ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier kicks off in Kuwait


ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier kicks off in Kuwait. The journey to the men’s ICC World T20 2020 continues in Kuwait and Nigeria this week as all 12 regional qualification groups are confirmed, with 62 teams in action aiming to qualify for the main event. The 62 teams will compete in 12 regional qualification groups

Centre to amend POCSO Act to ensure death penalty in child rape till 12-year of age

Centre to amend POCSO Act to ensure death penalty in child rape till 12-year of age. The Central Government, in a letter, submitted to the Supreme Court on Friday, said that it has started the process to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)Act to introduce death penalty for rape of minors till

PNB fraud PNB claims expected recovery of Rs 1,800 cr from “Mission Gandhigiri”

PNB claims expected recovery of Rs 1,800 cr from “Mission Gandhigiri”. State-run lender Punjab National Bank is expected to recover around Rs 1,800 crore from its non-performing assets (NPAs) recovery mechanism — “Mission Gandhigiri” — which will soon complete one year of operation. A senior bank official told IANS the mission, was launched in May

You Tube video reunites man with family after 40 years You Tube video reunites man with family after 40 years

You Tube video reunites man with family after 40 years. 66-year-old Khomdram Gambhir Singh, from Manipur, who went missing 40 years ago finally returned home and reunited with family. He was identified after a YouTube video of him singing a Hindi film song in Mumbai went viral. People from Imphal’s Khumbong village welcomed Gambhir at

Priyanka congratulates Deepika for featuring in TIME's most influential list Priyanka congratulates Deepika for featuring in TIME’s most influential list

Priyanka congratulates Deepika for featuring in TIME’s most influential list. People around the world have been showering love and wishes on global star Deepika Padukone as she is the only Indian actress to feature in the Time 100 Influential People in the World. Priyanka Chopra took to Twitter to congratulate the ‘Padmaavat’ star and Indian

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of sexual harassment

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of sexual harassment. Actor-singer Ali Zafar on Thursday denied sexual harassment allegation leveled against him by Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi. Zafar, who has worked in several Bollywood films, took to Twitter and said he will take this matter through the courts of law and he would not like

Man from Punjab found dead in Japan, family demands probe

Ludhiana (Punjab): Man from Punjab found dead in Japan, family demands probe. The family of a man, who was found dead in a Japanese”>Japanese immigration detention centre on April 13, has suspected a foul play and demanded a probe. The deceased’s brother Sanjeev Kumar told ANI that his brother Deepak Kumar had gone to Japan

CBSE to grant 2 marks for typo error in Class 10th English exam
CBSE to grant 2 marks for typo error in Class 10th English exam

CBSE to grant 2 marks for typo error in Class 10th English exam. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday announced that it will grant two extra marks to Class Xth students for a typing error in the English question paper.The CBSE made this announcement after several teachers and students approached the board

Punjab Woman converts to Islam in Pakistan

Punjab Woman converts to Islam in Pakistan. A 31-year-old woman from Hoshiarpur has allegedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore-based man after going missing on a pilgrimage in Pakistan. The woman had gone to attend the Baisakhi festival there as part of a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Sikh delegation.Woman’s father-in-law, who suspects that

Karan Johar honoured to be first Indian filmmaker at Madame Tussauds
Karan Johar honoured to be first Indian filmmaker at Madame Tussauds

Filmmaker Karan Johar says he feels honoured to be the first filmmaker from India to have a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds. Karan on Thursday tweeted a photograph of himself, holding a briefcase in one hand and a wax imprint of his palm on the other hand. A copy of his biography “An Unsuitable Boy” is

CSK, RR look to get back to winning ways
CSK, RR look to get back to winning ways

PUNE: Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings, the two franchises that returned to the IPL after serving bans in the aftermath of the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, will come face to face for the first time in the ongoing edition, keen to regain lost momentum here on Saturday. A loss in their last outing has hurt

Patiala MP counters HP CM on riparian laws
Patiala MP counters HP CM on riparian laws

Patiala – Patiala Member Parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvira Gandhi has described the demand by Himachal Pardesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for royalty for river waters from Punjab, as illogical and against the provisions of law. Dr Gandhi in a statement issued here on Thursday while agreeing that Punjab and Himachal Pradesh are co-riparian states in

Power gets costlier by 2.17 pc for all consumers in Punjab
Power gets costlier by 2.17 pc for all consumers in Punjab

Patiala – Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) on Thursday announced an upward revision in power tariff for the financial year 2018-19 for all categories of consumers in the state by 2.17 per cent and has also increased fixed charges for all categories of consumers by Rs 10 per kilo watt (KW).According to highly placed sources

SAD seeks criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide
SAD seeks criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday demanded the registration of a criminal case against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi for allegedly o rchestrating the Sikh genocide even as it asked the Congress president Rahul Gandhi to expel leaders like Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar who had executed the massacre of Sikhs in Delhi

Captain for comprehensive strategy to tackle state's 'emerging extremism'
Captain for comprehensive strategy to tackle state’s ’emerging extremism’

New Delhi – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for a comprehensive strategy to tackle the re-emergence of extremism in Punjab, which he said was threatening to once again disturb the peace and stability of the state. At a meeting with the Union Home Minister here, Captain Amarinder

New Ertiga 2018 Official Images, Features & Specs Revealed

New Ertiga 2018 Official Images, Features & Specs Revealed. Suzuki is all set to launch the new 2018 Ertiga in Indonesia, and was supposed to reveal it tomorrow i.e. April 19. Accidentally, however, all the information regarding the new model was uploaded on the website today itself, before being taken down. We were quick enough

CBSE to compensate class X students for typo error in English paper

CBSE to compensate class X students for typo error in English paper. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to provide compensation of two marks to Class X students for a typing error in the English question paper. Several teachers and students had approached the Board with the plea that the paper held

Family celebrates as Surat boy to become Jain monk today

Family celebrates as Surat boy to become Jain monk today. The family of Bhavya Shah is celebrating as he is going to become a Jain monk at a ceremony on Thursday. Talking to ANI, 12-year-old Bhavya Shah said, “I am happy to take the path of truth shown by God.”He added: “I am deserting my

Nothing to worry about, says Punjab CM on suspected terrorist movement

Nothing to worry about, says Punjab CM on suspected terrorist movement. Reacting on the reports of suspicious movement of terrorists in Pathankot, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday assured that there is nothing to worry about. “We are on top of every issue. There is nothing to worry about it,” Singh said. The

Sandeep Singh thanks team Soorma for making his biopic
Sandeep Singh thanks team Soorma for making his biopic

Sandeep Singh thanks team Soorma for making his biopic. Recently, hockey player Sandeep Singh  thanked Sony pictures, Chitrangda Singh, Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi and Deepak Singh for making ‘Soorma’. Soorma is a biographical picture made on the life of Hockey player Sandeep Singh. It is directed by Shaad Ali. Sandeep is a Hockey