Jul 30

2019 Porsche Macan Facelift Launched; More Affordable Than Before

Porsche had first unveiled the Macan facelift in China almost exactly a year ago. Now, the carmaker’s baby SUV has been launched in India too and it is being offered in two petrol-powered variants – the Macan and the Macan S. The Macan’s 4-cylinder variant was the most affordable Porsche in India at Rs 80.38 lakh  (ex-showroom

2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Facelift Unveiled; Features Revised Styling
2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Facelift Unveiled; Features Revised Styling

Mitsubishi has debuted the mid-life refreshed model of the latest-gen Pajero Sport, which is not on sale in India. The facelifted SUV features updated styling on the outside as well as a tweaked interior.  Mitsubishi Considering Eclipse Cross For India, Will Rival The Jeep Compass On the outside, the SUV gets an updated front fascia with a

Singer Guru Randhawa assaulted in Vancouver
Singer Guru Randhawa assaulted in Vancouver

Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa was attacked in Vancouver after a live performance at Queen Elizabeth Theater on Sunday night, and latest reports coming in state he is out of danger. Punjabi singer-actor Preet Harpal took to Facebook to confirm the incident, with a picture of Randhawa, which appears to show Guru in no danger after

Filmmaker Karan Johar to hoist Indian flag in Melbourne
Karan Johar to hoist Indian flag in Melbourne

Filmmaker Karan Johar will hoist the Indian flag at the Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne (IFFM 2019), which is all set to start from August 8 to 17.The flag hoisting ceremony will take place in the presence of thousands of Indian-Australians and people from the subcontinent diaspora on August 11, read a statement. Honoured to

Bajaj Pulsar 150 Gets Pricier!
Bajaj Pulsar 150 Gets Pricier!

After hiking the price of its flagship motorcycle, the Dominar 400, Bajaj has now increased the Pulsar 150 Neon’s retail price by Rs 2,950. It now retails at Rs 71,200. The Pulsar 150 and the Pulsar 150 Twin Disc, on the other hand, gets a price hike of just Rs 500. As of now, Bajaj officials haven’t revealed the reason for

Priyanka “perfect choice” for becoming Cong president : Amarinder
Priyanka “perfect choice” for becoming Cong president : Amarinder

Days after he batted for young leader as the Congress president, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Monday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be a perfect choice to take over the party reins.Reposing his full confidence in the party general secretary, Amarinder said Priyanka would get all-round support if chosen to take over as Congress president.“Priyanka

GST On Electric Cars Reduced From 12 To 5 Per Cent!
GST On Electric Cars Reduced From 12 To 5 Per Cent!

Revised GST rates to come into effect from 1 August 2019. Recently launched Kona EV could get more affordable by up to Rs 1.4 lakh. GST on EV chargers reduced too, from 18 per cent to 5 per cent. GST exemption for electric buses hired by local authorities. Further benefits for EV buyers worth up

New Zealand parliament honors Harbhajan Mann
New Zealand parliament honors Harbhajan Mann

Harbhajan Mann is a true Punjabi, a living legend whose music has been heard by the people of all ages. And it is a fact when we say that they felt a proud Punjabi after hearing the songs of this classic artist. Starting his career with ‘Chithiya Ni Chithiya’, and later establishing a strong a

Amitabh Bachchan reveals how he got his surname 'Bachchan'
Amitabh Bachchan reveals how he got his surname ‘Bachchan’

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shared anecdotes about his last name and said that “Bachchan” was his father and legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poetic nom de plume.The 76-year-old cine icon took to his blog and discuss about the caste system prevalent in ancient India.”The caste system in the land has been prevalent for centuries,

Did you apply for Google CEO's job on LinkedIn?
Did you apply for Google CEO’s job on LinkedIn?

To the surprise of millions of LinkedIn users, the high-profile job of Google CEO Sundar Pichai was up for grabs on Microsoft-owned professional networking platform and some wannabes even applied to become what would be a dream job on Earth.Later, LinkedIn accepted it was actually a security bug that let users post an official-looking job

Maruti Ertiga CNG Launched At Rs 8.88 Lakh

The Maruti Ertiga CNG has been launched in the country at Rs 8.88 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The CNG version is only available in the Ertiga’s mid-spec VXI variant, while it will not be offered in other variants, namely LXI, ZXI and top-spec ZXI+. It attracts a premium of just over Rs 70,000 compared to the standard petrol-powered

PM invites people to watch him in 'Man Vs Wild' tonight
PM Modi to feature on ‘Man Vs Wild’ on August 12

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will appear in an episode of “Man Vs Wild”, the popular television programme on Discovery Channel, on August 12.The programme, aimed at creating awareness about animal conservation and environmental change, will be aired at 9 p.m.The special episode, which has been shot in the Jim Corbett National Park, will throw light

Top 5 Car News Of The Week Are Here
Top 5 Car News Of The Week

Top 5 Car News Of The Week Kia Seltos: The upcoming compact SUV continues to hog the limelight and now we have a leaked document explaining its variant list! While most have been raving about the availability of four transmission options on the Seltos, those eyeing the top-spec Seltos could be in for some disappointment. Also,

Firozpur: Parents tie addict son with chains to stop him from taking drugs
Firozpur: Parents tie addict son with chains to stop him from taking drugs

A man has been tied up with chains by his parents to stop him from taking drugs. The 35-year-old Jasbeer Singh is married and has two children. He has tried to commit suicide but he failed. When his family got to know about his suicide attempt, they tied him up with chains. “I have been

Hyundai Cars To Get Dearer By Upto Rs 9,200 From August

Hyundai has announced a price hike of upto Rs 9,200 effective from 1 August 2019. It will be applicable across its entire lineup except for the recently launched Venue and Kona Electric. Hyundai says the price hike is a result of increase in input costs due to the introduction of new safety regulations in cars by the government. 

Hotel fined Rs 25,000 for over-charging actor Rahul Bose for two bananas
Hotel fined Rs 25,000 for over-charging actor Rahul Bose for two bananas

A fine of Rs 25,000 has been imposed on hotel JW Marriott here by the Excise and Taxation Department of the Union Territory for over-charging from actor Rahul Bose for fruits served to him in the hotel.”You have to see this to believe it. Who said fruit wasn’t harmful to your existence? Ask the wonderful

Fines For Traffic Violations To Pinch More
Fines For Traffic Violations To Pinch More

Jumping red light, using mobile while driving, dangerous overtakes to lead to Rs 10,000 worth of fines. Traffic signals on highways to be made clearly visible. Honking unnecessarily or in a no-honking zone may lead to Rs 10,000 fine or 6 months imprisonment or both. Mobility infrastructure to undergo changes for reducing traffic. Govt to

3 pilgrims die during Shrikhand Mahadev yatra in Kullu
3 pilgrims die during Shrikhand Mahadev yatra in Kullu

Three pilgrims have died during the Shrikhand Mahadev yatra in Himachal Pradesh’s district, police said on Sunday.The three collapsed while coming back to the base camp in Sinhgad from the shrine after paying their obeisance, according to information.The deceased have been identified as Upender Saini (40) of Shimla, Kewal Nand Bhagat and Atma Ram of

Is The Maruti WagonR AMT More Frugal Than AMT Tata Tiago & Hyundai Santro?

Sales of AMT-equipped cars are gaining healthy ground among compact hatchback buyers. So it was only natural to pick up the most popular ones and put them in a real-world mileage test. Here are the results that we came back with. Petrol AMT Maruti WagonR Hyundai Santro Tata Tiago Engine Tested 1.2-litre 1.1-litre 1.2-litre  Power

Red wine can treat depression, anxiety: Study
Red wine can treat depression, anxiety: Study

 In a good news for wine lovers, researchers have found a compound present in red wine which can treat depression and anxiety.The plant compound resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme which controls stress in the brain.”Resveratrol may be an effective alternative to drugs for treating patients suffering from depression and