Every year lacs and lacs of Sikh pilgrims pay their obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib which is situated in the Himalayas in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand State of India at a height of about 15,210 feet above the sea level. Hemkunt means ‘Receptacle of Ice’.

Lockdown third phase from Monday, COVID-19 tally crossed 40,000 marks on Sunday

The Covid-19 tally in India crossed the 40,000 marks on Sunday even as the country prepared for an extended lockdown, for the second time, with considerable relaxations in green and orange zones from Monday.


The Sikh history of the 18th century is replete with the martyrdom of Sikhs at the hands of Afghan and Mughal rulers who invaded India which was at that time considered a 'sparrow of gold'. The primary aims of these invaders were to loot the people and convert them to Islam.

Centuries old ties compel people to live in peace

This blog paints love , affection and warmth, rejecting day-to-day -acrimonious behaviour of two neighbours-India and Pakistan. 

Bareilly gets its icon from a song that made it famous world over

Bareilly, a not much famous city in Uttar Pradesh, to get its ‘Jhumka’, a piece of jewellery as a symbolic replica at it Parsakhera Zero point. 

Snakebite is curable, if treated well in time: experts

Today is International Snake Day. This micro blog talks about poisonous snakes and extraction of snake venom. 

Nutritious values of Jamun fruit also control's diabetes

This micro blog is about the benefits of Jamun (black plum). It’s scientific name is: Syzygium cumins. It is also known as black plum, jambul, java plum, jamblang, these different names comes from different countries of the world. 

Actress Malaika Arora to marry her love-bird nine years younger to her

This micro blog is about Bollywood actress Malaika Arora,43, a divorcee, who will marry soon Arjun Kapoor, 34, a-9-year younger to her.

A life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh installed at Lahore Fort

 A life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who ruled over Punjab for about 38 years, was installed at Lahore Fort on Thursday at a simple ceremony.

Paying Obeisance to SRI GURU HAR RAI SAHIB on His 389th birth anniversary

Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikh faith was born on January 16, 1630 at Kiratpur Sahib in District Ropar of Punjab. He was the son of BabaGurditta Ji (1613-1638) and grandson of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib (1595-1644) the sixth Guru of the Sikh faith. 

Sir Vidia, Fiery Novelist and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul or Sir Vidia, as he was sometimes known after being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990, shot to fame with "A House for Mr. Biswas"

Why a gas-Balloon from Pakistan that lands in Kalanaur creates flutter? funny

It is a routine happening in border areas. Pakistani gas balloons have been  landeding in border villages of India from Pakistan side.One such gas-filled green ccolour ballon landed  in  at Kalanaur, 25 km from here, on Wednesday, creating a flutter among local residents.

Karnataka proposes its ‘state flag', forms panel to check legal aspect

Even as the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre chants the one-nation mantra, the Congress-led government in Karnataka has constituted a nine member committee to design a 'state' flag — an identity symbol unique to the state — and submit a report on giving it legal sanctity.

Video of militants playing cricket with AK-47 as wicket goes viral

A video showing at least half a dozen militants playing cricket in orchards with AK47 as wickets is going viral on social networking sites. However, police and security agencies claimed that the video is believed to be shot somewhere between Shopian and Kulgam.

Old enough to be called grandfather booked as eve teaser in Hyderabad

 A person old enough to be her grandfather becomes her tormentor, pestering her to go out with him. However, the sordid saga ended and the dirty old man was nabbed by the police and produced in court.

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