Jun 20

Chandigarh Police Head Constable ends life jumping infront of train at Mani Majra

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police Head Constable ends life jumping infront of train at Mani Majra. Leaves behind a suicide note, stating that he commits suicide due to prolonged

Nepalese police arrests 36 ‘fake’ doctors

Kathmandu: Nepalese police have arrested 36doctors, including six women, working in reputed hospitals as part of a major crackdown on medical professionals in the country who have obtained medical degrees and licences by using fake academic credentials. The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police detained 36 doctors as part of ‘Operation Quack’ on charges

M.M.Khan murder: Swamy demands Kejriwal’s apology

New Delhi: BJP Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy on Monday joined the hunger strike led by his party MP Mahesh Girri outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence and demanded his “apology” over allegations on the M.M. Khan murder. “There is no surprise the way in which Kejriwal is acting. He is a Naxalite by

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A man dies after getting electrocuted during shower in Samana

Samana: A man died of electrocuted while showering in Mohalla Aamgarh in Saman today.The deceased Joginder Singh was taking his usual shower in the

In my family, no one is fan of each other, says Anil Kapoor

Mumbai: Despite working in the film industryfor nearly four decades and winning several accolades for his performances, actor Anil Kapoor has revealed that his three children are not fan of him or his work. In Kapoor’s family, his elder daughter Sonam is a popular actress, younger daughter Rhea is a producer and son Harshvardhan is

Breaking: At least 14 dead in Kabul minibus suicide attack

Kabul: At least 14 Nepalese security guards were killed today when a Taliban suicide bomber targeted their minibus in the Afghan capital, a government official said. Interior Minister spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that eight others were wounded in the attack, and that police were working to identify the nationalities of the victims. “The suicide bomber

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Official Facebook app arrives on Windows 10

New York: Technology giant Microsoft has finally got the long awaited official Facebook app for Windows that would be available for Windows 10-powered personal computers and smartphones, a media report said on Monday. “Facebook is now turning its attention to the Windows 10 platform, as it released a beta version of its Windows 10 application

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Tourist resorts will be promoted: ADTOI

Chandigarh: The Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) has assured Managing Director, Haryana Tourism Corporation, Sameer Pal Srow that they would promote tourist resorts of Haryana Tourism as a complete tourist destination among prospective travellers. The assurance was given by Vice President, ADTOI, Sanjay Aggarwal as he led a 45-member delegation of the

PM condemns terror attack in Kabul

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Moditoday condemned the attack on a minibus carrying Nepalese security guards in Kabul and said India will provide all assistance to Nepal government in this hour of tragedy. “We strongly condemn the horrible tragedy in Kabul. Our deep condolences to people & Govts of Afghanistan & Nepal on loss of

Going abroad on a short visit: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress Vice President RahulGandhi today said he is going abroad for a “few days”, but did not specify the country he is heading for. “Traveling out of the country for a few days on a short visit. Thanks again to all who met & wished me y’day, truly grateful for your affection!”, he

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5 Health Benefits of Guava

Guava is a seasonal, tropical fruits which are easily available in India. Along with the distinctive flavor and aroma, Guavas also have multiple health benefits. Guavas are a rich source of vitamins, Minerals and fibre, making Guava one of the healthiest fruits. Pocketnewsalert presents you with the 5 benefits of eating Guava : Acts as

Veterans clash at CPI-M conclave

New Delhi: A major clash between members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the “Bengal brigade” broke out at the three-day central committee meet of the party here where veterans also exchanged heated words over the party’s poll debacle in West Bengal. At the meeting, Surjyakanta Mishra, former Leader of the Opposition in

Embrace yoga to age gracefully, say experts (June 21 is International Yoga Day)

New Delhi: Yoga won’t give you immortality but this ancient discipline of bringing union between the body, mind and spirit can definitely help you fight age – both physical and mental, say health and wellness experts. “In my practice in India and abroad I have seen several cases where my clients have gotten better by

Tension in Jammu village over use of loudspeakers

Jammu: Tension gripped a village in Jammu region’s Poonch district on Monday as members of one community tried to prevent use of loudspeakers by the other community. Members of the majority Muslim community reportedly objected to the use of loudspeakers in a Hindu temple in Jhulas village. Police said youth led by a local woman

Rains may hamper International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Rainfall may hamper the main event of International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday. “There are high chances of rainfall in Chandigarh and nearby areas on Tuesday morning,” Surinder Paul, director of the meteorological office here, told IANS. He said the

Regina plays a ghost in ‘Nenjam Marappathillai’

Chennai: Actress Regina Cassandra plays a ghost in filmmaker Selvaraghavan’s highly anticipated Tamil romantic horror film “Nenjam Marappathillai”, which also stars actor-filmmaker S.J Suryah in the lead. “Regina’s role will shock audiences to the core. It’s a physically exhausting role and Selva has written it in such a way that people will empathise with the

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Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fears

Sydney: Australia’s prime minister insisted today a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage will be held this year if his government is re-elected despite the Labour opposition calling it “a taxpayer-funded platform for homophobia”. The country holds elections on July 2 with the latest opinion poll showing the ruling Liberal-led coalition and Labour neck-and-neck. Prime Minister

Algeria temporarily blocked Facebook, Twitter to tackle exam cheating

Algiers: In a bid to stop cheating in secondary school examinations, Algeria on Sunday temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms across the north African country. According to a report in africanews.com, following the earlier exams leaks, police arrested several people, including officials working in national education offices and printers after

Yoga posture lights up UN building ahead of Intl Yoga Day

United Nations: The image of a yoga posturewas projected onto the UN headquarters here as the world body geared up to host the second International Day of Yoga tomorrow. “Yoga set to light up UN. Sneak peek of Yoga posture projections on iconic UN Headquarters building in New York on IDY 2016,” India’s Ambassador to

Getting foreign investments

Haryana: Haryana is desperate to get foreign investments to accelerate the pace of development. The state government is leaving nothing unturned to attract foreign investments from any quarters of the world. Former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during his 10-year long tenure did his best to ensure that the state gets adequate investments. He went