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Don’t justify anti-Punjab stance of Congress, AAP, CM to people

Issru(Ludhiana)Slamming the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for their anti-Punjab stance, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal urged the people of state not to blindly justify the sinister moves of these parties as both were inimical to interests of the state and were constantly working against interests of its people. Addressing a gathering

‘Don’t downplay drug addiction figures’

Jalandhar: Punjab Congress vice-president and Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjeet Singh on Saturday questioned Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal’s downplaying of the drug addiction figures in the state by quoting the dope tests conducted on the aspirants for police constables jobs. In a statement, Rana said that rather the figures were more worrying as those

‘We don’t value what we are blessed with in Punjab’

This is the viewpoint of director Sartaj Singh Pannu, who basically belongs to Naushehra Pannuan, a small village in district Taran Taran, Punjab, but so far he has been practicing his filmmaking career in Bollywood only. Why? Because, he feels that in Mumbai he is more comfortable to pursue his art. However Sartaj, who earlier

Singing reality shows don’t guarantee success, says Shaan

Mumbai: Renowned playback singer Shaan,currently seen judging a singing competition show, feels such series only give instant fame, not long-term success. “The singing reality shows gives gratification beyond that a show can’t guarantee work. There have been some contestants who have made it big while some haven’t. I think one shouldn’t get carried away with

Directors don’t see me in different roles: Irrfan

Mumbai: Irrfan Khan may be known for hisversatility, but the actor rues that directors often don’t visualise him in different roles and stick to a particular image created by the industry. “When you do a film, a role, you create an image and industry wants to use that image and give you similar parts. If

Don’t blame genes for all diseases that run in families

London: A family history of disease may be as much the result of shared lifestyle and surroundings as inherited genes, a study says. Factors that are common to the family environment – such as shared living space and common eating habits – can make a major contribution to a person’s risk of disease, the study

Don’t expect anything good from Cong: Badal

Hoshiarpur: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal cautioned people of the state against expecting public welfare work from Punjab Congress leaders having a “monarchial outlook”. Adressing a Sangat Darshan programme here, he launched a scathing attack on Congress, saying its leaders believed in enjoying the fruits of power and worked rarely for public welfare. During the

Don’t expect New York or London, Rio mayor tells Olympic visitors

Rio de Janeiro: Visitors to Rio de Janeiro during next month’s Olympic Games should not set unrealistic expectations despite the city’s recent transformation, Mayor Eduardo Paes has said. Around $10 billion from the private and public sectors have been poured into new infrastructure projects like a port district revamp, a subway line, motorways, a light


Don’t care about film awards: Irrfan Khan

Mumbai: Internationally acclaimed Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan says awards can only mean anything to him they are genuine. The actor says that some awards like tge Padma Shri are very important for him but film awards hold no importance for him. “Some awards and recognition matters to me like when I was given the Padma


Nearly half of infertile people don’t seek medical help: study

London: One in eight women and one in ten men have experienced infertility, yet nearly half of them have not sought medical help, according to a new study of over 15,000 people in the UK. The study found that, of those who reported experiencing infertility (defined as unsuccessfully trying to become pregnant for a year

Don’t need Ronaldo’s advice on free-kicks: Gareth Bale

Toulouse (France): Insisting that his style is very different from Cristiano Ronaldo, Wales midfielder Gareth Bale on Monday said he does not take the Portuguese football captain’s advice when it comes to taking free-kicks. Bale has netted twice from two free-kicks in the ongoing Euro 2016 and he could become the first ever footballer to

Mobile phones don’t increase brain cancer risk: study

Melbourne: There is no link between increasing mobile phone use and brain cancer, claims a new study that found no rise in tumours over 30 years in Australia despite widespread use of the devices. Researchers from University of Sydney examined the association between age and gender-specific incidence rates of 19,858 men and 14,222 women diagnosed