Mar 17

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

Jagmeet Singh has links with 'Khalistan'-supporting Sikh rapper
Jagmeet Singh has links with ‘Khalistan’-supporting Sikh rapper, says Canadian daily

Jagmeet Singh has links with ‘Khalistan’-supporting Sikh rapper, says Canadian daily. Controversy has surfaced in Canadian politics again, with the leader of a prominent social democratic party, the New Democratic Party (NDP), being found to have close links with a Canadian Sikh rapper known for promoting the need for “Khalistan”, or an independent homeland for

Bhagwant Mann quits as AAP's Punjab chief
Bhagwant Mann quits as AAP’s Punjab chief

Bhagwant Mann resigns as the Aam Adami Party President, Punjab Unit on Friday morning. He posted about his resignation on the social media, which went viral like fire in the Punjab and New Delhi. Bhagwant Mann resigned following the Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Bikram Singh Majithia previous evening. After Arvind Kejriwal apology to Majithia, reactions over

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Jagmeet Singh’s statement on Sikh separatism: This is not a simple or easy process’

Jagmeet Singh Sikh separatism statement: Jagmeet Singh Sikh separatism statement: In a statement posted to the NDP website, Singh is defending his decision to attend a June 2015 rally in California — an event billed as a commemoration to the 10,000 Sikhs who died during an invasion of the Golden Temple in 1984, but which

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Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan makes Instagram debut on 53rd b’day

Superstar Aamir Khan has a special gift for his fans on the occasion of his 53rd birthday. ‘Dangal‘ star, who currently enjoys massive  social media following through  Facebook and Twitter, on Tuesday, joined the Instagram family. Even without a single post, Aamir, within a few hours, managed to rake in over 234k followers on the photo sharing app. Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood has over 23

Sensex closes after biggest intra-day record high in almost 1.5 yrs

The markets during the closing on Monday posted its biggest intra-day gain in approximately 1.5 years, with the Sensex up 610.80 points at 33917.94. Nifty, on the other hand traded up 194.50 points at 10421.40, at the close of day.  Sensex saw the biggest one-day gain in last 17 months, while Nifty recorded its biggest single-day gain in 22 months.

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PM Modi, French President visit Deendayal Hastkala Sankul in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul, a trade facilitation center for handicrafts at Bada Lalpur area here on Monday. The two leaders interacted with artisans and viewed a live demonstration of their crafts. President Macron also signed the visitor’s book at the trade facilitation center.  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present

Sikh law student dragged out of UK bar for wearing turban

Sikh law student dragged out of UK bar for wearing turban. A Sikh law student in the United Kingdom (UK) felt “victimised” after he was dragged out of a bar because he was wearing a turban, media reports said. Amrik Singh, 22, claimed that he was ordered to leave Rush Late Bar in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire,

GST Council divides states into 4 lots for rollout of intra-state e-way bill
GST Council divides states into 4 lots for rollout of intra-state e-way bill

The Goods and Services (GST) Council, in its 26th meeting on Saturday, decided to divide the states into four lots for the rollout of intra-state e-way bill in April.“The e-way bill system for inter-state transportation of goods will be implemented from April 1, 2018.After that, the state will be categorized into four lots for the implementation of intra-state e-way bill.It

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Piyush Goyal hails sanitary pad dispensers installation in Rajdhani Express

Hailing the first-of-a-kind initiative of onboard sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Railway minister Piyush Goyal announced that there are “plans to extend this facility to other trains as well”.  He took to his Twitter handle to speak on the same, “In a first of its kind initiative, Indian Railways installed sanitary pad

Atwal apologises for embarrassing Canadian PM Trudeau in India
Atwal apologises for embarrassing Canadian PM Trudeau in India

OTTAWA: Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Sikh terrorist, has apologised for the embarrassment’ he caused to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and India by attending an event during his visit to Mumbai and asserted that he no longer supported the Sikh independence movement. The controversy surrounding Atwal erupted last month after he was photographed with Trudeau’s wife Sophie

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PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi finally breaks silence over the scam

Gitanjali Gems owner Mehul Choksi, an accused in the Rs 12,000 crore PNB fraud, on Thursday said he cannot travel to India for his trial as his passport has been revoked without any explanation. Choksi in a reply to CBI said that his passport was suspended citing that the he is a “threat to security” of India. He

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Anti-Pakistan protesters in PoK demand abolition of Kashmir Council

PoK demand abolition: Protests have erupted in cities across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) over a demand to abolish the Azad Kashmir Kashmir Council headed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan. They have demanded constitutional amendments in interim act – 1974 of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to ensure full empowerment of the elected government of PoK through transfer of

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Laung Laachi stars reaches Ludhiana to provide the flavour of their ‘Laachi’

Nidhi Bhanot  Ludhiana Pollywood keeps on entertaining its audience with something new with each passing day. This time Villagers Film Studio is bringing a new flavour of Romance and Comedy with a pinch of emotional drama in much awaited Punjabi movie Laung Laachi on March 9. The startcast reached Ludhiana to promote their movie among

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NRI’s from AP protests and demand special status to state

Demand special status:Non-resident Indians across the world held protests this week demanding that the Indian government fulfil its promises made to Andhra Pradesh, including granting the Special Category Status (SCS) to the state.Besides several cities in the US, demonstrations took place in countries like Australia and in parts of the Middle East, which have a

Indian Embassy phone lines in US spoofed by fraudsters
Indian Embassy phone lines in US spoofed by fraudsters

Washington – Indian Embassy telephone lines have been spoofed by fraudsters in the US to cheat people for money, according to an advisory issued by mission, which warned against entertaining any suspicious calls. The Indian Embassy here has informed the US Government about it and launched its own internal investigation. It also issued a rare public

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Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi remembered at Oscars 2018

 The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences (AMPAS) today paid its tributes to Indian stars Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi in the Memoriam section of the Oscars.The In Memoriam segment of the annual Academy Awards remembers artistes who died in the past one year. Kapoor was primarily known as the charming, classic actor in Bollywood for

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Punjabi movie Laung Laachi releasing on March 9 in theaters

The much awaited Punjabi movie Laung Laachi starring Neeru Bajwa and Ammy Virk is going to release on coming weekend, March 9.  With the tadka of romance and  drama, Laung Lacchi movie trailer is already stealing the heart of the audience. Amberdeep’s  appearance in the movie acting has sure shot made the Punjabi movie a must watch

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Passengers want reduction in airline cancellation charges

India is the third largest air-travel market in the world and is witnessing a constant double-digit growth, with each passing year.With airlines offering extraordinarily low fares, people’s preference is shifting towards them and they don’t mind booking tickets three to six months in advance. But these low fares come with strict cancellation charges and limited baggage

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Prominent UK Sikh lawyer Navtej Singh Ahluwalia passes away

Prominent Sikh lawyer Navtej Singh Ahluwalia, who was involved in several human rights cases and was active on behalf of Britain’s Sikh community, passed away. He was 47. Better known as ‘Navi’, Ahluwalia was associated with law firm Garden Court Chambers. His death on February 24 has been mourned by several immigration and human rights