Oct 13

Centre to set up committee to examine #MeTooIndia cases

Centre to set up committee to examine #MeTooIndia cases. The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Friday announced that it will be setting up a committee constituting of senior judicial and legal persons to examine all issues tumbling out from the #MeTooIndia movement.Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, told ANI, “We

Sandesh Jhingan appointed as India captain for China friendly

Sandesh Jhingan appointed as India captain for China friendly. Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan has been appointed as the captain of the national football team for their upcoming international friendly match against China at the Suzhou Olympic on Saturday. Reflecting on the appointment, Indian head coach Stephen Constantine said that the footballer has got the right

Nana Patekar exits Housefull 4 over sexual harassment row

Nana Patekar exits Housefull 4 over sexual harassment row. Nana Patekar, who allegedly harassed Tanushree Dutta, has quit under-production film ‘Housefull 4’. His son Malhar Nana Patekar on Friday announced the veteran actor’s decision of “stepping out of the project” and the reason behind it. “Nana saheb thought of the convenience of everybody as he

Farmers committed suicide due to Punjab govt’s harsh policies: Harsimrat

Farmers committed suicide due to Punjab govt’s harsh policies: Harsimrat. Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on Friday accused the Punjab government of implementing harsh policies, due to which around 600 to 700 farmers have committed suicide. Speaking on the issue of stubble burning, the Union Minister said, “The Centre has given

Waste not your tears on him, he was a sod : Rahul Singh

Waste not your tears on him, he was a sod : Rahul Singh. It did not shock eminent writer and journalist Khushwant Singh when one day a postcard bearing the address, ‘Khushwant Singh, Bastard, India’ landed at his door,” recalls his son, Rahul Singh, Director of the Khushwant Singh Literature Festival, which started here with

Kasauli literary vibes
Kasauli welcomes literary vibes yet again

The seventh Khushwant Singh Literary Festival (KSLF) kicks off today, October 12, 2018 at the the Kasauli Club and will conclude on October 14. The KSLF will combine the passions and concerns of late writer, Khushwant Singh, who did much of his work in Kasauli. This year’s overriding theme is a topical one: “Strength of a Naan – The Roe of Women in an Age of *Me Too’:

100 cases of dengue reported in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra

100 cases of dengue reported in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra. At least 100 cases of dengue have been confirmed in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district till October 10. Speaking to ANI, RS Rana, Chief Medical Officer of Kangra district, said that the health department has initiated an awareness campaign to prevent the disease from spreading.“The health department

Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to get World Championship seeding
Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to get World Championship seeding

Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to get World Championship seeding . Star wrestler Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to feature in the top seeds of World Wrestling Championships, which is scheduled to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 20 to 28. One of India’s most consistent performers in the recent times, Bajrang,

Case against Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar withdrawn
Case against Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar withdrawn

The case against Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar has been withdrawn after a settlement between both the aggrieved parties. The 31-year-old on Wednesday was booked under the Motor Vehicles Act for dangerous driving. The incident took place when Prateik’s vehicle knocked down a motor-cycle driver, after entering a one-way street at Porvorim police station.The ‘Dhobi Ghat’

Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet in Chandigarh
Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet in Chandigarh

Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet in Chandigarh. The Central Government on Thursday issued a notification, exempting Sikh women from wearing helmets in Chandigarh. The following decision came after Sikh bodies, led by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal made a representation to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Home Ministry has advised

Khuswant Singh Literary Festival Kasauli
No writers from Pakistan invited for the first time in seventh edition of Khuswant Singh Literary Festival, #MeToo expose is the main theme: Rahul Singh

Nidhi Bhanot Legendary writer Khushwant Singh has always been closely associated with small hill town full of quaint relics of the British tenure, situated about 1950 meters above sea level and nesting in Shivaliks, ‘Kasauli’. This way Kasauli becomes an offbeat destination for those who would like to get away from the hustle-bustle of city

Mughal Sarai shambles
Lost & Neglected Glory in Ludhiana: Mughal Sarai in shambles

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana One of the oldest heritage site ‘Mughal Sarai’ is situated in the Doraha Village of Ludhiana District. It was built in the 17th century and could have been a major attraction for the foreign tourists. But it’s in utter state of neglect despite of the bollywood movies shooting in ‘Sarai’ including blockbuster movie ‘Rang De Basanti’, there is no improvement in

Prateik Babbar booked for rash driving in Goa

Prateik Babbar booked for rash driving in Goa. On Wednesday Prateik Babbar was  booked under the Motor Vehicles Act for dangerous driving. The incident took place when Prateik’s vehicle knocked down a motorcycle driver before entering a one-way street at Porvorim in Goa.The ‘Dhobi Ghat’ actor was immediately taken for medical examination, which he refused

Kapil Sharma wedding December Amritsar
Know with whom eligible bachelor Kapil Sharma will finally tie the knot on December 12

Nidhi Bhanot/Vishal Sharma Ludhiana/Amritsar The most eligible bachelor of B-Town Kapil Sharma to marry the love of his life, ‘Ginni aka Bhavneet Chatrath’ on December 12 at his home town Amritsar with great great pomp and show in winters. The rumors of his marriage are spreading like a wildfire among the masses from the past few time

World Mental Health Day depression
World Mental Health Day: Scientific techniques to fight depression

Is the loss of a loved one taking a toll on your health or are you often feeling guilty and miserable because of your own actions? The feeling of being deprived, losing hard-earned money on the stock markets, constant health issues, moving to a new city, retirement and several such stressful life events can leave a

Navratri begins prosperity
Navratri commences today and to welcome prosperity follow these quick tips

The nine day auspicious festival of Navratri celebrated in the honor of the many forms of Goddess Durga, is one of the most vibrant festivals celebrated in different ways in different parts of the nation. While most people observe fasts to pay respect to the three forms of the Goddess-Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati, here is

Motorcycle Suzuki
Motorcycle News Of The Week: TVS Jupiter Grande, Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT Launched, Intermot Coverage and More!

Last week was packed with lots of interesting launches and reveals at the Intermot in Cologne, Germany. The Indian market also got products in the two of the most popular segments- ADVs and scooters. Here’s a brief roundup of all the important news from last week in case you missed it. TVS Jupiter Grande launched

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Pollywood comedy maestro Gurpreet Ghuggi may replace Sunil Grover in ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Much to the glee of everyone pollywood comedy maestro Gurpreet Ghuggi may replace Sunil Grover in the Kapil Sharma show on Sony TV. It would be a double delight ‘dhamaka’ for the Punjabi’s worldwide to watch two comedy maestros on the same floor. Though Kapil Sharma and Gurpreet Ghuggi didn’t confirm above

Diet, weight may influence bipolar disorder treatment

Diet, weight may influence bipolar disorder treatment. Consuming a healthy balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables can benefit those undergoing treatment for bipolar disorders, a new study suggests.Bipolar disorder — previously known as ‘manic depression’ — is characterised by episodes of depression and of abnormally elevated mood with periods in between the two extremes.”We

2018 Ford Aspire Facelift vs Honda Amaze: Variants Comparison
2018 Ford Aspire Facelift vs Honda Amaze: Variants Comparison

2018 Ford Aspire Facelift vs Honda Amaze: Variants Comparison. Ford has launched the 2018 Aspire in India at Rs 5.55 lakh (ex-showroom India). The sub-4m sedan now renews its rivalry with the likes of the Honda Amaze, Maruti Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Tigor and Volkswagen Ameo. While we have already done the variants explained of the new sedan, it is time pit its variants against the similarly