CHANDIGARH: After criticism from the public as well as councillors, the cash starved Municipal Corporation today slashed the Rose Festival budget from Rs 86.65 lakh to Rs 66 lakh at the General House meeting here. This expenditure is in addition to what the UT Administration will spend at the Leisure Valley during this fest.Whether we win or lose, we 'll party, ” director Karan Johar wasn ''t looking for a reason to party ahead of the 47TH International Emmy Awards at New York.
During an interaction with IANS, Lata Ji was asked about Ranu, to which she stated, "Agar mere naam aur kaam se kissiko bhala hota hai toh main apne aap ko khush kismat samajhti hoon (If anyone gets benefited from my name and work then I feel fortunate). "She went on to say, "But I also feel imitation is not a reliable and durable companion for success. By singing my songs or Kishoreda 's (Kumar), or (Mohd) Rafi Saab 's, or Mukesh Bhaiyya or Asha 's (Bhosle) numbers, aspiring singers can get short term attention. But it won 't last. "
While cricketer Mohammed Shami is away playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), a family drama broke out at his house in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha on Sunday night. His estranged wife Hasin Jahan turned up and allegedly created a ruckus. A police intervention led to her detention. She was released later.
Sports Reporter REASI: Pahelwan Vikas of Bahadurgarh (Haryana) lifted the 28th Annual Dera Kesari Dangal defeating Sagar of Uttar Pradesh in the title bout that took place at Holy Shrine of Dera Baba Banda Bahadur in district Reasi. Dangal was organised by Dera Baba Banda Bahadur Prabandhak Committee, Baba Banda Bahadur Sikh Samardi in association with J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of Association President, Shiv Kumar Sharma and Baba Jatinder Paul Singh Sodhi (Gaddinasheen). Social worker and ex Sarpanch of Noorwala (Panipat), Dharambir Gurdatta was the Chief Guest, who distributed cash prizes among the winners and runners up wrestlers. Shiv Kumar Sharma was the Guest of Honour. Prof Parambir Singh of Punjabi University Patiala, Krishan Paul Jawa Vice Chairman of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Sikh Sampardai, B.K Sharma, Sub Inspector, Sarpanch Bodh Raj and Sarpanch Sukhdev Singh were among other prominent persons present. In all, 24 bouts took place in this day long Dangal. Winner of the main bout, Vikas was awarded with Rs 500o cash prize while runners up wrestler got Rs 4,000. Dera Baba Banda Bahadur Prabandhak Committee members and technical officials included Baba Jatinder Paul Singh Sodhi (Gaddhinasheen), Malik Ram Lubhaya Paruthi (Chairman), Ved Parkash Makker, Mohd Fareed, Tulinder Kumar, Munshi Ram and Murli Dhar (Munna). Other Results: Punit of Panipat beat Salman of Udhampur; Sandeep of Delhi beat Gourav of UP; Ali of Kathua beat Varinder of Panipat; Mehar Din of Delhi beat Murad Ali of Domana; Munu of Domana Akhara beat Javed of Delhi; Choota Benia of Udhampur beat Sachin of Haryana; Ali of Kathua beat Vijay of Bai Bajalta; Laikat of Akhnoor beat Banti of Delhi; Om of Delhi beat Ranjeeet of Moungri; Subash Chander of Narkote beat Deeraj of Jungalgali; Karnail Singh of Batote beat Puran Singh of Reasi and Madan Singh of Reasi beat Sammulak of Nomian (Katra).
STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Sixth Natrang Theatre Festival of the year 2018 opened here on Saturday at Natrang Studio Theatre, Jammu with the presentation of the play #8216;Refund ' in Hindi originally a Hungarian play written by Fritz Karinthy and directed by Sumeet Sharma. In his inaugural address, Natrang Director Balwant Thakur informed that Natrang has already created a record in the country by showcasing 20 major different plays by the same group in a period of five months. He complimented all actors, directors and technicians of Natrang associated with the holding of Natrang festivals. The opening play #8216;Refund ' filled with humour, energy and satire, provided a befitting start to the festival in which different plays of different genre are being featured. Sumeet Sharma played the pivotal role with professional ease. He was ably supported by the energetic performance of Rajat Salgotra, Deepali Sharma, Jatin Sharma, Ujhwal Bandral, Sushant Singh Charak, Rahul Gupta, Udit Sagar and Sumit Raina. The lights were executed by Neeraj Kant and music was rendered by Rakshit Arora. Gauri Thakur presented the show which was coordinated by Mohd Yaseen. On the second day of Natrang Theatre Festival, play #8216;Jangiram Ki Haveli ' will be presented on October 29 at 6:00 PM at Natrang Studio Theatre, Jammu under the direction of Neeraj Kant.
Before converting to Hinduism, Aryan Arya was Muslim, Mohd Ibrahim Sidhiqui. He had converted to Hinduism on February 23, 2018, at Raipur.The woman, Anjali Jain, who appeared before the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, said that she wanted to stay with her parents.
The Taiwanese online portal said that Mohd Nazifuddin went out with Celia Chang after Najib was released on bail following his arrest on July 3 for his role in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal. The report which quoted Apple Daily said Mohd Nazifuddin was seen dining at a steakhouse and having a massage at a top luxury shopping district near Taipei 101 on Thursday (July 5).
STATE TIMES NEWS KATRA: Wrestler Benia Min of Basantgarh of J amp;K Police lifted the sixth Annual Nomain Kesari Vishal Dangal Title 2018 organised by Kotli Bajallian Nomain Dangal Committee in collaboration with J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association at Nomain in Reasi. The event was held under the supervision of Mohd Sharif, President Kotli Bajallian Dangal Committee while Naresh Kumar (Pappu Lakri), Vice President J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association was the organising Secretary. In all, 74 bouts were played in the Dangal. In the first main bout wrestler Benia Min defeated wrestler Sukh of Gurdaspur in Punjab in a tough fight that lasted for 18 minutes. The winner Benia Min was awarded with cash prize of Rs. 31,000 along with Maa Ki Chunni by ASP Katra Naresh Singh, Joint Secretary J amp;K State Sports Council Shiv Kumar Sharma, Ex Sarpanch Romesh Chander Choudhary while runner up wrestler Sukh got Rs. 20,000 from Mohd Sharif, Om Parkash Magotra and Santosh Kumar. Wrestler Amir Khan was declared as best wrestler of the Dangal who was awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 500 by the ASP Katra, Naresh Singh. ASP Katra Naresh Singh was the Chief Guest on the occasion who distributed cash prizes among the winner and runner up. President J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma presided over the function. Dr. Dev Raj Sharma, Ex District Nodal Officer ISM District Samba, Rattan Singh Manhas, General Secretary, Senior Citizens Welfare Forum Katra, Suraj Parkash, social worker and Surinder Paul Singh, SHO Katra were the Guests of Honour. Vijay Khajuria, Romesh Vaid, Ratten Singh and Baldev Singh (Sarpanch) were also present. The second main bout was won by Vikas of Delhi who defeated Ishaq Ahmed (Lallu) of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu. Another second bout was won by Nisar of Doda who defeated Ajay Sharma of Udhampur, 3rd bout was won by Amir Khan of Nargada who defeated Mohanu of Delhi and 4th bout was won by Muneer Khan of Nagrota who defeated Rakesh of Billawar. Dr. Dev Raj Sharma was honoured by Romesh Chander Choudhary, Ex. Sarpanch. Members of Nomain Dangal Committee and Technical officials who helped for conduct of event smoothly included Ved Parkash Pujari (Chairman), Mohd Sharif (President), Suraj Parkash (Ex Chairman), Ex Sarpanch Romesh Chander Choudhary, Santosh Kumar, Om Parkash Magotra, Mohan Lal (Naib Sarpanch), Manohar Lal, Ashok Kumar, Radha Sham, Rakesh Kumar (Kaka), Pankaj Sharma, Numberdar Karan Singh, Romesh Vaid, Naresh Kumar (Pappu Lakri), Deepak Wazir, Om Parkash Verma and Rajinder Kumar. Other Results: Kulbir Singh of Kot Bhawal beat Manjit of Delhi, Amir Khan of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu defeated Sahil of Una (HP), Paula of HP trounced Murad Ali of Domana Akhara, Nadeem of Doda downed Anu of Delhi, Ajay Sharma of Una (HP) blanked Shakeel of Jatti, Chain Singh of Reasi outplayed Shail of Domana, Shubam of Domana beat Sonu of Ramnagar, Imran of Doda defeated Sethi of Domana, Dinesh of Delhi outplayed Bobari of Sarore, Salman of Chopra Shop downed Sanjay of Pargale, Rafiq of Jammu beat Tirthu of Manwal and Vikas of UP defeated Surjeet Singh of Reasi. Bout played between Kalu of Bishnah and Gopal Sharma of Jindrah ended in a draw.
KUALA LUMPUR: Responding to criticisms from various quarters yesterday regarding her 60kg limit suggestion to would be fashion show attendees, fashion critic Zaihani Mohd Zain today denied that the statement was meant to body shame anyone. In an interview with a web portal today, the pixy haired pint sized fashion critic said it was just her personal lamentation about an uncomfortable situation she had to bear at a recent fashion show held here.
The High Court in Shah Alam today struck out a suit filed by a married couple against Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd (SIC) for negligence, which resulted in the death of their son, Malaysian Super Series racer Muhammad Izzat Mohd Abdul Hakim five years ago.Judicial commissioner Abd Majid Tun Hamzah dismissed the suit filed by Mohd Abdul Hakim Embong and Norhaidah Mohd Noor, and ordered the couple to pay costs of RM14,000 to SIC and AAM Motorsports Sdn Bhd, which was named the second defendant in the suit.
Walking past the street opposite the Blind School on Raghubir Road in West Delhi s Khyala, it s hard to miss the men in uniform including nearly 200 CRPF personnel and local police. The residents of the area are visibly enraged over the killing of a 23 year old photographer on Thursday night, allegedly by his girlfriend s family.Ankit Saxena, a photographer with a private firm in Jwala Heri, was stabbed to death allegedly by his lover Shehzadi s family. The police had arrested her father Akbar Ali (43), mother Shehnaaz (38), uncle Mohd Salim (40) in connection with the case and apprehended her 16 year old brother.
The incident took place on Friday when a vagabond, identified as 58 year old Mohd Qazim, stole elecetion campaign material from AAP's office at Rouse Avenue, New Delhi.The police said, the accused was identified on the basis of a CCTV footage shared by the complainant at the Indraprastha Police Station.
STATE TIMES NEWS AKHNOOR: Wrestler Jassa Patti of Punjab clinched the 65th Annual Akhnoor Kesari Vishal Dangal title by defeating wrestler Benia Min of Basantgarh in Udhampur District in a tough fight that lasted for 11 minutes. The historic and famous one day wrestling event was organised by Akhnoor Dangal Committee in association with J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of Madan Lal Gupta (Kaku Shah), President Akhnoor Dangal Committee and President J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma. In all 85 bouts were played in the one day long Dangal. MLA Akhnoor Rajeev Sharma was the Chief Guest who distributed cash prizes among winner and runner up wrestlers. Joint Secretary J amp;K State Sports Council Shiv Kumar Sharma who is also Treasurer Indian Style Wrestling Association of India and President J amp;K Indian Style Wrestling Association presided over the function. Mahant Ramashwar Dass Maharaj, Retired SP Prithvi Raj Sharma, SDPO Munish Sharma and social activist and wrestling promoter Ram Paul Sharma were the Guests of Honour. Virender Sharma and Pandit Rana were also present on the occasion. MLA Akhnoor in presence of Shiv Kumar Sharma and Madan Lal Gupta (Kaku Shah) gave Rs 70,000 as cash prize money to winner of main bout wrestler Jassa Patti while Rs 50,000 was given to runner up wrestler Benia Min. The second main bout was won by Vikram of Haryana who defeated Akram of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu. Third main bout ended in a draw that was played between Ishaq Ahmed (Lallu) and Amit of Patila. Fourth main bout was won by Nissar of Doda who defeated Lalli of Garh Shanker (Punjab). Fifth bout was won by Gunga of Patiala who defeated Sadiq of Domana Akhnoor. Sixth bout played between Ajay Sharma of Udhampur and Ravi of Path. This bout ended in a draw. Akhnoor Dangal Committee members and technical officials who helped for conduct of Vishal Dangal were Madan Mohan Gupta (Kaku Shah) (President), Karan Singh (Vice President), Dayal Sharma (Secretary), Darshan Lal (Cashier), Captain Jugal Gupta, Gian Dass, Om Parkash Sharma (NIS Wrestling Coach), Krishan Singh (NIS Wrestling Coach), Mulk Raj Sharma, Sunny (Airtel), Mohd. Fareed, Dayal Chand, Bishan Dass, Vipin Gupta, Shiva, Sham Lal, Tej Ram, Yogesh Kumar,Subash Chander and Murli Dhar (Munna). The proceedings of Dangal were conducted by Captain Jugal Gupta and Mohd. Fareed, while welcome address was presented by Madan Lal Gupta (Kaku Shah). Vote of thanks was presented by Karan Singh. Other Results: Roshan Lal Sharma of Jammu beat Kamal of Patila, Babu of Patti beat Teg Ali of Mallerkotla, Kulbir Singh of Domana beat Karan Deep of Patila, Amir Khan of Nargoda beat Feeza of Billawar, Gopal Sharma of Jindarh beat Billa of Domana, Dillar Khan of J amp;K Police beat Johni of Himachal Pradesh, Muneer Khan of Nagrota beat Sodhi of Patti, Babba of Kot Bhawal beat Roshan of Patti. Bout played between Bobari of Sarore and Chain of Patti ended in a draw.
STATE TIMES NEWS RAMBAN: Wrestler Sabba of Kohali in Amritsar lifted Fourth Annual Chanderkot Sadhbhavana Dangal title by beating Benia Min of J and K Police in a tough fight which lasted for 22 minutes. The Dangal organised by Chanderkot Dangal Committee in collaboration with Rashtriya Riffles and J and K Indian Style Wrestling Association was held here at Chanderkote in Tehsil and district Ramban under the overall supervision of President JKISWA Shiv Kumar Sharma and President of Dangal Committee Chanderkote Ex. Sarpanch Mustaq Ahmed Lone and DySP Majad Ali and other members of the Dangal Committee. In all, 25 bouts were played in the one day long Dangal where wrestlers from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and J and K participated. MLA Ramban Neelam Kumar Langeh was the Chief Guest on the occasion who gave away cash prizes to the wrestlers. Major Divesh Poswal, Naib Tehsildar Chanderkote Jawahar Lal and Naib Tehsildar Santokh Chand were the Guests of Honour. Winner Sabba was awarded with cash prize of Rs. 35,000 by MLA, Neelam Langeh, Shiv Kumar Sharma and DySP Majad Ali while runner up Benia got Rs. 30,000 by Ex Sarpanch Mustaq Ahmed Lone, Naib Tehsildar Jawahar Lal, Santokh Chand and Sajid Ali. Members and technical officials who helped the conduct of this event were Mustaq Ahmed Love, Majad Ali, Sajid Ali, Mahfuz Ali, Nasir Ali, Advocate T.H Malik Advocate Arun Singh, Raja, Kuljeet Chand, Firdos Ali, Mohd. Fareed, Om Parkash Verma, Tulinder Kumar, Mubarik Singh, Murli Dhar (Munna), Gurwinder Kheri and Yog Raj Gupta (President Sistrict Ramban). Other Results: Ishaq Ahmed (Lallu) beat Dharmider, Nisar beat Baga, Kapil beat Ravi, Teg Ali defeated Babu, Dinu beat Salman Khan, Roshan Lal Sharma trounced Javed Khan, Amir Khan blanked Talab, Murad Ali beat Gurvinder and Tinku downed Mohd. Akram. MLA made an appeal to the young generation to adopt wrestling or any other sport for healthier life and bright future.
The tender will be called by MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd and Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore.MyHSR chief executive officer Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal, when contacted by Business Times, said he expected both local players and international firms to bid for the tender.
STATE TIMES NEWS KATRA: Wrestler Benia Min of J and K Police (JKP) lifted 112th Annual Bani Wrestling title by defeating Wrestler Jagdev of Ludhiana in Punjab in a tough fight which lasted for 24 minutes. The Dangal was organised by Manwal Dangal Committee in collaboration with J and K Indian Style Wrestling Association (JKISWA) under the overall supervision of President JKISWA, Shiv Kumar Sharma and Sarpanch Balwant Raj. In all, 58 bouts were played in the day long Dangal wherein wrestlers from Delhi, UP, Punjab, Haryana, J and K and Chandigarh participated. Senior BJP Leader Nand Kishore Sharma was the Chief Guest on the occasion who gave away cash prizes to the wrestlers. District Udhampur Indian Style Wrestling Association President Sunil Badyal and Deputy Director Planning Uttam Singh were the Guests of Honour. Prominent persons present on the occasion were Dr. B.D Gupta, SHO Ashiq Bukhari, Sarpanch Anil Sharma, Sarpanch Rehmat Ali, Sarpanch Balwant Raj, Industrialist Udhay Bir Singh, Muna Khan, Sukhdev Singh, Dhiyan Chand, Gouri Singh Contractor, Numberdar Bishan Dass, Om Parkash Verma, Bittu Raina, Sat paul and Ex. Sarpanch Kishori Lal Sharma. Benia was awarded with cash prize of Rs 36,000 while runner up wrestler Jagdev got Rs 25,000. Prizes were given by Nand Kishore Sharma, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Sarpanch Balwant Rai and Sunil Badyal. Nand Kishore also contributed Rs 11,000 as financial assistance to the organisers. Members and Technical Officials who helped for conduct of this one day long event were Sarpanch Balwant Raj (President), Makhan Lal (Contractor), Numberdar Bishan Dass, Sagar Singh, Rajinder Singh, Sanjay Sharma, Durga Das, Hans Raj, Hem Raj Gupta, Pardeep Kesar, Raj Kumar Gupta, Panch Bishan Dass, Panch Kishan Lal, Naib Sarpanch Kishan Lal, Om Parkash Verma, Sat Paul Verma, Lochan Singh, Kishori Lal Sharma, Mohd. Fareed and Murli Dhar (Munna). Other Results: Ankit of Delhi beat Muneer Khan of Nargota, Laikat Ali of Panthal defeated Billa of Domana, Anyat of Manwal trounced Amit of Delhi, Balli of Domana beat Pritam Singh of Reasi, Laikat Ali of Jammu blanked Romesh of Manwal, Gopal Sharma of Jindrah outplayed Arjun of UP, Vijay Kumar Sharma of Bai Bajalta downed Sanjeev of Amritsar, Bittu of Delhi defeated Murad Ali of Domana, Rajesh Sharma of Jindrah beat Muskeen Ali of Kathua, Tariq of Mallerkotla trounced Gurmail of BSF of Chandigarh, Nisar of Doda beat Rajesh Rohtak, Roshan Lal Sharma of J amp;K Police defeated Bittu of Delhi, Amir Khan of Nargada blanked Sagar of Merrut and Kulbir Singh of Domana Akhara defeated Javed of Merrut.I guess there are others also demanding attention ( amp; in need) in t ...
Our houses, beds, cupboards, clothes and utensils were washed away on 26 July; the government gave us Rs 5,000 for the damages and showed us the door. What do you get in Mumbai for that amount? complained Mohd Yusuf, a resident of Bharat Nagar. It s funny how it is called Mithi (sweet), but it actually is just black water. Our kids play here, can you believe it? But what is there to do? scoffs Yusuf.
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, cross a bridge at the Borneo Rainforest Research Center in Danum Valley, some 70 km (43 miles) west of Lahad Datu, on the island of Borneo September 15, 2012. The royal couple are on their second stop of a nine day tour of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate her Diamond Jubilee. Photo: REUTERS Mohd Rasfan Pool Kate Middleton is prepped up for her and husband Prince William s much awaited India and Bhutan official visit. The royal couple will begin their six day tour from April 10. The 34 year old stylish royal has reportedly packed 12 to 15 outfits for the trip.An advance team completed a recce of locations, including the iconic Taj Mahal. The British royals will arrive in Mumbai on Sunday. Apart from her daytime dresses and evening gowns, she has packed a pair of hiking boots. The last time the Duchess of Cambridge was seen in the pair of hardy Brasher Hillmaster GTX hiking boots was when she visited Borneo s jungle in 2012.
Azerbaijan ACD, which comes under the Public Prosecutor s Office, was represented by their Deputy Public Prosecutor Kamran Aliyev while MACC was represented by deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull, MACC said in a statement.Azerbaijan is the 15th state and organisation to sign a MoU with the MACC.
The country pays homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day on Saturday as he was assassinated on this day in 1948.Many programmes will be organised today to mark the occasion. All religion prayers will be held in Rajghat at Mahatma Gandhi 's memorial. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, and the three service Chiefs will lay wreaths at the memorial.