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Punjab Police deny British national was tortured

Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Rejecting allegations of torture of British national Jagtar Singh Johal, arrested in the cases of targeted killings of Hindu leaders, the Punjab Police said on Sunday that due process of law was followed at every stage and the accused was allowed access to his counsel, family members and British consular officers. Not only did it have sufficient evidence to prov...

1 day ago
Vancouver Film School to open campus in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The Vancouver Film School (VFS) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Telangana government to create its satellite campus in Hyderabad. VFS will offer programmes in animation, VFX, game development and film which will provide skills to students, at par with international industry standards. VFS plans to launch the campus next year. It ha...

3 days ago
DJ Armin van Buuren finds India 'almost entirely different world now'

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Armin van Buuren first set foot in India back in 2009. Geared up for his India gig once again, he says when it comes to dance music, the country has now become an almost entirely different world. The DJ, who was also in India for last year's Sunburn Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival, will perform at the multi-genre Enchanted V...

4 days ago
Bhamre to represent India at UN peacekeeping meet

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre will represent India at the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference being held in Vancouver, Canada, said an official on Tuesday. Bhamre is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, the concluding day of the two-day conference, in which over 500 delegates from more than 70 countries and international organisations are pa...

6 days ago
Handbook that takes cities towards climate-neutrality

Bonn, Nov 12 (IANS) A US-based non-profit institute that aims for clean, prosperous and secure low-carbon future on Sunday announced actions for cities to move towards climate-neutrality. Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released The Carbon-Free City Handbook on the sidelines of the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) here. It was published with the support of the Rockefeller Brot...

13 days ago
Peru call up Reyna for World Cup play-off

Lima, Nov 5 (IANS) Peru coach Ricardo Gareca has called up Vancouver Whitecaps forward Yordy Reyna for the team's World Cup qualifying play-off against New Zealand, the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) has announced. The 24-year-old, capped six times for the Blanquirroja, replaces striker Paolo Guerrero who has been provisionally banned after a positive doping test, reports Xinhua news...

14 days ago
Real Madrid keeper Navas sidelined for Costa Rica friendlies

San Jose, Nov 4 (IANS) Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has been ruled out of Costa Rica's friendlies against Spain and Hungary because of a groin injury. Real Betis forward Joel Campbell will also be absent as he recovers from an ankle sprain, the Costa Rican Football Federation said on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency. As expected, coach Oscar Ramirez's squad includes Bo...

19 days ago
Get Canadian NRIs accused in drugs cases extradited: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday urged the Centre to take up with Canadian authorities the extradition of 10 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) declared Proclaimed Offenders in drugs cases. The extradition has been pending for three-four years, scuttling the efforts to bring these NRIs to justice, the Chief Minister said in separate letters to Union Home...

1 month ago
Ketone salts may slow down athletic performance

Toronto, Oct 12 (IANS) Want to increase your athletic performance by consuming additional nutritional salts? Think again, as researchers say ketone salts may inhibit, rather than improve, athletic performance during high-intensity exercises like running 10 km or cycling up a hill. Ketone salts are supplements that consists of beta hydroxybutyrate (BHB) combined with mineral salts such as...

3 months ago
'Deadpool 2' stuntwoman died due to low speed

Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Preliminary investigation into stuntwoman Joi SJ Harris' death suggests that the stunt might not have been all that difficult and that her death was the result of a freak low-speed accident. Harris died on the set of the film Deadpool 2. A report by WorkSafeBC, a statutory agency, which oversees occupational safety in the province, and The Coroners Ser...

3 months ago
'Deadpool 2' stunt person dead after on-set accident

Vancouver, Aug 15 (IANS) A female stunt person has died while performing a motorcycle stunt on the set of Deadpool 2, according to a statement from the police here. WorkSafeBC, a statutory agency, which oversees occupational safety in the province, and The Coroners Service of British Columbia are leading the investigation, police said, reports cnn.com. The incident took place at ...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

3 months ago
'Tricolour' theme for ISKCON Janmashtami celebrations

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) For the first time, the ISKCON Temple in Chowpatty here will celebrate Janmashtami -- Lord Krishna's birthday -- with a tricolor theme as it coincides with the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official here said on Saturday. Besides, more than 750 other International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples worldwide are fully geared up for t...

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