Sep 16

Pakistan committed to send 1st astronaut by 2022: Fawad Chaudhary
Pakistan committed to send 1st astronaut by 2022: Fawad Chaudhary

Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that the country was committed to send its first astronaut to space by 2022. China would collaborate with Pakistan in its space mission, he said during an interview on Sunday, adding the selection process for the astronaut would start in 2020, reports The News International.

Pakistan violates ceasefire on Line of Control
Pakistan violates ceasefire on Line of Control

Pakistan resorted to yet another ceasefire violation across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir with intensive shelling, an Army official said on Monday, adding that there were no reports of injuries or casualties.The ceasefire violation was reported from the Balakote block in Mendhar sector at around 10.30 p.m. on Sunday. “The ceasefire violation

TVS Jupiter Becomes Millennial-friendly, Gets Smartphone Connectivity
TVS Jupiter Becomes Millennial-friendly, Gets Smartphone Connectivity

TVS debuted its SmartXonnect technology (TVS’ jargon for its Bluetooth connectivity feature) on the NTorq 125. That said, its highest-selling scooter is the Jupiter and the next logical step had to be the launch of a Jupiter variant with the connectivity feature. That’s exactly what the brand has done with the introduction of the new Jupiter Grande Edition with SmartXonnect.

US baby girl born on 9/11 at 9.11 weighs 9lbs 11oz
US baby girl born on 9/11 at 9.11 weighs 9lbs 11oz

A mother in the US called her newborn daughter a “little miracle” as she was born on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 9.11 p.m. weighing 9lbs 11oz. Little Christina Brown came into the world at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. “She is a new life amongst the devastation and destruction,” said her

Nagaland truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh for MVA violation
Nagaland truck fined Rs 6.53 lakh for MVA violation

 A Nagaland-registered truck was fined a whopping Rs 6.53 lakh for seven traffic violations in Odisha’s Sambalpur. But, this was not under the new Motor Vehicles Act.The fine was imposed on August 10 for flouting traffic rules much before the amended Motor Vehicles Act came into being on September 1. The matter came to light

Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 flops in China
Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 flops in China

Two of India’s biggest blockbusters have ended up as disasters in China, in what could be a serious setback to mainstream cinema’s ongoing attempt to foray that market.Shankar’s “2:0”, starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar had done spectacular domestic business in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu versions. However, the film opened on September 6 in China, only

Four Indian-origin Sikh men drown in sewage tank in Italy
Four Indian-origin Sikh men drown in sewage tank in Italy

Four Indian-origin Sikh men drowned in a sewage tank on a cattle farm in northern Italy due to the carbon dioxide fumes coming out from the cow manure, according to media reports. The incident happened on Thursday at a cattle farm in Arena Po near Pavia, a city in south Milan, ANSA news agency reported

Haryana applies brakes on traffic fines; Punjab, Himachal defer new rules
Haryana applies brakes on traffic fines; Punjab, Himachal defer new rules

The BJP-ruled Haryana, which was on a spree on imposing fines to motorists for road safety violations, has decided to focus on educating them rather than imposing penalties till Sunday, while its neighbouring Congress-ruled Punjab and BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh have deferred the new traffic rules for the time being.To prevent road accidents, traffic constables of

Lamborghini Sian: The New Raging Bull In Detailed Images

Lamborghini has certainly planted itself as one of the much awaited manufacturers at the Frankfurt Motor Show with the unveil of its new raging bull, the Sian. The name translates to ‘lightning’ in Bolognese dialect, and we couldn’t agree more as the new raging bull is not only blisteringly fast but is also quite the looker. Here’s a

Audi Q7 Black Edition Launched; Limited To Just 100 Units

Audi has introduced the Q7 Black Edition in India at a price of Rs 82.15 lakh for the 45 TFSI and Rs 86.30 lakh for the 45 TDI (ex-showroom) variants. The diesel and petrol variants of the Q7 Black Edition command a premium of Rs 1.02 lakh to Rs 1.05 lakh over the Technology variant. Only 100

Tata Harrier Now Gets Optional 5-Year, Unlimited Kilometre Warranty
Tata Harrier Now Gets Optional 5-Year, Unlimited Kilometre Warranty

Pentacare warranty program for the Tata Harrier is valid for five years with no cap on the total distance covered. Pentacare package is priced at Rs 25,960 and can be availed within 90 days of purchase. As standard, the Harrier comes with a 2-year/1 lakh kilometre warranty. The new package covers the engine, transmission and various other

Toyota Fortuner Gets A Sporty Makeover For Its 10th Anniversary

Toyota Fortuner TRD Celebratory Edition gets various cosmetic updates inside-out. Changes include updated bumpers, TRD Celebratory badging and a dual tone paint job. It doesn’t get any mechanical or feature upgrades over the diesel-AT 4×2 donor variant. The flagship Fortuner variant costs Rs 25,000 more  than the diesel-AT 4×4 variant. The Fortuner is now priced between

BK Nayak becomes first Indian medical officer for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
BK Nayak becomes first Indian medical officer for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Col (Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak has been appointed the FIH Medical Officer for hockey at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Nayak was previously the medical officer for the men’s hockey team for the World Cup that was held in Bhubaneswar in 2018. He is the first Indian to be appointed in the role.   Hockey India

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi from November 4
Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi from November 4

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in Delhi from November 4 to 15.Kejriwal said the move was aimed at combating high levels of air pollution in winters when crop burning takes place in neighbouring states.The chief minister announced his seven-point action plan to tackle pollution due

Pakistan to charge Kartarpur pilgrims $20 as service fee
Pakistan to charge Kartarpur pilgrims $20 as service fee

Pakistan on Thursday said that pilgrims will be charged $20 as service charge for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara. “Pakistan will charge USD 20 per person as service fees, not entrance fees, for Kartarpur Corridor,” Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said in a weekly briefing.Earlier this month, India and Pakistan had failed to finalise an

Anupam shares video of SRK's Kenyan fan singing DDLJ song
Anupam shares video of SRK’s Kenyan fan singing DDLJ song

 Veteran actor Anupam Kher has shared a video of superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s fan from Kenya lip-syncing a number from their blockbuster 1995 film “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”. Anupam on Thursday afternoon took to Twitter, where he shared a video of a fan from Kenya lip-syncing the song “Tujhe dekha to”, picturised on Shah Rukh

Govt removes names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals from blacklist

 The government has removed from its blacklist names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities and only two persons figure on the list now, a Home Ministry official said on Friday. The decision has been taken after a review carried out by different security agencies on the Adverse List or blacklist containing the

Ammy Virk, Sargun Mehta starrer 'Qismat 2' to release on 18 September
Ammy Virk, Sargun Mehta starrer ‘Qismat 2’ to release on 18 September

Ammy Virk, Sargun Mehta starrer Qismat 2 releasing soon. After wooing the audience with their Punjabi film “Qismat”, actors Ammy Virk and Sargun Mehta are coming up with a sequel on September 18.”Qismat 2″ is directed by Jagdeep Sidhu, who had also helmed the first instalment. Announcing the film’s release date, Sargun on Thursday took

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Kesari actor Akshay Kumar pay tribute to Saragarhi bravehearts
Kesari actor Akshay Kumar pay tribute to Saragarhi bravehearts

Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda have paid a tribute to the 21 Sikhs who fought valiantly against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen as it was Saragarhi Day on Thursday.Earlier this year, Akshay starred in “Kesari”, which is based on the historic battle of Saragarhi. He took to Twitter to pay his tribute. “My tributes to