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Mark Zuckerberg to go on 2-month paternity leave for second daughter

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg understands the importance of taking time off from work and spending time with family. Especially when a second daughter is to be welcomed. Zuckerberg took two months off when he had his first daughter Max with wife, Priscilla Chan. He set an example for dads everywhere and showed them

Upset with govt., Indian Deaflympics team refuse to leave airport

The Indian continent of hearing impaired athletes that participated in the 23rd edition of the Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, refused to leave Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday morning as there was no one around to receive them or celebrate their success.The contingent of 46 athletes and support staff said they were upset with

This company offers three months leave for new dads

We’ve been hearing about maternity leave and the recently passed landmark bill doubled the time off given to new mothers to six months. On the other hand, in India, paternity leave is a relatively newer concept. But, for IT companies, it could emerge as a benefit that could help outplay one another to retain the


My contribution will be visible once I leave this world: Om Puri

Mumbai: Did Om Puri have a premonition about his death when he spoke about it to IANS just a fortnight ago? In retrospect, it would seem so, because he talked about “leaving the world” and that his legacy would be “visible” once he departed. His comments on leaving the world have become a reality too

Fear of failure will never leave me: Alia Bhatt

Mumbai: She has had a golden run at box office but Alia Bhatt says fear of failing in life always haunts her. The 23-year-old actress has so far one flop in her four- year-long career and for her that was a learning experience as it taught her to come out even stronger. “Fear of failing

VIP visits, festive season leave cops managing intermittent traffic snarls

Chandigarh: Home minster and Cabinet Minster were here while the PM is expected to land on Tuesday. Heavy traffic jam at Madhya Marg on Monday.Dp Chandigarh: With festive season on its peak and VIP visits turning a frequent affair, the UT cops had to face touch time due to intermittent traffic jams in city on


Jaitley to leave for 7-day visit to Canada, US on Sunday

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave on Sunday morning for a seven-day official visit to Canada and the US to attend the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and also hold talks with foreign investors. “Arun Jaitley is leaving on a 7-day official visit to Canada and

MNS gives Pakistani artistes 48 hours to leave India

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to all Pakistani cine and tele-artistes to quit India or face consequences. MNS Chitrapat Sena chief Ameya Khopkar told the media that there was “an anti-Pakistan” wave across India after the September 18 terror attack that left 18 Indian soldiers dead in Jammu and

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Kejriwal to leave for Bengaluru Tuesday for throat surgery

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will leave for Bengaluru on Tuesday to undergo throat surgery for his persistent cough, an official said. “He (Kejriwal) will leave tomorrow (Tuesday) for Bengaluru for his throat surgery for treatment of his cough problem. He will remain under observation for a few days after the surgery. He

Peter Andre was afraid his wife Emily would leave him

London: Singer-TV host Peter Andre says he thought his wife Emily would leave him after his brother died. The “Mysterious Girl” hitmaker’s sibling died of cancer in December 2012, and the tragedy caused the 43-year-old star to “hit rock bottom”. Andre was suffering from anxiety attacks which were pushing his partner away from him, reported

Coach Gillespie to leave Yorkshire

Yorkshire: English County Cricket Club Yorkshire has confirmed that former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie will leave his position as head coach at the end of the 2016 season. “The club would like to place on record its thanks to Jason, who led Yorkshire from the second division to consecutive Championship titles, along the way suffering

Trina, Saberi leave audience spellbound

Heralding a new era in the preservation and promotion of Hindustani classical music and dancing realms the Pracheen Kala Kendra had achieved another milestone of with celebration of diamond Jubilee year in 2016. In this regard Kendra organised a special programme of classical Kathak dance in collaboration with ICCR by young and talented Kathak danseuses

Amid infighting, Punjab convener refuses to leave AAP

Chandigarh: Differences between top leaders of the AAP’s national leadership and the Punjab unit came out in the open on Friday with its Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur saying he won’t leave the party on his own. “I will not leave the party. I have built it brick by brick in the last two-and-a-half years.

Punjab teachers in another fix over medical leave norms

Already in a fix regarding the strict performa for evaluation of their Annual Confidential Reports (ACRs), the Punjab government school teachers are now in another dilemma.The state government teachers association is crying over new guidelines in which teachers have been asked to avail minimum 15 days medical leave in one go. In the recently issued

Bhattal compelled to leave function after 30 mins

A function organised by Congress proved to be a total failure here on Saturday. The party was to get feedback from partymen and common people for preparing the party’s manifesto for forthcoming assembly elections next year.The party leaders present on the occasion included the party’s election campaign committee chairperson and former chief minister Rajinder Kaur

How Gandhi did not let S H Raza leave India after Partition

New Delhi: When Syed Haider Raza’s family moved to Pakistan after the 1947 Partition, the iconic painter chose to stay back, not just for the sake of his loyalty for his motherland, but for his admiration for Mahatma Gandhi. The veteran artist, who passed away last month at the age of 94 revealed this to

Misbah keen to leave Pakistan legacy

London:  Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has vowed to leave a Test legacy after a series-levelling win against England at The Oval. Pakistan marked the nation’s Independence Day on Sunday with a 10-wicket victory over England in the fourth Test at The Oval in south London that saw them end the four-match series all square at 2-2.

Dakhshin Bharat Darshan Yatra train to leave on Aug 22

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched Dakshin Bharat Darshan Yatra train with a 13-day tour package covering seven tourist prominence cities of three south Indian states. The fare per person has been decided at Rs 10,870, inclusive of meals. The train is slated to leave Chandigarh Railway Station on August 22, comprising

Captain Ajay Yadav announces to quit congress

Haryana: Captain Ajay Yadav announces to leave

Migrant labourers leave Kashmir Valley due to ongoing unrest

Srinagar: Lack of work opportunities due to ongoing unrest and curfew in Kashmir has forced thousands of migrant labourers to leave the valley in search of livelihood in other parts of the country. Minutes after sundown every day, hundreds of labourers– who come from different states in north and east of the country–make their way to