Apr 26

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Diesel Variants, RS Get Costlier
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Diesel Variants, RS Get Costlier

Diesel-powered Baleno now more expensive by up to Rs 21,000. Baleno diesel now priced between Rs 6.74 lakh to Rs 8.73 lakh (ex-Delhi). Baleno RS gets a price hike of Rs 13,000; now priced Rs 8.89 lakh. While the Baleno petrol now complies with BS 6 norms, the RS and diesel versions only meet BS

Confirmed: Maruti Suzuki To Discontinue All Diesel Cars By April 2020
Confirmed: Maruti Suzuki To Discontinue All Diesel Cars By April 2020

All diesel variants of every car will be phased out from Maruti’s lineup. This includes the 1.3-litre DDiS 190, the 1.3-litre Smart Hybrid and the new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engines. This includes Swift, Dzire, Baleno, Ciaz, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga. Maruti will consider a new BS 6 diesel engine, 1.5-litre or bigger, based

Randeep Hooda to play a cop in Bhansali's comic-thriller
Randeep Hooda to play a cop in Bhansali’s comic-thriller

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next production will feature actor Randeep Hooda in the role of a cop.The film has been a described as a comic-thriller with a social message. “The film is a thriller comedy. It is a rom-com. It has a social message and deals with an issue, that is considered taboo in small

Video games affect girls more than boys: Study
Video games affect girls more than boys: Study

Dear parents, please take note. When it comes to video gaming, girls in the 6-12 age group are at a heightened risk of developing less social competence than boys, warn researchers. The researchers found that 10-year-old girls who played games frequently had less social competence than 12-year-old than girls who played less frequently. The study

Jonas Brothers to release their first album in a decade in June
Jonas Brothers to release their first album in a decade in June

The Jonas Brothers are set to release their fifth studio album, ‘Happiness Begins’, on June 7. The LP marks their first in ten years.Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas took to social media to reveal the title and release date for their new album.”#HappinessBegins June 7th. After 7 years of not working together and finding ourselves

Abhishek spends pool time with Aishwarya, Aaradhya

Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is celebrating his 12th wedding anniversary in the Maldives, has posted a photograph his “girls” — wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya — enjoying quality time in the pool.The “Refugee” actor has been actively sharing images from his vacation on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Happiness ❤️ My girls.

Giving human touch to Alexa or Siri can backfire
Giving human touch to Alexa or Siri can backfire

An Indian American researcher-led team has found that giving human touch to chat bots like Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa may actually disappoint users. Just giving a chat bot human name or adding human-like features to its avatar might not be enough to win over a user if the device fails to maintain a conversational

Aqua Zumba session held at Radisson Blu

Ludhiana : Espace gym at Radisson Blu Hotel MBD Ludhiana in association with Esctacy Dance Studio  organised the first Aqua Zumba session of this season at swimming pool  on Friday. Around 35 people from different walks of life participate and tap their feet on music tunes.  Gautam Sharma Director Esctacy Dance Studio said, “that Aqua

Ranveer Singh trolls himself with toilet cleaner meme
Ranveer Singh trolls himself with toilet cleaner meme

Ranveer Singh knows how to laugh at himself. The actor, who is popular for his wacky fashion choices, played along with social media trollers and shared a meme comparing his clothing to a toilet cleaner.Known as Bollywood’s livewire star, Ranveer on Thursday took to his Instagram stories to post a meme making fun of his

Skoda Kodiaq Scout To Launch In India In Q4 2019
Skoda Kodiaq Scout To Launch In India In Q4 2019

Scout will be the third variant of the Kodiaq SUV in India. It has a higher ground clearance compared to the Kodiaq Style and L&K. It gets a specific Off-road mode that improves its capability over rough terrain compared to the regular Kodiaq. Cosmetic differences will be limited to silver finish at various places on

Skipping breakfast may increase death risk
Skipping breakfast may increase death risk

Do you skip your morning meal and eat dinner late at night? If so, it may increase the risk of death and other heart-related problems, researchers have warned.The findings, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, suggest that people with such an unhealthy lifestyle had a four to five times higher likelihood of early

Renault Set To Launch Sub-4 Metre SUV To Revive Fortunes In India

The sub-4 metre SUV will be launched after the upcoming Triber Renault is developing a sub-4 metre SUV for India. Codenamed the HBC, it will rival the Vitara Brezza. Triber set to be launched by the second half of 2019. To launch Kwid and Duster facelifts later this year. Renault has announced that it is working

2019 Suzuki GSX-S750 Gets Snazzier

Suzuki gives its middleweight streetfighter a new set of clothes Gets two new colours – matte black and white, along with a refreshed set of graphics.  Prices remain unchanged at Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).  It competes against the Kawasaki Z900, Triumph Street Triple S and the Ducati Monster 821. Suzuki Motorcycles has launched the

Ballistic Buffet – 2019 Porsche World Roadshow

How do you review 26 cars at a race track? Simple, you don’t even try. Just be grateful for your dumb luck and enjoy it! Want vs need, it’s a never ending battle we face in this horrible, horrible thing called adult-ing. When Porsche sent us an invite for the Porsche World Roadshow, I just wanted to

Electricity bill payments resume through LMKs

The payments of electricity bills through Lok Mitra Kendras in the state have been resumed after a lapse of several years.A spokesperson of Information Technology Department (ITD) revealed this here on Tuesday. He stated that that now even the village level entrepreneurs and consumers can deposit their electricity bill through Lok Mitra Kendra Portal.He said

PGI starts stitchless spine surgery

In a notable breakthrough, the Department of Neurosurgery, PGIMER has started Stitchless Endoscopic Spine Surgery under Local Anesthesia. As per the experts, the endoscopic surgery, without stitches or scar, is one of the latest advances in Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Spine Surgery, guided by a needle under X-ray, followed by pure endoscopic visualization. Moreover, the

8 magnificent health benefits of Pineapple
8 magnificent health benefits of Pineapple

Pineapple (Ananas comosus) is an incredibly delicious and healthy tropical fruit. It is rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants. It also helps to boost the immune system, build strong bones and aid indigestion. Also, despite their sweetness, pineapples are low in calories. It was originated in South America, where early European explorers named it after

11 amazing health benefits of Papaya in your daily life
11 amazing health benefits of Papaya in your daily life

The papaya, a previously exotic and rare fruit, is now available at most times of the year.The possible health benefits of consuming papaya include a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, aiding in digestion, improving blood glucose control in people with diabetes, lowering blood pressure, and improving wound healing. Papayas are a soft, fleshy fruit that can be

Vicky Kaushal and singer Mika at Charan Singh Sapra’s Punjabi Icon Awards
Vicky Kaushal and singer Mika at Charan Singh Sapra’s Punjabi Icon Awards

On the occasion of Baisakhi, the Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board hosted the Punjabi Icon Awards and honoured the eminent Punjabi Achievers of various fields. The event was spearheaded by the President of Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board (PCHB), Shri Charan Singh Sapra. The programme saw an electrifying musical performance by Bollywood Playback Singer Jassi Gill where

Times Square inundates with Sikh culture as thousands tie turban on Turban Day

A sea of colours and tradition of the Sikh culture inundated Times Square, the crossroads of the world, as members of the community tied turbans to thousands of New Yorkers and tourists in an annual fixture aimed at spreading awareness about the Sikh identity. Sikh organisation ‘The Sikhs of New York’ organised the annual Turban