ICFA announces world’s largest grains event, GrainsWorld 2024

London: ICFA signed a comprehensive MoU with the International Grains Council  in London at its 66th AGM, attended by senior officials of the member countries. India is represented by the Joint Secretary, Food, Anita Karn and ED, Food Corporation,  Vanita Sharma. The MoU was signed by Arnaud Petit, ED, IGC and Dr MJ Khan, Chairman, ICFA, after the member countries granted approval. ICFA announced hosting world’s largest grains event, GrainsWorld 2024 in Dubai 27-29 November with IGC, and invited participation of all the member countries. ICFA had earlier launched Grains…

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Harmanpreet hopeful of India doing wonders

Harmanpreet Singh

New Delhi: The Indian men’s hockey team ended its campaign in the FIH Pro League 2023-24 with 24 points from 16 matches. This includes 5 wins, 5 losses and six draws. India is currently fourth in the points table. 9 teams including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, India, Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Spain and Ireland participated in this tournament. The FIH Pro League 2023-24 will continue till June 30 but India played their 16th and final match on Sunday, bringing an end to a competitive and important season. On the team’s performance,…

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South Africa creates history in T20 WC

T20 WC

New York: South Africa created history  by defeating Bangladesh by 4 runs in the 20th match of the T20 World Cup 2024. In the match played in New York, South Africa batted first and scored 113 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, the Bangladesh team could score 109 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. With this victory, Aiden Markram-led South Africa broke a big record of the Indian team. South Africa has become the team to defend the lowest score…

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Sangram Singh gears up for his MMA gig

Sangram Singh

New Delhi: In a major step in the Indian wrestling world, former Commonwealth heavyweight champion Sangram Singh is all set to enter the world of MMA. With this move, he has become the first male wrestler to take up MMA and the second Indian to compete as an MMA fighter. With his illustrious career spanning almost 25 years in wrestling for India, Sangram is all set for his new step as an MMA fighter, a style that basically incorporates the skills possessed by wrestlers. Speaking on his transition as an…

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Global leaders to participate in Ukraine peace conference


Kyiv/ Moscow: Leaders and organizations of 90 countries have agreed to participate in the peace conference on Ukraine to be held on 15-16 June in Bergenstock, Switzerland. But Russia has not been invited to this meeting. Disagreeing with this, China has questioned the success of the conference and has not announced its participation in the conference. India has also not yet made a formal announcement of participating in the conference. However, the Swiss government has invited leaders of 160 countries for the conference. Russia has rejected this conference, calling it…

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Activities for ceasefire in Gaza intensify

Washington: Activities for a ceasefire in Gaza have intensified again. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on his eighth visit to Arab countries during the Gaza war. Upon reaching Egypt, he requested Arab countries to put pressure on Hamas for a ceasefire. Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden’s peace plan may be discussed and voted upon in the Security Council late on Monday night. Under this plan, Hamas has to release the hostages and there is to be a ceasefire in Gaza. Blinken said, Hamas has not yet accepted Biden’s…

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41 proposals including transfer policy approved by Yogi cabinet


Lucknow: After the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, the first meeting of the Yogi Cabinet was held in UP on Tuesday. In this, 41 proposals including the new transfer policy have been approved. Out of these, 26 proposals are from the Ministry of Water Resources. This was the first paperless cabinet meeting of the Yogi Government. After the transfer policy was approved in the Yogi Cabinet meeting, now the transfer policy has been approved for the transfer of lakhs of employees of the state in the month of June. Now transfers…

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Narulas knew that Bhansali’s vision runs both sumptuous and ambitious

Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar” has indeed enthralled audiences with its grandeur and amazing story. What the 8-episode series brought along are its mesmerizing costumes that enhanced the beauty in every frame. From Nawabs to the Queens of Heeramandi, the costumes showcased the richness of SLB’s vision in a magical way. The names behind creating such alluring costumes are Rimple & Harpreet, who made 300 outfits over a span of two years for ‘Heeramandi’. While speaking about SLB’s vision Rimple & Harpreet shared, “For Heeramandi, the Narulas…

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First Single from Nani’s ‘Saripodhaa Sanivaaram’ out on 15th June

Saripodhaa Sanivaaram

Mumbai: Touted as one of the most exciting releases of the year, Natural Star Nani’s upcoming action spectacle ‘Saripodhaa Sanivaaram’ has audiences eagerly awaiting every update. Helmed by Vivek Athreya and produced by D. V. V. Danayya under DVV Entertainment, the film marks Vivek Athreya and Nani’s second collaboration after ‘Ante Sundaraniki’ in 2022. Promising to be a full-blown action entertainer, the makers of the film have now made a big announcement, revealing the release date of the first single with a special video and a small audio clip of…

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Indian Superstar Akshay Kumar’s Journey

Akshay Kumar

Mumbai: Akshay Kumar’s real-life journey is a quintessential tale of the triumph of the human spirit. From his humble beginnings to becoming one of the biggest superstars of the Indian film industry, his story is an inspiration to millions. It’s important to note that the actor’s path to success was not paved with ease but marked by relentless hard work, perseverance, and an unwavering belief in his abilities. His rise from a martial arts instructor to a global icon, even today, epitomizes the essence of defying odds to carve one’s…

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