2 soldiers killed in Indian firing on LoC: Pak

2 soldiers killed in Indian firing on LoC: Pak

Pakistan Army said two of its soldiers were killed Wednesday when Indian forces opened “unprovoked fire” across the Line of Control (LoC). “The latest incident of unprovoked firing occurred in the Bhimber sector of the LoC,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing, in a statement, according to reports. It identified the dead […]

Pak parliament house infested with ’50,000 rats’

Pak parliament house infested with ’50,000 rats’

The rats in Pakistan’s parliament house has forced authorities to devise a “strategy” to contain the infestation, with the number of rodents jumping to a whopping 50,000. A “survey” found out the rats live and roam around without any fear in the parliament lodges, cafeteria, Prime Minister House and President House, a media report said. […]

Reliance Big TV announces free set-top box, HD channels

Reliance Big TV announces free set-top box, HD channels

Direct-to-home (DTH) player Reliance Big TV on Wednesday announced to offer a free access to free-to-air channels up to 500 for five years and pay channels for one year across the country. Also, the company will provide a free of cost HD HEVC set-top box and pre-booking will open on March 1, 2018, for a […]

Govt bans hoardings on buildings, places of worship in Jammu

Govt bans hoardings on buildings, places of worship in Jammu

Authorities have imposed a ban on installation of hoardings on residential buildings, places of worships, hospitals, and educational institutions in Jammu city. The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has seized 30 truck-loads of advertisement material during a drive in this regard, according to the Press Trust of India. “The JMC has imposed ban on installation of […]

Facing Rs 15,500 crore debt, Aircel files for bankruptcy

Facing Rs 15,500 crore debt, Aircel files for bankruptcy

Aircel, one of the last remaining smaller telecom companies operating in India, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after it was unable to fight the ongoing aggressive price war and failing to reach an accord with its lenders. “The board of directors acknowledged that it has been facing troubled times in a highly financially stressed industry, […]

Perturbed by Hindi, doc hangs self in PGI Chandigarh

Perturbed by Hindi, doc hangs self in PGI Chandigarh

A day after a post graduate medical student hailing from Tamil Nadu committed suicide in Chandigarh on Monday, his mother broke down for not listening to her son’s silent cries. “I wish I had called him back,” Bhuvaneshwari was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times. Dr Krishna Prasath R, who was pursuing his PG course […]

Atif Aslam ‘refuses to promote Bollywood song’

Atif Aslam ‘refuses to promote Bollywood song’

Famous Pakistani singer Atif Aslam has been repeatedly shrugging off requests to promote his latest song “Sehmi hai dhadkan” from the forthcoming Bollywood film “Daas Dev”, says its producer Sanjeev Kumar. “Atif said he will do it, but it hasn’t been done. I’m not sure why he isn’t taking part in the activity, but, as […]

Boy injured after unexploded bomb goes off near LoC

Boy injured after unexploded bomb goes off near LoC

A 12-year-old boy was Saturday critically injured by an unexploded bomb that went off near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Mohammad Iqbal (12), a resident of Shahpur, found the bomb in an open field near Qasba village around 11:45 am and started fiddling with it, causing […]

Two Indians arrested for printing fake currency in Nepal

Two Indians arrested for printing fake currency in Nepal

Two Indian nationals have been arrested for their alleged involvement in printing counterfeit Nepalese rupee notes, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a special team of police caught Balbir Singh, 22, and Krishna Singh, 20, on Thursday from Bhimdutta Municipality of Far-Western region when they were printing counterfeit Nepalese rupee notes of denomination of Rs […]