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Dev Samaj College bids adieu to Principal Madhu Parashar

Ferozepur: It is a great achievement of a woman like Madhu Parashar Principal of an esteemed institute of the north India Dev Samaj College for women to complete an undisputed era of 24 years as the principal of the most reputed institute. She also completed 42 years in the service of the college, which is

Three infiltration bids foiled, militant killed

Srinagar: A militant was killed today as army foiled three infiltration bids, assisted by Pakistani troops, along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Army foiled an infiltration bid in Naugam sector in the wee hours today, killing a militant, an army official said. The body of the slain militant was recovered during search

Apple bids goodbye to third-gen Apple TV: Report

New York: Apple has reportedly bid goodbye to its third-gen Apple TV, shifting its focus on the new fourth-gen model, media reported on Thursday. According to 9to5mac.com, in an email sent out to employees and education partners, Apple said that it is discontinuing the device. “The third-gen model was introduced in 2012 and was quietly

Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh after 11 days

Mumbai: The curtains fell on the 11-day long Ganeshotsav festivities – in which the elephant-headed god Lord Ganesh was worshipped – in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Anant Chaturdashi on Thursday.After performing the farewell ‘Uttar Pooja’ thousands of big, medium and small idols of Lord Ganesh shall be taken out to various immersion

Rio bids farewell to athletes in colourful closing

Rio de Janeiro:  Rains failed to dampen thefamous Rio carnival spirit as this Brazilian city bid an emotional farewell to the thousands of athletes of the world in a colourful closing ceremony to bring down curtains on the 31st Olympic Games here. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach declared the Games closed to mark the

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

Pakistan sports fraternity bids adieu to Hanif

Karachi:  The country’s top cricketers,sportspersons and high profile personalities attended the funeral of Pakistan’s former captain and legendary batsman Hanif Muhammad with many lamenting that sporting greats were not given the recognition they deserved during their lifetime. Hanif, 81, passed away on Thursday at a local hospital after a long battle with lung cancer and

BlackBerry bids goodbye to its Classic smartphone

Toronto: It is time to say goodbye to tactile keys. Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry has parted ways with its most successful device of its times — BlackBerry Classic. According to Ralph Pini, chief operating officer and general manager for devices at BlackBerry, the company will no longer manufacture BlackBerry Classic. “For many years, Classic (and

Govt invites bids from merchant bankers for stake sale in NMDC

New Delhi: Government on Friday invited bids from merchant bankers interested in assisting it in the sale of 10 per cent stake in blue-chip NMDC which could fetch about Rs 3,900 crore to the exchequer. It will select four merchant bankers for managing the stake sale in India’s largest iron ore producer NMDC. As per