Tuesday, April 13, 2021


Delhi govt issues fresh Covid curbs amid surge in cases

NEW DELHI: After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal indicated that the national capital may witness some more restrictions due to the surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city, the Delhi government late on Saturday night issued fresh guidelines, prohibiting all social, political, sports, entertainment, cultural and religious gatherings till further order.

Step towards building Skill University; Construction of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Skill Institute at Sri Chamkaur Sahib starts

CHANDIGARH: The Skill University at Sri Chamkaur Sahib, the ambitious project of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is soon going to be a reality.

Visa application services: Restart status update (April 2021)

NEW DELHI: With borders opening sporadically in step with vaccination drives in various regions, the last quarter has witnessed intermittent activity for the international travel community. VFS Global, one of the world's leading visa services organisations updates you on the re-openings of visa application centres in India.

Tulsi Kumar & Darshan Raval to treat fans with their electric chemistry in the new single ‘Is Qadar’!

Music icons Tulsi Kumar and Darshan Raval with songs like Tere Naal, Teri Aankhon Mein, Naam, Teri Ban Jaungi and several others ruled airwaves and are among the most popular young singers in the country today. The artists have now collaborated for a romantic love ballad ‘Is Qadar’ presented by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series.

HMV celebrates its foundation day

JALANDHAR: With a sense of rare pride, honor and cheerful exuberance Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya holds 2nd day of its three days celebrations to mark the occasion of its 95th Foundation Day under the sagacious and dynamic guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen.

Khalsa College Student Selected for Tokyo Olympics, Campus Upbeat

AMRITSAR: Divyansh Singh Panwar, a budding shooting star from Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) has been selected for the Tokyo Olympics, sending the whole campus to rejoice today. He will be part of the Indian team going to the Tokyo Olympics.

DC orders expeditious completion of development works

KAPURTHALA: Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Deepti Uppal said that the development work in rural areas should be completed expeditiously so that the due benefits could be given to the people immediately.

Capt Amarinder orders ban on political gatherings in Punjab,leaders, violators to be booked under DMA & Epidermics Act

CHANDIGARH: As Covid cases continue to remain high in the state, Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday ordered a total ban on political gatherings till April 30 and said that violators, including political leaders, will be booked under the DMA and Epidemics Act. The chief minister also announced extension of night curfew from 9 PM to 5 AM, which hitherto was imposed in 12 districts, to the entire state and reduced the number of attendees at funeral/cremations/weddings to 50 people indoors and 100 for outdoors. Wearing of masks has been made mandatory for all government employees while in office.

Two more Punjabi Players secured Olympic Quota

CHANDIGARH: With the efforts of Punjab Government to revive old glory of the state in sports areana, two more Punjabi players Anjum Moudgill and Angad Vir Singh hit the bulls eye to book berth in the Olympics.

IMA seeks 'limited continuous lockdown' for non-essential areas

NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking all citizens above 18 years of age be vaccinated and that a limited period continuous lockdown be implemented, especially for all the non-essential areas like cinemas, cultural and religious events, and sports.

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi launches 2nd phase of 'Pride of Punjab' program

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Monday launched the second phase of ‘Pride of Punjab’ program besides releasing the ‘Voices of YuWaah’ report jointly prepared by Government of Punjab and UNICEF (YuWaah) at his official residence here.

UK PM to unveil plan for 'Covid status certification'

"T20 Avengers Cup" open cricket tournament launched by Punjab Secretariat Cricket Club & Aryans

MOHALI: With the objective of promoting sports and youth services in the state, the Punjab Secretariat Cricket Club (PSCC), in association with Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized “Avengers Cup”, T20 open Cricket tournament, Today, where around 16 teams from tricity would be participating.

United Sikhs supports farm protestors, helps a martyr’s family in Bathinda with milk dairy

MOHALI: International social organisation of Sikh community – ‘United Sikhs’ has been providing financial aid to the needy farmers, who have suffered loss of life or property due to the ongoing farmers protest. Assistance of Rs 50,000 each is being given to many victim families.

10 Reasons Why Insulated Lunch boxes Are Great for You and the Environment

No matter what your age or profession is, be it summer or winter, you can always make good use of an insulated lunchbox. You’ll need a Lunchbox if you’re a school goer, have a 9-5 job, going for a short hike, arranging a picnic, going out for a football match and you don’t quite the hotdogs they sell at the stalls, an evergreen adventurer, or simply looking for something amazing and useful to gift to your friend, family or colleague. Students, Professionals, sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts all have one thing in common: love for fresh and steaming hot packed lunches.

Myanmar reports 32 new Covid-19 cases

YANGON: Myanmar reported 32 more Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the tally in the country to 142,466, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.

In a first, US does not describe Tibet as 'inalienable part of China'

DHARAMSALA: In a first, a US State Department report does not describe Tibet as an "inalienable part of China".
Reacting to the crucial development, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), headquartered in this northern India hill station, on Thursday said this year's report marks a victory for Tibetans, for the report's Tibet section does not describe Tibet as an "inalienable part of China", a departure from past reports.

Why are the IPL and Cricket Betting Extremely Popular in India?

The Indian Premier League (IPL) and cricket betting always go well together for the many fans of this sport in India. Even if the national sport of India is hockey, cricket is still the most-followed sport by the locals, and when it comes to their favorite time of the year, it has to be the IPL season.

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi hands over Rs.10 lakh cheque to Tokyo Olympics qualifier Kamalpreet Kaur

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Wednesday, called on Tokyo Olympics-2021 qualifier and national record holder Kamalpreet Kaur at his official residence here and handed over Rs.10 lakh cheque to the first Indian discus thrower.

Career In Physiology

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Career In Physiology

 Physiology covers concepts related to Human Anatomy & Physiology. Physiologist aim to develop an understanding of the function and structure of critical systems of human body and to increase fundamental knowledge in area of clinical, sports, research, teaching & training. The other carrier objective are :

Looking forward to another unbeaten tour, says Manpreet

NEW DELHI: India men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh said that the team is looking to stay unbeaten in their upcoming tour of Argentina.
India had managed to stay unbeaten in their tour of Europe, where they faced Great Britain and Germany, and are now set to face Argentina in the FIH Pro League.

Cummins should be Australia's next captain: Clarke

SYDNEY: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke said that fast bowler Pat Cummins is the ideal candidate to take over as the team's skipper in all formats of the game. The post of Australia's captain has been in the news recently due to batsman and former skipper Steve Smith saying that he is ready to take up the responsibility whenever he is required to.

Boxing coach Dharmendra's 2nd Covid test also positive

NEW DELHI: Boxing coach Dharmendra Yadav is staying back in Istanbul for another week in quarantine as his second report has also come positive for Covid-19, an official familiar with the development said on Wednesday.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G with Snapdragon 865 SoC launched

NEW DELHI: Samsung on Wednesday launched the 5G variant of its Galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition) smartphone, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chip at an introductory price of Rs 47,999 in India.

Akshay Kumar unveils 'Ram Setu' look, begins shoot

MUMBAI: Actor Akshay Kumar took to Instagram to share his first look in the film "Ram Setu". The actor began shooting for the film on Tuesday.
Calling it "one of the most special films", Akshay revealed he is playing an archaeologist in the film. The actor sports a long hairdo and glasses. He asked fans for their opinion on his look.

World acclaimed Sidhpeeth’s Badsar assembly segment:rich in heritage but poor in development-laments Dr PC Sharma 

CHAKMOH (HP):Renowned Heritage Consultant, Dr PC Sharma proudly hailing
in the pedigree of Sidh Baba Balak Nath of Badsar assembly segment is of the
view that India can shine only if Bharat does but no state government had resolved
to make its rural areas hold a candle to any developed sector of the state. Out to
make Badsar segment wears an urbane look, equip it with modern basic facilities
and improve the quality of life of its rural populace.

Rahul, Priyanka to hit campaign trail from Tuesday

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister and General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi will be campaigning in Assam and Kerala, respectively, from Tuesday.

England eases Covid-19 contact curbs

LONDON:England on Monday further eased its coronavirus contact restrictions to allow for larger outdoor meet-ups and team sports.

Trial to select Punjab team for all India civil services athletics championship on March 30

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government will be conducting trials at Polo Ground, Patiala to select the state team for the 'All India Civil Services Athletics Championship' to be held in Madhya Pradesh during the first week of April.

SAI Academy beat MP Hockey Academy to lift trophy

BHUBANESWAR:Sports Authority of India Academy claimed a thrilling 2 – 1 victory over Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in the Final of the inaugural Hockey India Junior Women Academy National Championship 2021 to become the winners of the inaugural edition of the competition. In the 3rd/4thplace match, Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre defeated Khalsa Hockey Academy (Amritsar) 5 – 1 to claim third place.

SAI Academy face Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in final

BHUBANESWAR: Sports Authority of India Academy and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy are through to the final of the inaugural Hockey India Junior Women Academy National Championship 2021 after winning their respective semi-final matches earlier today.

Malaika Arora aces the art of balancing

MUMBAI Bollywood diva and fitness enthusiast Malaika Arora showcased the art of balancing in her latest post on social media.The 47-year-old posted three pictures on Instagram on Thursday, where she could be seen standing on a basketball at ease, dressed in a grey sports bra paired with shorts.

Joint strategy against the gangsters in the region by the DGsP of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The coordination meeting of Director Generals of Police (DGsP) of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh was held at Panchkula on Thursday, to prepare devise strategy and Action Plans against gangsters & criminals who have been operating in these states.

Aruna Chaudhary confers Divyangjans and organizations working for special persons with State Award 2020-21

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary, on Wednesday, conferred the State Award 2020-21 upon Divyangjans of exceptional achievements in various fields and organizations working for the welfare of persons with special needs.

Punjab to soon appoint olympian as Chief hockey coach: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today announced that an Olympic level player would soon be appointed as the Chief Hockey Coach to promote Hockey at the grass root level in the state.

9 Thai Tablighi Jamaatis discharged by Court

LUCKNOW: A Lucknow court has discharged nine foreigners belonging to the Tablighi Jamaat from the cases lodged against them during the Covid outbreak in the country.

Clean sweep by Haryana in Junior and Sub-Junior National wrestling

CHANDIGARH: Haryana made a clean sweep by winning all twenty gold medals, including 10 in junior girls section, in the 2021 Sub-Junior (Cadet) Girls and Junior Women National Wrestling Championships at Inspire Institute of Sports, Bellary (Karnataka)..Bellary, Karnataka.

Parineeti Chopra: I feel more liberated now

MUMBAI: In 2011, when Parineeti Chopra made her debut with the film Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl, and followed it up with films like Ishaqzaade and Shuddh Desi Romance, few would have imagined the cute, bubbly girl in an intense role as Mira Kapoor in The Girl On The Train, or that she would one day transform into ace shuttler Saina Nehwal in the biopic Saina.

Roundglass Punjab Hockey club Academy prevail over Markandeshwar HA 5-3

BHUBANESWAR: Sports Authority of India-Academy, Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy, Jai Bharat Hockey Academy and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy earned victories on day six of the 1st Hockey India Sub Junior Women Academy National Championship 2021 here today.