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Bypoll for Sarpanch and Panch on August 6

Jalandhar: State election commission has announced the schedule for bypoll of Panchayats under which the voting would take place on  August 6. 

For us, presidential election is a fight against ‘communal vision’: Sonia

A day before the presidential election, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi described on Sunday the contest as a fight against a “narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision”.

Chhota Ghallughara: Chhamb Kahnuwan

            In the blood-stained pages of Sikh history (i) Chhota Ghallughara (Minor Holocaust) which occurred during March-June 1746 and (ii) Vadda Ghallughara (Major Holocaust) which took place on February 5, 1762, in each of which 40,000 Sikhs were killed present examples unparalleled in world history.

‘Third country's’ Army could enter Kashmir at Pak request: Chinese media

A “third country's" Army could enter Kashmir at Pakistan's request, using the "same logic" the Indian Army used to stop the Chinese military from constructing a road in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector on behalf of Bhutan, an analyst at a Chinese think tank said.

He wore a skull-cap, was to be his fatal undoing

His dreams were unfamiliar to my agnostic world. He wanted to become a scholar and teacher of the Quran, and perhaps, one day, an imam. For this, from the age of six, he was sent to a madrasa, in neighbouring Nuh in Haryana. He was a sincere and bright student, who had memorised the Quran, all 80,000 words of the holy text.

301st martyrdom anniversary of Shahid Baba Banda Singh

Paying obeisance to the brave, dauntless and vigorous Shahid Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji: The founder of Sikh rule.

India faces serious problem of religious hatemongering

The irresistible urge to mix politics and religion usually comes at the expense of secularism, tolerance and vulnerable minorities. We saw this recently in Asia with extremist Islamic groups spewing anti-Chinese hate speech to defeat the incumbent governor of Jakarta, the ebbing tide of secularism in Bangladesh, insurgency in the Philippines and the resurgence of violence targeting Muslims in Sri Lanka with apparent impunity. 

First all-female orchestra group launched in Afghanistan

Following years of civil unrest, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) was opened in 2010 to offer kids of all social backgrounds an opportunity to learn music. Today, the Zohra Orchestra at the ANIM is the first all-female group of its kind to launch in Afghanistan.

To America, a Message from a Beggar

Walking across Michigan Avenue, I came to a screeching halt. Reclining against a road-side planter, a beggar sat motionless, firmly clasping a shanky sign-board that read: "MAKE AMERICA KIND AGAIN.”

Kovinda a practicing lawyer to be next President of India

Ram Nath Kovind, the Governor of Bihar born 1 October 1945 and  the NDA candidate for the position of the Pesident of India Kovind is a Dalit  leader and a politician from the Bhartiya janata Party (BJP).

Dangal, 33rd film to create history in China by raking in over ₹1,100 crore

The film Dangal, which has grossed ₹1,100 crores in China, should make India proud, says CPC member Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, the first top-grossing non-Hollywood film in China, earned rare praise on Wednesday from a top Chinese leader for being a “success story” that needs to be highlighted by the media in BRICS nations.

Increasing intolerance against the spirit of Indian Constitution: Bureaucrats

Painting a bleak picture of "rising authoritarianism",”  intolerance”   and "majoritarianism", a group of retired bureaucrats has issued a direct appeal to public authorities and constitutional bodies to take corrective action to defend the Spirit of.