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Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed via video-conferencing the foundation stone laying ceremony of a temple in the UAE while attending a community event here.According to Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Modi witnessed laying of the foundation stone for the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai

Three jailed till death for beheading cop, witness

New Delhi:Three persons, who had beheaded apolice officer and a witness, have been sent to jail for the rest of their lives by a Delhi court for “gruesome and brutal” murders 13 years ago. The court noted that the “brutality” committed by the convicts was evident as after killing the victims, they beheaded and burnt

Akali stronghold to witness tough fight

Majitha will see a triangular contest with congress and aap seeking to end sad strangehold on the constituency   Majitha holds a distinguished place in Punjab’s history as renowned Majithias came from this region. Majitha is known as origin of Sikh warriors. Hari Singh Nalwa was the most celebrated general of the Sikh kingdom. Located

Zira to witness triangular contest

Zira (Ferozepur): Zira is always considered to be a very important assembly constituency of Punjab. Akalis have had a long history of winning this seat. There had been a direct contest between Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Indian National Congress. It was only once that Zira witnessed a triangular contest in 1997 when Hari

Hoshiarpur to witness battle of nerves

Jalandhar: A leading name for highest literacy rate in Punjab, Hoshiapur district in Doaba belt has not only produced some of the leading personalities in all walks of life but also shaped the fortunes of many political leaders in different elections. Hoshiarpur a reserve parliamentary seat is led by around 32 per cent Dalit votes,

City to witness major development projects in next months

Ludhiana: Claiming an overall development of city, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal claimed that the city will face major development projects in next few months. During his visit to the city on Friday, announced several measures for the development of the city. He announced to exempt the industrial connections from condition of NOC. He

Witness revelry at Lalbaugcha Raja live on TV

Mumbai: Film and entertainment content house Shemaroo Entertainment has acquired the rights for live feed of Lalbaugcha Raja for mobile and direct-to-home (DTH) platforms, enabling devotees to watch the revelry live during Ganesh Chaturthi festivities. The banner will distribute content of Lalbaugcha Raja, including video and images, to all the telecom operators and selected mobile

City to witness finale of ‘Mrs Punjab 2016’ in August

Ludhiana: 9 to 9 Entertainments and Rotary Club Ludhiana are jointly organising ‘Mrs Punjab 2016’ to promote women empowerment and talent from household of Punjab. Finale of the show will be held on August 6 here. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Parminder Singh and Jaswinder Singh, both organisers of the show, said Mrs

Campaign for tourism may witness increased footfall in J&K

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched an international publicity campaign to promote tourism sector in the state.“The international publicity campaigning that we are doing for tourism this year will certainly bear results in the shape of increased footfall,” Education Minister Naeem Akhter said intervening on a question in the Assembly here. Replying to