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Diabetes Care Foundation of India opens free camp for underprivileged patients

Diabetes Care Foundation of India opens free camp for underprivileged patients

Diabetes Care Foundation India opens free camp for patients: The Diabetes Care Foundation of India (DCFI), a non-profit organisation, working extensively on facing the challenge of diabetes, organised a free “diabetes/hypertension related end-organ damage” screening camp for underprivileged high-risk diabetes patients at a government dispensary in New Delhi on Monday. The Chairman of the National Small

Hafiz Saeed opens MML office in Lahore

Lahore, Dec 25, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has opened an office of his Milli Muslim League (MML) here despite opposition by the Interior Ministry over an entry of “offshoots of proscribed entities into the political arena”. The Interior Ministry had opposed the registration of MML as a political party terming it an “offshoot of

Harmohan Dhawan opens front against Tandon

Chandigarh: Harmohan Dhawan, former Member Parliament and member election committee opened the front against BJP Chief Sanjay Tandon and predicted that under these circumstances, BJP will head towards losing the MC elections. The statement came in the wake of declaration of the 21 candidates for MC elections by BJP. BJP declared the list of 21

Colourful extravaganza opens to keep all busy for fortnight

Rupnagar: Alike the previous five seasons, this World Cup Kabaddi tournament also began on a magnificent note, where the crowd was all cheered up to see the famous Bollywood and Pollywood stars performing live on the stage. The glimpse of the trophy amid the pumping beats and laser show made the stadium echo with the

Man opens fire in in-laws house, mother-in-law dead, wife injured

Railkot (Ludhiana): In a shocking incident a man has opened fire on his wife and mother-in-law at village Nangal Khurd on Wednesday morning. The mother in law of accused died on the spot and his wife sustained bullet injuries and undergoing treatment at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH). The accused managed to flee from the

Michael Buble opens up about fatherhood

London: Singer Michael Buble says being a father gave more purpose to his life. The 41-year-old singer, who has two children with wife Luisana Lopilato, believes his kids have given him strength following his vocal cords operation earlier this year, reported Femalefirst. “Being a dad gave me something that I couldn’t have got anywhere else

Acharya Devvrat opens Folk Dance Festival

Shimla: Governor Acharya Devvrat inaugurated the International Folk Dance Festival of Kullu Dusshehra _ 2016 at Lal Chand Prarthi Kala Kendra, Kullu on late Tuesday evening. Felicitating the people on Dussehra festival, the Governor urged the people to worship the good character of lord Rama, not the picture and said that we should take inspiration

Miley Cyrus opens up about coming out as pansexual

Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus says she hasnever been able to understand her own sexuality. The 23-year-old singer revealed that her first ever relationship was with a woman, reported Variety. “My whole life, I didn’t understand my own gender and my own sexuality. I always hated the word ‘bisexual’, because that’s even putting me in a

75-day ‘Namaste India’ festival opens across 10 French cities

New Delhi: A sarod performance by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and a Kathak performance by Kumudini Lakhia had the audience in Paris as a 75-day ‘Namaste France’ festival opened in the French capital on Thursday evening. It will run across 10 cities in the country. Organised by the Indian embassy in France in collaboration with

Thai military court opens trial in Bangkok shrine blast

Bangkok: A Thai military court has started the trial of two foreigners charged with the bombing of a popular shrine in Bangkok’s center a year ago that killed 20 people and injured more than 120. The defendants two ethnic Uighurs of Chinese nationality – were driven straight into the military court building Tuesday. The bombing

China opens longest glass bottom bridge in world

Zhangjiajie (China): Tourists who suffer from vertigo need not apply. The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened Saturday in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains — the inspiration for American blockbuster Avatar. Some 430 metres (1,400 feet) long and suspended 300 metres above the earth, the bridge spans the canyon between two mountain cliffs in Zhangjiajie

Cong leader opens front against Avtar Henry

Former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) secretary Anil Dutta on Thursday opened front against former cabinet minister and senior Congress leader Avtar Singh Henry and demanded a Hindu face instead. Dutta, who had himself applied for ticket from Jalandhar north constituency seat said that Henry was unfit for the Jalandhar north constituency and a Hindu

Jalandhar Commissioner opens new Police Post

Jalandhar: Jalandhar Police Commissioner inaugurated a new Police Post at 66 Feet Road of Jalandhar. The purpose of opening this new police post was the increased snatching and loot incidents in the area The post was named Jalandhar Heights Police Post. Sub Inspector Veer Sigh, who was instrumental in solving some important cases in Model

Constable attached to VVIP security opens fire

Panic spread in sector 46 market after a constable of Chandigarh Police fired three rounds in air from his duty revolver on Thursday morning. Constable has been identified as Balwan Singh and was attached with VVIP security of All-India Anti-Terrorist Front, Chairman, Maninder Singh Bitta. The accused constable has been booked under Arms Act at

China opens S China Sea website

Beijing: China on Wednesday opened a website on the South China Sea, complete with historical maps, articles and research, according to the State Oceanic Administration (SOA). Run by the National Marine Data & Information Service, the Chinese language site has 10 sections that cover basic information, news, historical archives, development and management, expert opinion, law

129th IOC session opens in Rio De Janeiro

Rio De Janeiro: The 129th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) started officially got with a ceremony at the Cidade Das Artes in Rio de Janeiro. In his opening speech on Monday night, IOC President Thomas Bach paid tribute to the extraordinary work and efforts deployed by the Rio 2016 Organising Committee and the


Shanghai Disney resort officially opens to public

Shanghai: The Shanghai Disney Resort, with a unique blend of Disney magic and Chinese culture, officially opened to public Thursday. Located in Pudong district, the 3.9 sq.km resort is the first Disney destination on the Chinese mainland and the sixth globally, Xinhua news agency reported. The resort includes the theme park Shanghai Disneyland; two themed

Snapdeal opens data sciences centre in California

Mumbai: Online marketplace Snapdeal today said it has established a data sciences centre in San Carlos, California to get top global talent and build high-value solutions. The centre will focus on big-data and advanced analytics to add clarity to Snapdeal’s consumer-centric initiatives, help shape business strategy and optimise the operational efficiencies using data. “We have

Apple opens development office in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Tech giant Apple on Thursday announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for Apple products like iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs. “Apple is focused on making the best products and services in

4-month window to declare black money opens from June 1

New Delhi: The four-month window for declaring domestic black money will open on June 1 and those opting to come clean by paying 45 per cent tax and penalty will not be subject to scrutiny and enquiry by tax department. The Income Declaration Scheme 2016 will remain in force till September 30 for filing of