Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation


 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation, an official said here.He further said Sidhu’s resignation has been forwarded to Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore.The acceptance of the resignation came days after Sidhu resigned from Punjab Cabinet.Singh, who was in Delhi earlier this week, had said Tuesday he would decide on

Not fair to win the World Cup like that: Captain Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice — first in regular play and then in the Super Over — and Morgan’s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of

Earth’s largest radio telescope to search for ‘new worlds’

As well as hunting for signals from alien life, the largest and most sensitive radio telescope ever built will search for extrasolar planets, or exoplanets, which have magnetic fields like Earth, within 100 light-years from Earth.Astronomers from countries including China and France recently published their ambitious observation plan using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope

Social activist Anmol Kwatra, father attacked, Congress blamed Social activist Anmol Kwatra, father attacked, Congress blamed

Ludhiana Tension prevailed in Shivpuri area on Sunday after the social activist Anmol Kwatra and his father was allegedly attacked by local Congress leaders. The victim along with his thousands of supporters blocked Shivpuri Chowk in protest. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Tejpal Singh Gill, Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) candidate Simarjit Singh Bains, Youth Akali

143% turnout in world’s highest polling booth: Himachal Pradesh 143% turnout in world’s highest polling booth: Himachal Pradesh

It is strange but true! The world’s highest polling station at 15,256 feet in Tashigang village of Himachal Pradesh on May 19 recorded an unbelievable 142.85% voter turnout. And all votes were duly declared valid. In another unique feature of the country’s democratic exercise, the smallest polling booth Ka, located near Tashigang in Spiti valley itself and

Kapil Sharma feted by World Book of Records
Kapil Sharma feted by World Book of Records

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been acknowledged as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad by the World book of Records London. “It’s a proud moment for all of us. We congratulate the king of comedy, Kapil, for being recognised as one of the most viewed stand-up comedians in India and abroad and for

Modi in Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on Sunday
Modi in Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on Sunday

Five days before the election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning offered prayers at the Kedarnath shrine nestled in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Early in the day, Modi arrived at Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport and took a helicopter to Kedarnath. He was wearing a grey attire with a pahari cap and a saffron

Shahid poses with his wax statue in Singapore
Shahid poses with his wax statue in Singapore

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor struck a pose with his wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here.Shahid on Thursday tweeted a photograph of himself along with his wax statue and captioned it: “Twinning.”He also shared some images on his Instagram stories. In a photograph, the “Udta Punjab” actor was seen fixing the hair of his

Most educational institutions shut down in J&K
Most educational institutions shut down in J&K

Amid calls of hanging of rapist as students continue to clash with the police, the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday shut down most educational institutions in the valley. Fearing further spurts in violence as the protests took centre-stage after two consecutive rape incidents were reported in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, colleges in Srinagar

Hapur rape case finds no echo in LS polls
Hapur rape case finds no echo in LS polls

Elections have moved into the final phase, politicians are looking towards post-poll calculations and, apparently, have no time for the rape victim who allegedly set herself on fire in protest against police inaction on her complaint. The incident has not found a place in any of the election speeches of top political leaders.Chief Minister Yogi

Diljit Dosanjh upcoming movie 'Shada' with the one & only Soni Crew
Diljit Dosanjh upcoming movie ‘Shada’ featuring the Soni Crew

The digital social media has surely created revolutionizing results, by letting a common man reach the masses, hence becoming a star in himself. But, the real reward is at the time when the talent of any common man is truly appreciated by the well-established artists and popular celebrities. One such example of a common man

Hina Khan poses with Eiffel Tower before Cannes visit
Hina Khan poses with Eiffel Tower before Cannes visit

Before making her debut at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, popular TV actress Hina Khan and her beau Rocky Jaiswal spent some romantic moments at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. She took to Instagram to share a photograph of herself posing in front of the tallest structure in Paris.”Just be… Restoring my energy. Before it

IIPKL starts in Pune with grand opening
IIPKL starts in Pune with grand opening

Amarpreet Singh Pune The Grand Opening of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) was held at Shri Shivachattrapati Stadium, Balewadi, Pune on Monday. Famous actress Kainaat Arora and dance crew MJ5, North India’s star singers MDKD and Patriotic singer Miss. Kavi Singh performed on the opening ceremony of IIPKL. Several prominent personalities from all walks

Salman took over two hours to look old in 'Bharat'
Salman took over two hours to look old in ‘Bharat’

Superstar Salman Khan’s transformation to looking old in the forthcoming film “Bharat” took almost two-and-a-half hours. Talking about the “Dabangg” star’s transformation, the film’s director Ali Abbas Zafar said: “This was a difficult task and one has to be very patient with the procedure. It took almost two-and-a-half hours to transform Salman into an older

Lasith Malinga is a champion: Rohit Sharma
Lasith Malinga is a champion: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma praised veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga who bowled a spectacular final over in the summit clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.Chennai Super Kings (CSK), chasing 150, needed nine runs of the 20th over. However, Malinga used his experience to his advantage and bowled a brilliant over to

111-year-old Bachan Singh casts his vote in Delhi
111-year-old Bachan Singh casts his vote in Delhi

Delhi’s oldest voter, 111-year old Bachan Singh cast his vote at a polling booth in West Delhi’s Tilak Nagar on Sunday. Singh arrived at the Sant Garh polling booth in a wheel chair and was greeted by his relatives and well-wishers, some of whom even offered him bouquets.Delhi Election Commission officials said that Singh was

Rakhi Sawant poses with Pakistani flag
Rakhi Sawant poses with Pakistani flag

Actress and controversy queen Rakhi Sawant has ruffled feathers once again on the social media. This time, by posing with the Pakistan flag. On Wednesday, Rakhi shared a photograph of herself on Instagram. She is seen dressed in a feather skirt with thigh-high slit paired with a halter neck and low-cut blouse, and adorns a

Ranveer Singh in awe of Deepika’s Met Gala look

Actor Ranveer Singh loved his wife Deepika Padukone’s Barbie avatar at Met Gala 2019, and took to social media to send across his love to the actress.Deepika, who gained global recognition with the Hollywood film “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” in 2017, stunned one and all when she stepped out in a pink strapless gown

Punjabi star Ammy Virk gifts luxury car to his parents
Punjabi star Ammy Virk gifts luxury car to his parents

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk has gifted a luxurious black coloured Range Rover to his parents. Ammy took to Instagram on Tuesday to share an update about the new addition. View this post on Instagram WAHEGURU ji di kirpa nal, maa peo dia duaawan nal, te mehnat naal ah din aye… supne sach hunde ne bas

Punjab CM goes nostalgic with 1965 India-Pakistan war hero
Punjab CM goes nostalgic with 1965 India-Pakistan war hero

Invoking his Army background and participation in the 1965 India-Pakistan war, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday went nostalgic when he met an Army war veteran.The Chief Minister met Captain Mall Singh (retired) of 2 Sikh who had sustained nearly half a dozen bullet injuries as part of Charlie Company in the 1965 war.Captain