faced by the people of Tamil Nadu and he urged them to vote for a party