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Kartarpur Corridor: Where is it and does it mean for Sikhs?

Where exactly is the Kartarpur Corridor? The Kartarpur Corridor is almost five kilometres from the Pakistan-India border and 120 kilometres from Punjab’s capital city of Lahore. It is some 4.1 km, or 2.5 miles, long, marking a significant reduction in what the Sikh yatrees (pilgrims) from India would have to opt for alternatively — a … Continue reading Kartarpur Corridor: Where is it and does it mean for Sikhs?

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as new IAF Chief

AMN Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as 26th Chief of the Indian Air Force on Monday. He was commissioned into the fighter stream of IAF in Jun 1980. Earlier, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, laid the wreath at National War Memorial. He retired on Monday after … Continue reading Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as new IAF Chief

Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

AMN / NEW DELHI Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff today.  An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Air Marshal Bhadauria was commissioned in the fighter stream of Indian Air Force in 1980 and won the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ for standing first in the overall … Continue reading Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

‘We were chosen because we represent diversity’ – New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern on terrorist attacks at Mosques Jacinda Ardern, PM of New Zealand, photo supplied Our Web Desk By making a historic statement after the brutal terrorist attacks at two mosques in her country, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has become cynosure … Continue reading Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Mr. Sunil Arora today assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. The new CEC sought support from “all the stakeholders” for conducting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. President Ram Nath Kovind had on November 27 appointed Arora in the post. He will have a nearly two … Continue reading Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

The former cricket hero, Imran Khan, who rose to shine winning the cricket World Cup title for Pakistan in 1992, is now the Pakistan’s new Prime Minister. He is the 22nd PM of Pakistan Once popular for his exceptional fast bowling and great all-rounding talent, Imran, 65, has made a mark at the political pitch, … Continue reading Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

Khan the King,  A New Innings

By AJ Philip The success of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in the just-concluded elections in Pakistan is proof that, ultimately, it is perseverance that pays. Twenty-two years after he formed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice), he has emerged as the hope of Pakistan (Land of the Pure). True, Khan did not get a clear … Continue reading Khan the King,  A New Innings

Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

  Our Correspondent Renowned Indian classical musician in the Hindustani classical music tradition, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan has been selected for prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. Ghulam Mustafa Khan is among three personalities who have been chosen for the prestigious award which is announced today. Others are Illaiyaraja musician from Tamil Nadu and Parameswaran Parameswaran (Literature … Continue reading Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

RAHUL GANDHI, a Profile

Rahul Gandhi has taken the mantle of Congress party at crucial juncture. It has to be seen how he emerges victorious facing onslaught of communal forces. By Andalib Akhter Marking a generational change Rahul Gandhi on Saturday ( December 16,2017) took over as the new President of India’s oldest political party, the Congress. The process … Continue reading RAHUL GANDHI, a Profile

ARJAN SINGH: END OF A GLORIOUS ERA

THE MARSHAL OF THE INDIAN AIR FORCE ARJAN SINGH     The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh breathed his last today (Sep 16) at he Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi. He was 98. He was admitted to the hospital following a cardiac arrest. Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC … Continue reading ARJAN SINGH: END OF A GLORIOUS ERA

50 years of International Film Festival India IFFI

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Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

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Literature plays an important role in social transformation: VP Naidu

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IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

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Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

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Shaukat Kaifi, Mother of Shabana Azmi passes away

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Haryana participates in IFFI for first time, invites film industry

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