Renowned Sikh historian Kirpal Singh dead at 95
Renowned Sikh historian Kirpal Singh dead at 95


Renowned Sikh historian Kirpal Singh passed away on Tuesday at his home in Chandigarh, his family said. He was 95.The first chronicler of India’s partition, Kirpal Singh is survived by two sons and a daughter. His wife, Joginder Kaur, died at age 93 in September last year. “Deeply saddened to learn of the passing away

9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP 9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP

A day after being slapped by a man during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday blamed the BJP for the attack, saying the party was trying to silence voices raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and establish dictatorship.Addressing the media, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said: “Yesterday a man attacked me.

Second edition of Gurbhajan Gill’s book “Raavi” released

DP Correspondent Ludhiana:  The 2nd edition of Punjabi poet Prof Gurbhajan Gill’s book titled “Raavi” was released during a function held at Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, here today. This function was organised by the post graduate Punjabi department of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College and Punjabi Lok Virasat Academy. Former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak

India's first case: Man fined for spitting pan masala India’s first case: Man fined for spitting pan masala

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has fined a man for spitting pan masala at a public place in what it claims is the first case of its kind in the country.The AMC has fined Mahesh Kumar from Ahmedabad’s eastern suburb of Naroda Rs 100. He was caught spitting on CCTV near the Sardar Patel Statue

Chhota Bheem launched as mobile game Chhota Bheem launched as mobile game

Ahead of the release of Chhota Bheems next film titled “Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka”, its makers Green Gold Animation have come out with a mobile game. In the game, Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka, the player becomes Chhota Bheem and fights six opponents to defeat them. As the game progresses, the levels become more

80 injured as blasts hit two churches in Sri Lanka
80 injured as blasts hit two churches in Sri Lanka

At least 80 people were injured when multiple explosions hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday as worshippers attended Easter services, officials and police said. The blasts occurred at around 8.45 a.m. (local time) as the Easter Sunday masses were in progress, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.One of the blasts hit St Anthony’s Church

Karthik makes it, Rishabh Pant ignored in India's World Cup squad
Karthik makes it, Rishabh Pant ignored in India’s World Cup squad

Veteran Dinesh Karthik pipped young turk Rishabh Pant in the fight for the second wicket keeper’s slot in India’s 15-strong squad announced Monday for the ICC World Cup starting May 30 in England. There were no surprises as the MSK Prasad-headed selection committee maintained continuity in their choices with the only topic of discussion being

President Kovind, Modi pay tribute to Jallianwala martyrs
Kovind, Modi pay tribute to Jallianwala martyrs

 President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre.”A 100 years ago today, our beloved freedom fighters were martyred at Jallianwala Bagh. A horrific massacre, a stain on civilisation, that day of sacrifice can never be forgotten by India,” Kovind tweeted.” A 100 years

Google Doodle in India focuses on Lok Sabha polls
Google Doodle in India focuses on Lok Sabha polls

Google on Thursday marked the beginning of the general elections in India with a doodle that featured an inked finger, which when clicked led users to a page explaining the voting procedure.This doodle’s reach was only for India where the world’s largest democratic exercise kicked off earlier in the day.The interactive doodle page contained information

In a space that has barely managed to breach 500 unit sales per month, the Honda Civic’s entry has caused a phenomenal surge in segment sales. Launched on March 7, the Civic managed an 80 percent share in the segment in its first month. Let’s take a deepe
Cars In Demand: New Honda Civic Registers BUMPER First-Month Sales

Honda Civic clocks nearly 2300 unit sales, gaining 80 percent market share in less than a month. Skoda Octavia and Toyota Corolla Altis continue to swap places, but it’s the former that finished second in March. The Hyundai Elantra, which is due for a facelift, remains a distant fourth. In a space that has barely

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Narendra Modi biopic: SC to hear plea on April 8
Narendra Modi biopic: SC to hear plea on April 8

Narendra Modi biopic: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will hear on April 8 a plea seeking to block the release of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that is scheduled to release on April 5. A bench of Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer and Justice Indira Banerjee agreed to hear

Facebook may hire journalists to curb fake news
Facebook may hire journalists to curb fake news

Facebook hire journalists to curb fake news: In order to better tackle fake news and improve quality of content on its platform, Facebook might hire a new generation of digital-era journalists and news publishers. In a discussion with Mathias Dopfner, CEO of Europe’s largest publisher Axel Springer, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday talked over

Sewerage still an issue in Ludhiana

SUKHPREET SINGH Ludhiana Water logging, a major problem during rainy days has become a perennial problem as most awaited storm sewerage project is not even in a comprehensive planning of Municipal Corporation. The project is in a dire need as many leaders and government have talked about the issue but never made it on ground.

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AIIMS sack professor for not having needed qualification

AIIMS sack professor:The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has removed a doctor from the post of Assistant Professor for not possessing the requisite qualification, following an order in this regard by the Delhi High Court. An official letter issued by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria, a copy of which has been accessed by IANS,

Ludhiana Gangrape DGP
Ludhiana Gangrape: All six accused arrested, case likely to be decided in 3 months- DGP

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Four days after the Gangrape with 20 year old girl near village Isewal on South City road, the Police claimed to have arrested all six accused on Thursday. The Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta said that till now investigation the role of six accused was figured and all were

Mahindra XUV300 Interior: In 20 Detailed Pics

Expected to be priced in the range of Rs 8-12 lakh (ex-showroom). Will rival the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and the upcoming 2019 Hyundai QXi. Will be available with both petrol and diesel engine options. There won’t be an automatic transmission option at launch. GalleryReviews Mahindra’s latest sub-4m SUV, the XUV300, will

Mahindra XUV300 Vs Hyundai Creta: Image Comparison

Mahindra XUV300 Vs Hyundai Creta: Image Comparison. Bookings for the XUV300 are underway with the launch scheduled for 14 February, 2019. Quite a few details about the SUV have already been revealed. It will rival the likes of  Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and upcoming Hyundai Qxi. While it will not be a direct rival of the Hyundai Creta, we expect

GST revenue shortfall drags down tax revenue estimates
GST revenue shortfall drags down tax revenue estimates

GST revenue shortfall drags down tax revenue estimates. Shortfall in GST revenue of an estimated Rs 1 lakh crore has forced the government to revise downwards its gross tax revenue target by over Rs 23,066 crore in the revised estimates of the current fiscal despite a better-than-expected collection on the direct tax side.As per the