India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of US $8,230 bn
India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of US $8,230 bn


NEW DELHI: India is the sixth wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of US $8,230 billion, while the US is the richest nation globally, says a report. According to the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, the US is the wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of US $62,584

Petrol, diesel touch all-time high as oil companies hike rates Petrol, diesel touch all-time high as oil companies hike rates

NEW DELHI: Petrol price today touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to its highest ever level of Rs 67.57 as the oil PSUs passed on four weeks of relentless rise in international oil prices to consumers. Petrol price today increased by 33 paisa a litre in Delhi — the

Majithia takes dig at govt for ignoring basic facilities in govt. schools Majithia takes dig at govt for ignoring basic facilities in govt. schools

Amritsar – Taking a dig at the Congress government in the state for ignoring the basic facilities in the schools, former Cabinet Minister and MLA Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday gave money from his own pockets to restore electricity at Government Primary School, Kathunangal near Amritsar. The power supply to the school was snapped by Punjab

Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll Two AAP leaders join SAD ahead of Shahkot bye-poll

Jalandhar – In a jolt to the AAP, its two leaders HS Walia and CD Singh Kamboj on Sunday joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) along with their supporters ahead of the Shahkot Assembly bye-poll scheduled to be held on May 28. Both of them joined the SAD the presence of party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal.

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has taken steps and “will do its best” to render justice to each and every family that has suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a senior BJP leader has said. “I stand before you to assure the community that we will do our best to render justice to each and every

Delhi Daredevils knock out MI from play-offs
Delhi Daredevils knock out MI from play-offs

NEW DELHI: Delhi Daredevils (DD) rode a strong bowling display to notch up an 11-run victory and eliminate Mumbai Indians from the race for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs at the Ferozshah Kot la here on Sunday. Chasing a target of 175 runs in what was a must-win encounter for them, Mumbai were bundled

Playing villain in Simmba will be challenging: Sonu Sood
Playing villain in Simmba will be challenging: Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood, who will be playing the antagonist in Simmba, says grey characters always interest him as there is more scope of performance. The 44-year-old actor has already started his preparation for the Rohit Shetty-directed cop drama, starring Ranveer Singh in the lead. “It is very challenging (role). When grey character gets entertaining, the job is done. We

UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films: Sargun
UK among biggest markets for Punjabi films: Sargun

Actress Sargun Mehta, who has starred in Punjabi films like “Love Punjab” and “Angrej”, says the UK is one of the biggest markets for the genre. The Punjabi film industry is a growing industry, and we need people to watch, love and support our movies. This is the only way the industry will grow. And I’m happy

Late night meals can increase weight, cholesterol levels
Late night meals can increase weight, cholesterol levels

NEW YORK: Eating late at night could cause several health problems including weight gain and increase in insulin and cholesterol levels, show the initial results of an ongoing study. The findings suggest that eating the last meal of the day before 7 p.m. could help you stay in better health. “We know from our sleep loss

Punjab issues notices to companies to cancel tenders of wheat silos
Punjab issues notices to companies to cancel tenders of wheat silos

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government suffered a setback as the Centre Government has rejected its silos project for storing wheat. 32 steel silos had been approved while three have been completed with the cost of crore of rupees by the private companies and these two are functional, but other could not completed in stipulated time.

Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased
Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan among the minority community across the State. If compare to last year, the growth of advances to Christians is to 73.72 per cent and Muslim is 49.96 per cent till March 2018. Data provided the banks that State Bank of India is on the top to

Rajasthan: Over 40 people hospitalised due to food poisoning

Rajasthan 40 people hospitalised: Over 40 people, including children, have been admitted to a hospital due to food poisoning after they ate ‘pakodas’ (a snack) in Rajasthan‘s Sirohi city. The incident took place on Friday, wherein the victims were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.They are said to be in a stable condition

Congress-JDS to meet today ahead of Kumaraswamy’s oath ceremony

Congress-JDS: With HD Kumaraswamy all set to take oath as the Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23, leaders from the Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) will be meeting today to discuss the future of the alliance in the state assembly. The elected MLAs from both the parties are expected to attend the meeting. On Saturday,

Taj Heritage Corridor being resurrected in new avatar, but questions remain
Taj Heritage Corridor being resurrected in new avatar, but questions remain

The controversial Taj Heritage Corridor is being resurrected in a new avatar but disturbing questions remain, environmentalists say. The Uttar Pradesh horticulture department, in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India, has started greening the vast wasteland sandwiched between two world heritage monuments.The Supreme Court, some 10 years ago, had asked the Archaeological Survey of India to

Punjabi Film Awards ceremony held first time in UK
Punjabi Film Awards ceremony held first time in UK

Birmingham made history on Saturday May 12, 2018 by hosting a grand Punjabi awards ceremony, which took place in the UK for the first time. BritAsia TV, the UK’s leading, homegrown Asian entertainment channel, hosted the inaugural Punjabi Film Awards.The show welcomed a dazzling guest list of the leading names in Punjabi film and entertainment. The ceremony was

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale
Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

NAGPUR: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said that the Centre would try to bring a bill in the monsoon session of Parliament to pave the way for reservation in job promotions for employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories. The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment was addressing

Ammy Virk's Harjeeta - on an inspiring track
Ammy Virk’s Harjeeta – on an inspiring track

We have seen lot of success stories of sportspersons making the rounds and earning a name for themselves. And this week’s release Punjabi film, Harjeeta, is also a story of one young player, who captained India and who tasted the success by winning the World Hockey Cup in the year 2016 at a very young age

Toothpaste ingredients may combat severe lung disease
Toothpaste ingredients may combat severe lung disease

WASHINGTON: A common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, when combined with an already approved drug, a study has found. Researchers at Michigan State University in the US have found that when triclosan, a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing, is combined with antibiotic tobramycin, it

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today
Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today

Another setback for AAP as its leader Walia to join SAD, today Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems difficult to keep the party unite AAP in Punjab. Although the state unit is going under revamp process, but its leaders have been leaving the party. Party is likely to suffer another jolt, tomorrow as its leader and candidate of Assembly

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07
City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07 Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In the case of City Centre Ludhiana, the court of District and Sessions Judge Gurbir  Singh heard the arguments of both sides of prosecution and defence side on closure report filed by Vigilance Bureau. As the arguments were not completed on Saturday,