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NSS volunteers bring laurels to PGGC, Sector 11

Chandigarh: NSS volunteers of the college showed excellent performance in recently held Inter State Youth Red Cross Training Camp and bagged the coveted award for ,Best coordination by the team’ along withgood number of prizes in varied fields . The volunteers got1st prize in skit,2nd prize in exhibition, 2nd prize in spoon race and 3rd

‘If victorious, Congress to bring new legislation to save waters’

Chandigarh : The Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh announced that his party would bring a new legislation to save Punjab waters if it forms government with two-third majority. Former Chief Minister, Punjab, Capt Amarinder also assured that the state would be released from the clutches of corrupt and mafia-led Badal government that had been

Singh, Soni bring monochrome magic to runway

New Delhi: Popular designers Rajesh Pratap Singh and Ashish N. Soni showcased their latest monochrome collection on the second day of the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2017. Held at the NSIC ground in Okhla here, the show on Thursday began with Singh’s collection began with jazz music. The line featured deconstructed dhotis,

Lanka to bring in new anti-terror law: PM

Colombo: Sri Lanka would soon bring in a new anti-terrorism law, Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe said today. Wickremesinghe was addressing a joint press briefing with New Zealand Premier John Key in Auckland where he is on a visit. “We hope to be able to bring in the draft law soon,” Wickremesinghe said. The New Zealand

Long awaited showers bring respite to tricity

Chandigarh: The overnight thundershowers have been welcomed by the tricity residents as it brought respite from sultry weather conditions prevailing for the past few weeks. The heavy downpour brought the temperature down by a few notches. The MeT official said that the sudden gush of rain was a result of western disturbances and predicted that

PepsiCo India aims to bring rural workforce in FMCG

New Delhi: Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India says that it plans to bring more youth and women from rural areas to work in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, and will soon initiate large-scale campaigns for this purpose. “We have a proposition in process, called ‘Impact 10K’, which is targeted at the women in

Fashion and art bring spotlight on Indian heritage

New Delhi: Gond and kalamkari artworks,pichwai paintings and hand spun benarasi and kota sarees are part of a new fashion and art collection that seeks to preserve India’s dying textile heritage as well as conserve wildlife. Paying ‘An Ode to Heritage’, designer and textile revivalist Vidhi Singhania and Rajkumari Nandini Singh of Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh)

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Social media helps bring aid to Assam’s flood-affected

Jorhat (Assam): In this age of social media, no event can remain ignored for long and the floods in Assam are no exception.Every year, floods hit the northeaster state, ravaging districts and affecting lakhs of people. This year, the devastation was on a bigger scale, with many calling it the worst floods in the last

MCL adds new books in Public library at Guru Nanak Dev Bhawan Students allowed to, bring their books or laptops for reading in premises

Ludhiana: Having seen the demand of students for latest novels and books the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana added new books in the public library at Guru Nanak Bhawan on Monday. Also students are now allowed to bring their laptops and study material if they want to sit in the library premises and read anything. The corporation

India to make all out efforts to get back Kohinoor despite UK’s reluctance

New Delhi: India will make all out efforts to get back the famed 106-carat Kohinoor, currently set in a royal crown on display in the Tower of London, despite British government’s recent statement that there is no legal ground for restitution of the diamond. With an estimated value of over USD 200 million, Kohinoor was

Cheers! Music can bring your beer alive

London: There is no doubt that soothing music lifts your mood and makes a perfect evening but popular songs in a bar can also impact how much you enjoy your beer. According to researchers led by Felipe Reinoso Cavalho from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium, music can influence

Who will bring HPU back on rails?

 Himachal Pradesh The ‘funeral procession’ by the activists of the Students Federation of India (SFI) over certain major demands on Himachal Pradesh University campus in Shimla last week was not in good taste. The mere title of the protest and the enactment, wherein students slept on the road, to show extreme resentment against the varsity

Rains bring mercury down across Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh: Maximum temperatures acrossHaryana and Punjab today dropped by a few notches below normal after rains lashed some parts of the two states. The MeT department here has forecast more rains in the region over the next two days. Rains lashed places including Hisar, Ambala, Karnal, Yamunanagar, Patiala and Ludhiana. However, Chandigarh did not witness

New coach Tite vows to bring back ‘joy’ to Brazilian football

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s newly appointed national football team coach Tite said he will seek to bring back “joy” after having fulfilled a “lifelong dream”. The 57-year-old former Corinthians boss, whose full name is Adenor Bacchi, told a packed press conference in Rio de Janeiro that he was overcome with emotion, reports Xinhua. “I called

‘SAD will make all efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond’

Anandpur Sahib: British fought their last battle in 1849 with Sikhs and one would never offer a gift to his enemy, therefore, people who claim that Kohinoor was gifted to the British people appear ridiculous. These thoughts were expressed by Member Parliament from Anandpur Sahib Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra here at Anandpur Sahib on Sunday.