May 28

Hizbul commander surrenders in Kashmir

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander in Pulwama district of Kashmir region surrendered on Saturday, dealing a major blow to the Burhan group of militants in the Kashmir Valley, officials said. “Tariq Pandit, a close associate of Burhan Wani, and a commander of HM outfit surrendered before the security forces”, a senior police officer told

45 migrants dead, 135 rescued at sea: Italian Navy

Rome: The Italian Navy said late on Friday it has recovered 45 corpses of migrants and saved 135 shipwrecked amid continuous arrivals of refugees and asylum seekers by the Mediterranean Sea. The Italian Navy also added on Twitter that it was continuing the search for those missing, XInhua news agency reported. On Thursday, 20 to 30

Disney to make ‘Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant’ film

Los Angeles: Disney Studios is developing afilm adaptation of “Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant.” The Studio has acquired the feature film rights to Tony Cliff’s graphic novel series, reported Deadline. The live-action film will have Roy Lee serving as the producer through his Vertigo Entertainment banner along with Mark Mower and Justin Giritkian. The

Teenager raped

Bareilly: A 15-year-old high school studentwas allegedly gang raped by two youths in Sheeshgarh area, police said here today. The incident happened yesterday when Imtiyaz (19) and Rashid Ali (21) raped her while she was going to purchase medicine yesterday, it said. The accused were nabbed by the locals and handed over to police, SSP

Kylie Jenner enjoys bowling date with rapper PartyNextDoor

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kylie Jenner and rapper PartyNextDoor were recently spotted enjoying a few rounds of bowling together. The pair, who reportedly started dating after the teenager split from boyfriend of two years Tyga earlier this month, enjoyed a bowling date on Wednesday night. The rapper even teased their time at the alley

Neeru Bajwa dons a director’s hat and launches younger sister Rubina Bajwa

After Neeru Bajwa’s successful innings as an actor on the silver screen, her younger sister Rubina Bajwan is gearing up for her debut on the big screen. And, Neeru, who recently launched her own production house by the name of Neeru Bajwa Entertainments, now plans to prove her mark as a director. Rubina, who is

Hot tips to stay fit and healthy

Good sleep and regular exercise, choosing healthy food items and better cooking methods are the secrets of leading a healthy lifestyle, says an expert. Saurabh Aggarwal, expert from fitness startup FITSO, suggests how to be healthy:  Maintain a proper sleeping schedule, which for most people means seven to eight hours each night is important

‘The Jungle Book’ inches close to `200 crore in India

Hollywood filmmaker Jon Favreau’s re-imagined world of The Jungle Book with Indian-American actor Neel Sethi playing the role of Mowgli has resonated well with the Indian audiences. In the 50 days since its release in India on Friday, the film has inched closer to the Rs 200-crore club. Disney’s The Jungle Book, which brings an

Filipino journalist shot dead

Manila: A Filipino journalist was shot dead by an unknown assailant in Manila, officials said on Saturday. The incident occurred in a street in Manila’s Quiapo district when the victim, reporter Alex Balcoba, was shot in the head while talking on the phone on Friday night, Police Chief Inspector John Guiagui told state-run DzBB radio.

People have right to ‘kill’ those indulging in murder, arson: DGP

Chandigarh: Haryana DGP K P Singh has kicked up a controversy with his remarks that common people coming across any miscreant trying to outrage the modesty of a woman or indulging in acts of arson or murder have the right to “take his life”. Singh, who was recently made DGP after his predecessor Yashpal Singhal

CM directs setting up task force to save water

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday directed authorities concerned to constitute district-level Special Task Force and appoint an officer from Power Department to check wastage of water in rural and urban areas. Presiding over a meeting of Water Supply and Sewerage Board here, he ordered officials to take strict against those involved in

Haryana cops booked for murder of gangster, SC told

New Delhi: Five Haryana policemen and three others have been booked for killing of gangster Sandeep Gadoli allegedly in a fake encounter at a hotel in Mumbai suburb, the Supreme Court was informed on Friday. “Five policemen and three private individuals including a lady who was with gangster Sandeep Gadoli has been booked under Section

217 FIRs lodged under PCPNDT Act

Chandigarh: As a result of strict implementation of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994 in Haryana, 217 FIRs have so far been lodged under this Act, registration of 45 ultrasound centres has been cancelled and 57 centres have been sealed. This was stated by Director, Women and Child Development, Renu S Phulia, while

Trailer, release date out for Netflix’s ‘Little Prince’

Los Angeles: Streaming service Netflix hasannounced August 5 as the release date for “The Little Prince” and also unveiled its official trailer. The film, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s 1943 novella, would be available for streaming on Netflix along with its release in a few select US theatres, reported Aceshowbiz. The trailer shows a blend

11-day Earth Science summer camp to be organised

Chandigarh: The Centre of Advanced Study in Geology, Panjab University (PU) at Chandigarh would organise eleven-day “Earth Science Summer Camp” for school children from June 1 on the PU campus. The summer camp is targeted for school children of VIII and IX grades from tricity. The prime aim is to make aware of the important

JP demands prez rule in Bihar

Amritsar: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday during his visit in the city demanded president rule in the state of Bhiar. Addressing the press conference on Friday, without naming anyone, Paswan said, “Being LJP chief I strongly demand president rule in the state of Bihar and Chief Minister

Sadhguru to lead yoga session at UN on 2nd Int’l Yoga Day

United Nations: Spiritual leader and Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev will lead a yoga session at the UN on the occasion of the second International Yoga Day next month. The International Yoga Day will be commemorated on June 21 and this year’s focus will be on the theme of Yoga for the Sustainable Development Goals.

61 RLD activists booked for disrupting train service

Muzaffarnagar: Railway Protection Force(RPF) has registered a case against 61 RLD activists for disrupting train service in Shamli district. Sixty unknown RLD activists and party district president Ajit Rathi were booked yesterday for allegedly stopping a train at Shamli railway station during a protest for clearing of farmers’ dues by sugar mills on Thursday, SHO RPF

Air pollution may up heart disease risk: study

Washington: Long-term exposure to airpollution may increase the risk of developing heart disease, a new study in the US has warned. The decade-long study of thousands of Americans found that people living in areas with more outdoor pollution accumulate deposits in the arteries that supply the heart faster than do people living in less polluted

‘Painful things happened due to foul mouth only’

After the recent attack on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwala, there is a boil in the Sikh circles. Damdami Taksal chief Harnam Singh Dhumma, who is in sharp conflict with Dhadrianwala, has also joined chorus against Akal takht Jathedar accusing him of ignoring the things for long.Amid all this, Jathedar Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh