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Former Hazoori Ragi of Golden Temple dies, was coronavirus positive

02 Apr 2020

Former Hazoori Ragi of Golden Temple dies, was coronavirus positive

In a sorrowful development, Giani Nirmal Singh, the former Hazroori Ragi of Golden Temple, passed away on Thursday morning, a day after testing positive for coronavirus.

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

17 Feb 2020

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

The most happening couples of Bollywood right now

12 Feb 2020

The most happening couples of Bollywood right now

What's more exciting than one movie star? Perhaps, two movie stars sharing a strong and inspiring relationship.

Ranveer rents flat for Rs. 7.25 lakh/month in Deepika's building

02 Jan 2020

Ranveer rents flat for Rs. 7.25 lakh/month in Deepika's building

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has reportedly rented an apartment for a whopping Rs. 7.25 lakh per month in Beaumonde Towers, located in Mumbai's Prabhadevi.

Deepika chooses red saree for wedding-anniversary. Here's why it's special

14 Nov 2019

Deepika chooses red saree for wedding-anniversary. Here's why it's special

Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are celebrating their first wedding anniversary today. They kicked off the celebrations by visiting Tirumala Tirupati Temple, and Deepika chose a red saree for the event.

Five best places to visit in November 2019 in India

14 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in November 2019 in India

Bringing along the winter season, November is a month marked by awaited celebrations.

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan takes U-turn, says Sikhs will need passports

07 Nov 2019

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan takes U-turn, says Sikhs will need passports

Days after Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sikh pilgrims will not require passports for visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara, the "top brass" of the country "undid" his order.

Did Modi commit a big mistake by green-lighting Kartarpur's inauguration?

06 Nov 2019

Did Modi commit a big mistake by green-lighting Kartarpur's inauguration?

Days before the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor, which connects two shrines in India and Pakistan, Islamabad released a video aimed at welcoming the pilgrims.

Top five places you should visit in North India

31 Oct 2019

Top five places you should visit in North India

From magnificent hills to beautiful deserts and serene valleys, North India has it all.

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

08 Sep 2019

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

19 Jul 2019

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

A month after she was booked for sedition, rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, professionally known as Hard Kaur, has joined the secessionist "Referendum 2020" campaign, run by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), demanding a separate homeland for Sikhs, Khalistan.

#OnThisDay: Sushmita Sen was crowned 'Miss Universe' 25 years ago

21 May 2019

#OnThisDay: Sushmita Sen was crowned 'Miss Universe' 25 years ago

Vivacious actress Sushmita Sen made India proud back in the year 1994, when she became the first Indian to be crowned Miss Universe.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

15 Apr 2019

#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

Need a break from the crazy city traffic, the maddening crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

13 Apr 2019

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Saturday, April 13, marked the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, one of the darkest days of British rule in India in which innocents were killed by a ruthless general.

Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

27 Mar 2019

Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

The 2014 general elections brought Congress to its weakest tally. The party, known for electing Prime Ministers, managed to win only 44 seats in Lok Sabha.

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit

01 Oct 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives on maiden India visit

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in New Delhi today on his maiden visit to India as the head of the world body that coincides with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

22 Sep 2018

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres will travel to India early next month, his first trip to the country as the UN Secretary-General.

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

04 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

With the monsoon showers starting to recede, paving for the coming Autumn season, September makes for an apt period to plan your next outing.

BJP wants Rahul Gandhi to apologize for 1984 anti-Sikh riots

24 Aug 2018

BJP wants Rahul Gandhi to apologize for 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The BJP today lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for invoking Guru Nanak Dev during his address in Germany, saying he should apologize for the heinous crime at the Golden Temple during 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

#FoodBytes: Top 5 cities in India for lip-smacking street food

21 Aug 2018

#FoodBytes: Top 5 cities in India for lip-smacking street food

No fine-dining experience can beat the feels of standing by a humble stall, overloaded with puchkas, burgers, chat-tikki and savoring the addictive, flavorful taste of the undisputed Indian street food.

UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions

19 Aug 2018

UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions

The UK Government has distanced itself from the issue of a pro-Khalistan rally organized by Sikh separatist groups at London's Trafalgar Square.

New book brings together Khushwant Singh's best writings on Punjab

15 Aug 2018

New book brings together Khushwant Singh's best writings on Punjab

Four years after the death of the legendary Khushwant Singh, a new book brings together some of his finest writings on his native land Punjab.

Travel Bytes: Top five weekend getaways from Bengaluru

27 Jul 2018

Travel Bytes: Top five weekend getaways from Bengaluru

Want a break from the maddening city life, the crazy Bengaluru traffic, the unending crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?

Main entrance of Golden Temple to be plated with gold

17 Jul 2018

Main entrance of Golden Temple to be plated with gold

A dome atop the main entrance of the Golden Temple would be plated with gold, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) said, adding that devotees were generously donating ornaments for decorating the holiest religious site for Sikhs.

Kashmir: NSG commandos to be deployed to deal with terrorists

30 Apr 2018

Kashmir: NSG commandos to be deployed to deal with terrorists

The Ministry of Home Affairs is examining a proposal to deploy a contingent of National Security Guard (NSG) commandos in the Kashmir Valley so that they can join the Indian Army, the CRPF and the state police when a high-risk militancy related incident takes place.

Non-NDA states allege political bias in iconic tourism sites shortlist

26 Apr 2018

Non-NDA states allege political bias in iconic tourism sites shortlist

Multiple non-NDA states have alleged that the Central government's shortlist of 17 tourism destinations to be developed into "iconic tourism sites" reeks of political bias.

British diplomat calls Golden Temple a 'mosque,' faces ire

24 Apr 2018

British diplomat calls Golden Temple a 'mosque,' faces ire

The head of Britain's diplomatic service in the Foreign Office, Sir Simon McDonald, faced the wrath of the public after calling the Golden Temple in Amritsar a 'mosque.'

UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration

14 Apr 2018

UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration

A group of Sikhs staged protests against alleged atrocities perpetrated against minority communities in India during the commemoration of Babasaheb Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary at the United Nations Headquarters.

Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

28 Feb 2018

Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

Radical Sikh elements have allegedly found a politically-conducive environment to revive the Khalistan movement in Canada, North American and European countries.

Arjun, Parineeti starrer 'Namastey England' to release on December 7

25 Feb 2018

Arjun, Parineeti starrer 'Namastey England' to release on December 7

Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra starrer "Namastey England" will release on December 7 this year.

Amid purportedly strained visit, Trudeau, Amarinder Singh discuss Khalistan

21 Feb 2018

Amid purportedly strained visit, Trudeau, Amarinder Singh discuss Khalistan

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's first India visit has been marred by reports that the government has given him a "cold shoulder."

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family reach India on first official-visit

18 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family reach India on first official-visit

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has arrived in India for a week-long visit along with family. Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat received Trudeau.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe

10 Jan 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe

Even after three decades, justice has still not been served in the 1984 Sikh riots. It was one of the largest persecutions of Sikhs, who were massacred in retribution for PM Indira Gandhi's assassination by her Sikh bodyguards.

After Canada, US Sikh body bans Indian officials from Gurdwaras

10 Jan 2018

After Canada, US Sikh body bans Indian officials from Gurdwaras

Last week, several gurdwaras in Canada's Ontario banned Indian officials. They were apparently irritated with officials' constant interference.

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

07 Sep 2017

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Kumar Doval is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man responsible for the resolution of the Doklam standoff, on terms favoring India.

Sikhs commemorate 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star

06 Jun 2017

Sikhs commemorate 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star

Sikhs around the world convened at the Golden Temple on Tuesday to mark the 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star.

India upset as Canadian PM attends event with Bhindranwale's photo

11 May 2017

India upset as Canadian PM attends event with Bhindranwale's photo

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has ruffled the Indian government's feathers by attending a felicitation event where Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale's photos were on display.

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

11 Oct 2016

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has told Pakistani NSA Naseer Janjua that the only way India and Pakistan can hold peace talks is if Pakistan stops exporting terror to India.

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

21 Sep 2016

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

India's position in the world has improved since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister in 2014, according to US-based Pew Research Center's recent annual opinion poll.

Domino's vegetarian makeover for Navratri

13 Sep 2016

Domino's vegetarian makeover for Navratri

With the auspicious nine-day Navratri festival round the corner, half of Domino Pizza's outlets will turn vegetarian to appeal to customers who avoid non-vegetarian food during this festive season.