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Capital to host The Grub Festival April 3-5

New Delhi, March 27: All foodies in the capital, get ready for a unique gastronomic experience with the first edition of the food carnival ‘The Grub Fest’, to be held April 3-5 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium lawns here. The three-day fest will bring together a mix of the city’s restaurants and cafes to cook […]

Saudi Arabia resumes flights to southern region

Riyadh, March 27: Saudi Arabia on Friday resumed all flights to airports in its southern region except for Abha Airport that will remain closed until further notice, media reported on Friday. An official from the General Organization of the Saudi Airline told the online Elaf paper that the decision was taken in coordination with the […]

High Chinese cost opportunity for Indian industry: Jaitley

New Delhi, March 27: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that higher costs of production in China give a great opportunity for India to become a global manufacturing hub. “Wages in China have gone up. That part of the world is now becoming costlier. Can we, therefore, create a world class infrastructure in India,” […]

Five shot at in Amethi, three critical

Lucknow, March 27: Five people including a block chief’s husband were shot at in Amethi on Friday, police said. Three people injured in the firing have been admitted to the trauma centre in Lucknow and their condition is stated to be serious. The incident took place when Rajesh Vikram Singh, Jagdishpur block head Anjali’s husband, […]

Worth spending big on cosmetics: British makeup artist

New Delhi, March 27: Indian women are “so beautiful”, says London-based makeup artist Tara Moghaddam and says she is in love with the bright colours of India and would love to do make-up for Indian stars. Also, she advises Indian women to spend wisely on cosmetics. According to research by British voucher code website promotionalcodes.org.uk, […]

Hookah as harmful as cigarette

Toronto, March 27: That hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the youth, warns a new study. Hookah or water pipe is the new ‘in’ thing among the youth, though the number of youth who smoke cigarettes is declining in Canada, found the study, published in […]

Ed Sheeran confirms he’s single

Los Angeles, March 27: Singer Ed Sheeran has confirmed that he is single after splitting from his girlfriend Athina Andrelos, whom he was dating for a year. The 24-year-old singer revealed that he and Andrelos, who were planning to move in together this year, have gone their separate ways, reports femalefirst.co.uk Sheeran’s split confirmation has […]

Hamilton fastest in Malaysian GP practice despite problems

Sepang (Malaysia), March 27: Formula one team Mercedes’ driver Lewis Hamilton set the quickest time to top the second practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix here on Friday despite an engine problem which forced him to quit the first session. The reigning world champion was sidelined on his fifth lap in the first practice […]

A not-so straight take on homosexuality

New Delhi, March 27: What happens when a play is based on the sensitive subject of homosexuality in India and the narrative is seen through the lens of a gay teacher? And what happens when the protagonist’s fantastic performance can’t salvage a tale that ironically ends up as another stereotypical narrative? It is very brave […]

Cheema conducts surprise check at Secrecy Branch of Education Board

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Mohali, March 27: In view to ongoing 10th and 12th board examinations, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema, Education Minister, Punjab has conducted a surprise check in the secrecy branch of Punjab School Education Board, Mohali. During the visit, he was accompanied by Tejinder Kaur Dhaliwal Chairperson, Punjab School Education Board, C. Raul, Principal Secretary, School Education […]

British students entering sex trade to pay debts: Survey

London, March 27: In order to pay off their debts and meet the cost of living, many British students are selling their bodies for sex, a significant Survey claims. According to researchers from Wales-based Swansea University, one in 20 students had worked in the sex industry while studying for a degree, Mirror.co.uk reported. “We now […]

OIC concerned over Yemen situation

Jeddah, March 27: The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, has said that the OIC is following closely and with great concern the latest developments in Yemen. He expressed his support for the steps taken by the states supporting constitutional legitimacy in Yemen, which responded to the request of […]

Mistreating women makes you a monster, says Sunny Leone

Mumbai, March 27: Actress Sunny Leone, who will do a cameo on TV show “Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan” on Friday, says mistreating and disrespecting women doesn’t make a man “cool”, and that it makes him “a monster”. “I’m not from here (in India), I’ve never lived in a culture in which it is not normal to […]

OPEC daily basket price shoots up

Vienna, March 27: The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $54.55 a barrel on Thursday, compared to $50.83 on Wednesday, a rise of nearly four dollars, the organisation’s secretariat said. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of Murban (UAE), Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol […]

Boult, Starc in battle to become World Cup’s best bowler

Melbourne, March 27: As two teams fight it out for the coveted cricket World Cup trophy here on Sunday, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc will be involved in another battle — to become the best bowler of the tournament. Boult, the left-arm New Zealand speedster, currently heads the bowlers’ […]

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