Jul 15

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Nice attack: Bodies flew like bowling pins (Exclusive Footage)

Nice: When the killer truck ploughed through a crowd enjoying Bastille Day celebrations here killing 80 people, the bodies flew “like bowling pins along its path”, a horrified witness recalled. Journalist Damien Allemand was, like countless others, enjoying the fireworks at what was a laid-back evening on Thursday. He saw kids throwing rocks in the

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Nice attack: Bodies flew like bowling pins (Exclusive Footage)

Nice: When the killer truck ploughed through a crowd enjoying Bastille Day celebrations here killing 80 people, the bodies flew “like bowling pins along its path”, a horrified witness recalled. Journalist Damien Allemand was, like countless others, enjoying the fireworks at what was a laid-back evening on Thursday. He saw kids throwing rocks in the

Kejriwal ticks minister off, stops anti-begging drive

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal halted his Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar’s plan to embark on an ‘anti-begging drive’, calling it an “inhuman” and “futile” exercise. Kejriwal’s direction over Twitter to stop the planned move “immediately” caught Kumar, who has been pushing for the drive over the last few weeks, unawares. “Most inhuman

All things organic: Health tips to stay fit

Eating healthy is nothing but a matter of practice so It is really vital to have chemical-free natural, organic products in kitchen shelves that will help in staying healthy, says experts. Aditi Gokhale and Aman Singhal, experts from All Things Organic, have shared organic products for a kitchen shelf that would help in staying healthy

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Pak declares Wani as ‘martyr’; to observe July 19 as black day

Islamabad: Further needling India on the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday declared slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani as a “martyr” and said July 19 will be observed as black day to express solidarity with people of Kashmir. Addressing a special cabinet meeting in Lahore to discuss the situation in Kashmir, Sharif

Amitabh, Rekha emerge as India’s most searched ‘classic actors’

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and evergreen actress Rekha, who have famously co-starred in films like “Silsila” and “Mr. Natwarlal”, have landed top spots in a list of ‘Classic Actors’ and ‘Classic Actresses’, drawn on the basis of the most searched about Indian cinema stars on Google over the last 10 years. Similar lists have been

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Men ask me to make their wives disappear: Magician Karan Singh

New Delhi: For seasoned psychological illusionist Karan Singh whose last name is Magic, the biggest challenge of his ‘topsy turvy’ professional life is making people understand that earning a living by doing magic is “not an easy task.” “What I do is not very common, especially in India. Getting people to understand that I do

PM calls up Mukherjee after a car in convoy meets accident

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Moditoday called up President Pranab Mukherjee and enquired about his well being after a vehicle in his convoy met with accident near Darjeeling. The President was on his way to Bagdogra airport to fly back to Delhi after a four-day trip to the region when the third car in his

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New Zealander quits job to become full-time Pokemon hunter

London: A New Zealander quit his job last week in Auckland to become a full-time Pokemon hunter. Every morning he fills a flask with coffee, packs a rain jacket and cut lunch in his backpack and heads into the wilderness to hunt Pokemon — come hail, rain or snow. Tom Currie, 24, quit his job

Out-of-jail Hardik to stay in Udaipur for 6 months

Surat: The lawyers of Hardik Patel, whowalked out of the Lajpore jail here today after nine months in confinement, informed a local court that the 22-year-old quota agitation spearhead will stay in Rajasthan’s Udaipur city for the next six months. In an undertaking submitted before Surat district and sessions court, Hardik’s lawyer Dilip Patel informed

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Government creches sans medical kits, reveals survey

Chandigarh: Most of government crèches running in various areas of the city do not have first aid kits and provision of basic medical facilities including growth charts. These facts were highlighted in a survey conducted by students of University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS), Panjab University under the guidance of Chandigarh Commission for Protection of

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I would love to do a film based on kabbadi: Diljit Dosanjh

New Delhi: Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh says he would love to be part of a film based on “desi” sports -kabbadi and hockey. “I would love to do a movie based on our desi sports kabbadi or hockey. I guess I can play these games and do the justice to them. If there is a

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Breaking: Amritsar Rajya Sabha MP Shwait Malik appointed party whip in Upper House

Amritsar /New Delhi: Amritsar Rajya Sabha MP Shwait Malik was on Friday appointed party whip in the Upper House of Parliament. Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the appointment, Malik said he would fulfill his new responsibility with full commitment Malik also expressed gratitude to Leader of the House Arun Jaitley and BJP president Amit

Breaking- UT Admn clears three HCS officers for deputation (List available)

Chandigarh: UT administration cleared the names of three HCS officers for deputation. Manoj Khatri as city magistrate Palwal, Shilpy Pattar SDM Naraingarh and Radhika Singh SDM Panchkula. However, administration yet to decide the portfolios for the

Chargesheet in AgustaWestland deal this year, SC told

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the chargesheet in the AgustaWestland helicopter deals will be filed this year and the matter is being investigated by the SIT. Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar told a bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra that a FIR was registered in 2013 and a Special Investigation

Zakir Naik claims his statements ‘doctored, tampered with’

Mumbai: Claiming that his statements were “doctored and tampered out of context”, controversial NRI televangelist Zakir Naik on Friday asserted that he was a “messenger of peace” and unequivocally condemned all terror and terrorist activities. He also revealed that he was a “Non-Resident Indian”, enjoying residential status in Dubai, Saudi Arabia plus some other countries,

62 militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 62 militants were killed in a day in Afghanistan by security forces, who pressed on to clear out the terrorists in their latest operations in restive provinces, officials said on Friday. “Afghan National Security Forces conducted military operations in Nangarhar, Paktika, Wardak, Ghazni, Kandahar, Farah, Badakhshan, Takhar and Helmand provinces, killing 62

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French citizen of Tunisian origin allegedly involved in Bastille Day France attack

Nice: The man who drove the truck through thousands massed at the beachfront is believed to be a French citizen of Tunisian origin. French authorities have called it a terror attack. A middle-aged Muslim woman was among the first to be killed when a trucker mowed down 84 people here in a terror attack. The

B-town expresses shock, sends out prayers

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Preity Zinta on Friday took to twitter to express shock and condemn the terror attack in Nice, France. Akshay Kumar: Sad to wake up to the news of the Nice Attack! Heart breaking! I was thereFrance attack last year, beautiful place and people. Prayers for the

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3 PPS officers draw state info panel’s ire for defying orders

Chandigarh: Three PPS officers are in the dock for disobeying orders of the Punjab Information Commission. The officers are Harjit Singh Pannu, SSP, Moga; Mukhwinder Singh Bhullar, SSP, Mansa; and Charanjit Sharma, posted at the Punjab Police headquarters in Chandigarh. Questioning their conduct, the Commission today shot off a letter to the Additional Chief Secretary-cum-Principal