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TAMASHA GALORE as Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor turn showstoppers for Manish Malhotra at Mijwan Fashion Show 2018!

TAMASHA GALORE as Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor turn showstoppers for Manish Malhotra at Mijwan Fashion Show 2018!

Entertainment
TAMASHA GALORE as Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor turn showstoppers for Manish Malhotra at Mijwan Fashion Show 2018! It’s that time of the year again, folks! The Walk of Mijwan, an annual fundraiser that features Manish Malhotra showcasing his creations for the NGO Mijwan Welfare Society founded by the late Kaifi Azm with a focus on the development of the girl child and women. The spectacular show held at JW Marriott

Promises galore, but little done to revive farm sector

Punjab
Ruchika M Khanna Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 19 The Congress returned to power in Punjab by promising the moon to the state’s lakhs of farmers. Besides a complete loan waiver, the party had promised subsidised farm machinery to unemployed youth so that they become “agripreneurs”, loans to cooperative sugar mills, prohibit “kurki” and sale of land mortgaged to lending agencies, and raising the compensation for crop loss from Rs 8,000 to Rs 12,000 per acre. Reality bites Some of these initiatives were announced by Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal in his Budget proposals for 2017-18. One year into the government, but nothing worth mentionable was done. Of Rs 1,500 crore earmarked for crop loan waiver, relief worth only Rs 330 crore has been given ...

War memorials galore, yet battlefield tourism in limbo

Punjab
Vikramdeep Johal Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 11 Punjab has been a major theatre of war since time immemorial, bearing the brunt of countless invasions. However, the state’s potential in the field of battlefield tourism remains untapped. It’s only in the past decade that several government-commissioned war memorials have come up, including the Punjab State War Heroes’ Museum in Amritsar, Wadda and Chhota Ghallughara monuments in Sangrur and Gurdaspur districts, respectively, and the Baba Banda Bahadur Memorial at Chappar Chiri (Mohali). All these were raised during the SAD-BJP rule, mostly in the run-up to the Assembly elections, amid a hue and cry by the Congress over “wasteful expenditure for political gains”. Now, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Sin...