Tag Archives: Punjab

Weather Warning Issued: Cold Wave Spell Hits HP, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP

With the eastward movement of the current Western Disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation lying over north Pakistan and neighbourhood, dry northwesterly cold winds at lower and middle levels will hit the plains of northwest India from 10th night to 13th January morning, said the Indian Met Department. “Under these circumstances, the prevailing minimum temperatures over plains of northwest ...

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Government Unveils 98 Smart Cities: Check List Here

The Union Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu unveiled the list of 98 cities of the much talked about Smart Cities project, which means more funds for the best cities selected after a challenge by people based on merits. The minister on Thursday released the list of 98 cities, from which Uttar Pradesh got maximum number of 13 cities, with ...

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WATCH: Akshay Starrer ‘Singh is Bling’ Trailer Released

Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson’s starrer upcoming action-comedy movie ‘Singh is Bling’ trailer is out today, much to the delightment of akshay fans. Also Read: Celebs Review of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Sing is Bliing’ Trailer The film ‘Singh is Bling’ is produced by Prabhudheva and Grazing Goat Pictures, featuring Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Lara Dutta and Kay Kay Menon in lead roles. ...

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Happy Teej 2015: Why and How Teej is Celebrated?

Teej is a festival which is rooted deep in Indian religious and cultural ethos that is typical to women and it comes in the monsoon season. This year, Hariyali Teej is being observed on 17th August, 2015. It is believed that the divine couple Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati reunited on this auspicious day and Goddess Parvati took 108 births to ...

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Mass resignations hit censor board; Punjab bans ‘MSG’ screening

The censor board was Saturday hit by mass resignations a day after board chairperson Leela Samson quit citing coercion and corruption even as Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley hit out at those quitting, calling them “UPA appointees” who had themselves to blame for any corruption. Amidst the drama, the Punjab government Saturday banned the screening of controversial film “MSG ...

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India State of Forest Report 2011: AP registers 281 sqkm decline

Twelve states/UTs have shown decrease in the forest cover to the extent of 867sqkm while AP’s decline of 281 sqkm is mainly attributed to harvesting of mature plantation of Eucalyptus and other species and in the norhte-east, it was mainly due to prevailing practice of shifting cultivation, said the India State of Forest Report 2011, released on Tuesday. Published biannually ...

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