The well-known Punjabi Singer Kuldeep Manak has passed away after a prolonged illness.
Kuldeep ji was considered as the heart beat of Punjabi Bhangra. His real name was Latif Mohammed and he was born on 15 November 1949. The singer was also better known for singing a genre of traditional Punjabi songs called Kaliyan.
Meanwhile, the Legend singer was being treated at a hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab after suffering kidney problems. He had been admitted into hospital last week after contracting pneumonia.
The Punjabi Legend Kuldeep Manak was at the head of the Punjabi music industry in the 80s and 90s and recently teamed up with Jazzy B on his album ‘Maharajas’. Read the rest of this entry…
As per the fresh business reports, it is said that the United States has welcomed India’s decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the multi-brand retail sector. The report released by US authorities has said that such economic reforms will help to improve business-to-business ties between the two nations.
While talking to media, Mark Toner, an official of State Department said, “We welcome India’s decision. We think economic reforms, such as these, will further strengthen business-to-business ties between our two countries.”
According to him, “It’s going to create new economic opportunities and it’s also going to lead to more choices for Indian consumers.”
He said, “But we viewed this, as I said, as a way to deepen our economic ties with India.” Read the rest of this entry…
As per the latest reports from Business, the Indian rupee has reported a decline of around 15 paise to Rs 52.17 per US dollar in early trade on the Interbank Foreign Exchange today in the middle of growing demand for the American currency from importers.
Additionally, there was pressure on the Indian rupee due to a weak opening in the equity market.
While talking to media, a dealer said, “Month-end dollar demand from importers and a lower opening in the equity market mainly weighed on the rupee sentiment.”
The rupee had lost 7 paise to close at Rs 52.02/03 against the US Dollar in yesterday’s trade on weakness in domestic stocks among fresh dollar requirement from importers. Read the rest of this entry…
According to the fresh reports from the world of cricket, Indian medium fast bowler Praveen Kumar has been ruled out of the upcoming test series against Australia after fracturing a rib.
The declaration was made by an official from the Indian Cricket Board.
While talking to media, an official from the board said, “Praveen Kumar underwent a scan last evening and was found to have a featured rib as per the report that came through today.”
Further, talking to media, he said, “he is expected to recover in five-six weeks and has therefore been ruled out of the ongoing one day series against the West Indies as well as the Test series in Australia that follows.”
In the meantime, the replacement for the bowler in the team will be announced on December 5. Read the rest of this entry…
According to the fresh reports from cricket, the first ODI will be played between India and West Indies at the cricket stadium at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Tuesday.
This will be the day and night match.
West Indies captain Darren Sammy said at the toss that he would have bowled as well.
Captained by Virender Sehwag, India has gone in with the combination of three seamers and one spinner. After winning the toss, he said, “The decision is driven by the dew that poured down early last evening.” Read the rest of this entry…
Decision regarding 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail being approved by the Cabinet is opposing by BJP and allies together to roll back gaining momentum.
While on Monday evening, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called an emergency meeting at his house and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and AK Antony were attended the meet.
The main threat is – will it create jobs or takeaway jobs?
To the reporter, Rajan Bharti Mittal, Bharti Walmart Chairman said, “Retailing in India will bring different contours for farmers, small manufacturers and employment.”
“Today, modern retail offers creation of 8-10 million jobs over the next 8-10 years. I don’t think this kind of employment generation possible in any other industry intervention,” said CII National Retail Committee Chairman Thomas Varghese. Read the rest of this entry…
Honour Killing is curse for us. In recent time, it is speeding so fast day by day in each state, mostly in Punjab.
By stopping such threat, Punjab government has issued some directions to Deputy Commissioners, Magistrates and Senior Superintendent of police for strict compliance in this regard, said by an official spokesman.
For taking strict actions to stop honour killing and to be safe the couples from their threatening parents, The High Court has issued directions to state authorized people to holding and try to snowing down increased number of honour killing cases in Punjab and Haryana.
While interacting with Media, he said, the threatening attitude of parents/relatives in the wake of inter-caste marriages by their children and subsequently disruption of law and order situation would be dealt with firmly. Read the rest of this entry…
According to the latest Bollywood news, the Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone, has been selected by film producer Mahesh Bhatt for his upcoming film Jism 2.
Meanwhile, reports have said that the producer was facing troubles finding a fresh face for his next project. Earlier, he also revealed in media that the same role was also offered to Bipasha Basu and Malika Sherawat, things couldn’t go well.
However, when the producer saw Sunny Leone enter the Bigg Boss house, he knew she was his heroine.
When asked, Why Sunny Leone? The filmmaker said, being an adult movie star she must have gone through her share of struggle and tough times and that is precisely what the leading lady of Jism 2 needs — an “emotional edge” besides good looks. Read the rest of this entry…
According to the fresh news, the Indian rupee has raised by 35 paisa at Rs.51.90 per US dollar in the early hour’s trade on Monday morning on new selling of the American currency by banks and exporters prejudiced by dollar falling in a foreign country markets in the middle of a rally in household equities.
However, the rupee resume higher at Rs.52.06/07 per dollar on the Interbank Foreign Exchange, as not in favor of last weekend’s close of 52.25/26 per dollar, and encouraged up added to Rs. 51.90 per dollar before quoting at Rs. 52.08/09 per dollar at 1030 hours.
The home currency stirred in a collection between Rs. 51.90 and Rs. 52.13 per dollar at some point in break of day deals.
While talking to media, an expert from Forex department said, “Banks and exporters favored to trim down their dollar positions in view of dollar weak spot in Asian markets.” Read the rest of this entry…
According to the latest news, Australian film maker Phil Noyce has recently said in an interview that the world has suffered from very few films made on cricket. He told media that he would like to make an India-Australi-Pakistan co-produced cricket film, if the money permits.
The Australian film maker Noyce was honoured with a retrospective at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), and was addressing to media during the event on Sunday at the festival venue.
While talking to media, he said, “We need to make more movies on cricket. The world suffers from fewer films on cricket. The shine of the ball, the texture of the pitch, the swing, the strokes, all need to be captured in films.”
Noyce, who is a big cricket lover, states that there is need of the times of a cricket movie featuring India, Australia and Pakistan, all three of which have international demand and are noted for intra-team rivalry. Read the rest of this entry…