A project titled ‘Folktales of Punjab’ is publishing storybooks for children in Shahmukhi and Gurmukhi — Punjabi’s two scripts — to bridge the divide created by the Partition.
During 10 days of the Ramleela, 59-year-old Dhiman sleeps on the ground. He played the first role of Rajkumar in Ramleela before 1976, then played the role of Hanuman for 13 years, again the role of Dashrath for more than 14 years.
After the multiple deaths, the forest department launched an extensive drive to screen each lion in Gir forest and other protected areas from September 23.
There will now be only two stations on the line linking the main phase-II route with GIFT City, sources said.
RTI activist Amit Jethva was shot dead outside Gujarat High Court on July 20, 2010, for reportedly exposing illegal mining activities in Gir Forest by former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki.
Anirban Das Blah's family members had suspected something was amiss and they called up the police. A police team patrolling the Navi Mumbai bridge, from where several people have leaped to their death in the past, found and caught him.
Vikas Bahl has sought Rs 10 crore in damages from his former partners at Phantom Films, directors Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, and three media organisations for alleged defamation.
Earlier this week, Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar were ferried to Delhi by another Congress rebel-turned-BJP minister Vishwajeet Rane. On Tuesday, they formally joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal.
Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party won 30 of 47 national assembly seats in the third general election in Bhutan. Modi also congratulated Tshering for his own election to the National Assembly, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
On her way back to Kochi in a police vehicle, Fathima said on Friday evening, “I thought I shouldn’t wait anymore as three women had already failed to enter Sabarimala in the last two days.”
Police said Riyasat, a resident of the village, and his friends were out on a stroll near the office of a builder when the latter's security guards opened fire, hitting Riyasat on the face.
The ground where Ravan’s effigy was burnt is a Municipal Corporation ground. Amritsar Municipal Commissioner Sonali Giri told The Indian Express, “There was no permission sought from MC and no permission was given from our side.”
Army officers said they foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control by killing three militants in north Kashmir’s Uri area.
On Friday, when the women escorted by police headed towards the temple and devotees gathered near the steps, the government sensed trouble.
A barrier lake was formed on Yarlung Tsangpo, the headwater that feeds into Brahmaputra river, after a collapse of a cliff in the deep valley through which the river flows.
The statement added, “The most condemnable and inhuman behaviour is of Mrs Navjot Kaur Sidhu, who was present at the Dussehra festivities as chief guest at the time when the sad incident took place and instead of providing relief to the victims, Mrs Sidhu ran away from the incident site.”
Amarinder Singh announced immediate ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to family of each of the deceased and assured them of every possible help. State mourning was announced in Punjab. All educational institutions will remain shut Saturday.
Amid speculation that he will lead the party’s campaign in Telangana for the December 7 elections, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday expressed confidence that his induction will boost the party’s prospects in the polls.
Earlier, during a plenary meeting, Naidu highlighted the menace of terrorism and rued the fact that “some countries are supporting it”.
Bodies were lying on the floor outside mortuaries in both hospitals. Angry people at the hospitals protested lack of resources for taking proper care of the bodies.