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UPSC 2016 results out, Nandini of Karnataka tops

UPSC 2016 results out, Nandini of Karnataka tops. New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Nandini K.R. of Karnataka bagged the top rank in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2016 exams, followed by Anmol Sher Singh Bedi and Gopalakrishna Ronanki, at second and third place, a statement from the Commission said.The written exam for the civil

Airtel rated as India’s ‘Fastest Mobile Network for 2016’

New Delhi: Indias largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel has been rated the ‘Fastest Mobile Network for 2016’, leading broadband testing and network diagnostic application Ookla said on Thursday. The findings were based on analysis of millions of internet speed tests logged on ‘modern devices’ by mobile customers across the country using Ookla’s popular Speedtest

2016 saw crime on the rise in Punjab 

Chandigarh:  The sensational Nabha jailbreak,a spate of attacks on high-profile leaders including a fatal one on RSS’s Jagdish Gagneja and gangsters striking at will put a question mark on Punjab Police’s functioning in 2016. While the SAD-BJP government insisted there was “peace and harmony”, Opposition parties including Congress were unsparing in their attack against Akalis

2016 had path-breaking performances by actresses: Alia Bhatt

Mumbai: Alia Bhatt says this year has beengood for actresses in Bollywood as the audience got to watch some path-breaking and strong performances by the female leads in various films. Alia won the ‘Star Plus Ki Nayi Soch’ award and ‘best actress’ award for her role in “Udta Punjab” which drew much appreciation from the

Indian-American women making mark in 2016 general elections

Washington: Indian-American women politiciansare making a mark in this year’s general elections in the US with Democrat Kamala Harris all set to be elected as the first Senator from the community. This is seen as a direct effect of Clinton, 69, the first- ever woman candidate of a major political party and also a result

‘Baahubali’, ‘Sultan’, to be screened at IFFI 2016

Mumbai: National award-winning film”Baahubali: The Beginning”, “Bajirao Mastani” and Salman Khan-starrer “Sultan” will be part of the Indian Panorama section at 47th International Film Festival of India in Goa next month. Akshay Kumar-starrer patriotic drama “Airlift” will also be screened at the extravaganza to be held from November 20 to November 28. The other 22

DGC crowns Ms and Mr Fresher 2016

Mohali: Ms Oni Libang, B. Com. student of Doaba Business School and Mr. T. Malemnganba, MBA student of Doaba Business School, were crowned Ms and Mr Fresher 2016, at the Doaba Group of Colleges fresher’s party. They were selected on the basis of their performance in the modeling and question rounds, their personality, attitude, way

2016 US election brings out worst in people: Poll

Washington: With harsh rhetoric as the brand image of the 2016 US presidential election, an overwhelming majority of voters have said that this year’s race has brought out the worst in people, according to a new poll. The new Monmouth University poll showed 70 per cent of registered voters believed that the matchup between Democrat

Abhay Deol to walk ramp at Beetle’s Tech Fashion Tour 2016

Mumbai: Actor Abhay Deol will be walking the ramp for a designer at Beetles Tech Fashion Tour 2016 to be held here on September 21. The event, organised by Exhibit Technologies, will be held at St. Regis here. Ramesh Somani, CEO and Founder, Exhibit Technologies, revealed that the “Happy Bhag Jayegi” star will walk the

Esha Gupta to walk at India Runway Week 2016

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Actress Esha Gupta will turn showstopper for designer Yoshita Yadav at the Indian runway week Autum/Winter 2016. Yadav is set to make her debut at the fashion week with her label Yoshita Couture. The designer will showcase her collection inspired by the city of Lucknow which remains the fashion capital

Jasmine Bhatara wins Mrs Universal 2016 second runners up Title

Jalandhar: Jalandhar based Dentist- Dr. Jasmine Bhatara wins Mrs Universal 2016 second runners up Title held at Nevada (USA). Earlier, Jasmine won Mrs. India title on February 2016 at Delhi this

Pawandeep Kaur declared ‘Mrs Punjab 2016’

Ludhiana: Grand Finale of Mrs Punjab 2016, a beauty contest for married women, held at Club Nirvana. In this contest 25 finalist chosen from different locations of Punjab. All the females are too beautiful and talented. In this grand finale, they have two rounds Libas Ethnic round and Beleta Virino Western Round. All the females walked

Sports Awards 2016

Athletes bask in awards glory at Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred Khel Ratna award on four-Sakshi Malik, P V Sindhu, both of whom won medals at Rio Olympics, Deepa Karmakar and Jitu Rai, the duo whose stunning performance drew laurels from across the country. They received a medal, certificate and cash prize of Rs 7.5 lakh each. Also

Khel Ratna For PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik, Jitu Rai For Rio 2016 Show

Rio Olympics 2016 medallists PV Sindhu (badminton) and Sakshi Malik (wrestling) have been awarded the Khel Ratna award for 2016. The highest sporting award of the country has also been given to Dipa Karmakar and Jitu Rai. Dipa Karmakar’s coach Bisweshwar Nandi is among six coaches who has been awarded the Dronacharya Award for 2016.

Final medal table at Rio Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro:  Following is the final medal table at Rio Olympic Games (tabulated under delegations, gold, silver, bronze and total medals), according to Xinhua news agency.    

Yogeshwar Dutt bids for gold

Chandigarh: Today our star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is participating in Men’s freestyle 65 kg wrestling event. All Indians from different parts of world will be witnessing this champion grab for gold. To send pray and love to Yogeshwar Dutt, kapishwar akhada(wrestler’s arena) near Chandigarh’s sukhna lake organised a Holi ritual of hawan for him and prayed

Breaking-PV Sindhu clinched silver in Rio 2016

In a nail biting match of badminton in Rio 2016, our finalist P.V Sindhu lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin. She won the first set by 21-19, lost the second set by 12-21 and lost the Gold by 15-21. “I’m really proud about it. I’m really happy. I could not win the gold. But I really

Rio 2016 organisers lament Brazilian crowds booing rival athletes

Rio de Janeiro:  The Rio 2016 organizing committee has expressed its sorrow at the way some Brazilian fans have been booing athletes from other countries during the Games. At a press conference on Wednesday, the Rio 2016 spokesperson, Mario Andrada, said; “Booing is not the right way to help anyone. We are continuing to work

CBSE declares NEET 2016 results

Chandigarh: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results of both the phases of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test on Tuesday, a day ahead of the expected date. Students can check their results by CBSE results website. Steps to check the results: 1) Go to CBSE results website 2) Click on the link for