Apr 28

Rs 300 cr hole in Air India pocket as Pakistan air space closes
Rs 300 cr hole in Air India pocket as Pakistan air space closes

Air India has suffered losses of around Rs 300 crore since late February as its long haul flights from New Delhi are taking longer to reach destinations in Europe, the Gulf and the US because of the closure of Pakistan’s airspace. The Pakistani airspace has remained shut for traffic to and from India ever since

New to Amritsar, Hardeep Puri hits the ground running

 He may be new to the Sikh holy city of Amritsar and to the heat and dust of the politics of the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, but Union Minister Hardeep Puri has hit the ground campaigning for the May 19 election to this seat.On Sunday morning, Puri, accompanied by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha

Sikh leader Indumeet Singh demands Punjabi department at KU

Srinagar  :  Sikh Leader Indumeet Singh on Sunday demanded establishment of Punjabi Department  at Kashmir  University  for the Students particularly for Punjabi students. In a statement  Indumeet  said that in Kashmir University there are departments for every subject but Punjabi department is not established. “This is long pending demand of Punjabi students of Kashmir to

2 suspects wanted in Sri Lanka bombings arrested
2 suspects wanted in Sri Lanka bombings arrested

Two suspects, wanted over the April 21 Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, were arrested on Sunday, police said. The two men were identified as Mohammad Iwuhaim Saadiq Abdul Haq and Mohammad Iwuhaim Shahid Abdul Haq, reports the Daily Mirror. According to the police, the suspects were arrested in Nawalapitiya town, Central Province.They will be

Imran Khan meets China's Xi Jinping in Beijing
Imran Khan meets China’s Xi Jinping in Beijing

Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday met Chinese President Xi Jinping here for bilateral talks.The meeting took place at the Great Hall of the People. Khan was received by Xi upon arrival at the venue, reports The News International.The two countries are expected to sign the Free Trade Agreement after the bilateral talks

Amarinder concerned over Canada's support to separatists
Amarinder concerned over Canada’s support to separatists

Expressing concern over the Canadian government’s “covert and overt” support to the hardliners operating from its soil to create disturbances in India, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the Central government to ask the global community to join India in cracking down on this grave threat to its peace and security.”The appointment of

Vivo refreshes its Y series in India with 'Y17'
Vivo refreshes its Y series in India with ‘Y17’

Chinese handset maker Vivo on Saturday launched the ‘Y17’ smartphone with a 5000mAh battery in India for Rs 17,990.The phone comes with a triple rear AI camera (13MP+8MP+2MP sensors) and a 20MP selfie shooter. There’s a 16.15cm “FullView” display.The device will be available in mineral blue and mystic purple variants across Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, offline

AIFF recommends Gurpreet Sandhu and Jeje for Arjuna
AIFF recommends Gurpreet Sandhu and Jeje for Arjuna

All India Football Federation (AIFF) has recommended the names of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Jeje Lalpekhlua for the prestigious Arjuna award this year. It was confirmed by AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das on Saturday.Despite the parent body’s recommendations, the question, however, remains whether the star goalkeeper and the striker would be third time lucky? The

Air India server crashes, services hit
Air India server crashes, services hit

 Flight operations of Air India were hit on Saturday after a reported glitch in its main server, according to sources.At the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, thousands of passengers were stranded and many flights affected. “There is total chaos and confusion here, long queues of passengers,” a passenger, T. Choudhary said. According to

Punjab BJP beaming with Sunny Deol hopes
Punjab BJP beaming with Sunny Deol hopes

For the BJP in Punjab cine star, Sunny Deol is expected to be the gamechanger. The party’s decision to field him as a Lok Sabha candidate in Gurdaspur would not only decisively boost the BJP’s poll prospects in Gurdaspur, but would also have a bearing on the neighbouring Amritsar and Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seats, It

Pakistan PM in China on second official visit
Pakistan PM in China on second official visit

Indo-Asian News Service Islamabad Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday reached Beijing for his four-day official tour of China to “take the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries to new heights”, said an official statement.It marks the premier’s second official visit to the country since coming into power. His first visit had

Online helicopter booking from May 1 for Amarnath Yatra
Online helicopter booking from May 1 for Amarnath Yatra

The online helicopter booking for the annual Amarnath Yatra will begin on May 1, according to an announcement on Friday. A statement issued here by the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) that manages the affairs of the annual Himalayan Yatra said: “Online booking of helicopter tickets for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2019 shall commence on May

o Modi wave in country, BJP will be ousted: Punjab CM
No Modi wave in country, BJP will be ousted: Punjab CM

There is no “Modi wave” in the country and the BJP, which has no achievements to show, will be ousted from power, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh claimed Friday. The chief minister also exuded confidence that the Congress will win all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state. “In the absence of any Modi

UNICEF, NITI Aayog tie up for child empowerment
UNICEF, NITI Aayog tie up for child empowerment

New Delhi As per a release, the plan will be implemented through Atal Tinkering Lab initiative to orient the burgeoning innovation ecosystem towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals with a focus on child rights. The LoI was signed by Yasmin Ali Haque, UNICEF representative in India, and Ramanathan Ramanan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission. “Through this

Sargun Mehta fell on the sets of "Chandigarh-Amritsar-Chandigarh"
Sargun Mehta fell on the sets of “Chandigarh-Amritsar-Chandigarh”

One of the most awaited movie “Chandigarh-Amritsar-Chandigarh” is making headlines now a days all because of the beauty of Punjabi cinema Sargun Mehta. The movie starring Sargun Mehta and Gippy Grewal, and both are super busy in shooting the promotional song of the film which will be hitting the screens on 24th May 2019. Well,

World's first malaria vaccine launched in Africa Geneva
World’s first malaria vaccine launched in Africa Geneva

The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in Malawi after concerted efforts of over 30 years to protect children from the deadly disease that claims over 435,000 lives globally every year.The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the Government of Malawi’s landmark pilot programme.The launch of the first and only malaria vaccine, known as RTS,S,

Sara Ali Khan to star opposite Varun Dhawan in 'Coolie No 1' adaptation
Sara Ali Khan to star opposite Varun Dhawan in ‘Coolie No 1’ adaptation

Sara Ali Khan is set to star in the modern version of “Coolie No 1”, the makers announced Wednesday. There were speculations that the actor, who made her Bollywood debut with 2018’s “Kedarnath”, would be playing the female lead opposite Varun Dhawan in the modern adaptation of the hit comedy. The original, which starred Govinda

Kohli fan named winner of Global Sports Fan Award
Kohli fan named winner of Global Sports Fan Award

Ahead of the biggest & first ever Global Sports Fan Awards, Sugumar D., an ardent fan of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, has been announced as the second recipient of the Global Sports Fan Awards, joining the bandwagon with Sachin Tendulkar worshipper Sudhir Kumar, who is the first recipient of the award.The function is scheduled for

Satish Kaushik locks script of 'Tere Naam' sequel
Satish Kaushik locks script of ‘Tere Naam’ sequel

Veteran actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik says he will be making a sequel to the 2003 Salman Khan-starrer “Tere Naam”. The upcoming film will revolve around a gangster and will be set in north India.”We have just locked the script of ‘Tere Naam’ sequel and it’s a love story revolving around a gangster. It will be set

Honda India Rides In The CBR650R
Honda India Rides In The CBR650R

The Honda CBR650R has been launched in India at Rs 7.7 lakh, ex-showroom pan-India. Compared to the previous model, the CBR650F, the new motorcycle is Rs 32,000 dearer. The CBR650R was first unveiled at the 2018 EICMA show. Honda has detuned the bike for the Indian market a bit, presumably due to the fuel quality available here as well