Jun 11

Kamal Haasan fills in for unwell Rajeev Kumar

Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently directing portions of upcoming trilingual film “Sabash Naidu”, is said to be filling in for the film’s director, T.K. Rajeev Kumar, who is unwell and hospitalised. “Rajeev is down with high fever. He has been hospitalised and he should back on the sets in a week. Kamal sir

Meet Bros ready to judge reality TV show

Mumbai: Music composer duo Meet Bros — Manmeet Singh and Harmeet Singh — known for their songs “Baby doll” and “Chittiyan kalaiyan”, are open to the idea of judging a reality TV show. Asked if they have got any offers to judge any reality shows, Manmeet told IANS: “Last year, we got an offer but

Two killed in building collapse

Hyderabad: Two labourers were killed whenthe roof of an under-construction building collapsed on them in the wee hours today at Hussaini Alam area here , police said. The incident occurred at around 1.20 AM when the slab of the second floor of the building suddenly collapsed resulting in eight workers getting trapped under the debris.

Senior Forest officer commits suicide

Chandigarh:Haryana: A 51-year-old Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of a hotel building in Panchkula, police said on Friday. Ajay Kadian, Chief Conservator of Forests of Haryana, was seen near the swimming pool on the sixth floor of the hotel. Preliminary investigation points towards a suicide and

21 new educational institutes for girls to be opened soon

Chandigarh: The state government has decided to open 21 new educational institutes for girls on the basis of mapping carried out in the state with a view to provide education as per requirement. This was disclosed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who was addressing a gathering after laying the foundation stone of the main

Virbhadra questioned by CBI for 2 days in graft case

New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was on Friday questioned for the second consecutive day in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case against him. Singh arrived at agency headquarters at around 11 am on Friday for the second round of questioning. He was grilled by CBI for over seven hours on Thursday.

Sukhu gives tips to legal cell on ‘Mission Repeat’ in 2017

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee Chief, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government had failed on all fronts in its two years rule and had cheated all with false promises, including the legal fraternity. “Modi government is taking many decisions which are hurting the interests of lawyers across the

One third of people can’t see Milky Way due to light pollution

London: One third of humanity cannot see theMilky Way at night due to the luminescent glow of artificial light, say scientists who created a new world atlas of light pollution. Artificial light pollutes the night sky for more than 80 per cent of the world’s population, researchers said. The atlas, created by Fabio Falchi and

Hubble clicks a mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy

London: The Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy – a type that is smaller and messier than its cosmic cousins, lacking the majestic swirl of a spiral or the coherence of an elliptical. This galaxy is known as UGC 4879. There are about 2.3 million light years between UGC 4879 and

HC to Censor Board: Do not be overly critical

Mumbai: The producers of ‘Udta Punjab’ on Friday agreed to delete a scene in which the protagonist is shown urinating before a crowd after Bombay High Court sought its removal even as it told the Censor Board not to be overly critical for the survival of creative people in film industry. The High Court while

Dismissed ‘Panj Pyaras’ open office in Amritsar

 Amritsar: As announced on Thursday, the ‘Panj Pyaras’ (five beloved ones of the guru), whom the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) had sacked last year, finally opened their office here on Friday. The sacked ‘Panj Pyaras’ took the step with the backing of various religious Sikh outfits including the representatives of the Khalsa, the Akhand

Breaking: 1 killed in road accident in Jalandhar

Jalandhar:  One person died in the accident , while some were injured . The deceased identified as Mukesh ,a resident of New Delhi. All the young men were in the car in Jalndhar goraya road.According to Police they were enrouted from Delhi to Ley to spend thier vacation , the police edit that overspeeding turned to be the reason

Breaking: Around 16 injured in bus- truck collision at Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Around 16 injured in bus-truck collision at Ludhiana at Ferozepur road near Aarti chowk today morning. Injured shifted to hospitals by 108

Now city residents in Yoga mode

 Chandigarh: Whatever may be the end result of the International Yoga Day, it will definitely leave many synonyms behind. The day starts showing its impact in one way or the other. Some say it’s ‘staple food,’ giving sound sleep,improving body shape, loss of belly flab, shrinking waist, pain killing and so on. These days, it

Union Minister brings two messages of Modi for Chandigarh fest

Chandigarh: Yoga Day is not just a single event but people’s event to connect masses and this event is especially for youth to connect. These are the two messages that Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave for the residents said Shripad Yasso Naik, Union Minister of State for AYUSH while addressing the media at UT Guest

Three IAS, 10 PCS officers transferred

Chandigarh: In an administrative reshuffle, Punjab Government on Friday issued orders of transfer or posting of three IAS and ten PCS officers, in the state. Disclosing this here on Friday, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal cleared the file to this effect on Friday evening. According to

Rotten wheat mixed in 40k fresh bags in Faridkot

Faridkot: A scam in the Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited (PUNSUP) has come to the fore as certain officials allegedly mixed rotten wheat in fresh stock for making quick money by selling fresh wheat in the market, in Faridkot on Friday. According to sources, a stock of almost 40,000 wheat bags which belong to

Need of the hour to make state drug-free, feels Ravi Shankar

Mohali: Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Friday said the need of the hour was to make Punjab drug-free and appealed to people to keep yoga above politics. “It was important to make Punjab drug-free. In the present situation in Punjab, everybody should come forward to make the state drug-free and save

Five cops booked for taking bribe of `50

 Ferozepur: Ferozepur police on Friday registered a case against five police employees for taking bribe of mere Rs 50 under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 under Sections 7/13/(2) at Sadar Police Station. Briefing about the case, ASI Ashwani Kumar said that complainant Kuldip Singh, of Marian Wala Khurd village mentioned in his complaint that

Bullet-proofing of Punjab govt vehicles challenged

 Chandigarh:  E-tender floated for bullet proofing and armouring of 14 Toyota Land Cruiser vehicles of Punjab Government has mired into a controversy. Streit Armoring Private Limited, a Mumbai-based company has challenged the allotment of the E-tender. The petitioner pleaded that the tenders should be invited again. Although the Division Bench of the High Court comprising