April, 2017


Sonakshi out from Nach Baliye 8, Malaika in

Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha, who is judging the reality dance show ‘Nach Baliye 8’, will replaced by sexy lady Malaika Arora. The reason behind Sonakshi leaving the show midway is her tour to South Africa, with handsome hunk Hrithik Roshan. Reportedly, Sonakshi had made prior commitments to Hrithik, that she would perform on the tour; and therefore she had to leave her place hanging in the reality show. Well, the ‘Dabangg’ actress, recently completed her Da-Bangg tour with Salman Khan and has already flown down to South Africa. However, the makersRead More

UP govt cancels 15 public holidays in educational institutions

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday cancelled 15 public holidays in marking the birth or death anniversary of eminent personalities. Most of the holidays had been declared by the previous Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) governments apparently to keep certain sections of the society in good humour, often with an eye on the vote bank. However, the state Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday decided to cancel 15 such public holidays in educational institutions. “There should be no holidays inRead More

MCD election results: BJP win, AAP, Congress fights for second spot

New Delhi: BJP is all set to sweep all three Municipal corporations of National Capital Delhi. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress is fighting for second spot. The counting of votes polled in Delhi municipal elections began at 8am today, with the results likely to have political ramifications beyond the national capital. As per the trends at 12 noon, the BJP was winning in more than 180 seats leaving far behind the AAP in 48 seats and the Congress in 28 seats. The exit polls that projected a near-rout forRead More

Mukhyamantri Solar Pump Scheme Begins in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal. At the initiative of the Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Mukhyamantri Solar Pump scheme has been started for agriculture purposes in the state. Notification has been issued by the state government for the scheme. The scheme has been launched with main objectives to make irrigation arrangements in areas which lack electricity, to protect farmers from the financial burden of diesel used for irrigation, to bring down the numbers of temporary connections of Power Distribution Companies and to reduce the pollution created by diesel pumps. Beside these the schemeRead More

7-year jail term for Chhota Rajan in fake passport case

New Delhi: A local Court on Tuesday sentenced seven years jail term to gangster Chhota Rajan in a fake passport case. The court also imposed a fine of Rs. 15,000 on Rajan and three others. . The court had on June 8, 2016, framed charges against Rajan and then passport officers Jayashree Dattatray Rahate, Deepak Natvarlal Shah and Lalitha Lakshmanan under Sections of the Indian Penal Code dealing with criminal conspiracy, cheating, cheating by impersonation and forgery of documents. During pendency of the plea, the court had ordered a stayRead More

Zaheer Khan engaged to ‘Chak de’ actress Sagarika Ghatge

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan, on Monday, announced that he has finally engaged with his girlfriend Sagarika Ghatge. Announcing the news of his engagement on Twitter, Khan posted a picture of the two, where the ‘Chak De! India’ girl is seen flaunting that ring on her finger. “Never laugh at your wife’s choices. You are one of them !!! Partners for life. #engaged @sagarikavghatge,” he tweeted alongside. The couple, who stole the thunder at Yuvraj-Hazel’s big-day, appearing together at the event, met through a common friend and was seeingRead More

Narmada declared Live Entity in Madhya Pradesh

Mandla. Implementing Central Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh’s suggestion with immediate effect, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has declared Narmada river a “Live Entity” . Shri Chouhan said that with the Narmada river now to be considered a live entity, anyone damaging it will be liable to punishment as is done in the case on a live entity. A bill in this connection will be passed in the Vidhan Sabha. Central Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh today gave this suggestion to Chief Minister Shri Chouhan during a Jan SamvadRead More

Naxal attack at Chattisgarh’s Sukma, 26 jawan killed

Raipur: In a deadly attack, 26 CRPF jawan were killed in Naxal attack in a remote part of Chattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday afternoon. The Naxals fired from hilltops at the 150-member battalion that was guarding workers at a road construction site at Burkapal-Chintagufa area in Bastar region. Reportedly, the weapons of the security forces were also looted. In the gunbattle that ensued, CRPF jawans claimed there were casualties on the Naxal’s side as well. Back-up was drawn in from the proximate CRPF camps. CRPF soldier, Sher Mohammed told ANI,Read More

Afghanistan’s defence minister, army chief resigns after Taliban attack

Kabul: Days after a Taliban attack at a military base in northern Afghanistan killed or wounded more than 100 soldiers, The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, , a presidential statement said. “President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignation of the defence minister and army chief of staff,” the statement from Ghani’s office said. Furious Afghans had called for resignations of minister Abdullah Habibi and army chief Qadam Shah Shaheem after the assault outside the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday. The attack is believed to beRead More

Now, Government wants to start fiscal year from Jan 1

Mumbai: Narendra Modi government is working on plans to change financial year set up that presently starts from April 1 and lasts till March 31. The proposal in favour of a January-December financial year cropped up at the meet. According to a report in firstpost.com, India will have to enact a number of changes for implementing a January-December fiscal regime. The Budget which at present is tabled in Parliament on February 1 would have to be advanced to November to enable an on time release of funds for various governmentRead More