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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more