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Shahid Kapoor shares first picture of daughter Misha

Mumbai:  Shahid Kapoor made sure to keep his daughter Misha away from the limelight since her birth, but the actor today shared the first picture of his little bundle of joy. The 35-year-old star, took to social media to share the photo of the little one with wife Mira. “Hello world,” Shahid captioned the grayscale

Meet the seven wonders of the City Beautiful

Chandigarh: Today the world will celebrate the International Day of Girl Child and will harp on gender equality. However, the million-dollar question remains what the society has done for empowering the women, especially the girl child. Myriad functions are held the world over on this day but very little is being done for providing them facilities

Of history, love and millennials

New Delhi: Read the story of an English painter and his apprentice, whose paintings become the unexpected crux of the last Anglo-Mysore War. Flick through a nail-biting saga of a young girls clash against her father, in a battle of love, money, lust and longing. Also, go through an insightful view into the world of the

Kejriwal accuses Badals, Amarinder of ‘looting’ Punjab

Moga: AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today mounted a no holds barred attack on the Badal family and Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh, alleging that they have “looted” the state for their “vested interests”. “What have the Akalis and the Congress given to the people of Punjab? They have only looted

Woman dies of suspected dengue in Batala

Batala :  A woman died of suspecteddengue in this industrial city, police said today. Geeta (44), a resident of Prem Nagar here was admitted in the Guru Ram Dass hospital, Amritsar following suspicion of dengue. She passed away in hospital last night. Dr Sanjiv Bhalla, Senior Medical Officer visited the house of victim and asked

Lt Gen B S Sahrawat takes command of Vajra Corps

Jalandhar: Lt Gen B S Sahrawat has taken over as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the prestigious Vajra Corps here on Friday. He has relieved Lt Gen J S Cheema, who moved to Army Headquarters as Director General Infantry. Lt Gen B S Sahrawat is a third generation army officer. Gen Sahrawat was commissioned in

Seven of 13 AAP zonal in-charges detach themselves from Kejri team

Chandigarh: Seven of the 13 zonal in-charges of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab on Friday took a clear stand in the favour of the party’s sacked state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur with also levelling serious allegations of corruption and moral turpitude over the core team of Arvind Kejriwal working in Punjab. Going ahead, the zonal

SAD committed for security of economical weaker sections, Dalits: Ranike

Moga (Dharamkot) : Dalit brotherhood is the backbone of Shiromani Aklai Dal (SAD) and during the last about nine-and-a-half year’s tenure, historic steps have been taken for the welfare of Dalits by SAD-BJP alliance government. These views were expressed by state Cabinet Minister Gulzar Singh Ranike while addressing a gathering of SC Wing at Dharamkot where

2 brain dead patients give lease of life to 8 patients

Chandigarh: For the families of 29- year- old Varsha Sharma, resident of Hamirpur, HP and 21-year- old Gandhi Mahatoo, from Derabassi, Punjab, August 31 turned to be most tragic day, as both the families lost their young daughter and son in accidents. Both the deceased who were admitted at PGI impacted eight lives of people were

Contempt notice to Revenue Secy on plea of martyr’s widow’s

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice of contempt to Punjab Revenue and Rehabilitation Secretary Karan Bir Singh for October 21 in a contempt petition filed by Jasbir Kaur, wife of Major Kanwaljit Singh, Sharuya Chakra, who was taken by Pakistan Army in its custody during 1971 war, according to Army records.

PTI teachers block road in support of their colleague

Mohali: PTI Teachers’ Union on Wednesday blocked the road at Phase III B-2 to protest against suspension of a fellow teacher. Teachers raised slogans against Education Department and as well as government. Protesting teachers alleged that Education Department suspended one of their colleague Satish Kumar without any fault and demanded immediate reinstatement of their fellow teacher.

State to focus on productivity of agriculture: Chief Secretary

Chandigarh: To improve farm productivity in Punjab, the government has given its mandate to Punjab Agriculture University, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and other educational institute to focus on research based projects, a senior officer said on Tuesday. At a State Level Sanctioning Committee meeting of Rashtrya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) Punjab Chief

Three awarded research project of `9 lakh

Fatehgarh Sahib:Pursuing the policy of quality research in academia, three academicians Dr Hardeep Singh Ryait, Prof RS Uppal and Prof Neeraj Sharma from SGPC run- Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib have been awarded research project for harnessing the solar energy . As per college member secretary Amrinder Singh Libra, the funding agency

SAD votary of Scheduled Castes’ rights, says Badal

Killianwali (Lambi): Describing Scheduled Caste (SC) community as ‘backbone of the state,’ Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has always been a votary of their rights. “SAD has taken historic initiatives for SCs’ overall welfare during its past decade long regime as the community is backbone of the state,”

Kejriwal should not hurt sentiments of Sikhs: Majithia

attewal: State Revenue and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Monday asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to “hurt the sentiments of Sikhs and stop playing politics of disassociating the Sikhs from Akal Takht.” He said otherwise Kejriwal will have to face the anger of the community for his “anti-Sikh” activities. Majithia was

Finally, 83-yr-old ‘face of scheme’ gets selected for old age pension

The 83-year-old Shella Singh of Kaler village in Faridkot district, whose face the state government used to project as the old-age pension scheme’s brand ambassador without even offering him the pension, has finally become entitled to get the benefit. This could be done only after media highlighted the issue on Monday.Shella was unaware if the

Snakelet flows out of kitchen tap, panic grips Dhanas colony

Family of Daya Kishan of Ambedkar Colony Dhanas got the shock of life when a live snakelet flowed along with water from the kitchen tap on Sunday morning. As the news of snake popping out of the water tap spread, panic gripped the colony. A thin snakelet, black in colour appeared in the water tub

We should be proud of our athletes: Big B

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says weall should be proud of our athletes as they bring greatest glory to the nation.The 73-year-old actor shared his views on social media about sports and said people should understand an athlete before pointing out fingers at them.”Sport, sports people bring the greatest glory to a nation .. they need

Velankanni gearing up to receive lakhs of devotees

Chennai: A total of around 800,000 devotees are expected to render their prayers at the basilica Our Lady of Health located in Velankanni — a small town in Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu — during the 11 day festival, said an official.The festival starts on August 29 with the hoisting of the church flag and

Various projects yet to see light of day

Punjab government’s various ambitious projects such as Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) Amritsar, Inter State Bust Terminal (ISBT) Mohali and Heritage Village Amritsar are yet to see light of day after having missed several deadlines.Regardless, the Punjab government officers maintained that most of the projects are in final phase and likely to be operational by