Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awards

Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awards

New Delhi: The award selection committe today, recommended names of Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia and former Hockey India captain Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, while cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara, Harmanpreet Kaur were listed among 17 sportspersons for Arjuna awards. Jhajharia had won a gold medal in men’s javelin throw F46 category in the Rio […]

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Valentine’s Day or Black Day – Was Bhagat Singh really hanged on February 14?

Valentine’s Day or Black Day – Was Bhagat Singh really hanged on February 14?

When was Bhagat Singh killed?   It’s that time of the year again when overzealous individuals start demanding that Valentine’s Day should be observed as ‘Black Day’, because they believe legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was hanged on this day. Last year, the Shiv Sena (Punjab) had demanded that the day be marked ‘Black Day’. […]

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Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

The Crown Prince is in India on a three-day official visit and will be the chief guest at the R-Day ceremony. Upon his arrival, he got a warm welcome — and a taste of PM Modi’s penchant for hugging his guests. “India & UAE share strong bonds of friendship & extensive cooperation. Looking forward to building […]

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CBI files chargesheet against Vyapam scam accused.

CBI files chargesheet against Vyapam scam accused.

The CBI, probing the cases under Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, on Monday filed a chargesheet in a special court here against an accused in connection with the irregularities in Pre-Medical Test (PMT) held in 2009. The chargesheet was filed before the special judge Raghvendra Singh Chouhan against Purshottam Khoiya under various sections of IPC […]

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Uttar Pradesh Elections: Congress rules out Rahul Gandhi as CM candidate, silent on Priyanka’s role

Uttar Pradesh Elections: Congress rules out Rahul Gandhi as CM candidate, silent on Priyanka’s role

If not Rahul, who will be Congress’ CM candidate in Uttar Pradesh? With growing speculations over the chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress Party has ruled out vice president Rahul Gandhi’s name, saying he is a national leader. Newly-appointed party general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad told ANI that the party would strengthen itself […]

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‘Real’ Neerja Bhanot in old Amul ad—Watch video now!

‘Real’ Neerja Bhanot in old Amul ad—Watch video now!

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor just delivered her major solo hit ‘Neerja’ which happens to be a biopic based on the Pan AmPan Am Flight 73 air hostess Neerja Bhanot. Bhanot was just 23-year-old when she sacrificed her life in saving 359 lives on board a hijacked flight to Karachi, Pakistan. The braveheart of […]

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JNU, LIVE: Accused students refuse to surrender; teachers demand dropping of sedition charge

JNU, LIVE: Accused students refuse to surrender; teachers demand dropping of sedition charge

New Delhi: As five JNU students, including Umar Khalid, who the police had been looking for in connection with a sedition case, on Sunday night surfaced on the campus, there is speculation whether the students will surrender or will they be arrested. Meanwhile, Supreme Court directs all the concerned parties to share the reports on Patiala […]

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