Youth from Jalandhar shot dead in Mississippi

A 21-year-old youth, Sandeep Singh, from Jalandhar was shot dead in Jackson city of Mississippi, US, on November 27. He was shot dead late night near his apartment after robbery. The three youth victims were standing outside their home when an armed masked man demanded their belongings. The suspect later fled

Tricity residents delighted on recent service charge notification

Chandigarh, January 3: Though people dining in city beautiful were no longer paying service charge, the restaurants and hotels were charging hefty amounts in adjoining cities. Customers felt cheated when they were forced to shell out money, especially for the service that was not up to their satisfaction. The recent notification

Dia Mirza named ambassador for ‘Swachh Saathi’ programme

Mumbai, Jun 6 (PTI) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has been named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission's youth-based 'Swachh Saathi' (student internship) programme. The "Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein" star will take forward the message of the government's 'Swachh Saathi' programme, which she hails as the most important part to realise

Priyanka should enter active politics: Amarinder

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI) After batting for change of guard in Congress, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today called for the entry of Priyanka Gandhi into active politics saying she is a "sharp young woman" and should handle party affairs. "I have always said Priyanka should enter active politics. Rahul Gandhi

Amitabh Bachchan reaches 21 million fan following on Twitter

Mumbai, May 22 (PTI) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has become the first Bollywood celebrity to have 21 million followers on popular micro-blogging site Twitter. The 73-year-old megastar beaten his contemporaries Shah Rukh Khan (19.6 million), Salman Khan (17.8 million), Aamir Khan (17.6 million) and Priyanka Chopra (14 million) with his new milestone. Bachchan's

Sanders outraises Clinton for fourth consecutive month

Washington, May 21 (PTI) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders from Vermont has outraised his rival Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race to the White House for the fourth consecutive month. Sanders'campaign yesterday filed a report with the Federal Election Commission showing he raised more than USD 26.9 million in April, out-raising

Total households 248.8 million; 202 MN Hindus, 31 MN Muslims

New Delhi, May 20 (PTI) As many as 202.4 million households in the country belong to Hindus, 31.2 million are of Muslims and 6.3 million belong to Christians, according to the 2011 census data released here today. The census data said that the total number of households in the country

I will tweet when I will get married: Salman Khan

Mumbai May 20 (PTI) Without debunking his marriage rumours, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan said he will inform about his wedding through social media. Gossip mills are abuzz that the 50-year-old "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" star would be tying the knot with his rumoured Romanian girlfriend Lulia Vantur on his birthday, December 27. "When I