May 08

Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters
Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters

Pakistan has arrested 34 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country’s territorial waters, nearly 10 days after releasing 60 prisoners from India as a goodwill gesture, officials said Wednesday.The fishermen, arrested on Tuesday, have been handed over to the police, a Pakistan Maritime Security Agency spokesman said.”They will appear before a judicial magistrate who will

Congress accuses Sunny Deol of running paid campaign on FB
Congress accuses Sunny Deol of running paid campaign on FB

DP Correspondent Jalandhar Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) vice president Himanshu Pathak on Monday blamed BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol of running an unauthorised and unaccounted paid campaign on social media major platform Facebook from the page named as Fans of Sunny. Pathak said that the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Fans-of-Sunny-Deol-361309774511046 was created on April 30

Priyanka, Nick Jonas go whimsical at MET Gala

American actor-singer Nick Jonas and actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas brought a dose of whimsy to the Met Gala 2019 with their appearance as a married couple. Nick, 26, and Priyanka, 36, attended their first Met Gala here as a married couple on Monday night.For the event with theme ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’, Priyanka brought whimsy

Drugs, liquor, cash worth `275 cr seized in Punjab
Drugs, liquor, cash worth `275 cr seized in Punjab

Since the enforcement of Model Code of Conduct in Punjab, the enforcement teams have seized cash, liquor, psychotropic substances and valuables worth Rs 275 crore from March 10 till May 5. Apart from drugs, the surveillance teams have also seized 12,28,781 litres of liquor worth Rs 9.1 crore.Sharing further information, Dr S.Karuna Raju, Chief Electoral

Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur
Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur

Supernovas’ captain Harmanpreet Kaur was left disappointed after her team lost the opening match of the Women’s T20 Challenger against Trailblazers by a whisker.In a thrilling encounter that went down to the wire, needing 19 runs off the final over, Harmanpreet slammed Jhulan Goswami for four fours in five balls to take the side within

Bathinda girl among 13 toppers in CBSE Class X result
Bathinda girl among 13 toppers in CBSE Class X result

Press trust of India New Delhi The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the result for Class 10 exam on Monday, officials said. With a pass percentage of 92.45, girls have once again outshone boys by a margin of 2.31 per cent. Thirteen students shared the top position with 499 out of 500 marks,

CBSE Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys
CBSE Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys

Girls once again outperformed boys as the Central Board of Secondary Education announced the Class 10 results on Monday. The results which were announced in record time following court direction, showed that girls’ pass percentage was 92.45 percent, while the boys’ were at 90.14. “Proud of my young friends who have successfully cleared the CBSE

All you need to know about Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL)
All you need to know about Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL)

DP Correspondent Chandigarh The meteoric rise of kabaddi is set to welcome yet another new chapter as the ‘Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IPKL)’ is all set to take center stage from the May 13 and will feature a total of eight teams that include 160 Indian players and 16 foreign imports. The franchise league,

Indumeet  Singh Condemns incident of forcing Sikh candidates to remove Kakaars in NEET exam in Srinagar
Indumeet  Singh Condemns incident of forcing Sikh candidates to remove Kakaars in NEET exam in Srinagar

Srinagar : Kashmiri Sikh Leader Indumeet Singh  has strongly  condemned the incident of forcing baptized Sikh students to remove their articles of Sikh faiths during the NEET exam held on Sunday  in Srinagar. In a statement Indumeet Singh has said , “the Indian constitution allows Sikhs to carry their ‘Kirpans’ even in domestic flights, but

Dismal voting in Anantnag, brisk in Ladakh
Dismal voting in Anantnag, brisk in Ladakh

A dismal voter turnout of 1.5 per cent was recorded till 12 noon in the third and final phase of polling in the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency on Monday while nearly 30 per cent had voted in the Ladakh seat by noon. Hardly any voters approached the polling stations in Shopian, Wachi, Rajpora, Pulwama and

Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure
Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government over what he called were their “failed policies”.In an about hour-long press conference, Sidhu claimed that most of the central government’s schemes have failed to attract success and have been a failure.Sidhu alleged that schemes like MUDRA have been

RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation
RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their dismal IPL season with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the win gave Virat Kohli and his boys something to feel good about, an RCB fan who had gone to watch the game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as attained celebrity status on the internet. The camera panned

Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 cr for cyclone hit Odisha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an additional Rs 1,000 crore assistance for Odisha which has been ravaged by cyclone Fani.The union government had sanctioned Rs 381 crore last week, said Modi.Modi reviewed the relief and restoration measures being undertaken by government officials in the cyclone affected areas.The Prime Minister also announced to provide

Air India won't take B777s from Jet
Air India won’t take B777s from Jet

 State-run Air India has decided not to pursue its plan to take B777s from grounded Jet Airways as it has found it commercially unviable given their huge maintenance requirement.”The engineering unit has done the work around the B777s and found no merit in taking them,” said an airline executive. A few weeks back, Air India

Hardik Pandya gets support after being called 'Kaalu bhai'
Hardik Pandya gets support after being called ‘Kaalu bhai’

There seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP
Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting began on Monday for 14 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, including the high-profile Amethi, Rae Bareli and Lucknow seats, at 7 a.m., said an official.The 14 seats are Lucknow, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kesarganj, Gonda and Dhaurahra.Chief Electoral Officer L. Venkateshwar Loo said that all security arrangements

9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP
9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP

A day after being slapped during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, here on Sunday, blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the attack saying the party was trying to silence voices raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and establish dictatorship. Addressing the media, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said: “Yesterday (Saturday) a

Rahul slams Modi for calling Rajiv Gandhi corrupt

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Rajiv Gandhi a “corrupt” politician, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticized him for attacking his father and former Prime Minister who sacrificed his life for the country.”Modiji, the battle is over. Your karma awaits you. Projecting your inner beliefs about yourself onto my father won’t protect

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi
850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan. “When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners before Ramadan and he accepted my proposal,”

Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi
Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi

 Five people were killed on Sunday when a car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh‘s Mandi district, police said.The accident took place near Janjehli while the victims were en route to attend Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur’s election meeting in his home constituency