Mar 31

Indians understand French food because they travel: French Chef
Indians understand French food because they travel: French Chef

Baguette lobster thermidor, chicken roulade, escargots de bourgogne and croissants. Indians are no strangers to these French delights and more, says French chef Chez Jerome Cousin who, encouraged by evolving tastes of welltravelled “desi” foodies, has opened an “authentic” bistro in New Delhi. Born in a family of restaurateurs, Cousin has been living in India for the

Sushma swaraj meets families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq
Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: MoS V.K. Singh

Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: MoS V.K. Singh.  Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (Retd) V.K. Singh said that the legal procedures of obtaining the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in Iraq has been completed and New Delhi was waiting for Baghdad to give the green signal.

Disclose beneficiaries of anti-Sikh riots compensation, says CIC
Disclose beneficiaries of anti-Sikh riots compensation, says CIC

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has directed the Home Ministry to disclose the list of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots who have received the compensation. On a complaint filed by one Navdeep Gupta, Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad issued the orders to disclose details sought by him.Gupta had sought to know from the Ministry complete

Iraq deaths: Application in HC seeking investigation into Centre's action
Mosul deaths: MoS V.K. Singh to visit Iraq on April 1

Mosul deaths: MoS V.K. Singh to visit Iraq on April 1. Minister of State (MoS) of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) General V.K. Singh will visit Iraq on April 1 to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in Mosul. On March 20, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj informed the

SGPC annual budget today at Teja Singh Samundri Hall
SGPC annual budget today

SGPC annual budget today. The SGPC is all set to present its annual budget for 2018-2019 on Friday. Besides, “dharma prachar” (propagation of Sikh religion), health and education, the GST could be the topic of discussion during the meeting scheduled to be held at Teja Singh Samundri Hall. With focus on promoting education and Sikh

Mughal Sarai neglect Doraha Ludhiana heritage site
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

SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant
SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday blasted Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal for turning his reply on the budget speech into a cheap and vulgar rant against his former mentor and political guru Parkash Singh Badal, proving he had little understanding of the Finance Department which he was heading. In a statement here,

Glory Neglect Ludhiana Archaeological Old Mound Sunet ASI
Lost & Neglected Glory of Ludhiana: Archaeological Site of Old Mound at Village Sunet

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Manchester of India, Ludhiana is a very important city in the terms of historical importance. But none of the historic sites including Old Mounds in Ludhiana has been maintained well by tourism and archaeological department of the Punjab State.  One such neglected historical site in the city is Sunet Village where archaeologists have

US State declares April as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month

US State declares April as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month. The US State of Delaware has declared April as the ‘Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month’ in recognition of the contribution of the religious minority community. Throughout this month, the public will be educated on what Sikhism truly is and what it stand for. Delaware Governor

Ludhiana Lodhi Fort King Sikander Old city
Lost & Neglected Glory of Ludhiana: Lodhi Fort of King Sikander Lodhi

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Lodhi Fort is a lost glory of Ludhiana, about which the young generations don’t even know due to its deteriorating condition. It is worth mentioning that Lodhi Fort is one of the forts in the vicinity of Ludhiana in Punjab. It is situated near Daresi ground in old city of Manchester of

Kisan Mela Women PAU Award Rural Farmers Men
Kisan Mela: PAU Award winning Rural Men and Women Farmers

The winning farmers and rural women were given away prizes on the concluding day of Kisan Mela at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today.  In vegetables, Mandeep Singh (Faridkot), Kanwaldeep Singh (Faridkot), Tarlochan Singh (Ropar), Tirath Singh (Sangrur), Karanveer Kaur (Sangrur), Satvinder Singh (Patiala), Yadvendra Singh (Sangrur), Takdir Kaur (Sangrur) and Sukhdeep Singh (Bathinda) won first

PAU Kisan Mela Farmers agriculture crisis SMS
PAU Kisan Mela Concludes: Farmers alone not to be blamed for crisis

Amidst enthusiastic participation of farmers from Punjab and adjoining states, the two-day Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Saturday.  At the mela, farmers made a beeline to purchase improved seeds of various recommended crop varieties and farm literature, brought out by PAU. The Directorate of Extension Education had organized the mela which

Farmers Kisan Mela PAU Ludhiana Rajasthan Punjab Governor
Farmers of Punjab are ahead of Rajasthan: Punjab Governor

Farmers in large number thronged the Kisan Mela which kicked off at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. The theme of PAU’s Mela is “reduce farm expenses, use water and fertilizers judiciously; adopt subsidiary occupations and enhance agri-profit largely.” The Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of PAU, VP Singh Badnore, who was the chief guest, inaugurated

Insaf Ka Tarazu actor Zeenat Aman rape case
Time for Real life Insaf Ka Tarazu: Actor Zeenat Aman registers rape case

Actor Zeenat Aman registers a rape case against a businessman at Juhu Police Station. Accused has been arrested and will be produced in court today.Further investigation underway in this process by the Mumbai Police. It reminds everyone of Zeenat Aman’s Bold movie ‘Insaf Ka Tarazu’ starring Raj Babbar, Padmini Kolhapure and Deepak Prashar in 1980, in which she

Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 Mayawati Jaya Bachan Akhilesh Yadav
Rajya Sabha Elections 2018: Mayawati v/s Jaya Bachchan, Eyes on Akhilesh Yadav’s stand

Jaya Bachan can face problem due to Mayawati’s demand from Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday. Rajya Sabha Elections could be controversial in the Uttar Pradesh.Mayawati has demanded from Yadav to assign her ten committed Samajwadi Party MLAs to vote for BSP candidate Bhim Rao Ambedkar  in Rajya Sabha Elections. But Mayawati’s demand can be problematic for renowned actress

Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 New Delhi
Stage set for the Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 in New Delhi

The stage has been set for the Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 in  New Delhi. The elections for 58 crucial seats in Rajya Sabha will be held on March 23, Friday.   The main purpose of carrying out the Elections is to fill the vacant vacancies of Rajya Sabha after the retirement of above mentioned employees. This

Rahul condoles Indians Iraq Islamic State death
Rahul condoles deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq by Islamic State

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolence to the families of 39 Indians, killed in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS). Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, “I’m shocked to hear that 39 Indians who were in captivity since 2014, in Iraq, are now confirmed dead. My deepest condolences to the

Kin of 39 Indians killed in Iraq mourn

Kin of 39 Indians killed in Iraq mourn . Kin of 39 missing Indians in Iraq on Tuesday mourned the death of their near and dear ones after the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj broke this news in the Rajya Sabha.  Some of the families have expressed anguish that till now Swaraj continued to assure

Dubai Sikh temple distributes 2,083 saplings in new world record

Dubai Sikh temple distributes 2,083 saplings in new world record . To celebrate World Sikh Environment Day and the Sikh New Year, a Dubai temple broke world record for distributing over 2,000 plant saplings to school students. Celebrating late UAE Founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s legacy, Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara Sikh temple gave

Punjab CM Beant Singh Jagat Tara convicted
Jagat Tara convicted of killing former Punjab CM

A court held Jagat Singh Tara guilty of assassinating the former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh in a bomb explosion that left 17 persons dead previous day. The court has fixed Saturday to pronounce the quantum of sentence in the case. Beant Singh was on August 31, 1995, killed in an explosion outside Punjab and Haryana Secretariat.  Punjab Police official Dilawar Singh acted as a