Tag: , , , , ,

Voting begins in 95 seats in phase 2 of LS polls

Voting begins in 95 seats in phase 2 of LS polls

Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing MLAs in 35 of Odisha’s 147 assembly seats also started along with polling for five of the state’s 21 Lok Sabha constituencies. In these

Emraan Hashmi begins shooting for Captain Nawab

Emraan Hashmi begins shooting for Captain Nawab

Emraan Hashmi begins shooting for Captain Nawab. Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi has stepped into the shoes of an army officer for the first time as he has started filming for his highly anticipated movie ‘Captain Nawab’. The film has gone on floors today as shared by the actor on his Twitter handle. The ‘Baadshaho’ actor

Heart of Asia conference begins with focus on tackling terror in region

Amritsar: As Afghanistan faces the resurgence of Taliban, a conference of major regional and global powers began today in this holy city to explore ways to effectively deal with threat of terrorism in the region, its complex security matrix and help the war-ravaged nation in its transition. Being attended by nearly 40 countries and leading

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins

Bhopal: The counting of votes in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol parliamentary constituency and Nepanagar assembly constituency began amid tight security on Tuesday morning, an official said. Polls here were held on November 19. Initially the postal ballots were being counted which would be followed by the votes recorded in the EVMs, said an official from the

Int’l conference begins at GADVASU

Ludhiana: International symposium and 7th conference of Indian Meat Science Association on ‘New horizons for augmenting meat production and processing to ensure nutritional security, food safety and environmental sustainability’ were inaugurated by the Department of Livestock Products Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) in collaboration with Indian Meat Science Association. Dr

US Presidential poll: Voting at first booths begins

Washington: The first polling stations for Tuesday’s US 2016 presidential election have opened in the state of Vermont. The American electorate are to begin voting for Democrat Party candidate Hillary Clinton or her Republican counterpart Donald Trump, Efe news reported. The first stations opened at 5 a.m., local time.

Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Patna: Festive fervour erupted on the streets of Patna — and other cities and towns of Bihar — as celebrations of the state’s most popular Chhath festival got underway on Friday. Melodious tunes from folk and devotional songs filled the streets of Bihar’s capital and the drive to clean the roads, narrow lanes, river banks

DGP begins Akali-Cong clash probe

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday directed the DGP Suresh Arora to immediately reach Ludhiana for an on the spot inquiry into a clash between Akalis Dal and Congress workers over a white coloured effigy of demon king Ravana which left at least 35 persons injured. Arora has been asked to submit

Training course on delicious recipes begins at PAU

Ludhiana: A two-day training course on ‘Preparation of Delicious Recipes from Wheat Flour’ began at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) under the aegis of Directorate of Extension Education. Rural women from various parts of Punjab are participating in the course. Inaugurating the course, Dr Amarjit Kaur, Professor and Head, Department of Food Science and Technology, motivated

India’s ‘biggest’ spectrum auction begins on Saturday morning

New Delhi: India’s biggest auction of telecom spectrum kicked off on Saturday morning with seven operators in fray for a total of 2,354.55 MHz across seven bands, towards which a reserve price of Rs 5.66 lakh crore ($85 billion) has been fixed by the government. The companies that are participating in the auction are Bharti

Punjab Agricultural University orientation course begins at PAU

Ludhiana: A ten-day orientation course on ‘Effective Teaching, Research and Extension’ began in the Department of Extension Education and Communication Management, College of Home Science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). As many as 25 participants from different departments, Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Regional Research Stations of PAU are attending the course. This course has been designed to

MCL begins upgradation of Nehru Planetarium

Ludhiana: With an aim to improve the quality of programmes related with astronomy the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana (MCL) has started up gradation of the lone planetarium of the city. The department is upgrading its sound system and other technical features are also being added at the planetarium. According to the officials new advanced gadgets like digital

First International Sikh Conclave begins on Thursday in Bihar

Patna: Nearly 150 Sikh luminaries from all walks of life from India and abroad are likely to participate in the first three-day international Sikh conclave in Patna, beginning on September 22. Talking to media persons here, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said the state government is organising this conclave ahead of the 350th

Theatre festival begins in Amritsar

Amritsar: Theatre festival of three days is going to start at the art gallery here in Amritsar on Monday. The fest is being organised by Indian Academy of Fine Arts (IAFA) along with the North Zone Cultural Center (NZCC), Patiala. “Famous Artists from Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) and Amritsar would also participate in the Fest”, said

Polling begins in DU, JNU

New Delhi: Polling began on Friday morning in the two politically active varsities — University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) — for the post of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Joint Secretary. The elections for the morning colleges of the Delhi University (DU) started at 8.30 a.m. across 117 booths set up at 51

Diljit Dosanjh Plays “Superhero” In His Upcoming Film Super Singh

Diljit Dosanjh Begins Shooting For His Next Movie

Diljit Dosanjh’s Punjabi Movie  Super Singh Shoot has begin in Amritsar, Punjab under the banner of Balaji Telefilms. Sonam Bajwa and Diljit Dosanjh will be seen in Lead role as movie will be launched in next year. The movie will be directed by anurag singh. This will be Diljit’s 5th movie with the director Anurag

Rajnath Singh begins two-day visit to Srinagar from Wednesday

New Delhi:  Home Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to review the security in the Kashmir valley after 46 days of curfew and hold talks with politicians and civil society for finding a lasting solution to the unrest there during his two-day visit to Srinagar from Wednesday. Rajnath Singh’s visit, his second to Jammu and Kashmir

Shah Rukh begins filming imtiaz ali’s next in Prague

London: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has begunshooting for director Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming love story in the stunning locales of Prague. The film, reportedly titled “The Ring”, marks the first collaboration between the 50-year-old “Fan” star and Imtiaz. Shah Rukh is said to be playing a tourist guide in the movie. The actor posted on Instagram a

Malayalam New Year begins in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Malayalam New Year began in Kerala on Wednesday with Chingam — first month of the year. For Hindus in particular, the first day of the Chingam is considered auspicious for weddings, moving into a new home, buying a new vehicle and to start new ventures. Although Vishu (first of Medam month) is the

Breaking: All party meet on Kashmir begins

New Delhi:  An all-party meeting convened by the government to discuss the Kashmir situation began here on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the meeting. Earlier, the Lok Sabha adopted a resolution on the violence-hit Kashmir before it was adjourned sine die Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament this week that an all-party meet would