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Rishi enjoys perfect 'phulka' at Anupam's home in NY

NEW YORK:  Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and his wife Neetu Singh enjoyed the perfect Indian lunch at actor Anupam Kher's home here.

Haryana Steelers face off against Puneri Paltan at Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Haryana Steelers take on Puneri Paltan in their first match of the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League in Hyderabad on July 22. Haryana finished sixth with 42 points while Puneri finished at the fourth place with 52 points in Zone A of the last season.

India slams Pak bid to equate terrorists with freedom-fighters at NAM

UNITED NATIONS:  India has denounced Pakistan's attempt to equate terrorists with freedom-fighters while raising the Kashmir issue at the Non-Aligned Movement's (NAM) ministerial meeting.

Rana, Tewari take stock of Bakhra situation in meeting with BBMB officials

ROPAR: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh and Sri Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari took stock of the situation in the Bakhra dam in view of the monsoon season, at a meeting with the senior members of the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB).

Abhimanyu Dassani, Shirley Setia to star in 'Nikamma'

MUMBAI:  Actor Abhimanyu Dassani and social media star Shirley Setia have been roped in for Sabbir Khan's action film "Nikamma".

7,500 people register online to witness rocket launch

CHENNAI:  A total of 7,500 persons have registered online with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to watch India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) roaring towards the skies carrying Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft on Monday afternoon, it is learnt.

Countdown for India's 2nd moon mission remains smooth

CHENNAI:  The countdown for Monday's Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission launch that started at 6.43 p.m. on Sunday is progressing smoothly, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

'Golden girl' Hima promises more medals for India

NEW DELHI:  Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das, who has been on a golden roll in July, has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that she will continue to work hard and bring more medals for the country.

Haryana Steelers face off against Puneri Paltan at Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Haryana Steelers take on Puneri Paltan in their first match of the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League in Hyderabad on July 22. Haryana finished sixth with 42 points while Puneri finished at the fourth place with 52 points in Zone A of the last season.

Himachal Pradesh tops in gender equality

CHANDIGARH: High economic growth does not necessarily lead to better jobs, and states that do better on gender equality performed better on a new employment index. While India’s female labour force participation rate is 24%, ranked 120 among 131 countries in 2018 by the World Bank, the jobs index found that states that did better on gender equality are associated with a better overall score. Himachal Pradesh (72.9) topped on gender equality, while Bihar (13.5) ranked at the bottom. In case of quality and quantity of jobs provide, Himachal Pradesh at the 8th position, compared to Haryana 12th and Punjab 15 position.

Taslima Nasreen's Indian residence permit extended

NEW DELHI: The Indian government has again extended the residence permit of controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen for one more year, an official said on Sunday.

Anshul Kataria of Aryan Group hails ban on opening new Pharmacy colleges

CHANDIGARH: Putting break on the mushrooming of the Pharmacy Colleges in the country and taking into consideration the availability of sufficient qualified pharmacist workforce, Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi has unanimously decided to put ban of 5 years for opening a new Pharmacy College. 

Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to Sheila Dikshit

NEW DELHI: Former Congress President and UPA Chirperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday paid her tributes to late Sheila Dikshit at her residence here.

LPU ranked top in the State: Among top 5 in the Country

JALANDHAR: Upholding its vigour in the realms of education, Lovely Professional University (LPU) has been ranked top in the Punjab state and among the top 5 private universities across the country. This prestigious ranking is based on top Outlook Magazine’s ‘ICARE India University Rankings 2019: Top 50 Private State Universities’. Prior to this, LPU already has numerous coveted rankings to its credit from other top magazines, newspapers, media channels, authoritative agencies including Government of India’s top NIRF Ranking. This annual ranking of India’s top universities can help admission seeking students to make a preferred & informed choice for their bright career ahead.

Prashanth and Vardhan exit from Dutch Open

CHANDIGARH: Third seeded Indian pair of N Vijay Sundar Prashanth and Vishnu Vardhan made their exit from the € 46,600 Challenger Dutch Open ATP Challenger in Amersfoort (Netherlands). In the doubles semi-final, wild card Netherlands pair of Jesper De Jong and Ryan Nijboer got the better of the Indian combination in straight sets 7-6 (4), 6-4 in 83 minutes.

7 Khalsa Hockey Academy players get IOC scholarships

AMRITSAR:  Seven women hockey players from Khalsa Hockey Academy (KHA) under the aegis of Khalsa College Charitable Society (KCCS) have been selected by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for scholarships of Rs. 79, 0000 each annually. The female players were selected following the rigorous selection process scrutinizing their national and international level contributions to the game of hockey in the past years.

Two-day state mourning in Delhi for Dikshit

NEW DELHI:  The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who passed away on Saturday evening.

Security at Taj Mahal to beef up after Shiv Sena threat

AGRA: The district administration of Agra has agreed to beef up security outside the Taj Mahal at the request of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), following Shiv Sena's threat of performing 'aarti' at the monument on each Monday of the holy month of 'Sawan'.

Hangul numbers 'alarming', but not beyond redemption: Official

SRINAGAR: Hangul or the Indian elk found exclusively in the higher rises of the Kashmir Valley is said to be in the red zone. A senior wildlife warden who has spent over a decade looking after their population inside the Dachigam National Park on Friday said the overall scenario of the Hangul (Kashmiri stag) population is not as grim as it seemed in a cursory study of a recently published census report.

I-League clubs cry foul, say AIFF didn't give them clear picture

NEW DELHI:  The battle for supremacy between the I-League clubs and the Indian Super League (ISL) took an all new turn in June when the All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das revealed that as per the Master Rights Agreement (MRA) signed between AIFF and Football Sports Development Limited (initially IMG-Reliance) in 2010, the ISL was set to become the top league of the country as well as a closed one. But I-League club are now claiming that they were never aware of such a scenario when they signed the contracts.


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